Jeff Giles, Coral Expeditions’ commercial director, said the two companies share common values and a commitment to nature, heritage, culture and the environment. “This is an important and natural partnership for Coral Expeditions. For almost 35 years Coral Expeditions has had one purpose – taking small groups of like-minded explorers on small ships to remote parts of the world with expert guidance and warm Australian hospitality. We are pleased to continue this adventure with a partner which shares both our passion and our uniquely Australian ethos,” he said.
The trips are “Battle and Beaches: 75th Anniversary of WWII”, a 13-night voyage through Solomon Islands, Vanuatu and Bougainville aboard Coral Discoverer; “Coastal Wilds of Tasmania”, a 10-night sailing from Hobart; “Island Outposts of West Australia”, a 27-night tour; and the seven-night “Outerknown Adventures on the Great Barrier Reef”.
A special guest lecturer from the Australian Geographic Society will join each trip to share knowledge and stories.