Grand Voyages, by Queen Mary 2.

Explore legendary sailing routes on Queen Mary 2.

Southampton to Dubai.

Queen Mary 2, 19 nights, January 10 - 29. 2019†

Your departure from the everyday.

Grand Voyages have sailed from Queen Mary 2’s home port of Southampton for centuries. After your departure, two days at sea allow you to relax, explore and feel the miles slip away between you and the ordinary world.

Your visit to vibrant southern Spain.

You could glimpse back in time around the atmospheric port of Cadiz, or take a tour of Seville. It is your invitation to discover the city’s UNESCO-listed Alcazar, Andalusia’s beauty and perhaps even the local sherry.

Step into the Cradle of Civilization.

Three sea days lead to Piraeus and an optional trip to Athens. Stroll among the ancient columns of the Greek capital’s Stoa where Plato lectured, or explore the twisting lanes and lively tavernas of the Plaka district.

Legendary sites across the Holy Land.

At the far shore of the Mediterranean is Haifa, home to the Baha’i Shrine and its beautiful terraced gardens. It is also your invitation to explore the historic and holy towns of Nazareth, Galilee and Jerusalem.

The Suez Canal and the Red Sea.

Savor a transit along the famous 120-mile Suez Canal. It is the start of six wonderful days in the Red Sea and around the Arabian Peninsula that allow you time to indulge in a myriad of pursuits.

Dubai’s uniquely extravagant welcome.

Your Grand Voyage ends in that largest and most extravagant of the Arab Emirate cities, Dubai. Perhaps you will extend your adventure with a stay here to discover man-made islands and the tallest building on earth.

2019.

Singapore to Southampton.

Queen Mary 2, 34 nights, March 11 - April 14, 2019†

A gleaming send-off from Singapore.

Your adventure begins as you fly over gold-domed mosques and lotus-filled garden lakes into Singapore. As you bid farewell to the Lion City, many discoveries lie ahead on the western horizon.

Malaysia’s skyscrapers and soft sands.

Kuala Lumpur is your first port of call, with its heady fusion of cultural influences. You will soon discover Penang’s alluring golden beaches and Langkawi’s cluster of 99 palm-fringed islands, the envy of all Malaysia.

Rich spices and lush scenery.

Touching shore in Chennai, you will find the city the center of South Indian cuisine. On its western Malabar coast lies Cochin, once a major stop along the Spice Route, and gateway to the verdant backwaters of Kerala.

Opulent cities and empty desert.

Opulent Abu Dhabi then showcases the wealth of the Emirates. A paradise for shoppers, it also offers an escape into the desert. The next day, you may admire Dubai’s dazzling modernity by traditional dhow.

From sultan’s palaces to a lost city.

In and around historic Salalah, discover sultan’s palaces, souks and frankincense trails. Aqaba may entice you into the Red Sea or towards the 9,000-year-old lost city of Petra, carved into Jordan’s red sandstone hills.

A homecoming amid Europe’s wonders.

Beyond the Suez Canal, arrive in Limassol on Cyprus, birthplace of Aphrodite. Uncover the eternal romance of Rome, vibrant Barcelona, and Portugal’s ancient hillside capital of Lisbon, before you return to Southampton.

Dubai to Southampton.

Queen Mary 2, 20 nights, March 25 - April 14, 2019†

Relaxation around the Arabian Peninsula.

Flying into Dubai, you will discover a world where ultra-modern exists besides pockets of traditional life. From here, two days at sea allow time to unwind and indulge in the endless experiences of our flagship.

Legendary tales and incense trails.

Next you will reach Salalah in the Sultanate of Oman. Here lie 1,050 miles of unspoiled beaches, fortified mountain villages, incense trees, palm groves, oases and tales from “One Thousand and One Nights.”

An ancient city and thriving sea life.

Three blissful sea days then bring you to the astonishing hidden ancient city of Petra. Jordan’s only coastal city, Aqaba, also offers internationally renowned diving and the richest marine life in the Red Sea.

The beguiling island of Aphrodite.

Following a transit of the famous Suez Canal, you will reach the Cypriot city of Limassol with its 12th-century fort, medieval museum, atmospheric taverns, rich mythology and delicious cuisine.

Rome’s eternally captivating riches.

