LE CHAMPLAIN

    LE CHAMPLAIN

    Featuring innovative and environmentally-friendly equipment, elegantly designed staterooms, spacious suites with large windows, and lounge areas that open onto the outside, this new limited-capacity yacht boasting just 92 staterooms and suites will offer you a truly unique cruising experience.

    As the first ship in a new series that remains true to the Ponant spirit, Le Champlain will embody the unique atmosphere that is the cruise line’s hallmark: a subtle blend of refinement, intimacy and comfort.

    Aboard this ship that flies the French flag, you will experience the incomparable pleasure of an intimate cruise, with the possibility of exploring an ever-increasing range of destinations in an ethnic-chic ambiance with luxury service.

    Experience a luxurious setting where the accent is on authenticity and passion for travel.

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    Cabins category
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    Deluxe Stateroom
    • Area : 19 m²
    • Capacity :up to 2 passengers per cabin
    • 4m² Private balcony
    • Individually-controlled air-conditioning
    • King-size bed or twin beds
    • Shower
    • Minibar
    • Flat screen
    • Satellite TV
    • Desk with stationery
    • Ipod(TM) players
    • Video on demand
    • Safe
    • Hairdryer
    • Bath robes
    • Satellite direct line telephone
    • 110/220 volts outlet
    • French bath products
    • 24hr room service
    • Internet acces wifi.
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    Deluxe Suite Deck 3
    • Area : 27 m²
    • Capacity :up to 3 passengers per cabin
    • 6m² Private balcony
    • Individually-controlled air-conditioning
    • King-size bed or twin beds
    • Shower
    • Minibar
    • Flat screen
    • Satellite TV
    • Desk with stationery
    • Ipod(TM) players
    • Video on demand
    • Safe
    • Hairdryer
    • Bath robes
    • Satellite direct line telephone
    • 110/220 volts outlet
    • French bath products
    • 24hr room service
    • Internet acces wifi.
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    Deluxe Suite Deck 4
    • Area : 27 m²
    • Capacity :up to 3 passengers per cabin
    • 6m² Private balcony
    • Individually-controlled air-conditioning
    • King-size bed or twin beds
    • Shower
    • Minibar
    • Flat screen
    • Satellite TV
    • Desk with stationery
    • Ipod(TM) players
    • Video on demand
    • Safe
    • Hairdryer
    • Bath robes
    • Satellite direct line telephone
    • 110/220 volts outlet
    • French bath products
    • 24hr room service
    • Internet acces wifi.
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    Deluxe Suite Deck 5
    • Area : 27 m²
    • Capacity :up to 3 passengers per cabin
    • 6m² private balcony
    • Individually-controlled air-conditioning
    • King-size bed or twin beds
    • Shower
    • Minibar
    • Flat screen
    • Satellite TV
    • Desk with stationery
    • Ipod(TM) players
    • Video on demand
    • Safe
    • Hairdryer
    • Bath robes
    • Satellite direct line telephone
    • 110/220 volts outlet
    • French bath products
    • 24hr room service
    • Internet acces wifi.
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    Deluxe Suite Deck 6
    • Area : 27 m²
    • Capacity :up to 3 passengers per cabin
    • 6m² private balcony
    • Individually-controlled air-conditioning
    • King-size bed or twin beds
    • Shower
    • Minibar
    • Flat screen
    • Satellite TV
    • Desk with stationery
    • Ipod(TM) players
    • Video on demand
    • Safe
    • Hairdryer
    • Bath robes
    • Satellite direct line telephone
    • 110/220 volts outlet
    • French bath products
    • 24hr room service
    • Internet acces wifi.
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    Grand Deluxe Suite Deck 5
    • Area : 45 m²
    • Capacity :up to 2 passengers per cabin
    • 30m² private balcony
    • Individually-controlled air-conditioning
    • King-size bed or twin beds
    • Bathtub
    • Minibar
    • Flat screen
    • Satellite TV
    • Desk with stationery
    • Ipod(TM) players
    • Video on demand
    • Safe
    • Hairdryer
    • Bath robes
    • Satellite direct line telephone
    • 110/220 volts outlet
    • French bath products
    • 24hr room service
    • Internet acces wifi.
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    Grand Deluxe Suite Deck 6
    • Area : 45 m²
    • Capacity :up to 2 passengers per cabin
    • 30m² private balcony
    • Individually-controlled air-conditioning
    • King-size bed or twin beds
    • Bathtub
    • Minibar
    • Flat screen
    • Satellite TV
    • Desk with stationery
    • Ipod(TM) players
    • Video on demand
    • Safe
    • Hairdryer
    • Bath robes
    • Satellite direct line telephone
    • 110/220 volts outlet
