Queen Elizabeth – 16 Night Southampton AFRICAN ADVENTURE Cruise 3rd January 2023

Code: ERQSR
21 NIGHTS
Cruise type:
Inside
fr £3799
Ocean View
fr £3999
Balcony
fr £4299
Suite
fr £7299
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Cape Town

The Luxury Blue Train

Tshukudu Safari Lodge

16 NIGHT SOUTHAMPTON – CAPE TOWN CRUISE

AFRICAN ADVENTURE

CRUISE – BLUE TRAIN -SAFARI

CUNARD 16 NIGHT CRUISE PLUS 2 NIGHT LUXURY BLUE TRAIN (Cape Town – Pretoria)

PLUS 2 NIGHTS LUXURY SAFARI LODGE STAY

Cunard Queen Elizabeth 3rd January  2023

Join the Queen Elizabeth in Southampton for this magical 16 night cruise to Cape Town with ports of call at: Southampton, At Sea, Vigo, At Sea, Madeira, 8 days at sea, Walvis Bay, at sea, Cape Town overnight in port. Transfer to the Luxurious Blue Train for a two night journey through South Africa to Pretoria. Transfer to The Tshukudu Safari Lodge for a luxurious two night “BIG FIVE” safari experience.

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Southampton
DEPARTURE TIME Board between 12 noon and 3 pm
INCLUDED
16 Night Cruise
Flights & Transfers, Plus 2 night Blue Train & 2 night Safari Lodge stay.
NOT INCLUDED
Shore Excursions
On Board Gratuity

YOUR HOLIDAY HOME AT SEA

The Queen Elizabeth

The latest ship to join the Cunard fleet, Queen Elizabeth has everything from the golden age of cruising whilst meeting the needs of a state of the art modern cruise liner. Traditionally styled, you’ll find beautiful artworks and chandeliers, Italian marble and sleek, polished wood surfaces on board a ship that epitomizes good taste.
When cruising on the Queen Elizabeth,  you will experience Cunard’s famous White Star Service at every moment.
Nine different suites and six restaurants cater  to all styles and serve all tastes, from fine dining to regional fare. A garden lounge based on the world famous Kew Gardens adds a touch of class to your morning coffee, while the largest ballroom at sea, the Queen’s Room, is where you can dress in your best and dance the night away.

The Queen Elizabeth is a vessel like no other. While it has all the facilities you‚Äôd expect from a cruise, including shops, swimming pools, bars, a library, Kids‚Äô Clubs and an English pub, you‚Äôll find touches throughout that are unmistakably unique. You‚Äôll even see the original bell from the original Queen Elizabeth, proudly displayed. When Her Majesty the Queen conducted the naming ceremony in her own honour in October 2010, she continued a marvelously regal formal cruising tradition.¬† Stunning accommodation and the most exceptional fine dining you‚Äôll ever experience at sea are highlights of the glorious Queen Elizabeth cruise ship. Watch extravagant stage shows in opulent theater surroundings or simply relax and revitalize beside one of the two lovely pool areas. The Queen Elizabeth is cruising at it’s best.

Fact Sheet

  • Entered service:¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† 01-10-21010
  • Tonnage:¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†90,400
  • Decks:¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†14
  • Passenger capacity:¬† ¬† ¬† 2092
  • Total Crew:¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†1020
  • Number of Cabins:¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† 1046
  • Wheelchair Accessible:¬† ¬† Yes
  • Pools:¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† 2
  • Restaurants:¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† 4
  • Formal Nights¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†Yes

 

The Blue Train

Synonymous with the ultimate in luxury rail travel, The Blue Train has carried kings, presidents and discerning guests through the breathtaking beauty of the South African countryside since 1946. Its luxurious suites are elegantly furnished, their en suite bathrooms tiled in marble and finished with gold fittings. Beds are custom-made and pulled out each evening from a space in the suite wall by a dedicated butler, while guests dine on the likes of fresh Karoo lamb, ostrich fillet and Knysna oysters, accompanied of course by a fine selection of South African wines.The ultra-modern Blue Train smoothes the travel experience with a convivial atmosphere as much country-house party as luxury hotel. It travels on a route between Pretoria and Cape Town, a 27-hour journey of some 1,600 kilometres (994 miles), and through some of the most diverse and spectacular scenery offered by the African sub-continent. Restful and elegant, air-suspension, extensive sound-proofing, and stylish modern décor allow you to glide across the country in five-star ease. By day your cabin is a private compartment with comfortable chairs, converted by your personal butler into a soft and accommodating bed for the night whilst you dine on superb cuisine. You will arrive at your destination relaxed and pampered, having spent your journey in the lap of luxury.

Tshukudu Safari Lodge

Tshukudu Bush Lodge is situated on a hill slope in the Pilanesberg Game Reserve this romantic hideout boasts great game viewing without even leaving the lodge. With only 6 individually decorated chalets Tshukudu Bush Lodge guarantees an exclusive experience. Experienced game rangers promise frequent Big 5 sightings. Tshukudu’s organic materials blend into the environment and this luxury game lodge overlooks the plains below. African inspired cuisine rounds off a blissful experience.

Accomodation

The small but  exclusive Tshukudu Lodge has 10 free standing luxury chalets which are individually decorated with a love of detail. Leather sofas and crystal chandeliers provide an elaborate feel while a double bed and a sunken bathtub guarantee comfort and relaxation.

Extensions and improvements to Tshukudu Bush Lodge during 2015 has seen the addition of 4 new Luxury Suites, taking the total number of suites and chalets up to 10. The lodge can now accommodate a total of 20 people in luxury and total comfort. Please note that children under the age of 12 are not permitted at the lodge. The new suites include crystal chandeliers and a rock craft fireplace in each chalet. Also included is a new private plunge pool on the secluded deck overlooking the stunning surrounding plains.

Activities

Tshukudu Bush Lodge is situated in the heart of the renowned Pilanesberg Game Reserve. With the Big 5 and all of Southern Africa’s other big game species game viewing in Pilanesberg is incredibly rewarding. Game drives, game walks or even just watching the plains from the lodge will give you incredible animal sightings. Tshukudu is famous for bushveld experience, its service, the quality of game rangers and uniqueness of its African inspired cuisine makes it one of the foremost Pilanesberg Lodges.

 

ITINERARY

Day 1:  Southampton   Embark your ship Queen Elizabeth
Day 2:  At Sea
Day 3:  Vigo
Day 4:  At Sea
Day 5: Madeira
Day 6:  At Sea
Day 7:  At Sea
Day 8:   At Sea
Day 9:  At Sea
Day 10:   At Sea
Day 11:   At Sea
Day 12:  At Sea
Day 13: Walvis Bay
Day 14: At Sea
Day 15: Cape Town
Day 16: Cape Town
Day 16: Board The Blue Train
Day 17: Blue Train
Day 18: Transfer from Blue Train to Tambuti Safari Lodge
Day 19: Tambuti Safari Lodge
Day 20: Transfer to airport for return flight to the UK
Day 21: Arrive UK
Day 13:  Southampton (UK)
Disembark your ship – Queen Elizabeth

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