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Cunard Gardening Journey voyage

QE, Tasmania Q135 ex Sydney Return

Ship: Queen Elizabeth View ship details

Cruise Line: Cunard Line

Selected Sailing Date: 14 Dec 2021

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Special Inclusions

Setting sail on 14 December 2021, Cunard’s inaugural gardening voyage offers guests a wonderful opportunity to indulge their love of gardening while enjoying a summer cruise on Queen Elizabeth in Australia’s southern waters.

Nine leading gardening experts and well known personalities have been revealed for the first line up and will join this special seven-night voyage to share their latest knowledge and garden trends with guests during informative talks and dinners. Topics will include rose gardening, small garden design, beekeeping, lawn maintenance and growing native plants, just to name a few.

Queen Elizabeth’s entertainment program will have a green twist with guests having the opportunity to take part in a range of on board activities and hands-on workshops like gardening trivia, special craft classes and lessons in cooking from their gardens. Special guests on board include:
• Jamie Durie
• Graham Ross
• Sarah Hamilton
• Steve Falcioni
• Julia Zaetta
More special guests to be announced shortly.

Visiting the popular ports of Hobart (overnight) and Melbourne– the cruise will also offer guests the option of bespoke shore tours taking in beautiful gardens in each city amongst other local activities and sight-seeing options.

Included in your stateroom:
- A bottle of sparkling wine to welcome you to your Inside stateroom.
- A king-sized or single bed, satellite TV and tea and coffee making facilities.
- Sumptuous cotton sheets and soft bathrobes.
- Mini-bar and complimentary room service 24 hours a day
- Writing desk with stationery and a lounge area.
- Bathroom with an invigorating shower, Penhaligon's toiletries and robes and slippers.
- Our nightly turndown service, with a 'good night' chocolate on your pillow
- A personal steward to keep your stateroom in fine order.

Special Conditions

Offer subject to availability at time of booking. Prices are per person based on best available cruise fare, inclusive of all discounts unless otherwise stated. Prices are subject to currency fluctuations and are based on cash or cheque. Cruise deposit, amendment and cancellation conditions apply. Special conditions apply - please ask for full details at time of enquiry. Outside Cabin prices quoted, can also include Obstructed Cabins. Cruiselines Terms & Conditions apply - Please ask us for details.

Fares are cruise only, per person, in AUD, in complete twin accommodation, based on lead category staterooms as specified available at time of publication, inclusive of all discounts, taxes, fees, and port expenses (which are subject to change). Supplements apply for other stateroom categories. Cunard has set aside a reasonable number of staterooms which are available at these fares. Once this allocation is exhausted, fares may revert to a higher fare, but may also be discounted. Some Oceanview and Balcony staterooms may have an obstructed view. Valid for new bookings and not combinable with any other offer. All offers are subject to availability.
Guest speakers are confirmed to date, but may change at Cunard's discretion due to unforeseen circumstances.
To be read in conjunction with the Terms and Conditions at www.cunard.com/en-au/advice-and-policies/legal-information which passengers will be bound by. Whilst all information is correct at the time of publication, offers are subject to change.

Cruise Description

8 Night Cruise sailing from Sydney roundtrip aboard Queen Elizabeth.

Savour this break to rugged Tasmania, with its compelling convict history and tantalising whiskey tours. Then Melbourne’s charms and the sparkling coast of Eden entice you back to Sydney.

Highlights of this cruise:

Sydney
The stunning harbour city, Sydney, is Australia’s oldest and largest urban centre. Its fascinating modern history began in the year 1788 with the arrival of the ‘First Fleet’ of 760 British convicts.

Gold mining and sheep breeding propelled Sydney’s development, and today it’s the largest port in the entire South Pacific. Mark Twain called it “the wonder of the world”.

Burnie
Sitting on a beautiful stretch of Tasmania's North West Coast, port city Burnie may have industrial roots, but it has since reinvented itself as a creative enclave and the state's fourth largest city.

With about 40 per cent of Tasmania designated as a World Heritage Area of national parks and reserves, you can enjoy a wide range of wilderness experiences available from this laid-back market town.

Melbourne
Originally part of New South Wales, Victoria became a colony in its own right in 1851. The discovery of gold and the development of agriculture launched Melbourne’s rise to prominence and prosperity.

Flower gardens and graceful, tree-lined boulevards give Melbourne its refined air, and it is considered the hub of Australia’s cultural, intellectual and financial life. Certainly by Melbournians.

Eden
Half way between Sydney and Melbourne, on Australia’s east coast, lies the sleepy town of Eden. Jutting out into a deep natural harbour, this charming town is on the edge of the ‘Humpback Highway’.

Half way between Sydney and Melbourne, on the East Coast of Australia, lies the sleepy, little coastal town of Eden. Jutting out into Twofold Bay, the third deepest natural harbour in the southern hemisphere, this charming town is right on the edge of the ‘Humpback Highway’.

The area is renowned for being one of the few places in the world where humpback whales feed on their southern migration. Every year, between September and November, the region plays host to thousands of humpbacks heading home to Antarctica.

Unsurprisingly, Eden prospered in the days of whaling and the town has a rich history steeped in all manner of sea-going traditions. Today the whaling has disappeared, but the whaling routes are still there, and they provide exceptional opportunities to spot whales, penguins, seals, and more, both from the shore and the sea.

The Killer Whale Museum is filled with tales of sea-going adventures in the area. Here you can discover the fascinating story of how killer whales worked with the whalers, helping to herd baleen whales for the whaling industry. It’s also home to the skeleton of Old Tom, the last of herding killer whales.

Bounded by national forest and ruggedly beautiful coastline, Eden is also abundant in nature trails, spectacular coastal scenery, and surf beaches. Farther afield you’ll find untouched wilderness with some of the best national parks, lagoons, and seas, where you can explore the dynamic wildlife. Of course, kayaking is extremely popular, as is bird watching and hiking.

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