On board MS HANSEATIC from Singapore to Singapore
Expedition South Seas (Melanesia): The Authentic South Seas for Genuine Pioneers
Mankind has been longing to experience the South Pacific since time immemorial. However, the entire beauty of nature in this part of the world is only revealed to those who travel beyond the familiar routes. Enjoy a truly special expedition premiere with the HANSEATIC which takes you to remote, magic island worlds. Here, you will have plenty of time to explore untouched beaches, lonely bays and lush rainforests – for a South Seas dream that could not be more authentic.
from Singapore to Singapore
|Cruise dates:||from 06.03.2014 to 26.03.2014 (21 days)|
|Your ship:||MS HANSEATIC|
| Thu, 06.03.2014 |
Scheduled flight Frankfurt – Singapore
| Fri, 07.03.2014 |
Connecting flight to Auckland
| Sat, 08.03.2014 |
Auckland/New Zealand, departure 19.00 hrs
| Sun, 09.03.2014 |
Bay of Islands
From New Zealand to New Caledonia: Expedition to the Green Heart of Oceania
| Mon, 10.03.2014 |
Relaxation at sea
| Tue, 11.03.2014 |
If the weather is favourable, you will land with the Zodiacs on the rarely visited Norfolk Island – a world in itself, the island idyll of which is characterised by lush meadows and the typical Araucaria forests.
| Wed, 12.03.2014 |
Relaxation at sea
| Thu, 13.03.2014 |
- Fri, 14.03.2014
New Caledonia (Nouméa, Ile des Pins )
With the turquoise lagoon of the overseas department New Caledonia, you will get to know one of the most beautiful sides of France. The capital Nouméa welcomes you with its colonial charm. From here, you may wish to set out to visit the offshore Amedee Lighthouse Island* by glass-bottom boat or discover the overwhelming nature during a helicopter flight over the coast*. In the fine white sand of Ile des Pins, you can subsequently unwind in the shade of the pine trees and enjoy your South Seas dream to the full.
| Sat, 15.03.2014 |
- Tue, 18.03.2014
Vanuatu (Tanna , Malakula , Ambrym Island , Espiritu Santo )
Fascinating Discoveries on Vanuatu
| Wed, 19.03.2014 |
Relaxation at sea
| Thu, 20.03.2014 |
- Sat, 22.03.2014
Fiji (Suva, Leleuvia , Yasawa Islands )
Fiji – The Treasury of Paradise
| Sun, 23.03.2014 |
The HANSEATIC sets course for the remote Yasawa and Mamanuca Islands for the very first time – genuine insiders’ tips on which you still encounter the authentic South Seas feeling. With the manoueuvrable Zodiacs, you will land where humans usually rarely leave their footprints. Fine sandy beaches and secluded bays with crystal-clear water, the profuse vegetation of tropical forests and colourful coral reefs that entice you to go snorkelling – enjoy the perfect farewell to discoveries under the South Seas sun that will warm your heart for a long time.
| Mon, 24.03.2014 |
Scheduled flight to Sydney
| Tue, 25.03.2014 |
| Wed, 26.03.2014 |
Arrival in Frankfurt
* These arrangements are not included in the cruise price. The shore activities listed here are in the planning stage and are subject to changes.
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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: AUCKLAND AND THE WILD WEST COAST
PRE-CRUISE PROGRAMME B: DISCOVERING NEW ZEALAND ON FOOT – ACTIVE ENCOUNTER WITH NATURE ON THE NORTH ISLAND
POST-CRUISE PROGRAMME A: DREAM CITY SYDNEY
POST-CRUISE PROGRAMME B: SYDNEY AND AYERS ROCK
Specialist on Geology in the Expert Team
Dr Franz Gingele is a
scientist at the University of Canberra. The focus of his work is on the
vast oceans all around the "red continent“. He has already led several
expeditions in the South Pacific and will make you familiar with the
fascinating nature of small and hidden islands.