107 NIGHT WORLD CRUISE
Cunard Queen Victoria 10th January 2019
Plus a 2 night Luxury Hotel Stay in San Francisco.
Join the stunning Queen Victoria in Southampton for this magical 107 night world cruise with ports of call at: Southampton (UK), (6 days at sea), Bermuda, (2 days at sea), Port Canaveral (Florida), Fort Lauderdale, (2 days at sea), Oranjestad, At Sea, Cartagena, Panama Canal (Scenic Cruising), At Sea, Punta Arenas, (3 days at sea), Cabo San Lucas, (2 days at sea), San Francisco, (4 days at sea), Honolulu, …
|DEPARTURE TIME||Please arrive at least 2 hours before the flight.|
|107 Night Cruise||On Board drinks Allowance|
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YOUR HOLIDAY HOME AT SEA
The Queen Victoria
There’s something distinctly refined and regal about a Cunard cruise and the beautiful Queen Victoria certainly upholds the fine traditions of this luxury line. Even before you board this beautiful ship you’ll note the trademark black and red livery which, together with her sleek modern design, immediately sets the theme of proud cruising heritage married with innovative features for today’s cruise guests. From her plush, elegantly decorated public rooms to her gourmet dining and luxurious, spacious cabins, Queen Victoria exudes class. The range of options for high-quality entertainment and enrichment, as well as serene relaxation make for the cruise holiday of a lifetime.
Facilities on board
- Royal Spa and fitness centre
- Several entertainment and dance lounges
- Two main pools, several Jacuzzis
- Luxury cabins, some with butler service
- Play Zone kids activities
- Tonnage 90,000
- Passenger capacity 1,997
- Total Crew 981
- Total Cabins 1,007
- Decks 12
Day 1: 10 January 2019
Southampton (UK) Embark Queen Victoria.
Day 2 – 7: At Sea
Day 8: Bermuda
Bermuda with its pink sand beaches, pastel-coloured houses and the famous Bermuda shorts. Stroll through gardens filled with tropical blooms, shop in the King’s Wharf or stop for afternoon tea and cricket – a true island tradition. You could even try your hand at landing the famous blue marlin on a deep-sea fishing trip.
Day 9 – 10: At Sea
Day 11: Port Canaveral (Florida)
Port Canaveral on Florida’s east coast has several claims to fame – the surfing capital of the Atlantic, the largest scallop fishery on the planet, and home to space shuttle and rocket launches . The local waters promise dolphins, manatees, loggerhead turtles, and miles of pristine sand. Go 45 miles West to Orlando to visit Walt Disney World, the Universal theme parks, and Sea World.
Day 12: Fort Lauderdale
Fort Lauderdale, the city prides itself on being the ‘Venice of America’ with more than 300 miles of navigable waterways. Fort Lauderdale boasts world-class theaters, museums, sightseeing and shopping. The city sits only 24 miles north of Miami, so you can enjoy the sights of South Beach or head further inland to the amazing Everglades and experience the air-boat rides.
Day 13 – 14: At Sea
Day 15: Oranjestad
Oranjestad is a charming little town with palm-lined streets and pastel painted Dutch architecture. The sandy white beaches provide fantastic snorkelling opportunities with amazing visibility and quaint cafes and restaurants scattered along the promenade. Trails across the landscape include visits to secluded coves, vistas where the sea crashes against the rocks and a natural bridge.
Day 16: At Sea
Day 17: Cartagena
Cartagena is a city of contrasts between the old and new, poverty and wealth, legend and reality. The 17th century walled Old Town, and fortress are stunning World Heritage Sites, offering an insight into the old legends of this city. The colourful restored Spanish buildings line the streets of Old Town, with areas of immense poverty and around the corner, areas of extreme wealth. This city is one that will surprise and sadden you, intrigue and amaze you.
Day 18: Panama Canal (Scenic Cruising)
Cruising the Panama Canal will simply amaze you at the scale of this incredible undertaking. Winding your way through tropical rain-forests and lush green forestry passing an abundance of tropical wildlife; for a truly unforgettable experience.
