PONANT blends luxury with exploration, exceptional itineraries and services, abroad luxurious smaller-scale ships from average 135 staterooms and suites only. As the leader of luxury expeditions, we offer exceptional itineraries combining authentic and enriching experiences, cultural encounters taking guests as close as possible to pristine nature and ancient culture, far from the crowded maritime routes such as the Arctic, Antarctica and many more. Accompanied by experienced guides, lecturers or an Expedition team, time ashore is maximized, with many voyages featuring UNESCO-listed sites and excursions.
Antarctica : Don’t miss this season (Nov 2022 – March 2023)
Catch the Antarctica season which begin from November until March.
Join us to explore the remote icy wonders of the Antarctic Peninsula. Stroll through lively crowds of king penguins in stunning South Georgia, and hike the rocky shores of the Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) to see nesting albatross. Experience boundless wildlife and captivating beauty as you venture into some of the planet’s most unspoiled landscapes. An experience that you will never forget.
12D Emblematic Antarctica. Date :  30Nov, 16Dec  04Feb, 24Feb or 17, 21, 27Nov. Find out more>>
17D Great Austral Loop. 𝐃𝐚𝐭𝐞 :  20Dec. Find out more >>
NEW! Latest World’s Only Luxury Icebreaker – LE COMMANDANT CHARCOT
This is the first deep polar expedition cruise ship built under PONANT to be equipped with a hybrid liquefied natural gas (currently the cleanest energy available) propulsion and a bank of high capacity batteries. Currently the only luxury ice breaker vessel in the world that reaches North Pole and beyond the Arctic and Antarctica circle.
Length: 150 m • Width: 28 m • Draft: 10 m • Average cruising speed: 15 knots • Number of staterooms and suites: 123 • Crew members: 215 • Installed electrical power: 42 MW • Year of delivery: 2021.
Ponant – A different way of Cruising