Known throughout the travel industry for their exceptional service and luxuriant splendor, the ships of Compagnie du Ponant offer a glimpse into a world of exotic destinations accessible only to smaller capacity ships. Guests delight in refined French-inspired cuisine in an elegant atmosphere with white-glove service designed to please even the most discerning passengers. Compagnie du Ponant’s elegant yachts will transport to you in style and sophistication to destinations around the globe – yet with an air of conviviality that you will never want to leave!
With service that is attentive yet discreet, Compagnie du Ponant provides a truly unique cruising experience, including such details as fully bilingual service. In the tradition of private yachting, the crew is highly experienced and singularly focused on providing an incomparable cruising experience to its passengers. Dining is an epicurean experience with a gourmet cuisine rivaling that of fine dining restaurants the world over, complemented by an exceptional assortment of fine wines. While predominantly inspired by French traditions, the menu also tends to reflect specialties of the chefs’ home ports of call.
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L'Austral is a luxurious yacht with over 130 cabins and a design worthy of fine French sophistication. Designed by Jean-Philippe Nuel, L'Austral reflects Compagnie du Ponant’s ongoing commitment to creating a unique atmosphere that creates a subtle blend of luxury and intimacy.
Le Boréal is a luxurious yacht with over 130 cabins and a design worthy of fine French sophistication. Designed by Jean-Philippe Nuel, Le Boréal reflects Compagnie du Ponant’s ongoing commitment to creating a unique atmosphere that creates a subtle blend of luxury and intimacy.
Le Diamant combines a luxuriant blend of fine French cuisine and lavish accommodations with the adventure of the open water, giving her passengers the distinctive feel of a private yacht. Discover new horizons while enjoying a convivial, intimate atmosphere aboard. You will discover new places, new adventures, and perhaps new friends for a lifetime.
A long, sleek expedition ship, Le Levant's long lines give an elegant look befitting a smaller sailing vessel, with stylish and elegant interiors to match. Guests are free to move about the ship at will, on their own schedules – no demands, no timetables. Mingle with other guests or chat with crew members, or simply read in the comfort of your own stateroom.
A sleek silhouette, a welcoming intimate atmosphere, discover aboard this new ship the philosophy that has made our sisterships such a success: the spirit of Yacht Cruises.
Experience the privilege of a relaxing cruise aboard Le Ponant, crafted to respect the tradition of famous sailing yachts.Under full sail, gliding over the sea with the wind, you will fall under Le Ponant’s spell.
The only French cruise line and world leader in Polar cruising, PONANT perpetuates the great French maritime tradition; one that offers exceptional destinations on small capacity ships embodying a lifestyle “à la française”: a travel concept that combines intimacy and curiosity, luxury and authenticity.
Sailing in New Zealand, an incredible and spectacular destination.
At the heart of Alaska’s spectacular landscapes, embark on a cruise where nature emerges between vast glaciers, turquoise water, lush forest and snow-capped peaks.