Located on the edge of the continental shelf of Australia, Rowley Shoals offers pristine reefs perfect for a luxury cruise journey. Enjoy the Clerke, Mermaid and Imperieuse Reefs amid some of the best snorkelling and diving sites in the world. At low tide, the water becomes ponded within the reef walls and gushes over the edge like a waterfall. Uncover the tropical wonderland and choose from a range of activities and experiences for a truly intimate and immersive experience matched with personalised service on the waters of the Rowley Shoals.

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  1. Kimberley Icons, Ashmore & Rowley Shoals (Darwin - Broome or reserve) 13D12N

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    Discover the icons of the Kimberley Coast and some of the world’s most remote coral reefs, on this action-packed 13-day expedition cruise aboard the Coral Geographer. Highlights include Montgomery Reef, Ashmore Reef, Scott Reef, Horizontal Falls and Rowley Shoals.

    Embarking from Darwin, Northern Territory, this immersive cruise aboard the Coral Geographer takes you far beyond the crowds to the ‘real’ Kimberley Coast. With an expert crew, retrace the history of Phillip Parker King, who first charted this incredible coastline over 200 years ago. Interpret 40,000-year-old Gwion Gwion (Bradshaw) and Wandjina rock paintings. Witness some of the biggest tidal changes on Earth at Montgomery Reef. Marvel at the astonishing ‘sideways’ waterfall, Horizontal Falls. Finish off the voyage at a chain of coral atolls offering some of the best snorkelling and diving opportunities in the world. Their shallow lagoons are inhabited by myriad coral species and marine life, including giant potato cod, Maori wrasse, at least 233 species of coral and 688 species of fish – many of which are not found on other coral reefs.

    This once-in-a-lifetime expedition cruise includes 12-nights aboard the Coral Geographer on a twin share basis. Catering to 99 passengers, this luxurious vessel is purpose-built to take you closer to unspoilt vistas in comfort, style and safety. Her shallow draught and manoeuvrability allow her to reach some of Australia’s most remote and rarely visited coastlines, while her tender vessels enable you to venture even further. She even has 6 bridge deck suites with horizon bathtubs.

    All meals are included onboard. The approach to cuisine is about simplicity and generosity, creating dishes bursting with flavour made from fresh ingredients sourced locally and sustainably wherever possible. Activities and experiences are also included as per the itinerary. An expert crew are at your service at all times.

    Experience the splendour of the Kimberley Coast and reefs with this unforgettable 13-day expedition cruise. Forget the Great Barrier Reef – this is true underwater paradise!

    > 15 Oct 2021 from Darwin aboard Coral Geographer> 12 Sept 2022 from Darwin aboard Coral Adventurer> 07 October 2022 from Darwin aboard Coral Adventurer

    Departing Broome> 24 Sept 2022 from Broome aboard Coral Adventurer

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    Darwin, Northern Territory
    Discover the icons of the Kimberley Coast and some of the world’s most remote coral reefs, on this action-packed 13-day expedition cruise aboard ...
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    From $7,078.05 Per Person, Twin Share
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  2. Ningaloo & The Bluewater Wonders of Australia's West (Broome - Broome) 11D10N

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    Discover the natural beauty and abundant marine life of Western Australia’s Coral Coast on this epic 11-day cruise aboard the luxurious Coral Discoverer. This cruise is perfect for those who want to spend their days snorkeling and diving some of Australia’s best dive sites including Rowley Shoals and Ningaloo Reef.

    Embarking from Broome, Western Australia, this immersive cruise aboard Coral Discoverer takes you far beyond the crowds to some of the world’s most diverse marine habitats just metres away from pristine beaches. Snorkel and dive at Rowley Shoals, a chain of three coral atolls on the edge of the continental shelf. Look for rare birds and delve into fascinating atomic warfare history on the Montebello Islands. Admire Indigenous rock art and world-class pearls on the Dampier Peninsula. Cap it all off with swim you will never forget at Ningaloo Reef. The world’s largest fringing reef is one of the best places on Earth to swim with humpback whales and whale sharks.

    Throughout your journey, choose the activities and experiences that suit you. Spend your days swimming and snorkelling, or else venture ashore for guided tours or to stroll along the beach. Alternatively, if you wish to stay on board during the day and simply enjoy the scenery you are welcome to do so. After the day’s exertions, retire to the onboard panoramic Xplorer bar and recharge with some of Australia’s famous food and wine.

    This once-in-a-lifetime expedition cruise includes 10-nights aboard Coral Discoverer on a twin share basis. This luxurious 72 passenger vessel is purpose-built to take you closer to unspoilt vistas in comfort, style and safety. Her shallow draught and manoeuvrability allow her to reach some of Australia’s most remote and rarely visited coastlines, while her tender vessel, Xplorer, can seat all 72 passengers for excursions to rivers and beaches.  

    All meals are included onboard. The approach to cuisine is about simplicity and generosity, creating dishes bursting with flavour made from fresh ingredients sourced locally and sustainably wherever possible. Activities and experiences are also included as per the itinerary. An expert crew are at your service at all times.

    See for yourself the West Coast’s untouched atolls, marine megafauna and rare bird species, with this incredible 11-day cruise aboard Coral Discoverer. Marine playgrounds don’t get much better than this!

     

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    Broome, Western Australia
    Discover the natural beauty and abundant marine life of Western Australia’s Coral Coast on this epic 11-day cruise aboard the luxurious Coral Discoverer. ...
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    From $9,135.18 Per Person, Twin Share
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  3. Coral Atoll 5D5N

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    Route: Broome - Rowley Shoals - Broome

    Make sure you tick this one off your bucket list - Come to Western Australia’s premiere coral playground for a ultimate family holiday. A Rowley Shoals cruise focused on snorkelling, diving, whale watching, fishing and simply relaxing amidst a breathtaking coral habitat! Five nights of stylish adventure for the whole family.

    The Rowley Shoals feature exaggerated corals, mind-blowing fish life and stunning underwater clarity; but perhaps more important than anything else – even today they are visited by only a fortunate few! Guided by a marine biologist and a team of underwater naturalists; divers and snorkelers alike will revel in a diverse wonderland of coral habitats including maze-like lagoons, surging tidal canyons and breathtaking walls. And the keen anglers will match wits with big blue-water pelagics such as black marlin, sailfish, wahoo and yellow-fin tuna. Wander the enticing shores of Bedwell Island, see the rookeries of the red-tailed tropicbird and indulge in a sunset drinks on the beach – 300 kilometres from the shore!

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    Broome, WA
    Route: Broome - Rowley Shoals - Broome Make sure you tick this one off your bucket list - Come to Western Australia’s premiere ...
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    From $5,329.49 Per Person, Twin Share
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