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CORAL ADVENTURER

A BRAND NEW AUSTRALIAN ADVENTURE IS IN THE MAKING

2019 VOYAGES INDONESIA THE KIMBERLEY PAPUA NEW GUINEA


welcome to the maiden season of the coral adventurer

Passengers: 120 | Staterooms: 60 Length: 93.4m | Draught: 4.5m | Tonnage: 5,536

Our brand new ship is built to take you closer to unspoilt vistas in comfort, style and safety. A culmination of two years of design and three decades of passion for expedition cruising – Coral Expeditions is proud to invite you to experience the Coral Adventurer. A QUIET PIONEER For 34 years, Coral Expeditions has been true to its small ship expedition cruising roots. With little advertising and mostly word of mouth loyalty, we have been refining the art of small ship cruising. Now we have put all our knowledge and the very latest in shipbuilding technology into our fourth expedition ship – the Coral Adventurer.


BIGGER IS NOT BETTER

BUILT FOR COMFORT

At a time when cruise ships get larger and glitzier, we remain stubbornly compact and intimate. Our ships are designed to take you to unspoilt destinations not accessible to large ships. We want you to have the luxury of space, dine with whom you please, or find your quiet corner on deck. So we have limited the Coral Adventurer to 60 spacious cabins. This preserves the intimate atmosphere we are known for without sacrificing the stability and comfort of a true ocean going vessel.

With active stabilisers dampening sea motion, mostly balcony cabins, and interiors designed with the colours and textures of tropical Queensland, the Coral Adventurer is a comfortable ship. She features promenade decks, generous communal areas that accommodate all guests, a passenger elevator, and an open kitchen where you can observe our chefs whip up small batch cuisine from locally sourced ingredients.

BUILT FOR DISCOVERY The Coral Adventurer features our trademark dual ‘Xplorer’ tenders cradled on a hydraulic platform slung off the back of the ship, enabling our guests to go ashore in comfort and ease. The shallow draft of the ship enables us to go closer to shore than larger ships. Together with our renowned expedition team, our new ship will offer the most advanced expedition capabilities of any small ship afloat.

BUILT FOR PERSONAL SERVICE The Coral Adventurer will continue our proud tradition of Australian flagged vessels with friendly and professional Australian crew. Our onboard atmosphere remains refreshingly informal and intimate. Take your seat at our bridge lounge, chat with the captain at your leisure, accompany our chefs on a market tour – a Coral Expeditions cruise is like no other.

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Two trademark Xplorer tenders cradled in the back of the ship seat all passengers at one go and facilitate comfortable shore excursions

designing a state-of-the-art expedition ship

Six zodiacs for more intrepid exploration

When we set out to build the Coral Adventurer, we wanted a ship that would last us decades. Our search for build quality and technology took us to the shipbuilders of Norway who have a long history of building durable ships for the harsh environments of the North Sea. We then looked deep inside to capture the requirements of our guests, our crew and the areas we sail to. The result is a happy marriage of modern shipbuilding technology and cruising Australian style.

Multiple bars, including our Explorer bar on the sundeck with 180 degree views

Showcase galley visible to guests for fresh small-batch cuisine featuring Australian produce

(L to R) Marine Superintendent Scott Cundy, Group General Manager Mark Fifield & Newbuild Manager David McDonough

The coral expeditions story Coral Princess Cruises is born, offering overnight Great Barrier Reef cruises from Townsville 1984

We expand our operations to pioneer Kimberley Coast cruising

Coral Princess completes her maiden voyage after being completed at the Carrington Shipyard, Newcastle 1988

1992

Oceanic Discoverer commences its first Kimberley season. We now have 2 ships in the Kimberley Our first international voyage, Papua New Guinea

1996

2005 2003

Coral Princess wins Australian Tourism award

Construction of Oceanic Discoverer begins Coral Princess II is built and completes her maiden Great Barrier Reef cruise

Oceanic Discoverer is launched in Cairns


Lecture lounge with multimedia capabilities for daily expedition briefings, expert presentations & onboard reference library Over 1000sqm of open deck space including a wrap-around promenade deck with panoramic views

All outside guest cabins with en-suite bathrooms; the majority have a private balcony

Navigator lounge in the bridge giving guests a vantage point of ship operations

Multipurpose room to host marine research missions

Shallow draft and manouverability allowing access to locations closed to large cruise ships

