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Passage at Sea: Adelaide to Auckland

Adelaide to Auckland8 NightsAll InclusiveFrom $4,050.00* PP

Partake in a unique life experience on a true blue-water voyage with an 8-night sea passage from Adelaide to Auckland. Take a rare opportunity to settle into the rhythm of the ocean and experience the quiet solitude of a seafarer’s life.

After completing a series of Wild Islands of South Australia, this journey will place Coral Geographer in position for the start of her New Zealand season.

Mingle with crew aboard a working expedition ship, share likeminded company with fellow travellers and take time to relax with a good book on the deck. Fill your days with fresh air, a rolling ocean and valuable time to yourself as you find solitude amidst migratory seabirds, marine life, open horizons and star-filled dark sky nights.

If you relish the adventure of an extended ocean crossing, we invite you to join us for this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.

Arrive in Auckland on 22 December 2023 during the Kiwi summer, where you can choose to explore further by joining the first voyage of our New Zealand season, ‘New Zealand’s East Coast’ setting sail 23 December 2023 and utilise our 10% adjoining voyage discount.

  • Find peace and solitude with time to disconnect
  • Mingle with our seafaring crew and learn the basics of life at sea
  • Learn from our onboard expedition crew delivering a series of themed presentations
  • Relax on deck and and take in wide-open skies and rolling ocean
  • Stargaze at nighttime, untainted by light pollution
  • Enjoy the convivial company of fellow passengers and maritime crew as we share meals and stories together along the way


Board in Adelaide as we prepare to set sail for Auckland. Settle into your stateroom, meet our crew and enjoy time getting to know your fellow travellers at the Captain’s Welcome Drinks.

A couple enjoying time at sea from the Xplorer Deck

Spend 7 carefree days at leisure as we sail towards Auckland. Experience the warm company of our renowned Australian hospitality team and take time to socialise with fellow passengers, catch up on reading or simply relax as the rolling ocean slips by. You might even find the time to finish a project you’ve been working on or pen the beginnings of your first book.

Throughout the voyage, you will be able to participate in our onboard program hosted by onboard guest lecturers with subjects including history, culture, nature and theory relating to navigation and New Zealand.


Arrive at Auckland, New Zealand and disembark Coral Geographer to bask in the Kiwi summer.

This itinerary is an indication of the destinations we visit and activities on offer. Allowances may be made for seasonal variations, weather, tidal conditions, and any other event that may affect the operation of the vessel. Coral Expeditions suggests that you do not arrive on the day of embarkation or depart on the day of disembarkation due to any changes that may occur in scheduling.

Fares & Availability

Bridge Deck Suites

Private Balcony - 37.5m2

6 Available

Explorer Deck Balcony Stateroom

Private Balcony - 21.4m2

26 Available

Promenade Deck Stateroom

Picture Window - 17m2

11 Available

Coral Deck Stateroom

Porthole Window - 17m2

11 Available
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Prices are per person twin share, listed in Australian Dollars (AUD).  Booking Terms & Conditions >
For solo traveller rates see our Solo Traveller Program >

Additional Information


  • All meals, prepared fresh by our chefs
  • Showcase wines, selected beers and soft drinks with lunch and dinner service
  • 24-hour barista-style coffee and tea station
  • Captain’s Welcome and Farewell Events
  • Open Bridge Access with the Captain
  • All entrance fees to National Parks and Ports

Not Included

  • Travel insurance
  • Flights
  • Pre-cruise transfers
  • Entry visas or travel permits
  • Items of a personal nature including but not limited to phone and internet communications and bar charges (outside of the included drinks package as highlighted) laundry charges and souvenir purchase


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