East Africa, Indian Ocean, North Africa, Southern Africa, West Africa



Africa & Indian Ocean Small Ship Cruises & Luxury Expeditions with Wild Earth Travel. Sail to South Africa, Mozambique, the Seychelles, Madagascar, Cape Verde or the Maldives. Join One of Our Cruises & Get a Chance to Explore the Huge Continent Which Has Entranced Sailors Since Vasco De Gama.

See the flamingo-lined soda lakes of Kenya, sauntering families of elephants, the hippos of the Lower Zambezi or flying over the Okavango Delta in Botswana. Be surrounded by the Kalahari Desert or experience the cultural city delights of Cape Town and bustling Johannesburg. Your small ship journey to Africa will exceed all of your expectations. 

Tanzania is a land of extremes. With its balmy climate, rich tapestry of culture, delightful locals, and fantastic game reserves packed with wildlife all wrapped up in one adventurous and welcoming package, it is a nirvana for travellers. From the snow-capped peak of Kilimanjaro to the depths of Zanzibar’s coral reefs, the forested hillsides to the moss covered ruins of ancient Swahili city states, Tanzania is Africa at its spectacular best and is sure to thrill even the most experienced traveller.

Mauritius is an exotic island with an interesting cultural mix, endless sugar cane plantations, striking mountains and some of the finest beaches and lagoons in the Indian Ocean. The cosmopolitan blend of French, British, Indian, Chinese and Creole cultures creates an island of rich diversity. Its unique reputation has been built upon the welcoming nature of its friendly people. Apart from the beautiful beaches and water sports, Mauritius offers a number of sightseeing opportunities, which delve into the country’s history, scenic beauty, and mouth-watering cuisine.

As a “world in one country”, South Africa is known for its extraordinary diversity. A nation of exceptional natural beauty with a rich cultural heritage, South Africa is one of the most remarkable destinations on earth. A wonderland with a rolling panorama of forests, rugged mountains, lush green pastures and golden beaches, South Africa boasts some of the most spectacular wildlife in the world. With so much to explore in one country, it’s only logical you’ll never want to leave.

The timeless country of Namibia is a land of contrasts. Home to 13 distinct cultural groups still enriched with ancient traditions, Namibia’s rich and colourful culture is the result of the fusion of German, European and South African traditions, customs and architecture. With rough seascapes, remote deserts, jagged mountains, spectacular wildlife, colonial cities and a striking assortment of cultures, Namibia is fast becoming one of Africa’s hottest destinations.

Unlike anywhere else on earth, the colourful island of Madagascar is in a world of its own. Madagascar is home to an astonishing collection of flora and fauna and is world renowned for the bright eyed lemurs that reside on the island. Linking vivid scenery with a culture submerged in taboo and magic, Madagascar also offers outstanding beaches with serene, glistening, pure turquoise water.

If you’re after a small ship cruise or an expedition ship cruise to Africa Wild Earth Travel can help you find a trip of a lifetime. We are ready to guide you through our range of different options with impartial advice so you can experience the very best of this unique destination. Our team are all passionate expedition & small cruise ship travellers and our knowledge and stories come from our own personal experiences.


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