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A Very British Affair
Highclere Castle Discovery & Luxury Cunard Cruise
Exclusive Gala Dinner at Highclere Castle
Price from
$11,999pp
Duration
31 nights
Departing
27 Jun 2019

Your Experience:

  • All flights, taxes & transfers
  • 2 night hotel stay in London
  • 1 night hotel stay in Winchester
  • Exclusive Gala Dinner at Highclere Castle, the filming location of Downton Abbey
  • Drinks reception, canapes and a three course meal with wine
  • Limited Availability - only 100 spaces available
  • 28 night full-board cruise of Iceland, the Baltics & Norwegian Fjords on board Queen Victoria with all meals and entertainment

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Cruise Code: NTR2344 Call: 1800 924 450
Monday to Friday: 9am - 7pm (AEST)
Saturday & Sunday: 9am - 5pm (AEST)
Public Holidays: 10am - 4pm (AEST)

Prices per person from

Inside
$11,999 pp
Outside
$13,499 pp
Balcony
$14,999 pp
Grill Suite
$24,999 pp

Your Holiday Itinerary

  • Days 1 - 2 London Hotel Stay
  • Day 3 Winchester Hotel stay
  • Day 4 Southampton (UK) Embark ship
  • Days 5 - 6 At Sea
  • Day 7 Olden
  • Day 8 Alesund
  • Day 9 At Sea
  • Day 10 Akureyri
  • Day 11 Isafjordur
  • Day 12 Reykjavik
  • Day 13 Reykjavik
  • Day 14 At Sea
  • Day 15 Stornoway
  • Days 16 - 18 At Sea
  • Day 19 Southampton (UK)
  • Day 20 Hamburg
  • Day 21 At Sea
  • Day 22 Copenhagen
  • Days 23 - 24 At Sea
  • Day 25 Tallinn
  • Day 26 St Petersburg
  • Day 27 St Petersburg
  • Day 28 At Sea
  • Day 29 Kiel
  • Day 30 Gothenburg
  • Day 31 At Sea
  • Day 32 Southampton (UK) Disembark ship
  • Days 1 - 2

    London - Hotel Stay

    Today you’ll fly to London where you’ll stay for two nights in a hotel. Home to famous landmarks such as Big Ben and the Tower of London, the skyline is about as iconic as they come. Watch the changing of the guard at Buckingham Palace or see the ancient sculptures at the British Museum - England’s capital is bursting with history.

    Big Ben, London

    Day 1

    London - Hotel Stay

    Today you’ll fly to London where you’ll stay for two nights in a hotel. Home to famous landmarks such as Big Ben and the Tower of London, the skyline is about as iconic as they come. Watch the changing of the guard at Buckingham Palace or see the ancient sculptures at the British Museum - England’s capital is bursting with history.

  • Day 3

    Winchester - Highclere Castle Gala Dinner

    Today you’ll travel to Winchester where this evening you’ll experience an amazing evening of dining and entertainment in the magnificent surroundings of Highclere Castle. Your evening begins with a drinks and canape reception in the beautiful surroundings of the Saloon, before sitting down to an exquisite dinner encased in the opulent surroundings of the Library.

    Saloon, Highclere Castle

    Day 3

    Winchester - Highclere Castle Gala Dinner

    Today you’ll travel to Winchester where this evening you’ll experience an amazing evening of dining and entertainment in the magnificent surroundings of Highclere Castle. Your evening begins with a drinks and canape reception in the beautiful surroundings of the Saloon, before sitting down to an exquisite dinner encased in the opulent surroundings of the Library.

  • Day 4

    Southampton (UK) - Embark Queen Victoria

    Today you’ll embark the elegant Queen Victoria for your Norwegian fjords and Baltic cruise. Even before you board this beautiful ship you’ll note the trademark black and red livery which, together with her sleek modern design, immediately sets the theme of proud cruising heritage married with innovative features for today’s cruise guests.

    Queen Victoria

    Day 4

    Southampton (UK) - Embark Queen Victoria

    Today you’ll embark the elegant Queen Victoria for your Norwegian fjords and Baltic cruise. Even before you board this beautiful ship you’ll note the trademark black and red livery which, together with her sleek modern design, immediately sets the theme of proud cruising heritage married with innovative features for today’s cruise guests.

  • Days 5 - 6

    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 5

    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 7

    Olden

    Located at the mouth of the Oldeelva River, Olden is a small, peaceful town at the end of the Nordfjord. Surrounded by the stunning scenery of emerald lakes and cascading waterfalls, Olden also acts as a gateway to numerous activities including boating in the glacier-fed waters of Oldevatnet Lake.

