Cunard Line is one of the world’s oldest cruise lines and has been creating elegant and exciting cruise trips for decades. The ships are designed to be spacious and offer a sophisticated luxury cruising experience. While it has one of the youngest fleets in the cruise industry, nothing is left to chance. Cunard Line offers unique shore excursions, numerous onboard activities, and a friendly ambiance to have a memorable cruise.
The ships take pride in their fresh seafood dishes and you will enjoy the succulent, mouth-watering dishes presented artistically at each meal. If that was not enough, you can have champagne for breakfast. You will be spoiled for choices by their extensive wine list.
Cunard World Cruise 2024 offers unique itineraries for travelers and believes in providing guests with a traditional cruise experience. You can enjoy live performances by artists to keep you enthralled or learn something new in the workshops that the ships host regularly during the voyage. There is something for everyone when they choose to sail aboard a Cunard Cruise Line ship.
Cunard’s fleet has a number of handicap accessible staterooms and welcomes passenger with limited mobility. However, Cunard does not provide wheelchairs or scooters to use onboard, so you must bring your own. You must also be booked into a wheelchair accessible stateroom if you choose to bring your mobility device onboard. As always, please discuss any accessibility issues or concerns you may have with your cruise consultant.
Guests boarding Cunard ships that have mobility disabilities will be met at the cruise terminal by specified members of the Mobility Assistance Team to show them to their stateroom.
Hotels Stays and Transfers
If a Cunard passenger has booked a pre- or post-cruise hotel stay through the cruise line, the cruise line will ensure they have access to an adapted hotel room.
All Cunard ships feature staterooms with wide doorways and extra floor space for wheelchair accessibility. Bathrooms feature grab rails, raised toilet seats and pull-down shower seats if requested.
Cunard offers a visual alert system, textphones, and even infra-red hearing support in theaters and lounges.
Cunard offers dining menus, programs and safety information in large print. The emergency information is also available in Braille, along with Braille cabin numbers, elevator buttons, etc.
Dogs that have been specially trained to aid those with disabilities will be accepted aboard Cunard ships, assuming they have documentation from Assistance Dogs International or International Guide Dog Federation.
Accessible Shore Excursions
For those who use a wheelchair full time or will be unable to board a bus, Cunard Line provides a separate shore excursion guide with information on accessible excursions that may be available.
Using refined ingredients and sophisticated techniques, the chefs working on Cunard Line’s ocean liners offer magnificent cuisine that will leave you stuffed every night. The food is complimented by classic service.
The most formal of all of Cunard’s restaurants, the Queens Grill offers an a la carte menu with items such as Roast Loin of Venison and Chateaubriand. The Queens Grill is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, but only to passengers in Grills Suites.
The Princess Grill is a stately restaurant where you can expect great service, and great conversation. The Princess Grill is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, but only to passengers in Grills Suites.
Framed with an elegant staircase, the Britannia Restaurant has menus created by Jean-Marie Zimmermann, Cunard Line’s Global Ambassador. This restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
If you are booked in a Britannia Club Balcony you can dine in the exclusive Britannia Club restaurant. This fantastic restaurant is designed with an art deco influence.
Experience exquisite French cuisine in this dining room that harkens back to the original Queen Elizabeth and the royalty and celebrities that dined onboard.
Open 24-hours a day, you’ll always find a delicious treat at Cunard’s Lido Restaurant. In the morning and afternoon the Lido Restaurant offers buffet style dining, and at night the venue transforms into one of three restaurants: Asado, which emulates South American cooking; Aztec, which offers Mexican specialties and Jasmine which has Pan-Asian cuisine.
Experience true British tradition when you have afternoon tea complete with finger sandwiches, scones and light live music played in the background.
On the Queen Mary 2 you can indulge in the creations of renowned American chef and restaurateur Todd English. This intimate restaurant requires reservations.
A casual buffet style restaurant on the Queen Mary 2 by day, at night this venue can turn into one of four venues: Lotus, which serves Asian cuisine; the Carvery, which serves British-style carved roasts; La Piazza, an Italian restaurant; or the Chef’s Galley where chefs reveal culinary secrets.
