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Escape to the tropical paradise of Papua New Guinea with one of these 13 top Papua New Guinea cruises for 2024 and 2025. Explore the rich cultures, breathtaking scenery, and vibrant colors of this magical land. With impeccable guides from our local staff, you'll be guided through the hot spots and off-the-beaten-path hidden gems of Samarai Island, Alotau, Triton Bay, Trobriand Islands, and Bougainville. Enjoy popular activities on our Papua New Guinea trips, including small ship cruises, cruises, snorkeling, wildlife viewing, and village visits, while staying on board one of our expertly chosen small ships that carry less than 500 guests. Our Papua New Guinea cruises start from $7,000 for cruises of 10 to 29 days, with abundant opportunities for adventure and cultural interactions with villagers, who are eager to welcome you into their homes. Book your Papua New Guinea cruise with us today!
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Parrots in Papua New Guinea
$8,010
$1000 FC
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Frontier Lands of Papua New Guinea

13 Day Itinerary aboard Coral Adventurer
  • Admire unique wildlife
  • Visit Buna and Sanananda
  • Lear more about the Dei Dei springs
  • Snorkel & Dive on vibrant reefs
Activities:
Kayaking, Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Immerse yourself in the wild and rugged scenery of Papua New Guinea, with its mysterious stories that take you away from the complexities of modern times. Whilst traveling in comfort on boardCoral Adventurer, visit remote villages rich in culture and meet with the people who have maintained their …
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Lusancay Islands
$10,030
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Cultures and Nature in Papua New Guinea

13 Day Itinerary aboard Le Laperouse
  • Explore Trobriand islands
  • Discover Samarai Island
  • Witness Madang
  • Visit Tami Islands
Starts / Ends:
Cairns / Cairns
Activities:
Local Market Visits, Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on a captivating 13-day expedition cruise with Le Lapérouse to uncover Papua New Guinea's wonders and ancient tribes. Starting in Cairns, Australia, explore WWII sites in Alotau, followed by visits to volcanically active islands, Tufi's scenic fiords, and the culturally rich …
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Remote lagoon in Papua New Guinea
$11,995
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Discover the Secrets of Melanesia: Papua New Guinea, The Solomon Islands & Vanuatu

Cairns - Port Vila - 17 Day Itinerary aboard Heritage Adventurer
  • Discover the jewels of Tetepare
  • Explore Vanuatu
  • Experience species on Woodlark
  • Visit villages in Malaita Island
Starts / Ends:
Cairns / Ambrym Island
Activities:
Kayaking, Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on this 17-day expedition cruise aboard Heritage Adventurer and discover the secrets of Melanesia. Explore the coral-fringed islands of the Louisiade Archipelago and the volcanic wonders of the D'Entrecasteaux Islands. Experience the biological wonderland and rare endemic species on …
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Stone Statues in Bali
$8,750
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Crossing Oceania: Fiji To Bali

Lautoka - Benoa - 21 Day Itinerary aboard Paul Gauguin
  • Explore Port Vila, Efate
  • Discover Alotau's beautiful beaches
  • Visit Komodo National Park
  • Enjoy an overnight in Bali
Starts / Ends:
Lautoka / Benoa
Activities:
Local Market Visits, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Set sail on this 21-day cruise Crossing Oceania: Fiji to Bali from Lautoka to Benoa aboard Paul Gaugin. Start your travel in Lautoka, known as Sugar City. Stroll its palm-lined streets, experience traditional village life, or hike in Koroyanitu National Heritage Park. Next is Port Vila, located on …
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A peaceful lagoon on the island of Bougainville, Papue New Guinea
$9,000
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Magical Encounters in the Solomon Islands & Micronesia

Honiara - Guam - 14 Day Itinerary aboard Le Jacques Cartier
  • Explore Bougainville
  • Discover Ghizo Island
  • Experience Njari Island
  • Visit Rabaul
Starts / Ends:
Honiara / Guam
Activities:
Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Set sail on a 14-day expedition cruise from Honiara to Guam aboard the Le Jacques Cartier. Embark from Honiara on a remarkable journey through remote, untamed landscapes. In the Solomon Islands, experience the beauty of Njari Island's waters and explore the vibrant markets of Ghizo Island. …
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Nightcliff Jetty, Darwin, Australia
$7,000
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Crossing Melanesia: Australia To Fiji

17 Day Itinerary aboard Paul Gauguin
  • Explore coral reefs of Milne Bay
  • See WWII historical sites in Alotau
  • Swim in the waters of Espiritu Sant
  • Discover Vanuatu's beaches
Starts / Ends:
Darwin / Lautoka
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on a 17-day cruise Crossing Melanesia from Australia to Fiji. Explore the remote island nations of Melanesia, from the lush landscapes of Australia's Northern Territory to the tribal traditions of Papua New Guinea and the historical importance of Guadalcanal during WWII. Delight in two …
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New Zealand landscape
$12,495
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Grand Pacific Odyssey