Day 19: At Sea
Day 20: Punta Arenas
A local legend says that if you touch your foot to the monument of a Magellan native, you are sure to return to the city. Get a panoramic viewpoint from La Cruz Hill, explore the local markets and museums in the town square, and enjoy the plentiful cafés, restaurants, bars and clubs.
Day 21 – 23: At Sea
Day 24: Cabo San Lucas
It’s a desert, a beach, blue surf and big fish along the southern tip of Baja California. Cruise visitors will find that Cabo is exquisite, the shopping divine, and the beaches all shine. Lover’s Beach is a great place to see the arch at Land’s End, and this is one of the best places on earth to swim with dolphins at their world renowned dolphin centre.
Day 25 – 26: At Sea
Day 27: San Francisco
San Francisco is a compact city of world-class culture, historical landmarks and award-winning dining, surrounded by the sparkling Bay area and guarded by the famous Golden Gate Bridge. Take the cable car ride over Nob Hill, visit the Majong parlours in Chinatown and take a trip to Twin Peaks-Lake Merced. A ferry ride will lead you to enchanting Sausalito, or escape Fisherman’s Wharf to Alcatraz.
Day 28: San Francisco
Day 29 – 32: At Sea
Day 33: Honolulu
Honolulu has it all. Here you’ll find everything from historic landmarks and treasured monuments to world-class shopping and a flourishing arts and culture scene. Honolulu spreads throughout the south eastern shores of Oahu, from Pearl Harbour to the world famous Waikiki, once a playground for the Hawaiian royalty.
Day 34 – 37: At Sea
Day 38: Apia
Apia serves as a gateway to neighbouring Samoa. Samoa offers stunning beaches, crystal waters, natural beauty, history and culture. Visit the Samoa Scenic Tour where you will see breathtaking sights and natural wonders of Apia, from the Falefa Falls to the Piula Cave Pool. Walk through the town visiting one of the many museums, galleries and experience the old charm imbedded into the city.
Day 39: At Sea
Day 40: Nuku’alofa
Nuku’alofa is an island surrounded by white sandy beaches and turquoise waters. Dubbed as the ‘Home of Love’, Nuku’alofa is an island perfect for experiencing the local culture and island lifestyle. Walk around the small island for beautiful views of the stunning landscape. Snorkel in the crystal waters and see a colourful underwater marine paradise. Visit the Royal Palace for spectacular cultural shows put on by the local Tongan people.
Day 41 – 42: At Sea
Day 43: Tauranga
Tauranga is one of New Zealand’s fastest-growing cities. The Bay of Plenty coastline has miles of golden beaches to enjoy. Explore the beautiful natural landscape in one of the many parks, and try your hand at mountain biking or white water rafting. If you prefer a more laid-back holiday, spend a relaxing day dolphin-watching.
Day 44: Auckland
Auckland, based around 2 large harbours, is a major city in the north of New Zealand’s North Island. In the centre, the iconic Sky Tower has views of Viaduct Harbour, which is full of superyachts and lined with bars and cafes.
Day 45: Bay of Islands
The Bay of Islands are a collection of holiday islands set in tranquil waters and on a backdrop of beautiful green landscape. The turquoise waters surrounding these islands are teeming with dolphins and other forms of marine life and trips can be made to swim with these wild animals. Walks to Haruru Falls will allow you scenic views of the cascading water.
Day 46 – 50: At Sea
Day 51: Brisbane
Brisbane is a lively, cosmopolitan city with beautiful riverside parks, a busy cultural calendar and a vibrant café culture. The river is lined with busy malls, riverfront plazas, outdoor man-made beaches, water parks, botanical gardens and wildlife parks. The vibe here is relaxed with nearby Gold Coast and Surfers Paradise being a top location for watersports and some of Australia’s best beaches.
Day 52: At Sea
Day 53: Whitsunday Islands
The clear blue waters surrounding these islands are part of a marine park, and fall within the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area. Major attractions include access to coral reefs for snorkelling and diving, and the islands also offer lush green landscapes and pristine white beaches, such as the famous Whitehaven Beach.
Day 54 – 56: At Sea
Day 57: Darwin
This small but cosmopolitan city has a thriving art scene with eccentric festivals throughout the year. Explore the busy markets for food, music and culture, or get active with rugby, cricket, basketball and Aussie-rules football. Relax in the restaurants and pubs, or sunbathe at the beautiful Casuarina Beach.
