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Cape York and Torres Strait

Departure: Thursday, October 31, 2024
Nights: 10 nights
Returns: Cairns
One Way Trip
One
way trip
Duration
10
Nights
Days at Sea
0
Sea Days
Ports
10
Ports
Countries Visted
1
Countries
  • Itinerary

    Cape York and Torres Strait

    Ports of call

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    Day Date Port of Call Arrival Departure
    1 Thursday, October 31, 2024 Thursday Island, Australia 17:00
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    Thursday Island, or 'T.I.' as it's usually known, is the name of the island and the town that is the administrative and commercial centre of the Torres Strait Islands. The island group is off the far north Queensland mainland in Torres Strait, just 39 km north of Cape York Peninsula. The lucrative pearling industry founded in 1885 attracted workers from around Asia, particularly South Pacific Islanders, and this has resulted in a fascinating cultural mosaic. Read more about Thursday Island, Australia

    2 Friday, November 1, 2024 Thursday Island, Australia
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    Thursday Island, or 'T.I.' as it's usually known, is the name of the island and the town that is the administrative and commercial centre of the Torres Strait Islands. The island group is off the far north Queensland mainland in Torres Strait, just 39 km north of Cape York Peninsula. The lucrative pearling industry founded in 1885 attracted workers from around Asia, particularly South Pacific Islanders, and this has resulted in a fascinating cultural mosaic. Read more about Thursday Island, Australia

    3 Saturday, November 2, 2024 Moa Island, Australia
    4 Sunday, November 3, 2024 Badu Island, Australia
    5 Monday, November 4, 2024 Cape York, Australia
    View of Cape York, Australia

    Cape York is at the tip of the Cape York Peninsula in northern Queensland, and is at the very northernmost part of the Australian mainland, with New Guinea just north of the island-studded Torres Strait. It was named by James Cook in 1770 after His Royal Highness the Duke of York. Tourists now visit throughout the year, as facilities are surprisingly modern for such an isolated spot, and tours are always available. Read more about Cape York, Australia

    6 Tuesday, November 5, 2024 Forbes Island, Australia
    View of Forbes Island, Australia

    Forbes Island- named by Captain Cook in 1770 – is one of three small uninhabited islands spread over an area of just 2km by 2km. Forbes Islands constitute the Wuthara Island National Park, inside the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area. The island group, surrounded by a fringing reef, is situated off the coast of Queensland about 40km NE of Iron Range National Park and Lockhart River in the Cape Weymouth area of the Coral Sea. Read more about Forbes Island, Australia

    7 Wednesday, November 6, 2024 Stanley, Australia
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    Stanley is a tourist destination and the main fishing port on the north-west coast of Tasmania. The most distinctive landmark in Stanley is The Nut, an old volcanic plug discovered by the explorers Bass and Flinders in 1798, who officially named it Circular Head. It has steep sides and rises to 143 metres with a flat top. Read more about Stanley, Australia

    8 Thursday, November 7, 2024 Osprey Reef, Australia
    9 Friday, November 8, 2024 Lizard Island, Australia
    View of Lizard Island, Australia

    Lizard Island, named after the numerous large but harmless lizards living there, is a national park in Queensland, Australia. It is situated 90 km north of Cooktown at the northern tip of Australia’s World Heritage-listed Great Barrier Reef. It is also the location of an award-winning and internationally famous resort. Read more about Lizard Island, Australia

    10 Saturday, November 9, 2024 Cooktown, Australia
    View of Cooktown, Australia

    Cooktown, Australia's first European settlement, was charted and settled by Captain Cook and his crew in 1770. It is a small frontier town located on the Endeavour River (named after Captain Cook's ship) in far north tropical Queensland. A century later thousands, including many Chinese, came to Cooktown, the port for the Palmer River gold rush, leaving a fascinating history that can be explored at the James Cook Historical Museum. Read more about Cooktown, Australia

    11 Sunday, November 10, 2024 Cairns, Australia 08:00
    View of Cairns, Australia

    Cairns is a Far North Queensland city located on the northeast coast of Australia. This laid-back city is just over a 2 hour flight from Brisbane, Queensland’s state capital. With a backdrop of rainforest mountains, Cairns is known to be the gateway of 2 iconic Australian sites, The Great Barrier Reef and the Wet Tropics Rainforest. Read more about Cairns, Australia

  • Ship

    Coral Discoverer Overview

    Coral Discoverer

    The Coral Discoverer is a luxurious and well-appointed expedition ship, perfect for exploring remote destinations in comfort and style. With a maximum capacity of just 72 passengers, the ship provides an intimate and personalized experience, allowing guests to get up close and personal with the natural wonders they are exploring. The ship boasts spacious and well-appointed cabins, all with private en-suite facilities, air conditioning, and plenty of storage space. Guests can relax in the ship's comfortable lounge areas, including a bar, lounge, and outdoor deck space, and enjoy delicious meals in the ship's restaurant, which serves a range of international cuisine.

  • Cabins

    Coral Discoverer Cabins

    Balcony

    Balcony

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    Cabin Types

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    Located on the exclusive Bridge Deck close to the Lounge and Bridge, the six spacious Bridge Deck staterooms are 20sqm in size and open out onto private balconies for expansive ocean views, along with a sofa, desk, telephone and your choice ofJunior King or twin bedding.

    Promenade

    Promenade

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    Cabin Types

    BP, AP

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    Located in the bow of the ship and encircled by a promenade, the Promenade Deck (Cat B) staterooms are 15sqm in size and feature picture windows for expansive ocean views, along with a desk, telephone and Junior King bedding.

    Main A

    Main A

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    Cabin Types

    AM

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    Located close to the Dining Room, our six spacious Main Deck (Category A) staterooms are 18sqm (195 square feet) in size and feature large, twin porthole windows for expansive ocean views, along with a desk, sofa, telephone and your choice of Junior King or twin bedding. The compact ensuite has a toilet, shower and ample storage.

    Main B

    Main B

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    Cabin Types

    BM

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    Located close to the Dining Room, the three spacious Main Deck (Category B) staterooms are 18sqm in size and feature twin portholes for expansive ocean views, along with a desk, sofa, telephone and your choice of Junior King or twin bedding.

  • Deck Plans

    Deck Plans for Coral Discoverer

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Cabin Availability

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Main B at the Coral Discoverer

Main B

From $11450
Main A at the Coral Discoverer

Main A

From $12590
Promenade at the Coral Discoverer

Promenade

From $14880
Balcony at the Coral Discoverer

Balcony

From $16020

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  • Cape York and Torres Strait

    Cruiseline: Coral Expeditions Cruises Ship: Coral Discoverer Departure: Thursday, October 31, 2024 Nights: 10 nights Departs: Thursday Island Returns: Cairns

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