Ponant

L'Austral

L'Austral is the second in a series of four sister ships in the fleet of Ponant. Like her sister ships, embodies the subtle alliance between luxury, intimacy and wellbeing. Offering exceptional itineraries through Antarctica and Europe & the Med, combining authentic experiences, cultural encounters, and stops in remote places not accessible by larger cruise ships.
SHIP TYPE
Small Cruise Ship
PASSENGERS
264
CREW
140
LAUNCHED
2011
REFURBISHED
N/A

L'Austral Cruises View all Choose from 74 holidays cruising on board the L'Austral

23 Days Montevideo to Setubal

Operator: Ponant

From 6,450

8 Days Longyearbyen to Longyearbyen

Operator: Ponant

From 11,514

16 Days Kangerlussuaq to Tromso

Operator: Ponant

From 22,110

14 Days Talcahuano to Ushuaia

Operator: Ponant

From 10,950

Life on Board L'Austral What can you expect when cruising on board L'Austral

L'Austral
L'Austral

Explore the world on L'Austral surrounded by French sophistication on this luxury mega yacht. Read more

Room with a View
Room with a View

Every stateroom and suite offers ocean views and most have a balcony. Read more

Exquisite French Dining
Exquisite French Dining

Savour the exquisite flavours of Ponant's French gastronomy in the onboard restaurants. Read more

Nightlife and Entertainment
Nightlife and Entertainment

Enjoy live music in the lounges or take in a performance or show in the theatre. Read more

Renowned Service Excellence
Renowned Service Excellence

Ponant's French crew offer guests refined service from the moment they board. Read more

Ponant Wellness Spa
Ponant Wellness Spa

Unwind with a massage or facial the Spa, where only the best French products are used. Read more

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Deck Plans

Deck 2
SP3
Superior Stateroom
DEL
Balcony Stateroom
Deck 3
PR4
Balcony Stateroom
Deck 4
PR5
Balcony Stateroom
PS5
Prestige Suite
Deck 5
PS6
Prestige Suite
PR6
Balcony Stateroom
DS6
Deluxe Suite
SA
Owner's Suite
Deck 6
Deck 7

Cabins

Oceanview

Superior Stateroom

Superior Staterooms offer a spectacular view for a memorable holiday. Two twin beds that convert to a king bed and a daybed to enjoy the ocean views. Stateroom: 226 sq. ft. or 21 sq. m.

Balcony

Balcony Stateroom

Balcony Staterooms offer a spectacular view for a memorable holiday. Two twin beds that convert to a king bed and a private balcony. Stateroom: 200 sq. ft. or 18 sq. m. Balcony: 43 sq. ft. or 4 sq. m.

Suite

Deluxe Suite

Deluxe suites offer a spacious room with a spectacular view for a great holiday. Two twin beds that convert to a king bed and a private balcony. Stateroom: 290 sq. ft. or 27 sq. m. Balcony: 54 sq. ft. or 5 sq. m.

Suite

Owner's Suite

The Owner's Suite features a spacious private terrace with a Jacuzzi and sunbeds, offering breathtaking panoramic sea views. Separate bedroom with two twin beds that convert to a king bed, dressing room, bathtub, dining and tv area. Suite: 484 sq. ft. or 45 sq. m. Balcony: 97 sq. ft. or 9 sq. m.

Suite

Prestige Suite

Prestige Suites offer twice the space and amenities when compared to the Deluxe Stateroom. Two twin beds that convert to a king bed, daybed and a private balcony. Stateroom: 400 sq. ft. or 36 sq. m. Balcony: 86 sq. ft. or 8 sq. m.

L'Austral Cruise Schedule All 74 cruise sailings by departure date on board L'Austral

