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MS EUROPA 2 - from Auckland to Sydney
Cruise EUX1700
05.03.2015 - 05.03.2015 (19 days)
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05.03.2015 - 05.03.2015

Merry Christmas in Australia

MS EUROPA 2 - from Auckland to Sydney

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Cruise EUX1700

05.03.2015 - 05.03.2015

19 days (0 days cruise only)

    Christmas on board the EUROPA 2: cruise in the fascinating worlds of New Zealand and Australia and enjoy idyllic holiday celebrations and an atmospheric New Year.


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

    Price specials - Extended fun

    Combine this cruise with EUX1701 and save € 1,500.

    The highlights of this cruise

    Your ship - MS EUROPA 2

    Twenty-one-knots. And no tie.

    All the promises of a yacht and the serenity of a small resort: on board the EUROPA 2, you can enjoy the highest level of casual luxury with a maximum of 500 guests. The ship has been awarded the coveted distinction of 5-stars-plus by the Berlitz Cruise Guide 2018.

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    Your suites on MS EUROPA 2

    Veranda Suite
    • Living area: 28 m² (301 ft²); veranda: 7 m² (75 ft²)
    • Walk-in wardrobe
    • Exclusive living area with a chaise longue
    • Bathtub and separate shower
    • Free mini bar
    Ocean Suite
    • Living area: 28 m² (301 ft²); veranda: 7 m² (75 ft²)
    • Natural light in the bathroom
    • Bathroom with two sinks
    • Whirlpool tube and separate shower
    • Separate toilet
    • Free mini bar
    Penthouse Suite, for disabled guests
    • Living area: 42 m² (452 ft²); veranda: 10 m² (108 ft²)
    • Bathroom with two washbasins
    • Separate WC
    • Butler service
    • Free mini bar
    Family Apartment
    • Living area: 2 × 20 m²
      (2 x 215 ft²)
      veranda: 2 × 7 m² (2 x 75 ft²)
    • Connecting door between the rooms and verandas
    • Separate toilets
    • Free mini bars
    Grand Penthouse Suite
    • Living area: 78 m² (840 ft²); veranda: 10 m² (108 ft²)
    • Separate living and sleeping areas
    • Separate dining table
    • Guest toilet
    • Bathroom with two sinks
    • Shower with steam sauna.
    • Whirlpool and daybed in the bathroom
    • Butler service
    • Free mini-bar
    • Further exclusive service privileges
    Owner Suite
    • Living area: 99 m² (1,066 ft²); veranda: 15 m² (161 ft²)
    • Separate living and sleeping area
    • Separate dining table
    • Guest toilet
    • Bathroom with two sinks
    • Shower with steam sauna
    • Whirlpool and daybed in the bathroom
    • Butler service
    • Free mini bar
    • Further exclusive service privileges
    Grand Ocean Suite
    • Living area: 42 m² (452 ft²); veranda: 10 m² (108 ft²)
    • Bathroom with two sinks
    • Separate toilet
    • Natural light in the bathroom
    • Shower with steam sauna
    • Whirlpool tub
    • Free mini bar
    Penthouse Suite
    • Living area: 42 m² (452 ft²); veranda: 10 m² (108 ft²)
    • Walk-in wardrobe
    • Bathroom with two sinks
    • Whirlpool tub and separate shower
    • Separate toilet
    • Butler service
    • Free mini bar

    At anchor - If the ship anchors in open water the ferrying ashore will be done with tenders or Zodiacs.

    Golf course - You stop at the world's best and most beautiful greens and are overseen by a PGA golf professional.

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    Optional bookable
    Thursday, 05.03.2015

    Scheduled flight from Frankfurt to Singapore

    Thursday, 05.03.2015

    Singapore
    Connecting flight to Auckland

    Thursday, 05.03.2015

    Transfer to embarkation point
    Auckland/New Zealand, departure 19.00 hrs

    Auckland
    Discover more about the metropolises of Auckland and Queenstown with our pre-cruise programmes*.

    Thursday, 05.03.2015

    Relaxation at sea

    Thursday, 05.03.2015

    Wellington/New Zealand , 7.00 – 19.00 hrs

    Wellington
    The capital of New Zealand is nestled in a beautiful spot between a natural harbour and green hills. Enjoy the views from Mount Victoria on a city tour* in a cable car and a fascinating aerial perspective during a helicopter flight*.

