At last, the long wait is over. French luxury expedition line, Ponant will return to the coveted Kimberley next week with Le Laperouse and Le Soleal kicking off their new season offering 10-night cruises between Broome and Darwin.

If you have always dreamed of discovering the wild and wonderful landscape from the comforts of a small luxury expedition ship, now you have the additional choice of two new departures which Ponant has just announced for the extremely popular and iconic cruises on 28 May and 7 June this year.

The two additional sailings include a 10-night expedition from Darwin to Broome on board Le Soleal which departs on 28 May with prices starting from $10,060 per person in a deluxe stateroom. Click here for more details.

The second is also a 10-night voyage from Broome to Darwin on board Le Soleal with departures from 7 June 2022 and prices starting from $10,060 pp in a deluxe stateroom. Click here for more details.

Known for its wild landscape with ochre cliffs, roaring waterfalls and saltwater crocodiles, the Kimberley has always evoked a sense of mystery among curious travellers.

When Western Australian government lifted its ban on small interstate and international expedition ships with a maximum of 350 passengers, Ponant announced the restart of its Kimberley 2022 expedition season starting from 28 April to October this year.

King George River – Northern Kimberley.

Highlights of the Kimberley expeditions include visiting the Hunter River which is inhabited by salt-water crocodiles; discovering King George River on a Zodiac excursion; reaching the majestic Twin Falls – the highest in WA; exploring Collier Bay and Montgomery reef, the world’s largest inshore reef with vast expanses of lagoons filled with plentiful marine life, all accompanied by an expert and experienced expedition guide.

Guests will also be able to discover billion of years-old landscape and ancient rock art, explore the pristine mangrove environments and witness the unique tidal phenomena of the Horizontal Falls.

And if you book early, you can save up to 30 per cent with Ponant special bonus.*

You can also contact a Ponant consultant on 1300 737 178 or email [email protected]

* You will receive $800 in savings with Ponant’s welcome offer. Conditions apply.