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Greenland Of Great Explorers Cruise

Ship: L'Austral  
Departure: Wednesday, June 28, 2023
Nights: 14 nights
Departs: Longyearbyen
Returns: Kangerlussuaq
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One Way Trip
One
way trip
Duration
14
Nights
Days at Sea
7
Sea Days
Ports
10
Ports
Countries Visted
3
Countries
  • Itinerary

    Greenland Of Great Explorers Cruise

    Ports of call

    To find out more about the itinerary for this cruise, select the itinerary items below.

    Day Date Port of Call Arrival Departure
    1 Wednesday, June 28, 2023 Longyearbyen, Norway Embark 6:00 PM
    View of Longyearbyen, Norway

    Longyearbyen lies on the river Longyearelva on the Norwegian Island of Spitsbergen high in the Arctic. It is the world’s northern-most town, as all settlements further north are research or meteorological outposts. The modern town, fringed by abandoned mining detritus, enjoys a superb backdrop including two glacier tongues, Longyearbreen and Lars Hjertabreen. Read more about Longyearbyen, Norway

    2 Thursday, June 29, 2023 Longyearbyen, Norway 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Longyearbyen, Norway

    Longyearbyen lies on the river Longyearelva on the Norwegian Island of Spitsbergen high in the Arctic. It is the world’s northern-most town, as all settlements further north are research or meteorological outposts. The modern town, fringed by abandoned mining detritus, enjoys a superb backdrop including two glacier tongues, Longyearbreen and Lars Hjertabreen. Read more about Longyearbyen, Norway

    2 Thursday, June 29, 2023 Isbukta, Spitsbergen
    3 Friday, June 30, 2023 At Sea
    4 Saturday, July 1, 2023 Jan Mayen Island , Norway 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Jan Mayen Island , Norway

    Jan Mayen Island is an elongated volcanic island in the Arctic Ocean and part of the Kingdom of Norway, lying 1,000 km west of the North Cape and at the same latitude. Its closest land mass is Greenland 450km distant, and 550km to the SW is Iceland. The island was discovered so often in ‘modern’ times – mostly by whalers – it has been given a dozen names. Read more about Jan Mayen Island , Norway

    5 Sunday, July 2, 2023 At Sea
    6 Monday, July 3, 2023 Watkins Fjord
    7 Tuesday, July 4, 2023 Tugtilik
    7 Tuesday, July 4, 2023 Scoresby Sund, Greenland 12:00 AM 12:00 AM

    Scoresby Sund is a large fjord system in East Greenland, 400 km directly north of Iceland, and above the Arctic Circle. The mouth of the sound is 30 km wide, and it extends about 200 km inland where it branches into a tree-like structure extending about 350 km far inland. The depth ranges from 400 to 1450 m. Read more about Scoresby Sund, Greenland

    8 Wednesday, July 5, 2023 Tasiilag, Greenland 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Tasiilag, Greenland

    Tasiilaq (meaning “the place with a lake”, and known as Ammassalik until 1997) is a town (population 2,000) in SE Greenland, just 106 km below the Arctic Circle, and 760 km due west of Reykjavik in Iceland. It lies on the southeastern coast of Ammassalik Island, lying tightly against the mainland. The research station Sermilik is located 15 km northwest of Tasiilaq on the west coast of the island. Read more about Tasiilag, Greenland

    8 Wednesday, July 5, 2023 Tasiilag, Greenland 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Tasiilag, Greenland

    Tasiilaq (meaning “the place with a lake”, and known as Ammassalik until 1997) is a town (population 2,000) in SE Greenland, just 106 km below the Arctic Circle, and 760 km due west of Reykjavik in Iceland. It lies on the southeastern coast of Ammassalik Island, lying tightly against the mainland. The research station Sermilik is located 15 km northwest of Tasiilaq on the west coast of the island. Read more about Tasiilag, Greenland

    9 Thursday, July 6, 2023 Qingminguartalik
    9 Thursday, July 6, 2023 Nansen Harbor, Greenland 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Nansen Harbor, Greenland

    Nansen Harbor lies on the coast of East Greenland, 785 km to the WSW of Iceland, and 260 km south of the Arctic Circle. It lies inside Umivik Bay. Upernattivik Island (Upernarsuak) lies in the middle of the inner part of the bay. Read more about Nansen Harbor, Greenland

    10 Friday, July 7, 2023 Skjoldungen Fjord, Greenland 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Skjoldungen Fjord, Greenland

    Southern Skjoldungen Fjord is located in Tunu County, south-eastern Greenland. It is surrounded by astonishing mountains, spectacular glaciers and undisturbed wildlife, a place that the native Inuit call Land of the People. The 66km L-shaped fjord that can be navigated by visiting cruise ships along the southern side of Skjoldungen island. Read more about Skjoldungen Fjord, Greenland

    11 Saturday, July 8, 2023 Prince Christian Sound, Greenland 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Prince Christian Sound, Greenland

    Located on the southernmost tip of Greenland, the largest island in the world, is Prins Christian Sund (Danish), 500m wide and 100 km long, with mountains either side rising 1000m above sea level. A scenic cruise through this channel is one of the world’s best day-scenes from a cruise ship. It is awe-inspiring, with its rugged beauty of narrow passages, dramatic rock formations, steep fjords, drifting ice floes, and towering glaciers marking the southern tip of the massive Greenland ice field. Read more about Prince Christian Sound, Greenland

