Island Outposts of Australia's West
28 Days - Coral Geographer
Enjoy a 27-night voyage of the island outposts off Australia’s west coast. Set sail from Fremantle on a true expedition to the farthest reaches of the Australian territories that takes in the Abrolhos Islands, Shark Bay, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Christmas Island and Ashmore Reef before returning to Darwin.
Learn of the Batavia mutiny and shipwreck and swim with inquisitive sea lions at The Abrolhos Islands. Explore the turquoise waters, islands and red sand country that Indigenous Malgana people of Shark Bay have inhabited for tens of thousands of years. At Cocos (Keeling) Islands, relax on Australia’s best beach, drift snorkel or kayak on a turquoise lagoon and admire the comical antics of Red-footed boobies. Wildlife abounds and astounds at Christmas Island, with famous red and robber crabs and discover tropical waters revered for extraordinary marine life. Ashmore Reef Marine Park is a sanctuary for seabirds and a nesting site for turtles. In between exciting excursions ashore, enjoy onboard activities and presentations and indulge in relaxing and inspiring days on the Indian Ocean seascape.
from NZD $21495pp