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  • A Voyage from Africa to London
    FREE FLIGHT PROMOTION*
  • A Voyage from Africa to London
    FREE FLIGHT PROMOTION*
Price from
R39,999pp
Duration
25 nights
Departing
30 Mar 2019

Your Experience:

  • FREE inbound flight with taxes
  • 23 night full-board cruise from Cape Town to Tilbury on board Astor
  • Breakfast, lunch, dinner & snacks on board
  • 2 night hotel stay in London
  • All transfers
  • (*Free flight promotion based on a one-way international flight from London to Johannesburg. Cape Town and Durban flights available at a small supplement.)

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Cruise Code: REP6235 Call: 0861 100 400
Mon to Fri 9am to 7pm
Saturday 9am to 6pm
Sunday 10am to 3pm

Your Holiday Itinerary

  • Day 1 Cape Town Embark ship
  • Days 2 - 3 At Sea
  • Day 4 Walvis Bay
  • Days 5 - 12 At Sea
  • Day 13 Praia Santiago
  • Day 14 Mindelo (Cape Verde)
  • Days 15 - 17 At Sea
  • Day 18 Casablanca
  • Day 19 At Sea
  • Day 20 Lisbon
  • Day 21 Leixoes
  • Days 22 - 23 At Sea
  • Day 24 Tilbury Disembark ship
    Hotel Stay
  • Day 25 London Hotel stay
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    Day 1
    Cape Town - Embark Astor
    Arrive in the Mother City and embark Cruise & Maritime’s stylish Astor. Take your time to get to know your beautiful home for the next 23 nights. Enjoy a luxurious treatment in the Oasis wellness centre, sip a cocktail on the sun deck as the sun goes down, or join friends in the Captains Club for an evening to remember.
    Astor

    Day 1

    Cape Town - Embark Astor

    Arrive in the Mother City and embark Cruise & Maritime’s stylish Astor. Take your time to get to know your beautiful home for the next 23 nights. Enjoy a luxurious treatment in the Oasis wellness centre, sip a cocktail on the sun deck as the sun goes down, or join friends in the Captains Club for an evening to remember.

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    Days 2 - 3
    At Sea
    Settle into life on the open sea by taking a walk round the sun deck and soaking in the expansive views. Lie back for some yoga, have an early game of deck chess, or just indulge in the luxury of being able to do absolutely nothing. At some stage, you’ll be ready for some refreshment: maybe a relaxed lunch in the Oversee Club or dinner in the magnificent Waldorf Restaurant.
    Couple walking on deck

    Day 2

    At Sea

    Settle into life on the open sea by taking a walk round the sun deck and soaking in the expansive views. Lie back for some yoga, have an early game of deck chess, or just indulge in the luxury of being able to do absolutely nothing. At some stage, you’ll be ready for some refreshment: maybe a relaxed lunch in the Oversee Club or dinner in the magnificent Waldorf Restaurant.

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    Day 4
    Walvis Bay
    Your first port of call is Walvis Bay, a laid-back harbour on Namibia’s dramatic Atlantic coast. Spin round Pelican Point, a long sand spit and natural haven for marine life. Enjoy unique views of dolphins, whales and seals, and the astonishing pink flamingos on the surrounding wetlands. Or you may choose to head inland to explore the outer reaches of the Namib Desert.
    Walvis Bay Seals

    Day 4

    Walvis Bay

    Your first port of call is Walvis Bay, a laid-back harbour on Namibia’s dramatic Atlantic coast. Spin round Pelican Point, a long sand spit and natural haven for marine life. Enjoy unique views of dolphins, whales and seals, and the astonishing pink flamingos on the surrounding wetlands. Or you may choose to head inland to explore the outer reaches of the Namib Desert.

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    Days 5 - 12
    At Sea
    The next few days at sea will give you plenty of time to make the most of the premium facilities on board the Astor. Join the fitness team for an early morning workout on the sun deck. Learn about the history of the places you’ll be visiting from an expert speaker, or pick up a new skill from onboard arts and crafts specialists.
    Yoga on Sun deck

    Day 5

    At Sea

    The next few days at sea will give you plenty of time to make the most of the premium facilities on board the Astor. Join the fitness team for an early morning workout on the sun deck. Learn about the history of the places you’ll be visiting from an expert speaker, or pick up a new skill from onboard arts and crafts specialists.

