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Are you ready to embark on an unforgettable journey with MSC Musica Cruises from Durban to the Portuguese Islands or Durban to Pomene, or Cape Town to Namibia cruises? Join MSC with a vast selection of cruises for 2024-2025

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Sail from Durban with MSC Cruises

WALVIS BAY

Walvis Bay, which, thanks to its rich marine life, is one of the places of most outstanding natural beauty in Namibia. Its gourmet delights are not to be missed either.

MSC MUSICA CRUISES

Step aboard  MSC Musica and experience a magical world of warmth and music that makes every minute of your cruise an unforgettable moment to savour. 

Cruise from Durban  to Cape Town, or Cape Town to Luderitz and Walvis Bay

Cruise Schedule
Cruises from durban maputo
DURBAN

Durban’s expansive beachfront on the eastern edge of the centre has one of the city’s busiest concentrations of restaurants, a surplus of family entertainment.

cruises to luderitz
LUDERITZ

Discover the city of Lüderitz, along the Namibian coast. It will seem like someone had teleported a typical German town from early 20th century Europe to Africa.

cape town cruises
CAPE TOWN

When your MSC cruise brings you to Cape Town, it’s easy to see that, more than a scenic backdrop, Table Mountain is the solid core of this port city.

MSC Musica Cruises from 
Durban 2024-2025

22 - 25 Nov 2024 Durban, Portuguese Island, Durban: 3 nights  MUSICA

Set between the African coast and the Indian Ocean, Portuguese Island is a small, uninhabited island: one of the enchanting destinations of an MSC cruise to Southern Africa. It is located at the external limit of Maputo Bay, host to the capital of Mozambique, under the cover of Inhaca Island, the chosen location for some of the most luxurious resorts of the entire continentDurban,  Pomene, Durban

During your holiday, take some time between dips in the warm, crystalline ocean waters to stroll around this island. It is six kilometres long, about an hour walk on sand that caresses the soles of your feet (during the central hours of the day, it is best to wear open sandals because the sand becomes very hot), with only the blue of the water and the green of the low vegetation for company. 


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25 - 29 Nov 2024  Durban, Pomene, Durban: 4 nights  MUSICA

Between the capital Maputo, in the South, and Pemba, in the North of the State, there aDurban,  Pomene, Durbanre 2000 kilometres of coastline, characterised by stretches of white sand that blend into the horizon, blue lagoons and unexplored coral reefs.

Pomene, one of the most picturesque sites in Mozambique. The lagoon that protects this extraordinary bay, set between the blue Indian Ocean and the waters where the mangroves grow – these extraordinary plants appear to float on the surface of the water, like a forest in a fairy tale – is part of the Pomene Nature Reserve, a protected marine area that has managed to preserve its authentic and wild beauty thanks to its remote location.


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29 Nov - 2 Dec 2024 Durban, Portuguese Island, Durban : 3 nights  - Oh Ship MUSICA

Set between the African coast and the Indian Ocean, Portuguese Island is a small, uninhabited island: one of the enchanting destinations of an MSC cruise to Southern Africa. It is located at the external limit of Maputo Bay, host to the capital of Mozambique, under the cover of Inhaca Island, the chosen location for some of the most luxurious resorts of the entire contineCrruise Durban, Portuguese Island, Durbannt.

During your holiday, take some time between dips in the warm, crystalline ocean waters to stroll around this island. It is six kilometres long, about an hour walk on sand that caresses the soles of your feet (during the central hours of the day, it is best to wear open sandals because the sand becomes very hot), with only the blue of the water and the green of the low vegetation for company.     



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02 - 06 Dec 2024 Durban, Pomene, Durban: 4 nights MUSICA

Between the capital Maputo, in the South, and Pemba, in the North of the State, there aDurban,  Pomene, Durbanre 2000 kilometres of coastline, characterised by stretches of white sand that blend into the horizon, blue lagoons and unexplored coral reefs.

Pomene, one of the most picturesque sites in Mozambique. The lagoon that protects this extraordinary bay, set between the blue Indian Ocean and the waters where the mangroves grow – these extraordinary plants appear to float on the surface of the water, like a forest in a fairy tale – is part of the Pomene Nature Reserve, a protected marine area that has managed to preserve its authentic and wild beauty thanks to its remote location.


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06 - 09 Dec 2024  Durban, Portuguese Island, Durban: 3 nights  MUSICA

Set between the African coast and the Indian Ocean, Portuguese Island is a small, uninhabited island: one of the enchanting destinations of an MSC cruise to Southern Africa. It is located at the external limit of Maputo Bay, host to the capital of Mozambique, under the cover of Inhaca Island, the chosen location for some of the most luxurious resorts of the entire contineCrruise Durban, Portuguese Island, Durbannt.

