Embark on an unforgettable cruise exploring the radiant sights of South America, captivating Casablanca, and luminous Lisbon.

Your sun-drenched holiday begins in Cape Town – where you’ll board the elegant Ambassador Ambience for your enchanting cruise to London.

You’ll first called at the quaint island of Tristan da Cunha, where you’ll find stunning volcanic surroundings. Impressive monuments and jagged landscapes then await in Rio de Janeiro before you’ll call to high-energy Salvador.

Following a visit to Mindelo on the turquoise shores of Cape Verde, you’ll then stop by sophisticated Casablanca and sunlit Lisbon, the capital of Portugal. Your voyage then ends back in Tilbury, where you’ll bid a fond farewell to Ambience.


Board the recently refurbished Ambience for a grand voyage

Ambience takes her name from the French word meaning ‘surrounding’. Boasting an intimate atmosphere in spacious surroundings, she’s the perfect choice for those seeking both tranquillity and camaraderie. Your home-away-from-home, your comfortable and spacious cabin offers the perfect escape after a long day of exploring and a tranquil hideaway of an evening. Its cosy décor of warm tones with wooden touches welcomes you, along with its range of impressive amenities including tea and coffee making facilities, a fridge, hair dryer, USB ports, personal safe and a flat screen TV. Spend your days doing as much or as little as you like from the wealth of entertainment and activity choices on board. Escape to the library, cool off in the swimming pool, catch a performance in The Palladian or join friends for drinks in one of the 11 bars.



From classic dishes to mouth-watering cuts and authentic Asian fusions, you’ll enjoy a plethora of sumptuous dining experiences.



Immerse yourself in world-class story-telling in The Palladium, challenge friends to games in the Aces & Eights bridge room or head to one of the bars to enjoy fabulous live music.



Indulge in a treatment or two from the well-appointed Wellness Centre, enjoy a dip in the outdoor pool and relax in one of the two hot tubs.

Your 30 Night Holiday Includes

Day 1

5 April 2024

Embark the sophisticated, recently refurbished Ambience for your cruise to Tilbury

Today, you’ll embark Ambassador’s flagship and first lady of the sea: Ambience. Boasting a capacity of 1400 guests in a careful configuration, Ambience offers both a feeling of spaciousness and freedom, with a sense of intimacy and camaraderie. With a fantastic variety of entertainment on board, you’re sure to be spoilt for choice; don your finest attire in The Palladium, let your hair down in the Observatory, and raise a glass with friends in one of a number of stylish bars and lounges. Fine dining options are aplenty with a range of culinary delights from a specialty gastronomic experience at Chef’s Table, to dining alfresco accompanied by sweeping sea vistas. Other facilities include a shopping gallery, a library, a swimming pool, two hot tubs, and a large screen for outdoor movies.

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Days 2 - 5

6 - 9 April 2024

Savour four days at sea to settle into your comfortable surroundings

Enjoy your first two days at sea on board your exceptional ship. From its fine dining choices to its entertainment, you’ll find delights at every turn. Spend your day enjoying the panoramic views from the spacious deck areas, losing yourself in a classic in the aptly-named Brontë’s library or indulging in a treatment in the well-appointed Wellness Spa. Come evening, you’ll be spoilt for choice on where to whet your appetite; dine on delectable Indian fusion cuisine in Saffron or experience a glittering gastronomic delight at the VIP Chef’s Table.

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Day 6

10 April 2024

Explore the wild beauty of Tristan da Cunha's volcanic landscapes

Tristan da Cunha, located in the remote South Atlantic, is a unique destination for those seeking an off-the-beaten-path experience. The island is home to a small community of friendly locals and offers stunning views of volcanic landscapes and wildlife, including seabirds and fur seals. Visitors could enjoy hiking trails to explore the rugged terrain or take part in fishing, diving, and bird-watching activities. The charming settlement also offers traditional crafts and local cuisine, while the warm hospitality of the islanders adds to the authentic experience here.

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Days 7 - 10

11 - 14 April 2024

Test your luck at the Ambassador Casino during your days at sea

The Ambassador Casino offers a lively and thrilling atmosphere for those who enjoy thrills. Whether you’re a seasoned player or a newbie, there’s something for everyone with a variety of table games and slot machines available. The friendly and professional staff are always on hand to assist and ensure that you have an unforgettable experience. So, try your luck and see if you can strike it big while sailing the high seas.

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Day 11

15 April 2024

Today, you’ll encounter the heady contrasting atmosphere of Rio de Janeiro

The eclectic city of Rio de Janeiro boasts an iconic skyline with two of its most famous landmarks: the imposing Christ the Redeemer statue and the exceptional Sugar Loaf Mountains. From the top of Corcovado Mountain, you could take in breathtaking panoramic views of the city, while the Copacabana and Ipanema beaches are also popular attractions, where you could soak up the sun and experience the city’s vibrant beach culture.

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Days 12 - 13

16 - 17 April 2024

Raise a glass with friends in one of the 11 different lounges during two days at sea

Ambience offers no less than 11 different lounges and bars including Raffles Bar, Botanical Lounge, Observatory, SW19 and The Purple Turtle Pub, so there’s a wide choice of contrasting venues to savour during these two days at sea. 

