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The great adventure

Buenos Aires - Ushuaia

Dates:
9/11/2024
to  26/11/2024

18
days
17
nights on board
Starting from*
AU$25,430
per person
25% Ponant Bonus

Transfers + flight Ushuaia/Buenos Aires


PONANT brings you a 18-day itinerary between South America and the Antarctic Peninsula. A polar expedition cruise to discover the most beautiful sites of these southern lands.

First, you will chart a course for South Georgia. It is here, in the middle of the black-sand beaches dominated by snow-covered mountains, that Sir Ernest Shackleton miraculously ran aground during the famous Endurance Odyssey in 1916. You will travel back in time to (re)discover this fabulous saga and life at this little-known time in history.

Further south, the South Orkney Islands will reveal themselves. Latitude wise, you are now above the mythical Screaming Sixties. The Scotia Arc formed a mountain range that rises on the horizon in the middle of the Antarctic Ocean. You might get the chance to call at Laurie Island, where the Orcadas research station is established in a former whaling station.

You will ultimately land on the frozen shores of the nearly inaccessible White Continent, Antarctica. White shades take on a thousand nuances as it covers the icebergs, glaciers, mountains and frozen sea all around you. You will be one of the rare few travellers to have laid eyes on this legendary land, the theatre of the greatest expeditions and the witness of the most extraordinary adventures.

Throughout your trip, our team of naturalist guides will share with you the secrets of these faraway lands inhabited by unique wildlife. Discover the vast territory of the penguins – Adelie, king, chinstrap, Gentoo, Magellanic, southern rockhopper – albatrosses, numerous species of seals, and majestic whales blowing on the horizon.

To disembark in Ushuaia, in Tierra del Fuego, you will have to sail along Drake Passage. At the border between the Atlantic and the Pacific oceans, you will enter this mythical maritime route. The wind blows, the waves crash against the stem of the ship, and the cape petrels keep you company overhead until the end of your expedition.

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.


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Your itinerary

Your itinerary - The great adventure

An expedition cruise to explore the stunning natural settings of South Georgia and the Antarctic Peninsula, in the wake of the great explorers of the high southern latitudes. Outings and shore visits in zodiac...


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Choose your stateroom

Choose your stateroom

Superior Stateroom Deck 3
 

(21 m²)

From AU$25,430 per person
25% Ponant Bonus

Deluxe Stateroom Deck 3
 

(18 m²)

From AU$27,340 per person
25% Ponant Bonus

Prestige Stateroom Deck 4
 

(18 m²)

From AU$28,710 per person
25% Ponant Bonus

Prestige Stateroom Deck 5
 

(18 m²)

From AU$29,250 per person
25% Ponant Bonus

Prestige Stateroom Deck 6
 

(18 m²)

From AU$30,080 per person
25% Ponant Bonus

Deluxe Suite Deck 6
 

(27 m²)

From AU$43,730 per person
25% Ponant Bonus

Prestige Suite Deck 5
 

(37 m²)

From AU$45,640 per person
25% Ponant Bonus

Prestige Suite Deck 6
 

(37 m²)

Fully booked
25% Ponant Bonus

Owner's Suite Deck 6
 

(45 m²)

From AU$80,800 per person



Complete your trip

Complete your trip

Included in your cruise
To make sure things run smoothly, PONANT has included certain elements before and after your cruise as part of the price.


Included in your cruise

Shore Excursions, Overlands & Pre/Post Programmes
To complete your voyage, PONANT can organise a range of shore excursions, pre & post cruise activities and packages, plus transfers.


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