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L'Austral - Kirkenes (Norway) -Longyearbyen (Norway)

June 15-22, 2014 -  8 days / 7 nights on board 

  • We invite you to explore this extraordinary region.
  • On this cruise, L’AUSTRAL will sail you to a nature that is coloured by polar hues. Thus, over 8 days,sailing from fjord to fjord and glacier to glacier, you will discover the Polar universe in all its diversity, a world that was so dear to Jean MALAURIE, a french geographer and lover of extreme environments. 
Itinerary Arrival Departure

Day 1 - Kirkenes (Norway) 
Embarking from 5.00 to 5.30pm

5:00 pm

6:00 pm

Day 2- At Sea



Day 3 - Svalbard, Hornsund (Norway) 



Day 4 - Svalbard, Bellsund (Norway)



Day 5 - Svalbard, North West National Park (Norway) 
Navigation north toward the ice floe



Day 6 - Svalbard, Ny Alesund - King Bay (Norway)



Day 7 - Svalbard, Isjford - Templefjord (Norway)



Day 8 - Longyearbyen (Norway) 

7:00 am


Cruise Fares
Please contact us for more information and availability.

Prices are per person, based on double-occupancy and subject to fuel adjustment.

Cruise Category

Brochure Fare

Ponant Bonus Fare*

Superior Stateroom



DeLuxe Stateroom



Prestige Stateroom - Deck 4



Prestige Stateroom - Deck 5



Prestige Stateroom - Deck 6



Deluxe Suite



Prestige Suite - Deck 5



Prestige Suite - Deck 6



Owner Suite



Safety and port taxes



Airport Taxes



One Child (8-12 years old) sharing cabin with 2 adults



3rd adult Passenger in a Superior Stateroom



3rd Passenger in a Prestige Suite



*On request. Limited availability. Fares may be subject to Fuel adjustement according to our terms and conditions.  

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Our fares include:
•Port and safety charges
•Open bar (pouring wines, house champagne, alcohol except premium brands - list available on board)
•Your cruise including all meals from dinner on the day of embarkation to breakfast on the day of disembarkation
•Welcome aboard and captain’s cocktail parties, gala dinner
•Mineral water, tea, filter coffee, white, red and rosé wines served with meals
•24 hour room service (selected menu)
•Evening entertainments and events, and/or organised shows
•Porterage from the quayside to the ship and vice versa
•English-speaking guest-speaker (when applicable)

Our fares do not include:
•Flights and airport taxes
•Transfers, day rooms and other services at arrival & departure, before embarkation and after disembarkation
•Optional shore excursions (sold on board)
•Personal expenses
•Other drinks not included in open bar

** Ponant Bonus Fares:
Special Savings program off published cruise-only fares for select voyages, in all stateroom and suite categories. Ponant Bonus fares are capacity controlled, subject to availability and may change at any time without notice. Ponant Bonus could decrease or be closed for specific stateroom and suite categories or entire cruise.

Ponant bonus fares represent savings from the published fare and may not be combined with certain other promotional offers. Some cruise credits may not be combinable. The bonus fares represent our best available rate at time of booking.