CroisiEurope unveils Africa ship design, plans for second vessel

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A rendering of CroisiEurope’s African Dream, scheduled to launch in December.
A rendering of CroisiEurope’s African Dream, scheduled to launch in December.
French river cruise company CroisiEurope has released photos and renderings of its forthcoming African Dream, a vessel that will sail southern Africa's Chobe and Zambezi rivers after it launches in December


Additionally, the company announced that it has already planned a second Africa vessel for 2018.

The 16-passenger African Dream is being built at the Harare shipyard in Zimbabwe. Once completed, it will make the 621-mile journey to its homeport in Kasane, Botswana. The 131-foot long, 26-foot wide vessel will be divided into two units that will be transported on a trailer to their final destination.

The 16-passenger African Dream is currently being built at the Harare shipyard in Zimbabwe.
The 16-passenger African Dream is currently being built at the Harare shipyard in Zimbabwe.

The African Dream will feature eight suites measuring 194 square feet each, of which six will have French balconies. Two deluxe suites will have 38-square-foot walk-out balconies. Public areas will include a panoramic restaurant, a lounge bar and rooftop terrace.

The vessel's 9-day southern Africa cruise-tour will include a 4-day cruise-safari along the Chobe and Zambezi rivers, followed by a 5-day stay at a lodge owned by CroisiEurope. A day at Victoria Falls will be included in the program.

Prices start at $5,749 per person.

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