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MS EUROPA - from Auckland to San Francisco

South Sea dreams and Hawaiian wonders

MS EUROPA - from Auckland to San Francisco
Cruise EUR2004
23.02.2020 - 20.03.2020 (28 days)
from € 11.391 from CHF 13‘669 from $ 13.101 from £ 9.690
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23.02.2020 - 20.03.2020
from € 11.391 from CHF 13‘669 from $ 13.101 from £ 9.690

from Auckland to San Francisco

from 11,391 €

Cruise EUR2004

23.02.2020 - 20.03.2020

28 days (28 days cruise only)

    The EUROPA will call at dream destinations as it cruises from New Zealand to the USA via the Pacific Ocean. Remote islands, in-depth explorations on Hawaii and plenty of time in San Francisco mean pure bliss on your cruise.


    Sport & Wellness
    Entertainment
    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 - Extended fun

    Extend your stay with the previous cruise EUR2003 and save € 2,800 per person or with the subsequent cruise EUR2005 and save € 3,000 per person (applies to categories 1 – 11).

    The highlights of this cruise

    The 144 islands of the BAY OF ISLANDS are all crowded together. Their subtropical natural environment will ignite your pioneering spirit right at the beginning of your cruise. The extraordinary beauty and the lush green along the bay off New Zealand’s northern coast inspired the artist Friedensreich Hundertwasser: over the decades, his adopted home provided plenty of inspiration for his colourful works. Let your own imagination take flight – whether you go on a hike* to Haruru Falls or spend some hours relaxing, surrounded by the stunning landscape. Amidst the wide expanse of the South Pacific, the islands of NEW CALEDONIA await you, poignantly untouched. ILE DES PINS is nicknamed “the closest island to paradise”, and it is probably the most beautiful island of the French overseas territory. The sea shimmers deep blue, and the brilliant white beaches – lined with coconut palms – are among the most enchanting in the Pacific. FIJI will also make your South Sea dreams come true. After you land at the beach on Dravuni Island, you will travel right to the heart of this untouched natural idyll, where exotic flowers and thundering waterfalls form a backdrop for your explorations. Look forward to unforgettable moments of discovery when the EUROPA calls at KANTON for the first time and you take the Zodiacs and land at this atoll, which belongs to Kiribati. No more than around 30 people call this small, ring-shaped island home.

    Under the South Seas sun, cast your gaze on the sparkling lagoon and explore the colourful underwater world around the coral reefs – everyday life could not feel further away. With its mighty crater landscapes, tropical rainforests and fragrant orchids, HAWAII is a fascinating world of contrasts, and you will spend four days getting to know it in great depth and from thrilling perspectives. Take to the skies for a scenic flight* over the magnificent Volcanoes National Park*, where the Kilauea, one of the world’s most active volcanoes, has been sending forth streams of lava non-stop since 1983. Other ways to spend your time in the USA’s 50th state include relaxing at the world-famous Waikiki Beach, going on a hike* to uncover the secrets of the rainforest, strolling through the gourmet and shopping quarter of Kapahulu in Honolulu and relaxing in a downtown wine bar in the evening.

    After some relaxing days at sea, during which you can focus completely on your own well-being with our Body & Soul programme, your cruise will be rounded off with a day and a night in SAN FRANCISCO. This legendary hippy metropolis is full of sights, from the cable cars to the former pier Fisherman’s Wharf to the colourful Victorian houses on Alamo Square. Admire the Golden Gate Bridge – and perhaps even cross this architectural icon by bicycle. A wonderful way to round off an idyllic cruise.

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

    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
    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)

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

    Zodiac - Wherever our small and nimble ships cannot continue, you can safely continue your adventures in rugged inflatable boats (depending on weather conditions).

    Show arrival travel package
    Optional bookable
    Friday, 21.02.2020

    Scheduled flight from Germany to Dubai

    Friday, 21.02.2020

    Connecting flight to Auckland

    Saturday, 22.02.2020

    Transfer to embarkation point

    Sunday, 23.02.2020

    Auckland/New Zealand, departure 21.00 hrs

    Monday, 24.02.2020

    Bay of Islands/New Zealand , 8.00 – 18.00 hrs

    Tuesday, 25.02.2020 to
    Wednesday, 26.02.2020

    Relaxation at sea

    Thursday, 27.02.2020

    Noumea/New Caledonia, 8.00 – 0.00 hrs

    Friday, 28.02.2020

    Ile des Pins/New Caledonia , 7.00 – 17.00 hrs

    Saturday, 29.02.2020

    Relaxation at sea

    Sunday, 01.03.2020

    Lautoka/Fiji , 12.30 – 22.00 hrs

    Monday, 02.03.2020

    Dravuni Island/Fiji , 8.00 –18.00 hrs

    Tuesday, 03.03.2020

    Somosomo//Fiji , 8.00 – 18.00 hrs

    Wednesday, 04.03.2020

    Alofi/Iles de Horne/Wallis and Futuna , 8.00 – 18.00 hrs

    Thursday, 05.03.2020 to
    Friday, 06.03.2020

    Relaxation at sea

    Saturday, 07.03.2020

    Kanton/Phoenix Islands/Kiribati , 8.00 – 17.00 hrs

    Sunday, 08.03.2020 to
    Monday, 09.03.2020

    Relaxation at sea

    Tuesday, 10.03.2020

    Relaxation at sea
    Crossing the International Date Line – day counts twice

    Wednesday, 11.03.2020

    Nawiliwili/Kauai/Hawaiian Islands/USA, 6.00 – 17.00 hrs
    Honolulu/Oahu/Hawaiian Islands/USA, arrival 0.00 hrs

