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Cruiseco Shares Insights On L’austral Voyage Around Our Island Continent

April 7, 2017 Cruise Deals No Comments Email Email

Cruiseco, the leading provider of worldwide cruising options in Australia and New Zealand, hosted an event on Wednesday, 5th April 2017 at the Australian National Maritime Museum in order to promote the 40 night circumnavigation of our Island Continent, aboard Ponant’s luxurious vessel, L’Austral.  Exclusively designed by Cruiseco and Ponant, incredible voyage departs Sydney Harbour on 25th January 2018, visiting some of the country’s most breathtaking ports, beautiful natural wonders, scenic highlights and tourist attractions along the way.

Laura Clarke, Manager Special Projects & Group Sales, Cruiseco said,

“We were delighted to have the opportunity to tell consumers about the highlights of this extraordinary cruise.  Cruiseco and Ponant have worked together to design an itinerary that will offer guests a once-in-a-lifetime voyage and exclusive holiday aboard L’Austral, a superb mega-yacht.  This voyage offers a travel concept that is luxurious and authentic, however is also intimate, with only 123 cabins and suites available.”

“Discerning travellers will have the ability to explore more secluded ports and locations of Australia, which are off the beaten track and more difficult to reach, whilst enjoying stunning scenery, incredible locally produced food and wine and the chance to experience local wildlife in its natural surroundings.”

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Highlights of the voyage include exploring:

  • Wineglass Bay (Freycinet), Beauty Point (Tamar Valley) and King Island in Tasmania;
  • Port Campbell (12 Apostles) in Victoria;
  • Kangaroo Island and Port Lincoln in South Australia;
  • Esperance, Albany, Busselton, Fremantle, Geraldton, Turquoise Bay (Ningaloo Reef), overnight in Broome, Talbot Bay (Horizontal Falls) and Wyndham in Western Australia;
  • Darwin and Yirrkala Aboriginal Settlement in the Northern Territory; and
  • Thursday Island, Cape York (the Tip), Lizard Island, Cooktown, Port Douglas, Hamilton Island and Fraser Island in Queensland. 

Prices to travel aboard L’Austral, start from AU$27,500* per person, based on twin share in a Superior Stateroom.  This offer is available until the 30th April 2017.  Fares include: all meals onboard, including 24-hour room service; beverages – house wines, beers, sparkling wine, non-premium spirits; and a specialist expedition crew, including experts in the field of botany, marine biology, history and photography and zodiac tours.

For additional itinerary options or to book whilst cabins are still available, visit or call (02) 9492 8520. 

*Prices are subject to availability and subject to change.  Terms and conditions apply.

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