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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


Australian Geographic Great Barrier Reef

With almost 300 islands dotted across the narrow stretch of water between Cape York and Papua New Guinea, the people of the Torres Strait Islands have a distinct and vibrant culture. An expedition by small ship is the ideal way to access these remote regions and guests will be rewarded with the chances to meet these island communities and share their culture in a low impact and sustainable environment. With decades of experience and deep respect for the communities of the region, Coral Expeditions will facilitate an enriching journey with shore excursions accompanied and hosted by local elders who will share the customs and stories of this ancient country.

> Departs 13 November 2021

Australia's Great Southern Coastline | Melbourne - Fremantle | 14 Nights

Australian Geographic expedition Coral Expeditions

Set sail aboard state-of-the-art expedition ship Coral Geographer on this Australian Geographic partner voyage into the wild nature, rich history, and unique food experiences of Australia’s southern coast.  Here, sweeping beaches and idyllic seaside towns merge into remote national parks harbouring some of the world’s rarest species of flora and fauna. The sheer force of the Southern Ocean has sculptured a raw, dramatic coastline of cliff faces carved by crashing waves, natural rock formations, and rocky islands that are wildlife havens. This immersive voyage into our southern coastline will delight all your senses, as you embark on a once-in-a-lifetime crossing of the Great Australian Bight. Be joined by an Australian Geographic host who will share their insights.

> 1 March 2022
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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 17th 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 26 August 2021.

View the shortlist HERE >

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