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MS EUROPA 2 - from Auckland to Fiji

Christmas in paradise

MS EUROPA 2 - from Auckland to Fiji
Cruise EUX2500
18.12.2024 - 07.01.2025 (20 days)
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Prices & Booking
    Cruise
    EUX2500
    Cruise dates
    18.12.2024 - 07.01.2025

    The year couldn’t end on a better note. Let the EUROPA 2 whisk you off to idyllic islands in the South Pacific. Exotic nature, bubbling geysers, coral reefs and white sandy beaches await you on a unique cruise from Auckland to Fiji.


    Family
    International cruise
    Extend your cruise ashore

    e.g. best cruise price in the SILVER fare from

    $ 16,270 per person

    cruise incl. travel packages to / from departure / arrival point from $ 19,427

    Prices & booking
    This is an international cruise (on-board languages: German and English) [Read more]
    Price specials
    LIMITED OFFER: TRAVEL FOR THE BEST PRICE IN THE SILVER FARE

    The following price categories are available for this trip in the SILVER fare:

    Smart category 1 - 2:
    Suite allocation in a Veranda or -Ocean Suite of category 1 or 2* with 28 m² living area and 7 m² veranda.

    Smart category 3 - 4:
    Suite allocation in a Veranda or -Ocean Suite of category 3 or 4* with 28 m² living area and 7 m² veranda - when booking this category, you will occupy suites on higher decks in the highly sought-after location in the middle of the ship.

    Smart category 6 - 8:
    Suite allocation in a Grand Ocean or Penthouse Suite of category 6, 7 or 8. Look forward to your generous extra space, service and luxury with 42 m² living area and 10 m² veranda.

    * You only pay the cruise price for double occupancy per person listed in the respective price category. Accommodation on the EUROPA 2 will be in a Veranda or Ocean Suite of Category 1 or 2 resp. 3 or 4 or in a Grand Ocean Suite or Penthouse Suite of Category 6, 7 or 8 (subject to availability). These offers cannot be combined with any other offer or discount. No partial routes or partial services may be booked. Limited allotment.


    Extended fun

    Extend your stay with the previous cruise EUX2427 or with the subsequent cruise EUX2501 and save € 2,000 per person (applies to PLATINUM fare).

    The highlights of this cruise

    The EUROPA 2 welcomes you in Auckland, from where your extraordinary cruise will first take you to Mount Maunganui (Tauranga). Get to know the Maori culture* here and discover the thermal springs* of Rotorua. Kaiteriteri and Nelson are known for their breathtaking nature, which you can best enjoy in Abel Tasman National Park*. After a stay in Picton, one of the most charming areas of New Zealand, and a wine tasting in the famous wine-growing region of Marlborough*, wonderfully relaxing festive days await you. On Christmas Eve, spend a restful day in the Bay of Islands, a stunning landscape of bays and turquoise-blue water. On board, everything is already prepared for a peaceful Christmas Eve. Let yourself be pampered and experience an unforgettable festive celebration at sea. Via Noumea, we will then head to Ile des Pins and Mare in New Caledonia. Picturesque beaches invite you to relax, and colourful coral reefs enchant you while snorkelling. The island state of Vanuatu exudes exotic flair with Inyeug (Mystery Island) and the capital Port Vila on Efate. Usher in the New Year on the Fiji Islands. Explore the capital Suva on Viti Levu, the volcanic Kabara Island and the lush “garden island” Taveuni (Somosomo). Dravuni is the perfect place to unwind. At the end of the cruise, you will return to Viti Levu. Discover the Nausori Highlands in an all-terrain vehicle* from Port Denarau. The EUROPA 2 will then bid you farewell in Lautoka.

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

    Your ship - MS EUROPA 2

    Welcome on board freedom that takes you places

    Unconstrained and individual, exquisite and stylish and entirely fulfilling your expectations - this is the philosophy of the EUROPA 2. Experience a symbiosis of perfection, elegance and aesthetics, while enjoying lifestyle at the highest level in a modern, relaxed atmosphere

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    Your suites on MS EUROPA 2

