On board MS EUROPA 2 from Colon to Tahiti

Picturesque: the paradise of the South Seas

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Untouched beaches, colourful diving locations and exotic flora and fauna: the South Seas remain one of the most idyllic dream destinations on the planet – especially on board the EUROPA 2.


from Colon to Tahiti

Cruise dates:from 18.11.2016 to 05.12.2016 (17 days)
Your ship: MS EUROPA 2
Cruise number: EUX1634

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This is a bilingual cruise with English shore excursions. [Read more]

Itinerary

Fri, 18.11.2016

Scheduled flight from Frankfurt to Panama City and transfer to Colon for embarkation
Colon/Panama
Overnight stay on board

Colon
Experience some of the highlights of Panama on our pre-cruise programmes* as a fascinating prelude to your cruise: sail through the Panama Canal, a masterpiece of engineering which snakes over 80 km through green jungle and wild mangrove forests to connect the Atlantic and Pacific.

Sat, 19.11.2016

Colon, departure 7.00 hrs
Daytime passage through the Panama Canal, 8.00 – 18.00 hrs

Sun, 20.11.2016

Isla de Coiba/Panama , 12.00 – 18.00 hrs

Isla de Coiba
Swim, snorkel and relax: you can lose track of time on Isla de Coiba. You can then enjoy all the casual luxury of the EUROPA 2 over the following eight days at sea.

Mon, 21.11.2016
- Mon, 28.11.2016

Relaxation at sea

Tue, 29.11.2016

Taiohae/Nuku Hiva/Marquesas Islands/French Polynesia , 12.00 – 0.00 hrs

Taiohae/Nuku Hiva
Created with volcanic force: Nuku Hiva is the largest of the Marquesas Islands, which look like green mountains in the blue sea. Your journey in an off-road vehicle* will lead you through dense coconut forests to holy sites in the Taipivai valley.

Wed, 30.11.2016

Atuona/Hiva Oa/Marquesas Islands/French Polynesia , 8.00 – 18.00 hrs

Atuona/Hiva Oa
No artist shaped the image of the South Seas to the same extent as Paul Gauguin. He found his final resting place on Hiva Oa – as did the Belgian singer Jacques Brel. Visit the graves of these artists and take in the fascinating views of the bay.

Thu, 01.12.2016

Relaxation at sea

Fri, 02.12.2016

Rangiroa/Tuamotu Islands/French Polynesia , 7.00 – 17.00 hrs

Rangiroa
Vineyards in the middle of the South Seas: in addition to its picturesque scenery, the world’s largest atoll produces fruity white and red wines as well as its famous black pearls, which you can watch being reared when you visit a pearl farm*. Fascinating discoveries also await you underwater, either snorkelling* or from a glass-bottom boat*.

OUR TIP:
Dive in
Rangiroa is one of the most beautiful diving locations in the South Pacific. Our travel concierge will be happy to organise a personal diving experience* for you.

Sat, 03.12.2016

Moorea/Society Islands/French Polynesia , 7.00 – 17.30 hrs
Papeete/Tahiti/Society Islands/French Polynesia, arrival 20.00 hrs
Overnight stay on board

Moorea
Tahiti’s “little sister” is one of the most beautiful islands in the South Pacific. Discover the wonderful flora and fauna on an island tour*, for example, or in an off-road vehicle*. Go snorkelling* in the lagoon with its blue bays and white beaches or set off on a sailing tour on a catamaran*. The quintessential South Seas feeling – even at a picnic on a motu*, a small island.

Papeete/Tahiti

Enjoy one final evening on board before setting off for home on the following day.

 

 

Sun, 04.12.2016

Papeete
Transfer to scheduled flight to Frankfurt**

Mon, 05.12.2016

Arrival in Frankfurt

* The pre-cruise programmes and shore activities are not included in the cruise price and are in the planning stage. Subject to changes.
** Depending on the flight schedule, a change to the travel arrangements from the cruise arrival point may be necessary.

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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:

TAHITI – YOUR PRIVATE CRUISE ARRANGEMENT


PRE-CRUISE PROGRAMME A: THE HIGHLIGHTS OF PANAMA CITY


PRE-CRUISE PROGRAMME B: PANAMA: TROPICAL RAINFOREST AND SKYSCRAPERS


TAHITI – YOUR PRIVATE CRUISE ARRANGEMENT

BE.YOU.

Olympic ski champion Maria Höfl-Riesch will be on board exclusively for you and present her fitness programme BE.YOU. with personal body analysis, special diet and optimised training tailored to your personal parameters.


Impulse & Inspiration

Our eponymous series of events, Impulse & Inspiration, held on selected cruises provides ideas on various themes – be it self-management, your work–life balance or societal and personal models for the future. On board you will be met by leading trend researchers and experts from the fields of politics, business, science and culture. Gain new insights into our environments from presentations, discussions and courses.