EXPO CRUISES AND TOURS
Duration: March 1, 2021 - March 21, 2021

21 days

Your journey begins in South Africa’s oldest city, Cape Town.  While you’re here, take a 5-minute cable car ride up Table Mountain and be rewarded with unforgettable views of the city and Camps Bay.  Love wine?  Vineyards abound in the Cape region. Richards Bay boasts the deepest natural harbour on the continent, so this port is an active one.  Wetlands make it a birding paradise and its golden shores are revered by beachgoers. Looking to see big game?  Tour one of several game reserves.  As soon as you arrive in Mahé, you’ll see why it’s a top pick of honeymooners.  Everywhere you look are incredible shades of blue and green.  Hike the lush national parks.  Dive the azure waters with gentle whale sharks.  Relish the picturesque beaches.  Since you’re here overnight, make time to shop for black pearls.

 

 

Day 1     Cape Town, SOUTH AFRICA              Embark         4 pm
Day 2     Mossel Bay, SOUTH AFRICA             8 am              5 pm
Day 3     Port Elizabeth, SOUTH AFRICA          7 am             8 pm
Day 4     Cruise Indian Ocean                            —                  —
Day 5     Richard’s Bay, SOUTH AFRICA          5 am              Midnight
Day 6     Cruise Indian Ocean                            —                   —
Day 7     Cruise Indian Ocean                            —                   —
Day 8     Cruise Indian Ocean                            —                   —
Day 9     Pointe des Galets, REUNION             8 am              8 pm
Day 10   Port Louis, MAURITIUS                      8 am              8 pm
Day 11   Cruise Indian Ocean                            —                  —
Day 12   Cruise Indian Ocean                            —                  —
Day 13   Port Victoria, SEYCHELLES               8 am            Overnight
Day 14   Port Victoria, SEYCHELLES                —                 4 pm
Day 15   Cruise Indian Ocean                             —                 —
Day 16   Cruise Indian Ocean                             —                 —
Day 17   Cruise Indian Ocean                             —                 —
Day 18   Muscat, OMAN                                    7 am             3 pm
Day 19   Abu Dhabi, UAE                                  10 am           Midnight
Day 20   Dubai, UAE                                          6 am            Overnight
Day 21   Dubai, UAE                                          Disembark

 

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DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – Experience the blending of traditional Arab culture and modern western culture in Dubai. Gaze skyward to see the tallest building in the world, the 2,722-feet-high futuristic Burj Khalifa tower, or walk over to the impressive Jumeirah Mosque. Seek out jet-set haunts or stroll through the heart of the old city, Dubai Creek, which is home to the Dubai museum as well as the labyrinth alleyways of gold, spice and textile souks, where bargaining is part of the fun and ritual.

ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – The world’s richest city boasts a wealth of culture, history and adventure, from the emirate’s old souks, where you can sip a fragrant Arabic coffee, to the rush of the world’s fastest rollercoaster. This 5,000-year-old metropolis is a fascinating mix of modern architecture and atmospheric back streets. Put your bargaining hat on for a friendly faceoff with the merchants at the souk to get deals on handicrafts, artwork, even spices and dried fruit for the cook back home.

MUSCAT, OMAN – View Muscat from above by travelling on the Corniche and head out along the scenic Batinah coast. The medieval Nakhl Fort, perched on a rocky outcrop, offers magnificent views of the mountains and oasis below. The colourful Sultan’s palace and the Jelali and Merani forts are worth visiting, and if you seek to experience Omani culture, a stroll through the markets and narrow alleys is ideal. Exquisite local silver jewelry, exotic spices and handicrafts abound in the markets to tempt shoppers.

PORT VICTORIA, SEYCHELLES – Take a sabbatical in the Seychelles capital of Victoria. Located on Mahé Island in the Indian Ocean, it’s famous for its exports of vanilla and coconut oil. Take a stroll through the Seychelle National Botanical Gardens full of flora, fauna and fruit bats. Stop by the Selwyn-Clarke Market for some street shopping. Try some local Ladob, a dish that can be served either sweet or savory. Then settle in for some sun at Beau Vallon Beach or visit the Navasakthi Vinayagar hindu temple.

NOSY BE, MADAGASCAR – Immerse yourself in Madasgascar’s largest and most popular destination, Nosy Be. This “Big Island” off the northwest coast is famous for its natural splendour and Ylang Ylang trees that make up a major part of the local economy. Spend the day hanging out with lemurs and chameleons at the Lokobe Reserve. Indulge in local cuisine like the diverse and delectable variations of Laoka. Then brave the highest peak on the island at Mont Lokobe or relax on the beaches of Befotaka Bay.

PORT LOUIS, MAURITIUS – Lose yourself in the Mauritian capital of Port Louis. Named after a former French emperor, this port city was a major point of passage for ships sailing around the Cape of Good Hope. Visit the famous Champs de Mars race track. Learn about the local history and culture at the Blue Penny Museum. Walk through the gorgeous foliage in Les Jardins De La Compagnie. Then stroll along the Caudan Waterfront to check out the shops, restaurants and famous Chinese Pagoda.

