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Antarctica, South Georgia & the Falkland Islands

18 Day Itinerary aboard Le Lyrial (AK)
  • Learn more about Ernest Shackleton
  • Set off on Zodiac excursions
  • Visit an active research station
  • Enjoy enriching lectures
Small Ship Cruise, Spa & Relaxing, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
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Explore the Antarctic on this spectacular 18-day voyage. Stop at wildlife-rich South Georgia, the unspoiled Falklands, and the vast, wild shores of Antarctica. VisitPort Stanley, the tiny, quaint capital of the Falkland Islands, with its small shops, brightly painted houses, and friendly locals. …
Cruise Details
Dec 2018Antarctica, South Georgia & the Falkland Islands
Jan 0418Antarctica, South Georgia & the Falkland Islands
Max Passengers: 199
Ship Type: Luxury Expedition Ship

Experience Antarctica, the world's most pristine region, at its very best from aboard the comfortable and sophisticated Le Lyrial. Enjoy its stunning blue palette inspired by the Vega star, all-balcony staterooms and suites, and the finest expedition staff cruising the Southern Ocean today.

Spacious and elegant, Le Lyrial’s common areas invite casual conversation with fellow guests as well as private reflection and views in quiet corners.

Sophisticated design, innovative marine technology, and a convenient layout aided by three passenger elevators are among Le Lyrial’s many features. The ship is outfitted with a technologically advanced stabilizing system to minimize the effects of rough conditions and help keep passengers comfortable at all times.

Among the most comfortable available on any polar expedition ship, all 108 cabins are fully equipped, offer private balconies, and feature bedding configurations that range from king-size beds to two single beds.

Premium and Deluxe Two-Room Suites feature a pull out sofa that converts to a king-size bed, and the option to convert into a two-room cabin - perfect for families. Le Lyrial also offers an additional Grand Deluxe Suite.

Cabin Categories 5-9 on Deck 6 receive the complimentary services of a private butler. From ensuring your suite is up to your standards to organizing cocktails on your private balcony, your butler tends to your every need, with grace and efficiency.

Cabin amenities include:
- Individually-controlled air-conditioning
- King-size bed or twin beds
- Shower
- Minibar
- Flat screen satellite TV
- Desk with stationery
- Ipod™ players
- Video on demand
- Safe
- Hairdryer
- Bath robes
- Satellite direct line telephone
- 110/220 volts outlet
- French bath products
- Wireless Internet access
- 24-hour room service

- Sun deck and multiple outer deck observation areas
- Outside heated pool
- Library with extensive selection of books and reading areas
- Two restaurants offering exquisite dining experiences
- Panoramic lounge and terrace, ideal for social gatherings, afternoon tea, or just relaxing with ocean views
- Three bars and a boutique
- Three passenger elevators
- Fitness center with state-of-the-art equipment
- Hairdresser offering full-service hair styling, manicures and pedicures
- Spa and hammam (steam room)
- The Club lounge for live music and dancing
- Open bar (excluding premium wines, premium liquors and champagne)
- The Theater with unobstructed seating for more than 200 guests, an ideal venue for nightly entertainment, enrichment lectures, and movies
- 24-hour on-board medical facilities with certified doctor
- 24-hour laundry services
- Wireless Internet access throughout the ship
- Dynamic positioning system
- "Clean" ship standard (meets or exceeds all IMO, EPA and IATO operating standards)

The Restaurant offers gourmet and international cuisine while The Compass Grill delivers casual indoor and outdoor dining for breakfast, lunch and themed dinners. There is always a selection of light fare and vegetarian dishes, and most special diets can be accommodated with advance notice.
Classic Balcony Stateroom
Cabin: 200 sq. ft.
Balcony: 43 sq. ft.
Le Lyrial Stateroom
Deluxe Balcony Stateroom
Cabin: 200 sq. ft.
Balcony: 43 sq. ft.
Le Lyrial Stateroom
Premier Balcony Stateroom
Cabin: 200 sq. ft.
Balcony: 43 sq. ft.
Premier Two-Room Balcony Suite
Cabin: 388 sq. ft.
Balcony: 86 sq. ft.
Prestige Balcony Suite
Cabin: 291 sq. ft.
Balcony: 65 sq. ft.
Le Lyrial Premier Suite
Privilege Two-Room Balcony Suite
Cabin: 388 sq. ft.
Balcony: 86 sq. ft.
Grand Deluxe Two-Room Balcony Suite
Cabin: 484 sq. ft.
Balcony: 108 sq. ft.
Prestige Stateroom
Grand Privilege Three-Room Balcony Suite
Cabin: 581 sq. ft.
Balcony: 129 sq. ft.
Le Lyrial Stateroom
Cabin: 581 sq. ft.
Balcony: 129 sq. ft.
Le Lyrial Deck Plan
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The trip might have been the absolute best of our lifetime (thus far). We particularly want to commend our guide Peter in the Guilin area-he was so incredibly attentive, energetic, enthusiastic-and absolutely dedicated to ensuring that our meals were 100% vegetarian.
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