Duration
7 Nights
Fitness
Relaxed
Travel
26 Jan 2020
Destination
Tasmania, Australia
A delightful taster of three of Australia’s favourite cultural hubs, this Tasmania and Southern Australia cruise on Queen Elizabeth captures the quintessence of cruising on luxury line Cunard. The understated elegance and refinery of Cunard’s newest ship will define your days at sea as a dream come true for foodies, wine connoisseurs, theatre enthusiasts and art lovers. Stop in Hobart and Burnie and enjoy panoramic views from the peak of Mt. Wellington, discover convict history at Port Arthur and tap into Tassie’s off-beat quirk at MOMA. Sailing round trip from Melbourne this cruise is an easy way to dip your toe into luxury cruising and some of Australia’s richest art, food and history trails.

HIGHLIGHTS
  • Enjoy street art and cafe culture on the tree-lined avenues of Melbourne, with its multitudes of museums
  • All meals included on luxury line Cunard’s newest ship, the elegant Queen Elizabeth

HOLIDAY INCLUDES
7 Night Cruise on Queen Elizabeth
All meals on board
Daily activities
Sporting activities
Theatre performances
Film screenings
Guest speakers and insight programs

SAIL DATE
  • Departs 26 Jan 2020

ITINERARY 
  • Day 1: Sun 26 Jan 2020 – Melbourne, Australia
  • Day 2: Mon 27 Jan – At Sea
  • Day 3: Tue 28 Jan – Adelaide, Australia
  • Day 4: Wed 29 Jan – At Sea
  • Day 5: Thu 30 Jan – Hobart, Tasmania
  • Day 6: Fri 31 Jan – At Sea
  • Day 7: Sat 01 Feb – Burnie, Tasmania
  • Day 8: Sun 02 Feb – Melbourne, Australia
For full itinerary information CLICK HERE  
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.
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FINE PRINT 
  • Valid for travel: 26 Jan 2020
  • Subject to availability at time of booking for new bookings only
  • Advertised prices are based on 17 Oct 19 for twin and single package staying in an Inside cabin
  • All prices are subject to change at any time without notice and 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.

TO BOOK YOUR TASMANIA AND SOUTH AUSTRALIA CUNARD CRUISE ON QUEEN ELIZABETH, PURCHASE ONLINE AT WWW.MYDISCOVERIES.COM.AU or CALL 1300404606
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Sun 26 Jan - Melbourne, Australia

Departs 18:00 Melbourne, in Australia’s state of Victoria (VIC), is home to an interesting mixture of historic Victorian architecture and breathtaking modern buildings. With a vibrant, street café culture and excellent shopping, Melbourne is also widely considered to be the dining capital of Australia, with an enormous selection of cuisine. It is a lively, exciting city with a friendly multicultural population. Melbourne has an abundance of parks, wide roads, and boulevards and is also the cultural and sporting capital of Australia, with world class sporting facilities and an abundance of museums, galleries and theatres. Lying directly on the shores of Port Phillip Bay, Melbourne offers easy access to the many different areas including the the Victorian Alps in the east, the Grampians and Great Ocean Road in the west and the fertile river valleys of the Murray in the north, to name just a few.
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Mon 27 Jan - At Sea

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Tue 28 Jan - Adelaide, Australia

Arrives 07:00 – Departs 17: 00 Adelaide is the capital and most populous city of the Australian state of South Australia, and is the fifth largest city in Australia, with a population of over 1.1 million. Adelaide was laid out in a square mile grid of wide streets with gracious colonial architecture. It is compact city making it easy walking and surrounded it with 930 hectares of parklands. The pleasant climate is perfect for leisure hours on its beaches, the Torrens River and at sidewalk cafes. It has an active cultural lifestyle with many galleries, museums, churches, sidewalk cafes, cosy pubs and elegant restaurants. The central markets feature 48 cultures in a unique atmosphere that has survived 125 years. The main shopping precinct is Rundle Mall with department stores, boutiques, speciality shops and malls. Suburban shopping precincts such as King William Road and North Terrace are also popular and fashionable. The 1920s Adelaide railway station is an attractive casino and a historic tram takes visitors out to Glenelg beach with its own lively shops, restaurants and grand hotel. Further afield are the wine regions of the Barossa and Clare Valleys which are great for day trips.
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Wed 29 Jan - At Sea

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Thu 30 Jan - Hobart

Arrives 10:00 – Departs 21:00 Hobart is situated on the island of Tasmania and is the southern most capital city in Australia. Straddling the breathtaking Derwent River, Australia’s deepest harbour, Hobart is one of the most beautiful areas in both Tasmania, with nearby Mount Wellington dominating the city in the background. The city of Hobart was founded in 1803 and has numerous heritage areas close to the city centre. There are many museums and galleries which provide interesting information on Hobart’s history. Some of the most popular landmarks in the Hobart area include the Tasman Bridge, Government House, the Port Arthur Historic Site, Richmond Bridge – one of the oldest stone bridges in the whole of Australia and Hobart’s St. David’s Other world-class Hobart attractions include Derwent River, the Cadbury-Schweppes Chocolate Constitution Dock, Old Hobart Town Model Village, Bicentennial Park, the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens and Salamanca Market – a lively flea market held in Hobart’s Salamanca district, which attracts more than 10,000 bargain hunters each week. Hobart regularly features many exciting festivals and events, including the Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race, a spectacular race which finishes at Hobart’s waterfront at the end of each year in Hobart.
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Fri 31 Jan - At Sea

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Sat 1 Feb - Burnie

Arrives 08:00 – Departs 17:00 Burnie is a port city on the north-west coast of Tasmania, originally settled in 1827 as Emu Bay. It now Emu Bay, on the north-west coast. This proudly industrial city is Australia’s fifth largest container port and a vibrant place to visit. Burnie unveils a wealth of unexpected places to visitors with a few hours up their sleeve or a day or two to set aside. There is spectacular scenery around Burnie with some beautiful waterfalls, including the Guide Falls. For views of the area head to the Fern Glade and Roundhill Lookouts. As well as admiring the views, nature lovers should also visit the Burnie Park and the Emu Valley Rhododendron Gardens.
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Sun 2 Feb - Melbourne, Australia

Arrives 07:00 It’s now time to disembark and say goodbye to Queen Elizabeth.
The newest of the premium Cunard fleet, the Queen Elizabeth radiates a classic Hollywood glamour with a hint of art deco. The award-winning vessel offers elegance and ease, relaxation and excitement.
Dining
Eating on board the Queen Victoria is a gourmand’s dream. Expert sommeliers will help you pair fine wines with the polished and perfected menus on offer in the main dining room. Specialty delights await at the Verandah and the various venues inside Kings Court or the Lido, including Aztec’s Mexican favourites, Bamboo’s Asian creations, La Piazza’s Italian cuisine and American grill-inspired Smokehouse. Live out your foodie fantasies with Cunard’s famous Gin & Fizz experience, a bar specialising in premium gins, prosecco and champagne. Learn from wine experts on board with tastings, pairings and fine wine packages.
Entertainment
Dress to impress and dance the night away at one of Cunard’s famous themed gala balls. Enjoy live music in the lounges and venues across the ship, and be sure to see at least one West-End style show in the Royal Court Theatre. Make the most of fitness classes available such as tai chi, yoga, Pilates, aerobics, spin classes and even personal training sessions. At your own leisure, enjoy table tennis, paddle tennis, a nice swim, croquet on the deck or golf putting. For armchair enthusiasts, there is coverage of major sporting events in select bars and lounges. Unwind and treat yourself to the range of massages, hair styling and spa treatments on offer at the Royal Spa.
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!
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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.