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Luxury cruise ship docks off coast of Cornwall

Luxury cruise ship docks off coast of Cornwall

Published by Emma Carton at 8:23am 12th September 2019. (Updated at 7:00pm 12th September 2019)

This is the moment a luxury cruise ship docked off the coast of west Cornwall.

The Le Dumont d'Urville arrived in Mount's Bay on Wednesday.

The liner has everything from a theatre, spa and sun deck to an underwater observatory.

The Blue Eye Lounge allows passengers to witness life under the waves through two giant windows.

Live images are projected onto digital screens by underwater cameras.

At the same time, while hydrophones beneath the ship mean you can hear underwater sounds from as far as three miles away!

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A luxury cruise ship, complete with underwater observatory, has docked off Mount's Bay in Cornwall

Le Dumont d'Urville is the fourth ship in a new series of cruise liners for the company, Ponant.

On its website, Ponant describes the liner as a "subtle blend of refinement, intimacy and comfort".

It has eco-friendly equipment, 92 "elegant" staterooms and lounge areas that open onto the outside.

"As the fourth ship in a new series that remains true to the Ponant spirit, Le Dumont d'Urville will embody the unique atmosphere that is the cruise line's hallmark: a subtle blend of refinement, intimacy and comfort.

"Aboard this ship that flies the French flag, you will experience the incomparable pleasure of an intimate cruise".


You can take a closer look at Le Dumont d'Urville in Copenhagen earlier this summer below...

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