During your holiday, take some time between dips in the warm, crystalline ocean waters to stroll around this island. It is six kilometres long, about an hour walk on sand that caresses the soles of your feet (during the central hours of the day, it is best to wear open sandals because the sand becomes very hot), with only the blue of the water and the green of the low vegetation for company.     



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09 - 13 Dec 2024 Durban, Pomene, Durban: 4 nights Matriek Cruise   MUSICA

Between the capital Maputo, in the South, and Pemba, in the North of the State, there aDurban,  Pomene, Durbanre 2000 kilometres of coastline, characterised by stretches of white sand that blend into the horizon, blue lagoons and unexplored coral reefs.

Pomene, one of the most picturesque sites in Mozambique. The lagoon that protects this extraordinary bay, set between the blue Indian Ocean and the waters where the mangroves grow – these extraordinary plants appear to float on the surface of the water, like a forest in a fairy tale – is part of the Pomene Nature Reserve, a protected marine area that has managed to preserve its authentic and wild beauty thanks to its remote location.


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13 - 16 Dec 2024 Durban, Portuguese Island, Durban: 3 nights Kids Cruise MUSICA

Between the capital Maputo, in the South, and Pemba, in the North of the State, there are 2000 kilometres of coastline, characterised by stretches of white sand that blend into the horizon, blue lagoons and unexplored coral reefs.

Pomene, one of the most picturesque sites in Mozambique. The lagoon that protects this extraordinary bay, set between the blue Indian Ocean and the waters where the mangroves grow – these extraordinary plants appear to float on the surface of the water, like a forest in a fairy tale – is part of the Pomene Nature Reserve, a protected marine area that has managed to preserve its authentic and wild beauty thanks to its remote location.


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16 - 20 Dec 2024 Durban, Pomene, Durban: 4 nights  MUSICA

Between the capital Maputo, in the South, and Pemba, in the North of the State, there are 2000 kilometres of coastline, characterised by stretches of white sand that blend into the horizon, blue lagoons and unexplored coral reefs.

Pomene, one of the most picturesque sites in Mozambique. The lagoon that protects this extraordinary bay, set between the blue Indian Ocean and the waters where the mangroves grow – these extraordinary plants appear to float on the surface of the water, like a forest in a fairy tale – is part of the Pomene Nature Reserve, a protected marine area that has managed to preserve its authentic and wild beauty thanks to its remote location.


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20 - 23 Dec 2024 Durban, Portuguese Island, Durban: 3 nights  MUSICA

Set between the African coast and the Indian Ocean, Portuguese Island is a small, uninhabited island: one of the enchanting destinations of an MSC cruise to Southern Africa. It is located at the external limit of Maputo Bay, host to the capital of Mozambique, under the cover of Inhaca Island, the chosen location for some of the most luxurious resorts of the entire contineCrruise Durban, Portuguese Island, Durbannt.

During your holiday, take some time between dips in the warm, crystalline ocean waters to stroll around this island. It is six kilometres long, about an hour walk on sand that caresses the soles of your feet (during the central hours of the day, it is best to wear open sandals because the sand becomes very hot), with only the blue of the water and the green of the low vegetation for company.     



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23 - 29 Dec 2024 Durban, Pomene, Portuguese Island, Durban 6 nights  MUSICA

Set between the African coast and the Indian Ocean, Portuguese Island is a small, uninhabited island: one of the enchanting destinations of an MSC cruise to Southern Africa. It is located at the external limit of Maputo Bay, host to the capital of Mozambique, under the cover of Inhaca Island, the chosen location for some of the most luxurious resorts of the entire continent.

During your holiday, take some time between dips in the warm, crystalline ocean waters to stroll around this island. It is six kilometres long, about an hour walk on sand that caresses the soles of your feet (during the central hours of the day, it is best to wear open sandals because the sand becomes very hot), with only the blue of the water and the green of the low vegetation for company


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29 Dec 2024 - 10 Jan 2025 Durban, Port Louis, LaPossession, Portuguese Island, Durban  12 nights   MSC MUSICA

During your holiday, take some time between dips in the warm, crystalline ocean waters to stroll around this island. It is six kilometres long, about an hour walk on sand that caresses the soles of your feet (during the central hours of the day, it is best to wear open sandals because the sand becomes very hot), with only the blue of the water and the green of the low vegetation for company. Port Louis is the capital city of Mauritius, in the Indian Ocean. It's known for its French colonial architecture and the 19th-cDurban New Year cruise Durban, Port Louis, La Possession, Portuguese Island,entury Champ de Mars horse-racing track.

