Antarctica

    "The Antarctic exerts the powerful attraction of the inaccessible which leads Man to become passionately engaged. One is never the same after returning from a long stay on the white continent." Jean-Louis Etienne

    For centuries the Antarctic remained like a ghost on the map of the world, yet today the «White Continent» exerts a powerful fascination. Explored by man since only 1820, this vast icy continent offers spectacular mountain scenery, the world’s biggest icebergs and an extraordinary array of wildlife: fur seals, penguins, albatrosses, sea elephants, orcas and whales in large numbers live side by side in this grandiose landscape. Who has not dreamed of savouring that white stillness, an extraordinary spell-binding atmosphere of total serenity unequalled anywhere else on Earth. On the horizon, blocks of ice collapse into the sea forming vast icebergs of all shapes and sizes, eroded by the wind and the waves.

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    Antarctica
    1. Beyond the Polar Circle
      Expedition
      Domestic flights included

      Beyond the Polar Circle

      Overnight in Buenos Aires + flight Buenos Aires/Ushuaia + visit + flight Ushuaia/Buenos Aires

      from 19 February 2021 to 7 March 2021

      • Ushuaia - Ushuaia
      • LE LYRIAL
      • 17 days / 16 nights
      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.  
    2. The great adventure
      Expedition
      Outbound domestic flight included

      The great adventure

      Overnight in Buenos Aires + flight Buenos Aires/Ushuaia + visit

      from 4 March 2021 to 19 March 2021

      • Ushuaia - Montevideo
      • L'AUSTRAL
      • 16 days / 15 nights
      Jean-Baptiste Charcot, Adrien de Gerlache, Ernest Shackleton: sail in the wake of these great Antarctic explorers during a 16-day polar expedition cruise organised by PONANT.  
    3. From Antarctica to Africa
      Expedition
      Outbound domestic flight included

      From Antarctica to Africa

      Overnight in Buenos Aires + flight Buenos Aires/Ushuaia + visit

      from 7 March 2021 to 28 March 2021

      • Ushuaia - Cape Town
      • LE LYRIAL
      • 22 days / 21 nights
      PONANT invites you to sail from Tierra del Fuego to the Cape of Good Hope during a 22-day expedition cruise from one continent to the other. 
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