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Antarctic Ross Sea Expedition with Ponant

21 night Luxury Expedition Cruise from Dunedin including The Ross Sea and Sub-antarctic Islands of NZ & Australia Book Now
Departs 13 Jan & 3 Feb 2022

Sale Period

Until unless sold out prior


21 night Luxury Expedition Cruise from Dunedin including The Ross Sea and Sub-antarctic Islands of NZ & Australia

Book NowDeparts 13 Jan & 3 Feb 2022

Scott & Shackleton's Antarctic Ross Sea Expedition  

Sailing the Ross Sea means discovering one of the most extreme and pristine regions of Antarctica, where the cold is more intense, the ice more impressive and the scenery more spectacular.
During your voyage you will also discover the flora and fauna of the Sub-antarctic Islands. Be in awe of the remarkable haven for wildlife that is the Snares, Campbell Island with a stunning flora display and Macquarie Island, long celebrated as one of the wonder spots of the world, a place of great beauty and outstanding natural diversity. 

Deal Includes 
 21 night cruise with Ponant
 Meals & entertainment onboard
 An extensive selection of beverages including select mineral waters, cold drinks, wine, beer, champagne, spirits, coffee and tea, in room mini bar.
 Unlimited Onboard Wi-Fi*
All shore excursions, Onboard lectures, Experienced naturalist onboard, Zodiac outings
 Butler service for suites

*Inclusions are subject to change at any time

* First time Ponant cruisers receive an instant A$400pp discount 
* Repeat Ponant guests receive Extra Captains Club discounts from 5%  
*  Ponant Early Booking bonus, up to 30% discount
The Early Booking discount reduces as the voyage sells out
Bookings are now open, please contact us for best pricing & availability.


Cruise Itinerary aboard the Luxury Le Soleal
Departing 13 January & 3 February 2022 Dunedin to Dunedin

• Visit the Ross Sea, the most pristine piece of ocean left on earth.
• Possibility of viewing the historic huts of Scott, Shackleton & Borchgrevink
• The opportunity to see 9 of the world’s penguin species.
• The Snares Island alone boasts more nesting seabirds than the entire realm of
the British Isles.
• Populations of Fur Seals, Southern Elephant Seals, Weddell Seals, Crabeater
Seals and New Zealand Sea Lions.
• The opportunity to discover Cape Adare, home to the largest Adelie penguin
rookery in the World.
• Possibility to explore icebergs, the massive Dryglaski Ice

*Subject to NZ Government approval 

Ponant Ultra Serenity policy
Covid guarantee included

In such an unusual period, Ponant have implemented an Ultra Serenity policy with the most comprehensive and appropriate guarantees, so that you have greater flexibility in booking and, if necessary, the option of postponing or cancelling your next trip. Get optimal protection with Ponant included Covid guarantee.

Relaxed booking conditions

For any new cruise booked between 1st July 2021 and 30 September 2021 for a cruise scheduled to depart until 31 March 2022:
• Book Now with 25% deposit • Final payment: No later than 30 days before departure

+ 30 days before departure - You may postpone or cancel your cruise free of charge and for whatever reason.

- 30 days before departure -
If you cancel - The usual cancellation fees apply
If you have to cancel due to a Positive Covid test - Free postponement or cancellation

If Your cruise cannot be operated - 
Free rebooking or 100% credit of all the sums paid


*The above cancellation conditions are valid for the cruise itself only. For other services, including pre/post cruise programmes or flights, the cancellation is dependent on the policies of the other suppliers. 



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Terms and Conditions

CONDITIONS: All cruise packages are based on twin share in category stated and costs are per person. Availability and pricing are current as at 28 Jan 21 and are subject to change. Deals are available until date shown or until sold out. Space is strictly limited and is subject to availability at time of booking. Cruises and packages must be paid in full at time of booking or as shown. All passengers are bound by the individual cruise lines terms and conditions, which can be found on each individual cruise lines website or please ask your consultant for a full copy. Travel insurance should be taken out at time of booking to cover in the event of any unforeseen cancellation. Included airfares are based on special non-refundable economy fares, ground transfers are not included unless specified, any hotels included are on a room only basis unless specified. ESTA Visas are required for Itineraries visiting USA, Canada, India, China, Vietnam & Sri Lanka. Visa costs are not included. Further terms & conditions apply, for full details visit

Sale Period

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