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Enjoy refreshments from the Coral Princess Bar Coral Expeditions I - Dining Room Coral Expeditions I - Open Bridge Relax on the Coral Princess\'s back deck Coral Expeditions I - Forward Lounge with computer Coral Expeditions I - Sun Deck with outside furniture Coral Expeditions I - Explorer Landing
Zoom through the Horizontal Falls
$6,260
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Cape York & Arnhem Land

12 Day Itinerary aboard Coral Expeditions I
  • Explore Lizard Island
  • Snorkel the Great Barrier Reef
  • Visit Gab Titui Cultural Center
  • Tour Bathurst and Melville Islands
Explore Cape York and Arnhem Land on this 12-day voyage combining the best of Australia's northern coastline. Visit fascinating locations and enjoy the clear tropical waters of the Great Barrier Reef. Swim and snorkel in pristine coral gardens of the northern reef and enjoy daily land excursions to the most incredible shores.
Activities: Archaeological Sites, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Australia, South Pacific, Bathurst Island, Cairns, Cape York, Cobourg Peninsula, Darwin, Elcho Island, Forbes Island, Hole in the Wall, Liverpool River, Lizard Island, Magra Island, Maningrida, Melville Island, Nhulunbury (Gove), Stanley Island, Thursday Island, Trinity Bay
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Stroll along stunning beaches
$6,070
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Cape York & Arnhem Land

13 Day Itinerary aboard Coral Expeditions I
  • Learn from the Tiwi people
  • Visit the frontier town of Gove
  • Explore Lizard Island
  • Spend a day in historic Cooktown
This fascinating expedition combines the best of Australia's northern coastline and takes you to locations only accessible by small ship. Join this 13-day voyage aboard the Coral Expeditions I, exploring the Great Barrier Reef and across the Top of Australia.
Activities: Archaeological Sites, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Australia, South Pacific, Cairns, Cobourg Peninsula, Cooktown, Darwin, Elcho Island, Forbes Island, Lizard Island, Nhulunbury (Gove), Thursday Island, Tiwi Islands
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Admire ancient Aboriginal rock art
$6,195
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Kimberley & Across the Top of Australia

11 Day Itinerary aboard Coral Expeditions I
  • Cruise to King George Falls
  • Trek across salt flats
  • View Wandjina art and paintings
  • Explore birdlife on Lacepede Island
Home to towering waterfalls, rugged outback landscapes, ancient Aboriginal art, and abundant wildlife, there is simply no place on earth quite like the Kimberley, and no better way to discover it than by this 11-day small ship cruise.
Activities: Archaeological Sites, Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Australia, South Pacific, Bigge Island, Broome, Darwin, Horizontal Falls, Jar Island, King George River, Lacepede Islands, Mitchell Falls, Montgomery Reef, Prince Regent River, Raft Point, Vansittart Bay
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Snorkel the vibrant waters of the South Pacific
$6,190
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Kimberley Coast - Darwin to Broome

11 Day Itinerary aboard Coral Expeditions I
  • Explore the Vansittart Bay inlets
  • Discover ancient rock paintings
  • Zodiac to the Horizontal Waterfalls
  • Look for Lacepede Island´s wildlife
Discover northwest Australia's incredible reefs, wildlife, ancient aboriginal rock paintings, and Horizontal Waterfalls on this 11-day small ship cruise. Voyage along the coast between Darwin and Broome and enjoy daily landings to explore its natural beauty and attractions, including sprawling landscapes, beautiful gorges, and lush waterfalls.
Activities: Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Bigge Island, Broome, Darwin, Horizontal Falls, King George River, Lacepede Islands, Montgomery Reef, Prince Regent River, Vansittart Bay
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Snorkel at exclusive Great Barrier Reef sites
$11,930
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Kimberley Coastline, Arnhem Land, and Cape York

23 Day Itinerary aboard Coral Expeditions I
  • Traverse rugged Kimberley Coast
  • Visit Kakadu National Park
  • Meet fabulous artisans
  • Swim & snorkel Great Barrier Reef
Experience the best of the Kimberley Coast, Arnhem Land, and Cape York in a single voyage. Board the Coral Expeditions I and take part in this exciting 23-day trip including the most remote and exquisite reefs and offshore islands across Australia's Top End.
Activities: Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Bigge Island, Broome, Cape York, Cooktown, Darwin, Elcho Island, Jar Island, King George River, Lacepede Islands, Lizard Island, Montgomery Reef, Prince Regent River, Thursday Island, Tiwi Islands, Vansittart Bay
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Wineglass Bay in Tasmania
$3,485
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Tasmania

8 Day Itinerary aboard Coral Expeditions I
  • Explore World Heritage Areas
  • Kayak through Bathurst Harbour
  • Visit Darlington and Maria Island
  • Hike in Freycinet National Park
This 8-day coastal expedition cruise from Hobart is an active adventure showcasing the wild beauty and remarkable heritage of Australia’s island state, all in the intimate comfort of the classic small ship Coral Expeditions I.
Activities: Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Hobart, Maria Island
Cruise Details
Passengers: 46
Ship Type: Luxury Expedition Ship

Commissioned in July 1988, the custom-made Coral Expeditions I is 35 meters in length and accommodates just 50 guests. The Coral Expeditions I is based on the Barrier Reef for 6 months of the year, and then undertakes cruise itineraries in the Kimberley region.

This beautiful 50 passenger small-ship has recently undergone a complete refurbishment, with new engines, expansive teak decking, reconfigured dining room and lounge, stylish new interior and exterior teak furnishings and revitalized décor.

Onboard Facilities
Onboard amenities include what you would expect of a much larger cruise ship:
- Air-conditioned dining room
- Two modern air-conditioned lounges
- Sundeck and Spa Pool
- Wireless internet available for laptops, PDAs and onboard computer
- Reference library featuring videos and books on the reef, islands and outback
- Phone and fax facilities
- Security Safe
- Fully stocked cocktail bar
- A range of souvenirs and personal items are available for purchase
- Limited laundry facilities

Dining
All meals during the cruise are included. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are usually served the Dining Room located on the Main Deck and are buffet-style. 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 Accommodation
Resort style living at its best. Select from four types of accommodation - all spacious and elegantly appointed.

The discerning traveler has a choice of Standard, Deluxe, Upper Deck Staterooms, while the more budget conscious may select a Cabin. A number of Staterooms have extra divans or Pullman berths, and others have connecting doors. All accommodation is spacious and air-conditioned with private ensuites and the choice of single or double beds.

Excursion Boats & Zodiacs
The "Explorer" is a specially designed aluminum excursion vessel used for the majority of the excursions. This vessel has high horsepower engines and will accommodate all passengers at one time. The "Explorer" will be used for landings and for extensive exploration of rivers and tributaries. For your added convenience and comfort, the "Explorer" 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 Expeditions I - Cabin Twin Share
Cabins
Six cabins, decks C & D. 10 sqm with twin beds.
Coral Expeditions I - Stateroom
Staterooms
Five Staterooms on deck C. 13 sqm with twin or double beds.
Coral Expeditions I - Upper Deck Stateroom
Upper Deck Staterooms
Eight upper deck staterooms on deck B. 14 sqm with twin or double beds.
Coral Expeditions I - Deluxe Stateroom Double
Deluxe Staterooms
Six deluxe staterooms on deck c. 17 sqm with twin or double beds.
Deck plan
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Discounts are subject to availability, so contact us for more details.
Flight Savings - Book before November 30, 2016 and receive up to $445 in flight credit from Kimberley to Perth. Savings based on the Australian Dollar in double occupancy - contact us for current exchange rates.
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