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Arctic Le Boreal Arctic Cruise Reviews

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ICELANDIC LOOP

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plaeger606
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Having never heard of Ponant, we chose this cruise because it did a circumnavigation of Iceland which is what we wanted. The ship was extremely clean, comfortable, and well laid-out. Embarkation from a small port outside of Reykjavik was a breeze (as was disembarkation). Captain Etienne Garcia was terrific - his enthusiasm for the immense beauty of Iceland came through in every message from him ...
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Sail Date: July 2019

Cabin Type: Prestige Stateroom


Wonderful cruise to Greenland

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globetrotteur
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

We booked this cruise because we have always wanted to see icebergs and the Disko bay. My husband only speaks french and we wanted to enjoy beautiful scenery, interesting conferences, and an all inclusive drink and food cruise. • Travel To Port of Embarkation We live in France and made our own way to Reykjavik Iceland to join the ship.We arrived the day before and stayed at the Storm Hotel, ...
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Sail Date: August 2018

Cabin Type: Prestige Stateroom

Traveled with disabled person


A and K Le Boreal charter Spitzbergen Greenland and Iceland - 14 magical days

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LizzieL
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We joined Le Boreal in Longyearbyen on the A & K chartered cruise on 27 July. We had the previous night as part of the tour at Thon Opera, Oslo as the nominated hotel at our time of booking (Hotel Bristol) was closed for renovations which was disappointing as we had booked and paid months earlier at Thon Rosenkrantz around the corner from Bristol and was, we thought, walking distance with ...
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Sail Date: July 2018

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom


A&K trip through the Northwest Passage - - Read the Disclaimers VERY Carefully

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pelican9840
6-10 Cruises • Age 80s

This was an Abercrombie & Kent trip on the Ponant ship Le Boreal through the Northwest Passage, from Kangerlussuaq on the west coast of Greenland to Nome, Alaska. The trip was very expensive, and extremely disappointing. Though I had few, and those relatively minor, complaints about the ship and its crew, it soon became apparent that A&K had oversold the trip. Its literature highlighted close-up ...
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Sail Date: August 2017


If you want to pay Top $ for Top Rudeness Ponant is for you

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AnnMaree V
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

We have friends who work in the Cruise travel industry. Ponant was portrayed as a luxury cruise small ship company with an expedition theme. We should have had some idea when we first booked that the cruise would not be "smooth" sailing because all questions were referred to head office in France and the Sydney staff could not assist us. Day 1 arrived at Orly Airport at 7.30 am - there was no ...
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Sail Date: June 2017

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom


Le Boreal - Never again - Bad Service, Staff Disorganised, Disappointing Food

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K.A.V. 65
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

A disastrous holiday from start to finish. Charter flight from Orly Aiport was exhausting. One would expect a staff representing Ponant to be at a designated Meeting Place but we were told the flight would be advertised on the Departure Boards with check in details so need for signage or staff - there wasn't any information airport staff weren't sure. We finally found the charter flight check in ( ...
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Sail Date: June 2017

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom


Arctic Adventure Cruise aboard Le Boreal

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cowprintrabbit
10+ Cruises • Age 40s

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 staff) were the same as the previous tour. We found the crew, staff and A&K to be exceptional and excellent choices for delivering a tour that is very dynamic, flexible ...
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Sail Date: August 2016


We saw The Northern Lights on deck in the middle of the night in our pyjamas!

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leggie
2-5 Cruises • Age 80s

My husband and I normally like to spend our holidays in a warm climate so this choice of Alaska was a huge gamble - we loved the whole experience! We were met at Vancouver Airport and transported by light aircraft to Nome, way up in the north of Alaska. Before being taken to the ship by school bus, we were treated to a marvellous dog sled demonstration and some gold fossicking. Our cabin on ...
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Sail Date: September 2015


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