Great Barrier Reef

Cruise Express

Australian owned and operated

Outerknown Adventures on the Great Barrier Reef

Cairns - Cairns | 7 nights EXPEDITION

Join Coral Expeditions exploring the incredible Great Barrier Reef. Covering an area of over 2,300 kilometres and encompassing over 900 islands, the Great Barrier Reef is the world’s largest living structure. Home to an abundant and thriving marine and bird species, it holds pride of place as one of the seven natural wonders of the world and is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage area.

Explore rainforest shores, uninhabited sand cays, remote islands and pristine reef systems. Along the way, find freedom and sanctuary amidst this iconic seascape. Expert guides will share their knowledge with you above and below the water, bringing you close to the natural wonders and wildlife, and giving you a deep understanding of this precious destination.

Highlights & Inclusions

  • Explore one of the world’s great seascapes with the experts
  • Swim, snorkel or dive to view iconic marine species of the Great Barrier Reef
  • Observe the vibrant underwater world of the untouched outer Great Barrier Reef
  • Enjoy the solitude and magic of Queensland sunsets
  • Sip sundowners and feel the sand beneath your feet on isolated sand cays and uninhabited islands
  • Participate in efforts to conserve the Great Barrier Reef – possible visit to the turtle rehabilitation centre
  • See ancient indigenous culture and Australian heritage at historic Cooktown
  • 7 night expedition voyage including all meals
  • Selected spirits, wines, beers and soft drinks with lunch and dinner
  • Coffee and a selection of teas
  • Expert expedition team
  • Explore in Xplorer and Zodiac vessels
  • Comprehensive and guided sightseeing in each destination including snorkelling
  • All entrance fees to National Parks and ports
  • Tips & gratuities

Ship Information

This magnificent itinerary will be aboard Coral Geographer and Coral Discoverer. Designed and built specifically for extended expeditions along Australia’s rugged coast, they feature:

* Two trademark Xplorer tenders for comfortable shore excursions
* Zodiacs for more intrepid exploration
* Shallow draft, advanced navigation and propulsion systems allowing access to locations closed to large cruise ships
* Navigator lounge on 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

Package Fares


2, 9, 16, 23 & 30 November 2022 onboard Coral Discoverer

CORAL DISCOVERERTWIN SHARE PER PERSONSOLE USE*
Bridge Deck Balcony Stateroom$6,650n/a
Promenade Deck (Category A)$6,175n/a
Promenade Deck (Category B)n/a$8,550
Main Deck (Category A)$5,225n/a
Main Deck (Category B)$4,750n/a

Promenade Deck (Category B) cabins – ON REQUEST
Limited availability in Main Deck (Category B) & Bridge Deck cabins 

Prices are per person in Australian dollars (AUD) and include GST. Children under 14 years travel at 25% off the adult fares listed above. Subject to availability. *Limited sole use occupancy available. 

7, 14, 21 & 28 November 2023 onboard Coral Discoverer

CORAL DISCOVERERTWIN SHARE PER PERSONSOLE USE*
Bridge Deck Balcony Stateroom$7,970n/a
Promenade Deck (Category A)$6,420n/a
Promenade Deck (Category B)n/a$8,625
Main Deck (Category A)$5,530n/a
Main Deck (Category B)$5,090n/a

Prices are per person in Australian dollars (AUD) and include GST. Children under the age of 14 travel at 25% off the adult fares listed above. Subject to availability. *Limited sole use occupancy available. 

Discover NSW

Redeem your Discover NSW vouchers on this tour

Terms and conditions apply – use by 30 June 2022

Call 1300 766 537 or complete the form below to enquire

Outerknown Adventures on the Great Barrier Reef

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*Prices are advertised in Australian dollars and are per person twin share or solo. Pricing is correct as at 7 December 2021. All fares are subject to the terms and conditions 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 20% deposit 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 read the full Terms & Conditions and the SailSAFE documentation your Cruise Express Travel Specialist provides and you understand the process and requirements at the time of booking.

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