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MS EUROPA - from Sydney to Auckland
Cruise EUR1702
11.03.2015 - 11.03.2015 (19 days)
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11.03.2015 - 11.03.2015

Down under in winter

MS EUROPA - from Sydney to Auckland

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Cruise EUR1702

11.03.2015 - 11.03.2015

19 days (0 days cruise only)

    Kangaroos and koalas and a laid-back lust for life – on the distant shores of Australia, you will be inspired by amazing cities and the famous animal world of the smallest continent. Places of natural beauty such as the Twelve Apostles will enhance your impressions, along with some rich experiences in Tasmania. New Zealand also has some unforgettable sights in store, such as the alpine region around Arthur’s Pass and the impressive Queen Charlotte Sound.


    Event
    Golf
    Please note that your choosen cruise is conducted in German only. All printed matters are available in German. Nevertheless our crew is fluent in English.

    Price specials - Attractive combination discount of up to € 1,600

    Combine cruises EUR1701 and EUR1702 and save € 1,500 or EUR1702 and EUR1703 and save € 1,600.

    The highlights of this cruise

    • Melbourne – metropolis in the south of Australia
    • Along the Great Ocean Road to the Twelve Apostles
    • Journey on the TranzAlpine train to Arthur’s Pass
    • Discover New Zealand on active tours*
    • Symposium at Sea – the floating university
    • Golf & Cruise voyage with extensive golf package*

    Your ship - MS EUROPA

    Your most beautiful yacht in the world

    Travelling to the world's most beautiful destinations on board the EUROPA will be an experience in itself: whether you're shaking the captain's hand or going to a dazzling gala evening, enjoy the traditional luxury of a classic cruise in the company of a small group of no more than 400 guests. You can look forward to the highest service and gastronomy standards, which have already been awarded the rating of 5-stars-plus for the eighteenth time in a row by the Berlitz Cruise Guide 2018. You can always rely on our German-speaking crew who, with their discreet attentiveness and eye for detail, will be happy to fulfil your individual wishes.

    Come on board the EUROPA, home of the extraordinary. Dive into a world of moving experiences and exclusive moments. See where state-of-the-art comfort and luxurious cruise traditions meet.

    More about MS EUROPA

    Your suites on MS EUROPA

    Suite
    • 27 m² (290 ft²) Suite with a panorama window
    • 24-hour suite service
    • Visually divided living and sleeping area
    • Bathroom with shower and bathtub
    • Walk-in wardrobe
    • Free mini bar
    Veranda Suite
    • 27 m² (290 ft²) suite with a veranda
    • 24-hour suite service
    • Visually divided living and sleeping area
    • Bathroom with shower and bathtub
    • Walk-in wardrobe
    • Free mini bar
    • Some suites can be booked with connecting doors or are equipped for use by disabled guests
    Spa Suite
    • 27 m² (290 ft²) SPA Suite with a veranda
    • 24-hour suite service
    • Includes SPA pamper package
    • Bathroom with natural light, ocean view
    • Hydrotherapy shower and whirlpool bath
    • Walk-in wardrobe
    • Free mini bar (incl. a selection of high-quality spirits)
    Penthouse Deluxe Suite
    • 45 m² (484 ft²) Penthouse Deluxe Suite with a veranda
    • 24-hour butler service
    • Private atmosphere on Deck 10
    • Separate living and sleeping areas
    • Bathroom with underfloor heating, two washbasins, shower and whirlpool bath
    • Walk-in wardrobe
    • Free mini bar (incl. a selection of high-quality spirits)
    Penthouse Grand Suite
    • 85 m2 (915 sq ft) Penthouse Grand Suite with a spacious, partly covered veranda featuring a Dedon sofa island
    • Separate living and sleeping area
    • Inviting dining area with a dining table for up to six people
    • Bathroom with heated floor, two washbasins, a floor-level shower, a whirlpool bath and a private sauna; separate guest toilet
    • Spacious walk-in wardrobe
    • 24-hour butler service
    • Free mini bar (incl.  a selection of high-quality spirits)

    At anchor - If the ship anchors in open water the ferrying ashore will be done with tenders or Zodiacs.

    Show arrival travel package
    Optional bookable
    Wednesday, 11.03.2015

    Scheduled flight Frankfurt – Sydney

    Wednesday, 11.03.2015

    Sydney
    Transfer to a first-class hotel, overnight stay with breakfast

    Sydney/Australia
    What a great way to start your holiday: discover Sydney and at the magical destination of Ayers Rock on a pre-cruise programme*.

