Hailing as the world’s first hybrid luxury polar exploration vessel, the Le Commandant Charcot combines the top tier of luxury with sustainable development at the heart of the design. Equipped with 135 luxury staterooms featuring elegant and warm stone, wood and leather detailing’s to reflect the natural environment that the ship will be sailing in, the Le Commandant Charcot is setting a new level for opulence in the polar regions. Guests are spoilt for choice when it comes to places to relax and unwind on-board with an abundance of social areas to choose from ranging from two pools (indoor and outdoor), a beauty corner, theater, three different lounges, multiple reception areas and different restaurants to choose from.
What makes the Le Commandant Charcot so special is her ice-breaking capabilities allowing her to travel to the furthermost, remote reaches of the globe whilst still experiencing unprecedented luxury. Electricity integrates with engines running on Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) exceeding the current applicable environmental regulations with the capability of hybrid electric mode which produces zero emissions. There will be on board recycling of waste and an advanced wastewater treatment along with waste heat recovery systems in place. There will also be a scientific laboratory on-board equipped to study the ecosystems and biodiversity of the polar settings that you are exploring.
Please Note: The Le Commandant Charcot is currently under construction so all images are renders.
Book early for the best fares and availability. The fares are structured to reward guests who book early with the best possible fare and the privilege of being able to select their desired suite when the best inventory is available. Prices change depending on the occupancy of the ship which is why they are not displayed here. Please contact us for an accurate quote on your desired cabin. Prices are based on double-occupancy. Availability of all suite categories cannot be guaranteed. Fares for single guests are available upon request. Prices may be changed at anytime due to availability. Current prices are correct as at 5 March 2020.
All prices are in AUD$. Prices below are indicative of special offers, of upto 30% and are per person on a twin share basis. Please call to check availability and to confirm the price at time of enquiry.
Complementary Transfer Package – before your cruise commences a complementary transfer package is available which includes 1 night accommodation in Santiago, Chile before the cruise as well as return charter flights from Santiago to Ushuaia.
*Note: Package can be withdrawn or amended at any time, more details here.
|Cruise Itinerary||Start Date||End Date||Days||Starts/Ends||Prestige Stateroom Deck 6||Prestige Stateroom Deck 7||Prestige Stateroom Deck 8||Privilege Stateroom Deck 6||Privilege Stateroom Deck 7||Privilege Stateroom Deck 8||Prestige Suite Deck 7||Prestige Suite Deck 8||Privilege Suite||Duplex Suite||Owner's Suite|
|The Emperor Penguins of Bellingshausen Sea||1 Nov 2021||19 Nov 2021||19||Puerto Montt / Ushuaia||On Request||On Request||On Request||On Request||$53,480||$55,430||On Request||On Request||On Request||$107,920||On Request|
|Expedition to Charcot & Peter I Island||19 Nov 2021||3 Dec 2021||15||Ushuaia||$23,020||$23,430||$23,830||$28,040||$29,050||$30,040||$38,080||$39,090||$41,090||$57,140||On Request|
|The Weddell Sea & Larsen Ice Shelf||3 Dec 2021||14 Dec 2021||12||Ushuaia||$19,520||$19,860||$20,180||$23,680||$24,520||$25,350||$32,000||$32,830||$34,490||$47,800||On Request|
|Expedition to Charcot & Peter I Island||14 Dec 2021||28 Dec 2021||15||Ushuaia||$23,020||$23,430||$23,830||$28,040||$29,050||$30,040||$38,080||$39,090||$41,090||$57,140||On Request|
|The Weddell Sea & Larsen Ice Shelf||28 Dec 2021||8 Jan 2022||12||Ushuaia||$21,190||$21,550||$21,920||$25,760||$26,680||$27,590||$34,910||$35,820||$37,650||$52,280||On Request|
|Expedition to Charcot & Peter I Island - With National Geographic||8 Jan 2022||22 Jan 2022||15||Ushuaia||$26,040||$26,490||$26,950||$31,810||$32,950||$34,110||$43,340||$44,490||$46,810||$65,260||$104,830|
