directions_boatCruise in Morocco, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Senegal, Cape Town, Santa Cruz De Tenerife, Cape Verde, Gambia, Namibia, Arrecife, Togo & Lisbon
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Cruise the West Coast of Africa in 5-star small ship luxury (Cape Town to Lisbon, May 2024)

A very rare chance to cruise the west coast of Africa!

Rediscover your passion for exploration on this 24-night journey from Cape Town to Lisbon! Call into 13 ports with full days to truly immerse yourself — enjoying extraordinary luxury and some of the finest cuisine at sea along the way.

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24 nights
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About this holiday

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A very rare chance to cruise the west coast of Africa over 24 nights.

With 400 staff serving a maximum of 656 guests, this smaller ship journey aboard the Nautica is a spacious and luxurious way to visit otherwise-difficult-to-reach destinations.

W​ant to make this a truly once-in-a lifetime experience?
Talk to our team about booking this departure to connect with this 48-night cruise sailing from Sydney to Cape Town ahead of this departure.


  • All meals (including extraordinary gourmet variety across four on-board restaurants)
  • Unlimited soft drinks, bottled water, tea and coffee.
  • 24hr room service.

Secure your cabin by 31 December 2022 for your choice of ONE of the following amenities:

  • FREE - 8 Shore Excursions; or
  • FREE - Beverage Package; or
  • FREE - US$800 Shipboard Credit

Amenities are per stateroom

Travel at 60 bonus: Book with us to secure an additional US$200 onboard credit per stateroom!


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Veranda Stateroom


  • 656 Guests
  • 409 Staff Members
  • Year Refurbished 2022

Elegantly charming, Nautica’s lounges, suites and staterooms boast luxurious, residential furnishings and her decks are resplendent in the finest teak, custom stone and tile work. Nautica offers every luxury you may expect on board one of our stylish ships.

She features four unique, open-seating restaurants, the Aquamar Spa + Vitality Center, eight lounges and bars, a casino and 333 luxurious suites and chic staterooms, nearly 70% of which feature private verandas. With just 656 guests to pamper, our 400 professionally trained staff ensure you will wait for nothing.

Travel dates


Embark 21 May 2024, Cape Town - Disembark 14 June 2024, Lisbon

  • Inside from $11,560 per person twin share - last cabins!*
  • Ocean View from $12,840 per person twin share*
  • S​olo Ocean View from $20,990 per person**
  • Verandafrom $16,420 per person twin share*
  • Penthouse Suite from $21,990 per person twin share (Waitlisted)*

Call 1300 414 198 today for a quote on your preferred cabin.


  • May 21 Tue Cape Town, South Africa Depart 9PM
  • May 22 Wed Cruising the Atlantic Ocean
  • May 23 Thu Luderitz, Namibia 7 AM to 5 PM
  • May 24 Fri Walvis Bay, Namibia 9 AM to 7 PM
  • May 25 Sat Cruising the Atlantic Ocean
  • May 26 Sun Cruising the Atlantic Ocean
  • May 27 Mon Cruising the Atlantic Ocean
  • May 28 Tue Sao Tome, Sao Tome and Principe 8AM to 5PM
  • May 29 Wed Cruising the Atlantic Ocean
  • May 30 Thu Lome, Togo 7 AM to 6 PM
  • May 31 Fri Sekondi-Takoradi, Ghana9 AM to 7 PM
  • Jun 1 Sat Abidjan, Ivory Coast 8 AM to 5 PM
  • Jun 2 Sun Cruising the Atlantic Ocean
  • Jun 3 Mon Cruising the Atlantic Ocean
  • Jun 4 Tue Banjul, Gambia 9 AM to 7 PM
  • Jun 5 Wed Dakar, Senegal 8 AM to 6 PM
  • Jun 6 Thu Cruising the Atlantic Ocean
  • Jun 7 Fri Porto Grande, Cape Verde 8 AM to 6 PM
  • Jun 8 Sat Cruising the Atlantic Ocean
  • Jun 9 Sun Cruising the Atlantic Ocean
  • Jun 10 Mon Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain 8 AM to 9 PM
  • Jun 11 Tue Arrecife (Lanzarote), Spain 8 AM to 5 PM
  • Jun 12 Wed Agadir, Morocco 8 AM to 6 PM
  • Jun 13 Thu Cruising the Atlantic Ocean
  • Jun 14 Fri Lisbon, Portugal Disembark 8 AM