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Day 14

18 April 2024

Uncover more of Brazil’s treasures through the endless charms of bustling Salvador

San Salvador is surrounded by sandy white beaches and crystal clear waters. The West side of the island is an eroded lava coast, boasting lava pools and caves. This side of the island is home to fur seals, Sally Lightfoot Crabs and iguanas sunbathing on the volcanic black rocks. The surrounding waters are perfect for snorkelling among the brightly coloured coral and marine life. ‘Darwin’s Toilet’ is a rock formation where the water rises through a chute and is a spectacular site.

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Day 15

19 April 2024

Unwind in your comfortable cabin or treat yourself to a memento from the shopping galleria

Your home-from-home, your humble abode on board offers the perfect surroundings in which to unwind in comfort. It presents the perfect escape after a day of exploring a new destination and a place to rejuvenate after a busy day at sea. Offering a fine décor of warm tones of blues and purples with touches of wood provide a cosy and comfortable atmosphere. Catch up on your reading or venture out to explore the treats that can be found in the on-board shopping galleria.

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Day 16

20 April 2024

During a visit to Recife, you’ll encounter more of Brazil’s vibrant culture and rich history

This lively city is brimming with culture and is known for its amazing beaches. Visit the pristine white sands of Boa Viagem Beach and try the refreshing food and drink sold by the vendors. The city itself has many historic buildings, museums and churches to admire. Catch a production at one of the local theatres or try one of the excellent restaurants.

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Days 17 - 21

21 - 25 April 2024

Spend your days at sea doing as much or as little as you like

At the heart of this sensational ship, you’ll find the impressive three-deck Centre Court which blooms with a wealth of fascinating venues to suit every mood. Admire the stunning photos peppering the photo gallery, soak up the tranquil ambience from the chic Coffee House or challenge other guests to a game of bridge in the Aces & Eights bridge and card room. Later, the beautiful Botanical Lounge offers the perfect retreat in which to enjoy a refreshing drink.

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Day 22

26 April 2024

Wander along beautiful golden beaches in Mindelo

Mindelo is uniquely situated on top of an underwater volcanic crater that’s now Mindelo Bay. The bay is surrounded by beautiful sandy beaches and the clear sparkling waters make this area a diver’s dream. Angelfish, moray eels, and nurse sharks are some of the more commonly seen species here. Mindelo centre is complete with cobblestone streets, candy-coloured colonial buildings and vibrant local markets.

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Days 23 - 25

27 - 29 April 2024

Delight in a further three days at sea to soak in the on-board ambience

Among other things, your incredible vessel gifts you an intimate and sophisticated atmosphere that only an Ambassador environment can. You’ll savour your time on board this refined ship as you relish the luxury of time during your voyage.

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Day 26

30 April 2024

Visit Casablanca, an evocative city fusing traditions with innovations

While it still evokes memories of Bogart and Bergman, Casablanca today is a large, modern city – one of the most cosmopolitan in Morocco. Here, you’ll encounter its French colonial legacy, striking architecture, and old medina, but don’t miss the chance to see the towering Hassan II Mosque. Designed under the guidance of King Hassan II, its vibrant 60-storey-high minaret is topped by a laser, the light from which is directed towards Mecca.

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Day 27

1 May 2024

A day at sea is yours to enjoy on board Ambience

When the weather is fine, the spacious deck area offers the perfect place in which to feel the crisp sea air and savour the views of the passing landscapes. The swimming pool is a great place to enjoy a morning dip or relax in one of the two hot tubs. Come evening, settle in for a journey unlike any other as you disappear into a whole new world in The Palladium, where the talented Show Team and guest artists will entertain you.

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Day 28

2 May 2024

You’ll delve into Lisbon's historic sites and taste its culinary delights

The sun-kissed capital of Portugal gleams in the sunlight against the backdrop of the sparkling Atlantic Ocean. With a skyline a watercolour palette of primrose yellow buildings topped with terracotta roofs, the pint-sized city is set across seven hills and it’s easy to explore in a couple of days thanks to a network of traditional trams. In almost all the traditional restaurants you’ll find plates piled high with olives, baskets of rough country bread and bowls of arroz de feijão, rice and beans.

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Days 29 - 30

3 - 4 May 2024

Relish two days at sea to indulge in some of the delicious delights on board

Great food brings people together, and with a variety of dining options on board, you can expect a lot of camaraderie. From a full English at breakfast to a casual lunch and multi-course fine dining experiences at dinner, you’ll find it all on board. Tuck into sumptuous premium cut steak and grills in Sea & Grass or savour authentic flavours of Indian fusion cuisine in Saffron.

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Day 31

5 May 2024

Today, you’ll arrive in Tilbury, London, where you’ll disembark and return home

Your cruise ends in Tilbury, where you’ll disembark and head home – your mind swimming with the wealth of magical memories from your holiday.

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Your Holiday Summary


Full-Board Cruise

  • 30 night full-board cruise on board Ambience
  • Savour the ultimate on board culinary experience specially created and hosted by the Executive Chef at Chef’s Table*
  • Escape into lands near and far as you settle in for an evening of world-class storytelling at The Palladium
  • Spend time with friends and sip on your favourite cocktail in the stunning Botanical Lounge

FREE Inbound Johannesburg Flight and Transfers

*Regional flight available at a supplement.



5 April 2024

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Duration: 30 Nights
Itinerary Includes: Cape Town, Tristan da Cunha, Rio De Janeiro, Salvador (Brazil), Recife (Brazil), Mindelo (Sao Vicente), Casablanca (Morocco), Lisbon (Portugal), London