Ponant Yacht Cruises
With Ponant, you'll cruise "a la francaise" -- a subtle blend of refined comfort and friendly hospitality. The Ponant fleet includes six ships, each featuring its own distinct personality. On board each vessel, sophisticated staterooms create an intimate environment and gourmet cuisine inspires the palate. Activities and lectures reveal fascinating information about the regions visited.
Ponant's small ships take you to destinations off the beaten track, where you can experience new cultures in an authentic way and enjoy close encounters with nature. Coast along exotic islands, moor in secret coves of the Mediterranean, enjoy surprise whale encounters in Antarctica or take in breathtaking panoramas of Seychelles and the Maldives.
- Ponant offers expedition cruises to Northern Europe, the Mediterranean, South America, Asia, Antarctica, the Arctic and other destinations.
- Cruises are classified according to the quality of the vessel and its accommodations, and the number of included amenities and activities both on and off the ship. Ponant Yacht Cruises specializes in deluxe travel, and prices typically range from $300 to $800 per person, per day, plus airfare.
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|Vacation Name||Days||Starts In||Ends In||Travel Style||Quality*|
|Ponant Yacht Cruises - Africa|
|The Bijagos Archipelago 2015 (Dakar - Dakar)||8||Dakar, Senegal||Dakar, Senegal||Expedition||Dates and Prices|
|Cape Verde’s Islands (Praia - Praia)||8||Praia, Santiago Island, Cape Verde||Praia, Santiago Island, Cape Verde||Expedition||Dates and Prices|
|Ponant Yacht Cruises - Alaska|
|In the Wake of Pioneers 2015 (Juneau - Vancouver)||8||Juneau, AK||Vancouver, Canada||Expedition||Dates and Prices|
|In the Wake of Pioneers 2015 (Vancouver - Juneau)||8||Vancouver, Canada||Juneau, AK||Expedition||Dates and Prices|
|Ponant Yacht Cruises - Antarctica|
|The Antarctic Peninsula 2014-2015 (11 Day, Ushuaia - Ushuaia)||11||Buenos Aires, Argentina||Buenos Aires, Argentina||Expedition||Dates and Prices|
|The Peninsula & The Falkland Islands 2015 (Ushuaia - Montevideo)||16||Montevideo, Uruguay||Ushuaia, Argentina||Expedition||Dates and Prices|
|The Great Austral Loop (Ushuaia - Ushuaia)||16||Ushuaia, Argentina||Ushuaia, Argentina||Expedition||Dates and Prices|
|Ponant Yacht Cruises - Asia|
|Traditional Japan 2015 (Tianjin - Osaka)||9||Beijing, China||Osaka, Japan||Expedition||Dates and Prices|
|The Best of Japan 2015 (Maizuru - Osaka)||9||Maizuru, Japan||Osaka, Japan||Expedition||Dates and Prices|
|The Best of Japan 2015 (Osaka - Maizuru, Itinerary A)||9||Osaka, Japan||Maizuru, Japan||Expedition||Dates and Prices|
|The Best of Japan 2015 (Osaka - Maizuru, Itinerary B)||9||Osaka, Japan||Maizuru, Japan||Expedition||Dates and Prices|
|In the Heart of China 2015 (Hong Kong - Tianjin)||10||Hong Kong, China||Beijing, China||Expedition||Dates and Prices|
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|Ponant Yacht Cruises - Australia & New Zealand|
|The Great Barrier Reef (Cairns - Sydney)||8||Cairns, Australia||Sydney, Australia||Expedition||Dates and Prices|
|Tasmania Grandiose Nature 2015 (Sydney - Melbourne)||8||Sydney, Australia||Melbourne, Australia||Expedition||Dates and Prices|
|New Zealand & Maoris 2015 (Auckland - Melbourne)||13||Auckland, New Zealand||Melbourne, Australia||Expedition||Dates and Prices|
|New Zealand & Maoris 2015 (Melbourne - Auckland)||13||Melbourne, Australia||Auckland, New Zealand||Expedition||Dates and Prices|
