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Le Commandant-Charcot

Le Commandant-Charcot is the first electric hybrid icebreaker cruise ship powered by liquefied natural gas. Envisioned to sail to the very heart of the ice, on seas and oceans rendered inaccessible by sea ice during the entire year to ordinary ships.
SHIP TYPE
Expedition Cruise Ship
PASSENGERS
245
CREW
215
LAUNCHED
2020
REFURBISHED
N/A

Le Commandant-Charcot Cruises View all Choose from 30 holidays cruising on board the Le Commandant-Charcot

21 Days Paris to Seattle

Operator: Ponant

From 67,207
Save 1,340

14 Days Paris to Bergen

Operator: Ponant

From 19,984
Save 386

16 Days Paris to Reykjavik

Operator: Ponant

From 32,894
Save 646

11 Days Reykjavik to Reykjavik

Operator: Ponant

From 25,671
Save 509

Life on Board Le Commandant-Charcot What can you expect when cruising on board Le Commandant-Charcot

Le Commandant Charcot
Le Commandant Charcot

Le Commandant Charcot offers guests small ship luxury expeditions with unique hybrid powered clean technology. Read more

Ocean Facing Staterooms and Suites
Ocean Facing Staterooms and Suites

Choose your home away from home from 135 elegantly appointed outward facing staterooms and suites. Read more

Ponant Wellness and Fitness
Ponant Wellness and Fitness

From the indoor heated pool to the Snow Room and Fitness Centre, relax and rejuvenate as you cruise. Read more

The Lounge Life
The Lounge Life

Combining space for events and cosy corners you will enjoy the social ambience in the luxury lounge. Read more

Built for Polar Expeditions
Built for Polar Expeditions

Built for the environment, you will leave no trace when you break the ice on a polar expedition. Read more

Renowned French Service
Renowned French Service

The French crew will welcome you aboard and ensure your comfort and wellbeing is paramount throughout your voyage. Read more

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Deck Plans

Deck 5
PR6
Prestige Stateroom
PV6
Deluxe Suite
VS6
Grand Prestige Suite
DU
Duplex Suite
Deck 6
PR7
Prestige Stateroom
PV7
Deluxe Suite
PS7
Grand Prestige Suite
Deck 7
PR8
Prestige Stateroom
DU
Owner's Suite
PV8
Deluxe Suite
PS8
Grand Prestige Suite
VS8
Privilege Suite
Deck 8
Deck 9

Cabins

Balcony

Prestige Stateroom

A king-size bed (180 x 200 cm) or two single beds (90 x 200 cm), bathroom with shower, a panoramic sliding bay window and a 5 m² glazed private balcony. Services and amenities include 24-hour room service, inclusive Wifi internet access, individually-controlled air conditioning, dressing room with shelves and closet, dressing table and hairdryer, Dyptique Paris top-of-the-line bath products, minibar, Nespresso coffee maker, safe, direct line telephone, Bose Bluetooth speaker, Flat screen TV with international channels and videos on demand.

Suite

Owner's Suite

The Suite de l’Armateur (Shipowner's Suite) includes private return transfer, priority boarding, Champagne and fruit basket upon arrival, butler service, and an assortment of sweet or savoury canapés and a basket of fruit every day. Your suite incorporates a bedroom with king-size bed (180 x 200 cm) or two single beds (90 x 200 cm), living room with armchairs, two sofa beds, steam fireplace, and second TV, desk and bookcase, minibar with RIEDEL crystal glasses, Samsung tablet connected to Wi-Fi, a bathroom with shower and balneo bathtub and a one-hour spa treatment per person (for 2 people) in the well-being space, chosen from the facial and body treatments on offer. Your suite also incorporates a private 186 m² terrace: outdoor lounge with deckchairs, hot tub, two sofas, and dining table, two panoramic sliding bay windows with two pairs of Swarvoski CL Companion 10 x 30 binoculars and a Swarovski Optik ST VISTA telescope to take in the views.

Suite

Prestige Suite

A lounge with sofa, armchair, TV and sliding courtesy door, king-size bed (180 x 200 cm) or two single beds (90 x 200 cm), two bathrooms with shower, two panoramic sliding bay windows and a 10 m² glazed private balcony. Services and amenities include 24-hour room service, inclusive Wifi internet access, individually-controlled air conditioning, dressing room with shelves and closet, dressing table and hairdryer, Dyptique Paris top-of-the-line bath products, minibar, Nespresso coffee maker, safe, direct line telephone, Bose Bluetooth speaker, Flat screen TV with international channels and videos on demand.

Suite

Deluxe Suite

A lounge area with chaise longue and two armchairs, king-size bed (180 x 200 cm) or two single beds (90 x 200 cm), bathroom with shower, a panoramic sliding bay window and 5 m² glazed private balcony. Services and amenities include 24-hour room service, inclusive Wifi internet access, individually-controlled air conditioning, dressing room with shelves and closet, dressing table and hairdryer, Dyptique Paris top-of-the-line bath products, minibar, Nespresso coffee maker, safe, direct line telephone, Bose Bluetooth speaker, Flat screen TV with international channels and videos on demand.

Suite

Grand Prestige Suite

Priority boarding, Champagne and fruit basket upon arrival, butler service, and an assortment of sweet or savoury canapés and fruit basket every day. Your suite includes a lounge area with chaise longue and second TV a bedroom with king-size bed (180 x 200 cm) or two single beds (90 x 200 cm) and TV, a bathroom with shower and balneo bathtub. Your suite incorporates a panoramic sliding bay window and 5 m² glazed private balcony.

