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Cruise Tasmania with Coral Expeditions

Private Travel | Cruises 8 Days & 7 Nights Lead-in price: £3195 Current prices from: £3195
This coastal expedition from Hobart showcases the wild beauty and remarkable heritage of Australia. Take bushwalks in national parks, spot Tasmanian wildlife, sample the local produce and visit the important heritage site of Port Arthur. The cruise includes two days exploring the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area, normally only accessible via a 7-day hike or light aircraft flight.

The Cox & Kings signature experiences

  • Behind-the-scenes tour of Port Arthur Historical Site with a resident archaeologist
  • Sample locally produced cheeses & Tasmanian oysters
  • Hike the renowned South Coast Track
  • Explore the remote Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area
  • Stay in 4-star accommodation

Can Tho (Mekong Delta)

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 3086 3188 3391 3493 3391 3290 3188 3188 3188 3188 3086 2984
Min temp (C)(F) 2272 2272 2373 2475 2475 2475 2475 2475 2475 2475 2475 2272
Sunshine hours 6 7 7 7 6 5 5 5 5 5 5 5
Daylight hours 12 12 12 12 13 13 13 12 12 12 12 12
Rainfall (mm)(in) 392 221 452 843 1656 2048 2118 2319 2419 26210 2078 1185
Rainy Days 6 4 5 8 15 16 17 17 19 19 14 10
Humidity H H H VH VH VH VH H H H H H
UV 11/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11/E 10/VH
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Dalat

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2272 2373 2475 2679 2679 2577 2577 2577 2475 2475 2373 2373
Min temp (C)(F) 1355 1457 1559 1763 1763 1763 1763 1661 1661 1559 1559 1457
Sunshine hours 6 6 6 6 5 4 4 4 5 4 5 5
Daylight hours 12 12 12 12 13 13 13 13 12 12 12 11
Rainfall (mm)(in) 361 241 422 873 1837 1918 2088 24310 2419 24810 1817 914
Rainy Days 8 6 7 10 17 21 22 24 22 20 13 10
Humidity E E E E E E E E E E E VH
UV 11/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11/E 10/VH
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Danang

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2475 2577 2781 3086 3290 3391 3391 3391 3188 2984 2781 2577
Min temp (C)(F) 1864 1966 2170 2373 2475 2577 2679 2577 2475 2373 2170 1966
Sunshine hours 7 7 7 7 7 5 6 5 6 6 6 7
Daylight hours 11 12 12 13 13 13 13 13 12 12 11 11
Rainfall (mm)(in) 964 331 321 351 572 974 883 1034 30112 52821 36714 2108
Rainy Days 4 5 5 8 14 19 18 22 18 14 7 5
Humidity L L M H VH VH VH VH H H M L
UV 9/VH 11/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11/E 9/VH 8/VH
Sea temp (C)(F) 2475 2475 2475 2679 2882 2984 3086 3086 2984 2882 2679 2577

Hanoi

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2068 2068 2373 2781 3290 3391 3391 3290 3188 2984 2577 2272
Min temp (C)(F) 1457 1559 1864 2170 2577 2679 2679 2679 2577 2272 1966 1559
Sunshine hours 3 2 2 4 6 6 6 6 6 5 5 4
Daylight hours 11 11 12 13 13 13 13 13 12 12 11 11
Rainfall (mm)(in) 221 281 422 974 1817 24210 25810 29712 2259 1255 572 191
Rainy Days 10 12 15 14 15 15 16 17 14 11 8 5
Humidity N N N M VH E E VH VH H L N
UV 7/H 10/VH 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11/E 10/VH 8/VH 7/H
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 3188 3290 3391 3493 3391 3290 3188 3188 3188 3188 3188 3188
Min temp (C)(F) 2170 2272 2373 2475 2577 2475 2475 2475 2475 2373 2373 2272
Sunshine hours 5 6 6 6 5 4 4 5 5 4 4 4
Daylight hours 12 12 12 12 13 13 13 12 12 12 12 12
Rainfall (mm)(in) 151 80 231 632 1837 26110 25710 24910 27011 25510 1566 653
Rainy Days 5 4 5 8 15 16 17 18 20 18 12 9
Humidity H H VH VH VH VH VH VH VH VH H H
UV 11/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 10/VH 10/VH
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Hoi An

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2577 2679 2882 3086 3290 3391 3391 3391 3188 2984 2781 2679
Min temp (C)(F) 1966 2068 2170 2373 2577 2577 2679 2577 2475 2373 2272 2068
Sunshine hours 7 7 7 7 7 5 6 5 6 6 6 7
Daylight hours 11 12 12 12 13 13 13 13 12 12 11 11
Rainfall (mm)(in) 924 321 301 341 562 994 904 1044 29712 52621 36314 2068
Rainy Days 4 4 5 8 14 20 19 23 19 15 7 5
Humidity L M M H VH VH VH VH H H M L
UV 9/VH 11/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11/E 9/VH 9/VH
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Hue

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2475 2577 2781 3086 3391 3391 3391 3391 3290 2984 2679 2475
Min temp (C)(F) 1864 1966 2068 2272 2475 2577 2679 2577 2475 2373 2170 1966
Sunshine hours 7 7 7 7 7 5 6 5 6 6 7 7
Daylight hours 11 12 12 13 13 13 13 13 12 12 11 11
Rainfall (mm)(in) 1315 442 502 472 853 964 984 1134 35114 52020 44518 25010
Rainy Days 4 4 5 8 14 19 19 23 18 13 6 4
Humidity N L M H VH VH VH VH VH H M N
UV 9/VH 11/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11/E 9/VH 9/VH
Sea temp (C)(F) 2475 2373 2475 2679 2882 3086 3086 3086 2984 2882 2781 2577

