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The Great Austral Loop Cruise

Ship: L'Austral  
Departure: Sunday, January 29, 2023
Nights: 15 nights
Departs: Ushuaia
Returns: Ushuaia
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Duration
15
Nights
Days at Sea
5
Sea Days
Ports
6
Ports
Countries Visted
5
Countries
  • Itinerary

    The Great Austral Loop 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 Sunday, January 29, 2023 Ushuaia, Argentina Embark 6:00 PM
    View of Ushuaia, Argentina

    Ushuaia, the world's southernmost city, is located on the Beagle Channel, where soaring mountains, ice-blue glaciers, and an historic lighthouse create an ideal backdrop. The capital of the Argentine province of Tierra del Fuego, it was first settled by British missionaries. During the first half of the 20th C the major building of the city was a prison, built by the Argentinian government for repeat offenders and serious criminals, as the subpolar oceanic climate made escape difficult. Read more about Ushuaia, Argentina

    2 Monday, January 30, 2023 At Sea
    3 Tuesday, January 31, 2023 Port Stanley, Falkland Islands (Malvinas) 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Port Stanley, Falkland Islands (Malvinas)

    Port Stanley is the capital and only town in the Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas). It is located on the isle of East Falkland, on a north-facing slope, south of Stanley Harbour, in one of the wettest parts of the islands. It is very easy to see most of the islands’ worthwhile sites on a short walking tour. Read more about Port Stanley, Falkland Islands (Malvinas)

    3 Tuesday, January 31, 2023 New Island, Falkland Islands (Malvinas) 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of New Island, Falkland Islands (Malvinas)

    New Island is one of the southwesterly island of the Falklands, and the most remote of all the inhabited islands in the archipelago. The landscape of New Island is much like that of parts of Scotland. The hilly island is wind-swept and covered with high brown grass and peat bogs. Read more about New Island, Falkland Islands (Malvinas)

    4 Wednesday, February 1, 2023 At Sea
    5 Thursday, February 2, 2023 At Sea
    6 Friday, February 3, 2023 South Georgia, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    7 Saturday, February 4, 2023 South Georgia, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    8 Sunday, February 5, 2023 South Georgia, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    9 Monday, February 6, 2023 At Sea
    10 Tuesday, February 7, 2023 At Sea
    11 Wednesday, February 8, 2023 Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica

    The Antarctic Peninsula is the northernmost part of the mainland of Antarctica, the top one third (650km) actually lying north of the Antarctic Circle. It includes numerous islands and connecting ice sheets that reach to within 1000 km of the southernmost tips of Chile and Argentina. The northern part of the peninsula in known as Graham Land, the southern half Palmer Land. Read more about Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica

    12 Thursday, February 9, 2023 Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica

    The Antarctic Peninsula is the northernmost part of the mainland of Antarctica, the top one third (650km) actually lying north of the Antarctic Circle. It includes numerous islands and connecting ice sheets that reach to within 1000 km of the southernmost tips of Chile and Argentina. The northern part of the peninsula in known as Graham Land, the southern half Palmer Land. Read more about Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica

    13 Friday, February 10, 2023 Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica

    The Antarctic Peninsula is the northernmost part of the mainland of Antarctica, the top one third (650km) actually lying north of the Antarctic Circle. It includes numerous islands and connecting ice sheets that reach to within 1000 km of the southernmost tips of Chile and Argentina. The northern part of the peninsula in known as Graham Land, the southern half Palmer Land. Read more about Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica

    14 Saturday, February 11, 2023 Drake Passage, Antarctica 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Drake Passage, Antarctica

    Drake Passage is the body of water between the southern tip of South America at Cape Horn and the South Shetland Islands of Antarctica. Named after the sixteenth century English explorer Sir Francis Drake, although he never actually sailed the passage, it connects the Pacific and Atlantic oceans, and is the shortest crossing from Antarctica to the rest of the world’s land, about 860 km. Conditions can change instantly in the Drake Passage, owing to strong winds, large waves, strong currents, and icebergs: hence notorious as ‘sailors’ graveyard.’ Until the opening of the Panama Canal in 1914 large ships had to sail this passage. Read more about Drake Passage, Antarctica

    15 Sunday, February 12, 2023 Drake Passage, Antarctica 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Drake Passage, Antarctica

    Drake Passage is the body of water between the southern tip of South America at Cape Horn and the South Shetland Islands of Antarctica. Named after the sixteenth century English explorer Sir Francis Drake, although he never actually sailed the passage, it connects the Pacific and Atlantic oceans, and is the shortest crossing from Antarctica to the rest of the world’s land, about 860 km. Conditions can change instantly in the Drake Passage, owing to strong winds, large waves, strong currents, and icebergs: hence notorious as ‘sailors’ graveyard.’ Until the opening of the Panama Canal in 1914 large ships had to sail this passage. Read more about Drake Passage, Antarctica

    16 Monday, February 13, 2023 Ushuaia, Argentina 7:00 AM Disembark
    View of Ushuaia, Argentina

    Ushuaia, the world's southernmost city, is located on the Beagle Channel, where soaring mountains, ice-blue glaciers, and an historic lighthouse create an ideal backdrop. The capital of the Argentine province of Tierra del Fuego, it was first settled by British missionaries. During the first half of the 20th C the major building of the city was a prison, built by the Argentinian government for repeat offenders and serious criminals, as the subpolar oceanic climate made escape difficult. Read more about Ushuaia, Argentina

  • 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

    Superior Ocean on the L'Austral Superior Ocean on the L'Austral

    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

    Deluxe Balcony on the L'Austral Deluxe Balcony on the L'Austral

    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

    Prestige Balcony on the L'Austral Prestige Balcony on the L'Austral

    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

    Suite on the L'Austral Suite on the L'Austral

    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

    Deck Plans for L'Austral

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Cabin Availability

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Superior Ocean at the L'Austral

Superior Ocean

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Deluxe Balcony at the L'Austral

Deluxe Balcony

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Prestige Balcony at the L'Austral

Prestige Balcony

From $26540
Suite at the L'Austral

Suite

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    The Great Austral Loop Cruise

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