Summary : From the vibrant city of Sydney, set sail aboard L’Austral to discover the treasures of the Coral Sea. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Fraser Island is the largest sand island in the world. Between endless beaches, lush tropical rainforests and freshwater lakes, you will discover an area of rare beauty. Visit Lizard Island which is located at the heart of the Great Barrier Reef, and is home to sublime white sandy beaches edged by a coral reef with an exceptional ecosystem. Experience the Whitsunday Islands and Hardy Reef, which boasts unique marine biodiversity. Enjoy exclusive access to the Reefworld pontoon where a large number of activities will be available.
Activities : Birding, Child-Friendly, Culture, Snorkeling, Triple/Quad Cabins
Inquire about special savings for honeymooners, wedding anniversaries, and groups of 6 or more.
$5,390 to $12,020
Read this itinerary as a guide only; the exact route and program varies according to weather conditions - and the wildlife you encounter. Flexibility is the key to the success of this expedition. ExpeditionTrips.com is not responsible for itinerary changes.
Bilingual Departures: All departures are French/English.
Meals on board the ship; Captain’s welcome cocktail and gala dinner; coffee, juice, soft drinks and open bar (pouring wines, house champagne, alcohol except premium brands); gratuities; luggage transfer from pier to the ship and vice versa; 24-hour room service (special selection); butler service is included for guests staying on Deck 6. Subject to change without notice.
Airfare; any ground services before and/or after the cruise other than the ones included; passport and visa fees; travel and medical insurances; personal expenses such as onboard medical consultations and drug prescriptions, spa, internet, laundry and hair salon; other drinks not included in open bar; fuel surcharge may apply.
Photos: Sydney Harbour © Nick Rain; fish and beach © Lorraine Turci