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World Academy on Queen Anne: New Zealand, South Africa and Beyond

Program No. 24691RJ
On an epic voyage on board Cunard’s Queen Anne, explore over 20 countries across five continents on a learning adventure you’ll never forget!

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At a Glance

Are you ready to travel around the world on one unforgettable learning adventure? Our World Academy voyage on board Cunard’s Queen Anne awaits, with 102 days of exploration and education! Beginning in New York City, journey to the Panama Canal, Pearl Harbor, and more as you sail towards your final port in Southampton. Time at sea allows you access to our expert instructors who will lead lectures and discussions exclusive for Road Scholars. There’s no end to what you’ll discover and the friendships you’ll make during this epic voyage!
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Walking and standing for up to three hours a day; some uneven terrain; walking up stairs unassisted, getting in and out of motor coaches.

What You'll Learn

  • Explore some of Australia’s greatest landmarks, including the Sydney Opera House, Bondi and the Great Barrier Reef.
  • Transit the Panama Canal, a maritime engineering marvel.
  • Discover the Rainbow Nation South Africa, with an extended stay in the Garden City Cape Town.
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298 Meals
101 Breakfasts
99 Lunches
98 Dinners
The following choices may be available when requested in advance: Gluten Free, Vegetarian, Low Fat, Low Salt
Lodgings may differ by date. Select a date to see the lodgings specific to that date.
Showing Lodging For:
Jan 17, 2025 - Apr 28, 2025
  • Jan 17, 2025 - Apr 28, 2025
  • Jan 17, 2025 - Apr 28, 2025
1 night
Location: Manhattan, New York
The Hotel Riu Plaza New York Times Square is located in New York City's renowned "Restaurant Row" surrounded by Broadway's most famous theaters and a few steps from Times Square.
99 nights
Location: Valencia
Join Queen Anne for her maiden world voyage. Discover a ship that is modern yet timeless, offering exciting new experiences as well as Cunard's much-loved signature venues.
1 night
Location: Middlesex
This award-winning Radisson is not your typical airport hotel. Beautifully and ornately decorated with plentiful restaurant offerings and hotel services. Conveniently located near Heathrow Airport, the hotel is close to London, Windsor Castle, Hampton Court and Legoland.

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