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L'Austral Enjoy a gourmet meal at the Gastronomic Restaurant. Stunning views from the bar and lounge Relax on the deck of the L'Austral. Welcoming reception Spacious lounge Fitness area with a view. Enjoy a show in the movie theater.
Sunrise over Mount Kinabalu
$8,410
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Between Papua & Indonesia

18 Day Itinerary aboard L'Austral
  • Explore Raja Ampat, a UNESCO site
  • Visit ethnic villages and peoples
  • Enjoy Sandakan's orangutans
  • Venture out daily via Zodiac dinghy
Join this 18-day voyage aboard L'Austral on a one-of-a-kind cruise to the heart of the Asian archipelagos from Port Vila, capital of Vanuatu, to Kota Kinabalu, Borneo.
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Bunaken National Marine Park, Honiara, Jayapura, Kennedy Island, Kota Kinabalu, Mbike Island, Port Vila, Efate, Rabaul, Raja Ampat, Sandakan, Santa Ana Island, Sepik River
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A lone fisherman off the coast of the Philippines
$6,920
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From the Philippines to Japanese Coasts

15 Day Itinerary aboard L'Austral
  • Visit the capital city Manila
  • Explore the island of Coron
  • Discover the Shuri-jo Castle
  • View 4 UNESCO World Heritage Sites
Leaving from Malaysia on this 15-day voyage, L’Austral takes you to the Philippines and Japan. Along the way, encounter idyllic islands, white-sand beaches, limestone cliffs, lush mangroves, zen gardens, and age-old temples.
Activities: Expedition Cruises
Places: Coron Island, Hiroshima, Kota Kinabalu, Manila, Naha, Osaka, Puerto Princesa
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Fishing village in the arctic
$4,820
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Iceland: Between Geysers & Glaciers

8 Day Itinerary aboard L'Austral
Join L’Austral on a voyage to the fringes of the Arctic Circle, where the first Vikings went ashore in the 9th Century. On this 8-day journey, experience wild and fascinating Iceland’s natural heritage, which has retained all of its mystery. 
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Arctic, Asia, Canada, Europe, Greenland, Iceland, North America, Scandinavia, Western Europe, Akureyri, Grimsey Island, Grundarfjordur, Heimaey Island, Isafjordur, Reykjavik
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Houses by the river in Singapore
$5,390
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Indonesia's Treasures

11 Day Itinerary aboard L'Austral
  • Discover diverse Indonesia
  • Sail from Ho Chi Minh to Bali
  • Explore magnificent landscapes
  • Venture down Vietnam's Saigon River
Embark L'Austral to discover Indonesia - an abundant source of natural resources and a fascinating mosaic of ethnic groups and cultures. Spend 11 days among this magnificent archipelago of 18,000 islands scattered between Asia and the Pacific Ocean, lying like a pearl necklace on a coral reef.
Activities: Expedition Cruises
Places: Asia, Bali, Indonesia, Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City, Karimun Jawa Islands, Semarang, Singapore
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Local Japanese woman in traditional dress.
$5,530
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Japan’s Traditions

10 Day Itinerary aboard L'Austral
  • Visit 2 UNESCO World Heritage Sites
  • Discover medieval Japan
  • Explore warm and welcoming Pusan
  • Experience bustling Tokyo
On this 10-day voyage aboard L'Austral, discover the mysteries and the magnificence of Asia, pearls of the East, which evoke the beginning of an unforgettable journey. From Kanazawa to Hiroshima, passing by Pusan, your cruise leads you to Osaka, the new center of Japan.
Activities: Expedition Cruises
Places: Asia, Busan, Hiroshima, Kanazawa, Osaka, Sakaiminato, Tokyo
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Experience the unique architecture of Asia.
$5,830
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The Best of Japan

9 Day Itinerary aboard L'Austral
  • Visit welcoming Busan, S.Korea
  • See Kagoshima & Sakurajima Volcano
  • Explore the famous Korakuen Gardens
  • Discover medieval Japan
  • Tour the Japanese metropolis Osaka
Set sail for the "Land of the Rising Sun" on this 9-day voyage aboard the luxurious L'Austral. Japan opens its doors to you and reveals its imperial past.
Activities: Expedition Cruises
Places: Asia, Busan, Hiroshima, Kagoshima, Maizuru, Nagasaki, Okayama, Osaka, Sakaiminato, Uwajima
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A herd of arctic caribou feed through the snow.
$10,780
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The Best of Kamchatka

