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Access the shore aboard the specially designed expedition vessel Xplorer
$7,830
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Cape York & Arnhem Land

13 Day Itinerary aboard Coral Discoverer
  • Enjoy a gourmet Aussie Beach BBQ
  • Visit Thursday Island
  • View indigenous art in Nhulunbuy
  • Explore Lizard Island
Stand on Australia's northernmost tip at Cape York and discover the Arnhem Land coast in this 13-day South Pacific cruise. Swim and snorkel in the clear tropical waters of the Great Barrier Reef and explore the coral gardens in the fascinating Lizard Island Research Station.
Activities: Archaeological Sites, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Australia, South Pacific, Cairns, Cobourg Peninsula, Cooktown, Darwin, Forbes Island, Lizard Island, Thursday Island, Tiwi Islands, Wessel Islands
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Arranging colorful incense
$10,600
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Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi

13 Day Itinerary aboard Coral Discoverer
  • Take a scenic walking tour in Hue
  • Uncover Vinh Moc Tunnels´ history
  • Cruise around Halong Bay´s islands
  • Stop at local seafood markets
Visit Ho Chi Minh and Hanoi, two of the most culturally significant townships in Southeast Asia, on this 13-day cruise through Vietnam. Board the Coral Discoverer and visit the bustling port city of Phan Thiet, the Ponaga Temple in Nha Trang, Quy Nhon´s spectacular twin Cham Towers, and much more!
Activities: Archaeological Sites, Kayaking, Local Market, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Village Visit
Places: Da Nang, Haiphong, Ho Chi Minh City, Hoi An, Hue, Nha Trang, Vinh Moc
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Orangutan in the wild
$6,205
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Kalimantan to Singapore

9 Day Itinerary aboard Coral Discoverer
  • Observe primate feeding stations
  • Visit Java's 'Thousand Islands'
  • Seek out endangered species
  • Cruise amongst the Singapore Strait
Experience the village life and culture of the Indonesian islands on this 9-day expedition cruise aboard the Coral Discoverer. Meet Tanjung Puting National Park's famous orangutans and proboscis monkeys, enjoy water-based activities in the Java Sea's 'Thousand Islands', and visit the Elephant Conservation Centre in the Way Kambas National Park.
Activities: Fly Cruise, Hiking, Kayaking, Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Bali, Singapore, Camp Leakey, Krakatoa
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Swimming with sharks
$7,830
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Kimberley & Across the Top of Australia

11 Day Itinerary aboard Coral Discoverer
  • Zodiac to King George Falls
  • Explore Hathaway's Hideaway
  • Visit green turtle breeding grounds
  • Watch the Montgomery Reef "rise"
Explore northwest Australia and discover the heartland of Australia’s northernmost unspoiled outback on an unforgettable small ship cruise. Home to towering waterfalls, rugged outback landscapes, ancient Aboriginal art, and abundant wildlife, there is no place on earth quite like the Kimberley, and no better way to discover it than by small ship.
Activities: Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Bigge Island, Broome, Darwin, Horizontal Falls, Jar Island, King George River, Lacepede Islands, Mitchell Falls, Montgomery Reef, Raft Point, Vansittart Bay
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Locals greeting the zodiac
$8,040
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Papua New Guinea

13 Day Itinerary aboard Coral Discoverer
  • Witness a Trobriand dance
  • Explore the Tufi Fjords
  • Snorkel & scuba dive Fly Island
  • Cruise the Sepik region
Explore a land covered with a thick tropical jungle and razor-sharp mountains on this 13-day expedition for the most intrepid explorers. Board the Coral Discoverer and reach into the heart and soul of Papua New Guinea, and see your expectations of this remarkable country and its people soar.
Activities: Kayaking, Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Alotau, Buna, Cairns, Dobu Island, Fergusson Island, Lababia, Madang, Manam, Rabaul, Sepik River, Tuam Island, Tufi Fjords
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A Balinese farmer checks on his crop
$13,330
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Singapore to Darwin

18 Day Itinerary aboard Coral Discoverer
  • Visit the Way Kambas National Park
  • Explore Karimunjawa's beaches
  • Walk to the Sendang Gile Waterfalls
  • Meet the Komodo dragons
Explore the Indonesian archipelago aboard the Coral Discoverer on this 15-day small ship expedition. Step foot in the soil of Anak Krakatua, look for wild Sumatran elephants at Way Kambas National Park, and view the colored lakes of Kelimutu on Flores.
Activities: Hiking, Kayaking, Local Market, Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Village Visit
Places: Singapore, Darwin, Karimun Jawa Islands, Komodo Island, Surabaya
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Rice field terraces of Myanmar
$10,915
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Singapore to Yangon

13 Day Itinerary aboard Coral Discoverer
  • Discover Melaka's rich culture
  • Explore the Andaman Sea's waters
  • Enjoy a cooking demonstration
  • Journey the Irrawaddy River Delta
Experience Asia's local village life, rich culture, and culinary diversity on this 13-day small ship expedition aboard the Coral Discoverer. Explore the remarkable Myanmar coastline and visit Singapore, Malaysia, and Thailand.
Activities: Local Market, Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Village Visit
Places: Singapore, Kawthaung, Mergui Archipelago, Pangkor, Tarutao Island, Yangon
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Diving in Papua New Guinea
$8,645
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West Papua: Spice Islands and Raja Ampat

