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Antarctica excursion














                                   ANTARCTIC ENCOUNTERS







       PONANT’S                              any world travelers have           OUR RECOMMENDATIONS
       DISTINCTIONS:                         explored six continents, but
                                  M only a few have ventured to                         Reserve select cruises and
       - Five luxury expedition   the White Continent. If you’re eager to                                      *
        yachts                                                                           save $1,600 per couple!
                                  join that exclusive club, Ponant has you
       - Maximum of 199 guests    covered.  The  French  cruise  company           With Our Compliments
       - Five-star service        offers a choice of expeditions aboard        Cruise Specialists guests receive $200 Shipboard
                                  the intimate and eco-friendly Le Boréal      Credit per stateroom
       - Team of Naturalists      and Le Lyrial. Each expedition includes

       - Fleet of Zodiacs         an accomplished team of naturalists,                           12-Day From
                                  which accompanies you onboard and                        Chile to the Antarctic
       - Daily explorations and   in the field, to provide insight into the
        shore landing                                                                      Peninsula
                                  destinations visited.                                    Punta Arenas to Ushuaia
       - Cruise fare includes                                                   Le Boréal  Le Boréal  | Nov 17, 2017
        gratuities, open bar,     So, what’s the Ponant Antarctica experience   Includes Domestic Flights in South America
        port taxes & more         really like? Here’s a recent excerpt from Le   Fares From $9,911 pp. (Superior Stateroom)
                                  Boréal’s log book:
                                    While out in the Zodiacs, we spotted
                                    three humpback whales which looked as
                                    if they were sleeping. This enabled us to                    15-Day
                                    get very close. Some Zodiacs then headed               Historic Antarctica
                                    northwards towards Port Charcot and                    Montevideo to Ushuaia
                                    were rewarded with close views of leopard              Le Lyrial  | Nov 19, 2017
                                    seals and minke whales. Others went         Antarctica  Includes Post-Cruise Flight,
                                    across to the Lemaire Channel, where our               Ushuaia to Buenos Aires
       Zodiac excursion in Antarctica  eagle-eyed naturalists had homed in on   Fares From $11,076 pp. (Prestige Deck)
                                    two more humpbacks spy-hopping and
                                    arching their backs. It was quite something
                                    when the whales swam under the ice and                       11-Day
                                    emerged explosively in open water so close             Emblematic Antarctica
                                    to us. Equally impressive was the noise                Roundtrip Ushuaia
                                    that they made when they exhaled – it                  Le Lyrial & Le Boréal
                                    was like an elephant trumpeting.  There                Nov 18 & Dec 4, 2018;
                                    was a final surprise in store for us: each             Jan 17, Feb 21 & 22, 2019**
                                    boat had been given glasses and a bottle of            Shipboard Credit on most dates,
                                    champagne to celebrate our explorations!    Antarctica  ask for details
                                  If you’re ready for such exuberant adventures,   Includes Domestic Flights in South America
       Champagne in Antarctica                                                 Fares From $9,660 pp. (Superior Stateroom)
                                  call us to reserve your spot on these sure-to-fill-
                                  fast voyages.                                *Ponant Bonus Fares vary by departure and are subject to availability. Valid for new
                                                                                bookings only. **More dates in 2017 & 2018 still available, but contact us soon.

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