World Voyage 2018
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Day 1
Southampton, UK, England

Southampton’s location, at the foot of the United Kingdom, offers an ideal point from which to embark on a cruise out of the UK. With a total of four terminals, the city can accommodate some of the largest cruise vessels in the industry. With fantastic shopping opportunities and a large number of museums and art galleries, Southampton is a cosmopolitan city with a lot to offer visitors as well as those arriving in the area prior to embarking on a cruise.

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Hamilton, Bermuda

Hamilton is the largest city on the island of Bermuda. A visit to this Caribbean island will provide an insight into the Royal Naval heritage, with many forts and subsequent fortifications located throughout the city. Elsewhere in the city, you will be able to enjoy a range of markets, gardens, stalls, squares, pleasant walkways and fabulous golden beaches.

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New York, USA, NY

Epicentre of the arts, dining, shopping and international diplomacy, New York City lies in the heart of the East Coast of America and on the banks of the Hudson River. New York boasts a dizzying list of artistic and cultural icons from the Museum of Modern Art to the Statue of Liberty herself. The history of this iconic city unfolds in a trail of monuments, document the passage of millions of migrants on Ellis Island or visit the humbling reconstructed World Trade Centre site. A stroll around the many neighbourhoods of New York is the best way to truly immerse yourself in this culturally diverse city. There’s Greenwich Village, China Town, Little Italy and Harlem to name a few. No matter how many times you visit, there's always something new to see.

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Ft Lauderdale, USA, Florida

The coastal city of Fort Lauderdale is located in Florida and its position on the Atlantic coast has helped give it the title of “Venice of America”. Known widely for its beaches and boats, this city is visited throughout the year by those seeking a sense of tranquil relaxation. Fort Lauderdale is also home to a number of high-end shopping districts and superb restaurants – making it the perfect location for a spot of retail therapy.

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Ocho Rios, Jamaica

The popular resort destination of Ocho Rios is located on the north-eastern shore of Jamaica and offers the perfect place for beach relaxation. As well as a number of spectacular golden beaches, the area is home to a number of botanical gardens, waterfalls and Dolphin Cove, where visitors have the chance to swim with dolphins.

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Aruba, Dutch Antilles

Situated 15 miles north of the coast of Venezuela, Aruba is one of the southernmost located islands of the Caribbean. It is also one of the four countries that make up the Kingdom of the Netherlands, and the Dutch influence is clear to see across the island. Brightly coloured houses may be perhaps the most iconic symbol of this island, but there are many more landmarks situated across the island including the ruins of a gold smelting station, a 400-foot German cargo shipwreck and, of course, an array of beautiful beaches.

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Day 20
Panama Canal, Panama

Providing an easily-navigable route between the Atlantic and the Pacific oceans, the Panama Canal is one of the most impressive man-made structures in history. Having first opened in 1914, it was significant for removing the need to traverse the dreaded Drake Passage in order to travel from the Atlantic to the Pacific or vice versa. It took 33 years to complete the project and it remains, to this day, one of the greatest engineering feats in history.

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Day 23
Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala

The Guatemalan Pacific coastal port of Puerto Quetzal offers an ideal point of access to this Central American nation. From here, it is possible to visit a range of landmarks including La Antigua and Auto Safari Capin zoo, as well as the nearby town of San Jose.

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Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

The city of Cabo San Lucas is situated at the southern end of Baja California Sur in Mexico and is renowned for its collection of natural landmarks and monuments. There are many points of interest situated around the city’s coastline including Land’s End, which, as well as providing fantastic views – is home to a number of fascinating rock formations. Walking along Lover’s Beach will provide the chance to see the eroded Arch of Poseidon, as well as two nearby rock islets which provide a habitat for sea lions.

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Day 29
San Francisco, USA, California

San Francisco is one of the major cities of California and is well known for its cultural and historical diversity. One of the most instantly recognisable landmarks of the city is the iconic Golden Gate Bridge, which opened in 1937 and spans a total distance of 1.7 miles. There is plenty to see in this mesmerising city, with many of the city’s most impressive landmarks situated in the regions of Fisherman’s Wharf and Pacific Heights.

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Day 35
Honolulu, USA, Hawaii

Honolulu is the largest city and capital of Hawaii. Situated on the island of Oahu, this laid-back city offers a sense of charm of a culture that is present across all of the islands. It is home to many relaxing beaches, all of which provide an ideal place in which to soak up the sun. However, Honolulu is also a short distance away from Pearl Harbour – which is today home to a number of memorials remembering the 2,000 personnel lost in 1941.

