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Snorkel the clear tropical waters of the Great Barrier Reef Relax and enjoy the views from the SunDeck Soak up the stunning views from the spa Top Lounge aboard the Coral Princess II Coral Princess II's dining area. Coral Princess II's bar and lounge. Coral Princess II's dining room. Small ship cruising allows access to remote shores
Travelers learning how to scuba dive.
$1,630
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Great Barrier Reef: Cairns & Lizard Island

5 Day Itinerary aboard Coral Expeditions II
  • Snorkel the Great Barrier Reef
  • Swim and snorkel Lizard Island
  • Discover the pristine Ribbon Reefs
Activities: Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
This 5-day South Pacific cruiseincludes a full day to discover two different sections of the rarely-visited Ribbon Reefs, considered to be the most colorful and pristine reefs found anywhere along the entire length of the Great Barrier Reef, as well as the wonderful fringing reefs off Lizard Island …
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Uncover the hidden secrets of the Great Barrier Reef
$1,245
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Great Barrier Reef: Cairns & Pelorus Island

4 Day Itinerary aboard Coral Expeditions II
  • Discover the Great Barrier Reef
  • Be guided by a Marine Biologist
  • Snorkel and explore golden beaches
Activities: Kayaking, Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Join the Coral Discoverer II for a 4-day Cairns and Pelorus Island cruise and enjoy the perfect combination of experiences to make your holiday on the Great Barrier Reef truly memorable. This itinerary has been designed to provide ample time to explore the Reef through snorkeling, scuba diving, and …
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Snorkel the clear, tropical waters
$2,590
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Great Barrier Reef: Cairns, Lizard Island & Pelorus Island

Weekday Departure - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Coral Expeditions II
  • Walk through historic Cooktown
  • Snorkel around Lizard Island
  • Explore Thetford Reef
  • Kayak the Great Barrier Reef
Activities: Kayaking, Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
This 8-day cruiseoffers the ultimate Great Barrier Reef experience! Board the Coral Discoverer II and discover the best parts of the Reef,spectacular rainforest trails, and beautiful tropical islands including Dunk and Fitzroy Island. Snorkel, swim and kayak overcolorful coral gardens, visit a …
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Snorkeling with clownfish.
$2,590
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Great Barrier Reef: Cairns, Pelorus Island & Lizard Island

Weekend Departure - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Coral Expeditions II
  • Scuba dive around Thetford Reef
  • Explore Hinchinbrook Channel
  • View the reef´s marine life
  • Snorkel the Great Barrier Reef
Activities: Kayaking, Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
For explorers with more time and a great sense of adventure, this 8-day cruise offers the ultimate Great Barrier Reef experience! Aboard this Australian small ship, the Coral Expeditions II, discover everything that this memorable region has to offer - the best parts of the reef, spectacular …
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Passengers: 46
Ship Type: Luxury Expedition Ship

Cruise the South Pacific on a small ship cruise. With a maximum of just 46 guests, enjoy the freedom and flexibility to explore remote coral cays and fringing reefs beyond the reach of other visitors. Venture ashore on deserted coral cays, wander ancient rainforest trails and untouched island beaches. Cruising by small-ship ensures that you wont just see the 'Reef', but truly experience it.

Onboard Accommodation
Resort style living at its best with every amenity one would expect from a larger vessel. 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. All accommodation is spacious and air-conditioned with private ensuites and the choice of single or double beds.

All rooms are serviced daily.

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
- Comprehensive reference library featuring videos and books on the reef, islands and outback
- Phone and fax facilities
- Security Safe
- Fully stocked cocktail bar
- Comprehensive dive shop
- A range of souvenirs and personal items is available for purchase

Dining:
All meals during the cruise are included. Breakfast and lunch are served in the Dining Room and are buffet-style. Dinner is also served in the Dining Room and is a combination of buffet and table service (table d hote). Morning and afternoon teas are served daily. Coffee and tea is available on a 24 hour basis. Meal times will be advised in the onboard daily bulletins.
Coral Princess II's Cabins.
Cabin
Five cabins, located on Deck C. 10.5-14 sqm, bunk beds or twin beds.
Coral Princess II's Staterooms.
Stateroom
Four staterooms, located on Deck C. 14 sqm, twin or double beds.
Coral Princess II's Upper Deck Staterooms.
Upper Deck Stateroom
Nine Upper Deck staterooms located on Deck B. 14 sqm, with twin or double beds.
Coral Princess II's Deluxe Stateroom.
Deluxe Stateroom
Four Deluxe staterooms located on Deck B. 15 sqm, with twin or double beds.
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The trip might have been the absolute best of our lifetime (thus far). We particularly want to commend our guide Peter in the Guilin area-he was so incredibly attentive, energetic, enthusiastic-and absolutely dedicated to ensuring that our meals were 100% vegetarian.
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