    Veranda Suite
    • Living area: 28 m² (301 ft²); veranda: 7 m² (75 ft²)
    • Walk-in wardrobe
    • Exclusive living area with a chaise longue
    • Bathtub and separate shower
    • Free mini bar
    Ocean Suite
    • Living area: 28 m² (301 ft²); veranda: 7 m² (75 ft²)
    • Natural light in the bathroom
    • Bathroom with two sinks
    • Whirlpool tube and separate shower
    • Separate toilet
    • Free mini bar
    Family Apartment
    • Living area: 2 × 20 m² (2 x 215 ft²);
      Veranda: 14 m² (150 ft²), divisible to 2 × 7 m² (2 x 75 ft²)
    • Suitable for 2 adults and 2 children
    • Connecting door between the rooms and verandas
    • Separate toilets
    • Free mini bars
    Penthouse Suite, for disabled guests
    • Living area: 42 m² (452 ft²); veranda: 10 m² (108 ft²)
    • Bathroom with two washbasins
    • Separate WC
    • Butler service
    • Free mini bar
    Penthouse Suite
    • Living area: 42 m² (452 ft²); veranda: 10 m² (108 ft²)
    • Walk-in wardrobe
    • Bathroom with two sinks
    • Whirlpool tub and separate shower
    • Separate toilet
    • Butler service
    • Free mini bar
    Grand Ocean Suite
    • Living area: 42 m² (452 ft²); veranda: 10 m² (108 ft²)
    • Bathroom with two sinks
    • Separate toilet
    • Natural light in the bathroom
    • Shower with steam sauna
    • Whirlpool tub
    • Free mini bar
    Grand Penthouse Suite
    • Living area: 78 m² (840 ft²); veranda: 10 m² (108 ft²)
    • Separate living and sleeping areas
    • Separate dining table
    • Guest toilet
    • Bathroom with two sinks
    • Shower with steam sauna.
    • Whirlpool and daybed in the bathroom
    • Butler service
    • Free mini-bar
    • Further exclusive service privileges
    Owner Suite
    • Living area: 99 m² (1,066 ft²); veranda: 15 m² (161 ft²)
    • Separate living and sleeping area
    • Separate dining table
    • Guest toilet
    • Bathroom with two sinks
    • Shower with steam sauna
    • Whirlpool and daybed in the bathroom
    • Butler service
    • Free mini bar
    • Further exclusive service privileges
    Cruise
    EUX2500
    Cruise dates
    18.12.2024 - 07.01.2025

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

    Zodiac - Wherever our small and manoeuvrable ships cannot go further, you can safely continue your adventure in a Zodiac (robust motorised inflatable rubber boats; depending on weather conditions).

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    Optional bookable
    Monday, 16.12.2024

    Scheduled flight from Germany to Dubai

    Tuesday, 17.12.2024

    Connecting flight to Auckland

    Wednesday, 18.12.2024

    Transfer to embarkation point

    Wednesday, 18.12.2024

    Auckland/New Zealand, departure 19.00 hrs

    Thursday, 19.12.2024

    Mount Maunganui (Tauranga)/New Zealand, 7.45 – 19.00 hrs

    Friday, 20.12.2024

    Relaxation at sea

    Saturday, 21.12.2024

    Kaiteriteri/New Zealand , 7.00 – 9.00 hrs
    Nelson/New Zealand, 11.30 – 19.00 hrs

    Sunday, 22.12.2024

    Picton/New Zealand, 7.00 – 17.00 hrs

    Monday, 23.12.2024

    Relaxation at sea

    Tuesday, 24.12.2024

    Bay of Islands/New Zealand , 9.00 – 16.00 hrs

    Wednesday, 25.12.2024 to
    Thursday, 26.12.2024

    Relaxation at sea

    Friday, 27.12.2024

    Noumea/Grande Terre/New Caledonia, 8.00 – 0.00 hrs

    Saturday, 28.12.2024

    Ile des Pins/New Caledonia , 8.00 – 18.00 hrs

    Sunday, 29.12.2024

    Mare/Loyalty Islands/New Caledonia , 8.00 – 17.00 hrs

    Monday, 30.12.2024

    Inyeug (Mystery Island)/Vanuatu , 7.00 – 18.00 hrs

    Tuesday, 31.12.2024

    Port Vila/Efate/Vanuatu, 8.00 – 14.00 hrs

    Wednesday, 01.01.2025

    Relaxation at sea

    Thursday, 02.01.2025

    Suva/Viti Levu/Fiji, 9.00 – 17.00 hrs

    Friday, 03.01.2025

    Kabara Island/Lau Group/Fiji , 8.00 – 18.00 hrs

    Saturday, 04.01.2025

    Somosomo/Taveuni/Fiji , 8.00 – 18.00 hrs

    Sunday, 05.01.2025

    Dravuni/Fiji , 8.00 – 18.00 hrs

    Monday, 06.01.2025

    Port Denarau/Viti Levu/Fiji , 8.00 – 19.00 hrs
    Lautoka/Viti Levu/Fiji, arrival 21.00 hrs
    Overnight stay on board

    Tuesday, 07.01.2025

    Lautoka/Viti Levu/Fiji

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    Optional bookable
    Tuesday, 07.01.2025

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

    Wednesday, 08.01.2025

    Transfer to scheduled flight to Germany

    Thursday, 09.01.2025

    Arrival in Germany

    Subject to change.

