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Max Passengers: 270
Ship Type: Ice Breaker Ship

Le Commandant Charcot will test the limits of Arctic and Antarctic navigation to write a new chapter of your collective knowledge. This polar exploration ship is designed with sustainable development at its core which contributes to a safe environment. This ship has its own ice routing software so you can visit places that others do not go. Le Commandant Charcot will be able to navigate forwards through compact ice and reverse through extreme ice conditions.

Le Commandant Charcot makes sure to provide comfort and satisfaction for its passengers while cruising. There are 135 cabins and suites with balconies, including 68 suites with patios and a private balconies. The ship also has a panoramic restaurant, grill restaurant, spa & wellness and Zodiac dinghies for passenger to spend spare time to relax. 

Technical Specifications:

Length: 150 m
Width: 28 m
Draught: 10 m
Ice Class: PC 2
Propulsion: LNG & Hybrid Electric
Classification: Bureau Veritas
Flag: French
Crew members: 187
 
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Itineraries

Houses of Greenland
$18,950
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Discovering the Northeast Greenland National Park

Reykjavík Roundtrip - 13 Day Itinerary aboard Le Commandant Charcot
  • Discover the largest national park
  • View fjords and jagged mountains
  • See beautiful glaciers and icebergs
  • Explore the arctic wildlife
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Sail from Reykjavik and reach the region of Ittoqqortoormiit, home to a small community of Greenlanders: this will be the occasion to find out about the life of the last hunters in the polar regions. Then head for the Northeast Greenland National Park, the largest national park in the world and a …
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Icebergs reflected in Antarctica's Paradise Bay
$16,480
Savings
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Expedition to Charcot & Peter I Islands

16 Day Itinerary aboard Le Commandant Charcot
  • Discover Charcot Island
  • Experience a unique landscape
  • Approach Peter I Island
  • View Antarctic wildlife
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Landing onPeter I Islandis like landing on themoon! In fact, fewer people have visited this smallvolcanic islandlocated inthe Bellingshausen Sea, 450 km from theAntarctic coastlines, than have set foot on lunar soil. Discovered in February 1821,Peter I Islandcould only beapproached for the first …
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Emperor penguins in Antarctica
$30,300
Savings
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The Emperor Penguins of Bellingshausen Sea

20 Day Itinerary aboard Le Commandant Charcot
  • Encounter emperor penguin colonies
  • Approach remote islands
  • View unique Antarctic wildlife
  • Experience a vast, icy landscape
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
BeyondPeter I IslandandCharcot Island, this exceptional cruise aboard Le Commandant-Charcot will take youinto the heart of the Bellingshausen Sea. Named in honor of the Russian admiral and explorer who discovered Antarctica in 1820, this sea in theSouthern Ocean, covered by ice floes most of the …
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Glass-still waters around Spitsbergen
$30,010
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The Geographic North Pole: Longyearbyen Roundtrip

16 Day Itinerary aboard Le Commandant Charcot
  • Explore Longyearbyen
  • Admire Spitsbergen
  • Enjoy sailing to the ice floes
  • Discover the Geographic North Pole
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Push the limits of sailing with this exceptional new 16-day expedition cruise to theGeographic North Pole.To reach this mythical point covered by ice floe all year round, 700km away from any emerged land, you will boardLe Commandant-Charcot.Setting sail from Spitsbergen, enjoy an unforgettable …
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Sun shining on the ice
$30,210
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The Geographic North Pole: Longyearbyen to Reykjavik

16 Day Itinerary aboard Le Commandant Charcot
  • Explore Longyearbyen
  • Discover the Geographic North Pole
  • Admire Scoresby Sund
  • Visit the Reykjanes peninsula
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Push the limits of sailing with this exceptional new 16-day expedition cruise to theGeographic North Pole.To reach this mythical point covered by ice floe all year round, 700km away from any emerged land, you will boardLe Commandant-Charcot.Setting sail from Spitsbergen, enjoy an unforgettable …
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Walruses coming ashore in the arctic
$41,980
Savings
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The Northwest Passage

25 Day Itinerary aboard Le Commandant Charcot
  • Explore Reykjavik
  • Visit a traditional Inuit village
  • Discover the Aulavik National Park
  • Observe unique Arctic wildlife
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Depart from Reykjavik and set sail along the south coast of Greenland, before reaching theHudson Strait, named after the English sailor Henry Hudson, who mapped the region for the first time in the early 17th Century. Then chart a course towards theFury and Hecla Strait, named after the ships of …
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Incredible sunrise over the Weddell Sea
$31,550
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The Ross Sea

Ushuaia Roundtrip - 26 Day Itinerary aboard Le Commandant Charcot
  • Sail close to the South Pole
  • Explore the Ross Sea
  • View lovely landscapes
  • Discover spectacular wildlife
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Partially occupied by the Ross Ice Shelf, the largest ice platform in Antarctica, this immense bay located several hundred kilometers from the South Pole, is considered as “the last ocean”, the last intact marine ecosystem and the largest marine sanctuary since 2016. Here, the cold is …
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Crabeater seal
$13,960
Savings
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The Weddell Sea & Larsen Ice Shelf

