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Cairns to the South Pacific Ponant L'Austral Cruise Reviews

4.5 / 5.0
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108 reviews
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Extraordinary Expedition Cruise across the Spice Islands

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dthiebaud
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

We had been previously on a cruise across this Indonesian region last year that was disappointing with Silversea Expedition. This year Ponant cruise was exceptional, thanks to the outstanding expedition team lead by Mick Fogg and the captain; they chose superb location for all stops and we had both landing unique experiences visiting remote villages and extremely isolated locations in all islands ...
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Sail Date: March 2018


Great expedition cruise with luxury accommodation and food in a relax ambiance

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dthiebaud
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

Great expedition cruise : very knowledgeable and experienced expedition team with great selection of spots to visit on land; great interactions with locals and landings always so well prepared and fantastic welcome from locals. Very good talks for review and preparation of excursions. Great opportunity to learn about the various indigenous population of such great diversity as Papua, Solomon ...
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Sail Date: December 2017


Could easily have been so much better!

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Val H
10+ Cruises • Age 80s

This was called an "expedition cruise". And yes, there were some interesting excursions. But most afternoons were scheduled for swimming and/or snorkelling off a small island with no alternative activities. Not everyone in the main cruising demographic needs so much water activity. We had been to some of the excursion sites before and found this time the visits were shorter, rather ...
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Sail Date: December 2016


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