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Safari and The Seychelles – Tour + Cruise

This deal expires on 30th Jun 2024
  • 28 Dec ‘24
  • 15 nights
Price From $14,295*/pp

*Based on Oceanview Stateroom.

What's Included

Have the adventure of a lifetime with this 15 night Safari and the Seychelles cruise-tour package from Emerald Cruises.

Embark on the ultimate African odyssey, where breathtaking encounters with the legendary ‘Big Five’ await. Immerse yourself in the vibrant Maasai culture and witness awe-inspiring wildlife in Kenya’s prestigious game reserves. Then sail away to a tropical paradise, and bask in the beauty of the Seychelles Islands onboard your luxurious yacht. The Seychelles Islands, in the middle of the Indian Ocean, is a tropical paradise. Picture dazzling white sand beaches fringed with emerald water, and lush jungles abounding with natural beauty that is rich in marine and bird life.

Get ready for an unforgettable journey of a lifetime – let the wild and wonderful wonders of Africa and beyond captivate your soul.

Your Package Includes:

Meet and greet services on arrival
⚓ 1 Night pre-tour accommodation in Nairobi
⚓ 6 Nights on Safari on a full board basis, including a 2 night stay in Samburu Game Reserve; and overnight stay in Lake Nakuru National Park; and 3 nights in the Masai Mara Game Reserve
⚓ Safari Transports in a custom designed 4×4 safari Land cruiser with an English-speaking guide
⚓ All game drives
⚓ Park entrance fees

⚓ 1 Night pre-cruise accommodation on Mahe Island
⚓ 7 Night luxury yacht cruise exploring 8 different islands in the Seychelles
⚓ 42 meals included with complimentary wine, beer, soft drinks and selected cocktails throughout the day while cruising
⚓ Unlimited supply of bottled water with refillable bottles

⚓ Airport transfers to and from the ship
⚓ The services of an Emerald Cruises Shore Excursion Manager
⚓ Complimentary Wi-Fi onboard
⚓ Port taxes and charges, as well as all tips and gratuities

Plus, if you book before 31 June 2024, you’ll also receive savings from $2,750 per person* on your package fare. Suite upgrades are available at an additional cost, but also include exclusive savings. Just ask your Cruise Travel Advisor for a quote.

*Other departure dates are also available but pricing may differ. See full terms and conditions below.

YOUR ITINERARY

Date
Port
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Day 1
28th Dec 2024
Nairobi, Kenya

Jambo! Welcome to Nairobi, the vibrant heartbeat of ...

Nairobi, Kenya

Jambo! Welcome to Nairobi, the vibrant heartbeat of Kenya. Upon arrival at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, you will be met and transferred to your central hotel. You’ll have the opportunity to meet your experienced Driver/Guide and then enjoy a delightful dinner at the hotel this evening.

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Depart
Day 2
29th Dec 2024
Samburu Game Reserve, Kenya

Your African safari begins this morning as you head ...

Samburu Game Reserve, Kenya

Your African safari begins this morning as you head north, via Nanyuki, for the Samburu Game Reserve set in the rugged, semi-arid northern region of Kenya, with spectacular scenic landscape. Your first safari drive is in afternoon. Samburu is visited by large herds of elephants, drawn by the promise of water. It is one of the best places to find several endemic Northern species, including the Reticulated giraffe, the Somali ostrich and Grevy’s Zebra. The Samburu culture is a truly fascinating one, sharing a great deal of ancestral and linguistic ties to the Maasai.

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Day 3
30th Dec 2024
Samburu Game Reserve, Kenya

Today, you’ll get to enjoy morning and afternoon ...

Samburu Game Reserve, Kenya

Today, you’ll get to enjoy morning and afternoon game-viewing drives, giving you multiple opportunities to see the ‘Big Five’ (lion, elephant, buffalo, leopard and rhino). The entire Samburu region is a place of breathtaking and magical beauty, a place where the vision of a deep red sunset silhouetting the doum palms along the river brings the perfect end to a day on safari.

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Depart
Day 4
31st Dec 2024
Lake Nakuru National Park, Kenya

After breakfast, you will depart for Lake Nakuru Nati ...

