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||Thursday, September 30, 2021||Darwin, Australia||Embark||6:00 PM|
The new Darwin cruise ship terminal at Fort Hill Wharf is adjacent to the convention centre, only one kilometre from Darwin’s CBD. Modern amenities, hotels and parking are there, plus a mini-market with beautiful local productions – Aboriginal art and crafts, diamonds and opals, and eateries, distinctive of the Top End. Darwin is a home port for the small luxury vessels Coral Princess and Coral Discoverer that explore the Kimberley coast to Broome. A score of cruise ship lines include Darwin in their itineraries for Australia, Indonesia, South-East Asia and World Cruises. Read more about Darwin, Australia
|2||Friday, October 1, 2021||At Sea|
|3||Saturday, October 2, 2021||Banda Islands, Indonesia||12:00 AM||12:00 AM|
The Banda Islands are a volcanic group of ten small volcanic islands in the Banda Sea, about 2,000 km east of Java, and are part of the Indonesian province of Maluku. Until the mid-19th century the Banda Islands were the world's only source of the spices nutmeg and mace produced from the nutmeg tree. These days the islands are also popular destinations for scuba diving and snorkelling. The Bandas offer stunning tropical scenery, a remarkable history, friendly villages, and some of the globe's most unspoilt, pristine, and biologically diverse bright coral reefs, as well as a great variety of colourful fish. Read more about Banda Islands, Indonesia
|4||Sunday, October 3, 2021||Bird's Head Seascape|
|5||Monday, October 4, 2021||Bird's Head Seascape|
|6||Tuesday, October 5, 2021||At Sea|
|7||Wednesday, October 6, 2021||Kwatisore Village, Indonesia||12:00 AM||12:00 AM|
|8||Thursday, October 7, 2021||Kwatisore Village, Indonesia||12:00 AM||12:00 AM|
|9||Friday, October 8, 2021||At Sea|
|10||Saturday, October 9, 2021||Jayapura, Indonesia||12:00 AM||12:00 AM|
Jayapura is the capital of the Indonesian-administered territory of Papua on the island of New Guinea. It is situated on a bay called Teluk Yos Sudarso, aka Humboldt Bay. The city lies just 32 km west of the border with Papua New Guinea. Jayapura – ‘City of Victory’ – was named by Suharto when Indonesia took over sovereignty from the Dutch in 1963. Read more about Jayapura, Indonesia
|11||Sunday, October 10, 2021||Sepik River, Papua New Guinea||12:00 AM||12:00 AM|
The Sepik is the longest river on the island of New Guinea, and is Papua New Guinea's equivalent to the Amazon and the Congo Rivers. The 1126 km river flows from the Victor Emanuel Range through an undeveloped catchment to the Bismarck Sea with no delta. Situated in the mystical East Sepik Province on the north coast of Papua New Guinea, the river is central to the everyday lives of the people who live along its banks. It has formed the basis for food, transport and culture. Read more about Sepik River, Papua New Guinea
|12||Monday, October 11, 2021||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
|13||Tuesday, October 12, 2021||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
|14||Wednesday, October 13, 2021||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
|15||Thursday, October 14, 2021||Alotau, Papua New Guinea||12:00 AM||12:00 AM|
|16||Friday, October 15, 2021||At Sea|
|17||Saturday, October 16, 2021||Cairns, Australia||7:30 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.
SA, PV6, PV5, PS6, PS5, GD6, GD5, DS6, DS5, DS4, DS3
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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