Friday 29 November 2013

Compagnie Du Ponant new brochure - Expeditions in Antarctica - for 2014/2015 Season

Leading French cruise line and 5-star Expedition specialist Compagnie Du Ponant has launched its new brochure of 5-star Expeditions in Antarctica for the 2014/2015 Season.


The Antarctic brochure highlights Compagnie Du Ponant's expertise in the polar parts of the world where it has been offering a range of exceptional cruises since 1999 as once in a lifetime destinations.

Le Soléal launched in June 2013. Passengers gain privileged access to exceptional wonders of nature, thanks to its small capacity and latest generation technology designed specifically for polar cruises. An exclusive experience awaits travellers in the company of renowned South Pole experts aboard the luxurious French-flag yacht. Compagnie Du Ponant sets themselves apart from other expeditions through their five star signature concept allowing travellers to explore these extreme regions in luxury and comfort worthy of the world's best hotels.


Compagnie Du Ponant introduces three unusual itineraries embracing some exceptional ports of call (including nine Ushuaia-Ushuaia departures). A haven for truly unique flora and fauna, these strictly protected sites can only be reached by small ships, which in this region are limited to 200 maximum on board guests.

Aboard Le Soléal, cruises are punctuated by fascinating cultural, historic and geological encounters as a select group of speakers and guides share their passion for the region. At sea, every Zodiac® outing provides a different spectacle, be it coming face to face with vast colonies of penguins or Weddell seals, elephant seals, albatrosses or a group of humpback whales.

Emblematic Antarctic

A full immersion of the Great White Antarctic Peninsula, discovering tabular icebergs and the drifting pack ice where fur seals and colonies of Gentoo, Adelie and Chinstrap penguins live.

Ushuaia- Ushuaia (11 days / 10 nights)

7 departures from November 2014 to February 2015

Historic Antarctic

Surrounded by the incredible white expanses of the Antarctic Peninsula whilst exploring the grassy moorlands of the Falkland Islands.

Ushuaia – Ushuaia (16 days / 15 nights)

Departs 28 February 2015

The Great Southern Loop

Highlights of three regions: Falklands and the black-browed albatross, South Georgia with its Emperor Penguins and the northern side of the Antarctic Peninsula with its majestic icebergs.

Ushuaia – Ushuaia (16 days / 15 nights)

Departs 19 December 2014

As the world's number one Polar cruise linke sailing to Antarctica and the Arctic, Compagnie du Ponant is renowned as the speciialit in these speicla parts of the world. Designed and engineered for polar cruises, Le Boréal and L'Austral and Le Soléal offer fascinating and unusual experiences in Antarctica and beyond the Arctic circle. Compagnie du Ponant offers the promise of rare and priviledged moments, a chance to experience the excitement of an adventure in five-star comfort. With 132 stylish staterooms and suites, Le Boréal and L'Austral and Le Soléal provide a unique environment, a combination of elegance, supreme comfort and wellbeing.


Travel the World has been providing discerning travellers with unique luxury experiences for over 30 years. From premium cruise holidays with the world's best cruise lines to enriching historic and cultural tours and luxurious resorts, Travel the World offers an exciting range of travel options beyond the predictable. The company has established new benchmarks of excellence in travel-related services to the Australian travel industry and consumers since it was founded in 1977.

For cruise information for Compagnie du Ponant, please contact Travel the World on 1300 950 622.

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