"I wish I could tell you about the
South Pacific. The way it actually was.
The endless ocean. The infinite specks
of coral we called islands. Coconut palms
nodding gracefully toward the ocean.
Reefs upon which waves broke into spray,
and inner lagoons, lovely beyond description.
I wish I could tell you about the sweating
jungle, the full moon rising behind the
"There was another island! Bali Ha'i
was an island of the sea,
a jewel of the vast ocean. It was small.
Like a jewel, it could be perceived
in one loving glance. It was neat."
The legendary Cunard ship Queen Victoria leaves Southampton for its annual world cruise on January 5, and returning on May 5, 2017. During this thrilling 120-night circuit you discover the Amazon, vibrant cities and Chile’s glaciers in South America, then three Pacific isles. Australia and New Zealand, Samoa and Hawaii guide you to a string of US visits either side of a Panama Canal transit. You may join the cruise in Fort Lauderdale on January 16 and disembark in San Francisco on April 3 or Los Angeles on April 6.
Ports of call of this 120 day cruise are Hamilton, Fort Lauderdale, Barbados, Manaus, Santarem, Rio de Janeiro, Montevideo, Buenos Aires, Punta Arenas, Valparaiso, Papeete, Bora Bora, Nuku'Alofa, Auckland, Sydney, Melbourne, Dunedin, Wellington, Apia, Honolulu, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Puerto Queztal, Panama Canal, Aruba, Grand Cayman, Fort Lauderdale, Port Canaveral, Charleston, Hamilton, Ponta Delgada, and many delightful anchor points and cruise-bys.