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Ushuaia (Tierra del Fuego) Ponant L'Austral Cruise Reviews

Ponant
L'Austral
Destination
Ushuaia (Tierra del Fuego)

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2

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12 Ushuaia (Tierra del Fuego) Ponant L'Austral Cruise Reviews


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JulieDCanter

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Beyond Wondrous in the age of Covid 19

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We planned the trip of a lifetime to Antarctica on Ponant, impressed with reviews, the small size of the ship and everything French about it. We had no idea that the trip would be memorable in more ways than one. We ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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SuzeG

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

AMAZING ANTARCTICA

My background being Hospitality, Housekeeping, PR and Compliance I felt the crew, Officers and the Captain acted in a very respectful and lovely manner along with creating a great atmosphere. • The ship was a ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Markrossboulter

1 Review Written

All the sights inc a blue whale

The cruise was amazing. These ships are superb and so smoothly do what they are designed for. Inc getting every out into the zodiacs often. The sights in Antarctica are stunning and the wildlife. Well humpbacks ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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kerrianno

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Solo cruise in Antarctica

I chose Ponant based on the dates available, as well as a lower single supplement than I saw on other cruises that I researched. Ponant alsoninvluded the flight from Buenos Aires to Ushuaia which was a bonus. I ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Akasapo

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Antarctic expedition

We chose this cruise because of the small ship size (220 passeners), the fact that it was spending 6 full days at the white continent and that it would be sending us ashore on zodiac rafts. We were very impressed ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Cruising Kangaroo

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Antartica and the Austral Loop on Ponant L'Austral

We chose Ponant for our Antactic cruise because of their high reputation for expedition cruises and general high quality reputation for food, service etc. our cruise was excellent in almost every way. The quality ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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anne9837

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

An unforgettable experience

I read reviews and had concerns. I need not have - I could not find fault. My husband and I had cabin 311 - pleasant accommodation with a balcony which we did use ; notwithstanding the destination the weather was ...
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Sail Date December 2013


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Dutch Diver

4 Reviews Written

30 Helpful Votes

Awe-inspiring Antarctica on l'Austral

A cruise to Antarctica is pricey, expensive even, but it is absolutely worth it! We saw amazing wildlife and beautiful scenery. It felt as if we were in a nature documentary for two weeks. Having previously ...
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Sail Date February 2013


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gottago2mexico

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Amazing Antarctica in Style

We took L'Austral to Antarctica, South Georgia and the Falkland Islands from Ushuaia, Argentina. This is an expedition cruise on a boat with less than 200 passengers, so a different experience from your usual ...
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Sail Date January 2012


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Ritzy

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Cruising the Southern Ocean with L'Austral

Booking- We booked directly with Ponant's US office. Office staff were generally poorly responsive. Emails and voicemails were not were not regularly responded to and it was difficult to reach a person when ...
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Sail Date December 2011


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Mike2131

14 Reviews Written

40 Helpful Votes

A Fascinating Cruise to the White Continent

Hotel before the cruise: 2 nights at the Tierra del Leyendas in Ushuaia. What a wonderful little hotel! Warm, inviting with great service and food. It is hard to imagine a better start to an Antarctic trip than a ...
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Sail Date December 2011


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connollyk

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

The most breathtaking incrediable experiance.

I have always wanted to go to Antartica, and Ponant ad for this Antartica cruise was in our Travel Paper. Price was really good. The flight from BA to ushaia was quite dreadful, coupleas were not seated together ...
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Sail Date February 2019


L'Austral Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins5.04.3
Dining4.03.9
Entertainment4.03.6
Public Rooms5.04.2
Fitness Recreation4.03.8
Family3.0N/A
Enrichment2.04.1
Service3.04.5
Value For Money4.03.8
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