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20-day Cruise on Norwegian Dawn

African Safari and Seychelles

from Cape Town, South Africa

Your journey begins in South Africa’s oldest city, Cape Town. While you’re here, take a 5-minute cable car ride up Table Mountain and be rewarded with unforgettable views of the city and Camps Bay. Love wine? Vineyards abound in the Cape region. Richards Bay boasts the deepest natural harbor on the continent, so this port is an active one. Wetlands make it a birding paradise and its golden shores are revered by beach-goers. Looking to see big game? Tour one of several game reserves. As soon as you arrive in Mahé, you’ll see why it’s a top pick of honeymooners. Everywhere you look are incredible shades of blue and green. Hike the lush national parks. Dive the azure waters with gentle whale sharks. Relish the picturesque beaches. Since you’re here overnight, make time to shop for black pearls.
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    Enjoy an overnight in the Seychelles and Dubai.
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    Revive, refresh, and recharge in our award-winning Mandara Spa.
Cruise Offers From
3599
PP / USD
20 Days. 10 Ports. 1 Amazing Vacation.
Port of Call
Cape Town, South Africa
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Cape Town is both the legislative capital of South Africa and one of its most vibrant cities. Make your way to the top of Table Mountain for panoramic views of the surrounding city and harbor. Visit Robben Island to see the former site of the notorious former prison that held Nelson Mandela. Explore the manicured lawns and beautiful forest in Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens. Then stop by the V&A Waterfront for some shopping and entertainment.

Port of Call
Mossel Bay, South Africa
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Located along the Southern Cape, Mossel Bay is one of South Africa’s most popular tourist destinations. Sink your toes into the sands of Santos Beach. Hike up the trail to the Cape St. Blaize Lighthouse where the 19th century structure provides stunning views of the surrounding area. Learn about the earliest humans at the Point of Human Origins archaeological site. Then explore the more recent cultural heritage at the Bartolomeu Dias Museum.

Port of Call
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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Port Elizabeth is one of South Africa’s major municipalities and bears the nickname “The Friendly City.” Relax on beautiful King’s Beach. Spot some big game at the Kragga Kamma Game Park nature reserve. Explore the rich history of South Africa’s Eastern Cape at the Donkin Reserve. Try local dishes like potjiekos, an indigenous stew cooked outdoors in a cast-iron pot.

Port of Call
Richard's Bay, South Africa
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Situated on the deepest natural harbor in the Southern Hemisphere, Richard’s Bay will thrill both nature and culture seekers. Spend the day walking through the Umlalazi Nature Reserve where you might see one of the rarest birds of pray in South Africa, the Palm-Nut vulture. Catch some sun or some waves at Aklantstrand Beach or learn about South African history and art at the Empangeni Museum.

Port of Call
Pointe Des Galets, Reunion
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With its lush rainforests and beaches bordering coral reefs, Pointe des Galets, Réunion will dazzle you with its natural splendor. This island in the Indian Ocean is a French department and is known for Piton de la Fournaise, a climbable active volcano that rises to 8,635 ft. When you’re not hiking through the Bélouve Forest or laying back on l’Hermitage beach, you can visit the Aquarium of Réunion or stop by the Jardin de l’Etat, a botanical garden opened in 1773.

Port of Call
Port Louis, Mauritius
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Lose yourself in the Mauritian capital of Port Louis. Named after a former French emperor, this port city was a major point of passage for ships sailing around the Cape of Good Hope. Visit the famous Champs de Mars race track. Learn about the local history and culture at the Blue Penny Museum. Walk through the gorgeous foliage in Les Jardins De La Compagnie. Then stroll along the Caudan Waterfront to check out the shops, restaurants and famous Chinese Pagoda.

Port of Call
Port Victoria, Seychelles
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Take a sabbatical in the Seychelles capital of Victoria. Located on Mahé Island in the Indian Ocean, it’s famous for its exports of vanilla and coconut oil. Take a stroll through the Seychelle National Botanical Gardens full of flora, fauna and fruit bats. Stop by the Selwyn-Clarke Market for some street shopping. Try some local Ladob, a dish that can be served either sweet or savory. Then settle in for some sun at Beau Vallon Beach or visit the Navasakthi Vinayagar hindu temple.

Port of Call
Port Victoria, Seychelles
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Take a sabbatical in the Seychelles capital of Victoria. Located on Mahé Island in the Indian Ocean, it’s famous for its exports of vanilla and coconut oil. Take a stroll through the Seychelle National Botanical Gardens full of flora, fauna and fruit bats. Stop by the Selwyn-Clarke Market for some street shopping. Try some local Ladob, a dish that can be served either sweet or savory. Then settle in for some sun at Beau Vallon Beach or visit the Navasakthi Vinayagar hindu temple.

Port of Call
Muscat, Oman
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View Muscat from above by traveling on the Corniche and head out along the scenic Batinah coast. The medieval Nakhl Fort, perched on a rocky outcrop, offers magnificent views of the mountains and oasis below. The colorful Sultan’s palace and the Jelali and Merani forts are worth visiting, and if you seek to experience Omani culture, a stroll through the markets and narrow alleys is ideal. Exquisite local silver jewelry, exotic spices and handicrafts abound in the markets to tempt shoppers.

