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Pacific Islands Discovery with National Geographic

10 night Luxury Expedition Cruise from $9096 Noumea to Auckland including Lifou, Mare & Norfolk Island
Flights Additional
Departs 22 Nov 2022

Sale Period

Until sold out


10 night Luxury Expedition Cruise from
Noumea to Auckland including Lifou, Mare & Norfolk IslandFlights AdditionalDeparts 22 Nov 2022

Noumea to Auckland with Ponant

In collaboration with National Geographic Expeditions 

On this cruise, PONANT invites you to discover New Caledonia, a world’s end French territory located right in the middle of the South Pacific. A 11-day expedition cruise, with an emphasis on the idyllic lagoons of the Kanak culture.

Deal Includes 
 10 night luxury expedition cruise with onboard Le Soléal
 Meals & entertainment onboard
 An extensive selection of beverages including select mineral waters, cold drinks, wine, beer, champagne, spirits, coffee and tea, in room mini bar.
 Unlimited Onboard Wi-Fi*
All shore excursions, Onboard lectures, Experienced naturalist onboard, Zodiac outings
 Butler service for suites

*Inclusions are subject to change at any time

BONUS - First time Ponant cruisers receive an instant A$800 discount 

Deluxe Stateroom From $9096 pp Twin Share based on 25% Ponant Bonus
Prestige Deck 4 From $10,099 pp Twin Share based on 25% Ponant Bonus


  • A cruise in collaboration with National Geographic Expeditions offering enrichment with a National Geographic Photographer and an Expert onboard.
  • A cruise to explore the diversity of New Caledonia, from the world’s most beautiful shores to cultural discoveries.
  • Shore visits in Zodiac® inflatables with a team of experienced naturalist guides.
  • UNESCO World Heritage Sites: the lagoons of New-Caledonia from Hienghène in the north.
  • Exploration of the Loyalty Islands archipelago: Maré’s unspoilt landscapes and Lifou’s exceptional marine life.
  • Visit Hienghène, with its black limestone cliffs and known as a biodiversity ‘hotspot’. 
  • Explore the history and culture of Norfolk Island.
  • Discover the art and traditions of the rich and varied Kanak culture. 
Your itinerary

Relaxed booking conditions

For any new cruise booked between 1 July and 31 December 2021, departing before 31 December 2023:
• 25% deposit
• Final payment: 30 days before departure


+ 30 days before departure - Postpone or cancel free of charge and for whatever reason = Free rebooking or 100% credit of all the sums paid


- 30 days before departure - Without a reason - The usual policy applies

- 30 days before departure - Positive Covid test* - Free postponement or cancellation = Free rebooking or 100% credit of all the sums paid

Your cruise cannot be operated = Free rebooking or 100% credit of all the sums paid

*For Australian and New Zealand travellers booked on an Australian or New Zealand voyage, our vaccination requirements are applied in accordance with the vaccination schedule for these countries. In the meantime, for these countries only, and in accordance with local authorities, PONANT’s health protocol requires a negative PCR test at the latest 72 hours before boarding. 

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Terms and Conditions

*All advertised prices are based on the Ponant Bonus fare per person, in NZD  at the current exchange rate on 30 Sep 21, based on a double occupancy in the best available category, including port taxes and transfer, yield managed, correct at time of printing, subject to availability and can be
changed at any time. Welcome Offer: per stateroom based on double occupancy and advertised in Australian Dollars (AUD). Offer valid
for guests travelling with PONANT for the first time. Offer is not redeemable for cash, not retroactive, and not combinable with any other
offers, except the Ponant Bonus and Single Traveller Offers, or stated otherwise. Valid for new bookings only and can be changed or be
withdrawn at any time; S141222 in collaboration with National Geographic, itinerary may differ. Refer to for full terms
and conditions.

Sale Period

Until sold out


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