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The company was established in 1988 by Philippe Videau, Jean-Emmanuel Sauvé, and other officers of the French Merchant Navy. Ponant has become a leader in a new style of luxury cruising and promotes the art of sea travel around the world.

It operates all around the world and design itineraries rich in encounters and discovery. Their fleet has 12 ships, each of them has its own personality in line with company philosophy. Their team offers exceptional expeditions into the most remote places on Earth in a five-star environment. The travel experience will be as authentic as sophisticated.

If you would like help to find your perfect expedition cruise, simply complete the enquiry form to get in touch.

Alternatively, call our Polar Specialists on 0203 196 1000.

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Le Boreal

Rating
5
Standard
Luxury
Capacity
264

Le Boreal is one of the most elegant expedition ships currently operating in Polar regions. It combines luxury, intimacy and wellbeing. It embodies Ponant’s signature and can carry up to 264 guests in 132 staterooms and suites. This magnificent yacht is a sister to Le Soleal and L’Austral and offers a welcoming intimate atmosphere.

Le Soleal

Rating
5
Standard
Luxury
Capacity
264

Le Soleal is one of the most elegant expedition ships currently operating in Polar regions. It combines luxury, intimacy and wellbeing. It embodies Ponant’s signature and can carry up to 264 guests in 132 staterooms and suites. This magnificent yacht is a sister to the L’Austral and Le Boreal and offers a welcoming intimate atmosphere.

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About Us
  • We can compare a huge selection of expedition ships, cruises and operators to find your perfect cruise.

  • Our prices are amongst the best in the business, with full package protection as standard.

  • We are the expedition cruise specialists and know the destinations, ships and operators inside out

  • As supporters of the Marine Conservation Society, booking with us helps support the protection of our oceans.

  • Our holidays are protected by ATOL and ABTOT, for your complete peace of mind.

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Why book with Polar Routes?

CHOICE
  • We can compare a huge selection of expedition ships, cruises and operators.
  • From former Russian research vessels to larger and luxurious ships - there is an expedition cruise to suit you. 
  • Our Travel Specialists will help you choose the perfect expedition cruise for your requirements.
SPECIALISTS
  • We are the expedition cruise specialists and know all the polar destinations inside out.
  • Our expert team of Travel Specialists have extensive knowledge of all the expedition ships & operators.
  • All of our Travel Specialists have first-hand experience of expedition cruising to the polar regions.
VALUE
  • Our prices are the amongst the best in the business, with full package protection as standard.
  • Our holidays are protected by ATOL and ABTOT, for your complete peace of mind.
  • As supporters of the Marine Conservation Society, booking with us helps support the protection of our oceans.