Get ready to check off a major bucket list experience!

BirdLife South Africa has partnered with MSC Cruises to bring you an unforgettable adventure from 24–31 January 2025. During this unique journey to Marion and Prince Edward Island, the MSC Musica will be your gateway to a one-of-a-kind birdwatching expedition. Expect to be surrounded by breathtaking ocean views, rare bird sightings, and a vibrant community of bird and nature enthusiasts.

This cruise is a must for anyone who wants to experience the wild beauty of the Southern Ocean while enjoying the luxury and comfort of a premium cruise ship.



       Why Choose This Cruise?

  • Unique Birdwatching Opportunities: Watch Wandering Albatrosses soar past at sunrise and spot unique species like Kerguelen Terns, Crozet Shags, and Lesser Sheathbills. This trip is packed with birdwatching excitement!
  • Exclusive Events and Workshops: Enjoy onboard activities like seabird and marine mammal ID workshops, where you can sharpen your skills and learn from experts. Plus, hear from renowned speakers like Peter Harrison MBE, who will share his experiences at sea.
  • Community and Connection: Join a community of like-minded bird and nature lovers. Connect with fellow "Flockers" over sundowners and make lasting memories on this journey.
  • Comfort and Adventure: Experience the luxury of the MSC Musica, with spacious cabins, fine dining, and onboard entertainment. 

    Key Information

    • Departure and Return: The cruise departs from Durban on 24 January 2025 and returns on 31 January 2025. Make sure to arrive at the cruise terminal before midday or, even better, the night before.
    • Boarding Requirements: Bring a printed copy of your cruise ticket and health questionnaire, along with your passport (with at least six months of validity). If you're travelling with children under 18, you'll need their original unabridged birth certificate.
    • Parking and Transfers: Parking is available at Durban Cruise Terminal if you drive. 


    Join the Community

    Join the Flock to Marion AGAIN! 2025 Facebook community here to stay updated, connect with fellow "Flockers," and get all the latest information on the cruise.                                                                     

24 Jan  -  
31 Jan, 2025
ZAR 17,357
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*Per person - inc mandatory