Port of Call
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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The world’s richest city boasts a wealth of culture, history and adventure, from the emirate’s old souks, where you can sip a fragrant Arabic coffee, to the rush of the world’s fastest rollercoaster. This 5,000-year-old metropolis is a fascinating mix of modern architecture and atmospheric back streets. Put your bargaining hat on for a friendly faceoff with the merchants at the souk to get deals on handicrafts, artwork, even spices and dried fruit for the cook back home.

Port of Call
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Experience the blending of traditional Arab culture and modern western culture in Dubai. Gaze skyward to see the tallest building in the world, the 2,722-feet-high futuristic Burj Khalifa tower, or walk over to the impressive Jumeirah Mosque. Seek out jet-set haunts or stroll through the heart of the old city, Dubai Creek, which is home to the Dubai museum as well as the labyrinth alleyways of gold, spice and textile souks, where bargaining is part of the fun and ritual.

Port of Call
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Experience the blending of traditional Arab culture and modern western culture in Dubai. Gaze skyward to see the tallest building in the world, the 2,722-feet-high futuristic Burj Khalifa tower, or walk over to the impressive Jumeirah Mosque. Seek out jet-set haunts or stroll through the heart of the old city, Dubai Creek, which is home to the Dubai museum as well as the labyrinth alleyways of gold, spice and textile souks, where bargaining is part of the fun and ritual.

Dates & prices
Staterooms & Accommodations
There's nothing like starting your morning with a glass of sunshine and fresh ocean breezes on your own private balcony. Norwegian offers a wide range of contemporary and lavish accommodations designed for you, your family or even a retreat with your besties. From convenient adjoining staterooms to the Penthouse (includes a private butler), we’ve made room for every vacationing style.
  • Mini‑Suite / Club Balcony Suite

  • Suite

  • Oceanview

  • Balcony

  • Inside

Experience Norwegian Dawn
Welcome aboard your best vacation yet.
  • Best for Families
    Best for Families
  • 2016
    Remodeled Date
  • 2,340
    Double Occupancy
Dining
Dine how and when you want and where your palate leads you with more than a dozen dining options. Discover our Main Dining Rooms, where our daily changing menus are as fresh as the ingredients, or reserve a seat at a specialty restaurant for a taste of something unique and unexpected. With no fixed dining times or pre-assigned seating and superb culinary experiences, nobody does dining like Norwegian.
  • Teppanyaki

    Teppanyaki

  • Los Lobos Cantina

    Los Lobos Cantina

  • La Cucina

    La Cucina

Bars & Lounges
With so many bars and lounges to discover, finding your favorite may take a few days. Pop some bubbly and toast the good life inside Gatsby’s Champagne Bar. Kick back with a cocktail then dance it out at Spinnaker Lounge. Work on perfecting your tan as you relax poolside at Topsiders Bar. Whether you’re looking to meet up with friends or make new ones, there’s always an opportunity to mix it up.
  • Bliss Ultra Lounge

    Bliss Ultra Lounge

  • Sugarcane Mojito Bar

    Sugarcane Mojito Bar

  • Bimini Bar & Grill

    Bimini Bar & Grill

Entertainment
When it comes to the entertainment on Norwegian Dawn, there’s never a dull moment. Revel in amazing music and dance with the four elements of Earth, Air, Water & Fire at Norwegian's original production show, Elements. Rock the night away with this high energy party that celebrates the sounds of soul to the raw force of Rock ‘n’ Roll. When you cruise with Norwegian, it’s showtime. All the time.
  • Elements

    Elements

  • Soul Rockin' Nights

    Soul Rockin' Nights

  • Showdown

    Showdown

Activities
From bow to stern, Norwegian has enough onboard activities to fill every minute of your cruise. Indulge in a refreshing swim in the pool or a relaxing dip in one of our covered hot tubs on the pool deck. Enjoy a workout with a view at our state-of-the-art Pulse Fitness Center. Bet on a great time at one of our casino games. With so much to do, we’ll have you returning for more.
  • Casino

    Casino

  • T-Rex Kid's Pool

    T-Rex Kid's Pool

  • Sports Court

    Sports Court

Spa
Feel free to slow it down, way down, at our award-winning Mandara Spa. Slide into relaxation with a hot stone massage—just one of over 50 specialty treatments offered. Let some steam off in the sauna or recline into pampering with facials, manicures, pedicures and more. “Me time” has never felt so good as at our onboard spa.
  • Massage

    Massage

  • Manicures

    Manicures

  • Sauna

    Sauna

Onboard Shopping
Forget to pack something? No worries! Our gift shops on board carry everything you'll need to help make your vacation incredible. Shop from a variety of souvenirs, cosmetics, clothing, snacks and sundry items. Treat yourself at our duty-free shops full of fantastic savings on fine jewelry, accessories, perfume, liquor and tobacco.
  • Colombian Emeralds International

    Colombian Emeralds International

  • Galleria Shops

    Galleria Shops

  • Tradewinds

    Tradewinds