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Ports and Excursions of Africa/India


Africa/India Ports:

Cape Verde

-Mindelo (Sao Vicente)

-Porto Grande

Egypt

-Cairo (Port Said)

-Luxor (Safaga)

Gambia

-Banjul

Ghana

-Takoradi

India

-Cochin (Kochi)

-Goa (Mormugao)

-Mangalore

-Mumbai (Bombay)

Jordan

-Aqaba

Maldives

-Malé

Mauritius

-Port Louis

Morocco

-Tangier

Mozambique

-Maputo

Namibia

-Luderitz (Namibia)

-Walvis Bay

Oman

-Khasab

-Muscat

-Salalah

Reunion

-Pointe Des Galets

Senegal

-Dakar

Seychelles

-Mahé

South Africa

-Cape Town

South Africa (Cont.)

-Durban

-East London

-Mossel Bay

-Port Elizabeth

-Richards Bay

Sri Lanka

-Colombo

St. Helena

-St. Helena (Jamestown)

Togo

-Lome

United Arab Emirates

-Abu Dhabi

-Dubai

-Fujairah

Port Elizabeth, South Africa-port

Located at the endpoint of South Africa’s picturesque Garden Route, Port Elizabeth is nicknamed “The Friendly City.” While regarded as one of the country’s most important seaports, Port Elizabeth is also considered the water sports capital of South Africa. Visitors enjoy the area’s beaches, scuba diving, game fishing, surfing and whale watching.

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Below is a list of those shore excursions previously offered in this port. For information on which shore excursions will be offered on a particular cruise, please reference the specific itinerary of that cruise.

Free Excursions

Regent Choice Excursions

  • Light Activity /Walking Light Activity /Walking
  • Seated Tour Seated Tour
  • Moderate Activity/Walking Moderate Activity/Walking
  • Most Active or Strenuous Most Active or Strenuous
  • Minimal Activity Required Minimal Activity Required
  • Regent Choice Regent Choice
  • Gourmet Explorer Gourmet Explorer
  • Meal Meal
  • Evening Tour Evening Tour
  • Addo Elephant Park
    Seated Tour
  • Addo Elephant Park By 4x4
    Light Activity /WalkingRegent Choice
  • Kariega Private Game Reserve
    Light Activity /WalkingRegent ChoiceMeal
  • Kwantu Private Game Reserve
    Most Active or StrenuousRegent ChoiceMeal
  • Lalibela Private Game Reserve
    Light Activity /WalkingRegent ChoiceMeal
  • Local Townships and Arts & Craft Center
    Light Activity /Walking
  • Panoramic Port Elizabeth
    Seated Tour
  • Pumba Private Game Reserve
    Most Active or StrenuousRegent ChoiceMeal

Addo Elephant Park

Seated Tour

Duration: 5 hours

Tour Code: PTE-002

Spend several enlightening hours driving through the Addo Elephant Park, an unspoiled national park teeming with wildlife and rare flora.

Departing the pier by coach, you’ll make the seventy-five minute drive north across the Swartkops River to Addo Elephant Park. This spectacular national park stands as living proof of the success of South Africa’s conservation efforts. When proclaimed a park in 1931, a mere 11 elephants lived in the area. Today, Addo is a sanctuary for more than 450 elephants and a wide variety of other indigenous wildlife.

While driving along in your coach, look for the park’s namesake elephants, a somewhat smaller species of the African elephant. Just as humans are right or left-handed, elephants are right or left-tusked, and you’ll see their dominant tusk is more rounded from use. Females don’t usually have tusks. You may also notice that Addo elephants are reddish rather than grey like most African elephants. They are highly intelligent creatures that communicate through vocalization, touching with their trunks, and different body postures.

The park contains five separate biomes, from grassland to montane forest, supporting an enormous diversity of animals, including black rhino, lions, antelopes, spotted hyenas, zebras, and warthogs. The park also protects the world’s largest Cape gannet breeding population and other birds, such as the Fork-tailed Drongo, African Crowned Eagle, and Goliath Heron. While exactly what is seen varies day to day, the sights are always spectacular. Following a two-hour game drive through the park, you will return to the pier.

Please note: This tour is panoramic in nature with very limited optional walking at the comfort stops. The tour is available to wheelchair guests who have a collapsible wheelchair, are able to make their own way on and off the coach and have an able-bodied companion to assist them. Those guests with mobility concerns are cautioned only to participate to the extent of their personal stamina and ability. Weather appropriate clothing; sunglasses; binoculars; and flat, comfortable shoes are recommended. There will be a comfort stop upon entering and exiting the park. There are no restrooms on the coach. Wildlife sightings are not guaranteed.