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Le Dumont d'Urville Review

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10 reviews

Disastrous Expedition

Review for Transatlantic Cruise on Le Dumont d'Urville
Holly Cheesman
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

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Sail Date: Oct 2019

We were looking forward to an expedition cruise to the Bijou Peninsular as these are very difficult islands to visit ordinarily. However on approaching the docks unlike other expedition cruises which clearly have signage and generally personnel to help passengers, there were no signs to indicate the whereabouts of the ship even though our taxi driver tried very hard to find the entrance of this commercial port. We had to go through a security gate dragging our suitcases over half a mile across dirty terrain, eventually finding the ship. No personnel upon seeing us came to take our cases.

The ship is beautiful, the food excellent overseen by the amazing Sebastian fronting the restaurant, the Filipino crew as always amazing.

The cruise director was far too young and inexperienced and was heard to say I suppose I have to speak in English! She was utterly clueless. No information given to passengers each day, a total waste of time

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