cruise : 7950256

11 days / 10 nights
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    Cruise Pacific and Oceania

    from 6 December 2019 to 16 December 2019
    11 days / 10 nights

    Departure Port : Darwin
    Arrival Port : Cairns

    Ship : LE LAPEROUSE

    • Ref : R061219
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    Staterooms & Suites

    • Deluxe Stateroom
      AU$8,060
      AU$8,060
      Not Available
    • Prestige stateroom Deck 4
      AU$8,540
      AU$8,540
      Not Available
    • Prestige stateroom Deck 5
      AU$8,800
      AU$8,800
      Not Available
    • Prestige Deck 6
      AU$9,070
      AU$9,070
      Not Available
    • Deluxe Suite Deck 3
      AU$12,230
      AU$12,230
      Not Available
    • Deluxe Suite Deck 5
      AU$12,230
      AU$12,230
      Not Available
    • Deluxe Suite Deck 4
      AU$12,230
      AU$12,230
      Not Available
    • Deluxe Suite Deck 6
      AU$12,230
      AU$12,230
      Not Available
    • Prestige Suite Deck 5
      AU$17,600
      AU$17,600
      Not Available
    • Prestige Suite Deck 6
      AU$18,130
      AU$18,130
      Not Available
    • Privilege Suite Deck 6
      AU$18,680
      AU$18,680
      Not Available
    • Privilege Suite Deck 5
      AU$18,680
      AU$18,680
      Not Available
    • Grand Deluxe Suite Deck 5
      AU$19,240
      AU$19,240
      Not Available
    • Grand Deluxe Suite Deck 6
      AU$19,240
      AU$19,240
      Not Available
    • Owner's Suite
      AU$38,880
      AU$19,810
      Not Available
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    LE LAPEROUSE

    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.

    As the first ship in a new series that remains true to the Ponant spirit, Le Lapérouse 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, with the possibility of exploring an ever-increasing range of destinations in an ethnic-chic ambiance with luxury service.

    Experience a luxurious setting where the accent is on authenticity and passion for travel.

    Port of call & excursions

    6 December 2019 – Wurrumiyanga, Tiwi Islands

    Darwin

    Embarkation 06/12/2019 from 16H00 to 17H00 . Departure 06/12/2019 at 18H00 .

    Darwin is located in Australia’s Northern Territory which is also known as the “Top End”. It is the capital city and the most populated town of the Northern Territory. Darwin is a beautiful tropical city, a melting pot of people and cultures, over 50 different cultures live and work side by side that prides itself in its unique and friendly laid-back lifestyle. Discover the new Parliamant House opened in 1994, a magnificent example of tropical architecture and Admiralty House declared heritage place, a tropical-style home elevated on stilts that has survived two cyclones and numerous air raids. You will also enjoy the bustling waterfront on the Timor Sea.

    7 December 2019 – Wurrumiyanga, Tiwi Islands

    7 December 2019 – Wurrumiyanga, Tiwi Islands

    Arrival 07/12/2019 . Departure 07/12/2019 .

    The Tiwi Islands are part of the Northern Territory, Australia, 80 km to the north of Darwin where the Arafura Sea joins the Timor Sea. They comprise Melville Island, Bathurst Island, and nine smaller uninhabited islands. Indigenous Australians have occupied the Tiwi Islands for centuries, with creation stories suggesting they were present at least 7,000 years ago. You will discover Wurrumiyanga, a village where you can discover the Pukamani (wooden funeral posts with geometric hand carved patterns) and beautiful paintings on canvas. Then you will attend a dance performance relating to the story of the Tiwi people.

    8 December 2019 – At sea

    8 December 2019 – At sea

    Arrival 08/12/2019 . Departure 08/12/2019 .

    During your day at sea, make the most of the many services and activities on board. Treat yourself to a moment of relaxation in the spa or stay in shape in the fitness centre. Depending on the season, let yourself be tempted by the swimming pool or a spot of sunbathing. This day without a port of call will also be an opportunity to enjoy the conferences or shows proposed on board, to do some shopping in the boutique or to meet the PONANT photographers in their dedicated space. As for lovers of the open sea, they will be able to visit the ship’s upper deck to admire the spectacle of the waves and perhaps be lucky enough to observer marine species. A truly enchanted interlude, combining comfort, rest and entertainment.

    9 December 2019 – Elcho Island

    9 December 2019 – Elcho Island

    Arrival 09/12/2019 . Departure 09/12/2019 .

    10 December 2019 – Yirrkala

    10 December 2019 – Yirrkala

    Arrival 10/12/2019 . Departure 10/12/2019 .

