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Coral Expeditions Cruises

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Coral Expeditions

About Coral Expeditions Cruises

Coral Expeditions delivers a casual style of small-ship and adventure cruising, with an informal atmosphere and all-Australian crew.

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  • Do I have to dress up on a Coral Expeditions cruise?

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Who goes on Coral Expeditions cruise ships?

The vast majority of passengers are Australian, but there is sometimes a contingent of other nationalities, depending on whether a group booking is aboard. There is no age limit, but cruisers must be mobile enough to get themselves around, in and out of the vessel.

Do I have to dress up on a Coral Expeditions cruise?

No. Coral Expeditions describes its dress code as "resort casual" and "sun-smart," so pack plenty of light summery pieces to wear during the day. However, collared shirts for men and smart blouses for ladies are suggested for dinner.

Is everything free on Coral Expeditions cruises?

No. Cruise fares include all meals and house wine and beer with lunch and dinner (except on short Great Barrier Reef cruises), as well as two shore excursions each day on most sailings. Barista-style coffee and tea are complimentary all day. Beverages outside of meal times, select tours (such as flightseeing), Wi-Fi, laundry and retail shop purchases incur additional charges.

What are Coral Expeditions’s most popular activities?

Cruisers choose Coral Expeditions for its packed schedule of twice-daily shore excursions and look forward to experiences that immerse them in a destination's nature, history and culture. Onboard, passengers prefer to mingle over drinks on the sun deck or in one of the lounges, or attend one of the educational lectures.

Why go with Coral Expeditions?

  • Fares include two daily shore excursions
  • Down-to-earth but delicious meals made with fresh, local produce
  • Specially designed expedition vessels go where larger ships cannot

Best for: Adventurous travellers seeking off-the-beaten path exploration

Not for: People who prioritise relaxation over activity

Coral Expeditions Cruises Cruiser Reviews

ALMOST PERFECT

IT WAS AN AUSTRALIAN SHIP, TRAVELLING IN AUSTRALIAN WATERS- "THE WILD ISLANDS OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA." The staff including the ship's master and senior crew were so obliging and friendly at all times: nothing was too... Read More
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Cruisin Bon

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

Immersive snorkelling and diving on the Great Barrier Reef

Great 7 days on the Barrier Reef. 50 passengers only. Crew were superb and ship (more like a yacht) modern and well maintained. Plenty of options for excursions (morning and afternoon) followed by a 3 course dinner... Read More
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Swacgo

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

Coral Expeditions Great Barrier Reef & Coral Sea Expedition

We went on the recent Coral Expeditions Great Barrier Reef & Coral Sea Expedition cruise out of Cairns and were highly impressed with it. This was Coral Expeditions first voyage since March. Our main aim was to... Read More
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Happy travelling

First Time Cruiser

Age 70s

Extraordinary 7 night Great Barrier Reef Cruise

This is my 1st actual cruise - just done day trips before. So this is written from the perspective of someone who is new to all this. Colour me impressed. ------ What do you get when you cross the untouched... Read More
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Richard from Sydney

First Time Cruiser

Age 50s

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