4th September, 2023
Explore Africa’s Atlantic Coast
In February 2024, discover Africa’s north-west coast on this month-long all-inclusive cruise. Find out more about where you’ll sail, the exciting excursions you can take part in and why you should choose a boutique cruise to Africa with Saga.
Where we go
Agadir is Morocco’s most important fishing port and is home to one of the largest retail markets in the country, Souk El Had. Here you’ll have the chance to explore the market’s ~6,000 stalls, selling everything from clothing and footwear to musical instruments and fresh fruit. You’re bound to find some unique gifts and souvenirs here!
In Casablanca, shop at the Marche Central Market and admire the 600-foot-tall minaret of the impressive Hassan II Mosque.
The nearby Abuko Nature Reserve is home to a host of beautifully coloured birds, crocodiles, monkeys and other exotic wildlife. Be sure to bring your binoculars!
This cruise to Africa also stops at cruise ports in Cape Verde, The Canary Islands and Spain.
We offer a great range of included and optional excursions, so you’re sure to find a memorable experience to suit you. Discover some of the excursions offered on this cruise:
Makasutu Forest Adventure
On arrival at Makasutu, take a trip down the river in glass fibre boats and go for a ‘bush walk’, where you may see more local flora and fauna.
Enjoy lunch at the Base Camp, featuring traditional African specialities, as local dancers and drum troupes perform under the shade of the Baobab tree.
African Highlife ShowThis tour offers a great introduction to the culture and traditions of The Gambia. Enjoy a brief tour of the Ebujan theatre and admire an art exhibition by one of the country’s finest artists, Njogu.
Then take your seat and settle down for the evening. You will be entertained by a traditional play and dance show, depicting the history of The Gambia. The show offers true insight into the unique culture and vibrant traditions of this nation.
Pink Lake at Retba
São Vicente Jeep Adventure (from Porto Grande)
Then continue on to the white sandy beaches of Saragaca and Gatchod where you’ll find natural caves, formed from the lava of the volcano.
Why cruise with us?
Designed with our guests in mind and smaller than the average cruise ship, our modern sister ships offer small-ship luxury and a private balcony for every guest. Expect excellent facilities on board, including The Spa, Salon, state-of-the-art Fitness Suite and more.
Enjoy a complimentary chauffeur service, wines, premium spirits, speciality dining, gratuities, Wi-Fi and travel insurance. All included in the price.
On board, we have one crew member for every two guests. From getting to know you by name to remembering your favourite drink at the bar, you’ll always receive personal, attentive service
If you are tempted by this, find out more about this new, all-inclusive cruise to Africa from the UK.
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