Embark with PONANT for a 16-day expedition cruise to the heart of remote islands in the Pacific. Aboard Le Soléal, you will follow a brand-new itinerary that will take you from Fiji to Guam to discover very rich local cultures and exceptional underwater life.
From Lautoka you will sail West to reach the delightful Vanuatu islands. On Ambrym Island you will have the chance to visit a traditional village where the inhabitants will share their customs and through singing and traditional dances.
You will then set sail for the Solomon Islands where you will have the opportunity to have encounters with local inhabitants as well as enjoy stunning white-sand beaches with swimming and snorkelling.
After a port of call in Papua New Guinea, the mysteries of Micronesia will reveal themselves to you. A scattering of islands and atolls, lost in the heart of the northern Pacific between the line of the Equator and the Tropic of Cancer, this area is rich in Second World War history. This area is a diver's paradise with stunning coral reefs to explore. The coconut tree-lined white-sand beaches and traditional villages with deep-rooted traditions will be sure to charm you.
We are privileged guests in these extreme lands where we are at the mercy of weather and ice conditions. Landings on certain sites and the observation of certain wildlife cannot be guaranteed. They vary from day to day, making each PONANT cruise a unique experience. The Captain and the Expedition Leader will make every effort to ensure that your experience is as rich as possible, while complying with the safety rules and instructions imposed by the IAATO.