Cape Town to Tema (Accra)

21 March - 11 April 2018

Duration

21 Nights

Journey Type

Cruise only (Please call for flight options)

Ports

11 Ports

21 March

Setting sail from Cape Town

This magical multicultural city is the perfect jumping off point to explore Southern Africa, but do make sure you linger a few days to enjoy the buzz of a city where Africa meets a European-style cosmopolitan atmosphere, creating a vibrant melting pot of cultures and religions. With flat-topped Table Mountain soaring above the city, beautiful natural landscapes, and gardens within the city, you never feel far from nature here. Enjoy the waterfront, museums and elegant architecture, then take the time to venture further afield - there is so much within easy reach.

Our tip

Combine time in Cape Town with trips outside the city. We will help you plan ahead to make the most of your visit, so our tip is simply to call us to make the most of it.

22 March

At sea

23 March

Namibia: Lüderitz

24-25 March

Namibia: Walvis Bay

26 March

At sea

27-28 March

Angola: Namibe, Lobito

29 March

Angola: Luanda

30 March - 1 April

At sea

2-3 April

Saint Helena: Saint Helena

4-5 April

At sea

6 April

Ascension Island: Ascension Island

7-8 April

At sea

9 April

Côte d’Ivoire: Abidjan

10 April

Ghana: Takoradi

11 April

Arriving in Tema (Accra)

Ghana's capital city Accra is located on the Atlantic Ocean, where Europeans arrived to establish a trading hub on what was known as the Gold Coast. Precious metals were soon superseded by slaves, and visitors can get a flavour of the remnants of this grim practice in the former slave prisons and museums. Now a busy, dusty city where 17th century architectural remains can be seen alongside modern skyscrapers and vibrant markets, Accra is interesting but not inviting. To see Ghanaian life in the raw, visit Makola Market, and see the colonial architecture alongside modern developments including the vast concrete Independence Square.

Don't miss

Jamestown is the oldest part of Accra and remains a bustling fishing centre. Be there in the early morning to see the small boats bring in the day’s catch.

The Ship

Your home from home

Silver Cloud
Silversea - Zodiac in Greenland
Silversea - Pool Grill Bar

The intimate and popular Silver Cloud is reborn as a stylish expedition ship, following an extensive refurbishment in August 2017.

What we love

The lovely Silver Cloud joins Silversea's Expeditions fleet from November 2017, with a reduced capacity, an ice-strengthened hull and 18 zodiacs making this one of the most luxurious expedition ships at sea.

Capacity 260 guests (200 guests in polar regions)
Crew 208 International Staff
Style Cosy, welcoming, stimulating, exciting - this ship has it all! If you enjoy the finer things in life but have an adventurous spirit, you will find yourself in congenial company on board.
Inclusions
  • All meals in all venues including room service
  • All alcoholic drinks throughout the ship
  • Daytime activities and lecture programme
  • Evening entertainment and shows
  • Sports and fitness facilities
  • Gratuities
  • All excursions and zodiac rides
  • Silversea complimentary parka for selected cold itineraries
Year built 1994
Last refurbished 2017
Tonnage 16,800 grt
Length 514 feet
Breadth 71 feet
Cruising speed 18 knots
More about Silver Cloud

Tailor-make your trip

Ways to make it better
Cape Grace hotel, Cape Town

Where to stay in Cape Town

There are some great hotels to choose from, but at Mundy we especially like the Cape Grace on the waterfront.

Franschhoek, South Africa

Extend your stay in South Africa

Take a wine tour to Stellenbosch and Franschhoek for tastings, beautiful countryside and great food.

Movenpick Accra, Ghana

Where to stay in Accra

If you have to stay here, go for the Movenpick or the Labadi Beach. To be honest it’s not a city in which to linger.

Fabrics at a market in Accra, Ghana

Explore Accra

To be honest, the best way to see Accra is to find a local to give you excellent insight into Ghanaian life.

Get in touch & let us tailor-make your perfect cruise holiday

Call us on 020 7399 7670 or visit us at our comfortable offices just off London's Regent Street.

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Mundy Office Wells Steet, W1T 3PP