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Special Offers on MSC Cruises in South Africa (2024/2025)

CATCH THE WAVE AND SAVE: BUY ONE CRUISE, GET 50% OFF FOR YOUR COMPANION!

Escape the hustle and bustle of the weekend rush and experience the true magic of mid-week travel with our exclusive cruise offer!

  • Embark on an unforgettable 4-night cruise on board the magnificent MSC Musica
  • When you book a cruise for 2; you get a whopping 50% off for the second guest! *
  • Offer valid until 29 June 2024
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20 Jan  -  
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14 Feb  -  
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24 Jan  -  
31 Jan, 2025
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 Reasons to Sail with MSC

  • All your meals & entertainment are included*
  • A cabin steward will clean your cabin daily
  • Delight your senses with world-class dining and entertainment
  • Relax in style and enjoy all the amenities a cruise has to offer
  • Kids Cruise Free* - Two children sleeping in a cabin with two full-paying adults are only charged mandatory charges.
  • Sip cocktails on the deck while enjoying the amazing views

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Main Itineraries for MSC Cruises In South Africa

Durban to Portuguese Island: Our most popular 3-night cruise. Ideal for families, with activities for everyone—whether you're into relaxing on the beach or trying out water sports.
Pomene, Mozambique: A dream destination for sea lovers. Enjoy the stunning beaches and vibrant marine life. Just a short cruise up the East Coast of Africa.
Cape Town to Walvis Bay: Set sail with the MSC Musica in 2025. Explore new destinations with unforgettable shore excursions before heading back to the Mother City.
Coastal Cruise: The perfect way to travel between Cape Town and Durban. Experience a unique journey while getting where you need to go.
Cruises to Nowhere: Ideal for a 2-night holiday. Great for those who want a quick getaway or to experience cruising for the first time.

MSC from Cape Town

All MSC Cruises from Cape Town for 2024/2025

Portuguese Island

All MSC Cruises to Portuguese Island for  2024/2025

MSC to Walvis Bay

MSC Cruise to Walvis Bay, Namibia for 2024/2025
Cruise Passenger dancing on the beach of an uninhabited island in the Indian Ocean on a Portuguese Island Cruise
Cocktail on Portuguese Island Inhaca- During a cruise on MSC Orchestra
African man ready to go paddle boarding
Arial photography of a group of cruise traveller on the sandy island situated very close to Inhaca island in the Maputo bay

Sail on the MSC Musica: Your Ship for South Africa's 2024/2025 Season 

MSC Musica  

  MSC Musica: 1,275 cabins | 3, 223 Guests | 1,04 Crew
  Last refurbished in 2019
  Diverse, age-tailored onboard entertainment.
   Affordable holiday to South African most desirable cruise destinations

What is included in your Cruise Fare

  • All meals in the two main dining rooms, the buffet and selected other eateries.
  • All shows in the theatre and other venues are included!
  • Speciality Restaurant ($/€) for a unique dining experience!
  • Shop ’til you drop in the duty-free shopping gallery ($/€)!
  • Get your reading on in the library & game room
  • Keep the little ones entertained with our award-winning kids club for all ages
  • Service fees /gratuities are included so you don’t have to worry about a thing
  • Accommodation in well-appointed cabins - as a crusie vacation is all about spoiling yourself
  • Water, coffee and some juices are included in certain areas of the ship
  • Most on-board activities such as group games, competitions, quizzes, and crafts classes are included - something for everyone to enjoy
  • No entrance fee for the disco / nightclub - let's get this party started!
  • All evening shows are free to enjoy
  • All drinks beyond water, tea, coffee and selected juices in the buffet
  • Shore Excursions
  • SPA treatments & access to SPA area (Subject to experience)
  • Wifi (unless specified otherwise)
  • Casino, photos, shops
  • Service fees (please check - it is INCLUDED in some markets)
  • Aditional Kids activities

MSC Cruises -
Number 1 Cruise Line in South Africa

Learn more about your MSC cruise - [FAQ]

South African citizens and most SADC nationals will not need a visa for any of the Southern African Destinations. 

Non-SADC nationals will need a visa - some passport holders will get a visa on arrival and some others will require a visa before they board the ship. 

MSC Voyagers Discount: Guests on board MSC Cruises automatically qualify for a 5% discount the second time cruising with MSC Cruises. 

Senior Discount: All passengers above 60 receive a 5 % discount.

Young & Young: Guests between the ages of 18 and 29 receive a 5-10% discount depending on their cabin type.

All in One: One adult with up to 3 children travelling in a cabin qualifies for this deal. The first child is only charged 60% of the cruise fare while the remaining children are only charged for mandatory charges.

Tandem: Children sleeping in a different cabin than their parents qualify for this discount. They are charged a set rate per evening, depending on the cabin type.

Honeymoon: Newlyweds qualify for a 5-10% discount depending on the cabin type as a wedding present from MSC.

For the 2024/2025 season, South Africa will welcome one ships. 

The MSC Musica will be cruising from her home port in Durban to popular destinations such as Portuguese Island and Pomene. 

For the 2023/2024 season, MSC Cruises South Africa has welcomed the MSC Splendida which will do the bulk of her cruises out of Durban with 3 5 nights cruises to Walvis Bay out of Cape Town in the second part of the season. 

Previously South Africa welcomed the MSC Musica, MSC Opera, MSC Orchestra and MSC Sinfonia and will welcome the MSC Poesia for a short left of her World Cruise. MSC Cruises is committed to bringing at least 1 MSC Cruise Ship every season. 

You can book your cruise through us at Hupla through our online booking engine or speak to a friendly consultant.

When you book your cruise with us at hupla, you can be sure that you're getting the best possible deal. We work very closely with the cruise line to get you the best price on your dream cruise vacation.

To secure your cabin, you will need to pay a R3,300 deposit. The balance of your payment will be due 75 days before departure. If you book within 75 days of departure, you will need to pay the full amount at the time of booking.

All MSC cruise ship prices South Africa are subject to availability and might change at any time without prior notice.

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