le boreal patagonia and antarctica luxury cruise

From Chile to the Antarctic Peninsula

  • Overview
    An essential stopping point on your Antarctic Expedition, Neko Harbour is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful sites in the Peninsula. Between the snow-covered mountains, the ice and the wildlife, you will be captivated by the magic of this unique site. During your journey, you will discover the polar desert with its grandiose landscapes. You will be able to admire the tabular icebergs whose immense dimensions have always held a deep fascination for the great explorers. Penguins are the veritable emblem of this ice-bound region, living in colonies of many thousands of members. Sailing on the drifting ice floe or waddling over an icy beach, you will be able to watch these unusual animals going about their daily life. Razorback whales, humpback whales, Weddell seals, leopard seals and seabirds: This expanse of polar iridescence is home to many other species that you will encounter during your various excursions.
    Duration: 12 days
    Passengers: 200 passengers
    Embarkation Point: Punta Arenas, Chile
    Disembarkation Point: Ushuaia, Argentina
    Physical rating: Soft Adventure
    Fly/Cruise: Mandatory extra flight
    Single Supplement: Unavailable
  • Itinerary
    • Day 1 - Punta Arenas; Embarkation Day

      Capital of the Magallanes Region and of the Chilean Antarctic, this handsome port city will charm you with its history and traditions. Once inhabited by several indigenous tribes, Punta Arenas has maintained an architectural style that remains true to its heritage. You'll discover the city's countless treasures, starting with the statue of Magellan at the centre of the Plaza Armas, as well as the iconic Palacio Sara Braun. The city's public cemetery, adorned with beautiful gardens, is another must-see during your stopover in this austral capital. Conclude your visit by a stop at the Mirador Cerro la Cruz, a lookout point offering a spectacular panorama of the city's colourful houses.

    • Day 2/11 - From Chile to the Antarctic Peninsula

      Discover the essential features of the White Continent during an 12-day cruise in the Antarctic Peninsula.

      Sailing from Punta Arenas, you will board Le Boréal for an exceptional journey to the heart of this land at the end of the world.An essential stopping point on your Antarctic Expedition, Neko Harbour is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful sites in
      the Peninsula. Between the snow-covered mountains, the ice and the wildlife, you will be captivated by the magic of this unique site.

      During your journey, you will discover the polar desert with its grandiose landscapes. You will be able to admire the tabular icebergs whose immense dimensions have always held a deep fascination for the great explorers.

      Penguins are the veritable emblem of this ice-bound region, living in colonies of many thousands of members. Sailing on the drifting ice floe or waddling over an icy beach, you will be able to watch these unusual animals going about their daily life.

      Razorback whales, humpback whales, Weddell seals, leopard seals and seabirds: This expanse of polar iridescence is home to many other species that you will encounter during your various excursions.

    • Day 12 - Ushuaia; Disembarkation

      Capital of Argentinaメs Tierra del Fuego province, Ushuaia lies in a bay opening into the Beagle Channel at the countryメs southernmost tip. Its colourful houses are framed against towering mountains, snow-capped in winter and summer alike. Downtown, the End of the World Museum showcases Tierra del Fuegoメs natural and indigenous history. A ride on the heritage railway is an exciting excursion into the Tierra del Fuego National Park, while a cruise on Ushuaia Bay is the perfect way to spot ᅠsea lions and Magellanic penguins.

    Please consider that our voyages are expeditionary in nature. This means, that there are no concrete itineraries, your Captain and Expedition Leader will utilise their vast experience to chart the best course for your expedition depending on the climatic and environmental conditions. Mentioned highlights and wildlife cannot be guaranteed.

  • Highlights & Activities

    Experience Patagonia at close range

    Experience Patagonia at close range. Explore the narrow fjords and shallow bays of Fuegian Archipelago discover secluded waterfalls, tidewater glaciers, pristine beaches and rocky shorelines, hike through primeval sub-Polar forest, thousands of penguins, elephant and leopard seals, Andean condors and Caracara falcons.

