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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. Inspired by nature, new expedition ship Hanseatic Inspiration is fitted with cutting-edge equipment and environmental technology to allow journeys far into the Polar waters of the Arctic and Antarctic, as well as visiting more tropical destinations such as the Amazon.

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 (175 guests/125 crew)
  • Expedition ship Bremen (155 guests/100 crew)
  • Expedition ship Hanseatic Inspiration (230 guests, 199 for Antarctic, 170 crew)
  • Ultra luxury ship Europa 2 (500 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. New expedition ship Hanseatic Inspiration has more open deck space than any other expedition ship, allowing you to get up close with nature.

Cruise Collection 2018 / 2019 / 2020

  • Caribbean Islands Expedition

    15 Nights - Belem to Nassau

    Hanseatic Inspiration Hanseatic Inspiration

    Discover the paradise islands of the Caribbean including colourful Barbados, the idyllic Grenadines and picturesque St Lucia, dominated by the majestic twin pitons, on this luxury cruise on expedition ship Hanseatic Inspiration 2020 - Apr Save 5% PLUS exclusive £100pp discount!

    Barbados Cruise Only
    From £6968pp
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  • Buenos Aires to Belem

    17 Nights - Buenos Aires to Belem

    Hanseatic Inspiration Hanseatic Inspiration

    Join luxury Hanseatic Inspiration in Buenos Aires and set sail on a 17-night journey of discovery. Explore the Atlantic rainforest and uncover the highlights of Brazil's colonial coast on this Hapag-Lloyd expedition cruise. 2020 - Mar Save 5%!

    Armacao dos Buzios, Brazil Cruise Only
    From £8427pp
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  • Chilean Fjords Luxury Expedition Cruise

    18 Nights - Callao to Ushuaia

    Hanseatic Inspiration Hanseatic Inspiration

    Join brand new ship Hanseatic Inspiration for this thrilling luxury expedition voyage showcasing Chile's rugged islands and breathtaking Chilean fjords, with exciting Zodiac landings and charter flight from Ushuaia to Buenos Aires 2019 - Nov Save 5% PLUS exclusive £100pp Blue Water discount!

    Chilean Fjords Cruise Only
    From £9410pp
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  • Magical Amazon

    17 Nights - Iquitos to Belem

    Hanseatic Inspiration Hanseatic Inspiration

    Join brand new ship Hanseatic Inspiration on this unique expedition along the mighty Amazon river, home to a rich diversity of flora and fauna. Includes exciting Zodiac excursions accompanied by experienced guides and a charter flight from Lima to Iquitos 2020 - Apr Save 5% PLUS exclusive £100pp Blue Water discount!

    Amazon zodiac excursion Cruise Only
    From £9476pp
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  • Northwest Greenland Expedition

    13 Nights - Kangerlussauq and Back

    Hanseatic Inspiration Hanseatic Inspiration

    Discover the awe-inspiring scenery and abundant wildlife of Greenland on this exciting 14-night expedition. Includes charter flights between Dusseldorf and Kangerlussuaq and Zodiac landings with expert guides. 2020 - Jul

    Qeqertaruaq, Greenland Cruise Only
    From £9530pp
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  • Expedition towards the North Pole

    17 Nights - Kangerlussuaq and Back

    Hanseatic Inspiration Hanseatic Inspiration

    This once-in-a-lifetime expedition towards the North Pole on brand new ship Hanseatic Inspiration showcases the awe-inspiring scenery and abundant wildlife of Greenland and the Canadian Arctic, with Zodiac landings and charter flights between Dusseldorf and Kangerlussuaq 2020 - Aug Save 5% PLUS exclusive £100pp Blue Water discount!

    See polar bears in their natural habitat Cruise Only
    From £10483pp
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  • Canada and Greenland Expedition

    20 Nights - Toronto to Kangerlussuaq

    Hanseatic Inspiration Hanseatic Inspiration

    Discover diverse Canadian cities and explore the wilderness of North America and Greenland on this exciting 20-night expedition cruise from Toronto to Kangerlussuaq. Includes Zodiac landings and on-board expert lectures. 2020 - Jul Save 5%!

    Battle Harbour, Labrador Cruise Only
    From £11267pp
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  • The Magic of the Antarctic Circle

    18 Nights - Ushuaia and Back

    Bremen Bremen

    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 Bremen. Includes charter flights between Buenos Aires and Ushuaia 2019 - Jan Exclusive £100pp Blue Water discount!

    Penguins in South Georgia Cruise Only
    From £11030pp
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  • South Georgia and the Antarctic

    16 Nights - Ushuaia and Back

    Hanseatic Inspiration Hanseatic Inspiration

    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 2020 - Jan Save 5% PLUS Exclusive £100pp Blue Water discount!

    Penguins, Antartica Cruise Only
    From £13409pp
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  • Northeast Passage Expedition

    28 Nights - Tromso to Nome

    Bremen Bremen

    Luxurious expedition ship, Bremen, navigates the legendary Northeast Passage, which connects Europe to Asia and takes in the vast wilderness of the Russian Arctic, on this incredible, once-in-a-lifetime expedition. Includes thrilling Zodiac rides and charter flight from Nome to Vancouver Exclusive £100pp Blue Water Discount!

    Cruise close to walruses Cruise Only
    From £16880pp
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