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Day 40
Bora Bora, French Polynesia

Often regarded as the closest thing to ‘paradise on earth’, Bora Bora’s calm beaches filled with white-powder beaches, crystal-clear waters and lush green palms are truly magnificent. Its remote location in the South Pacific Ocean – as part of the French Polynesia archipelago – provides a tropical climate, with temperatures rarely dipping below 25C. Seeing is believing, and a visit to this sumptuous island will truly take your breath away.

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Day 41
Papeete, Tahiti

The Tahitian city and capital of Papeete emits a fine blend of French and Polynesian charm. There are many historical elements to the city including Louis Antoine de Bougainville (the first French explorer to complete a circumnavigation of the globe), the Cathedral of Notre Dame of Papeete, and the Presidential Palace. With average temperatures rarely dropping below 25C, you can simply soak up the sun and watch the world go by at a more relaxing pace.

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Day 42
Moorea, French Polynesia

Situated just a few miles off the northwest coast of Tahiti is the island of Moorea, which offers less of a tourist atmosphere than its larger neighbour. Much of the island is rural and this presents a number of opportunities including a plethora of hiking and cycling opportunities. There are many beaches upon which to relax on the island and, due to the island being less affected by tourism, it is easy to find a sense of peace and tranquillity.

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Day 45
International Date Line,

Although it may be invisible, the International Date Line holds considerable significance for marking the point where the date changes by one day. Situated 180 degrees east or west from the Greenwich meridian, the line extends to the east of New Zealand, through Polynesia and between Russia and Alaska. The name may suggest it is a line, but it has been altered accordingly to ensure no nation is divided in two. Crossing the line in an eastward direction will take you back in time by one day, whereas, if you are travelling in a westward direction, you will add one day to the previous date.

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Day 48
Auckland, New Zealand

Auckland is home to the largest metropolitan area in New Zealand, with a population of 1.45 million people – one third of the country’s entire population. With a wide range of museums, shopping districts, restaurants and natural features, Auckland is a rewarding delight for all visitors. Whale watching, strolling along the beach, exploring volcanic cones, and sky jumping are just some of the amazing opportunities this city presents, making a visit to Auckland one that you will never forget.

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Day 49
Bay of Islands, New Zealand

Situated in the vicinity of the North Island of New Zealand, the Bay of Islands is home to an area renowned for fishing and sailing. Each of the main towns offer a beautiful array of beaches, each of which offer the chance for a spot of relaxation, while other extreme opportunities such as sky diving and parasailing are also available. The Bay of Islands is also home to Waitangi, which is where the Maori and Europeans signed the Treaty of Waitangi, in 1840.

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Day 52
Sydney, Australia

Often mistaken for the Australian capital, Sydney is the largest, oldest and, arguably, most cosmopolitan city in Australia. With an eclectic mix of historical, natural, cultural, artistic, and culinary components, this beautiful city is the vibrant centre of fun and prosperity. Despite being a large sprawling city, its centre is relatively compact and is where you will find many iconic landmarks including the Sydney Opera House and the Sydney Harbour Bridge. There are also many zoos and wildlife sanctuaries located across the city, with the Koala Park Sanctuary and the Australian Reptile Park being of particular interest. You may also be glad to know that Sydney enjoys, on average, 300 sunny days per year – and the perfect venue to fully appreciate this is, undoubtedly, Bondi Beach, which is situated in the Eastern Suburbs.

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Day 54
Newcastle - NSW, Australia

Newcastle, in New South Wales, is Australia’s seventh largest city and is diversely made up of golden beaches, towering mountains and distinctive wineries. It is also home to Australia’s oldest seaport and the city has a strong maritime tradition. The sandy beaches offer the perfect place to soak up the sun and are popular with people from all over Australia and beyond.  Also in the city is the Blackbutt Reserve – a 182-hectare bushland area which offers a chance to admire the region’s wildlife.

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Day 56
Brisbane, Australia

Situated in eastern Australia, the Queensland city of Brisbane emits a dynamic and vibrant culture – which has helped it to develop into a modern-world settlement. Towering skyscrapers blend with botanic gardens and animal sanctuaries holding koalas and kangaroos create a unique city that will leave many long-lasting memories. Those seeking retail therapy will be glad to know that there are plenty of shopping areas, while the city’s distinctive culture will present itself in many forms including art, music and theatre.

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Day 60
Rabaul, Papua New Guinea

Rabaul, in the province of East New Britain, is popular among tourists for its splendid harbour and snorkelling opportunities. A volcanic eruption in 1994 nearly destroyed Rabaul and forced the population to evacuate the island, but today, it remains a popular spot for those seeking a spot of beach relaxation. It is also known for its war-related history, with a number of landmarks worth visiting including the Bitapaka War Cemetery and the Japanese Tunnels.

