Hug the coastline from Cairns to Tasmania and back to Melbourne on this Antipodean adventure. This is a magical part of Oz – a magnet for all those who like knots of deep green rainforest and ankle-deep shelves of turquoise sea water, hip cities and penguins on parade. Join us as we unearth the region’s secrets in two sun-kissed weeks and get ready to experience a region that is more than a sum of its parts.
On this cruise, PONANT invites you to discover New Zealand, a unique destination with a multitude of natural treasures.
Set sail aboard Le Lapérouse for a 12-day cruise from Dunedin to Auckland.
Departing from Dunedin, also called the Edinburgh of New Zealand, Le Lapérouse will cruise to the heart of Fiordland National Park, which is an integral part of Te Wahipounamu, a UNESCO World Heritage area with landscapes shaped by successive glaciations. You will discover Dusky Sound, Doubtful Sound and the well-known Milford Sound − three fiords bordered by majestic cliffs.
Heritage, wilderness and cuisine, this 11-day Tasmania tour comes jam-packed with spectacular scenery, heritage sites and a whole lot of fun experiences along the way. Beginning and ending in Hobart, you’ll travel around Australia’s island state, with overnights in New Norfolk, Strahan, Stanley, Cradle Mountain National Park, Launceston, Bicheno and Hobart.
From the refined art and culture of Melbourne to the barren otherworldly landscape of Broken Hill, unearth a new Australian wonder every day during this 16-day unforgettable itinerary.
The majestic PS Emmylou is one of the most recognisable and iconic paddle steamers in Australia, and is the world’s only wood-fired cruising paddle steamer. Travel to the town of Bright for the annual Bright Autumn Festival, where you’ll have the opportunity to view its spectacular autumn leaves at their best .
Be the first to hear about upcoming trips, exciting destinations, and fun activities!