Le Lyrial: Ship Details and Overview

Built in Italy in 2015, the Le Lyrial is the latest purpose built luxury cruise vessel to hit Antarctica! The Le lyrial is a fully luxury expedition ship that boasts state of the art navigational systems ans safety layout. The Le Lyrial has elegance in mind and the ship is laid out in pallet of blues with only the finest fittings and furnishings used. Fully stabilized, the Le Lyrial is an ideal option for anyone who suffers on rough seas and with 3 elevators, the ship is incredibly easy to get around.

Carrying just under 200 passengers, the Le Lyrial is luxury focused ship that provides clients with a full spa facility, several restaurant options and the latest in lecture theaters! The layout and decor of the ship is both intimate and spacious and passengers will have plenty of viewing space on board the ship. small size gives the ship an almost super-yacht feel. Please note that many European travelers sail on the Le Lyrail and English speakers will be in the minority.

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​Le Lyrial Ship Overview


  • Ship Type: Luxury Expedition Ship
  • Crew : 139
  • Passengers: 199
  • Cabins : 132
  • Length : 466
  • Speed : 16
  • Beam : 59
  • Draft : 15.3
  • Voltage : 110/220 volts

Cabin Options

​Balcony staterooms

​Deluxe and Prestige stateroom

​Deluxe suite

​Prestige suite

​Privilege suite

​Grand Deluxe suite

O​wner's suite

On-Board Facilities

Public Area Facilities

The Le Lyrial is a luxury cruise ship designed to give people an amazing Antarctic experience within 5 star comfort.

Although the Le Lyrail is one of the bigger ships in Antarctica, the captain will attempt to make shore landings each day. With a number of zodiacs on board, passengers will never miss a single photo opportunity or wildlife viewing.

With luxury in mind, the facilities on board the Le Lyrial are second to none with only the finest fittings and furnishings being used. Facilities on board include several Restaurants, Panoramic Lounge and Terrace, Library, Three Bars, Theater, Fitness Center, Salon, Spa, Steam Room, Wireless Internet, Three Elevator, 24-hour Room Services and heated Pool

Cabin Facilities

Like the public areas, the cabins on the Le Lyrial are luxurious, spacious and well appointed.

The Le Lyrial’s accommodation comprises of 108 Suites and each cabin on board the Le Lyrial comes with sea views.

All cabins are equipped with mini bar, safe, iPod station, climate control, flatscreen TV, WiFi, satellite direct-line telephone. Private en suite with bath and shower, hair dryer, bathrobes and French toiletries.

Twenty-four-hour room service is available throughout the cruise.

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Ship Photos

Activities Offered





$180 per person on average – camping info


$465 per person on average


Adventure itineraries only

Photography Workshop

Selected itineraries only

Shore-based walking

Included in price

Hiking and snowshoeing

Included in price

​Zodiac Trips

Included in price

Helicopter Ride

Price varies


Price varies

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