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Cruise Region: Australasia

Luxury Cunard Half World Cruise from Sydney to New York

68 nights
27 Feb 2024
Queen Mary 2
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Prices from

$17,499

Quote Cruise Reference: AUS7345

What's Included

  • 68 night full-board cruise on board Queen Mary 2
    • A choice of dining, including the sophisticated Art Deco main dining room; traditional afternoon tea in the Queens Room and outstanding daily buffets in the Lido
    • A stellar array of daily entertainment choices, including Royal Cunard Singers & Dancers and dazzling-stage productions; vocalists and instrumentalists; aerial performers and illusionists; stand-up comedians and variety entertainers
    • Daily activities, including deck games, sports such as paddle tennis, golf putting and swimming too in the ship’s pool, and enrichment such as immersive talks and lectures
  • FREE Outside to Balcony upgrade
  • Overnight in port in Hong Kong and Dubai

Special offers for this sailing

FREE OUTSIDE TO BALCONY UPGRADE
UP TO $2,050 USD ON BOARD CREDIT PER CABIN

Your Itinerary

Quite simply, the Queen Mary 2 is the most magnificent ocean liner ever built, so, a fabulous cruise holiday on this wonderful 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 several-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 with four marvellous pool areas for relaxation, this wonderful ship has everything you could possibly want for the most marvellous time at sea.

Located in the far north of Queensland, Yorkeys Knob is a coastal suburb of Cairns. Enjoy swimming, snorkelling and water sports at Cairns Northern Beaches. Take a guided rainforest tour or explore the Great Barrier from the sea or air. Don’t miss the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, a 7.5km scenic journey above the Barron Gorge National Park.

The capital of the Northern Territory, Darwin is the most northern city in Australia.

Take a crocodile safari along the Adelaide River to see the saltwater creatures in action. Witness the thundering waterfalls at Litchfield Park. Stroll round the Mindil Beach Sunset Market and explore Darwin’s military history at the Darwin Military Museum and the Aviation Museum. Cool down at Berry Springs Nature Park just 45 minutes out of the city.

Lorded over by the imposing Mount Tongkoko and surrounded by serene blue waters, Bitung is a nature retreat made in heaven. Delve into its lush rainforest and national park where, in the branches, crested black macaques can be found playing with their family unit, or if you’re lucky, you could find colourful hornbills soaring through the air.

Diverse and delicious with an insatiable appetite, Hong Kong – also called the 'City of Life' – is bursting with energy. Visit the dynamic Stanley Market where shoppers will find an unparalleled selection of bargains and hidden treasures, Victoria Park for spectacular views of the harbour or one of the 9,000 bars, pubs and restaurants Kowloon has to offer.

Chan May lies between the historic towns of Hue City and Hoi An. Visit the Citadel where the emperor once lived in Hue City, or wander the shops, art galleries and cafés of Hoi An as you marvel at its ancient buildings. Both offer plenty of temples, museums and galleries as well as diverse local cuisine.

The Vietnamese seaside resort of Nha Trang is now well on its way to becoming a sophisticated modern town, but you will still find plenty of old fashioned charm. The region surrounding the city is rich in history with one of their most important sacred sites – the Towers of Po Nagar, which dates from the 7th century – lying close to the city.

Phu My is the gateway to Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh City, one of the most bustling and spirited cities in Vietnam. The city offers an abundance of history and culture with museums, palaces and temples. The Ben Thanh Market is a market offering everything from souvenirs to local delicacies and is a day trip in itself.

Welcome to Singapore, where sacred Buddhist and Hindu temples sit in the shadows of sleek, futuristic architecture and the world-renowned street food offers a spectrum of flavours to tantalise every palate. Don’t forget to try the chilli crab, its national dish. It’s also home to the famous colonial-style Raffles Hotel, where the Singapore Sling cocktail was invented, as well as the spectacular Gardens By The Bay. It’s truly a city that never fails to impress.

Although the miles of golden sandy beaches lure visitors to Penang, take time to ride a trishaw to George Town where you can shop for exquisite batiks and visit the Khoo Wall, with its pillars and roof elaborately decorated with intricate carvings by master craftsmen from China. Visit Kek Lok Si, reputed to be the largest and most beautiful Buddhist temple complex in Southeast Asia.

