Become immersed in the ancient Indigenous cultures and prehistoric landscapes of Australia’s northern coastline on a voyage of discovery that takes you far off the beaten track in Arnhem Land, to the very tip of Australia at Cape York, and into the Torres Strait. On this expedition of the remote Northern Australian coastline, experience traditions unchanged for centuries, sacred rock art and remote lands only permitted accessible by a fortunate few.

On this journey, become immersed in the rich cultures of the Tiwi and the Torres Strait where guests are warmly welcomed to Country. Journey into traditional lands from Cape York to Yolngu territory in Arnhem Land. Learn and understand the song-lines and lore that shaped this ancient culture, and allow your expert guides to interpret ancient rock art. See how generations have passed on artistic traditions, and how this important cultural legacy is being kept alive today at world-renowned art centres in Yirrkala and Nhulunbuy. Watch Elders tell their story through art in Maningrida.

Guests onboard will also spend a full day cruising the Coburg Peninsula, taking in her plentiful avian and sea life. See the confronting graffiti at Gulgari Rip, also known as “the Hole in the Wall” – a tiny inlet that explorers have snuck through for hundreds of year. This journey follows in the wake of Captain James Cook’s voyage of discovery into the communities and cultures of the people of this remarkable coast 250 years ago. For further details on this fabulous Coral Expeditions small ship cruise around the top of Australia contact Glenn at The Travellers Hut on 43 63 1699 or email


Complimentary Deposit Protection* will be offered to all new bookings until 30 September 2020. In the event that you are unable to travel on the cruise originally booked due to Covid-19 related restrictions, you will be able to transfer your deposit to another future cruise. *T&Cs Apply.


Secure your booking and have 30 days to pay your deposit when booking a domestic cruise (with the exception of Kimberley departures), which departs during 2020 or 2021. Flexible Deposit Policy is not available on Definitive Kimberley departures. Available on new bookings only. If flexible deposit is activated, booking is considered secured with deposit pending.  If deposit is not processed by end of flexible booking period, the booking with be automatically cancelled. Flexible Deposit Policy cannot be extended or transferred.  When secured, deposit can be protected under our Deposit Protection Policy. General ticket Terms & Conditions apply. Offer ends 31/12/2020.

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