For those who are new to cruising and travellers who’d like to explore more of southern Africa’s beautiful coastline, MSC Cruises is the perfect cruising partner. Departing from Cape Town and Durban, the stylish MSC Opera and MSC Sinfonia offer exceptional opportunities to discover the many wonders of our nearest ports at very affordable prices.
Familiar to most South African cruise travellers, MSC is an Italian company proud of its Mediterranean roots, which can be experienced across all of its ships, sailing local shores as well as abroad. The cruise line is the world's largest privately owned cruise company, boasting the fastest growing and youngest fleets.
MSC Cruises invites travellers of every kind to the cruise of a lifetime. Whether you’re honeymooners in the mood for a romantic sojourn, a group of friends looking for fun or a family wanting to make the best holiday memories, there’s a great-value tour package perfect for you. Families in particular can take advantage of the Kids Go Free programme, including a huge selection of fun activities, clubs and amenities for all-day entertainment – while parents enjoy some quiet time to themselves.
Why cruise with MSC South Africa
Five-star comfort and great value come standard aboard MSC Cruises. Choose the ship that suits you best, and select the itinerary that will whisk you away to the local destinations you’ve always dreamed of. MSC Cruises endeavour to take care of all the details, ensuring that guests can simply sit back, relax and enjoy the journey. From coordinating exciting on-shore excursions to planning special occasions, everything is taken care of and it’s smooth sailing all the way.
What you can expect from MSC South Africa
MSC Cruises’ modern, elegant fleet offers a stylish and comfortable experience enhanced by an impressive collection of modern amenities. Expect high levels of service coupled with personal attention to detail. Well-equipped cabins offer the perfect respite after a long day of on-board excitement. Dine at a wide choice of gourmet and kid-friendly restaurants. Take advantage of the well-equipped sports facilities, chic spa and swimming pools. Enjoy a spectacular array of on-board entertainment including live shows, a 4D cinema, arts and crafts workshops, dancing lessons and yoga to name a few. Local guides offer exciting excursions on shore, while guests are also free to explore each destination at their own leisure.
Most popular destinations with MSC South Africa
Two-night cruises off the coast from Cape Town and Durban are very popular with first-time cruisers, while those who prefer a longer stay can opt for five to seven-night itineraries to Portuguese Island, Mauritius or Reunion.