Ancient Fjords & Unspoiled Islands with Ponant

$8,055 / per person

Dunedin Return

8 Days/ 7 Nights

From $8,055 per person, twin share

Depart 03 December 2022


An expedition cruise to discover the natural treasures of New Zealand’s South Island, from ancient fjords to rare bird species and primary forests. Zodiac outings and shore visits with your expedition team. UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Fiordland National Park, Snares Islands (New Zealand’s Sub Antarctic Islands). Visit the ‘Sound of Silence' and marvel at the secluded serenity. Discover Ulva Island, one of the few predator-free sanctuaries of New Zealand and the Snares, a tiny group of Islands only 3.5km2 in size that boast more nesting seabirds than the entire realm of the British Isles. Landscapes: glacial fiords 100,000 years in the making, primary forests, Sub-Antarctic Islands. Wildlife: marine mammals (fur seals and sea lions), seabirds (albatross, shearwaters and Snares crested penguins). Gain an insight into the history, culture and the diversity of flora and fauna from your expert expedition team.



Deluxe Statroom - $8,055.00*

Prestige Deck 4 - $8,950.00*

Deluxe Suite Deck 5 - $13,800.00*

Prestige Suite Deck 5 - $18,660.00*



  • 7 Night Cruise onboard Le Laperouse departing 03 December 2022
  • Luxury accommodation (98% with private balcony), Hermes bathroom amenities and free on-demand movies
  • Gourmet meals on board are available from the 2 restaurants, including freshly baked pastries for the early risers, breakfast, morning tea, lunch and dinner
  • Hand-crafted afternoon teas
  • Captains cocktail welcome reception and farewell gala dinner
  • Open bar, including free-flowing Charles Heidsieck Champagne, beer, wine, spirits, cocktails and non-alcoholic beverages
  • Complimentary in-room mini-bar, restocked daily
  • Music and other entertaining activities
  • Complimentary access to wellness area; fitness room, sauna and heated pool
  • Complimentary access to the multi-sensory underwater lounge, The Blue Eye (Explorer ships only)
  • Complimentary unlimited WiFi
  • Complimentary 24 hr room service
  • Complimentary butler service in selected suites
  • Zodiac dinghy tours along the coastlines and for transport ashore for hiking, photography opportunities & other activities
  • Added expertise and enrichment of a large team of Expedition guides who will share their knowledge of the area both whilst onboard, ashore and during zodiac touring
  • Bonus:
    ◦ Includes saving of up to 25%* Plus first-time guest are entitled to an AUD$800 per person discount*


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Terms and Conditions: All pricing is per person twin share, quoted in New Zealand dollars and is correct as of 16/08/22. Pricing is inclusive of all cruise taxes, fees, port expenses which are subject to change with surcharges or currency fluctuation. Offer is subject to limited availability and other categories may, or may not be available. A 25% deposit is required after confirmation, final payment is due 90 days prior to departure..+Advertised price is based on the Ponant Bonus Fare and reflects a 25% discount. Ponant Bonus is yield managed and may change at any time without notice. #Welcome Offer: AUD$800 discount is per person and is only valid for guests travelling on their first PONANT cruise. Past guests are eligible for their relevant PONANT Yacht Club Loyalty discount and an additional $400 per person saving. This offer is based on availability, cannot be combined with other special offers unless specified and may be withdrawn at any time without prior notice. Other Terms and Conditions may apply.

General Conditions: All offers are correct as at 6 September 2022, subject to availability, currency fluctuation & may be amended or withdrawn at any time without notice. Valid for new bookings only & not combinable with any other offer. All offers are capacity controlled & may not be available on all departure dates & stateroom categories. Higher fares may apply to other dates & categories. Due to the popularity of cruising, fares detailed cannot be guaranteed, they are subject to change or withdrawal at any time without notice up until full payment is received. Prices are in New Zealand dollars based on cash, cheque or Eftpos payment only. We welcome ALL major credit cards however a credit card processing fee will apply. Deposits & final payments will be required to secure your booking. Strict amendment & cancellation conditions apply. Please note some oceanview cabins may have obstructed views. Itinerary routings are also subject to change at the discretion of the cruise company. Travel agent services fees will apply. Whilst every care is taken to accurately present the information & pricing we reserve the right to correct any errors or omissions. Further terms & conditions apply. Contact your Travel Specialist for further details.

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