    Sognefjord, Olden

    Day 7

    Olden

    Located at the mouth of the Oldeelva River, Olden is a small, peaceful town at the end of the Nordfjord. Surrounded by the stunning scenery of emerald lakes and cascading waterfalls, Olden also acts as a gateway to numerous activities including boating in the glacier-fed waters of Oldevatnet Lake.

  • Day 8

    Alesund

    Located amidst the fjords and mountains and peppered with Art Nouveau architecture and fairytale turrets, it’s no surprise that Alesund is frequently considered one of the most beautiful cities in Norway. As well as its outstanding natural beauty, the city is the cultural epicentre of the region and host to many festivals throughout the world.

    Aerial View of Alesund

    Day 8

    Alesund

    Located amidst the fjords and mountains and peppered with Art Nouveau architecture and fairytale turrets, it’s no surprise that Alesund is frequently considered one of the most beautiful cities in Norway. As well as its outstanding natural beauty, the city is the cultural epicentre of the region and host to many festivals throughout the world.

  • Day 9

    At Sea

    Queen Victoria 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 Chart Room; toast friends in the Champagne Bar; and dance the night away in Hemispheres.

    Dance the Night Away

    Day 9

    At Sea

    Queen Victoria 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 Chart Room; toast friends in the Champagne Bar; and dance the night away in Hemispheres.

  • Day 10

    Akureyri

    Call at Iceland’s second city, Akureyri, with dramatic landscapes and the opportunity to whale watch in the expansive Eyjafjörður fjord - don’t miss the beautiful Waterfall of the Gods. There’s also an array of cafes restaurants and galleries to enjoy in this small but buzzing city.

    Waterfall of the Gods, Iceland

    Day 10

    Akureyri

    Call at Iceland’s second city, Akureyri, with dramatic landscapes and the opportunity to whale watch in the expansive Eyjafjörður fjord - don’t miss the beautiful Waterfall of the Gods. There’s also an array of cafes restaurants and galleries to enjoy in this small but buzzing city.

  • Day 11

    Isafjordur

    Isafjordur is the largest town in the Westfjords peninsula, a charming jumble of tin and timber buildings surrounded by soaring peaks and deep fjords. Take a stroll around the Westfjords Heritage Museum and discover the town’s maritime history.

    Isafjordur

    Day 11

    Isafjordur

    Isafjordur is the largest town in the Westfjords peninsula, a charming jumble of tin and timber buildings surrounded by soaring peaks and deep fjords. Take a stroll around the Westfjords Heritage Museum and discover the town’s maritime history.

  • Day 12

    Reykjavik

    Iceland’s liveliest city buzzes with quirky buildings, exquisite design, captivating art, creative people, delectable culinary fare and electric nightlife. A trip to Reykjavik won’t be complete without a journey to the beautiful countryside or a day trip to the teal thermal waters of the world-famous Blue Lagoon.

    Blue Lagoon, Reykjavik

    Day 12

    Reykjavik

    Iceland’s liveliest city buzzes with quirky buildings, exquisite design, captivating art, creative people, delectable culinary fare and electric nightlife. A trip to Reykjavik won’t be complete without a journey to the beautiful countryside or a day trip to the teal thermal waters of the world-famous Blue Lagoon.

  • Day 13

    Reykjavik

    Reykjavik is a city of contrasts – a cosmopolitan capital but with a small town feel; vibrant and modern yet full of historic charm. Take time to stroll amongst the quirky, colourful buildings; explore the galleries and cafes or take a dip in one of the many geothermal pools and spas.

    Lake Tjornin, Reykjavik

    Day 13

    Reykjavik

    Reykjavik is a city of contrasts – a cosmopolitan capital but with a small town feel; vibrant and modern yet full of historic charm. Take time to stroll amongst the quirky, colourful buildings; explore the galleries and cafes or take a dip in one of the many geothermal pools and spas.

  • Day 14

    At Sea

    Your day on board the Queen Victoria 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 spa; joining in with Book Club to browsing the Royal Arcade.

    Relax in the Spa

    Day 14

    At Sea

    Your day on board the Queen Victoria 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 spa; joining in with Book Club to browsing the Royal Arcade.

  • Day 15

    Stornoway

    The main town on the Isle of Lewis, Stornoway also acts as a gateway to Lewis and Harris. Explore the dramatic and diverse island landscape of rugged coastline and sandy beaches, discover rich Gaelic culture and uncover the historical heritage of this charming harbour town.