Then it is on to the many-layered and timeless wonders of Rome, from the ancient Colosseum and the Renaissance St Peter’s Basilica in Vatican City, to the joy of watching modern life unfold around the Spanish Steps.

Your unforgettable Iberian finale.

Around the Iberian Peninsula, you will pause to admire the vibrant, quirky architecture of Barcelona, and Portugal’s ancient hillside capital, Lisbon. Soon after, you will make your return to Southampton.

Hong Kong to Southampton.

Queen Mary 2, 40 nights, 5 March - 14 April 2019†

Set sail from a legendary harbor.

Your memorable experience begins in Hong Kong. Flying out a little early, you could browse silks at Stanley Market, savor the Flower Market's fragrant aromas and hear sweet songs in the Yuen Po Street Bird Garden.

Contrasting visions of Vietnam.

Make two visits to Vietnam. Nha Trang is a relaxed resort, with ancient temples to discover nearby. Ho Chi Minh City swirls with life around French colonial buildings. Then it is on to Singapore for an overnight stay.

Cityscapes, temples and waterfalls.

In Malaysia, gaze up at Kuala Lumpur’s bold Petronas Towers. Around Penang, discover an orangutan sanctuary, traditional villages or Buddhist temples. From Langkawi, seek out waterfalls in the jungle.

Explore India’s myriad influences.

Chennai stands near Kancheepuram, one of India’s seven sacred cities. Cochin wears its influences proudly, from Portuguese churches and the Dutch influenced Mattancherry Palace to the Chinese fishing nets.

Dazzling mosques and ancient tombs.

Be bedazzled by the white marble Sheikh Zayed Mosque in Abu Dhabi, while one of Dubai’s most admired buildings is the Burj Al Arab hotel. From Salalah in Oman, you might take an optional excursion to Job’s tomb.

From Petra to the Portuguese capital.

Many iconic sights still remain. These could include the rock-hewn facades of Petra, Vatican City and the Trevi Fountain in Rome, the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona and the Monument to the Discoveries in Lisbon.

2020.

New York to Dubai.

Queen Mary 2, 27 nights, 3 January - 30 January 2020†

Eastbound Crossing to Southampton.

Your voyage begins from New York, with six blissful days unwinding at sea, exploring the myriad comforts and experiences within your new home, on board flagship Queen Mary 2.

England’s scenic south coast and London.

Following your rejuvenating week at sea, you will arrive feeling refreshed and reinvigorated in Southampton. Discover this scenic region with tours of the South Coast or enjoy visiting England's magical capital, London.

Savor the allure of historic Europe.

Your voyage continues with Portugal’s colorful capital Lisbon, set on seven picturesque hills. Next, you will visit the beautiful Bay of Naples, with culture in abundance and spectacular views of the islands of Capri and Ischia.

A rich and vibrant history.

Cruise through the Messina Strait to the fascinating Israeli port of Haifa, from where you’re invited to explore the rich history of Nazareth, Galilee and Jerusalem before transiting the famous Suez Canal.

The allure of the ancient and the new.

After sailing the Red Sea, Aqaba offers you the opportunity to experience the mysterious ancient city of Petra. Six blissful sea days later arrive in flamboyant Dubai to enjoy its multitude of striking attractions.

Southampton to Singapore.

Queen Mary 2, 34 nights, January 10 - February 13, 2020†

Discover an inspirational journey.

After departing Southampton, you will begin an inspiring journey exploring Europe, the Middle East, and finally Asia. Your voyage begins with two relaxing days at sea, with time to discover the appeal of this remarkable ship.

Historic gems reveal their charms.

Your first port of call to experience is colorful Lisbon, followed by alluring Naples. Two days after transiting the Messina Strait you will arrive in Haifa, Israel, from where you'll visit the historic region of Galilee.

The allure of ancient worlds.

From Haifa explore the birthplace of Christianity in Nazareth, Galilee and Jerusalem. After sailing the Suez Canal and Red Sea, Aqaba is a gateway to ancient Petra. Six blissful sea days later arrive in flamboyant Dubai.

Explore two contrasting cities.

In Muscat, Oman, you’ll soon discover that the remarkable Sultanate Palace and Zawawi Mosque are must see destinations. And in Sri Lanka’s bustling capital Colombo, splendid British Colonial architecture awaits you.

