G Expedition Croisières en Antarctique et en Arctique
Un navire de croisière spacieux, mais intime, pour une fantastique aventure polaire.
Une croisière polaire à bord du "G Expedition"
Welcome aboard the G Expedition, an intimate and comfortable setting for an extraordinary adventure cruise to the ends of the earth. Described by many as a home away from home, the G Expedition combines outstanding accommodations, expert guides, hard to resist comfort food, and a relaxed and fun atmosphere making your trip to the polar regions an unforgettable experience. The 134 maximum passenger cruise ship is built to get you closer to some of our planet’s most amazing and remote places: The Arctic and Antarctic. Make your next cruise a trip you’ll remember for the rest of your life.
With its 5 cabin categories, the G Expedition suits all comfort levels. The beds are so comfortable, you’ll forget you’re on a moving cruise ship. All cabins are en suite, and have access to an outdoor view. Amenities aboard the G Expedition cruise include large public areas to enjoy during sea crossings and in between land excursions, the Penguin Library, a gear shop, a medical clinic with an English-speaking doctor, a fitness center, a sauna, and much more. Not to mention a friendly and professional hotel staff eager to make your stay the most comfortable possible. But a G Expedition cruise would not be complete without its large fleet of zodiacs, navigating you through the more remote Arctic and Antarctic paths, inaccessible by larger cruise ships. You’ll be able to get a closer look at all the endemic flora and fauna, and bring home some spectacular memories.
During a G Expedition Polar cruise, you will be led by a professional and highly-skilled team of on-board experts. Experts in everything from Geology to Marine Biology, these enthusiastic and knowledgeable crew members offer unique insight and hand-on attention you won’t find in a guidebook. With a 10:1 guest to expert ratio, you’ll feel a more intimate experience and a deeper understanding of the incredible polar regions. Head over to The Lounge daily for compelling debriefs of what you have seen during your land expedition. You will also receive interesting lectures illustrating what you might see the following day on your next expedition. The best part about a G Expedition polar cruise is that you can relax knowing you are in the hands of experts who really care to make your trip to the Arctic and Antarctic a magical one.
Each G Expedition polar cruise passenger will receive their own exclusive parka, included with their tour. Tour the Arctic and Antarctic in complete comfort with your high-performance parka, specifically designed for adventuring the coldest weather. The official G Expedition parka combines breathable waterproof fabric, a removable 5 cm insulated liner, reflective taping, and a removable hood with micro fleece lining. Explore the rugged polar regions in style and comfort.
Caractéristiques clés de G Expedition
1:10 Crew to passenger ratio
Same expedtition team since 2009
All cabins have an outdoor view
Reusable water bottle for each passenger onboard
Engine only runs on biodiesel fuel
Organized beach cleanups on Arctic cruises with cocktail coupon incentives
Proud member of the Clean Seas Initiative
Photos du G Expedition
Dates et prix du G Expedition
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Catégories de cabines à bord du G Expedition
Cabine quadruple à partager
Les cabines quadruples disposent d’un hublot, deux couchettes inférieures, deux couchettes supérieures, d'une salle de bain privée avec douche, toilettes et lavabo. Elles sont situées sur le pont 2.
Cabine triple à partager
Les cabines triples disposent d'un hublot, de deux couchettes inférieures, d'une couchette supérieure et d'une salle de bain privée avec douche, toilettes et lavabo. Elles sont situées sur le pont 2.
Les suites disposent d’entrées séparées, d’espaces de vie et de couchage. Chaque salon dispose d’un canapé biplace, d’un fauteuil, d’une table basse et d’un bureau, tandis que la chambre contient un lit queen size. Deux des suites disposent également de baies vitrées. Elles sont situées sur le pont 4.
Catégorie 4 - Cabine double
Les cabines jumelles disposent chacune d'une grande fenêtre, de deux couchettes inférieures et d'une salle de bain privée avec douche, toilettes et lavabo. Elles sont situées sur le pont 4.
Catégorie 3 - Cabine double
Ces cabines jumelles disposent d'une fenêtre, de deux couchettes inférieures et d'une salle de bain privée avec douche, toilettes et lavabo. Elles sont situées sur le pont 3.