Russian Arctic - 15 Day Itinerary aboard L'Austral
  • Explore by Zodiac dinghies
  • View remarkable Arctic landscapes
  • Spot abundant wildlife and birdlife
  • Encounter Chuchki and Koryak people
  • Discover the Valley of Geysers
Join L’Austral to discover the origins of the world, the Kamchatka Peninsula, where fire, land, and the ocean have created a truly remarkable and infinitely beautiful landscape, and where the word "wild" really comes into its own.
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Alaska, Arctic, Asia, Canada, Eastern Europe, Europe, Greenland, Iceland, North America, Russia, Scandinavia, United States, Western Europe, Anastasia Bay, Arakamchechen Islands, Bukhta Natalii, Bukhta Russkaya, Cape Navarin, Commander Islands, Gravilla Bay, Ittygran Island, Kronotskiy Reserve, Lisvenichnaya, Nome, Olyutorskiy Bay, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Provideniya, Tymlat Bay, Verkhoturova Island
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Steaming landscape of the Kuril Islands.
$10,340
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The Kuril Archipelago

16 Day Itinerary aboard L'Austral
  • Zodiac cruise with Naturalists
  • Marvel at natural delights
  • View diverse wildlife& bird species
  • Encounter Chukchi people
Discover the origins of the world on this unique 16-day cruise across the Kuril Archipelago, stretching over a thousand kilometers across the Bering Sea between Russia and Japan.
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Arctic, Asia, Canada, Eastern Europe, Europe, Greenland, Iceland, North America, Russia, Scandinavia, Western Europe, Atlasova Island, Chirpoy, Ekarma, Kanazawa, Korsakov, Matua, Onekotan, Otaru, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Shiashikotan, Shimushir, Shumshu, Tulenyi
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Greenland ice cap
$20,040
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The Mythical Northwest Passage

23 Day Itinerary aboard L'Austral
Set sail for the Far North from Kangerlussuaq, Greenland to Nome, Alaska on board L'Austral. Well beyond the Arctic Circle, explore the legendary, highly coveted maritime route: the Northwest Passage, the only possible shipping route between the Atlantic and the Pacific.
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Beechey Island, Bering Strait, Disko Bay, Fort Ross, Franklin Bay, Herschel Island, Kangerlussuaq, Little Diomede, Melville Bay, Nome, Pond Inlet, Savissivik, Sisimiut, Ulukhaktok (Holman), Upernavik, Uqsuqtuuq (Gjoa Haven)
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Colin and Eugene Hiking in Greenland
$10,100
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The Unexplored Iceland and Greenland

14 Day Itinerary aboard L'Austral
Come aboard L'Austral for a 14-day expedition cruise from Reykjavik to Kangerlussuaq. Sail through silence broken only by the cracking of icebergs, introducing you to the landscapes of this radiant, virgin land. Here, when the ice breaks up and the granite peaks shed their white mantle for a brief summer, a spellbinding world of bewitching …
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Arctic, Asia, Canada, Europe, Greenland, Iceland, North America, Scandinavia, Western Europe, Ammassalik, Cape Farvel (Kap Farvel), Fjord Knud Rasmussen, Ilulissat, Kangerlussuaq, Nuuk, Reykjavik
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Passengers: 264
Ship Type: Luxury Expedition Ship

The L'Austral, sister ship to the Le Boreal, is the fruit of Italian expertise and French sophistication. A superb mega-yacht with 132 cabins, the L'Austral links tradition and innovation, cruising to worldwide destinations in luxury. Launched in 2011, the L'Austral remains faithful to her philosophy - to create a unique atmosphere, a subtle blend of luxury, intimacy and well-being.

Superior materials, discreet elegance and a tasteful décor combined with exterior and interior lines to reflect a nautical mood, subtly revisited. On board, soothing neutral tones are enlivened by splashes of red, her signature theme linking tradition and innovation to create personal touches in the spirit of a "private yacht".

Accommodations aboard the L'Austral
PRESTIGE SUITES
20 Prestige Suites with private balcony
AMENITIES
* Individually-controlled A/C
* King-size bed or twin beds, communicating cabins available (Children welcome)
* Bathtub and shower
* Minibar
* 2 Flat screen satellite TVs
* Desk with stationery
* DVD, CD and Ipod™ players
* Video on demand
* Hairdryer, Bathrobes
* Satellite direct line telephone
* 110/220 volts outlet, personal safe
* French bath products
* 24hr room service
* Internet access wi-fi
* Sofa, Armchair, Pedestal Table

DELUXE SUITES
3 Deluxe Suites with private balcony
AMENITIES
* Individually-controlled A/C
* King-size bed, or twin beds
* Bathtub
* Minibar
* Flat screen satellite TV
* Desk with stationery
* DVD, CD and Ipod™ players
* Video on demand
* Safe
* Hairdryer
* Bath robes
* Satellite direct line telephone
* 110/220 volts outlet
* French bath products
* 24hr room service
* Internet acces wi-fi
* Sofa
* Armchair & Pedestal table

PRESTIGE STATEROOMS
92 Prestige Staterooms of 200 sq.ft. with private balcony

DELUXE STATEROOMS
28 Deluxe Staterooms of 200 sq.ft. with private balcony

SUPERIOR STATEROOMS
8 superior staterooms of 226 sq.ft.

