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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
Small Cruise Ship
PASSENGERS
270
CREW
190
LAUNCHED
2020
REFURBISHED
N/A

Le Commandant-Charcot Cruises View all Choose from 29 holidays cruising on board the Le Commandant-Charcot

27 Days Lyttelton to Santiago

Operator: Ponant

From 56,810

30 Days Santiago to Lyttelton

Operator: Ponant

From 66,300

13 Days Reykjavik to Reykjavik

Operator: Ponant

From 29,100

13 Days Santiago to Santiago

Operator: Ponant

From 24,540

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

Cabins

Balcony

Prestige Stateroom

Prestige Staterooms offer a spectacular view for a memorable holiday. Two twin beds that convert to a King bed and a private balcony. Stateroom: 215 sq. ft. or 20 sq. m. Balcony: 53 sq. ft. or 5 sq. m.

Balcony

Privilege Stateroom

Privilege Staterooms offer a spectacular view for a memorable holiday. Two twin beds that convert to a King bed, a daybed and a private balcony. Stateroom: 301 sq. ft. or 28 sq. m. Balcony: 53 sq. ft. or 5 sq. m.

Suite

Duplex Suite

Duplex Suites offer a spectacular view for a memorable holiday, featuring two floors. Separate bedroom with two twin beds that convert to a King bed, dining and tv area, private terrace and jacuzzi. Suite: 1011 sq. ft. or 94 sq. m. Balcony: 279 sq. ft. or 26 sq. m.

Suite

Owner's Suite

The Owner's Suite features a spacious private terrace with a Jacuzzi and sunbeds, offering spectacular views for a memorable holiday. Separate bedroom with two twin beds that convert to a King bed, dressing room, Balneo Bathtub, dining and tv area. Suite: 1237 sq. ft. or 115 sq. m. Balcony: 2002 sq. ft. or 118 sq. m.

Suite

Prestige Suite

Prestige Suites offer twice the space and amenities when compared to the Prestige Stateroom. Two twin beds that convert to a King bed, two showers, a daybed and a private balcony. Stateroom: 430 sq. ft. or 40 sq. m. Balcony: 107 sq. ft. or 10 sq. m.

Suite

Privilege Suite

Privilege Suites offer a spacious living area and spectacular views. Two twin beds that convert to a King bed, shower with bathtub, a sofa and a private balcony. Stateroom: 516 sq. ft. or 48 sq. m. Balcony: 134.5 sq. ft. or 12.5 sq. m.

Le Commandant-Charcot Cruise Schedule All 29 cruise sailings by departure date on board Le Commandant-Charcot

Starts Days Name Itinerary From
Thursday
08 Dec 2022
13 The Weddell Sea & Larsen Ice Shelf Santiago to Santiago
24,540
Monday
16 Jan 2023
30 Unexplored Antarctica between Two Continents Santiago to Lyttelton
63,310
Tuesday
14 Feb 2023
27 From Dumont d'Urville to Mawson: Retracing Heroic Age Expeditions Lyttelton to Santiago
58,040
Saturday
11 Mar 2023
19 In The Footsteps of Shackleton and The Endurance Santiago to Montevideo
36,230
Monday
01 May 2023
5 Ocean Voyage Brest to Reykjavik
4,060
Friday
05 May 2023
11 Inuit spring of Ammassalik Reykjavik to Reykjavik
24,160
Monday
15 May 2023
11 Inuit spring of Ammassalik Reykjavik to Reykjavik
24,160
Thursday
25 May 2023
15 Exploring the Northeast Greenland National Park Reykjavik to Reykjavik
31,780
Thursday
08 Jun 2023
15 Exploring the Northeast Greenland National Park Reykjavik to Reykjavik
30,200
Thursday
22 Jun 2023
19 In the ice of the Arctic, from Greenland to Svalbard Reykjavik to Longyearbyen
42,870
Monday
10 Jul 2023
18 The Geographic North Pole Paris to Paris
56,000
Thursday
27 Jul 2023
16 The Geographic North Pole Paris to Paris
51,740
Friday
11 Aug 2023
16 The Geographic North Pole Paris to Paris
47,750
Saturday
26 Aug 2023
16 The Geographic North Pole Paris to Reykjavik
48,910
Monday
11 Sep 2023
25 The Northwest Passage Reykjavik to Seattle
60,970
Thursday
02 Nov 2023
16 The Emperor Penguins of Weddell Sea Santiago to Santiago
36,469
Thursday
16 Nov 2023
14 The Emperor Penguins of Weddell Sea Santiago to Santiago
30,740
Tuesday
28 Nov 2023
16 In The Wake Of Jean-Baptiste Charcot Santiago to Santiago
32,809
Tuesday
12 Dec 2023
16 In The Wake Of Jean-Baptiste Charcot Santiago to Santiago
32,809
Sunday
07 Jan 2024
30 Unexplored Antarctica Between Two Continents Santiago to Lyttelton
66,300
Tuesday
06 Feb 2024
27 From Dumont d'Urville to Mawson: Retracing Heroic Age Expeditions Lyttelton to Santiago
56,810
Tuesday
16 Apr 2024
11 Inuit spring of Ammassalik Reykjavik to Reykjavik
24,240
Friday
26 Apr 2024
11 Inuit spring of Ammassalik Reykjavik to Reykjavik
24,240
Monday
06 May 2024
11 Inuit spring of Ammassalik Reykjavik to Reykjavik
24,240
Thursday
16 May 2024
13 Inuit Spring at the Edge of Scoresby Sund Reykjavik to Reykjavik
29,100
Tuesday
28 May 2024
15 Northeast Greenland's Unexplored Sea Ice Reykjavik to Reykjavik
33,940
Tuesday
11 Jun 2024
15 Northeast Greenland's Unexplored Sea Ice Reykjavik to Reykjavik
33,940
Tuesday
25 Jun 2024
17 In the Ice of the Arctic, from Greenland to Svalbard Reykjavik to Paris
42,690
Thursday
11 Jul 2024
16 The Geographic North Pole Paris to Paris
56,770
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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.

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