PONANT - L'Austral - Australia in depth - Cruiseco Charter

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Sydney to Sydney - January 25, 2018

Sailing on L'Austral, this cruise, exclusively designed for Cruiseco, is a journey around our island continent like no other. A chance to experience an exclusive type of cruise, a concept of travel that is intimate, luxurious and authentic. 

It's time you discovered Australia and it's time you did it with Ponant.




 Wineglass Bay (Freycinet Peninsula), Beauty Point (Tamar River) and King Island in Tasmania

 Port Campbell (12 Apostles) in Victoria

 Kangaroo Island and Port Lincoln in South Australia

 Esperance, Albany, Busselton, Fremantle, Geraldton, Turquoise Bay (Ningaloo Reef), overnight in Broome, Talbot Bay (Horizontal Falls) and Wyndham in Western Australia

 Darwin and Yirrkala Aboriginal settlement in Northern Territory

 Thursday Island, Cape York (the Tip), Lizard Island, Cooktown, Port Douglas, Hamilton Island and Fraser Island in Queensland




  40 luxurious nights cruising aboard L'Austral in the accommodation of your choice

 All meals aboard L'Austral including 24-hour room service

  A wide choice of beverages - house wines, beers, non-premium spirits, cocktails, fruit juices and more

  Zodiac® tours in Wineglass Bay, Talbot Bay, Yirrkala, Frangipani Beach, Cape York and Lizard Island

 A specialist expedition team including Botany, Marine Biology, History and Photography experts






 Book by 30 April 2017 and save $1,500 pp!
Savings are included in the fares shown.


Superior Stateroom
$27,500 pp twin share
from $55,000 pp sole occupancy


Deluxe Stateroom

from $29,900 pp twin share
from $59,800 pp sole occupancy


Prestige Stateroom 

from $32,400 pp twin share
from $64,800 pp sole occupancy


Deluxe Suite

from $46,900 pp twin share
from $93,800 pp sole occupancy


Prestige Suite

from $50,900 pp twin share
from $101,800 pp sole occupancy


Owner's Suite - waitlist

from $56,900 pp twin share
from $113,800 pp sole occupancy 

Stateroom images are representative of staterooms in that category and type.
Some rooms in the same category may have different furniture configurations and/or facilities. Room measurements are approximate.




Ship Facts

Ship's Registry:  Mata-Utu - Wallis & Futuna Islands     Passenger capacity:  264    Crew members:  136

Builder - Fincantieri - Ancona, Italy   Gross Tonnage:  10,700 grt.   

Length:  142 m     Beam:  18 m    Maximum speed:  16 knots     Dedicated:  2011



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*All fares, packages, inclusions and benefits are subject to terms and conditions as set out by Ponant, Cruiseco and Cruise Express. Offer may change or be withdrawn at any time. All prices are per person in Australian dollars and inclusive of all taxes and fees (which are subject to change). For a full version of the Terms and Conditions please contact Cruise Express. Ponant, Cruiseco and Cruise Express reserve the right to correct any errors, inaccuracies or omissions and to change or update fares, fees and surcharges at any time without prior notice. We strongly recommend you take out travel insurance.


25% of the overall fare is due at the time of reservation. A further 25% partial payment of yoru fare is due by 25 January 2017. Final payment is due no later than 20 September 2017.

We make no charge for direct debit deposits or payment by cheque.
Credit card fees: 1.2% Visa & Mastercard, 3% Diners Club & American Express


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Balmain, NSW 2041
T: +61 2 9810 5377
E: info@cruiseexpress.com.au

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