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AZAMARA® South African Explorer 21 nights from £6,299 including optional travel insurance or from £6,164 without insurance§ The Saga price includes... VIP door-to-door travel service l Optional travel insurance underwritten by Great Lakes Insurance SE, UK · Two nights at a hotel · Two nights at a safari lodge · Speciality dining package^ · Sparkling wine in your stateroom on embarkation · Return flights and transfers · All port taxes, fees and charges · Tourist visas if required. And on your cruise... Full board · Afternoon tea · Selected drinks including select standard spirits, international beers and wines, bottled water, soft drinks, speciality teas and coffees · 24-hour room service · Exclusive AzAmazing Evening SM · Gratuities to housekeeping and bar/restaurant staff · Activities, entertainment and leisure facilities · Enriching lectures · Shuttle bus at selected ports · Concierge service · Self-service laundry · Porterage of luggage. ­ see page 3 for details. Iconic Table Mountain in Cape Town This country-intensive cruise offers limitless outdoor adventures, whether you're exploring game reserves in search of Africa's `Big 5', or taking a thrilling four-wheel drive safari across the desert, this bucket-list-worthy voyage is the perfect way to start the new year! Flying from Heathrow December 21, 2020 · 21 nights aboard Azamara Journey® African elephants in Addo Elephant National Park December 21-22. Cape Town, South Africa. After taking Saga's included door-to-door travel service to the airport, fly overnight to Cape Town and embark Azamara Journey®. Depart 1800. December 24. Port Elizabeth, South Africa. Arrive 0730. Depart 2100. This busy city by Algoa Bay is sometimes referred to as the `Friendly City'. Perhaps spend Christmas Eve following the Donkin Heritage Trail which links 51 points of interest through the central part of the city. December 26. Richards Bay, South Africa. Arrive 0630. Depart 2100. This town began life as a harbour set up by one Commodore Frederick Richards during the Anglo-Zulu War. Perhaps go in search of Zebra, cheetah and the rare white rhino at Hluhluwe Game Reserve. December 27-28. Durban, South Africa. Arrive 0730 on December 27. Depart 1400 on December 28. Durban's lively waterfront is the place to be, with a huge aquarium, traditional market, shops, restaurants and a vast beach. The city is also gateway to the Tala Game Reserve, home to giraffe, antelope, buffalo and some 300 species of birds. December 29. East London, South Africa. Arrive 0900. Depart 1800. East London, founded in 1847, sits beside the Buffalo River on the Eastern Cape's Indian Ocean coast. Why not browse the waterfront shops of Latimers Landing or travel to Inkwenkwezi Private Game Reserve to see some of the rarest game in Africa. December 31-January 1. Cape Town, South Africa. Arrive 0800 on December 31. Depart 0100 on January 1. Welcome in the new year in Cape Town, where a full day gives you time to take in many of the highlights ­ perhaps take a stroll along the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront, enjoy a cable-car ride up Table Mountain, or take a boat trip to Robben Island. January 3. Walvis Bay, Namibia. Arrive 0630. Depart 2300. From this bustling fishing town you can visit the nearby natural lagoon to see a wide variety of wading birds including flamingos and rare white pelicans. January 6. Cape Town-Aquila Game Reserve, South Africa. Arrive 0700. After breakfast, disembark and transfer to the locally rated 4-star Aquila Private Game Reserve for a two-night stay, a 10,000-hectare conservancy home to the Big 5 - elephant, lion, buffalo, rhino and leopard. Enjoy a welcome drink on arrival followed by lunch, then set out on an included game drive. January 7. Aquila Game Reserve, South Africa. Enjoy two game drives today for another chance to tick off sightings of all the `Big 5'. January 8. Aquila Game Reserve-Cape Town, South Africa. After breakfast travel back to Cape Town to the locally rated 5-star Table Bay Hotel, where you'll stay for the next two nights with breakfasts included. Spend the rest of the day at leisure. January 9. Cape Town, South Africa. Spend the day at leisure. January 10-11. Cape Town, South Africa-UK. Enjoy breakfast at your hotel, and later transfer to the airport for your return ovenight flight to the UK and included Walvis Bay Valley of a 1000 Hills Inkwenkwezi Private Game Reserve Aquila Private Game Reserve East London Hluhluwe Game Reserve Richards Bay Durban Cape Town Port Elizabeth SAVE £600 per person* when you book by January 31, 2020 $150 on-board credit per person FREE Speciality Dining Package^ DOUBLE/TWIN CABINS Club Interior from £6,899 £6,299 Club Oceanview from £7,499 £6,899 Club Balcony from £8,499 £7,899 Club Suite from £10,399 £9,799 DOUBLE/TWIN CABINS FOR SINGLE OCCUPANCY Please call our Cruise Consultants for availability and prices South African Explorer. Azamara Journey®. Cruise code: AZ187. 21 nights departing: December 21, 2020. All prices are per person and may only be available for a limited number of bookings. *Prices shown include any relevant savings as described. Fares are the lowest available for the category shown, were correct at the time of going to print and are subject to availability and change. § Optional travel insurance: A reduction of £135 applies if you do not need the optional travel insurance and additional cancellation rights ­ see page 34 for details. Please call for details of cabin guides and deck plans. ^Speciality dining package includes one night in Prime C, one night in Aqualina and one night in either restaurant. Includes two nights aboard aircraft. Please note: h Land by launch or tender. Days not detailed are at sea. All excursions mentioned are optional, at an additional cost and are subject to availability and change. Some of the highlights detailed may only be seen on optional excursions or by exploring independently. Travel information: Fly from Heathrow to Cape Town, return, with the scheduled services of British Airways. Flight upgrades may be available for a supplement, please call for details. Domestic flights are available as part of Saga's VIP door-to-door travel service ­ see page 35 for details. To book see page 35 and call FREE on 0800 302 9014 or visit saga.co.uk/cruise-partners Please quote TPC67 21