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Day 66
Okinawa, Japan

The term ‘Okinawa’ directly means “rope in the open sea”, which accurately describes the long stretch of more than 150 small islands that sit between Japan’s four main islands. Many people visit Okinawa to escape the hustle and bustle of Japan’s major cities and to enjoy a sense of beach relaxation. The area is also home to a plethora of cultural and historical relics including the recently rebuilt Shuri Castle.

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Day 68
Osaka, Japan

Osaka is Japan’s third largest city and is home to a population of just over 2.5 million. This huge city can be broken down into many districts including Kita, which is home to the modern city centre, and the contrasting Osaka Castle area – which provides an insight into the history of the area. As well as the bright lights of the city centre, Osaka is also home to a plethora of cultural landmarks and a range of museums.

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Day 69
Hiroshima, Japan

Many will recognise Hiroshima as the city which saw the world’s first atomic bomb attack during WW2, in 1945. Today, it is clear to see that the city has developed into a modern and bustling metropolis, but many reminders of this devastation remain today. A visit to Peace Memorial Park will guide you to many monuments including the Peace Bell and, perhaps most notably, the A-Bomb Dome – the remains of a building, above which, the atomic bomb exploded.

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Day 72
Busan, South Korea

Busan is South Korea’s second-largest city and is home to over 3.6 million people. While the towering skyscrapers may form one of the first sights you see in the city, there is much more to see beyond the financial district. Beaches, hot springs and nature reserves all form the natural make-up of the area. Visitors can also expect to see colourful and authentic temples including Beomeosa Temple and Yongungsa Temple.

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Day 74
Kochi, Japan

The bustling port of Kochi provides a point of access to the well-known Indian state of Kerala. One of the most iconic symbols of the city is the fishing nets, which were gifted from the Ancient Chinese Empires in the 14th century and a few of them remain in working condition to this day. From temples to palaces and museums to peaceful parks, Kochi has much to offer to visitors. This is an area where people of many religions and beliefs have learnt to live aside one another harmoniously. Kochi is also known widely for its fantastic cuisine which is made up of fragrant curries, succulent seafood and much more.

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Day 75
Osaka, Japan

Osaka is Japan’s third largest city and is home to a population of just over 2.5 million. This huge city can be broken down into many districts including Kita, which is home to the modern city centre, and the contrasting Osaka Castle area – which provides an insight into the history of the area. As well as the bright lights of the city centre, Osaka is also home to a plethora of cultural landmarks and a range of museums.

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Day 77
Kagoshima, Japan

The city of Kagoshima is situated on the Japanese island of Kyushu, offering visitors a fine blend of history and natural features – including the active volcano of Sakurajima. The Tsurumaru Castle was home to the Shimazu clan, who governed the area for a period of time, and is well worth a visit today. Other landmarks of particular interest include the Kagoshima Prefactural Museum of Culture and Sengan’en Garden.

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Shanghai, China

The largest and most cosmopolitan city in China, Shanghai, sits majestically at the mouth of the Yangtze River. Shanghai’s location made her a gateway for seaborne trade with China, and the city thrived as a port trading in silk, tea and opium. The city today combines it’s ancient past with a distinctly modern and western flavour, due to its many wars occupations and foreign trade links. Sites of interest in Shanghai are diverse and plentiful and include the Yu Yuan Gardens, an exquisite and harmonious ensemble of ponds, pavilions and ancient trees and the Shanghai Museum. Chinas premier museum, the collection here includes, 7,000 year old pottery and life sized terra cotta figures from the third century BC.

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Day 81
Keelung, Taiwan

Keelung is a port city located close to the Taiwanese capital of Taipei. This huge city is home to a number of historical landmarks including a number of forts which were built during the Qing Dynasty and a French cemetery. The Dianji Temple is also an iconic landmark, but many visitors come to Taiwan to catch a glimpse of the events that take place around the landmark. This is the Miaokou Night Market – a vibrant hive of activity filled with bright colours and fabulous food.

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Day 83
Hong Kong, China

Hong Kong is a Special Administrative Region of China, which has developed into a bustling metropolis and an important trading hub in Eastern Asia. Having been part of the British colony from 1945-97, an element of British culture remains apparent within the area. Today, this bustling metropolis is home to a multitude of cultural landmarks and features including many fascinating museums and divine restaurants. Hong Kong is also home to many traditional heritage landmarks including many beautiful temples, but one of the best ways to soak it all in is from Victoria Peak, where you will be provided with mesmerising panoramic views.

