Immersive Indonesia: Singapore to Australia - 14 Nights

Set sail from Singapore to discover Indonesia's rich cultural heritage and stunning natural beauty. This exotic journey visits the archipelago's pristine Parai Beach and explores Javanese treasures in Surabaya and Semarang. Bali enchants with its rainforests and temples while Komodo National Park intrigues with the world's largest lizard. From Timor-Leste's charming capital, Dili, journey on to tropical Darwin in Australia's verdant Northern Territory.

Highlights

  • Visit 2 maiden calls including Parai Beach and Surabaya, Indonesia.
  • Enjoy the luxury of time to explore on overnight stays in Singapore, Bali, and Darwin.
  • Discover Singapore's vertical, man-made 'Supertree' conservatories soaring more than 160 feet skyward - the Flower Dome is one of the world's largest glass greenhouses and the Cloud Forest features a stunning waterfall and incredible views.
  • See ancient Aboriginal rock art and jumping crocodiles at Kakadu National Park, and explore the waterfalls, wildlife, and the iconic termite mounds of Litchfield National Park - both accessed from Darwin.

    Detailed Itinerary

    Day 1 - Singapore

    Welcome to Singapore, where tales of riches, romance, and vibrant trade come alive, from its spice trading origins to its transformation into one of Asia's greatest destinations. See the elegant mansions and lush polo greens that hint at its colonial past, and discover the enchanting mystique of Chinatown. Stroll along Arab Street, where the tantalizing aroma of spices lingers in the air and world-class boutiques entice shopping. As you explore this fascinating city, temples, mosques, and churches stand as serene reminders of the diverse migrations that have shaped Singapore's vibrant heritage. Be sure to visit the UNESCO-listed Singapore Botanic Gardens.

    Day 2 - Singapore

    Welcome to Singapore, where tales of riches, romance, and vibrant trade come alive, from its spice trading origins to its transformation into one of Asia's greatest destinations. See the elegant mansions and lush polo greens that hint at its colonial past, and discover the enchanting mystique of Chinatown. Stroll along Arab Street, where the tantalizing aroma of spices lingers in the air and world-class boutiques entice shopping. As you explore this fascinating city, temples, mosques, and churches stand as serene reminders of the diverse migrations that have shaped Singapore's vibrant heritage. Be sure to visit the UNESCO-listed Singapore Botanic Gardens.

    Day 3 - Parai Beach, Bangka Island, Indonesia

    Situated south of the Philippines, Bangka Island on Indonesia's Sulawesi offers pristine beaches and world-class snorkeling amidst stunning coral reefs. Explore vast underwater gardens teeming with vibrant marine life and frequent visits from sea turtles. Immerse yourself in the warm hospitality of the local Minahasan community, known for their traditional dance, music, and iconic wooden houses called "tongkonan."

    Day 4 - At Sea

    Have you met Les Gauguins and Les Gauguines yet? Our onboard hosts are at the ready to share their Polynesian culture, with Tahitian dance lessons, hands-on traditional craft demonstrations, and an array of activities for all ages. The day is yours to make what you will of it. Perhaps you'll take in a lecture by one of our special guests or take part in cooking lessons with the executive chef. Or maybe you'll unwind poolside or treat yourself to a visit to the Algotherm Spa... or why not both? A day at sea offers ample time to relax and plan your next adventure.

    Day 5 - Semarang, Indonesia

    Nestled gracefully along the northern coastline of the magnificent Java island, Semarang emerges as an enchanting city that captures the essence of Indonesia's cultural tapestry. Serving as the captivating capital of Central Java province, Semarang is a vibrant hub where timeless heritage intertwines with dynamic progress, creating an inspiring fusion of the past and present. From its resplendent ancient temples to its bustling riverside promenades, Semarang beckons explorers to embark on a transformative journey, awakening the spirit of wanderlust and igniting a profound appreciation for the country's remarkable diversity.

    Day 6 - Surabaya, Java

    In the heartland of Java, where the winds whisper tales of bravery and resilience, Surabaya stands tall as a city of extraordinary spirit and limitless possibilities. This vibrant metropolis, known as the "City of Heroes," exudes an indomitable energy that sparks the adventurous souls within its visitors. Explore the historic Arab Quarter, immerse yourself in the vibrant street art scene of Jalan Tunjungan, savor the tantalizing flavors of traditional Javanese cuisine, or witness the breathtaking sunset from the iconic Suramadu Bridge. Surabaya awaits, ready to inspire and unveil the extraordinary in every step of your journey.

    Day 7 - Benoa, Bali

    Visit Ubud, renowned for its temples, shrines, artists' workshops and galleries, and the Sacred Monkey Forest. Or maybe you'll want to indulge in watersports activities like jetskiing, banana boating, parasailing, snorkeling diving and reef fishing. With its beautiful beaches, lush landscapes, exotic culture, beautiful handicrafts and fascinating dance traditions, Bali has drawn travelers from around the world for decades.

