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An exotic blend of jungle and beach
This wonderful, winter-warming voyage of discovery sees Magellan explore the vibrant, colourful Amazonian rainforest and some balmy, sun-kissed Caribbean isles, with calls in glorious Madeira, Cape Verde and the Azores to complete the not-to-be-missed adventure.
Discover life on board Magellan
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Tour Highlights And Inclusions
- 42 nights' accommodation in your choice of cabin
- Full-board arrangements including full breakfast, luncheon, dinner, afternoon tea and midnight snacks
- On-board entertainment as arranged
- Calls at ports as detailed in the itinerary
- The services of a friendly, professional crew and cruise staff
- Port charges and taxes
Single and upgrade cabins are available for a supplement
At 46,000-tonnes and with a passenger complement of around 1100, Magellan retains a sense of traditional cruising and small-ship intimacy thanks to the beautiful layout and tasteful contemporary style of her public areas. Her friendly, welcoming crew and cruise staff, and a major refit in 2010 ensure her position as a thoroughly modern, bright and supremely comfortable floating home.
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The greatest pleasure of a cruise holiday is the knowledge that as each day dawns, there'll be a new adventure to enjoy, a new experience to savour.
Ports of call
- Day One - Depart London Tilbury, 1600hrs
- Day Two - Amsterdam, Netherlands
- Day Five - Lisbon, Portugal
- Day Seven - Funchal, Madeira
- Day 10 - Mindelo, Cape Verde Islands
- Day 16 - Santarem, Brazil
- Day 17 - *Boca da Valeria, Brazil
- Days 18-19 - Manaus, Brazil
- Day 20 - *Parintins, Brazil
- Day 21 - *Alter do Chao, Brazil
- Day 22 - Cruising the Amazon River
- Day 23 - *Icoaraci, Brazil
- Day 25 - *Iles du Salut, French Guiana
- Day 27 - Scarborough, Tobago
- Day 28 - St. Georges, Greneda
- Day 29 - Bridgetown, Barbados
- Day 30 - Castries - St Lucia
- Day 31 - St Johns, Antigua
- Day 37 - Horta, Azores
- Day 38 - Ponta Delgada, Azores
- Day 43 - Arrive London Tilbury, 0700hrs
N.B. All days not listed are spent at sea enjoying the excellent facilities aboard Magellan. Please see the Full Itinerary for details. Ports marked with an asterisk will be reached by landing boat and may be inaccessible for customers with mobility difficulties.
Board Magellan in Tilbury today, and settle in to your cabin as she prepares to set sail.
Magellan's first call is Amsterdam. Spend the day exploring canals, flower markets and museums, wander the cobbled streets, or take to the water on a canal cruise.
Days Three and Four
The first leg of your cruise will give you the chance to acquaint yourselves with Magellan's many facilities, as she steams south and west.
Today we arrive in Lisbon, the Portuguese capital. See the contrasts between historic architecture and striking modern buildings in this city from which adventurers set out, in search of the New World, during the great Age of Exploration.
Another day is spent relaxing at sea.
Madeira is a sun-blessed, lush, green sub-tropical paradise. Today we visit the capital, Funchal - a perfect, relaxing, captivating port of call. Don't miss the exhilaration of a wickerwork 'toboggan' ride from Monte to Livramento!
Days Eight and Nine
Magellan steams across the Atlantic, heading for even warmer climes, as you rest and relax on board.
The volcanic isles that make up the Cape Verde archipelago are fast becoming a popular holiday destination, despite (or perhaps because of) their remote position in the mid-Atlantic. On our voyage south, we'll call at the island of Sao Vicente and its pretty capital Mindelo.
Relax and enjoy more leisurely days at sea as Magellan heads further south, towards Brazil and equatorial waters.
Relax and enjoy the extraordinary journey up - and down - the fabled Amazon River, as Magellan makes her stately way towards Manaus. There will be opportunities aplenty to head ashore by tender to discover a world surrounded by the equatorial forests. Highlights include the traditional 'stilted' villages of Alter do Chao and Boca da Valeria, the monumental Teatro Amazonas Opera House in Manaus, and Santarem, the Amazon's third largest city. Head ashore, or take advantage of optional excursions that may include a visit to the giant hardwood trees of the region's fiercely protected primary forests, before Magellan turns around once more to cruise toward the ocean.
Today's call is French Guiana's Iles du Salut, some 18 treacherous kilometres from the mainland and - until 1947 - a French penal colony. Ile du Diable or 'Devil's Island' was made famous by serial escapee Henri Charriere's Papillon. Explore the island, or visit the beautiful white-sand beach.
Another day spent at sea, enjoying life on board Magellan.
Scarborough is the capital of Tobago, an island blessed with astounding natural riches of rainforest, coral and pristine beaches. Discover the traditional 'Trinbagonian' way of life, explore the town's hotch-potch of streets and perhaps take an excursion to the famous coral reef at Buccoo.
The gorgeous 'Spice Island' of Grenada - famed for its nutmeg, cinnamon and ginger - welcomes Magellan this afternoon. Wander the maze-like streets and visit the horseshoe harbour of the island's British Colonial capital, St George's.
Today we visit the bustling, colourful capital of Barbados - Bridgetown. Gateway to exquisite beaches, swanky resort hotels and exclusive shore-side restaurants, today ranks among the highlights of this wonderful cruise.
The tropical island paradise of mountainous St Lucia combines the vibrant Creole atmosphere and hustle and bustle of its capital, Castries, with the idyllic scenery of the west coast where the twin peaks of the Pitons are among the Caribbean's most famous landmarks.
Today we tie up in St John's - capital of Antigua. This tiny island boasts wonderful scenery, powder-white sandy beaches and warm azure seas.
Enjoy a run of lazy days on board as Magellan steams homeward.
Today we'll reach the Azores, and tie up in Horta, principal settlement on the island of Faial. Step ashore to explore this colourful former whaling station and perhaps take an excursion to the summit of Cabecao Gordo, which boasts breathtaking views of the entire archipelago.
Our second Azores call is at Ponta Delgada, cosmopolitan main town of Sao Miguel, the largest island in the group. Here you'll have the chance to explore what has been a favourite stopping off point of transatlantic adventurers for centuries.
Make the most of the final leg of your journey, and relax as Magellan steams back towards the English Channel.
Bid farewell to Magellan and all your fellow travellers, today, as you disembark at the end of your cruise.
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*This offer applies to new bookings made between 27th December 2016 and 30th April 2017 (inclusive) only. Prices shown when booking include this discount. The exact value of the discount included will vary depending on cruise, cabin and departure date selected. Discounts apply to all cabin categories. The offer may be withdrawn at any time. All fares exclude gratuities.
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