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A humpback whale breaches from Alaskan waters
$11,350
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Alaska and Its Fur Traders

15 Day Itinerary aboard L'Austral
  • Visit the villages in the Far North
  • Observe incredible Arctic wildlife
  • Explore St Matthew Island
  • Watch out for a variety of seabirds
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Sail along the Bering Strait,before heading south to reach Saint Paul in the Pribilof Islands. In a Zodiac dinghy, then land on the lush shores of Dutch Harbor in the Aleutian Islands, where you have the option of participating in organized hikes.After sailing in the magnificent Icy Bayto discover …
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Midnight sun light, Ilulissat
$22,320
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Baffin Bay Secrets 2021

14 Day Itinerary aboard L'Austral
  • Visit traditional villages
  • Enjoy spectacular Karrat Fjord
  • Explore Disko Bay
  • Discover Sisimiut's wildlife
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Enjoy a unique cruise experience on this 14-day Baffin Bay & Greenland journey aboard luxurious L'Austral. In the remote northern reaches of the planet, you'll see a land abundant with hardy fauna like seals, whales, polar bears, musk oxen, walruses, and sea birds. Zodiacs allow you to …
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Beaches of Cape Verde Islands
$4,150
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Cape Verde and Canary Islands

Dakar to Lisbon - 11 Day Itinerary aboard L'Austral
  • Visit Dakar and Goree Island
  • Admire Mindelo's architecture
  • Explore Ribeira Grande's center
  • Enjoy Lisbon, Portugal
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Discover the cultures and traditions of Cape Verde, Spain, and Senegal on this enticing and relaxing 11-day journey aboard luxurious L'Austral. Your cruise takes you to all of the major cultural highlights along this route, including Santiago,São Vicente, and Mindelo. You'll also …
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Explore the enchanting city of Glasgow
$3,080
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Celtic Island Escapade

Glasgow to Dublin - 8 Day Itinerary aboard L'Austral
  • Explore city of literature, Dublin
  • View the Isle of Man and Wicklow
  • Discover nature and big cities
  • Join privileged golf experience
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Urban Exploration
Activity Level:
Relaxed
With the partner, Le Figaro, join an outstanding cruise into the very heart of the origins of golf for you to enjoy a choice selection of golf courses. The cruise offers a tailor-made Leisure Golf package that includes five green fees, two optional competitions and advice from a professional. For …
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Learn about the history of Liverpool
$3,770
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Celtic Shores

Dublin to Portsmouth - 8 Day Itinerary aboard L'Austral
  • Sail to lands of magic and legends
  • Explore Giant's Causeway site
  • View the old port of Liverpool
  • Discover Dublin, the Irish capital
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Urban Exploration, Village Visit
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Sail across the United Kingdom aboard the L'Austral luxury ship. Start your cruise by embarking at Dublin. During a stopover inBelfast, visit theGiant's Causeway.This massive geological formation is aUNESCO World Heritage Siteand features over 40,000 basalt columns. L’Australwill also …
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Port Lockroy Antarctica
$13,580
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Emblematic Antarctica

12 Day Itinerary aboard L'Austral
  • Hop on Zodiacs for outings
  • Visit research and whaling stations
  • Look out for wildlife
  • Marvel at the dynamic landscapes
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
The start of your cruise will be from Ushuaia, Argentina. The first land mark to be passed during this cruise will be theDrake Passage, during which you will probably be escorted by several albatrosses and Cape petrels. Then, reach theWhite Continent, the realm of the unexpected. Weather and ice …
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Penguins gathering on the shore
$14,780
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Emblematic Antarctica

13 Day Itinerary aboard L'Austral
  • Visit polar research stations
  • Explore drifting icebergs
  • See incredible polar wildlife
  • Hop on Zodiacs for outings
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
The start of the cruise will be marked by the crossing of the mythical Drake Passage, during which you will probably be escorted by several albatrosses and Cape petrels, the sentinels of these often-choppy waters. Then reach the White Continent, the realm of the unexpected. Weather and ice …
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Colorful homes in Greenland
$13,370
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Expedition along the East Coast of Greenland

16 Day Itinerary aboard L'Austral
  • Explore a hard to reach region
  • Visit lovely Biosphere Reserve
  • Meet the Inuit people
  • View alpine landscapes
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruise
Activity Level:
Relaxed
From Kangerlussuaq, sail south, before reaching the east coast of Greenland, known for its wild natural environments, its alpine landscapes, and its sea ice carried along the Transpolar Drift. Next, sail along the Blosseville Coast.. Discover the Scoresby Sund, the world’s largest fjord …
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Iceberg near floe edge
$26,690
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Expedition to the Thule Region

