Crystal Cruises®: Crystal Symphony®

 

14-night African Allure Cruise from $5449


 

With her sleek silhouette and shimmering elegance, the legendary Crystal Symphony finds a natural home in the world's most glamorous harbors and idyllic ports of call. The hallmarks of Crystal - legendary service, abundant space, exceptional quality and unparalleled choices - have earned Crystal Symphony international recognition. In October 2017, the 50,000-ton Crystal Symphony will emerge from her longest-ever makeover, a multi-million-dollar Evolution of Crystal Luxury featuring spacious new suites and penthouses, new and expanded dining options with open seating, and more state-of-the-art technologies including free, unlimited Wi-Fi. The transformation reduces the guest capacity to just 848, thereby increasing service and space ratios to be among the industry's loftiest. This stylish and contemporary vessel is your home away from home as you travel the globe.

Images are representative of facilities onboard. Actual configurations and interiors may vary.

 

 

Itinerary

Destination

Arrival

Departure

Mombasa

3/8/2021

3/8/2021

Mombasa, also called Gateway to Kenya, is the country’s most historic city and largest port on Africa’s Coral Coast. Today impressive Fort Jesus still dominates the entrance to the old harbor and serves as a museum about Mombasa’s colorful past. The most exotic part of Mombasa is Old Town. Here, narrow alleys lined by mosques and cramped old houses slope down to bustling dhow harbor where pier vendors offer arts and crafts. Local cuisine includes spicy stews and game such as eland, gazelle and impala. One of the best-known restaurants is the Tamarind; it is regarded as the best in East Africa. Old Dhow Harbor is where traditional boats (dhows) load and unload goods from faraway places and nearby islands. Nyali Resort Area is a coastal stretch with white sand beaches and hotels offering resort facilities. Mamba Village is a crocodile farm where more than 10,000 crocodiles live in their natural habitat. Shimba Hills National Reserve is Kenya’s most underrated wildlife refuge.

Suggested Private Excursions

Mombasa Island Tour - 6 hours

Mombasa: Tamarind Dhow Cruise & Dinner - 3 hours

Mombasa: Dhow Adventure - 8 hours

Mombasa: Wasini and Kisite Dhow, South Coast - 8 hours

Kenya: Tsavo East National Park - 8 hours

 

Mombasa

3/9/2021

3/9/2021

Mombasa, also called Gateway to Kenya, is the country’s most historic city and largest port on Africa’s Coral Coast. Today impressive Fort Jesus still dominates the entrance to the old harbor and serves as a museum about Mombasa’s colorful past. The most exotic part of Mombasa is Old Town. Here, narrow alleys lined by mosques and cramped old houses slope down to bustling dhow harbor where pier vendors offer arts and crafts. Local cuisine includes spicy stews and game such as eland, gazelle and impala. One of the best-known restaurants is the Tamarind; it is regarded as the best in East Africa. Old Dhow Harbor is where traditional boats (dhows) load and unload goods from faraway places and nearby islands. Nyali Resort Area is a coastal stretch with white sand beaches and hotels offering resort facilities. Mamba Village is a crocodile farm where more than 10,000 crocodiles live in their natural habitat. Shimba Hills National Reserve is Kenya’s most underrated wildlife refuge.

Suggested Private Excursions

Mombasa Island Tour - 6 hours

Mombasa: Tamarind Dhow Cruise & Dinner - 3 hours

Mombasa: Dhow Adventure - 8 hours

Mombasa: Wasini and Kisite Dhow, South Coast - 8 hours

Kenya: Tsavo East National Park - 8 hours

 

Zanzibar

3/10/2021

3/10/2021

For many centuries, traders from Europe, India, the Orient and Arabia were lured to these shores. It was from here explorer David Livingstone set off on his last expedition into the heart of the continent. Today, as you walk along the winding streets of the old Stone Town, lined with whitewashed coral rag houses, you can see reminders of this rich history all around you. Visit the Palace museum, former residence of the Omani Sultans, and the cathedral that now stands on the site of the notorious slave market.