Lake Nakuru National Park, Kenya

After breakfast, you will depart for Lake Nakuru National Park, with a brief stop at the Thompson Falls for a breathtaking view. Lake Nakuru National Park is one of the best game viewing parks, with various animal species including prides of lions, Cape buffalo, waterbucks, warthogs, the endangered Rothschild giraffe, the black & white Rhino, the Burchell’s zebra, impala, and the elusive leopard, among many others. Over 300 bird species have been recorded here too. It is one of the best places to see the endangered black and white Rhino. After a long day of game viewing, enjoy the African sunset experience with sundowners and canapes as you overnight in the National Park.

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Depart
Day 5
1st Jan 2025
Masai Mara Game Reserve, Kenya

In the morning you’ll depart Lake Nakuru National Park ...

Masai Mara Game Reserve, Kenya

In the morning you’ll depart Lake Nakuru National Park to make your way to Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya’s most renowned game reserve. On the way, you’ll visit the Mission in Action Orphanage and hear the stories of how it was started by an Australian family. Upon arrival at Masai Mara, you’ll settiel in at your tented camp for lunch and a little bit of leisure time before you depart on an exciting game-viewing drive. The rolling plains and grasslands, stretching far into the horizons as far as the eye can see, is home to the black-maned lion, the savanna elephant, the Cape buffalo, wildebeest, the elusive leopard, cheetah, the spotted and stripped hyena, the rhino, Burchell’s zebra, the Maasai giraffe among many others.

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Depart
Day 6
2nd Jan 2025
Masai Mara Game Reserve, Kenya

Enjoy a full day in the Masai today with morning and aftern ...

Masai Mara Game Reserve, Kenya

Enjoy a full day in the Masai today with morning and afternoon game drives. Visit a traditional Maasai Village and experience the culture of this world-famous community. The Masai still live as they did for centuries – interact with these nomadic people and experience their way of life as you learn about their customs and traditions. Dine under the stars tonight.

DiscoverMORE: Optional Hot Air Balloon Safari (extra expense)

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Depart
Day 7
3rd Jan 2025
Masai Mara Game Reserve, Kenya

Another day of game drives with an opportunity to ...

Masai Mara Game Reserve, Kenya

Another day of game drives with an opportunity to see more of the ‘Big Five’ that Maasai Mara is famous for. These include the lion, the Savanna (African) elephant, the Cape buffalo, the leopard and the black rhino.

Arrive
Depart
Day 8
4th Jan 2025
Mahé Island, Seychelles

Today, bid farewell to your Driver/Guide before your inc ...

Mahé Island, Seychelles

Today, bid farewell to your Driver/Guide before your included flight back to Nairobi this morning. This afternoon you’ll visit the Giraffe Centre, followed by the Karen Blixen Museum. Enjoy an early dinner at the Carnivore Restaurant before transferring to the airport for your included flight to the Seychelles, where you will spend the night on Mahé Island.

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Depart
Day 9
5th Jan 2025
Mahé Island – Sainte Anna Channel, Seychelles

Your tropical cruise begins in Mahé, Island, where you’ll be ...

Mahé Island – Sainte Anna Channel, Seychelles

Your tropical cruise begins in Mahé, Island, where you’ll be transferred to your Emerald Cruises luxury yacht and embark on your discovery of the Seychelles Islands. In the afternoon, you’ll sail to Sainte Anne Channel.

Arrive
Depart
Day 10
6th Jan 2025
Sainte Anne Channel – Cousin Island – Praslin Island, Seychelles

Experience the wonders of Sainte Anne Island, wher ...

Sainte Anne Channel – Cousin Island – Praslin Island, Seychelles

Experience the wonders of Sainte Anne Island, where you can dive into a marine paradise teeming with over 150 species of fish and discover the nesting site of majestic Hawksbill turtles. Then you’ll sail to the enchanting Cousin Island, a haven for seabirds, where you can witness the annual breeding of eleven seabird species and immerse yourself in the beauty of nature. Tonight, you’ll stay overnight in the captivating Praslin Island so your exploration can begin first thing in the morning.

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Day 11
7th Jan 2025
Praslin Island, Seychelles

Praslin, the second largest island in the Seychelles, is vi ...

Praslin Island, Seychelles

Praslin, the second largest island in the Seychelles, is visually stunning with tropical jungle-fringed beaches, emerald waters and powdery sand. Anse Lazio beach has been voted one of the world’s best several times and there’s a dazzling reef just offshore that is brimming with coral and marine life. On land, you’ll find coconut palms and granite boulders that create a picture-postcard landscape. In the centre of the island, discover the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Vallée de Mai Nature Reserve.

