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Australian Geographic Partnership

An All-Australian Alliance

Our partnership with Australian Geographic established in 2018, is an alliance that brings together over 65 years of shared passion and experience for education, discovery, travel, and science. Together, we develop a series of annual expeditions, which are hosted ba curated program of scientific, cultural, historic, and nature projects, which will come to life onboard throughout our partnership. Guest will have the chance to participate in these projects during their voyage. Our partnership also supports the Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year and the Australian Geographic Adventure Awards, inspirational pathways through which Australian photographers and adventurers are nurtured.

Partnered Expeditions

Across The Great Australian Bight | Adelaide To Fremantle | 13 Night

A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to cross the Great Australian Bight, this voyage will visit hard-to-reach islands and iconic National Parks along the south coast. Enjoy guided walks along secluded beaches at locations such as Cape Arid National Park, Cape Le Grand, and Bremer Bay.  Among the scattered islands and outcrops of the Archipelago of the Recherche, discover the homes of sea lions. Enjoy time ashore with sunset drinks with the kangaroos at Lucky Bay, see the stingrays at Hamelin Bay, and taste the wines of the Margaret River region.

> Departs 16 Nov 2022

The Solar Eclipse Expedition | Darwin - Broome | 13 nights

Solar Eclipse

Join us aboard Coral Adventurer on our special ‘The Solar Eclipse Expedition’. Experience an unobstructed view of the rare hybrid solar eclipse event from isolated Ashmore Reef. Continue on to visit iconic attractions along the Kimberley coast including legendary waterfalls, awe-inspiring tidal phenomenon and soaring rock formations carved by immense tectonic pressure.

> Departs 15 April 2023

Citizen science on the Great Barrier Reef | Cairns to Cairns | 14 nights

Citizen Science Dive Great Barrier Reef

Join us on a hands-on journey of science and conservation on a Citizen Science Great Barrier Reef expedition in partnership with Australian Geographic. Learn about marine conservation and research facilities in the company of guest lecturers, scientists and like-minded fellow travelers. Contribute to species surveys, wildlife rehabilitation and coral science while enjoying snorkelling and diving in the pristine outer reefs and atolls of the Coral Sea.

> Departs 23 October 2023

Through The Islands & Atolls Of Micronesia | Manila To Kavieng | 25 Nights

islands and atolls of micronesia

New Release: This voyage exploring the remote islands and atolls of Micronesia tracks eastwards from Manila through the Philippines and the islands of Micronesia. Share in the spirit of local islanders and partake in centuries-old cultural traditions such as dancing, weaving and carving while visiting more recent historical artifacts from World War II.

> Departs 9 November 2023

Nature Photographer of the Year Competition

The Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year competition, run by the South Australian Museum, is now in its 18th year and continues to be a brilliant showcase for the unique flora, fauna and landscapes of this part of the world. Coral Expeditions is proud to be the Pize Sponsor in the contest again, providing the overall winner with the prize to travel onboard one of our expedition voyages. Good luck to all of the entrants. These amazing photographers are true explorers, capturing nature in all its beauty and rawness. Winners will be announced on 25 August 2022.

View the shortlist HERE >

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