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Embark the regal Queen Mary 2 for a luxury cruise through the Caribbean and around the coast of South America before you discover Iguazu Falls and Christ the Redeemer during two fully escorted tours.

The most magnificent ocean liner ever built, you begin your holiday by embarking Queen Mary 2 and set sail for the magical sights of the Caribbean. Embrace the electricity of the Big Apple, relax on the powder white beaches of the Virgin Islands, immerse yourself in the bustling markets of Barbados before you arrive in the vibrant roar of South America. Explore the vibrant city of Rio de Janeiro where you’ll enjoy an escorted tour to the iconic Christ the Redeemer statue and embrace panoramic views across the city and surrounding scenery as your guide points out some of the city’s greatest landmarks. Next, you’ll fly to the magnificent Iguazu Falls for a walking tour. Hear the thunderous roar of the largest waterfall system in the world as you stand on the numerous viewing platforms that will fully immerse you in its shimmering mist.

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Your Itinerary

DAY 1 | 10 Jan
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Southampton - Embark Queen Mary 2

You will commence your journey in Southampton where you’ll board the majestic Queen Mary 2. A spectacular ship whose very essence, from grand design to final flourishes, harks back to the grand old ocean liners of the golden age of travel.

DAY 2 - 8 | 11 - 17 Jan
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At Sea

From morning to night you’ll be spoilt for choice with activities and entertainment options on board. Take afternoon tea in the Queens Room, which at night turns into the largest dance floor at sea, or enjoy an evening at Illuminations, a luxury 3D cinema, a planetarium and a classical music venue.

DAY 9 | 18 Jan
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New York

Welcome to the awe-inspiring sights of the Big Apple! With icons from popular culture at every turn, New York is the perfect place to enjoy an activity packed break. From the Statue of Liberty and the neon lights of Broadway to Fifth Avenue's Museum Mile and Central Park's peaceful walkways; the Big Apple is awash with things to see and do. Whether you’re here for shopping, food, culture or entertainment, we guarantee you won’t be disappointed by this much talked about city.

DAY 10 - 12 | 19 - 21 Jan
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At Sea

Your hardest decision may be what to do next during these three days at sea. Dance lessons, Insight presentations, deck games, theatre productions or cookery demonstrations? Or you could choose to relax and unwind in the large spa, complete with treatment rooms, saunas and pool.

DAY 13 | 22 Jan
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St Thomas

St Thomas is a bustling port set in a backdrop of lush mountains and surrounded by stunning beaches. The town is busy with tourists all shopping in the duty-free shops and enjoying the vibrant atmosphere. However, this island is not just for those wanting to relax on the beach or hit the town to shop. Take the Skyride 700 feet above the city or climb the famous 99 Charlotte Amalie steps for unparallel views across the Caribbean.

DAY 14 | 23 Jan
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If you want to experience the ‘undiscovered’ Caribbean, cruise to the unspoiled British Virgin island of Tortola; ‘Turtle Dove’ in Spanish. Be welcomed by the breathtaking sights of powder white beaches, lush, green coated mountains and azure blue waters. Spend some time on the remote sands or head to Main Street, home to a colourful crafts market and you will also find some of the loveliest and least crowded beaches in the Caribbean.

DAY 15 | 24 Jan
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At Sea

Find world-class entertainment, an on board planetarium, as well as the Canyon Ranch SpaClub and famous speakers from the arts and beyond to entertain you on your voyage. In keeping with Cunard’s luxurious and refined service you can also enjoy daily traditional afternoon tea served by white-gloved waiters in the magnificent Queens Room, accompanied by the gentle strains of the live orchestra.

DAY 16 | 25 Jan
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Lying some 40 miles off Venezuela, Curaçao boasts a landscape that is dramatic, stark, and volcanic. In contrast, Willemstad, the capital, seems like a cosy Dutch haven with its neat row houses so you can lie back and bask beneath sunny skies cooled by the trade winds or stroll around the bright pastel houses or enjoy the stunning floating market for your shopping fix.

DAY 17 | 26 Jan
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At Sea

Queen Mary 2 offers an array of elegant bars and lounges to suit every mood – during the day, sip coffee and indulge in Godiva’s chocolate in Sir Samuel’s; enjoy pre-dinner drinks in the Carinthia Lounge; toast friends in the Champagne Bar; and dance the night away in the Chart Room.

DAY 18 | 27 Jan
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The historic French Quarter of this colourful Caribbean city is full of beautiful wooden buildings and the botanical gardens are a great place to relax amongst the green fields. Visit the picturesque Emerald Pool for a dip in the water, or pick up some bargains at the tropical fruit market.

DAY 19 | 28 Jan
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Castries (St Lucia)

Cruise to a land that still seethes, especially at Soufriere, said to be the world's only drive-in volcano. Castries, sits snuggly in a sheltered bay. Check out the local market on Jeremie Street, explore Derek Walcott Square (named for the Nobel-winning poet), or spend some time on Vigie Beach.

DAY 20 | 29 Jan
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Bridgetown (Barbados)

Bridgetown or ‘Little England’ as it is refereed to, is a stunning island surrounded by beautiful white sandy beaches and sparkling waters. This little gem fell under the hands of the British and their influence can be seen through the many Anglian churches and driving on left. However, since its independence the island has regained a lot of its Caribbean culture. The island boasts lush tropical foliage and spectacular vistas with the Natural Wonders and Harrison Caves offering sights of immense beauty.