The Caudan Waterfront is a lively dining and shopping precinct. Nearby, vendors sell local produce and handicrafts at the huge Central Market. The Blue Penny Museum focuses on the island's colonial and maritime history, along with its culture. Set between the African coast and the Indian Ocean, Portuguese Island is a small, uninhabited island: one of the enchanting destinations of an MSC cruise to Southern Africa. It is located at the external limit of Maputo Bay, host' to the capital of Mozambique, under the cover of Inhaca Island, the chosen location for some of the most luxurious resorts of the entire continent.


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10 - 13 Jan 2025 Durban, Portuguese Island, Durban: 3 nights 80&90's MUSIC THEME

Set between the African coast and the Indian Ocean, Portuguese Island is a small, uninhabited island: one of the enchanting destinations of an MSC cruise to Southern Africa. It is located at the external limit of Maputo Bay, host to the capital of Mozambique, under the cover of Inhaca Island, the chosen location for some of the most luxurious resorts of the entire contineCrruise Durban, Portuguese Island, Durbannt.

During your holiday, take some time between dips in the warm, crystalline ocean waters to stroll around this island. It is six kilometres long, about an hour walk on sand that caresses the soles of your feet (during the central hours of the day, it is best to wear open sandals because the sand becomes very hot), with only the blue of the water and the green of the low vegetation for company.     



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13 - 17 Jan 2025 Durban, Pomene, Durban: 4 nights MUSICA

Between the capital Maputo, in the South, and Pemba, in the North of the State, there aDurban,  Pomene, Durbanre 2000 kilometres of coastline, characterised by stretches of white sand that blend into the horizon, blue lagoons and unexplored coral reefs.

Pomene, one of the most picturesque sites in Mozambique. The lagoon that protects this extraordinary bay, set between the blue Indian Ocean and the waters where the mangroves grow – these extraordinary plants appear to float on the surface of the water, like a forest in a fairy tale – is part of the Pomene Nature Reserve, a protected marine area that has managed to preserve its authentic and wild beauty thanks to its remote location.


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17 - 20 Jan 2025 Durban, Portuguese Island, Durban: 3 nights   MUSICA

Set between the African coast and the Indian Ocean, Portuguese Island is a small, uninhabited island: one of the enchanting destinations of an MSC cruise to Southern Africa. It is located at the external limit of Maputo Bay, host to the capital of Mozambique, under the cover of Inhaca Island, the chosen location for some of the most luxurious resorts of the entire continent.

During your holiday, take some time between dips in the warm, crystalline ocean waters to stroll around this island. It is six kilometres long, about an hour walk on sand that caresses the soles of your feet (during the central hours of the day, it is best to wear open sandals because the sand becomes very hot), with only the blue of the water and the green of the low vegetation for company.    



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20 - 24 Jan 2025 Durban, Pomene, Durban: 4 nights  MUSICA

Between the capital Maputo, in the South, and Pemba, in the North of the State, there aDurban,  Pomene, Durbanre 2000 kilometres of coastline, characterised by stretches of white sand that blend into the horizon, blue lagoons and unexplored coral reefs.

Pomene, one of the most picturesque sites in Mozambique. The lagoon that protects this extraordinary bay, set between the blue Indian Ocean and the waters where the mangroves grow – these extraordinary plants appear to float on the surface of the water, like a forest in a fairy tale – is part of the Pomene Nature Reserve, a protected marine area that has managed to preserve its authentic and wild beauty thanks to its remote location.


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24 - 27 Jan 2025 Durban, Portuguese Island, Durban: 3 nights   MUSICA

Set between the African coast and the Indian Ocean, Portuguese Island is a small, uninhabited island: one of the enchanting destinations of an MSC cruise to Southern Africa. It is located at the external limit of Maputo Bay, host to the capital of Mozambique, under the cover of Inhaca Island, the chosen location for some of the most luxurious resorts of the entire continent.

During your holiday, take some time between dips in the warm, crystalline ocean waters to stroll around this island. It is six kilometres long, about an hour walk on sand that caresses the soles of your feet (during the central hours of the day, it is best to wear open sandals because the sand becomes very hot), with only the blue of the water and the green of the low vegetation for company.    



