Ponant unveils 2023 southern hemisphere summer season
PONANT has launched its 2023-2024 southern hemisphere’s summer season.
The new itineraries have been chosen to explore remote islands, sandy beaches and scenic landscapes of the South Pacific.
It presents 69 new sailings featuring a wide range of activities: meeting with local communities, visits to UNESCO World Heritage sites, diving, and more.
New voyages include:
“New Zealand’s North Island & Chatham Islands” – 7 nights
This brand-new itinerary will set sail to northern New Zealand cities showcasing strong Māori traditions and the nature of the Chatham Islands. Departing from Wellington aboard Le Lapérouse.
“From New Caledonia to Micronesia” – 16 nights
Aboard Le Soléal for a voyage to the remote islands in the Pacific, guests will travel from New Caledonia to Guam to explore rich local cultures and experience underwater life in Vanuatu, Espiritu Santo and Solomon Islands. After a port of call in Papua New Guinea, Micronesia will reveal hidden islands and atolls of the northern Pacific. Nouméa to Guam, aboard Le Soléal
“Seychelles to Sri Lanka Expedition” – 15 nights
From the Seychelles to Sri Lanka via the Maldives, this expedition features untouched nature. Sailing among the archipelago’s most idyllic islets, from Victoria and Praslin, to the Aride Island. The Maldives will transport guests to islets and atolls protected by coral reefs, followed by Sri Lanka. Victoria, Mahé to Colombo, aboard Le Jacques-Cartier