The Golden Lion is a truly British pub where you can try the cottage pie or the fish and chips and get an authentic taste for British pub fare.
A dinner where the Queen Elizabeth’s executive chef hosts an extravagant menu with expertly paired wine.
A relaxing lounge serving simple breakfast and light lunch options, the Carinthia Lounge is a great place to put your feet up, dive into a good book or share a drink with new friends.
Enjoy an al fresco lunch at the Boardwalk Cafe, where you can satisfy your craving for a little backyard barbecue with freshly grilled burgers.
Cunard Line offers multiple ways to enjoy the gourmet chocolates of Godiva, including Sir Samuel's and Godiva at the Chart Room (see more below).
Master Chocolatiers from Godiva bring tantalizing truffles, delicious macaroons and other delicacies to Cunard passengers on Queen Mary II. Leather furniture and gourmet coffees and teas are also available at Sir Samuel's.
A complete collection of gourmet Godiva chocolates is located on Deck 2 of Queen Victoria, or at any time via room service.
With a variety of choices and a literal world of destinations, a beverage package on your Cunard cruise will take all the worry out of enjoying your extended cruise.
Music, movies and theater await you when the sun sets over your luxurious Cunard Line ocean liner. The variety of nighttime activities will keep you busy exploring.
Catch Cunard’s string quartet as they play during the afternoon tea service in the Queens Room and at the Royal Night Theme Balls.
Delight in a Shakespearian drama or bouncy musical in this elegant theater complete with balcony boxes. This is also the place to catch a first run movie as a screen drops to convert the stage into a screen.
Enjoy listening to a singer or someone tickling the ivories in this fully stocked bar with great views.
Boogie down to the rhythm of the night at this fun space that is decked out in nautical gear - even the dance floor is shaped like a compass.
A formal gala ball where the men wear tuxes and the sweeping orchestra plays. Cunard’s Royal Night Theme Balls are the perfect way to spend an evening at sea.
The Garden Lounge, which is modeled after Kew Gardens, transforms itself into a Supper Club where you can experience live music and dancing under the stars.
Get a front row seat as a jazz band wails away on their trumpets, basses and saxophones.
Cunard’s two-level G32 nightclub features a party band and a DJ for unforgettable fun. Some nights even have a theme, like Saturday Night Fever or Eighties.
Show off those pipes when you take on a classic at Cunard’s karaoke.
Each night at Cunard’s Golden Lion you can get trivial with the nightly pub quiz.
The largest dance floor at sea is just waiting for you to step up. From the foxtrot to the waltz - it’s all in fine form on Cunard’s Queens Room dance floor.
Try up to seven different kinds of champagne at this bar, where the champagne is served in Waterford crystal flutes.
Swing, swing, swing to the big band at this nightclub with a glass domed roof. A DJ is also spinning here for some more contemporary dance music.
Enjoy learning from some of the world’s most interesting novelists, scientists, actors and historians as they host insightful discussions on their areas of expertise.
Guests are invited to the Book Club where the ships’ librarians lead discussions of popular books while onboard.
Cunard’s state-of-the-art computer lab is a place where you can go to stay connected or to take a computer class.
The royal arcade/Mayfair shops have plenty of stores to peruse and you can also stop in the bookshop for an interesting piece of literature and thoughtful souvenirs.
Onboard, Cunard has artifacts of their impressive history including pictures of the royalty and celebrities that have sailed on their ships.
Get in a game of tennis or just get active on the sports court. The promenade deck allows you to get in a brisk walk each day.
Shuffleboard and quoits tournaments will make you connect with the golden age of cruising.
Relax with a game of croquet or paddle tennis on the lush garden atmosphere of Cunard’s Games Deck.
While you cruise, pick up a few new steps like the lindy hop or jitterbug at a dance class.
With its British heritage, Cunard provides an authentic afternoon tea complete with orchestra and finger sandwiches.
Enjoy a fun afternoon garden party with refreshments and beautiful vistas.
