Our reservation staff are available between Monday to Friday between 7.30am and 5.30pm Australian Eastern Standard Time.
Awe-inspiring landscapes, indigenous Maori culture, and an abundance of unique wildlife all combine to make New Zealand a remarkable expedition destination.
We have designed two different itineraries that showcase remote attractions best accessed by small ship. With over 7000 km of coastline to be explored, you will sail into sheltered sounds and glacial fjords, visit an active volcanic island, and appreciate native flora and fauna. Get up close to wildlife with our expedition team, enjoy guided bush walks, or indulge in a kayaking adventure. Take in new vistas each day from the Coral Discoverer’s sundeck Explorer bar.
Call our Reservations Team: Within Australia: 1800 079 545 | Overseas: +61 7 40409999
Come and join us in 2019 and experience New Zealand from a very different perspective. The Coral Discoverer avoids well-trodden tourist trails and offers you access to remote and pristine wilderness areas, and encounters with Maori culture.
With over 7000 km of stunning coastline to be explored, you will cruise the sheltered sounds, volcanic islands and marine reserves and arrive in the dramatic beauty of the Fiordland. Our expert Expedition Team and local rangers will introduce you to wildlife including dolphins, seals, kiwis and keas.
> Departs 26 November 2019
> Departs 26 November 2020
With its stunning coastal landscapes, small seaside townships and an abundance of marine life, New Zealand is uniquely suited to be explored on a small ship expedition.
Join us on Coral Discoverer as we cruise to the less accessible and remote locations the South Island has to offer. Visit the magnificent Marlborough Sound, the glassy Fiordland, and Stewart Island the little known third island. Get up close to wildlife with our Expedition Team, take guided bush walks, and explore by kayak. Wake up to new vistas each day and relax in the comfort of life on board.
> Departs 8 December 2019
> Departs 8 December 2020
From time to time, our ships undertake sea crossings, as we reposition to new seasons and destinations. Now for the first time, we will welcome guests on board the Coral Discoverer for the first of these voyages from Wellington to Sydney. With peaceful, uneventful days at sea, accompanied by our high level of service and fabulous chef prepared cuisine, this free-steam is a great way to experience an ocean voyage.
> Wellington to Sydney, Departs 18 December 2019
Our New Zealand Expedition includes: