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LUXURY EXPEDITIONS 2018-2019

Exploring the Malay

Exploring the Malay Archipelago Iconic Kimberley MANILA • DARWIN L’AUSTRAL 13 days / 12 nights 17th June 2018 TROPICAL E X P E D I TI O N DARWIN • BROOME L’AUSTRAL 11 days / 10 nights 19th July & 8th August 2018 TROPICAL E X P E D I TI O N from 3 670 € (see page 88) from 6 360 € (see page 88) Coron Celebes Sea MANILA Sibuyan Island Cuatro Islands Pulau Lihaga Tangkoko National Park Raja Ampat Sea of the Moluccas INDONESIA Banda Neira Banda Sea Timor Sea PHILIPPINES DARWIN AUSTRALIA DAY ITINERARY ARRIVAL DEPARTURE 1 Manila (Philippines) Embarkation from 15.00 to 16.00 17.00 2 Coron (Philippines) 3 Sibuyan Island (Philippines) 4 Cuatro Islands (Philippines) 5, 6 At sea Pulau Lihaga (North of Sulawesi, Indonesia) 7 Tangkoko National Park 8 At sea 9, 10 Raja Ampat (West Papua, Indonesia) 11 Banda Neira (Moluccas, Indonesia) 12 At sea 13 Darwin (Australia) 08.00 Disembarkation Highlights: • Expedition voyage discovering culture, landscapes, fauna and flora of the Malay Archipelago; • Zodiac® outings and shore visits with your team of naturalists; • Coron Island, listed as UNESCO World Heritage Site; • Visit the Tangkoko National Park to look for the famous Tarsier, one of the tiniest primates in the world; • The Malukus, the paradisiac Spice Islands; • Swimming and snorkelling from deserted beaches. NATURALIST Pulau Meatimiarang Timor Sea King George River Vansittart Bay Hunter River Freshwater Cove Wyndham Lacepede Islands Raft Point - Montgomery Reef Talbot Bay AUSTRALIA BROOME DAY ITINERARY ARRIVAL DEPARTURE 1 Darwin (Australia) Embarkation from 14.00 to 15.00 16.00 2 Pulau Meatimiarang (Indonesia) - technical stop - 3 Wyndham (Australia) 4 King George River (Australia) 5 Vansittart Bay (Australia) 6 Hunter River(Australia) Raft Point (Australia) 7 Montgomery Reef (Australia) 8 Freshwater Cove (Australia) 9 Talbot Bay (Australia) INDONESIA DARWIN 10 Lacepede Islands (Australia) 11 Broome (Australia) 06.30 Disembarkation NATURALIST Highlights: • Expedition voyage discovering the Kimberley coast, one of the world’s last remaining pristine wilderness areas; • Regular Zodiac® outings & shore visits with your expedition team; • Discover Aboriginal culture and ancient rock art; • Pristine mangrove environments, home to the world’s largest living reptile; • Unique tidal phenomena such as the Horizontal Falls at Talbot Bay; • In Wyndham, enjoy one of the 3 complimentary excursions*: Ord River experience, Bungle Bungle scenic flight or El Questro Park experience (*subject to availability, on a first come first served basis in chronological order of booking, please contact our travel agents). 58 | Summer 2018 / Winter 2018 - 2019 Cruises

Iconic Kimberley Natural Wonders and Cultures of the Coral Triangle BROOME • DARWIN L’AUSTRAL 11 days / 10 nights 29th July & 18th August 2018 from 6 360 € (see page 88) TROPICAL E X P E D I TI O N DARWIN • HONIARA L’AUSTRAL 17 days / 16 nights 28th August 2018 from 7 710 € (see page 88) TROPICAL E X P E D I TI O N Timor Sea Swift Bay Hunter River King George River Vansittart Bay Freshwater Cove Lacepede Islands Raft Point - Montgomery Reef Talbot Bay AUSTRALIA BROOME DAY ITINERARY ARRIVAL DEPARTURE 1 Broome (Australia) Embarkation from 16.00 to 17.00 18.00 2 Lacepede Islands (Australia) 3 Talbot Bay (Australia) 4 Freshwater Cove (Australia) Montgomery Reef (Australia) 5 Raft Point (Australia) 6 Hunter River (Australia) 7 Swift Bay (Australia) 8 Vansittart Bay (Australia) 9 King George River (Australia) DARWIN 10 At sea 11 Darwin (Australia) 06.00 Disembarkation NATURALIST Highlights: • Expedition voyage discovering the Kimberley coast, one of the world’s last remaining pristine wilderness areas; • Regular Zodiac® outings & shore visits with your expedition team; • Discover Aboriginal culture and ancient rock art; • Pristine mangrove environments, home to the world’s largest living reptile; • Unique tidal phenomena such as the Horizontal Falls at Talbot Bay; • King George River and the majestic Twin Falls. Banda Neira Pulau Lamsutu Raja Ampat Jayapura WEST PAPUA Kopar Village DARWIN AUSTRALIA PAPUA NEW GUINEA Arafura Sea Madang Tami Island Kitava Samarai Sea of Solomon Islands Flight to Brisbane DAY ITINERARY ARRIVAL DEPARTURE 1 Darwin (Australia) Embarkation from 16.00 to 17.00 18.00 2 At sea 3 Banda Neira (Moluccas, Indonesia) 4 - 5 Raja Ampat (West Papua, Indonesia) 6 At sea 7 Pulau Lamsutu (Indonesia) 8 Jayapura (West Papua, Indonesia) 9 Kopar Village(Papua New Guinea) 10 Madang (Papua New Guinea) 11 Tami Island (Papua New Guinea) 12 Kitava (Papua New Guinea) 13 Samarai (Papua New Guinea) 14 At sea 15 Gizo - Njari Island (Solomon Islands) 16 Roderick Bay - Florida Island (Solomon Islands) 17 Honiara, Guadalcanal (Solomon Islands) 07.00 Disembarkation, transfer to the airport and flight Honiara/Brisbane. Highlights: • Expedition voyage discovering the mysteries of Melanesia, in the heart of the Coral Triangle; • Zodiac® outings & shore visits with your expedition team; • The Malukus, the paradisiacal Spice Islands; • Encounters with local people: cultural performances, dances, arts & crafts; • Possibility of diving and/or snorkelling with an experienced instructor on board. NATURALIST SOLOMON ISLANDS Gizo Roderick Bay HONIARA Asia, Oceania and Indian Ocean Expeditions by | 59