Cunard has announced new voyages sailing for their entire fleet, including Queen Anne’s arrival in Australia.

She will be the newest ship from the line. And her launch date is set for June this year in Liverpool.

Queen Anne will visit Australia on her world cruise. She’ll call at ports like Darwin, Whitsunday Islands, Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide.

The world cruise will depart on January 11, 2026 from Southhampton which will also visit the South Pacific and the Middle East. There will be overnight calls in Singapore, Hong Kong and Sydney.  

Australians can also book segments of Queen Anne‘s World Voyage departing from or ending in Sydney.

Over the four ships, there will be 300 new voyages that visit 70 countries. Included in the new program are 37 overnight port calls and 66 late-evening departures.

There will be five maiden calls for the fleet in Kona, Hawaii; Roatan, Honduras; Dakar, Senegal; Miami, Florida and Molde, Norway.

The Queen Mary 2 will also be sailing on her world voyage at the same time as Queen Anne.

Queen Elizabeth on the other hand, will sail around the Caribbean on 33 voyages from Miami. Her itineraries will include calls to San Juan, Puerto Rico, Jamaica, Honduras, and more.

Katie McAlister, President of Cunard, said: “We are incredibly excited to have both Queen Anne and Queen Mary 2 offer full World Voyages in 2026. We are so thrilled that our guests will, for the first time, have the opportunity to transit the Panama Canal on Queen Mary 2.”

Queen Anne

Cunard’s newest ship will visit 102 unique ports with 23 maiden calls including Phuket, Thailand; Cape Town, South Africa; Marseilles, France; and many more. From French vineyards to the African plains, Queen Anne’s new voyages allow guests to explore the world while enjoying the thoughtful interiors and distinctive touches of this contemporary deco-designed ship.

Queen Anne Itinerary Highlights:

Norway and North Cape, 14 nights (H616)

Experience Norway’s fjords, coastal towns, and the Arctic charm of the north as guests visit ports such as Honningsvag and picturesque Tromso on this charming Norwegian adventure.

Queen Mary 2

The world’s only ocean liner will sail a full World Voyage as well as her signature Transatlantic Crossings, Caribbean, and Canada/New England itineraries. Voyages range from two to 109 nights with 15 overnight calls in cities such as Los Angeles, San Francisco, Reykjavik, Québec City, Sydney, and more. Not just Australian ports such as Sydney, Brisbane, and Darwin are part of her itinerary but also Bay of Islands, Auckland, and Tauranga in New Zealand.

Queen Mary 2 Itinerary Highlights:

Eastbound Transatlantic Crossing, 7 nights (M622)

Departing from New York on September 13, 2026, Cunard’s signature voyage offers uninterrupted days at sea to unplug and recharge from modern life while relaxing amidst in the waters of the North Atlantic.

Southampton to Sydney, 51 nights (M603G)

Guests will visit Hawaii, French Polynesia, and New Zealand on this itinerary from Southampton on January 11, 2026. During the voyage, Queen Mary 2 will transit the Panama Canal for the first time – a history-making moment – before visiting New York, San Francisco, Kona, then crossing the International Date Line before reaching Auckland and Sydney.

Cunard in New York
Cunard in New York

Queen Victoria

Queen Victoria will spend most of her time exploring the Mediterranean, savouring the relaxed island life of Mykonos, Corsica, and Palma de Mallorca, with additional voyages in the Atlantic Islands and Norway. The ship will visit 73 unique destinations with overnight calls in Istanbul, Funchal Madeira, Amsterdam, Narvik, and more.

Queen Victoria Itinerary Highlights:

Italy, France and Spain, 14 nights (V612)

Departing June 15, 2026, guests will sail from Barcelona to Rome to experience the culture and beauty of France, Italy, and Spain including the charming Provencal Toulon and Tuscany’s Livorno, home to exceptional Renaissance architecture, and Dalt Vila, Ibiza’s UNESCO-listed old town.

Queen Elizabeth

Queen Elizabeth will sail new Caribbean voyages, from September 2025 until April 2026, ranging from nine to 21 nights. The ship is primed for sunny adventures and will visit ancient ruins, centuries-old rum distilleries, and pristine beaches with port calls in Barbados, Saint Lucia, Jamaica, and other alluring destinations. She’ll also offer voyages from Seattle or San Francisco which transit through the iconic Panama Canal.

Queen Elizabeth Itinerary Highlights:

Eastern Caribbean, 12 nights (Q533)

This November 2025 voyage out of Miami will visit picturesque ports fringed with unspoiled beaches and palm trees. Guests will immerse themselves in Puerto Rico’s vibrant culture, Antigua’s colourful streets, and the wonderous marine life in St. Lucia.

Multi-Ship Back-to-Backs

For adventurous guests who want to experience three ships in one journey, there are multiple opportunities to sample three Cunard Queens back-to-back. One option departs from Seattle, when Queen Elizabeth sails a 21-night voyage transiting the Panama Canal via a call in Los Angeles.

After a connecting flight to New York from Miami, guests will join Queen Mary 2 for a Transatlantic Crossing to Southampton.

From there, guests can board Queen Victoria for a 13-night voyage to the Atlantic Islands and Azores that includes an overnight in Funchal, Madeira, and a chance to see gothic-style churches in Ponta Delgada and Porto’s decoratively tiled buildings before returning to Southampton, where the three Queens voyage comes to an end.

Cunard’s World Voyages and World Voyage segments, sailing from September 2025 to January 2027, are available for World Club members to book at 1pm on March 5, 2024.

All new voyages are available for World Club members to book starting at 1pm on March 6, 2024. All voyages are on sale to the general public from 1pm on March 7, 2024.

Click here to find out more information on Queen Anne in Australia.