Le Lapérouse set sail under the French flag in June 2018. Named after famous French explorers, these sleek five-star luxury vessels will have the finest equipment for safety and stability.
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|Day||Date||Port of Call||Arrival||Departure|
|1||Sunday, February 20, 2022||Honiara, Solomon Islands||Embark||7:00 PM|
Honiara, located on the northern coast of the island of Guadalcanal, is the capital of the Solomon Islands, which lie between Vanuatu and Papua New Guinea. Pijin is the principal language. The climate is tropical, and while the most pleasant time to visit is winter, July to September, the cooling sea breezes temper the humidity and heat along all coasts year-round. The island became the scene of the important Guadalcanal Campaign during World War II. Read more about Honiara, Solomon Islands
|2||Monday, February 21, 2022||At Sea|
|3||Tuesday, February 22, 2022||Bougainville|
|4||Wednesday, February 23, 2022||Bougainville|
|5||Thursday, February 24, 2022||Rabaul, Papua New Guinea||12:00 AM||12:00 AM|
Rabaul is a town on the Gazelle Peninsula in East New Britain province, Papua New Guinea. A busy commercial centre, it is situated on Simpson Harbour, a sheltered inlet of Blanche Bay. Almost the entire old town of Rabaul is buried under volcanic ash, the result of a volcanic eruption in 1994, and one is in awe of the scenery, which resembles an alien prehistoric landscape. Mt Tavurvur is still active and makes for a very interesting trekking tour. Read more about Rabaul, Papua New Guinea
|6||Friday, February 25, 2022||At Sea|
|7||Saturday, February 26, 2022||Madang, Papua New Guinea||12:00 AM||12:00 AM|
Madang is the capital of Madang Province and a port on the north coast of Papua New Guinea. It was settled by Germans in the 19th C, then under Australian administration from 1919, and occupied by Japanese 1942-1944 when the town was virtually wiped out. Today its population of 24,000 includes many expatriates, and the city is the base for many NGOs and business branches. The town is said to be one of the prettiest towns in the South Pacific, due in part to its dramatic location on the tip of a peninsula encircled by mountains to 4000m. Read more about Madang, Papua New Guinea
|8||Sunday, February 27, 2022||Tami Island, Papua New Guinea||12:00 AM||12:00 AM|
Tami Island is part of a small island group of the same name, in Morobe Province, northern Papua New Guinea. The island includes four atolls that form a circle around a lagoon. It is a seldom visited isle and delightfully peaceful. On the two largest islands there are two villages that face each other across a volcanic cove of beautiful crystal-clear water containing abundant marine life. Read more about Tami Island, Papua New Guinea
|9||Monday, February 28, 2022||Tufi, Papua New Guinea||12:00 AM||12:00 AM|
Tufi is a small village in the Oro Province on the NE coast of Papua New Guinea on the Bird’s Tail Peninsula, overlooking the Coral Sea. The village is approached by sea or by air on the grassed airstrip at the water’s edge. Inland rises to mountains and rain forest. The coastline consists of dozens of rias or drowned river valleys, surrounded by numerous uncharted reefs in pristine waters. Read more about Tufi, Papua New Guinea
|10||Tuesday, March 1, 2022||Samarai Island|
|11||Wednesday, March 2, 2022||At Sea|
|12||Thursday, March 3, 2022||Cairns, Australia||8:00 AM||Disembark|
Whether you're snorkeling or diving on the Great Barrier Reef or exploring the luscious Daintree Rainforest, Cairns is a great base for you to start your tropical north Queensland adventure. The Cairns esplanade is the main hub with a host of lovely cafes and restaurants, waterfront boardwalks and also a swimming lagoon. A perfect meeting spot if you're catching up with family or friends. Head out on a day trip to the Great Barrier Reef which departs from Cairns. Read more about Cairns, Australia
PR6, PR5, PR4, DEL
Area: 19 m². Capacity: up to 2 passengers per cabin. 4m² private balcony Individually-controlled air-conditioning King-size bed or twin beds Shower Minibar Flat screen Satellite TV Desk with stationery Ipod(TM) players Video on demand Safe Hairdryer Bath robes Satellite direct line telephone 110/220 volts outlet French bath products 24hr room service Internet access wifi 2 cabins of 27 5 m² with a private balcony of 6 m² for people with reduced mobility.
PS6, PS5, GD6, GD5, DS6, DS5, DS4, DS3
Area: 38 m². Private balcony: 8m². Capacity: up to 2 passengers per cabin. Individually-controlled air-conditioningKing-size bed or twin bedsShowerMinibarFlat screenSatellite TVDesk with stationeryIpod(TM) playersVideo on demandSafeHairdryerBath robesSatellite direct line telephone110/220 volts outletFrench bath products24hr room serviceInternet access wifi.
SA, PV6, PV5
Area : 45 m². 30 m² private balcony. Capacity: up to 2 passengers per cabin. Individually-controlled air-conditioning King-size bed or twin beds Shower Minibar Flat screen satellite TV Desk with stationery Ipod(TM) players Video on demand safe Hairdryer Bath robes Satellite direct line telephone 110/220 volts outlet French bath products 24hr room service Internet access wifi.
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