Ponant Cruises - Discovering the Hidden Treasures of New Caledonia

Departing on April 7th 2019

Boarding the Le Laperouse in Auckland you will enjoy a 14-day expedition cruise with an emphasis on the idyllic lagoons of the Kanak culture. 

Your travel itinerary

Sunday 07 April

Auckland, New Zealand

Monday 08 April

Bay of Islands, New Zealand

Tuesday 09 April


Wednesday 10 April


Thursday 11 April

Kouare Island, New Caledonia

Friday 12 April

Lifou, New Caledonia

Saturday 13 April

Hienghene, New Caledonia

Sunday 14 April

Belep Island, New Caledonia

Monday 15 April


Tuesday 16 April

Chesterfield Island, New Caledonia

Wednesday 17 April

Chesterfield Island, New Caledonia

Thursday 18 April


Friday 19 April


Saturday 20 April

Noumea, New Caledonia


Deluxe Stateroom from $8,954.00 per person twin share

Please contact us for alternative stateroom options and availability.

*This is a cash or cheque price. Credit cards will incur a 2% fee
*Itinerary and costs subject to change, airline and fuel charges and currency fluctuations prior to final payment

Booking Conditions

Subject to change and availability. Terms and conditions apply.

Ship Information

Le Laperouse

Passenger Capacity: 92 cabins   Built: 2017/2018

Featuring innovative and environmentally-friendly equipment, elegantly designed cabins, spacious suites with large windows, and lounge areas that open onto the outside, this new limited-capacity yacht boasting just 92 cabins and suites will offer you a truly unique cruising experience.

As it is an essential part of French culture, gastronomy will naturally have pride of place aboard this new ship. Through its two restaurants, Le Lapérouse will invite you on a journey to elegance and epicureanism.

Reception area includes: A reception/concierge desk, An excursions desk, The ship’s administrative services, The sales office, manned by our Guest Relations Officer, Our 50 m² boutique which sells clothing, jewellery, beauty products, postcards and various accessories, Toilets accessible to passengers with reduced mobility.

A new hydraulic platform with adjustable height provides: Easier boarding than on any other cruise ship, Easier Zodiac embarkation and disembarkation for expeditions, Easier access to the sea for swimming and practising various water sports such as kayaking or paddle-boarding. A pool with a panoramic view, equipped with a counter-current swimming system, A pleasant solarium, An outdoor bar and lounge with armchairs and sofas.

A theatre that seats 188, equipped with the latest sound and lighting technology.

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* Itinerary subject to change