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    Day 13
    Praia Santiago (Cape Verde)
    Get ready for an exciting change of pace from your peaceful days at sea. Head for the scenic old town of bustling Praia. Admire its magnificent houses from the colonial era, imposing palaces and historic churches. Sample local produce at the colourful food market, or head out to Tarrafal, a picturesque bay where you may fancy a dip in the warm sea.
    Tarrafal Beach

    Day 13

    Praia Santiago (Cape Verde)

    Get ready for an exciting change of pace from your peaceful days at sea. Head for the scenic old town of bustling Praia. Admire its magnificent houses from the colonial era, imposing palaces and historic churches. Sample local produce at the colourful food market, or head out to Tarrafal, a picturesque bay where you may fancy a dip in the warm sea.

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    Day 14
    Mindelo (Cape Verde)
    The cultural centre of the Cape Verdean archipelago, Mindelo is the birthplace of many internationally famous music styles, like morna and coladeira. Wander the pretty streets of São Vicente’s capital and you’ll hear the music – it’s everywhere! Find a table at Café Musique or Pica Pau, grab a plate of prawns, and swing to the bluesy rhythms of salsa and bossa nova from home-grown artists.
    Live Music in Mindelo

    Day 14

    Mindelo (Cape Verde)

    The cultural centre of the Cape Verdean archipelago, Mindelo is the birthplace of many internationally famous music styles, like morna and coladeira. Wander the pretty streets of São Vicente’s capital and you’ll hear the music – it’s everywhere! Find a table at Café Musique or Pica Pau, grab a plate of prawns, and swing to the bluesy rhythms of salsa and bossa nova from home-grown artists.

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    Days 15 - 17
    At Sea
    Nothing whets the appetite like sea air. A leisurely dinner with mouth-watering food and good company is one of the highlights of the day. After dinner, the highly acclaimed entertainment team invite you to join them in the Astor Lounge where they’ll display their talents in a colourful big show. Late night cabarets will ensure your evenings keep going with a swing.
    Evening Dining with Friends

    Day 15

    At Sea

    Nothing whets the appetite like sea air. A leisurely dinner with mouth-watering food and good company is one of the highlights of the day. After dinner, the highly acclaimed entertainment team invite you to join them in the Astor Lounge where they’ll display their talents in a colourful big show. Late night cabarets will ensure your evenings keep going with a swing.

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    Day 18
    Casablanca
    While it still evokes memories of Bogart and Bergman, Casablanca today is a large, modern city – one of the most cosmopolitan in Morocco. Explore its French colonial legacy, striking architecture and old medina, and don’t miss the chance to visit the towering Hassan II Mosque. Then savour the scents and haggle for a bargain in one of Casablanca’s colourful and atmospheric old souks.
    Casablanca’s Hassan Il Mosque

    Day 18

    Casablanca

    While it still evokes memories of Bogart and Bergman, Casablanca today is a large, modern city – one of the most cosmopolitan in Morocco. Explore its French colonial legacy, striking architecture and old medina, and don’t miss the chance to visit the towering Hassan II Mosque. Then savour the scents and haggle for a bargain in one of Casablanca’s colourful and atmospheric old souks.

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    Day 19
    At Sea
    After another day at sea relaxing in the indoor swimming pool and sauna, why not dress up for a special dinner in the intimate Admiral's Salon for some Asian fusion cuisine, or the Commodore's Salon for a taste of the Mediterranean? You may like to enjoy some tunes from our resident pianist or a game of cards with new-found friends. When you call it a night, your comfortable stateroom is a short stroll away.
    Resident pianist

    Day 19

    At Sea

    After another day at sea relaxing in the indoor swimming pool and sauna, why not dress up for a special dinner in the intimate Admiral's Salon for some Asian fusion cuisine, or the Commodore's Salon for a taste of the Mediterranean? You may like to enjoy some tunes from our resident pianist or a game of cards with new-found friends. When you call it a night, your comfortable stateroom is a short stroll away.

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    Day 20
    Lisbon
    The pint-sized city of Lisbon is set across seven hills and is easy to explore thanks to a network of traditional trams. Get lost in the narrow cobbled alleyways of the Alfama district with its colourful buildings and beautiful views. Or explore further afield – there are fantastic beaches never more than a short drive away – then take a ride out to the imposing and majestic Jeronimos monastery.
    Jeronimos Monastery

    Day 20

    Lisbon

    The pint-sized city of Lisbon is set across seven hills and is easy to explore thanks to a network of traditional trams. Get lost in the narrow cobbled alleyways of the Alfama district with its colourful buildings and beautiful views. Or explore further afield – there are fantastic beaches never more than a short drive away – then take a ride out to the imposing and majestic Jeronimos monastery.