• Well-equipped gym • Passenger elevator • Wi-Fi available in all guest areas

Inaugural Spice Islands & Raja Ampat voyages Inaugural Tasmania voyages 2013

Active stabilisers to dampen sea motion

Coral Adventurer’s maiden voyage April 2019

Coral Princess rebrands to Coral Expeditions

2015

Coral Discoverer receives refurbishment in Singapore

2016

2017

2019

The build of Coral Adventurer is announced

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MAIDEN VOYAGE: IN THE TRAIL OF TASMAN I

A NOTE FROM MASTER GARY WILSON

AN EPIC VOYAGE THROUGH THE INDONESIAN ARCHIPELAGO TO AUSTRALIA

Indigenous mariners of prewritten history have been sailing these waters for thousands of years - settling, trading and fishing; then it was the European explorers, in capable little sailing ships, that over a number of centuries, put these areas on the charts of the world and opened them up for further settlement and trade.

fares & sailing schedule

Our expeditions follow in the wake of some of these famous ships. One of my favourite ports is the Spice Island of Banda - it was from here that Willem Janszoon sailed the jacht (an armed scout ship) Duyfken to Cape York to become the first known European to touch the Australian coast in 1606. I was fortunate to sail as Mate and later Master of the replica Duyfken when we retraced that voyage in 2000.

CORAL ADVENTURER DATE

DEPARTS

24 April 2019

Singapore

DEPARTURE TIMES SINGAPORE: Boarding commences at 3:30pm for 5.00pm departure. Disembarks in Darwin at 8.30am.

CORAL ADVENTURER

TWIN SHARE

SOLE USE

Bridge Deck Suite

22,940

n/a

Bridge Deck Stateroom

19,880

n/a

Explorer Deck

19,280

28,920*

Promenade Deck

17,790

26,685*

Coral Deck

16,390

24,585*

However, there is one mariner, more than any other, that provides a historical connection to so many of the areas that we visit with Coral Expeditions - the Kimberley coast, Tasmania, New Zealand, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea and the Pacific Islands - a superb seaman who made a series of remarkable voyages of exploration in some tough little ships that should be better known in history Heemskerk, Zeehaen, Limmen, Zeemeeuw and Bracq. That man is Abel Janszoon Tasman. 2019 is the 375th anniversary of the 2nd of Tasman’s great voyages. In that year our new vessel, Coral Adventurer, will make her maiden voyage through the same waters that Tasman did, and his great explorations will provide the theme for our own voyages to these remote, spectacular and historic regions.

Prices are listed in Australian Dollars (AUD). *Limited sole use occupancy available.

A welcome to Banda Island by the famous Kora Kora canoes


SINGAPORE Pulau Penuba

INDONESIA Pelambang

Anak Krakatua Ujung Kulon N.P.

Sumenep

Taka Bonerate Bawean Islands Island Pulau Buton

Saparua Island Banda Neira Pulau Hatta

Pulau Satonda TIMOR SEA

Darwin

AUSTRALIA

Itinerary 18 nights FROM SINGAPORE TO DARWIN DAY 1: SINGAPORE Embark Coral Adventurer at 3.30pm at the Singapore Cruise Centre Harbour Front. Enjoy a spectacular view of the sunset over the Singapore skyline.

DAY 10: SUMENEP Explore Sumenep’s colourful past, the Great Mosque and Tombs of the Kings. Wander the beautiful water gardens, and see the ‘Fountain of Youth’.

DAY 2 : PULAU PENUBA, INDONESIA Be welcomed with a Pencak Silat martial arts display. Enjoy learning about the local way of life and be farewelled by traditional Gendang drumming and dancing.

DAY 11: PULAU SATONDA Formed by a volcanic eruption, Pulau Satonda cradles a magnificent inland lake. The clear waters provide a therapeutic swim. This charming island is a great place for snorkelling and diving on the coral reef.

DAY 3: PELAMBANG, INDONESIA Pelambang is the capital city of South Sumatra, and dates back to the 7th century. See the Ampera Bridge and Great Mosque on a town tour. This port was visited by Tasman in April 1642. DAY 4: PELAMBANG / DAY AT SEA Cruise back up river. Enjoy informative presentations and Coral Adventurer’s state of the art facilities. DAY 5: ANAK KRAKATAU, INDONESIA Situated in the Sunda Strait between Java and Sumatra sits Anak Krakatau ‘Child of Krakatoa’. In the afternoon, we will steam past Krakatoa, where the devastating 1883 eruption occurred, and anchor at Chilli Beach for snorkelling and kayaking. DAY 6 : KRAKATOA & UJUNG KULON Today, stretch your legs on a guided hike to the summit of the caldera of Anak Krakatau. Visit Ujung Kulon National Park, a last refuge for the Javanese Rhinoceros. Tasman passed Ujung Kulon in August of 1642. DAY 7: UJUNG KULON & HMAS PERTH Explore Ujung Kulon, home to Gibbons, Macaque, and deer as well as 240 species of birdlife. Small groups guided by Park Rangers will walk an easy trail through towering pristine rainforest. Experience a remembrance ceremony at sea, at the location of the sinking of the HMAS Perth. Pass Jakarta (then Batavia) from where Tasman commenced his voyages.