    Day 8 - Benoa, Bali

    Visit Ubud, renowned for its temples, shrines, artists' workshops and galleries, and the Sacred Monkey Forest. Or maybe you'll want to indulge in watersports activities like jetskiing, banana boating, parasailing, snorkeling diving and reef fishing. With its beautiful beaches, lush landscapes, exotic culture, beautiful handicrafts and fascinating dance traditions, Bali has drawn travelers from around the world for decades.

    Day 9 - At Sea

    Have you met Les Gauguins and Les Gauguines yet? Our onboard hosts are at the ready to share their Polynesian culture, with Tahitian dance lessons, hands-on traditional craft demonstrations, and an array of activities for all ages. The day is yours to make what you will of it. Perhaps you'll take in a lecture by one of our special guests or take part in cooking lessons with the executive chef. Or maybe you'll unwind poolside or treat yourself to a visit to the Algotherm Spa... or why not both? A day at sea offers ample time to relax and plan your next adventure.

    Day 10 - Komodo Island, Indonesia

    Between the islands of Sumbawa and Flores, Komodo National Park welcomes you to discover its natural wonders. At the very heart of the Indonesian archipelago, the three islands that form it - Komodo, Rinca and Padar - owe their renown to the famous eponymous dragons, enormous lizards over two metres long, which live in its grassy savannah. This jagged and hilly volcanic territory belonging to the Sunda Islands is a UNESCO World Heritage Site because of its incredible terrestrial and marine biodiversity. Admire its palette of colours, intermingling the sparkling whites of the beaches, the deep blues of the coral-filled water and the soft greens of its pastures.

    Day 11 - At Sea

    Have you met Les Gauguins and Les Gauguines yet? Our onboard hosts are at the ready to share their Polynesian culture, with Tahitian dance lessons, hands-on traditional craft demonstrations, and an array of activities for all ages. The day is yours to make what you will of it. Perhaps you'll take in a lecture by one of our special guests or take part in cooking lessons with the executive chef. Or maybe you'll unwind poolside or treat yourself to a visit to the Algotherm Spa... or why not both? A day at sea offers ample time to relax and plan your next adventure.

    Day 12 - Dili, Timor Leste

    The capital of Timor-Leste (formerly East Timor) - one of the youngest countries in the world - Dili is still a sleepy colonial town ... but also one that is modernizing rapidly. If you're feeling energetic, you might climb the 580 steps to the Cristo Rei, the world second-largest statue Christ the King. Stroll the waterfront in the colonial heart of town. Find a wide assortment of goods at the Dili Tais Market. And enjoy the city's many fine white-sand beaches with excellent diving and snorkeling.

    Day 13 - At Sea

    Have you met Les Gauguins and Les Gauguines yet? Our onboard hosts are at the ready to share their Polynesian culture, with Tahitian dance lessons, hands-on traditional craft demonstrations, and an array of activities for all ages. The day is yours to make what you will of it. Perhaps you'll take in a lecture by one of our special guests or take part in cooking lessons with the executive chef. Or maybe you'll unwind poolside or treat yourself to a visit to the Algotherm Spa... or why not both? A day at sea offers ample time to relax and plan your next adventure.

    Day 14 - Darwin, Australia

    A fusion of natural beauty, wildlife, and rich indigenous culture, Darwin is the capital city of the Northern Territory situated on Australia's 'Top End.' Characterized by a tropical climate and lush wetlands, it is the gateway to national parks including the UNESCO-listed Kakadu, known for its ancient rock art; and Litchfield, where waterfalls flow and magnetic termite mounds reach skyward. See jumping crocodiles on the Adelaide River or steal away time in the George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens and lose yourself amidst the palms and orchids as rainbow lorikeets and cockatoos flit among the flowers.

    Day 15 - Darwin, Australia

    A fusion of natural beauty, wildlife, and rich indigenous culture, Darwin is the capital city of the Northern Territory situated on Australia's 'Top End.' Characterized by a tropical climate and lush wetlands, it is the gateway to national parks including the UNESCO-listed Kakadu, known for its ancient rock art; and Litchfield, where waterfalls flow and magnetic termite mounds reach skyward. See jumping crocodiles on the Adelaide River or steal away time in the George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens and lose yourself amidst the palms and orchids as rainbow lorikeets and cockatoos flit among the flowers.

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    Cruise Line
    Paul Gauguin Cruises
    Offer
    Offer valid through 9/30/2024
    Duration
    14 Days
    Cruise Ship
    m/s Paul Gauguin

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    DayPortArriveDepart
    Day 1Singapore4:00 PM 
    Day 2Singapore 2:00 PM
    Day 3Parai Beach12:00 PM6:00 PM
    Day 4At Sea  
    Day 5Semarang7:00 AM4:00 PM
    Day 6Surabaya7:00 AM1:00 PM
    Day 7Benoa1:00 PM 
    Day 8Benoa 6:00 PM
    Day 9At Sea  
    Day 10Komodo Island7:00 AM5:00 PM
    Day 11At Sea  
    Day 12Dili8:00 AM4:00 PM
    Day 13At Sea  
    Day 14Darwin11:59 PM 
    Day 15Darwin 8:00 AM
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    04/01/2025$7,790.00* (USD) / F Porthole StateroomQuote
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