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Scott & Shackleton's Antarctic - Ross Sea Expedition

Dunedin - Dunedin

Dates:
3/2/2022
to  24/2/2022

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22
days
21
nights on board
Starting from*
€17,190
15% Ponant Bonus

Embark on an extraordinary adventure to the seldom visited Ross Sea from New Zealand, and walk in the footsteps of legendary polar explorers on this exciting expedition.

Sailing from Dunedin in New Zealand on board Le Soléal, start in Campbell Island, part of New Zealand's Subantarctic Islands, and discover the island's spectacular endemic flora and fauna, including six species of albatross.

Whilst you enjoy some time at sea and take advantage of talks and lectures on board by your team of expedition guides, be prepared to reach the Ross Sea, the Southernmost sea on Earth.

Alongside your expedition team, you will have the privilege of exploring this fascinating region and learn all about its history and natural environment, all in one of the most pristine, spectacular settings. Observe the largest Adelie penguin rookeries in the world, sail pass gigantic icebergs and thundering glaciers during a Zodiac® excursion, or spot Weddell Seals as they relax or hunt on icefloes.

You will have the chance to visit historic buildings including Sir Ernest Shackleton's hut at Cape Royds, and reflect on the heroic polar journeys of some of the world's most intrepid polar explorers.

On your way back to New Zealand, enjoy some time on Australia's Macquarie Island, and its impressive colony of king penguins, as well as the Snares and their unique wildlife sanctuaries, before disembarking in Dunedin. A truly memorable adventure not many have the chance to experience!
 

We are privileged guests in these remote lands where we are at the mercy of weather, ice, tidal and current 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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Visit the most pristine piece of ocean left on earth. Follow in the footsteps of the heroic age of Antarctic exploration. Possibility of viewing the historic huts of Scott, Shackleton & Borchgrevink. The...


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Choose your stateroom

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Superior Stateroom
 

(21 m2)

From €17,190
15% Ponant Bonus

Deluxe Stateroom
 

(18 m2)

Fully booked
15% Ponant Bonus

Prestige Deck 4
 

(18 m2)

From €20,680
15% Ponant Bonus

Prestige Deck 5
 

(18 m2)

From €21,710
15% Ponant Bonus

Prestige Deck 6
 

(18 m2)

From €22,940
15% Ponant Bonus

Deluxe Suite
 

(27 m2)

From €31,970
15% Ponant Bonus

Prestige Deck 5 Suite
 

(37 m2)

From €34,640
15% Ponant Bonus

Prestige Deck 6 Suite
 

(37 m2)

From €36,490
15% Ponant Bonus

Owner's Suite
 

(45 m2)

From €52,890



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For more peace of mind, PONANT selects flights and takes care of your transfers for your trip as well as shore visits before and after the cruise.


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