DAY 12: TAKA BONERATE Arrive at Taka Bonerate National Marine Park, consisting of separate table reefs and lagoons. This National Park is considered to contain some of the world’s highest marine biodiversity, offering a myriad of snorkelling opportunities. DAY 13: PULAU BUTON Visit the city of Bau-Bau and learn about the kingdom of Buton, which existed from the 14th to the 16th century. Take in a panorama of the surrounding islands from the Buton Fortress. Tasman anchored near Buton from the 1st to the 5th June 1643. DAY 14: AT SEA Cruise pass the historic islands of Buru, Ceram, and Ambon. DAY 15: SAPARUA & MOLANA ISLAND Visit the historic town of Saparua and be welcomed at Duurstedt Fort with a war party dance. Enjoy snorkelling, diving, and glassbottom boat tours at Molana Island’s pristine reef. DAY 16: HATTA & BANDA Explore the centre of the spice trade, Banda Island. Be escorted into port by the famous Kora Kora canoes. Visit Fort Belgica, built in 1611, and enjoy traditional dance performances. Tasman visited Banda on his 1644 voyage.

DAY 8: AT SEA As we cruise the Java Sea, enjoy the history of Tasman’s epic voyages of 1642 and 1644.

DAY 17: BANDA This morning, snorkel or dive on the nearby lava flow system, or immerse yourself in the colours and aromas of the Spice Islands.

DAY 9: BAWEAN ISLAND Discover the mountainous inland Lake Kastoba, an idyllic retreat in the heart of Bawean Island. Visit the Bawean Deer Sanctuary and cruise to isolated Gili Noko for water activities. Tasman recorded passing Bawean on June 10, 1643.

DAY 18: AT SEA Relax as we cruise the Arafura Sea to Australia. Learn about the navigation techniques of 17th century mariners. DAY 19: DARWIN Arrive in Darwin at 8:30am for disembarkation.

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IN THE TRAIL OF TASMAN II EXPERIENCE THE CROSSROADS OF CIVILIZATION IN THIS ADVENTURE TO RARELY VISITED WEST PAPUA

WEST PAPUA

INDONESIA

Fakfak

Dobo Kei Island

Triton Bay

Lorentz N.P. Aru East Sangliat Dol Saumlaki

Children performing in West Papua

Darwin AUSTRALIA

Itinerary 10 nights darwin/ DARWIN DAY 1: DEPART DARWIN DAY 2: SAUMLAKI & SANGLIAT DOL DAY 3: KEI ISLAND DAY 4: FAKFAK DAY 5: TRITON BAY DAY 6: ARU EAST DAY 7: LORENTZ NATIONAL PARK DAY 8: LORENTZ NATIONAL PARK DAY 9: DOBO

fares & sailing schedule

DAY 10: AT SEA DAY 11: ARRIVE DARWIN

CORAL ADVENTURER DATE

DEPARTS

13 May 2019

Darwin

expedition highlights

› Visit Sangliat Dol with its ancient megalithic stone stairs and ship structures

DEPARTURE TIMES DARWIN: Boarding at 7.30am for 9.00am departure. Disembarks in Darwin at 8.30am

CORAL ADVENTURER

› Experience local culture, including traditional dances, hand crafts, and fresh local food.

TWIN SHARE

SOLE USE

Bridge Deck Suite

13,490

n/a

Bridge Deck Stateroom

11,690

n/a

Explorer Deck

11,390

17,085*

Promenade Deck

10,490

15,735*

Coral Deck

9,690

14,535*

Prices are listed in Australian Dollars (AUD). *Limited sole use occupancy available.

