Silversea Welcomes Back Primatologist Dr. Biruté Mary Galdikas

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Luxury expedition cruise specialist Silversea has announced that renowned primatologist Dr. Biruté Mary Galdikas will join two Silver Discoverer voyages in 2019 as a guest lecturer. Internationally recognized for her studies and work with the orangutans of Indonesian Borneo in their natural habitat, she is considered the world’s foremost authority on the orangutan. A duo of expedition cruises with departures…

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Cunard Announces Queen Elizabeth to be Based Down Under for 2019-2020 Summer

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Luxury cruise line Cunard has announced that its world-famous ship Queen Elizabeth will be based in Australia for an unprecedented 101 days over the 2019-20 summer. Queen Elizabeth will sail on six roundtrip cruises from Melbourne and two from Sydney during the season, which will feature an array of itineraries to South Australia, Tasmania, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea…

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Coral Expeditions Announces New Ship, the Coral Adventurer

Coral Adventurer

Coral Expeditions, Australia’s pioneering cruise line, has opened bookings for its new expedition cruise vessel, the Coral Adventurer.  The Coral Adventurer will debut with a series of voyages themed “In the trail of Tasman” that retraces the historic explorations of Dutch explorer Abel Tasman, who was the first to map the coastlines of New Zealand, New Guinea and Northern Australia in…

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Coral Expeditions to Build Next Generation Expedition Cruise Ships

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Coral Expeditions, Australia’s pioneering cruise line, has signed a contract today with Norwegian shipbuilder Vard to build its fourth expedition cruise ship due to be delivered in mid-2019, with a further vessel intended to follow. This new ship is designed for ocean voyages to remote areas inaccessible to large cruise vessels.  The design draws on the latest technical advances as…

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Coral Expeditions Offers Best Viewing for Rolex Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race

Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race

Coral Expeditions, Australia’s pioneering cruise operator, launches a unique Sydney to Hobart maritime themed itinerary which sets sail with the annual Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race. This new itinerary will launch Coral Expeditions’ third season in Tasmania, and for the first time sees the Coral Discoverer, which underwent a significant refurbishment at the end of 2016, carry passengers across the…

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