Explore far-away countries and continents in depth. Come eye to eye with exotic species. Get to know and understand fascinating cultures. Thrilling adventures against breathtaking natural backdrops. Relaxed days filled with exclusive taste experiences. Whether on one of our ships or on board our private jet, the ALBERT BALLIN: with Hapag-Lloyd Cruises, you will experience the wonders of this world from completely new, spectacular perspectives. Whichever cruise you choose, as our guest you can look forward to fabulous thrilling moments at sea, ashore and in the air.
In April and October 2019, our two new expedition ships will take to the sea: HANSEATIC nature and HANSEATIC inspiration.
Our international voyages (English/German) on the HANSEATIC, the EUROPA 2 and on selected cruises with the BREMEN 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 respectively held in English. We will offer shore excursions in English on an individual basis, whenever possible in the ports of call. Approximately three months prior to the start of the cruise you will receive information about one shore excursion in each port of call which will be conducted in English.
Our expedition and cruise ships, each with its own special character, 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, 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.