Luxury Cruises from New Zealand with Ponant

Enjoy a luxury cruise to, or from New Zealand with Ponant. French elegance combines with luxurious yet relaxed surrounds.

Le Soléal carries 264 guests, while Le Laperouse carries just 184, both providing a luxury yacht experience.

Included in your experience:

* Cruise fare including Port Taxes
* All meals onboard
* Open Bar including beer, wine, champagne, spirits, tea & coffee, bottled water
* Free WiFi
* Use of steam & fitness rooms
* Antarctic sailings include landings ashore with an experienced Expedition team

 

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FIORDLAND & THE SNARES

9 nights Dunedin to Wellington 

Sailing Date 21 November 2021
Reverse itinerary 30 November 2021

Explore the best of the South Island’s natural & cultural heritage on this 9-night luxury expedition on board Le Soléal.

Flights additional
Cruise is subject to Govt approval

Subantarctic islands cruise ponant

SUBANTARCTIC ISLANDS EXPEDITION

14 nights Dunedin to Dunedin 

Sailing Date 09 December 2021 or 23 December 2021

On this expedition aboard Le SoléalPONANT invites you to discover  Fiordland & the Subantarctic Islands. An exceptional itinerary where the wildlife rules.

Flights additional
Cruise is subject to Govt approval

Ponant dunedin return cruise

SOUTH ISLAND EXPEDITION

7 nights Dunedin to Dunedin

Sailing Date 06 January 2022

Le Soléal will discover Fiordland National Park, Dusky, Doubful & Miford Sound, before heading for the Snare Islands.

Flights additional
Cruise is subject to Govt approval

 

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NATIONAL TREASURES OF NZ

11 nights Dunedin to Auckland 

Sailing Date 07 January 2022

Departing from Dunedin Le Lapérouse will cruise to the heart of Fiordland National Park,  then onto
Banks Peninsula & Akaroa.

In Picton, perhaps head to Marlborough ‘s vineyards before hoping over the strait to Wellington. Enjoy Tauranga, Rotorua before heading for your final stop in Auckland.

Flights additional
Cruise is subject to Govt approval

Ponant Antarctica cruise

SCOTT & SHACKLETONS ANTARCTIC ROSS SEA EXPEDITION

21 nights Dunedin to Dunedin 

Sailing Date 13 January 2022 or
03 February 2022

Visit the most pristine piece of ocean left on earth. Follow in the footsteps of the heroic age of Antarctic exploration. Possibility of viewing the historic huts of Scott, Shackleton & Borchgrevink.

Flights additional
Cruise is subject to Govt approval

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THE BEST OF NZ

9 nights Auckland to Lyttelton

Sailing Date 18 January 2022

Le Laperouse will discover set sail from Auckland, taking you to Whaktane, Napier, Wellington, Dunedin and Fiordland. What a luxury way to catch up with family & friends around the country.

Flights additional
Cruise is subject to Govt approval

Lyttleton to Noumea cruise Ponant

NEW ZEALAND TO NOUMEA

13 nights Lyttleton to Noumea 

Sailing Date 27 January 2022

This brand new cruise onboard Le Lapérouse will see you enjoy our beautiful country before sailing to the Jewel of the Pacific. What a stunning summer escape.

Flights additional
Cruise is subject to Govt approval

 

Akaroa church

NEW ZEALAND MOSAIC 

7 nights Dunedin to Auckland 

Sailing Date 24 February 2022

A brand new itinerary that will see  you sail in luxury up from Dunedin to the City of Sails, which plenty to see along the way.  

Flights additional
Cruise is subject to Govt approval