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27 - 31 Jan 2025 Durban, Pomene, Durban: 4 nights MUSICA

Between the capital Maputo, in the South, and Pemba, in the North of the State, there aDurban,  Pomene, Durbanre 2000 kilometres of coastline, characterised by stretches of white sand that blend into the horizon, blue lagoons and unexplored coral reefs.

Pomene, one of the most picturesque sites in Mozambique. The lagoon that protects this extraordinary bay, set between the blue Indian Ocean and the waters where the mangroves grow – these extraordinary plants appear to float on the surface of the water, like a forest in a fairy tale – is part of the Pomene Nature Reserve, a protected marine area that has managed to preserve its authentic and wild beauty thanks to its remote location.


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31 Jan - 3 Feb 2025 Durban, Portuguese Island, Durban: 3 nights (OPTIONAL KRONES EVENT)  

Set between the African coast and the Indian Ocean, Portuguese Island is a small, uninhabited island: one of the enchanting destinations of an MSC cruise to Southern Africa. It is located at the external limit of Maputo Bay, host to the capital of Mozambique, under the cover of Inhaca Island, the chosen location for some of the most luxurious resorts of the entire continent.

During your holiday, take some time between dips in the warm, crystalline ocean waters to stroll around this island. It is six kilometres long, about an hour walk on sand that caresses the soles of your feet (during the central hours of the day, it is best to wear open sandals because the sand becomes very hot), with only the blue of the water and the green of the low vegetation for company.    



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03 - 07 Feb 2025 Durban, Pomene, Durban: 4 nights MUSICA 

Between the capital Maputo, in the South, and Pemba, in the North of the State, there aDurban,  Pomene, Durbanre 2000 kilometres of coastline, characterised by stretches of white sand that blend into the horizon, blue lagoons and unexplored coral reefs.

Pomene, one of the most picturesque sites in Mozambique. The lagoon that protects this extraordinary bay, set between the blue Indian Ocean and the waters where the mangroves grow – these extraordinary plants appear to float on the surface of the water, like a forest in a fairy tale – is part of the Pomene Nature Reserve, a protected marine area that has managed to preserve its authentic and wild beauty thanks to its remote location.


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07 - 10 Feb 2025 Durban, Portuguese Island, Durban: 3 nights  OPTIONAL FINESSE CRUISE 

Set between the African coast and the Indian Ocean, Portuguese Island is a small, uninhabited island: one of the enchanting destinations of an MSC cruise to Southern Africa. It is located at the external limit of Maputo Bay, host to the capital of Mozambique, under the cover of Inhaca Island, the chosen location for some of the most luxurious resorts of the entire continent.

During your holiday, take some time between dips in the warm, crystalline ocean waters to stroll around this island. It is six kilometres long, about an hour walk on sand that caresses the soles of your feet (during the central hours of the day, it is best to wear open sandals because the sand becomes very hot), with only the blue of the water and the green of the low vegetation for company.    



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10 - 14 Feb 2025 Durban, Pomene, Durban: 4 nights    MUSICA

Between the capital Maputo, in the South, and Pemba, in the North of the State, there aDurban,  Pomene, Durbanre 2000 kilometres of coastline, characterised by stretches of white sand that blend into the horizon, blue lagoons and unexplored coral reefs.

Pomene, one of the most picturesque sites in Mozambique. The lagoon that protects this extraordinary bay, set between the blue Indian Ocean and the waters where the mangroves grow – these extraordinary plants appear to float on the surface of the water, like a forest in a fairy tale – is part of the Pomene Nature Reserve, a protected marine area that has managed to preserve its authentic and wild beauty thanks to its remote location.


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14 - 17 Feb 2025 Durban, Portuguese Island, Durban: 3 nights Travel Bella   MUSICA

Set between the African coast and the Indian Ocean, Portuguese Island is a small, uninhabited island: one of the enchanting destinations of an MSC cruise to Southern Africa. It is located at the external limit of Maputo Bay, host to the capital of Mozambique, under the cover of Inhaca Island, the chosen location for some of the most luxurious resorts of the entire continent.

During your holiday, take some time between dips in the warm, crystalline ocean waters to stroll around this island. It is six kilometres long, about an hour walk on sand that caresses the soles of your feet (during the central hours of the day, it is best to wear open sandals because the sand becomes very hot), with only the blue of the water and the green of the low vegetation for company.    



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17 - 21 Feb 2025 Durban, Pomene, Durban: 4 nights  MUSICA

Between the capital Maputo, in the South, and Pemba, in the North of the State, there aDurban,  Pomene, Durbanre 2000 kilometres of coastline, characterised by stretches of white sand that blend into the horizon, blue lagoons and unexplored coral reefs.