13 Day Itinerary aboard Le Commandant Charcot
  • Sail into the Weddell Sea
  • Lectures with naturalist-guides
  • View unique Antarctic wildlife
  • Experience a vast, icy landscape
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
As you advance across this immense polar expanse, you will enter aninfinite ice desert, a world of silence where there is nothing but calm and serenity. To the northwest of theWeddell Sea, stretching along the eastern coast of theAntarctic Peninsulastands an imposing ice shelf known as theLarsen …
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King penguins on South Georgia
$18,990
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The Weddell Sea & the South Sandwich Islands

19 Day Itinerary aboard Le Commandant Charcot
  • Sail along the Scotia Arc
  • View volcanic mountains
  • Discover table top icebergs
  • Explore the wildlife of Antarctica
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Explore the way from Patagonia to the Antarctic peninsula. The volcanic archipelago at the junction of the Andes cordillera and the Antarctandes will be revealed to you in all its riches and splendor. All the wildlife of the Far South can be found there: king and gentoo penguins, elephant seals, …
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Antarctica!
$18,400
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Total Eclipse in the Weddell Sea

2021 - 16 Day Itinerary aboard Le Commandant Charcot
  • Experience a total solar eclipse
  • Discover the Larsen Ice Shelf
  • Explore the eastern Weddell Sea
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Set course for theWeddell Seaice pack, located in the only area in the world where the solar eclipse will be 100% visible. You will land on the immaculate and sparkling ice pack and enjoy, from the thick ice layer, a unique and privileged setting for a magnificent observation of atotal solar …
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Dates

2021
EmbarksDays 
Jun 2413Discovering the Northeast Greenland National Park
Jul 2416The Geographic North Pole: Longyearbyen Roundtrip
Aug 0816The Geographic North Pole: Longyearbyen Roundtrip
Aug 2316The Geographic North Pole: Longyearbyen to Reykjavik
Sep 0725The Northwest Passage
Oct 3120The Emperor Penguins of Bellingshausen Sea
Nov 1813The Weddell Sea & Larsen Ice Shelf
Nov 2916Total Eclipse in the Weddell Sea
Dec 1316Expedition to Charcot & Peter I Islands
Dec 2713The Weddell Sea & Larsen Ice Shelf
2022
EmbarksDays 
Jan 0716Expedition to Charcot & Peter I Islands
Jan 2113The Weddell Sea & Larsen Ice Shelf
Feb 0116Expedition to Charcot & Peter I Islands
Feb 1526The Ross Sea
Mar 1313The Weddell Sea & Larsen Ice Shelf
Mar 2413The Weddell Sea & Larsen Ice Shelf
Apr 0419The Weddell Sea & the South Sandwich Islands

Cabins

Le Commandant Charcot cabin
Prestige Stateroom Deck 6
20m² and a 5m² private balcony, king-sized bed or two twin beds, private bathroom with shower, dressing table with hairdryer, flat screen tv, wifi, minibar and safe
Le Commandant Charcot cabin
Prestige Stateroom Deck 7
20m² and a 5m² private balcony, king-sized bed or two twin beds, private bathroom with shower, dressing table with hairdryer, flat screen tv, wifi, minibar and safe
Le Commandant Charcot cabin
Prestige Stateroom Deck 8
20m² and a 5m² private balcony, king-sized bed or two twin beds, private bathroom with shower, dressing table with hairdryer, flat screen tv, wifi, minibar and safe
Le Commandant Charcot cabin
Privilege Stateroom Deck 6
28m² and a 5m² private balcony, king-sized bed or two twin beds, private bathroom with shower, dressing table with hairdryer, flat screen tv, wifi, minibar and safe
Le Commandant Charcot cabin
Privilege Stateroom Deck 7
28m² and a 5m² private balcony, king-sized bed or two twin beds, private bathroom with shower, dressing table with hairdryer, flat screen tv, wifi, minibar and safe
Le Commandant Charcot cabin
Privilege Stateroom Deck 8
28m² and a 5m² private balcony, king-sized bed or two twin beds, private bathroom with shower, dressing table with hairdryer, flat screen tv, wifi, minibar and safe
Le Commandant Charcot cabin
Prestige Suite Deck 7
40m² and a 10m² private balcony, king-sized bed or two twin beds, private bathroom with two showers, dressing table with hairdryer, flat screen tv, wifi, minibar and safe
Le Commandant Charcot cabin
Prestige Suite Deck 8
40m² and a 10m² private balcony, king-sized bed or two twin beds, private bathroom with two showers, dressing table with hairdryer, flat screen tv, wifi, minibar and safe
Privilege Suite Deck 6
48m² and a 12.5m² private balcony, king-sized bed or two twin beds, private bathroom with shower and Balneo bathtub, dressing table with hairdryer, butler service, flat screen tv, wifi, minibar and safe
Privilege Suite Deck 8
48m² and a 12.5m² private balcony, king-sized bed or two twin beds, private bathroom with shower and Balneo bathtub, dressing table with hairdryer, butler service, flat screen tv, wifi, minibar and safe
Le Commandant Charcot cabin
Suite Duplex
48m² and a 26m² private balcony with jacuzzi, king-sized bed or two twin beds, private bathroom with shower and Balneo bathtub, dressing table with hairdryer, butler service, flat screen tv, wifi, minibar and safe
Owner's Suite
114m² and a 186m² private balcony with jacuzzi, king-sized bed or two twin beds, private bathroom with shower and Balneo bathtub, dressing table with hairdryer, butler service, flat screen tv, wifi, minibar and safe

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