Fine food, fantastic sights on Oceania cruise around southern African coast

Sanet Oberholzer hops on board the MS Nautica in Cape Town for a week-long cruise, with stops in Walvis Bay, Port Elizabeth and more

08 March 2020 - 00:00 By Sanet Oberholzer

I feel happiest when I'm at the ocean - something I attribute to childhood holidays building sand castles and collecting sea shells along KwaZulu-Natal's south coast. The only thing better than lounging on the beach or waking to the sunrise over salty waves is to spend your days on them. A pirate life seems a bit precarious but spending some time on a cruise ship takes me to a happy place.

Recently, I found my happy place on board the Oceania Nautica for a seven-day cruise. When everybody returns to work at the beginning of January, there are few things as satisfying as flying to Cape Town for a voyage to Namibia, back down the Cape Peninsula and on to Port Elizabeth and East London...

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