|The Weddell Sea & Larsen Ice Shelf - with National Geographic||22 Jan 2022||2 Feb 2022||12||Ushuaia||$22,020||$22,400||$22,780||$26,800||$27,750||$28,710||$36,360||$37,320||$39,230||$54,540||$87,330|
|Expedition to Charcot & Peter I Island||2 Feb 2022||16 Feb 2022||15||Ushuaia||On Request||$23,430||$23,830||$28,040||$29,050||$30,040||$38,080||$39,090||$41,090||$57,140||On Request|
|The Ross Sea||16 Feb 2022||12 Mar 2022||25||Ushuaia||On Request||$44,160||$44,960||$53,440||$55,450||$57,470||$73,600||$75,610||$79,640||$111,900||On Request|
|The Weddell Sea & Larsen Ice Shelf||14 Mar 2022||25 Mar 2022||12||Ushuaia||$19,520||$19,860||$20,180||$23,680||$24,520||$25,350||$32,000||$32,830||$34,490||$47,800||$76,290|
|The Weddell Sea & Larsen Ice Shelf||25 Mar 2022||5 Apr 2022||12||Ushuaia||$19,520||$19,860||$20,180||$23,680||$24,520||$25,350||$32,000||$32,830||$34,490||$47,800||$76,290|
|The Weddell Sea & South Sandwich Islands||5 Apr 2022||22 Apr 2022||18||Ushuaia / Montevideo||$26,490||$26,980||$27,460||$32,580||$33,790||$35,020||$44,760||$45,980||$48,410||$67,910||On Request|
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The Le Commandant Charcot Prestige Staterooms are located on deck 6, 7 and 8 and can accommodate up to 2 passengers. The room measures 20 square metres with a private balcony of 5 square metres. Each room is equipped with a private bathroom that has a shower with a separate wash closet. There is also a dressing room and sitting area. The features of the Prestige Stateroom is: Individually-controlled air-conditioning, king-size or twin beds, a minibar along with 24 hour room service, flat screen satellite TV, video on demand, IPod docks, a safe, french bath products, dressing table with a hairdryer, direct line telephone, 110V American/220V European electricity and internet access WiFi.
The Le Commandant Charcot Prestige Suites are located on Decks 7 and 8 accommodating up to 4 passengers. The total space of the room is 40 square metres with a private balcony of 10 square metres. The room offers two bathrooms each with their own shower and basin with a separate wash closet. There are two dressing rooms, two entrances to the room and two televisions. The Prestige Suite also features individually-controlled air-conditioning, king-size bed or twin beds, a minibar along with 24 hour room service, video on demand, IPod docks, a safe, french bath products, dressing table with hairdryer, direct line telephone, 110V American/220V European power plugs and internet access WiFi.
The Le Commandant Charcot Privilege Staterooms are located on Deck 6, 7 and 8 and can sleep up to 3 passengers per cabin. They are an accommodating 28 square metres with a private 5 square metre balcony. The private bathroom offers a shower with a separate wash closet. Amenities in the Privilege Staterooms include: individually controlled air-conditioning, either a king-size bed or twin beds, 24 hour room service, a flat screen satellite TV, video on demand, an IPod dock, safe, french bath products, dressing table with a hairdryer, direct line telephone, 110V American/220V European electricity and internet access WiFi.
The Le Commandant Charcot Privilege Suites are located on deck’s 6 and 8 and can sleep up to 4 passengers in each cabin. There is an abundance of space with 48 square metres in the cabin with an addition 12.5 square metre private balcony. In your private bathroom there is a separate shower and balneo bathtub with double basins. The Privilege Suites also have butler service, individually-controlled air-conditioning, a layout of either a king-size bed or twin beds, a minibar along with 24 hour room service, a flat screen satellite TV, video on demand, IPod docks, a safe, french bath products, dressing table with hairdryer, direct line telephone, 110V American/220V European power and internet access Wifi. The Privilege Suites feature a bedroom with a TV, sofa sitting area, two separate wash closets, two dressing rooms and a walk in wardrobe.
