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All the essential information for your cruise with us, including health protocols, vaccination & testing requirements, and booking policy.

Beyond exploration: Discover the new Le Commandant Charcot website.
Experience a digital immersion in the extreme polar environments visited on these expeditions, as if you were really there.

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Our ships

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The Ponant signature

Explore to better understand, share and protect

Experience a meaningful voyage

Inspiring, human and environmental conscious experiences, accompanied by our experts

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Sail to secret shores

Stopovers and moorings off the beaten track, sometimes unexplored

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Travel consciously

The latest green technoloy used, environmental impact studies and activities co-constructed with local people

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Explore the world on human-sized ships

A limited number of staterooms and suites for intimate voyages

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Enjoy a journey crafted just for you

Bespoke onboard services for the most customized cruise available

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Inspirations

A selection of inspiring content to help you prepare for your next cruise.

Our A to Z of sustainability

Our A to Z of sustainability

How do we practice sustainable tourism?

PONANT Webinars

PONANT Webinars

Learn more about our destinations and voyages with the PONANT team.

PONANT & NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Cruises

PONANT & NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Cruises

Embark on the voyage of a lifetime accompanied by National Geographic Experts & Photographers to enrich your journey.

Explore in 360°

Explore in 360°

Our destinations from every angle.

Solo traveller offers

Solo traveller offers

View our selection of departures with no single supplement charge.

Paul Gauguin Cruises

Paul Gauguin Cruises

Discover enchanting luxury voyages to French Polynesia and the South Pacific now Paul Gauguin Cruises has joined the PONANT Family.

"Opening my stateroom's curtains at 3am to see magnificent pink and purple icebergs was a surreal experience."

Dominique. H Le Commandant Charcot, 2022

PONANT News



PONANT in the highest latitudes

PONANT in the highest latitudes

PONANT honoured at Condé Nast Traveler Reader's Choice awards

PONANT honoured at Condé Nast Traveler Reader's Choice awards

Annual report on quantifiable sustainability commitments

Annual report on quantifiable sustainability commitments

A voyage "on pointe"

A voyage "on pointe"

Le Commandant Charcot teamed up with the RV Kronprins Haakon in the Arctic

Le Commandant Charcot teamed up with the RV Kronprins Haakon in the Arctic

Guests to the geographic North Pole for the first time!

Guests to the geographic North Pole for the first time!

PONANT welcomes Tigre Yoga Club on board

PONANT welcomes Tigre Yoga Club on board

Goal: zero impact when sailing for PONANT’s 14th ship

Goal: zero impact when sailing for PONANT’s 14th ship

PONANT reaffirms its environmental commitment

PONANT reaffirms its environmental commitment

World Oceans Day: PONANT and Maud Fontenoy Foundation

World Oceans Day: PONANT and Maud Fontenoy Foundation

Discover our lecturers and guests of honour

Discover our lecturers and guests of honour

New themed collections

New themed collections

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