Mai Chau

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2068 2170 2475 2882 3188 3188 3188 3086 3086 2882 2577 2272
Min temp (C)(F) 1355 1457 1763 2068 2373 2475 2475 2475 2373 2170 1763 1457
Sunshine hours 4 3 3 5 6 5 6 5 6 5 5 5
Daylight hours 11 11 12 13 13 13 13 13 12 12 11 11
Rainfall (mm)(in) 231 301 482 1074 1978 28211 29612 35914 24710 1295 592 221
Rainy Days 9 10 13 13 16 18 19 21 16 11 7 5
Humidity VH VH E E E E E E E VH VH H
UV 8/VH 10/VH 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 10/VH 8/VH 7/H
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Nha Trang

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2679 2781 2882 3086 3290 3290 3290 3290 3188 3086 2984 2882
Min temp (C)(F) 2170 2170 2272 2475 2577 2475 2577 2475 2475 2373 2272 2170
Sunshine hours 6 7 7 7 6 5 5 5 6 5 5 6
Daylight hours 11 12 12 12 13 13 13 13 12 12 12 11
Rainfall (mm)(in) 402 161 291 432 813 542 572 602 1496 28811 28111 1656
Rainy Days 6 5 5 8 15 18 19 21 20 18 12 9
Humidity VH E E E E E E E E E VH VH
UV 10/VH 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 10/VH 10/VH
Sea temp (C)(F) 2577 2577 2679 2781 2984 2882 2882 2882 2984 2882 2781 2577

Phan Thiet

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2882 2984 3086 3290 3290 3188 3188 3188 3086 3086 2984 2984
Min temp (C)(F) 2170 2170 2373 2577 2577 2475 2475 2475 2475 2373 3290 2272
Sunshine hours 5 6 6 6 5 5 5 5 5 4 4 5
Daylight hours 12 12 12 12 13 13 13 12 12 12 12 11
Rainfall (mm)(in) 402 151 271 592 1536 1907 1928 1978 25310 25310 2028 1205
Rainy Days 7 5 5 8 15 17 18 20 20 19 13 10
Humidity E E E E E E E E E E VH VH
UV 11/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 10/VH 10/VH
Sea temp (C)(F) 2577 2577 2781 2882 2984 2882 2882 2882 2882 2882 2781 2679

Phu Quoc

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 3086 3188 3290 3391 3391 3188 3188 3188 3086 3086 3086 2984
Min temp (C)(F) 2170 2272 2373 2373 2475 2373 2373 2373 2475 2373 2373 2272
Sunshine hours 7 8 8 8 6 6 5 5 5 6 6 7
Daylight hours 12 12 12 12 13 13 13 12 12 12 12 12
Rainfall (mm)(in) 371 351 793 1325 1887 24310 27011 36915 28211 27311 2038 984
Rainy Days 6 5 6 8 16 17 18 19 20 19 14 9
Humidity E E E E E E E E E E E VH
UV 11/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11/E 10/VH
Sea temp (C)(F) 2882 2882 2984 3086 3188 3086 2984 2984 2984 2984 2984 2882

Sapa

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2068 2272 2679 3086 3290 3290 3290 3290 3188 2882 2475 2272
Min temp (C)(F) 1355 1457 1763 2068 2475 2577 2577 2475 2373 2170 1763 1457
Sunshine hours 3 4 4 6 6 5 5 5 5 4 4 4
Daylight hours 11 11 12 13 13 13 13 13 12 12 11 11
Rainfall (mm)(in) 221 331 492 1054 1827 24210 28711 32213 2169 1104 532 251
Rainy Days 8 8 9 12 15 19 22 23 17 13 8 6
Humidity N N N N L M M M L N N N
UV 7/H 10/VH 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 10/VH 8/VH 7/H
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A
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Private Tour in brief

Day 1: Hobart

Board Coral Discoverer 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)

Day 2: Bruny Island

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)

Day 3: South East Cape

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)

Day 4: Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area

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)

Day 5: Maria Island

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)

Day 6: Freycinet National Park

Dawn arrival in Freycinet National Park. Optional early morning guided hike to Wineglass Bay Lookout. Afternoon beachcombers walk in Wineglass Bay. (B, L, D)

Day 7: Port Arthur Historic Site

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)

Day 8: Hobart

Disembark at Macquarie Wharf in Hobart in the early morning, where you will be met to begin onward travel arrangements. (B)

Meal basis

As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.

Important information Non-exclusive cruise

The 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. Please see page 32 for more details on Coral Expeditions.

Flights

International flights are not included in the guide price.

Departure dates

Departures run from January to March. Please speak to a Cox & Kings travel consultant for prices.

Itinerary

The itinerary for each departure will vary according to local conditions.

Superior tour

This tour is based in 4- and 5-star accommodation.

Tailor-made travel

For a price quote based on alternative accommodation standards, to discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary, please call to speak with a Cox & Kings consultant or enquire online.

private tour accommodation

  • Coral Expeditions I
    Coral Expeditions I

    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.

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Dates & prices

OCC2020

 

Flexible Prices & Itineraries
For a quote based on alternative accommodation standards or flight options, or to tailor this itinerary, please call 020 7873 5000 or send an email enquiry

Additional Information

Please call 020 7873 5000 for more information or to make a booking.

Prices above are per person in pounds sterling (£), based on two people sharing a twin-room. The prices which were valid at the time of publication, may be subject to change, particularly as a result of variable flight costs. You will be informed of any such changes prior to booking.

 
  • • 7 nights on board the 4-star Coral Discoverer in a main deck cabin
    • Lectures & excursions accompanied by expedition staff
    • House wines & beer complimentary during lunch & dinner
    • Included briefings, film presentations & other group activities
    • All meals included as well as morning & afternoon teas

Destinations on this tour

  • Hobart

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