POINTE DES GALETS, REUNION – With its lush rainforests and beaches bordering coral reefs, Pointe des Galets, Réunion will dazzle you with its natural splendour. This island in the Indian Ocean is a French department and is known for Piton de la Fournaise, a climbable active volcano that rises to 8,635 ft. When you’re not hiking through the Bélouve Forest or laying back on l’Hermitage beach, you can visit the Aquarium of Réunion or stop by the Jardin de l’Etat, a botanical garden opened in 1773.

RICHARD’S BAY, SOUTH AFRICA – Situated on the deepest natural harbour in the Southern Hemisphere, Richard’s Bay will thrill both nature and culture seekers. Spend the day walking through the Umlalazi Nature Reserve where you might see one of the rarest birds of pray in South Africa, the Palm-Nut vulture. Catch some sun or some waves at Aklantstrand Beach or learn about South African history and art at the Empangeni Museum.

PORT ELIZABETH, SOUTH AFRICA – Port Elizabeth is one of South Africa’s major municipalities and bears the nickname “The Friendly City.” Relax on beautiful King’s Beach. Spot some big game at the Kragga Kamma Game Park nature reserve. Explore the rich history of South Africa’s Eastern Cape at the Donkin Reserve. Try local dishes like potjiekos, an indigenous stew cooked outdoors in a cast-iron pot.

MOSSEL BAY, SOUTH AFRICA – Located along the Southern Cape, Mossel Bay is one of South Africa’s most popular tourist destinations. Sink your toes into the sands of Santos Beach. Hike up the trail to the Cape St. Blaize Lighthouse where the 19th century structure provides stunning views of the surrounding area. Learn about the earliest humans at the Point of Human Origins archaeological site. Then explore the more recent cultural heritage at the Bartolomeu Dias Museum.

CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA – Cape Town is both the legislative capital of South Africa and one of its most vibrant cities. Make your way to the top of Table Mountain for panoramic views of the surrounding city and harbour. Visit Robben Island to see the former site of the notorious former prison that held Nelson Mandela. Explore the manicured lawns and beautiful forest in Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens. Then stop by the V&A Waterfront for some shopping and entertainment.


NORWEGIAN’S FREE STYLE CHOICE Book now and pick any 2 perks:
1 – FREE Unlimited Beverage Package
Guest is responsible for 20% gratuities on the retail value of the Ultimate Beverage Package prior to cruise in the amount of $30.00 per person per day.
2 – FREE Shore Excursion Credit
$50 USD per port shore excursion credit is per stateroom.  Credit has no monetary value and is non-refundable.  In the event a port of call or excursion is missed, for any reason, no refund or credit will be issued.  Shore excursion credit is applicable for each port, including debarkation port, and is not transferable to other ports. Use the credit or lose it.  It does not include embarkation ports.  Overnight stays count as one port.
3 – FREE Specialty Dining
On cruises of 10 days plus 5 meal packages are available.  Guest is responsible for 20% gratuities on the retail value of the Specialty Dining Package prior to cruise in the amount of $35.00.
4 – FREE Wi-Fi
Internet Package: 250 minutes is per stateroom. One login per stateroom, package includes activation fee.


All prices are in Canadian dollars, per person and include:

21-Day cruise aboard Norwegian DAWN.
Prepaid shipboard gratuities on your cruise.
All your meals, activities and entertainment.
All port taxes/fees and surcharges. 
Cost of airfare and transfers will be quoted when they are available with NCL.  Shore excursions are NOT included.


DOUBLE Occupancy Fares:                                                    
INSIDE – Category IB                    $5,295
OUTSIDE – Category OA               $6,195
BALCONY – Category BA              $7,995                           

SINGLE Occupancy Fares:
INSIDE – Category IB                   $9,395
OUTSIDE – Category OA              $11,295
BALCONY – Category BA             $14,795

All above fares are subject to change without notice.

Initial deposit of $500 per person.  Final payment is due by: OCTOBER 22, 2020.  Please note a cancellation fee of $200 per person will apply for cancellation prior to the final payment.


Extensively refurbished through the Norwegian Edge from top to bottom, NORWEGIAN DAWN offers the ultimate Freestyle Cruising experience.  Dine in Los Lobos Cantina, an upscale Mexican restaurant.  Drop by The Cellars, a Michael Mondavi Family Wine Bar for a wine tasting.  Or take Lady Luck for a spin in The Dawn Club Casino. Offering a wide range of spacious accommodations.

92,250 Gross Register Tonnage
2,340 Guest Capacity double occupancy
965ft Overall Length 

125ft Max Beam
2016 Refurbished Year Built 2002
1,032 Ship Crew

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