Bringing together discovery and luxury, the Hanseatic Inspiration signals a new direction for Hapag-Lloyd with the launch of their new expedition class of ships, which are 453 feet long and carry as few as 199 to 230 passengers.
Excellently appointed and tailored for maximum comfort, the Hanseatic Inspiration features 120 modern cabins, many with balconies; three open-seating restaurants; two bars; wellness area; pool and whirlpool.
The Hanseatic Inspiration is well-equipped and prepared for any expedition activities, including a sizable fleet of Zodiacs, the marina, and two glass balconies for sightseeing from the ship.
Guests have a choice of three different restaurants onboard: the main restaurant, bistro restaurant, and speciality restaurant. Whichever you choose, you'll enjoy complete freedom to sit and dine wherever you wish.
Seating 178 guests, the main restaurant provides the main bulk of the dining onboard, with sumptuous full-course dining in an elegant panoramic venue.
Alternatively, the casual bistro restaurant accommodates 84 indoor guests and roughly 100 outdoor guests and offers a fantastic variety of options to enjoy as little or as much as you want.
A truely exceptional experience awaits at the intimate 44-seat speciality restaurant as guests are served specially chosen, exquisite dishes in a exclusive setting.
As expeditions are a more active form of travel, the Hanseatic Inspiration is equipped with a fitness area roughly 100 sq. metres in size, which guests can make use of to keep themselves fit and ready while onboard. The fitness area features state-of-the-art equipment and an adjoining course room, all with an excellent view for guests to enjoy.
Once you've spent a day exploring, guests can unwind in the 215 sq. metre spa complex with a range of soothing treatments, massages and more. A 25 sq. metre outdoor area is also available so guests can take in the open air and great views while they relax.
Get more involved with your destination from the marina where you can set out on one of the ship's 17 Zodiacs, ready for the up-close experiences exclusive to expedition ships. Various water-sports equipment is also available, including kayaks, stand-up paddle boards and snorkelling equipment, allowing guests to explore on their own in warm weather.
If you wish to stay onboard then as well as the ship's central lounge and bar where activities and presentations are hosted, there is also the 630 sq. metre pool area with its own bar. The pool can be enjoyed no matter the weather thanks to its flexible canopy keeping you covered when you need to be.
Photographers and sightseers can stop by the Observation Deck at the front of the ship where the best views can be found. There are plenty of loungers here if you want to relax along with mounted binoculars for you to scan the horizon with. Head a deck lower and you'll find the interior Observation Lounge which keeps you warm and comfortable while enjoying a 180 degree panoramic view.
Inquisitive guests can try out the Knowledge Studio and its interactive presentations, to see what you can learn about your destination and perhaps find some special gems to enhance your experience ashore.