No other ship has ever offered quite the enticing range of activities and delights from which to fill your day. Browse the wares of fashionable boutiques like Hermes and Swarovski in the Mayfair Shops. Attend a seminar by distinguished experts through our Cultural Enrichment Programme, or a dramatic performance with actors from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London. Cunard ConneXionsSM, our academy at sea, presents computer classes, writing workshops, and other enlightening offerings, while the only Canyon Ranch SpaClub® at sea provides luxurious treatments that will reinvigorate your body and spirit. There's the largest Library at sea and the Planetarium, state-of-the-art workout facilities and refreshing swimming pools.
But don't forget you are sailing, for some of the most memorable times will be those times on deck, spent reading, talking with other guests, or simply watching the sea pass by.
Indulge in a truly British tradition. White-gloved waiters serve fresh scones with cream, finger sandwiches and premium tea in the Queens Room; you can also enjoy a full tea on our Promenade Deck*, served each afternoon from our classic tea trolley.
The Art Gallery features originals and lithographs by great 20th century masters such as Dali, Chagall, Erte and Picasso, as well as renowned contemporary artists such as Alexandra Nechita, Howard Behrens, Martiros and Bill Mack among others. Our knowledgeable Art Director is available to provide information about the artists and the pieces during regular gallery hours and during preview sessions prior to the art auctions.
Step onto the dance floor of the opulent Queens Room and with help from dance professionals brush up the basic moves or perfect your waltz, tango or samba.
The Cunard Book Club offers the opportunity for thought-provoking literary discussions among our guests each voyage. Book Club selections will change quarterly and are reflective of the interests of each ship’s passengers; selections for Queen Mary 2's Club will be drawn from the New York Times’ best-sellers list. Depending on the length of the voyage, one or more Book Club meetings will be scheduled. Passengers can check the ship’s Daily Programme for details about the Book Club selection and meeting time. Each Book Club meeting will be led by the ship's Librarian, who will provide a short history of the author and lead the discussion. For those who wish to participate on their voyage but haven't yet read the selection, multiple copies of the book will be available at the ships’ library, as well as for purchase at the book store.
Note: Speakers are subject to change without notice.
Shop at the beautiful bookstore and souvenir shop, specialising in nautical literature, posters, postcards, collectibles, and memorabilia. Many voyages feature book signings by renowned authors and lecturers onboard.
Make new friends over a fun game of cards, a Scrabble skirmish or a classic puzzle - all available each day in beautiful oceanview galleries along Deck 2.
With 21 computers available for guests use, you’re sure to stay connected during your voyage. A charge will be made for internet & email usage. Plus, 14 WiFi Hotspots are available in public rooms and areas throughout the ship.
With Cultural Enrichment Programme, you can dabble in any number of topical issues presented by trendsetters in fashion, music and the arts, by historians and scientists, by leading chefs, college professors and top diplomats. Join a class ranging from computers to wine appreciation, foreign languages to photography.
Note: Speakers are subject to change without notice.
Step into the Monte Carlo-inspired Empire Casino that offers a full variety of opportunities to tempt Lady Luck - 13 Gaming Tables, over 120 slot machines, even video poker. Also here is the convenient Casino Bar.
Take a virtual ride into outer space, view the stars and other visual spectacles or take a course on celestial navigation in Illuminations, Queen Mary 2's full-scale planetarium. It also functions as a grand cinema, a 500-seat lecture hall and even a broadcasting studio.
Linger over more than 8,000 books, at the largest Library at sea. Ask our Librarian to help you find your favourite authors, from Tolstoy to Jackie Collins.
This unique exhibition located throughout the ship's corridors and stairwells unveil Cunard Line's proud history from Samuel Cunard's first venture across the Atlantic in 1840 to the building of Queen Mary 2.
Enjoy fine shopping from top boutiques and brands such as Harrods, H. Stern's, Chopard, Hermes and more – from voyage souvenirs to exquisite jewellery and high fashion.
Enjoy a first-run feature each afternoon and evening in Illuminations. You'll also find a selection of movies throughout the day on our in-room television.
Attend stimulating lectures by leading authors and experts on topics that range from monarchy to modern art through the Cultural Enrichment Programme, our unique "academy at sea.
Time is probably the most appealing feature about taking a leisurely Transatlantic Crossing. The time to pursue your special interests. Best-selling authors? Global issues?
Cunard are proud to offer the Cultural Enrichment Programme, which presents talks, seminars and discussions including a fusion of cultural trends from both sides of the Atlantic.
See a play or join in a workshop with graduates of London's acclaimed Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.
The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA), established in 1904 is the most famous classical acting school in the United Kingdom, and one of the most respected academies in the world. Its alumni include many of the great names of both yesterday and today - Sir John Gielgud, Vivienne Leigh, Anthony Hopkins, Ralph Fiennes, Alan Rickman, Juliet Stevenson, Peter O'Toole, Kenneth Branagh, Glenda Jackson, Joan Collins and many more.