Coral Princess Cruises is Australia’s most awarded and longest established cruise operator, having pioneered the concept of small-ship cruising along the spectacular Kimberley Coast. Their flagship vessel is the state-of-the-art 63 metre ‘Oceanic Discoverer’ accommodating a maximum of just 72 guests. Oceanic Discoverer is a purpose built expedition ship; the shallow draft will allow access to the isolated places that Coral Princess is famed for visiting.
Size of vessel: 63 metres in length
Draught: 3 metres
Cruising speed: 14 knots
Maximum number of guests: 72
Number of crew: 20
Cabin configuration: 36
Onboard accommodation consists of just 36, spaciously appointed staterooms all with ensuites, individually controlled air conditioning, an ocean view, settee (except Promenade B Staterooms), a large wardrobe, desk, luggage storage, and are serviced daily.
Bridge Deck Staterooms - room size 17-18sqm with viewing window 1000mm x 800mm.
Promenade Deck Staterooms
Promenade Deck A: room size 16-17.5 sqm with large viewing window.
Promenade Deck B: room size 14-16 sqm with large viewing window.
Main Deck Staterooms
Main Deck A: room size 18 sqm with rectangular windows (2x 600mm x 400mm).
Main Deck B: room size 17.5 – 18.5 sqm with porthole window (2 x 400mm).
Oceanic Discoverer offers facilities you would expect from a larger cruise ship including 2 air conditioned lounges, one a lecture lounge with large plasma screen for lectures, briefings, slide film/ PowerPoint presentations, a comprehensive research library with books and videos, sundeck, spa pool and sun lounges, two fully stocked cocktail bars, internet booth, phone and fax facilities, wireless internet, limited laundry facilities. In addition to a fleet of Zodiacs, there is also a specially designed 72 person excursion vessel ‘Xplorer’ equipped with awning and onboard toilet which can accommodate all passengers at one time which is used for landings and extensive explorations of rivers and tributaries. Oceanic Discoverer carries the latest in safety and navigational equipment and is the only Australian passenger ship registered with full SOLAS compliance.
Accommodation on board, services of expedition staff including lectures, briefings, slide/film presentations, and other group activities; group transfers during the cruise; all meals; 24 hour tea/coffee station; complimentary post-mix soft drinks; landing fees.
Optional Costs: (During Cruise) Helicopter Flights to Mitchell Falls approx. $495 per person.