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A Grand Voyage from Durban to Venice
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R40,999pp
Duration
26 nights
Departing
18 Apr 2020

Your Experience:

  • 25 night full-board cruise from Durban to Venice on board MSC Orchestra
  • Breakfast, lunch, dinner & snacks on board
  • Overnight stays in port in Mauritius and the Seychelles
  • 1 night hotel stay in Venice, Mestre
  • All flights & taxes

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Cruise Code: REP6258 Call: 0861 100 400
Mon to Fri 9am to 7pm
Saturday 9am to 6pm
Sunday 10am to 3pm

Your Holiday Itinerary

  • Day 1 Durban Embark ship
  • Days 2 - 4 At Sea
  • Day 5 La Possession (Reunion)
  • Day 6 Port Louis (Mauritius)
  • Day 7 Port Louis (Mauritius)
  • Days 8 - 9 At Sea
  • Day 10 Port Victoria (Seychelles)
  • Day 11 Port Victoria (Seychelles)
  • Days 12 - 18 At Sea
  • Day 19 Aqaba
  • Day 20 Suez Canal (Scenic Cruising)
  • Day 21 Suez Canal (Scenic Cruising)
  • Day 22 At Sea
  • Day 23 Katakolon (Olympia)
  • Day 24 Kotor
  • Day 25 Split
  • Day 26 Venice Disembark ship
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    Day 1
    Durban - Embark MSC Orchestra
    Renowned for its fantastic array of fun, engaging and musical activities, MSC Orchestra offers you the opportunity to enjoy your cruise holiday exactly the way you want. With a great range of dining options and lively evening entertainment together with MSC’s signature Italian ambiance, you’ll find everything you need for a fantastic cruise holiday on board.
    MSC Orchestra

    Day 1

    Durban - Embark MSC Orchestra

    Renowned for its fantastic array of fun, engaging and musical activities, MSC Orchestra offers you the opportunity to enjoy your cruise holiday exactly the way you want. With a great range of dining options and lively evening entertainment together with MSC’s signature Italian ambiance, you’ll find everything you need for a fantastic cruise holiday on board.

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    Days 2 - 4
    At Sea
    During your days at sea, MSC Orchestra will make every moment of your cruise a special occasion, whether that’s by joining a dance class, playing games in the leopard-print themed Savannah Bar or visiting the three-tiered Covent Garden Theatre for a cabaret show.
    Live Entertainment

    Day 2

    At Sea

    During your days at sea, MSC Orchestra will make every moment of your cruise a special occasion, whether that’s by joining a dance class, playing games in the leopard-print themed Savannah Bar or visiting the three-tiered Covent Garden Theatre for a cabaret show.

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    Day 5
    La Possession (Reunion)
    Remote Réunion Island is located in the Indian Ocean between Madagascar and Mauritius. Known for its incredible landscapes, from the rain forested interior with its tumbling waterfalls, to the white-sand beaches and colourful coral reefs, it’s a beautiful island to explore. Hike to the Piton des Neiges, dine on the fusion of Creole, Indian and Chinese cuisine, or swim in the turquoise lagoons.
    Waterfalls of Reunion

    Day 5

    La Possession (Reunion)

    Remote Réunion Island is located in the Indian Ocean between Madagascar and Mauritius. Known for its incredible landscapes, from the rain forested interior with its tumbling waterfalls, to the white-sand beaches and colourful coral reefs, it’s a beautiful island to explore. Hike to the Piton des Neiges, dine on the fusion of Creole, Indian and Chinese cuisine, or swim in the turquoise lagoons.

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    Day 6
    Port Louis (Mauritius)
    Sugar-white sand, enchanting lagoons and colourful reefs make every photograph taken in Mauritius look postcard-perfect. The island, ringed by coral and dotted with mountains, is brimming with things to see and do. Take a boat excursion to spot whales and dolphins, hike the Black River Gorges National Park or simply laze on the beach alongside the ocean.
    Ariel View of Mauritius

    Day 6

    Port Louis (Mauritius)

    Sugar-white sand, enchanting lagoons and colourful reefs make every photograph taken in Mauritius look postcard-perfect. The island, ringed by coral and dotted with mountains, is brimming with things to see and do. Take a boat excursion to spot whales and dolphins, hike the Black River Gorges National Park or simply laze on the beach alongside the ocean.

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    Day 7
    Port Louis (Mauritius)
    Mauritius is known for its wonderful attractions and gastronomic delight. Snorkel in the clear seas, stroll the stunning botanical gardens or simply relax by the ocean and enjoy freshly caught fish. Mauritius is a rich melting pot of colours and tastes, but its laid back vibe guarantees an oasis of peace and tranquillity.
    Sea Turtles

    Day 7

    Port Louis (Mauritius)

    Mauritius is known for its wonderful attractions and gastronomic delight. Snorkel in the clear seas, stroll the stunning botanical gardens or simply relax by the ocean and enjoy freshly caught fish. Mauritius is a rich melting pot of colours and tastes, but its laid back vibe guarantees an oasis of peace and tranquillity.