    • French bath products
    • 24hr room service
    • Internet acces wifi.
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    Prestige stateroom Deck 4
    • Area : 19 m²
    • Capacity :up to 2 passengers per cabin
    • 4m² private balcony
    • Individually-controlled air-conditioning
    • King-size bed or twin beds
    • Shower
    • Minibar
    • Flat screen
    • Satellite TV
    • Desk with stationery
    • Ipod(TM) players
    • Video on demand
    • Safe
    • Hairdryer
    • Bath robes
    • Satellite direct line telephone
    • 110/220 volts outlet
    • French bath products
    • 24hr room service
    • Internet acces wifi
    • 2 staterooms of 27
    • 5 m² with a private balcony of 6 m² for people with reduced mobility.
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    Prestige stateroom Deck 5
    • Area : 19 m²
    • Capacity :up to 2 passengers per cabin
    • 4m² private balcony
    • Individually-controlled air-conditioning
    • King-size bed or twin beds
    • Shower
    • Minibar
    • Flat screen
    • Satellite TV
    • Desk with stationery
    • Ipod(TM) players
    • Video on demand
    • Safe
    • Hairdryer
    • Bath robes
    • Satellite direct line telephone
    • 110/220 volts outlet
    • French bath products
    • 24hr room service
    • Internet acces wifi.
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    Prestige Deck 6
    • Area : 19 m²
    • Capacity :up to 2 passengers per cabin
    • 4m² private balcony
    • Individually-controlled air-conditioning
    • King-size bed or twin beds
    • Shower
    • Minibar
    • Flat screen
    • Satellite TV
    • Desk with stationery
    • Ipod(TM) players
    • Video on demand
    • Safe
    • Hairdryer
    • Bath robes
    • Satellite direct line telephone
    • 110/220 volts outlet
    • French bath products
    • 24hr room service
    • Internet acces wifi.
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    Prestige Suite Deck 5
    • Area : 38 m²
    • Capacity :up to 2 passengers per cabin
    • 8m² private balcony
    • Individually-controlled air-conditioning
    • King-size bed or twin beds
    • Shower
    • Minibar
    • Flat screen
    • Satellite TV
    • Desk with stationery
    • Ipod(TM) players
    • Video on demand
    • Safe
    • Hairdryer
    • Bath robes
    • Satellite direct line telephone
    • 110/220 volts outlet
    • French bath products
    • 24hr room service
    • Internet access wifi.
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    Prestige Suite Deck 6
    • Area : 38 m²
    • Capacity :up to 2 passengers per cabin
    • 8m² private balcony
    • Individually-controlled air-conditioning
    • King-size bed or twin beds
    • Shower
    • Minibar
    • Flat screen
    • Satellite TV
    • Desk with stationery
    • Ipod(TM) players
    • Video on demand
    • Safe
    • Hairdryer
    • Bath robes
    • Satellite direct line telephone
    • 110/220 volts outlet
    • French bath products
    • 24hr room service
    • Internet access wifi.
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    Privilege Suite Deck 5
    • Area : 32 m²
    • Capacity :up to 3 passengers per cabin
    • 8m² private balcony
    • Individually-controlled air-conditioning
    • King-size bed or twin beds
    • Bathtub
    • Minibar
    • Flat screen
    • Satellite TV
    • Desk with stationery
    • Ipod(TM) players
    • Video on demand
    • Safe
    • Hairdryer
    • Bath robes
    • Satellite direct line telephone
    • 110/220 volts outlet
    • French bath products
    • 24hr room service
    • Internet access wifi.
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    Privilege Suite Deck 6
    • Area : 32 m²
    • Capacity :up to 3 passengers per cabin
    • 8m² private balcony
    • Individually-controlled air-conditioning
    • King-size bed or twin beds
    • Bathtub
    • Minibar
    • Flat screen
    • Satellite TV
    • Desk with stationery
    • Ipod(TM) players
    • Video on demand
    • Safe
    • Hairdryer
    • Bath robes
    • Satellite direct line telephone
    • 110/220 volts outlet
    • French bath products
    • 24hr room service
    • Internet access wifi.
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    Owner's Suite
    • Area : 45 m²
    • Capacity :up to 2 passengers per cabin
    • 30mprivate balcony
    •  Individually-controlled air-conditioning
    • King-size bed
    • or twin beds Shower
    • Minibar
    • Flat screen
    • satellite TV
    • Desk with stationery
    • Ipod(TM) players
    • Video on demand
    • safe
    • Hairdryer
    • Bath robes
    • Satellite direct line telephone
    • 110/220 volts outlet
    • French bath products
    • 24hr room service
    • Internet acces wifi.
    Restaurants
    Restaurants

    As it is an essential part of French culture, gastronomy will naturally have pride of place aboard this new ship.

