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MV L'Austral

For over 20 years now, Compagnie de Ponant has embodied the art of luxury cruising, combining a sophisticated à la française lifestyle on board with exploration and discovery.

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L'Austral

L'Austral features elegant design and innovative state-of-the-art marine technology. The vessel boasts a convenient and sensible layout, aided by three passenger elevators. She offers a single seating dining room, al fresco dining, an outdoor heated pool, and a modern lecture facility and theater, as well as an ample and comfortable gathering area and library. A full-service salon, steam rooms, spa and fitness center complete the amenities.
L'Austral boasts elegant guest accommodations, among the most comfortable available on any Antarctic cruise. The ship features 104 outside, fully equipped balcony cabins and suites. Watch for whale breaching the waters outside your floor-to-ceiling window, then step out onto your balcony for a closer look. L'Austral is also outfitted with a technologically advanced stabilizing system to minimize the effects of rough conditions and keep passengers comfortable in remote seas.

Accommodation

  • Owner Suite

    The Owner's suite is situated on Deck 2. It has been decorated by Franch interior designers and will provide you a breathtakting panoramic sea view.


    AMENITIES

    Individually-controlled air-conditioning
    Cabin layout : king-size bed, or twin beds, communicating cabins available (Children welcome)
    Bathtub or shower
    Minibar
    Flat screen satellite TV
    Desk with stationery
    Ipod™ players
    Video on demand
    Safe
    Hairdryer
    Bath robes
    Satellite direct line telephone
    110/220 volts outlet
    French bath products
    24hr room service
    Internet acces wifi
    Another Flat screen satellite TV
    Large bathtub
    Sofa
    Table with 4 chairs
    Armchair & Pedestal table

    Prices from
    Owner Suite
    EUR 19,550
  • Prestige Suite

    20 Prestige Suites with private balcony will provide you a sea with in total discretion.


    AMENITIES

    Individually-controlled air-conditioning
    Cabin layout : king-size bed, or twin beds, communicating cabins available (Children welcome)
    Shower
    Minibar
    Flat screen satellite TV
    Desk with stationery
    Ipod™ players
    Video on demand
    Safe
    Hairdryer
    Bath robes
    Satellite direct line telephone
    110/220 volts outlet
    French bath products
    24hr room service
    Internet acces wifi
    Another Flat screen satellite TV
    Sofa
    Armchair & Pedestal table

    Prices from
    Prestige Suite
    EUR 16,430
  • Deluxe Suite

    On Deck 3 you will find 3 Deluxe Suites with private balcony.


    AMENITIES

    Individually-controlled air-conditioning
    Cabin layout : king-size bed, or twin beds
    Shower
    Minibar
    Flat screen satellite TV
    Desk with stationery
    Ipod™ players
    Video on demand
    Safe
    Hairdryer
    Bath robes
    Satellite direct line telephone
    110/220 volts outlet
    French bath products
    24hr room service
    Internet acces wifi
    Sofa
    Armchair & Pedestal table

    Prices from
    Deluxe Suite
    EUR 13,160
  • Prestige Stateroom

    92 Prestige Staterooms with private balcony.


    AMENITIES

    Individually-controlled air-conditioning
    Cabin layout : king-size bed, or twin beds
    Shower
    Minibar
    Flat screen satellite TV
    Desk with stationery
    Ipod™ players
    Video on demand
    Safe
    Hairdryer
    Bath robes
    Satellite direct line telephone
    110/220 volts outlet
    French bath products
    24hr room service
    Internet acces wifi

    Prices from
    Prestige Stateroom
    EUR 9,880
  • Deluxe Stateroom

    16 Deluxe Staterooms of 200 sq.ft.with private balcony.


    AMENITIES

    Individually-controlled air-conditioning
    Cabin layout : king-size bed, or twin beds
    Shower
    Minibar
    Flat screen satellite TV
    Desk with stationery
    Ipod™ players
    Video on demand
    Safe
    Hairdryer
    Bath robes
    Satellite direct line telephone
    110/220 volts outlet
    French bath products
    24hr room service
    Internet acces wifi

    Prices from
    Deluxe Stateroom
    EUR 8,100
  • Superior Stateroom

    8 superior staterooms of 226 sq.ft.located on Deck3.


    AMENITIES

    Individually-controlled air-conditioning
    Cabin layout : king-size bed, or twin beds
    Shower
    Minibar
    Flat screen satellite TV
    Desk with stationery
    Ipod™ players
    Video on demand
    Safe
    Hairdryer
    Bath robes
    Satellite direct line telephone
    110/220 volts outlet
    French bath products
    24hr room service
    Internet acces wifi

    Prices from
    Superior stateroom
    EUR 6,950

Ship Specifications


  • Overall length: 466 feet

  • Beam: 59 feet

  • Draft: 15.3 feet

  • Average speed: 16 knots

  • Ice class: 1C

  • Passenger decks: 6

  • Passenger capacity: Limited to 199 on Antarctica cruises

  • Crew: 136

  • Gross tonnage: 10.700 GRT

  • Electric Motors: 2 x 2,3 MW

  • Standards: USPHS – U.S. Coast Guards Rules

  • Comfort Class 1 – "Clean" Ship Certification

  • Flag: French



 


 

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    • Embark: Ushuaia
    • Disembark: Ushuaia
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    EUR 25,440
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    EUR 20,260
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    EUR 25,440
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    EUR 17,310
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    • Embark: Ushuaia
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    EUR 26,520
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    EUR 26,390
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    EUR 45,100
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    EUR 25,940
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    EUR 17,670
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    • Embark: Ushuaia
    • Disembark: Montevideo
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    EUR 24,220
    Deluxe Suite
    EUR 19,850
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    EUR 13,130
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    EUR 11,800
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    EUR 10,980