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Ultimate Africa: Iconic Blue Train, Victoria Falls & Safari Stay
Royal Livingstone Luxury Hotel Stay & Tours
Price from
$12,999pp
Duration
36 nights
Departing
08 Nov 2019

Your Experience:

  • All flights, taxes & transfers
  • 1 night Cape Town stay at the luxury Table Bay Hotel in a mountain view room
  • 2 night luxury all-inclusive Blue Train journey from Cape Town to Pretoria
  • 3 night stay at a luxury safari lodge in Pilansberg National Park including game drives and all meals
  • 3 night luxury stay at the Royal Livingstone Hotel in Victoria Falls
  • Fully escorted Lady Livingstone river safari
  • Fully escorted walking tour of Victoria Falls
  • Royal Livingstone Express train journey including a five course dinner and drinks
  • 3 night Cape Town stay at the luxury Table Bay Hotel in a mountain view room
  • 24 night full-board cruise from Cape Town to Melbourne on board Queen Elizabeth with all meals and entertainment

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Cruise Code: AFR2352 Call: 1800 924 450
Mon to Sat: 7am - 8pm (AEST)
Sunday: 7am - 7pm (AEST)

Your Holiday Itinerary

  • Day 1 Cape Town Hotel stay
  • Day 2 Luxury Blue Train Journey Tour day 1
  • Day 3 Luxury Blue Train Journey Tour day 2
  • Days 4 - 6 Bakubung Lodge Hotel Stay
  • Day 7 Victoria Falls - Lady Livingstone River Safari Hotel stay
  • Day 8 Victoria Falls - Walking Tour Hotel stay
  • Day 9 Victoria Falls - Royal Livingston Express Train Hotel stay
  • Days 10 - 12 Cape Town Hotel Stay
  • Day 13 Cape Town Embark ship
  • Day 14 At Sea
  • Day 15 Port Elizabeth
  • Days 16 - 19 At Sea
  • Day 20 Reunion
  • Day 21 Port Louis (Mauritius)
  • Days 22 - 28 At Sea
  • Day 29 Fremantle
  • Day 30 At Sea
  • Day 31 Albany
  • Day 32 Esperance
  • Days 33 - 34 At Sea
  • Day 35 Adelaide
  • Day 36 At Sea
  • Day 37 Melbourne Disembark ship
  • Day 1

    Cape Town – Hotel Stay

    The city of Cape Town is frequently voted one of the best cities on earth thanks to its stunning natural scenery and new developments. Meet the resident Cape fur seals at the charming Hout Bay, pick up souvenirs made by craftspeople at Mariner’s Wharf, or explore Kirstenbosch Gardens with its botanical delights.

    Table Mountain

    Day 1

    Cape Town – Hotel Stay

    The city of Cape Town is frequently voted one of the best cities on earth thanks to its stunning natural scenery and new developments. Meet the resident Cape fur seals at the charming Hout Bay, pick up souvenirs made by craftspeople at Mariner’s Wharf, or explore Kirstenbosch Gardens with its botanical delights.

  • Day 2

    Luxury Blue Train Journey

    Following your stay you’ll hop aboard the iconic Blue Train for a journey to remember to Pretoria. The route from Cape Town to Pretoria is a journey of nearly 1,000 miles passing through some of the most diverse scenery on the African sub-continent. On the route you’ll also enjoy an off train excursion at Matjiesfontein, with its Victorian buildings and original nineteenth century London lamp posts, before reaching Pretoria.

    Luxury Blue Train

    Day 2

    Luxury Blue Train Journey

    Following your stay you’ll hop aboard the iconic Blue Train for a journey to remember to Pretoria. The route from Cape Town to Pretoria is a journey of nearly 1,000 miles passing through some of the most diverse scenery on the African sub-continent. On the route you’ll also enjoy an off train excursion at Matjiesfontein, with its Victorian buildings and original nineteenth century London lamp posts, before reaching Pretoria.

  • Day 3

    Luxury Blue Train Journey

    Today you’ll continue the luxury, all-inclusive journey that embodies style, class and elegance; from your indulgent suite with its opulent marble bathroom and sumptuous bedding; to the Cordon Blue style dining using the finest, local ingredients, all served on delicate crystal or fine china.