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Singapore, Singapore

Founded as a British trading colony in 1819, Singapore has developed into a bustling metropolis with Chinese, Malay and Indian influences. Walking between the rows and rows of towering skyscrapers, you will discover a world of exotic culture, with fantastic food, large shopping complexes and the famous Singapore Sling cocktail. If, however, you find yourself seeking an opportunity to escape this busy metropolis, you will be glad to know that Singapore is also home to a wonderful collection of colourful and peaceful gardens.

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Malacca, Malaysia
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Penang, Malaysia

Situated off of the north-western coast of mainland Malaysia, the island-state of Penang contrasts beautiful and historical temples with golden relaxing beaches. There are many untouched beaches on the island of Penang – many of which also provide an ideal location for which to partake in water sports and snorkelling. The Kek Lok Si-Temple of Supreme Bliss is highly regarded to be the largest Buddhist temple in South-East Asia – which is home to many images of Buddha and Ban Po Thar (Ten Thousand Buddhas Tower). Another landmark well worth visiting is the old historical area of Georgetown – which has gained UNESCO World Heritage status.

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Day 93
Colombo, Sri Lanka

Colombo is the capital of Sri Lanka and its year-round tropical climate makes it an ideal place to visit regardless of season. A stroll along the promenade will provide an opportunity to soak up the weather and the local culture, with many people of all ages flocking to this area. In the Zoological gardens, you can admire animals, birds, and reptiles from around the world including elephants.

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Day 97
Mahe, Seychelles

As the largest island of the Seychelles, Mahe is home to 90% of the country’s entire population. With over 60 beaches and coves within which to be able to relax and unwind, Mahe is the perfect tropical destination. Beyond these gorgeous beaches, you will also be able to discover a natural world of waterfalls, jungle, mountains and scuba diving opportunities. Wildlife and marine life around the island can be spectacular, with more than 1000 fish species being recorded and vast selections of corals. 

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Day 100
Port Louis, Mauritius

Port Louis is the capital city of Mauritius and provides a gateway from which to explore everything this island has to offer. A must-see landmark in Port Louis is Aapravasi Ghat – a World Heritage Site which was the landing point for indentured labourers during the 19th century. Alternatively, the Caudan Waterfront is perfect for those seeking a spot of retail therapy.

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Day 101
Reunion Island, Reunion

Reunion Island is a French overseas territory, situated off the eastern coast of Madagascar. The unique and remote location is largely untouched and rewards visitors with some of the most amazing beaches and scenery in the world. The mountainous scenery and the gentle turquoise waters are never far away and will leave you feeling totally amazed.

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Day 105
Port Elizabeth (SA), South Africa

Port Elizabeth is the fifth largest city in South Africa and is located on the Indian Ocean coast between Cape Town and Durban. As well as a number of spectacular beaches, Port Elizabeth is also the perfect spot in which to enjoy game viewing – with a range of elephants, birds and animals residing in the Addo Elephant National Park. The city is a great location for shopping, with the Boardwalk offering a highly pleasurable experience. Port Elizabeth is also part of the picturesque Garden Route and offers incredible whale watching opportunities, with regular sightings of humpback and southern right whales. 

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Day 107
Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town is the second largest city in South Africa and one of the most iconic cities in the world. It is overlooked by the impressive Table Mountain which, as the name suggests, gets its name for having a flat summit. A cable car ride to the top will enable you to explore this magnificent landmark, while also being able to enjoy fantastic views of the city below and out to sea. The city is home to many monuments, museums and galleries which collectively paint a picture of the history and culture of this amazing city.

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Walvis Bay, Namibia

Situated on the west coast of Namibia is the commercial port of Walvis Bay – which plays a large role in the nation’s economy. Many fishing companies operate in Walvis Bay and it is also a safe haven for sea vessels, due to the natural deep water harbour. One of the most appealing areas for visitors are the wetlands, which provide an important habitat for flamingos and a range of migratory birds.

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Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain

Tenerife is the largest island of the Canary Islands and is home to a number of fabulous golden beaches and fascinating natural landmarks. Due to its location, just off of the western coast of Africa, the year-round temperature rarely drops below the high teens, creating perfect conditions for a spot of sun-kissed relaxation. One of the most instantly recognisable landmarks of the island is El Teide, which is the third highest volcano in the world when measured from its base on the ocean floor. A cable car ride to the top of this UNESCO World Heritage Site will give you a deeper understanding of the volcano, while also offering fabulous views over the island.

