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Ponant Ship Reviews

L'Austral
L'Austral
Ranked #1 of 4 Ponant Ships
71% Loved It
  • All cabins are outsides, most with balconies
  • Main restaurant serves upscale, international cuisine
  • Relaxed, elegant vibe
  • Launched: 2011; Passengers: 264
Le Boreal
Le Boreal
Ranked #2 of 4 Ponant Ships
69% Loved It
  • First of four new Compagnie du Ponant ships
  • All cabins are outsides, most with balconies
  • Main restaurant serves upscale, international cuisine
  • Launched: 2010; Passengers: 264
Le Soleal
Le Soleal
Ranked #3 of 4 Ponant Ships
50% Loved It
  • Newest ship in fleet, launched in 2013
  • All cabins are outsides, most with balconies
  • Relaxed, elegant vibe
  • Launched: ; Passengers: 264
Le Ponant
Le Ponant
Ranked #4 of 4 Ponant Ships
100% Loved It
  • Carries only 64 passengers
  • Three-masted sailing ship
  • Sails Red Sea, Indian Ocean, Maldives, Seychelles
  • Launched: 1991; Passengers: 64
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Ponant Member Reviews

73% Loved It

We took a Tauck tour "Cruising Down Under." This was a new tour for Tauck and they chose L'Austral starting in Auckland, New Zealand and ending in ... Read more

by mbaldari

Traveled with excellent Tauck group from Buenos Aires on charter flight to Ushuaia. Boarded Le Soleal in the afternoon. Welcomed by captain and ... Read more

by Portrait24

Embarked on Ponant’s L’Austral in Cairns for a 1 week NYE cruise, sailing to Sydney. This was not an ‘expedition’ cruise ... Read more

by shaskelly

I cruised on Le Boreal as part of a chartered Abercrombie and Kent expedition including The Falkland Islands, South Georgia, and the Antarctic ... Read more

by ajwsf

I choose the ship and trip expecting to be fed interesting French cusine rather than the typical steam table cardboard. Apparently quite a number ... Read more

by Uncle Bobby
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