Duration
14 Nights
Fitness
Relaxed
Travel
17 Feb 20
Destination
Papua New Guinea
Step aboard the exceptional Cunard’s Queen Elizabeth for a stunning route reveals Papua New Guinea’s volcanoes, rich jungle, local customs and WW2 legacy. Sailing 15-day roundtrip from Sydney, you’ll also visit Brisbane and Cairns near the Great Barrier Reef.
HIGHLIGHTS
  • Visit exotic Papua New Guinea and the east coast of Australia
  • Enjoying the luxury of travelling on Queen Elizabeth and its beautiful cabins
  • All meals and incredible activities, entertainment, shows included onboard

HOLIDAY INCLUDES
14 Night Cruise on Cunard’s Queen Elizabeth
All meals onboard
Daily activities
Sporting activities
Theatre performances
Film screenings
Guest speakers and insight programs
The Royal Spa

SAIL DATE
  • Departs 17 Feb 2020

ITINERARY 
  • Day 1: Mon 17 Feb – Sydney, Australia
  • Day 2: Tue 18 Feb – At Sea
  • Day 3: Wed 19 Feb – Brisbane, Australia
  • Day 4: Thu 20 Feb – At Sea
  • Day 5: Fri 21 Feb – At Sea
  • Day 6: Sat 22 Feb – Alotau, Papua New Guinea
  • Day 7: Sun 23 Feb – Kiriwina Trobriand Islands, Papua New Guinea
  • Day 8: Mon 24 Feb – Rabaul, Papua New Guinea
  • Day 9: Tue 25 Feb – At Sea
  • Day 10: Wed 26 Feb – Conflict Islands, Papua New Guinea
  • Day 11: Thu 27 Feb – At Sea
  • Day 12: Fri 28 Feb – Cairns, Australia
  • Day 13: Sat 29 Feb – At Sea
  • Day 14: Sun 01 Mar – At Sea
  • Day 15: Mon 02 Mar – Sydney, Australia
For full itinerary information CLICK HERE

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WHY BOOK WITH MY DISCOVERIES?
At MyDiscoveries we want to help you make ‘one day’, today. Whether you’re into cruising or glamping, or if you’d prefer to holiday at home or abroad, we’re driven to make your holiday dreams come true. With over 20 years of travel experience, you can be sure we can create the right holiday for you. Can’t find what you’re looking for on our site? Call us on 1300 404 606 and one of our travel consultants can create an incredible package for you.
The MyDiscoveries 30 Day Booking Guarantee means that if you can’t get the travel dates you want within 30 days of buying the voucher, we’ll give you your money back
Pay over 5 x monthly, interest-free instalments. Credit card holders can spread their payments over 5 months on all MyDiscoveries holidays

FINE PRINT 
  • Valid for travel: 17 Feb 2020
  • Subject to availability at time of booking for new bookings only
  • Advertised prices are based on a twin and single package staying in an Inside cabin
  • All prices are subject to change at any time without notice
  • Valid for sales unless sold out prior
  • If you need to cancel your trip after travel has been confirmed, the travel operator may impose cancellation fees.  In addition, MyDiscoveries will charge a $100 per person cancellation fee. We recommend taking out travel insurance as soon as you have booked your travel dates so you have protection against emergency cancellations that might be needed.
  • Travel insurance not included, customers are advised to purchase appropriate cover.
  • Once your MyDiscoveries Voucher has been purchased you will be contacted by the MyDiscoveries Reservations team who will work with the tour operator to get you booked onto your preferred travel dates.
  • When booking in your travel dates, make sure you have your travel voucher number, traveller names and details of any special requirements (e.g. vegetarian etc)
  • The MyDiscoveries team will send an email to you confirming all of your booking information.
  • Excludes: Items of a personal nature, travel insurance, flights, shore excursions, speciality restaurants, beverages.
 
VISA Visas for Australians travelling overseas A visa is a form of permission for a non-citizen to enter, transit or remain in a particular country. We do not issue visas for overseas travel and cannot provide definitive information on visas. Only the countries you plan to visit can provide up-to-date information about their visa requirements. For all countries, contact the nearest embassy or consulate of the country you intend to visit well in advance of travel. Not all countries have representation in Australia. For a list of all countries visa requirements Click Here Papua New Guinea: You need a visa to enter PNG. If you’re visiting PNG for tourism and arriving via Jacksons International Airport (Port Moresby), Gurney Airport (Alotau), Kagamuga Airport (Mount Hagen) or Tokua Airport (Rabaul), you can apply for a visa on arrival. Tourist visas are valid for 30 days and can’t be extended. To qualify, you need a passport that is valid for at least six months after your planned return to Australia, a return or onward ticket and evidence that you have sufficient funds to support yourself while in PNG. In other circumstances, you need to arrange your visa before you travel. Cruise ship passengers may be granted electronic visas that allow for disembarkation at some PNG ports. Contact your cruise operator for further information. Visa and other entry and exit conditions (such as currency, customs and quarantine regulations) can change at short notice. Contact a High Commission, Embassy or Consulate of Papua New Guinea for up-to-date information.
TO BOOK YOUR HOLIDAY, BUY ONLINE AT WWW.MYDISCOVERIES.COM.AU or CALL 1300 404 606
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Mon 17 Feb - Sydney, Australia

