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 79 holidays cruising on board the L'Austral

8 Days Athens to Athens

Operator: Ponant

From 6,930

8 Days Venice to Venice

Operator: Ponant

From 6,130

8 Days Malaga to Valletta

Operator: Ponant

From 6,490

11 Days Valletta to Antalya

Operator: Ponant

From 7,770

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

Play Youtube Video

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 79 cruise sailings by departure date on board L'Austral

Starts Days Name Itinerary From
Sunday
11 Dec 2022
12 Emblematic Antarctica Buenos Aires to Buenos Aires
15,360
Tuesday
10 Jan 2023
12 Emblematic Antarctica Buenos Aires to Buenos Aires
15,750
Thursday
23 Feb 2023
12 Emblematic Antarctica Buenos Aires to Buenos Aires
13,960
Saturday
04 Mar 2023
17 The Great Adventure Buenos Aires to Montevideo
19,080
Monday
20 Mar 2023
22 Ocean Voyage: Montevideo - Lisbon Montevideo to Lisbon
7,120
Monday
10 Apr 2023
10 Gastronomy, Vineyards & Grands Crus Lisbon to Bordeaux
8,010
Thursday
27 Apr 2023
8 Musical Adventure in Celtic Lands Dublin to Glasgow
5,900
Thursday
04 May 2023
14 From Scotland to Spitsbergen Glasgow to Paris
14,470
Wednesday
17 May 2023
8 Fjords & Glaciers Of Spitsbergen Paris to Paris
13,160
Wednesday
31 May 2023
8 Fjords & Glaciers Of Spitsbergen Paris to Paris
12,510
Wednesday
07 Jun 2023
8 Fjords & Glaciers Of Spitsbergen Paris to Paris
12,510
Wednesday
14 Jun 2023
8 Fjords & Glaciers Of Spitsbergen Paris to Paris
13,350
Wednesday
21 Jun 2023
8 Fjords & Glaciers Of Spitsbergen Paris to Paris
12,510
Wednesday
28 Jun 2023
15 Greenland of Great Explorers Paris to Paris
21,760
Wednesday
12 Jul 2023
14 Baffin Bay Secrets Paris to Paris
26,460
Tuesday
25 Jul 2023
17 Expedition to the Thule Region Paris to Paris
28,100
Thursday
10 Aug 2023
17 Expedition to the Thule Region Paris to Paris
28,550
Saturday
04 Nov 2023
18 The Antarctic Odyssey Buenos Aires to Buenos Aires
25,390
Tuesday
21 Nov 2023
12 Emblematic Antarctica Buenos Aires to Buenos Aires
16,670
Friday
01 Dec 2023
12 Emblematic Antarctica Buenos Aires to Buenos Aires
16,670
Monday
11 Dec 2023
12 Emblematic Antarctica Buenos Aires to Buenos Aires
16,670
Wednesday
20 Dec 2023
17 The Great Austral Loop Buenos Aires to Buenos Aires
30,110
Thursday
04 Jan 2024
17 The Great Austral Loop Buenos Aires to Buenos Aires
31,850
Monday
29 Jan 2024
12 Emblematic Antarctica Buenos Aires to Buenos Aires
17,680
Thursday
08 Feb 2024
12 Emblematic Antarctica Buenos Aires to Buenos Aires
18,540
Tuesday
27 Feb 2024
15 Exploring the Chilean Fjords Buenos Aires to Buenos Aires
12,650
Monday
11 Mar 2024
16 Wild Nature between Argentina and the Falkland Islands Buenos Aires to Buenos Aires
12,100
Thursday
02 May 2024
8 3rd Lyric Festival at Sea Malaga to Valletta
6,490
Thursday
09 May 2024
11 Ancient jewels of the Mediterranean Valletta to Antalya
7,770
Sunday
19 May 2024
11 Ancient jewels of the Mediterranean Antalya to Valletta
7,770
Wednesday
29 May 2024
9 From Malta to the Adriatic coast Valletta to Venice
6,610
Thursday
13 Jun 2024
8 The Best of Croatia Venice to Venice
6,130
Thursday
20 Jun 2024
8 From The City of Gods to the Canals of Venice Venice to Athens
6,920
Thursday
04 Jul 2024
8 At the Heart of the Greek islands Athens to Athens
5,780
Thursday
11 Jul 2024
8 At the Heart of the Greek islands Athens to Athens
5,430
Thursday
18 Jul 2024
8 At the Heart of the Greek islands Athens to Athens
5,430
Thursday
25 Jul 2024
8 At the Heart of the Greek islands Athens to Athens
5,430
Thursday
03 Oct 2024
8 Cruising the Greek Islands of the Southern Aegean - with Smithsonian Journeys Athens to Athens
6,930
Thursday
10 Oct 2024
12 Along the Mediterranean Sea with the Mucem Athens to Lisbon
7,230
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.

Travel Styles