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Funchal, Madeira, Portugal

Funchal is the capital city of the Portuguese island of Madeira, situated just north of the Canary Islands. This lush green island is a natural paradise and provides a peaceful and tranquil environment for anyone looking for a real sense of escape. Funchal does not disappoint in this respect, with many wonderful gardens to explore, as well as a number of beautifully ornate cathedrals and palaces.

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Southampton, UK, England

Southampton’s location, at the foot of the United Kingdom, offers an ideal point from which to embark on a cruise out of the UK. With a total of four terminals, the city can accommodate some of the largest cruise vessels in the industry. With fantastic shopping opportunities and a large number of museums and art galleries, Southampton is a cosmopolitan city with a lot to offer visitors as well as those arriving in the area prior to embarking on a cruise.

Sail on board Queen Elizabeth
Entertainment

Queen Elizabeth provides you with a wealth of engaging experiences to keep you entertained day and night. From spectacular theatrical performances to the excitement of the casino, there's something to keep everyone happy.

The Royal Court Theatre

The main after diner entertainment is offered in the beautiful Royal Court Theatre. Musicals, dance productions and shortened Shakespeare plays are all part of a line-up that will have you on your feet and applauding at the end.

Empire Casino

For those guests who wish to make an attempt at winning big, there are plenty of chances to get lady luck on side in the Empire Casino. Whether its poker, blackjack or roulette that’s your game of choice; there is a variety of different games to tempt you. Anyone feeling that they could benefit from some extra practice time can attend the complimentary lessons that take place regularly.

Galleries

Art connoisseurs can enjoy a choice of three galleries. Cladendon Fine Art features original artwork and lithographs by 20th and 21st century artists. Cunardia and Cunarder’s Gallery each focus on artefacts from past lines, black and white photography of famous faces and stories of those who have travelled with Cunard over the years.

Shopping

The ship features a variety of shops for those who enjoy a spot of retail therapy. Passengers can find designer brands in the Royal Arcade boutiques, pick up souvenir photographs in the Image Photo Gallery, or check out the nautical literature and memorabilia in the bookshop.

Queens Room

The wonderful Queens Room provides the opportunity to foxtrot in the largest ballroom at sea. There is no better place to hone your dancing skills than under the dramatic high ceiling with its beautiful crystal chandeliers.

Royal Night Theme Balls

Royal night themed balls in the magnificent Queens Room Ballroom are your chance to don your formal dancing attire and take to the floor in a sea of glittering ball gowns and tuxedos accompanied by sounds from the marvellous orchestra.

Yacht Club

The Yacht Club was one of the liveliest areas of the iconic QE2 vessel and with this area bearing the same name you can expect a similar environment. As the sun goes down, guests can make their way here to dance the night away on the compass-shaped dance floor or enjoy a few cocktails at the tables surrounding it.

The Commodore Club

Comfortable leather chairs and views to rival those from any other vantage point on the ship are the main draws of the Commodore Club. The resident pianist will help you relax as you prepare for dinner with a delicious aperitif in hand.

The Golden Lion

If you are looking to dine in a more relaxed and lively atmosphere then the Golden Lion will offer the perfect setting. Here you can choose from a wide selection of gastro pub classics and wash them all down with a beer, cider or glass of wine. Live sports will be shown on the screens and regular pub quizzes and karaoke nights will be taking place around you.

Cafe Carinthia

If you are yearning for somewhere to sit and relax with a coffee in hand then Café Carinthia will be waiting for you. Here you can observe many of the goings on throughout the ship, as people come and go through the grand lobby. You can also enjoy one of a range of sumptuous pastries while you take a minute to yourself.

The Garden Lounge

This seating area is flooded with light thanks to the ceiling to floor windows that surround you. The décor and general feel of the space is inspired by the botanical gardens at Kew in London, and the lounge provides the setting for one-off events such as the entertaining 'supper clubs' that combine dinner and dancing.

Enrichment

Enrichment programs and lectures on contemporary and classical subjects are popular features on Cunard cruises. Queen Elizabeth covers a wide range of activities from ballroom dancing to computing lessons.

Cunard Insights

Explore a number of historical and contemporary issues presented by a wide range of speakers. These can include explorers, academics, former ambassadors and politicians as well as historians and scientists, novelists, biographers and award winning actors and film makers.

Book Club

The Cunard Book Club offers the opportunity for thought-provoking literary discussions among guests during each voyage. It is led by the Librarian who will provide a short history of the author and lead the discussion.