    Aerial View of Blue Train

    Day 3

    Luxury Blue Train Journey

    Today you’ll continue the luxury, all-inclusive journey that embodies style, class and elegance; from your indulgent suite with its opulent marble bathroom and sumptuous bedding; to the Cordon Blue style dining using the finest, local ingredients, all served on delicate crystal or fine china.

  • Days 4 - 6

    Bakubung Bush Lodge - Hotel Stay

    Situated in the heart of the bush, in the crater of a long-extinct volcano, Bakubung Bush Lodge offers the perfect location for an unforgettable safari stay. Rooms are sumptuously decorated in the spirit of safari and many boast amazing views across the Pilanesberg Game Reserve, it’s very common to spot the Big 5 roaming a short distance away from your room!

    Bakubung Bush Lodge

    Day 4

    Bakubung Bush Lodge - Hotel Stay

    Situated in the heart of the bush, in the crater of a long-extinct volcano, Bakubung Bush Lodge offers the perfect location for an unforgettable safari stay. Rooms are sumptuously decorated in the spirit of safari and many boast amazing views across the Pilanesberg Game Reserve, it’s very common to spot the Big 5 roaming a short distance away from your room!

  • Day 7

    Victoria Falls - Lady Livingstone River Safari

    On arrival in Zambia, you’ll be transferred to the luxury Royal Livingstone Hotel. Later you’ll enjoy a sunset cruise on the Lady Livingstone during which you’ll be served a selection of cocktails and iced drinks alongside hot and cold snacks. The cruise meanders upstream along the length of Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park, treating you to views of the Zambezi River and the surrounding game reserve.

    Royal Livingstone Hotel

    Day 7

    Victoria Falls - Lady Livingstone River Safari

    On arrival in Zambia, you’ll be transferred to the luxury Royal Livingstone Hotel. Later you’ll enjoy a sunset cruise on the Lady Livingstone during which you’ll be served a selection of cocktails and iced drinks alongside hot and cold snacks. The cruise meanders upstream along the length of Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park, treating you to views of the Zambezi River and the surrounding game reserve.

  • Day 8

    Victoria Falls - Walking Tour

    Today you’ll join a walking tour of Victoria Falls, the greatest curtain of falling water on earth. Walk amidst the lush rainforest, encountering increasingly spectacular views of the falls as it crashes over the cliff and plunges 108 metres into the whirlpool below – the relentless roar and the feeling of the spray on your face will stay with you forever.

    Victoria Falls

    Day 8

    Victoria Falls - Walking Tour

    Today you’ll join a walking tour of Victoria Falls, the greatest curtain of falling water on earth. Walk amidst the lush rainforest, encountering increasingly spectacular views of the falls as it crashes over the cliff and plunges 108 metres into the whirlpool below – the relentless roar and the feeling of the spray on your face will stay with you forever.

  • Day 9

    Victoria Falls - Royal Livingstone Express train journey

    After a day at leisure, you’ll enjoy an evening on board the vintage Royal Livingstone Express steam train. Resplendent in plush fabrics and luxury leather, you’ll chug through the shimmering Zambian bushveld in luxury. Heading into the wildlife-filled Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park you might spot a giraffe, zebra or white rhino as you enjoy a delicious five-course meal.

    Royal Livingstone Express

    Day 9

    Victoria Falls - Royal Livingstone Express train journey

    After a day at leisure, you’ll enjoy an evening on board the vintage Royal Livingstone Express steam train. Resplendent in plush fabrics and luxury leather, you’ll chug through the shimmering Zambian bushveld in luxury. Heading into the wildlife-filled Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park you might spot a giraffe, zebra or white rhino as you enjoy a delicious five-course meal.

  • Days 10 - 12

    Cape Town – Hotel Stay

    You’ll return to Cape Town for a three night stay at the Table Bay hotel on the V&A waterfront, conveniently located for the city’s cosmopolitan bars and restaurants and your room will offer fantastic views of the majestic Table Mountain. Experience fine cuisine, fabulous beaches, vibrant culture and beyond the urban city capital, charming towns and rustic estates of Winelands destinations such as Stellenbosch - Cape Town really does have something for everyone.