    The indigenous community of Yirrkala is located on the Gove Peninsula on the Northern Territory coastline. Overhung with gum trees, red sand paths run alongside the shoreline and lead to the dwellings inhabited by the indigenous communities. At the Buku-Larrnggay Mulka art centre you can admire a wide selection of local artwork including totems, bark paintings and sculpted effigies. Not only will you get a chance to hear musicians playing the yidaki – a traditional wooden didgeridoo –, you’ll also get the opportunity to attend a demonstration of ritual dancing. You might even be invited to some of the propitiatory ceremonies practiced by Yirrkala’s indigenous community.

    11 December 2019 – At sea

    11 December 2019 – At sea

    Arrival 11/12/2019 . Departure 11/12/2019 .

    During your day at sea, make the most of the many services and activities on board. Treat yourself to a moment of relaxation in the spa or stay in shape in the fitness centre. Depending on the season, let yourself be tempted by the swimming pool or a spot of sunbathing. This day without a port of call will also be an opportunity to enjoy the conferences or shows proposed on board, to do some shopping in the boutique or to meet the PONANT photographers in their dedicated space. As for lovers of the open sea, they will be able to visit the ship’s upper deck to admire the spectacle of the waves and perhaps be lucky enough to observer marine species. A truly enchanted interlude, combining comfort, rest and entertainment.

    12 December 2019 – Asmat, West Papua

    12 December 2019 – Asmat, West Papua

    Arrival 12/12/2019 . Departure 12/12/2019 .

    Occupying half the Island of New Guinea, Western New Guinea (once known as Irian Jaya) is one of the most remote and mysterious regions of the world. Even today, there are at least 44 tribes that have never had contact with the outside world. Nestled in the South West corner of the island is the Asmat region, long fabled as the realm of head-hunters and cannibals. Where ancient traditions of ancestor worship have resisted the influence of Christian missionaries. Today’s expedition starts with a zodiac transfer to the village of Syuru where you will be met by a multitude of Asmat warrior canoes. Once ashore a traditional ceremony will take place. In the afternoon guests can undertake a guided walking tour of Agats township.

    13 December 2019 – At sea

    13 December 2019 – At sea

    Arrival 13/12/2019 . Departure 13/12/2019 .

    During your day at sea, make the most of the many services and activities on board. Treat yourself to a moment of relaxation in the spa or stay in shape in the fitness centre. Depending on the season, let yourself be tempted by the swimming pool or a spot of sunbathing. This day without a port of call will also be an opportunity to enjoy the conferences or shows proposed on board, to do some shopping in the boutique or to meet the PONANT photographers in their dedicated space. As for lovers of the open sea, they will be able to visit the ship’s upper deck to admire the spectacle of the waves and perhaps be lucky enough to observer marine species. A truly enchanted interlude, combining comfort, rest and entertainment.

    14 December 2019 – Thursday Island

    14 December 2019 – Thursday Island

    Arrival 14/12/2019 . Departure 14/12/2019 .

    Located at Australiaメs northernmost tip, Thursday Island is one of more than a hundred in the Torres Strait ,between Cape York Peninsula and Papua New Guinea. The historic military fort of Green Hill offers magnificent views and you can discover more about the region and its pearling history at the Gab Titui Cultural Centre.

    15 December 2019 – At sea

    15 December 2019 – At sea

    Arrival 15/12/2019 . Departure 15/12/2019 .

    During your day at sea, make the most of the many services and activities on board. Treat yourself to a moment of relaxation in the spa or stay in shape in the fitness centre. Depending on the season, let yourself be tempted by the swimming pool or a spot of sunbathing. This day without a port of call will also be an opportunity to enjoy the conferences or shows proposed on board, to do some shopping in the boutique or to meet the PONANT photographers in their dedicated space. As for lovers of the open sea, they will be able to visit the ship’s upper deck to admire the spectacle of the waves and perhaps be lucky enough to observer marine species. A truly enchanted interlude, combining comfort, rest and entertainment.

    16 December 2019▸15 December 2019 – Cairns

    Cairns

    Disembarkation 16/12/2019 at 00H00 .

    Washed by the Coral Sea, the harbour town of Cairns is located on Australia's north-east coast. The seafront esplanade is a popular place for locals and visitors to walk, swim and picnic under the shade of swaying palm trees. The hills surrounding Cairns form the gateway to the Queensland Rainforests, proclaimed a UNESCO World Heritage site for their fauna and flora from the Gondwana era.

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