Richards Bay

South Africa

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Cruises to Richards Bay

Situated on the deepest natural harbor in the Southern Hemisphere, Richards 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.

What you NEED TO KNOW

  • Port Name & Location
    Port of Richards Bay. Ship will DOCK at this port.
  • Time Zone
    Standard Time Zone. UTC/GMT +2 hours
  • Language
    The local language is Zulu and English.
  • Currency & Shopping
    The local currency in South Africa is the rand.
    • Famous For
      Richards Bay is located on one of the largest harbors in South Africa and the deepest harbor in the Southern Hemisphere.
    • Fun Fact #1
      The constant wind that blows through Richards Bay from the North East make it a popular kite surfing destination.
    • Fun Fact #2
      Alkantstrand Beach was the site of the South African Surf Championship in 2015.
    • Fun Fact: Foodies
      Bunny Chow is a popular curried dish that originated in the Indian community in South Africa.

Richards Bay 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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Leopard Mountain Safari

Leopard Mountain Safari (RIC-DUR) - Double Occupancy

Travel to the 58,000-acre Manyoni Private Game Reserve and overnight at Leopard Mountain Lodge which has the most specta...

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Leopard Mountain Safari

Leopard Mountain Safari (RIC-DUR) - Single Occupancy

Travel to the 58,000-acre Manyoni Private Game Reserve and overnight at Leopard Mountain Lodge which has the most specta...

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Shakaland

Relive the history of King Shaka, King of the Zulus, during this enriching visit to the tribal village of Shakaland. ...

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Thanda Safari

Thanda Safari Lodge (RIC-DUR) - Double Occupancy

Enjoy a scenic drive from Richards Bay to the Thanda Private Game Reserve, home to the Big 5. The integration of South A...

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