Southern Africa aboard the African Dream: travel to the ends of the earth (port-to-port cruise)

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  • duration 9 days
  • tour type Cruise
  • age requirement 18+ yrs
  • max group size 15
  • Starts Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Ends Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
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Tour with Flexible Booking Policy
  • Change dates It is free to change your tour start date prior to 30 days of departure.
  • Choose a different tour You can select a new tour run by the same operator up to 30 days before departure.
  • An intimate experience on board a luxury 5 anchor ship, welcoming you in a refined and comfortable atmosphere
  • Enjoy the stillness of a magical, luxurious lodge with spacious bungalows and private swimming pool
  • Transfers by private plane, a unique view across on the savannah and Kariba lake
  • Unique cruise on Lake Kariba through emblematic and mysterious landscapes
This cruise trip boards in Johannesburg and disembarks in Victoria Falls. You will be cruising through South Africa, Botswana and Zimbabwe and sail via Lake Kariba, Victoria Falls, Johannesburg and 4 other destinations. The tour "Southern Africa Aboard The African Dream: Travel To The Ends Of The Earth (port-to-port Cruise)" takes 9 days and includes cabin accommodation onboard the cruise ship and other items. See the package includes section for additional details.

From Johannesburg to Victoria Falls, you’ll discover spectacular panoramas and tumultuous histories, but also incredible wildlife and carefully crafted menus that reflect the flavors and savors of Africa, as well as the most beautiful natural reserves and the secrets of Lake Kariba before taking in the grandeur of the “smoke that thunders,” Victoria Falls.
  • Overview
  • Day 1 : Johannesburg (south Africa)
  • Day 2 : Johannesburg - Kasane - Arrival At Lodge (south Africa-botswana-namibia)
  • Day 3 : Lodge: Chobe National Park (namibia-botswana)
  • Day 4 : Lodge: Impalila Island (namibia)
  • Day 5 : Lodge - Kasane - Lake Kariba - Boarding The Ship (namibia-botswana-zimbabwe)
  • Day 6 : Ship: Lake Kariba - Sailing On The Gache-gache River (zimbabwe)
  • Day 7 : Ship: Lake Kariba - Matusadona National Park (zimbabwe)
  • Day 8 : Ship: Kariba - Victoria Falls (zimbabwe)
  • Day 9 : Victoria Falls
  • Accommodation in a double cabin in your choice of category
  • All meals
  • Drinks served by CroisiEurope at all meals and drinks served at the bar on the ship and at the CroisiEurope lodge
  • In Johannesburg and Victoria falls, drinks include: 1 water, 1 glass of local wine* or 1 soda or 1 local beer*, 1 tea or coffee per person and per meal
  • The domestic flight Johannesburg/Kasane
  • Tips (excluding tips for crew members on board the ship and at the lodge). Tips : To make your vacation worry
  • Free, the equivalent of €20 per passenger will be given to service providers in your destination countries (excluding tips for crew members on board the ship and at the lodge) as tips. We feel this amount is appropriate in consideration of local customs and practice. *Alcohol can be harmful to your health. Please drink in moderation.
  • Airport taxes (€120
  • Occupancy accomodations in a first
  • Class CroisiEurope lodge and in 4
  • The excursions mentioned in the program
  • Travel assistance and repatriation insurance
  • International flights and their taxes
  • Flight between Victoria Falls and Johannesburg
  • Transfers airport/hotel/airport
  • Cancellation and baggage insurance
  • Zimbabwean visa (must be paid on site, cost differs by Nationality category – please check with Zimbabwe Embassy in your country)
  • Cancellation/baggage insurance
  • Optional excursion
  • Tips for crew members on board the ship and at the lodge (for informational purposes, daily tips per passenger amount to US$5)
  • The Botswana Tourism levy (US$30 to be paid for on site in US$, and likely to be applicable in the year)
  • The Namibian visa (also likely to be applicable in the year)
  • Personal expenses.
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this Southern Africa aboard the African Dream: travel to the ends of the earth (port-to-port cruise) tour. You can cancel the tour up to 90 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 89 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 19 April 2022, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 19 April 2022, a deposit of 25% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 89 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Southern Africa aboard the African Dream: travel to the ends of the earth (port-to-port cruise) tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.


For this Southern Africa aboard the African Dream: travel to the ends of the earth (port-to-port cruise) tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

Tour Packages
The Southern Africa aboard the African Dream: travel to the ends of the earth (port-to-port cruise) tour offers two separate excursion packages, DISCOVERY and CLASSIC, which are not included in the price and must be paid for separately. You have the option of purchasing either one of the packages once your booking has been confirmed.
Please note that you can also purchase these packages onboard, but at higher prices. COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • Rigorous hygiene safety measures will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • All travellers 18 years and older will be required to be either fully vaccinated atleast 14 days prior to departure or have taken a negative test (rapid antigen or PCR)  within 72 hours of departure.
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