    Thursday, 12.03.2020

    Honolulu/Oahu/Hawaiian Islands/USA, departure 0.00 hrs

    Friday, 13.03.2020

    Lahaina/Maui/Hawaiian Islands/USA, 8.00 – 22.30 hrs

    Saturday, 14.03.2020

    Hilo/Hawaiian Islands/USA, 7.30 – 14.00 hrs

    Sunday, 15.03.2020 to
    Thursday, 19.03.2020

    Relaxation at sea

    Friday, 20.03.2020

    San Francisco/USA, arrival 7.00 hrs
    Overnight stay on board

    Friday, 20.03.2020

    San Francisco/USA

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    Optional bookable
    Saturday, 21.03.2020

    Transfer to scheduled flight to Germany

    Saturday, 21.03.2020

    Arrival in Germany

    Pre-cruise and post-cruise programmes 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:

    Guided Pre and Post-Programs

    Our proven pre and post programs cover a wide range of excursions and experiences and are accompanied by experienced Hapag-Lloyd Cruises tour guides. For all travelers who like to share experiences in a group of like-minded people.

    PRE-CRUISE PROGRAMME A: AUCKLAND
    PRE-CRUISE PROGRAMME B: AUCKLAND AND WINE
    POST-CRUISE PROGRAMME A: SAN FRANCISCO
    POST-CRUISE PROGRAMME B: HIGHWAY NO. 1
    POST-CRUISE PROGRAMME C: LAS VEGAS AND LOS ANGELES

    Your individual Travel arrangements

    Our travel concierge will be pleased to tailor exclusive travel arrangements to your wishes. From trendy design hotels to luxury beach resorts to insider tips for the most exciting metropolises - exclusive recommendations can be found here and at www.hl-cruises.com/travel-concierge. Your travel concierge is available to you before traveling and on board.

    INDIVIDUAL TRAVEL ARRANGEMENTS – NEW ZEALAND

    Body & Soul

    With the Body & Soul programme, the focus is on your health and well-being. Lectures and courses, which may vary according to the cruise and are provided in collaboration with well-known partners, will address themes such as exercise and nutrition or tell you about relaxation techniques. Look forward to a varied range of activities, inspiring ideas and the opportunity to use your EUROPA cruise to give your body plenty of time and well-deserved care.

    Please note that this format will exclusively be held in German.


    Opera ball

    Once again this year, the on-board programme will be determined by the waves in waltz time as we say “Let the waltz begin.” Whilst the debutantes will have taken to the floor for the magnificent Opera Ball at the Wiener Staatsoper in Vienna a few days previously, the officers and crew members on board will start their dance thousands of nautical miles away. Here, in the midst of a sea of flowers and a venue decorated especially for the event, you can dance the night away in evening dress. At the EUROPA Opera Ball, you will also be treated to culinary delights to rival those served in Vienna.


    Time to celebrate

    To mark the EUROPA’s special anniversary year, we’ve planned 20 extraordinary events that will take place on 20 different cruises – from exclusive shore excursions to unique experiences ashore to unforgettable moments on board. Look forward to the surprises that await you.


    MS EUROPA - Your Most Beautiful Yacht In The World

    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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    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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    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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    Entertainment

    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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    Price specials - Extended fun

    Extend your stay with the previous cruise EUR2003 and save € 2,800 per person or with the subsequent cruise EUR2005 and save € 3,000 per person (applies to categories 1 – 11).

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    Additional included services

    We offer these services as standard and they are included in the cruise price (cruise only).

    Suites

    • Champagne and delicacies as a welcome gift
    • Mini bar (soft drinks and beer) and fresh fruit, refilled daily
    • 24-hour suite service; butler service in the Penthouse Suites
    • Flat-screen TV in your suite with entertainment and information system as well as your personal EUROPA e-mail account (only accessible via a mobile device), a selection of over 200 contemporary and classic films, various genres of music and audio dramas
    • Newspaper service: a condensed on-board edition of 'Die Welt' every morning
    • Exclusive service privileges in the SPA Suites and Penthouse Suites

    Restaurants

    • Four restaurants at no extra cost: the Europa Restaurant serves dinner in one sitting and has a fixed seating plan, yet there are also two speciality restaurants and a buffet restaurant to choose from
    • Main meal times, snack times, late breakfast, speciality teas and coffees as well as cakes, midnight snacks and even dishes to meet individual dietary requirements

    Spa and fitness

    • 15 m (49 ft) long seawater pool, whirlpool, fitness area with ocean views and golf simulator
    • Wide range of fitness classes both indoors and outdoors
    • SPA area with steam bath, infrared chairs, relaxation room and Tea Lounge

    Culture and entertainment

    • Carefully selected guest artists and famous stars in an intimate, exclusive setting
    • Top classics, the finest dance music, musical melodies and all types of cabaret artists, readings and theatrical pieces
    • Active activities and series of presentations by well-known lecturers and experts
    • On-board chaplain
    • Well-stocked on-board library and selection of magazines

    Experiences ashore

    • Shuttle transfer to selected ports
    • Available to borrow: bicycles (subject to official approval at each destination), snorkelling equipment, warm parkas, umbrellas and parasols
    • Port information including maps and tips for going ashore
    • Zodiac rides to hidden beaches and bays (subject to routes and weather conditions)

    Not a care in the world

    • German ship and cruise management as well as a German-speaking service crew
    • Harbour and airport fees
    • Cancellation fee* insurance and bankruptcy insurance

    *20% excess


    Please note that our cruises are conducted in German.

    ¹ You pay only the guaranteed price for double occupancy shown here. Accommodation will be provided in a suite in category 1 to 6, subject to availability. If you book a combination of several cruises in a guaranteed 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 at the time of embarkation on board (limited allotment).

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

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