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  Le Lyrial " The Great Austral Loop"
Le Ponant Cruise

Ushuaia, Argentina - Ushuaia, Argentina
December 19, 2015 - January 4, 2016
  • To begin your cruise, discover the Falkland Islands and their undulating hills and verdant moors. Farther along, South Georgia is home to imposing glaciers that tilt towards the sea and the black sandy beaches play host to thousands of King Penguins, the emblem of this faraway land. Then, we will head South to discover the Northern Peninsula’s unique beauty: iridescent icebergs, floating ice fields and extraordinary marine mammals, such as the majestic Humpback Whale or Leopard Seals, playing in the ships’ wake.
Day & Port Arrival  Departure
Day 1 - Ushuaia 
Buenos Aires/Ushuaia (Argentina) direct flight (Subject to availability). Direct transfer on board OR excursion to Tierra del Fuego National Park including lunch.
Embarkation from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm.


6:30 pm

Day 2 - At sea 



Day 3 - New Island, Grave Cove 



Day 4 - At sea 



Day 5 - At sea 



Day 6 - Salisbury Plain - Fortuna Bay 



Day 7 - Grytviken - St Andrews Bay 



Day 8 - Gold Harbour 



Day 9 - At sea 



Day 10 - At sea 



Day 11 - Brown Bluff / Weddell Sea 



Day 12 - Neko, Paradise Island 



Day 13 - Port Lockroy / Wilhelmina Bay



Day 14 - Deception Island 



Day 15 - Drake Passage 



Day 16 - Drake Passage 



Day 17 - Ushuaia 
Transfer to the airport. Ushuaia/Buenos Aires International (Pistarini) with direct flight (Subject to availability)

7:00 am


 Cruise Fares
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Fares listed are per person, based on double occupancy

Brochure Fare

Superior Stateroom


DeLuxe Stateroom


Prestige Stateroom - Deck 4


Prestige Stateroom - Deck 5


Prestige Stateroom - Deck 6


Deluxe Suite


Prestige Suite - Deck 5


Privilege Suite


Grand Deluxe Suite


Grand Privilege Suite


Owner Suite


Safety and port taxes (for information purposes)


Airport Taxes


One Child (8-11 years old) sharing cabin with 2 adults


3rd adult Passenger in a Superior Stateroom


3rd Passenger in a Prestige Suite


Single supplement in cabin*

Starting at + 85%

 Rates and discounts are per person based on  double occupancy and may be subject to fuel adjustement according to our terms and conditions. 

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The rates of our cruises are per person and include the following:

  • All meals while on board the ship (from dinner on the day of embarkation to breakfast on the day of disembarkation)
  • Captain’s welcome cocktail and gala dinner
  • Mineral water, tea, filter coffee, a selection of white, red and rosé wines offered during meals; afternoon tea
  • Evening entertainment and events
  • Luggage transfer from pier to the ship and vice versa
  • Room service 24h (special selection)
  • English speaking lecturer on selected sailings.
  • Water sports activities (except scuba diving) using the ship’s equipment, when permitted by local authorities and confirmed by ship Master according to safety and sea conditions onsite
  • Open Bar (pouring wines, house champagne, alcohol except premium brands...list available upon request),

Cruise rates don’t include:

  • Airport taxes (subject to modification) Port and safety taxes, environmental charges, landing and access fees to National Parks, special and/or Protected zones or sites subject to specific permits from National authorities and/or local communities (included only in cruise package sold in US/Canada)
  • Any ground services before and/or after the cruise other than the ones mentioned in each “Cruise & Flights” package and for which details are available upon request.
  • Optional shore excursions or spa packages
  • Beverages other than the ones mentioned
  • Laundry services, hair salon and à la carte Spa treatments
  • Personal expenses, on board medical consultations and drug prescriptionsGratuities (included only in cruise package sold in US/Canada)
  • Cancellation/luggage/assistance/repatriation/medical insurance(s)
  • Visa fees, if applicable

"Cruise , Flights & Transfers” program rates are per person and include also the following:

  • “Cruise, Flights & transfers” Programs for expedition voyages Ushuaia- Ushuaia: Direct flight Buenos-Aires/Ushuaia/Buenos-Aires in Economyclass on chartered flight (based on availability)
  • Meet and Greet by our representatives in Ushuaia and luggage direct transfer from the airport to the ship for port clearance
  • Choice between one full day tour to Tierra del Fuego National Park with lunch included and escort of English Speaking local guide (detailed description available upon request) OR direct transfer to the port for embarkation, buffet lunch and access to the Main Lounge (cabins/ suites will not be accessible before 5pm)
  • Complimentary boot rental (except for guarantee deposit)
  • Complimentary polar parka for you to keep