Ponant Cruises - The Great Adventure - Discover the Antarctic!

15 Nights Departing 28 February 2020

" Adding South Georgia will enhance your antartic experience" 

Jim and Eve report on Ponant " We can recommend a Ponant Cruise our very recent experience on Le Lyrial met expectation - intimate small ship, comfortable cabins - all inclusive with French Flair"

After crossing the mythical Drake Passage, your ship will make its way to the White Continent, realm of the unexpected. Weather and ice conditions permitting, this extreme environment where nature reigns supreme will reveal to you its most beautiful secrets through numerous discoveries.

Gentoo, Adelie and chinstrap penguins, humpback whales, seals and seabirds: these are some of the encounters you will most likely have the chance to experience in the Antarctic Peninsula, creating indelible memories. 

Each day, whether on land, aboard your ship or during a Zodiac® outing, you will be surrounded by a grandiose decor ranging from icebergs to ice floe and ancient glaciers.

You will then discover South Georgia, its impressive glaciers and its black-sand beaches where imposing colonies of king penguins have taken up residence.

 

 

Your travel itinerary

Friday 28 February

Ushuaia, Argentina

Saturday 29 February

AT SEA

Sunday 01 March

AT SEA

Monday 02 March

Antarctic Peninsula

Tuesday 03 March

Antarctic Peninsula

Wednesday 04 March

Antarctic Peninsula

Thursday 05 March

AT SEA

Friday 06 March

AT SEA

Saturday 07 March

South Georgia

Sunday 08 March

South Georgia

Monday 09 March

South Georgia

Tuesday 10 March

AT SEA

Wednesday 11 March

AT SEA

Thursday 12 March

AT SEA

Friday 13 March

AT SEA

Saturday 14 March

Montevideo, Uruguay

Inclusions

HIGHLIGHTS

 > Discover the Antarctic with PONANT!

  • Outings and shore visits in Zodiac®inflatables with a team of experienced naturalist guides.
  • Lectures and information sessions hosted by our naturalist-guides, covering wildlife, history, geopolitics, the great explorers, climate, environmental protection…
  • Hiking opportunity.
  • Landscapes: drifting icebergs, ice floe, glaciers and snow-capped mountains in the Antarctic Peninsula; alpine landscapes, lush green plains and suspended glaciers in South Georgia.
  • Wildlife: humpback whales, Gentoo penguins, Adelie penguins, chinstrap penguins, leopard seals, crabeater seals and Weddell seals in the Antarctic Peninsula; king penguins, elephant seals, fur seals and macaroni penguins in South Georgia.
  • Educational discovery in the respect of environment.
  • New: for your comfort and convenience, an optional premium package including one night in Ushuaia on the eve of boarding your ship and an excursion to Tierra del Fuego National Park (for details, see the “Pre/post & overlands” tab for your cruise. Please contact your travel adviser for information and bookings).

Cost

Superior Stateroom From $15,223.00 per person twinshare

Contact us for alternative Stateroom options and single rates.

*This is a cash or cheque price. Credit cards will incur a 2% fee
*Itinerary and costs subject to change, airline and fuel charges and currency fluctuations prior to final payment

Booking Conditions

Subject to availability and change. Terms and conditions apply


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* Itinerary subject to change

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