Africa to Italy: Treasures of the Indian Ocean

Includes hotel stays in Durban and Venice

Amazing Value | Book now for 2021

Package Includes

All flights & taxes

Hotel Stays

  • 2 night hotel stay in Durban with breakfast
  • 2 night hotel stay in Venice

Cruise

  • 25 night full-board cruise from Durban to Venice on board MSC Musica with all meals and entertainment
  • Overnight in port in Mauritius and the Seychelles

At a glance

29 nights
Departing 19 Apr 21

Prices from

Inside
$3,999 pp
Price based on 19 Apr 2021 departure

Venice

Affectionately named ‘the floating city’, Venice is literally surrounded by water and made up of a collection of islands, a journey on board an iconic Gondola is the perfect way to explore the city. Glide through the twisting bodies of water and admire the remarkable Renaissance and Gothic palaces, lining their path.

Your Itinerary

Sea sunrise.
DAY 1 - 2 | 19 - 20 Apr 2021
Durban - Hotel Stay

Durban is situated in the KwaZulu Province of South Africa and is the second largest city in South Africa. Locally known as Thekwini, Durban is South Africa’s leading beach resort with ideal year-round beach weather and a relaxed atmosphere. Located along Africa’s southernmost tip, Durban has an extraordinary ambiance and is known as Africa’s ‘busiest and best-managed port’.

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DAY 3 | 21 Apr 2021
Durban - Embark MSC Musica

From active to relaxing cruise holidays, Musica provides the perfect setting for both. You may choose to spend a morning with a swim in one of the three pools and when you’ve worked up an appetite, there are plenty of restaurants to try from the elegant Café Le Baroque to the modern La Terrazza Buffet.

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DAY 4 - 6 | 22 - 24 Apr 2021
At Sea

Whether you’re in the mood for dancing to a band in the dazzling Crystal Lounge or sipping a cocktail for those moments when only the extraordinary can meet your mood, MSC Musica has a little something for everyone.

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DAY 7 | 25 Apr 2021
Réunion

Remote Réunion Island is located in the Indian Ocean between Madagascar and Mauritius. Known for its incredible landscapes, from the rain forested interior with its tumbling waterfalls, to the white-sand beaches and colourful coral reefs, it’s a beautiful island to explore. Hike to the Piton des Neiges, dine on the fusion of Creole, Indian and Chinese cuisine, or swim in the turquoise lagoons.

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DAY 8 - 9 | 26 - 27 Apr 2021
Mauritius (Overnight in Port)

Sugar-white sand, enchanting lagoons and colourful reefs make every photograph taken in Mauritius look postcard-perfect. The island, ringed by coral and dotted with mountains, is brimming with things to see and do. Take a boat excursion to spot whales and dolphins, hike the Black River Gorges National Park or simply laze on the beach alongside the ocean.

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DAY 10 - 11 | 28 - 29 Apr 2021
At Sea

The varied cuisine on this beautiful ship excels and exceeds all expectations. Every delectable item on the menu is freshly prepared and cooking to your liking. Treat yourself to the Asian flare the Kaito Sushi Bar, or explore the Gli Archi buffet-styled restaurant.

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DAY 12 - 13 | 30 - 1 May 2021
Seychelles (Overnight in Port)

An archipelago of over a hundred picturesque islands in the Indian Ocean, the Seychelles are a true tropical paradise. Home to white-sand beaches kissed by clear waters that are filled with colourful coral and exotic marine life, it’s a fantastic destination to go diving and snorkelling.

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DAY 14 - 20 | 2 - 8 May 2021
At Sea

Classic coffee favourites can be found in the Coffee Bar, all made from the finest beans, roasted in the Italian tradition for moments of pure pleasure. Also, a classy Italian bar to complement the classic cocktail drink, Martini, you can rediscover your favourite “Tini” in style.

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DAY 21 | 9 May 2021
Aqaba

Located on the Red Sea’s Gulf of Aqaba, Aqaba boasts a myriad of beaches and is a popular destination for scuba diving and snorkelling. Aqaba also serves as the gateway to the pink-hued city of Petra, one of the new Seven Wonders of the World and the desert wilderness of Wadi Rum.

