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  • L'Austral

  • L'Austral

  • L'Austral

  • L'Austral

  • L'Austral

  • L'Austral

L'Austral: Visit Antarctica from one of the must luxurious vessels available

Days: 11, 16 or 17 | From: $13,310/per person

This superb mega-yacht (sister ship to the Le Boreal, Le Lyrial, & Le Soleal), with 132 staterooms, was designed in France and built in Italy. 95% of the staterooms and suites have a private balcony and life aboard is relaxed and refined. The ship captures the best of the French art of living, giving passengers the unique experience of feeling one is aboard a private yacht. This is one of the most luxurious ships cruising to Antarctica.

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Vessel Information

Accommodations

132 staterooms and suites

Owner's Suite - 484 sq. feet plus private balcony

Prestige Suites - 398 sq. feet plus private balcony

Prestige Staterooms - 200 sq. feet plus private balcony

Deluxe Suites - 290 sq. feet plus private balcony

Deluxe Staterooms - 200 sq. feet plus private balcony

Superior Staterooms - 226 sq. feet


Vessel Specifications

Staff & Crew: 140
Guests: 264
Length: 466 feet
Width: 59 feet
Draft: 15.3 feet
Cruising Speed: 14 knots
Ice Class: 1C
Gross Tonnage: 10,944
Stabilizers: 13.1 feet long x 4.7 feet wide

Itineraries & Pricing

The Great Austral Loop (16 days)

Day 1
Ushuaia, Argentina

Day 2
At Sea

Day 3
Falkland Islands

Days 4 & 5
At Sea

Days 7 to 8
South Georgia

Days 9 & 10
At Sea

Days 11 to 13
Antarctica & South Shetland Islands

Days 14 & 15
Crossing the Drake Passage

Day 16
Disembarkation in Ushuaia

Emblematic Antarctica (11 days)

Day 1
Ushuaia, Argentina

Days 2 & 3
Crossing the Drake Passage

Days 4 to 8
Antarctica & South Shetland Islands

Days 9 & 10
Crossing the Drake Passage

Day 11
Disembarkation in Ushuaia

The Great Adventure (16 days)

Day 1
Ushuaia, Argentina

Days 2 & 3
Crossing the Drake Passage

Days 4 to 6
Antarctica & South Shetland Islands

Days 7 & 8
At Sea

Days 9 to 11
South Georgia

Days 12 to 15
South Georgia

Day 16
Disembarkation in Montevideo

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Displayed itineraries are just summaries. Our travel specialists will help you select the best cruise based on your interests, timing and budget.

Pricing

Pricing varies based on departure date, trip length, and cabin type. Listed pricing is per person, based on double occupancy (unless otherwise noted) and subject to change. Please contact us for current pricing and availability.

Included: All meals onboard, guides & activities

Not included: International airfare, domestic airfare, gratuities, adventure activities such as sea kayaking or camping

2019-2020 Season

DatesItineraryDaysSuperior StateroomDeluxe StateroomPrestige Deck 4Prestige Deck 5Prestige Deck 6Deluxe SuitePrestige Deck 5 SuitePrestige Deck 6 SuiteOwner’s Suite
Nov 15 – 30, 2019The Great Austral Loop16$16,730$17,930$19,890$20,810$21,760$29,810$34,590$36,240$41,430
Dec 10 – 20, 2019Antarctica & Climate Change11$13,910$14,840$16,370$17,070$17,820$24,080$27,820$29,090$33,140
Dec 20, 2019 – Jan 5, 2020Christmas & New Year17$21,390$22,960$25,520$26,710$27,960$38,490$44,750$46,900$53,690
Jan 5 – 15, 2020Emblematic Antarctica11$13,310$14,240$15,770$16,470$17,220$23,480$27,220$28,490$32,540
Feb 18 – 28, 2020Emblematic Antarctica11$13,310$14,240$15,770$16,470$17,220$23,480$27,220$28,490$32,540
Feb 28 – Mar 14, 2020The Great Adventure16$13,940$14,970$16,630$17,400$18,220$25,030$29,090$30,490$34,890

2020-2021 Season

DatesItineraryDaysSuperior StateroomDeluxe StateroomPrestige Deck 4Prestige Deck 5Prestige Deck 6Deluxe SuitePrestige Deck 5 SuitePrestige Deck 6 SuiteOwner’s Suite
Nov 28 – Dec 8, 2020Emblematic Antarctica11$13,570$14,520$23,750$16,040$16,750$17,490$25,700$26,890$32,900
Dec 8 – 18, 2020Emblematic Antarctica11$13,570$14,520$23,750$16,040$16,750$17,490$25,700$26,890$32,900
Dec 18 – 28, 2020Christmas in Antarctica11$13,570$14,520$23,750$16,040$16,750$17,490$25,700$26,890$32,900
Jan 19 – Feb 3, 2021The Great Austral Loop16$17,010$18,210$30,080$20,170$21,080$22,050$32,570$34,100$41,830
Mar 4 – 19, 2021The Great Adventure16$14,250$15,270$25,340$16,920$17,700$18,510$27,440$28,740$35,280

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Why Travel with Vaya?

We've Been There

Our smart and engaging Antarctica specialists all have first hand experience in Antarctica and are skilled in helping people find the right vessel.

Uplifting service

From the first phone call to after you get back, we're here for you every step of the way. We take our commitment to exceptional service very seriously (but we don't take ourselves seriously).

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