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New Zealand Cruise - Q309

Ship: Queen Elizabeth  
Departure: Tuesday, February 14, 2023
Nights: 13 nights
Departs: Melbourne
Returns: Melbourne
+ Up to $590 onboard credit
+ Club Exclusive Fares & Onboard credit
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Duration
13
Nights
Days at Sea
6
Sea Days
Ports
7
Ports
Countries Visted
2
Countries
  • Itinerary

    New Zealand Cruise - Q309

    Ports of call

    To find out more about the itinerary for this cruise, select the itinerary items below.

    Day Date Port of Call Arrival Departure
    1 Tuesday, February 14, 2023 Melbourne, Australia Embark 6:00 PM
    View of Melbourne, Australia

    For those with a little more time to spend in Melbourne, there are many easy day trips to enjoy beyond the city limits by guided tour or with a hire car. Not even an hour from Melbourne, you’ll find Australia’s best-preserved steam train Puffing Billy - the historic railway puffs through the leafy Dandenong Ranges. The Mornington Peninsula offers first-rate wineries, local cuisine, and both bay and ocean beaches. Read more about Melbourne, Australia

    2 Wednesday, February 15, 2023 At Sea
    3 Thursday, February 16, 2023 At Sea
    4 Friday, February 17, 2023 Fjordland Nat Park, New Zealand 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Fjordland Nat Park, New Zealand

    Fjordland National Park occupies the SW corner of South Island of New Zealand, and is the largest of 14 national parks as well as a major part of the Te Wahipounamu World Heritage site. Milford Sound, Doubtful Sound and Dusky Sound are all within the Park. It is a region of waterfalls and misty virgin forests, snow-clad mountains and towering granite peaks, crystal clear lakes, rivers and remote fjords. Read more about Fjordland Nat Park, New Zealand

    5 Saturday, February 18, 2023 Dunedin, New Zealand 9:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Dunedin, New Zealand

    Dunedin is the principal city of the Otago Region of New Zealand. It was founded in 1848 by Scottish migrants, and today the city still contains many Scottish relics, including a statue of the Scottish Bard Robbie Burns. Fine examples of working heritage include the Speight’s Brewery, the Gasworks Museum and the very popular Taieri Gorge Railway. Read more about Dunedin, New Zealand

    6 Sunday, February 19, 2023 Christchurch, New Zealand 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Christchurch, New Zealand

    Christchurch, in the Province of Canterbury, is the largest city of the South Island of New Zealand. It is located mid-way down the island's east coast just north of Banks Peninsula, on the edge of the Canterbury Plains. It is a vibrant, cosmopolitan place with exciting festivals, theatre, modern art galleries, great shopping and award-winning attractions. Read more about Christchurch, New Zealand

    7 Monday, February 20, 2023 Wellington, New Zealand 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Wellington, New Zealand

    Wellington, New Zealand's capital city, is situated on the SW tip of the North Island, and is set on the edge of a stunning harbour surrounded by rolling hills. As the political centre of New Zealand, it houses Parliamentary buildings as well as the bulk of foreign diplomatic missions. However, it is also renowned for its cafe-culture, as there are more cafes per capita than in New York City, and they rival the world’s top culinary destinations for flavour and variety. Read more about Wellington, New Zealand

    8 Tuesday, February 21, 2023 At Sea
    9 Wednesday, February 22, 2023 Auckland, New Zealand 7:00 AM 8:00 PM
    View of Auckland, New Zealand

    The city centre of Auckland is perfect for shopping, discovering New Zealand arts, culture and challenging your adventure side. Wander through The New Zealand Maritime Museum or Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki. Sky Tower is a must-do, where you can experience 360 degree views on the SkyWalk or go for it and attempt the SkyJump! Read more about Auckland, New Zealand

    10 Thursday, February 23, 2023 Bay of Islands, New Zealand 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Bay of Islands, New Zealand

    The Bay of Islands - the first permanent European settlement and sea port in New Zealand - is an area in the Northland region of the North Island of New Zealand. Located 60 km NW of Whangarei it is close to the northern tip of the country. The bay is the busiest, yet quietest place you'll ever come to. Read more about Bay of Islands, New Zealand

