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Le Bougainville
First launched
2019
First launched
Passengers
184
Passengers
Ports Visited
65
Ports visited
Cruises from $367 per day
$367
From Price per day
Total Gross Tonnage of Le Bougainville
9,976
Gross Tonnage

Le Bougainville Cruises

Le Bougainville sails under the French flag. Named after famous French explorers, these sleek five-star luxury vessels will have the finest equipment for safety and stability.The ships are designed to venture into Polar regions and remote ports that allow passage to small ships, with a shallow 4.6m draught. The ship’s cuisine will be emphatically French, offering menus in partnership with Ducasse Conseil, a company from famed chef Alain Ducasse.

Ship Specification

Maiden voyage: 2019
Number of decks: 6
Tonnage: 9976
Cabins: 90
Passengers: 184
Number of crew: 110
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Onboard Experience

  • Dining

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    • Dining on the Le Bougainville

    The interior dining area is located on Deck 3, and seats 70. Here you will savor French gastronomy, serving grilled meats daily, along with a variety of salads and desserts. At the aft of Deck 4 you will find a 260 sq.m. panoramic restaurant that can accommodate all 184 guests in one sitting. Designed differently to that on the other Ponant ships, this dining area, which opens to an al fresco area, will offer a buffet of salads, desserts and cheeses.

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    The attentive crew will provide à la carte service for hot meals. Dine-in room service is available from breakfast and throughout the day.

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  • Bars

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    Teas, coffees and pastries are always on hand, and all drinks are complimentary (top wines and spirits are extra). The stylish lounges and bars are pleasant centres to relax on a sea day. There’s a unique Blue Eye underwater lounge, with three underwater cameras that project screen images, as well as two underwater portholes that let you view directly what’s there beneath the water line, as you recline and view life underwater, listen also to the subaquatic sounds pickup up by aquaphone.

  • Entertainment

    • Entertainment on the Le Bougainville
    • Entertainment on the Le Bougainville

    The main theatre seats 188, comes equipped with the latest sound and lighting technology, and an LED wall as the stage backdrop for the projection of high-resolution images and videos. Presentations by naturalists, lecturers, experienced guides and specialists are delivered in the large main lounge.

  • Activities

    • Activities on the Le Bougainville
    • Activities on the Le Bougainville
    • Activities on the Le Bougainville
    • Activities on the Le Bougainville

    On expedition cruises your on-shore activities will be exceptional, the ship provides all necessary adventure equipment, and advises you on personal health and dress requirements in preparation for the cruise.

  • Health & Fitness

    • Fitness on the Le Bougainville

    The ship has salon facilities in association with the French beauty house SOTHYS of Paris. And the fitness rooms have panoramic ocean views while you keep in shape.

  • Kids

    All ships have a special area for children onboard known as the Le Kids Club. Books, television, board games and consoles (PS4 or Wii™) are all provided to keep younger guests entertained.

  • Inclusions

    • Afternoon tea service
    • All main meals on-board
    • Butler service (Suites)
    • Captain's welcome champagne
    • Coffee, tea & pastries 24 hrs
    • Cruise Director & bilingual staff
    • Gourmet dining with fine wines
    • In-cabin breakfast at no charge
    • Internet access & Wi-Fi (common areas, cabins)
    • Ironing/laundry service (pay)
    • Lectures by guest experts
    • Main lounge – live music
    • Onboard newsletter
    • Open bar & cabin minibar (from May 2015)
    • Open seating for dining
    • Satellite phone in cabin
    • Ship-shore-ship transfers
    • Single sitting, open-seated dining
    • Under 13 sharing cabin with parents travel free (pay port dues)
    • Use of ship facilities - indoor & outdoor
    • Water sports equipment & marina platform

Destination & Ports

Visited Ports

Cabins

All cabins have private balconies, air conditioning, two twins that can be pushed together to form a king-sized bed, shower, complimentary mini-bar, flat-screen television with satellite and video on demand, a desk with stationery, iPod, safe, hair dryer, bathrobes and fine French bath products. Staterooms will be brand new, reflecting contemporary French design. Seventy-nine of the staterooms are for two guests, at 19 sq.m. with 4 sq.m. balcony and shower. Five De Luxe Suites for up to 3 guests are larger at 27 sq.m. Four Privilege Suites are larger again at 32 sq.m. and cater for four guests.

