12 night Darwin to Cairns
An 11 night exploration of the unique and remote Northern Australian coastline that few have experienced. Your expedition voyage of discovery begins from either Cairns - gateway to the World Heritage listed Great Barrier Reef, Cape York Peninsular and the fascinating islands of the Tomes Strait, or Darwin - gateway to the remote and mysterious Arnhem Land and the famous National Parks of Kakadu and Cobourg Peninsula, areas affectionately known as the "Top End".
Experienced and informative Expedition Leaders and Guest Lecturers will accompany you on all excursions. They will point out and interpret the myriad of wildlife you encounter and augment your experiences with on-board discussions and informal lectures. From your informative Guides you will discover the mysteries of the fascinating reef life and habitat.
Highlights: Cobourg Peninsula, Arnhem Land, Elcho Island, Wessel Islands, Horn Island, Thursday Island, Forbes Island and Reef, Davey Reef, Lizard Island and more.
Inclusions: Accommodation in spacious, air-conditioned rooms serviced daily, all meals, morning and afternoon teas, post mixed soft drinks on board, 24 hour tea/coffee station, services of Expedition Staff and Guest Lecturers including, slide, film, powerPoint presentations, lectures and briefings, guided expedition touring and walks, use of comprehensive resource library and video resources, guided tours on our purpose built expedition vessel ‘Xplorer’, use of snorkelling equipment including masks, snorkels and fins, Captain’s eelcome and farewell cocktails, access to islands, marine and national parks, use of onboard facilities, port taxes and port charges imposed by government authorities, Australian GST where applicable.