Welcome to Hapag-Lloyd Cruises
Luxury cruises and expeditions

Be inspired by our varied range of cruises. Enjoy a cruise that leaves no wish unfulfilled – on board our luxury ships EUROPA and EUROPA 2. Or experience an adventure like no other aboard one of our expedition ships – HANSEATIC nature, HANSEATIC inspiration or HANSEATIC spirit. No matter which ship or route you choose, wonders always await: the world ahead of us.




Encounter the heritage of long-gone epochs in Luderitz and the multicultural charm of modern cities in the south of the African continent. The EUROPA 2 will take you to pristine steppes, unique desert landscapes and impressive wildlife reserves. E njoy fabulous experiences ashore, as well as plenty of time for yourself and perfect relaxation on this multifaceted route.

from/to Cape Town
14.02. - 28.02.2022

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With numerous days at sea, this cruise from Cape Town to Gran Canaria is the perfect setting in which to relax and enjoy the vast ocean. Ashore, you can look forward to charming Luderitz and Walvis Bay which guarantees unforgettable desert experiences. You’ll then be greeted by the idyllic nature of St Helena and the Cape Verde island of Sao Vicente.

from Cape Town to Gran Canaria
28.02. - 16.03.2022

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The Canary Islands offer a variety of vibrant nature and zest for life all year round. Breathtaking panoramas with bizarre volcanic slopes, ancient forests and idyllic beaches lend each island a unique charm. Experience exotic vegetation in different climate zones packed densely together and a mix of colonial style and European modernity.

from Gran Canaria to Tenerife
16.03. - 25.03.2022

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International cruises

Our international voyages (English/German) on the EUROPA 2 and on the HANSEATIC inspiration ensure that English-speaking passengers feel comfortable from the moment they step on board. All of the documentation, e.g. confirmation, travel documents, handbooks, programmes of the day, menus, announcements and lectures as well as the safety drill and Zodiac instruction will be provided in English. We offer at least one shore excursion in English in each port of call. Approximately three months prior to the start of the cruise you will receive information about the shore excursions available in English.

More information about our international cruises on the EUROPA 2 and the HANSEATIC inspiration can be found in our English catalogues. All other catalogues are only available in German language.

Hapag-Lloyd Cruises - The world ahead of us

Our expedition and luxury cruise ships, each with its own special character, offer hundreds of destinations, on-board and shore programmes with something for everyone whatever the spontaneous mood, attractive cruise combinations, short trips to get your feet wet as well as long voyages for epicures and experts. Flexibility and tremendous variety are outstanding characteristics of Hapag-Lloyd Cruises. But one thing never changes: making your personal wishes come true and turning your visions of what a cruise should be into reality are always at the focus of our efforts. We want to make you forget your everyday cares so that you can discover how wonderful it is to live without constantly looking at the clock. A completely new kind of freedom is waiting for you. Cruises and expeditions are not only a wonderful way to travel - they are also highly individual.