New Zealand to Japan - 29 Day Itinerary aboard Heritage Adventurer
  • Sail through Hauraki Gulf
  • Cruise across New Britain Trench
  • Visit Heritage Site Norfolk Island
  • Snorkel to the wreck of WWII plane
Starts / Ends:
Auckland / Yokohama
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
On this 29-day Grand Pacific Odyssey voyage aboard Heritage Adventurer, set sail on a true adventure as we explore reef-fringed tropical islands, visit historic monuments, and discover lost civilizations and amazing wildlife encounters. This Pacific island vacation allows you to explore remote …
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Palm tree lined resort on the Island of Chuuk, Micronesia
$10,560
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From New Caledonia to Micronesia

Noumea - Guam - 17 Day Itinerary aboard Le Soleal
  • Explore Noumea
  • Discover Lifou
  • Experience Espiritu Santo Island
  • Visit Rabaul
Starts / Ends:
Noumea / Guam
Activities:
Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on a 17-day expedition cruise aboard Le Soléal. Explore a range of cultures and diverse marine life, from New Caledonia to Guam. Discover the captivating Loyalty archipelago's Lifou island, then journey to Vanuatu, known as the 'happiest country in the world', offering an …
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Beautiful wild coast of Raja Ampat, Indonesia
$7,550
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Papua's Whale Sharks and Birds of Paradise

Sorong - Kaimana - 10 Day Itinerary aboard Ombak Putih
  • Swim under Kitikiti waterfall
  • Explore the maze of karst islands
  • View birds of paradise in nature
  • Enjoy the isolated Ceram Sea
Starts / Ends:
Sorong / Triton Bay
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Discover Raja Ampat, a globally renowned biodiversity hotspot,one of the world's most breathtaking destinations to cruise. This special itinerary celebrates Alfred Russel Wallace, a renowned scientist who was one of the first to express worry over the environmental consequences of human …
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Beautiful wild coast of Raja Ampat, Indonesia
$13,450
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Indonesian Explorer: Raja Ampat to Papua New Guinea

Bali - Port Moresby - 19 Day Itinerary aboard Heritage Adventurer
  • Visit Raja Ampat
  • Lookout for the endemic birds
  • Explore Komodo National Park
  • Swim at Triton Bay
Starts / Ends:
Bali / Cairns
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Set sail on this 19-day expedition cruise to Indonesia's remote and little-known tropical islands from Raja Ampat to Papua New Guinea aboard Heritage Adventurer. Swim with the whale sharks in Triton Bay, visit Komodo National Park, home to the famed Komodo Dragon, discover Jacques …
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Mountain Range in Komodo National Park, Indonesia
$10,130
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Tropical Odyssey: North-East Australia and Indonesia

16 Day Itinerary aboard Le Laperouse
  • Discover the Asmat region
  • Learn about local culture
  • Explore the Malukus
  • Visit the Komodo National Park
Starts / Ends:
Cairns / Benoa
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Spa Relaxation
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join this 16-day tropical expedition voyage onboard the Le Laperouse between north-eastern Australia and Indonesia to discover its spectacular natural scenery. Lizard Island, nestled in the heart of Australia's Great Barrier Reef, is the first port of call on your cruise. The next day, sail …
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Snorkel the coral reefs of Indonesia
$24,000
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Exploring Indonesia: Bali, Raja Ampat & Papua New Guinea

Bali to Brisbane - 20 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Orion
  • Relax on stunning beaches
  • Search for Komodo dragons
  • Encounter traditional ceremonies
  • Learn about the region's history
Starts / Ends:
Bali / Brisbane
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Set sail from Bali on an expedition to discover Indonesia’s rich tapestry of cultures and lush tropical islands. Experience the thrill of spotting rare Komodo dragons in the wild; snorkel and dive at pristine coral reefs of the Moluccas, Raja Ampat and WestPapua; take part in exuberant …
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Remote lagoon in Papua New Guinea
$10,910
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New Guinea Odyssey

Darwin - Cairns - 17 Day Itinerary aboard Le Soleal
  • Discover Papua New Guinea
  • Visit the Tami islands
  • Watch the Asaro Mudmen
  • Swim and snorkel on beaches
Starts / Ends:
Cairns / Darwin
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Spa Relaxation
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This 17-day journey takes you to the world's second-biggest island, a fascinating region home to over 1,200 ethnic groups. Allow yourself to be fascinated by the stunning vistas of the Fiords and lush mangrove forests where you can meet Papuan tribes eager to share their culture and art with …
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