Daytime activities.

Be energetic or just unwind. Learn new skills and socialise with friends, or find a quiet space all to yourself. It’s your choice to do as much or as little as you please. Choose blissful relaxation or a myriad of experiences to learn a new skill, to broaden your mind, or to fill your day with activity.

Dance Classes.

Our renowned dance classes will help you to hone your moves, whatever your standard. Whether you're an absolute beginner or simply keen to perfect your steps you'll love the opportunity to join the variety of dance classes on offer. Available on voyages of 7 nights or more, classes are lead by coupled instructors and include ballroom as well as Latin and line dance.

Deck games.

Savour the fresh air and enjoy the wide variety of games available on our spacious open decks. There is nothing quite like the unbridled joy of life on the open sea and the variety of games on offer just adds to the fun.

Sporting activities.

Sports enthusiasts will feel right at home on our ships, whether taking part or just watching. There are many ways to keep yourself active on our ships. A few laps of the Promenade Deck and the games of shuffleboard and deck quoits have been pastimes for almost as long as we have been sailing. You’ll find pursuits like table tennis, paddle tennis, golf putting and swimming too.

Fitness classes.

Keep up with your exercise routine, or try something new, at fitness classes for all levels. Setting your own pace really defines the Cunard experience, and our fitness classes offer a sociable way to stay active and energetic.

Insights and enrichment.

Discover new ways to learn and grow with the remarkable guest speakers and classes we host on board. Whilst on your cruise you may be joined by some famous faces with fascinating stories to share - perhaps a famous writer, actor or musician or possibly an eminent scientist, explorer or politician. Join one of our Cunard Insights talks to be entertained and informed by thought provoking stories, occasionally in intimate settings.


Express yourself with our activities for art lovers or purchase a special piece to enjoy at home. When you experience the freedom of being at sea you'll soon realise it's the perfect time to indulge in the joys of art. You can join a range of activities including watercolour classes, talks, seminars and discussions lead by well known artists and art historians.

Classical concerts.

Sit back and listen to some of your favourite music or discover new compositions at one of our classical concerts. On every sea day you will find a classical recital to indulge in. With a wide variety of talented guest musicians, each voyage is sure to delight with new and varied programmes.


Wherever on earth our flagship carries you, set off on an adventure through the stars. You know you’re on a special ship indeed when you can settle into your comfortable seat in the only planetarium at sea. More than this, Illuminations is a luxury 3D cinema and a classical music venue.

Evening entertainment.

After 6pm, the curtain goes up on theatre shows, live comedy, concerts, recitals or even a flutter at the casino. Most likely your evenings will prove to be a highlight of your holiday, with so many pleasures to choose from: deciding where to dine, whether to dance, mingle or enjoy a show. The choice is yours.

International cabaret artistes.

Enjoy an unforgettable evening being entertained by one of our renowned guest performers. Sit back and let us entertain you. A highlight of your holiday is likely to be the quality of entertainment in the Royal Court Theatre where you can enjoy a variety of high profile guest performers. These range from vocalists and musicians, to comedy acts and variety artistes, and to opera singers and illusionists.

Dance productions.

Experience the thrill of a vibrant music and dance extravaganza in our full sized theatres. You'll find our elegant Royal Court Theatres as impressive as many in the West End or Broadway and they're the perfect setting for you to enjoy invigorating, high-tech dance productions. We're constantly introducing new shows performed by our highly talented Cunard Royal Dancers and Singers.

Theatrical productions.

Enjoy West-End calibre production shows in the extravagant setting of the Royal Court Theatre. Our lavish Royal Court Theatres would rival many of those found in the West End or Broadway and whether you're a lover of serious drama or glittering musical productions, you're in for a real treat. With comfortable seating and state-of-the-art facilities, the chances are you'll enjoy an evening to remember which will prove to be one of the highlights of your holiday.

Ballroom dancing.

You'll find dancing in our magnificent Queens Room ballrooms a truly magical experience. Our Queens Room ballrooms are quite simply the largest at sea. You’ll find it’s the perfect place to dance the night away under beautiful crystal chandeliers and to the company of a live orchestra. There is no better place for you to revel in the joy of dance than under the dramatic high ceiling and our sparkling Royal Night Themed Balls are always spectacular.

Film screenings.

Enjoy a blockbuster movie or some of the latest cinema releases during your voyage. There are just so many ways you can relax whilst on holiday with us, including blockbuster movies and some of the latest releases.

Gala balls.

Many guests come on board just to dance; no wonder we’re famous for our spectacular Gala Balls. Our Gala Balls are highly anticipated occasions on any cruise of three nights or more. They’re the reason you’ve packed your finest dinner jackets and ballgowns, ready to sweep around the Queens Room.