Le Boreal for Kids

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Why Choose Le Boreal?

  • Pro: Multiple dining venues, lots of balcony cabins and regular wildlife sightings
  • Con: Limited evening entertainment
  • Bottom Line: : An upscale cruise experience in adventurous surroundings

Le Boreal for Families

Le Boreal is not especially aimed at families but does carry children and makes them welcome. There's no structured kids entertainment or activities; French families tend to do everything together, including eating dinner, and all the children on my cruise seemed sophisticated and well-behaved. Kids menus are available on request, but there was plenty on the buffet or menu in any case that would appeal to kids -- pasta and omelets, for example, and ice cream every day. The waiters were generally very sweet with the children. A small children's playroom was unsupervised but had a good stock of games and toys, and we often noticed small children playing quietly in there. In the Karikal Lounge, a giant screen with Wii kept the teens amused. In-cabin baby-sitting is sometimes available on request, especially on family theme cruises, but you'll need to make arrangements with the Hotel or Cruise Director on a case-by-case basis.


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cowprintrabbit
Member Since 2006
6 reviews
599 forum posts
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We took the August 2 – August 16, 2016 Abercrombie and Kent tour of the Arctic. This is our second time on the ship as we also sailed in December 2012 with the Abercrombie and Kent tour of Antarctica. Many of the ship crew (and ... Read more
jkmann
Member Since 2017
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
What an amazing adventure. Embarked at Stockholm after a couple of days on our own exploring the city- the experience was totally seamless and the crew were there to meet us and make us feel so Welcome The accommodation was just ... Read more
Proseknitic
Member Since 2012
5 reviews
1,213 forum post
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This particular cruise was the transportation/living accommodations from an alumni organization trip booked by my husband (whom I love dearly but didn't do much research on what the trip entailed). Instead of a small group, the ship ... Read more
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