An Antarctic Expedition - Fly Cruise Departs 12th Feb 2019

Fly, Cruise & Stay on this 13 night holiday to South America and Antarctica in February 2019!

Date: 12–27 Feb 2019

Ship: Le Soleal

BalconySuite
AU $14,955AU $23,745

Tabletop icebergs, growlers, drift or pack ice... the Antarctic has its own language, which you`ll soon speak fluently! Ponant are offering you a chance to sail through the Heart of the Peninsula to discover an enchanting polar desert, a final frontier surrounded by a gigantic ice sheet. This is a fascinating journey to the heart of this remote land, Penguins live in here their thousands, waddling on the shores, whilst Humpback Whales come and swim alongside ships....

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NEW LOWER FARES!

Twin DEL Deluxe Balcony was $18,565 - now from $15,575*pp - PLUS! First 2 cabins to book pay just $14,955*pp

Twin PR4 Prestige Balcony was $20,220 - now from $16,895*pp - PLUS! First 2 cabins to book pay just $16,230*pp

Twin PR5 Prestige Balcony was $21,010 - now from $17,525*pp

Twin DS6 Deluxe Suite was $28,785 - now from $23,745*pp

Single DEL Deluxe Balcony was $34,335 - now from $19,595*

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Example of Cruise Highlights^

  • 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 opportunities (weather permitting)
  • Visiting research stations and former whaling stations.
  • Landscapes: a multitude of drifting icebergs, ice floes, imposing glaciers and tall, snow-covered mountains.
  • Wildlife: humpback whales, Gentoo penguins, Adelie penguins, chinstrap penguins, leopard seals, crabeater seals, Weddell seals and numerous sea birds.

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AN ANTARCTIC EXPEDITION Fly, Cruise & Stay package includes:

  • Return economy class airfare from Sydney, Brisbane or Melbourne to Buenos Aires inc. taxes
  • One way private car transfer from Buenos Aires airport to hotel
  • 2 nights accommodation in a 5-star hotel, Buenos Aires with daily breakfast
  • One way private car transfer from Buenos Aires hotel to airport
  • Return economy class airfare from Buenos Aires to Ushuaia inc tax
  • One way shuttle transfer from Ushuaia airport to port with meet and greet by Ponant staff including lunch and free time at the Arakur in the Natural Reserve Cerro Alarken enroute to the port
  • 10 night EXPEDITION cruise with Le Soleal round trip from Ushuaia to the Antarctic including: All meals while on board the ship (from dinner on the day of embarkation to breakfast on the day of disembarkation); Captain`s welcome cocktail and gala dinner; Open Bar (pouring wines, house champagne, alcohol except premium brands...list available upon request); Evening entertainment and events; Room service 24h (special selection); Highly qualified bilingual French/English expedition team; Zodiac excursions; Park entry fees into protected areas (where applicable), Port taxes
  • BONUS FREE EUR200 per person shipboard credit!
  • A warm water-proof parka will be provided onboard (for adults only)
  • One way transfer from Ushuaia port to airport
  • One way transfer from Buenos Aires airport to hotel by private car
  • 1 nights accommodation in a 5-star hotel, Buenos Aires including breakfast
  • One way transfer from Buenos Aires hotel to airport by private car

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*Conditions Apply: All prices shown here are per person share twin (unless stated as single), in AUD, based on best available cruise fare at time of publication (14May18). Prices based on 20% off Ponant bonus fares in cat DEL Deluxe balcony and are subject to change without notice. All prices based on cash payment - credit card fees may apply. All air/taxes are due in full 24 hours from reservation and strict cancellation/change fees apply. Cruise deposit, amendment and cancellation conditions apply. Travel agent service fees may apply. Special conditions apply - please ask for full details at time of enquiry. All passports, vaccinations and visas are the responsibility of the travelling guest to secure prior to departure from Australia. Highlights are^Just for example. Given the inaccessibility of the White Continent, please choose your insurance company carefully. It is mandatory to return the medical questionnaire, provided at time of booking, between 90 and 45 days prior departure. This questionnaire is very important in order to respect mandatory safety rules in polar zones. Any false information on this questionnaire may lead to a refusal of your embarkation at the port of departure. These voyages include activities such as Zodiac landings (sometimes wet landings), Zodiac outings, moderate walks to more active hikes. All this accompanied by your expedition team of naturalist guides. Australian entering/exiting Argentina must have a valid passport and pay a Reciprocity Tax. We reserve the right to correct errors without penalty. Offer ends 31Jul18 or until sold out/withdrawn.

15 nights From AU $14,955 per person, twin share