Magnificent Australian coastal voyages
Coral Expeditions is a pioneering Australian expedition cruise company taking guests to some of the most beautiful, yet undiscovered regions of Australia and Asia-Pacific.
Cruises with Coral Expeditions feature unique destinations and diverse shore excursions aboard purpose-built shallow-draught ships and operate to high Australian standards of safety with an all Australian crew on every departure. Including interpretive programs, expert expedition leaders, guest lecturers, marine biologists, and SCUBA instructors – expect an immersive, exciting, friendly and informative experience on every cruise.
Coral Expeditions cruise to many corners of our great coastline!
Western Australia & the Kimberley
The Kimberley’s raw, rugged beauty is best seen from the deck of a small expedition ship. Here, in one of the world’s most remote and beautiful wilderness regions, Indigenous nations have recorded their connection to country through exquisite Wandjina and Gwion Gwion rock art galleries many thousands of years old. Enjoy a zodiac ride through Horizontal Falls, shower underneath Kings Cascade, marvel at 60,000-year-old rock art, and spot crocodiles basking on the shoreline. Explore this ancient landscape, where nature takes centre stage and Indigenous connections and exploration history abound.
• The Definitive Kimberley (Broome/Darwin or Darwin/Broome)
• Kimberley Icons, Ashmore Reef and Rowley Shoals (Darwin/Broome)
• Abrolhos Islands & the Coral Coast (Fremantle/Broome)
• Ningaloo & the Bluewater Wonders of Australia’s West (Broome/Broome)
Become immersed in the ancient Indigenous cultures and prehistoric landscapes of Australia’s northern coastline on a voyage of discovery that takes you far off the beaten track in Arnhem Land, to the very tip of Australia at Cape York, and into the Torres Strait. Experience the rich cultures of the Tiwi and Torres Strait Islands where guests are warmly welcomed to Country. Journey into traditional lands from Cape York to Yolngu territory in Arnhem Land. Learn and understand the song-lines and lore that shaped this ancient culture, and allow your expert guides to interpret ancient rock art.
• Cape York & Arnhem Land (Cairns/Darwin)
• Torres Strait & Cape York (Cairns/Horn Island)
• Across the Top (Broome/Cairns)
Australia’s south is thriving with natural wonders and wildlife. The raw and rugged coastlines are home to islands and inlets with crystal clear waters that will possibly take your breath away. Explore South Australia’s coast on a small ship cruising in true expedition style to remote archipelagos, offshore coral reefs and remote coastlines that few have the opportunity to visit. The knowledgeable expedition team and guest lecturer program provide expert guidance and insightful presentations into these far-flung destinations, enhancing your expedition cruise experience.
- Wild Islands & Walks of South Australia (Adelaide/Adelaide)
- Across the Great Australian Bight (Fremantle/Adelaide)
- Australia’s Great Southern Coastline (Melbourne/Fremantle)
Explore Australia’s island state poised at the edge of the world, where the Southern, Indian and Pacific Oceans collide. Here, pristine World Heritage wilderness and national parks teem with native wildlife. Tasmania’s natural beauty sees rugged mountain ranges culminate in soaring coastal cliffs and crescent-shaped beaches carved by the elements. Amidst this pristine, natural backdrop Tasmania’s intriguing colonial history is underpinned by compelling convict heritage and historic sites. An island shaped by its climate, fertile pastures and verdant valleys produce a bounty of world-renowned food, wine and artisanal beers and spirits, making a Tasmanian expedition cruise tantalising for all the senses.
• Coastal Wilds of Tasmania (Hobart/Hobart)
• Circumnavigation of Tasmania (Hobart/Hobart)
• Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race (Sydney/Hobart)