A password will be e-mailed to you.

Just to get you started, a few ship stats; 1,187ft long;  208ft wide; 225,000 gross tons; 24 guest elevators; 22 knots cruising speed; max pax capacity 6,296; crew, 2,165.

Is it a ship or a theme park or a shopping mall or a gigantic film set? Six hours after boarding, I’m not sure – all of the above. It’s impressive, overwhelming and “totally awesome” – the most overheard comment so far. Sixteen passenger decks, a Central park complete with live trees and plants, a Boardwalk (which our cabin overlooks), two decks of pools and more bars and restaurants than you can count – it’s utterly mind-blowing. We will set sail at 9pm, by which time we’ll be tucking into dinner in the three-deck Adagio restaurant, beneath what must be the biggest chandelier in any ship (or public space anywhere, come to that) in the world. Stay tuned …

SPONSORED

Readers' Choice Awards

Settle in for a luxury voyage as you sail from Sydney to Singapore on board Cunard’s elegant Queen Elizabeth.

Free flight and hotel stay

In Sydney, you’ll embark the exquisite Queen Elizabeth. Stunning accommodation and the most exceptional fine dining you’ll ever experience at sea are just some of this ship’s glamorous delights. Settle into your luxury surroundings as you set sail for Singapore, discovering a wealth of captivating destinations along the way.