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Fascinating Antarctica...Ponant can take you there!

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Grandiose, immense, majestic, magical... There is no shortage of superlatives to describe the White Continent. Today, the region that has drawn explorers from all over the world is home to astonishing fauna and a dream destination for a handful of scientists, modern-day travelers and privileged adventurers. We hope to see you in the Southern Lands.


Be inspired. Be inquisitive. Be prepared.

Nicolas Dubreuil is Director of Expedition Cruises at Ponant and a specialist in the polar regions. In an interview, he explains the different stages of creating cruises, from the initial ideas to their implementation, including several sightings... "The goal is to show our guests the world as it is". Read the interview here.

5 reasons to go to Antarctica at least once in your life

To follow in the footsteps of great explorers, confront the immensity of an intact and mysterious nature with majestic landscapes and exceptional fauna... There are countless reasons to choose Antarctica, a destination at the end of the world, for a once-in-a-lifetime adventure.

What to pack?

Sub-zero temperatures, light reflections, a dry or humid climate... Setting sail for the South Pole means venturing into extreme territories. Here are the essentials for an enjoyable trip to the polar region.

When you book a Winter 2018/2019 expedition cruise to Antarctica between now and October 31, 2018 you will save $2,000 per couple off the cruise fare—this in addition to PONANT Bonus Fares, which offer savings of up to 25%.

Terms, conditions and restrictions apply; pricing, availability, and other details subject to change and/ or apply to US or Canadian residents. Please confirm details and booking information with your travel advisor.

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