Great Australian Culinary Voyage 2024
Watch our 2023 voyage highlights
Feast your eyes on our video summary of the 2023 culinary cruise for an idea of what to expect when we return to Australian waters in 2024.
5 - 12 January 2024, Queen Elizabeth
Following on from Cunard’s inaugural Great Australian Culinary Voyage in 2023, one of Australia’s most celebrated female chefs, Karen Martini will headline the next edition of this epicurean extravaganza and tantalise your taste buds.
Please note that some on board experiences have limited spaces; we advise you book online via My Cunard early to avoid disappointment. Bookings will open closer to the voyage departure date.
Special guests on board
Karen will take over the Steakhouse at the Verandah dining venue* and create a unique and exclusive degustation menu, and deliver a three-course menu for Queen Elizabeth's main dining room, Britannia Restaurant. During talks and panel discussions, Karen will give insights into her career, and share stories about Australian food culture.
The pastry chef extraordinaire returns to Queen Elizabeth to celebrate an exclusive selection of sweet delights and put a twist on Cunard’s famous Afternoon Tea*, featuring his tasty 'Glamingtons' cakes, gin and tonic scones, and more. Darren will reveal tricks of the trade during a cookery demonstration and talk, and for eager foodies, he will host a tantalising culinary tour* of his hometown, Melbourne.
Legendary chef Mark Olive returns to Queen Elizabeth's culinary voyage to once again put the spotlight on native Australian ingredients when taking over one of the ship’s restaurants for bespoke dinners*. Mark will also take to the stage for insightful live talks and interactive culinary demonstrations, offering guests a unique opportunity to learn about native Australian cooking first-hand.
On board Queen Elizabeth, he will share insights about his long and successful career, as well as his passion for travel, culture and food. Gary will host live cooking demonstrations, as well as several insightful sessions with fellow culinary royalty.
Her expertise will shine through when educating guests on everything worth knowing about the latest wine and drinks trends during exclusive masterclasses* and a tailored shore excursion* in one of South Australia's award-winning wine regions.
*Additional charges apply. This experience is not included in the cruise fare and must be booked via My Cunard prior to sailing. Terms and conditions apply.
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