Cunard is renowned for being a pioneer of world cruising, having undertaken more world voyages than any other passenger line since 1847. Not only does Cunard have a rich history, they are also known for their impeccable "White Star" service - the famous signature Cunard Experience where no detail is overlooked. Their world-class fleet of 3 ships: Queen Mary 2, Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth, all offer a selection of uncrowded spaces to escape to, famous Afternoon Tea, spectacular Gala Balls and so much more.
Cunard pioneered luxury world cruising in 1922 and still offers a 5-star experience. In the Queens Grill Suites you can expect full butler service as well as a la carte in-suite dining. Entertainment is also a big part of the Cunard experience. Expect to be inspired by the West End shows in the Royal Court Theatre or live performances by resident bands and jazz ensembles. Of course, it’s not just about the experience on board and Cunard offers carefully considered itineraries to unforgettable, delightful destinations. Across the world trips are a signature of Cunard's and with a wide range of cruises leaving from Australia you can discover your own backyard.
Cunard Line has a long and storied history, dating as far back as its famous 1840s transatlantic crossings. While today there are much quicker ways to cross the Atlantic, there really is no finer way to do it than on board a Cunard vessel. The present day Queen Mary does this journey but the cruise line offers voyages in all corners of the globe, with many new maiden calls planned.
Voyages on board one of the three Queens have retained their timeless, sophisticated British style over the years, where no request is too much for the staff, and formal nights mean dress codes come into effect after 6pm.
Cunard itineraries offer a blend of iconic world-famous cities as well as unique, awe-inspiring destinations that allow for enriching days in port as well as plenty of time on board to explore your ship.
Founded in 1840, Cunard Line is a British based multi-national shipping company headquartered in Carnival House, Southampton, England, along with sister cruise brands P&O Cruises Australia and its parent company, Carnival UK (ultimately owned by Carnival Corporation plc.) With a long-standing tradition of oceanic voyages, Cunard Line remains one of the oldest and most famous cruise companies in the world.
Cunard Line’s four transatlantic steam ships, which sailed from Liverpool to Boston, quickly became known as the fastest way to cross the Atlantic Ocean. The company ordered its first super liner cruise ships in 1902, one of which being the famous Lusitania. A big name with a unique history, Cunard Line holds a number of flagships today:
All built within the last 10 years, the Cunard fleet of three 5-star vessels combines timeless elegance with the Cunard trademark of prestigious charm and modern-day comforts.
Accommodation on board the Cunard Line is famous for its style, luxury and beautiful interior decor. There are a number of options to suit any wallet, whim and wish: Queens Grill, Princess Grill, Britannia Club and Britannia Suite or Cabin. All of them have plenty of amenities to make you feel at home:
Cunard Line ships are designed to make your cruise holiday as personal as possible. Relax in the modern comfort of your cabin or go out and get involved in the numerous onboard activities – the Cunard world is your oyster.
Dining is a beautiful experience on board all Cunard Line ships. A lot of the onboard eateries are included in the price of the cruise:
If you are in the mood for something extraordinary, select one of the specialty options on board a Queen:
Whichever option you go with, you will be not be disappointed!
Days at sea are anything but boring on board the Cunard Line ships, there is always a great array of day and nighttime activities for every member of your group. These are just a few of them:
Cunard Line ships cruise all over the world and let you explore spectacular corners of the world, including the British Isles, Norwegian Fjords, South America and much more. However, there are some routes that epitomize the Cunard Experience.