Coral Expeditions

Small ship cruising around Australia and the South Pacific.
Coral Expeditions

Coral Expeditions is a 33-year-old Australian expedition cruise company operating a fleet of three small ships pursuing regions of Asia-Pacific. Coral Discoverer, Coral Expeditions I, and Coral Expeditions II make up an impressive fleet. Coral Expeditions II and Coral Discoverer have Zodiacs and glass-bottom boats.

Every cruise features freshly prepared, fuss-free cuisine using local ingredients for high-quality dining. All dining rooms offer open-seat dining with no need to reserve a table. You can look forward to a delicious three-course dinner each evening from a table d’hôte menu. Most expeditions also feature a barbecue or dinner on a deserted beach or picturesque island.

Your cruise will be a hive of activity, with options of snorkelling, scuba diving, private moorings, guided hikes, and much more. There will be plenty of opportunities for cultural interaction. For example, in the Kimberley and Top End of Australia, Coral Expeditions visits indigenous communities in Tiwi, Thursday Islands and so on.

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  Coral Expeditions I Cruises
Sensational Broome to spectacular Darwin
Sensational Broome to spectacular Darwin
10 Nights with the Coral Expeditions I
 April 2019 - September 2019
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11 day cruise from Darwin
11 day cruise from Darwin
10 Nights with the Coral Expeditions I
 March 2019 - April 2019
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Expedition with the Coral Expeditions I from Cairns
Expedition with the Coral Expeditions I from Cairns
11 Nights with the Coral Expeditions I
 17.03.2019
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Travelling from Darwin to Cairns
Travelling from Darwin to Cairns
11 Nights with the Coral Expeditions I
 13.09.2019
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  Coral Discoverer Cruises
Expedition from Cairns with the Coral Discoverer
Expedition from Cairns with the Coral Discoverer
11 Nights with the Coral Discoverer
 April 2019 - April 2020
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Travelling from Hobart, Tasmania with the Coral Discoverer
Travelling from Hobart, Tasmania with the Coral Discoverer
7 Nights with the Coral Discoverer
 January 2019 - April 2019
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Sailing to Cairns from Darwin
Sailing to Cairns from Darwin
11 Nights with the Coral Discoverer
 October 2019 - October 2020
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Sailing from Sydney via Twofold Bay
Sailing from Sydney via Twofold Bay
6 Nights with the Coral Discoverer
 26.12.2018
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11 day cruise with the Coral Discoverer to Broome
11 day cruise with the Coral Discoverer to Broome
10 Nights with the Coral Discoverer
 April 2019 - September 2020
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  Cruises from Cairnes
Expedition from Cairns with the Coral Discoverer
Expedition from Cairns with the Coral Discoverer
11 Nights with the Coral Discoverer
 April 2019 - April 2020
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Voyage with the Coral Expeditions II from Cairns
Voyage with the Coral Expeditions II from Cairns
4 Nights with the Coral Expeditions II
 December 2018 - March 2020
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Expedition with the Coral Expeditions I from Cairns
Expedition with the Coral Expeditions I from Cairns
11 Nights with the Coral Expeditions I
 17.03.2019
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Ashley
Expedition with the Coral Expeditions I from Cairns
The Coral Expeditions I is the perfect vessel for touring the northern waters of Australia! Under just two weeks, you will visit Cairns, Lizard Island, Elcho Island, Darwin and much more. Partake in excursions on even smaller boats that can take you to remote areas that larger ones cannot reach.
Our advice:
On your two sea days, spend some time looking down through the glass bottom of the vessel to view the reef fish.

  • Cairns - Darwin
  • Australia
  • 17.03.2019

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Harvey
Sailing from Sydney via Twofold Bay
Starting in Sydney and ending in Hobart, the Coral Discoverer will take you on a one-week adventure from the mainland to Tasmania! While you're on Tasmania, you will be able to explore Maria Island, Adventure Bay and, of course, Hobart.
Our advice:
With an overnight stay at port, you will be able to get the most out of Hobart!

  • Sydney - Hobart, Tasmania
  • Australia
  • 26.12.2018

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Coral Expeditions

Coral Expeditions II
Come on board the Coral Princess II where you can have a cosy yet action packed cruise. The ship is newly refurnished and has modern technologies and facilities on board, allowing you to get the most out of your cruise.
  •  35 m
  •  44
  •  3
  •  4 out of 5
Coral Discoverer
Since 2005, the Coral Discoverer has been exploring the best of the South Pacific and Australia. Make your own discoveries as this incredible ship takes you to wonderful destinations in the utmost of comfort.
  •  2005
  •  63 m
  •  72
  •  4
  •  4 out of 5
Coral Expeditions

Coral Expeditions

Coral Princess Cruises’s modern fleet of three small ships really allows you to get the most out of a cruise around Australia and the South Pacific. The largest of these ships, the Oceanic Discoverer, accommodates just 72 passengers. This lends the vessels an intimate atmosphere and allows the ships to navigate the shallower waters surrounding the Great Barrier Reef and the South Pacific Islands. The staff on board all Coral Princess Cruises ships is comprised of friendly Australians and New Zealanders who are passionate about sharing their love for this area of the world with you.

Cruise to amazing destinations with Coral Princess Cruises

Have you ever wanted to explore the South Pacific? If so, this is the right cruise company for you. With Coral Princess Cruises you can explore a vast array of vibrant destinations such as Papua New Guinea, the Soloman Islands and New Caledonia. You can follow in the footsteps of Captain James Cook on his voyage of discovery, taking in the delights of Cape York and the Arnhem Land. On any cruise with Coral Princess Cruises you will be able to see many natural wonders such as fjords, glaciers, thermal pools, geysers and tropical jungles. Or how about exploring one of the world’s last surviving wilderness areas, the Kimberly Australian Outback? And of course there will be time for snorkelling! The Great Barrier Reef is surely the most impressive underwater delights on the planet. Diving around this World Heritage-listed region will be one of the highlights of your trip.

Amazing shore excursions

Coral Princess Cruises just want you to relax and have a good time but if you do fancy getting out and about, then they have a great range of shore excursions for you to partake in. They aim to fit in two every day, and they also provide two inclusive excursions with every cruise. These can range from meeting the locals and getting to know about their way of life to admiring paintings in a local gallery, snorkelling or even taking a helicopter flight over Kimberley’s four-tiered Mitchell falls. The great thing about Coral Princess Cruises’ ships is their size – the ability to access remote locations due to the vessels’ shallow draughts means that you will be able to sunbathe in peace on deserted beaches.