Highlights of Southeast Asia.

Immerse yourself in Phuket’s luscious Thai scenery and the Malaysian charms of historic Penang. Later, admire Kuala Lumpur’s soaring towers from Moorish Port Kelang, before arriving in style at enthralling Singapore.

Hong Kong to Perth.

Queen Mary 2, 25 nights, February 18 - March 14, 2020†

Hong Kong and on to Indonesia.

After vibrant Hong Kong enjoy three relaxing sea days so you arrive refreshed in Bitung, Indonesia ready to explore the excellent Tangkoko Batuangus Nature Reserve, or to take a boat tour of beautiful Lembeh Strait.

Experience the beauty of Australia.

Your first Australian destination is the historic frontier city of Darwin, a fascinating place to explore. Next, after arriving in Airlie Beach you will be amazed by the striking natural beauty of the Whitsunday Islands.

Two extraordinary cities to enchant you.

In beautiful Brisbane uncover Aboriginal works in the Queensland Museum, before a wonderful overnight stay in Sydney surrounded by iconic landmarks such as the Opera House and Harbour Bridge. Truly unforgettable.

Australian style and culture.

You will find stylish Melbourne such a beguiling city so allow yourself to be tempted by its great restaurants. Whilst cultured Adelaide offers fascinating museums and galleries and is also your gateway to the outback.

The delights of Western Australia.

Margaret River offers you the chance to relax on its superb beaches and is also a great place to catch a glimpse of a humpback whale. Your final call on this epic journey is historic Fremantle, in Perth.

2021.

Southampton to Cape Town.

Queen Mary 2, 15 nights, January 10-25, 2021†

Beautiful beaches and home to a volcano.

After three days of relaxation at sea, you arrive at the largest island of the Canary archipelago – Tenerife. Blessed with a collection of beautiful beaches, it’s also home to the gentle giant Mount Teide.

Eight days devoted entirely for you.

Eight days at sea give you time to discover the myriad delights and detours on board Queen Mary 2, and to meet or retreat from fellow voyagers as you please.

Explore Cape Town.

Finally, Cape Town – one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Lying in the shadow of majestic Table Mountain, this city is enveloped by magnificent beaches and nature reserves.

Southampton to Perth.

Queen Mary 2, 33 nights, January 10 - February 12, 2021†

Three days of refined indulgence.

Settle into Queen Mary 2’s sophistication over three days at sea, arriving at Tenerife to sample the wonderful beaches and explore the diverse terrain.

Sail across the South Atlantic.

After crossing the equator into the South Atlantic, you are on your way to the iconic beauty of Cape Town in South Africa, lying at the foot of the imposing Table Mountain.

Wildlife and aquariums.

Port Elizabeth, on the continent’s southeastern tip, offers wildlife experiences and a “Big Five” safari opportunity, while diverse Durban boasts Africa’s largest aquarium.

Heavenly Mauritius.

Leaving Africa in your wake, three tranquil sea days will take you to the historical port of volcanic Réunion and the dazzling beaches of Mauritius.

Explore Fremantle, embrace Perth.

Then traverse the Indian Ocean in style and comfort over seven easy or activity-filled days to Western Australia. Arrive refreshed at the port of Fremantle and ready for tours to the artistic and independent state capital Perth.

Sydney to Dubai.

Queen Mary 2, 39 nights, February 19 - March 30, 2021†

Soak in the views.

Sailing from Sydney’s harbor, past the iconic Opera House and Harbor Bridge, is one of cruising’s great moments.

Explore Queen Mary 2.

Sailing up the Australian coast, you have a serene day at sea to explore the on-board delights of Queen Mary 2 before arriving in the surfing capital of Brisbane.

Brisbane, Cairns and Darwin.

Delve into the natural wonders of the Great Barrier Reef from laid-back Cairns, and head into the wilderness of the Litchfield National Park from Darwin.

Nature reserves and shopping.

Sailing to Asia, visit the Tangkoko Batuangus Nature Reserve in Bitung, before sampling the wonderful shopping and cuisine of buzzing Hong Kong.

Explore the wonders of Vietnam.

Da Nang’s beautiful beaches give way to ancient temples, while Ho Chi Minh City’s bustling streets wrap around a beguiling collection of French colonial architecture.

Admire Singapore and Kuala Lumpur.

