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MS EUROPA - from Kobe to Honolulu

Visiting volcanic islands

MS EUROPA - from Kobe to Honolulu
Cruise EUR1707
12.04.2017 - 27.04.2017 (19 days)
    Cruise dates
    12.04.2017 - 27.04.2017

    Set off from the coast of Japan for some relaxing days at sea in the Pacific, before being greeted by the impressive volcanic landscapes, thundering waterfalls and world-famous beaches of the Hawaiian archipelago. Discover the vast extent of these diverse islands, enjoy some peaceful hours under the palm trees and experience impressive natural beauty up-close on aerial tours or hikes.

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    Sport & Wellness
    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 € 3,000

    Combine cruises EUR1706 and EUR1707 and save € 1,400 or EUR1707 and EUR1708 and save € 3,000.

    The highlights of this cruise

    • Grand Shrine of Ise and Mikimoto Pearl Island*
    • Hawaii in depth – volcanoes and Waikiki Beach
    • Symposium at Sea – the floating university
    • Vitality at Sea – activity programme and health advice on board
    • New port: Kobe/Japan, Hachijo-jima/Japan
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    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 2020. 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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    Your suites on MS EUROPA

    • 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
    Veranda Suite, barrier-free
    • Barrier-free suite with veranda
    • German-speaking 24-hour service
    • Living area and sleeping area with height-adjustable bed
    • Bathroom with walk-in, barrier-free shower and height-adjustable vanity
    • Wardrobe with sliding doors
    • Free minibar
    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)
    Cruise dates
    12.04.2017 - 27.04.2017

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

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    Optional bookable
    Tuesday, 11.04.2017

    Scheduled flight Frankfurt – Osaka

    Wednesday, 12.04.2017

    Transfer to a first-class hotel, day room
    Transfer to embarkation point for the EUROPA
    Kobe/Japan, departure 18.00 hrs

    Visit the Japanese imperial cities of Tokyo, Kyoto and Nara on a pre-cruise programme*, before setting out from Kobe for the volcanic islands of the Pacific.

    Thursday, 13.04.2017

    Toba, 8.00 – 18.00 hrs

    See Japan’s legends and Shinto sacred sites from close proximity: the Ise-jingu Shrine is a national sanctuary in Japan and is known for its combination of simplicity and purity. The Kongoshoji temple* on Mount Asama is just as elegant and dignified. The treasures of Mikimoto Pearl Island*, where Kokichi Mikimoto invented cultured pearls in the 1920s, are revered worldwide. Visit the Pearl Museum and find out more about the cultivation of these jewels.

    Friday, 14.04.2017

    Hachijo-jima, 8.00 – 18.00 hrs

    Two volcanoes shape this tiny subtropical island with its black beaches and green slopes, which you can explore on a sporty hike: conquer the 854 m high Mount Hachijo-Fuji* or perhaps you would prefer to take it easy in the botanical gardens*, where you can see the flowering plants and enjoy the fantastic views of the bizarre lava formations on the Nambara plateau*.

    Saturday, 15.04.2017 to
    Tuesday, 18.04.2017

    Relaxation at sea
    Crossing the International Date Line; this day counts twice

    Wednesday, 19.04.2017 to
    Friday, 21.04.2017

    Relaxation at sea

    Saturday, 22.04.2017

    Nawiliwili/Kauai, arrival 8.00 hrs

    Nawiliwili/Kauai/Hawaii Islands/USA
    Towards evening, the EUROPA will reach the Hawaiian archipelago and you will be able to experience the natural diversity of the islands with the first warm rays of morning sun: enjoy a swim in the waves at nearby Kalapaki Beach, or set off for the north of the island, where the green “Garden Island” really lives up to its name. On the western side, you see colourful natural splendour up-close on either an overland journey or in a helicopter*: Discover the Waimea Canyon*, which is up to 1,000 m deep in places.

