Le Laperouse

128 metres long with just 88 staterooms, each with a private balcony, 4 suites, each with a plate glass window and private terrace.  Guests aboard Le Laperouse will find all of the special touches that have forges the reputation of Ponant cruises. 

The smaller capacity ships creates an intimate atmosphere, while the 110 crew members provide professional and attentive service.  The ship is equipped with state-of-the art technology.  These new stars of the PONANT fleet are fitted with a movable marina platform, enabling guests to swim and engage in other activites directly from the ship.  

You will also discover a world first on board these ships, Blue Eye, a multi-sensory underwater lounge where guests will be able to view the underwater environs surrounding the ship through large transparent glass windows while listening live to the marine world. Then at night, specially designed non-intrusive lighting will be sure to attract fascinating marine life for observation.

 

Featuring innovative and environmentally-friendly equipment, elegantly designed cabins, spacious suites with large windows, and lounge areas that open onto the outside, this new limited-capacity yacht boasting just 92 cabins 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.

Expedition Highlights:

• An experienced and highly qualified expedition team to provide insight into the geology, history, culture, flora and fauna of this fascinating region.
• View the spectacular 80m high sandstone cliffs of the King George River Gorge.
• Discover the stories behind the enigmatic Gwion Gwion rock art
• View the oldest depictions of the human form on the planet.
• Explore pristine mangrove systems by zodiac.
• Watch the largest reptile on earth, the saltwater crocodile, in its natural environment
• Take guided walks ashore with your expert expedition team to view ancient rock art galleries.
• Spend time with the oldest continual culture on earth.
• Watch in awe as Montgomery reef “appears” in front of your eyes.
• Witness the unique tidal phenomenon of the Horizontal Falls in Talbot Bay.
• Take regular voyages in zodiacs to explore the many coves and rivers.
• Search for iconic bird species such as White-bellied Sea Eagles, Brahminy kites and Ospreys.
• Witness the world’s largest population of migrating humpback whales from July to September.


 

Owners Suite

45 sq.m + 30 sq.m. private terrace with hot tub and sliding bay windows.

Grand Deluxe Suite 

45 sq.m. + 30 sq.m. private terrace and sliding bay windows.

Privilege Suite

32 sq.m + 8 sq.m. private balcony with sliding bay window.

Prestige Suite

38 sq.m + 8 sq.m. private balcony with sliding bay window.

Prestige Stateroom

19 sq.m + 4 sq.m. private balcony with sliding bay window.

Deluxe Suite

27.5 sq.m + 6 sq.m. private balcony with sliding bay window.

Deluxe Stateroom

19 sq.m + 4 sq.m. private balcony with sliding bay window.

 

 

Dates & Rates From —  2019 

Cruise Broome - Darwin Darwin - Broome
Date

02 June - 12 June
12 July - 22 July
01 Aug -  11 Aug
21 Aug - 31 Aug

23 May -  02 June
12 Jun - 22 Jun
02 July - 12 July
22 July - 01 Aug
11 Aug - 21 Aug

Prices Deluxe Stateroom $12,200
  Prestige Stateroom 4 $13,490
  Prestige Stateroom 5 $13,990
  Prestige Stateroom 6 $14,250
  Deluxe Suite $19,140
  Owners Suite $36,620

Price per person.
Price guide only, regularly updated.
All rates include 2 free nights accommodation and sightseeing tour in either Broome or Darwin.
Prices are subject to Traditional Owner Visitor Pass fees which are yet to be determined
During your cruise you will visit many places of cultural significance. Currently regional Aboriginal Corporations are introducing visitor permits to access these sites. Pricing excludes visitor pass fees.
For up to date costs for a specific departure please contact us – 1300 654 861

Dates & Rates From —  2020

Cruise Broome - Darwin Darwin - Broome
Date

18 May - 28 May
07 June - 17 June
17 July - 27 July
06 Aug - 16 Aug

08 May -  18 May
28 May - 07 June
17 June - 27 June
27 July - 06 Aug
16 Aug - 26 Aug

Prices Deluxe Stateroom Rates to be released soon
  Prestige Stateroom 4  
  Prestige Stateroom 5  
  Prestige Stateroom 6  
  Deluxe Suite  
  Owners Suite  

Please contact us for pre-registration – 1300 654 861

Prices are subject to Traditional Owner Visitor Pass fees which are yet to be determined
During your cruise you will visit many places of cultural significance. Currently regional Aboriginal Corporations are introducing visitor permits to access these sites. Pricing excludes visitor pass fees.