› View ancient rock art at Kei Island and Andamata › Cruise the emerald water and limestone formations of Triton Bay while looking for hornbills, rainbow lorikeets, egrets, and helmeted friarbirds › Be welcomed to Lorentz National Park by an armada of canoes, rowed by Asmat warriors › Hear tales of early explorers as you follow their path


Xplorer going ashore on the coast of Indonesia

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SACRED LANDS OF THE KIMBERLEY

10 NIGHTS THROUGH A LEGENDARY REGION WHERE NATURE’S FORCES REIGN SUPREME

Timor Sea

Ar c

Bucc ane er

Raft Point

Darwin

Vansittart Bay

Bo na p

go pela chi Ar e t Bigge ar Prince Island Regent River o Careening lag Bay pe hi Montgomery Reef

Cambridge Gulf King George River Mitchell Falls

NORTHERN TERRITORY

THE KIMBERLEY

Lacepede Islands

Horizontal Falls

Broome

WESTERN AUSTRALIA

fares & sailing schedule - 2019

Itinerary 10 nights BETWEEN darwin AND broome

CORAL ADVENTURER

DAY 1: DEPART DARWIN

DATE

DEPARTS

DAY 2: KING GEORGE RIVER & FALLS

24 May

Darwin

03 Jun

Broome

DAY 3: VANSITTART BAY, DC3, & JAR ISLAND

14 Jun

Darwin

24 Jun

Broome

05 Jul

Darwin

DAY 6: PRINCE REGENT RIVER & KING CASCADES

15 Jul

Broome

DAY 7: MONTGOMERY REEF & DOUBTFUL BAY

26 Jul

Darwin

DAY 8: RAFT POINT

05 Aug

Broome

DAY 9: HORIZONTAL FALLS

16 Aug

Darwin

26 Aug

Broome

DAY 10: LACEPEDE ISLANDS

06 Sep

Darwin

16 Sep

Broome

27 Sep

Darwin

07 Oct

Broome

DAY 4: HATHAWAY’S HIDEAWAY & MITCHELL FALLS DAY 5: BIGGE ISLAND & CAREENING BAY

DAY 11: ARRIVE BROOME REVERSE ITINERARY: BROOME TO DARWIN

DEPARTURE TIMES

expedition highlights

DARWIN: Boarding at 8.00am for 9.00am departure. Disembarks in Broome at 8.00am

› Experience the unique tidal phenomenon of the Horizontal Waterfalls

BROOME: Boarding at 4.30pm for 6.00pm departure. Disembarks in Darwin at 8.30am.

CORAL ADVENTURER

› Marvel at the plunging 80 metre high King George Falls

TWIN SHARE

SOLE USE

Bridge Deck Suite

14,995

n/a

Bridge Deck Stateroom

12,995

n/a

Explorer Deck

12,595

18,893*

Promenade Deck

11,595

17,393*

Coral Deck

10,695

16,043*

Prices are listed in Australian Dollars (AUD) and include GST. *Limited sole use occupancy available.

› View the mysterious Gwion Gwion (Bradshaw) rock art and learn about the ancient cultures of the indigenous people › See crocodiles, humpback whales, rock wallabies, turtles, and birdlife › Witness Montgomery Reef rise out of the ocean with the falling tide › Learn about the first explorers to chart this magnificent coastline.


Cape York & Arnhem land REMOTE ISLANDS & ANCIENT CULTURES OF NORTHERN AUSTRALIA

ARAFURA SEA Cobourg Tiwi Peninsula Islands

Darwin

Elcho Island

Maningrida Arnhem Land

Thursday Island Wessel Islands

TORRES STRAIT Cape York Magra Island Forbes Island

Nhulunbuy (Gove)

NORTHERN TERRITORY

Stanley Island Lizard Island

GULF OF CARPENTARIA

Cooktown Cairns QUEENSLAND

King George River, the Kimberley

Itinerary 11 nights FROM DARWIN to CAIRNS DAY 1: DEPART DARWIN & TIWI ISLANDS DAY 2: COBOURG PENINSULA

fares & sailing schedule

DAY 3: LIVERPOOL RIVER & MANINGRIDA

CORAL ADVENTURER

DAY 4: ELCHO ISLAND

DATE

DEPARTS

18 October 2019

Darwin

DAY 5: GUGARI RIP & WESSEL ISLANDS DAY 6: THE GULF OF CARPENTARIA

DEPARTURE TIMES

DAY 7: CAPE YORK & THURSDAY ISLAND

DARWIN: Boarding commences at 7.00am for 8.00am departure. Disembarks in Cairns at 8.00am.

