APT charters new Ponant expedition ship for 2021

Australian luxury cruise company rolls out three new brochures

APT has unveiled its 2021 Small Ship Cruising program, comprising three brochures. Next year’s program features APT’s own fleet of expedition ships complete with zodiacs, as well as luxurious cruise ships, including Ponant’s soon-to-launch Le Bellot in the Kimberley.

The new brochures include:

Expedition Cruising – Small Ships 2021 brochure

APT Small Ships 2021 Expedition Cruising brochure offers a diverse mix of voyages to Papua New Guinea, the Arctic Circle, the Baltics and the British Isles. New destinations and ports of call for the company include the Canary Islands, coastal France, the Iberian Peninsula and Iceland.

Each of the 26 expedition cruises have been handcrafted to take guests to remote destinations normally inaccessible to larger vessels. There will never be more than 117 passengers aboard on APT’s sister Sky ships – MS Island Sky, MS Caledonian Sky and MS Hebridean Sky, allowing for an intimate ocean cruising experience.

Voyage highlights include:

  •  Canary Islands Adventure, Tenerife to Porto, 12 days from $14,195 per person, twin share
  • Spain, Portugal & Morocco Discovery, Lisbon to Barcelona, 15 days from $16,545 per person, twin share
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Bookings made before 30 November 2020 can take advantage of ‘Superdeals’ including Fly Free, Companion Fly Free, Fly for $795 or $995, Air Credits or Save $1,200 per couple on select itineraries.

MS Caledonian Sky

Luxury Cruising – Croatia including Montenegro brochure

Utilising the MV Lady Eleganza, APT’s luxurious 2021 Small Ship itineraries explore Croatia and now Montenegro in depth. Custom made to navigate the Adriatic Coast, the MV Lady Eleganza accesses hidden ports and island archipelagos from Dubrovnik to Rovinj and beyond. Dropping anchor in locations inaccessible to larger ships, the MV Lady Eleganza is one of the few vessels of her size able to sail to Montenegro and its spectacular Bay of Kotor. Guests on board overnight in port every night to fully immerse themselves in local culture without the daytime crowds.

The boutique vessel accommodates 34 guests in air-conditioned comfort. There is a choice of included dining, everything from alfresco meals to locally inspired cuisine. Guests can swim straight from the deck, try their hand at stand-up paddle boarding or access secluded beaches aboard the ship’s Zodiac vessels.

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  • Mosaics of the Mediterranean, Rome to Dubrovnik, 13 days from $15,395 per person, twin share
  • Adriatic Shores & Greek Archipelagos, Dubrovnik to Athens, 12 days from $13,595 per person, twin share

Early booking savings of up to $1,500 per couple available on Croatia and Montenegro cruises for booking made before 30 November 2020.

Kimberley Cruising – featuring the Coral Coast 2021

New for 2021, APT will offer the brand-new Le Bellot expedition ship to explore Western Australia’s rugged Kimberley Coast. Featuring a pool and underwater lounge, Le Bellot – which is set to launch in April 2020 – accommodates 184 guests in refined options including Deluxe Suites, an exclusive Owner’s Suite and butler-serviced suites.

For those wanting a more intimate vessel APT also has the boutique MS Island Sky cruising the Kimberley. Aboard either ship, tap into specialist insights from expert crew during lectures or join them for Zodiac shore trips accessing some of the region’s most remote locations.

  • Cruise aboard Ponant’s Le Bellot: Kimberley Coast to the Top End, Broome to Darwin, 11 days from $13,195 per person, twin share.
  • Cruise aboard the MS Island Sky: Grand Kimberley Coast, Kununurra to Broome (and reverse), 10 days from $12,195 per person, twin share.
Click the cover to view the eBrochure

Superdeals are available for Kimberley Coast bookings made before 30 November 2020 including Fly Free or savings of up to $4,400 per couple on select itineraries.

MS Caledonian Sky, Kimberley

The full range of itineraries can be found online at: aptouring.com.au/smallships

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