This new series begins with state-of-the-art expedition ship Coral Adventurer travelling south from Cairns, exploring the outer fringes, atolls, and marine sanctuaries of the Coral Sea before calling on Brisbane. Coral Expeditions then take in the harsh beauty of the Southern coast with two unique voyages that track westwards across the Great Australian Bight and onto Fremantle. Their final voyage explores the uninhabited island outposts of the West Coast before arriving in Broome. Scroll down for a closer look at each.
Outer Reefs & Cays Of The Coral Sea
This voyage uncovers the biodiverse ecology, intriguing maritime history, and the outer limits of the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea. Plunge below the surface into the extraordinary habitats where abundant marine life awaits. Explore one of the world’s best dive sites at Holmes Reef, and snorkel at some of the Coral Sea’s most remote reefs, such as Marion.
12 Nights | Cairns to Brisbane
Wild Islands & Walks Of South Australia
This voyage offers the opportunity to explore and hike South Australia’s wild islands, where forested National Parks give way to sheer wave-carved cliffs and sweeping white-sand beaches. A highlight of the itinerary is a series of guided trekking excursions through coastal nature trails and to rugged island outlooks where guests will be rewarded with sweeping ocean vistas. Hosted by expert guides, including Kangaroo Island resident and well-known writer and photographer Quentin Chester, learn about the flora and fauna of this habitat.
10 Nights | Adelaide Return
Across The Great Australian Bight
13 Nights | Adelaide to Freemantle
Abrolhos Islands & The Coral Coast
This expedition explores Western Australia’s wild and largely untouched coast, with its contrasting coastal palette of rich red sands and turquoise sea. With a fascinating maritime and Indigenous history – from the Malgana people of Shark Bay to the exploratory journeys of William Dampier, Dirk Hartog, Baudin and Freycinet – this region is layered with stories. The natural coastal reserves harbour an abundance of bird life and fascinating marine species. Coral's guides will help guests explore the renowned Houtman Abrolhos Islands, Shark Bay World Heritage Area, Ningaloo Reef, Cape Range National Park and more.
12 Nights | Freemantle to Broome
|Australia's Remotest Coastlines NEW Adventures with Coral Expeditions in 2021 In 2021 Coral Expeditions are drawing on their pioneering spirit to explore the outer edges of the Australian continent, including small islands and reefs, world heritage areas, national parks and rugged shorelines. These voyages offer true explorers the rare opportunity to visit natural destinations inaccessible to most. Enjoy intimate encounters with our endemic marine species native animals and seabirds. Learn about the history and geology of the land from our expert expedition guides and lecturers. After each day of exploring, enjoy warm Australian hospitality, and cuisine and wine inspired by regional Australia.|