Monday 5th of February 2018 until Thursday 22nd of February 2018
San Francisco to Auckland aboard Cunard's "Queen Elizabeth" - 17 Nights from $5407 per person.
Queen Elizabeth offers passengers the chance to experience the classic world voyage, a western circumnavigation of the globe featuring a transit of the iconic Panama Canal. This voyage offers a once-in-a-lifetime array of some of the world’s greatest cities: Passengers will sail under the Golden Gate Bridge, glide gracefully past the Sydney Opera House, spend a day travelling through Japan’s breathtaking Inland Sea and gaze upon majestic Table Mountain as the ship approaches Cape Town.
Highlights of this cruise:
San Francisco is a bustling cosmopolitan city in California, surrounded by water on three sides. It is a spectacular city, with many world-famous steep hills offering incredible views of the Bay and is full of major attractions and landmarks.
San Francisco is often classed as one of the top tourist destinations in the world with top attractions such as the San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz island - which was once the most notorious prison in the world, Pier 39 on Fisherman's Wharf - a lively bay area with numerous shops, arcades, seafood restaurants, cafés, fairground rides, ocean views and its own colony of sea lions, Lombard Street - probably the world's most bendy street, and the famous San Francisco cable cars, which provide cheap and easy access to the whole of San Francisco.
Honolulu is the capital city of Oahu and is the cultural, industrial, commercial, and governmental center of Hawaii, with Waikiki Beach the epicenter of the tourist industry. It is a thriving world-class city, with nearly one million people in its metropolitan area Oahu is the most popular of the Hawaiian Islands and it’s easy to understand why – there’s so much to do on Oahu!
With Waikiki as a central hub, you can explore the legendary North Shore of Oahu one day, and spend the next day on the east side snorkeling at Hanauma Bay, a protected marine sanctuary with tons of colorful fish. Oahu offers just the right amount of diversity for the adventurous as well as the cautious visitor. Thrill seekers can skydive at Mokuleia while daydreamers can relax peacefully on the beach. Exquisite dining and exciting nightlife also entice people to Oahu again and again.
Tahiti is the largest of the Polynesian islands with its population most concentrated in Papeete which is a major shipping crossroad located on Tahiti's northwest corner.
Shopping-lovers will enjoy Papeete's chic shops, busy municipal market, waterfront area and lively mix of French, Polynesian, and Chinese cultures. Its suburbs sprawl up the mountains overlooking the city for miles along the coast in both directions.
The interior of the island offers splendid and unforgettable opportunities for hiking or safari 4x4 excursions, with impressive waterfalls, archeological sites, grottos and more.
Auckland is located on the north island of New Zealand, situated between two magnificent harbours, the Waitemata and the Manukau. It is the largest city in NZ and is often referred to as the ‘City of Sails’ due to the large number of yachts which travel in its waters.
Auckland city has a great range of shops including designer boutiques, markets and stalls. It is also home to many fine galleries and museums including the Auckland Museum and the Auckland City Art Gallery. Restaurants in the waterfront suburbs such as Mission Bay or St Heliers and the inner city specialise in local seafood delicacies. There are also a number of attractive public gardens and reserves surrounding the city.
The large Polynesian population in Auckalnd include Maori, Samoan, Cook Island and Tongan people whom all contribute to the city's vibrant culture. Local markets and churches in particular provide an insight to the local cultures.
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