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Coral Expeditions Cruises

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Coral Expeditions I

About Coral Expeditions Cruises

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

  • Who goes on Coral Expeditions cruise ships?

  • 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

Covid on board

In my opinion, cleaning was insufficient and basic, So my husband and I wondered if it was possible that we had contracted the virus just by being placed in a cabin that was previously occupied by passengers who had covid.So we wondered if the cleaning crew had the necessary training required to properly clean cabins that were occupied by covid positive passengers.Read More
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2-5 Cruises

Age 50s


Overall a great experience, congratulations to all at Coral Expeditions for making the cruise a most enjoyable experience.The first name badges were a great idea it was nice to call the crew by first names & have them refer to us by our first names.Read More
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10+ Cruises

Age 70s

Amazing Holiday of a Lifetime

We cruised Darwin to Broome, with 110 passengers.Unfortunately one 'Explorer' (smaller boat for shore excursions) was being repaired in Darwin, so we had to manage with only one.Read More
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First Time Cruiser

Age 60s

Luxury of experiencing Coral Geographer, a brand new small ship in Australia

I chose this cruise because I love small ships and Coral Geographer was my first brand new small ship.Coral Geographer is a really beautiful small ship, with two small Explorer vessels used to ferry passengers to attractions.Read More
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MMDown Under

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

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