We sailed from Hawaii to japan 15 days approx. 65 passengers .
This Cruise which is about 15th was one of the best .
Great service (with exception to the Butler bad)
Fantastic mix of travellers
We had 4 days of rough sea's but no one really bothered .I was cruising alone and met a fantastic group of people which we met each day for lunch and Dinner with Cocktails in the ...
We chose this cruise because it went to Pitcairn Island and Easter Island from Papeete. We then stayed on for a further 6 days and cruised to Chile.
Embarkation at Papeete was shambolic as the Paul Gaugain was also boarding at the same time. It appeared that no one from Ponant was present to advise us what we were to do and we were all walking around like sheep. At the disembarkation end it was ...
Have just returned from a cruise on Le Soleal from Tahiti to Easter Island. We chose this cruise as it visited remote islands, particularly the difficult to access Pitcairn Island. Having seen some quite negative reviews from Australians on this site about this cruiseline I was a bit concerned before we left. Having travelled on a few cruise lines I found Ponant friendly, professional, staff ...
i worked 40 y ago as a motorman on a ship. so for me this trip was a good review of the feeling on sea.
this region "kamtschatka" was a dream a long time ago and that was the oportunity.
Excellent ship "L'Austral". excellent service and genious guides.
Very special was the viewing of the aurora borialis right the first night on board.
We saw orkas, humpbukwhales, seals and many many ...