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IFR 717
Asia – New Zealand – Australia


Singapore – Auckland – Lyttelton – Wellington – Napier – Tauranga / all New Zealand – Brisbane / Australia – Port Klang / Malaysia – Singapore or similar.


About 41 days round-trip
About 15 days to Auckland
About 14 days Brisbane – Singapore
More partial trips on request


June, July, August, October, November 2020, January 2021

About the vessel

Container vessel, built 2008, international ship command, 50,000 tons, length 280 m, breadth 32 m, speed 24 kn, container capacity 4,400 TEU, swimming pool, fitness room, salon, small library, steward, TV/DVD


1 double cabin, shower/WC, bed about 200 x 140 cm, about 23 sqm

3 single cabins, shower/WC, bed about 200 x 100 cm, about 12-16 sqm

All cabins have a seating area, desk, fridge and are positioned on E-deck


A voyage along the North and South Island of New Zealand

Shore leave

Berthing times approx. 12-36 hours




ETA for Australia (type 651) and New Zealand

Passage prices

Starting at € 4,920.00 round-trip
Starting at € 1,800.00 Singapore – Auckland
Starting at € 1,680.00 Brisbane – Singapore
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 $ 60 USD are to be paid to the local authorities in cash, in Singapore about $ 50 USD.

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. On disembarkation in Malaysia a return ticket to the home country is required.

Travel insurance

Travel health and liability insurance

Medical certificate

Mandatory for all passengers.

Travel reports by customers


  • 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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  • 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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