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Antarctica: The White Continent – with Smithsonian Journeys

Ushuaia - Ushuaia

Dates:
2/18/2025
to  3/1/2025

12
days
10
nights on board
Starting from*
$12,960
30% Ponant Bonus
What's Included

Overnight in Buenos Aires + roundtrip flights Buenos Aires/Ushuaia/Buenos Aires + visit + transfers included


In alliance with Smithsonian Journeys.

This cruise is part of a collection of PONANT voyages that are specially-tailored for English-speaking travelers who want to engage with the world. In addition to the usual elements of the PONANT experience, the listed price for these voyages includes transfers to and from the ship, talks and discussions aboard ship by world class experts, and a shore excursion or activity in each port of call that encourages guests to embrace the sights, sounds, tastes, and smells of the local environment and culture.

PONANT invites you on a polar expedition cruise to the heart of the icy realm that is the Antarctic Peninsula. Embark on an unforgettable 11-day voyage and succumb to the enchantment of the breathtaking landscapes inhabited by astonishing wildlife.  
 
The start of your cruise will be marked by the crossing of the mythical Drake Passage, during which you will likely be escorted by several albatrosses and Cape petrels, the sentinels of these often-choppy waters.
 
Your ship will then reach 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.
 
On this uninhabited land, which wasn’t explored until the 19th century, your encounters with the wildlife will no doubt be one of the highlights of your experience. The Gentoo, Adélie, and Chinstrap penguins, Humpback whales, seals, and seabirds will provide you with cherished lifelong memories.
 
Each day, whether on land, aboard your ship, or during a Zodiac® outing, you will be surrounded by a grandiose landscape ranging from icebergs to ice floe and ancient glaciers.
 
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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A voyage specially-tailored for English-speaking travelers including discussions with experts, transfers before and after your cruise, a pre-cruise hotel night in Buenos Aires, round-trip flights to/from...


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Choose your stateroom

Choose your stateroom

Superior Stateroom Deck 3
 

(226 ft²)

From $12,960
30% Ponant Bonus

Deluxe Stateroom Deck 3
 

(193 ft²)

From $13,770
30% Ponant Bonus

Prestige Stateroom Deck 4
 

(193 ft²)

From $14,350
30% Ponant Bonus

Prestige Stateroom Deck 5
 

(193 ft²)

From $14,580
30% Ponant Bonus

Prestige Stateroom Deck 6
 

(193 ft²)

From $14,930
30% Ponant Bonus

Deluxe Suite Deck 6
 

(290 ft²)

From $20,710
30% Ponant Bonus

Prestige Suite Deck 5
 

(398 ft²)

From $21,530
30% Ponant Bonus

Prestige Suite Deck 6
 

(398 ft²)

From $22,580
30% Ponant Bonus

Owner's Suite Deck 6
 

(484 ft²)

From $38,830



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For more peace of mind, PONANT organizes your trip before or after the cruise. This package is included in the price of your cruise.


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