Dubai (UAE) to Cape town (South Africa) on Nautica

7 December 2019
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Day Date Port Arrive Depart
1 - Saturday 07 December Dubai (Uae) 0800 2300
Cruise ships arrive in Dubai's well-designed and equipped cruise terminal, which has a Business Centre providing free internet access, and a taxi rank. Dubai's dramatic skyline now includes the world's highest skyscraper, the 2717-foot Burj Khalifa. Popular visits in Dubai are its numerous shopping malls, gold and spice souks, the narrow streets of Al-Bastakia and the Creek's cargo-laden dhows, Jumeirah Mosque and 4 x 4 safaris in the desert dunes.
2 - Sunday 08 December Abu Dhabi (Uae) 0700 1700
Cruises visiting the capital of the United Arab Emirates usually arrive at Mina Zayed Port, where there are buses to the city three miles away. The beach-side Corniche leads to a new Wakeboarding park offering free lessons and to Heritage Village, a glimpse of traditional life. In Al Bateen Shipyard, visitors can learn the techniques of dhow building. The chief sight in Abu Dhabi is Sheikh Zayed Mosque, a huge white building with 80 domes which accommodates 40,000 people. Trips may be offered to the oasis city of Al Ain, its fort and camel market.
3 - Monday 09 December Fujairah 1000 1900
4 - Tuesday 10 December Muscat (Oman) 0700 1800
The old harbour of Muscat is flanked by the twin forts of Al-Jalali and Al-Mirani, and beside the port is the elaborate Al-Alam Palace and gardens, the home of Sultan Qaboos. Muscat's wealth was built on the trading of mother of pearl, frankincense and fish, which can all be bought in the city's souks. The main sight in Muscat is the magnificent Grand Mosque, completed in 2001. Its spacious interior is lined with marble and hung with crystal chandeliers. Tours by 4x4 into the desert wadis may be offered.
5 - Wednesday 11 December Cruising The Arabian Sea
6 - Thursday 12 December Cruising The Arabian Sea
7 - Friday 13 December Mumbai 0800
This is the largest port in Western India, noted for its financial centre and Bollywood, the world's largest film production centre. Mumbai's most famous symbols are the Gateway to India, a grand arch, and the nearby Taj Mahal Palace Hotel. British influences can be seen in the stained glass and sculptures of Victoria Rail Terminus, a World Heritage Site. Mumbai is a pleasantly chaotic city packed full of bazaars, roadside stalls, traffic and some of India's best restaurants.
8 - Saturday 14 December Mumbai 1600
9 - Sunday 15 December Goa (India) 0800 1700
Goa is India's best-known beach resort with 100km of scenic, palm-fringed coastline. Anjuna Beach in Panjim, the capital of Goa, was a hippy destination in the 1960s, and has elegant colonial buildings and mansions. Old Goa was a Portuguese colonial territory for five centuries, and there are many 16th-century churches and older Hindu temples in the region. South Goa has waterfalls, paddy fields and fruit plantations.
10 - Monday 16 December Mangalore 0600 1700
11 - Tuesday 17 December Cochin (India) 0600 1600
The Keralan city of Cochin is well known for the 20-metre long Chinese fishing nets used at Fort Koch and for St Francis church which is the burial place of Vasco da Gama. Just outside Cochin and accessible by taxi or rickshaw is Mattancherry Palace, where the upper floor was once used for the coronation of Cochin's Rajas. The building's walls are decorated with murals illustrating scenes from Hindu mythology. Performances of the local Kathakali dance are regularly held in the town's cultural centre.
12 - Wednesday 18 December Male (Maldives) 1500
Male is the principal port of the Maldives, a jumble of skyscrapers, old buildings and markets. Majeedhee Magu is the main road on the island, bordered with shops selling everything from perfume to electronics. The town is surrounded by sea walls and has an artificial beach and a wide variety of restaurants.17th-century Hukuru Mosque is worth a visit for its black coral walls, engraved beams and panels decorated with carved Arabic writings.
