Ponant

Ponant offers expedition cruises for Australian travellers.
Cruise Lines

Ultimate Guide to Ponant

Considered as the benchmark for luxury cruises, Ponant offers nothing but a 5-star  cruise experience that is both authentic and high end. 

WORDS BY Nuelan Magbanua . May 29 2024
Ponant guests with seal
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PONANT is calling all polar explorers with a flight credit offer up to $2,500 per person!*

PONANT, world leader in luxury expeditions, and France's only cruise line, has been perfecting the art of sea exploration for more than 35 years.

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . May 23 2024
Scenic sets expedition cruise to The Kimberley
Tips & Advice

Cruise lines offer Kimberley expeditions from $7818pp

Cruise lines highlight 2024 luxury expedition cruises to The Kimberley for those seeking an adventure that transcends the ordinary. 

WORDS BY Nuelan Magbanua . Apr 8 2024
Anthem of the Seas arrives in Southampton
News

Charting a greener course: How the cruise industry sails against climate change

Discover how the global cruise industry is navigating climate challenges while charting a course towards a sustainable future on the open seas.

WORDS BY Elliot Nash . Mar 21 2024
Ponant Norway fuel
Itineraries and Destinations

Is this the end of the Norwegian Fjords cruise experience

The Norwegian government is taking an aggressive stance towards banning fuel-powered ships from sailing in the fjords.

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Jan 11 2024
Paspaley Pearl by Ponant rendering
News

Ponant and Paspaley to launch super-luxe motor yacht

Two luxury heavyweights – French cruise line Ponant and Paspaley Pearls – have teamed up to launch a new super-luxe expedition motor yacht, Paspaley Pearl to take 30 high-end guests to the Kimberley in June 2024.

WORDS BY Teresa Ooi . Oct 25 2023
Ponant maps Kimberley for cruising
News

Historic first as Ponant maps Kimberley for cruising

French line Ponant has started charting the ancient Kimberley waterways as it ramps up its presence in the Western Australian expedition cruise location

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . Oct 13 2023
Sustainability booms as Ponant announces big new sailing ship
Sponsored

How expedition cruising takes travellers into the unknown

There’s a new breed of traveller seeking something more extraordinary, with a sense of danger and excitement about it. Welcome to Expedition Cruising.

WORDS BY Grant Jones . Oct 10 2023
Ponant is at the forefront of sustainable energy with the introduction of Altens Biofuel based on recycled oils.
New Onboard

French fries biofuel Ponant’s future

French cruise line Ponant will trial B100 biofuel, produced from recycled cooking oil, on Le Champlain, one of its six Explorers series vessels.

WORDS BY Grant Jones . Oct 3 2023
ponant kimberley
News

Ponant offers flights & transfers for Kimberley sailings next year

French expedition line Ponant is offering free flights and transfers to Aussie and Kiwi travellers during the upcoming season in 2024 to the Kimberley.

WORDS BY Teresa Ooi . Sep 8 2023
Sarina Bratton
News

Sarina Bratton becomes Ponant’s honorary regional chair

Sarina Bratton, Australia’s ‘First Lady’ of cruising, has been appointed Senior Strategic Advisor and Honorary Chairwoman of Asia Pacific by Ponant.

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Aug 29 2023