DAY 21 - 26 | 30 - 4 Feb
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At Sea

Whether you enjoy taking part in sport or watching it, you’ll find plenty of opportunities on board. Queen Mary 2’s Games Deck offers a refined area to enjoy paddle tennis, table tennis, and shuffleboard or you could try a gentle putt in the mini-golf range. Alternatively, you’ll find a great atmosphere in the Golden Lion pub to watch live sports.

DAY 27 | 5 Feb
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Take in Salvador’s brightly-coloured colonial buildings, vast plazas and baroque churches as well as its beautiful beaches. This hotspot of music and culture has a vibrant Afro-Brazilian culture, a legacy of its colonial heritage, and has festivals throughout the year where the whole town moves to the rhythm of beating drums.

DAY 28 - 29 | 6 - 7 Feb
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At Sea

Today you’ll have a final couple of days at sea to enjoy all the luxurious surroundings and enriching activities offered on board Queen Mary 2. If you fancy doing a little shopping, explore some of the boutiques centred around the ship’s magnificent Grand Lobby or for some quiet time, head to the largest library at sea, with over 8,000 books and magazines to keep you entertained.

DAY 30 | 8 Feb
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Santos (São Paulo) - Disembark Queen Mary 2 and Rio de Janeiro Hotel Stay

You’ll fly to Rio de Janeiro, the colourful carnival city that moves to an infectious beat. Rio deserves its nickname of the marvellous city, with its spectacular natural setting nestled between the mountains and the sea and fringed with crescent-shaped golden beaches. Embrace beach life on Ipanema or Copacabana, enjoy the views from the top of Sugarloaf Mountain and come evening, sip on a caipirinha watching the sun set across the bay.

DAY 31 | 9 Feb
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Rio de Janeiro - Hotel Stay and Tour

Today you’ll embark on a fully escorted tour which takes in two of the city’s most iconic sights, you’ll hop aboard a cog train to the top of Corcovado Mountain, through the lush Tijuca rain forest to the foot of the towering Christ the Redeemer statue. From this point you’ll enjoy panoramic views across the city and surrounding countryside as your guide points out some of the city’s greatest landmarks.

DAY 32 | 10 Feb
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Iguazu Falls - Hotel Stay

Surrounded by tropical rainforest where colourful toucans reside, you’ll be accompanied by the distant roar of one of the most spectacular waterfalls in the world. You’ll get to experience the Iguazu Falls from both the Brazilian and Argentinian sides and get right up close to this magnificent spectacle, comprised of more than 275 falls, the tallest of which towers more than 82 metres high.

DAY 33 | 11 Feb
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Iguazu Falls - Hotel Stay and Tour

Begin your Iguazu Falls tour with a visit to the Brazilian side. As you walk along the catwalks, take in incredible panoramic views of all 275 waterfalls – it’s the perfect way to complete your photo collection of this stunning natural wonder.

DAY 34 | 12 Feb
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Iguazu Falls - Hotel Stay and Tour

Today you’ll explore the Argentinian side of the falls during a walking tour. Starting at The Devil’s Throat, you’ll stroll along the catwalk through rainforest teeming with colourful toucans to the large balconies located on the edge of falls. The Higher Path offers breath-taking scenery from the clifftops while the Lower Path gives a great view of the rapids and falls lower down.

DAY 35 | 13 Feb
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Buenos Aires - Hotel Stay

Buenos Aires is the charming capital of Argentina, where passionate tango is danced in the cobbled streets. During your hotel stay, you’ll relish the opportunity to indulge in the magic of tango, which originated here, during a dinner and tango show at Café de los Angelitos. With temperatures averaging a pleasant 21°C, you can soak up the best of South America in comfort. This colourful city is full of history, culture and natural beauty. Visitors love the friendly atmosphere, the historic museums, galleries and monuments. With acres of parks and woods you can relax in, street entertainers and fantastic restaurants, you’ll feel welcome the moment you arrive.

Queen Mary 2


Quite simply, the Queen Mary 2 is the most magnificent ocean liner ever built, so, a fabulous cruise holiday on this wonderful ship is an experience of a lifetime. Cunard have incorporated the very latest in modern facilities, entertainment and enrichment opportunities into a ship radiating the opulence, charm and glamour of cruising’s Golden Era. Your fine dining options include several-course gourmet delights with classy touches like Wedgewood china and Waterford crystal. Be entertained by lavish musical shows, dance in the largest ballroom at sea with a superb resident orchestra, and with four marvellous pool areas for relaxation, this wonderful ship has everything you could possibly want for the most marvellous time at sea.

Great places to visit+-

Queens Room

Head here for traditional afternoon tea or to dance the night away at one of the glamorous balls.

On Deck

Take part in Cunard’s traditional games of shuffleboard and deck quoits. Challenge friends or join in one of the organised tournaments.

Commodore Club

Enjoy a signature cocktail as you sail towards the horizon or try the Martini Mixology or Whisky Tasting classes.


Entered Service: 12/01/2004

Number of Decks: 12

Passenger Capacity: 2,620

Total Crew: 1,253

Number of Cabins: 1,276

Wheelchair Accessible Cabins: Yes

Number of Pools: 5

Number of Restaurants: 4

Formal Nights: Yes

Kids Club: Yes

CALL TO BOOK: 0800 840 5824