     

     

    Thursday, 05.03.2015

    Kaiteriteri/New Zealand , 07.00 hrs - 10.00 hrs
    Nelson/New Zealand , 12.00 – 19.00 hrs

    Kaiteriteri
    Impressive natural spectacles await you on a boat tour, hike* or kayak tour* in Abel Tasman National Park.

    Nelson
    The creative scene gathers in this artistic city; its greatest work of art is the impressive art deco cathedral. The next day, enjoy Christmas Eve in style on board followed by relaxed Christmas holidays on the ocean – in whatever way you want.

    Thursday, 05.03.2015

    Relaxation at sea

    Thursday, 05.03.2015

    Hobart/Tasmania/Australia, arrival 19.00 hrs

    Hobart
    Walk around the old town surrounding Salamanca Place or take in the city’s maritime side during a kayak tour along the waterfront*. With a little luck you will come face-to-face with koalas, wombats, kangaroos and Tasmanian devils in Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary*.

    Thursday, 05.03.2015

    Hobart , departure 0.00 hrs

    Thursday, 05.03.2015

    Port Arthur/Tasmania/Australia , 7.00 – 14.00 hrs

    Port Arthur
    Insights into the country’s past as a penal colony, the age of pioneering and the lives of the lumberjacks: Tasmania’s turbulent history will come to life on an individual shore excursion.

    Thursday, 05.03.2015

    Burnie/Tasmania/Australia, 8.00 – 18.00 hrs

    Burnie
    Experience Australia's overwhelming landscape on a scenic journey* in Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park or on a hike* through the UNESCO World Heritage Site that is part of the national park.

     

     

    Thursday, 05.03.2015

    Relaxation at sea

    Thursday, 05.03.2015

    Adelaide/Australia , arrival 8.00 hrs

    Adelaide
    Call at the picturesque city of Adelaide on New Year's Eve. Collect impressions of colonial times during a city tour*; enjoyment of a very special kind is assured in the Barossa Valley with a wine-tasting session*. Afterwards, celebrate the turning of the year at a dazzling New Year's Eve party on board.

    Thursday, 05.03.2015

    Adelaide, departure 1.00 hrs
    Penneshaw/Kangaroo Island/Australia , 07.00 - 16.30 hrs

    Penneshaw
    Rugged cliffs and subterranean caves, Australian sea lions, penguins and, of course, kangaroos: Australia's "Galapagos" promises unforgettable moments. A visit to see the sea lions* allows you to experience the animals from a distance of only a few metres.

    Thursday, 05.03.2015

    Portland/Victoria/Australia, 10.00 – 19.00 hrs

    Portland
    The unusual formation known as the Twelve Apostles* is a remarkable series of limestone spires in the sea. With a little luck, you will spot sea lions on a ride in the RIB*.

    Thursday, 05.03.2015

    Melbourne/Australia, 8.00 – 17.00 hrs

    Melbourne
    Museums and galleries, restaurants and cafes: the cultural heart of one of the world’s best cities in which to live beats on Federation Square. Eureka Tower, which features a viewing platform on the 88th floor, is just one of the highlights. Enjoy this metropolis on water and on land* or try the wine in the Yarra Valley*, one of the most famous wine-producing regions in Australia.

    Thursday, 05.03.2015

    Relaxation at sea

    Thursday, 05.03.2015

    Sydney/Australia, arrival 6.00 hrs
    Transfer to scheduled flight to Frankfurt

    Sydney
    Australia’s largest and oldest city is your final port of call. Experience Sydney or Ayers Rock intensively with our post-cruise programmes*.

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    Optional bookable
    Thursday, 05.03.2015

    Arrival in Frankfurt

    Pre & Post-Program for your trip

    The following programmes can be booked.

    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 B: AUCKLAND FOR CONNOISSEURS
    PRE-CRUISE PROGRAMME C: NEW ZEALAND: SOUTH ISLAND FOR NATURE LOVERS AND ADVENTURERS
    POST-CRUISE PROGRAMME A: SYDNEY – FASCINATION DOWN UNDER
    POST-CRUISE PROGRAMME B: SYDNEY AND AYERS ROCK

    * The pre- and post-cruise programmes and shore activities are not included in the cruise price and are in the planning stage. Subject to changes.

