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Singapore to Darwin

Example 18 Day Cruise aboard Coral Discoverer
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This 18-day Indonesian cruise aboard the Coral Discoverer allows a leisurely exploration of this diverse region with many hard-to-get-to attractions. Swim, snorkel, dive or view incomparable coral and sea life at numerous sites including the Thousand Islands, Karimunjawa, and Pulau Moyo National Parks. Seek to spot endangered species at Way Kambas National Park and hike on the still active Anak Krakatua. Embrace the bustling hub of Java's second largest city Surabaya, and visit the Heritage-listed Komodo Island looking for dragons!

Day-by-Day Summary

Day 1 : Singapore | Embark
Day 2 : Pulau Penuba
Day 3 : Pulau Belitung
Day 4 : Way Kambas National Park
Day 5 : Anak Krakatua
Day 6 : Thousand Islands
Day 7 : At Sea
Day 8 : Karimunjawa National Park
Day 9 : Surabaya
Day 10 : Lombok
Day 11 : Pulau Moyo National Park
Day 12 : Komodo Island
Day 13 : Sumba
Day 14 : Kelimutu National Park
Day 15 : Pulau Alor
Day 16 : At Sea | Expedition Island Stop
Day 17 : At Sea
Day 18 : Disembark in Darwin, Australia

Highlights

  • Visit the Way Kambas National Park & look for endangered Sumatran elephants
  • Snorkel, dive, and swim Karimunjawa Archipelago's pristine beaches
  • Look for monkeys and colorful birds in the Sendang Gile Waterfalls
  • Discover Komodo National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site

Ship

Coral Discoverer

Places Visited

Activities

Trip Type

  • Small Ship

Activity Level

Relaxed

Trip Snapshots

A Balinese farmer checks on his crop A pair of dragons on Komodo Island Dancers in a Barong Dance show Platter of Indonesian Ingredients Terraced rice fields

Day 1 Singapore | Embark

Embark the Coral Discoverer at 4pm and depart the Singapore harbor in the late afternoon. Enjoy the Captain's welcome drinks and sail to Pulau Penuba along the Singapore skyline vista.

Day 2 Pulau Penuba

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Discover Pulau Penuba´s village life and interact with locals in a traditional martial arts display. Visit Opium House and return to the Coral Discoverer for an onboard dinner.

Day 3 Pulau Belitung

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Enjoy a welcome ceremony at Rainbow Beach,Tanjung Tinggi. Rock-hop 'painted beachboulders and explore undeveloped Pulau Belitung´s beachfront.

Day 4 Way Kambas National Park

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Visit one of the oldest reserves in Indonesia, the Way Kambas National Park. Endeavor to spot endangered Sumatran elephants in the wild with a Park Ranger on a river cruise.

Day 5 Anak Krakatua

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
This morning cruise the Sunda Strait that separates Sumatra and Java. Travel ashore to view (and hike!) Anak Krakatua, a young volcano by geological standards.

Day 6 Thousand Islands

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Discover the 'Thousand Islands', home to a multitude of fish and sea life. Enjoy adventure options such as snorkeling, diving or swimming in the islands´ rich waters.

Day 7 At Sea

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Cruise the Java coast and enjoy on-board facilities and information sessions prepared by your Expedition Team as you plan for the days ahead.

Day 8 Karimunjawa National Park

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Uncover Karimunjawa Archipelago's pristine beaches and coral reefs, where you can join numerous water activities and hike in the low hills passing through lush forests.

Day 9 Surabaya

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Explore Old Surabaya and her colonial past. Stroll the alleys of Kampung Arab, the largest Arab District in Indonesia, and experience the melting pot of Pabean Market. Visit Chinatown and embrace the hustle and bustle. Later, watch for Potehi Puppets at Surabaya´s temple.

Day 10 Lombok

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Land on the north shore of Lombok and join a local transport to the foothills of Mt Rinjani, Lombok's highest peak. Walk through the jungle to the spectacular Sendang Gile Waterfall while looking for monkeys and colorful birdlife. Set sail towards Sumbawa Island.

Day 11 Pulau Moyo National Park

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Enjoy water activities in and over beautiful untouched coral reefs. Swim and snorkel with white-tip reef sharks and dive next to blue-spotted stingrays. Walk through the rainforest identifying many exotic species from loggerhead turtles to deer. In the afternoon, visit a traditional village with remains of an extinct megalithic culture.

Day 12 Komodo Island

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Uncover UNESCO World Heritage Komodo National Park and join local rangers on a guided walk to view Komodo dragons, the world's largest lizard. Relax on Pink Beach and enjoy water activities including swimming and snorkeling. Visit the Atlas Pearl Farm and see pearl propagation techniques. Experience the Indonesian cuisine by tasting an oyster sashimi. 

Day 13 Sumba

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Visit a traditional Sumbanese village with a unique 'peaked' roof architecture. Learn about marapu (religious) traditions and see the megalithic burial sites. Observe the famed Ikat weavers in action and return to the Coral Discoverer for an on-board dinner.

Day 14 Kelimutu National Park

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Land on Flores and take a scenic drive to 1,639-meter Kelimutu volcano where local guides lead you up its slopes, with regular stops to admire the view of the tri-colored lakes. On this day photography opportunities abound.

Day 15 Pulau Alor

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Enjoy some of Nusa Tenggara's best snorkelling and diving over world class coral sea gardens. Learn about indigenous tribal groups renowned for their Moko drum culture and visit a traditional village built halfway up the mountainside.

Day 16 At Sea | Expedition Island Stop

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Travel ashore at Pulau Kisar, your final Indonesian port of call. Be welcomed by traditional dancers and set sail towards Darwin in the afternoon.

Day 17 At Sea

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Enjoy a day of relaxation on board as you cruise across the Timor Sea. Reminisce about adventures enjoyed with the Expedition Team and new friends and join the Captain and crew for Captain's farewell drinks.

Day 18 Disembark in Darwin, Australia

  • 1 Breakfast
Welcome to Australia!  Your expedition concludes on arrival in Darwin at 8am.

Coral Discoverer

Per person starting at
$13,330
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.

Notes

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 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

Included

  • 17 Breakfasts, 16 Lunches, 17 Dinners
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