17 Day Itinerary aboard L'Austral
  • Sail between the ice floes
  • Discover traditional villages
  • Explore the wildlife of Arctic
  • See the largest icebergs
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
FromKangerlussuaq, set off aboardL’Australon a17-day expedition cruiseto the far reaches of the planet.North of the Baffin Sea, in theregion of Thule, experience a tricky but spectacular sail between driftingicebergsandsheets of ice floe. From Greenland's west coast with its mountains …
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Walruses huddled together on the ice
$13,510
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From Scotland to Spitsbergen

Dublin to Longyearbyen - 12 Day Itinerary aboard L'Austral
  • Discover five archipelagos
  • View the basalt grottos
  • Explore fjords, vertiginous cliffs
  • See the rich wildlife
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board the L'Austral and set a course northward, have the chance to stop at several of theBritish Isles. Discover theHebridesarchipelago: Iona, the cradle of Scottish Christianity, Mull and the charming colorful town of Tobermory, theIsle of Skye, a bastion of Gaelic culture. As you sail, …
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Visit the famed vineyards of France
$5,440
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Gastronomy, Vineyards & Grands Crus

Lisbon to Saint Malo - 10 Day Itinerary aboard L'Austral
  • View wine and gastronomy
  • Explore Tower of Belem
  • Visit the Balenciaga Museum
  • Spend time at Bordeaux
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board on L’Austral for a 10-day cruise to the land of rich flavors and discover all the know-how and excellence of Alain Ducasse’s teams during prestigious gala dinners. From the port of Leixões, visit Porto the capital of the northern region of Portugal, a “city of …
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Northern lights - Aurora borealis
$14,930
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Greenland of Great Explorers

15 Day Itinerary aboard L'Austral
  • Visit vestiges of the Thule people
  • Discover Skjoldungen Island
  • View unique Arctic wildlife
  • Explore Prins Christian Sund
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
From Longyearbyen in Spitsbergen, L’Austral heads for Jan Mayen Island, located on the threshold of the Arctic and North Atlantic Oceans. This isolated and uninhabited volcanic island was a whale hunting center and is home to large bird colonies. ExploreScoresby Sund,the largest fjord in the …
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Beaches of Cape Verde Islands
$5,150
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The Essential Cape Verde & Bijagos

Praia to Dakar - 9 Day Itinerary aboard L'Austral
  • Explore Bijagos Biosphere Reserve
  • Discover the Cape Verde archipelago
  • View the sugar cane plantations
  • Visit of traditional villages
Activities:
Local Market, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Village Visit
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Start your cruise on the island of Santiago, in Praia, the Cape Verde capital and visit the historic center of Ribeira Grande, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. A gigantic volcanic cone emerging from the Ocean, Fogo or “volcano island” is the most unusual in the Cape Verde …
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King Penguin colony on Volunteer Point, East Falkland Island
$11,310
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The Great Adventure

17 Day Itinerary aboard L'Austral
  • Marvel at abundant wildlife
  • Visit historic sites in the region
  • Discover the myriad landscapes
  • Explore up close with Zodiac trips
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
On this 17-day voyage, sail from South Georgia, a land of adventure whose grandiose landscapes are home to abundant wildlife. Journey in the footsteps of the great explorers as far as the Antarctic Peninsula, with its icy panoramas of iridescent colors. Discover a wide variety of animal species …
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Scattered houses of Tromso
$25,390
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The Northeast Passage

Tromso to Nome - 25 Day Itinerary aboard L'Austral
  • Cross the Northeast Passage
  • Explore the Northern Territories
  • Discover taiga, tundra plains
  • View the Arctic fauna
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
AboardL’Austral, navigate the Arctic seas, meandering between the Siberian archipelagos: a voyage in search of little-known lands, rich in countless natural wonders. Murmansk, one of the world’s northernmost cities, will be the first port of call on this 25-day expedition cruise. Then …
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Colorful sunset over the Scottish Highlands
$3,260
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Treasures of Scotland and Ireland

8 Day Itinerary aboard L'Austral
  • Sail into heart of Celtic shores
  • View Giant’s Causeway site
  • Explore magnificent Iona
  • Discover wonderful Connemara
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Urban Exploration
Activity Level:
Relaxed
The Inner Hebrides will welcome you with Tobermory, a charming fishing port with multi-colored houses whose distillery produces a renowned single malt, and Iona, the cradle of Christianity in Scotland where the famous Book of Kells was written. Further south, arrive at Killybegs, a gateway to the …
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View over Belfast
$4,770
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Treasures of the Celtic Sea