    = at anchor / = golf course

    Family cruise

    A holiday is a chance to spend some time as a family - and on board the EUROPA 2, there are plenty of exciting opportunities for parents and children to discover the world together, or to go their own way if they prefer. In addition to a varied on-board programme of games and sports as well as arts... Read more

    A holiday is a chance to spend some time as a family - and on board the EUROPA 2, there are plenty of exciting opportunities for parents and children to discover the world together, or to go their own way if they prefer. In addition to a varied on-board programme of games and sports as well as arts and crafts, children and teens on family cruises can take part in specifically tailored excursions*. Our travel concierge service will be happy to suggest personalised family excursions* for you.

    * This service is not included in the cruise price.

     

     

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    MS EUROPA 2 - FREEDOM THAT TAKES YOU PLACES

    The EUROPA 2

    All the promises of a yacht and the serenity of a small resort: on board the EUROPA 2, you can enjoy the highest level of casual luxury with a maximum of 500 guests. The ship has been awarded the coveted distinction of 5-stars-plus by the Berlitz Cruise Guide 2018.

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    Suites

    Plenty of room to feel good in our suites. On board there are no cabins but only suites with their own veranda. With a size of 35 to 114 m² and unlimited open space.

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    Restaurants

    Delicious diversity in seven restaurants. From upscale modern cuisine to a rich variety of Asian delights. Some opulent, some light, some fresh from the grill, some rustically inspired. The stylish ambiance in the seven restaurants underscores the most pleasurable gourmet expectations.

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    Bars

    Atmospheric evenings in six stylish bars. The bars on board the EUROPA 2 will quickly become your favourite places. Whichever you choose, a discreet service, a wide selection of drinks and snacks, as well as a wonderful ambience will provide you with unforgettable moments during your stay on board.

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    Relaxation

    The spacious OCEAN SPA awaits you with everything you could wish for to vitalise body and mind over an area of more than 800 m²/8,611 ft². And so that you never forget where you are, you'll always have a fantastic view of the open sea.

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    Entertainment

    Raise the curtain! Enjoy unforgettable events and spectacular shows featuring famous artists and stars on board the EUROPA 2. Great comedy, music from classical to pop, and exciting presentations and talks - and always first class.

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    Additional included services

    The Cruise Price Includes (Among Other Services)

    • Cruise in the booked category.
    • Fresh fruit and champagne await you in your sui te on your day of arrival.
    • Full board on the ship: welcome cocktail, breakfast, late morning bouillon, lunch, dinner, afternoon coffee and tea with pastries, hot waffles and midnight snack. Individual meal selection also possible.
    • Fresh fruit and vegetable juice available during breakfast hours.
    • A different entertainment programme every day with on-board activities, e.g. interesting courses, conversations, scientific lectures, film screenings, contemporary seminars or sophisticated evening programmes and more.
    • Adventurous Zodiac rides (depending on routes and weather conditions), all landings or tours in the ship’s own Zodiacs or tenders (potential admission fees or guided tours by local tour guides not included).
    • Television in every suite also boasting integrated music programmes, contemporary or classical video and audio programmes, news, weather map, reports, interviews, travel reports, up-to-date travel information, e-mail, Internet (subject to charge) and much more.
    • Mini bar filled with softdrinks and beer in the suite.
    • Bottled water during the shore excursions.
    • Use of on-board facilities and equipment free of charge (subject to availability): auditorium with film screenings and geography lectures, library, board games, entertainment programmes, sauna, fitness areas, golf simulator, tablet PC, snorkelling gear, bicycles and much more. The use of the Internet and services of the OCEAN SPA, the photographers and video producers as well as the boutique merchandise are subject to charge.
    • Your comprehensive EUROPA 2 travel gear including detailed country information, shoulder bag, document bag, luggage tags, travel guide and maps.
    • German ship and cruise managers as well as a German- and English-speaking service crew including travel concierge service, guest relation manager, cruise sales service, tour office, tour guides etc.
    • Harbour fees.
    MS EUROPA 2 - from Auckland to Sydney Merry Christmas in Australia
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