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Le Jacques Cartier

Why cruise on this ship?

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.

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Dining

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.

Gastronomic Restaurant

The Gastronomic Restaurant offers classic and contemporary cuisine prepared by French chefs who are committed to delivering sumptuous, memorable gourmet experiences.

Features

  • Experience: Cover
  • Food type: Varies
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Grill Restaurant

The Grill Restaurant welcomes you in a more relaxed setting, serving gourmet and varied cuisine. Themed lunch and dinner buffets are organised every day, featuring the horizon as a special guest.

Features

  • Experience: Cover
  • Food type: Varies

Room Service

Whether you wish to have breakfast in the privacy of your cabin, savour a snack in the middle of the day or enjoy your dinner in an intimate setting, our Room Service is available for you. Have a gourmet interlude and treat yourself from a varied menu at any time of day or night *.

*Except on Le Ponant

Features

  • Experience: Cover
  • Food type: Room

Entertaining

Le Jacques Cartier 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.
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Panoramic Lounge

Make yourself comfortable in the outdoor lounge with its exceptional panorama of the horizon and recharge your batteries in peace and quiet, before or after your treatment.

Features

  • Lounge

Pool & Sun Deck

The spacious, comfortable outdoor areas of our ships offer superb ocean panoramas.

Features

  • Sun Deck
  • Pool Deck
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Lounges & Bars

Different lounges enable guests to socialise and share convivial moments during their cruise. Discover the following on our four sisterships: the main lounge, an ideal place to meet over a drink and watch daytime or evening events; the panoramic lounge, an intimate piano-bar with a unique view of the horizon; and the outdoor bar, an atmospheric spot that has access to the pool and solarium.

Features

  • Bar
  • Lounge
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Theatre

The theatre is an entertainment venue where guests gather for events and lectures. During the day, there are talks by naturalists, lecturers, experienced guides and specialists. In the evening, shows, musical performances or film screenings are held in the theatre.

Features

  • Theatre
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Shop

On board all our ships, a shop is open during sailing. It offers a selection of presents and souvenirs: clothing, jewellery, beauty products, postcards and accessories.

Features

  • Shop
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Leisure Areas

A choice of books and board games is available for you on board all our ships.

Features

  • Games Room
  • Library
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PONANT Studio

A photography and videography team escort you throughout your trip. These professionals capture the most beautiful moments of your cruise, which you can share with family and friends upon your return. Meet them on DECK 5 (DECK 6 on the PONANT Explorers ships) at the photo/video area, where you can also order souvenir pictures and videos.

Features

Enrichment

Marvel at the sun rising over the pristine glaciers of Spitsbergen, set out to discover the mysteries of Scotland, enjoy enriching encounters in Alaska∘ or just relax, take your time, and choose a sun kissed journey through the Mediterranean.

The trip of a lifetime, a romantic getaway or a family holiday: cruising the PONANT way allows∘ you the freedom to organise your Odyssey∘ as a unique experience and tailor it according to your desires. Whether you have the spirit of a refined adventurer, a meditative mind or you love the great outdoors, Ponant will fulfil all your travel desires.

Take the time to extend the pleasure of a stay in a country before boarding your yacht, get to the heart of a culture or simply have fun for a while: the guides, lecturers and travel advisers are there to assist you. Music, golf, gastronomy; from port to port, the themed cruises allow passengers∘ to live their hobby to the full - or to discover a new one.

Carefully designed itineraries, quality guest speakers, attentive service: for more than 25 years, on land and at sea, or teams and their crews have been there to help you get the most out of your cruise.

Excursions

Discover the the wonder with PONANT Excursions.

Features

  • Excursions

Health and fitness

As your cruise provides the perfect setting for you to take care of yourself, PONANT has partnered with the famous French beauty house SOTHYS Paris™ to offer you a series of luxury treatments and create a space that is entirely devoted to your well-being.

Treatment and massage area

Choose from moisturising facial treatments, relaxing massages, aromatherapy baths and anti-aging treatments, and enjoy moments of absolute relaxation∘ in the expert hands of our therapists.

Features

  • Spa
  • Wellness
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Hammam

A real ritual of relaxation, the hammam offers all the magic of a traditional oriental treatment. Make the most of your time aboard and gently relax in warm, soothing steam.

Features

  • Wellness
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Hair Salon

In partnership with KERASTASE® and L’ORÉAL PROFESSIONNEL®, our hairdressers can recommend tailor-made treatments and offer a large choice of hairdressing services.

Features

  • Salon
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Fitness Room

Fitted with the latest Technogym© machines (including the Kinesis Wall©), the fitness room has huge plate-glass windows opening onto the sea, providing an inspiring setting for your exercise session.

Features

  • Gym

Kids and teens

Please note: There are no designated children's facilities on board.

Accommodation

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

Owner's Suite

  • Individually-controlled air-conditioning
  • King-size bed
  • or twin beds
  • Shower & Bathtub + Jacuzzi on terrace
  • 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
  • Butler service
  • 1 private transfer (round trip): Airport - Hotel - Port
  • 1 free hour of Spa treatments

Features

  • King or Twin Configuration
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • Toiletries Provided
  • Room Service Available
  • Butler Service
  • TV
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Safe
  • Hair Dryer
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Privilege Suite

  • Individually-controlled air-conditioning
  • King-size bed or twin beds
  • 1 sofa
  • 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.

Features

  • King or Twin Configuration
  • Sofa Bed
  • Shower
  • Toiletries Provided
  • Butler Service
  • TV
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Safe
  • Hair Dryer
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Prestige Suite

  • 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.
  • Video on demand
  • Safe
  • Hairdryer
  • Bath robes
  • Satellite direct line telephone
  • 110/220 volts outlet
  • French bath products
  • 24hr room service
  • Internet access wifi
  • Butler service.

Features

  • King or Twin Configuration
  • Sofa Bed
  • Shower
  • Toiletries Provided
  • Room Service Available
  • Butler Service
  • TV
  • Safe
  • Hair Dryer
  • Desk
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Grand Deluxe Suite

  • Private balcony
  • Individually-controlled air-conditioning
  • King-size bed or twin beds
  • 1 tall sofa
  • 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.

Features

  • King or Twin Configuration
  • Shower
  • Toiletries Provided
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Safe
  • Hair Dryer
  • Telephone
  • Desk
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Deluxe Suite

  • Private balcony
  • Individually-controlled air-conditioning
  • King-size bed or twin beds
  • 1 sofa
  • 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.

Features

  • King or Twin Configuration
  • Sofa Bed
  • Shower
  • Toiletries Provided
  • Room Service Available
  • TV
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Safe
  • Hair Dryer
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Deluxe Stateroom

  • 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.

Features

  • King or Twin Configuration
  • Shower
  • Toiletries Provided
  • Room Service Available
  • TV
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Safe
  • Hair Dryer
  • Telephone
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Prestige Stateroom

  • 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
  • 1 stateroom for people with reduced mobility.

Features

  • King or Twin Configuration
  • Shower
  • Room Service Available
  • TV
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Safe
  • Hair Dryer
  • Telephone

Deck plans

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3

  • Pool
  • Main Lounge
  • Shop
  • Reception Desk
  • Excursion Desk
  • Theater
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4

  • Restaurant
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5

  • Bridge
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6

  • Panoramic Lounge
  • Art Gallery/Photo Video
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7

  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre
  • Hair Salon
Ship facts
Passengers
184
Crew
110
Launched
2020
Last refit
Tonnage
10700t
Length
127m
Width
18
Speed
18kts
Decks
4
Wheelchair cabins
No
Currency
EUR