Australia’s oldest and largest city has something for everyone, enjoy the beautiful skyline of Sydney, the Harbour Bridge and the sail-like curves of the Sydney Opera House. There is a wealth of adventure waiting in Sydney – from its cosmopolitan city centre to miles of beautiful beaches and the Blue Mountains.
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Tue 18 Feb - At Sea

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Wed 19 Feb - Brisbane, Australia

Arrives in the early morning – Departs in the early evening Brisbane, capital of Queensland, is a large city on the Brisbane River. Between heritage and modern architecture, you will find elegant Georgian buildings of native sandstone stand next to sleek glass towers. But Brisbane is also a superbly landscaped city with jacarandas, flame trees, and bougainvillaeas thriving in its semi-tropical climate. Explore this laid-back city and come face to face with koalas, kangaroos and wombats.
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Thu 20 Feb - At Sea

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Fri 21 Feb - At Sea

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Sat 22 Feb - Alotau, Papua New Guinea

Arrives in the early morning – Departs in the early evening Papua New Guinea showcases extraordinary wildernesses, a land of tiny tree kangaroos and giant butterflies. Alotau lies on the southeastern tip of the island of New Guinea. Looking out onto Milne Bay, It roughly translates as ‘bay of views,’ and certainly lives up to its name.
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Sun 23 Feb - Kiriwina Trobriand Islands, Papua New Guinea

Arrives in the early morning – Departs in the afternoon Kiriwina is the largest of the Trobriand Islands. They’re found off Papua New Guinea’s east coast, with rainforest, coral reefs and caves to explore.
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Mon 24 Feb - Rabaul, Papua New Guinea

Arrives in the morning – Departs in the early evening Rabaul, with its dramatic backdrop of volcanoes, certainly epitomises this sense of nature untamed. with red lamps, joss sticks and fresh oranges; markets are heaped high with salted eggs, squid and every kind of medicinal root and herbal remedy imaginable; red-sailed junks and sampans ply the harbour.
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Tue 25 Feb - At Sea

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Wed 26 Feb - Conflict Islands, Papua New Guinea

Arrives in the early morning – Departs in the early evening Found off the east coast of Papua New Guinea, this dusting of 21 islands is the perfect place to experience the sense of serenity and relaxation in a stunning natural beauty.
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Thu 27 Feb - At Sea

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Fri 28 Feb - Cairns, Australia

Arrives in the early morning – Departs in the afternoon The seaside resort of Yorkey’s Knob is your entrée to the city of Cairns, where the reef meets the rainforest. Its principal attraction is what lies around it: over 60 national parks from the wet tropical rainforests and lush tablelands filled with spectacular caves to the truly wild Cape York Peninsula, and, of course, the Great Barrier Reef.
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Sat 29 Feb - At Sea

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Sun 01 Mar - At Sea

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Mon 02 Mar - Sydney, Australia