DAY 8: FORBES & MAGRA ISLAND DAY 9: STANLEY ISLAND & DAVIE REEF

CORAL ADVENTURER

TWIN SHARE

SOLE USE

DAY 10: LIZARD ISLAND

Bridge Deck Suite

14,995

n/a

DAY 11: COOKTOWN

Bridge Deck Stateroom

12,995

n/a

DAY 12: ARRIVE CAIRNS

Explorer Deck

12,595

18,893*

Promenade Deck

11,595

17,393*

Coral Deck

10,695

16,043*

expedition highlights

> Experience the world’s oldest surviving culture in Arnhem Land

Prices are listed in Australian Dollars (AUD) and include GST. *Limited sole use occupancy available.

> Spend a day exploring the beautiful Cobourg Peninsula and its huge variety of wildlife > Witness the vibrant culture of the Tiwi people at Bathurst Island > See Indigenous art being created at the remote art centres along the Arnhem Land coast > Visit Thursday Island and see the culture of the Torres Strait > Stand on the very tip of Australia at Cape York for a Champagne Sunset > Snorkel the clam gardens at Watson’s Bay, Lizard Island

At Stanley Island, a massive sandstone overhang contains extensive shell middens, an occupation site, and several galleries of rock art. In addition to the Yindayin (Endean) style of painting of sea animals, moths, wading birds, and sorcery figures, there are many (European-style) ships painted in the post-contact period.

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Frontier lands of papua new guinea 12 NIGHTS IN THE LAND THAT TIME FORGOT

Manam Island Sepik River Madang

Tolokiwa

PAPUA NEW GUINEA

Tuam Island Lababia Fly Islands Buna Tufi Port Moresby

PACIFIC OCEAN Trobriands Dobu Samarai

Itinerary 12 nights BETWEEN cairns AND madang DAY 1: CAIRNS DAY 2: AT SEA DAY 3: SAMARAI Cairns

DAY 4: DEI DEI SPRINGS & DOBU ISLANDS DAY 5: TROBRIANDS DAY 6: MACLAREN HARBOUR & TUFI FJORDS DAY 7: BUNA & SANANANDA DAY 8: MOROBE HARBOUR DAY 9: LABABIA & FLY ISLANDS DAY 10: DREGERHAFEN & TUAM ISLAND

fares & sailing schedule

DAY 11: MANAM VOLCANO & BAGABAG ISLAND DAY 12: SEPIK RIVER & SEPIK VILLAGE

CORAL ADVENTURER

DAY 13: MADANG

DATE

DEPARTS

3l October 2019

Cairns

12 November 2019

Madang

REVERSE ITINERARY: MADANG TO CAIRNS

DEPARTURE TIMES CAIRNS: Boarding at 7.30am for 9.00am departure. Disembarks in Madang at 8.30am

expedition highlights

MADANG: Boarding at 3.00pm for 4.00pm departure. Disembarks in Cairns at 8.00am.

CORAL ADVENTURER

TWIN SHARE

SOLE USE

Bridge Deck Suite

15,840

n/a

Bridge Deck Stateroom

13,740

n/a

Explorer Deck

13,340

20,010*

Promenade Deck

12,240

18,360*

Coral Deck

11,290

16,935*

Prices are listed in Australian Dollars (AUD). *Limited sole use occupancy available. Charter flights between Cairns and Madang may be included in itinerary at addtional cost

› Enter the mouth of the Sepik River, one of the world’s great river systems, and visit the famous Sepik market for masks and carvings. › See Manam Motu, one of Papua New Guinea’s most active volcanos › Enjoy high-spirited welcomes, dances, and sing sings › Ride on outrigger canoes with local guides › Visit WWII battle sites at Buna & Sanananda › Hear the mythical and spiritual tales of the Dei Dei springs › Enjoy snorkelling and diving on vibrant reefs, or kayak through rainforested fjords


New Guinea circle

Wayag Island, Raja Ampat

12,13, OR 25 NIGHTS IMMERSED IN THE CULTURES AND WILDLIFE OF ONE OF THE WORLD’S LAST FRONTIERS

PACIFIC OCEAN

Raja Ampat SPICE ISLANDS

Misool

Mios Wundi WEST PAPUA

Banda Island

Wewak Madang

PAPUA NEW GUINEA

Trobriands Samarai

Darwin

Cairns

Itinerary 12 13, or 25 nights - cairns TO wewak TO darwin DAY 1: CAIRNS DAY 2: AT SEA DAY 3: SAMARAI DAY 4: DOBU ISLAND & FERGUSSON ISLANDS DAY 5: TROBRIAND ISLANDS DAY 6: MACLAREN HARBOUR & TUFI FJORDS DAY 7: BUNA & SANANANDA DAY 8: LABABIA & FLY ISLANDS DAY 9: DREGERHAFEN

