Africa Cruises from the UK

No-fly cruises from the UK to Africa uncover a land of outstanding natural beauty, deep-rooted traditions, and diverse flora and fauna. Discover the incredible cities of South Africa including Cape Town, Durban and Port Elizabeth, and explore Kenya and Tanzania in East Africa. Admire the desert landscapes of Namibia in southern Africa, or cruise to North Africa which encompasses Morocco and Algeria. Africa cruises from the UK can also include calls in southeast Asia, the South Pacific and Australia.

  • Cape Town
  • Cape Town
  • Durban
  • Port Elizabeth
  • Zanzibar, Tanzania

Africa Cruises

Grand Africa & Indian Ocean Voyage

Cruise & Maritime Voyages
Grand Africa & Indian Ocean Voyage on Marco Polo
78 Nights
Departs 06 Jan 2020
from Avonmouth
  • £4,999pp
  • £6,299pp

Avonmouth, Lisbon, Casablanca, Mindelo, São Vicente Island, Crossing the Equator, Jamestown, Walvis Bay, Lüderitz, Cape Town, Mossel Bay, Port Elizabeth, Durban, Richards Bay, Pointe des Galets, Port Louis, Mamoudzou, Zanzibar, Mombasa, Victoria, Mahé, Praslin Island, Male, Colombo, Cochin, Mormugao, Goa, Mumbai (ex Bombay), Salalah, Safaga, 'Aqaba, Transit the Suez Canal, Ashdod, Valletta, Gibraltar, La Coruña, Cobh

Flavours of North Africa

Saga Cruises
Flavours of North Africa on Spirit of Discovery
18 Nights
Departs 31 Oct 2020
from Southampton
  • £4,616pp
  • £8,192pp

Southampton, Casablanca, Ceuta, Alger (Algiers), Valletta, La Goulette, Tangier

Tilbury to Cape Town

Cruise & Maritime Voyages
Tilbury to Cape Town on Columbus
90 Nights
Departs 06 Jan 2021
from Tilbury
  • £14,229pp
  • £18,079pp
  • £40,479pp

Tilbury, Rotterdam, Leixões, Ponta Delgada, Azores, Bridgetown, Saint George's, Cartagena, Colón, Transit Panama Canal, Crossing the Equator, Nuku Hiva Island, Papeete, Tahiti, Bora-Bora, Maroe, Huahine Island, Rarotonga, Crossing International Date Line, Nuku'alofa, Auckland, Sydney, New South Wales, Airlie Beach, Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Yorkeys Knob, Cairns, Queensland, Darwin, Northern Territory, Benoa, Bali, Singapore, Malacca, Port Klang, Georgetown, Penang, Phuket, Colombo, Male, Victoria, Mahé, Mombasa, Durban, East London, Cape Town


About Africa Cruises

The countries of Morocco and Algeria in North Africa often feature on cruise line itineraries. Casablanca is the largest city in Morocco and home to the spectacular Hassan II mosque which has a staggering 210m minaret which dominates the skyline. Algiers is the capital of Algeria and renowned for its gleaming white buildings. Its name derives from the Arabic word meaning ‘the islands’, taken from the four islands which became paint of the mainland in 1525.

South Africa is a popular cruise region, with a wealth of fascinating cities to explore. Durban is renowned for its African, Indian and colonial influences, while East London attracts beach-lovers and surfers due to its laidback atmosphere and stunning beaches. Cape Town is undoubtedly the jewel in South Africa’s crown and overlooked by Table Mountain. The city’s highlights include the scenic Cape of Good Hope, colourful Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, and picturesque Robben Island, a former prison site. There is also Boulders Beach, home to a large penguin colony. Mossel Bay is a beautiful harbour town on South Africa’s Garden Route, while Port Elizabeth is a thriving city which is known for The Donkin Heritage Trail taking in Victorian landmarks.

Mombasa on the east coast of Africa is stepped in history. Its exotic old town is full of narrow winding streets and stunning Arab architecture, plus filled with the aroma of spices. The 16th-century Fort Jesus stands at the water’s edge overlooking the harbour. Zanzibar Archipelago is also on the eastern coast of Africa and comprises of more than 40 islands. It offers outstanding natural beauty with its array of white sandy beaches, green forests and mangrove swamps. Stone Town, the old quarter of Zanzibar City, is the island’s fascinating capital which is a rich blend of African, Arabian, Indian and European influences.