Out of Africa

Queen Elizabeth Cruise Review to Other (Asia/Africa/Middle East)

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 0

Overall rating:

3.5 out of 5
Queen Elizabeth

20 Night Discover Africa & The Indian Ocean (Cape Town To Adelaide)

Sail date: January 19, 2019

Ship: Queen Elizabeth

Cabin type: Balcony

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

We enjoyed the cruise even though we had bad weather and rough seas most of the time. The drinks are too expensive. Anytime dining would be an added bonus. It is a beautiful ship.


4 out of 5
Well organised

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

2 out of 5
The food at the buffet was never hot nor well presented. The hot puddings were nearly always over cooked and stuck to the bottom of the bowl!

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
The weather was terrible so we were unable to use the pool. The


4 out of 5
The shows we went to were quite good except for The Overtures who were fantastic !

Children's Programs

No children with usIn

Service and Staff

3 out of 5
One if the women on the Tour Desk could have sold us some excursions if she had shown some interest. Not enough drink waiters in the theatre before the shows start.

Ship Quality

4 out of 5
Everywhere was well maintained

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5
No complaints....had everything we needed.

Ship tip

Don’t have a cabin at the friends of the ship

Ports of call

Cape Town, South Africa

5 out of 5
Very impressed. We did our own thing and went up Table Mountain in the gondola. A brilliant day! The waterfront is a must do.

Port Elizabeth, South Africa

4 out of 5
I did a safari tour which was great.

St. Denis, Reunion Island

3 out of 5
I did the tour of St Denis. Interesting.

Port Louis, Mauritius

4 out of 5
Interesting. Did our own thing - visited the Catholic Cathedral where they say miracles happen - hope this is true!Lov

Fremantle (Perth), Australia

4 out of 5
Love Fremantle. Did not go into Perth this time.


Unable to access the tender because of my husband’s back injury.

Adelaide, Australia

4 out of 5
Can’t wait to go back for a better look! Did not do an excursion .

Melbourne, Australia

4 out of 5
Stayed in Melbourne for three days before flying home. Did the Great Ocean Road Tour.


4 out of 5
Well organised we
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