fares & sailing schedule CORAL ADVENTURER DATE

DEPARTS

25 November 2019

Cairns

7 December 2019

Wewak

CAIRNS TO WEWAK - 12 NIGHTS

DAY 10: TUAM ISLAND

CAIRNS TO WEWAK

DAY 11: HISTORIC MADANG DAY 12: SEPIK RIVER & BIEN VILLAGE DAY 13: WEWAK (Guests doing half-circle embark/disembark) DAY 14: JAYAPURA

TWIN SHARE

SOLE USE

Bridge Deck Suite

15,840

n/a

Bridge Deck Stateroom

13,740

n/a

Explorer Deck

13,340

$20,010*

Promenade Deck

12,240

$18,360*

Coral Deck

11,290

$16,935*

DAY 15: MIOS WUNDI

WEWAK TO DARWIN - 13 NIGHTS

DAY 16: AT SEA

WEWAK TO DARWIN

TWIN SHARE

SOLE USE

DAY 17: WAYAG

Bridge Deck Suite

17,140

n/a

DAY 18: KAWE ISLAND, ALJUI BAY & PENEMU

Bridge Deck Stateroom

14,840

n/a

Explorer Deck

14,400

21,600*

Promenade Deck

13,240

19,860*

Coral Deck

12,240

18,360*

DAY 19: HIDDEN BAY DAY 20: YENSAWAI VILLAGE & YENWAPNOUR VILLAGE DAY 21: YENWAPNOUR AND MESEMTA DAY 22: MESEMTA & WAGMAB

CAIRNS TO DARWIN - 25 NIGHTS

DAY 23: BANDA & SPICE ISLANDS

CAIRNS TO DARWIN

TWIN SHARE

SOLE USE

DAY 24: THE SPICE ISLANDS

Bridge Deck Suite

30,690

n/a

DAY 25: CROSSING THE TIMOR SEA

Bridge Deck Stateroom

26,590

n/a

Explorer Deck

25,790

38,685*

Promenade Deck

23,790

35,685*

Coral Deck

21,940

32,910*

DAY 26: ARRIVE DARWIN TIMES:

Board in Cairns at 7:30am for 9.00am departure. Arrive Wewak 9:00am Depart Wewak at 3pm Arrive in Darwin for 8:30am disembarkation

Prices are listed in Australian Dollars (AUD) . *Limited sole use occupancy available.

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Traditional dancer, Tuam Island, Papua New Guinea


the spice islands & Raja ampat

Snorkelling at Mesemta, West Papua

SWIM WITH THE WHALE SHARKS AND FOLLOW THE SPICE TRAIL IN THIS EXTRAORDINARY EXPEDITION

Itinerary 11 nights BETWEEN Darwin AND biak Visits to Raja Ampat are subject to access approvals to protected marine parks. These access approvals may alter over time. If access to some areas is not possible, alternatives will be introduced to this itinerary.

DAY 1: DEPART DARWIN DAY 2: AT SEA DAY 3: BANDA NEIRA DAY 4: SPICE ISLANDS DAY 5: RAJA AMPAT - WAGMAB & MESEMPTA DAY 6: HIDDEN BAY & YENWAUPNOR VILLAGE DAY 7: SOUTH GAM ISLAND & ALJUI BAY DAY 8: WAYAG ISLAND DAY 9: AT SEA DAY 10: CENDERAWASIH BAY & KWATISORE VILLAGE DAY 11: CENDERAWASIH BAY & MAMBOOR ISLAND

fares & sailing schedule CORAL ADVENTURER

DAY 12: BIAK

DATE

DEPARTS

REVERSE ITINERARY: BIAK TO DARWIN

21 December 2019

Darwin

2 January 2020

Biak

DEPARTURE TIMES

expedition highlights › Be welcomed to Banda Neira by the famous Kora Kora canoes gliding over the water

DARWIN: Boarding at 4.30pm for 6.00pm departure. Disembarks in Biak at 8.00am BIAK: Boarding at 2.00pm for 3.00pm departure. Disembarks in Darwin at 8.30am.

