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L’Austral is a contemporary cruise ship that combines a sleek, eye-catching design with a classically French onboard ambience. Highly recommended for younger couples and those seeking romantic cruise holidays, L’Austral offers an almost yacht-like environment with sophisticated accommodation options and chic public spaces. The facilities onboard are streamlined, though those with a keen eye on fitness and well-being will be delighted with Spa Ponant Yacht Spa – a fantastic treatment centre that’s perfect if you’re looking to pass away a few hours whilst enjoying a lazy day at sea. L’Austral joined the Ponant Cruises fleet in 2011 and sails a variety of itineraries throughout the Mediterranean, Caribbean and Antarctica.

L’Austral Accommodation

L’Austral offers accommodation options for up to 264 guests, including 3 Prestige Suites and up to 132 cabins with an outside view. Accommodation across all grades includes:

  • Good-size beds
  • Large storage unit
  • Vanity Desk
  • Refrigerator
  • Wardrobe
  • Bath/Shower combination unit

L’Austral Dining Options

The Gastronomic Restaurant – The ship’s main restaurant, this venue can accommodate all of L’Austral’s guests in one sitting and serves wonderful French cuisine.

The Grill Restaurant – A more informal option, The Grill offers a buffet-style option at breakfast and lunch, whilst dinner comprises mainly of fast-grilled dishes, breads, pasta and cold snacks.

L’Austral Facilities

  • Spa Ponant Yacht Spa – including a fitness suite and steam room
  • 2 outdoor swimming pools
  • Library
  • Panoramic lounge
  • Open air bar and pool
  • Main lounge
  • Theatre

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L'Austral Cruises

Date Name Duration
4 Nov 2016 Ho Chi Minh ( Vietnam ) - Hong Kong ( Hong Kong) 9 days
13 Nov 2016 Vietnamese Coastlines 9 days
22 Nov 2016 Ho Chi Minh - Bali 10 days
2 Dec 2016 Bali – Cairns 14 days
16 Dec 2016 Cairns - Port Vila 12 days
28 Dec 2016 Port Vila - Akaroa 10 days
7 Jan 2017 Subantarctic Islands - Lyttelton to Milford Sound 15 days
22 Jan 2017 Milford Sound – Auckland 9 days
31 Jan 2017 Auckland - Milford Sound 9 days
9 Feb 2017 Milford Sound – Auckland 9 days
18 Feb 2017 Auckland (New Zealand) / Port Vila (Vanuatu) 11 days
1 Mar 2017 Port Vila (Vanuatu) - Kota Kinabalu 17 days
18 Mar 2017 Kota Kinabalu (Borneo, Malaysia) - Osaka (Japan) 14 days
1 Apr 2017 Osaka (Japan) – Maizuru (Japan) 8 days
9 Apr 2017 Maizuru (Japan) - Osaka (Japan) 8 days

More information

If you would like more information on the L'Austral or would like to discuss a cruise, please call one of our Cruise Experts on 0800 008 6677.
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