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Ushuaia, Argentina & Antarctica

12 days expedition

BAHARI and PONANT invite you on a polar adventure to the heart of the icy realm that is the Antarctic Peninsula. Embark on an unforgettable 11-day voyage to witness the breathtaking landscapes inhabited by astonishing wildlife.

  • Lectures and information sessions hosted by our naturalist-guides, covering wildlife, history, geopolitics, the great explorers, climate, environmental protection…

  • Outings and shore visits in Zodiac®inflatables with a team of experienced naturalist guides.

  • Hiking opportunity

  • Visiting research stations and former whaling stations

  • Landscapes: a multitude of drifting icebergs, ice floes, imposing glaciers and tall, snow-covered mountains

  • Wildlife: humpback whales, Gentoo penguins, Adelie penguins, chinstrap penguins, leopard seals, crabeater seals, Weddell seals and numerous sea birds

  • Educational discovery in the respect of the environment

- Very attractive group discounts -

The start of your cruise will be marked by the crossing of the mythical Drake Passage, during which you will probably be escorted by several albatrosses and Cape petrels, the sentinels of these often-choppy waters. Your ship will then reach the White Continent, realm of the unexpected. Weather and ice conditions permitting, this extreme environment where nature reigns supreme will reveal to you its most beautiful secrets through numerous discoveries. On this uninhabited land, which wasn’t explored until the 19 century, your encounters with the wildlife will no doubt be one of the highlights of your experience. The Gentoo, Adelie and chinstrap penguins, humpback whales, seals and seabirds will provide you with cherished lifelong memories.


Each day, whether on land, aboard your ship or during a Zodiac outing, you will be surrounded by a grandiose decor ranging from icebergs to ice floe and ancient glaciers.


We are privileged guests in these extreme lands where we are at the mercy of weather and ice conditions. Landings on certain sites and the observation of certain wildlife cannot be guaranteed. They vary from day to day, making each cruise a unique experience. Cruises are organized by Expedition and cruise operator Ponant. 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.

This journey in hashtags

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- Your journey -

arriving to Buenos Aires, Argentina [inclusive of round-trip flight Buenos Aires - Ushuaia - Buenos Aires]

12 days | 10 nights on board | 1 night in Buenos Aires

| selected dates |

03 January - 14 January 2022

other dates are available for 2021 & 2022 on other vessels (Le Boreal / Le Soleal / Le Lyrial

from € 8,850

- Accommodation - 

L'Austral ship

L'AUSTRAL - Innovative design, sleek shape and profile, refined interior decoration, friendly, intimate atmosphere: French designers and decorators have managed to give this ship a unique style and veritable signature of its own. Combinations of fine materials, colours and tones harmoniously livened up with touches of bright colour, elegant lines, discreet and subtle refinement… everything has been designed to create a unique atmosphere onboard, a veritable personality: the chic style and naturally relaxing ambiance of a veritable private yacht. 

Maximum capacity until 264 guests | SPA | 2 Restaurants, Bar | Lounges | Theater 

- Details - 

What's included

What's excluded


1 night in 4* Hotel in Buenos Aires (night before embarkation)

Return flights Buenos Aires - Ushuaia - Buenos Aires, economy class

Service of local guides in Ushuaia

Full Board Meal Plan (breakfast, lunch and dinner)

Beverage package


Transfer in Buenos Aires the day before embarkation €40 per person


Personal expenses

Additional excursions

International flights


Visa formalities

- Add to your journey -


stay in Buenos Aires
Patagonia - land of contrasts
visit Tierra del Fuego National Park

- Gallery - 

Do you have any questions?


We'd love to hear from you!

Personalizing your journey is our expertises

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