    Table Bay Hotel, Cape Town

    Day 10

    Cape Town – Hotel Stay

    You’ll return to Cape Town for a three night stay at the Table Bay hotel on the V&A waterfront, conveniently located for the city’s cosmopolitan bars and restaurants and your room will offer fantastic views of the majestic Table Mountain. Experience fine cuisine, fabulous beaches, vibrant culture and beyond the urban city capital, charming towns and rustic estates of Winelands destinations such as Stellenbosch - Cape Town really does have something for everyone.

  • Day 13

    Cape Town – Embark Queen Elizabeth

    Embark the regal Queen Elizabeth, one of the finest cruise liners sailing the five oceans and a ship that offers a little of the finer things in life to all passengers who sail with her. Enjoy Cunard’s spectacular heritage, sense of occasion and huge array of activities, including ballroom-dancing, lawn bowls and afternoon tea in the Garden Lounge.

    Queen Elizabeth

    Day 13

    Cape Town – Embark Queen Elizabeth

    Embark the regal Queen Elizabeth, one of the finest cruise liners sailing the five oceans and a ship that offers a little of the finer things in life to all passengers who sail with her. Enjoy Cunard’s spectacular heritage, sense of occasion and huge array of activities, including ballroom-dancing, lawn bowls and afternoon tea in the Garden Lounge.

  • Day 14

    At Sea

    Your day on board the Queen Elizabeth can be active and lively, or as calming and chilled as you like; there’s something on board to suit your every mood from swimming in the pool to relaxing in The Royal Spa; joining in with Book Club to browsing the Royal Arcade.

    Royal Spa

    Day 14

    At Sea

    Your day on board the Queen Elizabeth can be active and lively, or as calming and chilled as you like; there’s something on board to suit your every mood from swimming in the pool to relaxing in The Royal Spa; joining in with Book Club to browsing the Royal Arcade.

  • Day 15

    Port Elizabeth

    Also known as the ‘Friendly City’, Port Elizabeth is a thriving city with fine, sandy beaches and excellent museums including the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Art Museum. Head to the Donkin Reserve and climb to the top of the lighthouse to get great views across the city – perfect for getting your bearings.

    Lighthouse at Cape Recife, Port Elizabeth

    Day 15

    Port Elizabeth

    Also known as the ‘Friendly City’, Port Elizabeth is a thriving city with fine, sandy beaches and excellent museums including the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Art Museum. Head to the Donkin Reserve and climb to the top of the lighthouse to get great views across the city – perfect for getting your bearings.

  • Days 16 - 19

    At Sea

    Queen Elizabeth offers an array of elegant bars and lounges to suit every mood – during the day, sip coffee and nibble on croissants in Café Carinthia; enjoy pre-dinner drinks in the Midships Bar; toast friends in the Champagne Bar; and dance the night away in the Yacht Club.

    Commodore Club

    Day 16

    At Sea

    Queen Elizabeth offers an array of elegant bars and lounges to suit every mood – during the day, sip coffee and nibble on croissants in Café Carinthia; enjoy pre-dinner drinks in the Midships Bar; toast friends in the Champagne Bar; and dance the night away in the Yacht Club.

  • Day 20

    Reunion Island

    Remote Réunion Island is located in the Indian Ocean between Madagascar and Mauritius. Known for its incredible landscapes, from the rain forested interior with its tumbling waterfalls, to the white-sand beaches and colourful coral reefs, it’s a beautiful island to explore. Hike to the Piton des Neiges, dine on the fusion of Creole, Indian and Chinese cuisine, or swim in the turquoise lagoons.

    Waterfall in rainforest

    Day 20

    Reunion Island

    Remote Réunion Island is located in the Indian Ocean between Madagascar and Mauritius. Known for its incredible landscapes, from the rain forested interior with its tumbling waterfalls, to the white-sand beaches and colourful coral reefs, it’s a beautiful island to explore. Hike to the Piton des Neiges, dine on the fusion of Creole, Indian and Chinese cuisine, or swim in the turquoise lagoons.

  • Day 21

    Port Louis (Mauritius)

    Sugar-white sand, enchanting lagoons and colourful reefs make every photograph taken in Mauritius look postcard-perfect. The island, ringed by coral and dotted with mountains, is brimming with things to see and do. Take a boat excursion to spot whales and dolphins, hike the Black River Gorges National Park or simply laze on the beach alongside the ocean.

