Your voyage of a lifetime begins now…

Unveiling exclusive access to private Kimberley destinations and meticulously crafted itineraries in Australia’s Far North, Papua New Guinea and East Indonesia, offered aboard our intimate boutique expedition motor yacht PASPALEY PEARL

Exclusive destinations

Exclusive access to private Kimberley destinations

Join the exclusive few granted access to private Kimberley locations, as our expeditions follow the trails pioneered by Nicholas Paspaley AC and his crew in the 1970’s aboard PASPALEY’s pearl luggers. Embarking on a voyage with PASPALEY PEARL in the Kimberley guarantees a deep immersion and understanding of the region’s pearling industry. With a combined history of more than 85 years of expertise in the Kimberley region and remote maritime operations, PONANT and PASPALEY are poised to deliver an unprecedented level of excellence to travellers seeking extraordinary experiences in one of the world’s most unique destinations.

Explore the Tropics in comfort with the expedition experts

Journey through these untouched regions

Unlock your spirit of adventure

Explore aboard the newest boutique expedition motor yacht in this region

PASPALEY PEARL marks a milestone in the development of boutique expedition travel, offering a benchmark-setting standard of excellence in the Asia Pacific region. As the newest and only boutique expedition vessel in the Kimberley featuring private balconies, we have the ability of reaching exotic destinations previously inaccessible by larger vessels. You’re invited to ignite your sense of discovery, all whilst travelling in comfort and safety that has been designed to create the smallest possible footprint, with a philosophy of empowering local people and creating ambassadors for the destinations visited.