13 Day Itinerary aboard Coral Discoverer
  • Experience the Spice Islands
  • Explore Raja Ampat's reefs
  • Snorkel through Tomorol Cave
  • Search for whale sharks
Mysterious Papua New Guinea is one of the last great wilderness areas on Earth and there is simply no better way to experience these magical lands than aboard the small ship Coral Discoverer. Embark in Biak for an outstanding 13-day South Pacific expedition and discover the cultures and scenic beauty of Papua New Guinea.
Activities: Kayaking, Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Banda Neira, Biak, Cenderawasih, Darwin, Misool, Raja Ampat, Wayag Island
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Colourful children of Papua New Guinea
$7,155
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West Papua: Spice Islands and Raja Ampat

12 Day Itinerary aboard Coral Discoverer
  • Visit Cenderawasih Marine Park
  • Explore Wayag Island
  • Meet the Yenwapnour Village people
  • Discover the Misool archipelago
Retrace the European explorers' footsteps in their quest to claim new continents and discover the Spice Islands on this 12-day outstanding cruise aboard the Coral Discoverer. Spend five days in Raja Ampat's pristine and colorful corals and reef systems for the best snorkeling and diving experience.
Activities: Kayaking, Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Banda Neira, Biak, Cenderawasih, Darwin, Misool, Raja Ampat, Wayag Island
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Snorkel the vibrant waters of the South Pacific
$7,160
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West Papua: Spice Islands and Raja Ampat

12 Day Itinerary aboard Coral Discoverer
  • See Banda’s famous Kora Kora canoes
  • Explore the Spice Islands
  • Discover Hidden Bay's reefs
  • Land on Wayag Island
Join this 12-day unique journey of discovery and adventure from Darwin to Biak, West Papua. Explore Raja Ampat’s pristine and brightly-colored reef systems and enjoy one of the best locations in the world for snorkeling, kayaking, and scuba diving.
Activities: Kayaking, Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Banda Neira, Biak, Cenderawasih, Darwin, Pulau Wagmab, Spice Islands, Wayag Island
Cruise Details
Passengers: 72
Ship Type: Luxury Expedition Ship

The Coral Discoverer is an expedition style cruise ship large enough to provide all the comforts of a larger cruise ship, yet small enough to enable access reef and island sites inaccessible to other vessels. Accommodating a maximum of just 72 guests, your environmental experience will be both personal and memorable.

This multi-million dollar ship has recently been built at NQEA Australia in Cairns. The ship accommodates guests in 36 cabins and has a cruising speed of 14 knots. The shallow draft of the 63m ship allows it to access the isolated places.

Onboard Facilities
What you would expect of a much larger cruise ship:
- Large sundeck
- Spa Pool
- Wireless internet available for laptops, PDAs and onboard computer
- Comprehensive reference library
- Phone and fax facilities
- Lecture lounge with large plasma screen
- Limited laundry facilities
- Two fully stocked cocktail bars
- A range of souvenirs and personal items are available for purchase
- Air-conditioned public areas

Coral Discoverer is also equipped with the latest technology active stabilizers and is fitted with state-of-the-art safety and navigational equipment and is the only Australian passenger ship registered with full SOLAS compliance allowing opportunities to explore a multitude of international voyages.

Dining
All meals during the cruise are included. Breakfast and lunch are served in the Dining Room located on the Main Deck and are buffet-style while dinner is table d’hote. Coffee and tea is available 24 hours. Standard hours are breakfast from 7:00-8:30am, lunch at 12:30pm and dinner at 7:30pm however meal times may vary according to the day's activities. Meal times will be advised in the onboard daily bulletins.

Onboard Accommodations
Onboard accommodation comprises of 36 spacious modern staterooms. You can select from Bridge, Promenade or Main Deck staterooms offering a choice of twin or junior king bedding. All staterooms have an ocean view, en-suite facilities, a settee (except Promenade B Staterooms), large wardrobe, desk, luggage storage, individual air-conditioning control, and are serviced daily.

Excursion Boats And Zodiacs
The "Xplorer" is a specially designed aluminum excursion vessel used for the majority of excursions. This vessel has high horsepower engines and will accommodate all passengers at one time. The "Xplorer" will be used for landings and for extensive exploration of rivers and tributaries. For your added convenience and comfort, the "Xplorer" is equipped with an awning and toilet.

Two inflatable landing craft (Zodiacs) are also carried. Designed for expedition work, these large and heavy-duty inflatables are extremely safe. Separate air compartments retain a large reserve of buoyancy even if the boats damaged. The flat bottom design permits these crafts to land directly onto the beaches. Expect nonetheless to wade through shallow water to reach the shore.
Coral Discoverer Main Category B Stateroom
Main Deck B
Main Deck, 17.5-18.5 sqm, with either junior king or twin bedding.
Oceanic Discoverer's Main Deck Category A.
Main Deck A
Main Deck, 18 sqm, with either junior king or twin bedding.
Oceanic Discoverer's Promenade Deck Category B.
Promenade Deck B
Promenade Deck, 14-16 sqm, junior king bedding.
Oceanic Discoverer's Promenade Deck Category A.
Promenade Deck A
Promenade Deck, 16-17.5 sqm, junior king bedding.
Coral Discoverer Bridge Deck Balcony Stateroom
Bridge Deck
Bridge Deck, 17-18 sqm, junior king or twin bedding.
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