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Coral Expeditions releases new Queensland expeditions

Aussie cruise line Coral Expeditions is marking the end of 2021 in style with the launch of new Christmas season voyages.

Sailing on board the brand-new Coral Geographer, the two unique and all-inclusive itineraries combine the best of Queensland’s reef and outback in a distinctive package.

Highlighting the focus on the reef and outback theme are two landmark events: a private charter flight to Longreach to spend an immersive day in the Queensland outback, and a private sailing yacht to a Whitsundays beach lunch.

Guests will also indulge in two gala dinners on board that showcase 10 iconic Australian wines selected from the ‘Exceptional’ category of the feted Langton’s classification.

Along the way, the ship will call on many of the remote islands and reefs of the Great Barrier Reef marine park, allowing guests to enjoy encounters with dolphins, rays and turtles.

Further encounters with nature will be had on guided nature walks at renowned Lizard and Magnetic islands.

Lizard Island (image source: Coral Expeditions/Philip Warring)

Jeff Gillies, commercial director at Coral Expeditions, said: “The Christmas season is traditionally a time to celebrate with family and friends. Our vision is to deliver an expedition occasion like no other.

“It has been a trying time for all over the past two years, and we want our guests to get back to travel with a quintessential Queensland experience here at home.”


Featured image source: Coral Expeditions/Jeurgen Freund


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