Cruising Types

Luxury Expedition

Combine the adventure of expedition sailing with the comfort and elegance of luxury cruising.  These ships offer 4.5-5 star service, high quality dining, accommodation and highly trained crew to ensure you travel in comfort and style to remote wilderness destinations.  The ships are complete with Zodiacs, expert expedition staff and lecturers, sophisticated navigation equipment and specialised technical equipment for expedition cruising.  Luxury expedition cruising suits adventure-seeking travellers with discerning tastes.


Current Packages

  • ICONIC KIMBERLEY

    KIMBERLEY ICONIC KIMBERLEY

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    $13,260pp

    Discover King George River, Twin Falls, Hunter River, Collier Bay, Montgomery Reef and the Buccaneer Archipelago whilst cruising in comfort onboard Ponant's luxurious expedition ship Le Bellot.  A living indigenous culture dating back more than 40,000 years!

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    CRUISE LINE: Ponant Yacht Cruising

    VESSEL: Le Bellot

    PKG NUMBER: 194

  • Aboriginal Art of The Kimberley

    KIMBERLEY Aboriginal Art of The Kimberley

    Set sail for the wild and grandiose landscapes of The Kimberley, home to ancient rock art galleries and extraordinary artistic traditions! 13 nights aboard Ponants luxurious Le Bellot in partnership with National Geographic.

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    CRUISE LINE: Ponant Yacht Cruising

    VESSEL: Le Bellot

    PKG NUMBER: 267

  • Outerknown Adventures on the Great Barrier Reef

    FAR NORTH QUEENSLAND Outerknown Adventures on the Great Barrier Reef

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    $4,750pp

    Discover the Great Barrier Reef, exploring the remote and untouched Northern reef precinct. A 7 night adventure with just 72 guests aboard Coral Expeditions’ Coral Discoverer! 

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    CRUISE LINE: Coral Expeditions

    VESSEL: Coral Discoverer

    PKG NUMBER: 268

  • Cape York and Arnhem Land

    THE AUSTRALIAN TOP END Cape York and Arnhem Land

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    $11,990pp

    Explore the Northern Australian coastline and immerse yourself in the diverse cultures of Indigenous Australia with this exclusive Cape York & Arnhem Land itinerary with Coral Expeditions.  Sep 2020 and June 2021.

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    CRUISE LINE: Coral Expeditions

    VESSEL: Coral Discoverer

    PKG NUMBER: 282

  • The Subantarctic Islands Expedition

    . The Subantarctic Islands Expedition

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    $16,610pp

    Set sail on a 14 night luxury expedition cruise with PONANT's Le Bellot to NZ and Australia's magical Subantarctic Islands.  Discover the incredible sea, bird and wildlife in an untouched, pristine environment.  Departs February 2021.

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    CRUISE LINE: Ponant Yacht Cruising

    VESSEL: Le Bellot

    PKG NUMBER: 277

  • TREASURES OF PNG & THE CORAL SEA

    Oceania TREASURES OF PNG & THE CORAL SEA

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    $23,999pp

    A luxury expedition cruise from Darwin, to Indonesia, PNG then through the Coral Sea to Auckland. Follow in the footsteps of the early traders and revel in the myriad ancient cultures and World War 2 history still abounds in this remote and rarely explored part of the world. So many different worlds – and so close to home.

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    CRUISE LINE: Ponant Yacht Cruising

    VESSEL: Le Bellot

    PKG NUMBER: 264

  • Torres Strait and Cape York

    . Torres Strait and Cape York

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    $10,900pp

    An incredible 10 night cruise with Australian-owned Coral Expeditions, cruising the Torres Strait and Cape York.  72 guests, included excursions, remote islands and reefs, coastal walks, magic and mystery!  Departs November 2021, or October and November 2021 in reverse.

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    CRUISE LINE: Coral Expeditions

    VESSEL: Coral Discoverer

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  • Chairman's Cruise - New Guinea Odyssey

    . Chairman's Cruise - New Guinea Odyssey

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    $15,700pp

    Join Sarina Bratton AM, Asia Pacific Chairman, for an extraordinary adventure along the north coast of the island of New Guinea. A brand-new 17-day expedition cruise brimming with cultural encounters and spectacular landscapes from Darwin to Cairns aboard Le Bellot.  Departs 30 Sep 2021.

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    CRUISE LINE: Ponant Yacht Cruising

    VESSEL: Le Bellot

    PKG NUMBER: 272

  • THE BEST OF NEW ZEALAND

    Dunedin to Auckland THE BEST OF NEW ZEALAND

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    $6,480pp

    Discover the unique beauty of New Zealand on board Ponant’s luxurious Le Bellot departing January 2021.  Volcanoes, hot springs, rivers, gorges, lakes and more – New Zealand has it all!

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    CRUISE LINE: Ponant Yacht Cruising

    VESSEL: Le Bellot

    PKG NUMBER: 269

  • THE SUBANTARCTIC ISLANDS EXPEDITION

    Auckland to Dunedin THE SUBANTARCTIC ISLANDS EXPEDITION

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    $15,830pp

    Discover the wild isolation of New Zealand’s southern-most islands on this fascinating voyage to Macquarie and the Subantarctic Islands.  Recognised as one of the world’s greatest biodiversity "hotspots" these islands are abundant in wildlife and birdlife.  Departing December 2020 with Ponant Cruises.