Suite

Privilege Suite

Priority boarding, Champagne and fruit basket upon arrival, butler service, and an assortment of sweet or savoury canapés and fruit basket every day. Your suite includes a lounge area with sofa bed, armchair, and sliding courtesy door, a bedroom with king-size bed (180 x 200 cm) or two single beds (90 x 200 cm) and TV, a bathroom with shower and balneo bathtub. Your suite incorporates two panoramic sliding doors and rectangular porthole with a 12.5 m² glazed private balcony.

Suite

Duplex Suite

Private return transfer, priority boarding, Champagne and fruit basket upon arrival, butler service, and an assortment of sweet or savoury canapés and a basket of fruit every day. Your suite includes a lounge with armchairs, sofa bed, steam fireplace and TV, dining room with a 6-seater table, minibar with RIEDEL crystal glasses, Samsung tablet connected to Wi-Fi, a bedroom with king-size bed (180 x 200 cm) or two single beds (90 x 200 cm) and TV, a bathroom with shower and balneo bathtub. Your suite incorporates five panoramic windows and a glazed panoramic swing door, private 26 m² terrace: outdoor lounge with sofa, armchairs and jacuzzi.

Le Commandant-Charcot Cruise Schedule All 30 cruise sailings by departure date on board Le Commandant-Charcot

Starts Days Name Itinerary From
Tuesday
25 Jun 2024
17 In the Ice of the Arctic, from Greenland to Svalbard Reykjavik to Paris 47,910
Friday
26 Jul 2024
17 The Geographic North Pole & Scoresby Sound Paris to Reykjavik 67,610
Monday
12 Aug 2024
25 The Northwest Passage Reykjavik to Seattle 66,080
Friday
06 Sep 2024
21 Transarctic, the Quest for the two North Poles Seattle to Paris 63,760
Saturday
12 Oct 2024
6 Ocean Voyage: Reykjavík-Tromso Reykjavik to Tromso 5,380
Thursday
07 Nov 2024
14 Autumn Splendours: From Lofoten to the Norwegian Fjords Paris to Bergen 20,370
Wednesday
20 Nov 2024
6 Ocean Voyage: Bergen - Helsinki Bergen to Helsinki 5,380
Monday
02 Dec 2024
10 Scandinavian Wonderland & Christmas Markets Helsinki to Helsinki 14,400
Wednesday
11 Dec 2024
10 Scandinavian Wonderland & Christmas Markets Helsinki to Helsinki 14,120
Friday
20 Dec 2024
9 Christmas Magic with Renaud Capucon Helsinki to Paris 19,560
Saturday
28 Dec 2024
9 Musical New Year in the Gulf of Bothnia Paris to Helsinki 18,420
Sunday
05 Jan 2025
12 Ocean Voyage : Helsinki- Saint-Pierre and Miquelon Helsinki to Saint Pierre Island 12,090
Thursday
06 Mar 2025
16 From the St Lawrence to Greenland, the Last Moments of Winter Montreal to Reykjavik 33,660
Saturday
05 Apr 2025
13 Encounter with the High Arctics Last Guardians Paris to Paris 31,210
Thursday
17 Apr 2025
16 Disko Bay: Meeting the Inuit & Discovering the Unknown Paris to Reykjavik 33,540
Sunday
04 May 2025
11 Inuit Spring of Ammassalik Reykjavik to Reykjavik 26,180
Wednesday
14 May 2025
11 Inuit Spring of Ammassalik Reykjavik to Reykjavik 26,180
Saturday
24 May 2025
15 Northeast Greenland's unexplored Sea Ice Reykjavik to Reykjavik 36,650
Saturday
07 Jun 2025
15 Northeast Greenland's unexplored Sea Ice Reykjavik to Reykjavik 34,280
Saturday
21 Jun 2025
17 In the Ice of the Arctic, from Greenland to Svalbard Reykjavik to Paris 45,150
Tuesday
22 Jul 2025
16 The Geographic North Pole Paris to Paris 62,081
Wednesday
06 Aug 2025
16 The Geographic North Pole Paris to Paris 62,081
Thursday
21 Aug 2025
16 The Geographic North Pole Paris to Paris 54,851
Friday
05 Sep 2025
21 Transarctic, the Quest for the Two North Poles Paris to Seattle 68,547
Thursday
30 Oct 2025
14 The Emperor Penguins of Weddell Sea Santiago to Santiago 39,400
Tuesday
11 Nov 2025
14 The Emperor Penguins of Weddell Sea Santiago to Santiago 40,770
Sunday
23 Nov 2025
14 The Emperor Penguins of Weddell Sea Santiago to Santiago 38,700
Friday
05 Dec 2025
16 In the Wake of Jean-Baptiste Charcot Santiago to Santiago 35,970
Friday
02 Jan 2026
16 In the Wake of Jean-Baptiste Charcot Santiago to Santiago 35,970
Tuesday
17 Feb 2026
29 Unexplored East Antarctica & French Southern Lands Hobart to Cape Town 68,730
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Cabin images are sourced from Ponant. These should be treated as indicative only. Cabin inclusions, upholsteries and room layout may differ to the image(s) shown depending on sailing dates.