Catégorie 2 - Cabine double
Ces cabines jumelles offrent une belle vue depuis le hublot, deux couchettes inférieures et une salle de bain privée avec douche, toilettes et lavabo. Elles sont situées sur le pont 2.
Toutes les croisières à bord de : G Expedition
Commodités à bord du G Expedition
Centre de fitness
Boutique de cadeaux
Bottes en caoutchouc
Salle de conférence
Kayaks à bord
Responsabilité environnementale à bord du G Expedition
Parmi nos principaux objectifs de développement durable figurent la réduction active de l'impact et des émissions de nos navires, l'investissement dans de nouvelles technologies et l'amélioration continue de nos ressources existantes. Nous avons également installé un nouveau moteur à faibles émissions dans notre navire vétéran, Ortelius. Ce moteur est conforme à toutes les dernières législations environnementales. Un autre de nos engagements importants en matière de durabilité est notre utilisation de gazole marin à faible teneur en soufre (LSMGO), qui a une teneur en soufre inférieure à 0,1 %.
Nous limitons la production de déchets à bord en recyclant aussi souvent que possible ainsi qu'en interdire les plastiques à usage unique. Ce navire n'utilise pas de pailles, de gobelets en plastique ou de beurre, yaourt et confiture emballés individuellement. Ce navire dispose d'un système de traitement de l'eau et d'un système de dessalement par osmose inverse, ce qui nous permet d'éliminer l'utilisation de bouteilles d'eau en plastique à bord. Au lieu de cela, les clients reçoivent une bouteille d'eau réutilisable qu'ils peuvent remplir sur le navire. Les salles de bain sont équipées de shampoing et savon biodégradables dans des emballages recyclés, limitant encore plus notre utilisation de plastiques.
Caractéristiques du G Expedition
Milieu de gamme
Ice Class 1B
Vitesse de croisière
Four totally covered lifeboats provide capacity for all passengers and crew, while six liferafts boast a capacity of 150 persons.
Année de construction
Nourriture & Boissons à bord du G Expedition
The irresistible food provided aboard the G Expedition includes fine international cuisine and delicious comfort food. The Expedition's kitchen staff is a dazzling 30 people strong and can serve many needs. Vegetarian, Kosher, you name it - they can accommodate for it! All meals are served in the Albatross Dining room, an elegant and welcoming space large enough to accommodate all guests in one sitting.
Meet and get to know your fellow passengers in an open-seating dining experience. Head over to the Polar Bear Pub for a drink and live music. Or if you’re brave enough, compete in a friendly dance competition. There is always something to do aboard a G Expedition polar cruise.
Témoignages de G Expedition
G Expedition belongs to "G Adventures" which is a small group tour company with tours all over the world. Therefore if you are a single traveller you could choose to share a room instead of paying a single supplement. The crew is amazing and guest satisfaction is bigger than holding to a certain itinerary. I travelled with the tour called "Spirit of Shackelton" from Ushuaia to Falkland Islands (2 days), South Georgia (4 days) and Antartic Peninsula (5 days). Beforehand only this number was clear, but not where we will make landfall. And the crew made really the best afford to make the most landings as possible and we even made detours on the ship to follow a blow of a whale. Shore Excursions are all included and made with Zodiacs boats, so one should be able to enter such a boat. It's a mixture of landings and Zodiac boat cruises. (Bring at least waterproof trousers and a protection for your camera). We were provided (included in the price, to take home with you) with a water bottle, which could be filled the whole day at a water station and with a thick jacket. Also tea and coffee were available through the whole day for free. During sea days the crew gave lectures about nature, wildlife and history of the places we were visiting. And in the evening we had life music, movies and other entertainment in the Polar Bear Bar and in the Lounge. The food was amazing for such a small ship and only alcoholic beverages and fizzy drinks had to by bought, but still water was provided free to each meal. (Feedback from CruiseCritic)
This was the most enjoyable cruise I've ever done. Ship is spacious, cabin was bigger than many mainstream cruise ships. The staff and food is excellent. There's room for everyone to be seated at meal times so go when you want. No lineups to eat, or disembark, no line ups for anything. Staff lectures are outstanding. Here's the best part, there's no art sales, casinos, jewelry shops, staff taking unwanted photos. There is one dinning room with no upcharges to dine here or there. There's a small store that sells necessities, it's open 1 hour after lunch and dinner. They give you a nice reusable water bottle, it's in your room when you arrive, there's potable water dispensers throughout the ship. they have an open bridge policy, go up whenever you want, fascinating experience, especially when navigating tight channels. I enjoyed it so much I booked the Scotland/Norway with them in 2021. Simply the best. (Copied from Cruisecritic)
