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Indian Ocean Cruises

A cruise to the Indian Ocean can take you to unforgettable destinations such as Mombasa in Kenya, the home of safari and beautiful Madagascar as well as other breathtaking isles found scattered throughout the crystal blue waters. The beautiful islands of the Seychelles remain unspoilt and idyllic in every way. Over a hundred islands scattered perfectly throughout the tropical waters of the Indian Ocean truly live up to their reputation as paradise isles. Enjoy a glass bottomed boat safari, soak up the stunning backdrop of Mahe's mountain peaks and snorkel among shimmering fish in the warm crystal clear waters. Explore shaded island paths and ancient ruins or for the more adventurous, Morne Seychellois and its surrounding National park offers excellent hiking and stunning scenery. A visit to the islands capital of Mahe is a must; go hunting for souvenirs from the huge choice of local handicrafts or if you're feeling extravagant, why not island hop over to Praslin and splash out on an exquisite Black Pearl cultured at the only oyster farm in the Indian Ocean.

A Taste of Cruises to Indian Ocean
27nt - South Africa & The Indian Ocean - Durban to Venice
MSC Musica, 17th Apr 22, 27 nights
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£1699pp
Indian Ocean Holidays

You may even come across loacations such as Zanzibar Island 'The Spice Island'- Unguja, also known as Zanzibar Island, is the main island in the Tanzanian archipelago of Zanzibar. Stone Town, part of Zanzibar City, is an old trade center, with mosques and winding lanes. The 1883 House of Wonders is a former sultan’s palace with a clock tower. The Old Fort now houses a cultural center and a stone amphitheater. Underground aqueducts fed hot water to the late-19th-century Hamamni Persian Baths.

In Mauritius, you will find dramatic mountain scenery, beautiful beaches and a friendly relaxed atmosphere. Luxurious hotels provide a truly amazing tropical hideaway and the warm waters of the Indian Ocean are perfect for water sports such as sailing, fishing, diving and water-skiing.

Visit Grand Baie, a small fishing village offering excellent nightlife, restaurants and shops or the capital Port Louis with its attractive harbour and modern shopping mall selling designer goods. Here, you will also find open air markets selling traditional goods, herbs and spices. 

On a cruise to the Indian Ocean, you can also see the unspoilt natural beauty of the Maldives with its platinum white sands, azure waters and swaying palms making it one of the world's most luxurious hideaways. A diver's paradise with its astounding coral reefs and exceptional marine life.

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