Queen Elizabeth
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17 Night Africa & Indian Ocean cruise - on board The Queen Elizabeth

About this Cruise

  • Departure Date

    03 Nov 2019

  • Region

    World Cruise

  • Embark at


  • Disembark at

    Cape Town

  • Vacation Nights


  • Cruise Nights


  • Pre Cruise

    no Hotel Nights

  • Post Cruise


03/11/2019 / 18:00
06/11/2019 / 08:00
06/11/2019 / 17:00
08/11/2019 / 09:00
Santa Cruz de Tenerife
08/11/2019 / 18:00
17/11/2019 / 06:30
Walvis Bay
17/11/2019 / 17:00
19/11/2019 / 06:30
Cape Town
South Africa
20/11/2019 / 07:00
Cape Town
South Africa


Queen Elizabeth is a distinctive new Cunard liner with wood paneling, mosaics, chandeliers and marbles. It features the line's celebrated luxury Grills accommodation and dining with exclusive deck terraces and an al fresco dining option.  Queen Elizabeth passengers tend to be Discerning 50+ and British, American & International. When all cabins have double occupancy, the ship provides a space ratio of 46 tons per passenger and a crew to passenger ratio of one for every 2 passengers. At full capacity the space ratio is 44 tons per passenger and the crew ratio is one to 2.1 passengers.

Unique Ship Features

Private Boxes
Designed in a classic opera house style, The Royal Theatre features 20 private Royal Boxes which are available for passengers to reserve. These glamorous private boxes, provide passengers with an intimate environment to spend an unforgettable night at the theatre.

White Star Service
Cunard is famous for it's signature White Star Service; The Queen Elizabeth is no exception. White gloved officers and crew on hand to provide the highest standards of service.

  • Deck 1

    • Royal Court Theatre
    • Internet Centre
    • Grand Lobby
    • iStudy
    • Voyage Sales Office
    • Tour Office
    • Pursers Office
    • Oceanview Staterooms
    • Inside Staterooms

  • Deck 2

    • Royal Court Theatre (Middle)
    • Empire Casino
    • The Golden Lion Bar
    • Queen's Room
    • Queen's Arcade
    • Cunard Place
    • Library
    • Cafe Carinthia
    • The Verandah Restaurant
    • Grand Lobby
    • Britannia Restaurant (Lower)

  • Deck 3

    • Royal Court Theatre (Upper)
    • Shops
    • Royal Arcade
    • Art Gallery
    • Connexions
    • Cunarders' Gallery
    • Fortnum & Mason
    • Library (Upper)
    • The Alcove
    • Grand Lobby
    • Midship's Bar
    • Card Room
    • Promenade Deck
    • Images
    • Britannia Restaurant

  • Deck 4

    • Penthouses
    • Queens Suites
    • Princess Suites
    • Staterooms

  • Deck 5

    • Laundrette
    • Penthouses
    • Queen Suites
    • Princess Suites
    • Staterooms

  • Deck 6

    • Grand Suites
    • Penthouses
    • Princess Suites
    • Staterooms
    • Deluxe Inside Cabins

  • Deck 7

    • Grand Suites
    • Master Suites
    • Princess Suites
    • Penthouses
    • Staterooms

  • Deck 8

    • Penthouses
    • Queens Suites
    • Princess Suites
    • Staterooms

  • Deck 9

    • Royal Spa & Fitness Centre
    • Aerobic Area
    • Hair Salon
    • Spa Reception
    • Thermal Suites
    • Pavilion Bar
    • Hydropool
    • Pavilion Pool
    • The Garden Lounge
    • Lido Restaurant
    • Lido Pool Grill
    • Lido Pool Bar
    • Lido Pool
    • Stage
    • Whirlpools

  • Deck 10

    • Commodore Club
    • Royal Spa Treatment Rooms
    • Bar
    • Admiral's Lounge
    • Churchill's Cigar Lounge
    • The Yacht Club
    • Children's Outdoor Area
    • Teen's Outdoor Area
    • The Playzone
    • The Zone

