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SAIL AWAY: Ponant releases Kimberley 2023 cruises

Early birds could save up to 30 per cent on Ponant’s 2023 Kimberly Expedition season.

A Ponant Kimberley cruise is high on the bucket list for most luxury travellers. Think red soil, ochre cliffs, feisty inlets, roaring waterfalls and saltwater crocodiles.

This is a region that is popular both for beauty and adventure. And its rugged landscapes are best approached by sea.

In 2023, Ponant will offer multiple Kimberley cruise departures between April and October 2023 on Le Lapérouse or Le Soléal.

The most popular being the 10-night Australia’s Iconic Kimberley cruise which journeys between Broome and Darwin.

This Ponant Kimberley cruise is expected to sell out fast. Ponant General Manager Sales and Marketing Asia Pacific Deb Corbett said the company had already taken several pre-registrations.

One of the landscapes on a Ponant Kimberley Cruise. Credit: Philip Schubert

In demand

“Australia’s Kimberley is one of the greatest wonders of our country, with such grandeur and majestic beauty; it’s certainly an absolute bucket list destination for both Australians and international tourists,” Corbett said.

Guests will explore the King George River on a Zodiac excursion; discover the majestic Twin Falls, the highest in Western Australia and visit the Hunter River to view the estuarine crocodiles. They will also visit Collier Bay to explore Montgomery reef.

Ponant Kimberley cruise
© Nick Rains

Elegant luxury

Ponant’s modern, purpose-built ships are environmentally friendly and fitted with state-of-the-art equipment. The onboard lounges largely open to the exterior giving guests the best views of the spectacular coastline. Expect unparalleled comfort and luxury for exploring the region.

Le Soléal provides 95 per cent balcony accommodation while Le Lapérouse offers a balcony or private deck area for all accommodation. Both offer a selection of world-class dining options, an open bar, a spa and an outdoor swimming pool.

Early bird sale

Guests who book a Ponant Kimberley Cruise early can collect savings of up to 30%.

Click here to view all 2023 dates.

Ponant Kimberley Cruise
The Ponant Kimberley Cruise. Credit: Ponant

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