    Lews Castle, Stornoway

    Day 15

    Stornoway

    The main town on the Isle of Lewis, Stornoway also acts as a gateway to Lewis and Harris. Explore the dramatic and diverse island landscape of rugged coastline and sandy beaches, discover rich Gaelic culture and uncover the historical heritage of this charming harbour town.

  • Days 16 - 18

    At Sea

    Enjoy a few days at sea to relax in your luxurious surroundings, during which you could take the opportunity to explore the Library. You could also attend one of the entertaining presentations from famous faces from the arts, industry and beyond or attend a workshop on topics from watercolour classes to fencing.

    Queen Victoria Library

    Day 16

    At Sea

    Enjoy a few days at sea to relax in your luxurious surroundings, during which you could take the opportunity to explore the Library. You could also attend one of the entertaining presentations from famous faces from the arts, industry and beyond or attend a workshop on topics from watercolour classes to fencing.

  • Day 19

    Southampton

    A maritime city on England’s South Coast, Southampton also acts as the gateway to stunning countryside including the picturesque New Forest. Historic Stonehenge, the cathedral city of Salisbury and England’s cosmopolitan capital, London, are also within easy reach.

    Ocean Village Marina, Southampton

    Day 19

    Southampton

    A maritime city on England’s South Coast, Southampton also acts as the gateway to stunning countryside including the picturesque New Forest. Historic Stonehenge, the cathedral city of Salisbury and England’s cosmopolitan capital, London, are also within easy reach.

  • Day 20

    Hamburg

    Germany’s second-largest city, Hamburg possesses a maritime spirit which is highlighted throughout the city. Spend an evening exploring the fischmarkt in St Pauli, visit Hamburger Kunsthalle which showcases a plethora of artwork or settle into a musical concert at the Elbphilharmonie.

    Hamburg Town Hall

    Day 20

    Hamburg

    Germany’s second-largest city, Hamburg possesses a maritime spirit which is highlighted throughout the city. Spend an evening exploring the fischmarkt in St Pauli, visit Hamburger Kunsthalle which showcases a plethora of artwork or settle into a musical concert at the Elbphilharmonie.

  • Day 21

    At Sea

    Queen Victoria 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 Chart Room; toast friends in the Champagne Bar; and dance the night away in Hemispheres.

    Champagne Bar

    Day 21

    At Sea

    Queen Victoria 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 Chart Room; toast friends in the Champagne Bar; and dance the night away in Hemispheres.

  • Day 22

    Copenhagen

    From Viking treasures to royal palaces, there’s plenty of history to explore in Copenhagen but the city is also very progressive; with ambitious plans to be a carbon neutral city, more bicycles than people and stylish, modern architecture. It has an exciting restaurant scene with 15 Michelin starred restaurants.

    Nyhavn Pier, Copenhagen

    Day 22

    Copenhagen

    From Viking treasures to royal palaces, there’s plenty of history to explore in Copenhagen but the city is also very progressive; with ambitious plans to be a carbon neutral city, more bicycles than people and stylish, modern architecture. It has an exciting restaurant scene with 15 Michelin starred restaurants.

  • Days 23 - 24

    At Sea

    Dining on board Queen Victoria is heralded as some of the very best at sea. Alongside Cunard favourites like the Britannia Restaurant, for a small supplement you can enjoy themed dining experiences like Lotus for delicious Asian cuisine or Smokehouse which offers an American – influenced menu.

    Britannia Restaurant

    Day 23

    At Sea

    Dining on board Queen Victoria is heralded as some of the very best at sea. Alongside Cunard favourites like the Britannia Restaurant, for a small supplement you can enjoy themed dining experiences like Lotus for delicious Asian cuisine or Smokehouse which offers an American – influenced menu.

  • Day 25

    Tallinn

    The capital of Estonia, Tallinn is an atmospheric city located on the Baltic Sea. Take time to admire the beautiful Old Town, one of the best preserved medieval cities in Northern Europe and designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1997; or head to Kadriorg where you’ll find the Kadriorg palace and art museum surrounded by a beautiful manicured park.

    Building Tops, Tallinn

    Day 25

    Tallinn

    The capital of Estonia, Tallinn is an atmospheric city located on the Baltic Sea. Take time to admire the beautiful Old Town, one of the best preserved medieval cities in Northern Europe and designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1997; or head to Kadriorg where you’ll find the Kadriorg palace and art museum surrounded by a beautiful manicured park.

  • Day 26

    St Petersburg

    Located on the Baltic Sea, St Petersburg offers grand architecture, atmospheric canals and the opportunity to experience one of Russia’s ‘white nights’, when the sun barely slips below the horizon. Here you’ll enjoy an overnight in port to explore more of the city.

    Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, St Petersburg

    Day 26

    St Petersburg

    Located on the Baltic Sea, St Petersburg offers grand architecture, atmospheric canals and the opportunity to experience one of Russia’s ‘white nights’, when the sun barely slips below the horizon. Here you’ll enjoy an overnight in port to explore more of the city.

  • Day 27

    St Petersburg

    The former imperial capital of Russia remains the cultural hub of Russia with venues such as the historic Mariinsky Theatre hosting opera and ballet, and the State Russian Museum; home to one of the best collections of Russian art in the world.

    Grand Cascade, St Petersburg

    Day 27

    St Petersburg

    The former imperial capital of Russia remains the cultural hub of Russia with venues such as the historic Mariinsky Theatre hosting opera and ballet, and the State Russian Museum; home to one of the best collections of Russian art in the world.

  • Day 28

    At Sea

    The older sister of the Queen Elizabeth, Queen Victoria shares many of the same endearing qualities which keep loyal Cunard fans returning to the ship time and time again. Unwind in the spa, take afternoon tea, soak up to the sun on deck or shop in the Royal Arcade.

    Grand Lobby, Queen Victoria

    Day 28

    At Sea

    The older sister of the Queen Elizabeth, Queen Victoria shares many of the same endearing qualities which keep loyal Cunard fans returning to the ship time and time again. Unwind in the spa, take afternoon tea, soak up to the sun on deck or shop in the Royal Arcade.

  • Day 29

    Kiel

    A port city on Germany’s Baltic coast, Kiel suffered catastrophic bombing during World War 2. Today it boasts a grand harbour, the Kiel Canal (the world’s busiest artificial waterway) and an array of interesting museums.

    Kiel at Sunset

    Day 29

    Kiel

    A port city on Germany’s Baltic coast, Kiel suffered catastrophic bombing during World War 2. Today it boasts a grand harbour, the Kiel Canal (the world’s busiest artificial waterway) and an array of interesting museums.

  • Day 30

    Gothenburg

    A beautiful coastal Scandinavian city, Gothenburg is Sweden’s second city. Those interested in photography and art should head to the Gothenburg Museum of Art, housing art by Edvard Munch and Carl Larsson, while fish lovers will revel in the amazing array of seafood and fish on offer including delicious oysters, shrimp and langoustine.

    Canal in Gothenburg

    Day 30

    Gothenburg

    A beautiful coastal Scandinavian city, Gothenburg is Sweden’s second city. Those interested in photography and art should head to the Gothenburg Museum of Art, housing art by Edvard Munch and Carl Larsson, while fish lovers will revel in the amazing array of seafood and fish on offer including delicious oysters, shrimp and langoustine.

  • Day 31

    At Sea

    Enjoy a final day at sea to indulge in the delights of Queen Victoria. If the weather’s fine then head up to the outdoor games deck where you can enjoy a spot of croquet, shuffleboard, hoopla, deck quoits and paddle tennis.

    Deck Games

    Day 31

    At Sea

    Enjoy a final day at sea to indulge in the delights of Queen Victoria. If the weather’s fine then head up to the outdoor games deck where you can enjoy a spot of croquet, shuffleboard, hoopla, deck quoits and paddle tennis.

  • Day 32

    Southampton (UK)

    Today you’ll disembark Queen Victoria in Southampton for your flight home.

    Disembark your Ship

    Day 32

    Southampton (UK)

    Today you’ll disembark Queen Victoria in Southampton for your flight home.

Queen Victoria

There’s something distinctly refined and regal about a Cunard cruise and the beautiful Queen Victoria certainly upholds the fine traditions of this luxury line. Even before you board this beautiful ship you’ll note the trademark black and red livery which, together with her sleek modern design, immediately sets the theme of proud cruising heritage married with innovative features for today’s cruise guests. From her plush, elegantly decorated public rooms to her gourmet dining and luxurious, spacious cabins, Queen Victoria exudes class. The range of options for high-quality entertainment and enrichment, as well as serene relaxation make for the cruise holiday of a lifetime.

Key Facts

Entered service: 01/12/2007

Number of Decks: 12

Passenger Capacity: 1,997

Total Crew: 981

Number of Cabins: 1,007

Wheelchair Accessible Cabins: Yes

Number of Pools: 2

Number of Restaurants: 3

Kids Club: Yes

Formal Nights: 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
Inside
$11,999 pp
Outside
$13,499 pp
Balcony
$14,999 pp
Grill Suite
$24,999 pp