le soleal christmas and new year south georgia and antarctic cruise luxury

Christmas and New Year in Southern Lands

  • Overview

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    From Ushuaia, you will board Le Soleal for an exceptional itinerary combining the three emblematic regions of the White Continent: The Falkland Islands, South Georgia and the unmissable Antarctic Peninsula. At the start of your cruise, you will discover the Falkland Islands and their unique panoramas of hills and moors. Further to the, north you will reach the coast of South Georgia and its contrasting landscapes, between long mountain chains and black sandy beaches, where vast colonies of King Penguins have taken refuge. Floating ice floes, tabular icebergs, and high snow-capped peaks: you will continue this Antarctic cruise by the discovery of the sublime landscapes of the north of the Peninsula. Before returning to Ushuaia, you will complete this southern circuit by going ashore on Deception Island, which is home to quite extraordinary wildlife.

    Duration: 17 days
    Passengers: 200 passengers
    Embarkation Point: Ushuaia, Argentina
    Disembarkation Point: Ushuaia, Argentina
    Physical rating: Soft Adventure
    Fly/Cruise: Mandatory extra flight
    Single Supplement: 2.0x twin rate or share options
  • Itinerary
    • Day 1 - Ushuaia; Embarkation Day

      Capital of Argentinaメs Tierra del Fuego province, Ushuaia lies in a bay opening into the Beagle Channel at the countryメs southernmost tip. Its colourful houses are framed against towering mountains, snow-capped in winter and summer alike. Downtown, the End of the World Museum showcases Tierra del Fuegoメs natural and indigenous history. A ride on the heritage railway is an exciting excursion into the Tierra del Fuego National Park, while a cruise on Ushuaia Bay is the perfect way to spot ᅠsea lions and Magellanic penguins.

    • Day 2/16 - Christmas and New Year in Southern Territories

      Experience a magical Christmas and New Year during a 17-day expedition cruise.

      From Ushuaia, you will board Le Soléal for an exceptional itinerary combining the three emblematic regions of the White Continent: The Falkland Islands, South Georgia and the unmissable Antarctic Peninsula.

      At the start of your cruise, you will discover the Falkland Islands and their unique panoramas of hills and moors.

      Further to the north you will reach the coast of South Georgia and its contrasting landscapes, between long mountain chains and black sandy beaches, where vast colonies of King Penguins have taken refuge.

      Floating ice floes, tabular icebergs, and high snow-capped peaks: you will continue this Antarctic cruise by the discovery of the sublime landscapes of the north of the Peninsula.

      Before returning to Ushuaia, you will complete this southern circuit by going ashore on Deception Island, which is home to quite extraordinary wildlife.

    • Day 17 - Ushuaia; Disembarkation

      Capital of Argentinaメs Tierra del Fuego province, Ushuaia lies in a bay opening into the Beagle Channel at the countryメs southernmost tip. Its colourful houses are framed against towering mountains, snow-capped in winter and summer alike. Downtown, the End of the World Museum showcases Tierra del Fuegoメs natural and indigenous history. A ride on the heritage railway is an exciting excursion into the Tierra del Fuego National Park, while a cruise on Ushuaia Bay is the perfect way to spot ᅠsea lions and Magellanic penguins.

    Please consider that our voyages are expeditionary in nature. This means, that there are no concrete itineraries, your Captain and Expedition Leader will utilise their vast experience to chart the best course for your expedition depending on the climatic and environmental conditions. Mentioned highlights and wildlife cannot be guaranteed.

  • Highlights & Activities

    Falkland Islands

    Boasting rugged scenery and excellent wildlife opportunities, including the Black-browed albatross, Elephant seals and a number of penguin species not found in Antarctica.

    South Georgia; Wildlife Mecca

    One of the true wildlife experiences on our planet, often the wildlife displays here are referred to as the greatest on Earth. Set amongst awe inspiring scenery and home to King penguins, Wondering albatross and Elephant seals, it’s hard to imagine how early pioneers survived in this harsh landscape.