    • To the back of Deck 4, you will find a 260 m² panoramic restaurant which can accommodate all of our passengers in a single sitting. Designed differently to that on our other ships, this dining area, which opens onto the outside, will have a buffet of salads, desserts and cheeses at your disposal. Our discreet and attentive crew will provide table service for hot meals.

     

    • In a relaxed atmosphere, an outdoor grill on Deck 3 will serve grilled meats with a variety of salads and desserts.

    Public areas
    Public areas

    Like Le Boréal and its sisterships, Le Champlain has many common areas that are designed and equipped to meet all of your needs while preserving the intimacy of each passenger.

    A 140 m² reception area includes:

    • A reception/concierge desk,
    • An excursions desk,
    • The ship’s administrative services,
    • The sales office, manned by our Guest Relations Officer,
    • Our 50 m² boutique which sells clothing, jewellery, beauty products, postcards and various accessories,
    • Toilets accessible to passengers with reduced mobility.

    A new hydraulic platform with adjustable height provides:  

    • Easier boarding than on any other cruise ship,
    • Easier Zodiac embarkation and disembarkation for expeditions,
    • Easier access to the sea for swimming and practising various water sports such as kayaking or paddle-boarding.

    A pool deck offering:

    • A pool with a panoramic view, equipped with a counter-current swimming system,
    • A pleasant solarium,
    • An outdoor bar and lounge with armchairs and sofas.

    A 200 m² main lounge which can accommodate all of our passengers to share convivial moments and to host activities organised during the day or evening.

    Lastly, a theatre that seats 188, equipped with:

    • The latest sound and lighting technology,
    • A LED wall as the stage backdrop, for the projection of high-resolution images and videos.

    Webcam

    Coming soon

    LE CHAMPLAIN : NEXT CRUISES

    1. Inaugural cruise – Treasures of the Atlantic coast
      Inaugural cruise
      New itinerary

      Inaugural cruise – Treasures of the Atlantic coast

      from 25 October 2018 to 1 November 2018

      Inaugural cruise aboard Le Champlain – In the presence of Jean Emmanuel Sauvée – CEO and Founder of PONANTFrom Honfleur to Lisbon, PONANT invites you on Le Champlain’s inaugural cruise in the presence of many special guests*. This brand-new 8-day itinerary, guaranteed to be full of surprises...
    2. Andalousia, Madeira & Canary Islands
      Last staterooms

      Andalousia, Madeira & Canary Islands

      from 1 November 2018 to 8 November 2018

      • Lisbon - Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands
      • LE CHAMPLAIN
      • 8 days / 7 nights
      Where the Atlantic meets the Mediterranean, discover a unique PONANT itinerary and immerse yourself in the Spanish, Arab and Portuguese cultures.  In Lisbon, you will board the new luxury expedition ship Le Champlain for an 8-day cruise.  Cadiz in Andalusia will be your first port of call....
    3. Canary Islands & Cape Verde
      New itinerary
      Outbound flight included

      Canary Islands & Cape Verde

      Flight Paris/Tenerife + transfer from the airport to the port

      from 8 November 2018 to 17 November 2018

      • Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands - Dakar
      • LE CHAMPLAIN
      • 10 days / 9 nights
      PONANT brings you a new itinerary to discover the cultures and traditions of Spain, Cape Verde and Senegal.  You will embark on your 10-day cruise aboard our new ship Le Champlain in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, in the Canaries.  To discover these islands, Le Champlain will first call at...
    4. Ocean Voyage : Dakar - Cayenne
      New itinerary

      Ocean Voyage : Dakar - Cayenne

      from 17 November 2018 to 25 November 2018

      Whether sailing between two seas or between two continents, we invite you on board to enjoy one of PONANT's extended Sea Voyages scheduled several times a year.Sea lovers, dreamers, keen observers of the endless horizon are invited on these non-stop trips, which allow you to enjoy...
    5. Natural wonders of the Amazon
      Expedition
      Return domestic flight included

      Natural wonders of the Amazon

      Transfer + flight Manaus/Miami

      from 25 November 2018 to 7 December 2018

      • Cayenne - Manaus, Amazonia
      • LE CHAMPLAIN
      • 13 days / 12 nights
      In partnership with NATIONAL GEOGRAPHICPONANT is inviting you to enjoy an unforgettable experience along the Amazon River, on a 13-day expedition cruise. Aboard Le Champlain, immerse yourself in the unique atmosphere of this mythical and impressive river in the heart of Brazil, following a...
    6. Natural wonders of the Amazon
      Expedition
      Outbound domestic flight included