Suggested Private Excursions

Zanzibar, full day city/spice tour - 8 hours

Zanzibar: half day spice tour - 4 hours

Zanzibar: Stone Town Tour - 4 hours

Zanzibar: Jozani Forest - 3.5 hours

Zanzibar: Full Day Nungwi and Beach - 7 hours

Zanzibar: Sultan Panorama - 4 hours

Zanzibar: Snorkelling with Safari Blue - 6.5 hours

 

At Sea

3/11/2021

3/11/2021

No information currently available.

Mayotte

3/12/2021

3/12/2021

No information currently available.

At Sea

3/13/2021

3/13/2021

No information currently available.

At Sea

3/14/2021

3/14/2021

No information currently available.

Maputo

3/15/2021

3/15/2021

Maputo, the capital of Mozambique, is quite a place to visit. It is an important port city, and Mozambique's largest city. It is known as the City of Acacias, due to the many beautiful acacia trees found along its avenues. Visit Maputo and  Mozambique for the beaches, historical sites, Portuguese colonial architecture and colourful local culture.


Richards Bay

3/16/2021

3/16/2021

This busy port presents two contrasting aspects of Kwazulu-Natal's exciting wildlife heritage.The coastal St. Lucia Game Reserve is a fascinating wetland reserve with some of the world's highest forested dunes - and game including black rhino and South Africa's largest hippo and crocodile populations, as well as flamingo and other exotic birdlife. Inland extends the huge Hluhluwe Game Reserve which supports Africa's greatest concentration of white and black rhino - as well as lion and elephant.

Suggested Private Excursions

Wonders of the Wilderness - Full Day

 

Durban

3/17/2021

3/17/2021

South Africa's third-largest city, thriving industrial center, and largest port in Africa creates a photogenic place for meandering or eating and drinking dockside. Durban's second-largest population group, Indians, have mosques, bazaars and temples festooned with wildly coloured deities standing juxtaposed to Victorian buildings that mark out the colonial center. The city's main interest lies in reconciling competing Indian, African and English cultures and in keeping rampant vegetation at bay. Admire mosques, explore the Indian area around Grey Street, or pass by Dalton Road Zulu Market. Enjoy the KwaZulu-Natal game parks, the Drakensberg, and the Battlefields.

At Sea

3/18/2021

3/18/2021

No information currently available.

Port Elizabeth

3/19/2021

3/19/2021

Port Elizabeth, in the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa, is situated on Algoa Bay in the Indian Ocean. It is an important seaport and manufacturing centre, as well as a popular resort noted for its fine beaches. Worth visiting are the King George VI Art Gallery, featuring collections of British and South African art; the Port Elizabeth Museum, with natural history exhibits, an oceanarium, and a collection of reptiles; and Fort Frederick, built by the British in 1799. The Addo Elephant National Park is nearby. The community developed around Fort Frederick.

Mossel Bay

3/20/2021

3/20/2021

Beautiful Mossel Bay is a coastal village and harbor of the World Famous Garden Route. This popular holiday town is blessed with mild climate year round and its status as historical capital of the Garden Route. Today, mussels, which give the harbor its name, are gathered in Mossel Bay each spring and are rated among the finest in the world. Due to its rich history, there are many museums housed in historical buildings to visit for maritime and sailing, fresh specimens of wild flowers, shells, and history. There are others, such as the Shirley Buildings, the Munrohoek Cottages and many others which may be visited. One of the most popular attractions is the Post Office, a National Monument estimated to be more than 800 years old. Mossel Bay is sportsman's and waters sport enthusiast's paradise. Water sports available include shark cage diving, ship wreck diving, snorkeling, power boating and others.

Cape Town

3/21/2021

3/21/2021

Cape Town is southern Africa's most beautiful, most romantic and most-visited city. Few urban centers anywhere can match its setting along the Cape Peninsula spine, which slides like the mighty tail of the continent into the Atlantic Ocean. By far the most striking - and famous - of its sights is Table Mountain, frequently mantled by clouds, and rearing up from the middle of the city to provide a constantly changing vista to the suburbs below. Table Mountain is the city's solid core which divides the city into distinct zones with public gardens, wilderness, forests, hiking routes, vineyards and desirable residential areas trailing down it's lower slopes.