  • Deck 11

    • Games Deck
    • The Terrace
    • The Grill's Lounge
    • The Courtyard
    • Queen's Grill
    • Princess Grill

  • Deck 12

    • The Grill Terrace Area

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Queens Grill Suites

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Queens Grill takes everything that is so wonderfully indulgent about the Grills Experience and raises it to exalted new heights. Luxuriate in your own secluded haven featuring marble bathrooms and whirlpool baths. Guests dine at a reserved table in the single seating Queens Grill Restaurant.

These suites are named after Commodore Sir Arthur Rostron, Commodore Sir Edgar Britten, Commodore Sir Ivan Thompson and Commodore Sir James Bisset.

Suites include: Butler and concierge service, Champagne and strawberries on embarkation, priority embarkation/disembarkation and luggage delivery, exclusive access to The Grills Lounge, nightly turndown service, pillow concierge, fresh flowers and fruit daily, personalised stationery, atlas and books, fully stocked bar and pre-dinner canapés.


  • 1,375 – 1,493 Square Feet
  • Sleeps up to 3
  • Queens Grill

Master Suites

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Queens Grill takes everything that is so wonderfully indulgent about our Grills Experience and raises it to exalted new heights. Luxuriate in your own secluded haven featuring marble bathrooms and whirlpool baths. Guests dine at a reserved table in the single seating Queens Grill Restaurant.

These suites are named after Commodore Sir James Charles and Commodore Sir Cyril Illingworth.


  • 1,100 Square Feet
  • Sleeps up to 4
  • Queens Grill


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Penthouses feature living and dining area with large balcony. The entrance and dining areas feature seating for four and there is a fully-stocked bar and guest bath. Both the bedroom and living room connect to a teak balcony. 

  • 551 - 615 Square Feet
  • Sleeps up to 4
  • Queens Grill

Queens Suites

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Each Queen suite features a large balcony, spacious living area, dressing room and bathroom with separate shower and whirlpool bath. Original art graces the walls.The sitting area includes a sofa and dual-height coffee table that can be extended to a dining table. The bedroom area features a king-size bed and a separate dressing area with walk-in wardrobes. 

  • 484 - 671 Square Feet
  • Sleeps up to 3
  • Princess Grill

Princess Suites

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Choose a Princess Grill suite and you can dine whenever you like between 6:30pm and 9pm in the exclusive Princess Grill restaurant. Princess Grill suites feature separate sleeping and living areas and your own private balcony. You can even choose one of nine style of pillow from the concierge menu for a sound night’s sleep.


  • 335-513 Square feet 
  • Sleeps up to 4
  • Princess Grill

Britannia Balcony Stateroom

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At any time of the day your luxury stateroom provides a welcome enclave of comfort and good taste. Wrap yourself in the soft bathrobe, ease into your slippers, then settle down to a film on your TV or watch the world go by from your balcony. Guests dine at a reserved table for either early or late dining in the Britannia Restaurant.


  • 242- 472 square feet
  • Sleeps up to 4
  • Britannia Club

Oceanview Staterooms

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At any time of the day your Britannia oceanview stateroom provides a welcome enclave of comfort and good taste. Wrap yourself in the soft bathrobe, ease into your slippers, then settle down to a film on your TV. Our turndown service sets the tone for a comfortable night's sleep. Guests dine at a reserved table for either early or late dining in the Britannia Restaurant.


  • 180- 201 Square Feet
  • Sleeps 2
  • Britannia

Inside Staterooms

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The Britannia inside staterooms are anything but ordinary. The smallest is more like a "deluxe" guest room on other cruise ships. And they're beautifully decorated with fine prints on the walls, soft colours on the sofas and coverlets and turndown service when it's time to retire. Guests dine in the Britannia Restaurant with a choice of an early or late sitting.


