Ponant -Explore Australia's East Coast Islands - Cairns to Sydney

From $4,910 per person*


SAVE $800pp plus EUR200 pp ship board credit

  • All meals aboard ship
  • Open Bar Package including wines, beers and spirits
  • Gratuities for ship's crew and guides
  • Shore excursions by Zodiac on Expeditions
  • Unlimited WiFi Internet access
  • 24-Hour Room Service
  • Port Fees and Taxes
  • Fully stocked mini-bar
  • Luxury amenities in staterooms
Virtuoso exclusive benefit: 
  • EUR 200 shipboard credit per person

More Information

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.


Environmentally friendly, fitted with innovative equipment and complete with lounges designed to be largely open to the exterior, this new and intimately sized yacht offers a unique type of cruise experience.Onboard this ship sailing under the French flag, you'll experience the incomparable pleasure of a cosily intimate cruise offering the possibility of exploring an ever-increasing range of destinations in an ethnic chic ambiance and with five-star service.


Visting: Cairns, Willis Island, Hardy Reef, Percy Isles, Lady Musgrave Island, Hawkesbury River, arriving into Sydney

Travel Dates

Valid for travel 07 Dec 2022 - until 16 Dec 2022.

Terms & Conditions

All advertised prices are based on 07 December departure, the Ponant Bonus fare per person, in Australian Dollars (AUD), based on a double occupancy in the best available lead in Deluxe stateroom, including port taxes, correct at time of publication – 22/07/2021, are subject to availability and can be changed at any time. Other departures & cabin catergories may be available at a surcharge.Virtuoso Voyages benefit of €200 On Board Credit is per person. MTA price includes PONANT Welcome Offer of $400 (for first-time PONANT Cruisers. Past PONANT cruisers receive alternative saving of 5%). Available for sale until 13 August 2021 with your MTA Cruise advisor or if sold out prior. Due to evolving health protocols, some messaging may not accurately reflect current onboard and destination offerings, or the public health standards and government requirements that modify or limit these offerings. Onboard and destination experiences, features, itineraries, and guest conduct rules vary by ship and destination and are subject to change without notice. All sailings are subject to government approval for restart. For full terms & conditions please ask your MTA Cruise Advisor.  

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