    11 Saturday, July 8, 2023 Prince Christian Sound, Greenland 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Prince Christian Sound, Greenland

    Located on the southernmost tip of Greenland, the largest island in the world, is Prins Christian Sund (Danish), 500m wide and 100 km long, with mountains either side rising 1000m above sea level. A scenic cruise through this channel is one of the world’s best day-scenes from a cruise ship. It is awe-inspiring, with its rugged beauty of narrow passages, dramatic rock formations, steep fjords, drifting ice floes, and towering glaciers marking the southern tip of the massive Greenland ice field. Read more about Prince Christian Sound, Greenland

    12 Sunday, July 9, 2023 Prince Christian Sound, Greenland 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Prince Christian Sound, Greenland

    Located on the southernmost tip of Greenland, the largest island in the world, is Prins Christian Sund (Danish), 500m wide and 100 km long, with mountains either side rising 1000m above sea level. A scenic cruise through this channel is one of the world’s best day-scenes from a cruise ship. It is awe-inspiring, with its rugged beauty of narrow passages, dramatic rock formations, steep fjords, drifting ice floes, and towering glaciers marking the southern tip of the massive Greenland ice field. Read more about Prince Christian Sound, Greenland

    12 Sunday, July 9, 2023 Narsaq, Greenland 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Narsaq, Greenland

    Narsaq is centrally located on a plain in the giant fjord system in Greenland. The area is a great place to sightsee, and is full of abundant wildlife including seals, salmon, trout, and whales, as well as icebergs from the nearby glacier. It is the youngest town in Greenland, founded as late as 1959. Read more about Narsaq, Greenland

    13 Monday, July 10, 2023 At Sea
    14 Tuesday, July 11, 2023 Evighedsforden, Greenland 12:00 AM 12:00 AM

    Evighedsforden (‘Everlasting Fjord’; also Kangerlussuatsiaq Fjord) in SW Greenland lies just below the Arctic Circle along its 90 km length. The fjord flows in a deep canyon into the Davis Strait, with a water depth of 700m. Its feed-in glaciers drain the Maniitsoq ice sheet. Read more about Evighedsforden, Greenland

    15 Wednesday, July 12, 2023 Kangerlussuaq, Greenland 6:00 AM Disembark
    View of Kangerlussuaq, Greenland

    Kangerlussuaq (Danish: Søndre Strømfjord) is a settlement in western Greenland in the Qeqqata municipality, located at the head of a fjord of the same name, and just inside the Arctic Circle. The town lies between glacial-fed Qinnguata Kuussua river to the SE, fjord to the SW, and hills rising sharply to 400m to the north. Russell Glacier and the Greenland ice sheet lie about 22km further east. Read more about Kangerlussuaq, Greenland

  • Ship

    L'Austral Overview

    L'Austral

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    L’Austral offers itineraries that are impressive. She joined Compagnie du Ponant as a premium vessel in 2011, showing magnificent lines, elegance and furnishings that reflect modern French marine architecture. She is 4-star, “your own private yacht.” With 264 guests and 140 crew, service is personal.

  • Cabins

    L'Austral Cabins

    Superior Ocean

    Superior Ocean

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    Cabin Types

    SP3

    Average Cabin Size – 21.0 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 0 m2

    Size: 226 sq.ft. superior staterooms 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 • DVD, CD and Ipod™ players • Video on demand • Safe • Hairdryer • Bath robes • Satellite direct line telephone • 110/220 volts outlet • French bath products • 24hr room service • Internet access wifi

    Deluxe Balcony

    Deluxe Balcony

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    Cabin Types

    DEL

    Average Cabin Size – 18.5 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 4.0 m2

    Size: 200 sq.ft. + 43 sq.ft. balcony. Deluxe 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 • DVD, CD and Ipod™ players • Video on demand • Safe • Hairdryer • Bath robes • Satellite direct line telephone • 110/220 volts outlet • French bath products • 24hr room service • Internet access wifi

    Prestige Balcony

    Prestige Balcony

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    Cabin Types

    PR6, PR5, PR4

    Average Cabin Size – 18.5 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 4.0 m2

    Size: 200 sq.ft. + 43 sq.ft. balcony. 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 • DVD, CD and Ipod™ players • Video on demand • Safe • Hairdryer • Bath robes • Satellite direct line telephone • 110/220 volts outlet • French bath products • 24hr room service

    Suite

    Suite

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    Cabin Types

    SA, PS6, PS5, DS6

    Average Cabin Size – 33.7 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 7.0 m2

    Size: 484 sq.ft. + 97 sq.ft. balcony. Owner's Suites are decorated by French interior designers and will provide you a breathtaking panoramic sea view. Amenities: • Individually-controlled air-conditioning • Cabin layout : king-size bed, or twin beds, communicating cabins available • Bathtub or shower • Minibar • Flat screen satellite TV • Desk with stationery • DVD, CD and Ipod™ players • Video on demand • Safe • Hairdryer • Bath robes • Satellite direct line telephone • 110/220 volts outlet • French bath products • 24hr room service • Internet access wifi • Another Flat screen satellite TV • Large bathtub • Sofa • Table with 4 chairs • Armchair & Pedestal table

  • Deck Plans

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