The Cruise

The ports of call

The eighth Full Metal Cruise sets sail for the Mediterranean Sea again: We will start at Mallorca and visit Marseille and Barcelona before we return to Mallorca again.

April 24th - 28th, 2019

You will experience five exciting days and nights on your journey with the Mein Schiff 6. Bands will be rocking on three different stages on board. During the shore leaves, you can join the land excursions. While at sea, a lot is happening on board, e.g. Metal karaoke, comedy shows, workshops for musicians, allstar jam sessions, Meet & Greets, signing sessions, movie nights etc. Of course the ship also invites you to enjoy your stay with bars, pool deck, restaurants… Especially interesting for the fans: The Full Metal Cruise includes all meals in most restaurants. In addition Full Metal Drinks is part of the package: outside meal times and in all bars and lounges metal fans can enjoy beer, soft drinks, coffee, tea, alcohol-free cocktails and a variety of wines for free. After 6pm a big selection of spirits, cocktails and long drinks are also free.
 
Of course the ship also invites you to enjoy your stay with bars, pool deck, restaurants… Especially interesting for the fans: The Full Metal Cruise includes all meals in most restaurants.
 
In addition Full Metal Drinks is part of the package: outside meal times and in all bars and lounges metal fans can enjoy beer, soft drinks, coffee, tea, alcohol-free cocktails and a variety of wines for free. After 6pm a big selection of spirits, cocktails and long drinks are also free.
 
Join the Cruise, Metalheads!

The Mein Schiff 6

Mein Schiff 6 is a luxury cruise liner with 15 decks and 12567 passenger cabins, it is 295,3 metres long and 35,8 metres wide – plenty of room for a floating metal festival!

The bands will play on different stages on board: For example open air on the Pool deck as well as down below in the Theatre.

You can hang out in the whirlpool on Mein Schiff 6, meet fans and band members in the bars, drink cocktails in the lounges, eat well and generally have fun doing all sorts of activities, such as Metal karaoke, meet & greets, movie nights, comedy shows. Or you can simply lie around in the sun ...

You can see webcam pictures and find out the latest position of Mein Schiff 6 here .

Details of Mein Schiff 6:

  • Christened: June 2017 in Hamburg
  • Length: 295,3 metres
  • Breadth: 35,8 metres
  • Draught: 8,05 metres
  • Crew: 1000
  • Decks: 15
  • 1.267 passenger cabins
  • 13 bars and lounges
  • 13 restaurants & bistros

And also:
fitness studio, wellness section with spa & sauna, shopping arcade, 24h reception, hairdresser, library & hospital

Frequently asked questions (FAQ)

What is the Full Metal Cruise?

The Full Metal Cruise is the biggest Heavy Metal cruise in Europe. Here the fans experience a real metal festival on the high seas and at the same time enjoy the comforts of a cruise ship. On three stages on board top-class bands from metal and rock play. The ship also offers an extensive supporting programme with metal karaoke, meet & greets, autograph sessions, AllStar jam sessions, comedy, readings, a music workshop, cinema and tattoo artists - everything that belongs to an open air alongside the music.

What is so special about the Full Metal Cruise VIII?

On the Full Metal Cruise all meals in most restaurants are already included in the travel price as well as full metal drinks. This means: beer, soft drinks, coffee, tea, non-alcoholic cocktails and various wines are free; from 6 p.m. also a large selection of spirits, cocktails and long drinks.

When and on which ship will the Full Metal Cruise VIII take place?

The Full Metal Cruise VIII will take place from 24th to 28th April 2019 on Mein Schiff 6.

Who is the organizer of the Full Metal Cruise VIII?

As with the other cruises, TUI Cruises is the tour operator responsible for handling and organising the trip. The ICS Festival Service GmbH, longtime organizer of the Heavy Metal Festival "Wacken Open Air", takes care of the artists and the program again.

Which ports are visited?

The journey starts in Palma de Mallorca and leads the guests via Marseille and Barcelona back to the port of destination Palma de Mallorca.

What is the exact itinerary?

Date

24.04.2019
25.04.2019
26.04.2019
27.04.2019
28.04.2019

Day

Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday

Port

Palma de Mallorca
Day at sea
Marseille
Barcelona
Palma de Mallorca

Country/Island

Spain

France
Spain
Spain

Arrival



7:00
8:00
4:00

Departure

22:00

18:00
18:00

Can I smoke on the boat?

All cabins and many public rooms on the Mein Schiff are 6 non-smoking areas. Smoking is only permitted on the My Ship's own balconies and verandas as well as in the designated areas. All cigarettes and the like must be completely extinguished in the ashtrays provided. In order to minimise the risk of fire, it is strictly forbidden to throw cigarettes or other tobacco products overboard from the outside decks, balconies or verandas.

Is there an age limit for this trip?

To participate in Full Metal Cruise VIII, guests must be at least 18 years of age or travel with at least one parent or guardian.

Is there a dress code?

There is no dress code on the Full Metal Cruise VIII. However, when visiting the restaurants, we kindly point out not to appear in swimwear.

May I take my own alcohol on board?

Bottles of alcohol bought as a souvenir in the harbour are kept by our colleagues on board during the voyage and handed out again at the end of the cruise. It is not allowed to bring alcohol into the cabin.

Is there Internet on board?

There are several Internet stations on board where guests can check their e-mails and surf the net for a fee. There is also W-LAN in all public areas of the ship.

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