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Depart
Day 12
8th Jan 2025
Praslin Island – La Digue Island – Curieuse Island, Seychelles

Early in the morning, your luxury yacht will set ...

Praslin Island – La Digue Island – Curieuse Island, Seychelles

Early in the morning, your luxury yacht will set sail to La Digue Island, the smallest of the three populated islands in the Seychelles. Like Praslin Island, it also possesses world-famous beaches, with one of the most recognisable being Anse Source d’Argent. It has pink-hued sands contrasting with granite boulders and aquamarine waters. Later in the evening you will sail to Curieuse Island.

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Depart
Day 13
9th Jan 2025
Curieuse Island, Seychelles

Today you’ll get to step onto the enchanting island ...

Curieuse Island, Seychelles

Today you’ll get to step onto the enchanting island of Curieuse, where nature reigns supreme and it’s captivating history comes to life. Discover a rugged paradise intertwined with untouched wilderness, and be awed by the majestic Aldabra giant tortoises roaming freely. Immerse yourself in the island’s intriguing past as you explore the remnants of a former quarantine station, complete with a museum and visitor’s center housed within a quaint French colonial doctor’s house.

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Day 14
10th Jan 2025
Curieuse Island – Aride Island, Seychelles

Early in the morning, you’ll set sail to Aride, ...

Curieuse Island – Aride Island, Seychelles

Early in the morning, you’ll set sail to Aride, a nature reserve in the Indian Ocean. Nature enthusiasts and wildlife photographers flock to this island, where more than thirty rare bird species nest in the verdant vegetation. The landscape is enticing with fine-sand beaches, coconut palms and soaring cliffs.

Arrive
Depart
Day 15
11th Jan 2025
Mahé Island, Seychelles

Mahé is the main island of the scenic Seychelles and the l ...

Mahé Island, Seychelles

Mahé is the main island of the scenic Seychelles and the largest of the archipelago. It’s home to the capital Victoria, which was founded in the French settler period in 1778 and named later by the British, after Queen Victoria. The island of Mahé has pristine beaches dotted with huge rocks and tranquil nature trails threaded throughout the Morne Seychellois National Park. You will overnight in Mahé, before your cruise concludes tomorrow.

Arrive
Depart
Day 16
12th Jan 2025
Mahé Island, Seychelles

Today, your Emerald Cruises voyage comes to an end. F ...

Mahé Island, Seychelles

Today, your Emerald Cruises voyage comes to an end. From the yacht, you will be transferred to the airport for your journey home or to continue your holiday at your next destination.

Arrive
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Important Notice

*This package expires on 30 June 2024 and is subject to availability. Promoted price available on 28.12.2024 departure. Other depature dates available, pricing may vary based on selected travel dates. The above information has been obtained from the relevant suppliers.  Cruiseabout cannot guarantee that any particular product will still be available at the following prices, or for your exact dates of travel.  At the time of making your booking, prices may differ to the price displayed on the website.  Please contact your Cruiseabout Travel Advisor to obtain the latest up to date information regarding applicable prices, fees and charges, taxes, availability, blackout dates (such as school holidays), seasonal surcharges and other terms and conditions which may apply.

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Emerald Cruises Terms and Conditions apply: *Conditions apply. For full conditions, refer to brochure & website. Offers on new bookings only & not available to use with Future Travel Voucher. A non-refundable booking deposit per person is due within 7 days of booking. For River Cruises a non-refundable booking deposit of $1,000 per person per cruise is due. For Yacht Cruises a non-refundable booking deposit of 20% per person per cruise is due. River Cruise and Yacht Cruise Super Earlybird bookings must be paid in full 10 months prior to departure. All prices are based on per person twin share on selected itineraries, sailings and cabins. All prices have an additional Cruise About $250pp discount applied to the displayed price. YX01 based on 28/12/24 departure in a D Category Stateroom. Valid on new bookings only until 30/06/24 & subject to availability or until sold out. Surcharges may apply on credit card transactions. Prices, dates, taxes & availability correct at 19/03/24 & subject to change. Emerald Cruises (a division of Scenic Tours Pty Ltd). ABN 85 002 715 602.

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