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IFR 716
Asia – Australia – New Zealand

Route

Hong Kong – Keelung / Taiwan – Shanghai – Ningbo – Shekou / all China – Kaohsiung / Taiwan – Brisbane / Australia – Auckland – Port Chalmers – Lyttelton – Napier – Tauranga / all New Zealand – Hong Kong or similar

Duration

About 48 days round-trip About 21 days to Brisbane About 14 days Tauranga – Hong Kong More partial trips on request

Departures

About every 2 months

About the vessel

Container vessels, built 2008, international ship command, 50,000 tons dead-weight, length 280 m, breadth 32 m, speed 21 kn, container capacity 4,400 TEU, swimming pool, fitness room, salon, small library, TV/DVD, steward

Cabins

1 double cabin “Owner”, shower/WC, about 23 sqm 3 single cabins, shower/WC, about 13-16 sqm) All cabins have a seating area, desk, fridge and are positioned on E-deck

Comments

A voyage along the North and South Island of New Zealand. In Shanghai the new container port in Yanshan will be called at, transport costs to the city center about € 90.00. Alcohol is not allowed on board.

Shore leave

Berthing times approx. 12-36 hours

Documents

Passport

Visa

China (special regulations for Shanghai), ETA for Australia and New Zealand.

Vaccinations

Yellow Fever (if Chinese ports are called at).

Passage prices

Starting at € 5,760.00 round-trip Starting at € 2,520.00 to Brisbane Starting at € 1,680.00 Tauranga – Hong Kong More partial trips on request The shipping company charges a management fee of € 57.00 per person. (The management fee includes overseas health insurance during the voyage.)

Embarkation / Disembarkation fees

When embarking or disembarking in Australia about $ 50 USD are to be paid to the local authorities in cash, on embarkation in Brisbane an additional $ 60 USD embarkation fees are charged. Possible fees in other ports a payable in cash to the corresponding authorities/agents. On disembarkation in New Zealand a return or onward flight ticket is required.

Travel insurance

Travel health and liability insurance

Medical certificate

Mandatory for all passengers.

Travel reports by customers

Asia

  • Hello Birgit!
    Just to let you know I had an amazing experience – absolutely loved the whole experience.?? 5 countries visited, each offering diverse adventures plus the star of the show travelling on the freighter. So many photos and memories to sift and sort through but here’s 3 photos that I hope will give an essence of my trip!
    CMA CGM Hydra was my home for 12 days!?? Cabin was huge – 3 portholes so plenty of light.?? 24 crew members and me!?? Captain P. and the...
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Australia

  • Hi Susanne.
    My husband and I really enjoyed our voyage on the Wiking which is a very nice ship and still feels very new. The Captain and crew were most welcoming and made our voyage very enjoyable. As the ship is so new it occurred to us that you may not have any pictures of the accommodation so I have enclosed some pictures of the owners cabin, officers lounge and the officers dining room in case you may want to use them. I will send them in two emails as the photos take up some...
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