Cruise the 75th Rolex Sydney Hobart route!

8 days / 7 nights
    New itinerary
    Excursions included
    Cruise the 75th Rolex Sydney Hobart route!

    Cruise Pacific and Oceania

    from 26 December 2019 to 2 January 2020
    8 days / 7 nights

    Departure Port : Sydney
    Arrival Port : Hobart, Tasmania

    Ship : LE LAPEROUSE

    • Ref : SH1845 - R261219

    We are offering you a rare opportunity to be in the thick of the action for the start of the 75th Anniversary of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race. A unique cruising experience tailored to sailing enthusiasts.


    Following an early morning embarkation, find yourself in prime view at the iconic Sydney’s Headlands to witness the exuberant start to the 75th Anniversary Rolex Sydney Hobart. You will then begin your Luxury Small Ship cruise South to Hobart aboard our newest EXPLORER ship Le Lapérouse.


    Making our way down the Eastern Seaboard, indulge in shore excursions to the picturesque locations of Trousers Point and Wineglass Bay, or be enthralled by onboard commentary of the race by two yacht racing veterans. You will visit the white sand beaches of Trousers Point on Flinders Island where you can swim in crystal-clear waters and come ashore at the world-renowned Wineglass Bay where you will have the opportunity to explore the beach or take a walk to the lookout for views across the region.


    Arriving in Hobart, Le Lapérouse will be your luxury accommodation for 3 nights, allowing you to enjoy the festivities surrounding the official race presentation, before preparing to welcome in the New Year with Hobart fireworks.

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    Highlights

    • Witness the exuberant start to the 75th Anniversary Rolex Sydney Hobart from Le Lapérouse luxury expedition ship
    • Trousers Point and its crystal-clear waters, white sand beaches and brightly coloured lichen covered granite.
    • Wineglass Bay and its dramatic pink granite peaks, secluded bays and white sandy beaches
    • 3 nights accomodation in Hobart on board Le Lapérouse to enjoy the race festivities and the New Year's Eve fireworks

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    Privilege Suite Deck 6

    • Area : 32 m²
    • Capacity : up to 3 guests per stateroom
    • 8m² private balcony
    • Individually-controlled air-conditioning
    • King-size bed or twin beds
    • 1 sofa
    • Shower
    • Minibar
    • Flat screen
    • Satellite TV
    • Desk with stationery
    • Ipod(TM) players
    • Video on demand
    • Safe
    • Hairdryer
    • Bath robes
    • Satellite direct line telephone
    • 110/220 volts outlet
    • French bath products
    • 24hr room service
    • Internet access wifi
    •  Butler service.
    Price Ponant Bonus
    Book now and get the guaranteed best price. 15%off the public rates, per person,  based on  double occupancy.   
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    Privilege Suite Deck 5

    • Area : 32 m²
    • Capacity : up to 3 guests per stateroom
    • 8m² private balcony
    • Individually-controlled air-conditioning
    • King-size bed or twin beds
    •  1sofa
    • Shower
    • Minibar
    • Flat screen
    • Satellite TV
    • Desk with stationery
    • Ipod(TM) players
    • Video on demand
    • Safe
    • Hairdryer
    • Bath robes
    • Satellite direct line telephone
    • 110/220 volts outlet
    • French bath products
    • 24hr room service
    • Internet access wifi
    •  Butler service.
    Price Ponant Bonus
    Book now and get the guaranteed best price. 15%off the public rates, per person,  based on  double occupancy.   
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    Grand Deluxe Suite Deck 5

    • Area : 45 m²
    • Capacity : up to 2 guests per stateroom
    • 40m² private balcony
    • Individually-controlled air-conditioning
    • King-size bed or twin beds
    • Bathtub
    • Minibar
    • Flat screen
    • Satellite TV
    • Desk with stationery
    • Ipod(TM) players
    • Video on demand
    • Safe
    • Hairdryer
    • Bath robes
    • Satellite direct line telephone
    • 110/220 volts outlet
    • French bath products
    • 24hr room service
    • Internet acces wifi
    •  Butler service.
    Price Ponant Bonus
    Book now and get the guaranteed best price. 15%off the public rates, per person,  based on  double occupancy.   
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    Grand Deluxe Suite Deck 6

