Friday, 13 January 2017

L'Austral's surprise visit to Bluff NZ - suffers 'an issue'

#expeditioncruising .



Passengers who were on board a troubled a French luxury liner are Doubtful Sound bound, after their cruise ship was forced to stop in Bluff.

One of luxury cruise company Ponant's yachts, L'Austral, is in port at Bluff after suffering "an issue" at sea, while on its way to the Sub Antarctic Islands.

But the vessel's misfortune has meant a bonus day for passengers, who will now experience the beautiful Doubtful Sound, thanks to a bit of Southland hospitality.

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