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Ponant Le Dumont d'Urville Cruise Reviews
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"Ponant cruise lines chartered the Le Dumont D'Urville to Thomas P Gohagan & Co. who then marketed the Baltic Sea cruise primarily through college/university alumni offices, Smithsonian Journeys, National Trust for..."Read More
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2-5 Cruises

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The best overall cruise experience out of our 30 plus cruises!

Review for Le Dumont d'Urville to South America

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weezer7612

10+ Cruises

Everyone has different likes and dislikes. I’m going to summarize what we look for in a cruise vacation which we felt Ponant came closest to an overall exceptional experience and why. My sister n husband ( late 50s very active non drinkers) and my husband (70) and myself(62) - both drinkers and not super active wanted a Xmas holiday experience together. We didn’t want to travel too far from USA ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Departure Port: Sardinia

2 Helpful Votes


First Expedition Cruise

Review for Le Dumont d'Urville to Panama Canal & Central America

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SSICruisertoo

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

Hubby & I chose the cruise because we wanted a short cruise that included a Panama Canal crossing. This cruise was an expedition cruise focusing on national parks in Costa Rica & Panama. Started in Puerto Caldera, Costa Rica and ended I. Panama City, including a Pacific to Atlantic crossing of the Panamá Canal. We’re not naturalists but thought it may be an interesting experience. This review is ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Departure Port: Sardinia

46 Helpful Votes


Food was amazing!! Clean ship with nice evening entertainment.

Review for Le Dumont d'Urville to Baltic Sea

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camk

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

Negative was the english lectures which were poor and limited. As this is a french ship, there was separate lectures for the french-speaking. All announcements were in dual languages. French passengers were friendly but we did not socialize together because of our large group. Staff was friendly. I would go again on this cruise line just because of the food. The pastry chef was outstanding. The ...
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Sail Date: August 2019

Departure Port: St. John's (Newfoundland)

7 Helpful Votes


Not ready for prime time

Review for Le Dumont d'Urville to South America

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Theezer

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

I was totally excited to be going on this trip with Ponant to Costa Rica. Afterall great destination, French wine and french food... what is there not to like. Well was I sorely disappointed. The wine was mediocre and limited variety. At dinner many nights there was only one red or one white. The food was good not great(except for the special nights) and some of the meals were downright poor. I ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Departure Port: Sardinia

4 Helpful Votes


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