The Northwest Passage (23 Days)

Cruise Line: PONANT Yacht Cruises & Expeditions
Ship: L'Austral  |  3 Reviews
Kangerlussuaq, Greenland to Nome, AK, United States
Dates: 24 Aug 2019 - 15 Sep 2019

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24 Aug 2019
Kangerlussuaq, Greenland
10:30 PM
25 Aug 2019
Sisimiut, Greenland
26 Aug 2019
Ilulissat, Greenland
27 Aug 2019
Tugtutoq, Denmark, Greenland
28 Aug 2019
Kullorsuaq, Greenland
29 Aug 2019
Savissivik, Greenland
30 Aug 2019
Pond Inlet, NU, Canada
31 Aug 2019
Beechey Island, Canada
01 Sep 2019
Fury Beach, NU, Canada
DAY 10
02 Sep 2019
Qariaraqyuk, NU, Canada
Fort Ross, Canada
Bellot Strait, Canada
DAY 11
03 Sep 2019
Gjoa Haven, Canada
DAY 12
04 Sep 2019
DAY 13
05 Sep 2019
Edinburgh Island, NU, Canada
DAY 14
06 Sep 2019
Ulukhaktok, NT, Canada
DAY 15
07 Sep 2019
Minto Inlet, NT, Canada
DAY 16
08 Sep 2019
Franklin Bay, Canada
DAY 17
09 Sep 2019
DAY 18
10 Sep 2019
Herschel Island, YT, Canada
DAY 19
11 Sep 2019
Point Barrow, AK, United States
DAY 20
12 Sep 2019
DAY 21
13 Sep 2019
Little Diomede Island, AK, United States
Fairway Rock, Alaska, AK, United States
DAY 22
14 Sep 2019
King Island, Alaska, AK, United States
8:00 AM
DAY 23
15 Sep 2019
Nome, AK, United States
8:00 AM
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What's Included


  • • All outside staterooms and suites

    • Attentive, discreet service from a bilingual (French-English) crew (2 to 1 ratio)

    • 1 gourmet dining room; 1 casual dining room

    • French-inspired and regionally-sourced gourmet cuisine

    • 24/7 Open bar and stocked mini-bar

    • Traditional afternoon tea

    • Evening entertainment, production shows, etc.

    • State-of-the-art fitness center

    • SothysTM spa, hammam and beauty salon

    • Theater

    • Luggage handling at embarkation and disembarkation

    • 24 hour room service

    • Fleet of Zodiacs

    • Gratuities

    • Port and safety taxes and fees

Not Included

  • • Air & ground transportation

    • Optional shore excursions

    • Phone, internet and fax use

    • Laundry

    • Travel or other Insurance

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.

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