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New Zealand's North Island & Chatham Islands

Auckland - Wellington

Dates:
8/2/2024
to  15/2/2024

8
days
7
nights on board
Starting from*
AU$7,070
25% Ponant Bonus

Succumb to the charms of an all-new expedition cruise between the northern New Zealand cities with their strong Māori traditions and the preserved nature of the Chatham Islands. You will set sail for 8 days aboard Le Lapérouse in search of these ancestral treasures that have forged the reputation and the charm of the North Island.

From Auckland, a dynamic city with surprising rich history, modernity and cosmopolitan atmosphere, Le Lapérouse will raise anchor to begin this unique journey.

You will first explore the many treasures of Rotorua from Tauranga: volcanoes, hot springs, geysers, rivers and gorges, and lakes that range in colour from deep blue to orange.

Following the warm and translucent waters of the South Pacific Ocean, Le Lapérouse will sail towards Gisborne. The first city on Earth to see the sun rise each day, it is distinguished by its enchanting environment of sandy strips and subtropical forest. Here you will learn about Māori culture and local history and will be invited to taste some of the products of this rich farming region, renowned in particular for its Chardonnay.

Heading east, the Chatham Islands will appear to you, adding new breathtaking landscapes to your expedition, from isolated beaches to sheer ochre-coloured cliffs covered in verdant nature. The 80-million-years-old archipelago is comprised of 10 islands that boast various endemic species of birds and plant that you will be able to see, guided by your team of passionate expedition experts.=

Your cruise will come to an end in Wellington, the New Zealand capital. This ancient site of the Māori people, as showcased at the Te Papa Tongarewa Museum, perfectly combines local traditions and bustling nightlife.

The wildlife encounters described above illustrate possible experiences only and cannot be guaranteed.


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An all-new expedition cruise to discover the treasures of New Zealand’s North Island and the Chatham Islands, combining ancestral tradition and breathtaking scenery. Gain an insight into the history and the...


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Deluxe Stateroom
 

(19 m2)

From AU$7,070
25% Ponant Bonus

Prestige stateroom Deck 4
 

(19 m2)

From AU$7,850
25% Ponant Bonus

Prestige stateroom Deck 5
 

(19 m2)

From AU$8,230
25% Ponant Bonus

Prestige Deck 6
 

(19 m2)

From AU$8,700
25% Ponant Bonus

Deluxe Suite Deck 6
 

(27 m2)

From AU$12,110
25% Ponant Bonus

Deluxe Suite Deck 3
 

(27 m2)

From AU$12,110
25% Ponant Bonus

Deluxe Suite Deck 5
 

(27 m2)

From AU$12,110
25% Ponant Bonus

Deluxe Suite Deck 4
 

(27 m2)

From AU$12,110
25% Ponant Bonus

Prestige Suite Deck 5
 

(38 m2)

From AU$16,370
25% Ponant Bonus

Prestige Suite Deck 6
 

(38 m2)

From AU$17,220
25% Ponant Bonus

Privilege Suite Deck 6
 

(32 m2)

From AU$18,070
25% Ponant Bonus

Privilege Suite Deck 5
 

(32 m2)

From AU$18,070
25% Ponant Bonus

Grand Deluxe Suite Deck 6
 

(45 m2)

From AU$19,850
25% Ponant Bonus

Grand Deluxe Suite Deck 5
 

(45 m2)

From AU$19,850
25% Ponant Bonus

Owner's Suite
 

(45 m2)

From AU$27,640



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