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“You can never cross the ocean until you have the courage to lose sight of the shore.” – Christopher Columbus

THEMED CRUISE: OH SHIP

 See what the organizers have to say about OH SHIP on their website… “A spectacular summer weekend event on a massive luxury cruise liner in the middle of the Indian Ocean! 72 hours of non-stop entertainment with SA’s top DJ’s comedians and entertainers make it the BIGGEST PARTY OF THE YEAR!! 11 OH SHIPS and counting and getting CRAZIER every year… Tick off a bucket list item as you celebrate on the decks with your fellow Oh Shippers, making friends, creating memories, and having the time of your life!”

Cruising South Africa is proud to be a part of the 11-year journey of OH SHIP. Every season we convey the staff and Artists to and from the ship on behalf of the Organizers and then of course the many passengers who too have been faithful to us with so many repeat customers 🙂  We look forward to seeing you again.

Portuguese Island with MSC Cruises

CRUISING SOUTH AFRICA WITH MSC CRUISES

A 3-night cruise aboard the MSC Orchestra to the Portuguese Island
from only:

R7307 per person sharing

in an interior cabin incl. port fees, and taxes.
This rate is a guideline only.
Cruise insurance is not included.
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What is incl;uded in cruises with MSC
The Cruise Itinerary

Green checklist tick 25px wide3 nights 4 days onboard the MSC Orchestra 2022-2023 season

Green checklist tick 25px wideAll meals and entertainment (not casino) onboard

Green checklist tick 25px wideAll mandatory port charges and taxes

Green checklist tick 25px wideMandatory cruise insurance

WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED

Green checklist tick 25px wideDrinks (Free Coffee, Water & Tea available in Buffet Restaurant)

Green checklist tick 25px wideAll items and services of a personal nature (e.g. hairdresser)

Green checklist tick 25px wideAll add-ons, excursions, internet, laundry, mini bar in rooms

Green checklist tick 25px wideThe Casino and other premium entertainment like Bingo

 

The MSC Sinfonia

THE BIGGEST EVENT OF THE YEAR!!

A spectacular summer weekend event on a massive luxury cruise liner in the middle of the Indian Ocean!

72 hours of non-stop entertainment with SA’s top DJ’s comedians and entertainers make it the BIGGEST PARTY OF THE YEAR!!

11 OH SHIP’s and counting and getting CRAZIER every year…

Tick off a bucket list item as you celebrate on the decks with your fellow Oh Shippers, making friends, creating memories and having the time of your life! 

Friday – DAY 1: Depart Durban at 16h00 (Normal time or 20h00 Covid time).

Saturday – DAY 2: At sea and arrive at Portuguese Island late afternoon.

Sunday – DAY 3: Portuguese Island – Take a tender boat to the island depending on sea and weather conditions.

Monday – DAY 4: Arrive Durban 07h00

Departure dates

November 2022: 28th

 

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CABIN CLASSES | MSC ORCHESTRA VIDEOS

MSC ORCHESTRA SHIP INFO

Discover true Italian warmth and hospitality aboard the stylish MSC Orchestra. This shining gem of a cruise ship offers you the perfect blend of modern design, luxurious comfort, and world-class entertainment. Pamper yourself at the spacious Body and Mind Spa, or work up a sweat at the fitness center with floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the ship’s bow. Cool off at one of the two swimming pools.
Dine with a worldwide flair including authentic Italian and Chinese cuisine at one of the five onboard restaurants. Catch nightly shows, sample different Italian wines at the wine bar or dance the night away at R32 disco. After a fun-filled day retire to your comfortable accommodations to dream of all the fun and excitement that tomorrow will bring aboard the MSC Orchestra.