    • Area : 45 m²
    • Capacity : up to 2 guests per stateroom
    • 30m² private balcony
    • Individually-controlled air-conditioning
    • King-size bed or twin beds
    • Bathtub
    • Minibar
    • Flat screen
    • Satellite TV
    • Desk with stationery
    • Ipod(TM) players
    • Video on demand
    • Safe
    • Hairdryer
    • Bath robes
    • Satellite direct line telephone
    • 110/220 volts outlet
    • French bath products
    • 24hr room service
    • Internet acces wifi
    •  Butler service.
    Price Ponant Bonus
    Book now and get the guaranteed best price. 15%off the public rates, per person,  based on  double occupancy.   
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    Owner's Suite

    • Area : 45 m²
    • Capacity : up to 2 guests per stateroom
    • 30mprivate balcony
    •  Individually-controlled air-conditioning
    • King-size bed
    • or twin beds
    • Shower & Bathtub + Jacuzzi on terrace
    • Minibar
    • Flat screen
    • satellite TV
    • Desk with stationery
    • Ipod(TM) players
    • Video on demand
    • safe
    • Hairdryer
    • Bath robes
    • Satellite direct line telephone
    • 110/220 volts outlet
    • French bath products
    • 24hr room service
    • Internet acces wifi
    •  Butler service.
    Price
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    LE LAPEROUSE

    Featuring innovative and environmentally-friendly equipment, elegantly designed staterooms, spacious suites with large windows, and lounge areas that open onto the outside, this new limited-capacity yacht boasting just 92 staterooms and suites will offer you a truly unique cruising experience.

    As the first ship in a new series that remains true to the Ponant spirit, Le Lapérouse will embody the unique atmosphere that is the cruise line’s hallmark: a subtle blend of refinement, intimacy and comfort.

    Aboard this ship that flies the French flag, you will experience the incomparable pleasure of an intimate cruise, with the possibility of exploring an ever-increasing range of destinations in an ethnic-chic ambiance with luxury service.

    Experience a luxurious setting where the accent is on authenticity and passion for travel.

    Port of call & excursions

    26 December 2019 – At sea

    Sydney

    Embarkation 26/12/2019 from 09H00 to 10H00 . Departure 26/12/2019 at 11H00 .

    Nestled around one of the world’s most beautiful harbours, Sydney is both trendy and classic, urbane yet laid-back. Composed of ocean and light, of sailors and businessmen, this city alone inspires many travellers to visit the “Land Down Under”. Located between the Pacific Ocean and the elegant silhouettes of the Blue Mountains, it encapsulates the Australian way of life: surfing beaches, quiet suburbs, skyscrapers, Victorian cottages and tropical gardens. Sydney is filled with history and harmoniously blends old world charm and ultra-modern architecture, with its sail-shaped Opera House which sits alongside the historic district of The Rocks as the Harbour Bridge stretches across the bay. 

    27 December 2019 – At sea

    27 December 2019 – At sea

    Arrival 27/12/2019. Departure 27/12/2019.

    During your day at sea, make the most of the many services and activities on board. Treat yourself to a moment of relaxation in the spa or stay in shape in the fitness centre. Depending on the season, let yourself be tempted by the swimming pool or a spot of sunbathing. This day without a port of call will also be an opportunity to enjoy the conferences or shows proposed on board, to do some shopping in the boutique or to meet the PONANT photographers in their dedicated space. As for lovers of the open sea, they will be able to visit the ship’s upper deck to admire the spectacle of the waves and perhaps be lucky enough to observe marine species. A truly enchanted interlude, combining comfort, rest and entertainment.

    28 December 2019 – Flinders Island

    28 December 2019 – Flinders Island

    Arrival 28/12/2019 midday. Departure 28/12/2019 late afternoon.

    Trousers Point on Flinders Island is known for its crystal-clear waters, white sand beaches and brightly coloured lichen covered granite. Overlooked by the spectacular Mt Strzelecki, guests will be able to take the 1 ½ hour (3.5km) circuit track, showcasing the unusual rock formations, offshore islands and white sand beaches. They will also have the opportunity to swim in the refreshing waters of Trousers point.

