Cape Town to Cape Town

16th January to 30th January, 2018

All the promises of a yacht and the serenity of a small resort: onboard the Europa2, you can enjoy the highest level of service and enjoyment.

This is a truly special ship offering the highest level of casual luxury and a maximum of 500 guests. The ship has been awarded the coveted distinction of 5-stars-plus by the Berlitz Cruise Guide 2016.

The EUROPA2 combines wonderful service with special moments and relaxation, giving you the freedom to make your dreams come true – in style, unforced and personal.

The EUROPA2 continues to raise the bar offering 2017 itineraries with diverse routes, exciting regions, events and great moments to turn every cruise into an unforgettable memory.

All accommodation onboard the Europa 2 comprises of Suites with Balcony.

Itinerary

Tue, 16.01.2018

Cape Town/South Africa, departure 18.00 hrs

Arrive a little early and explore Cape Town with our pre-cruise programmes* – perhaps in combination with a safari.

Wed, 17.01.2018

Relaxation at sea

Thu, 18.01.2018

Luderitz/Namibia, 7.00 – 15.00 hrs

A leap back in time: experience the colourful city with its historic, lovingly preserved art nouveau buildings at your own pace.

Fri, 19.01.2018

Walvis Bay/Namibia , arrival 8.00 hrs

Situated by a stunning lagoon, this natural harbour is the ideal starting point for fascinating desert excursions: to the Namib* in all-terrain vehicles, the desert city of Swakopmund* or an aerial tour of the Sossusvlei* (subject to weather conditions). Recommended by our travel concierge: a jeep tour* through the Namib off the usual tourist path with a local guide. Reflect on your experiences during the following two days at sea.

Sat, 20.01.2018

Walvis Bay, departure 19.00 hrs

Sun, 21.01.2018
– Mon, 22.01.2018

Relaxation at sea

Tue, 23.01.2018

Port Elizabeth/South Africa, arrival 18.00 hrs

Sandy beaches stretching almost to the centre of the city invite you to soak up the sun. The thrilling alternatives: a two-day safari overland excursion (re-embarkation in Durban) to Phinda Private Game Reserve* with seven different ecosystems or a detour to Addo Elephant National Park*, which is focused on the large mammals.

Wed, 24.01.2018

Port Elizabeth , departure 18.00 hrs

Thu, 25.01.2018

Relaxation at sea

Fri, 26.01.2018

Durban/South Africa , 6.00 – 19.00 hrs

The traditions of Africa, India and Europe blend to form a very special atmosphere. The city entices with the palm-lined seafront and – outside the city – a canopy adventure* and unforgettable encounters with animals and humans: on a game drive through Tala Game Reserve* or in a Zulu village* in the Valley of 1,000 Hills. Mossel Bay The famous Garden Route, which you will follow on a journey of discovery*, stretches out against the imposing backdrop of the Outeniqua Mountains. Thrilling perspectives are also promised on a visit to an ostrich farm* and the Cango Caves*, one of the world’s most beautiful cave systems.

OUR TIP:
Flower power
Exotic plants and scones in the tea house: the Durban Botanic Gardens are the perfect retreat in the middle of the city.

Sat, 27.01.2018

Relaxation at sea

Sun, 28.01.2018

Mossel Bay/South Africa , 8.00 – 18.00 hrs

The famous Garden Route, which you will follow on a journey of discovery*, stretches out against the imposing backdrop of the Outeniqua Mountains. Thrilling perspectives are also promised on a visit to an ostrich farm* and the Cango Caves*, one of the world’s most beautiful cave systems.

Mon, 29.01.2018

Cape Town/South Africa, arrival 13.00 hrs
Overnight stay on board

Enjoy stunning views from your veranda when the EUROPA 2 arrives in Cape Town’s harbour. Immerse yourself in the city’s hustle and bustle – for example, along the famous waterfront. Further highlights include a helicopter flight over two oceans* (subject to weather conditions) and the Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden* and Constantia Vineyard*. After a final night on board, you will bid farewell to South Africa – or begin one of our post-cruise programmes*.

Tue, 30.01.2018

Cape Town

“Thankyou both for the wonderful scenic tour and the food safari to hidden places.
You have been so kind and incredibly efficient in organising the tour and all our transport”

Ros and Rosie