[LISTEN] John Maytham gets a taste of life on board Cunard’s Queen Elizabeth
Cunard's Queen Elizabeth cruise ship sailed into Cape Town Harbour on Friday morning.
John Maytham and his team hopped on board the luxury ocean liner during a special outdoor broadcast.
Bon Voyage to the Afternoon Drive with John Maytham crew, broadcasting live from Cunard's Queen Elizabeth. pic.twitter.com/wIoAwEaMZK— CapeTalk on 567AM (@CapeTalk) January 18, 2019
The Queen Elizabeth is the youngest of the ocean liners in the Cunard fleet.
It was built in Italy and launched in 2010.
The liner's event manager, Nikki van Biljon says there are plenty of activities for the 1 9000 passengers to enjoy on board.
The cruise ship has a pool deck, spa, casino, cinema and theatre. They offer a range of entertainment from live music performances to golf lessons.
There's plenty for them to enjoy on board. Every day there are activities.Nikki van Biljon, events manager at Cunard Line MV Queen Elizabeth
We've got watercolour classes, there's book clubs, knitting clubs and a cigar lounge. There's lots to do!Nikki van Biljon, events manager at Cunard Line MV Queen Elizabeth
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