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Max Passengers: 184
Operated by: Ponant

Le Dumont-d'Urville embodies a subtle blend of refinement, intimacy, and comfort. This limited-capacity yacht incorporates 92 environmentally-friendly equipment, elegantly designed cabins, with large windows, and lounge areas that open onto the outside, providing for an intimate and extraordinary cruising experience.

As the first ship this beautiful 184-passanger remains the unique atmosphere off it's sisters. Aboard this ship that flies the French flag, you can experience the incomparable pleasure of an intimate cruise, with the possibility of exploring an ever-increasing range of destinations in an ethnic-chic ambiance with luxury service.

As it is an essential part of French culture, gastronomy will naturally have pride of place aboard this new ship. Through its two restaurants, Le Dumont d'Urville invites you on a journey to elegance and epicureanism.

-In a relaxed atmosphere, a first dining area located on Deck 3 and able to seat 70 will serve grilled meats daily, along with a variety of salads and desserts.
-To the back of Deck 4, you will find a 260 m² panoramic restaurant which can accommodate all of our passengers in a single sitting. Designed differently to that on our other ships, this dining area, which opens onto the outside, will have a buffet of salads, desserts and cheeses at your disposal. Our discreet and attentive crew will provide table service for hot meals.

Like Le Boréal and its sisterships, Le Dumont d'Urville has many common areas that are designed and equipped to meet all of your needs while preserving the intimacy of each passenger.

A 140 m² reception area includes:

-A reception/concierge desk,
-An excursions desk,
-The ship’s administrative services,
-The sales office, manned by our Guest Relations Officer,
-Our 50 m² boutique which sells clothing, jewellery, beauty products, postcards and various accessories,
-Toilets accessible to passengers with reduced mobility.

A new hydraulic platform with adjustable height provides:  

-Easier boarding than on any other cruise ship,
-Easier Zodiac embarkation and disembarkation for expeditions,
-Easier access to the sea for swimming and practising various water sports such as kayaking or paddle-boarding.

A pool deck offering:

-A pool with a panoramic view, equipped with a counter-current swimming system,
-A pleasant solarium,
-An outdoor bar and lounge with armchairs and sofas.

A 200 m² main lounge which can accommodate all of our passengers to share convivial moments and to host activities organised during the day or evening.

Lastly, a theatre that seats 188, equipped with:
-The latest sound and lighting technology,
-A LED wall as the stage backdrop, for the projection of high-resolution images and videos.
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Cabins

Cabin
Deluxe Stateroom
Area: 19 m²
Capacity: up to 2 passengers per cabin
4m² Private balcony; King-size bed or twin beds
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Prestige Stateroom Deck 4
Area: 19 m²
Capacity: up to 2 passengers per cabin
4m² private balcony; King-size bed or twin beds
Cabin
Prestige Stateroom Deck 5
Area: 19 m²
Capacity: up to 2 passengers per cabin
4m² private balcony; King-size bed or twin beds
Cabin
Prestige Stateroom Deck 6
Area: 19 m²
Capacity: up to 2 passengers per cabin
4m² private balcony; King-size bed or twin beds
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Deluxe Suite
Capacity: up to 2 passengers per cabin
6m² private balcony
Cabin
Prestige Suite Deck 5
8m² private balcony
King-size bed or twin beds
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Prestige Suite Deck 6
8m² private balcony
King-size bed or twin beds
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Privilege Suite
Area: 32 m²
Capacity: up to 4 passengers per cabin
8m² private balcony; King-size bed or twin beds
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Grand Deluxe Suite
Area: 45 m²
Capacity: up to 2 passengers per cabin
30m² private balcony; King-size bed or twin beds
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Owner's Suite
Area: 45 m²
Capacity: up to 2 passengers per cabin
30m² private balcony; King-size bed or twin beds

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Our guide and driver were very good with their knowledge and were very helpful with our questions. It was a very pleasant visit that would have been impossible to do on our own. Hotels and restaurants were fantastic. The special places we got to go to, like the kitchens, were great. Enjoyed the entire trip!
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