The “Garden City” of Singapore beckons next. Explore the magnificent Salahuddin “Blue” Mosque in Kuala Lumpur and the famous Snake Temple in exotic Penang.

A cup of tea, or two, in Colombo.

Then stop for the perfect cup of tea at one of Colombo’s captivating tea plantations.

Dazzling United Arab Emirates.

Entering the Persian Gulf, you touch down on the Arabian Peninsula at Abu Dhabi, home of the F1’s Yas Marina Circuit, with a final call to lavish Dubai, and the world’s tallest building – Burj Khalifa.

Hong Kong to Southampton.

Queen Mary 2, 41 nights, March 9 - April 19, 2021†

Set sail for the jewels of the East.

Embark in Hong Kong’s stunning harbor for an extravagant voyage to Southampton via one of the world’s greatest shortcuts – the Suez Canal.

Wander the bustling streets of Vietnam.

After a day at sea, you will arrive refreshed and raring to explore the wonders of Vietnam. First on the pristine beaches of Da Nang, then on the frenetic streets of Ho Chi Minh City, the country’s culinary epicenter.

Sparkling Singapore and exotic Malaysia.

Singapore’s sparkling skyscrapers welcome you next, before the heady harmony of Moorish and modern architecture in Kuala Lumpur, and the exotic port of Penang with its fabulous Kek Lok Si Buddhist Temple.

Southwest Asia beckons.

The extravagances of the Persian Gulf beckon at Abu Dhabi and Dubai, and the magic of Muscat and tropical oasis of Salalah in Oman lead you into the Red Sea to Aqaba and the rose-red city of Petra.

Mediterranean gems.

Sailing through the desert on the Suez Canal, delivers you into the Mediterranean. Marvel at the ancient Acropolis in Athens, stroll Las Ramblas in Barcelona, and dance the Flamenco in Seville, then sail for the shores of Southampton.

Singapore to Southampton.

Queen Mary 2, 35 nights, March 15 - April 19, 2021†

Set sail to Southampton.

Marvel at the shimmering skyscrapers of Singapore as you set sail on Queen Mary 2 for your Grand Voyage to Southampton.

Explore culture and cuisine in Malaysia.

In Kuala Lumpur, you’ll encounter a mix of Malayan, Chinese, and Indian cultures, as well as the soaring Petronas Towers. Penang is filled with beautiful beaches and the buzzing town center of Georgetown, and the famous Snake Temple.

Delve into tropical Colombo.

In Colombo you can explore the frenetic Pettah Bazaar District or opt for the tranquility of a tea plantation.

Southwest Asia beckons.

Crossing the Arabian Sea, you enter the Persian Gulf for the extravagances of Abu Dhabi and Dubai. After calling at Muscat and Salalah in Oman, you then traverse the Red Sea to Aqaba, for Jordan’s ancient sandstone city – Petra.

Indulge in the culture-rich Mediterranean.

Transiting the engineering miracle of the Suez Canal takes you into the culture-rich Mediterranean. You will visit Athens, Barcelona, and Seville, before crossing the English Channel for your final destination, Southampton.

Dubai to Southampton.

Queen Mary 2, 22 nights, March 28 - April 19, 2021†

Embark on an adventure.

Flying into the opulence of Dubai, you’ll discover a world of distinctive contrasts. Yet your upcoming voyage aboard illustrious Queen Mary 2 holds far greater delights.

A magical day at sea.

It all begins with a magical day at sea, allowing you time to unwind from the everyday, indulge in the extraordinary, and perhaps explore the almost endless experiences you can find on board.

Magical Muscat and tropical Salalah.

You will first discover magical Muscat, with its fascinating Grand Mosque, then tropical Salalah, famous for its frankincense, will astound you with its palm groves, lush oases, and over a thousand miles of unspoiled beaches.

Discover the lost city of Petra.

Four blissful sea days then bring you to the astonishing hidden city of Petra, inland from coastal Aqaba, which is renowned for its rich marine life and excellent diving.

Leisurely stops along the Med sea.

A transit through the famous Suez Canal leads to the wonders of antiquity in Athens, the beautiful colors of Barcelona, and the elaborate medieval Alcazar in Seville, before returning to this Queen’s home of Southampton.

†Cruise duration and dates are based on cruise only.