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Le Lapérouse, Luxury Kimberley Cruise

184 Passenger Small Ship Cruise Vessel 

Built in 2018 and featuring innovative equipment, elegantly designed cabins, spacious suites with windows, and lounge areas opening on to the outside, Le Lapérouse will give you a unique cruising experience thanks to the design and smaller size. And PONANT, in keeping with its pioneering spirit, is launching a world-first; Le Lapérouse will be the first cruise ship on earth to be equipped with a multi-sensory underwater space, called Blue Eye. This underwater lounge is located within the hull beneath the water line.

The new vessel, with only 92 cabins and suites, boasts a panoramic restaurant with terrace, grill restaurant and lounge areas opening onto the outside. To relax in style, there is an observatory, fully equipped sundeck and infinity pool. On-board facilities include a theatre, spa, fitness room and sauna.

Throughout the cruise, join the experienced crew, expert naturalists and passionate lecturers for an unforgettable trip and thrilling experiences. The Zodiac outings and shore visits get up close to some of the Kimberley’s spectacular natural wonders whilst learning about the Kimberley culture, history and wildlife.

Cruise Highlights

Ponant’s vessels will guide you to some of the most picturesque parts of the region – the Hunter River, King George River and the majestic King George twin falls. Admire Montgomery Reef, home to vast expanses of lagoons and immense coral reefs. Visit the Buccaneer Archipelago, whose coast is one of the most spectacular in the entire region. The wild lands of Kimberley are the promise of an exceptional adventure.

Cabins and Suites

Most staterooms have private balconies that open onto an ever-changing view. They are beautifully decorated with king or twin beds, minibar, flat screen satellite TV, en-suite with Hermes bath products, individually controlled air-conditioning, 24hr room service and cabins are serviced daily. Wi-Fi is included throughout the vessel.

Rates are per person twin share

Inclusions: Accommodation, all meals, open bar, room service, shore excursions & port taxes.

2023 Schedule


24 Apr to 04 May, 03 to 13 Jun, 22 Aug to 01 Sep, 01 to 11 Oct
04 TO 14 May, 24 May to 03 Jun, 13 to 23 Jun, 03 to 13 Jul, 23 Jul to 02 Aug, 12 to 22 Aug, 01 to 11 Sep, 21 Sep to 01 Oct
 Twin Share From
Deluxe Stateroom$10,550
Prestige Stateroom Deck 4$11,680
Prestige Stateroom Deck 5$12,260
Prestige Stateroom Deck 6$12,940
Deluxe Suite Deck 3, 5 & 6$16,800
Notes: Other cabin types rates available. Sole occupancy rates available. Ponant Bonus Discount based on availability at time of booking.