Magnificent beaches, mystical folklore and jungle-covered hills make Langkawi one of Malaysia’s most popular tropical destinations. Pulau Langkawi is the largest island and is home to Kuah, the main town which is great for a spot of duty-free shopping and nearby you can make your way to Mahsuri’s Mausoleum – a shine erected in honour of Mahsuri, a beautiful maiden who was unjustly accused of adultery.

Phuket is Thailand’s largest island and offers a huge range of tours to help you discover the region. Go trekking in Khao Sok National Park, explore Phang Nga Bay’s dazzling limestone scenery by canoe, try snorkelling, or visit Phuket’s rubber and coconut plantations.

Sri Lanka conjures up the exotic and the mysterious, and here you could choose from a diverse range of activities, from exploring the temples of the Sinhalese Kingdom or taking a guided tour of an Elephant orphanage. You could also take look at the Pettah Bazaar where you can buy almost anything and everything!

The capital of Qatar offers a wealth of experiences. Visit the fascinating Museum of Islamic Arts, choose from food from all over the world at the bazaar, relax at an outdoor café, or spend some time shopping in the traditional markets or the huge indoor shopping centres. Stroll around the bay at dusk for some beautiful views.

Welcome to Dubai, where all that glitters truly is gold. Here you’ll meet sparkling skyscrapers, glitzy shops and sun-soaked beaches, making it the ideal destination to enjoy your first hotel break. Staying in the heart of Dubai, will allow you to become accustomed with the magnificent city of Dubai ahead of your Emirates cruise.

Situated at the base of the Al Qara Mountains, Salahah is a city filled with charm and charisma. The City offers beautiful beaches, traditional Islamic architecture, mountains covered in frankincense trees, historical trips to the caves Marneef Caves and much more. A trip to the tomb of Hiob with a stop off at the unforgettable blow holes will leave you amazed at this City’s beauty.

Aqaba is a vibrant, historical city with dusty, sandy hills and stunning white beaches. Aqaba is full of history and natural beauty and is home to Petra, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. This city is 2,200 years old and carved out of the surrounding cliffs. Visit Wadi Rum, an extraordinary desert and mountain region taking you past endless mountains and dunes

One of the world’s greatest shortcuts, the Suez Canal makes you believe you are sailing through the heart of the desert. Transiting through the Suez Canal is sure to be one of the lifelong memories of your cruise. The thought of a canal linking the Mediterranean and Red Sea extends back in history as far as 2100 B.C.

Athens is a world centre of archaeological research, and home to exciting historical sites such as the Acropolis and the Temple of Olympian Zeus, as well as world-class institutes such as the National Archaeological Museum. It also has a thriving nightlife as well as lively markets, luxurious Hammam baths, and stunning views of the city from the peak of Mount Lycabettus.

The cosmopolitan capital of Spain’s Catalonia region is known for its art and architecture. Fantastic landmarks like La Sagrada Familia and Park Guell, designed by Antoni Gaudi, dot the city; giving you a taster of the creativity entwined throughout this fabulous city. Stroll through Las Ramblas, the walkway at the heart of the city, indulge in some traditional tapas or enjoy a glass of sangria as you overlook the stunning sea views.

In Cadiz you enter another world of different cultures brought together. La Giralda the beautiful Gothic cathedral, is in Sevilles historic Jewish quarter Santa Cruz which also has the whitewashed houses and exquisitely coloured bougainvillea that everyone associates with this lovely city. Try walking the narrow lanes to find hidden gems along way before stopping for some locally made wine and tapas.

A maritime city on England’s South Coast, Southampton also acts as the gateway to stunning countryside including the picturesque New Forest. Historic Stonehenge, the cathedral city of Salisbury and England’s cosmopolitan capital, London, are also within easy reach.

With icons from popular culture at every turn, from the Statue of Liberty and the neon lights of Broadway to Fifth Avenue's Museum Mile and Central Park's walkways, New York is the perfect destination to enjoy an activity-packed break. See where millions first stepped ashore at Ellis Island, visit the Empire State Building and Times Square or just enjoy a cream cheese bagel in Central Park.