|Indonesia & The Great Barrier Reef (Bali - Cairns)||16||Bali, Indonesia||Cairns, Australia||Expedition||Dates and Prices|
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|Ponant Yacht Cruises - Caribbean|
|Discover the French West Indies (St. Martin - Fort de France)||7||St Martin, French West Indies||Fort de France, Martinique||Expedition||Dates and Prices|
|Grenadine Islands 2015 (Curaçao - Fort de France)||8||Williemstad, Curacao||Fort de France, Martinique||Expedition||Dates and Prices|
|Treasure of the Antilles 2015 (Fort de France - Saint Martin)||8||Fort de France, Martinique||St Martin, French West Indies||Expedition||Dates and Prices|
|Golf in the Caribbean 2015 (Saint Martin - Fort de France)||8||St Martin, French West Indies||Fort de France, Martinique||Expedition||Dates and Prices|
|Grenadine Islands 2014-2015 (Fort de France - Fort de France)||8||Fort de France, Martinique||Fort de France, Martinique||Expedition||Dates and Prices|
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|Ponant Yacht Cruises - Europe and Britain|
|Napoleon Bonaparte’s Corsica 2015 (Marseille - Nice)||7||Marseille, France||Nice, France||Expedition||Dates and Prices|
|From Portugal to Ireland 2015 (Lisbon - Dublin)||8||Lisbon, Portugal||Dublin, Ireland||Escorted||Dates and Prices|
|Amalfi Coast and Ancient Greece 2015 (Civitavecchia - Athens)||8||Rome, Italy||Athens, Greece||Expedition||Dates and Prices|
|From Athens to the Phocean City 2015 (Athens - Marseille)||8||Athens, Greece||Marseille, France||Expedition||Dates and Prices|
|From the Dalmatian Coast to Greece 2015 (Venice - Athens)||8||Venice, Italy||Athens, Greece||Expedition||Dates and Prices|
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|Ponant Yacht Cruises - Mexico & Central America|
|Panama & Darien Park 2015 (Puerto Caldera - Willemstad )||8||Puerto Caldera, Costa Rica||Williemstad, Curacao||Expedition||Dates and Prices|
|Central America’s Secrets 2015 (Guayaquil - Puerto Caldera)||9||Guayaquil, Ecuador||Puerto Caldera, Costa Rica||Expedition||Dates and Prices|
|Ponant Yacht Cruises - South America|
|In the Wake of the Incas 2015 (Valparaiso - Guayaquil)||13||Valparaíso, Chile||Guayaquil, Ecuador||Expedition||Dates and Prices|
|Chilean Fjords 2015 (Ushuaia - Valparaiso)||14||Ushuaia, Argentina||Valparaíso, Chile||Expedition||Dates and Prices|
|Chilean Fjords (Valparaiso - Ushuaia)||14||Valparaíso, Chile||Ushuaia, Argentina||Expedition||Dates and Prices|
|Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego (Montevideo - Ushuaia)||15||Montevideo, Uruguay||Ushuaia, Argentina||Expedition||Dates and Prices|
These vacations are classified according to the quality of accommodations, the number of included amenities and activities, and the level of service delivered.
= Budget vacations that typically range from $50 to $200 per person, per day, plus airfare.
= First class vacations that typically range from $80 to $350 per person, per day, plus airfare.
= Deluxe vacations that typically range from $200 to $650 per person, per day, plus airfare.
** The prices shown are U.S. dollars per person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability. Prices quoted for land/cruise arrangements are subject to increase without notice. Once we have received your deposit, land/cruise prices are guaranteed. Air prices quoted via phone or email are subject to increase and are guaranteed only from the time that full payment is received. Also, air prices or air promotions mentioned on this site or on the phone do not include baggage fees imposed by airlines.