Coral Expeditions – Tasmania

Adventure and Outdoors Tours

Coral Expeditions is Australia’s pioneering cruise line, specialising in a unique style of immersive adventures by small expedition ship. With humble beginnings hosting cruises on the Great Barrier Reef, the company has grown into a borderless fleet. Their pioneering SailSAFE program instigated a successful return to sailing since October 2020.

Their Tasmanian season starts by following the Sydney-Hobart Yacht Race departing 26 December 2022 arriving into Hobart for New Years Eve celebrations.

What follows on 1 January 2023 is the Circumnavigation of Tasmania voyage. This 16-night expedition will include a visit to the Josef Chromy Vineyard, hiking through the Strzelecki National Park on Flinders Island, a gourmet lunch and dairy tour on King Island and more than two days exploring the rarely-visited World Heritage wilderness of Port Davey.

Their 10-night Coastal Wilds of Tasmania voyages operate in January and February. An immersive voyage into the wilderness, this cruise showcases the rugged coastal beauty of Australia’s island state.

Their Coastal Treks of Tasmania departures that also run in January and February focus on more adventurous coastal tracks for the serious hikers – a uniquely back to nature experience.

Experienced and knowledgeable Expedition Leaders and Guest Lecturers add an additional layer of education and interest to each journey. All excursions are included.

Services

From $7420 to $10280

Coral Expeditions’ Tasmania cruises explore Australia’s island state poised at the edge of the world where the Southern, Indian and Pacific Oceans collide. Follow in the pioneering footsteps of intrepid colonial explorers to far-flung reaches of the island where tales of maritime adventures abound, preserved streetscapes are virtual living museums and world-class artists find inspiration at every turn.

Emerging from cellar doors and farm gates are award-winning cheeses, premium wines, craft beers and artisanal spirits inspired by Tasmania’s simple but elegant natural treasures. Cruise to the edge of the world on a Tasmanian expedition cruise that teams wombats with wine, beaches with brie and convict ruins with craft beer in a palate-pleasing adventure cruise into Tasmania’s wild heart.

Disabled Access

From $7420 to $10280

This hiking-themed itinerary combines our regular Coastal Wilds of Tasmania voyage with hikes on some of Tasmania’s best coastal tracks. Guests will enjoy a variety of shore excursions, with both challenging and less strenuous walks on offer. The imposing cliffs, sandy beaches and sapphire waters of the rugged coast of Tasmania offer an experience of spectacular beauty.

Guided by experienced bush-walkers, explore breathtaking coastal hikes along with insights into the region’s unique ecosystem. After the day’s exertions, retire to Coral Discoverer’s panoramic Xplorer bar and recharge with a Tasmanian single malt or two.

Disabled Access

From $13170 to $18430

Join us onboard Coral Discoverer for our full circumnavigation voyage around Tasmania, showcasing the best of the remote parks, islands and harbours of this pristine island at the edge of the world. The second of our Tasmania circumnavigations, this 16 night voyage will include even more stops at Tasmania’s beautiful coastline. Highlights include a visit to the Josef Chromy Vineyard, hiking through the Strzelecki National Park on Flinders Island, cheese tasting at King Island Dairy and more than two days exploring the rarely-visited world heritage wilderness of Port Davey.

Disabled Access

From $4940 to $6920

Experience the nautical tradition that is the Sydney to Hobart yacht race. Embarking in Broken Bay on December 26th, soak in the excitement at the start of the race from Coral Discoverer. Watch the fleet sail past as you hear expert commentary from your onboard Special Guest Lecturer Sue Crafer. We sail the south coast and Bass Strait with the trailing fleet. Once across the Strait enjoy the scenic rugged Tasmanian coast with the opportunity to join our expedition team on a number of guided shore excursions to Tasmania’s National Parks. Scheduled to arrive in Hobart on New Year’s Eve, it’s time to enjoy the buzz of the race and New Year’s Eve celebrations.

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