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Classic Antarctica (Le Boreal)

Enjoy Antarctic Peninsula exploration aboard Le Boréal. Your voyage rates include Buenos Aires to Ushuaia return flights plus four nights at the luxurious Park Hyatt Hotel in Buenos Aires.

15 February, 2020 to 29 February, 2020 Make a booking request for Classic Antarctica (Le Boreal), departing on 15 February, 2020

Prices quoted here are often dependent on currency fluctuations. Please check with (01432 507450 or info@small-cruise-ships.com) for the very latest price, which may well be cheaper than the one advertised here.

Prestige Stateroom - Deck 4 £ 11585 GBP pp
(200 sq.ft. + 43 sq.ft. private balcony) 92 Prestige Staterooms with private balcony. AMENITIES: Individually-controlled air-conditioning, Cabin layout : king-size bed, or twin beds, Bathtub, 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, 24hr room service, Internet access wifi
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Prestige Stateroom - Deck 5 £ 12475 GBP pp
(200 sq.ft. + 43 sq.ft. private balcony) 92 Prestige Staterooms with private balcony. AMENITIES: Individually-controlled air-conditioning, Cabin layout : king-size bed, or twin beds, Bathtub, 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, 24hr room service, Internet access wifi
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Prestige Stateroom - Deck 6 £ 12795 GBP pp
(200 sq.ft. + 43 sq.ft. private balcony) 92 Prestige Staterooms with private balcony. AMENITIES: Individually-controlled air-conditioning, Cabin layout : king-size bed, or twin beds, Bathtub, 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, 24hr room service, Internet access wifi
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Deluxe Suite £ 15765 GBP pp
(290 sq.ft. + 54 sq.ft. private balcony) On the Le France Deck you will find 3 Deluxe Suites with private balcony. AMENITIES: Individually-controlled air-conditioning, Cabin layout : king-size bed, or twin beds, Bathtub, 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, 24hr room service, Internet access wifi, Sofa, Armchair & Pedestal table
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Owner’s suite £ 25435 GBP pp
(484 sq.ft. + 97 sq.ft. private balcony) The Owner's suite is situated on Le France Deck. It has been decorated by French interior designers and will provide you a breathtaking panoramic sea view. AMENITIES: Individually-controlled air-conditioning, Cabin layout : king-size bed, or twin beds, communicating cabins available (Children welcome), Bathtub or 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, 24hr room service, Internet access wifi, Another Flat screen satellite TV, Large bathtub, Sofa, Table with 4 chairs, Armchair & Pedestal table
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Classic Antarctica (Le Boreal) itinerary:

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DAY 1 Arrival, Buenos Aires
On arrival in the Argentinian capital, you’ll be met and transferred to your hotel. After settling in, enjoy Welcome Drinks.
DAY 2 Ushuaia, Embark Ship
Fly to Ushuaia today and board your cruise to the Antarctic Peninsula.
DAY 3 Crossing The Drake Passage
Sail across the Drake Passage, one of the great travel milestones. Learn all about the adventures ahead as you participate in a range of informative, interactive and entertaining presentations on the wildlife, history and geology of Antarctica delivered by your expert Expedition Team.
DAY 4 Crossing The Drake Passage
Your itinerary in Antarctica becomes flexible in order to maximise your discovery of this enchanting world of ice and water. Your Captain will charter a course based on the most exciting sightseeing opportunities available and the most favourable ice and weather conditions.
DAY 5 Antarctic Peninsula
Each day on your cruise, you’ll enjoy morning and afternoon Zodiac rides. Visit penguin rookeries, seal colonies, and keep an eye out for the orcas and humpback and minke whales that frequent these waters.
DAY 6 Antarctic Peninsula
Head to Deception Island, an active volcano and once home to a whaling station. You may also get the opportunity to stop at the Port Lockroy scientific base. From here, you can send a postcard with a rare Antarctic stamp.
DAY 7 Antarctic Peninsula
Continue to explore the wonders of the Antarctic Peninsula.
DAY 8 Antarctic Peninsula
Take advantage of a flexible itinerary as you continue to explore this enchanting world of water and ice.
DAY 9 Antarctic Peninsula
Head to the shores of Deception Island, an active volcano surrounded by distinctive black sand. Once an old whaling station, you will see giant barrels and bleached whale bones here as well as impressive elephant seals lounging along the shore.
DAY 10 Crossing The Drake Passage
On board your ship, share stories with fellow passengers and new-found friends.
DAY 11 Crossing The Drake Passage
Return across the Drake Passage towards the Argentinian city of Ushuaia. Along the way, keep an eye out for the many whales, dolphins and albatross that frequent these waters.
DAY 12 Disembark Ship, Ushuaia, Buenos Aires
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE Take a tour to Tierra del Fuego, South America’s most southern national park. Today, disembark your ship in Ushuaia. Later travel to the airport for your included flight to Buenos Aires. On arrival, you’ll be met and transferred to your hotel.
DAY 13 Buenos Aires
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE Enjoy dinner and a lively tango show. Enjoy a tour of Buenos Aires before visiting the city’s oldest barrio (district). Explore La Boca’s colourful houses and picturesque pedestrian street, the Caminito; drive along one of the widest avenues in the world, Avenida 9 de Julio; pass the parks, gardens and tree-lined streets of Palermo; and visit La Recoleta Cemetery.
DAY 14 Buenos Aires
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing Head to the island town of Tigre and enjoy a cruise over the waterways of the Paraná Delta. Alternatively, explore the extraordinary history of the city’s vibrant street art culture, or take a behind the scenes soccer tour. Today, enjoy your Freedom of Choice Sightseeing inclusions.
DAY 15 Depart Buenos Aires
Your journey ends upon arrival at Buenos Aires airport.
Please Note:
Itineraries are subject to change.

