The Great Adventure (16 Days)

Cruise Line: PONANT Yacht Cruises & Expeditions
Ship: L'Austral  |  3 Reviews
Ushuaia, Argentina to Montevideo, Uruguay
Dates: 27 Feb 2019 - 14 Mar 2019

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27 Feb 2019
Ushuaia, Argentina
6:00 PM
28 Feb 2019
Drake Passage (Cruising)
01 Mar 2019
Drake Passage (Cruising)
02 Mar 2019
Neko Harbor, Antarctica
Paradise Bay, Antarctica
03 Mar 2019
Port Lockroy, Antarctica
Wilhelmina Bay, Antarctica
04 Mar 2019
Deception Island, Antarctica
05 Mar 2019
06 Mar 2019
07 Mar 2019
Cooper Bay, United Kingdom
Gold Harbour, United Kingdom
DAY 10
08 Mar 2019
Grytviken, South Georgia And The South Sandwich Islands
DAY 11
09 Mar 2019
Fortuna Bay, United Kingdom
DAY 12
10 Mar 2019
DAY 13
11 Mar 2019
DAY 14
12 Mar 2019
DAY 15
13 Mar 2019
DAY 16
14 Mar 2019
Montevideo, Uruguay
9:00 AM
The Great Adventure map

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What's Included


  • • All outside staterooms and suites

    • Attentive, discreet service from a bilingual (French-English) crew (2 to 1 ratio)

    • 1 gourmet dining room; 1 casual dining room

    • French-inspired and regionally-sourced gourmet cuisine

    • 24/7 Open bar and stocked mini-bar

    • Traditional afternoon tea

    • Evening entertainment, production shows, etc.

    • State-of-the-art fitness center

    • SothysTM spa, hammam and beauty salon

    • Theater

    • Luggage handling at embarkation and disembarkation

    • 24 hour room service

    • Fleet of Zodiacs

    • Gratuities

    • Port and safety taxes and fees

Not Included

  • • Air & ground transportation

    • Optional shore excursions

    • Phone, internet and fax use

    • Laundry

    • Travel or other Insurance

About Us

The world’s only French-flagged cruise line and top cruise line worldwide in polar expeditions, PONANT Yacht Cruises & Expeditions currently has four distinctive and intimate vessels, embodying the essence of a private luxury yacht: the three-masted LE PONANT, an elegant sailing yacht accommodating 64 guests and three luxury yachts of 264-guests LE BORÉAL, L’AUSTRAL and LE SOLÉAL. The luxury cruise line will launch its fifth ship in Spring 2015, LE LYRIAL. These luxurious ships sail to the unexplored corners of the world including the Poles, Northern Europe, the Mediterranean, the Caribbean, Central America, South America, Asia, Australia and New Zealand on cruises ranging from three to 21 nights and including many ports and islands not accessible to large cruise ships. From Five Star Expeditions to themed cruises, the engaging itineraries offer a wealth of fascinating shore excursion programs to ensure that every voyage is a unique and exceptional experience. The latest eco-friendly technologies, attentive service, bilingual crew, luxurious staterooms and suites, an elegant, sophisticated cuisine and a chic, yet informal atmosphere offer a cruise experience unlike any other. In addition to the best available tours, our 1:2 staff to guest ratio also guarantees the best in personalized service. Explore your destinations at an unhurried pace and let the beauty that surrounds you, stir your senses. No matter where you wish to travel, our cruises will take you off the beaten path to a whole new world of adventure. Welcome aboard!

Insider Tip

PONANT is the only luxury cruise line to feature three brand new ships sailing to Antarctica and the Arctic each season with 46% market share, making us #1 in luxury expedition cruising.

Terms & Conditions

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Shore Excursions

Fortuna Bay, United Kingdom - 09 Mar 2019

Offered by: European Connection
Location: Salisbury Plain, United Kingdom
Length: 6 hours
Meals: None
Recommended Ages: All Ages
Activity Level: Easy
Experience(s): Culture, History & Arts • Family Vacations • Sightseeing • Wildlife & Nature
Stonehenge Excursion

Visit the most famous stone structure in the world...

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