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Expedition to New Zealand’s Subantarctic Islands

Dunedin - Dunedin

Dates:
03/12/2024
to  17/12/2024

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15
days
14
nights on board
Starting from*
£8,780
per person
25% Ponant Bonus

PONANT invites you to discover the wild and untouched beauty of New Zealand’s Fiordlands and Subantarctic Islands. Set sail on a 15-day expedition cruise with an exceptional itinerary and allow yourself to be transported to another world where the wildlife rules and you are but visitors.

From Dunedin, the Edinburgh of New Zealand that is a lively student city with a rich Scottish Heritage, you will reach Ulva Island. This first call on Paterson Inlet is renowned as an extraordinary nature sanctuary. Our team of naturalists and destination experts will be on hand to show you some of the rarest bird species in the world.

You will follow your voyage towards Fiordland National Park, which is part of Te Wähipounamu, a UNESCO World Natural Heritage Site, home to the majestic Dusky SoundDoubtful Sound and Milford Sound.  You will enjoy a zodiac cruise and spot Fiordland crested penguins, get up close to spectacular waterfalls and enjoy the vistas from the ship’s outer decks.

You will then head to the Snares islands, a haven for the country’s wildlife with some 35,000 endemic Snares Gorfous and a colony of around a thousand fur seals before discovering Macquarie Island, part of Australia.

Often described as the Galápagos of the Southern Ocean, the Subantarctic Islands of New Zealand are among some of the best preserved and protected environments on the planet, where you will experience scenery and wildlife like nowhere else on Earth. You will be captivated by the breathtaking scenery, meadows of megaherbs forming a colourful tapestry, and towering cliffs buffeted by the power of the waves and wind - the playground of the Royal Albatross. With a myriad of penguins patrolling the black sandy beaches it is truly a nature-lover’s dream come true.

Your ship will finally reach Dunedin, the end of your voyage.

Any disembarkation on the Subantarctic Islands is subject to weather conditions and on obtaining the authorisation of the local authorities. To preserve the wild environment of these islands, the number of visitors is in fact strictly controlled. Wherever possible, we will run Zodiac excursions around their shorelines in order to guarantee the best possible experience for all guests if it is not possible to disembark.


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Your itinerary - Expedition to New Zealand’s Subantarctic Islands

Explore the South West World Heritage Area home to majestic and spectacular Milford, Dusky and Doubtful sounds. Experience a zodiac cruise in the fiords and try to spot the rare Fiordland crested...


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Choose your stateroom

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Superior Stateroom Deck 3
 

(226 ft²)

Fully booked
25% Ponant Bonus

Deluxe Stateroom Deck 3
 

(193 ft²)

Fully booked
25% Ponant Bonus

Prestige Stateroom Deck 4
 

(193 ft²)

From £9,950 per person
25% Ponant Bonus

Prestige Stateroom Deck 5
 

(193 ft²)

From £10,160 per person
25% Ponant Bonus

Prestige Stateroom Deck 6
 

(193 ft²)

From £10,440 per person
25% Ponant Bonus

Deluxe Suite Deck 6
 

(290 ft²)

From £15,350 per person
25% Ponant Bonus

Prestige Suite Deck 5
 

(398 ft²)

Fully booked
25% Ponant Bonus

Prestige Suite Deck 6
 

(398 ft²)

From £16,910 per person
25% Ponant Bonus

Owner's Suite Deck 6
 

(484 ft²)

Fully booked



Complete your trip

Complete your trip

Additional services
For more peace of mind, PONANT selects stays and flights then takes care of your transfers for your trip as well as shore visits before and after the cruise.


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