Antarctica and the Arctic offers an opportunity to experience the world’s most pristine regions at their very best, all from aboard comfortable and sophisticated ‘Le Boreal.’ Whether plying the Southern or Arctic oceans, expect luxurious, all-balcony staterooms and suites on a commanding expedition cruiser’


Limit her capacity to just 199 guests. Fewer passengers in turn allows for more shore excursions each day and staterooms with private balconies for every guest.

Ship Data

  • Overall length: 466 feet
  • Beam: 59 feet
  • Draft: 15.3 feet
  • Average speed: 16 knots
  • Ice class: 1C
  • Passenger decks: 6
  • Passenger capacity: Limited to 199 on A&K cruises
  • Crew: 142 (crew and staff-to-guest ration of 1 to 1.3)
  • Gross tonnage: 10.700 GRT
  • Electric Motors: 2 x 2.3 MW
  • Standards: U SPHS – U.S. Coast Guard’s Rules Comfort Class 1 – “Clean” Ship Certification
  • Flag: French

Emblematic Antarctica