Classic Antarctica (Le Boreal) reverse itinerary:

show main itinerary
Itineraries are subject to change.
Your journey ends upon arrival at Buenos Aires airport.
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing Head to the island town of Tigre and enjoy a cruise over the waterways of the Paraná Delta. Alternatively, explore the extraordinary history of the city’s vibrant street art culture, or take a behind the scenes soccer tour. Today, enjoy your Freedom of Choice Sightseeing inclusions.
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE Enjoy dinner and a lively tango show. Enjoy a tour of Buenos Aires before visiting the city’s oldest barrio (district). Explore La Boca’s colourful houses and picturesque pedestrian street, the Caminito; drive along one of the widest avenues in the world, Avenida 9 de Julio; pass the parks, gardens and tree-lined streets of Palermo; and visit La Recoleta Cemetery.
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE Take a tour to Tierra del Fuego, South America’s most southern national park. Today, disembark your ship in Ushuaia. Later travel to the airport for your included flight to Buenos Aires. On arrival, you’ll be met and transferred to your hotel.
Return across the Drake Passage towards the Argentinian city of Ushuaia. Along the way, keep an eye out for the many whales, dolphins and albatross that frequent these waters.
On board your ship, share stories with fellow passengers and new-found friends.
Head to the shores of Deception Island, an active volcano surrounded by distinctive black sand. Once an old whaling station, you will see giant barrels and bleached whale bones here as well as impressive elephant seals lounging along the shore.
Take advantage of a flexible itinerary as you continue to explore this enchanting world of water and ice.
Continue to explore the wonders of the Antarctic Peninsula.
Head to Deception Island, an active volcano and once home to a whaling station. You may also get the opportunity to stop at the Port Lockroy scientific base. From here, you can send a postcard with a rare Antarctic stamp.
Each day on your cruise, you’ll enjoy morning and afternoon Zodiac rides. Visit penguin rookeries, seal colonies, and keep an eye out for the orcas and humpback and minke whales that frequent these waters.
Your itinerary in Antarctica becomes flexible in order to maximise your discovery of this enchanting world of ice and water. Your Captain will charter a course based on the most exciting sightseeing opportunities available and the most favourable ice and weather conditions.
Sail across the Drake Passage, one of the great travel milestones. Learn all about the adventures ahead as you participate in a range of informative, interactive and entertaining presentations on the wildlife, history and geology of Antarctica delivered by your expert Expedition Team.
Fly to Ushuaia today and board your cruise to the Antarctic Peninsula.
On arrival in the Argentinian capital, you’ll be met and transferred to your hotel. After settling in, enjoy Welcome Drinks.
* = Indicative
Map for Classic Antarctica (Le Boreal)
Le Boreal, the ship servicing Classic Antarctica (Le Boreal)

Le Boreal

Luxury Expedition / Cruise Ship

A superb mega-yacht with 132 cabins, she is the fruit of the expertise of the Italian Fincantieri shipyard and French sophistication, as interpreted by designer Jean-Philippe Nuel. Le Boreal creates a unique atmosphere, a subtle blend of luxury, intimacy and well-being.

The best materials, discreet elegance and a tasteful décor combined with exterior and interior lines to reflect a nautical mood. On board, soothing neutral tones are enlivened by splashes of red, our signature theme linking tradition and innovation to create personal touches in the spirit of a “private yacht”.

Cuisine

Loyal to the great French tradition, the haute cuisine on board is worthy of the finest restaurants, where discreet, attentive service is the hallmark.

Choose from two restaurants for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The Gastronomic Restaurant is situated on Le Liberte Deck and serves you French and international cuisine accompagnied by fine wine. In the Grill Restaurant, you have the opportuniny to eat outside and enjoy buffet lunch and themed dinner.

Life On Board

Whether you want to join other guests in the theatre or games area (Wii™ consoles, etc), or relax on your own in a quiet corner of the library, Le Boreal has been designed to meet the needs of every guest. 

Everything has been done to preserve the independence of each guest to suit their personal tastes: lounges for lectures and shows, a spa in partnership with Carita™, but also more intimate spaces such as the library and internet corner. Comfortable cabins, nearly all with private balcony, are available for families either as triples or as communicating cabins. There is also a games area with Wii™ consoles, children’s menus, and a baby-sitting ser vice. Just as if you were on a private yacht, your time is your own to do as you please.

Fitted with the latest equipment (Kinesis Wall, running machine) and in partnership with the famous Carita™ brand, the Beauty Centre on Le Boreal welcomes you for some relaxation and pampering (beauty treatments, hairdresser, hammam, balneotherapy).

Wheelchairs
3 specially adapted wheelchair cabins (Deck 3 = Superior cabin no. 307, no balcony, Deck 4 = Prestige Cabin no. 407 - with balcony and Deck 5 = Prestige Cabin no 509, with balcony) and lifts to all decks/areas.

Details
Length:  142 metres. Passenger Capacity:  264 (in twin cabins, just 200 in Antarctica). Built:  2011

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Cabin layout for Le Boreal
• Guided Zodiac Excursions. Enjoy exhilarating Zodiac excursions in deep blue waters near spectacular icebergs and up close to penguins and seals.

• Tango In Buenos Aires. Grab a partner and perfect your footwork learning to dance the tango – an expression of culture, lust and patriotism.

• Cruise True South. Reawaken your inner adventurer on an Antarctica expedition cruise, skimming past icebergs to meet curious wildlife.
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