The Le Commandant Charcot Duplex Suites sleep up to 4 passengers and measures an impressive 48 square metres across two levels with an additional 26 square metre balcony featuring your own private jacuzzi. As guests in a Duplex Suite you will have such amenities as: a butler service, individually-controlled air-conditioning, king size bed or twin beds, a mini bar along with 24 hour room service, flat screen satellite TV, video on demand, IPod dock, a safe, french bath products, dressing table with hairdryer, direct line telephone, 110V American/220V European power, internet access WiFi. The Duplex Suites feature a comfortable bedroom with a writing desk and mirror which connects to a bathroom with a balneo bathtub with a separate shower and wash closet. Downstairs there is another toilet along with a dining room, sofa and sitting area with a TV and two dressing rooms.
The Le Commandant Charcot Owner’s Suite sleeps up to 2 guests and is situated on Deck 8. The suite measures an impressive 114 square metres with an additional 186 square metre private balcony featuring your very own private jacuzzi. As a guest in the Owner’s Suite you have amenities such as; individually controlled air conditioning, stateroom layout: king-size bed or twin beds, butler service, minibar and 24 hour room service, flat screen satellite TV, video on demand, IPod docks, a safe, french bath products, dressing table with hairdryer, direct line telephone, 110V American/220V European, WiFi access, private bathroom with shower and balneo bathtub, a dressing room with walk in robe, sofa seating area, a dining room and a desk.
177 square metre reception area including: a reception/concierge desk, an expeditions desk, the ship’s administrative services, the sales office manned by the Hospitality and Travel Manager officer, boutique selling clothing, jewelry, beauty products, postcards and various accessories, the image and photo desk.
A 302 square metre main lounge including a 28 square meter cigar lounge, a tea corner and a bar, with live music on selected evening
A 400 square metre panoramic bar and lounge
An open-air Bar
Fitness Room: Elliptic, running machines, bicycles
Beauty Corner: Hairdresser, Massage Rooms, Sauna, Snow Room, Nail Shop
Pool Area: Indoor Pool and Winter Garden (Outdoor Pool)
Theater: Capacity 270-276 – Main show room for conference and live entertainment on selected evenings with State of the Art Audio and Video Technology
Shipboard accommodation in your selected suite category with daily housekeeping
Water resistant expedition parka to keep
Insulated rubber boots to borrow for duration of the voyage
All meals while on the cruise. Continental breakfast, buffet breakfast, buffet lunch, afternoon tea, a three-course dinner and a late-evening snack are served daily.
24 hour room service
Wifi whilst onboard – please note the serice may be slow due to satellite connection and remote location of the cruise.
Open Bar – A wide choice of refreshments such as wine, beer, cocktails, fruit juices and aperitifs are served in each bar and with lunch and dinner. This does not include premium alcoholic drinks.
Mini Bar – the mini bar in your suite is restocked every day and in included in the fare.
Experienced Expedition Leader and professional expedition team of marine biologists, naturalists, historians.
Daily off-ship excursions by Zodiac boat breaking into small groups for shore landings
Guided hikes and walks on shore of various durations for guests of all abilities
Visits to wildlife colonies, historic sites, places of outstanding natural beauty and community visits
Educational presentations and talks by polar experts in their fi eld (ie. marine biologists, naturalists, historians etc). Onboard or on shore.
An emergency trained medical physician onboard every voyage.
Use of onboard facilities
Port fees and all permits to access visited areas
Length: 150 metres
Width: 28 metres
Draught: 10 metres
Ice Class: PC2
Propulsion: LNG & Hybrid Electric
Classification: Bureau Veritas
Crew Members: 190
Staterooms and Suites: 135 (31 suites)