All aboard the MSC Sinfonia - Travel News

March 11 2013 at 08:06am

Durban - Join us on the following seven-night cruise visiting some of the most fascinating islands and destinations in the Indian Ocean and you could be the one to get all your cruise fare back in a lucky draw. This offer is exclusive to Sunday Tribune readers.

As you cruise aboard the MSC Sinfonia, theres something to entertain you every minute of the day or night. The Sinfonia returns for its third season in South Africa and offers all the facilities you would expect on the worlds big ocean liners, including two swimming pools, Jacuzzis, basketball/volleyball courts, spa and gym, bars, show lounges, disco, shops and casino. There are 640 well-appointed cabins and 135 balcony suites, all of which are en suite with bar fridges, televisions, phones and radios.

The cost for seven nights is a special discounted rate, starting from R6 223.


March 25, 2013: Depart Durban

Welcome aboard the MSC Sinfonia in the Port of Durban. Make sure you are on deck at 2pm for the sail away party as it casts off, en route to the first stop, the tropical island of Anakao.

March 27 Anakao, Madagascar

As soon as the ship has been cleared, general disembarkation will commence for your fun-filled day at this exciting new island destination. Take in the great beaches, hundreds of fishing dhows in full sail and a village lifestyle that hasnt changed much in generations.

March 29 Maputo

Maputo is the sprawling capital of Mozambique. There are some excellent restaurants where you can enjoy cold beers and spicy peri-peri LM prawns. Optional tours to the museums and the city, including lunch at the original Casa del Sol restaurant, will be available to purchase on board.

March 30 Portuguese Island

As soon as the ship has been cleared, general disembarkation will commence for your fun-filled expedition day on the beaches of Portuguese Island. With its new restaurant now complete, the island bar, shade ports where you can spread out your towel, a jungle gym for the kids and an exclusive beach club where, for a small cost, you can relax under your own umbrella, makes the day a pleasure.

The Tropical Party on deck is always a highlight of the cruise.

April 1 Return to Durban

Your early morning arrival in Durban signals the end of an exciting, fun-filled holiday.

**Other categories available online or on request.

Children under 18 cruise free, sharing a cabin with parents (if a four-berth cabin is available).

Included in your fare:

l Accommodation in category booked.

l All games, daily activities, aerobics and gymnasium.

l Access to casino and gymnasium.

l Three meals plus midnight snacks daily.

l Captains cocktail party and gala dinner.

l Singles party, floor shows and disco nightly.

l Bridge, dancing classes, Italian lessons.

This special offer is capacity controlled and discounts can be reduced or withdrawn at any time, so dont delay. Special rates cannot be combined with any other discount offer.


This special offer must be booked directly with MSC Cruises

For brochures, reservations or information on the MSC Sinfonia Easter Cruise, call MSC Cruises Durban reservations at 031 303 3572. Mention the Sunday Tribune.

Or book online at Click book online and insert Tribune as the promo code to gain access to the draw for full fare refund.

A draw for a full fare refund for one lucky couple will be made before the ships departure Excluding port, baggage, insurance and service charges of R590 per person. - Sunday Tribune