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Voyage through the Indonesian Archipelago

Komodo Dragons & Krakatoa

Voyage beyond the famous Komodo dragons and volcanic Krakatoa through Indonesian islands in true expedition style aboard our new flagship Coral Adventurer.

Cruising in either direction between Darwin and Singapore, Coral Expeditions takes you on an unforgettable journey through history and nature. You will sail the same seas in which Abel Tasman’s 17th-century discovery voyages began, wander amongst Dutch colonial architecture of Batavia-era Jakarta and pay tribute to Australia’s WWII history above the wreck of HMAS Perth.

In between these significant historical sites, you will visit an orangutan sanctuary, travel deep into the jungle on traditional riverboats, look for endangered wildlife species, snorkel over pristine coral reefs and relax on white-sand beaches shaded by coconut palms. There is ample time to explore local markets, meander through museums and enjoy the vibrancy and colour of Indonesian cultural demonstrations and dance performances. Coral Expeditions Komodo Dragons & Krakatoa expeditions promise exciting and exotic Islands of Indonesia with all the comforts of Coral Adventurer.

Note: While access is restricted to some parts of Komodo National Park, guests onboard these expeditions will see the iconic Komodo Dragons at Rinca Island.

Komodo Dragons & Krakatoa (Darwin to Singapore), 17 Nights

Take expedition cruising to the next level and venture deep into the wilds of Indonesia on this new itinerary filled with adventure, discovery and exploration. With the help of an experienced Captain and expert crew and guides, uncover the secrets of the many islands that make up Indonesia, by swimming over coral reefs, seeing volcano calderas, walking through rainforests and dipping into jungle-fringed waterfalls.

> Departs 15 January 2020

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Komodo Dragons & Krakatoa (Singapore to Darwin), 18 Nights

Begin in Singapore and make your way through the colourful tropical islands of Indonesia. Enjoy the wide diversity of culture, wildlife and landscape, as you explore this diverse archipelago and uncover its wonders.  Enjoy the warm welcome of remote islands, snorkel over colourful reefs, and get close to volcanic calderas. Encounter orangutans, native deer, Komodo Dragons and other wildlife.

> Departs 2 February 2020

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Stories of Sulawesi

Explore the remarkable cultural and natural heritage of the Indonesian island of Sulawesi in true expedition style aboard our new flagship Coral Adventurer.

Cruising in either direction between Darwin and Makassar or circumnavigating Sulawesi, Coral Expeditions shares the stories of Sulawesi on this memorable voyage. You will view rare wildlife like miniature primate Tarsiers, Sulawesi hornbills and Celebes Macaques. Depending on which voyage you choose, you will see Komodo Dragons, orangutans or the sun bears of Kalimantan. Relax on white-sand beaches, snorkel Indonesia’s famous Bunaken coral reefs and swim in the turquoise waters of Pulau Togean, home to Bajau sea gypsies and their stilt houses.

Cultural highlights include Tana Beru where traditional phinisi boats are built on the beach, highland villages of Torajaland and their extraordinary funeral rituals and an exciting river journey through Amazon-like rainforest to the centuries-old trading town of Samarinda. Coral Expeditions Sulawesi expeditions promise Indonesian culture and natural beauty with all the comforts of Coral Adventurer.

In the Wake of the Makassans (Darwin to Makassar), 14 Nights

Coral Adventurer will make her journey from Darwin up through the straits of the Indonesian archipelago on her way to Makassar, and will return the same way. These two voyages explore the undiscovered paradise of Indonesia’s less visited islands. Traditional lifestyles continue in regions of astounding beauty, and this journey takes you into the heart of it all. Encounter traditional cultures of extraordinary diversity from Pulau Alor, to Lamalera, Sagori, Torajaland and Tana Beru. Experience the sheer dramatic beauty of Indonesia at Flores, Komodo, and Takabonerate. This journey through the archipelago is a feast for the senses.

> Departs 27 February 2020

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Sulawesi Circle (Makassar to Makassar), 20 Nights

On this voyage, encounter extraordinary Sulawesi, which is famous for remote regions of remarkable cultural heritage, and inhabited by rare species such as the group of small primates known as Tarsiers, the Sulawesi hornbill, the Maleo and the Celebes Macaque. Visit the Bajo people, known as sea gypsies, in their stilt villages built over the water, and dive at the world-renowned reef locations of Bunaken and Lembeh. See the traditional Phinisi boats being built on the beach at Tana Beru, and encounter sun bears and orangutans in Kalimantan. Over 20 nights, experience another world from the comfort of the Coral Adventurer.

> Departs 12 March 2020

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In the Wake of the Makassans (Makassar to Darwin), 14 Nights

Coral Adventurer will make her journey from Darwin up through the straits of the Indonesian archipelago on her way to Makassar, and will return the same way. These two voyages explore the undiscovered paradise of Indonesia’s less visited islands. Traditional lifestyles continue in regions of astounding beauty, and this journey takes you into the heart of it all. Encounter traditional cultures of extraordinary diversity from Pulau Alor, to Lamalera, Sagori, Torajaland and Tana Beru. Experience the sheer dramatic beauty of Indonesia at Flores, Komodo, and Takabonerate. This journey through the archipelago is a feast for the senses.

> Departs 1 April 2020

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