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Luxury Small Ship | Australia

Embark on the ultimate small ship cruising experience with APT on a stylish expedition cruise aboard L'Austral. Enjoy your journey on board this French designed vessel.

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L’Austral is smooth and quiet, this is an intimate cruising experience that is guaranteed to enhance the stunning scenery Australia's Kimberley Coast.

  • With a fantastic staff-to-passenger ratio, our highly trained staff are welcoming and friendly.

  • All Suites and Staterooms have private balconies.

  • All-inclusive luxury during your cruise.

  • Relax in the pool, sun deck, terrace, theatre or library. 

Cabin Categories

Cabin on L-Austral.

Deluxe Stateroom

Category: D3, 286 sq. ft/ 26.6 sq. m includes private balcony.

Guests talking with staff member at the bar.

Prestige Stateroom

Category: PA, P5, P6, 268 sq. ft/ 26.6 sq. m includes private balcony.

Three smiling passengers leaning on ship deck balustrade

Deluxe Suite

Category: DS6, 398 sq. ft/ 37 sq. m includes private balcony.

A couple watching the sunset from their small ship cruise

Deluxe Suite

Category: PS6, 570 sq. ft/ 53 sq. m includes private balcony.

Cabin on L-Austral.

Owner's Suite

Category: OS6, 678 sq. ft/ 63 sq. m includes private balcony.

Ship details

L'Austral Small Ship Deckplan

In keeping with the great tradition of delectable French cuisine, you are sure to be thrilled with the dining options onboard. In the Gastronomic Restaurant you'll enjoy a range of French and other international cuisines, accompanied by fine wine and an elegant setting. While, the Grill Restaurant allows you to enjoy your buffet lunch and themed dinner al fresco. For your convenience, room service is available throughout the day. Enjoy all meals on board, with a selection of wine, beer, spirits, soft drinks and juices as well as tea and coffee served at your discretion throughout the day.

Onboard L’Austral there is no shortage of areas where you can relax and get to know your fellow passengers, or even enjoy a little pampering. Choose from two luxurious lounges, multiple bars, a fine dining restaurant and a more relaxed grill. There's also a pool, a sun deck, terrace and a theatre as well as a library with internet facilities. Keeping up with your workout routine is not a problem thanks to an onboard gym, while you'll enjoy added luxury with a salon and spa.

The expedition crew were second to none