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Expedition to New Zealand's Sub Antarctic Islands with Ponant

14 night Luxury Expedition Cruise from $14,935 Round Trip from Dunedin including; Ulva Island, Milford, Doubtful & Dusky Sounds, Antipodes Islands and the NZ Sub Antarctic Islands
Flights Additional
Departs Dunedin Dec 2022, other dates available

Sale Period

Until sold out


14 night Luxury Expedition Cruise from
Round Trip from Dunedin including; Ulva Island, Milford, Doubtful & Dusky Sounds, Antipodes Islands and the NZ Sub Antarctic IslandsFlights AdditionalDeparts Dunedin Dec 2022, other dates available

Sub Antarctic Expedition December 2022  


In collaboration with National Geographic Expeditions.  

PONANT invites you to discover the wild and untouched beauty of New Zealand's Fiordlands and Sub Antarctic Islands. Set sail on a 15-day expedition cruise with an exceptional itinerary and allow yourself to be transported to another world where the wildlife rules and you are but visitors.

Deal Includes 
 14 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

* First time Ponant cruisers receive an instant A$400pp discount 
* Repeat Ponant guests receive Extra Captains Club discounts from 5%  
*  Ponant Early Booking bonus, up to 30% discount
The Early Booking discount reduces as the voyage sells out

Superior Stateroom From $14,935 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.
  • Explore the South West World Heritage Area home to majestic and spectacular Milford, Dusky and Doubtful Sounds.
  • Experience a Zodiac® cruise in the fiords and try to spot the rare Fiordland Crested penguin.
  • UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Te Wāhipounamu and its majestic Milford Sound, Dusky Sound and Doubful Sound and New Zealand's Subantarctic Islands (Snares, Auckland and Campbell Islands).
  • View breeding populations of New Zealand, Antarctic and Subantarctic Fur Seals, New Zealand Sea Lions and Southern Elephant Seals.
  • Explore the Snares, home to more nesting seabirds than the entire realm of the British Isles.
  • Undertake a guided walk on the predator-free sanctuary of Ulva Island (Te Wharawhara).
  • Gain an insight into the history and the diversity of flora and fauna from your expert expedition team on board and whilst exploring by Zodiac®.
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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 using the current exchange rate as of 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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