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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
1 Apr 2017 Osaka (Japan) – Maizuru (Japan) 8 days
9 Apr 2017 Maizuru (Japan) - Osaka (Japan) 8 days
17 Apr 2017 The Best of Japan 8 days
25 Apr 2017 Maizuru (Japan) - Osaka (Japan) 8 days
10 May 2017 Osaka (Japan) - Muroran (Japan) 10 days
20 May 2017 Hakodate- Osaka 10 days
11 Jun 2017 Vietnamese Shores - Hong Kong (China) to Kota Kinabalu ( Malaysia) 11 days
22 Jun 2017 Indonesian Archipelagos - Kota Kinabalu (Malaysia) - Darwin (Australia) 11 days
22 Jun 2017 Indonesian Archepelagos 11 days
3 Jul 2017 Darwin to Broome 10 days
23 Jul 2017 Darwin to Broome 10 days
12 Aug 2017 Darwin (Australia) - Broome (Australia) 10 days
1 Sep 2017 Darwin (Australia) - Darwin (Australia) 10 days
11 Sep 2017 Darwin (Australia) - Bali (Indonesia) 11 days
22 Sep 2017 Bali (Indonesia) - Bali (Indonesia) 11 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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