Cruise the Top End and Cape York in style with personalised service and immersive experiences and activities at hand. Experience diverse Indigenous cultures from Cape York, Arnhem Land and the Torres Strait Islands and discover the immense natural beauty of Australia’s northern coastline. Cruise down tranquil rivers and extraordinary wetlands in the world Heritage listed Kakadu National Park or seek out the waterways of Litchfield and Nitmiluk National Parks that will entrance you with their stunning natural features and plethora of wildlife. Snorkel, dive, swim and venture ashore on an unforgettable journey from the vantage point of the incredible waters.

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  1. Ultimate Queensland Rail to Rainforest 8D7N

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    Journey by rail to the rainforest with this incredible 8-day package that showcases the best of Far North Queensland – Port Douglas, Cairns, the Daintree and Kuranda – including an epic sunset sail on the Coral Sea.

    Departing from Brisbane, set out on an overnight rail journey aboard the iconic Spirit of Queensland to Cairns, where you will transfer to Port Douglas, where the rainforest meets the reef. Here, you’ll discover the World Heritage-listed Daintree, the oldest rainforest on Earth, on a fascinating wildlife river cruise and guided tour of the national park. You’ll drive the Bloomfield Track, one of the most scenic short 4WD drives in Queensland, and marvel at the white sand beaches and azure waters of Cape Tribulation. Cap off your stay in Port Douglas with a romantic, private sunset sail on the sparkling Coral Sea.

    Retrace your path back to Cairns, where you will stay the next three nights in a 5-star luxury resort. You’ll have ample time to explore the head of the Great Barrier Reef and Wet Tropics Rainforest before heading out a private guided tour of Karanda, Queensland’s colourful and quirky rainforest village. While in Kuranda, take a ride on the Scenic Railway and see the park from above with the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway. You’ll visit Barron Falls and have the chance to get up close to native wildlife including koalas, butterflies and more.

    You’ll stay in a luxury, serviced apartment in Port Douglas and a 5-star luxury resort in Cairns. Both accommodations are conveniently located to main streets, eateries, shopping areas and other local attractions. The serviced apartment features a kitchen, while the 5-star resort includes daily breakfast and access to a highly rated onsite restaurant. Other meals are included as specified.

    This 8-day package includes 7-nights’ accommodation on a twin-share basis. Overnight travel on a RailBed fare aboard the Spirit of Queensland from Brisbane to Cairns is included as well as transport as specified in the itinerary. Activities and experiences are also included as specified.

    Let us show you Far North Queensland’s famous rail and rainforest with this exclusive 8-day package. Enjoy an epic sunset sail and see Port Douglas, Cairns and everything in between.

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    Brisbane, Queensland
    Journey by rail to the rainforest with this incredible 8-day package that showcases the best of Far North Queensland – Port Douglas, Cairns, the Daintree ...
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  2. Cape York & Arnhem Land Indigenous Art Cruise (Darwin - Cairns) 12D11N

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    Discover a world of Indigenous art from the Top End to the Tip, with this unforgettable 12-day expedition cruise aboard the Coral Discoverer from Darwin to Cairns. This cruise is perfect for those wanting to gain a greater understanding and appreciation of Indigenous art, while experiencing the natural beauty of Australia’s northern coastline.

    Ready to tackle some of Australia’s most remote landscapes? Embarking from Darwin, Northern Territory, this immersive cruise aboard Coral Discoverer takes you far beyond the crowds to the rarely seen Arnhem Land, Cape York and Torres Strait Islands. Arnhem Land is one of Australia’s last true wilderness areas, while Cape York – aka the Tip - is home to 1,200-kilometres of untamed, World Heritage-listed, 180-million-year-old rugged rainforest. The Torres Strait Islands, meanwhile, comprise almost 300 islands dotted across the narrow stretch of water between Cape York and Papua New Guinea.

    Each stop throughout your journey is an opportunity to experience the creative expression of one of the world’s oldest cultures and hear their stories. Discover one of Australia’s oldest and most artistically diverse art centres on the Tiwi Islands. Admire exquisite bark paintings and weavings that represent 12 language areas in Maningrida. Marvel at exquisite hand-print textiles made by local women in Babbarra. Witness the traditional and contemporary blend of Torres Strait art forms. See rock art from the contact period at rugged Stanley Island. Onboard, you will also have the opportunity to create your own unique pieces with art workshops in totem carving, weaving, lino cutting and print making.

    Led by an Indigenous or Torres Strait Island artist, this once-in-a-lifetime expedition cruise includes 11-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.

    Embark on the ultimate Indigenous art cruise experience, with 12-days aboard Coral Discoverer from Darwin to Cairns. This expedition will provide insight into the skills, stories, and creative legacy of the north Australian communities you visit.

    Dates or itinerary don't fit?  We are specialising in bespoke "tailor-made" luxury or private journeys. Please contact us for a "tailor-made" itinerary for your perfect adventure.

