Celebrity Guests, Talks & Workshops 

Australia's Garden Journey

Australia's Garden Journey.from $1,799.00pp

Departs Melbourne | Queen Elizabeth | Celebrity Guests | Talks & Workshops 

Nine leading gardening experts and well-known personalities such as Graham Ross,  Jamie Durie and Angus Stewart will join this special seven-night 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. Just to name a few.

Queen Elizabeth’s renowned entertainment program will have a green twist with guests having the opportunity to take part in a range of on board activities and hands-on workshops like gardening trivia, special craft classes and lessons in cooking from your garden.

Visiting the popular ports of Adelaide, Hobart and Port Arthur guests will be able to join bespoke shore tours taking in beautiful gardens in each city amongst other local activities and sight-seeing options.

Life on board.

Cunard ships are a world unto their own; with the freedom to do as much (or as little) as you please. Sunbathe by the pool, join a guided gin tasting, or dance late into the night. You’ll be amazed at how much there is to experience.

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Inclusions

  • All-day gourmet dining
  • Select Beverages
  • Tipping & Taxes

Itinerary

Day 1 Saturday, February 4, 2023, Melbourne, Australia Embark 6:00 PM

For those with a little more time to spend in Melbourne, there are many easy day trips to enjoy beyond the city limits by guided tour or with a hire car. Not even an hour from Melbourne, you’ll find Australia’s best-preserved steam train Puffing Billy - the historic railway puffs through the leafy Dandenong Ranges. The Mornington Peninsula offers first-rate wineries, local cuisine, and both bay and ocean beaches. To get up close with native fauna, a trip to Healesville Sanctuary will give you a fix - the beautiful, bushland-set sanctuary gives you the chance to cosy up with koalas, kangaroos and wombats as well as lesser-known Australian animals. Read more about Melbourne, Australia

Day 2 Sunday, February 5, 2023, At Sea
Day 3 Monday, February 6, 2023, Adelaide, Australia 8:00 AM 5:00 PM

The Port Adelaide Passenger Terminal is 22 km from Adelaide city centre. Access is via a vehicle drop-off zone, or a 200 m walk to Outer Harbour railway station. Park cars nearby, but note there is no long-term parking. Adelaide is an architecturally planned city, set beside the River Torrens between the Adelaide Hills and the Gulf St Vincent. Read more about Adelaide, Australia

Day 4 Tuesday, February 7, 2023, At Sea
Day 5 Wednesday, February 8, 2023, Hobart, Australia 10:00 AM 9:00 PM

Take a stroll along the waterfront and enjoy the view of the river lined with sailing boats, whilst admiring the sandstone architecture warehouses throughout the city centre. Make your way through the iconic and most visited Salamanca market which operates every Saturday showcasing Tasmania’s local artisans, designers and producers. Heading west of the city centre, Mount Wellington is a spectacular site to visit and one not to be missed! Take a tour or a scenic drive up to the summit and stroll along historic walking trails. Read more about Hobart, Australia

Day 6 Thursday, February 9, 2023, Port Arthur, Australia 8:00 AM 6:00 PM

Take time to experience the scenery, the stunning and almost deserted beaches, bushwalking trails and sea cliffs of the area. The most famous destination is the Historic Site where visitors may take a guided tour to Point Puer, the site of the first boys' reformatory in the British Empire. Here they were given some basic education and taught trade skills. Another museum shows written records, tools, clothing and other curiosities from convict times. Read more about Port Arthur, Australia

Day 7 Friday, February 10, 2023, At Sea
Day 8 Saturday, February 11, 2023, Melbourne, Australia 7:00 AM Disembark

Terms

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^Specialty restaurants - nominal charges may apply.

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