Life on board Queen Mary 2

Overview

Quite simply, the Queen Mary 2 is the most magnificent ocean liner ever built, so, a fabulous cruise holiday on this wonderful 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 several-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 with four marvellous pool areas for relaxation, this wonderful ship has everything you could possibly want for the most marvellous time at sea.

Dining

From classic British and French in the Britannia and Grills restaurants to the best steak onboard at The Verandah, plus daily traditional afternoon tea and a range of international cuisines at Kings Court Buffet, there’s something to suit every taste.

Activities

Enjoy a show at the planetarium, take part in fencing, relax in the Canyon Ranch Spa or sign up for the outstanding Insight programme; while little ones are entertained in the age-appropriate kids’ clubs.

Entertainment

There’s never a dull moment with West End-style productions at the Royal Court Theatre, a full live music programme, karaoke and quiz nights, plus ballroom dancing in the Queens Room and live DJs at the ship’s G32 nightclub.

Ship Facts

Entered Service: 2004

Tonnage 149,000

Number of Decks: 12

Passenger Capacity: 2,691

Total Crew: 1,292

Number of Cabins: 1,276

Wheelchair Accessible Cabins: Yes

Number of Pools: 5

Number of Restaurants: 4

Kids Club: Yes

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Cabin Inclusions

  • A king-sized bed, lounge area and desk 
  • Tea & coffee making facilities and a mini-bar
  • An invigorating shower and complimentary Penhaligon's toiletries
  • Nightly turndown service, including a chocolate on your pillow
  • Sparkling wine to welcome you on board
  • Your own steward for the duration of your stay
  • 24 hour room service

Call to book:

1800 958 405

Quote Cruise Reference: AUS7345

We're open:

AWST: Mon to Fri 7am - 5pm | Sat & Sun 7am - 3pm

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Cabin Inclusions

  • A king-sized bed, lounge area and desk 
  • Tea & coffee making facilities and a mini-bar
  • An invigorating shower and complimentary Penhaligon's toiletries
  • Nightly turndown service, including a chocolate on your pillow
  • Sparkling wine to welcome you on board
  • Your own steward for the duration of your stay
  • A window offering an ocean view
  • 24 hour room service

Call to book:

1800 958 405

Quote Cruise Reference: AUS7345

We're open:

AWST: Mon to Fri 7am - 5pm | Sat & Sun 7am - 3pm

Cruise Only from

Cabin Inclusions

  • A king-sized bed, lounge area and desk 
  • Tea & coffee making facilities and a mini-bar
  • An invigorating shower and complimentary Penhaligon's toiletries
  • Nightly turndown service, including a chocolate on your pillow
  • Sparkling wine to welcome you on board
  • Your own steward for the duration of your stay
  • A stateroom balcony overlooking the ocean with table and chairs to relax in
  • 24 hour room service

Call to book:

1800 958 405

Quote Cruise Reference: AUS7345

We're open:

AWST: Mon to Fri 7am - 5pm | Sat & Sun 7am - 3pm

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Cabin Inclusions

Approximately 381 sq. ft.

  • A king-sized bed, lounge area and desk 
  • Satellite TV, illy coffee machine, atlas and a mini-bar
  • Bathroom with bath and shower
  • Complimentary Penhaligon's toiletries
  • Velour robe and slippers 
  • Nightly turndown service, including a chocolate on your pillow
  • A selection of fresh fruit, delivered daily
  • Sparkling wine and chocolates to welcome you on board.
  • Your own Grills Concierge for the duration of your stay
  • A spacious private balcony with table and chairs to relax in
  • A seven-pillow concierge menu
  • Freedom dining in the Princess Grill restaurant
  • Optional in-room dining from the Princess Grill menu
  • Exclusive access to the Grills Lounge and Grills Terrace
  • 24 hour room service

Call to book:

1800 958 405

Quote Cruise Reference: AUS7345

We're open:

AWST: Mon to Fri 7am - 5pm | Sat & Sun 7am - 3pm

Call to book: 

1800 958 405

AWST: Mon to Fri 7am - 5pm | Sat & Sun 7am - 3pm

Quote Cruise Reference: AUS7345