Starts Days Name Itinerary From
Thursday
18 Nov 2021
12 Emblematic Antarctica Ushuaia to Ushuaia
15,360
Thursday
09 Dec 2021
11 Emblematic Antarctica Ushuaia to Ushuaia
17,180
Sunday
19 Dec 2021
17 Christmas and New Year in Southern lands Ushuaia to Ushuaia
27,790
Tuesday
04 Jan 2022
11 Emblematic Antarctica Ushuaia to Ushuaia
15,670
Friday
14 Jan 2022
10 Emblematic Antarctica Ushuaia to Ushuaia
12,410
Sunday
23 Jan 2022
10 Emblematic Antarctica Ushuaia to Ushuaia
12,960
Tuesday
01 Feb 2022
11 Emblematic Antarctica Ushuaia to Ushuaia
13,410
Friday
11 Feb 2022
11 Emblematic Antarctica Ushuaia to Ushuaia
13,530
Thursday
03 Mar 2022
16 The Great Adventure Ushuaia to Montevideo
14,620
Friday
18 Mar 2022
23 Ocean Voyage: Montevideo - Setubal Montevideo to Setubal
6,450
Wednesday
27 Apr 2022
11 Wine Route & Ocean Lisbon to Bordeaux
7,920
Saturday
07 May 2022
9 Landscapes and Islands of the North Atlantic Bordeaux to Dublin
5,370
Sunday
15 May 2022
12 From the British Archipelagos to the Lofoten Islands Dublin to Tromso
12,060
Thursday
26 May 2022
9 Pristine Spitsbergen - with National Geographic Tromso to Longyearbyen
12,350
Friday
03 Jun 2022
8 Fjords & Glaciers Of Spitsbergen Longyearbyen to Longyearbyen
14,390
Friday
10 Jun 2022
8 Fjords & Glaciers Of Spitsbergen Longyearbyen to Longyearbyen
13,120
Friday
17 Jun 2022
8 Fjords & Glaciers Of Spitsbergen Longyearbyen to Longyearbyen
13,120
Friday
24 Jun 2022
8 Fjords & Glaciers Of Spitsbergen Longyearbyen to Longyearbyen
13,120
Thursday
14 Jul 2022
14 Expedition to the edge of the Ice Sheet with National Geographic Reykjavik to Kangerlussuaq
19,380
Wednesday
27 Jul 2022
14 Baffin Bay Secrets Kangerlussuaq to Kangerlussuaq
24,250
Tuesday
09 Aug 2022
17 Expedition to the Thule Region Kangerlussuaq to Kangerlussuaq
30,920
Sunday
23 Oct 2022
14 The Best of Chilean Fjords Talcahuano to Ushuaia
10,950
Saturday
05 Nov 2022
16 The Great Austral Loop Ushuaia to Ushuaia
21,320
Sunday
20 Nov 2022
12 Emblematic Antarctica Ushuaia to Ushuaia
17,400
Sunday
11 Dec 2022
11 Emblematic Antarctica Ushuaia to Ushuaia
14,920
Tuesday
10 Jan 2023
11 Emblematic Antarctica Ushuaia to Ushuaia
12,850
Thursday
23 Feb 2023
11 Emblematic Antarctica Ushuaia to Ushuaia
12,090
Sunday
05 Mar 2023
16 The Great Adventure Ushuaia to Montevideo
14,670
Wednesday
17 May 2023
8 Fjords & Glaciers Of Spitsbergen Longyearbyen to Longyearbyen
11,700
Wednesday
24 May 2023
8 Fjords & Glaciers Of Spitsbergen Longyearbyen to Longyearbyen
11,700
Wednesday
31 May 2023
8 Fjords & Glaciers Of Spitsbergen Longyearbyen to Longyearbyen
11,700
Wednesday
07 Jun 2023
8 Fjords & Glaciers Of Spitsbergen Longyearbyen to Longyearbyen
11,700
Wednesday
21 Jun 2023
8 Fjords & Glaciers Of Spitsbergen Longyearbyen to Longyearbyen
11,700
Wednesday
28 Jun 2023
15 Greenland of Great Explorers Longyearbyen to Kangerlussuaq
21,360
Wednesday
12 Jul 2023
14 Baffin Bay Secrets Kangerlussuaq to Kangerlussuaq
23,150
Tuesday
25 Jul 2023
17 Expedition to the Thule Region Kangerlussuaq to Kangerlussuaq
26,240
Thursday
10 Aug 2023
16 Expedition along the East Coast of Greenland - with National Geographic Kangerlussuaq to Tromso
22,110
Monday
18 Sep 2023
15 Alaska & Its Fur Traders - with National Geographic Nome to Vancouver
14,800
Cruise Content
Cabin images are sourced from Ponant. These should be treated as indicative only. Cabin inclusions, upholsteries and room layout may differ to the image(s) shown depending on sailing dates.

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