When can I board?
Guests are required to be on board the vessel at least one hour prior to the scheduled departure time. Early boarding is available to guests booked in Concierge-level staterooms and above. A lunch buffet is served from 11:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Is there a dress code?
Recommended onboard clothing is resort or country club casual. For evening dining, elegant casual resort wear is suggested. We request that casual jeans, shorts, t-shirts, baseball caps, or tennis shoes not be worn in the restaurants after 6 PM. Baseball caps may be worn in the Terrace Café after 6 PM. 

Do you have room service?
For your convenience, complimentary room service is available 24 hours a day from our extensive room service menu.

Is there a fee associated with the specialty restaurants?
We do not charge an additional fee should you wish to dine in one of our specialty restaurants.

How is luggage handled at embarkation and debarkation?
If you did not receive luggage tags with your Cruise Vacation Guide prior to departure, you will receive luggage tags at the pier before embarking. Your luggage will be delivered directly to your stateroom on embarkation day. If the luggage has not arrived one hour prior to sailing, guests should contact reception from their stateroom telephone. On the last night of the cruise, guests should pack their luggage and leave it outside their stateroom door before retiring for the evening. You should not pack personal items such as medicine and toiletries that you will require the next morning. Staff members will collect the luggage during the night and deliver it to the cruise terminal. All luggage being disembarked from the vessel should weigh no more than 70 pounds per piece.

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Fine print


Travel at 60 and supplier booking conditions apply.

*Cruise fares and category availability are subject to change without notice. Promotional fares are only applicable on select categories. OLife Choice offer fares expire 31st December 2022 and are subject to availability.

*​*A limited number of solo staterooms may also be available. 

Fares and itineraries are accurate as of 1 October 2022 and are subject to change or withdrawal. Fares shown are for category Inside Stateroom, Veranda Stateroom, and Penthouse Suite. The quoted fares are valid for sale until 31st December 2022, unless sold out prior and include any/all savings/upgrades. Airfares are additional. Cruise fares are per person, twin share (except fares for Concierge Level Solo Veranda, which are for single travellers), in AUD and include all taxes, port fees and onboard gratuities. A Cruise Ship Fuel Surcharge may apply and, if applicable, is additional revenue to Oceania Cruises. OLife Choice offers are valid until 31st December 2022. Guests in the same stateroom must choose the same OLife Choice amenity and amenity must be chosen by final payment. Free Shore Excursions vary by voyage and exclude Oceania Select, Oceania Exclusive, Executive Collection, Food & Wine Trails, Wellness Discovery Tours by Aquamar, Go Local, and Culinary Discovery Tours. Free Beverage Package amenity includes unlimited house wines, champagnes, and beers at lunch and dinner. Free Shipboard Credits are USD per stateroom, based on double occupancy and cannot be redeemed for cash or used for further discount off cruise fare, may be used for onboard services only and any unused credit will be forfeited at the end of the cruise. Free Internet amenity does not include streaming and includes one login per stateroom, except Owner’s, Vista & Oceania Suites, which receive two logins per suite. Visit for more details. Fares are valid only for residents of, and booking through travel advisors located in Australia, or through the Australia contact centre and are valid for new bookings only. The privacy and protection of personal data is very important to us, and we collect, use, share and secure that data as described in our privacy policy, which is available on our website at For full terms & conditions that apply, please visit All rights reserved. Oceania Cruises is not responsible for typographical errors or omissions. Ships’ Registry: Marshall Islands. NCL Australia Pty Ltd ABN 8060 7578 781