    Aerial view of Mauritius

    Day 21

    Port Louis (Mauritius)

    Sugar-white sand, enchanting lagoons and colourful reefs make every photograph taken in Mauritius look postcard-perfect. The island, ringed by coral and dotted with mountains, is brimming with things to see and do. Take a boat excursion to spot whales and dolphins, hike the Black River Gorges National Park or simply laze on the beach alongside the ocean.

  • Days 22 - 28

    At Sea

    A relaxing few days at sea gives you ample opportunity to experience all that your ship has to offer. There are so many activities to choose from; enjoy afternoon tea served by white-gloved waiters, watch extravagant stage shows in opulent theatre surroundings and then dance the night away in the grand ballroom.

    Ballroom Dancing

    Day 22

    At Sea

    A relaxing few days at sea gives you ample opportunity to experience all that your ship has to offer. There are so many activities to choose from; enjoy afternoon tea served by white-gloved waiters, watch extravagant stage shows in opulent theatre surroundings and then dance the night away in the grand ballroom.

  • Day 29

    Fremantle

    Fremantle is a spirited city renowned for its eclectic mix of arty types and its streets buzzing with buskers, quirky boutiques and trendy cafes. Here you can sample a craft beer from one of many microbreweries and find one-off shopping opportunities with original artworks and unique gifts. Sitting on the edge of the Indian Ocean, the four main beaches are perfect for swimming and watching unforgettable sunsets.

    Perth Cityscape

    Day 29

    Fremantle

    Fremantle is a spirited city renowned for its eclectic mix of arty types and its streets buzzing with buskers, quirky boutiques and trendy cafes. Here you can sample a craft beer from one of many microbreweries and find one-off shopping opportunities with original artworks and unique gifts. Sitting on the edge of the Indian Ocean, the four main beaches are perfect for swimming and watching unforgettable sunsets.

  • Day 30

    At Sea

    Indulge in the sumptuous spa, experience Cunard’s luxurious and refined service at afternoon tea served by white-gloved waiters, catch a show in the Royal Court Theatre or dance the night away in the magnificent surroundings of the Queens Ballroom – it’s all up to you.

    Afternoon Tea

    Day 30

    At Sea

    Indulge in the sumptuous spa, experience Cunard’s luxurious and refined service at afternoon tea served by white-gloved waiters, catch a show in the Royal Court Theatre or dance the night away in the magnificent surroundings of the Queens Ballroom – it’s all up to you.

  • Day 31

    Albany

    Albany’s family-friendly beaches sit on a breathtakingly beautiful rugged coastline with soft white sands, turquoise waters and gentle waves. There’s plenty of history here too as this is where the first European settlers landed in Western Australia and many colonial buildings still stand today. Albany’s fascinating museums include the National Anzac Centre and the Whaling Station Museum.

    Shelley beach in Albany

    Day 31

    Albany

    Albany’s family-friendly beaches sit on a breathtakingly beautiful rugged coastline with soft white sands, turquoise waters and gentle waves. There’s plenty of history here too as this is where the first European settlers landed in Western Australia and many colonial buildings still stand today. Albany’s fascinating museums include the National Anzac Centre and the Whaling Station Museum.

  • Day 32

    Esperance

    You can’t help but stop and stare at the stunning scenery in Esperance. Its extraordinary natural beauty includes sugar-white beaches, a pink lake and an archipelago of over 100 islands dotted in the bright blue ocean. Head to Lucky Bay where the sand is so soft it squeaks when you walk on it and even the kangaroos visit to sunbathe.

    Pink Lake, Esperance

    Day 32

    Esperance

    You can’t help but stop and stare at the stunning scenery in Esperance. Its extraordinary natural beauty includes sugar-white beaches, a pink lake and an archipelago of over 100 islands dotted in the bright blue ocean. Head to Lucky Bay where the sand is so soft it squeaks when you walk on it and even the kangaroos visit to sunbathe.

  • Days 33 - 34

    At Sea

    Dine, relax and rest in timeless style and luxury. Every suite and stateroom is your own personal oasis where you can enjoy 24 hours complimentary room service dining. Unwind in your own comfortable space and dream of what’s to come.

