Coral Expeditions Announces New Ship and Maiden Intineraries

November 27, 2017

Coral Expeditions, Australia’s pioneering cruise line, is delighted to announce the build of its fourth expedition cruise ship due to be delivered in mid-2019, with a further vessel intended to follow.

Modern and rugged, the new ship will carry a maximum of only 120 guests in 60 cabins including:

  • 2 x Bridge Deck Balcony Suites –  55.8sqm with balcony
  • 2 x Bridge Deck Balcony Staterooms – 21.4sqm with balcony
  • 28 x Explorer Deck Balcony Staterooms  – 21.4sqm  with balcony
  • 16 x Promenade Deck Staterooms – 17sqm with picture windows
  • 12 x Coral Deck Staterooms – 17sqm with porthole windows

She will be Australian flagged and custom-designed around its clientele and expedition-focused itineraries, the new ship will feature several of Coral Expeditions’ much-loved features:

  • Twin ‘Xplorer’ tenders mounted on hydraulic platforms that allow guests to embark and disembark for shore excursions without steps, queues or waiting
  • A natural light-filled lecture lounge equipped with modern technology for daily presentations and briefings by expedition experts
  • Facilities onboard to host scientific research missions and local exhibitors
  • Spacious communal areas, including a relaxed dining area which seats all guests
  • All outside-facing cabins with en-suite bathrooms; over half have private balconies
  • Open bridge policy and guest observation lounge overlooking the bridge

The new ship will feature a modern Australian-designed interior with the colours and textures of tropical Queensland, the birthplace of the company. Active stabilisers will ensure guest comfort in varied conditions.

Bookings are now available for the Coral Adventurer’s maiden season:

  • In the Trail of Tasman I  – 18 nights Singapore to Darwin departing 24 April 2019
  • In the Trail of Tasman II – 10 nights Darwin to Darwin (via West Papua) departing 13 May 2019
  • The Kimberley – 10 nights Darwin to Broome or vice versa departures May-October 2019
  • Cape York & Arnhem Land – 10 nights Darwin to Cairns departing 18 October 2019
  • Frontier Lands of Papua New Guinea – 12 nights from Cairns or Madang departing 31 October or 12 November 2019
  • New Guinea Circle – 12, 13 or 25 nights Cairns to Darwin departing 25 November 2019
  • The Spice Island & Raja Ampat – 11 nights from Darwin or Biak departing 21 December 2019 or 2 January 2020
  • Komodo Dragons & Krakatoa – 17 nights from Darwin to Singapore departing 15 January 2020