On board MS EUROPA 2 from Auckland to Bali

From kangaroos to koalas

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Animal encounters and water sports, tropical beaches and rainforests, cultural metropolises and the traditions of native peoples: discover the variety of Oceania on a diverse cruise.


from Auckland to Bali

Cruise dates:from 17.01.2017 to 07.02.2017 (21 days)
Your ship: MS EUROPA 2
Cruise number: EUX1702

18 days cruise only from € 9,490 per person
incl. travel packages to / from departure / arrival point from € 11,840 per person

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

Itinerary

Tue, 17.01.2017

Scheduled flight from Frankfurt to Singapore

Wed, 18.01.2017

Singapore
Connecting flight to Auckland

Auckland
Discover the highlights of New Zealand prior to departure with our pre-cruise programmes*.

Thu, 19.01.2017

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

Fri, 20.01.2017

Bay of Islands/New Zealand , 7.00 – 17.00 hrs

Bay of Islands
This paradise comprises around 140 islands and offers incredible panoramic views on a helicopter flight*. Alternatively, take a boat trip* to Cape Brett Lighthouse high on the cliffs.

Sat, 21.01.2017
- Sun, 22.01.2017

Relaxation at sea

Mon, 23.01.2017

Cruising on the Brisbane River in the evening
Brisbane/Australia, arrival 22.00 hrs

Tue, 24.01.2017

Brisbane, departure 18.00 hrs

Brisbane
In the sunniest city on the continent, you can explore the Gallery of Modern Art* or take a river trip in Lone Pine Park*, where you can see and stroke koalas, kangaroos and wallabies. The plateau of Mount Tamborine* offers fascinating views as far as the Gold Coast.

Wed, 25.01.2017

Relaxation at sea

Thu, 26.01.2017

Middle Island/Percy Isles/Australia , 12.00 – 18.00 hrs

Middle Island
In Percy Isles National Park – which is part of the Great Barrier Reef and a UNESCO World Natural Heritage Site – the choice is yours: relax on untouched beaches or discover the unique flora and fauna of the rainforest.

Fri, 27.01.2017

Hamilton Island/Great Barrier Reef/Australia , 8.00 – 18.00 hrs

Hamilton Island
The travel concierge will be happy to organise a range of water sports in one of the best sailing locations in the world – be it diving*, sailing* or jet-skiing*. Fly to what is probably the whitest beach in the world by helicopter*: Whitehaven Beach.

Sat, 28.01.2017

Cairns/Australia, arrival 13.00 hrs

Cairns
The Monte Carlo of Australia? This charming city welcomes you with an elegant marina and sophisticated casino. Wander past classical buildings on Abbott Street or enjoy a bird’s eye view of the rainforest* during a ride on the world’s longest cable car. Find out more about the culture of the native people in Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park* or on a trip down the Daintree River*. For early risers, our travel concierge recommends a ride on a hot air balloon* at sunrise.

Sun, 29.01.2017

Cairns, departure 19.00 hrs

Mon, 30.01.2017

Lizard Island/Australia , 7.00 – 12.00 hrs

Lizard Island
Enjoy idyllic, beautiful hours of fine white sand and turquoise water on the island guarding the northern tip of the Great Barrier Reef.

Tue, 31.01.2017
- Thu, 02.02.2017

Relaxation at sea

Fri, 03.02.2017

Larantuka/Flores/Indonesia , 9.00 – 18.00 hrs

Larantuka
Far from the usual tourist destinations, the island of Flores has retained its natural beauty. Magic, spirits and ancestor worship are part of everyday life. A visit to a traditional village* with a welcome ceremony will provide fascinating insights into one of Indonesia's more than 300 cultures.

 

 

Sat, 04.02.2017

Komodo/Indonesia , 8.30 – 13.00 hrs
Pink Beach/Komodo/Indonesia , 15.30 – 19.00 hrs

Komodo
Seemingly prehistoric lizards: come face-to-face with some of the 2,000 monitor lizards* which live on this island under the supervision of the rangers.

Pink Beach
Land on the world-famous Pink Beach in the Zodiacs. The sunlight illuminates the sand in shades of pink as you swim, snorkel and relax.

Sun, 05.02.2017

Benoa/Bali/Indonesia, arrival 12.00 hrs
Overnight stay on board

Benoa/Bali
A perfect conclusion to your cruise: Bali, the island of the gods. Dive into the colourful everyday life – with idyllic white-and-black beaches and evergreen rice terraces. Besakih Temple* also promises to be an unforgettable experience. After one final night on board, your cruise will come to an end – or you can stay a little longer with our post-cruise programme*.

Mon, 06.02.2017

Benoa
Transfer to scheduled flight to Frankfurt

Tue, 07.02.2017

Arrival in Frankfurt

* 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 / = Zodiac landing (subject to weather conditions)

 

 

Price specials

Extended fun

Combine this cruise with EUX1703 and save € 1,500.

Clear and simple – our pricing model

¹ You pay only the guaranteed price for double occupancy shown here. Accommodation will be provided in a Veranda/Ocean Suite of Category 1 to 4, subject to availability. If you book a combination of several cruises in a guaranteed Veranda/Ocean Suite, it will be necessary to change suites after each individual cruise. Continuous occupancy of the same suite throughout the cruises is not possible. You will receive your exact suite number on board at the beginning of the cruise (limited allotment).

More travel information can be found in the General Information section.


    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.

    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


    POST-CRUISE PROGRAMME A: BALI – READY FOR THE ISLAND?

    talk2christiansen

    Exclusive, renowned guests discuss contemporary issues.

    Sabine Christiansen, one of the most famous journalists in Germany, will invite renowned experts in the fields of finance, politics and society to discuss contemporary issues. At “talk2christiansen” presentations, discussion rounds and conversations, you will meet international politicians, Nobel Prize winners, entrepreneurs, experts, best-selling authors and figures from public life. In this exclusive format, you will come face-to-face with people who have something to say. For example, previous guests who have participated in “talk2christiansen” include Joseph Stiglitz, winner of the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences; Wolfgang Ischinger, Chairman of the Munich Security Conference; Frank Sieren, a leading specialist on Asia; Dirk “Mr DAX” Müller; and many others.

    talk2christiansen

    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.

    The series on this cruise is entitled "The flow of life: balance and lightness".

    Uwe Günter-von Pritzbuer

    Coach and speaker Uwe Günter-von Pritzbuer will give a number of entertaining talks focusing in particular on the balance of communication. In them, he will take a tongue-in-cheek look at all-too-human emotions like envy, value systems and "typical" styles of thinking and communicating - all with a view to achieving greater ease and balance in communication, both with ourselves and with others. 

     

     

    Boris Schwarz

    In his events about nutrition and fitness, health and vitality expert Boris Schwarz will share tips and tricks for a "lighter life" and spur his listeners on to make lasting changes. 

    Katja Sterzenbach

    Katja Sterzenbach will explain how you can boost your confidence, well-being and inner sense of satisfaction. Authentic, refreshing and infectiously motivating, the vitality expert will show you your personal path to a more relaxed, fulfilled and happier life.

     

     

    Impulse & Inspiration