Spend time at a safari camp near Kruger National Park, before you set sail on the Azamara Quest® for an incredible journey around South Africa.
Guided bush walk Get up close to nature on a guided wilderness walk through the African bush during your stay at Garonga Safari Camp.
Cruise Board a local voyage to Penguin Island* where you can watch as the penguins waddle along the sand and paddle at the shore.Keep an eye out for whales and dolphins, too.
Big Five safari While at Garonga Safari Camp, head out on morning and afternoon game drives.
Cruise Delve into Africa’s history with a cultural tour of a Zulu village. Learn how to make a spear and shield, alongside a traditional grass hut, and watch Zulu dancers perform before enjoying an authentic buffet lunch*.
Learn about wildlife Meet the expert guides and trackers at your safari camp and discover more about the incredible wildlife at Makalali Private Game Reserve.
Cruise Go art gallery-hopping in Durban and admire the impressive local art at one of the region’s best contemporary galleries, the KwaZulu-Natal Society of Arts*.
Garonga Safari Camp Your Luxury Tent is one of just six at this intimate camp. It has a huge draped bed, an en suite with double vanity sinks and a private viewing deck and hammock – an idyllic spot for wildlife viewing.
Cruise Club Balcony Staterooms have a lounge area with flat-screen television and a private balcony.
* Extra charge
Is this for you?
Azamara Club Cruises®
With Azamara Club Cruises® there’s a real focus on Destination Immersion® with visits to unique ports, late-night and overnight stays in port as well as night touring. The ‘More Inclusive’ package includes one AzAmazing Evening® per cruise – a private experience which provides a unique insight into your destination’s culture. What’s included: All meals at selected restaurants, selected standard spirits, international beers and wines, bottled water, soft drinks, speciality coffees and teas, one AzAmazing Evening® event per cruise, self-service laundry, gratuities.
The 690-guest Azamara Quest® offers a more intimate cruise, getting to the heart of each port while offering a high level of luxury.
What to expect
Day 1 UK to Johannesburg, South Africa Depart the UK on your overnight flight to Johannesburg.
Days 2-4 Johannesburg to Kruger area, South Africa Fly to Hoedspruit and transfer to Garonga Safari Camp where you’ll stay for three nights. This romantic tented bush retreat sits within the Makalali Private Game Reserve – an hour’s drive from the world-famous Kruger National Park. Its style combines classic luxury with traditional African design. Days here start off with a warming tea or coffee and biscuits before an early morning game drive. You’ll stay in a spacious Luxury Tent with an en suite, outdoor shower and private viewing deck. Each tent is decorated in a safari-chic style with rough plastered walls and a clean, white canvas roof. Your all-inclusive stay involves all meals, two daily game drives, guided bush walks and a ‘sleep-out’ experience, where you can spend a night under the stars in a four-poster bed on the treehouse’s private viewing platform. The camp also has a swimming pool, massage sala and wine cellar stocked with superb South African varieties. Meals are usually served in the main lounge, which is also a popular spot for relaxing with a drink or two in front of the fire.
Day 5 Kruger area to Cape Town, South Africa Fly to Cape Town and board Azamara Quest® for your magnificent South Africa cruise.
Day 6 At sea
Day 7 Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Day 8 At sea
Day 9 Richards Bay, South Africa
Day 10 Durban, South Africa
Day 11 East London, South Africa
Day 12 At sea
Days 13-14 Cape Town, South Africa
Day 15 Cape Town, South Africa
Following disembarkation, transfer to the airport for your return flight to the UK.
Departing 27 January 2020. Alternative Africa itineraries are available with Azamara, call or speak to a Personal Travel Expert for details.
Upgrade your cruise
Ahead of your cruise, if you want to stay right inside Kruger National Park, Tinga Lodge at Lion Sands Game Reserve is a fantastic choice. Every suite has its own plunge pool, and you’ll also have a private viewing deck overlooking the Sabie River.