The New Ponant icebreaker is named after Commandant Charcot. The "gentleman of the poles", as the luxury company Ponant calls it, is revolutionizing the way people travel in the Arctic Circle. Both ecological and corresponding to the cruise criteria of the French-speaking company's lovers, the Commandant Charcot has succeeded in the green challenge of Arctic and Antarctic navigation. It is a luxury polar ship at the cutting edge of innovation, paying tribute to Commander Charcot. Once called the Ponant Icebreaker, the Commandant Charcot was christened in July 2018 in Iceland. This outstanding French navigator crossed the Arctic Circle in 1902 and is known for his great expeditions, notably to the Hebrides Islands. The Ponant Icebreaker or Commandant Charcot is a robust icebreaker equipped with all the necessary reinforcements to cope with polar conditions in the Arctic and Antarctic. The Ponant experience offers a more than pleasant journey on an eco-friendly boat, even in severe weather conditions.

The Commandant Charcot is 28 meters wide and 150 meters long. An innovative icebreaker with 135 cabins including 68 panoramic suites.During summer, Ponant's Commandant Charcot or Icebreaker will sail in the Arctic while it will sail Antarctic in the winter. The service promises to be exceptional, as Ponant does not wish to deviate from its principle of attention and tailor-made service for its customers.

With its innovative and technological Polar Class PC2 hull, the new Ponant icebreaker is proud to have called on the engineering company Aker Arctic, which specializes in icebreaker expeditions and is renowned for its high standards of safety and handling.

 Since the end of 2018, the most impatient and excited travelers were able to book their polar expedition cruise on the Commandant Charcot. CentralCruise and our cruise agents answer all your questions about this exciting cruise experience

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Spitsbergen : Norway, Greenland, Iceland

Itinerary : Longyearbyen, Navigation, Navigation, Navigation, Navigation, Navigation, Navigation, North Pole, Navigation, Navigation, Navigation, Navigation to the ice floes, Scoresby Sound, Ittoqqortoormiit, Navigation, Denmark Strait, Reykjavík

Full board Open Bar Drinks included 24 hour room service 100% French-speaking
  • Leaving from: Longyearbyen Duration : 17 Days
  • Boat : Brise glace : Commandant Charcot
  • Company : Ponant

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26 July 24

26 September 24

Canada, USA & New England : Iceland, Greenland, Canada, Alaska

Itinerary : Reykjavík, Denmark Strait, Denmark Strait, Prince Christian Sound navigation, Augpilatok, Nuuk Godthaab, Navigation, Disco Bay, Navigation, Pond Inlet, Lancaster Sound, Radstock Bay, Beechey Island, North West Passage, North West Passage, North West Passage, Banks Island, Banks Island, Navigation, Navigation, Navigation, Navigation, Mer de Beaufort, Bering Strait, Nome

Full board Open Bar Drinks included 24 hour room service 100% French-speaking
  • Leaving from: Reykjavík Duration : 25 Days
  • Boat : Brise glace : Commandant Charcot
  • Company : Ponant

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12 August 24

12 August 24

Spitsbergen : Alaska, Norway

Itinerary : Nome, Navigation, Navigation, Navigation, Navigation, Navigation, Navigation, Navigation, Navigation, Geomagnetic North Pole, Navigation, North Pole, Navigation, Navigation, Navigation, Natural reserves of the North-East of Svalbard, Detroit d Hinlopen, Soraust-Svalbard Nature Reserve, Hornsund Spitzberg, Isfjorden, Longyearbyen

Full board Open Bar Drinks included 24 hour room service 100% French-speaking
  • Leaving from: Nome Duration : 21 Days
  • Boat : Brise glace : Commandant Charcot
  • Company : Ponant

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6 September 24

6 September 24

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Restaurants Of the boat Brise glace : Commandant Charcot

Ponant's icebreaker Commandant Charcot will delight guests' taste buds with three luxury restaurants. Enjoy your meals in one of the two panoramic restaurants or relax in the Grill restaurant. The sophisticated setting, combined with the friendly atmosphere, will ensure that you can enjoy the finesse of the food served.

Entertainment Of the boat Brise glace : Commandant Charcot

Get ready to experience an absolutely extraordinary luxury expedition cruise aboard the Commandant Charcot! Ponant has been working for years to offer its passengers exceptional cruises in the Arctic and Antarctic. The limits of exploration are pushed back with the Icebreaker, without ever going against nature. Everything is designed to "sail with nature, not against it", from the ship's specifications to the cruise itineraries. The unexplorable is close at hand.

Inside the ice-breaker, activities and high-end entertainment await you, such as a shop, a spa... But your real occupation, the heart of your desires, is outside! Why stay indoors when you can spend time, accompanied by experts, discovering the polar nature? You can spend hours observing the fauna and flora of these isolated regions, taking photos. And for even closer inspection, the Commandant Charcot is an innovative icebreaker with 16 zodiacs and two helicopters on board for expeditions of a different level. Take a group zodiac trip for breathtaking memories.

Relaxation and well-being Of the boat Brise glace : Commandant Charcot

The Commandant Charcot combines luxury expedition cruising with wellness! The small fitness center will be waiting for passengers who want to take a break. Cruisers can book a beauty treatment such as a manicure or pedicure, or relax for a massage or treatment. Your Antarctic cruise with Ponant can also be synonymous with total decompression...

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Swimming pool Of the boat Brise glace : Commandant Charcot

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  • Passager

    270
    Passagers

  • Equipage

    190
    Equipage

  • Poids

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  • Largeur

    28 M
    Largeur

  • Longueur

    150 M
    Longueur

  • Vitesse

    15 M
    Vitesse

  • Pont

    5
    Ponts