Embark on a luxury cruise aboard Le Soleal for an exclusive and different experience of sea travel. Combining exceptional itineraries and 5-star hotel services, these French-style cruises are designed to offer you excellence. Encounter the people of the far North, Zodiac excursions and exceptional wildlife on your next Ponant expedition cruise
Featuring innovative and environmentally-friendly equipment, elegantly designed cabins, spacious suites with large windows, and lounge areas that open onto the outside, this new limited-capacity yacht boasting just 92 cabins and suites will offer you a truly unique cruising experience, with a range of unique itineraries to choose from
Buckle up and explore one of the last great wilderness regions on the planet known as the Baffin Island. We travel to the wild east coast of Baffin Island, discovering deep fjords, soaring mountains and immense glacial systems. We visit the remote Inuit provide a fascinating glimpse into the daily life of the people who call this wilderness their home. The highlight of this trip will be a visit to Beechey Island, the final resting place of men of the ill-fated Franklin Expedition
This outstanding voyage explores the the stunning fjords and soaring peaks of Baffin Island before crossing the Davis Strait to witness the glaciated landscapes and colourful fishing villages of western Greenland. The voyage begins in Iqaluit and explores the south east corner of the Baffin island's Monumental Island and the small hamlet of Pangnirtung. Throughout the journey, passengers are constantly on the lookout for wildlife - including a variety of bird and marine life and of course, the icon of the North - the elusive polar bear who roams the ice floe edge
This voyage links numerous historic locations on Canada’s East Coast, including a known Viking settlement, a French-built fortress, several remote mission locations and isolated fishing ports. Journey from the more temperate climate found in the Maritimes, northwards and into the higher Arctic latitudes. Subtle changes to vegetation and wildlife species can be noticed and expert guides will interpret and explain these changes throughout the journey. A particular highlight of our voyage is a visit to Torngat Mountains National Park – home to the highest mountains in Canada
Discover the wild lands of Newfoundland & Labrador as we cruise through the western shores of Newfoundland passing by Gros Morne National Park and Torngat National Park. This amazing voyage links several fascinating historic locations on Canada's east coast exploring the remote bays and fjords of this spectacular wilderness while spotting amazing wildlife along the way including bears, seals, whales and migratory birds
The islands of Canada’s Atlantic coast feature a rich and diverse culture, found in small fishing communities and remote out ports. The area is well known for its Celtic traditions and the music and cuisine of the region is celebrated the world over. Historically, this is one of the most fascinating places in North America. This 11-day exploration starts and ends in the historical town of Louisbourg, where passengers will encounter a staggering abundance of wildlife including prolific birdlife, numerous seal and whale species, and even the fabled wild horse of Sable Island
The islands of Canada’s Atlantic coast feature a rich and diverse culture, found in small fishing communities and remote out ports. The area is well known for its Celtic traditions, and its music and cuisine are celebrated the world over. Historically, this is one of the most fascinating places in North America. The region also offers a staggering abundance of wildlife, including prolific birdlife, numerous seal and whale species and we even encounter the fabled wild horses of Sable Island. Beaches and lagoons provide viewing opportunities for numerous shorebirds
Canada’s East Coast Maritime provinces are home to some of the finest golf courses in North America. Golfers from around the world are drawn by the superb challenges offered and the magnificent coastal settings. Exposed to the elements, these championship layouts provide a great test for golfers of all skill levels. On this outstanding new voyage we blend a unique cruise experience, full of wildlife encounters, visits to colourful coastal villages plus exciting off-ship excursions, while providing easy access to several of Canada’s most spectacular golfing locations
This voyage combines remote wilderness with remote urbanity giving you a genuine glimpse of life in the Arctic. Kayak in small bays witnessing calving glaciers, marvel at sculpted icebergs, the world's largest fjord, volcanoes, polar bears, reindeer, musk ox and Inuit communities. This expedition will leave you with spectacular photos and a lifetime of stories to share!
No places are as linked to the history of golf as Scotland and Ireland. The earliest mention of golf is a 1457 Scottish Act of Parliament where, ironically, it was banned because it distracted from the military sport of archery. Today more than a dozen of the World’s Top 100 Courses (Golf Digest) can be found in the region, a pedigree we are proud to match with the advanced capability and comfort of our expedition ship – RCGS Resolute. This expedition offers a totally unique take on a traditional golfing holiday
This iconic voyage explores the remote Northwest Passage and stunning fjords of the Baffin Island coastline before crossing to Greenland and its mindblowing icebergs. Following the paths of the legendary early Arctic explorers, we journey through the archipelago of islands and channels of Canada’s high Arctic on the expedition ship, Akademik Vavilov. Wildlife is a major draw card, as we venture through the home of the polar bear, muskox, caribou and walrus
This iconic voyage explores Canada's remote Northwest Passage and stunning fjords of the Baffin Island coastline before crossing Baffin Bay to Greenland where we marvel at the beauty of the gigantic icebergs calvingoff of the Greenland icecap. Follow in the footsteps of the early Arctic explorers such as Franklin, Amundsen and Larsen, exploring the archipelago of islands and channels that create Canada’s high Arctic region
This journey reveals the spirit and beauty of the Arctic. From Canada's Inuit regions of Nunavik and Nunavut to Greenland, the chances of seeing wildlife are excellent. Polar bears, walrus and muskox will be among the many highlights of this fantastic Arctic adventure
Visit the Arctic at the height of summer on this 12-day journey from Qausuittuq, Resolute Bay to Kangerlussuaq, Greenland. Explore Lancaster Sound, a newly designated marine protected area. Visit the graves of Franklin’s men on Beechey Island and enjoy an Inuit welcome in Mittimatalik (Pond Inlet). Across Baffin Bay lies the sublime Greenland coast. Illulissat offers cafes, hiking, and handicrafts. Explore the best of Greenland and Nunavut in summer!
Springtime on Canada’s east coast is a time of bloom and bounty. On this 12-day cruise, explore highlights of Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Saint-Pierre—expedition style! Discover the lesser-known and hidden gems nestled in Canada's glorious east coast - every stop is a highlight!
Savor the anticipation of your Arctic dreams coming true as we slip our moorings and sail into a true wilderness where wildlife abounds. The scenery as we sail through Isfjorden on our first evening is spectacular and there is already the possibility of marine mammal encounters
This expedition offers a chance to explore the spectacular land and seascapes of the Canadian Arctic. Observe an outstanding variety of marine birdlife and sea mammals and take time to visit indigenous art galleries that showcase the talents of these remote peoples, whose rich output is a major focus of this highly unique and engaging expedition
Join us on this fascinating journey departing from Longyearbyen on the Norwegian Arctic island of Spitsbergen. Choosing from 9, 10 or 12 day itineraries, you will explore the island's northwestern coast, home to spectacular mountain scenery, tidewater glaciers, and some of the Arctic's best wildlife viewing opportunities. You'll also venture out to the jumbled edge of the north-polar ice cap in search of polar bears and complete the journey exploring places rich with history
On this voyage from Iceland to Greenland discover the immense scenic and cultural variety of the world’s largest island from the beautiful and fertile south with its fascinating Viking history and the modern capital of Nuuk in a traditional Inuit society to the town of Ilulissat with its floating icebergs and UNESCO World Heritage site, Ilulissat Ice Fjord