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Hapag-Lloyd

Hapag-Lloyd's fleet sails to the four corners of the world in style and comfort.

Launched in 2013 Europa 2 raised the standards of cruising even higher. Bremen and Hanseatic, two luxury, high-specification and superbly equipped expedition ships, have navigated the north-west passage several times and are ideal for exploring the world's most inhospitable regions in style and comfort.

Explore far-flung countries, come eye to eye with exotic species and experience fascinating cultures. Whether you are looking for exciting adventures against breathtaking natural backdrops or peaceful days relaxing on board, whichever cruise you choose you will experience the wonders of the world from completely new, spectacular perspectives.

  • MS Europa 2 pool deck
  • Europa 2 Piano Bar
  • Explore the Antarctic on board Hanseatic
  • Hanseatic Explorer Lounge

About Hapag Lloyd Cruises

Hapag Lloyd
  • Expedition ship Hanseatic (164 guests/100 crew)
  • Launched in 2013 - Europa 2 (516 guests/370 crew)
  • International sailings with German/English languages on board
  • Full expedition programme
  • 24-hour room service
  • Top-class cuisine
  • Choice of dining options
  • Cultural and entertainment programme
  • Butler service in some suite grades

With a programme of voyages touching all five continents, Hapag-Lloyd offers both relaxation and adventure, outstanding destination expertise and first-rate international cuisine aboard all its ships. Hapag-Lloyd has launched a selection of International Cruises; spectacular itineraries where all on-board information and at least one shore excursion per destination is in English.

Whatever awakens your zeal for travel, from cruising to a tropical island paradise, an adventure in the white wonderland of the Antarctic, a trip to Africa's breathtaking animal kingdom or sunny days packed with cultural highlights, the world's most beautiful regions await. During your cruise, you can enjoy a wide range of organised shore excursions (subject to a charge). See the most important sights on classic scenic journeys or city tours; enjoy snorkelling, hiking or bicycle tours; or see the world from a new perspective on flights or boat tours.

Each member of Hapag-Lloyd's fleet has its own special character. Whichever ship you choose, you will experience exceptional service, outstanding destination expertise and first-rate international cuisine. Stylish multi award-winning Europa offers first-class service and luxurious spaciousness whilst Europa 2 enjoys elegance and space with a focus on contemporary design. Bremen and Hanseatic, two luxury, high-specification and superbly equipped expedition ships, are ideal for exploring the world's most untouched regions in style and comfort. Room service is available on all ships, and aboard Bremen, Hanseatic and Europa 2, guests are welcomed with a bottle of champagne in their cabin.

Cruise Collection

  • Central America and Panama Canal

    12 Nights - Willemstad to Callao

    Hapag Lloyd Ship - Hanseatic Hanseatic

    Meet the Kuna Indians who live on the remote San Blas Islands, enjoy a daytime transit of the famous Panama Canal and discover an abundance of exotic flora and fauna in the breathtaking Utria National Park on this unique expedition on board Hanseatic 2017 - Nov
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    From £4159pp
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  • Myths and Magic in the Ice

    10 Nights - Tromso to Longyearbyen

    Hapag Lloyd Ship - Hanseatic Hanseatic

    This 10-night circumnavigation of Spitsbergen forges through a magical icy world to explore breathtaking natural wonders and a unique animal kingdom on board Hanseatic, including Zodiac excursions 2017 - Jul

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    From £5060pp
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  • Magical Amazon

    16 Nights - Iquitos to Belem

    Hapag Lloyd Ship - Hanseatic Hanseatic

    Follow in the footsteps of researchers and explorers on this unique expedition along the mighty Amazon river with exciting Zodiac excursions accompanied by experienced guides. Includes charter flight from Lima to Iquitos 2017 - Apr

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    From £6755pp
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  • South Georgia and the Antarctic Peninsula

    15 Nights - Buenos Aires and back

    Hapag Lloyd Ship - Hanseatic Hanseatic

    Observe colonies of penguins and seals on Zodiac excursions and admire dramatic scenery, from majestic icebergs to snow-capped peaks, on this once-in-a-lifetime expedition to rarely visited South Georgia, the picturesque South Shetland Islands and breathtaking Antarctic Peninsula. Includes charter flights between Buenos Aires and Ushuaia 2017 - Dec
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    From £7629pp
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  • A Polar Adventure

    18 Nights - Longyearbyen to Kangerlussuaq

    Hapag Lloyd Ship - Hanseatic Hanseatic

    This superb expedition to the Arctic explores the natural treasures of remote Spitsbergen, dramatic Iceland and the rarely-visited eastern coast of Greenland, and includes charter flights from Dusseldorf to Longyearbyen and Kangerlussuaq to Dusseldorf, as well as thrilling Zodiac excursions 2017 - Jul

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    From £7955pp
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  • The Magic of the Antarctic Circle

    18 Nights - Buenos Aires and back

    Hapag Lloyd Ship - Hanseatic Hanseatic

    Observe penguins and seals rearing their young, discover breathtaking scenery and enjoy thrilling Zodiac rides on this fascinating luxury expedition cruise to Antarctica on board Hanseatic. Includes charter flights between Buenos Aires and Ushuaia 2018 - Jan
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    From £8939pp
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  • Northwest Passage Expedition

    19 Nights - Kangerlussuaq and back

    Hapag Lloyd Ship - Hanseatic Hanseatic

    Follow in the footsteps of famous explorers on this once-in-a-lifetime expedition to the heart of the legendary Northwest Passage, with Zodiac landings and an experienced expedition team. Includes charter flights between Dusseldorf and Kangerlussuaq 2017 - Aug
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    From £9015pp
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  • The Realm of the King Penguin

    18 Nights - Buenos Aires to Santiago de Chile

    Hapag Lloyd Ship - Hanseatic Hanseatic

    Sail in the wake of legendary polar explorers to explore unspoilt islands, discover spectacular icebergs and glaciers and see thousands of penguins on this breathtaking luxury expedition cruise to Antarctica, the Falkland Islands and South Georgia. Includes charter flights from Buenos Aires to Ushuaia and Punta Arenas to Santiago de Chile, as well as Zodiac landings

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  • Chilean Fjords Luxury Expedition Cruise

    20 Nights - Punta Arenas to Guayaquil

    Hapag Lloyd Ship - Hanseatic Hanseatic

    Cruise around the magnificent Chilean fjords and take Zodiac rides for up-close encouters with the wide variety of wildlife including penguins and seals on this fantastic luxury expediton on Hanseatic

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  • Magic of Motus and Moai

    21 Nights - Tahiti to Santiago de Chile

    Hapag Lloyd Ship - Hanseatic Hanseatic

    Explore the unspoiled islands of the South Pacific, home to a rich diversity of wildlife and breathtaking scenery, on this fascinating expedition on board Hanseatic, with Zodiac landings and opportunities for snorkelling

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