Onboard Entertainment & Activities

Onboard Entertainment & Activities

Daytime activities

Dance lessons (included)

Our famous dance classes will help you perfect your moves, no matter what your previous knowledge is. Whether you're a beginner or just want to perfect your dance moves, you'll love the variety of dance classes offered here. Applies to cruises of 7 nights or more. Classes are taught by two instructors and include ballroom, latin and line dancing. Try out new steps at night right in the Queens Room illuminated by the beautiful chandelier.

Games on deck (included)

A wide range of games is waiting for you on our spacious decks. Enjoy the feeling of freedom and joie de vivre and have fun playing paddle tennis, croquet or bowls on the Queen Elizabeth. Golfers also get their chance on the Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth. Traditional games such as deck-quoits or shuffleboard are also offered - challenge your friends to an exciting game.

Pools (included)

Regardless of the ship, choose one of the numerous pools and whirlpools and refresh yourself in the cool water. 2 outdoor pools are available on the Queen Mary 2: The Pavilion Pool with retractable roof allows water fun in any weather. In addition, there is the Minnows Pool for children next to the luxurious Spa Pool. In addition to the two spacious outdoor pools on the Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth, they also offer a hydrotherapy pool in the spa area.  

Portrait-Studio (for a fee)

Would you like to capture the moments of your vacation? Then feel free to contact our photographers who are available on board. On the Queen Mary 2 and Queen Elizabeth you can book a private photo shoot for a very special moment.

Art (included) 

We also offer numerous activities for those interested in art: From watercolor classes (available on all cruises on full days at sea), to lectures, to seminars and discussions led by well-known artists and art historians. Would you rather look at works by artists? No problem, feel free to browse the Clarendon Fine Art Gallery and purchase a new piece to take home.  

Information and additional offers (included)

Interesting Insights talks are also offered on board, led by well-known faces. Whether famous writers, scientists, researchers or politicians - in any case, the conversations and topics in a small and private setting will broaden your horizons and make you reflect. At the RADA workshop on the Queen Mary 2, for example, you can discover your skills as an actor:in or improve your computer and iPad skills with our i-Study enrichment program.

Planetarium (included) 

Take a seat in the world's largest planetarium at sea and go on a journey through the solar system and learn to navigate by the stars. As a luxurious 3D cinema, the "Illuminations" offers a stage for classical music, concerts and lectures in addition to exciting, scientific and natural history films. Up to four shows are offered per day. 

Classical concerts (included)

Classical concerts are offered daily on board. New compositions and talented guest musicians will delight you with a varied program during the trip.

Unconfessional service (included)

On Sundays, an unconfessional service is offered in one of the theaters on our ships, which is organized by the captain or the staff captain. A midnight mass is also held at Christmas. On the Queen Mary 2, a Catholic priest travels throughout, and on the Queen Elizabeth and Queen Victoria, Catholic and Protestant clergy are present at Easter and Christmas.

Library (included)

A good book is part of a relaxing vacation for many guests. Visit us in one of the largest book collections at sea and enjoy quiet and relaxing hours in one of the leather armchairs in a tasteful ambience. In the elegant library, you can also join the Cunard Book Club, which is led by the ship's librarian and encourages enriching discussions with other guests.

Board games (included)

Game lovers don't miss out either on board. Whether board games, classic card games or classics such as mahjong, backgammon and chess. Or would you prefer a game of darts in the Golden Lion Pub? On sea days, bridge lessons for beginners and advanced players are offered by experts. Also, check out our pub quiz - perfect for meeting new people.

Chairobics (included)

To improve flexibility, the gentle seated exercises of Chairobics are a great option.

Guest choir (included)

Become part of our guest choir.

Travelling by yourself (included)

Travelling alone has never been easier - thanks to our hosts and the many activities, you will make new friends faster than ever. Meetings organised especially for solo travellers with coffee and cake or dinner also ensure that you don't feel out of place.

The "Behind the scenes" - Tour (for a fee)

Entertainment at night

International cabaret artists (included)

The top-class entertainment programme at the Royal Court Theatre will remain in your memory as an absolute holiday highlight. Whether singers and musicians, comedians and variéte artists or opera singers and magicians - our famous guest artists will provide you with unforgettable evenings. The programme of performances changes depending on the trip, but one thing is certain - they will ensure varied evenings that you will look back on with pleasure.

Dance performances (included)

Get swept away by an outstanding music and dance show from our talented Royald Cunard singers and dancers in our spacious theaters. The elegant Royal Court Theatres are the perfect venue for these breathtaking, high-tech productions. The varied program is changed regularly. The current modern dance shows "La Danza" and "Rhythm of the Night" take the audience on a magical journey through the sights and sounds of Latin America.

Theater performances (included)

Enjoy high-quality Broadway-style theater shows in the extravagant ambience of our Royal Court Theatre. Whether it's dramas or musical productions, everyone will enjoy themselves here. The theater's comfortable seating and modern décor are the perfect place for an unforgettable evening. On the Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth, you also have the option of enjoying it all in your own private loge.

Ballroom dancing (included)

Dance the night away in our magnificent Queens Room ballrooms, which are the largest at sea. The beautiful crystal chandelier and live orchestra form the perfect ambiance for an evening of dancing under the impressively high ceiling. Look forward to our sparkling Royal Night themed balls and also take advantage of complimentary dance lessons to enhance your dance skills and boost your confidence.

Dance Hosts (included)

Don't have a dance partner at hand at the moment? No problem, because with our Dance Hosts nobody stays alone!

Night club (included)

Experience unforgettable nights into the early morning hours, with live DJs and the onboard band. The Yacht Club aboard Queen Elizabeth and Queen Victoria, as well as G32 on Queen Mary 2, are stunning venues for late nights. Our popular Sixties, Seventies and Eighties themed nights, such as "Saturday Night Fever" and "Shake Rattle and Roll," make for exuberant party evenings.

Sequence Dance (included)

If you enjoy group dancing, come to Sequence Dance, which is held regularly in the magnificent Queens Room ballroom. Dance together dances like line dancing or tango, or practice your newly learned dances. The Sequence Dance usually takes place during the band's break from playing.

Partys (included)

Our open-air deck parties are unforgettable. For example, come to our Sailaway party in good weather for a festive start to your holiday. Or join us for our tropical deck parties, organized in warmer waters. Enjoy the open deck party with live music and dancing.

Movies (included)

Cinema lovers don't miss out on our ships either. Whether it's blockbusters or even some of the latest releases, enjoy the afternoon or early evening movies in the spectacular Royal Court Theatre or Queen Mary 2's Illuminations, for example. If you prefer to relax in privacy in your stateroom/suite with a good movie: Then there is a great entertainment selection available to you 24/7 on your TV.

Pub-Entertainment (included)

From live sports broadcasts to pub games, quizzes and karaoke, the Golden Lion has everything you'd expect from an English pub. Challenge your friends to a game of darts or a karaoke session, or relax with a beer while watching a live broadcast of sports events around the world.

Evening programs (included)

Every evening you will be offered a wide range of entertainment. Sit down and be inspired by music, dance or magic shows. Selected singers and instrumentalists, aerialists and illusionists, stand-up comedians and variety entertainers provide a varied program.

Live Music (included)

Our on-board musicians provide the right mood on special occasions with unique live music. At afternoon tea, the string quartet sets the right mood, and in the evening, over drinks in the "Commodore Club," an on-board pianist complements the evening. Harpists and modern bands also entertain our guests on board the ships.