Newspaper article Coffs Coast Advocate (Coffs Harbour, Australia)
Cruising with Style
HAVING pioneered the concept of luxury small-ship cruising on the Great Barrier Reef and along Western Australia's spectacular Kimberley Coast, multi-award winning Coral Princess continues to deliver innovative itineraries to Australia and the South Pacific's most exotic cruising destinations.
After commencing operations on the Great Barrier Reef with a converted Fairmile class vessel in 1984, this proudly Australian, family-owned company has forged a reputation as one of the world's leading small-ship cruise lines.
Coral Princess Cruises operates a fleet of three Ecotourism-accredited, state-of-the-art small ships, Coral Princess, Coral Princess II and the 63-metre flagship Oceanic Discoverer.
Each ship is designed to provide all the comfort and facilities of larger cruise ships, yet is small enough to enable access to reef and island sites inaccessible to other vessels. Cruising with a unique, purpose-built excursion vessel aXplorera a providing unrivalled comfort on expedition excursions a a fleet of inflatable Zodiacs and a glass-bottom boat, guests can intimately explore, guided by naturalists and experts who interpret the natural, cultural and historical highlights of the region. …