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The Best Of New Zealand

Ship: Le Laperouse  
Departure: Saturday, January 7, 2023
Nights: 9 nights
Departs: Christchurch
Returns: Auckland
+ $500 onboard credit + Ponant Yacht Club Offer
One Way Trip
One
way trip
Duration
9
Nights
Days at Sea
1
Sea Days
Ports
9
Ports
Countries Visted
2
Countries
  • Itinerary

    The Best Of New Zealand

    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 Saturday, January 7, 2023 Christchurch, New Zealand Embark 5:00 PM
    View of Christchurch, New Zealand

    Christchurch, in the Province of Canterbury, is the largest city of the South Island of New Zealand. It is located mid-way down the island's east coast just north of Banks Peninsula, on the edge of the Canterbury Plains. It is a vibrant, cosmopolitan place with exciting festivals, theatre, modern art galleries, great shopping and award-winning attractions. Read more about Christchurch, New Zealand

    2 Sunday, January 8, 2023 Dunedin, New Zealand 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Dunedin, New Zealand

    Dunedin is the principal city of the Otago Region of New Zealand. It was founded in 1848 by Scottish migrants, and today the city still contains many Scottish relics, including a statue of the Scottish Bard Robbie Burns. Fine examples of working heritage include the Speight’s Brewery, the Gasworks Museum and the very popular Taieri Gorge Railway. Read more about Dunedin, New Zealand

    3 Monday, January 9, 2023 Dusky Sound, New Zealand 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Dusky Sound, New Zealand

    Dusky Sound is a fjord on the SW corner of New Zealand, in Fjordland National Park. In 1770 it was given its name by Captain Cook and his crew as that was the time of night when they found it. They encountered groups of shy Maoris, but nowadays the area is almost uninhabited. Read more about Dusky Sound, New Zealand

    3 Monday, January 9, 2023 Doubtful Sound, New Zealand 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Doubtful Sound, New Zealand

    Doubtful Sound, despite its name, is a very large and naturally imposing fjord in the far SW of New Zealand. It is located in the same region as the smaller but more famous and accessible Milford Sound, but it is three times longer, and has a surface area ten times larger. Often referred to as the 'Sound of Silence', Doubtful Sound is a tranquil, awe-inspiring destination known for its cascading waterfalls, looming mountains and rare marine life. Read more about Doubtful Sound, New Zealand

    4 Tuesday, January 10, 2023 Milford Sound, New Zealand 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Milford Sound, New Zealand

    Milford Sound is a stunningly beautiful fjord in the SW of New Zealand's South Island and lying within a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Described by Rudyard Kipling as the 'eighth wonder of the world', it has been judged 'the world's top travel destination' in an international survey, and is acclaimed as New Zealand's most famous tourist destination. Milford Sound runs 15 km inland from the Tasman Sea and is surrounded by sheer rock faces, such as the Elephant and Lion Peaks that rise to 1200 m or more on either side. Read more about Milford Sound, New Zealand

    5 Wednesday, January 11, 2023 At Sea
    6 Thursday, January 12, 2023 Wellington, New Zealand 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Wellington, New Zealand

    Wellington, New Zealand's capital city, is situated on the SW tip of the North Island, and is set on the edge of a stunning harbour surrounded by rolling hills. As the political centre of New Zealand, it houses Parliamentary buildings as well as the bulk of foreign diplomatic missions. However, it is also renowned for its cafe-culture, as there are more cafes per capita than in New York City, and they rival the world’s top culinary destinations for flavour and variety. Read more about Wellington, New Zealand

    7 Friday, January 13, 2023 Napier, New Zealand 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Napier, New Zealand

    Napier is a port city in Hawkes Bay on the east coast of the North Island of New Zealand. It is known as the 'Art Deco' capital of the world because following the earthquake which almost levelled the city in 1931 the rapid rebuilding was strongly influenced by Art Deco architecture. The building style of clean simple lines and bas-relief decoration was not only at its height of popularity, it also suited the needs of the city. Read more about Napier, New Zealand

    8 Saturday, January 14, 2023 White Island, New Zealand 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of White Island, New Zealand

    White Island (Whakaari) is an active volcano 48 km off the shores of Whakatane located in the Bay of Plenty on New Zealand's beautiful North Island. It is New Zealand’s most active cone volcano; indeed, it has been in a nearly continuous stage of smoking at least since it was 'discovered' and named by James Cook in 1769. The island is small, roughly circular, about 2 km across, and rises to just 321m. Read more about White Island, New Zealand

    9 Sunday, January 15, 2023 Auckland, New Zealand 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Auckland, New Zealand

    Auckland, one of New Zealand's most populous cities, is located on the North Island of New Zealand. Auckland, known as Tamaki Makaurau, is based around twin harbours called Waitemata and Manukau Harbour extending up to volcanic hills to the west. Auckland has so much to offer when you combine an urban environment, stunning diverse landscapes and warming polynesian culture. Read more about Auckland, New Zealand

    10 Monday, January 16, 2023 Auckland, New Zealand 12:00 AM Disembark
    View of Auckland, New Zealand

    Auckland, one of New Zealand's most populous cities, is located on the North Island of New Zealand. Auckland, known as Tamaki Makaurau, is based around twin harbours called Waitemata and Manukau Harbour extending up to volcanic hills to the west. Auckland has so much to offer when you combine an urban environment, stunning diverse landscapes and warming polynesian culture. Read more about Auckland, New Zealand

  • Ship

    Le Laperouse Overview

    Le Laperouse

    Le Lapérouse set sail under the French flag in June 2018. Named after famous French explorers, these sleek five-star luxury vessels will have the finest equipment for safety and stability.

  • Cabins

    Le Laperouse Cabins

    Inside

    Inside

    Inside on the Le Laperouse

    Cabin Types

    SP3

    Average Cabin Size – 0 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 0 m2

    Balcony

    Balcony

    Balcony on the Le Laperouse

    Cabin Types

    PR6, PR5, PR4, DEL

    Average Cabin Size – 19.0 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 4.0 m2

    Area: 19 m². Capacity: up to 2 passengers per cabin. 4m² private balcony Individually-controlled air-conditioning King-size bed or twin beds Shower Minibar Flat screen Satellite TV Desk with stationery Ipod(TM) 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 2 cabins of 27 5 m² with a private balcony of 6 m² for people with reduced mobility.

    Deluxe Suite

    Deluxe Suite

    Deluxe Suite on the Le Laperouse

    Cabin Types

    PS6, PS5, GD6, GD5, DS6, DS5, DS4, DS3

    Average Cabin Size – 0 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 0 m2

    Area: 38 m². Private balcony: 8m². Capacity: up to 2 passengers per cabin. Individually-controlled air-conditioningKing-size bed or twin bedsShowerMinibarFlat screenSatellite TVDesk with stationeryIpod(TM) playersVideo on demandSafeHairdryerBath robesSatellite direct line telephone110/220 volts outletFrench bath products24hr room serviceInternet access wifi.

    Privilege Suite

    Privilege Suite

    Privilege Suite  on the Le Laperouse

    Cabin Types

    SA, PV6, PV5

    Average Cabin Size – 45.0 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 30.0 m2

    Area : 45 m². 30 m² private balcony. Capacity: up to 2 passengers per cabin. Individually-controlled air-conditioning King-size bed or twin beds Shower Minibar Flat screen satellite TV Desk with stationery Ipod(TM) 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.

  • Deck Plans

    Deck Plans for Le Laperouse

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Deluxe Suite

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Privilege Suite

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    The Best Of New Zealand

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