Exploring the World with Queen Anne: The 2026 World Voyage

Cunard’s Queen Anne is setting the stage for a groundbreaking journey in 2026, marking its maiden east-west World Voyage. This grand adventure weaves through iconic destinations across Europe, the Middle East, Asia, Australasia, and South Africa. Designed to captivate the international traveller, Queen Anne’s itinerary promises a voyage of balanced pace, distinctive port visits, and a commitment to reducing carbon emissions, all while complementing Queen Mary 2’s Western Circumnavigation.


A Tapestry of Global Wonders

From the lush vineyards of France to the majestic Norwegian fjords, from the vast African plains to the vibrant islands of Asia, Queen Anne’s 2026 World Voyage is an invitation to explore the globe’s most breathtaking sights. The ship is a sanctuary of beauty, with interiors that capture the essence of luxury and attention to detail, ensuring every moment on board is unforgettable. Her breathtaking interiors take inspiration from Cunard’s past, but you’ll discover a modern yet timeless ship.

Whether basking in the Midnight Sun at the North Cape or crossing continents over 108 nights, every day promises a new adventure. Imagine sipping rum punch on a sun-kissed beach in Réunion, delving into the gem-coloured crater lakes from Ponta Delgada, or witnessing a total solar eclipse in La Coruña. The voyage is not just about the destinations but the accompanying experiences.

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Ports of Call and Beyond

The Queen Anne’s itinerary boasts overnight stays in ports that span the globe: Rotterdam, Haifa, Dubai, Singapore, Hong Kong, Sydney, Melbourne, Zeebrugge, Reykjavik, Oslo, and Ponta Delgada. Additionally, the voyage features late evening departures from several ports, including Colombo, Langkawi, Fremantle, Port Elizabeth, Cape Town, and many others, allowing guests more time to explore each destination.

Travellers will journey from Hong Kong, travelling through Sydney and Perth towards Cape Town. The voyage will include stops in the Philippines and Indonesia, along with a brief exploration of Australia, before proceeding to South Africa and ultimately arriving in Southampton. 

A highlight in Queen Anne’s 2026 world voyage is its exploration of South Africa, with the itinerary featuring stops in Durban on April 8th, Port Elizabeth on the 10th, and Cape Town on the 12th. This world cruise sector also offers South African travellers a unique opportunity to begin an international cruising adventure right from their homeland, making it a particularly enticing option for those looking to explore the world from the comfort of South African shores.  

A Journey of Endless Possibilities

Cunard’s Queen Anne promises more than just a voyage; it offers a gateway to new horizons and memories that will linger long after the journey ends. Imagine lounging on the deck, the ocean stretching to infinity, all while enjoying the impeccable White Star Service that Cunard is renowned for. 

The 2026 World Voyage aboard Queen Anne is an odyssey of discovery, adventure, and luxury. Whether you’re looking for the thrill of exploration or the serenity of sea days, this world cruise promises to fulfil every wanderlust dream. 

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