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Ancient Cultures Of Papua New Guinea

Ship: Le Soléal  
Departure: Tuesday, November 1, 2022
Nights: 10 nights
Departs: Cairns
Returns: Honiara
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One Way Trip
One
way trip
Duration
10
Nights
Days at Sea
6
Sea Days
Ports
7
Ports
Countries Visted
4
Countries
  • Itinerary

    Ancient Cultures Of Papua New Guinea

    Ports of call

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    Day Date Port of Call Arrival Departure
    1 Tuesday, November 1, 2022 Cairns, Australia Embark 5:00 PM
    View of Cairns, Australia

    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. Read more about Cairns, Australia

    2 Wednesday, November 2, 2022 At Sea
    3 Thursday, November 3, 2022 Alotau, Papua New Guinea 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    4 Friday, November 4, 2022 Fergusson Island
    4 Friday, November 4, 2022 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 Saturday, November 5, 2022 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

    6 Sunday, November 6, 2022 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

    7 Monday, November 7, 2022 At Sea
    8 Tuesday, November 8, 2022 Gizo, Solomon Islands 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Gizo, Solomon Islands

    Gizo is the capital of the Western Province in the Solomon Islands, situated on Ghizo Island, approximately 380 km WNW of the capital Honiara, and is the second largest town in the country. According to local stories the area had a history of head-hunting, so nearby tribes took the unusual step of joining together to obliterate the Gizo tribe. As a result, the land became state-owned and prospered as an administrative and business centre. Read more about Gizo, Solomon Islands

    8 Tuesday, November 8, 2022 Njari Island, Solomon Islands 12:00 AM 12:00 AM

    Njari Island is in the Solomon Island archipelago, to the east of Papua New Guinea. It is a small uninhabited 400m long teardrop that extends along shallow shoals to adjacent small islands. Three kilometres to the SE is the larger Gizo Island with settlements. Read more about Njari Island, Solomon Islands

    9 Wednesday, November 9, 2022 At Sea
    9 Wednesday, November 9, 2022 Roderick Bay, Florida Islands
    10 Thursday, November 10, 2022 Malaita Island
    11 Friday, November 11, 2022 Honiara, Solomon Islands 7:00 AM Disembark
    View of Honiara, Solomon Islands

    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. Read more about Honiara, Solomon Islands

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    Le Soléal

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    Average Cabin Size – 18.5 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 4.0 m2

    Size: 200 sq.ft. + 43 sq.ft. balcony. Deluxe Staterooms with private balcony. Amenities: • Individually-controlled air-conditioning • Cabin layout : king-size bed, or twin beds • Shower • Minibar • Flat screen satellite TV • Desk with stationery • DVD, CD and Ipod™ 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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    Average Cabin Size – 18.5 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 4.0 m2

    Size: 200 sq.ft. + 43 sq.ft. balcony. Prestige Staterooms with private balcony. Amenities: • Individually-controlled air-conditioning • Cabin layout : king-size bed, or twin beds • Shower • Minibar • Flat screen satellite TV • Desk with stationery • DVD, CD and Ipod™ players • Video on demand • Safe • Hairdryer • Bath robes • Satellite direct line telephone • 110/220 volts outlet • French bath products • 24hr room service

    Suite

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    SA, PS6, PS5, DS6

    Average Cabin Size – 33.7 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 7.0 m2

    Size: 484 sq.ft. + 97 sq.ft. balcony. Owner's Suites are decorated by French interior designers and will provide you a breathtaking panoramic sea view. Amenities: • Individually-controlled air-conditioning • Cabin layout : king-size bed, or twin beds, communicating cabins available • Bathtub or shower • Minibar • Flat screen satellite TV • Desk with stationery • DVD, CD and Ipod™ 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 • Another Flat screen satellite TV • Large bathtub • Sofa • Table with 4 chairs • Armchair & Pedestal table

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