le boreal luxury christmas antarctica cruise

Christmas in Peninsula

  • Overview
    In the company of your family and friends, you will set sail aboard Le Boréal to discover the essential features of the White Continent during an 11-day cruise. 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: 11 days
    Passengers: 200 passengers
    Embarkation Point: Ushuaia, Argentina
    Disembarkation Point: Ushuaia, Argentina
    Physical rating: Soft Adventure
    Fly/Cruise: Mandatory extra flight
    Single Supplement: Unavailable
  • Itinerary
    • Day 1 - Ushuaia; Embarkation Day

      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.

    • Day 2/10 - Christmas in Peninsula

      Enjoy a magical Christmas in the majestic and captivating Antarctic Peninsula!

      In the company of your family and friends, you will set sail aboard Le Boréal to discover the essential features of the White Continent during an 11-day cruise. 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 11 - Ushuaia; Disembarkation

      Disembarkation

    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

    Christmas &/or New Year voyage

    What better place to wake up on Christmas morning and check if Santa has found you in Antarctica! Christmas in Antarctica is extra special and many of our voyages are family friendly.

    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.

    Send a postcard home from Port Lockroy

    This British base, established in 1944, on arrival you will receive a warm accolade both by the volunteers of the UK Antarctic Heritage Trust and the colony of Gentoo penguins that nestles just by the old timber structure. Get small denomination US$ notes to buy a few postcards and send them home with Antarctic stamps from one of the southernmost Post Offices in the world.

  • Inclusions

    Expedition Gear

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

    Charter Flights

    Return charter flights are provided from Buenos Aires to Ushuaia

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

    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.

    Inclusions / Exclusions

    Included in your Expedition

    Not included in your Expedition

  • Map
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  • Gallery
  • 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
Check Voyage Dates, Pricing and Availability
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Superior Stateroom

18 Dec 2017 - 28 Dec 2017
Twin or king beds, with 24hr room service
AUD 13,430pp
AUD 13,430pp

Deluxe Stateroom

18 Dec 2017 - 28 Dec 2017
Twin or king beds, balcony and 24hr room service
AUD 15,550pp
AUD 15,550pp

Prestige Deck 4

18 Dec 2017 - 28 Dec 2017
Twin or king beds, balcony and 24hr room service
AUD 17,130pp
AUD 17,130pp

Prestige Deck 5

18 Dec 2017 - 28 Dec 2017
Twin or king beds, balcony and 24hr room service
AUD 17,870pp
AUD 17,870pp

Prestige Deck 6

18 Dec 2017 - 28 Dec 2017
Twin or king beds, balcony and 24hr room service
AUD 18,650pp
AUD 18,650pp

Deluxe Suite

18 Dec 2017 - 28 Dec 2017
Deluxe Suite with balcony and 24hr room service
AUD 25,010pp
AUD 25,010pp

Prestige Suite Deck 5

18 Dec 2017 - 28 Dec 2017
Separate sitting room, twin or king beds, balcony and 24hr room service
AUD 29,050pp
AUD 29,050pp

Prestige Suite Deck 6

18 Dec 2017 - 28 Dec 2017
Separate sitting room, twin or king beds, balcony and 24hr room service
AUD 30,380pp
AUD 30,380pp

Owner's Suite

18 Dec 2017 - 28 Dec 2017
Opulant suite with panoramic ocean views
AUD 38,800pp
AUD 38,800pp