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Highlights of Southern Australia - 12 Night Cruise Only (PON16889)

This all-new itinerary is a gourmand's dream! Dive into the wonderfully delicious produce and wine that Australia has to offer!

Tour Departure: Mar 27, 2021

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Set sail with PONANT for a 13-day all-new expedition cruise from Melbourne to Fremantle, 
discovering the grandiose and wild nature and unique terroirs of the north of Tasmania and 
the southern coast of Australia. 


You’ll embark in Melbourne, Australia’s second largest city and its cultural capital, before setting sail for Tasmania.
In Bass Strait, you’ll reach the magnificent wild coasts of King Island bordered by white sandy beaches, green pastures and granite rocks.
Your port of call at Beauty Point will be the occasion to discover the natural riches of the Tamar Valley, edged with fertile hills and wine estates.
You will then admire the vastness of the landscapes on the south coast of Australia, whose turquoise waters are home to many fishes and shellfishesessential products in the rich local gastronomy. It is also the opportunity to dive into the rich past of this region explored by Europeans back at the beginning of the 17th century, before disembarking in Fremantle, a bohemian little town with rich architectural heritage.

Includes on meals on board, with beverages, and port taxes.

Cruiseco Exclusive: Book your cruise by 10 July, 2020 and receive EUR400 per cabin onboard credit! 

Package Details

Highlights Include:

  • Enjoy King Island’s exceptional produce, culture, history, flora and fauna.
  • Sample the gourmet produce and world renowned fine cool climate wines of the Tamar Valley.
  • Hear tales of convicts, mariners and miners in Northern Tasmania.
  • Discover South Australia’s Limestone Coast.
  • Savour the delights of Port Lincoln, the seafood and aquaculture capital of Australia.
  • Experience the pristine scenery of Esperance and the Recherche archipelago.
  • Visit the remarkable national ANZAC centre and whaling museum in Albany.


Day 1:Melbourne
Sat 27 Mar 2021
Depart 7:30 PM
Day 2:King Island, Tasmania
Sun 28 Mar 2021
Day 3:Tamar Valley, Tasmania
Mon 29 Mar 2021
Day 4:At sea
Tue 30 Mar 2021
Day 5:Robe
Wed 31 Mar 2021
Day 6:Kangaroo Island
Thu 1 Apr 2021
Day 7:Port Lincoln
Fri 2 Apr 2021
Day 8:At sea
Sat 3 Apr 2021
Day 9:At sea
Sun 4 Apr 2021
Day 10:Esperance
Mon 5 Apr 2021
Day 11:Albany
Tue 6 Apr 2021
Day 12:At sea
Wed 7 Apr 2021
Day 13:Fremantle
Thu 8 Apr 2021
Arrive 6:00 AM
Ports of Call may vary by departure date and subject to weather and other conditions.


*Prices are per adult in AUD, based on lead-in twin share accommodation in each of the specified categories. Valid for a limited time only, is capacity controlled, subject to change/availability and can be withdrawn at any time without notice. Does not include any additional accommodation made necessary by flight schedules. Prices are subject to change due to fluctuations in charges, taxes and currency even after the deposit is paid. Agents may charge service fees/or fees for card payments which vary. Cancellation penalties and conditions apply.