On board MS EUROPA from Sydney to Auckland
Red continent – green islands
The dreamlike destinations on the other side of the world are incomparable to anything you have ever seen – come and see for yourself: Wander through Australia’s capital city, Sydney, and explore one of the last untouched natural paradises on the remote island of Tasmania. New Zealand will welcome you with the silent beauty of Fiordland. The spectacular mountains of the South Island and the white beaches of the Bay of Plenty in the north are no less impressive. Succumb to their charm.
Highlights of this cruise
- UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Sydney Opera House*, Port Arthur*
- UNESCO World Natural Heritage Site: Wild Tasmania*, Milford Sound
- Paradise at the end of the earth: New Zealand
- Fjord landscapes as if straight from a picture book
- Geysers of Rotorua*
- Carnival party on board
- Golf & Cruise voyage with extensive golf package*
| Wed, 03.02.2016 |
Scheduled flight from Frankfurt to Sydney
| Thu, 04.02.2016 |
| Fri, 05.02.2016 |
| Sat, 06.02.2016 |
Sydney/Australia, departure 19.00 hrs
| Sun, 07.02.2016 |
Relaxation at sea
| Mon, 08.02.2016 |
Melbourne, 8.00 – 18.00 hrs
| Tue, 09.02.2016 |
Burnie/Tasmania, 9.00 – 18.00 hrs
| Wed, 10.02.2016 |
Port Arthur, 14.00 – 19.00 hrs
| Thu, 11.02.2016 |
Hobart, departure 19.30 hrs
| Fri, 12.02.2016 |
- Sat, 13.02.2016
Relaxation at sea
| Sun, 14.02.2016 |
Cruising in Milford Sound 8.00 - 11.00 hrs
Milford, Thompson & Doubtful Sound/New Zealand
| Mon, 15.02.2016 |
Relaxation at sea
| Tue, 16.02.2016 |
Lyttelton (Christchurch), 6.30 – 19.00 hrs
Lyttelton (Christchurch)/New Zealand
| Wed, 17.02.2016 |
Wellington, 8.00 – 18.00 hrs
| Thu, 18.02.2016 |
Napier, 8.30 – 19.00 hrs
| Fri, 19.02.2016 |
Cruise around White Island
White Island/New Zealand
| Sat, 20.02.2016 |
Mount Maunganui (Tauranga), departure 18.00 hrs
Mount Maunganui (Tauranga)/New Zealand
| Sun, 21.02.2016 |
Auckland, arrival 6.00 hrs
| Mon, 22.02.2016 |
Arrival in Frankfurt
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Please note that our pre- and post-cruise programmes are conducted in German.
For individual programmes kindly consult your travel agent.
Following programmes we offer in German:
PRE-CRUISE PROGRAMME A: SYDNEY – THE DREAM CITY ON THE WATER
PRE-CRUISE PROGRAMME B: SYDNEY AND MAGICAL AYERS ROCK
POST-CRUISE PROGRAMME B: AUCKLAND AND WINE
POST-CRUISE PROGRAMME A: AUCKLAND – CITY OF SAILS
HOTEL LANDHAUS WACHTELHOF: TWO-DAY “ATLANTIC” CRUISE ARRANGEMENT
Golf – Oceania’s green side
Saturday, 6 February, Sydney, Australia – Twin Creeks Golf & Country Club
Situated in the beautiful surrounds of the Nepean Valley and located just 45 minutes west of Sydney’s CBD, the Graham Marsh designed par 72 championship golf course is set amongst 800 acres of bush land. Challenging to professionals yet enjoyable for the purely social golfer, the course design takes into account the spectacular rural setting to create a visually stunning and tranquil golfing experience.
Monday, 8 February, Melbourne – Royal Melbourne GC
This course is not just one of the most outstanding courses in Australia, but is also one of the top 15 in the world. This demanding course will challenge you to a breathtaking game.
Thursday, 11 February, Hobart, Tasmania – Royal Hobart GC
The history of this golf club dates back to 1896. Enjoy a classic parkland course with lush vegetation.
Tuesday, 16 February, Lyttelton (Christchurch), New Zealand – Clearwater GC (additional course 1)
Herbert Strong designed this park-like course near the coast. Many oak trees and the convergence with Stevenson Creek on hole 6 promises delightful golfing fun.
Wednesday, 17 February, Wellington – Royal Wellington GC
This historic course on the Hutt River has hosted the New Zealand Open seven times and is a challenge for players of all levels.
Thursday, 18 February, Napier – Cape Kidnappers GC
Enjoy the unique view of Hawke’s Bay – and play on spectacular holes perched atop high cliffs with unique views of the sea.
Saturday, 20 February, Mount Maunganui (Tauranga) – Fairway GC (additional course 2)
Built on grasslands to championship standards in 1998 and surrounded by breathtaking natural beauty, this course presents a challenge to golfers of all handicaps.