The largest suites, at 45 sq.m., are the three Grand De Luxe Suites and the one Owner’s Suite. All of these have 30 sq.m. balconies on deck 6 overlooking the wake of the ship. The Grand Deluxe and Privilege Suites have a bathtub instead of a shower. Note that all of the suites have a butler service. Meals come with room service to every stateroom throughout the day, and are complimentary. Many staterooms can be linked. There are two wheelchair accessible staterooms, though guests with limited mobility would do well to read up on the company’s advice and requirements.)

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  • Balcony

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    Cabin Types

    PR6, PR5, PR4, DEL

    Average Cabin Size – 19.0 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 4.0 m2

    Area: 19 msup2;. Capacity: 2 passengers per cabin. Balcony size: 4 msup2;. Cabin features: Individually-controlled air-conditioning. King-size bed or twin beds. Shower. Minibar. Flat screen. Satellite TV. Desk with stationery. Ipod(TM) 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 (fee may apply).

  • Deluxe Suite

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    Cabin Types

    PS6, PS5, GD6, GD5, DS6, DS5, DS4, DS3

    Average Cabin Size – 0 m2

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    Area: 38 msup2;. Capacity: up to 2 passengers per cabin. Balcony size: 8 msup2;. Cabin features: Individually-controlled air-conditioning. King-size bed or twin beds. Shower. Minibar. Flat screen. Satellite TV. Desk with stationery. Ipod(TM) 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 (fee may apply).

  • Privilege Suite

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    Cabin Types

    SA, PV6, PV5

    Average Cabin Size – 45.0 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 30.0 m2

    Area: 45 msup2;. Capacity: 2 passengers per cabin. Balcony size: 30 msup2;. Cabin features: Individually-controlled air-conditioning. King-size bed or twin beds. Shower. Minibar. Flat screen. Satellite TV. Desk with stationery. Ipod(TM) 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 (fee may apply).

Deck Plans for Le Bougainville

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Le Bougainville Cruise Calendar

Date Title Departs Prices From
17 Jun 2024 The Artistic Adriatic And The Pinault Collection - Palazzo Grassi Valletta $0
09 Jul 2024 Landscapes And Cultures Of The Adriatic Venice $0
16 Jul 2024 Cruising The Dalmatian Coast And The Ionian Sea: Athens To Venice - With Smithsonian Journeys Venice $10180
23 Jul 2024 Islands And Cities Of The Mediterranean Athens $7610
30 Jul 2024 Malta, Italian Shores And Isle Of Beauty Valletta $9340
09 Aug 2024 Malta, Italian Shores And Isle Of Beauty Nice $23860
19 Aug 2024 Malta, Italian Shores And Isle Of Beauty Valletta $10360
29 Aug 2024 Malta, Italian Shores And Isle Of Beauty Nice $9340
08 Sep 2024 Ancient Wonders And Culinary Delights: Cruising Southern Italy And Sicily - With Smithsonian Journey Valletta $12980
23 Nov 2024 Musical Odyssey In The Middle East Dubai $13040
03 Dec 2024 Oriental Wonders & Civilisations Muscat $12400
13 Dec 2024 Oriental Wonders & Civilisations Doha $11120
23 Dec 2024 Oriental Wonders & Civilisations Muscat $12340
02 Jan 2025 Desert & Cities Of The Persian Gulf Dubai $7390
09 Jan 2025 Dubai $10730
16 Jan 2025 Dubai $10110
24 Jan 2025 Muscat $2570
31 Jan 2025 Zanzibar, Aldabra & The Treasures Of The Indian Ocean Mahe Island $11180
12 Feb 2025 Zanzibar, Aldabra & The Treasures Of The Indian Ocean Zanzibar $13160
24 Feb 2025 Zanzibar, Aldabra & The Treasures Of The Indian Ocean Mahe Island $11870
10 May 2025 Nice $12180
26 May 2025 Nice $11130
02 Jun 2025 Valletta $10260
28 Jun 2025 Jewels Of The Italian Riviera Nice $11660
22 Jul 2025 Natural Wonders And Cultural Jewels Of Dalmatia Venice $7260
05 Aug 2025 Venice $7400
13 Aug 2025 From Malta To The Adriatic Coast Valletta $7400
21 Aug 2025 From Malta To The Adriatic Coast Venice $7400
29 Aug 2025 Valletta $10260
18 Oct 2025 Ancient Jewels Of The Mediterranean Valletta $6470

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