This 7-night coastal expedition from
Hobart is an active adventure showcasing
the wild beauty and remarkable heritage
of Australia’s island state aboard the
comfort of Coral Expeditions I. Enjoy
bushwalks in national parks and spot
Tasmanian wildlife, sample the local
produce of the region and visit the
important heritage site of Port Arthur.
You will also spend two days exploring
the Tasmanian Wilderness World
Heritage Area, one of the most pristine
and beautiful landscapes on Earth,
normally only accessible via a 7-day hike
or light aircraft flight.
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Board Coral Expeditions I at Macquarie
Wharf in Hobart in the late afternoon.
Cruise along the River Derwent and
under the Tasman Bridge, followed by welcome
drinks, cheese and oysters with the captain. (D)
Cruise west along the southern coast of Bruny
Island, visiting Cape Bruny lighthouse and
The Friars rock formations, home to a large
population of Australian fur seals. Walk along
Fluted Cape and explore the ruins of a 19thcentury
whaling station. (B, L, D)
Visit Birches Bay for a tour of a cheesery and a
tasting. Continue cruising to South East Cape,
the southernmost point of Tasmania. Stop at
Recherche Bay for an optional scenic hike on the
renowned South Coast Track. (B, L, D)
Continue west to Port Davey and visit Bathurst
Harbour, where there is the option to try
sea kayaking and hike on the Balmoral Hill
Track. (B, L, D)
Return east to visit the bays and rugged cliffs of
Maria Island National Park, with the chance to
spot Forester kangaroos, Bennett’s wallabies and
Tasmanian devils. (B, L, D)
Dawn arrival in Freycinet National Park. Optional
early morning guided hike to Wineglass Bay Lookout. Afternoon beachcombers walk in
Wineglass Bay. (B, L, D)
Head south to Port Arthur Historic Site.
Join a behind-the-scenes tour of this evocative
convict site, led by a resident archaeologist.
View private collections and historical buildings
that are not normally open to the general
public. (B, L, D)
Disembark at Macquarie Wharf in Hobart in the
early morning, where you will be met to begin
onward travel arrangements. (B)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
This tour is based in 4-star cruise
The transfers and
excursions relevant to the cruise are operated as
a group with other passengers who may or may
not be Cox & Kings clients. Cox & Kings is acting
as an agent on behalf of Coral Expeditions and
its cancellation conditions will apply.
International flights are not included in
the guide price.
Departures run from
November to February. Please speak to a tour
consultant for prices.
This is a sample itinerary to showcase some
of the possible highlights of the cruise.
The captain and the expedition team
will determine the daily itinerary to take
advantage of the weather conditions. For a price quote based on
additional accommodation and arrangements in
Tasmania, or to discuss flight options, please call
020 7808 6781 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Purpose built for cruising in Australian waters, Coral Expeditions I is a twin-hulled catamaran designed for maximum stability and guest comfort that can take a total of 50 guests. The 25 cabins are bathed in natural light with modern decor. Enjoy panoramic views from the sun deck. There is no assigned seating in the dining room and there is enough space for all guests to dine in one sitting. The vessel operates an open bridge policy, allowing passengers the opportunity to spend time with the captain...
Regional air connections are available from within the UK. Please contact your travel consultant for current prices from your nearest city.
We can also arrange flights from overseas, simply give us a call to find out more.
If you choose to take the tour without flights arranged through Cox & Kings, please contact one of our travel consultants prior to booking the flights to ensure that you are aware of the tour timings and all the implications of not booking through us. We strongly advise you not to book flights independently of Cox & Kings if significant charges would apply in case of cancellation.
Flight details may be subject to change prior to departure.
This tour can be booked / reserved online by clicking on one of the coloured links below.
OCC2017: 7 Nights