The Hundred Mile Horizon
Journey to the Great Pyramids of Egypt and Valley of the Kings. View the unique flora, fauna and wildlife of Madagascar. Seek out the ‘Big 5′, lion, elephant, rhino, buffalo and leopard in South Africa (Cape Town). Immerse yourself in the sights and smells of the spice markets in Morocco. Adventurous travellers can explore the length of the West African coast. Costa and Silverstar ships visit Madagascar and islands of the Indian Ocean.
To sail along the west coast of Africa look for larger ships sailing sectors of world cruises, or the explorer
Silversea vessels that call at many lesser-visited ports.
Moroccan ports are part of many Canary Islands/Western Mediterranean cruises, especially by Costa and MSC. Experience Egypt from one of the luxurious river ships on the Nile River. Tunisia in North Africa is included in most Western Mediterranean cruises. Ocean Princess sails from Cape Town to Dover in May 2012 calling at ten Africa ports and islands. Ocean Princess visits West Africa on 28-night cruises out of Cape Town in May 2012.