The stunning, remote scenery of Australia’s wild Kimberley can be experienced in all-inclusive, seagoing luxury with Ponant in 2024, with Australian small ship specialist, Cruise Traveller, offering free flights and savings of A$13,370 per couple, or less than half price for solo travellers – for earlybird bookings made by March 31, 2023.
Cruise Traveller’s new, exclusive, 12-night ‘Kimberley Kaleidoscope’ fly, cruise and stay package features a 10-night luxury expedition cruise from Darwin to Broome aboard Ponant’s 184-guest exploration ship, Le Laperouse. The sleek and stylish ship boasts a refined and intimate, yacht-like elegance, fine dining restaurants, plush lounges, theatre, pool, an expert expedition team and personalised service. All staterooms offer a private balcony or terrace.
Le Laperouse will take adventure seekers on a memorable, luxe-filled journey to the Kimberley’s dramatic gorges, spectacular waterfalls, ancient rock art, abundant wildlife and fiery red coastal cliffs.
The 10-night expedition voyage from Darwin to Broome boasts spectacular sights such as King George Falls, Montgomery Reef, crocodile habitats and the famous phenomenon of Horizontal Falls where the ocean surges at high tide through a narrow break in the cliffs.
The package includes two nights’ accommodation in Darwin before the cruise and a complimentary flight to Darwin and back from Broome ex Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Adelaide or Perth.
The immersive voyage includes guided, complimentary excursions on Zodiacs and ashore. The cruise also includes the indulgence of a daily open bar onboard Le Laperouse.
Five sailings are available from May to September, 2024.
Snapshot of inclusions and highlights – ‘Kimberley Kaleidoscope’ package:
* 12 night package with five sailing dates from May to September, 2024
* Free flight to Darwin and back from Broome, ex Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Adelaide or Perth
* Two-night hotel stay in Darwin pre-cruise
* 10-night expedition cruise from Darwin to Broome aboard Ponant’s Le Laperouse
* Zodiac excursions and an open bar are included in fares
The package is available from A$12,695 per person, twin-share, in a Deluxe Balcony stateroom – a saving of A$6685 each. Solo travellers can enjoy even bigger savings, with the package available in a Deluxe Balcony stateroom from $A16,650 – a saving of A$20,025, which is less than half price (subject to availability). The savings and complimentary flights apply to bookings with Cruise Traveller by March 31, 2023.
Demand for Kimberley cruises is growing rapidly so early bookings are recommended, especially for solo reservations.
To book, visit www.CruiseTraveller.com.au/KK24 (direct link) or call Cruise Traveller on 1800 507 777.
Cruise Traveller is Australia’s premier, small ship cruise specialist, representing 53 boutique, luxury and expedition cruising operators around the world.