Cunard’s RADA Acting Workshops, which are led by actors from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts, offer fun and easy acting lessons.
Choose from 51 courses when you practice your swing on Cunard’s golfing simulator.
The Queen Mary 2 is the only ship with a full-scale planetarium. Check out the extraterrestrial views in one of the daily shows.
On the Queen Victoria you can cruise with sword in hand as you learn the Olympic sport of fencing.
Enjoy a classic film, perhaps featuring a star that once sailed onboard one of Cunard’s exquisite ocean liners.
Take a walk through maritime history as you stroll through the halls and corridors of your Cunard ship. From namesake Samuel Cunard's first voyage up to the current fleet, discover the history of Cunard Line.
Shop tops brands in luxury at the Mayfair Shops. Luxury jewelry, high fashion and simple souvenirs can all be found at these extraordinary shops.
Art lover? Go shop for your new favorite piece at Clarendon Fine Art. Featuring renowned artists and the latest in up-and-comers, all pieces purchased here can be shipped worldwide.
Cunard has what they call White Star Service, which means they plan and work to exceed expectations. This is related to Cunard’s history with the luxurious ocean liners of the early 1900s. You can expect a staff that’s ready to serve you with a smile and answer any question you might have.
Hone your body on your sailing with a delightful spa treatment or by keeping fit and working up a sweat at one of Cunard Line’s fitness classes or in the gym.
Cunard’s Royal Spa will please all your senses as you enjoy a relaxing massage or cleansing facial.
The renowned Canyon Ranch runs the spa on the Queen Mary 2 where you can get a variety of services from a Rasul Ceremony to an Ayurvedic experience.
Each of Cunard’s ocean liners has at least two pools and a variety of whirlpools.
Workout on your own at the ship’s gym. The facility has up-to-date machines and equipment for a full workout.
While onboard, get in an extra workout with a yoga class on deck, or a spinning or aerobics class in the gym.
Every once in a while Cunard Line will host themed cruises which include special activities, speakers and exclusive shore excursions.
On select sailings, Cunard welcomes Eric Getten, the commercial director from Domaines Barons de Rothschild, onboard their ships to lecture about wine and host several wine themed events. There is also a tutored tasting on the wines from the Rothschild’s vineyards.
Many travelers spend very little time in their staterooms while on a cruise, what with all the enriching activities and interesting ports, but it’s nice to know you have a truly delightful room to retire to at the end of a busy day aboard a Cunard voyage.
Luxuriate in a stateroom made for royalty. These suites include butler and concierge service, exclusive seating at the Queens Grill and you get to choose amongst a myriad of pillows and duvet covers.
Relax in your Princess Grill Suite, which comes complete with a bottle of wine and fresh strawberries to celebrate your voyage. Each night you’ll get a tasty chocolate treat on your pillow for turn down service.
Enjoy a beautiful view when you sail with Cunard in a stately Club Balcony room. Staying in the Club Balcony entitles you to dinner in the acclaimed Brittania Club restaurant along with a bon voyage bottle of wine.
With a comfortable bed, a beautiful view and access to 24-hour room service you’ll have to push yourself to leave your balcony stateroom every day.
Your beautiful oceanview stateroom comes complete with a refrigerator, safe and a hair dryer along with a plush bathrobe and slippers.
After spending hours cavorting around the ship, going from activity to activity and meal to meal, it’s nice to know you can come back to a comfortable retreat in your elegantly appointed inside stateroom.
Cunard welcomes children six months and older on most sailings, but ups the age to one year for Transatlantic, Transpacific, Iceland and World Voyages. There is a full children’s programme with activities supervised throughout the day and group supervision during the evenings for children aged 2 to 17.
Stocked with books, crafts, puzzles and toys, the Play Zone is a popular spot for children ages 2 to 7 onboard.
Children aged 8 to 12 will find lots of competitions and activities to join in on at Cunard’s Kids Zone venue.
A hangout for the 13 to 17 year olds onboard, this is the place for pizza parties, discos and table tennis tournaments.
This is a supervised facility open from 6 to 11 p.m. for children ages 1 to 2.