    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.

    The following programmes are offered in German:

    Private pre- and post-cruise programmes

    Explore your cruise destinations on a more personal basis as a couple – ideal for all those who don’t want to be part of a group. The excursions in the programmes are accompanied by a local tour guide who will be happy to attend to your individual wishes. There will also be enough time and space for your own activities. Transfers are exclusively by private car with private drivers. Prices for solo travellers or groups of three or more are available on request.

    YOUR PRIVATE PRE-CRUISE PROGRAMME – AUCKLAND

    Our proven pre- and post-cruise programmes

    Our popular pre- and post-cruise programmes include a broad spectrum of excursions and are usually accompanied by experienced Hapag-Lloyd Cruises tour guides. Recommended for guests who like to share their experiences with a group of like-minded travellers. Explore specially selected highlights of your holiday destination and enjoy the convenience of group travel – we will take care of the transfers, excursions and overnight stays.

    PRE-CRUISE PROGRAMME A: AUCKLAND – CITY OF SAILS
    PRE-CRUISE PROGRAMME B: AUCKLAND AND THE WILD WESTERN COAST
    POST-CRUISE PROGRAMME A: SYDNEY – DREAM CITY ON THE WATER
    POST-CRUISE PROGRAMME B: SYDNEY – DOWN UNDER FOR ACTIVE GUESTS

    Individual travel arrangements

    Our travel concierge would be happy to put together travel arrangements tailored to your very own preferences. Whether you’re interested in boutique hotels, luxurious beach resorts, theatre-ticket reservations or restaurant recommendations in the most exciting cities, you can find exclusive tips here and by visiting www.hl-cruises.com/travel-concierge. Our travel concierge will be at your service before the cruise and when on board, of course.

    YOUR INDIVIDUAL TRAVEL ARRANGEMENTS – AUCKLAND
    YOUR INDIVIDUAL TRAVEL ARRANGEMENTS – FIJI
    Cruise
    EUX2500
    Cruise dates
    18.12.2024 - 07.01.2025

    This journey will delight you with the following program

    Family cruise

    Holiday time is family time – and it is particularly relaxing on the EUROPA 2: with plenty of opportunities for parents and children to explore the world together and go their own ways. In addition to a varied on-board programme of games and sports as well as arts and crafts, children and teens on family cruises can take part in excursions* that have been specially designed for them. Our travel concierge will be happy to provide you with recommendations for your personal family excursions*.

    * This service is not included in the cruise price.


    Cruise
    EUX2500
    Cruise dates
    18.12.2024 - 07.01.2025

    MS EUROPA 2 - FREEDOM THAT TAKES YOU PLACES

    The EUROPA 2

    Casual lifestyle for a maximum of 500 guests - with this concept, the EUROPA 2 heralded a new era for luxury cruises. Since then, luxury has meant a wealth of culinary highlights, first-class wellness and fitness offers, extraordinary on-board entertainment and fascinating land activities, complemented by a maximum of privacy and individual freedom. Awarded 5 stars, the EUROPA 2 is considered "the best cruise ship in the world" according to Insight Guides 2024.

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    Suites

    Plenty of room to feel good in our suites. On board there are no cabins but only suites with their own veranda. With a size of 35 to 114 m² and unlimited open space.

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    Restaurants

    Delicious diversity in seven restaurants. From upscale modern cuisine to a rich variety of Asian delights. Some opulent, some light, some fresh from the grill, some rustically inspired. The stylish ambiance in the seven restaurants underscores the most pleasurable gourmet expectations.

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    Bars

    Atmospheric evenings in six stylish bars. The bars on board the EUROPA 2 will quickly become your favourite places. Whichever you choose, a discreet service, a wide selection of drinks and snacks, as well as a wonderful ambience will provide you with unforgettable moments during your stay on board.

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    Relaxation

    The spacious OCEAN SPA awaits you with everything you could wish for to vitalise body and mind over an area of more than 800 m²/8,611 ft². And so that you never forget where you are, you'll always have a fantastic view of the open sea.

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    Entertainment

    Raise the curtain! Enjoy unforgettable events and spectacular shows featuring famous artists and stars on board the EUROPA 2. Great comedy, music from classical to pop, and exciting presentations and talks - and always first class.

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    Cruise
    EUX2500
    Cruise dates
    18.12.2024 - 07.01.2025
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