Setting sail from Melbourne on 4 February 2023, Cunard’s inaugural gardening voyage offers guests a wonderful opportunity to indulge their love of gardening while enjoying all the delights of a summer cruise on Queen Elizabeth in Australia’s southern waters.

Leading gardening experts and well known personalities such as Graham Ross and Jamie Durie will join this special seven-night voyage to share their latest knowledge and garden trends with guests during informative talks, exciting shore excursions and intimate dinners. Topics will include rose gardening, small garden design, bee-keeping, lawn maintenance and growing native plants. Other guests included horticulturists Angus Stewart, Sarah Hamilton, Steve Falcioni, plus Julia Zaetta, one of the most successful and longest-serving editors in Australian publishing history.

Australia’s Gardening Journey aboard Queen Elizabeth

04 FEBRUARY 2023 | 7 nights
Departs Melbourne to Port Arthur, Hobart & Adelaide (return)

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     7 Nights | Australia | Cunard: Queen Elizabeth

  • Day 1: Melbourne Vic Australia
    Sat 4 Feb 2023 | Depart 6:00 PM
  • Day 2: At Sea
    Sun 5 Feb 2023
  • Day 3: Adelaide Sa Australia
    Mon 6 Feb 2023 | 8:00 AM To 5:00 PM
  • Day 4: At Sea
    Tue 7 Feb 2023
  • Day 5: Hobart Tas Australia
    Wed 8 Feb 2023 | 10:00 AM To 9:00 PM
  • Day 6: Port Arthur Tas Australia
    Thu 9 Feb 2023 | 8:00 AM To 6:00 PM
  • Day 7: At Sea
    Fri 10 Feb 2023
  • Day 8: Melbourne Vic Australia
    Sat 11 Feb 2023 | Arrive 7:00 AM

The luxury ocean liner, Queen Elizabeth, or QE as she is affectionately known, arrived in October 2010 where she was named in a spectacular ceremony by Her Majesty The Queen. Recalling the rich heritage of the first Cunarder to bear the name, her elegance both echoes that legendary age and enhances her luxurious modern allure. She was inspired by Cunard’s original Queen Elizabeth, which set sail in 1940, and is a worthy heiress to the title. From fine artworks, rich woods, and Art Deco touches to distinctive venues like the Garden Lounge, the three-tiered Royal Court Theatre and Yacht Club – this is a modern yet elegant vessel. Along with gourmet cuisine and white glove service the Queen Elizabeth offers a perfect blend of British heritage and modern comforts.  


  • The Grills restaurants offer the most exceptional food and service at sea and the grand Britannia Restaurant reflects the classic golden age of ocean travel.
  • The Verandah offers contemporary French cuisine that makes use of seasonal ingredients of exceptional provenance.
  • The Garden Lounge is designed to have the feel of a Kew Gardens conservatory. Perfect for enjoying an informal breakfast or a refreshing cocktail, the Lounge also shows live sports events.
‘*Fares are cruise only, per person, in AUD/NZD, 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. Fares based on specific departure dates only; higher fares may apply to other departure dates. Campaign commences 6 September and ends 30 November 2022, unless sold out prior. 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.
~Comparison launch fares and savings are based on Cunard fares launched into the market November 2020, March 2021 and February 2022 and May 2022. Savings vary by stateroom category and itinerary. Offer only available on select cruises – see for applicable sailings. Offer is only available on Cunard Fare types and excludes Club Balcony and Grill Suites.
Vaccination requirements may apply, and government guidelines may result in a requirement to quarantine during or after your cruise and may restrict your ability to participate in shore tours or disembark the ship at ports we visit during your cruise. See for more information. Guidelines are subject to change without notice and as such, our actual cruise offerings may vary from the descriptions provided and images displayed. Cruise itineraries are not guaranteed.
Offer ends 30 November 2022, but may end earlier if sold out. Offer is not transferable, not redeemable for cash and may not be combinable with other select offers or other onboard credits. To be read in conjunction with the Terms and Conditions at which passengers will be bound by. A 1.5% surcharge for Visa and Mastercard and a 2% surcharge for AMEX applies. Whilst all information is correct at the time of publication, offers are subject to change. Please check with Cunard at the time of booking. Carnival plc trading as Cunard ABN 23 107 998 443.

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Departing 04 – 11 Feb 2023
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