Ponant cruises to Antarctica

An Antarctic Expedition - Fly Cruise Departs 7th Dec 2019

Wildlife, Wild lands in Wild Antarctica await you aboard Ponant`s Le Soleal in 2019

Date: 07–22 Dec 2019

Ship: Le Soleal

AU $19,995AU $27,975

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....

15 nights From AU $19,995 per person, twin share

Beyond The Polar Circle - Fly Cruise Departs 13th Jan 2020

This National Geographic hosted voyage on Ponant`s L`Austral includes South Georgia & the Falklands plus the Antarctic Peninsula

Date: 13 Jan–03 Feb 2020

Ship: L'Austral

AU $26,985AU $43,095

This cruise is in partnership with National Geographic Expeditions offering enrichment with a National Geographic Photographer and an expert specialised in the destination onboard. Enjoy outings and shore visits in Zodiac inflatables with a team of experienced naturalist guides. Onboard you will hear lectures and information sessions hosted by naturalist-guides, covering wildlife, history, geopolitics, the great explorers, climate, environmental protection. Enjoy a wide variety of landscapes, from the moors scattered with moss and lichen, white-sand beaches and turquoise waters in the Falkland Islands. To alpine landscapes, lush green plains and suspended glaciers in South Georgia. Not to mention the drifting icebergs, ice floe, glaciers and snow-capped mountains in the Antarctic Peninsula. Expect to see much in the way of wildlife with black-browed albatrosses, snowy albatrosses, Magellanic penguins, Gentoo penguins and southern rockhopper penguins in the Falkland Islands; king penguins, elephant seals, fur seals and macaroni penguins in South Georgia; humpback whales, Gentoo penguins, Adelie penguins, chinstrap penguins, leopard seals, crabeater seals and Weddell seals in the Antarctic Peninsula.

21 nights From AU $26,985 per person, twin share