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Embark Cunard’s splendid Queen Mary 2 for a sensational cruise to Cape Town, taking in the wonders of Mauritius and South Africa, paired with a hotel stay.

In Perth, you’ll embark the regal Queen Mary 2 for your spellbinding cruise to Cape Town. Queen Mary 2 radiates with the charm and glamour of cruising’s golden era, blended with modern conveniences. Be entertained by lavish musical shows, dance in the largest ballroom at sea with a superb resident orchestra, and with four pool areas for relaxation, this wonderful ship has everything you could possibly want for the most marvellous time at sea.

You’ll then set sail for a 17-night cruise that takes in the colours, cultures and contrasts of Mauritius and South Africa. Highlights Port Louis, awash with breathtaking golden sandy beaches, Le Port in Reunion where you could relish a whale-watching experience or marvel at its majestic waterfalls at Bassin des Aigrettes, and Durban a remarkable beach city that boasts a melting pot of Indian and colonial influences.

Your cruise ends in Cape Town where you’ll enjoy a two-night hotel stay. An unrivalled backdrop created by the iconic Table Mountain, the Atlantic Ocean bringing in a crisp, salty breeze and culture blooming from the very buildings standing in the city centre, Cape Town is a wonder to explore. Hop on a cable car to Table Mountain’s summit. From here you’ll have panoramic views, with tempting trails leading off through the vegetation, begging to be explored. Or visit The Watershed Market which hosts a variety of local arts and crafts from ceramic bowls to jewellery made of clacking, vibrant beads.

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The Queen Mary 2 Experience

Quite simply, the Queen Mary 2 is one of the most magnificent ocean liners ever built, thus, a fabulous cruise holiday on this remarkable ship is an experience of a lifetime. Cunard has incorporated the very latest in modern facilities, entertainment and enrichment opportunities into a ship radiating the opulence, charm and glamour of cruising’s Golden Era. Your fine-dining options include multiple-course gourmet delights with classy touches like Wedgewood china and Waterford crystal. Be entertained by lavish musical shows, dance in the largest ballroom at sea with a superb resident orchestra and relax beside four ample-sized pool areas – you’ll have everything you could possibly want and more for the most memorable time on the ocean waves.

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Dining

From classic British and French cuisine in the Britannia and Grills restaurants and the finest premium steaks at The Verandah, to traditional afternoon tea and a mouth-watering array of international cuisines at Kings Court Buffet, you’ll find something on board to suit your every taste.

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Activities

There are so many to choose from: enjoy a stellar show at the planetarium, take part in fencing or Cunard’s traditional games of shuffleboard and deck quoits, sign-up for the outstanding Insight programme, or simply relax and unwind at the blissful Mareel Spa.

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Entertainment

There’s never a dull moment on board, what with dazzling West End-style productions at the Royal Court Theatre, a full live music programme, quiz nights and live DJs at the ship’s sophisticated G32 nightclub. Or dance the night away at a glamorous ball in the Queen’s Room.

Your 19 Night Holiday Includes

Day 1

21 March 2023

From Perth, embark the regal Queen Mary 2 for your sensational voyage to Cape Town

Experience a voyage unlike any other as you embark the regal Queen Mary 2 for your superb cruise to Cape Town, taking in some of the highlights of Mauritius and South Africa along the way. Indulge yourself as you sip on refined cocktails, dance in the Queens Ballroom to the elegant sounds of the orchestra and savour delectable suppers, served on freshly pressed crystal-white linens, by white-gloved waiters.

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Days 2 - 8

22 - 28 March 2023

Immerse yourself in epic stories and awe-inspiring productions in the lavish theatre

The entertainment on Queen Mary 2 is second to none, with a dazzling line up of acts and performances in venues that are known for their comfort and meticulously designed décor. Whether its live music, illusionists, West End-style cabaret or stand-up comedians, the talent on show at the Royal Court is truly world-class and you’ll keep going back for more.

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Day 9

29 March 2023

Discover the kaleidoscope of countries and cultures in Port Louis, Mauritius’ glorious capital

The capital of Mauritius, Port Louis offers something for everyone. Shopaholics will have their cravings satisfied in every way. Birdwatchers will be fulfilled at Casela Bird Park. Water enthusiasts head straight for the island’s beaches. Many enjoy Grand Bay for sailing, windsurfing and waterskiing. La Cuvette beach or lovely Pereybere cove and south-easterly Blue Bay beach are ideal for bathing, windsurfing and sailing. Le Morne and Tamarin are popular for surfing and swimming. Flic en Flac, its white-sand beaches fringed with filaos and casuarinas, is perfect for sunbathing.