Launched on 14 May 2007, the spectacular MSC Orchestra is one of MSC Cruises’ newest ships. The second of the ‘Musica-class’ line of cruise ships, MSC Orchestra offers the perfect blend of design, comfort and safety. Airy open spaces and MSC Cruises’ signature Italian style make MSC Orchestra a stylish pioneer for future cruise ship projects and designs. Onboard the luxury MSC Orchestra cruise ship you will be enthralled by the wide spectrum of entertainment facilities – jog on a dedicated track, indulge in a rejuvenating Turkish bath, dine at the Shanghai Chinese restaurant, relax in the exotic animal-print Savannah Bar, sumptuous Purple Bar or enjoy Hollywood-style glamour in the chic Zaffiro Bar. Try your luck at the Palm Beach Casino, dance the night away in the disco or take in a show at the Covent Garden Theatre, with a programme packed with entertaining shows with music. MSC Orchestra boasts a total of 16 decks, with sauna and whirlpool facilities, a wide choice of restaurants and cosy family pizzerias. Kids can go wild in the Jungle Adventure playroom whilst teens will quickly feel at home in the Teen’s Club.

Registry: Panama
Builder: Aker Yards
Country Built-In: France
Ship Construction Completed Date: 6/2/2007
Christened By: Sophia Loren
Total Passengers: 3220
Crew members: 1054
Number of cabins: 1275
Gross tonnage: 92,409
Length / Beam / Height : 323m / 41m 72m
Maximum speed: 23 knots

Terms and Conditions

Prices are per person sharing in twin-share cabin, include discounts, and are subject to availability and rate of exchange changes. Offers above are a guide only and will vary depending on departure date, our guide price is based on the cheapest departure within the stipulated season and availability is correct at time of loading. Visas may be necessary and insurance is essential. MSC, Cruising SA and Tour Operator terms and conditions apply, and may all be found on our website. Offer can be removed at any time. All cruise offers are capacity controlled and offer selected cabins at a specific price in line with MSC Cruises Dynamic Pricing Policy. These packages are based on the CASH price. E&OE.

Covid-19 Vaccination Policy: All Guests (2 years old and over) need to provide a certificate of a negative RT-PCR test taken within 48 hours of the day of embarkation. All Guests (12 years old and over) have to be fully vaccinated with an approved Covid-19 vaccine with the final dose administered at least 14 days before the cruise departure date. Guests aged 12 – 17, having received a single shot a minimum of 14 days before the date of embarkation, will be accepted as fully vaccinated. Unvaccinated guests (2 years to 11) will additionally have to undergo an antigen lateral flow test at the embarkation port at a cost of R300 per person. Please pre-register for your antigen test https://app.inceptionbio.co.za/register. All vaccinated guests to present original COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card or Digital Government Issued Vaccination Certificate, which must contain: Personal identifiers (at a minimum: full name and date of birth) that match the personal identifiers on the passport, name of official source issuing the record, vaccine manufacturer and date(s) of vaccination. Guests over 18 years old that recovered from Covid-19 and received only one shot of the vaccine are not considered as fully vaccinated.
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A combination of Fully Escorted Land Safaris and Tours with an Ocean Cruise.
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Escorted Tour: Kruger and Cruise

Escorted Tour: Kruger and Cruise - The Big 5MSC Splendida
ESCORTED TOUR:
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A 13 DAY 12 NIGHT TOUR IN 3, 4 & 5 STAR LUXURY ACCOMMODATION.
Starts in Johannesburg and ends in Durban. Visit the famous Kruger National Park, the magnificent Panorama Route, Swaziland, Hluhluwe and St Lucia, Durban and then by sea on the MSC Splendida to Pomene Bay in Mozambique.
 

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An 8 DAY 7 NIGHT TOUR IN 3 & 4 STAR LUXURY ACCOMMODATION.
Starts in Cape Town and ends in Durban. Visit the Southern most tip of Africa, Route 62, Cango Caves, Ostrich Farm, and Knysna. Fly to Durban (included) and join the MSC Splendida for a cruise to South Africa's favorite cruise destination.

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