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Circumnavigation of Australia - Sydney to Sydney
25 January 2018 - 40 nights

Sailing on L'Austral, this exclusive cruise is a journey around our island continent like no other. A once in a lifetime opportunity to experience an exclusive type of cruise, a concept of travel that is intimate, luxurious and authentic. 

If you've ever dreamt of cruising Australia, this is the ultimate way to do it!

The Great Southern Explorer - Sydney to Fremantle
25 January 2018 - 14 nights
Tropical Australia - Fremantle to Sydney
8 February 2018 - 26 nights






 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

 Lucky Bay (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, 14 or 26 luxurious nights cruising aboard L'Austral in the accommodation of your choice

 All meals onboard 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






Superior Stateroom

Sydney to Sydney Sydney to Fremantle Fremantle to Sydney
40 nights 14 nights 26 nights
from $27,500* pp from $10,695* pp from $17,875* pp
from $55,000* pp WAITLIST from $37,750* pp



Deluxe Stateroom

Sydney to Sydney Sydney to Fremantle Fremantle to Sydney
40 nights 14 nights 26 nights
from $29,900* pp from $11,630* pp from $19,435* pp
from $59,800* pp from $23,260* pp from $38,870* pp



Prestige Stateroom 

Sydney to Sydney Sydney to Fremantle Fremantle to Sydney
40 nights 14 nights 26 nights
from $32,400* pp from $12,600* pp from $21,060* pp
from $64,800* pp from $25,200* pp from $42,120* pp



Deluxe Suite

Sydney to Sydney Sydney to Fremantle Fremantle to Sydney
40 nights 14 nights 26 nights
from $46,900* pp WAITLIST WAITLIST
from $93,800* pp WAITLIST WAITLIST



Prestige Suite

Sydney to Sydney Sydney to Fremantle Fremantle to Sydney
40 nights 14 nights 26 nights
from $50,900* pp from $19,795* pp from $33,085* pp
from $101,800* pp from $39,590* pp from $66,170* pp



Owner's Suite - WAITLIST

Stateroom images are representative of staterooms in that category and type.
Some cabins 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 Cruiseco, Ponant and Cruise Express. Offers 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. Cruiseco, Ponant 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 at the time of paying your deposit.

Prices are per adult in AUD, cruise only, based on twin share accommodation (unless otherwise specified) including port charges and government fees, correct at 28 July 2017. Prices include cruise aboard Ponant's L’Austral, all main meals onboard, select alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages throughout your cruise (some premium brands included) and onboard gratuities. Does not include domestic airfares from/to Sydney or Perth. Zodiac tours included vary according to the cruise of your choice. Savings for solo travellers refer to a 50% single supplement. Discount offer has been applied to the single prices advertised, is valid for a limited time only, is applicable only on the Sydney return journey, is for new bookings only, is subject to availability/change, limited to 10 cabins only, and can be withdrawn/changed at any time without notice. Cancellation and conditions apply, to be read in conjunction with full terms and conditions in the Cruiseco Ponant – Australia in Depth brochure available from Cruise Express. 



50% of the overall fare is due at the time of reservation. Final payment is due no later than 20 September 2017.

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



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