    An iceberg in your whiskey

    Don’t miss your chance for a whiskey or water refreshed by millenary Antarctic ice. While luxury bars in the world’s top cities can double the menu price for adding glacier ice on your whiskey, here it’s quite at hand. What could better than contemplating the latitude you have reached with a noble drink in hand as your expedition cruise heads back to port.

    Penguins

    Taking centre stage on your Antarctic Peninsula expedition, are the Brushtail penguin species. These photogenic and intriguing species include, Gentoo, Chinstrap and Adelie penguins. The species are in abundance across Peninsula and are always performing.

    On board voyages in our other details you may come across Rockhopper, Macaroni, Magellanic, King and Emperor penguins.

  • Inclusions

    Expedition Gear

    Comfortable expedition boots and a high quality expedition parka, specifically designed for the polar regions.

    Dynamic Cabin Pricing

    Cabin prices on board this vessel are dynamic, that is the cabin pricing fluctuates with changes in bookings and exchange rates. Cabin prices below are not guaranteed and are subject to change and availability at the operators discretion. Please feel free to contact us for the most accurate pricing on this voyage.

    Charter Flights

    Charter flights are provided from Santiago - Punta Arenas / Ushuaia to Buenos Aires.

    Flight number and time schedule are to be advised about 30 days prior to departure.

    Inclusions / Exclusions

    Included in your Expedition

    Not included in your Expedition

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  • Vessel

    LE BOREAL

    Like her sisterships, Le Boréal embodies the subtle alliance between luxury, intimacy and wellbeing. The elegance of her exterior and interior lines and her intimate size (only 132 staterooms and suites) make this a rare and innovative yacht on the cruise market. Interior Design Superior materials, discreet elegance and a tasteful décor reflect a nautical mood subtly revisited. Aboard, soothing neutral grey 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”.

    Features & Facilities
    • Luxury accommodation
    • Open air bar
    • Sun deck
    • Pool
    • Internet
    • Library
    • Panoramic Lounge
    • Panoramic Terrace
    • Gym
    • Spa
    • Hairdresser
    • Leisure area
    • Theatre
    • Games area
    • Medical centre
    Key Facts
    Luxury star rating: 5
    Guests #: 200
    Crew #: 139
    Ice Class: 1C
    Speed: 16
    Refurbished:
    Technical Specs
    Year built:
    Length: 142m
    Width: 18
    Draft:
    Tonnage: 10944
    Registry: France
    Elec Outlets: 220V / 2 Round Pin
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Superior Stateroom

17 Nov 2017 - 28 Nov 2017
Twin or king beds, with 24hr room service
AUD 14,790pp
AUD 14,790pp

Deluxe Stateroom

17 Nov 2017 - 28 Nov 2017
Twin or king beds, balcony and 24hr room service
AUD 17,100pp
AUD 17,100pp

Prestige Deck 4

17 Nov 2017 - 28 Nov 2017
Twin or king beds, balcony and 24hr room service
AUD 18,850pp
AUD 18,850pp

Prestige Deck 5

17 Nov 2017 - 28 Nov 2017
Twin or king beds, balcony and 24hr room service
AUD 19,670pp
AUD 19,670pp

Prestige Deck 6

17 Nov 2017 - 28 Nov 2017
Twin or king beds, balcony and 24hr room service
AUD 20,510pp
AUD 20,510pp

Deluxe Suite

17 Nov 2017 - 28 Nov 2017
Deluxe Suite with balcony and 24hr room service
AUD 27,520pp
AUD 27,520pp

Prestige Suite Deck 5

17 Nov 2017 - 28 Nov 2017
Separate sitting room, twin or king beds, balcony and 24hr room service
AUD 31,960pp
AUD 31,960pp

Prestige Suite Deck 6

17 Nov 2017 - 28 Nov 2017
Separate sitting room, twin or king beds, balcony and 24hr room service
AUD 33,430pp
AUD 33,430pp

Owner's Suite

17 Nov 2017 - 28 Nov 2017
Opulant suite with panoramic ocean views
AUD 42,690pp
AUD 42,690pp