Macquarie and The New Zealand Subantarctic Islands Expedition (17 Days)

Cruise Line: PONANT Yacht Cruises & Expeditions
Dunedin, New Zealand to Dunedin, New Zealand
Dates: 23 Feb 2019 - 11 Mar 2019

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23 Feb 2019
Dunedin, New Zealand
6:00 PM
24 Feb 2019
25 Feb 2019
Milford Sound, New Zealand
26 Feb 2019
Doubtful Sound, New Zealand
Pickersgill Harbour, Fiordland, New Zealand
27 Feb 2019
Snares Islands, New Zealand
28 Feb 2019
Enderby Island, New Zealand
01 Mar 2019
Musgrave Harbour, Auckland Island, Auckland Islands, New Zealand
02 Mar 2019
03 Mar 2019
Macquarie Island Station, Macquarie Island, Australia
DAY 10
04 Mar 2019
Sandy Bay, Australia
DAY 11
05 Mar 2019
DAY 12
06 Mar 2019
Campbell Island, New Zealand
DAY 13
07 Mar 2019
DAY 14
08 Mar 2019
Antipodes Island, New Zealand
DAY 15
09 Mar 2019
Bounty Islands, New Zealand
DAY 16
10 Mar 2019
DAY 17
11 Mar 2019
Dunedin, New Zealand
7:00 AM
Macquarie and The New Zealand Subantarctic Islands Expedition map

Virtuoso Voyages Benefits


$200 USD Shipboard Credit per Stateroom

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About the Ship

6 brand new Explorer Class Ships!!! 184 guests and 100% Balcony!
Le Lapérouse

As the first ship in the new Explorer series, Le Lapérouse will embody the unique atmosphere that is Ponant's hallmark: a subtle blend of refinement, intimacy & comfort. She offers innovative and environmentally-friendly hardware and elegantly designed accommodations with 100% balcony.

What's Included


  • Port Charges or Gratuities

  • Alcoholic Beverages

  • Shore Excursions- Expedition Cruising

  • All meals while on-board ship

  • 24-hour room service (special selection)

  • Evening entertainment and events

Not Included

  • WiFi, sundries, spa treatments, Premium Spirits, Shore Excursions- Traditional Cruising, Airfare, Transfers, Travel insurance, Medical services, consultations, and drug, prescriptions, Laundry Visa fees, if applicable

About Us

The world’s only French-flagged cruise line and top cruise line worldwide in polar expeditions, PONANT Yacht Cruises & Expeditions currently has four distinctive and intimate vessels, embodying the essence of a private luxury yacht: the three-masted LE PONANT, an elegant sailing yacht accommodating 64 guests and three luxury yachts of 264-guests LE BORÉAL, L’AUSTRAL and LE SOLÉAL. The luxury cruise line will launch its fifth ship in Spring 2015, LE LYRIAL. These luxurious ships sail to the unexplored corners of the world including the Poles, Northern Europe, the Mediterranean, the Caribbean, Central America, South America, Asia, Australia and New Zealand on cruises ranging from three to 21 nights and including many ports and islands not accessible to large cruise ships. From Five Star Expeditions to themed cruises, the engaging itineraries offer a wealth of fascinating shore excursion programs to ensure that every voyage is a unique and exceptional experience. The latest eco-friendly technologies, attentive service, bilingual crew, luxurious staterooms and suites, an elegant, sophisticated cuisine and a chic, yet informal atmosphere offer a cruise experience unlike any other. In addition to the best available tours, our 1:2 staff to guest ratio also guarantees the best in personalized service. Explore your destinations at an unhurried pace and let the beauty that surrounds you, stir your senses. No matter where you wish to travel, our cruises will take you off the beaten path to a whole new world of adventure. Welcome aboard!

Insider Tip

PONANT is the only luxury cruise line to feature three brand new ships sailing to Antarctica and the Arctic each season with 46% market share, making us #1 in luxury expedition cruising.

Terms & Conditions

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Shore Excursions

Sandy Bay, Australia - 04 Mar 2019

Offered by: Southern World Australia
Location: Hobart, Australia
Length: 7 Hours 30 Minutes
Meals: Lunch, Snack
Recommended Ages: All Ages
Activity Level: Easy
Experience(s): Cruises & Water Tours • Food & Wine • Sightseeing • Wildlife & Nature
Tasmanian Seafood Seduction

This full-day cruise begins on Hobart's vibrant waterfront, amongst the fishing boats moored at Constitution Dock. Cruise down the Derwent River and into the sheltered waters of the D'Entrecasteaux Channel that surround Bruny Island. As you voyage south, leave all traces of civilisation behind. Enjoy oysters shucked straight from the water, rock lobster and see your guide dive for abalone and sea urchin. Be delighted as your catch is turned into a delicious seafood feast accompanied by gourmet local produce and Tasmanian wines, boutique beers, ciders and juices. Your guide has grown up in this wilderness environment and knows these waters intimately with its picturesque landscapes and beautiful deserted beaches. Throughout the day they'll provide an entertaining insight into the surrounding landscapes and animals.

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