Port Elizabeth

South Africa

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Cruises to Port Elizabeth

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.

What you NEED TO KNOW

  • Port Name & Location
    Cruise Terminal Port Elizabeth. Ship will DOCK at this port.
  • Time Zone
    Standard Time Zone. UTC/GMT +2 hours
  • Language
    The 3 main local languages are Xhosa, English and Afrikaans.
  • Language
    Port Elizabeth is located at the end of the Garden Route, a iconic 190 mile stretch of the southwestern coast of South Africa.
    • Currency & Shopping
      The local currency in South Africa is the rand.
    • Famous For
      Located along Algoa Bay, Port Elizabeth is one of South Africa’s major seaports and the Southernmost large city in Africa.
    • Fun Fact #1
      Port Elizabeth is a popular destination for whale watching, with humpback, southern right, and Bryde’s whales seen throughout the year.
    • Fun Fact #2
      The Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium hosted 8 matches during the 2010 FIFA World Cup.

Port Elizabeth TOP EXCURSIONS

A Variety of Choices

We know the destinations you'll be visiting and what there is to see, do and experience. We offer you a variety of excursions to choose from, in every port you'll visit.

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Garden Route Explorer and Safari (Double Occupancy)

Venture from the Friendly City and make your way deep into the picturesque Garden Route, home to beautiful beaches, lago...

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Garden Route Explorer and Safari (Single Occupancy)

Venture from the Friendly City and make your way deep into the picturesque Garden Route, home to beautiful beaches, lago...

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Lalibela Lentaba Safari - LIZ-CPT (Double Occupancy)

Immerse yourself in the vast savanna grasslands of Lalibela Private Game Reserve while indulging in the comforts of Lent...

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Lalibela Lentaba Safari - LIZ-CPT (Single Occupancy)

Immerse yourself in the vast savanna grasslands of Lalibela Private Game Reserve while indulging in the comforts of Lent...

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Walvis Bay, Namibia

12-Day Round-trip Cape Town: South Africa & Namibia

Stay overnight at the vibrant Richard's Bay, South Africa. | Discover Norwegian Jade’s extensive renovations. | Dine somewhere new every night with up to 16 dining options.
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PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Cape Town (South Africa);
Mossel Bay (South Africa); Port Elizabeth (South Africa); Richard's Bay (South Africa); Durban (South Africa); Luderitz (Namibia); Walvis Bay (Namibia);
DISEMBARK Cape Town (South Africa);
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Muscat, Oman

18-Day Africa from Dubai to Cape Town: Reunion, Seychelles & South Africa

Discover Norwegian Jade’s extensive renovations.
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PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Dubai (United Arab Emirates);
Muscat (Oman); La Digue (Seychelles); Port Victoria (Seychelles); Nosy Be (Madagascar ); Port Louis (Mauritius); Pointe Des Galets (Reunion); Richard's Bay (South Africa); Port Elizabeth (South Africa); Mossel Bay (South Africa);
DISEMBARK Cape Town (South Africa);
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18-Day Africa from Cape Town to Dubai: South Africa, Seychelles & Mauritius

18-Day Africa from Cape Town to Dubai: South Africa, Seychelles & Mauritius

Embark on the newly refurbished Norwegian Jade. | Savour over a dozen delicious onboard dining options. | Enjoy a private butler and true luxury in The Haven.
SHIP Norwegian Jade
PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Cape Town (South Africa);
Mossel Bay (South Africa); Port Elizabeth (South Africa); Richard's Bay (South Africa); Pointe Des Galets (Reunion); Port Louis (Mauritius); Port Victoria (Seychelles); La Digue (Seychelles); Muscat (Oman);
DISEMBARK Dubai (United Arab Emirates);
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