Coral Expeditions


Coral and Australian Geographic offer solar eclipse cruise

It’s the perfect cruise for the science buff with a love of the good life.  Particularly since it features champagne, canapes and astronomy.    Coral Expeditions has partnered with Australian Geographic to offer a special […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Feb 18 2022

How Coral Expeditions is outwitting COVID by staying one step ahead

Despite being the only cruise line sailing in Australia through the COVID era, Coral Expeditions is still learning to adapt and make changes. The line has notched up 93 voyages since October, 2020, and has […]

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . Jan 14 2022

Coral Expeditions gearing up for a bumper adventure season in 2022

After a bruising time dealing with the pandemic this year, Coral Expeditions is gearing up for a bumper expedition season in 2022 with new voyages to Tasmania and the Coral Coast in Western Australia. Coral’s […]

WORDS BY Teresa Ooi . Nov 12 2021

Private jet, sailing yacht and 14-night Christmas cruise on Coral Geographer

Home grown cruise line, Coral Expeditions is marking the end of 2021 year in style with the launch of new Christmas voyages onboard its newest ship, Coral Geographer, with two unique shore excursions – a […]

WORDS BY Teresa Ooi . Oct 27 2021

Tasmania waves goodbye to small luxury cruises claiming passengers are “high risk”

APT’s MS Caledonian Sky has been forced to cancel all sailings to Tasmania this year and in 2022 after the local health authorities enforced a new ruling that they obtain “pre-approval from the Deputy State […]

WORDS BY Teresa Ooi . Oct 15 2021

Coral Expeditions raise $30,000 for Great Barrier Reef research and leads special scientific voyage

Australian based Coral Expeditions has taken the lead on a special voyage in partnership with the Australian Geographic and GBR Legacy which brought together expert scientific specialists and conservation-minded guests. Over 10 special nights, the […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Jul 22 2021

Aussie line Coral Expeditions steps up domestic sailings in 2022 and 2023

Australian-flagged Coral Expeditions, the three-ship line that has been sailing without incident since November, has unveiled a comprehensive domestic sailing schedule for 2022 with additional coastal wilderness itineraries to replace international cruises because of the […]

WORDS BY Teresa Ooi . Jun 9 2021

Cruise can come back now, says leading Australian health expert as lines await a Kimberley decision

One of Australia’s leading experts in communicable diseases says cruise can now return safely with new health protocols – even before the vaccine program is completed. Dr Ian Norton told Cruise Passenger: “As long as […]

WORDS BY Teresa Ooi . Apr 23 2021

Coral Geographer embarks on her maiden voyage in Cairns

New expedition ship, Coral Geographer embarked on her maiden voyage from Cairns yesterday. The ship took a small group of passengers to explore Holmes Reef and Osprey Reef – two of the best dives in […]

WORDS BY Teresa Ooi . Apr 1 2021

Coral Expeditions changes itineraries in WA to avoid NT cruise ban as anger grows

They have only been lightly touched by the pandemic – they have just one active case this week – but the Northern Territory government has issued orders that make cruise stops in Darwin a near […]

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . Mar 27 2021

Aussie line gets new ship to sail this month

Australian-based adventure line Coral Expeditions has a new ship on the way. The Coral Geographer which is being built in Vietnam will enter service at the end of the month. The Coral Geographer has been […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Mar 12 2021