Cunard ConneXions

You can fill each day with a different activity whilst on board Queen Elizabeth. Enrolling in the Cunard ConneXions enrichment programme will allow you to take part in events such as wine tasting and ballroom dancing throughout your cruise.

Computer Centre

Check your emails or just catch up on the latest news back home in Queen Elizabeth’s stylish computer room. Additional charges will apply.

Clarendon Fine Art Gallery

Stroll through this onboard art gallery as you admire works from historical greats such as Dali and Picasso, along with pieces by modern artists like Bill Mack and Howard Behrens. This is definitely one part of the ship where you could lose yourself for a while.

Cunardia

This nostalgic collection will take you on an historical tour of Cunard from the early days of the company to the present. Gaze at artefacts and images from times gone by as you learn more and more about the ship you are sailing on and the cruise line on the whole.

Cunarder’s Gallery

Want to know whose famous footprints you are treading in by sailing with Cunard? Well this collection of black and white images will tell you the story of all those recognisable faces that have sailed with the company over years.Want to know whose famous footprints you are treading in by sailing with Cunard? Well this collection of black and white images will tell you the story of all those recognisable faces that have sailed with the company over years.

Dining

A range of complimentary and speciality dining restaurants are available, with menus created by Jean-Marie Zimmermann, Cunard’s Global Culinary Ambassador. Tables for 4-8 are typical, with seating allocated prior to cruising. Limited numbers of tables for two are available on request.

Queen's Grill

This restaurant area is the epitome of Cunard’s dining experience, offering tantalising tastes and dishes that will leave you spellbound. The service is just as fantastic with waiters that answer your every beck and call but that glide around the room like they are not even there at times. If the weather is favourable then you could even choose to savour you choice from the menu in the outdoor courtyard. Guests staying in a Queens Grill Suite will receive a reserved place at this dining venue.

Princess Grill

This eating area is slightly more intimate than the Queens Grill and no less elegant. The food is equally as magical and the menu options will allow tastes, textures and vibrant colours to dance on your tongue delightfully. With a la carte dishes like 'Yellow Fin Tuna Tartare, Caviar, White Miso Dressing', 'Roast Loin of Venison, Blackberry Sauce, Pommes William, Braised Red Cabbage' and 'Coconut and Passion Fruit Cheesecake', you will be eager to return again and again to sample more of the menu options. Guests staying in a Princess Grill Suite will receive a reserved place at this dining venue.

Britannia & Britannia Club Restaurant

As you enter the Britannia Restaurant via the extravagant grand staircase, you will already be eagerly anticipating the creations that will be served up courtesy of Jean-Marie Zimmerman. Cunard's Global Culinary Ambassador’s influence is clear for all to see as you enjoy such delights as 'Confit of Duck and Foie Gras Terrine, Rhubarb and Pear Compote', 'Stuffed Chicken Breast with Figs and Stilton Mousseline, Parsley Mash and Marsala Sage Sauce' and 'Cambridge Burnt Cream Tart, Crème Chantilly'. Choose to dine at the early or later sitting to suit your preference.

The Verandah

The Verandah Grill is an area of the ship that is inspired by the original Queen Elizabeth vessel. The atmosphere here is reminiscent of that which you would have found in the Veranda Grill on this legendary ship and offers a formal alternative to dining in the main restaurants. The menu brings together a host of options from French cuisine which are produced from ingredients sourced from France itself.

The Lido Restaurant

By day the Lido restaurant is the perfect place to grab some light bites from the self-service buffet, but by night it is completely transformed. During each evening of your cruise, the dining area will become one of three temporary settings by the name of Aztec, Asado and Jasmine. These three interesting options will serve up some Mexican, South American and Asian delights respectively.

Queen's Room

The Queens Room is the setting for one of Britain's greatest traditions; afternoon tea. As the orchestra gently serenades you from out of view, white-gloved waiters will offer a stunning selection of cucumber sandwiches, light as air scones and delicious teas. This room also becomes the backdrop for ballroom dancing events in the evening.

HealthFitness

The ship features a fantastic array of health and fitness facilities for passengers that wish to stay active or relax and be pampered. These include a spa, fitness centre, games deck and sports courts.

Royal Spa

An afternoon in the Royal Spa is a great way to prepare yourself for a glamorous evening or simply pass the time during one of your sea days. There are a wide range of treatments and massages on offer that will have you feeling as good as new again in no time.

Fitness Centre

Right next to the spa you will find a well-equipped luxury gymnasium. Here you can get the pulse racing in an attempt to counteract all that wonderful food you’ve been eating. No one’s going to force you though, or frown upon you if you don’t. Use of the various machines is complimentary.