    Wednesday, 11.03.2015

    Sydney
    City tour, followed by transfer to embarkation point for the EUROPA
    Sydney/Australia, departure 20.00 hrs

    Wednesday, 11.03.2015

    Relaxation at sea

    Wednesday, 11.03.2015

    Melbourne, 8.00 – 0.00 hrs

    Melbourne/Australia
    One of the best cities in the world in which to live has room for the past and for the future. Between the skyscrapers, Victorian buildings such as St Patrick’s Cathedral* have been carefully preserved. From the 300 m high platform of the Eureka Tower*, you can see over the grid system of streets to the distant Dandenong Ranges. Kangaroos and koalas live completely undisturbed at the nearby Serendip Sanctuary* – see Australia’s fascinating native species up-close.

    Wednesday, 11.03.2015

    Relaxation at sea

    Wednesday, 11.03.2015

    Adelaide, 8.00 – 22.00 hrs

    Adelaide/Australia
    The picturesque capital of South Australia has an attractive colonial city centre*, surrounded by some wonderful parklands, for shopping in a historic setting. There are also some irresistible places to visit in the fertile countryside: the Barossa Valley* has made a name for itself as an outstanding wine-growing region – try some of the wine for yourself. Vineyards, red cliffs and eucalyptus forests line the banks of the Murray River*. Float along the calm waters of Australia’s longest river on an historic paddle steamer. On the return journey, you will come across the legacy of German settlers in Hahndorf*.

    Wednesday, 11.03.2015

    Penneshaw/Kangaroo Island, 6.00 – 14.00 hrs

    Penneshaw/Kangaroo Island/Australia
    Koalas dozing in the eucalyptus trees, kangaroos grazing in the bush and little penguins and pelicans on the coastline: this “Galapagos” of Australia promises some unforgettable sights. On a visit to Seal Bay in Flinders Chase National Park*, see the strange rock formations created over the centuries by the wind and the waves.

    Wednesday, 11.03.2015

    Portland, 8.00 – 18.00 hrs

    Portland/Australia
    Make your own individual discovery tours of Portland, visiting Cape Nelson or taking a ride by cable tram through the Botanic Gardens. The Great Ocean Road* winds its way along steep cliffs and past picturesque bays and green valleys, offering spectacular panoramic views of the coastline. Your destination is the gigantic limestone rocks known as the Twelve Apostles*, which rise up majestically out of the spray – a sight that will be part of your holiday memories forever. The Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve* lies in the crater of an extinct volcano. With a little luck, you will be able to see some koalas and emus, whilst the Aborigines will demonstrate their traditional ceremonies.

    Wednesday, 11.03.2015

    Relaxation at sea

    Wednesday, 11.03.2015

    Hobart/Tasmania, 8.00 – 18.00 hrs

    Hobart/Tasmania/Australia
    Against the backdrop of Mount Wellington, an idyllically situated natural harbour promises some amazing impressions from the moment you arrive. Take a panoramic trip* to get a view over Australia’s second oldest city from the mostly snow-covered summit. Its origins as a convict colony are no longer in evidence, making this charming, cosmopolitan port with plenty of history all the more appealing. For the best views of the skyline and the colonial harbour district of Battery Point, paddle along the quay in a kayak* and we will bring you some traditional fish and chips straight to your kayak.

    Wednesday, 11.03.2015

    Relaxation at sea

    Wednesday, 11.03.2015

    Bluff/New Zealand, 8.00 – 18.00 hrs

    Bluff/New Zealand
    Welcome to the Land of the Long White Cloud – and to the southern tip of New Zealand. The port was once the departure point for Antarctic expeditions, but nowadays the little harbour town is all about the famous Bluff oyster: said to be the best oysters in the world, you can find out all about them at the Bluff Maritime Museum.

    Wednesday, 11.03.2015

    Port Chalmers, 7.00 – 17.30 hrs

    Port Chalmers/New Zealand
    From the impressive, Renaissance-style railway station in Port Chalmers, a train journey on the nostalgic Taieri Gorge Railway* will take you through farmland and forests and over viaducts. A boat trip* will take you to the green hills of the Otago Peninsula. This is the habitat of the enormous royal albatross and the rare yellow-eyed penguin.