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    CRUISE LINE: Ponant Yacht Cruising

    VESSEL: Le Bellot

    PKG NUMBER: 188

  • Highlights of Southern Australia

    . Highlights of Southern Australia

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    $11,760pp

    Set sail with PONANT for a 13-day all-new expedition cruise from Melbourne to Fremantle, discovering the grandiose and wild nature and unique terroirs of the north of Tasmania and the southern coast of Australia.  Departing March 2021.

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    CRUISE LINE: Ponant Yacht Cruising

    VESSEL: Le Bellot

    PKG NUMBER: 276

  • Australia's West Coast Odyssey

    . Australia's West Coast Odyssey

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    $16,800pp

    Join PONANT’s Sarina Bratton AM, Asia Pacific Chairman, for an extraordinary adventure along the west coast of Australia from Fremantle to Broome.  A brand new 10 day expedition cruise showcasing the best of Western Australia!  Departs 08 Apr 2021.

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    CRUISE LINE: Ponant Yacht Cruising

    VESSEL: Le Bellot

    PKG NUMBER: 273

  • Island Outposts of Australia

    . Island Outposts of Australia

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    $19,990pp

    A pioneering 27-night voyage of the island outposts off Australia’s west coast.  With just 120 guests, Coral Geographer will take you in intimate comfort to remote places few other ships can reach. See a side of Australia that few have before!  March 2021

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    CRUISE LINE: Coral Expeditions

    VESSEL: Coral Geographer

    PKG NUMBER: 277

  • Spirit of Japan

    ASIA Spirit of Japan

    A sensational 16 night package to Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan and China aboard the luxurious Silver Spirit. Includes FREE international flights!

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    CRUISE LINE: Silversea

    VESSEL: Silver Spirit

    PKG NUMBER: 247

  • ANTARCTICA WITH SILVERSEA

    ANTARCTICA ANTARCTICA WITH SILVERSEA

    Awaken your soul and set foot on the last and least visited continent, Antarctica, where you can spot whales, seals, penguins and a wealth of birds onboard the luxurious Silver Cloud.  Learn the history of this remote destination from whaling stories to tales of intrepid explorers.

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    CRUISE LINE: Silversea

    VESSEL: Silver Cloud Expedition

    PKG NUMBER: 203

  • THE GREAT AUSTRAL LOOP

    ANTARCTICA THE GREAT AUSTRAL LOOP

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    $26,480pp

    Discover the magic of Antarctica, Falkland Islands and South Georgia whilst enjoying the chic cruising comfort aboard Ponant's luxurious Le Boreal.  Exceptional service and spectacular scenery make this an unforgettable cruising experience.  January 2022.

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    CRUISE LINE: Ponant Yacht Cruising

    VESSEL: Le Boreal

    PKG NUMBER: 195

  • A Nature Lover’s Paradise

    Galapagos A Nature Lover’s Paradise

    An expedition cruise aboard the Silver Galapagos taking you otherwise inaccessible areas of the Galapagos Islands where you encounter an abundant variety of unique wildlife found nowhere else in the world.

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    CRUISE LINE: Silversea

    VESSEL: Silver Galapagos

    PKG NUMBER: 204

  • EMBLEMATIC ANTARCTICA

    ANTARCTICA EMBLEMATIC ANTARCTICA

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    $12,570pp

    A sensational 10 night polar exploration cruise to the Antarctic Peninsula aboard Ponant’s luxury expedition ships.  Penguins, whales, seals, seabirds, icebergs… you have to see it at least once in your life!

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    CRUISE LINE: Ponant Yacht Cruising

    VESSEL: Le Boreal

    PKG NUMBER: 208

  • Island Hop: Maldives & Seychelles

    Asia To Africa Island Hop: Maldives & Seychelles

    If anything is going to make your friends envious, it’s this cruise package! Two luxury cruises, flights, accommodation, excursions, beverages… it’s all included! Departing Jan 2021. Be quick for earlybird savings!

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    CRUISE LINE: Ponant Yacht Cruising

    VESSEL: Le Laperouse

    PKG NUMBER: 253

  • The Best of Croatia 2021

    Mediterranean The Best of Croatia 2021

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    $7,995pp

    Discover the hidden treasures of the Croatian coast on a 7 night luxury cruise with Ponant. Departures June through July 2021.

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    CRUISE LINE: Ponant Yacht Cruising

    VESSEL: Le Lyrial

    PKG NUMBER: 255

  • On the Trail of the Gold Prospectors

    Alaska On the Trail of the Gold Prospectors

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    $8,080pp

    A 7 night cruise/stay package following in the footsteps of the gold prospectors from Juneau to Vancouver whilst enjoying absolute luxury aboart Ponant’s Le Soleal. Departing June-August 2021.

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    CRUISE LINE: Ponant Yacht Cruising

    VESSEL: Le Soleal

    PKG NUMBER: 257

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