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MS EUROPA 2 - from Sydney to Auckland
Cruise EUX1701
10.03.2015 - 10.03.2015 (17 days)
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10.03.2015 - 10.03.2015

In the land of the Maori

MS EUROPA 2 - from Sydney to Auckland

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Cruise EUX1701

10.03.2015 - 10.03.2015

17 days (0 days cruise only)

    Spectacular scenery for as far as the eye can see – with the Southern Alps, volcanoes and subtropical beaches. Nestled in this landscape, you will find charming cities that are ideal for relaxed discovery tours.


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

    Price specials - Extended fun

    Combine this cruise with EUX1702 and save € 1,300.

    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.

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    Optional bookable
    Tuesday, 10.03.2015

    Scheduled flight from Frankfurt to Sydney

    Tuesday, 10.03.2015

    Sydney/Australia, transfer to a first-class hotel, overnight stay with breakfast

    Sydney
    Be it a little earlier with our pre-cruise programmes* or as part of the normal prelude to your cruise: welcome to Sydney! The harbour is one of the most beautiful in the world, and the remarkable silhouette of the Sydney Opera House is a fascinating sight to behold. Discover the city on a helicopter flight* or above the rooftops on a culinar tour*. Alternatively, you can try out surfing* for beginners on Bondi Beach. A tip from the travel concierge: bridge climbing* over the arches of Harbour Bridge, whose summit towers 134 m above sea level.

    Tuesday, 10.03.2015

    Sydney
    City tour and transfer to embarkation point, overnight stay on board

    Tuesday, 10.03.2015

    Sydney departure 19.00 hrs

    Tuesday, 10.03.2015

    Relaxation at sea

    Tuesday, 10.03.2015

    Cruising through Milford Sound, Thompson Sound and Doubtful Sound/New Zealand during the day

    The land of fjords
    Steep rock faces and thunderous waterfalls: the fjord landscape of New Zealand is one of the largest natural wonders in the world. Cruise through the majestic Milford Sound, Thompson Sound and Doubtful Sound on the EUROPA 2 – your veranda will become your exclusive box seat.

    Tuesday, 10.03.2015

    Oban/Stewart Island/New Zealand , 8.00 – 18.00 hrs

    Oban
    Discover the natural paradise that is Stewart Island, perhaps by walking to the lighthouse on Ackers Point*, or the bird sanctuary on Ulva Island*.

    Tuesday, 10.03.2015

    Port Chalmers (Dunedin)/New Zealand, 7.00 – 20.00 hrs

    Port Chalmers (Dunedin)
    Explore the historic architecture of Dunedin. A train ride on the Taieri Gorge Railway* will take you across cast-iron viaducts and through dense forests.

    Tuesday, 10.03.2015

    Timaru/New Zealand, 7.00 – 20.00 hrs

    Today, you can enjoy a walk along the beach at Caroline Bay or discover Mount Cook National Park*, which where the highest mountain in Australia can be found. As part of a tour in an RIB*, a robust rubber boat, you will get to see massive icebergs up-close in one of the world’s few accessible glacial lakes.

    Tuesday, 10.03.2015

    Lyttelton, 07.00 - 18.00 hrs

    Lyttelton (Christchurch)
    One of the high points of New Zealand: the 920 m high Arthur’s Pass, which you can reach on the TranzAlpine train* or on the High Country Explorer Adventure* – spectacular views included.

    Tuesday, 10.03.2015

    Picton/New Zealand, 10.00 – 23.00 hrs

    Picton
    The end of Queen Charlotte Sound, which you sail up on the EUROPA 2, invites you to explore as part of a walk along the Queen Charlotte Track* or on a kayak ride through the sounds*.

    Tuesday, 10.03.2015

    Wellington/New Zealand, 6.30 – 17.00 hrs

    Wellington
    New Zealand’s artistic and cultural hub is the coolest little capital in the world. Enjoy breathtaking views of Wellington and the surrounding area on a helicopter flight*.

    Tuesday, 10.03.2015

    Napier/New Zealand, 8.00 – 19.00 hrs

    Napier
    A listed city: walk* around and marvel at the impressive art deco architecture and stroll along the promenade, Marine Parade. Alternatively, visit the gannet colony on Cape Kidnappers*.

    Tuesday, 10.03.2015

    Cruising off White Island/New Zealand during the day
    Mount Maunganui (Tauranga)/New Zealand, arrival 19.00 hrs

    White Island
    Unforgettable panoramic views await you when you cruise by New Zealand’s most active volcanic island on the EUROPA 2.

    Tuesday, 10.03.2015

    Mount Maunganui (Tauranga), departure 18.30 hrs

    Mount Maunganui (Tauranga)
    Long beaches and a popular surfing location: the Bay of Plenty guarantees hours of variety. Such as on a trip to “The Shire”* while discovering traces of the Lord of the Rings trilogy. Sate your hunger for adventure on a flight to the volcanic White Island*, where the helicopter will land on the rim of the crater (subject to weather conditions).

    Tuesday, 10.03.2015

    Auckland/New Zealand, arrival 6.00 hrs
    Transfer to scheduled flight to Frankfurt

    Auckland
    Your cruise will come to an end in this coastal city, although you can stay a little longer with our post-cruise programmes*.

    Show departure travel package
    Optional bookable
    Tuesday, 10.03.2015

    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 A: SYDNEY – FASCINATION DOWN UNDER
    PRE-CRUISE PROGRAMME B: NEW YEAR’S EVE IN SYDNEY AND AYERS ROCK
    POST-CRUISE PROGRAMME B: AUCKLAND FOR CONNOISSEURS

    * 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.

     

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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 Sydney to Auckland In the land of the Maori
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