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Experience an exceptional expedition with PONANT & Save £400 per cabin!
EXPLORE THE TREASURES OF THE WORLD
PONANT's experts have put together a range of unique specialised luxury cruise itineraries, enabling you to access all the earth's treasures by sea. From the ice of the Antarctic to the lagoons of the Pacific, from Mediterranean coves to Asian shores, PONANT has been sailing all the seas of the globe for thirty years.
Polar, tropical and subtropical expeditions: from Antarctica to Papua New Guinea, PONANT takes you up close and personal with unspoilt nature and ancient cultures, far from the beaten track taken by cruises. With almost 20 years of experience in extreme regions, PONANT is a true Polar Specialist.
Choosing a PONANT “Expedition” cruise means choosing a state of mind: a blend of luxury, exploration and great comfort, adventure and refinement... even in the heart of the most remote regions. PONANT Expedition Cruises not only give you the chance to travel on board a luxury ship, but also to enjoy top-quality services and go on a voyage of discovery to far-flung corners of the earth, accompanied by experts on the regions visited.
Luxury amenities in the heart of extreme lands
An expedition with PONANT guarantees the best conditions of day to day comfort for you in some of the most remote places on the planet. The comfort of your ship and your cabin, personalised and attentive service, refined gastronomy... the unique atmosphere which we go to great lengths to preserve in order to stay true to our philosophy, creating that privileged feeling of being aboard one’s own private yacht. In the heart of the ice or the distant archipelagos of Oceania, our luxury amenities will make your expedition voyage an unforgettable experience.
Whether in the Polar Regions or along the Amazon river, the size of our ships and their shallow draught mean you can arrive as close as possible to these hard-to-access areas. This proximity o ers the privileged discovery of preserved sites. Our expedition teams are always on the lookout for the unexpected and the surprises inherent to these itineraries, and our flexibility enables us to adapt to these. A genuine philosophy of exploration travel.
Once aboard, enjoy the adventure in total peace of mind. Everything is included: Zodiac® outings and shore visits, excursions, lectures, parkas and boot hire for polar expeditions.
During some cruises and ports of calls, optional paying excursions are offered to visit sites that can be reached only with a local infrastructure.
ZODIAC® SHORE VISITS & OUTINGS
During Expedition voyages, our fleet of Zodiac® make landing ashore in remote, seldom visited destinations safe and enjoyable, and enable guests to get as close as possible to ice, coral reefs, waterfalls and fauna. Our Zodiac® are designed to accommodate small groups of 10 passengers. They are easy to step on to from the marina platform at the rear of your ship. Our inclusive Zodiac® and shore excursions are unforgettable experiences, whether you are landing on a deserted beach in the Maluku islands of Indonesia, interacting with remote tribes of Papua New Guinea, or discovering the splendour of Antarctic glaciers.
Specialists of extreme regions, these passionate and fascinating professionals will bring cultural, environmental and historical dimensions to all your outings and will be sure to keep you informed about nearby flora and fauna, local cultures and natural phenomena. As recognised professionals, a er scouting missions in the field, they organise safe outings and shore visits, taking advantage of the opportunities that arise during any expedition. Aboard the ship the pleasure continues, with a series of cultural, scientific or historical presentations.
To make sure you have a safe trip, all our captains and crew are trained on glacier navigation.
For more than 30 years, PONANT has been taking its cruise guests to the planet's most secret, hidden, and out-of-the-way places. Conscious of the need to respect the environment, and fully committed to a more responsible form of tourism, we work daily to place innovation at the core of our values through our PONANT Blue Horizon programme.
PONANT'S WELCOME OFFER
Save up to £400 per cabin on your first cruise.*
Applies to all our itineraries.
(*) Save £400 per cabin based on two sharing (equivalent to £200 per guest) with code BWELCOM. Offer applies when booking any first-time cruise with PONANT or Paul Gauguin. Offer not applicable to PONANT Ocean Voyages and cannot be applied retrospectively or used in conjunction with any other offer or promotion. Offer may also be modified and/or withdrawn at any time without prior notice. This offer is also available through your usual travel agency.