Pomene, one of the most picturesque sites in Mozambique. The lagoon that protects this extraordinary bay, set between the blue Indian Ocean and the waters where the mangroves grow – these extraordinary plants appear to float on the surface of the water, like a forest in a fairy tale – is part of the Pomene Nature Reserve, a protected marine area that has managed to preserve its authentic and wild beauty thanks to its remote location.


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24 - 28 Feb 2025 Durban, Pomene, Durban: 4 nights  MUSICA

Between the capital Maputo, in the South, and Pemba, in the North of the State, there aDurban,  Pomene, Durbanre 2000 kilometres of coastline, characterised by stretches of white sand that blend into the horizon, blue lagoons and unexplored coral reefs.

Pomene, one of the most picturesque sites in Mozambique. The lagoon that protects this extraordinary bay, set between the blue Indian Ocean and the waters where the mangroves grow – these extraordinary plants appear to float on the surface of the water, like a forest in a fairy tale – is part of the Pomene Nature Reserve, a protected marine area that has managed to preserve its authentic and wild beauty thanks to its remote location.


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03 - 07 Mar 2025 Durban, Pomene, Durban: 4 nights MUSICA

Between the capital Maputo, in the South, and Pemba, in the North of the State, there aDurban,  Pomene, Durbanre 2000 kilometres of coastline, characterised by stretches of white sand that blend into the horizon, blue lagoons and unexplored coral reefs.

Pomene, one of the most picturesque sites in Mozambique. The lagoon that protects this extraordinary bay, set between the blue Indian Ocean and the waters where the mangroves grow – these extraordinary plants appear to float on the surface of the water, like a forest in a fairy tale – is part of the Pomene Nature Reserve, a protected marine area that has managed to preserve its authentic and wild beauty thanks to its remote location.


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07 - 09 Mar 2025 Durban, At sea, Durban: 2 nights MUSICA

Value for money guaranteed, a 2 night cruise is a perfect fun filled break.  

Ideal for first time cruisers, for couples or families wanting a quick escape, or for those wanting to celebrate their own personal occasions on board like bachelor parties or milestone birthdays, a 2 night cruise to nowhere allows for a fabulous away from home experience.

Hit the open waves, and experience the ship as the destination on board the MSC  MUSICA. 


               

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09 - 12 Mar 2025 Durban, Cape Town: 3 nights MUSICA

This three night cruise takes you down the Indian Ocean from Durban to Cape Town

There is no stop in Port Elizabeth 

               



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MSC Musica not only launched a new class of eco-friendly cruise ship, she launched a new class of cruise - a spacious world of graceful lines and superlative choice, enriched by the creativity, fine natural materials and attention to detail that have always distinguished MSC Cruises. A magical world of warmth and hospitality awaits every guest. 

 Life on board 

Life on MSC Musica is lovely from the moment you step on board. As soon as you see the central foyer'ss three-tier waterfall and its see-through piano, suspended on a crystal floor above a pool of shimmering water, you know this is a special ship. 

 Entertainment
The designer venues on board are equally inspiring, whether you're dancing to a band in the dazzling Crystal Lounge, relaxing in the stylish Havana Club cigar lounge, gaming in the Sanremo Casino or enjoying a live show in the stunning Teatro la Scala.

Boasting elegant pools and enticing play areas for kids, as well as a lavish spa, plush theatre, glamorous casino, panoramic disco and more, MSC Musica offers her guests a world of daytime activities and night-time entertainment. With so many options available, the only problem is deciding what to do! 

 Family & Kids
On MSC Musica, children and young adults enjoy the special treatment for which MSC Cruises is well known, with colourful indoor and outdoor play amenities, a pool of their own and separate Kids and Teens Clubs for a vibrant social life on board. 

Restaurants & Buffet
The varied cuisine on board is freshly prepared from prime ingredients. Try the tasty Italian gourmet specialities in Il Giardino, treat yourself to Japanese delicacies in the Kaito Sushi Bar, or enjoy authentic Italian pizzas. 

Bars & Lounge
Savour our extensive international selection of fine wines, thirst-quenching beers and classic and innovative cocktails. With nine elegant bars to choose from, there'ss a venue to suit every occasion. Life on MSC Musica is lovely from the moment you step on board. As soon as you see the central foyerss three-tier waterfall and its see-through piano, suspended on a crystal floor above a pool of shimmering water, you know this is a special ship.