    This tour is eligible to earn ONLYLUXE reward points

    Darwin, Northern Territory
    Discover a world of Indigenous art from the Top End to the Tip, with this unforgettable 12-day expedition cruise aboard the Coral Discoverer from ...
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  3. Torres Strait & Cape York (Cairns - Horn Island) 11D10N

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    Discover the World Heritage-listed Great Barrier Reef, Cape York and the mystical Torres Strait Islands, with this immersive 11-day expedition cruise aboard the luxurious Coral Discoverer. This package is perfect for those seeking an authentic culture experience with Australia’s Indigenous and Torres Strait Islander communities.

    Covering an area of over 2,300-kilometres (1429mi) and encompassing over 900 islands in Tropical North Queensland, the Great Barrier Reef is the world’s largest coral reef system. The reef is home to an abundance of marine life of the most vivid colours and is rightfully one of the 7 natural wonders of the world.

    The Torres Strait Islands, meanwhile, comprise almost 300 islands dotted across the narrow stretch of water between Cape York and Papua New Guinea. The Indigenous peoples of the Islands have a distinct and vibrant culture as fishermen, agriculturalists, and hunters and gatherers.

    Embarking from Cairns, Queensland, this immersive cruise aboard Coral Discoverer takes you far beyond the crowds to the rarely seen Cape York and Torres Strait Islands. With an expert crew, gain access to remote islands, uninhabited sand cays, and pristine reef systems. Hosted by local elders, immerse yourself in local Indigenous and Torres Strait Islander communities and learn the customs and stories of this ancient country. This cruise is backed by decades of experience and a deep respect for the communities of the region.

    Throughout your journey, choose the activities and experiences that suit you. Spend your days swimming, snorkelling and diving, or venture ashore for guided tours in destinations including Cooktown, Lizard Island, Stanley Island and select Torres Strait Islands. 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 Coral Discoverer’s 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.

    Immerse yourself in Australia’s remote north with this incredible 11-day cruise aboard Coral Discoverer. This cruise is one of just a handful that can show you the true beauty of the Great Barrier Reef, Cape York and the Torres Strait Islands all in one trip!

    *This itinerary is also available in the reverse direction from Horn Island to Cairns, departing on 13 November 2021.

     

    Dates or itinerary don't fit?  We are specialising in bespoke "tailor-made" luxury or private journeys. Please contact us for a "tailor-made" itinerary for your perfect adventure.

    This tour is eligible to earn ONLYLUXE reward points

    Cairns, Queensland
    Discover the World Heritage-listed Great Barrier Reef, Cape York and the mystical Torres Strait Islands, with this immersive 11-day expedition cruise aboard the luxurious ...
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  4. Cape York & Arnhem Land (Cairns - Darwin) 12D11N

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    Immerse yourself in the ancient and diverse Indigenous cultures of remote Cape York, Arnhem Land and the Torres Strait Islands, with this unforgettable 12-day expedition cruise aboard the luxurious Coral Discoverer. This cruise is perfect for those wanting to experience the natural beauty of Australia’s northern coastline while learning about the fascinating culture and history of the First Peoples.

    The Torres Strait Islands comprise almost 300 islands dotted across the narrow stretch of water between Cape York and Papua New Guinea. Arnhem Land, meanwhile, is one of Australia’s last true wilderness area, with some of the Top End’s most spectacular natural scenery including rugged coastlines, remote islands, rivers teeming with fish, rainforest, towering escarpments and savannah woodland. The Indigenous Peoples of these destinations are as beautiful and varied as the lands in which they have lived since the dawn of time.

    Embarking from Cairns, Queensland, this immersive cruise aboard Coral Discoverer takes you far beyond the crowds to the rarely seen Cape York, Torres Strait Islands and Arnhem Land. With an expert crew, voyage into prehistoric landscapes, learn about the song-lines and lore that shaped these ancient cultures. You will learn how generations have passed down artistic traditions, and how this important cultural legacy is flourishing at world-renowned art centres in Yirrkala and Nhulunbuy.

    Throughout your journey, choose the activities and experiences that suit you. Spend your days swimming, snorkelling and diving, or venture ashore for guided tours in destinations including Lizard Island, Stanley Island, the Torres Strait Islands and more. 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 Coral Discoverer’s panoramic Xplorer bar and recharge with some of Australia’s famous food and wine.

    This once-in-a-lifetime expedition cruise includes 11-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.

    Immerse yourself in the ancient cultures and traditional lifestyles of Australia’s First Peoples, with this incredible 12-day expedition cruise. This is Australia’s northern coastline and islands at their very best!

    Dates or itinerary don't fit?  We are specialising in bespoke "tailor-made" luxury or private journeys. Please contact us for a "tailor-made" itinerary for your perfect adventure.

    This tour is eligible to earn ONLYLUXE reward points

    Cairns, Queensland
    Immerse yourself in the ancient and diverse Indigenous cultures of remote Cape York, Arnhem Land and the Torres Strait Islands, with this unforgettable 12-day ...
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    From $9,135.18 Per Person, Twin Share
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