Western Australia's Expedition Cruises with Coral Expeditions

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Western Australia Expedition Cruises

Magnificent coastal voyages with Coral Expeditions

Western Australia’s pristine and wild coastline is now open to explorers. Select itineraries have been crafted and curated to showcase the wonders and magnificence found on land and at sea in this beautiful part of Australia.

Join Coral Expeditions on a unique, inclusive and luxury expedition cruise in Western Australia and uncover a world of wonder both above and beyond the waters. Expedition cruise options include:

  • The Definitive Kimberley (between Broome and Darwin)
  • Kimberley Icons, Ashmore Reef and Rowley Shoals (between Darwin and Broome)
  • Abrolhos Islands & the Coral Coast (between Fremantle and Broome)
  • Ningaloo & the Bluewater Wonders of Australia’s West (Broome round trip)

Coral Expeditions have adopted proven SailSAFE health protocols including an all-Australian crew and guest base. Offering flexible booking and deposit protection terms also ensures booking with confidence and peace of mind.

Ship Information

These magnificent itineraries will be aboard Coral Adventurer, Coral Geographer and Coral Discoverer. All have been designed and built specifically for extended expeditions along Australia’s rugged coast and feature:

  • Two trademark Xplorer tenders to facilitate comfortable shore excursions
  • Six zodiacs for more intrepid exploration
  • Shallow draft and advanced navigation and propulsion systems allowing access to locations closed to large cruise ships
  • Navigator lounge in the bridge
  • Over 1000 square metres of open deck space including a wrap-around promenade deck with panoramic views
  • Multiple indoor and outdoor bars, including the Explorer Bar on the sundeck
  • A curated wine cellar featuring boutique wines and exceptional vintage Australian reds
  • Active stabilisers to dampen sea motion

The Definitive Kimberley

10 nights | between Broome and Darwin

departing March to September 2022 | April to September 2023

This classic 10-day voyage is an immersion into an ancient land. Spanning more than 400,000 square kilometres, yet home to just 30,000 people, the Kimberley Region is acknowledged as one of the world’s most beautiful wilderness areas. Witness magnificent coastal vistas created by towering rock ridges, silent secluded gorges, plunging waterfalls, abundant wildlife, and massive tidal movements.

from $10,290 per person twin share

2022 Season – very limited availability remaining

Kimberley Icons, Ashmore Reef and Rowley Shoals

12 nights | between Darwin and Broome

departing  24 September 2022 | 13 & 26 September 2023

This new itinerary combines the classic 10-day Kimberley itinerary with a visit to the spectacular Rowley Shoals Marine Park and Ashmore Reef. Visit a chain of coral atolls offering some of the best snorkelling and diving opportunities in the world. Their shallow lagoons are inhabited by myriad coral species and marine life, including giant potato cod, Maori wrasse, at least 233 species of coral and 688 species of fish – many of which are not found on other coral reefs.

from $9,750 per person twin share

Abrolhos Islands & the Coral Coast 

12 nights | between Fremantle and Broome

departing 7 February 2022 | 1 & 20 March 2022 |10 October 2022 | 30 November 2022 | 8 October 2023

Departing Fremantle or Broome, 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 birdlife and fascinating marine species. The guides will help guests explore the renowned Houtman Abrolhos Islands, Shark Bay World Heritage Area, Ningaloo Reef, Cape Range National Park, Montebello Islands, Muiron Islands and Dampier Archipelago.

from $9,290 per person twin share

Ningaloo & the Bluewater Wonders of Australia’s West

10 nights | Broome round trip

 departing 16 and 27 May 2022 | 18 September 2023

Join this pioneering voyage down Western Australia’s Coral Coast onboard Coral Discoverer. Departing Broome, visit the spectacular Rowley Shoals Marine Park, the Dampier Archipelago, and the historic Montebello Islands. An exploration of the renowned Ningaloo Reef completes the voyage. Onboard marine experts and guides lead your discovery of this pristine coastal habitat.

from $11,990 per person twin share.

Discover NSW

Redeem your Discover NSW vouchers on this tour

Terms and conditions apply – use by 30 June 2022

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Western Australia Coastal Expeditions

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION: *Prices are advertised in Australian dollars and are per person based on twin share. Pricing is correct as of 21 September 2021. All fares are subject to the terms and conditions as set out by Cruise Express and its suppliers which may be obtained at the time of booking. Cruise Express reserves the right to correct any errors or omissions and to cancel any product or service offered in the event of such errors or omissions. We strongly recommend you take out travel insurance at the time of paying your deposit. A deposit of 20% will be required upon booking confirmation. Final payment will be due 90 days before departure. Cancel 90+ days prior to departure - loss of deposit. Cancel 89 - 60 days prior to departure - 50% cancellation. Cancel 59 - 0 days prior to departure - 100% cancellation. All passengers must follow specific COVID-19 declaration and testing requirements pre-cruise. Please ensure you have read the full Terms & Conditions and the SailSAFE documentation that your Cruise Express Travel Specialist will provide and that you understand the process and requirements at time of booking.

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