L'Austral

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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.

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Ship Class
Ship Type
Small Cruise Ship
Passengers
Passengers
264
Crew
Crew
140
Year Launched
Launched
2011
Year Refurbished
Refurbished
N/A

L'Austral Cruises

Choose from 27 holidays cruising on board the L'Austral

15 Days Kangerlussuaq to Kangerlussuaq
Operated By: Ponant
From
$17,290
13 Days San Diego to Puerto Quetzal
Operated By: Ponant
From
$7,350
12 Days Dublin to Longyearbyen
Operated By: Ponant
From
$14,430
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Life On board L'Austral

What can you expect when cruising on board the 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 French Service
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

Deck Plans

Deck 2

L'Austral Cabins & Inclusions

All L'Austral Cabins Include:
  • Open Bar beverages (wines, beer, specialty coffees, Henri Abelé BRUT champagne, spirits, coffee, tea, mineral water & soft drinks)
  • All meals
  • 24hr room service
  • Port taxes
  • Butler service (Owner's Suite, Deluxe Suites)
  • Unlimited WiFi
Oceanview Staterooms (Superior)
L'Austral Veranda Suites
  • Private daybed
  • King-size bed or twin beds with pillow menu
  • Bathroom with large vanity and walk-in shower
  • French bath products
  • Dressing table, bath robes, hairdryer
  • Minibar
  • Desk with stationery
  • Individually-controlled airconditioning
  • Flat screen satellite TV
  • Video on demand
  • IPod™ docks
  • Safe
Balcony Staterooms (Deluxe, Prestige)
L'Austral Veranda Suites
  • Private balcony
  • King-size bed or twin beds with pillow menu
  • Bathroom with large vanity and walk-in shower
  • French bath products
  • Dressing table, bath robes, hairdryer
  • Minibar
  • Desk with stationery
  • Individually-controlled airconditioning
  • Flat screen satellite TV
  • Video on demand
  • IPod™ docks
  • Safe
Suites (Prestige, Deluxe, Owner's Suite)
L'Austral Suites
  • Private balcony
  • 1 private transfer (round trip): Airport - Hotel - Port (Owner's Suite)
  • 1 free hour of Spa treatments (Owner's Suite)
  • Daybed/sofa depeding on suite
  • King-size bed or twin beds with pillow menu
  • Bathroom with large vanity and walk-in shower
  • French bath products
  • Dressing table, bath robes, hairdryer
  • Desk with stationery
  • Individually-controlled airconditioning
  • Flat screen satellite TV
  • Video on demand
  • IPod™ docks
  • Safe and minibar

L'Austral Cruise Schedule

All cruise sailings by departure for L'Austral

Starts Days Cruise $pp
Thursday16 Jul 2020 14 Baffin Bay Secrets $ 16,050
Wednesday29 Jul 2020 17 Expedition to the Thule Region $ 22,230
Friday14 Aug 2020 15 Baffin Island Adventure $ 17,290
Saturday19 Sep 2020 15 Alaska & Its Fur Traders $ 11,980
Saturday03 Oct 2020 5 Ocean Voyage: Vancouver - San Diego $ 1,530
Wednesday07 Oct 2020 13 The Sea of Cortez $ 7,350
Monday19 Oct 2020 13 Jewels of Latin America $ 6,030
Wednesday18 Nov 2020 11 In the Heart of the Chilean Fjords $ 8,230
Saturday28 Nov 2020 11 Emblematic Antarctica $ 13,270
Tuesday08 Dec 2020 11 Emblematic Antarctica $ 12,938
Friday18 Dec 2020 11 Emblematic Antarctica $ 14,750
Saturday09 Jan 2021 11 Emblematic Antarctica $ 15,400
Wednesday03 Feb 2021 10 Emblematic Antarctica $ 12,080
Friday12 Feb 2021 11 Emblematic Antarctica $ 13,180
Thursday04 Mar 2021 16 The Great Adventure $ 14,430
Tuesday30 Mar 2021 9 The Essential Cape Verde & Bijagos - with National Geographic $ 6,720
Wednesday07 Apr 2021 11 Cape Verde & Canary Islands $ 5,330
Saturday17 Apr 2021 10 Gastronomy, Vineyards & Grands Crus $ 6,670
Monday26 Apr 2021 9 Treasures of the Celtic Sea $ 4,820
Tuesday11 May 2021 8 Celtic Shores $ 4,550
Tuesday18 May 2021 8 Treasures of Scotland and Ireland $ 3,970
Tuesday25 May 2021 12 From Scotland to Spitsbergen - with National Geographic $ 14,430
Saturday05 Jun 2021 8 Unexplored Svalbard $ 15,940
Saturday12 Jun 2021 8 Unexplored Svalbard $ 15,310
Saturday19 Jun 2021 8 Unexplored Svalbard $ 15,940
Saturday26 Jun 2021 8 Unexplored Svalbard $ 14,680
Saturday03 Jul 2021 15 Greenland of Great Explorers $ 16,590
Saturday17 Jul 2021 14 Baffin Bay Secrets $ 25,060
Friday30 Jul 2021 17 Expedition to the Thule Region $ 29,800
Sunday15 Aug 2021 16 Expedition along the East Coast of Greenland - with National Geographic $ 18,210
Monday30 Aug 2021 25 The Northeast Passage $ 34,980
Thursday23 Sep 2021 15 Alaska & Its Fur Traders - with National Geographic $ 16,230
Thursday18 Nov 2021 12 Emblematic Antarctica $ 14,530
Thursday09 Dec 2021 11 Emblematic Antarctica $ 13,410
Tuesday04 Jan 2022 11 Emblematic Antarctica $ 13,410
Sunday20 Feb 2022 11 Emblematic Antarctica $ 13,410
Wednesday02 Mar 2022 16 The Great Adventure $ 13,910
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.