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Expedition to New Zealand's Subantarctic Islands

Dunedin - Dunedin

Dates:
23/12/2023
to  6/1/2024

15
days
14
nights on board
Starting from*
€8,670
30% 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 1,000 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.


Your itinerary

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

Choose your stateroom

Superior Stateroom
 

(21 m2)

From €8,670
30% Ponant Bonus

Deluxe Stateroom
 

(18 m2)

From €9,350
30% Ponant Bonus

Prestige Deck 4
 

(18 m2)

From €9,830
30% Ponant Bonus

Prestige Deck 5
 

(18 m2)

From €10,020
30% Ponant Bonus

Prestige Deck 6
 

(18 m2)

From €10,310
30% Ponant Bonus

Deluxe Suite
 

(27 m2)

From €15,120
30% Ponant Bonus

Prestige Deck 5 Suite
 

(37 m2)

From €15,790
30% Ponant Bonus

Prestige Deck 6 Suite
 

(37 m2)

From €16,660
30% Ponant Bonus

Owner's Suite
 

(45 m2)

From €30,110



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