Arrives in the early morning After this amazing 22 day voyage, it’s time to say goodbye to Queen Elizabeth. Extend a bit your escape exploring Australia’s oldest and largest city, enjoy the beautiful skyline of Sydney, the Harbour Bridge and the sail-like curves of the Sydney Opera House. There is a wealth of adventure waiting in Sydney – from its cosmopolitan city centre to miles of beautiful beaches and the Blue Mountains.
Queen Elizabeth evokes the heyday of Hollywood glamour and elegance. Her wood panelling, gleaming chandeliers, marble flooring and beautiful decorative touches exude luxury.
Cabin categories
Inside Cabin
  • 2 beds and shower (approx 152 sq. ft)
  • Room features:
    • 24-hour room service, direct-dial telephone
    • Bathrobe and slippers
    • Nightly turndown service with pillow chocolate
    • Satellite TV with multi-language film and music channels
    • Refrigerator, safe, hairdryer
    • Daily shipboard newspaper
    • Half a bottle of Bon Voyage wine, Fruit basket (on request)
    • 220V British 3-pin and 110V 2-pin sockets
Upgrade to an Oceanview Cabin
  • 2 beds, shower and living area with ocean view window (from 180 sq. ft)
  • Room features:
    • 24-hour room service, direct-dial telephone
    • Bathrobe and slippers
    • Nightly turndown service with pillow chocolate
    • Satellite TV with multi-language film and music channels
    • Refrigerator, safe, hairdryer
    • Daily shipboard newspaper
    • Half a bottle of Bon Voyage wine, Fruit basket (on request)
    • 220V British 3-pin and 110V 2-pin sockets
Upgrade to a Balcony Cabin
  • 2 beds, shower, living area and balcony (from 228 sq. ft)
  • Room features:
    • 24-hour room service, direct-dial telephone
    • Bathrobe and slippers
    • Nightly turndown service with pillow chocolate
    • Satellite TV with multi-language film and music channels
    • Refrigerator, safe, hairdryer
    • Daily shipboard newspaper
    • Half a bottle of Bon Voyage wine, Fruit basket (on request)
    • 220V British 3-pin and 110V 2-pin sockets
Dining: Some of the best restaurants at sea, sumptuous lounges and spacious suites and staterooms represent the very best of the Cunard experience.
  • Britannia Restaurant: Guests have the possibility to dine in the Britannia Restaurant with a choice of an early or late sitting.
  • Alternative Dining: Fancy something different for dinner? Dining ‘out’ is always a possibility. There are a number of alternative restaurants whose specialities run from Asian fusion to Italian, to gastropub classics. Asado is a South American grill offering delicious, different flavours for you to try.
  • Britannia Club restaurant
  • Lido
  • The Verandah restaurant
Shows: West-End style shows and live music throughout the day and night make each journey one to savour, with performances taking place in venues ranging from the grand Royal Court Theatre to intimate bars. Elegant evenings: As the sun lets Ball gowns and dinner jackets are donned in preparation for elegant balls, a night at the theatre in your own private box or signature cocktails and canapés in the Commodore Club. The Royal Spa: Relax and unwind in luxurious pools, steam rooms or on a warm tile bed whist taking in the sea view. Indulgent signature massages, hair styling and specialist treatments complete your pampering experience. Games Deck: Enjoy the sea air whilst playing a traditional game of deck tennis or bowls – perhaps followed by a refreshing glass of Pimm’s. The dedicated Games Deck offers a relaxed opportunity to learn a new sport with friends. Whether you want a stateroom with a view or a sumptuous suite, we have every type of accommodation to make your cruise as comfortable as possible.
What is included in The Deal? Please refer to the ‘Includes’ section in The Deal for details of what’s included. If you are unclear, please don’t hesitate to contact us on 1300 404 606 for more information.
Are there any health precautions or vaccinations that I need? We recommend you see your doctor at least six weeks prior to travel to get their advice and to allow time for any necessary vaccinations.
Can I arrange my flights with MyDiscoveries? MyDiscoveries is a full-service travel agency and we can arrange flights to any destination. Call us on 1300 404 606 to get a personalised quote.
Do I need travel insurance? We always recommend that you purchase travel insurance as soon as your travel dates are confirmed. MyDiscoveries can arrange a personalised travel insurance quote for you – call us on 1300 404 606
How many people in a cabin? At MyDiscoveries we can book a cabin that is right for you. For Solo, Triple and Quad cabins call us on 1300 404 606 
Can MyDiscoveries organise my travel insurance? We always recommend that you purchase travel insurance as soon as your travel dates are confirmed. MyDiscoveries can arrange a personalised travel insurance quote at competitive rates for you – call us on 1300 404 606
What is the cancellation procedure? / Can I cancel or make changes to my booking? If for any reason you need to cancel your booking, contact the MyDiscoveries Reservations team on 1300 404 606. Once we have received your verbal request for cancellation we will ask you to confirm the request in writing (email or post is fine) so that we can accurately start processing the cancellation. Make sure you include your travel voucher number and traveller names when requesting and confirming the cancellation. Please be aware that the travel operator may impose cancellation fees. In addition, MyDiscoveries will charge a AUD $100 per person cancellation fee for cancellations outside our 30 Day Booking Guarantee period.
How do I book shore excursions? This depends on the cruise line. Bookings for shore excursions can only be made once your cruise has been paid in full and the cruise line has opened up the booking capability in their system (typically this is around 6 months before departure).
Can I take alcohol on my cruise? This depends on the cruise line, however, the in most instances the answer is no.
What will I pay for on board? This depends on the cruise line and the type of fare you have purchased. To find out the specifics for the cruise you are interested in please contact us on 1300 404 606.
I haven’t received my MyDiscoveries voucher yet. What do I do? If you have not received your voucher contact MyDiscoveries on 1300 404 606 and we will resend your voucher by email or post.
How fit do I need to be? We have graded all MyDiscoveries products with a fitness level. Relaxed, Moderate & Active. For more information on the My Discoveries Fitness Levels CLICK HERE
How do I take advantage of the 5 monthly payments plan? At time of booking online, you should be able to select our 5 monthly instalment plan as a payment option. If booking over the phone, please mention you wish to pay in 5 monthly payments and our team will ensure this is set up. This is a free of charge service that allows you to pay off your holiday in 5 equal payments. How does it work? Pay only 1/5th of the total of your Holiday at time of booking. Your remaining 4 payments will be taken automatically from the same credit card on the same day of the next 4 months. Easy!
Where can I find the full terms and conditions for MyDiscoveries? Specific terms and conditions for each holiday can be found in the Fine Print section of every holiday. Full terms and condition for My Discoveries can be found HERE
What type of clothes should I bring? This depends on the cruise line and the destination. Our cruise specialists will be happy to answer questions over the phone or you can search ‘packing’ and ‘cruise’ on the MyDiscoveries website where we have written stories and checklists to help answer this exact question.
When will I receive my documentation? This depends on when you are travelling and when you booked your cruise. If you haven’t received your documentation 30 days before departure please contact us on 1300 404 606 and we can investigate further for you.