      Natural wonders of the Amazon

      Flight Miami/Manaus + transfer

      from 7 December 2018 to 19 December 2018

      • Manaus, Amazonia - Cayenne
      • LE CHAMPLAIN
      • 13 days / 12 nights
      PONANT is inviting you to enjoy an unforgettable experience along the Amazon River, on a 13-day expedition cruise. Aboard Le Champlain, immerse yourself in the unique atmosphere of this mythical and impressive river in the heart of Brazil, following a brand-new itinerary.You will board your ship in...
    7. Sailing the Orinoco
      Expedition

      Sailing the Orinoco

      from 19 December 2018 to 28 December 2018

      From Cayenne to Fort-de-France, PONANT is inviting you to experience exceptional moments on a 10-day expedition cruise. Aboard Le Champlain, you will travel to 6 different lands and the highlight of the trip will be sailing along the legendary Orinoco River.  Your ship will depart from Cayenne...
    8. New Year in the Caribbean
      Diving

      New Year in the Caribbean

      from 28 December 2018 to 4 January 2019

      • Fort-de-France - Fort-de-France
      • LE CHAMPLAIN
      • 8 days / 7 nights
      PONANT invites you to experience a magical New Year with an exceptional itinerary to the southern West Indies.  From Fort-de-France, the capital of Martinique, you will set sail aboard Le Champlain for an 8-day cruise to discover the most beautiful islands in the Grenadines.  After having...
    9. Golf and Pro-Am in the Caribbean
      Golf
      Roundtrip flight included

      Golf and Pro-Am in the Caribbean

      Flights Paris/Paris + transfers + Figaro activities programme (optional golf packages)

      from 4 January 2019 to 13 January 2019

      In partnership with Figaro Golf.Le Figaro and PONANT invite you to combine the pleasures of sailing and teeing off during an all-new 10-day cruise to the heart of the Caribbean.For this first “Golf and Pro-Am in the Caribbean” edition, you will set sail aboard Le Champlain to discover...
    10. National Parks and Panama Canal
      Expedition

      National Parks and Panama Canal

      from 17 February 2019 to 24 February 2019

      PONANT takes you to discover Costa Rica and Panama with an 8-day expedition cruise. A truly beautiful journey aboard Le Champlain, between nature reserves, encounters with local communities and sailing through the Panama Canal.  Your journey in Central America will start with a visit to two superb...
    11. Between Panama and Martinique
      Last staterooms
      Excursions included
      Diving

      Between Panama and Martinique

      from 24 February 2019 to 5 March 2019

      Join us aboard Le Champlain for an exceptional PONANT cruise sailing from Colon to Fort-de-France. This 10-day itinerary will give you the opportunity to appreciate the richness of Afro-Caribbean cultures, an azure blue sky and white-sand beaches.  First, succumb to the charms of the clear waters...
    12. Caribbean & Orinoco
      Expedition

      Caribbean & Orinoco

      from 5 March 2019 to 17 March 2019

      Set sail for an incredibly diverse expedition cruise, taking in Caribbean beaches and incursions into tropical rainforest. PONANT offers you a 13-day circuit aboard Le Champlain, from Fort-de-France to Cayenne. Leaving from Martinique, you will head in the direction of the beautiful island of...
    13. Natural wonders of the Amazon
      Expedition
      Return domestic flight included

      Natural wonders of the Amazon

      Transfer + flight Manaus/Miami

      from 17 March 2019 to 29 March 2019

      • Cayenne - Manaus, Amazonia
      • LE CHAMPLAIN
      • 13 days / 12 nights
      PONANT is inviting you to enjoy an unforgettable experience along the Amazon River, on a 13-day expedition cruise. Aboard Le Champlain, immerse yourself in the unique atmosphere of this mythical and impressive river in the heart of Brazil, following a brand-new itinerary.You will board your ship in...
    14. Natural wonders of the Amazon
      Expedition
      Outbound domestic flight included

      Natural wonders of the Amazon

      Flight Miami/Manaus + transfer

      from 29 March 2019 to 10 April 2019

      • Manaus, Amazonia - Cayenne
      • LE CHAMPLAIN
      • 13 days / 12 nights
      PONANT is inviting you to enjoy an unforgettable experience along the Amazon River, on a 13-day expedition cruise. Aboard Le Champlain, immerse yourself in the unique atmosphere of this mythical and impressive river in the heart of Brazil, following a brand-new itinerary.  You will board your ship...
    15. Ocean Voyage : Cayenne - Lisbon
      Ocean voyage

      Ocean Voyage : Cayenne - Lisbon

      from 10 April 2019 to 21 April 2019

      From sea to sea, or from continent to continent, PONANT welcomes you aboard its ships for a Sea Journey. A few times a year we invite sea lovers, dreamers, and keen observers of endless horizons to join our non-stop journeys, to enjoy the comfort of our ships for an extended period and share the...
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