Games Deck

The Games Deck is perfect for those who like to pursue their sport at a slightly slower pace. Under the canopy, guests can take part in a quiet game of bowls or a typically English round of croquet.

Sports

If you would prefer to do your exercise outdoors, then why not head up to deck 11 and step on to centre court. On this spacious sports surface you can enjoy a game of tennis as a way of working up an appetite for dinner.

Swimming Pools

Queen Elizabeth has two alluring swimming pools that are perfect for cooling off on those warmer days; situated at both the forward and aft of Deck 9. There are also four tempting whirlpools that you can’t fail to relax in and a hydropool.

Facilities

Special Dietary Requirements

The ship can cater for the following dietary requirements on request: Vegetarian, low /no fat, low salt /no salt, lactose intolerant , dairy free, gluten free, wheat free, low cholesterol, diabetic, kosher and vegan. Passengers requiring any of the above diets should notify the Customer Contact Centre prior to sailing.

Dress Code

During the day casual shirts, shorts, trousers and beachwear are ideal. The main restaurants require a casual dress code for breakfast and lunch, however you may wear shorts in either the Kings Court (Queen Mary 2) or Lido Restaurant (Queen Victoria & Queen Elizabeth).
Evenings are split into 2 different dress codes. As a guide, these are:
Formal evening wear consisting of an evening or cocktail dress or smart trouser suit for ladies, a tuxedo, dinner jacket or dark suit for men. Passengers may wear formal national dress or military uniform if they wish.
Informal evenings would consist of a required jacket and optional tie for gentlemen, whilst ladies should wear cocktail dresses, stylish separates or equivalent.

Disabled Facilites

Fully accessible adapted cabins are available onboard the ship and some suites are also suitable for wheelchair users as the cabin door is wider and the bathroom offers a larger floor space. Assisted embarkation and disembarkation is available at some ports.

Passengers who have a disability which might mean that they require additional assistance, in particular in an emergency situation, must inform the Customer Contact Centre at the time of booking.

Smoking & E-cigarette Policy

There are dedicated areas on the ship where passengers are permitted to smoke. Smoking is not permitted in any public room, inside your cabin or on your cabin balcony (with the exception of Churchill’s Cigar Lounge, which is reserved for cigar and pipe smokers only).

Electronic cigarettes, including those which do not emit smoke, are not permitted in public areas but can be used in staterooms, balconies and designated areas of the open deck.

Age Restrictions

Children older than six months may travel with Cunard, however Transatlantic crossings have a minimum age requirement of 12 months. Guests under 16 years of age must be accompanied in the stateroom by a guest who is 16 years of age or older.

As with UK laws, the age limit for purchase and consumption of alcohol on board is 18 years of age, however, when in US waters, the age limit increases to 21.

Children

For younger cruise passengers, there are a number of facilities available to keep them entertained. Running primarily during the school holidays, kids clubs are available for children or teens travelling on Queen Elizabeth.

Night Nursery

Open between 6pm – 11pm, the Night Nursery operates on a first come, first served basis. Providing trained childcare for 12-23 month olds, parents and grandparents can drop their little ones off and enjoy an evening to themselves.

Play Zone

Designed for 2-7's, Play Zone provides a supervised play area for some of Cunard’s youngest passengers. The club features arts and crafts, books, puzzles, toys and computer games.

Kids Zone

A supervised play area for 8-12's, Kids Zone provides games, consoles, activities, arts and crafts for kids to enjoy, along with sports competitions and scavenger hunts.

Teen Zone

Providing a space for teens to relax, 13-17's can take part in team games, deck sports and tennis tournaments. Trained staff also organise pizza parties, discos, quizzes and bingo.

Deck Plans

Deck 1

  • Royal Court Theatre
  • Internet Centre
  • Grand Lobby
  • iStudy
  • Voyage Sales Office
  • Tour Office
  • Pursers Office
  • Oceanview Staterooms
  • Inside Staterooms

Deck 2

  • Royal Court Theatre (Middle)
  • Empire Casino
  • The Golden Lion Bar
  • Queen's Room
  • Queen's Arcade
  • Cunard Place
  • Library
  • Cafe Carinthia
  • The Verandah Restaurant
  • Grand Lobby
  • Britannia Restaurant (Lower)

Deck 3

  • Royal Court Theatre (Upper)
  • Shops
  • Royal Arcade
  • Art Gallery
  • Connexions
  • Cunarders' Gallery
  • Fortnum & Mason
  • Library (Upper)
  • The Alcove
  • Grand Lobby
  • Midship's Bar
  • Card Room
  • Promenade Deck
  • Images
  • Britannia Restaurant

