You cannot ask for a better start to a 30-night holiday of a lifetime – beautiful Barcelona buzzing with life and fun.

You will spend two nights in the city famed for its Gaudi buildings and the iconic, unfinished Sagrada Famillia Cathedral. Lose yourself in the bustling cultural hub of La Rambla, peppered with eateries and street performers, then walk the warren of cobbled streets and shaded courtyards in the historic Gothic Quarter.

Sacred Heart of Jesus at Mount Tibidabo, Barcelona, Spain.

Following your fun-filled stay, you will embark the regal Queen Elizabeth, one of Cunard’s elegant ocean liners as she sets sail on an unforgettable voyage taking in the treasures of the Mediterranean, Arabia, the Suez Canal and Asia before your cruise ends in Fremantle, Perth.

Imagine Holidays has put together this exotic 30-night holiday adventure with prices starting from $5499 per person including two nights stay in a five-star hotel in Barcelona departing 8 October this year.

To book, call Imagine Holidays on (02) 7254 2124 or click here for more details.

The majestic Queen Elizabeth is often associated with the golden era of sailing with fine dining, dazzling entertainment, ballroom dancing in the Queen’s Room and afternoon tea served by white-gloved waiters.

Queen Elizabeth

In between attending glittering Broadway musicals and classical recital performances, you can also learn how to paint, enjoy yoga, play lawn bowls on deck or simply chill out at the whirlpool.

During your 28-night voyage you will explore Crete, Greece’s largest island, dip your toes in Souda Bay’s beaches and stop for coffee at charming fishing towns.

Marvel at the world’s largest swing bridge as you sail through the historic, 193-km Suez Canal, an engineering feat that connects the Mediterranean Sea with the Red Sea.

In Egypt, take in the wonders of Luxor, an open-air museum filled with historical treasures. Take time to explore the magnificent ancient ruins of tombs and palaces in the glorious city of god Amun-Ra and admire the Pharonic tombs in the Valley of Kings and Queens.

Back onboard, make sure you sip a cocktail or two at the alluring Commodore Club overlooking the ship’s bow for some amazing views as the sun sets over the sparkling ocean. If you are jazz lover, head to the Yacht Club for some live jazz music, followed by a resident DJ and dance band playing late into the night.

In Oman, be charmed by Salalah, a city brimming with natural wonders and astounding architecture. Taste its luscious figs which are grown in abundance while exploring the Al Mughsayl blow holes.

Queen Elizabeth is renowned for its refined service and sense of occasion. Don’t miss its signature ritual of afternoon tea, served daily in the Queens Room by white-gloved waiters – and for a decadent treat, combine this with a chilled glass of bubbles.

In Sri Lanka, wander the streets of colourful Colombo to admire the colonial architecture built by the Portuguese and British, as well as the glinting statues of gold Buddhas gazing serenely over the water. Visit Colombo’s biggest market for some souvenir hunting.

Singapore’s cityscape and Marina Bay Sands

You will spoilt for choice when deciding where to dine in the evenings from the beautifully appointed Queens Grill, classic cuisine at Steakhouse at The Verandah or a more relaxed dining experience on the open deck at The Lido.

When Queen Elizabeth sails into sunny Singapore, you will carried away by the gleaming futuristic skyscrapers interspersed with centuries-old Buddhist and Hindu temples. Explore the vibrant hawker food stalls in Chinatown, Little India and visit the spectacular Supertrees at Gardens by the Bay.

In Indonesia, immerse yourself in Java’s traditional art forms, puppetry and shadow dancing at the Wayang Museum. In Bali, known as the Island of Gods, enjoy the sight of terraced rice paddies, soaring mystical volcanoes and thousands of Hindu temples.

Pura Ulun Danu Bratan temple in Bali, indonesia.

After three glorious days at sea, you will arrive in Fremantle, Perth where you will disembark filled with wonderful memories to share with family and friends.

In summary, your holiday will include:

  • 28 night full board cruise onboard the Queen Elizabeth
  • Two night five-star hotel stay in Barcelona with breakfast
  • All flights and taxes.

To book, call Imagine Holidays on (02) 7254 2124 or click here for more details.

* Savings are based on booking an Inside Cabin.

T&Cs apply.