AMENITIES
All Staterooms have the following amenities:
* Individually-controlled A/C
* King-size bed, or twin beds
* Bathtub
* Minibar
* Flat screen satellite TV
* Desk with stationery
* DVD, CD and Ipod™ players
* Video on demand
* Safe
* Hairdryer
* Bath robes
* Satellite direct line telephone
* 110/220 volts outlet
* French bath products
* 24hr room service
* Internet access wi-fi

Dining Aboard the L'Austral
Loyal to the great French tradition, the haute cuisine on board is worthy of the finest restaurants, where discreet, attentive service is the hallmark. Two restaurants welcome you for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The Gastronomic Restaurant, with a capacity of 268 persons, serves French and international cuisine accompanied by fine wine. On the Grill Restaurant, you will have the opportunity to eat outside and enjoy buffet lunch and themed dinners.

Life aboard the L'Austral
Find a special ambiance aboard the L'Austral, as well as the feeling that you are on board your own yacht.

Whether you want to join other guests in the theater or games area (Wii™ consoles, etc), or relax on your own in a quiet corner of the library, L'Austral has been designed to meet the needs of every guest. Fitted with the latest equipment (Kinesis Wall, running machine) and the luxurious Beauty Center on L'Austral welcomes you for some unforgettable moments of relaxation and pampering.

Everything has been done to preserve the independence of each guest to suit their personal tastes: lounges for lectures and shows, the spa, but also more intimate spaces such as the library and internet corner. Comfortable cabins, nearly all with private balcony, are available for families either as triples or as communicating cabins. There is also a games area with Wii™ consoles, children’s menus, and baby-sitting service. Just as if you were on a private yacht, your time is your own to do as you please.

Smooth and quiet to provide maximum comfort, L'Austral has also earned the international “green ship” label for her numerous eco-friendly features (dynamic positioning system to avoid having to drop anchor, waste water treatment on board, reduced fuel consumption, etc).

Ship Specifications
* From 224 to 264 passengers
* Up to 132 outside cabins
* Length: 142m (466ft)
* Beam: 18 m (59ft)
* Average speed : 16 knots
* 139 crew members
* Elevators to all decks
* Dynamic positioning system
* « Clean ship » standards
* French flag
Superior Stateroom
Superior Stateroom
8 cabins, 226 sq ft, located on Le Champollion Deck. A/C, king or twin beds, seating area and private bath.
Deluxe Stateroom
Deluxe Stateroom
28 cabins, 200 sq ft with private balcony. A/C, king or twin beds, seating area, private bath.
Prestige Stateroom
Prestige Stateroom - Deck 4
200 sq ft with 43 sq ft private balcony. A/C, king or twin beds, seating area, private bath.
Prestige Stateroom
Prestige Stateroom - Deck 5
200 sq ft with 43 sq ft private balcony. A/C, king or twin beds, seating area, private bath.
Prestige Stateroom
Prestige Stateroom - Deck 6
200 sq ft with 43 sq ft private balcony. A/C, king or twin beds, seating area, private bath.
Deluxe Suite
Deluxe Suite
3 suites, 290 sq ft with 54 sq ft private balcony, located on the Le France Deck. A/C, king or twin beds, seating area, desk, minibar, private bath.
Prestige Suite
Prestige Suite - Deck 5
398 sq ft with 86 sq ft private balcony. A/C, king or twin beds, communicating cabins available. Separate living area, private bath.
Prestige Suite
Prestige Suite - Deck 6
398 sq ft with 86 sq ft private balcony. A/C, king or twin beds, communicating cabins available. Separate living area, private bath.
Owner's Suite
Owners Suite
484 sq ft with 97 sq ft private balcony. A/C, king or twin beds, communicating cabins available. Separate living, dining areas, private bath with large tub and shower, minibar, 2 flat screen TVs, DVD, CD, and IPOD, Video on demand, Satellite phone
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