Day 58 – 59: At Sea
Day 60: Bali
Day 61 – 63: At Sea
Day 64: Ho Chi Minh City
Located on the banks of the Saigon River, Ho Chi Minh City is a vibrant city full of contrasts. Visit the National History Museum filled with ancient ceramics, traditional costumes and relics crafted in stone and bronze. Watch a short performance of the uniquely Vietnamese spectacle – water puppetry. Ho Chi Minh City is home to many colourful pagodas, cathedrals and palaces, including one of the city’s oldest, Giac Lam Pagoda, dating from 1744.
Day 65: Nha Trang
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.
Day 66: At Sea
Day 67 – 68: Hong Kong
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.
Day 69: At Sea
Day 70: Da Nang
Located on the South China Sea, Da Nang is a major port city and your gateway to the natural and ancient wonders of Vietnam. Just inland is Hue; a World Heritage Site and you will long remember its imposing Imperial Citadel and the serene harmony of the Thien Mu Pagoda. You can gaze upon the five peaks of the Marble Mountains; visit the Imperial City of the Nguyen emperors or just stroll along the white sand beaches.
Day 71 – 72: At Sea
Day 73: Singapore
Day 74: Malacca
Malacca is located in the southern region of the Malay Peninsula. You will find an appealing and assorted blend of cultural, natural,and historic attractions, such as the Buddhist Cheng Hoon Teng Temple, The Malacca Straits Mosque, and the A’Famosa Fort built by the Portuguese In 1511. The Melaka River, once dubbed the ‘Venice of the East’, winds its way from Dutch Square past Malacca town and local settlements. Jonker Street night market is the definitive shopping experience offering traditional wears, artworks, and delicious local cuisine.
Day 75 – 77: At Sea
Day 78: Colombo
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!
Day 79 – 81: At Sea
Day 82: Victoria, Seychelles
Visit the morning market and bargain for fresh fish, fruit and vegetables. Coconuts and coconut products are abundant and cheap, and a great snack to enjoy in this tropical paradise. Discover more about the local wildlife at the natural history museum, and visit the stunning colonial town centre.
Day 83 – 84: At Sea
Day 85: Port Louis (Mauritius)
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.
Day 86: La Possession (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. Over 500,000 years ago, a new volcanic ridge appeared on the south-eastern side and to this day it still spews out it’s lava, slowly, patiently building Reunion.
Day 87 – 89: At Sea
Day 90: Port Elizabeth
Once described as ‘The Friendly City’ – Port Elizabeth is one of the largest cities in South Africa, situated in the Eastern Cape Province. The city itself offers little to interest the visitor other than being the perfect location to take a day tour to the top game reserves in the country including Schotia, Shamwari, Addo Elephant Park, and Lalibela, or relax in the beautiful nature regions of Tsitsikamma forest and Baviaanskloof.
Day 91: At Sea
Day 92 – 93: Cape Town
A visit to Cape Town should be at the top of everyone’s must do list. Table Mountain with its revolving cable car and stunning views of the city. The beaches and restaurants of Camps Bay, the amazing waterfront with its shops, restaurants and Hotels. This is also where you can book your trip over to Robben Island where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned. Cape Town is really the most amazing and one of the most beautiful cities in the world.
Day 94: At Sea
Day 95: Walvis Bay
Set surrounding the beautiful natural lagoon, Walvis Bay is teaming with plentiful bird life, flamingos and pelicans, and is home to a quaint harbour filled with shops, restaurants, museums and beautiful churches.
Day 96 – 103: At Sea
Day 104: Gran Canaria
Gran Canaria is the third-largest island in the Canaries. It lives up to its cliché as a continent in miniature, with a dramatic variation of terrain, ranging from the green and leafy north to the mountainous interior and desert south. Gran Canaria can keep the adrenaline pumping, with scope for hiking, horse trekking and water sports. Culture vultures can be similarly satiated by the museums, churches and historic towns.
Day 105 -107: At Sea
Day 108: Southampton UK
Disembark Queen Victoria.