Australians will have the chance to explore New Zealand in style and comfort, with Cunard Line recently announcing a new voyage on the Queen Mary 2(QM2). The vessel will sail from Sydney on the 12-night New Zealand Royal Circumnavigation in Mar13. The ship will visit Auckland, Wellington and the Bay of Islands, sail through Milford Sound and will make a maiden call to Christchurch.
Priced from $3329, the special itinerary is a highlight of the cruise line’s new 2013 world voyage program, with both QM2 and Queen Victoria visiting Australia. During her 104-night world voyage, the QM2 will call at Cairns, Brisbane, Melbourne, Adelaide, Fremantle and Sydney.
Two options will be available: a 12-night round-trip voyage from Sydney departing on March 7, 2013 or a 19-night New Zealand voyage from Sydney to Fremantle departing on the same day.
Meanwhile, QM2 and Queen Victoria’s 2013 World Voyages are now available for booking, and all clients who book before 31Dec11 will be offered discounts and onboard credits, while past guests will enjoy extra savings.
QM2’s full world voyage will see her visit four continents in 106 nights with visits to the Mediterranean, Asia, the Middle East and South Africa, as well as overnight stays in Dubai, Hong Kong, Shanghai and Cape Town.
Her younger sister Queen Victoria will head west on a 105-night world voyage which will visit North America, South America, the South Pacific, Asia and the Mediterranean, with overnight stays in Shanghai, Hong Kong, Sydney and Dubai. And guests on Queen Elizabeth’s Exotic Discoveries voyage will spend 91 nights travelling from the UK to New Zealand via America and the South Pacific.