13 - Thursday 19 December Male (Maldives) 1200
14 - Friday 20 December Cruising The Indian Ocean
15 - Saturday 21 December Cruising The Indian Ocean
16 - Sunday 22 December La Digue 0900 1600
17 - Sunday 22 December Mahe 1900
18 - Monday 23 December Mahe 1800
19 - Tuesday 24 December Cruising The Indian Ocean
20 - Wednesday 25 December Cruising The Indian Ocean
21 - Thursday 26 December Port Louis 0800 1800
The port for Mauritius is Port Louis, a multi-cultural city with Hindu, Islamic, Christian, Chinese and Creole districts. The city has many shopping opportunities which range from lively street markets to a large shopping area on the seafront with fashionable boutiques. The Natural History Museum exhibits the only-known skeleton of the extinct dodo, and Fort Adelaide offers splendid views of the city. The island has some of the best beaches in the Indian Ocean and a mountainous landscape.
22 - Friday 27 December Pointe Des Galets 0800 1800
23 - Saturday 28 December Cruising The Indian Ocean
24 - Sunday 29 December Cruising The Indian Ocean
25 - Monday 30 December Cruising The Indian Ocean
26 - Tuesday 31 December Maputo (Mozambique) 0700 1700
The capital of Mozambique is also known as the City of Acacias, and was once a Portuguese Colony. The railway station and the Iron House were built by Gustav Eiffel who designed the Eiffel Tower, and south of the city are several reserves and national parks, including the Maputo Elephant Reserve where visitors can also see flamingos, leopards, crocodiles and hippos. Locals sell wood carvings and batik cloth from stalls on the beach.
27 - Wednesday 01 January Richards Bay (South Africa) 1000 2300
This industrial port in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, is the gateway to Zululand, the dunes, swamp, forests and wildlife of St Lucia Wetlands - hippos and crocodiles, pelicans, storks and flamingoes - and Hluhluwe Umfolosi Game Reserve. Other trips may be offered to the Shakaland Experience, a recreation of a Zulu homestead. Richards Bay has a new waterfront shopping mall, the Boardwalk.
28 - Thursday 02 January Durban (South Africa) 0700 2000
Durban is the busiest port in South Africa and is a popular tourist resort. It is famous for the Golden Mile, a long stretch of sandy beach ideal for surfers, swimmers and sunbathers, and bordered by uShaja Marine World, hotels and some of Durban's best Art Deco buildings. The city's Sri Sri Radhanath Temple of Understanding is a new and opulent temple which is open to visitors and has an underground restaurant.
29 - Friday 03 January Cruising The Cape Of Good Hope
30 - Saturday 04 January Mossel Bay 0800 1700
31 - Sunday 05 January Cape Town (South Africa) 1000
Cape Town is the capital of the Western Cape. Table Mountain is the spectacular backdrop to the city, and the summit can be reached by Cableway. Cape Town's Victoria and Albert Waterfront is a popular area with shops, entertainment venues and over 80 restaurants. Trips may be offered to Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens and Robben Island, where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned during the apartheid era.
Code Category Status Latest Price
G Inside Stateroom AVAILABLE £7109pp
F Inside Stateroom AVAILABLE £7259pp
E Ocean View AVAILABLE £7479pp
D Ocean View AVAILABLE £7629pp
C2 Deluxe Ocean View AVAILABLE £7849pp
C1 Deluxe Ocean View AVAILABLE £7999pp
B2 Veranda Stateroom AVAILABLE £9109pp
B1 Veranda Stateroom AVAILABLE £9249pp
A3 Concierge Level Veranda AVAILABLE £9549pp
A2 Concierge Level Veranda AVAILABLE £9699pp
A1 Concierge Level Veranda AVAILABLE £9849pp
PH3 Penthouse Suite CLOSED £12289pp
PH2 Penthouse Suite AVAILABLE £12509pp
PH1 Penthouse Suite AVAILABLE £12879pp
VS Vista Suite CLOSED £16509pp
OS Owners Suite CLOSED £18739pp
Prices: £ price per person based on 2 people sharing.
Port Charges: Included; Latest Prices and Status are those supplied to us by the cruise lines, usually daily
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