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    Days 8 - 9
    At Sea
    Let MSC Orchestra take you on an exciting culinary journey during your cruise. Try some of the authentic Dim Sum specialties in the Shanghai Chinese Restaurant or savour some the finest pizzas outside of Italy in La Piazette - all of the different international cuisines on-board will have something to taste your taste-buds.
    Dining Options

    Day 8

    At Sea

    Let MSC Orchestra take you on an exciting culinary journey during your cruise. Try some of the authentic Dim Sum specialties in the Shanghai Chinese Restaurant or savour some the finest pizzas outside of Italy in La Piazette - all of the different international cuisines on-board will have something to taste your taste-buds.

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    Day 10
    Port Victoria (Seychelles)
    An archipelago of over a hundred picturesque islands in the Indian Ocean, the Seychelles are a true tropical paradise. Home to white-sand beaches kissed by clear waters that are filled with colourful coral and exotic marine life, it’s a fantastic destination to go diving and snorkelling.
    White Sand Beaches

    Day 10

    Port Victoria (Seychelles)

    An archipelago of over a hundred picturesque islands in the Indian Ocean, the Seychelles are a true tropical paradise. Home to white-sand beaches kissed by clear waters that are filled with colourful coral and exotic marine life, it’s a fantastic destination to go diving and snorkelling.

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    Day 11
    Port Victoria (Seychelles)
    The Seychelles is a haven for an incredible array of wildlife and almost half of its land mass is set aside for national parks and reserves. From the largest seed in the world, the fabulous Coco-de-mer, to the heaviest land tortoise, you won’t find such unique and rare species of flora and fauna anywhere else on earth.
    The Seychelles

    Day 11

    Port Victoria (Seychelles)

    The Seychelles is a haven for an incredible array of wildlife and almost half of its land mass is set aside for national parks and reserves. From the largest seed in the world, the fabulous Coco-de-mer, to the heaviest land tortoise, you won’t find such unique and rare species of flora and fauna anywhere else on earth.

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    Days 12 - 18
    At Sea
    After a busy day and a delicious dinner, there's nothing better that listening to live music with your favourite cocktail or mocktail and the Savannah Bar is the place to do just that. Or if you need something sweet to complete your evening, take a seat in the Amber Bar for a coffee and chocolate treats.
    Bars & Lounges

    Day 12

    At Sea

    After a busy day and a delicious dinner, there's nothing better that listening to live music with your favourite cocktail or mocktail and the Savannah Bar is the place to do just that. Or if you need something sweet to complete your evening, take a seat in the Amber Bar for a coffee and chocolate treats.

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    Day 19
    Aqaba
    Located on the Red Sea’s Gulf of Aqaba, Aqaba boasts a myriad of beaches and is a popular destination for scuba diving and snorkelling. Aqaba also serves as the gateway to the pink-hued city of Petra, one of the new Seven Wonders of the World and the desert wilderness of Wadi Rum.
    Ad Dier, Petra

    Day 19

    Aqaba

    Located on the Red Sea’s Gulf of Aqaba, Aqaba boasts a myriad of beaches and is a popular destination for scuba diving and snorkelling. Aqaba also serves as the gateway to the pink-hued city of Petra, one of the new Seven Wonders of the World and the desert wilderness of Wadi Rum.

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    Day 20
    Suez Canal (scenic cruising)
    Sit back and enjoy your cruise through the Suez Canal, one of the world’s most impressive man-made waterways that takes in the sights of Port Said, Ismailia and Suez along the way. Keep your camera ready to capture this famous engineering marvel.
    Suez Canal

    Day 20

    Suez Canal (scenic cruising)

    Sit back and enjoy your cruise through the Suez Canal, one of the world’s most impressive man-made waterways that takes in the sights of Port Said, Ismailia and Suez along the way. Keep your camera ready to capture this famous engineering marvel.

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    Day 21
    Suez Canal (scenic cruising)
    Today you’ll cruise through this extraordinary feat of engineering that connects the Mediterranean Sea with the Red Sea and provides the world with one of its most important shipping routes. Sail past desert landscapes as you make this landmark crossing from Europe into Asia.
    Suez Canal

    Day 21

    Suez Canal (scenic cruising)

    Today you’ll cruise through this extraordinary feat of engineering that connects the Mediterranean Sea with the Red Sea and provides the world with one of its most important shipping routes. Sail past desert landscapes as you make this landmark crossing from Europe into Asia.