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    Day 21
    Leixoes
    After docking in Leixoses, it’s a short ride into Porto, Portugal’s second-largest city. This is a charming place where colourful tile-fronted buildings sparkle in the Portuguese sunshine. Explore the city’s narrow streets, return the smiles of the charming locals out on their balconies, and don’t forget to sample Porto’s world-famous fortified wine. Visit the Cathedral Sé for stunning views of the city and magnificent river Douro.
    Tiled building in Porto

    Day 21

    Leixoes

    After docking in Leixoses, it’s a short ride into Porto, Portugal’s second-largest city. This is a charming place where colourful tile-fronted buildings sparkle in the Portuguese sunshine. Explore the city’s narrow streets, return the smiles of the charming locals out on their balconies, and don’t forget to sample Porto’s world-famous fortified wine. Visit the Cathedral Sé for stunning views of the city and magnificent river Douro.

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    Days 22 - 23
    At Sea
    As you head for London, reflect on the beauty and variety of the historic and natural experiences you’ve enjoyed on your journey so far. Exchange stories with fellow travellers in the cosy Hanse Bar or over a game of bridge in the Card Room. Breathe in the ocean air on the sun terrace, and recall the sights and sounds of your journey from Cape to UK capital.
    Drinks on Sun Terrace

    Day 22

    At Sea

    As you head for London, reflect on the beauty and variety of the historic and natural experiences you’ve enjoyed on your journey so far. Exchange stories with fellow travellers in the cosy Hanse Bar or over a game of bridge in the Card Room. Breathe in the ocean air on the sun terrace, and recall the sights and sounds of your journey from Cape to UK capital.

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    Day 24
    Tilbury - Disembark Astor
    Disembark the Astor and transfer to your London hotel. Spend the rest of the day taking in the atmosphere of one of the world’s most famous capitals. Head for the West End and marvel at the neon of Piccadilly Circus and bright lights of theatreland. Wander through Leicester Square and finish the evening with a meal in one of the many bustling restaurants in Chinatown.
    London’s West End

    Day 24

    Tilbury - Disembark Astor

    Disembark the Astor and transfer to your London hotel. Spend the rest of the day taking in the atmosphere of one of the world’s most famous capitals. Head for the West End and marvel at the neon of Piccadilly Circus and bright lights of theatreland. Wander through Leicester Square and finish the evening with a meal in one of the many bustling restaurants in Chinatown.

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    Day 25
    London
    Dive down into the Underground and get out at Westminster for the Houses of Parliament. Then take a leisurely stroll across St James’s Park – maybe stopping for a picnic – to Buckingham Palace. Head down to Bankside for a bit of Old London – Shakespeare’s Globe and the Cutty Sark. Pop into Tate Modern before walking back up along the Thames to browse the artisan food stalls of Borough Market.
    London’s Houses of Parliament

    Day 25

    London

    Dive down into the Underground and get out at Westminster for the Houses of Parliament. Then take a leisurely stroll across St James’s Park – maybe stopping for a picnic – to Buckingham Palace. Head down to Bankside for a bit of Old London – Shakespeare’s Globe and the Cutty Sark. Pop into Tate Modern before walking back up along the Thames to browse the artisan food stalls of Borough Market.

Astor

This modern and stylish ship will meet all your cruising needs, and is the ideal choice for your cruise holiday. She has a superb range of bars and restaurants offering a wide choice of menus from across the world.

The ship’s spacious staterooms and beautifully appointed public spaces make this an ideal choice for a romantic break. A well-equipped fitness centre and luxury spa will keep you fit and relaxed on your cruise.

Key Facts

Entered service: 01/01/2010

Number of Decks: 7

Passenger Capacity: 600

Number of Cabins: 289

Wheelchair Accessible Cabins: Yes

Number of Pools: 1

Number of Restaurants: 4

Formal Nights: Yes

Great places to visit on board:

Oasis beauty, spa and wellness centre

The perfect place to get lots of precious ‘me’ time. Feel the tension flow away with a choice of treatments, from massages and facials to exquisite body treatments and blissful manicures and pedicures.

Waldorf Restaurant

Dine in style on an ever-changing menu of mouth-watering cuisine, prepared for you by a team of talented chefs.

Astor Lounge

In this nightlife hotspot, you’ll marvel at the talents of the Astor’s troupe of performing artistes, as they treat you to an unforgettable music and dance performance.

Prices per person from

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  1. Johannesburg
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  • Inside
    1. R39,999pp
  • Outside
    1. R44,999pp
  • Balcony
    1. Sold Out
  • Suite
    1. R64,999pp
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