    11 Friday, February 24, 2023 At Sea
    12 Saturday, February 25, 2023 At Sea
    13 Sunday, February 26, 2023 At Sea
    14 Monday, February 27, 2023 Melbourne, Australia 7:00 AM Disembark
    View of Melbourne, Australia

    For those with a little more time to spend in Melbourne, there are many easy day trips to enjoy beyond the city limits by guided tour or with a hire car. Not even an hour from Melbourne, you’ll find Australia’s best-preserved steam train Puffing Billy - the historic railway puffs through the leafy Dandenong Ranges. The Mornington Peninsula offers first-rate wineries, local cuisine, and both bay and ocean beaches. Read more about Melbourne, Australia

  • Ship

    Queen Elizabeth Overview

    Queen Elizabeth

    4.3
    (from 132 verified customers)

    One of the three Queens making up the entirety of the Cunard fleet, Queen Elizabeth is a tribute to her predecessors, the original Queen Elizabeth and the much-loved Queen Elizabeth 2. Launched in 2010 and last refurbished in 2018, the ship has many art-deco interior features, marble and rich timber detailing, including the wooden marquetry of the ship itself, a centrepiece for the Grand Lobby’s main staircase. She is often affectionately known as the ‘QE’. The ship carries just over 2000 passengers and you will rarely find yourself in a crowd, except perhaps at prime dinner time or a popular theatre show. Highlights of the ship include the Garden Lounge - a light and airy atrium inspired by the conservatories Kew Gardens in London - laze here with a book and grab a specialty beverage. The Queens Room is truly the heart of the ship and is often a hive of activity thanks to the action-packed enrichment program aboard - from dancing classes, to live music, to specialty afternoon tea - this grand ballroom will draw you in. Croquet up on the Games Deck on a sunny day or a cosy night of spectacular entertainment in the Royal Court Theatre will ensure your days at sea are fulfilled. Like Queen Victoria and Queen Mary 2, these ships also contain exclusive areas for guests in Princess and Queens Grill Suites.

  • Cabins

    Queen Elizabeth Cabins

    Inside

    Inside

    Inside on the Queen Elizabeth Inside on the Queen Elizabeth

    Cabin Types

    EB, GA, GB, EC, GC, EF, ID, IE, FB, IF, IA, FC, LC, KC

    Average Cabin Size – 16.0 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 0.0 m2

    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. The 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. Interactive TV with multi language film and music channels. Refrigerator, safe and hair dryer. Size: 180-201 sq. ft.

    Balcony

    Balcony

    Balcony on the Queen Elizabeth Balcony on the Queen Elizabeth

    Cabin Types

    A2, A1, BA, BB, BC, BD, BE, BF, CA, CB

    Average Cabin Size – 18.0 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 4.5 m2

    Club Balcony stateroom is approx. 242-248 sq.ft. and give you an option to dine whenever you like between 6:30 pm and 9pm in the Britannia Club restaurant. Club balcony staterooms features a pillow concierge menu and a private balcony so you can sit back and watch the world go by. Stateroom also includes: 24-hour room service, Single-seating dining in the Britannia Club restaurant, Bathrobe and slippers, Nightly turndown service with pillow chocolate, Satellite TV with multi-language film and music channels, Refrigerator, safe, hair dryer, Daily shipboard newspaper, Bon Voyage bottle of wine, Pillow concierge menu (a selection of pillows and duvets to suit your preference), Direct-dial telephone, Fruit basket (on request), 220V British 3-pin and 110V 2-pin sockets.

    Princess Grill

    Princess Grill

    Princess Grill on the Queen Elizabeth Princess Grill on the Queen Elizabeth

    Cabin Types

    P1, P2

    Average Cabin Size – 26.4 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 6.6 m2

    For guests in our luxurious Princess Grill Suites, the delights of our Grills Experience are more pronounced than ever before. Catch the sea breeze on the Grills upper terrace reserved for the exclusive use of our Grill Guests, or relax in feather-soft terry robes on your own private balcony, charting your position in the atlas. Your lavish suite occupies up to 513 square feet, with flourishes that include personalised stationery, a Bon Voyage bottle of wine, fresh fruit and concierge service - there's even a pillow concierge to ensure you sleep soundly. Guests dine at a reserved table in the single seating Princess Grill Restaurant. Feather-soft terry robes, private balcony, personalized stationery, a Bon Voyage bottle of wine, fresh fruit, and a concierge service. Features include marble bathrooms and whirlpool baths, an expansive private balcony, refrigerators stocked to your preferences; concierge or butler service. Priority embarkation and luggage delivery, daily fresh fruit, complimentary bottled water, access to Queen's Lounge, In-suite dining, flower arrangement, DVD player. Size: 335 - 513 sq.ft. including balcony.

