Escape to the Kimberley in 2023 and experience the iconic untamed coast in comfort onboard a luxury small ship with Ponant, the World Leader of Luxury Expeditions. In 2023, Le Lapérouse will return to the Kimberley and will be joined by Ponant’s sistership, Le Soléal. With 29 newly released expeditions, this is your perfect opportunity to lock in an experience to remember. PLUS, With the Ponant Bonus tiered pricing, the earlier you book, the more you save. Right now, you can SAVE UP TO 30 per cent* on these award-winning luxury expeditions departing from either Broome or Darwin!

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Embark on a 10-night expedition to explore in-depth one of the world’s oldest regions. Home to the largest population of migrating humpback whales, towering Mitchell falls and many more incredible features. Each morning you’ll wake in a destination more dramatic than the next. At the mirror-like Hunter River, you’ll see saltwater crocodiles in dense mangroves. You’ll marvel at the King George River and watch in awe as the Twin Falls drop from an ancient escarpment. At the breathtaking Montgomery Reef, the tidal shift will reveal vast lagoons and coral reefs where turtles and manta rays play. Experience, Talbot Bay’s raging Horizontal falls, a highlight for many travellers, as is seeing the 30,000-year-old rock painting galleries of Dreamtime Gwion Gwion masterpieces.



Genuine Adventure in Unique Destinations

Ponant’s expedition leaders and destination specialists are some of the best in the industry. Naturalists, marine biologists, photographers, and historians. During outings in Zodiac® inflatable boats, guided shore excursions or onboard lectures and talks, Ponant’s experts will guide you and share their knowledge on the region’s fauna, flora, local communities, their traditions, and history, allowing for a totally immersive experience in one of the most fascinating places on Earth.

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Luxury Onboard Experience

Onboard experience a refined and personalised atmosphere, including French-inspired cuisine, open bar, 24-hour room service, spa facilities, outdoor pool, and complimentary Wi-Fi. With a maximum of 132 staterooms the sophisticated intimacy of the vessels reflect the immensity of the destination, and with up to 95 per cent of staterooms featuring a private balcony, you’ll have a front-row seat to the best views of the Kimberley region. Adding to the ‘French touch’ on board, guests can indulge in various French luxury brands throughout their voyage such as Veuve Clicquot Champagne, Ladurée macarons and Hermès bathroom amenities.

The Kimberley is a destination that has become the envy of every traveller, book your 2023 luxury expedition today and SAVE up to 30 per cent*, plus if you are new to Ponant, save $800 on your first voyage!*

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*30% discount is based on the Ponant Bonus offer. Ponant Bonus is yield managed and may change at any time without notice; Welcome Offer: AUD$800 discount is per stateroom based on double occupancy in Australian Dollars (AUD). Offer valid for guests travelling with Ponant for the first time. More terms and conditions apply visit for more information. ABN: 35 166 676 517. Photographs : © Ponant / Phillip Shubert Photography.