I've traveled throughout the world but Antarctica tops the list of places I've been. My tour was with G Adventures and specifically the Antarctica Classic In-depth. I couldn't be more happy with the experience. First off, the crew were incredible. Our expedition leader was in fact featured on Blue Planet (Whale Sharks) and set the tone for the expedition. But all of the crew were fantastic and they gave talks on history, wildlife, climate and were also our zodiac leaders. I signed up for the Kayaking option which I highly recommend. There's limited spots but if you have kayaking experience it really does offer a perspective that's unique. You don't have to kayak during each operation, so a couple time I went on land as well, but you can't beat being a foot away from the water, touching icebergs, seeing penguins swim past. The organization of the daily activities was top notch. There's a daily briefing posted each morning and a recap in the lounge every evening before dinner. They kept us up to date on everything that was happening, both from a weather perspective and also some key points around the area we're travelling. I also appreciated their concern with the environment and impact on the wildlife and ensuring our footprint was as minimal as possible. It's a balance to want to see such a beautiful place but also understanding that you being there can potentially have a detrimental effect. So they're sensitivity around this was appreciated in addition to their contribution around Planeterra. The size of the ship was just right. Only 120 passengers which meant it never felt crowded, operations to land were quick and efficient, and the captain regularly opened the bridge so you could sit and enjoy things from that perspective, with binoculars provided for bird or iceberg watching. This would not be possible on the larger ships. As for the food, incredible. The cooks got a standing ovation at the end of the trip. I'm not even sure how they managed so many amazing and varied meals over the 12 days. Anyway, I think you can guess I had a great time. I highly recommend this tour company and what they stand for. (Copied from Cruisecritic)
Lovely arctic weather and a helpful expedition staff made this trip to Svalbard, Greenland and Iceland truly exceptional. We were very excited by our two polar bear experiences. We saw a mother bear supervising her two cubs fishing! This is apparently an unusual polar bear activity. We also saw a mother bear protecting her cub from a male polar bear. Murdering the young is apparently a common male polar bear activity. We spent pleasant hours trekking across the arctic tundra, occasionally spotting musk ox, arctic fox and puffins. The zodiaks took us to retreating glaciers, magnificent icebergs and allowed us to view the wildlife still around as the arctic summer ended and we approached winter. It was a special treat to be woken to observe the Northern lights during our brief late summer nights. The food was adequate and well prepared, the beds comfortable and our safety on shore excursions well managed. I must also complement the expedition staff on their uniformly excellent lectures. My wife and I truly enjoyed our first arctic experience. (Copied from Cruisecritic)
We got on this cruise initially because it fitted into our schedule and offered all the attractions. How lucky were we! We had an adventure that you dream about. The ship, the crew, the expedition staff and the organisation were all nothing short of excellent. Leaving from Ushuaia the day after our arrival gave us the chance to have a trip to the National Park as well as a look around this little town at the end of the world. Very pretty with plenty of restaurants to eat the local crab delicacy as well as shops for the last minute gear. The cabin was quite roomy with the en-suite bathroom more than adequate for the two of us. Stewards saw to our every need while the food was varied, very tasty and in no short supply. Two expeditions per day was the plan and we made it every day and there were usually options to do Zodiac explorations before landing. Abundant wildlife and stunning scenery was just an everyday event! The expedition Staff were all highly qualified and experienced giving presentations on history, wildlife, geography etc each day we were at sea, Always interesting and informative with no question going unanswered. Very strong health and safety instruction and practice made for a safe holiday especially when zodiac landings were on the agenda. I have no hesitation in recommending this cruise/ship to anyone. (Copied from Cruisecritic)