Deck 4

  • Penthouses
  • Queens Suites
  • Princess Suites
  • Staterooms

Deck 5

  • Laundrette
  • Penthouses
  • Queen Suites
  • Princess Suites
  • Staterooms

Deck 6

  • Grand Suites
  • Penthouses
  • Princess Suites
  • Staterooms
  • Deluxe Inside Cabins

Deck 7

  • Grand Suites
  • Master Suites
  • Princess Suites
  • Penthouses
  • Staterooms

Deck 8

  • Penthouses
  • Queens Suites
  • Princess Suites
  • Staterooms

Deck 9

  • Royal Spa & Fitness Centre
  • Aerobic Area
  • Hair Salon
  • Spa Reception
  • Thermal Suites
  • Pavilion Bar
  • Hydropool
  • Pavilion Pool
  • The Garden Lounge
  • Lido Restaurant
  • Lido Pool Grill
  • Lido Pool Bar
  • Lido Pool
  • Stage
  • Whirlpools

Deck 10

  • Commodore Club
  • Royal Spa Treatment Rooms
  • Bar
  • Admiral's Lounge
  • Churchill's Cigar Lounge
  • The Yacht Club
  • Children's Outdoor Area
  • Teen's Outdoor Area
  • The Playzone
  • The Zone

Deck 11

  • Games Deck
  • The Terrace
  • The Grill's Lounge
  • The Courtyard
  • Queen's Grill
  • Princess Grill

Deck 12

 

  • The Grill Terrace Area
Accommodation Types

Queens Grill Suites

Queens Grill takes everything that is so wonderfully indulgent about the Grills Experience and raises it to exalted new heights. Luxuriate in your own secluded haven featuring marble bathrooms and whirlpool baths. Guests dine at a reserved table in the single seating Queens Grill Restaurant.

These suites are named after Commodore Sir Arthur Rostron, Commodore Sir Edgar Britten, Commodore Sir Ivan Thompson and Commodore Sir James Bisset.

Suites include: Butler and concierge service, Champagne and strawberries on embarkation, priority embarkation/disembarkation and luggage delivery, exclusive access to The Grills Lounge, nightly turndown service, pillow concierge, fresh flowers and fruit daily, personalised stationery, atlas and books, fully stocked bar and pre-dinner canapés.

Master Suites

Queens Grill takes everything that is so wonderfully indulgent about our Grills Experience and raises it to exalted new heights. Luxuriate in your own secluded haven featuring marble bathrooms and whirlpool baths. Guests dine at a reserved table in the single seating Queens Grill Restaurant.

These suites are named after Commodore Sir James Charles and Commodore Sir Cyril Illingworth.

Penthouses

Penthouses feature living and dining area with large balcony. The entrance and dining areas feature seating for four and there is a fully-stocked bar and guest bath. Both the bedroom and living room connect to a teak balcony. 

Queens Suites

Each Queen suite features a large balcony, spacious living area, dressing room and bathroom with separate shower and whirlpool bath. Original art graces the walls.The sitting area includes a sofa and dual-height coffee table that can be extended to a dining table. The bedroom area features a king-size bed and a separate dressing area with walk-in wardrobes. 

Princess Suites

Choose a Princess Grill suite and you can dine whenever you like between 6:30pm and 9pm in the exclusive Princess Grill restaurant. Princess Grill suites feature separate sleeping and living areas and your own private balcony. You can even choose one of nine style of pillow from the concierge menu for a sound night’s sleep.

Britannia Balcony Stateroom

At any time of the day your luxury stateroom provides a welcome enclave of comfort and good taste. Wrap yourself in the soft bathrobe, ease into your slippers, then settle down to a film on your TV or watch the world go by from your balcony. Guests dine at a reserved table for either early or late dining in the Britannia Restaurant.

Oceanview Staterooms

At any time of the day your Britannia oceanview stateroom provides a welcome enclave of comfort and good taste. Wrap yourself in the soft bathrobe, ease into your slippers, then settle down to a film on your TV. Our turndown service sets the tone for a comfortable night's sleep. Guests dine at a reserved table for either early or late dining in the Britannia Restaurant.

Inside Staterooms

The Britannia inside staterooms are anything but ordinary. The smallest is more like a "deluxe" guest room on other cruise ships. And they're beautifully decorated with fine prints on the walls, soft colours on the sofas and coverlets and turndown service when it's time to retire. Guests dine in the Britannia Restaurant with a choice of an early or late sitting.

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