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DAY 22 - 23 | 10 - 11 May 2021
Suez Canal (Scenic Cruising)

Sit back and enjoy your cruise through the Suez Canal, one of the world’s most impressive man-made waterways that takes in the sights of Port Said, Ismailia and Suez along the way. Keep your camera ready to capture this famous engineering marvel.

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DAY 24 | 12 May 2021
At Sea

Sit back and relax in the Aurea Spa where there are two Turkish baths, three hot tubs and two saunas, all in a private atmosphere so you can hide away with a gorgeous view of the sea. For those who want to keep their fitness levels up, there is a fully equipped gymnasium too.

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DAY 25 | 13 May 2021
Katakolon

Your next port of call is Katakolon, the gateway to ancient Olympia, the playground of the gods and heroes of Greek mythology. As the spiritual home of the Olympic Games, this is where the Olympic flame is lit for each Olympiad. Here you can also admire the surrounding countryside with its rural villages, olive groves and vineyards.

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DAY 26 | 14 May 2021
Kotor

Kotor is located along one of Montenegro's most beautiful bays. Medieval architecture and numerous monuments of cultural heritage have made Kotor a must-visit destination. Here you’ll find imposing mountains, shrouded by mist, overlooking near-endless museums, churches and charming squares – the perfect place to sit back and relax.

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DAY 27 | 15 May 2021
Split

Split blends ancient monuments, natural beauty and modern Dalmatian life with consummate ease. With its spectacular setting – think mountainous backdrop offset by the turquoise waters of the Adriatric – it’s no wonder that a Roman emperor choose to build his palace here. Today, Diocletian’s Palace is one of the finest and best preserved Roman monuments in the world.

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DAY 28 - 30 | 16 - 18 May 2021
Venice - Disembark MSC Musica and Hotel Stay

Discover secret passageways, dramatic Gothic architecture and the famous Venetian cuisine; all of which contribute to the beauty and intrigue of this enchanting city. Defying both logic and architectural techniques, the city stands as beautiful as ever, an incredibly well-preserved network of waterways and grand palazzi. Take a trip on a gondola, an iconic experience and undisputed romantic symbol of this timeless city.

Welcome aboard the MSC Musica

There’s always music in the air on board the MSC Musica. From the moment you step on board you’ll notice a little magic about this cruise ship – in the central foyer area you’ll find a three-tier waterfall and a semi-transparent grand piano suspended above a pool of glimmering water. There’s plenty of choice when it comes to restaurants. Food is hand-prepared by master sushi chefs in the authentic and minimalist Kaito Sushi Bar, and Il Giardino provides a taste of contemporary Italian cuisine.

Entered Service: 01/01/2006

Tonnage: 92,409

Number of Decks: 13

Passenger Capacity: 2,550

Total Crew: 1,014

Number of Cabins: 1,275

Wheelchair Accessible Cabins: Yes

Number of Pools: 3

Number of Restaurants: 6

Kids Club: Yes

Entered Service: 01/01/2006

Tonnage: 92,409

Number of Decks: 13

Passenger Capacity: 2,550

Total Crew: 1,014

Number of Cabins: 1,275

Wheelchair Accessible Cabins: Yes

Number of Pools: 3

Number of Restaurants: 6

Kids Club: Yes

Teatro La Scala

Choose from two shows each night, ranging from music concerts to acrobatic shows, in this spectacular theatre.

Le Maxim’s

Savour American and Italian dishes in the luxurious surroundings of Maxim’s.

Laguna Bar

Cool off with your favourite cocktail or ice cream at this outdoor bar close to the pool area.

Prices & Departures
regional flights available at a supplement
Departing
Departing 19 April 2021
Inside
Inside $3,999
Outside
Outside $4,799
Balcony
Balcony $5,799
Departing
Departing 19 April 2021
Inside
Inside $4,099
Outside
Outside $4,899
Balcony
Balcony $5,899
Departing
Departing 19 April 2021
Inside
Inside $4,199
Outside
Outside $4,999
Balcony
Balcony $5,999
Departing
Departing 19 April 2021
Inside
Inside $4,199
Outside
Outside $4,999
Balcony
Balcony $5,999
Departing
Departing 19 April 2021
Inside
Inside $4,199
Outside
Outside $4,999
Balcony
Balcony $5,999

CALL TO BOOK: 1800 954 073

HOLIDAY CODE: REP2555