Australian Natural Adventures

Wildlife, Nature & Soft Adventure Tours

Custom Australia, New Zealand & Pacific tours and travel


coral princess cruises logo

       Small Ship Adventure Cruising

coral princess at island beach

Coral Princess Cruises* has been operating small ship expeditionary cruises in Australia for more than 23 years, and is Australia's longest-established adventure cruise operator. Coral Princess started crusiing the Great Barrier Reef in 1984, and has been exploring the Kimberley since 1996. With the launching of the purpose-designed Oceanic Discoverer in 2005 Coral Princess Cruises has ventured further afield, adding Papua New Guinea, New Zealand, New Caledonia, Vanuatu and the Solomon Islands to its destinations. The trhee ships, Coral Princess, Coral Princess II and Oceanic Discover have carry between 48 and 72 passengers only, ensuring personal service and no crowds. In addition to the normal crew and guides, each voyage includes a naturalist lecturer who both leads excursions and gives informative talks on board. Of course, cruising is not just about learnig, but also relaxation, enjoyment and fun, and the on-board facilities and spacious, comfortable cabins ensure your journey of discovery will be complete in every way.

Click here for our Coral Princess pages





Australian operated, Orion Expedition Cruises has developed voyages to encourage guests to become a part of the region they are discovering. Orion is designed to access the inaccessible, all in 5-star luxury. The ship combines the best and the latest in design with maritime and environmental technology, comfort and casual elegance. From the ice- strengthened hull to the chilled champagne and superb cuisine, this is expedition cruising at its finest.

orion cruise to papua new guinea





* not part of or affiliated with Princess Cruise Line