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Exploring Australia's East Coast Islands

Cairns - Sydney

Dates:
07/12/2022
to  16/12/2022

10
days
9
nights on board
Starting from*
£4,360

Allow yourself to fall under the spell of this itinerary in Australia that has been specially designed for travellers looking for unspoiled islands and turquoise lagoons. You will set sail aboard Le Lapérouse for an 10-day expedition cruise with PONANT to discover the treasures of the Great Barrier Reef

Starting in Cairns, the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef, set sail towards Willis Islets in the Coral Sea Territories featuring not less than 30 separate reefs along with the spectacular Coral Sea Marine Park, as well as Willis Island where a monitoring station was established in 1921 to provide cylclone early warnings services to Queensland.

Lying some 50 km to the north-east of the Whitsunday Islands, you will reach Hardy Reef, which boasts the unique marine biodiversity of the area. 

You will continue your exploration of the Australian coast with the discovery of Percy Island, whose shallow waters beckon you in for a dip, and Lady Musgrave Island, which is ideal for snorkelling. Both are located in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef, a gigantic ecosystem of coral reefs.

Your next call will be the Hawkesbury River region in New South Wales, famous for its colourful cliffs and historic townships, and join your expedition team to explore the area in our fleet of Zodiac®.

The end of your cruise will be marked by a disembarkation in the irresistible city of Sydney.


Your itinerary

Zodiac® shore visits with your expedition team. Many opportunities for swimming, snorkelling and relaxation on unspoiled islands, with white sand beaches and crystal clear water. View the remote Willis Islets...


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1 888 400 1082
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Choose your stateroom

Choose your stateroom

Deluxe Stateroom
 

(19 m2)

Fully booked

Prestige stateroom Deck 4
 

(19 m2)

Fully booked

Prestige stateroom Deck 5
 

(19 m2)

From £5,090

Prestige Deck 6
 

(19 m2)

From £5,380

Deluxe Suite Deck 3
 

(27 m2)

From £7,510

Deluxe Suite Deck 4
 

(27 m2)

Fully booked

Deluxe Suite Deck 5
 

(27 m2)

Fully booked

Deluxe Suite Deck 6
 

(27 m2)

Fully booked

Prestige Suite Deck 5
 

(38 m2)

From £10,180

Prestige Suite Deck 6
 

(38 m2)

From £10,700

Privilege Suite Deck 5
 

(32 m2)

From £11,240

Privilege Suite Deck 6
 

(32 m2)

From £11,240

Grand Deluxe Suite Deck 5
 

(45 m2)

Fully booked

Grand Deluxe Suite Deck 6
 

(45 m2)

Fully booked

Owner's Suite
 

(45 m2)

Fully booked



Complete your trip

Complete your trip

Additional services
For more peace of mind, PONANT selects flights and takes care of your transfers for your trip as well as shore visits before and after the cruise.


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*Price is per person, double occupancy, is based on availability, and subject to change at any time. The category of cabin to which this price applies may no longer be available.