Antarctica Cruise Special!

Its PONANT’s 30th Birthday, and to celebrate they’ve released special offers on cruises and expeditions around Antarctica!

Limited time offer: AU $1500 Air Credit Per Person on all November 2018 to March 2019 Antarctica Expeditions!

BONUS OFFER: Call TODAY on 09 489 9146 for a chance to save up to a further 10% by coming along to a presentation evening at the Spencer Byron Hotel on the 13/09/18.

30th Birthday Celebration Offers:

  • Welcome Offer – FIRST TIME CRUISER
    • Receive AU$800 SAVINGS per person off your first PONANT cruise.
  • Join the Club – For First Time Cruisers Wanting to Cruise Again
    • For any past PONANT guest who has cruised only once with us, will receive an additional 10% Savings off their cruise.
  • Referral Programme – Get Rewarded When Referring Us
    • For past PONANT Guests: As a referrer, receive a reduction of AU$800 per stateroom off your next cruise, based on a twin share basis. The number of referrals is unlimited and can be accumulated.
    • For past PONANT Guest’s friends: The referee will enjoy a reduction of AU$800 per stateroom off their first cruise, based on a twin share basis. Note: Solo Travellers receive AU$400 per stateroom for both referrer and referee.

For New Bookings till 31 December 2018. These Offers are Combinable with PONANT Bonus Savings and Antarctica Air Credit Offer!

Emblematic Antarctica


  • 10 nights Ushuaia to Ushuaia expedition
  • See various locations on the Antarctic Peninsula
  • Flights Buenos Aires – Ushuaia and transfers included ($1500 AU air credit can go towards flights to Buenos Aires)
  • Outings and shore visits in Zodiac inflatables with a team of experienced naturalist guides
  • Hiking opportunities – Neko Harbour, Port Charcot, Port Lockroy, and Deception Island
  • Visits to research stations and former whaling stations
  • Landscapes: a multitude of drifting icebergs, ice floe, imposing icebergs, and tall snow-covered mountains
  • Wildlife: Gentoo, Adelie and chinstrap penguins, Minke and humpback whales, Weddell seals, sea leopards and sea birds.


Cruise inclusions:

  • FREE Domestic Flights and Transfers (as described)
  • FREE Water-resistant parka
  • Complimentary rental of rubber boots with non-slip soles
  • Voyage accompanied by PONANT’s professional naturalist guides
  • Outings in Zodiac dinghies
  • Superb dining with all meals onboard
  • Captain’s welcome cocktail and gala dinner
  • “Open Bar” (pouring wines, house champagne, alcohol except premium brands – list available on request)
  • Evening entertainment and events
  • Room service 24hrs (special selection)
  • Water sports activities (except scuba diving) using the ships equipment
  • Port charges and government taxes


Antarctica cruises Prices and Ship are subject to sailing dates, as outlined.

AU $1500 Air credit per person applies for all these cruises.

If first time or returning PONANT customer, discounts also apply! See above.

Other Antarctic Expeditions:

The Great Adventure

Set sail 03 November 2018 Onboard Le Lyrial
Balcony from NZ$17,235pp in Prestige Deck 5

Christmas & New Year in Southern Lands 

Set sail 20 December 2018 Onboard Le Soleal
Balcony from NZ$30,559pp in Prestige Deck 5

Antarctica to Africa

Set sail 03 March 2019 Onboard Le Lyrial
Balcony from NZ$15,059pp in Prestige Deck 4

Antartica penguins

Get in touch!

Contact us if you are keen to head on an expedition to Antarctica at the end of the year/early 2019! There are many discounts to take advantage of, so you would be saving a considerable amount as discounts can be combined!

Ph: 09 489 9146