A new cruise offering from Smithsonian Journeys and PONANT

Immerse yourself in a magnificent realm of ice on an unforgettable 11-day journey to Antarctica, and encounter astonishing wildlife—from thousands of penguins to breaching whales—on excursions with our naturalists.

Starting at: $9,830 Make a Reservation Ask Us A Question or Call 855-330-1542
 Evocative ice forms in Antarctica  Towering mountains of ice  Ice mountains  Adélie penguins in Antarctica  Exploring the ice cliffs by Zodiac  Solitary penguin waiting to jump in the water. Credit: Cara Sucher  Penguin gazing at Le Boréal. Credit: Katryn Wiese  Reflection of an iceberg, Antarctica. Credit: Brenda Morris  Looking out at Le Boréal from an iceberg. Credit: Katryn Wiese  Smithsonian travelers and expert Jim Zimbelman in Antarctica  Chinstrap penguins   Breaching humpback whale  Leopard seal in Antarctica  Travelers going out to explore Antarctica.  Credit: Katryn Wiese  Penguins on the ice  On the way back to Le Boréal. Credit: Katryn Wiese  Adelie penguins at home

Antarctica: The White Continent

Aboard the 264-guest L’Austral

11 days from $9,830

A new cruise offering from Smithsonian Journeys and PONANT

Immerse yourself in a magnificent realm of ice on an unforgettable 11-day journey to Antarctica, and encounter astonishing wildlife—from thousands of penguins to breaching whales—on excursions with our naturalists.

or Call 855-330-1542

Dates & Prices

January 22, 2022 - February 1, 2022
Available

Superior Stateroom
Superior stateroom (226 sq. ft.), deck 3.
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$9,830 - - Double
$17,500 - - Single
Make a Reservation
Deluxe Stateroom
Deluxe stateroom (200 sq. ft.), picture window with door onto private partial wall balcony (43 sq. ft.), deck 3.
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$10,500 - - Double
$10,690 - - Single
Make a Reservation
Prestige Stateroom - Deck 4
Prestige stateroom (200 sq. ft.), sliding glass door opens to private balcony (43 sq. ft.).
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$11,440 - - Double
$11,630 - - Single
Make a Reservation
Prestige Stateroom - Deck 5
Prestige stateroom (200 sq. ft.), sliding glass door opens to private balcony (43 sq. ft.).
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$11,920 - - Double
$12,110 - - Single
Make a Reservation
Prestige Stateroom - Deck 6
Prestige stateroom (200 sq. ft.), sliding glass door opens to private balcony (43 sq. ft.).
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$12,480 - - Double
$12,670 - - Single
Make a Reservation
Deluxe Suite
Deluxe suite (290 sq. ft.), sliding glass door to private balcony (54 sq. ft.), sitting area with daybed. Deck 6.
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$16,640 - - Double
$16,830 - - Single
Make a Reservation
Prestige Suite - Deck 5
Prestige suite (398 sq. ft.), sliding glass door to larger private balcony (86 sq. ft.), two bathrooms, sitting area and sofa convertible to fixed queen.
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$17,880 - - Double
$18,070 - - Single
Make a Reservation
Prestige Suite - Deck 6
Prestige suite (398 sq. ft.), sliding glass door to larger private balcony (86 sq. ft.), two bathrooms, sitting area and sofa convertible to fixed queen.
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$18,730 - - Double
$18,920 - - Single
Make a Reservation
Owner's Suite
Owner's suite, extra large suite (484 sq. ft), sliding glass door to private terrace (97 sq. ft.). Large sitting area with half bath, master bathroom has a separate shower, tub, and double sinks. Deck 6.
Price Pre-tour Ext. Post-tour Ext. Occupancy
$31,420 - - Double
$56,310 - - Single
Make a Reservation

Price Notes

A deposit of 25% of the cruise price is required to reserve space on a cruise. Deposits are applied toward final payment of the cruise price.

Rates include port taxes and fees. Most shore excursions are included in the rates.

Pre- and post-program options and optional excursions, where applicable, are available at an additional cost.

Prices are based on rates of exchange, airfare & fuel (where applicable), tariffs, taxes, and other costs as of the tour publication date. We reserve the right to correct errors and to increase program prices to cover increased costs, tariffs, and taxes received after prices are published and to reflect currency fluctuations.