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Discover the best of southern Australia’s natural beauty, epicurean delights and fascinating culture with an eight-night cruise on board the majestic Queen Elizabeth, rounded-off with an exciting two-night hotel stay in Australia’s sunniest capital city, Perth

You’ll start your amazing journey discovering southern Australia highlights first in Melbourne, the trend-setting coastal capital of Victoria, where you’ll embark the regal Queen Elizabeth for a luxurious eight-night cruise. You’ll experience one of the finest cruise liners sailing the five oceans, where Cunard successfully marries all the refined amenities and service associated with the golden era of cruising with modern facilities and exceptional leisure and entertainment opportunities.

After a relaxing day at sea, your first stop is Adelaide, South Australia’s charming capital, which bursts with culture and arts, award-winning cuisine, festivals and world-famous wine regions beyond. Following two days sailing through the Great Australian Bight, you’ll arrive off Western Australia’s southern tip and Albany, which boasts dazzling white sandy beaches and clear turquoise waters, besides fascinating colonial-era history. After another day at sea, you’ll then stop at quaint Busselton, gateway for Margaret River, which, along with some of the world’s tallest trees and superior surf spots, is best known as a world-famous wine producing region, brimming with award-winning wineries.

This fantastic cruise culminates in the historic port city of Fremantle, where you’ll disembark the Queen Elizabeth. The excitement however doesn’t stop there as you’ll transfer to Perth for a marvellous two-night hotel stay before your onward flight, with ample time to enjoy Western Australia’s sun-drenched capital. Although one of the world’s most isolated major cities, Perth makes the most of its gorgeous coastal setting and you’ll discover plenty to see, do and enjoy here, what with its slew of urban attractions surrounded by stunning beaches, secluded bays and acclaimed vineyards.  

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The Queen Elizabeth Experience

When Her Majesty the Queen conducted the naming ceremony in her own honour in October 2010, she continued a marvellously regal formal cruising tradition. Embark the regal Queen Elizabeth, one of the finest cruise liners sailing the five oceans and a ship that offers those who sail with her some of the finer things in life. On this luxury cruise ship, Cunard has maintained all the refined styling, amenities and service associated with the Golden Era of cruise sailing and added modern facilities, leisure and entertainment opportunities. The stunning choices of spacious staterooms and suites and some of the most exceptional fine dining you’ll ever experience at sea are just some of the highlights of the glorious Queen Elizabeth.

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Dining

Dining on board this Queen is always a pleasure. Take your pick of the tempting array of culinary options, from hearty to healthy, light bites to indulgent buffets and gastro pubs to elegant fine dining and gala dinners.

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Activities

There are so many ways to keep yourself active on board. Learn a new skill, fill your day with activities from art classes and wine lectures to energising sports and deck games, or opt for blissful relaxation at the spa, two outdoor pools and whirlpools.

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Entertainment

Your onboard evening entertainment presents many exceptional options to choose from, whether it’s enjoying a marvellous stage show, a classical recital performance, a roll of the dice in the casino, or dancing the night away in the ballroom.

Your 10 Night Holiday Includes

Day 1

27 February 2023

In Melbourne, embark the majestic Queen Elizabeth for your luxurious all-inclusive cruise

You’ll fly into Melbourne, the trend-setting coastal capital of Victoria and then embark the Queen Elizabeth, a spectacular cruise ship that invites you to an uncrowded world where spacious decks set the perfect backdrop to savour a flawless Cunard sailing experience. Immerse yourself in evocative art deco elegance, timeless style and a refined feel combined with contemporary attractions and comforts. Look forward to endless choices for entertainment and activities, luxurious accommodation and a sumptuous array of wining and dining choices ensuring a remarkable cruise holiday. On board, you’ll also be indulged with Cunard’s signature sense of occasion: dance in the grand ballroom, enjoy traditional Afternoon Tea served by white-gloved waiters and classical recital performances.

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Day 2

28 February 2023

While on the ocean waves, it’s time to get active on board the Queen Elizabeth

With time at sea the choice, as always with Cunard, is yours. There’s as much or as little to do as you please, with more possibilities than you’ll have time to discover! Enjoy croquet on the garden-like Games Deck or set off on an adventure through the stars in the largest planetarium at sea. Join a fitness class, such as aerobics, Pilates, or yoga, or learn more about wine through lectures and tastings. You can indulge in premium shopping at elegant boutiques that tempt with luxury goods and designer fashions or purchase original fine art by top artists at the refined art gallery. Or simply relax at one of the two spacious outdoor pools, or at the spa and Aqua Therapy Centre.

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Day 3

1 March 2023

Get acquainted with Adelaide’s vibrant culinary, art and cultural scene

Today, you’ll explore Adelaide, South Australia’s coastal capital, which simply bursts with culture, flavours, events and entertainment. This historic city is celebrated for its many festivals: Adelaide Festival is an acclaimed annual international arts gathering, but there are also many spin-offs including fringe and film festivals. Enjoy the renowned gourmet cuisine at some of the city’s award-winning restaurants, as well as a burgeoning small-bar scene. You can also take in Adelaide’s respected museums such as the Art Gallery of South Australia and South Australian Museum, which offer insights into Australia’s natural and artistic heritage and some of Australia’s best wine country that produces world-class wines.

