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Kalimantan to Singapore

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Join the Coral Discoverer for a 9-day exploration of the Indonesian archipelago, experiencing the islands' village life and culture. Visit Tanjung Puting National Park, famous for its orangutans and proboscis monkeys. Enjoy a full day of water-based activities, including swiming, snorkeling, scuba diving, or kayaking in the 'Thousand Islands'. Hike to the first summit of the still-active caldera of Anak Krakatua Volcano. Explore Way Kambas National Park, known for its critically-endangered species including the Sumatran elephant, and take part in a traditional martial arts demonstration in Pulau Penuba. 

Day-by-Day Summary

Day 1 : Bali to Kalimantan, Indonesia | Embark
Day 2 : Tanjung Puting National Park, Kalimantan
Day 3 : At Sea
Day 4 : Thousand Islands
Day 5 : Anak Krakatua
Day 6 : Way Kambas National Park
Day 7 : Pulau Belitung
Day 8 : Pulau Penuba
Day 9 : Disembark in Singapore


  • Observe primate feeding stations in Tanjung Puting National Park
  • Visit Java's 'Thousand Islands', a paradise for water activities
  • Seek out endangered species like Sumatran elephants, rhinos, and tigers
  • Cruise amongst the many islands of Singapore Strait


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  • Small Ship

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Trip Snapshots

Orangutan in the wild Meeting the locals Access the shore aboard the the Zodiac Enjoying a drink on the deck of the Oceanic Discoverer. Small ship cruising allows access to remote shores

Day 1 Bali to Kalimantan, Indonesia | Embark

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  • 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Join fellow travelers for Coral Expeditions' charter flight to Pangkalan Bun in southern Kalimantan and transfer to Kumai. Board an Xplorer for a guided tour down the Kumai River to board Coral Discoverer and attend the Captain’s welcome drinks on deck.

Day 2 Tanjung Puting National Park, Kalimantan

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  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Jump straight in and tour Tanjung Puting National Park, famous for orangutans and proboscis monkeys. Be welcomed by people from the local Dayak tribe and board local Klotoks (river boats) to Camp Leakey research station and rehabilitation centre to observe orangutans at meal time.

Day 3 At Sea

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Enjoy a full day at sea as you cruise south towards Java and the 'Thousand Islands'. Visit the bridge and learn navigation techniques from your Captain. Join the Expedition Team for informative presentations in preparation for your activities over the coming days.

Day 4 Thousand Islands

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  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
In the Bay of Jakarta in the Java Sea lie the 'Thousand Islands', in reality approximately 128 islands, perfect for a day of water-based activities. Swim, snorkel, scuba dive or kayak surrounded by a myriad of tropical fish that live among the multi-colored corals.

Day 5 Anak Krakatua

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  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Awaken cruising the Sunda Strait between Java and Sumatra and travel ashore to the beach at Anak Krakatua (Child of Krakatua). Meet your Park Ranger guides for a hike to the first summit of this still-active caldera. Enjoy a lunch on the beach and a free afternoon for water activities.

Day 6 Way Kambas National Park

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  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Visit Labuhan Maringgai Beach and board a local transport to Way Kambas National Park, known for several critically endangered species, including the Sumatran elephant, which you hope to spot with the help of a local Park Ranger. Visit the Elephant Conservation Centre and enjoy a river cruise.

Day 7 Pulau Belitung

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  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Enjoy a welcome ceremony to Pulau Belitung at Rainbow Beach, Tanjung Tinggi, and swim, snorkel or walk in the pristine beach to view the 'painted boulders'. For spectacular views, climb the century-old lighthouse on nearby Pulau Lengkuas.

Day 8 Pulau Penuba

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  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
In the afternoon arrive at Penuba, situated in the Lingga Islands group. Meet the welcoming villagers and view a traditional martial arts demonstration. Get a taste for local island life and return to the Coral Discoverer for the Captain’s farewell drinks as you make your way towards Singapore.

Day 9 Disembark in Singapore

  • 1 Breakfast
View the spectacular Singapore skyline in the morning light and cruise amongst the many islands of the Singapore Strait. Disembark the Coral Discoverer at 8am.

Coral Discoverer

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Coral Discoverer Main Category B Stateroom
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Main Deck B
Main Deck, 17.5-18.5 sqm, with either junior king or twin bedding.
Oceanic Discoverer's Main Deck Category A.
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Main Deck A
Main Deck, 18 sqm, with either junior king or twin bedding.
Oceanic Discoverer's Promenade Deck Category B.
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Promenade Deck B
Promenade Deck, 14-16 sqm, junior king bedding.
Oceanic Discoverer's Promenade Deck Category A.
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Promenade Deck A
Promenade Deck, 16-17.5 sqm, junior king bedding.
Coral Discoverer Bridge Deck Balcony Stateroom
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Bridge Deck
Bridge Deck, 17-18 sqm, junior king or twin bedding.


Solo Travelers:
A 50% single supplement is charged or select the “twin share” program. Book a cabin at the posted fare and the Coral Discoverer will attempt to match you with another solo traveler of the same gender. If not possible, enjoy the sole use of the cabin at the twin share price.

Important Fare Information:
Rates are posted based off of the current exchange rates from Australian or New Zealand Dollars. Please contact us for current exchange rates.

Included in Your Fare:
- Accommodation in selected room grade for the number of nights as listed in each itinerary
- All meals on board
- House beer and wine during lunch and dinner service
- 24 hour soft drinks, tea, and barista-style coffee
- Captain’s welcome and farewell drinks
- Access to islands, marine, and national parks
- Guided tours on Xplorer expedition vessel, zodiacs, glass-bottom boat, and kayaks
- Touring as described in each itinerary
- Services of expedition staff and lecturers including briefings and knowledge-sharing sessions
- Port taxes and government charges imposed by government authorities

Not Included in Your Fare:
- Pre and post flights, transfers and hotels
- Entry visas/travel permits
- Travel Insurance
- Items of a personal nature including but not limited to phone and internet communications and bar charges (outside of the included drinks package as highlighted), laundry charges and souvenir purchases


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