Image: The Queens in Sydney in 2007
If you think you have an eye for a good photo, get snapping next weekend when Cunard’s Queen Mary 2 and Queen Elizabeth have a ‘royal rendezvous’ in Sydney Harbour, and you could win two nights aboard QM2.
The Queens sail into Sydney early on Saturday 25 February, with the 2700-guest Queen Mary 2 berthed at Circular Quay and the 2000-guest Queen Elizabeth anchored at Athol Buoy near Taronga Zoo.
To celebrate the 10th anniversary of Queen Mary 2’s first Sydney visit as well as her recent AU$145 million remastering, Cunard is inviting spectators to post an image of one or both of the Queens in Sydney over the weekend (Saturday 25 February and Sunday 26 February) on their personal Instagram or Twitter account, using the hashtag #CunardinSydney to enter the competition*.
The person who takes the best image will win a two-night Queen Mary 2 cruise for two people from Melbourne to Sydney in a balcony stateroom on 22 February 2018, as well as a $600 Visa card towards flight costs.
Images of either or both ships taken from any vantage point around the harbour are eligible. To help create a Cunard moment, a Queen Mary 2 bellboy will be at East Circular Quay (adjacent to Portobello restaurant), opposite Queen Mary 2, between 10am and 4pm on Saturday.
Queen Elizabeth will cruise into the Harbour first, arriving at the heads around 5am before anchoring at Athol Buoy near Taronga Zoo at 5.30am. Queen Mary 2 will follow, arriving at the heads at 5.30am and sailing up the harbour to pass Queen Elizabeth at 5.50am before berthing at the Overseas Passenger Terminal at Circular Quay at 7am. Queen Mary 2 will set sail for Tasmania at 11.30pm, when Queen Elizabeth will then sail across the Harbour to berth at Circular Quay overnight before departing Sydney on Sunday at 6pm.