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Coral Expeditions - New Itineraries!

Coral Expeditions - New Itineraries!

If there’s one good thing to come out of our year of disrupted travel, it’s the very cool new itineraries that are coming out!  Cruise lines have had to think outside the box and we’re seeing some awesome new cruises emerging in our awesome neck of the woods

Coral Expeditions have just released four absolutely amazing itineraries in New Zealand and the South Pacific, aboard their brand new vessel, Coral Geographer, showcasing remote attractions best accessed by small ship and including a new expedition to the Subantarctic Islands!

14 Night Subantarctic & Chatham Islands – January 2022
Check this one out – Explore Dusky, Doubtful and Milford Sounds before heading to Stewart & Ulva Islands, The Snares, Auckland Islands, Campbell Island, Antipodes Islands and Bounty Islands, finishing up with 2 nights exploring the Chathams.  We can rate this itinerary highly enough – sensational scenery, incredible wildlife … this is New Zealand at her best!  See more here


12 Night New Zealand’s East Coast – December 2021
Auckland, Tauranga, Gisborne, Napier, Marlborough Sounds, Kaikoura, Akaroa, Dunedin, Stewart Island, Dusky, Doubtful & Milford Sounds …. Need we say more?  Culture, beauty, wildlife and more.  If you’ve ever wanted to explore New Zealand, this is a very good way to start!  You’ll pack far more in with this itinerary that you would if you were driving!  See more here


8 Night South Coast to Fiordland – January 2022
Wellington, Marlborough Sounds, Akaroa, Dunedin, Stewart Island, Dusky, Doubtful & Milford Sounds.  This is a great option for those looking for a shorter itinerary but still wanting to experience the magic of New Zealand’s South Island.  See more here


13 Night Commemorating the End of WWII – November 2021
Honiara, Marovo Lagoon, Kennedy Island, Ghizo, Arnavon Island, Tulagi, Marau Sound, Star Harbour, Nendo, Ureparapara, Million Dollar Point, Nguna, Tanna and Port Vila.  Coral atolls, ship wrecks, remnants of the war, battle sites, places of historical significance … this journey recognises the sacrifices and honours the legacy of Allied and Axis Forces that fought in the Pacific War.  Special guest lecturer, Rear Admiral Allan du Toit, will be on board.  See more here