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Africa Queen Elizabeth Africa Cruise Reviews

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1-10 of 9 Africa Queen Elizabeth Africa Cruise Reviews


Interesting but nothing made me want to return to Cunard exclusiviely

Review for Queen Elizabeth to Africa

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elizabethcruiser

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

Chose this cruise as it meant i did not have to fly home after visiting South Africa. Embarkation was very good in Capetown, Cabin seemed a bit smaller than other lines (balcony). Very impressed with all the seating areas that were available and they were not closed for half the day.for art auctions. Did expect a bigger menu range at the dining room, and did find the gravy on what seemed all ...
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Sail Date: January 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony


Boring cruise and food. Ice cream machine was the highlight..

Review for Queen Elizabeth to Africa

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trijamis

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

Ship was top notch but passenger atmosphere was lacking. Cruise dedicated to older seniors and ship was more like a retirement village with the entertainment to suit this demographic. Definitely not suited to a single traveler even though I am older. Things did improve when Australians embarked in Fremantle. I did not eat at the Brittanica Restaurant because I prefer to eat when I feel like it and ...
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Sail Date: January 2019

Cabin Type: Oceanview


My Fair Ladies!

Review for Queen Elizabeth to Africa

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jaxgang

10+ Cruises

Age 80s

ON the face of it not a lot seemed to have changed on the Queen Elizabeth since we last sailed on her seven years ago…and vowed never to do so again after the ship’s truly unforgettable inaugural voyage to the Caribbean. Roy Walker, star of the “Comedians” and “Catchphrase,” was still the biggest name performing in the Royal Court Theatre at night, a retired law enforcement officer was giving ...
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Sail Date: January 2019


Think again Cunard. You are not as good as you like to think.

Review for Queen Elizabeth to Africa

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avrilnerja

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

I rated the cruise good because it took us where we wanted to go; the ship itself is good; the public areas, including the pool areas not at all crowded; the restaurants and staff were good and friendly BUT all this is let down by the most abysmal administration and organisation. From first boarding nothing that required any kind of intelligent organisation was done well. Some examples ...
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Sail Date: January 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony


Not as good as it should be

Review for Queen Elizabeth to Africa

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RobertStodel

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

This cruise was a fun way to get to our holiday in South Africa as it went from Southampton to Cape Town. The cabin, public rooms, lectures and art gallery were all great. We were travelling in Queens Grill and were presented with wonderful menus but the food that came from the kitchen (as opposed to being cooked at the table) arrived dry. We complained twice but nothing changed, I suspect ...
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Sail Date: January 2019

Cabin Type: Queens Suite


Complacent Cunard

Review for Queen Elizabeth to Africa

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Fairplay

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

We chose this cruise as an opportunity to visit some places we’d never seen and get away from a grey British winter. Cunard has a problem. They seem to be massively popular with the over 75s but leave the ‘younger pensioner’ wondering whether they really care. The entertainment is poor, comedians that have struggled to leave 1973 behind, lectures about the lives of singers my Nan adored (and ...
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Sail Date: January 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony


Good but room for improvement

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geoffstravels

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

The cruise was chosen as a means of picking up the Oceania Nautica in Cape Town. This review does not try to compare the small premium Oceania ship with the four/ five star QE. We have traveled with the Queen Victoria previously. Comparing our previous Cunard experience there were noticeable differences. Menus have been seriously reduced. There was always something to our liking and it was ...
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Sail Date: January 2019

Cabin Type: Deluxe Inside


Beautiful ship. Clean and well maintained. Crew needs to learn how to smile

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Beamerdog

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

Took easiest and most comfortable way to meet Oceania Nautica in Cape Town. Excellent port calls. Better than flying. 5* Art Deco furnishings. 3* service. Staff does not smile and does not greet guests unless guest talks first. Service seemed to be a burden on crew. Our cabin steward was the exception. Smaller than Phone booth size showers drove many to use showers in the fitness center. Balcony ...
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Sail Date: January 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony


Disaster. Trading on a bygone era and name that no longer exist.

Review for Queen Elizabeth to Africa

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MerleyandFreddy

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

This cruise was a treat for a special occasion. All of Cunard's advertising exudes 'Luxury and Glamour'. We did not know that we had paid all that money to join the last leg of around the world cruise for a 'don't care home'!! Our checkin and boarding was a disaster as we were checked into the room I had booked, but in some one else's name! We subsequently were hawked about a couple of floors ...
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Sail Date: April 2018

Cabin Type: Balcony


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