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    Day 22
    At Sea
    With a day at sea, you’ll have a chance to relax and rejuvenate in the spa, enjoying pampering Turkish baths and saunas. If you prefer to be more active, you can take your pick from fully equipped gym, five stunning pools and even an outdoor jogging track where you can take in the fresh sea breeze.
    Relax on Board

    Day 22

    At Sea

    With a day at sea, you’ll have a chance to relax and rejuvenate in the spa, enjoying pampering Turkish baths and saunas. If you prefer to be more active, you can take your pick from fully equipped gym, five stunning pools and even an outdoor jogging track where you can take in the fresh sea breeze.

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    Day 23
    Katakolon (Olympia)
    Your next port of call is Katakolon, the gateway to ancient Olympia, the playground of the gods and heroes of Greek mythology. As the spiritual home of the Olympic Games, this is where the Olympic flame is lit for each Olympiad. Here you can also admire the surrounding countryside with its rural villages, olive groves and vineyards.
    Ancient Greek Ruins

    Day 23

    Katakolon (Olympia)

    Your next port of call is Katakolon, the gateway to ancient Olympia, the playground of the gods and heroes of Greek mythology. As the spiritual home of the Olympic Games, this is where the Olympic flame is lit for each Olympiad. Here you can also admire the surrounding countryside with its rural villages, olive groves and vineyards.

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    Day 24
    Kotor
    Kotor is located along one of Montenegro's most beautiful bays. Medieval architecture and numerous monuments of cultural heritage have made Kotor a must-visit destination. Here you’ll find imposing mountains, shrouded by mist, overlooking near-endless museums, churches and charming squares – the perfect place to sit back and relax.
    Kotor

    Day 24

    Kotor

    Kotor is located along one of Montenegro's most beautiful bays. Medieval architecture and numerous monuments of cultural heritage have made Kotor a must-visit destination. Here you’ll find imposing mountains, shrouded by mist, overlooking near-endless museums, churches and charming squares – the perfect place to sit back and relax.

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    Day 25
    Split
    Split blends ancient monuments, natural beauty and modern Dalmatian life with consummate ease. With its spectacular setting – think mountainous backdrop offset by the turquoise waters of the Adriatric – it’s no wonder that a Roman emperor choose to build his palace here. Today, Diocletian’s Palace is one of the finest and best preserved Roman monuments in the world.
    Split

    Day 25

    Split

    Split blends ancient monuments, natural beauty and modern Dalmatian life with consummate ease. With its spectacular setting – think mountainous backdrop offset by the turquoise waters of the Adriatric – it’s no wonder that a Roman emperor choose to build his palace here. Today, Diocletian’s Palace is one of the finest and best preserved Roman monuments in the world.

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    Day 26
    Venice - Disembark MSC Orchestra and Hotel Stay
    Today you’ll arrive in Venice where your cruise ends and you will have an overnight stay to exploring this enchanting city of beauty and intrigue. Discover seductive passageways that lead to secret squares and dramatic Gothic architecture, and sample the famous Venetian cuisine, a plate of baccala mantecato perhaps, or a risotto al nero di seppia. While Venice is famed for its floating city status, there's so much more magic to explore beyond the iconic Grand Canal gondola rides.
    Venice Gondolas

    Day 26

    Venice - Disembark MSC Orchestra and Hotel Stay

    Today you’ll arrive in Venice where your cruise ends and you will have an overnight stay to exploring this enchanting city of beauty and intrigue. Discover seductive passageways that lead to secret squares and dramatic Gothic architecture, and sample the famous Venetian cuisine, a plate of baccala mantecato perhaps, or a risotto al nero di seppia. While Venice is famed for its floating city status, there's so much more magic to explore beyond the iconic Grand Canal gondola rides.

MSC Orchestra

The musical-themed MSC Orchestra offers endless variety, however you choose to relax or enjoy yourself on your cruise holiday. Whether you want to soak up the sun by the pool, treat yourself to a massage in the spa, or ramp up the pace in the fitness centre or with a dance lesson – the choice is yours. The varied range of dining options won’t disappoint either with innovative menus in the main restaurants as well as an excellent selection of speciality restaurants to suit every taste. As darkness falls, head to one of the many bars for games, quizzes and live music or take in a show in the stunning three-tiered Covent Garden Theatre.

Key Facts

Entered service: 01/03/2007

Number of Decks: 14

Passenger Capacity: 2,550

Total Crew: 987

Number of Cabins: 1,275

Wheelchair Accessible Cabins: Yes

Number of Pools: 2

Number of Restaurants: 3

Kids Club: Yes

Formal Nights: Yes

Great places to visit on board:

Shanghai Chinese Restaurant

Treat yourself to a special night out in this dining venue specialising in Cantonese and Sichuan dishes.

Covent Garden Theatre

Enjoy thrilling entertainment including cabaret-style shows, concerts and magic shows in the three-tiered venue.

Shakers Lounge

Sip on a pre-dinner cocktail as the pianist plays or dance the night away to hits performed by the house band.

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  • Inside
    1. R40,999pp
  • Outside
    1. R47,999pp
  • Balcony
    1. R55,999pp
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