• Clean Ship Certification by
• Cruise Critic 15 Best Small
Cruise Ship Lines
Experience the majesty of the earth’s breathtaking polar regions on a PONANT expedition cruise. In the company of expert guides and naturalists, our guests will enjoy access to rarely
visited sites in Antarctica, the Arctic, Alaska and the Kuril Islands—
all in signature PONANT safety, comfort and refinement.
The most modern at sea, our ships’ small
size, advanced technology and sophisticated atmosphere offer travelers an
unparalleled cruise experience, including impeccable five-star service and
the finest of French-inspired cuisine.
PONANT guests will also enjoy the exclusive joie de vivre of onboard amenities
provided by partnerships with Europe’s
preeminent luxury brands, including
Veuve Clicquot champagne, Ladurée
macarons, home fragrances by Fragonard
and a soothing spa co-hosted by the eminent French beauty institute Sothys.
On board every PONANT expedi-
tion cruise, knowledgeable experts are
on hand to lead fascinating excursions
on each of our eco-sensitive expedi-
tion itineraries—offering guests a
profound new appreciation for the
earth’s most awe-inspiring wildlife and
majestic frozen vistas.
As part of PONANT’s ongoing
commitment to protecting the ecol-
ogy of sensitive polar areas, all vessels
carry the coveted international Clean
Ship designation for innovative green
technology. On these polar expedi-
tions, safety is a priority: PONANT’s
technologically advanced ships are
internationally classified as ice-going,
and are led by a highly experienced
captain and crew with specialized
knowledge of sailing in these regions.
A PONANT cruise blends an
unmatched comfort, elegance and
conviviality unavailable on any other