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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Panoramic Port Elizabeth

Take in the landmarks of Port Elizabeth from the comfort of your coach, leaving you with a wonderful impression of South...

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Addo Elephant Park by Coach

Drive through the Addo Elephant Park, an unspoiled nature reserve teeming with wildlife. Settle in for an approximately ...

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Addo Elephant Park By 4X4

Venture off-road through the Addo Elephant Park in a 4x4 safari vehicle, seeking the bountiful wildlife that roams freel...

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Local Townships And Arts & Crafts Center

Tour some townships where resistance to apartheid was particularly strong in the 1960s and 1970s, and see how they have ...

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Muscat, Oman

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

Discover Norwegian Jade’s extensive renovations. | Stay overnight at the vibrant Richard's Bay, South Africa.
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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); Richards Bay (South Africa); Port Elizabeth (South Africa); Mossel Bay (South Africa);
DISEMBARK Cape Town (South Africa);
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La Digue, Seychelles

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

From bow to stern, Norwegian Jade shines with upgrades. | Indulge in more than 16 superb dining options.
SHIP Norwegian Jade
PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Dubai (United Arab Emirates);
Fujairah (United Arab Emirates); Muscat (Oman); Port Victoria (Seychelles); La Digue (Seychelles); Nosy Be (Madagascar ); Port Louis (Mauritius); Pointe Des Galets (Reunion); Richards 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); Richards 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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