    Christmas &/or New Year voyage

    The ultimate celebration voyage, where you will celebrate Christmas on South Georgia and New Year’s Eve in Antarctica. This is a great voyage to consider bring the family along on, as excellent family packages are available.

  • Inclusions

    Expedition Gear

    Comfortable expedition boots and a high quality expedition parka, specifically designed for the polar regions.

    Charter Flights

    Return charter flights are provided from Buenos Aires to Ushuaia

    Flight number and time schedule are to be advised about 30 days prior to departure.

    Dynamic Cabin Pricing

    Cabin prices on board this vessel are dynamic, that is the cabin pricing fluctuates with changes in bookings and exchange rates. Cabin prices below are not guaranteed and are subject to change and availability at the operators discretion. Please feel free to contact us for the most accurate pricing on this voyage.

    Inclusions / Exclusions

    Included in your Expedition

    Not included in your Expedition

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  • Vessel

    LE SOLEAL

    Designed in 2013, Le Soléal like her sisterships embodies the subtle alliance between luxury, intimacy and wellbeing. The elegance of her exterior and interior lines and her intimate size (only 132 staterooms and suites)make this a rare and innovative yacht on the cruise market. Interior Design With her fluid lines and a modern colour scheme combining natural wood with shades of grey and white, Le Soléal presents references to a nautical theme.

    Features & Facilities
    • Luxury accommodation
    • Open air bar
    • Sun deck
    • Pool
    • Internet
    • Library
    • Panoramic Lounge
    • Panoramic Terrace
    • Gym
    • Spa
    • Theatre
    • Medical Centre
    Key Facts
    Luxury star rating: 5
    Guests #: 200
    Crew #: 139
    Ice Class: 1C
    Speed: 13
    Refurbished:
    Technical Specs
    Year built:
    Length: 142m
    Width: 18
    Draft:
    Tonnage: 10992
    Registry: France
    Elec Outlets: 220V / 2 Round Pin
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l'austral superior stateroom

Superior Stateroom

19 Dec 2019 - 04 Jan 2020
Twin or king beds, window and private facilities, with 24hr room service.
AUD$ 25,390pp
AUD$ 25,390pp
l'austral prestige deck 4 cabin

Deluxe Stateroom

19 Dec 2019 - 04 Jan 2020
Twin or king beds, private facilities, balcony and 24hr room service.
AUD$ 27,280pp
AUD$ 27,280pp
l'austral prestige deck 4 cabin

Prestige Deck 4

19 Dec 2019 - 04 Jan 2020
Twin or king beds, private facilities, balcony and 24hr room service.
AUD$ 30,360pp
AUD$ 30,360pp
l'austral prestige deck 5 cabin

Prestige Deck 5

19 Dec 2019 - 04 Jan 2020
Twin or king beds, private facilities, balcony and 24hr room service.
AUD$ 31,780pp
AUD$ 31,780pp
l'austral prestige deck 6 cabin

Prestige Deck 6

19 Dec 2019 - 04 Jan 2020
Twin or king beds, private facilities, balcony and 24hr room service.
AUD$ 33,280pp
AUD$ 33,280pp
l'austral deluxe suite

Deluxe Suite

19 Dec 2019 - 04 Jan 2020
Deluxe Suite with balcony and 24hr room service.
AUD$ 45,910pp
AUD$ 45,910pp
l'austral prestige suite deck 5 cabin

Prestige Suite Deck 5

19 Dec 2019 - 04 Jan 2020
Separate sitting room, twin or king beds, balcony and 24hr room service.
AUD$ 53,430pp
AUD$ 53,430pp
l'austral prestige suite deck 6 cabin

Prestige Suite Deck 6

19 Dec 2019 - 04 Jan 2020
Separate sitting room, twin or king beds, balcony and 24hr room service.
AUD$ 56,010pp
AUD$ 56,010pp
l'austral owner's suite cabin

Owner's Suite

19 Dec 2019 - 04 Jan 2020
Opulent suite with panoramic ocean views.
AUD$ 64,150pp
AUD$ 64,150pp