Set sail onboard Coral Geographer on an all-new 13-night expedition immersion into the wild nature, rich history, and unique coastline of Australia’s southwest. A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to cross the Great Australian Bight, this voyage will visit hard-to-reach islands and iconic National Parks along the south coast. Enjoy guided walks along the vast and secluded beaches at locations such as Cape Arid National Park, Cape Le Grand, and Bremer Bay. Among the scattered islands and outcrops of the Archipelago of the Recherche, discover remote breeding grounds of sea lions and follow the snorkel trail at Shearwater Bay to spot the elusive Leafy Sea Dragon. As we round the southwest edge of Australia discover enjoy time ashore with sunset drinks at Woody Island, a visit to extraordinary Jewel Cave, swimming with stingrays at Hamelin Bay, and walk amongst the vines and sample wines through the Margaret River region.
15 Night Package Includes:
1 night pre-cruise hotel stay at the Esplanade Hotel Fremantle- by Rydges , including breakfast
13 night cruise from Fremantle (Perth) to Adelaide aboard the Coral Geographer
All main meals and expeditions whilst onboard
1 night post-cruise hotel stay at the Rydges Adelaide , including breakfast
Transfers between airport, hotel and port^
Port charges, government fees, and onboard gratuities
^A complimentary post-cruise transfers to the airport or CBD will be available (Provided by Coral Expeditions)
Get close to the large stingrays and eagle rays that swim in the shallows of Hamelin Bay
Hike the spectacular coast of Cape Naturaliste & Point Ann
Indulge in a tour and cellar door experiences in the award-winning Margaret River wine country
Climb Cape Leeuwin lighthouse, the tallest on mainland Australia, to take in the view over the Southern Ocean
Stroll through breath-taking Jewel Cave at Augusta and learn about its formation over thousands of years
Visit the friendly kangaroos at Lucky Bay
Discover the wild islands of the Archipelago of the Recherche and follow the snorkel trail at Shearwater Bay
Learn to shuck your own delicious oysters fresh from the waters of Coffin Bay
Day 1:Private transfer from Perth Airport to Hotel
Located 20 minutes from Perth CBD and 30 minutes from both the International and Domestic airport terminals, the Esplanade Hotel Fremantle by Rdyges overlooks the iconic innercity oasis of the Esplanade parklands. Within easy walking adistance are shopping, local markets, cafes, bars, beaches and tourist attractions.
he hotel is situated in the vibrant south-west quarter of Adelaide's central business district. It provides an easy access to the Adelaide Showground & the Greenhill Road business district. The Adelaide Hills, South Australian Museum, Central Market, Henley Beach, Maslin Beach, Botanic Gardens, Cleland Wildlife Park, the East End, and the Barossa and Clare Valley wine regions are within driving distance. This property features 98 well-appointed rooms with stunning views of the Adelaide Parklands. The hotel offers an on-site Skyline Restaurant & Lounge Bar serving Australian cuisine with local fresh ingredients. The hotel is also close to the Adelaide Airport and being on the fringe of the Adelaide CBD makes the hotel the perfect place to stay if you are exploring Adelaide.
Sun 21 Nov 2021
Day 16:Private Car transfer Hotel to Airport
Mon 22 Nov 2021
Ports of Call may vary by departure date and subject to weather and other conditions.
*Prices are per adult in AUD, based on lead-in twin share accommodation in each of the specified categories. Valid for a limited time only, is capacity controlled, subject to change/availability and can be withdrawn at any time without notice. Does not include any additional accommodation made necessary by flight schedules. Prices are subject to change due to fluctuations in charges, taxes and currency even after the deposit is paid. Agents may charge service fees/or fees for card payments which vary. Cancellation penalties and conditions apply.