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Journey through Southern Africa

23 days Classic Cruise & Tour

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Journey through Southern Africa

Discover the southern tip of Africa on this tri-country adventure. Our Cruise & Tour journeys bring together all the joy of a cruise onboard the intimate Azamara Quest with all the exciting exploration of a Wendy Wu Tours land itinerary. You'll begin with Wendy Wu Tours at Victoria Falls and Chobe National Park, feeling the power and beauty of nature. There's an exploration of Cape Town before boarding the ship to continue your travels eastwards along the coast, stopping to explore lively cities and spectacular wilderness as you go.
  • Included Meals
    Breakfasts: 21 , Lunches: 20 , Dinners: 21
  • Flights
    International flights and current taxes
  • Accommodation
    21 nights in 4 star accommodation
  • Visas
    Visa fees & processing for Australian passports
  • Cruise
    Azamara Ocean Cruise
  • Group Tour
    Max Group Size: 28
  • Physical Rating 1
    A reasonable level of fitness is required but it's more about spending time on your feet rather than covering large distances. You'll be getting on and off coaches and boats, walking around the sights and climbing some steps.
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    Walking, some steps and time on your feet.
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Classic Cruise & Tour
23 DAYS
From $19,380PP
Johannesburg (1N) - Chobe (2N) – Victoria Falls, Zambia (2N) – Cape Town (2N) – Azamara Cruise (12N) – Cape Town (2N)
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Tour Highlights

Our Journey through Southern Africa tour will see you exploring the most iconic sites, delving into deep-rooted culture and dining on delicious cuisine and thoroughly researched to bring you a range of once-in-a-lifetime experiences, many of which are entirely exclusive to us.

Day by Day Itinerary

Johannesburg (1N) - Chobe (2N) – Victoria Falls, Zambia (2N) – Cape Town (2N) – Azamara Cruise (12N) – Cape Town (2N)
  • Day 1
    Fly to Johannesburg
    Dinner
    Day 1: Fly to Johannesburg

    Fly to Johannesburg airport and on arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel for overnight.

    Dinner
  • Day 2
    Arrive in Victoria Falls
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Days 2: Arrive in Victoria Falls

    Today you will be met at your hotel and transferred back to the airport for your flight to Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. On arrival at the airport, you will be met by an English-speaking guide and transferred to your lodge over the border in Botswana. Depending on your time of arrival the rest of the day is yours to start soaking up the local culture.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 3
    Explore Chobe National Park
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Day 3: Explore Chobe National Park

    Today you'll embark on two game drive through the wilds of Chobe National Park, one in the early morning and one in the late afternoon. This is one of Africa's greatest wildlife destinations – which is saying something – famous for its huge herds of elephants and over 440 species of birds.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 4
    Ride the Livingstone Express
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Day 4: Ride the Livingstone Express

    Enjoy one more game drive this morning before returning over the border into Zambia. This evening, step back into a bygone era aboard the Royal Livingstone Express, a luxurious steam train. There will be fine wining and dining onboard, as you travel from Livingstone to Victoria Falls Bridge for a glorious African sunset and your first glimpse at Victoria Falls.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 5
    Discover Victoria Falls
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Day 5: Discover Victoria Falls

    Rise early for a spectacular sunrise cruise on the mighty Zambezi River, meandering through islands and sailing close to the banks to spot the abundant wildlife. Then it's time to discover one of the world's most awe-inspiring sights - Most-oa-Tunya, 'the Smoke that Thunders' or Victoria Falls. A whopping 1,708 metres across with a 90 to 107 metre drop into the Zambezi Gorge, the falls have been mesmerising travellers with its sheer power and beauty for centuries. Spend the afternoon exploring it from all angles.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 6
    Travel to Cape Town
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Day 6: Travel to Cape Town

    Transfer to the airport and board a flight to Cape Town, South Africa's 'Mother City'. On arrival, transfer to your hotel. Later, dinner will be at the vibrant Victoria & Alfred Waterfront.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 7
    Explore Cape Town
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Day 7: Explore Cape Town

    A city that weaves together natural beauty, rich history and a diverse mix of cultures, Cape Town is an adventure! After time for a look around the V&A Waterfront and lunch, visit Greenmarket Square and the Castle of Good Hope, Company Gardens and the colourful Bo-Kaap neighbourhood. Then, ascend Cape Town's most iconic landmark, Table Mountain via the cableway for amazing views over the city, along the coast and out to sea. Tonight, dine at famous restaurant Gold for a taste of typical African foods from across the continent.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 8
    Board the Azamara Quest
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Day 8: Board the Azamara Quest

    After breakfast you will be met by an English-speaking guide and transferred to Cape Town's cruise terminal, to board your cruise. The rest of the day is free to explore the ship's facilities and settle in. Throughout your cruise, when your ship comes into port, there will be a range of excursions available to help you explore each destination. These excursions are at your own expense and are bookable on your cruise reservation.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Days 9-10
    Cruise – At sea
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Days 9-10: Cruise – At sea

    Relax and enjoy everything that your Azamara cruise ship has to offer, as you cruise east following South Africa's coastline.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 11
    Cruise – Explore Durban
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Day 11: Cruise – Explore Durban

