Part of the Ponant fleet, select Le Bougainville itineraries are available through Tauck. Scheduled to launch in 2019, Le Bougainville will be the third ship in Ponant's Polar Expedition class. This class that remains true to the Ponant spirit, with a subtle blend of refinement, intimacy and comfort. Le Bougainville will continue the Ponant tradition of smaller yachts that are able to access more intimate ports. Carrying only a maximum of 184 passengers, all guests will feel like the are aboard their own private yacht.
Le Bougainville, like her sister ship Le Bellot, will have many common areas that are designed to meet all of your needs, while preserving the intimacy of each passenger. Guests can also enjoy a panoramic-view pool, equipped with a counter-current swimming system, solarium and outdoor bar.
In addition, Le Bougainville also boasts a new hydraulic platform with adjustable height that provides easier boarding access, Zodiac embarkation and disembarkation for expeditions, and access to the sea for swimming and other water activities such as kayaking or paddleboarding. Guests can also attend daily entertainment at a theatre fully upgraded with the latest sound and lighting technology, including a LED wall as the stage backdrop.
An essential part of French culture, gastronomy will naturally have pride of place aboard Le Bougainville. Guests can partake of a relaxed dining atmosphere on Deck 3, offering grilled meats and a variety of salads and desserts daily, or a panoramic restaurant featuring a buffet to the back of Deck 4.
Le Bougainville is a small ship, but is quite spacious on board. This yacht provides luxury, promotes well-being, and offers excellent and discreet service. She's fitted with the latest in fitness equipment. Le Bougainville also provides a Beauty Center where guests can relax and be pampered throughout the voyage.
Through its two restaurants, Le Bougainville will invite you on a journey to elegance and epicureanism.
Everything has been done to give each guest a personal feel while on a Le Bougainville cruise. There are a number of activities to choose from onboard. Le Bougainville provides lounges to relax and socialize, as well as live entertainment. You will also have access to a library and internet corner. All staterooms come with private balconies.
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