2018 World and Exotic Cruises.

Ever since inaugurating the first world cruise in 1922, Cunard has undertaken more world voyages and taken more passengers around the globe than any other cruise line and is the undisputable world voyage expert. In 2018, Cunard will continue this grand tradition and will visit 93 unique ports in 46 countries, have 17 ship maiden calls and visit nine new ports for the current fleet.

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2018 Full World Voyages Highlights

In 2018 Cunard will operate a full world circumnavigation on Queen Elizabeth, as well as a grand East-West voyage on Queen Mary 2.

  • Queen Elizabeth <br> Full World Voyage

    Queen Elizabeth
    Full World Voyage

    • 122-night westbound circumnavigation via the Panama Canal, Asia and South Africa.

    • Overnight stays in New York,
    San Francisco, Sydney, Hong Kong and
    Cape Town.

    • Visits 39 ports in 25 countries.

    • Maiden calls in Hamilton, Ocho Rios, Puerto Quetzal, Mo’orea, Kochi and Malacca.

    • Scenic cruising in the Panama Canal, Kanmon Straits and Inland Sea.

  • Queen Mary 2 <br>Full World Voyage

    Queen Mary 2
    Full World Voyage

    • 120-night roundtrip from Southampton circumnavigation to Australia, New Zealand, Asia and the Suez Canal.

    • Overnight stays in Cape Town, Hong Kong and Dubai.

    • Visit 45 ports in 23 countries.

    • Maiden calls in Dunedin, New Zealand
    and Tauranga.

    • Scenic cruising in Milford Sound, Doubtful SoundDusky Sound, Suez Canal and Messina Strait.

  • Full World Voyages from the USA

    Full World Voyages from the USA

    • Queen Mary 2 134 nights roundtrip
    from New York

    • Queen Elizabeth 112 nights from
    New York to Southampton

    • Queen Elizabeth 109 nights from
    Fort Lauderdale to Southampton

    • Queen Elizabeth 93 nights from
    San Francisco to Southampton

2018 Exotic Cruises Highlights

  • Queen Victoria <br>South America <br>Exotic Cruise

    Queen Victoria
    South America
    Exotic Cruise

    • New roundtrip Fort Lauderdale 50-night circumnavigation of South America, including the Caribbean, Central America and the Panama Canal

    • Overnight stays in Rio de Janeiro and Buenos Aires

    Transits of the Panama Canal, Beagle Channel and Straits of Magellan

    • Visits 21 ports in 13 countries

    • Maiden calls in Roseau, Salvador, Buzios, Coquimbo, Arica, Callao (for tours to Lima), Manta, Belize and Costa Maya

    • Scenic cruising in the Magellan Straits, Chilean Fjords and Cape Horn

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  • Asia cruises

    Asia cruises

    Explore diverse cultures with Queen Elizabeth and Queen Mary 2, from Asia’s modern metropolises to golden beaches and lush jungle landscapes.  

    • Overnight stay in Hong Kong

    • Transit Kanmon Straits in Japan

    • Maiden calls in Kochi, Japan and Malacca, Malaysia

    • Evenings in port in Osaka, Shanghai, Singapore, and Langkawi, Malaysia

    • Scenic cruising in Japan’s Inland Sea

  • South Pacific cruises

    South Pacific cruises

    Discover paradise with Queen Elizabeth
    as you island hop in French Polynesia,
    a necklace of idyllic islands afloat in
    tropical waters.

    • Maiden call in Mo'orea

    • Evening in port in Pape’ete

    • Excursions such as an aqua safari and scenic helicopter flight over Bora Bora  

  • Panama Canal cruises

    Panama Canal cruises

    It’s fittingly ceremonial to sail a modern Cunard Queen across the Panama Canal, another shining example of mankind’s engineering triumph.

    • Canal transit on Queen Elizabeth’s
    122-night circumnavigation, connecting Aruba and Guatemala

    • Transit aboard Queen Victoria’s new
    75-night South American voyage, between Equador and Jamaica

    •  Maidens calls to Coquimbo, Arica, Callao, Manta, Belize and Costa Maya aboard Queen Victoria's new 16-night Valparaiso to Fort Lauderdale Exotic Cruise

  • Africa cruises

    Africa cruises

    The mysteries of Africa are revealed on voyages with Queen Elizabeth and
    Queen Mary 2.

    • Overnight stay in Cape Town

    • Evening in port in Port Elizabeth,
    South Africa

    • Exotic excursions in the Seychelles Islands and Walvis Bay, Namibia

  • Australia cruises

    Australia cruises

    As you reach remote shores with
    Queen Elizabeth and Queen Mary 2, Australia is enticingly welcoming with
    its friendly locals and breathtaking
    natural wonders.

    • Overnight stay in Sydney

    • Maiden calls in Dunedin and Tauranga, New Zealand

    • Evenings in port in Fremantle (for tours to Perth), Melbourne, Sydney and Auckland

    • Immersion into regions such as Margaret River, Kangaroo Island and
    Whitsunday Islands

    • Scenic cruising by Milford Sound and Doubtful Sound, New Zealand 

New places for you to discover in style.

Every single Cunard holiday visits famous cities, and may offer the opportunity to explore civilisations that date back thousands of years.

Choose a port below to find out more.

Arica , Chile
Central America Cruises

Beloved of surfers, Arica stands barely 12.5 miles from Peru’s border in northern Chile. It’s dominated by the sparse Morro de Arica rock and surrounded by arid desert, close to fertile valleys. Just outside the city, the San Miguel de Azapa Museum reveals much about its human history, including the famous Chinchorro Mummies, the oldest known to man.

Overnight stays in spectacular destinations.

Perhaps you will choose an itinerary that includes an overnight stay in one of the iconic cities of the world, offering you the chance to experience authentic after-hours shows and attractions in your destination.