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Cruises visiting Alotau (Papua New Guinea)


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Alotau became the provincial capital of Milne Bay in 1969 and today has a population of approximately 16,000. It serves as our port of entry into Papua New Guinea. Missionaries, miners, pearlers, Japanese and American warships have all contributed to the History of Milne Bay. Perhaps the most significant history surrounds the Battle of Milne Bay. It was here that the invading Japanese army suffered their first land defeat in the Pacific War in 1942. A memorial park at the battle site commemorates the event. The local people are warm and welcoming resulting in one of the most relaxed, secure and easy-going towns in Papua New Guinea. Join your expedition team for a tour taking in the town markets and WWII memorials.

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Darwin - Cairns
LE LAPÉROUSE
16 nights on board
Dates:
01/10/2024 to the 17/10/2024
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Honiara, Guadalcanal Island - Cairns
LE LAPÉROUSE
Flight from Brisbane to Honiara + transfer to the port
11 nights on board
Dates:
29/10/2024 to the 09/11/2024
Lautoka, Viti Levu Island - Benoa, Bali
LE PAUL GAUGUIN
20 nights on board
Dates:
19/01/2025 to the 08/02/2025
Cairns - Honiara, Guadalcanal Island
LE JACQUES-CARTIER
Transfer + flight Honiara / Brisbane
13 nights on board
Dates:
16/02/2025 to the 01/03/2025
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Darwin - Lautoka, Viti Levu Island
LE PAUL GAUGUIN
16 nights on board
Dates:
15/04/2025 to the 01/05/2025
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Darwin - Cairns
LE SOLÉAL
16 nights on board
Dates:
21/09/2025 to the 07/10/2025
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