TWIN SHARE

SOLE USE

Bridge Deck Suite

15,840

n/a

Bridge Deck Stateroom

13,740

n/a

› Discover Wayag’s ‘gumdrop’ islands and be rewarded by the view from Pindito Peak

Explorer Deck

13,340

20,010*

Promenade Deck

12,240

18,360*

› Swim with the unforgettable Whale Sharks at Cenderawasih Bay

Coral Deck

11,290

16,935*

› Explore Fort Belgica, a Dutch outpost built in 1611 › Snorkel and dive amongst the excellent coral garden at Wagmab Island

› Experience the local culture of the West Papuan people

CORAL ADVENTURER

Prices are listed in Australian Dollars (AUD). *Limited sole use occupancy available. Charter flight available at additional cost.

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komodo dragons and krakatoa

Komodo Dragon (Varanus komodoensis) on Komodo Island

MEANDERING FROM DARWIN TO SINGAPORE THROUGH THE INDONESIAN ARCHIPELAGO

Anak Krakatau (Child of Krakatoa) emerged in 1927 from the caldera of the exploded Krakatoa, and grows around five metres each year

Itinerary 17 nights FROM darwin to singapore SINGAPORE Pulau Penuba INDONESIA Pulau Thousand Belitung Islands Karimunjawa N.P. Anak Komodo Bawean Krakatua Island Island Pulau Satonda Kelimutu N.P. Sumenep Ujung Pulau Alor Kulon N.P. Lombok Sumba Darwin TIMOR SEA AUSTRALIA

DAY 1: DARWIN DAY 2: AT SEA DAY 3: KUPANG DAY 4: PULAU ALOR DAY 5: KELIMUTU NATIONAL PARK DAY 6: KOMODO ISLAND & RINCA ISLAND DAY 7: SATONDA DAY 8: LOMBOK DAY 9: SUMENEP DAY 10: BAWEAN DAY 11: KURIMANJAWA NATIONAL PARK DAY 12: AT SEA, INDONESIA DAY 13: KRAKATOA DAY 14: UJUNG KULON NATIONAL PARK

fares & sailing schedule

DAY 15: HARAPAN & PUTRI DAY 16: PULAU BELITUNG

CORAL ADVENTURER

DAY 17: PULAU PENUBA

DATE

DEPARTS

15 January 2020

Darwin

DAY 18: SINGAPORE

DEPARTURE TIMES

expedition highlights

DARWIN: Boarding at 4.30pm for 6.00pm departure. Disembarks in Singapore at 8.00am

CORAL ADVENTURER

TWIN SHARE

SOLE USE

Bridge Deck Suite

21,690

n/a

Bridge Deck Stateroom

18,790

n/a

Explorer Deck

18,240

27,360*

Promenade Deck

16,840

25,260*

Coral Deck

15,490

23,235*

Prices are listed in Australian Dollars (AUD) and include GST. *Limited sole use occupancy available.

› Swim, snorkel, or dive the incomparable coral reefs at numerous sites including the Thousand Islands, Karimunjawa and Pulau Moyo National Parks. › Spot endangered species at Ujung Kulon National Park › See the dragons at Komodo Island › Climb to the top of Kelimutu volcano to experience the tricoloured crater lakes


cuisine and wine

On your Coral Expeditions cruise, you will enjoy fresh, smallbatch cuisine prepared onboard using local ingredients. The small size of our ship enables us to adapt our modern Australian menu to the produce available locally. With no more than 120 guests, our chefs can take a more indulgent approach to cooking. Dietary requirements or restrictions can be catered to with two weeks notice. We are proud of our winelist - it is an abbreviated selection that reflects the depth and variety of Australian wine. Our ships also feature artisanal Australian and New Zealand spirits - including barrels of slowly aging Tasmanian singlemalt whisky.

the expedition experience

With a strong focus on visiting places not often touched by tourists, our shore excursions are designed to promote local interaction and cultural exchange. One of the great benefits of travelling on a small ship is our ability to make impromptu stops. Our small group size ensures that our shore excursions are comfortable and enjoyable, but also have minimal impact on the communities and environments that we visit. Most activities are suitable for all fitness levels; when a higher than normal level of fitness is required for an excursion, your Expedition Leader will advise you accordingly. You can expect one or two shore or in-sea activities each day, all included in your cruise fare.

INCLUSIONS

WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED

PLEASE NOTE

› All excursions and sightseeing

These are expedition itineraries covering remote regions. Your Captain and Expedition team will make changes to the daily schedule when necessary to maximise guest experience. These itineraries are indicative some variation may occur due to weather conditions, safety, or local community requirements.