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Day 4 - 5

2 - 3 March 2023

With two days at sea, indulge in the exceptional array of onboard entertainment

As you cruise through the Great Australian Bight, you’ll have plenty of opportunity to sample the fantastic onboard entertainment. At the Monte-Carlo inspired Casino, you’ll find a winning combination of elegance and excitement. Whether you're a lover of serious drama or glittering musical productions, enjoy West End calibre production shows and a talented line-up of renowned guest performers at the extravagant Royal Court Theatre, especially from your own theatre box. Live music is an unmistakable cruise signature, extending from harpists to contemporary bands in public spaces throughout. Experience the grandeur of the largest ballroom at sea, the Queens Room, dancing the night away, while the true romance of ocean travel is alive at Gala Evenings, where you’ll be invited to dress in your finest evening wear for a spectacular evening of music and celebration.

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Day 6

4 March 2023

Immerse yourself in the stunning natural beauty and colonial past of Albany

Located on the southern tip of Western Australia, Albany boasts a setting of stunning white sandy beaches lapped by gentle turquoise waters, backed by a ruggedly beautiful coastline. Take a dip at popular Middleton Beach, or secluded Little Beach at Two Peoples Bay Nature Reserve, east of the city. As well as stunning nature, there’s plenty of history in Albany too, as this is where the first European settlers landed in this Western Australia region. You’ll discover numerous heritage colonial buildings still standing today. Albany’s fascinating museums include the National Anzac Centre and Whaling Station Museum, a former whale processing plant that details Albany’s defining whaling past.

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Day 7

5 March 2023

With a day at sea, dine to your heart’s content with top-notch offerings

Dining is a highlight of every Cunard voyage and with diverse options to choose from, your only challenge is deciding what to order! In the beautifully appointed Queens Grill, savour the ultimate in dining sophistication and impeccably prepared dishes ranging from exquisite contemporary creations to Cunard Classics. A fusion of fresh seasonal flavours and locally sourced ingredients in a relaxed, yet intimate setting awaits at the Lido, where you can also soak up sweeping sea views and glorious sunsets out on the open deck. Perfect for special occasions, the Steakhouse at The Verandah boasts an exceptional menu featuring USDA prime cuts and succulent seafood. Be sure however to attend the signature traditional Afternoon Tea, which can be combined with Champagne for a decadent treat.

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Day 8

6 March 2023

From Busselton, discover the premier wine producing region of Margaret River

Today, you’ll arrive at the tip of southern Western Australia and Busselton, famed for its 1.8-kilometre, heritage-listed wooden jetty. This is also the gateway to Margaret River, a small town located inland. Surrounded by towns hugging unspoilt coastline, top surfing spots, vast landscapes of vineyards and kangaroo-dotted farmlands, Margaret River is world famous as a premier wine region, producing top-notch, award-winning bottles and more than twenty percent of Australia’s premium wine export. Head to one of the many cellar doors for wine tastings at renowned wineries, driving past endless rows of grapevine-covered trellises. You can also discover the fantastic local gourmet food and produce and boutique craft breweries, as well as some of the world’s tallest trees.

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Day 9 - 10

7 - 8 March 2023

Disembark your cruise ship for a two-night hotel stay in sun-drenched Perth

Your memorable eight-night cruise culminates in Fremantle, a historic port city known for its maritime history, Victorian architecture and remnants from Australia's days as a British penal colony. It’s here you’ll disembark and transfer to nearby Perth, Western Australia’s cosmopolitan capital for an exciting two-night hotel stay. Facing the vast expanse of the Indian Ocean, this sun-drenched city makes the most of its gorgeous coastal location with a quintessential Australian laid-back lifestyle, which you’ll be able experience yourself. One of the world’s most isolated major cities, Perth effortlessly blends its slew of new bars, restaurants, shopping and cultural spaces with raw natural beauty, with stunning beaches, acres of scenic vineyards and secluded bays that are easily accessible.

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Day 11

9 March 2023

Bid farewell to Perth and Western Australia for your flight back home

Today your Melbourne to Perth cruise and hotel adventure concludes and with a wealth of memories, you’ll transfer to the airport for your onward flight home.

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Your Holiday Summary

Hotel Stay

  • 2 night four-star hotel stay in Perth with breakfast

Cruise

  • 8 night full-board cruise on board the Queen Elizabeth

All flights & taxes

Prices

10 Nights |  Departing 27 Feb 2023

Departing

Melbourne

Inside

$2,499pp

Outside

$2,799pp

Balcony

$3,699pp

Grill Suite

Sold Out

Departing

Brisbane

Inside

$2,699pp

Outside

$2,999pp

Balcony

$3,899pp

Grill Suite

Sold Out

Departing

Sydney

Inside

$2,699pp

Outside

$2,999pp

Balcony

$3,899pp

Grill Suite

Sold Out

Departing

Adelaide

Inside

$2,599pp

Outside

$2,899pp

Balcony

$3,799pp

Grill Suite

Sold Out