    Sunday, 23.04.2017

    Nawiliwili, departure 17.00 hrs

    Monday, 24.04.2017

    Kailua/Hawaii, 8.30 – 0.00 hrs

    Welcome to the home of the goddess of fire, Pele. The Big Island is the largest of the 137 islands in the Hawaiian archipelago – and its volcano Kilauea is one of the most active on earth. Its current eruption has lasted since 1983 and you can see the unique sight of columns of steam rising up and the lava landscapes of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park on an aerial tour*. A scenic journey to Hawi and Kapa’au* offers impressive views of the picturesque coastline. On the way, you can see the statue of Kamehameha I, who was the first king to reign over all the inhabited islands in 1795 and whose reign brought a much-longed-for period of peace.

    Tuesday, 25.04.2017

    Lahaina/Maui, 8.00 – 22.00 hrs

    Lahaina/Maui/Hawaii Islands/USA
    From the legendary surfers’ paradise, your route will take you up a winding road to a height of 3,000 m and the bizarre lunar landscape of the Haleakala Crater*. Continue on through the contrasting landscape of the narrow Iao Valley*, which is green, fertile and full of life. Admire the rushing waterfalls, secluded beaches and deep gorges from a bird’s-eye perspective on a helicopter flight* over Maui and Molokai.

    Wednesday, 26.04.2017

    Honolulu/Oahu, arrival 6.00 hrs
    Overnight stay on board

    Explore the lively centre of the US state until late in the evening. Enjoy the view of Honolulu from the extinct Diamond Head volcano* and watch the surfers at the famous Waikiki Beach*. The elegant Kahala Estate* area, where luxury villas and exclusive hotels line the beach, is also worth a detour. A helicopter flight* over Oahu will provide exceptional views of this beautiful island. Admire the lush green volcanic slopes, the high drop of the Sacred Falls and the vast pineapple plantations, which thrive in the red soil. After one last night on board, begin your journey home or visit the highlights of San Francisco, Las Vegas and the Grand Canyon on our post-cruise programme*.

    Thursday, 27.04.2017

    Transfer to scheduled flight to Los Angeles
    Transfer to a first-class hotel, overnight stay with breakfast

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    Friday, 28.04.2017

    Los Angeles
    Transfer to scheduled flight to Germany

    Saturday, 29.04.2017

    Arrival in Germany

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

    = at anchor

    Cruise dates
    12.04.2017 - 27.04.2017

    This journey will delight you with the following program

    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.

    Vitality at Sea

    Our Vitality at Sea activity programme pays special attention to your health. Take part in lectures and courses, which will vary according to each cruise and are offered in conjunction with some well-known partners, and treat yourself to some refreshing time out far away from everyday life.

    Cruise dates
    12.04.2017 - 27.04.2017

    MS EUROPA - The world's best moments

    The EUROPA

    Welcome to a ship that sets the global benchmarks for luxury cruises. It may be smaller than other cruise ships, but the EUROPA is miles ahead of the crowd. Enjoy the unrivalled freedom for personal relaxation on a cruise with no more than 400 guests – with plenty of scope for fresh ideas, indulgence and inspiring perspectives. Look forward to the legendary familiarity of a German-speaking crew who, with a crew-to-guest ratio of almost one to one, will attend to your individual wishes. Perfect hospitality, down to the very last detail. You can be sure of an exceptional cruise on board the EUROPA as you travel to the world’s most beautiful destinations and perhaps even discover something about yourself.

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    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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    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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    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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    SPA & Fitness

    Every cruise on the EUROPA is a journey inside yourself. With our holistic wellness and health concept, you can reconnect with yourself and take time for mindfulness, self-realisation and your health. Innovative exercise programmes and holistic well-being concepts will bring your body and soul together in harmony. You will be in the best possible hands here – for example, in the OCEAN SPA, which offers everything from classic massages to beauty treatments, in one of our fitness classes or with your personal trainer (fees apply).

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    Indulge your curiosity on board with numerous opportunities to experience and enjoy things old and new. Our wide-ranging services allow you to explore the extraordinary and return home feeling truly inspired. Become a true connoisseur through on-board discussions with notable experts and public figures – you might even discover a whole new side to yourself. Soak up knowledge and stories that cannot be found in any book and thrilling on-stage entertainment courtesy of renowned artists from the worlds of music, film and TV, culture and science in a programme unique to every cruise.

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