Destination Portuguese Island
Cruise Season: 2022-2023
Departs from: Durban
” I will find comfort in the rythm of the sea” – Charlotte Eriksson
DEPARTURE DATES FOR THIS CRUISE:
NOVEMBER 2022: 25,
DECEMBER 2022: 02, 09, 16
JANUARY 2023: 13, 20, 27
FEBRUARY 2023: 03, 10, 17, 24
MARCH 2023: 03, 10, 17, 23
Prices from R6957 per person sharing.
That includes world-class accommodation, all meals, theatre entertainment, deck entertainment, and port taxes. Drinks, Casino, medical care, and personal items to own account.
Here below are a few images of our senior management cruising to the Portuguese Islands in 2017. They look forward to meeting you on their next Portufuese Island cruise in 2022!
Destination: Portuguese Island Cruise 2022-2023 Itinerary.
DAY 1 (Fridays): Embarkation starts: 09h00* to 09h30* (normally)
During Covid 19, times will vary daily!.
DAY 2 (Saturday): Portuguese Island. Take the free tender boat to the Island. Return by 15h00*. (Subject to sea & weather conditions)
Day 3 (Sunday): At Sea
Day 4 (Monday): Arrive Durban at 04h00*. Disembark at 06h00* (normally) but Covid 19 times will vary daily! *Times and itinerary may vary E&OE
Passports are required for all passengers on this cruise. Passports must be valid for more than 6 months after your return to Durban.
Children U18 years of age will need to produce an UNABRIDGED birth certificate showing parents details as well as a valid passport.
Holders of foreign passports will also need a Mocambique visa which can be purchased on board.
If a child is travelling with only 1 parent, the other parent needs to sign an affidavit at a police station giving permission to the other parent to travel with their children (including names of the children). If a child is travelling with a Guardian, then a police affidavit from both parents giving permission to the Guardian to travel with their children needs to be submitted to immigration along with the children’s unabridged birth certificate and with police certified copies of the parents ID’s as well as the affidavit needs to be produced.
During Covid 19, the Health Department requires you to have been fully vaccinated 14 days prior to your cruise (i.e. your second jab must be at least 2 weeks old) and you must have a negative PCR Test taken no more than 48 hours before your departure.
Failure to have all the documents on hand at embarkation will mean that you will not be allowed to board, thereby losing all the money you paid for your cruise. Do NOT put these documents in your luggage and double check that you have them on you before you fly to Durban!
Destination Portuguese Islands is by far the most popular cruise from South Africa. If you need more questions answered, please look at our FAQ page.
This cruise to destination Portuguese Islands departs Durban for a 3-night 4-day adventure. All accommodation, port fees, travel insurance, meals, and live entertainment are included. Drinks, the casino, and items of a personal nature are for your own account. Prices start at approx. R6957 per person and are subject to availability at the time of booking. Kids U18 travel free with 2 full paying adults in same cabin (4 berth cabins are limited, so please book early). E&OE
Terms and Conditions of booking a MSC Cruise.
All rates are per person based on 2 people sharing a 2 berth cabin and subject to availability, foreign exchange and fuel cost fluctuations. All cruise offers are capacity controlled and offering selected cabins at a specific price in line with MSC Cruises Dynamic Pricing Policy. KIDS CRUISE FREE: Up to 2 children under 18 years, sharing a I2 or O2 cabin category with 2 adults, for Suites 2 children under 12 years & for balconies 1 child under 18 years, only paying the mandatory charges. Above cruise fares includes mandatory port and service charges but excludes insurance. Single supplement applies and multiple berth cabins carry a surcharge. Promotions are not combinable with each other, but are combinable with MSC Voyagers Club discounts (except for Tandem).E&OE. Please note if cabins are offered on a ‘guaranteed’ basis. This means that we guarantee to accommodate in the category specified (or higher) but the final allocation of a specific cabin will be made by MSC and may only be finalised at embarkation. Please note that this booking site and enquiry facility is electronic and despite the best endeavours of MSC, computer and input glitches can occur both in pricing and with advertised cruise itineraries. Should this occur, MSC will endeavour to alert users to the errors as soon as they become apparent, but MSC will not be bound by the incorrect information that is unwittingly displayed, whether or not any prospective passenger has responded thereto, or otherwise. MSC Cruises reserves the right to cancel, change, modify or substitute ports and times of call at any time and for any reason whatsoever without prior notice.
All rates are per person based on 2 people sharing a 2 berth cabin and subject to availability, foreign exchange and fuel cost fluctuations. All cruise offers are capacity controlled and offering selected cabins at a specific price in line with MSC Cruises Dynamic Pricing Policy. KIDS CRUISE FREE: Up to 2 children under 12 years sharing a multiple berth cabin, only paying the mandatory charges (on selected ships). Above cruise fares include mandatory port and service charge but exclude insurance charge. Single supplement applies and can’t be guaranteed as it is capacity controlled. Promotions are not combinable with each other, but are combinable with MSC Voyagers Club discounts (except for Tandem). ST&Cs apply. E&OE
“The heart of man is very much like the sea, it has its storms, it has its tides and in its depths it has its pearls too” – Vincent van Gogh
Here below are a few videos for your perusal.
Get a sneak preview of what you can expect to find on this cruise whilst filling in the form on the right!
Please remember that disembarking the ship is never guaranteed.
The Captain always has your safety at heart and should there be a severe adverse weather condition, he will not allow passengers to take the tender boats to the island. When this happens, your Cruise Director will still ensure you have your fun in the sun!
“I must go down to the sea again, to the lonely sea and sky, and all I ask is for a tall ship and a star to steer her by.” – John Macefield
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