Over the past 30 years, we’ve taken more than 300,000 passengers to some of the most fascinating and breathtaking destinations, stopovers and geographical sites on earth. Experience Arctic landscapes, sun drenched vistas in the heart of the Mediterranean and exquisite islands in the Pacific. Experience places that you will treasure for a lifetime.
If you’re yearning to see new things, we’ve designed routes throughout the world that are rich with rare encounters. From thematic cruises to expedition cruises, PONANT has itineraries to suit all tastes.
With a maximum capacity of 264 passengers, our ships are expertly designed to offer you ample space to move and preserve your privacy while remaining compact enough to access the more intimate ports and stopovers inaccessible to the bigger ships.
Embark on an enriching adventure from the vast wilderness of Canada’s Far North to the iconic cities of the United States.
Sleek and dynamic lines with a slender bow, the classic nautical spirit meets innovation. Our ships are specifically designed to accommodate a small number of passengers, offering a private and relaxing atmosphere while remaining small enough to port at secluded and rarely visited stops. Travel in comfort with the world’s newest and safest fleet.
An innovative series designed for human comfort: Le Boréal, L’Austral, Le Soléal and le Lyrial.
Experience the expedition in a unique way: Le Lapérouse, Le Champlain, Le Dumont d’Urville, Le Bougainville. Launching in 2020: Le Bellot and Le Jacques Cartier.
A passion for the nautical tradition. Our emblem is a majestic 88-metre three-masted yacht.
Commander Charcot’s ship
The first hybrid electric polar exploration ship.
The latest addition to the PONANT fleet will set sail in 2021.
Step into a refined universe. Our cruises are extraordinary down to the smallest details. Whatever your desires, an attentive crew is at your disposal to ensure an unforgettable cruise experience. Even in the most extreme and isolated regions, you can count on the very best conditions, comfort and service.
Experience the magic of PONANT.
Relaxation areas for reflection
An authentic and friendly atmosphere