Cunard Line’s Asia cruises explore the best of the Far East and Southeast Asia, all from the unequaled luxury and elegance of the historic line’s ocean liners. While cruising through Asia with Cunard Line, you’ll have the chance to call in diverse countries like China, Japan, Vietnam, South Korea, Malaysia and more. Along the way, you’ll see influential cities like Shanghai, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Singapore, while also touring more exotic locales on the outskirts of Kagoshima, Okinawa, Hiroshima, Nha Trang, Phuket and many more. Cunard focuses on complementing the destination immersion with the onboard experience, so you can also count on engaging lectures centered around your upcoming Asian destinations. Cunard Line offers a variety of Asia cruise itineraries, and each is sure to teach you something new about the history, geography and cultures of the Far East. Contact our cruise experts to learn more about Cunard voyages to the Far East.
Things to Do on an Asia Cruise with Cunard Line
Cunard’s cruises to the Far East feature several unique itineraries and ports of call, each presenting a new taste of life in Asia. One day you might be in a stunning urban city with skyscrapers and unsurpassed technology, while the next Asian port could bring a slower-paced lifestyle with immaculate gardens, shrines and fascinating dynastic history. Spend the day in a remote village learning about traditional Asian ceramic and artwork, enjoy a death-defying acrobatics show in China, marvel at the French Colonial influences in Vietnam, or bask in the natural beauty of Phuket, Thailand. Presented below are just a handful of the memorable experiences available to you on a cruise to Asia with Cunard Line:
Landscapes and Villages of Taiwan (Keelung, Taiwan)
Discover landscapes like none you’ve ever seen at Taiwan’s coastal Yeliu Geological Park, home to an impressive array of unusual rock formations crafted by natural forces. After exploring the park, you’ll move away from the coast to the mountain village of Chiufen with its lantern-lined streets and distinct shops.
Castles and Caves of Okinawa (Okinawa, Japan)
Get your camera ready for a day of remarkable Okinawa sightseeing as you tour Shurijo Castle’s reconstructed tombs, gate and meeting halls. After exploring the castle, head to the caverns of Okinawa World to see the Gyokusendo Cave. Imagine walking past the waterfalls and underground streams that continue to form this expansive cavern!
Mount Fuji and Hakone (Tokyo, Japan)
Enjoy amazing views of Mount Fuji as you journey to Hakone National Park, which is located inside an extinct volcano’s crater. Ride a cable-car for the best views of the stunning scenery below. The park also features Lake Ashi which beautifully reflects Mount Fuji from the distance.
Garden City of Suzhou (Shanghai, China)
We won’t blame you if you brag to your friends about the unforgettable day you’ll spend touring the 16th century Garden of the Humble Administrators in the Garden City of Suzhou. Tour the garden’s three main parts before boarding a boat for a scenic cruise along the Grand Canal.
James Bond Island (Phuket, Thailand)
Cruise out into Phang-Nga Bay while enjoying spectacular views of the coastal forests and rock formations, the most impressive of which was featured in the James Bond movie, The Man with the Golden Gun. You’ll circle Khao Ping Gun, also known as James Bond Island, before visiting the fishing village of Koh Panyi.
Orangutan Island (Penang, Malaysia)
Travel across one of the world’s longest bridges to mainland Malaysia and the Bukit Merah park. This unique theme park sits on a 7000-acre lake sprinkled with tiny islands, including the Orangutan Island Sanctuary. Here you’ll learn about this endangered species while viewing them up-close in their natural habitat.