The best local Cunard cruises for 2022 & 2023

Cunard Queen Elizabeth

For lovers of traditional cruises, nobody does it better than Cunard. The classic style of the three Queens and that classy almost Art Deco feel on board takes you back to a time of glamour, movie stars and a pace of travel that was so much more enjoyable.

Cunard make no compromise to service on board. Their luxury product is definitely not dated, fitting well in to today’s wants and needs of the luxury traveller looking for a more elegant way to cruise.

Cunard Queen Elizabeth will return to our shores for summer 2022/23 with a range of wonderful voyages that are sure to appeal to the Kiwi traveller.

Here are a selection of our favourite local voyages, plus additional savings and bonus opportunities when you book with Hoot Cruises by 31 August 2021 during our Great Cunard Sale

Cunard Gardeners Voyage
Cunard Australia's Gardening Journey

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 7 night 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 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. 
Book by 24 August 21
Get a Free Upgrade to Balcony Stateroom,
Free Onboard Spending Money
Instant Online Savings
Pay only 5% Deposit.
Balcony Rooms from $2358 per person

A Taste of Cunard
This short mini break offers the perfect taste of Cunard in a 5 night sample voyage cruising from Auckland 22 February 2023, via the Bay of Islands to Melbourne. This relaxing voyage allows you time to sample the luxury amenities onboard Queen Elizabeth and enjoy a fascinating range of enrichment lectures and world class shows. Be sure to sample the legendary Cunard Afternoon Tea and our personal favourite is a traditional English Pub lunch at the Golden Lion. We have just 10 Staterooms available on this unique voyage, get in quick for your choice of room
Book by 24 August 2021
Get up to $120pp instant saving
Free Onboard Spending Money
Pay only 5% Deposit

Luxury New Zealand Coastal Voyage
A classic New Zealand coastal voyage departing Melbourne 14 February 2023 offering a spectacular 8 night luxury journey through to Auckland. Visit the scenic wonders of Fiordland & Milford Sound, plus stops at Port Chalmers for Dunedin, Lyttelton for Christchurch and a full day in Wellington before arriving in Auckland where you will disembark. Optional Cunard shore excursions are available to pre-book at each destination
Book by 24 August 21
Get up to $200pp instant saving
Up to US$760 Free Spending Money per room,
Pay only 5% Deposit

Cunard Australia Circumnavigation. Set sail from Sydney 15 November 2022. This 28 night round trip voyage takes in the absolute best of coastal Australia. Our HOOT Cruises team are happy to assist you with connecting flights from New Zealand. Grab an Exclusive HOOT Promo Fares starting from $9566 per person share twin PLUS Include Free Onboard Spending Money per room, available on selected stateroom grades, while space lasts
Book by 24 August 21
Enjoy instant savings
Up to US$400 Free Onboard Spending Money per room
Pay Only 5% Deposit

Make up for lost travel time and see the world on the way with this luxury Cunard voyage from Auckland through to Singapore. Queen Elizabeth will cruise out of Auckland on 22 February 2023 for a 23 night leisurely voyage to Singapore. This is an amazing opportunity to cruise via Australia’s scenic southern and western coastlines. Talk to our team for post cruise options in Singapore and flights back to New Zealand or onward flights to Europe.
Book by 24 August 21
Get a Balcony upgrade,
Instant Online Savings
Up to US$400 Free Onboard Spending Money per room
Balcony Rooms from $6875 per person share twin

For more of our great Cunard Cruises including Europe, Alaska and Japan check out our Cunard Great deals page
All Cunard Bookings over 5 nights in duration made 09 – 24 August will qualify for our special reduced deposit of just 5% and Bonus Onboard Spending Money per room

About Cunard Queen Elizabeth
Queen Elizabeth offers an uncrowded world where spacious decks set the perfect backdrop for you to savour a flawless Cunard experience. Immerse yourself in endless entertainment, luxurious accommodation and an array of dining choices to suit every taste.
We love her art deco features and gleaming chandeliers which blend with contemporary attractions to ensure a remarkable holiday. Enjoy croquet or Paddle Tennis on her Games Deck, stunning entertainment in her Royal Court Theatre or relax in her elegant conservatory. The choice is yours!

Pack your finery as the Cunard Gala Evenings are legendary and don’t forget your dancing shoes as Queen Elizabeth features a fully sprung ballroom at sea complete with its own dance band.

Fully Vaccinated? Find out how to get “cruise ready” and request an official New Zealand Ministry of health COVID vaccination certificate Click here for details

If you have a Cunard Future Cruise Credit? Please talk to our HOOT Cruises team and we can advise if you can allocate your Future Cruise credit direct to your new Cunard bookingBook by 31 August 2021 to lock in the Balcony Upgrade promotion & additional extras

HOOT Tip! You can hold a “No Payment Option” on any of the above Cunard cruises on our web site. This is perfect to give you a no pressure timeline to finalise your trip plans with the rest of the family, knowing you have your fare and cabin choice locked in. With the Cunard Balcony Upgrade Sale fares we can usually hold a no obligation option for you for at least 3 days

It’s easy to Book your cruise online with HOOT Cruises and if you have any questions, feel free to talk to our friendly Hoot Cruise Champions, we are happy to help! FreePhone: 0800 99 44 88

Just quote your AA SmartFuel or AA Membership Card Number at the time of cruise payment for 20c per lite savings at the pump! This discount will be applied to your AA SmartFuel account within 48 hours of final payment. T&C apply

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*Fares are cruise only, per person, in 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. 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. +Stateroom upgrade offer is available based on the upgrade cost between the lead Inside to lead Balcony twin stateroom, top Club Balcony to lead Princess Grill, and top Princess Grill to lead Queens Grill where applicable. Discount based on comparison to fare launched into market December 2019, November 2020 and March 2021. We are currently assessing enhanced health and safety protocols in light of Covid-19 and looking at how these may affect your voyage. Our actual cruise offerings may vary from the descriptions provided and images displayed throughout the website. Offer ends 31 August 2021, 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 1.1% surcharge for Visa and Mastercard and a 2.3% surcharge for AMEX applies to direct bookings made through our call centre and website. There is no charge for debit card payments. Whilst all information is correct at the time of publication, offers are subject to change. Please check with Cunard at the time of booking. Travel agents may charge additional fees – check with your travel agent.
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