    29 December 2019 – Wineglass Bay

    29 December 2019 – Wineglass Bay

    Arrival 29/12/2019 early morning. Departure 29/12/2019 late afternoon.

    Located on the east coast of Tasmania in the heart of the famous Freycinet National Park, Wineglass Bay proudly deploys the curve of its white sandy beach, which forms an elegant smile. Considered one of the 10 most beautiful beaches in the world, this perfectly-shaped crescent, whose sapphire waters contrast stunningly with the pink and grey granite landscape, has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1982 and is indisputably one of Australia’s most beautiful natural environments.

    30 December 2019▸1 January 2020 – Hobart, Tasmania

    30 December 2019▸1 January 2020 – Hobart, Tasmania

    Arrival 30/12/2019 late morning. Departure 01/01/2020.

    Hobart occupies a wonderful location at the mouth of the Derwent River, overseen by majestic Mt Wellington and surrounded by natural bushland. The Tasmanian capital is Australia's second-oldest city, after Sydney, and the picturesque waterfront is bordered by 19th-century warehouses and colonial mansions. Salamanca Place is packed with shops, galleries and restaurants and the fascinating Museum of Old and New Art (MONA) is a short ferry ride from the quay. Hobart is within easy reach of some of Tasmania's best-known destinations, from historic Port Arthur and the rugged Tasman Peninsula to Bruny Island, the Huon and Derwent Valleys and Mount Field National Park.

    2 January 2020▸1 January 2020 – Hobart, Tasmania

    Hobart, Tasmania

    Disembarkation 02/01/2020 at 08H00 .

    Hobart occupies a wonderful location at the mouth of the Derwent River, overseen by majestic Mt Wellington and surrounded by natural bushland. The Tasmanian capital is Australia's second-oldest city, after Sydney, and the picturesque waterfront is bordered by 19th-century warehouses and colonial mansions. Salamanca Place is packed with shops, galleries and restaurants and the fascinating Museum of Old and New Art (MONA) is a short ferry ride from the quay. Hobart is within easy reach of some of Tasmania's best-known destinations, from historic Port Arthur and the rugged Tasman Peninsula to Bruny Island, the Huon and Derwent Valleys and Mount Field National Park.

    Formalities

    • The information below is current but subject to change at any time without advance notice from government authorities. Please consult your respective government agencies for visa and health information.

    • Passport valid for at least six (6) months beyond the completion of your trip. Passport must contain at least two completely clear, blank, unused visa pages for each visa required, not including any amendment pages. Visa pages with stains or ink from other pages in the passport are not usable. Guests who deviate from the scheduled embarkation or disembarkation port should research the foreign entry requirements for the port country. Due to government regulations, regrettably, Ponant will have to deny boarding to any guest who fails to obtain the appropriate travel documentation for this trip.

    • Warning about the use of drones: the use of drones aboard PONANT ships, whether they are sailing at sea, at a port of call or anchored, is strictly forbidden. The use of drones on land in the Arctic and Antarctic regions is also strictly forbidden by international polar regulations. In other regions, it may be possible to use drones on land if permission has been obtained from the relevant authorities of each country and each region travelled through, as well as a pilot’s licence that should be obtained from your home country. Passengers are responsible for obtaining these permits; they should be able to present them at all times. Passengers who do not obtain these authorisations expose themselves to the risk of legal proceedings.

    • Australia: an Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) must be obtained before your arrival in Australia. For more information, please visit www.australia.gov.au/information-and-services/immigration-and-visas. Carriers should be aware that there will not be any physical evidence in your passport.

      Australian customs regulations are very strict, especially for the import of food items such as fresh food (even sealed), fruits, eggs, meat, plants, vegetables, seeds, grains. Fur and feathers are also forbidden. We highly recommend you consult this website for further details : www.australia.gov.au/information-and-services/immigration-and-visas/customs-clearance.

      It is recommended that you contact your health professional for any specific medical advise relating to travel through these regions, including advice on Malaria prevention and dengue fever.

    On this cruise, one excursion per day, per port of call and per person is included from the selection of free tours.

    Excursions included will be available for consultation under "port of call & excursions" tab.

     

    For details, please, refer to Particular Terms and Conditions of Sale.

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