Cruises from Durban
Durban is a traveler’s paradise with so many cruises from Durban on offer, apart from the large cruise liners that pick up passengers and sail the high seas, there are many interesting smaller operations that offer shorter cruises for various occasions including day trips. Educational School group Tours and outings.Sports and recreational charters, Sailing and Harbour Tours are offered , accommodation can be offered in Durban at The Fig Tree
Accommodation : The Fig Tree
The ideal accommodation stop over can be found at The Fig Tree
The Fig Tree is situated on the South Coast not far from the Durban Harbour which offers Affordable – Family Holiday , Business as well as large group accommodation bookings for school’s such as educational and sports tours : Contact details www.groupaccommodation.co.za
The Allen Gardiner Harbour Cruise Restaurant.
This is a dining experience not to be missed; the Allen Gardener has a license for 50 passengers, there is an elegant dining saloon, which accommodates 20 passengers and the balance are accommodated on deck. The cruise is a gastronomic delight of freshly prepared foods that will sit well on the palate. The bar is fully stocked for those who wish to drink. The Allen Gardener offers private charter or for individuals who will independently share with other passengers.
The breakfast cruise departs at 9am through to 11am (boarding at 8.30), full breakfast is served then passengers may wonder round the deck relax and enjoy the cruise.
The lunch served a la carte, or a fork lunch between 12 noon and 3pm
Candle light dinners or fork dinners are accommodated between 7pm and 10pm
Special occasion Midnight cruise between 11pm and 1pm
The cruises are medium priced and highly enjoyable.
A playground for total enjoyment
Durban offers excellent luxury shorter cruises that will please most people:
- Luxury fishing charters for those who enjoy fishing, either special occasion rentals or day outings for the whole family
- Sunset Champaign and snack cruises
- Birthday celebration cruises
- Special occasion cruises such as Valentine’s day, Easter, Christmas, New Year’s Eve
- Dolphin and Whale watching cruises
- Engagement parties
- Companies can hire a cruise ship for a staff party
- To please clients you can hire a cruise for lunch or dinner
There are different types of boats that can be hired from sailing catamarans, motorized catamarans, fishing boats. Many of these are full equipped with sleeping accommodation, fully equipped kitchens, braai facilities on board, have sound systems such as CD players, PA systems, TV’s and projection screens.
Because Durban has a very temperate climate many of these cruises are available all year round. Some cruises you will need to book upfront, but if you just want to be casual then you could go to Wilson’s Wharf, find something to eat while you wait for the next trip.
Enquiries about boat trips can be obtained online, many companies today advertise their Cruises from Durban services on the internet. In many cases you will be able to do the whole transaction with the company online. Travel agents also have a vast repertoire of cruises, from day trips to weekly trips; many of them have special arrangement with the sailing companies and can offer competitive rates.