    Port in Durban. A cosmopolitan city full of Zulu, Indian and European influences, this coastal playground has plenty of history and culture to discover.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 12
    Cruise – Explore Richards Bay
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Day 12: Cruise – Explore Richards Bay

    Arrive at Richards Bay. Disembark at this welcoming town to find some of South Africa's most beautiful scenery and exotic wildlife.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 13
    Cruise - Richards Bay
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Day 13: Cruise - Richards Bay

    Arrive at Richards Bay. Disembark at this welcoming town to find some of South Africa's most beautiful scenery and exotic wildlife.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Days 14-15
    Cruise - At sea
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Days 14-15: Cruise - At sea

    Relax and enjoy everything that your Azamara cruise ship has to offer, as you cruise the Indian Ocean.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 16
    Cruise - Explore Port Elizabeth
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Day 16: Cruise - Explore Port Elizabeth

    Port at Port Elizabeth, also known as Gqeberha. Home to beautiful beaches, the wilderness around the city is home to the world's densest population of elephants.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 17
    Cruise - Port Elizabeth
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Day 17: Cruise - Port Elizabeth

    Spend today ported in Port Elizabeth, enjoying everything that your cruise ship has to offer.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 18
    Explore Mossel Bay
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Day 18: Explore Mossel Bay

    Arrive in the harbour town of Mossel Bay. On the famous Garden Route, it is known for its beaches and glorious nature.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 19
    Cruise - Cape Town
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Day 19: Cruise - Cape Town

    Return to Cape Town and spend a final day enjoying the amenities of your Azamara ship.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 20
    Arrive Cape Town
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Day 20: Arrive Cape Town

    Disembark the Azamara Quest at Cape Town's cruise port, where you will be met by an English-speaking guide. Travel straight to Simon's Town and pay a visit to the penguins of Boulders Beach. Enjoy lunch before transferring to your hotel.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 21
    Discover the Winelands
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Day 21: Discover the Winelands

    Embark on a tour of the renowned Cape Winelands, a region that is an absolute feast for the senses. Throughout the day you'll have three tastings in Stellenbosch, Franschhoek and Paarl, ride a tram through vast stretches of vineyards and enjoy a delicious lunch.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Days 22-23
    Fly Cape Town to Australia
    Breakfast
    Day 22-23: Fly Cape Town to Australia

    Fly to Australia, arriving home the following day.

    Breakfast
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About Amazara Quest

Welcome to Azamara Quest

The Azamara Quest is a mid-sized ship with a deck plan that’s intimate but never crowded, and offers everything modern voyagers are looking for—plus some unexpected extras.
  • Launched
    2018
  • Occupancy
    702
  • Tonnage
    30,277
  • Length
    592ft
  • Total Crew
    408

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When to go

City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Cape Town
  • 16
    26
    21
  • 15
  • Johannesburg
  • 15
    26
    20
  • 125
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Cape Town
  • 16
    26
    21
  • 17
  • Johannesburg
  • 14
    25
    20
  • 90
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Cape Town
  • 14
    25
    20
  • 20
  • Johannesburg
  • 13
    24
    19
  • 91
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Cape Town
  • 12
    23
    17
  • 41
  • Johannesburg
  • 10
    21
    16
  • 54
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Cape Town
  • 9
    20
    15
  • 69
  • Johannesburg
  • 7
    19
    13
  • 13
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Cape Town
  • 8
    18
    13
  • 93
  • Johannesburg
  • 4
    16
    10
  • 9
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Cape Town
  • 7
    18
    12
  • 82
  • Johannesburg
  • 4
    17
    10
  • 4
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Cape Town
  • 8
    18
    13
  • 77
  • Johannesburg
  • 6
    19
    13
  • 6
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Cape Town
  • 9
    19
    14
  • 40
  • Johannesburg
  • 9
    23
    16
  • 27
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Cape Town
  • 11
    21
    16
  • 30
  • Johannesburg
  • 11
    24
    18
  • 72
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Cape Town
  • 13
    24
    18
  • 14
  • Johannesburg
  • 13
    24
    18
  • 117
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Cape Town
  • 15
    25
    20
  • 17
  • Johannesburg
  • 14
    25
    20
  • 105

Pricing & Availability

All of our tour departures include international flights and taxes in the price unless a land only option is selected

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    Additional Price Information

    • Flight Inclusive rates only: These include airline fuel surcharge and taxes. Correct as of 1 june 2024. Please note supplements may apply if lead in economy rates are not available.
    • Depending on airline schedules, you may depart and/or arrive on Day 2. Extra nights' accommodation (pre or post tour) or stopovers may be required at an additional cost.
    • Flight Inclusive rates only: Based on departures from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide & Perth. Departures from other cities and flight upgrades available on request.
    • Tipping payable locally 118 USD (Botswana & Zambia), 1740 ZAR (South Africa)
    • Price listed is based on new bookings only

    Cruise & Tour includes

    • International flights and current taxes
    • 4* accommodation
    • 12 night cruise with Azamara Quest
    • Domestic transportation
    • Touring with guides and entrance fees
    • All meals
    • Gratuities included for Azamara Cruise

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