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63% Loved It
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4.5 Editor's Rating
Launched in 2011, L'Austral is the second in a series of three 264-passenger, 10,600-ton cruising yachts commissioned by Compagnie du Ponant. Its identical sister, Le Boreal, debuted in 2010, and the third ...
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19 Ponant L'Austral Cruise Reviews

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Only part i can give 5 stars to are the ship and the suites. Our suite was small but felt larger than it was. There ... Read more
6/15
This is an amazing ship with a wonderfully helpful staff. On this particularl itinerary, there was 0% single ... Read more
France at war with US? travelstrathnaver
5/15
What a greeting we got the window to board was one hour we had come from Tokyo by bullet then a Taxi that did not know ... Read more
We paid £350 per person per day for an 8 night cruise around Japan on Le Boreal. Having paid a price similar ... Read more
Vive la difference! Floridiana
3/15
We picked a French ship, Ponant's l'Austral because her schedule it perfectly with our land tour in Japan afterwards. ... Read more
We took a Tauck tour "Cruising Down Under." This was a new tour for Tauck and they chose L'Austral starting in ... Read more
Embarked on Ponant’s L’Austral in Cairns for a 1 week NYE cruise, sailing to Sydney. This was not an ... Read more
I read reviews and had concerns. I need not have - I could not find fault. My husband and I had cabin 311 - pleasant ... Read more
We left Istanbul end of the day and the ship looked small compared to the Costa and the Xelebrity. The Austral is the ... Read more
A cruise to Antarctica is pricey, expensive even, but it is absolutely worth it! We saw amazing wildlife and beautiful ... Read more
The week got off to an inauspicious start. The instructions sent by Ponant for passengers arriving in their own car at ... Read more
1/12
We took L'Austral to Antarctica, South Georgia and the Falkland Islands from Ushuaia, Argentina. This is an expedition ... Read more
Booking- We booked directly with Ponant's US office. Office staff were generally poorly responsive. Emails and ... Read more
Hotel before the cruise: 2 nights at the Tierra del Leyendas in Ushuaia. What a wonderful little hotel! Warm, ... Read more
I have to confess that I am not easy to please so when I read some of the previous reviews of the L'Austral to the ... Read more
Exceptional! happy-jamaica
8/11
In a word, our experience on L'Austral was exceptional. We just got back from a 10 day cruise from Venice to Athens. As ... Read more
7/11
Maybe after the first 2 voyages the crew of L'Austral gelled, because the previous reviews were nothing like the ... Read more
L'Austral vandeVyver
6/11
We were disappointed in our cruise from Venice along the Croatian coast This brand new ship was elegant and ... Read more
6/11
We have just undertaken a cruise on L'Austral from Venice to Croatia and back to Venice. We were very excited to go on ... Read more

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