  • 150-240 Square Feet
  • Sleeps 2
  • Britannia

A range of complimentary and speciality dining restaurants are available, with menus created by Jean-Marie Zimmermann, Cunard’s Global Culinary Ambassador. Tables for 4-8 are typical, with seating allocated prior to cruising. Limited numbers of tables for two are available on request.

Queen's Grill

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The Queen's Grill is a luxurious, fine-dining venue reserved exclusively for Queens Grill Suite passengers. The elegant restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, with an a la carte menu also available.

Princess Grill

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The Princess Grill offers an intimate, fine dining experience, reserved exclusively for Princess Grill Suite passengers. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, with an a la cart menu is also available.

Britannia & Britannia Club Restaurant

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Make a dramatic entrance down the grand staircase into the elegant Britannia two tier dining room and revel in the sumptuous menus and perfectly attentive service. Choose between an early or late sitting or book a Britannia Club Balcony stateroom and enjoy single-seating dining in the intimate Britannia Club restaurant.

The Verandah

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The Verandah is Queen Elizabeth's formal alternative dining venue and is your invitation to savour contemporary French cuisine that uses traditional ingredients sourced directly from France.

The Lido Restaurant

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Should you prefer a club sandwich or a light bite in the afternoon head for the Lido restaurant where buffet dining is available throughout the day. By evening it transforms into one of Cunard's regional venues: Asado is a South American Grill; Jasmine serves up exquisite Asian cuisine; while Aztec tempts you with interpretations of Mexican classics.

Queen's Room

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The elegant tradition of Afternoon Tea is a Cunard signature not to be missed. White-gloved waiters serve delightful cucumber sandwiches, fresh scones and tea accompanied by the sounds of the orchestra in the magnificent Queens Room ballroom.

Queen Elizabeth provides you with a wealth of engaging experiences to keep you entertained day and night. From spectacular theatrical performances to the excitement of the casino, there's something to keep everyone happy.

The Royal Court Theatre

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Designed in an elegant opera house style, The Royal Court Theatre showcases classic and modern films during the afternoon, with fantastic live comedy, cabaret and theatre performances in the evenings.

Empire Casino

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This elegant casino will set your heart racing as you spin the roulette wheel, play the slots or try your hand at black jack. If you are not sure how to play then the casino also offers complimentary gaming lessons.


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Art connoisseurs can enjoy a choice of three galleries. Cladendon Fine Art features original artwork and lithographs by 20th and 21st century artists. Cunardia and Cunarder’s Gallery each focus on artefacts from past lines, black and white photography of famous faces and stories of those who have travelled with Cunard over the years.


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The ship features a variety of shops for those who enjoy a spot of retail therapy. Passengers can find designer brands in the Royal Arcade boutiques, pick up souvenir photographs in the Image Photo Gallery, or check out the nautical literature and memorabilia in the bookshop.

Queens Room

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The wonderful Queens Room provides the opportunity to foxtrot in the largest ballroom at sea. There is no better place to hone your dancing skills than under the dramatic high ceiling with its beautiful crystal chandeliers.

Royal Night Theme Balls

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Royal night themed balls in the magnificent Queens Room Ballroom are your chance to don your formal dancing attire and take to the floor in a sea of glittering ball gowns and tuxedos accompanied by sounds from the marvellous orchestra.

Yacht Club

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Venture into the Yacht Club in the after hours and dance the night away. Named after the lively QE2 venue, with its quirky nautical features, including the compass shaped dance floor, this exciting addition to our gracious new Cunarder provides the scene for lively evenings and relaxing days.

The Commodore Club

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Located on deck 10 at the front of the ship, the Commodore Club provides magnificent views across the ocean or your delightful port of call for that day. Sink into leather chairs or sofas and relax whilst enjoying a delicious martini, cocktail or whatever takes your fancy. During the day this is a perfect location to watch the world go by, in the evening listen to the mellow sounds of a pianist or singer whilst enjoying a pre- or post-dinner drink.

