Coral Expeditions II
Coral Expeditions
Coral Expeditions II, Great Barrier Reef ex Cairns Return
Cruise Line: Coral Expeditions
Selected Sailing Date: 01 Mar 2019


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Cruise Itinerary
Itinerary may vary by sailing date and itineraries may be changed at the cruise lines discretion. Please check itinerary details at time of booking and before booking other travel services such as airline tickets.
Cruise Description

3 Night Cruise sailing from Cairns roundtrip aboard Coral Expeditions II.

Our 3 night Cairns – Hinchinbrook Island – Cairns cruise offers the perfect combination of experiences to make your holiday on the Great Barrier Reef truly memorable. Our itinerary has been designed to provide ample time to explore the Reef and discover stunning tropical islands and ancient rainforest trails.

This itinerary offers the best of Tropical North Queensland, allowing you to experience the Reef, rainforest and islands. It ensures you make the most of every minute of your holiday time.

Departs Cairns: Every Friday at 11:00am. Returns Cairns: Every Monday at 1:30pm.

Day 1: Cairns and Thetford Reef
Board at Cairns’ Cruise Liner Terminal at 10:00am > cruise Trinity Bay > Thetford Reef snorkelling > glass bottom boat tours > fish feeding display > optional SCUBA diving > Sudbury Cay drinks ashore > Captain’s Welcome Seafood Buffet

Day 2: Hinchenbrook Channel and Island Beach BBQ
Cruise the scenic Hinchinbrook Channel, separating Hinchinbrook Island from the mainland > possible sightings include crocodiles, dolphins, whales, turtles and dugongs > interpretive commentary and mangrove tour > discover a tropical island > guided bushwalk > gourmet Aussie beach BBQ meal > snorkel and dive over the island’s fringing reef showcasing a giant clam garden > kayaking and glass bottom boat tours > relax on the sandy beach

Day 3: Dunk Island Rainforest and Nathan Reef
Rainforest walk on tropical Dunk Island with naturalist guides > look for the striking electric-blue Ulysses butterfly > afternoon to discover colourful Nathan Reef > snorkel, SCUBA dive and glass bottom boat tours > interactive marine biology presentation at the onboard display tank

Day 4: Fitzroy Island and Cairns
Idyllic bushwalks and hikes > snorkel over the fringing reef > beachcombing on the white sands of Nudey Beach > enjoy the resort facilities > cruise concludes at Cairns Cruise Liner Terminal at 1:30pm

This itinerary is an indication of the destinations we visit and activities on offer. Throughout the expedition we may make changes to the itinerary as necessary to maximise your expeditionary experience. Allowances may be made for seasonal variations, weather, tidal conditions and any other event that may affect the operation of the vessel.