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Cultures And Nature In Papua New Guinea

Ship: Le Laperouse  
Departure: Thursday, March 7, 2024
Nights: 12 nights
Departs: Cairns
Returns: Cairns
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Duration
12
Nights
Days at Sea
5
Sea Days
Ports
8
Ports
Countries Visted
2
Countries
  • Itinerary

    Cultures And Nature In Papua New Guinea

    Ports of call

    To find out more about the itinerary for this cruise, select the itinerary items below.

    Day Date Port of Call Arrival Departure
    1 Thursday, March 7, 2024 Cairns, Australia Embark 7:00 PM
    View of Cairns, Australia

    Cairns is a Far North Queensland city located on the northeast coast of Australia. This laid-back city is just over a 2 hour flight from Brisbane, Queensland’s state capital. With a backdrop of rainforest mountains, Cairns is known to be the gateway of 2 iconic Australian sites, The Great Barrier Reef and the Wet Tropics Rainforest. Read more about Cairns, Australia

    2 Friday, March 8, 2024 At Sea
    3 Saturday, March 9, 2024 Alotau, Papua New Guinea 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    4 Sunday, March 10, 2024 Fergusson Island
    4 Sunday, March 10, 2024 Dobu Island, Papua New Guinea 12:00 AM 12:00 AM

    Dobu Island is part of the D'Entrecasteaux Islands in the Solomon Sea off Papua New Guinea. It lies just south of Ferguson Island, the largest in the island group, and north of Normanby Island. Dobu lies about 60 km north of the very easternmost tip of Papua New Guinea. Read more about Dobu Island, Papua New Guinea

    5 Monday, March 11, 2024 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. Read more about Tufi, Papua New Guinea

    6 Tuesday, March 12, 2024 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. Read more about Tami Island, Papua New Guinea

    7 Wednesday, March 13, 2024 Madang, Papua New Guinea 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Madang, Papua New Guinea

    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. Read more about Madang, Papua New Guinea

    8 Thursday, March 14, 2024 Dregerhafen, Papua New Guinea 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    9 Friday, March 15, 2024 Lusancay Islands
    10 Saturday, March 16, 2024 Trobriand Islands, Papua New Guinea 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Trobriand Islands, Papua New Guinea

    The Trobriand Islands (aka the Kiriwina Islands) are an archipelago of coral atolls off the E coast of Papua New Guinea in Milne Bay Province. Most of the 12,000 indigenous inhabitants live on the main island Kiriwina, the location of the government station, Losuia. Other major islands are Kaileuna, Vakuta, and Kitava. Read more about Trobriand Islands, Papua New Guinea

    11 Sunday, March 17, 2024 Samarai Island
    12 Monday, March 18, 2024 At Sea
    13 Tuesday, March 19, 2024 Cairns, Australia 7:30 AM Disembark
    View of Cairns, Australia

    Cairns is a Far North Queensland city located on the northeast coast of Australia. This laid-back city is just over a 2 hour flight from Brisbane, Queensland’s state capital. With a backdrop of rainforest mountains, Cairns is known to be the gateway of 2 iconic Australian sites, The Great Barrier Reef and the Wet Tropics Rainforest. Read more about Cairns, Australia

  • Ship

    Le Laperouse Overview

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    Cabin Types

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    Average Cabin Size – 45.0 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 30.0 m2

    Area : 45 msup2;. 30 msup2; private balcony. Capacity: up to 2 passengers per cabin.Individually-controlled air-conditioningKing-size bedor twin beds ShowerMinibarFlat screensatellite TVDesk with stationeryIpod(TM) playersVideo on demandsafeHairdryerBath robesSatellite direct line telephone110/220 volts outletFrench bath products24hr room serviceInternet access wifi.

    Deluxe Suite

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    Cabin Types

    PS6, PS5, GD6, GD5, DS6, DS5, DS4, DS3

    Average Cabin Size – 0 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 0 m2

    Area: 38 msup2;. Private balcony: 8msup2;. 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.

    Balcony

    Balcony

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    Cabin Types

    PR6, PR5, PR4, DEL

    Average Cabin Size – 19.0 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 4.0 m2

    Area: 19 msup2;. Capacity: up to 2 passengers per cabin. 4msup2; private balconyIndividually-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 wifi2 cabins of 275 msup2; with a private balcony of 6 msup2; for people with reduced mobility.

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  • Cultures And Nature In Papua New Guinea

    Cruiseline: Ponant Cruises Ship: Le Laperouse Departure: Thursday, March 7, 2024 Nights: 12 nights Departs: Cairns Returns: Cairns

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