The Golden Lion

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A Cunard favourite, choose from a wide selection of beer, cider and wine to compliment the delicious gastro pub style menus in a comfortable, traditional setting. Enjoy all the British pub essentials such as quizzes, live music and screens to show your favourite sporting events.

Cafe Carinthia

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Located in a central position on Deck 2, overlooking the Grand Lobby, Cafe Carinthia is the perfect place to sit and relax watching the world go by. Sip specialty teas and coffees with an accompaniment of delicious pastries.

The Garden Lounge

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A light and sociable room, inspired by Kew Gardens. Spend a lazy afternoon reading a book or relaxing with a Garden Lounge Smoothie or return in the evening for live music, dining and dancing under the stars at the occasional ‘Supper Clubs’.

The ship features a fantastic array of health and fitness facilities for passengers that wish to stay active or relax and be pampered. These include a spa, fitness centre, games deck and sports courts.

Royal Spa

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The Royal Spa, takes you on a blissful journey of relaxation, thanks to its range of innovative and indulgent treatments, massages and fitness services. From massages and body scrubs, manicures and pedicures to colour, cut and styling options in the hairdressers. A range of saunas, hot tubs, therapy pools and thermal suites are also available.

Fitness Centre

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Passengers who wish to stay active can make use of the fully equipped gymnasium. As well as state of the art gym equipment, the centre also offers classes, including yoga, pilates, aerobics and spinning.

Games Deck

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When the warm weather entices you onto the spacious Games Deck you’ll notice a definite English country garden ambience, with the gentle clunk of croquet balls in the welcome shade of its canopy. The games on offer include traditional cruise favourites such as shuffle-board, bowls, quoits, and paddle tennis, with occasional tournaments also taking place.


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The ship also offers a wide variety of sports facilities for passengers who want to stay active during their cruise. These fantastic facilities include, basketball courts, paddle tennis courts and a golf simulator.

There is a sports channel on all three ships - Sport24 - which offers coverage of major sporting events including Premier League, Wimbledon, Formula 1, Ryder Cup and many others. Sport 24 will be shown in selected bars and lounges.

Swimming Pools

In warm weather, deck 9 is the place to be with a choice of two inviting swimming pools, The Pavilion and The Lido as well as four whirlpools. 

Enrichment programs and lectures on contemporary and classical subjects are popular features on Cunard cruises. Queen Elizabeth covers a wide range of activities from ballroom dancing to computing lessons.

Cunard Insights

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Explore a number of historical and contemporary issues presented by a wide range of speakers. These can include explorers, academics, former ambassadors and politicians as well as historians and scientists, novelists, biographers and award winning actors and film makers.

Book Club

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The Cunard Book Club offers the opportunity for thought-provoking literary discussions among guests during each voyage. It is led by the Librarian who will provide a short history of the author and lead the discussion.

Cunard ConneXions

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Cunard ConneXions offers a programme of activities all day every day from watercolour to computer lessons, wine tasting to ballroom dancing as well as bridge and board games.

For younger cruise passengers, there are a number of facilities available to keep them entertained. Running primarily during the school holidays, kids clubs are available for children or teens travelling on Queen Elizabeth.

Night Nursery

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Open between 6pm – 11pm, the Night Nursery operates on a first come, first served basis. Providing trained childcare for 12-23 month olds, parents and grandparents can drop their little ones off and enjoy an evening to themselves.

Play Zone

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Designed for 2-7's, Play Zone provides a supervised play area for some of Cunard’s youngest passengers. The club features arts and crafts, books, puzzles, toys and computer games.

Kids Zone

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A supervised play area for 8-12's, Kids Zone provides games, consoles, activities, arts and crafts for kids to enjoy, along with sports competitions and scavenger hunts.

Teen Zone

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Providing a space for teens to relax, 13-17's can take part in team games, deck sports and tennis tournaments. Trained staff also organise pizza parties, discos, quizzes and bingo.

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