› Use of Xplorer and Zodiac tender vessels

› Pre and post flights, accommodation & travel insurance

› Daily lectures and briefings

› Any entry visas

› All meals, chef-prepared on board

› Alcoholic beverages outside of lunch and dinner service

› Showcase wines, selected beers, juices, and soft drinks with lunch and dinner service

› Telephone and internet services

› 24 hour coffee and selection of teas

› Laundry

› All entrance fees to National and Marine Parks and Ports

› Optional Mitchell Falls helicopter flight › Charter flights

› Port taxes and government charges imposed by government authorities

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built for adventurers crafted for comfort

BRIDGE DECK BALCONY SUITES Our two Cairns and Darwin suites are spacious and elegant retreats after a busy day ashore. Suites are equipped with a lounge area, minibar and personal coffee machine. They have special King sized beds which can be separated into two singles. An 8 sq m private balcony has an outdoor daybed and lounge chair for two. A unique outside-facing bathroom with picture windows, bath and separate shower complete the suite experience. A complimentary minibar is replenished daily.

DINING ROOM Single seating dining area with communal ‘wine table’ finished with Australian stone; serving buffet breakfast and lunch, and multi-course table d’hote dinners.


BRIDGE DECK BALCONY STATEROOMS Our two Bridge Deck staterooms are comfortably furnished with a junior King size bed which can be separated into two singles. A wardrobe, desk and arm chair are included. A compact ensuite has a toilet, shower and ample storage. French windows opening to a balcony with seating for two gives you a private perch to watch the panorama unfold outside. These staterooms are located on the bridge deck with superb views and adjacent to the Cairns and Darwin suites.

EXPLORER DECK BALCONY STATEROOMS Our Explorer Deck staterooms are comfortably furnished with a junior King size bed which can be separated into two singles. A wardrobe, desk and arm chair are included. A compact ensuite has a toilet, shower and ample storage. Your private balcony has seating for two from which to view the passing coastal vistas. These staterooms are located on the Explorer deck.

PROMENADE DECK STATEROOMS Promenade Deck Staterooms are located below the Explorer deck and furnished with a junior King size bed which can be separated into two singles. A wardrobe, desk and arm chair are included. A compact ensuite has a toilet, shower and ample storage. A large picture window gives you wide views of the world outside.

CORAL DECK STATEROOMS

Coral Deck Staterooms are identical to the Promenade Deck Staterooms except for their location one deck below. These staterooms have twin portholes rather than picture windows.

CORAL ADVENTURER DECK PLAN

Bridge Deck Bar

Lift

W/Cs Lounge

BRIDGE DECK BALCONY SUITE • 55.8sqm • Private Balcony

601

603

Expedition Room

Cairns Suite

The Bridge

Lobby

602

604

Darwin Suite

Captain’s Cabin

Observation Lounge

BRIDGE DECK BALCONY STATEROOM • 21.4sqm • Private Balcony

BRIDGE DECK

EXPLORER DECK BALCONY STATEROOM • 21.4sqm • Private Balcony

527

525

523

521

519

517

515

513

Gym

511

Lift

509

507

503 505 501

Lobby

PROMENADE DECK STATEROOM • 17sqm • Picture windows

528

526

524

522

520

518

516

514

512

510

502 506 504 508

CORAL DECK STATEROOM • 17sqm • Porthole windows

EXPLORER DECK

Gift Shop Dining Room

Reception

Lift

415

W/Cs

411

413

409

407

405

403

401

Lobby Galley

416

414

412

410

408

406 402 404

PROMENADE DECK Lift

Xplorer Boarding

311

309

307

305

303

301

Lobby

312

310

308

306

304

302

CORAL DECK

18 2 Bridge Deck Balcony Suites


Swimming with Whale Sharks, Cenderawasih Bay

other expeditions: > GREAT BARRIER REEF > TASMANIA > SYDNEY TO HOBART > PAPUA NEW GUINEA > SPICE ISLANDS & RAJA AMPAT > SEPIK RIVER > SOUTH PACIFIC

Contact us today or speak with your travel agent. Online

www.coralexpeditions.com

Email

reservations@coralexpeditions.com

Freecall within Australia

1800 079 545

Outside Australia

+61 7 4040 9999

Head office PO Box 2093 Cairns 4870 QLD Australia ABN 51 010 809 417 Issued October 2017

Coral Adventurer Maiden Voyages 2019  
Coral Adventurer Maiden Voyages 2019