    Breakfast in Bed

    Day 33

    At Sea

    Dine, relax and rest in timeless style and luxury. Every suite and stateroom is your own personal oasis where you can enjoy 24 hours complimentary room service dining. Unwind in your own comfortable space and dream of what’s to come.

  • Day 35

    Adelaide

    Adelaide is full of culture, flavours and entertainment. The Art Gallery of South Australia and the South Australian Museum offer insights into Australia’s natural and artistic heritage. If you want to hit the beach, head to historic Glenelg while there’s plenty of shopping to be had in Rundle Street. From Haigh’s famous chocolate factory and the laneway restaurants to the vineyards of the Barossa Valley, there are plenty of gastronomic delights to savour here.

    City Skyline

    Day 35

    Adelaide

    Adelaide is full of culture, flavours and entertainment. The Art Gallery of South Australia and the South Australian Museum offer insights into Australia’s natural and artistic heritage. If you want to hit the beach, head to historic Glenelg while there’s plenty of shopping to be had in Rundle Street. From Haigh’s famous chocolate factory and the laneway restaurants to the vineyards of the Barossa Valley, there are plenty of gastronomic delights to savour here.

  • Day 36

    At Sea

    Whether you enjoy taking part in sport or watching it, you’ll find plenty of opportunities on board. Queen Elizabeth’s Games Deck offers a refined area to enjoy bowls, deck tennis and croquet, or you could try a gentle putt in the golf nets. Alternatively, you’ll find a great atmosphere in the Golden Lion pub to watch live sports.

    Games on Deck

    Day 36

    At Sea

    Whether you enjoy taking part in sport or watching it, you’ll find plenty of opportunities on board. Queen Elizabeth’s Games Deck offers a refined area to enjoy bowls, deck tennis and croquet, or you could try a gentle putt in the golf nets. Alternatively, you’ll find a great atmosphere in the Golden Lion pub to watch live sports.

  • Day 37

    Melbourne – Disembark Queen Elizabeth

    Today you’ll arrive in Melbourne where your cruise ends. You’ll disembark and be transferred to the airport for your domestic flight home.

    Disembark Queen Elizabeth

    Day 37

    Melbourne – Disembark Queen Elizabeth

    Today you’ll arrive in Melbourne where your cruise ends. You’ll disembark and be transferred to the airport for your domestic flight home.

Queen Elizabeth

When Her Majesty the Queen conducted the naming ceremony in her own honour in October 2010, she continued a marvellously regal formal cruising tradition. Cunard has maintained all the refined styling, amenities and service associated with the Golden Era of cruise sailing and added modern facilities, leisure and entertainment opportunities. Stunning accommodation and the most exceptional fine dining you’ll ever experience at sea are highlights of the glorious Queen Elizabeth cruise ship. Dance in the grand ballroom, enjoy afternoon tea served by white-gloved waiters, watch extravagant stage shows in opulent theatre surroundings or simply relax and revitalise beside one of the two lovely pool areas.

Key Facts

Number of Decks: 12

Passenger Capacity: 2,620

Number of Cabins: 1,276

Wheelchair Accessible Cabins: Yes

Number of Pools: 5

Number of Restaurants: 4

Formal Nights: Yes

Kids Club: Yes

Great places to visit on board:

Queens Room

Head here for traditional afternoon tea or to dance the night away at one of the glamorous balls.

On Deck

Take part in Cunard’s traditional games of shuffleboard and deck quoits. Challenge friends or join in one of the organised tournaments.

Commodore Club

Enjoy a signature cocktail as you sail towards the horizon or try the Martini Mixology or Whisky Tasting classes.

Prices per person from

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  • Inside
    1. $12,999pp
    2. $13,199pp
    3. $13,199pp
    4. $12,899pp
    5. $12,739pp
  • Outside
    1. $14,499pp
    2. $14,699pp
    3. $14,699pp
    4. $14,399pp
    5. $14,239pp
  • Balcony
    1. $15,999pp
    2. $16,199pp
    3. $16,199pp
    4. $15,899pp
    5. $15,739pp
  • Grill Suite
    1. $24,999pp
    2. $25,199pp
    3. $25,199pp
    4. $24,899pp
    5. $24,739pp
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