    Wednesday, 11.03.2015

    Lyttelton (Christchurch), 7.00 – 18.00 hrs

    Lyttelton (Christchurch)/New Zealand
    The heart of every railway enthusiast will beat a little faster in Christchurch: the TranzAlpine train* sets off from here on its journey past grasslands, along the valley of the Waimakariri River and high up into the alpine region of Arthur’s Pass, offering its passengers some amazing views. One thing will become clear as you admire the passing countryside: the region has more sheep than human inhabitants, and on a visit to a farm*, you can learn more about these woolly creatures at close quarters. Have you ever experienced a snow storm? In the Antarctic Centre in Christchurch*, you will have the opportunity to do so and, afterwards, you can hear all about what life is like in New Zealand over morning tea with a local family.

    Wednesday, 11.03.2015

    Picton, 8.00 – 15.00 hrs

    Picton/New Zealand
    Moored next to the lovingly restored three-mast ship the Edwin Fox, the EUROPA will be in good company. From the head of the majestic Queen Charlotte Sound, there will be some fantastic opportunities to enjoy the impressive scenery: walk along the Queen Charlotte Track* or explore the natural scenery of the Queen Charlotte Sound from the water in a kayak*.

    Wednesday, 11.03.2015

    Relaxation at sea

    Wednesday, 11.03.2015

    Auckland, arrival 7.00 hrs
    Transfer to scheduled flight to Frankfurt

    Auckland/New Zealand
    On our post-cruise programme* “Auckland and Wine”, enjoy tasting some of the fine local wines.

    Show departure travel package
    Optional bookable
    Wednesday, 11.03.2015

    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:

    PRIVATE TRAVEL ARRANGEMENTS – AUSTRALIA
    PRE-CRUISE PROGRAMME A: SYDNEY – THE DREAM CITY ON THE WATER
    PRE-CRUISE PROGRAMME B: SYDNEY AND MAGICAL AYERS ROCK
    POST-CRUISE PROGRAMME A: AUCKLAND AND WINE
    PRIVATE TRAVEL ARRANGEMENTS – NEW ZEALAND

    * The shore activities are not included in the cruise price and are in the planning stage. Subject to changes.

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    Symposium at Sea

    Symposium at Sea is a contemporary series of lectures bringing together experts from the worlds of economics, business, politics and culture on selected cruises on board the EUROPA to discuss some interesting current topics with you. Enjoy lively discussions with well-known personalities.


    MS EUROPA - Your Most Beautiful Yacht In The World

    The EUROPA

    Travelling to the world's most beautiful destinations on board the EUROPA will be an experience in itself: whether you're shaking the captain's hand or going to a dazzling gala evening, enjoy the traditional luxury of a classic cruise in the company of a small group of no more than 400 guests. You can look forward to the highest service and gastronomy standards, which have already been awarded the rating of 5-stars-plus for the seventeenth time in a row by the Berlitz Cruise Guide. You can always rely on our German-speaking crew who, with their discreet attentiveness and eye for detail, will be happy to fulfil your individual wishes.

    Come on board the EUROPA, home of the extraordinary. Dive into a world of moving experiences and exclusive moments. See where state-of-the-art comfort and luxurious cruise traditions meet.

     

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    Suiten

    A home away from home: Every suite is inviting – just like an elegant home, but at sea. Each is equipped with all the facilities you would expect, and designed so that you have plenty of space to yourself. What’s more, the view changes every day.

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    Restaurants

    Culinary perfection: Our chefs serve up masterful creations in four restaurants, from classic dishes to uncharted culinary waters. On selected cruises, they will even accept a little assistance - but only from the best in the field, of course. The stars of the culinary world, recipients of Michelin stars or Gault et Millau chef hats, dazzle with distinctive creations and deliver taste sensations that you will rave about for a long time afterwards.

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    Bars

    To see out the day in style: Five bars promise hours of pleasant relaxation and are the perfect location to see out any day in wonderful style. They are also popular locations for a few of the events that we organise for you on every cruise.

     

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    Fitness & Wellness

    You alone decide how many and what type of physical challenges you want to set yourself. Perhaps you would like to discover something new, take up an old activity again or simply improve your stamina. If you wish, you can ask the personal trainer to help you put together a fitness programme that is tailored precisely to your physical condition and your personal goals. Then you can choose whether to work out alone or in a group – and set off for breathtaking experiences along the coasts of the world with new energy.

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    Entertainment

    Top-class entertainment awaits you on the stages on board. Enjoy concerts and performances by famous artists, face-to-face and in a personal setting. We welcome renowned stars of classical music on board on many of our cruises. Enjoy high-calibre big-band music, the finest dance music, musical melodies and elegant lounge music as well as all types of cabaret artists, readings and theatrical pieces. Exclusive events and selected special cruise formats guarantee unforgettable moments and promise a truly special entertainment programme.

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