    Queens Grill

    Queens Grill

    Queens Grill on the Queen Elizabeth Queens Grill on the Queen Elizabeth

    Cabin Types

    Q1, Q2, Q3, Q4, Q5, Q6

    Average Cabin Size – 56.7 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 16.8 m2

    Relax in Queen Elizabeth’s most spacious and luxurious accommodation, culminating in the six Master and Grand Suites named in honour of those past Cunard Commodores who have received knighthoods. Light woods and luxurious upholstery add elegance to your sublime retreat, occupying 508 to 1,493 square feet and featuring a full bathroom, as you would expect. Summon champagne to your own private veranda, dine in-suite from the Queens Grill menu, and let your concierge arrange an excursion ashore. To ensure the privilege extends to every moment, you’ll appreciate the services of a butler, plus priority embarkation and disembarkation. 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. An expansive private balcony commands impressive sea views, perfect for sipping champagne or curling up with one of the books on offer. Refrigerators are stocked to your preferences; your concierge or butler will gladly attend to your every whim. Guests dine at a reserved table in the single seating Queens Grill Restaurant. At approximately 1,375 - 2,131 square feet, these luxury Grand Suites feature a spacious living and dining area, bath with shower and balcony.

  • Deck Plans

    Deck Plans for Queen Elizabeth

    Legend

    • 2 lower beds, 1 upper berth
    • 2 lower beds, 1 single sofa bed and 1 upper berth
    • Connecting staterooms
    • Stateroom has additional single sofa
    • On QM2, 3rd & 4th Berths Are 2 Upper Beds. On QE and QV, indicates staterooms with views obstructed by lifeboats
    • On QM2 indictaes 3rd & 4th Berth is Double Sofa Bed. On QE and QV indicates metal-fronted balconies
    • Staterooms 7.001 & 7.002 on QV are shaded by bridge wings
    • Staterooms have forward facing ocean views
    • Wheelchair accessible staterooms on QM2
    • Wheelchair accessible staterooms on QV & QE
    • Lift / Elevator
  • Other Dates

  • Promotions

    Current promotions for Queen Elizabeth

    Cunard - The Cunard Fare

    Cunard - The Cunard Fare

    The Cunard Fare is available on all cruises at all times.

    Includes:• Choice of cabin number (subject to availability)
    • Britannia guests have choice of early or late sitting dining (subject to availability).
    • Eligible for upgrades (where and if available).
    • Pay a 10% deposit with finals due 90 days prior to sailing.
    • No fees apply if cancelling outside of 180 days prior departure, then a sliding scale of fees is imposed.
    • Complimentary shuttle bus service in selected ports.
    • Sail on voyages 7 nights or longer and receive onboard spending money (guests 1&2 only).

    Terms & Conditions apply.

    Cunard Summers Savings Offer

    Cunard Summers Savings Offer

    • Reduced deposits
    • Enjoy savings up to 30% off
    • Complimentary gratuities
    • Combinable with Future Cruise Credits & Deposits and other offers.

    Terms & Conditions apply.

    Cunard Line - Club Offers

    Cunard Line - Club Offers

    • Featuring cruises both locally and worldwide
    • Exclusive pricing, saving up to 10% off the public fares
    • Exclusive cabins - sailing heavily sold? We may have last cabins available.
    • Enjoy exclusive onboard credit up to USD$300/cabin in addition to other offers.
    • Look for the Club Logo for eligible sailings.
    • Speak with your consultant for further information.

    Terms & Conditions apply.

Cabin Availability

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Inside

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Balcony

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Princess Grill

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Queens Grill at the Queen Elizabeth

Queens Grill

From $9499

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