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Coral Expeditions

Coral Expeditions have been offering guests exciting sailings, exploring Australia and the South Pacific for the last 34 years. Onboard Coral’s small fleet of ships you can discover some of the most beautiful and undiscovered areas of Australia and the Asia Pacific region from the Komodo Islands and Papua New Guinea to The Great Barrier Reef.

Their purpose built small ships, offer the ideal base for exploring some of the world’s most scenic, coastal waterways and the world's largest coral reef ecosystem. You can choose to cruise on board one of Coral Expeditions, intimate expedition ships; Coral Adventurer, Coral Discoverer, Coral Expeditions II and the brand new Coral Geographer. Each vessel promises a personalised style of cruising, with capacities of just 44 – 120 guests, meaning you can say goodbye to queues, long waits, and assigned seating.

As well as exciting excursions including the opportunity to scuba dive through the Great Barrier Reef, Coral Expeditions offers a comprehensive on board programme to fully immerse you in the destinations. There is a daily programme of lectures, briefings and themed movies that enhance the expedition.

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Location, Location, Location

Immerse yourself in some of Australasia’s most beautiful and untouched islands, towns and coastal areas. With Coral Expeditions you have the chance to discover stunning islands, such as Komodo, Spice Islands and Papua New Guinea, as well as historic Australian regions from Tasmania and Kimberley to the famous Great Barrier Reef. The knowledgeable expedition staff and lecturers will be at the heart of your experience, as they accompany you on shore, sharing their knowledge with expert interpretation.

Bringing You Closer

The specially designed expedition ships all feature a shallow draft and high maneuverability, meaning you are able to get closer to the shore and into sheltered bays and areas which bigger ships just can’t manage. Stunning on board communal areas, also mean that even when you’re not ashore, you are immersed in the destination around you, and make for stunning photo opportunities. Head to the Explorer Bar up on the Sundeck for panoramic views.

All-Australian Hospitality

As a true Australian cruise line, you can benefit from real Australia hospitality when on board. Expect profession, personalised service, which is not stuffy or reserved. Crew on board enjoy interacting with guests and are passionate about showcasing the destinations you’ll visit. Food on board is also full of Australian flavours, with high-quality local ingredients, served with boutique Australian beers and wines.

Coral Adventurer

The brand new Coral Adventurer was launched in April 2019 and immediately became Coral Expeditions’ flagship and largest vessel. She was custom-built with travellers and the destination in mind to create a seamless blend of modern technology and Australian charm.

Coral Discoverer

Coral Discover arrived in 2005 to take Australian cruising into a new generation. Since then, she has been lovingly refurbished in 2016 in order to enhance the sun deck and its Explorer Bar, and also add several Bridge Deck Balcony Staterooms.

Coral Expeditions II

Perfectly created to explore the Great Barrier Reef responsibly and safely, Coral Expeditions II is a small ship that carries just 42 guests on three, four and seven-night itineraries.

Coral Geographer

The brand new Coral Geographer is set to launch in 2021 and will offer the same intimate guest experience, and personalised service as her sister ships.

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