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Day 10

30 March 2023

Immerse yourself in the tropical climate and diverse landscapes of Le Port, Reunion

Boldly yet delectably French in every way, from the decor to the croissants on the breakfast table. It is as if Reunion lay just off the coast of Cannes, and not thousands of miles away, just off the coast of Madagascar. Reunion's history began 3 million years ago as a mountain which built up slowly, rising in four successive stages to a towering peak of more than four thousand metres high. Immerse yourself in the awe-inspiring natural beauty of Rivière des Galets, relish a whale-watching experience or marvel at its majestic waterfalls at Bassin des Aigrettes.

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Days 11 - 13

31 March - 2 April 2023

Don’t miss the opportunity to delight in Cunard’s elegant Gala Ball

If there’s ever a cruise in which you can slip on your glad rags, it’s a Cunard cruise. And the Gala Balls on the Queen Mary 2 are the highlight of the ship’s famously lavish nightlife. Show off your well-choreographed dance steps on the polished dancefloor of the Queens Room to the accompaniment of an eight-piece orchestra. Each Gala Ball is themed, from the Roaring Twenties to Masquerade, giving you the perfect excuse to live the high-life and let loose, Cunard-style.

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Day 14

3 April 2023

Discover the delights of Durban, from its bustling markets to its golden beaches

Located along Africa’s southernmost tip, bustling Durban is situated in the KwaZulu Province of South Africa and is South Africa’s second largest city. Known locally as Thekwini, it is South Africa’s leading beach resort with superb weather and a relaxed atmosphere. Head for the Golden Mile Beach and its lengthy promenade or learn about all things aquatic at uShaka Marine World.

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Day 15

4 April 2023

Challenge friends to a game or two up on deck

Whether you enjoy taking part in sport or watching it, you’ll find plenty of opportunities on board. Queen Mary 2’s Games Deck offers a refined area to enjoy bowls, deck tennis and croquet, or you could try a gentle putt in the golf nets. Alternatively, you’ll find a great atmosphere in the Golden Lion pub to watch live sports.

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Day 16

5 April 2023

Explore the treasures of Port Elizabeth, nicknamed the ‘Friendly City’

Also known as the ‘Friendly City’, Port Elizabeth is a thriving coastal destination with fine, sandy beaches, whale-watching tours, a European-style town square, and excellent museums including the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Art Museum. Head to the Donkin Reserve and climb to the top of the lighthouse to get great views across the city – the perfect spot for getting your bearings.

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Day 17

6 April 2023

Unwind in the sumptuous spa, relax by the pool or escape to one of the sophisticated bars during your final day at sea

Enjoy pampering and rejuvenating treatments at the spa, an oasis of calm. Steam rooms and an exclusive pool offer complete tranquillity, whilst hot stone beds facing panoramic windows offer wonderful views across the ocean. Massage and specialist treatments are all available and if you’re feeling active you can take a dip in the swimming pool or workout in the fully equipped, large gym.

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Day 18

7 April 2023

Disembark your ship in Cape Town, where you’ll enjoy a two-night hotel stay

Today you’ll bid farewell to your glorious ship as you disembark in cosmopolitan Cape Town, South Africa’s favourite city. Facing the Atlantic Ocean, with the splendour of Table Mountain looking over its shoulder, it’s a city set in impressive surroundings, which are matched by its myriad tourist attractions. You’ll find it all here: quirky independent shops, places of historical interest – such as Robben Island – and beaches galore.

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Day 19

8 April 2023

For your final day in the Mother City, wander around the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront or soar across the skies to the summit of Table Mountain

Today you could wander around the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, a quintessential Cape Town experience that is one of the best things about this vibrant city. Here you’ll find the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art, the Two Oceans Aquarium, and the excellent V&A Food Market, whose stalls sell everything from traditional African stews to ostrich biltong. Alternatively, head up to the summit of Table Mountain or explore the bucolic winelands of the surrounding region.

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Day 20

9 April 2023

Leave Cape Town with a wealth of memories to treasure forever

Your holiday ends in remarkable Cape Town, today you’ll transfer to the airport for your flight back home.

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Your Holiday Summary

Hotel Stay

  • 2 night hotel stay at The Commodore Hotel or similar in Cape Town with breakfast

Cruise

  • 17 night full-board cruise on board the Queen Mary 2

All flights, taxes and transfers

Prices

Departing

21 March 2023

Inside

$3,999pp

Outside

$5,999pp

Balcony

$6,999pp

Departing

21 March 2023

Inside

$4,699pp

Outside

$6,699pp

Balcony

$7,699pp

Departing

21 March 2023

Inside

$4,399pp

Outside

$6,399pp

Balcony

$7,399pp

Departing

21 March 2023

Inside

$4,399pp

Outside

$6,399pp

Balcony

$7,399pp