Africa Cruise Ports Shuttle Services and Distances

Sep 30, 2017

Directory of shuttle bus services in the cruise ports in Africa, together with port distance information. Find out if shuttle services are available in your port-of-call and how far is the docking area from the city, or other points of interest.

Port Country Name of Port Distances to Local Towns Shuttle Service
ALEXANDRIA EGYPT Alexandria Port Cairo and the Pyramids is a 3 hour drive. Alamein is approx 50 miles away. Taxis are cheap and widely available. Sometimes a shuttle service may be operated by the ship. Highly recommend booking an excursion in this port. Possible Shuttle Service
(Charged)
CAIRO EGYPT Alexandria Port Mediterranean cruise ships dock in Alexandria and PortSaid, each about a two- and-a-half-hour drive from Cairo. No Shuttle Service
PORT SAID EGYPT Port Said Berth is in town - however no attractions. 3 hour drive to Cairo, Pyramids, Nile etc and 3 hour drive back to the ship. No Shuttle Service
SAFAGA EGYPT Passenger Berth An industrial port mainly used as gateway to Luxor and Karnak. Recommend booking a ship's organised shore excursion. Shuttle Service Available
SHARM EL-SHEIKH EGYPT Sharm El Sheikh Passenger berth OR Anchor At Pilot Station Docked west of Sharm el-Sheikh, half a mile away No Shuttle Service
SOKHNA EGYPT Sokhna Port Sokhna is the gateway to Cairo. No facilities at Sokhna No Shuttle Service
SUEZ EGYPT Suez Inner Canal Used as gateway to Cairo & The Pyramids/ The Nile No Shuttle Service
HAIFA ISRAEL Port of Haifa Port is in the centre of the city, an easy walk from the mainsights. Nazareth is approx 20 miles away and Galillee slightly further. Jerusalem and Bethlehem are around 2 hours drive away from Haifa. To make the most of your time ashore, it is well worth booking a ship organised shore excursion in this port. No Shuttle Service
JERUSALEM (ASHDOD) ISRAEL Ashdod Port Docked at the Ashdod Port. Shuttle to main gate and a taxi to Ashdod. Shuttle Service Available
TRIPOLI LIBYA Port of Tripoli Shuttle bus for pax to main square. Markets are short walk away. Shuttle Service Available
MAURITIUS MAURITIUS Quay 2 & 3 Port Louis is within walking distance. Shuttle Service Available
PORT LOUIS MAURITIUS Quay 2 -4 Attractions a few minutes walking to the city of history. No Shuttle Service
AGADIR MOROCCO Port Of Agadir 6km - Around 20mins drive Shuttle Service Available
CASABLANCA MOROCCO Port of Casablanca Docked in port. Shuttles usually operate to United Nations Square. Shuttle Service Available
WALVIS BAY NAMBIA Port of Walvis Bay Ships dock at Walvis Bay harbour, approximately 1 mile or a 10-minute walk from the Pier. A shuttle bus service may be available if docked in the commercial
berth.
Shuttle Service Available
CAPE TOWN SOUTH AFRICA Eastern Mole / Duncan Dock or Jetty 2 The city centre is approximately 10-minutes drive. Shuttle buses operate to the V&A waterfront although from Jetty 2, it is only a 2 minute walk. Metered Taxis are usually available on the Pier. Shuttle Service Available
DURBAN SOUTH AFRICA O/P Shed The city centre can be reached on foot in approximately 10 minutes, although walking is not recommended. Metered Taxis are generally available on the Pier and a shuttle bus service is available. Shuttle Service Available
EAST LONDON SOUTH AFRICA The Port of East London All access within walking distance from port. No Shuttle Service
PORT ELIZABETH SOUTH AFRICA No 8 or 9 Shuttle will operate into a local shopping area.Port Elizabeth can then be explored easily by foot Shuttle Service Available
RICHARDS BAY SOUTH AFRICA Port of Richards Bay Ships berth at Small Craft Harbour. Richards Bay is mainly used for visits to Game Reserves. A shuttle bus service usually operates to the Boardwalk shopping Mall. Shuttle Service Available
LA GOULETTE TUNISIA Commercial Pier La Goulette is within walking distance but facilities are limited there. Tunis (capital city) is 6 miles from La Goulette and so it is worthwhile considering an shore excursion. No Shuttle Service

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