New Zealand's Sub Antarctic & Macquarie Island
During this cruise you will spend an unforgettable time in one of the least visited regions of the world. Explore the wild and remote Sub Antarctic Islands of New Zealand, as well as Australia’s Macquarie Island on a spectacular 15 day luxury cruise. This is every nature-lover's dream!
This 14 night voyage visits the spectacular Fiordland region of New Zealand’s South Island, Australia’s Macquarie Island and the New Zealand Sub Antarctic islands. The Subantarctic Islands are among the last unspoilt environments on Earth. Almost half of the world’s albatross and penguin species reside here and The Snares Island alone boasts more nesting seabirds than the entire realm of the British Isles. For nature lovers, birders, photographers, and travellers wishing to venture where few have gone before, these UNESCO World Heritage Sites provide a truly privileged glimpse into a unique world.
Join your expert expedition team, selected for their knowledge and experience, to explore these unique destinations by zodiac and guided walks ashore.
On this voyage you will visit destinations that have less visitors than make attempts at the summit of Mount Everest, making them truly unique. Join Le Soleal for a remarkable journey available to only a select few.
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"If you like exploring remote off the beaten track destinations, but still like your fine dining, massage and cocktail overlooking the ocean at the end of the day, then this is perfect for you" Tara, Team Viva
The opportunity to see at least 10 species of Albatross and 11 of the world’s penguin species. Plus penguin spotting - King, Royal, Gentoo, Rock Hoppers, Snares-crested, Yellow Eyed Penguins!
Opportunities for guided walks on Enderby, Campbell and Macquarie Islands,
which are UNESCO World Heritage Sites, search for the Auckland Island Teal and
other endemic species.