Suggested Private Excursions

The Best 8 Hours In Cape Town

Cape Town City Tour - Half Day

Three Hour Cruise

Whale Watching Tour - Full Day

Cape Point Sidecar Tour - Full Day

 

Cape Town

3/22/2021

3/22/2021

Cape Town is southern Africa's most beautiful, most romantic and most-visited city. Few urban centers anywhere can match its setting along the Cape Peninsula spine, which slides like the mighty tail of the continent into the Atlantic Ocean. By far the most striking - and famous - of its sights is Table Mountain, frequently mantled by clouds, and rearing up from the middle of the city to provide a constantly changing vista to the suburbs below. Table Mountain is the city's solid core which divides the city into distinct zones with public gardens, wilderness, forests, hiking routes, vineyards and desirable residential areas trailing down it's lower slopes.

Suggested Private Excursions

The Best 8 Hours In Cape Town

Cape Town City Tour - Half Day

Three Hour Cruise

Whale Watching Tour - Full Day

Cape Point Sidecar Tour - Full Day

 

Itinerary subject to change without notice. Please confirm itinerary at time of booking.

Rates are capacity controlled, subject to availability and change without notice.

 

 

Stateroom Description & Pricing Info

Obstructed View

Cruise Only Price

 

E1 - Deluxe Stateroom with Large Picture Window (limited or extremely limited view)

$5449

A2 - Deluxe PURE® Stateroom with Verandah

$7749

E2 - Deluxe Stateroom with Large Picture Window (limited or extremely limited view)

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Oceanview

Cruise Only Price

 

D - Deluxe Stateroom with Large Picture Window

$5899

C2 - Deluxe Stateroom with Large Picture Window

$6799

C1 - Deluxe Stateroom with Large Picture Window

$6999

OG - Deluxe Guarantee - Requires Full Payment

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Balcony

Cruise Only Price

 

B2 - Deluxe Stateroom with Verandah

$7299

B1 - Deluxe Stateroom with Verandah

$7399

A3 - Deluxe PURE® Stateroom with Verandah

$7549

A1 - Deluxe Stateroom with Verandah

$7849

VG - Verandah Guarantee - Requires Full Payment

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Suite

Cruise Only Price

 

SH - Seabreeze Penthouse with Verandah

$11599

PH - Penthouse with Verandah

$11599

SP - Seabreeze Penthouse Suite with Verandah

$15649

PS - Penthouse Suite with Verandah

$15649

PG - Penthouse Guarantee - Requires Full Payment

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CP - Crystal Penthouse with Verandah

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*** WAITLIST: Availability in this category is to be advised. Please contact us to request a quote.

Cruise port, security and handling fees of $700, transfers, airfare, government fees and taxes are additional for all guests.

 

 

Departure Date: 3/8/2021
Number of Nights: 14
Cruise Inclusions:
  • "World’s Best" All-Inclusive experiences
  • Fine wines, champagne, premium spirits, bottled water, soft drinks and specialty coffees
  • Dining by Reservation™
  • Nobu Matsuhisa’s Asian restaurant and Prego Italian restaurant
  • Up to eight evening dining options including 24-hour room service
  • Early embarkation with champagne lunch, daily afternoon teatime
  • Award-winning entertainment including Magic Castle® at Sea, Rocket Man! and Diva! Production Shows
  • State-of-the-art fitness center with pilates, yoga and spinning classes
  • Open bar service throughout the ship plus gratuities for all dining and bar staff including housekeeping and Penthouse butler service
  • Golf clinics with PGA instructors, full-size paddle tennis courts
  • Spacious 360° teak Promenade Deck
  • Experiences of Discovery theme cruises, Local Insights and USD School of Cinematic Arts Digital Filmmaking Program
  • 100% indelibly soft cotton linens
  • Ocean Views™ interactive polling devices in guest lecturer discussion panels.
Available Addons:
  • Optional air add-ons are available from Crystal Cruises' designated gateway cities in the U.S. and Canada, and include all government fees and taxes.
  • Pre- or Post- cruise hotel stay
  • Optional shore excursions
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