Ponant Accepting Bookings for 2018/2019 Antarctic Cruises


Ponant has begun accepting bookings for its cruises to Antarctica for Winter 2018/2019. From November 2018 to March 2019, Ponant is offering 25 cruises aboard the company’s four sister yachts – Le Boreal, L’Austral, Le Soleal and Le Lyrial. For the new season, six different itineraries are available, ranging from the Antarctic, South Georgia, the Falkland Islands and the British overseas territories.

Ponant’s Antarctic Offer for Winter 2018/2019 by Region

Antarctic Peninsula: Emblematic Antarctica

  • 10 nights
  • 17 departures from November 18, including one on New Year’s Day
  • from $9,600 

Antarctic Peninsula and South Georgia: The Great Adventure 

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  • 15 nights 
  • Aboard Le Lyrial from November 3-18, 2018
  • Aboard L’Austral from February 27 – March 14, 2019
  • From $9,920

The Falkland Islands, South Georgia and the British Overseas Territories: From the Antarctic to Africa

  • 21 nights
  • Aboard Le Lyrial 
  • from March 3-24, 2019
  • From $9,540 

In the Antarctic Peninsula, the Falkland Islands and South Georgia: The Great Southern Loop

  • 15 nights
  • Aboard L’Austral from November 20 – December 5, 2018 and December 5-20, 2018
  • Aboard L’ Boreal from December 14-29, 2018
  • From $11,420

Christmas and New Year’s Day in the Southern Lands

  • 16 nights
  • Aboard Le Soleal from December 20, 2018 – January 5, 2019 
  • From $17,430

Beyond the Antarctic Circle

  • 16 nights 
  • Aboard Le Boreal from February 6-22, 2019
  • From $17,190 

The Ponant Bonus rates are starting prices, including port taxes and security charges. The Ponant Bonus is a promotional price and will vary for each cruise. Depending on availability, the Ponant Bonus may be reduced or withdrawn at any time without notice. 

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