9 Day Itinerary aboard L'Austral
  • Sail to the heart of Celtic shores
  • View the Giant's Causeway site
  • Explore the old port of Liverpool
  • Visit the Isles of Scilly
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Urban Exploration
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Start your way at Guernsey, whose green prairies and romantic cliffs welcomed Victor Hugo during his exile, then reach the Isles of Scilly, a little archipelago whose landscapes seem to have come straight out of Enid Blyton's famous story, The Rockingdown Mystery. On the south coast of Ireland, …
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Colorful houses of Svalbard
$11,600
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Unexplored Svalbard

Longyearbyen Roundtrip - 8 Day Itinerary aboard L'Austral
  • Discover Arctic flora and fauna
  • Sail in the Hinlopen Strait
  • View the ice floes and sheer cliffs
  • Explore Europe's largest ice cap
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board the ship at Longyearbyen in Norway for an 8-day expedition cruise to the heart of the Svalbard archipelago. View the exceptional flora and fauna. Sail in the direction of the magnificent glaciers of Kongsfjorden and then to the superb landscapes of the Nordvest-Spitsbergen National Park. The …
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2021
EmbarksDays 
Mar 309The Essential Cape Verde & Bijagos
Apr 0711Cape Verde and Canary Islands
Apr 1710Gastronomy, Vineyards & Grands Crus
Apr 269Treasures of the Celtic Sea
May 048Celtic Island Escapade
May 118Celtic Shores
May 188Treasures of Scotland and Ireland
May 2512From Scotland to Spitsbergen
Jun 058Unexplored Svalbard
Jun 128Unexplored Svalbard
Jun 198Unexplored Svalbard
Jun 268Unexplored Svalbard
Jul 0315Greenland of Great Explorers
Jul 1714Baffin Bay Secrets 2021
Jul 3017Expedition to the Thule Region
Aug 1516Expedition along the East Coast of Greenland
Aug 3025The Northeast Passage
Sep 2315Alaska and Its Fur Traders
Nov 1713Emblematic Antarctica
Dec 0812Emblematic Antarctica
2022
EmbarksDays 
Jan 0312Emblematic Antarctica
Feb 1912Emblematic Antarctica
Mar 0117The Great Adventure
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Max Passengers: 264
Ship Type: Luxury Expedition Ship

Discover L'Austral, a luxury expedition cruise ship sailing the globe's most spectacular destinations in style. Explore the best of Antarctica, South America, Europe, the Arctic, Asia and the South Pacific. 

Chic and elegant, with a yacht-like ambiance, L'Austral, is the fruit of Italian ship building and French service and sophistication. A superb mega-yacht with 132 cabins, L'Austral links tradition and innovation, cruising to worldwide destinations in luxury. Launched in 2011,  L'Austral remains faithful to her philosophy - to create a unique atmosphere, a subtle blend of luxury, intimacy and well-being. L'Austral gives passengers the feeling they are on a private yacht and give them access to harbors and coves that large cruise ships can't access.

The social areas have everything you may desire including a swimming pool, spa, lounge, theater, exercise room, and a panoramic terrace. The main restaurant serves French and international cuisine accompanied by fine wines served by attentive French wait staff. The outdoor dining area, the "Grill" features buffet-style cuisine with panoramic views. 

Your luxurious stateroom reflects authentic French elegance and sophistication and includes minibar and private bathroom in each suite to complement the comfortable accommodations. Standard staterooms measure 290 square feet (18 square meters) with luxurious upgrades featuring the Owner's Suite at 485 square feet (45 square meters). 

Accommodations aboard 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

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
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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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Discounts are subject to availability, so contact us for more details.
Book now and pay no supplement on single occupancy rates. Select departures only. Valid for all cabin types. For new bookings after December 10, 2020. Contact us for details.
2021 : May 4, 11; Apr 17, 26
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Ultra Serenity Policy - Book until January 31, 2021 and pay only 25% deposit to confirm the reservation. In addition to a reduced deposit, final payment is due just 30 days prior to departure. If reservation is postponed or canceled, receive a 100% future cruise credit. Valid for new bookings from November 25, 2020 only. Some restrictions may apply. Contact us for details.
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Book now and pay no supplement on single occupancy rates. Select departures only. Valid for all cabin types. For new bookings after December 10, 2020. Contact us for details.
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