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Coral Expeditions II

The twin sister of Coral Expedition I, is a double-hulled liveaboard, which offers perfect cruise services for the guests at the world heritage listed destination the Great Barrier Reef. Compact boat with features and facilities as much as a large and expensive vessel offers. You can have an opportunity to explore the beauty of the Great Barrier Reef and experience the breathtaking views of the natural landscapes, stunning white-sand beaches, and turquoise blue water as far as you can see. Snorkeling at this site is indeed a lifetime experience. Marvel the exotic sites, which have around 1500 fish species, turtles and pristine reef.

A proper review of
Coral Expeditions II Liveaboard

The Overall Review

We spent 8.4 hours reading reviews from experts and divers about Coral Expeditions II Liveaboard.
In summary, this is what divers think:

  • Editor Rating
  • Rated 4 stars
  • 80%

  • Coral Expeditions II liveaboard
  • Reviewed by:
  • Published on:
  • Last modified: 21-01-2020

5 reasons to dive

  • Many people felt the crew was exceptional and very attentive
  • Divers commended the marine biologist for her knowledge and expertise
  • A couple of divers said the reef was rich in marine life and the water was crystal clear
  • Many people were happy with the fact that they got to meet people from all over the world
  • The cabins were spacious and well kept

1 reasons NOT to dive

  • A couple of people noted that they were lacking in evening activities

Key facts

Year (re)built:2015
Max divers42
InternetYes ($)
NitroxYes ($)
Rental equip.No
Camera stationYes
Min. logged divesNo minimum
AirconYes

Prices

The avarage price for diving with this liveaboard is
$316$
per day.

We've calculated this price based on a 7 day stay.
To find the actual price you should look at these booking sites:

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    Boby Taylor

    Liveaboard Director

    Boby has been diving and guiding on liveaboards since 2005, and love it

    Ron Simon

    Dive instructor/Liveaboard director

    Ron has been a Cruise Director on 10+ Liveaboards throughout the world and has a keen understanding...

    Torben Lonne

    PADI Instructor

    Torben is the Editor of Divein and a true water lover. 

Highlights

  • Purpose-built twin steel-hulled vessel offering a cruise to the western coastline of Australia
  • Can easily accommodate 44 guests in 22 well-appointed staterooms
  • Each cabin has a private bathroom, air-con and storage space with wardrobe
  • Sundeck with partially covered area and outdoor bar with fancy high chairs
  • The cocktail bar is well-stocked and has fancy high chairs
  • Indoor restaurant-like dining area with comfortable seating
  • Mini-library – for those who seek solitude in the word’s world
  • Wireless internet facility available – so that you stay connected with home and friends
  • Glass bottom boat to explore the underwater world
  • All dives are under the supervision of dive guides
  • Rental equipment available

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Description and details

Diving on the Coral Expeditions II in Australia

 

Coral Expeditions II – explore the inner beauty of the diverse site with amazing liveaboard

The 35 meters (approx. 112 feet) exclusive catamaran is the twin sister of Coral Expedition I. Previously known as Coral Princess II but was renamed after getting into new ownership in June 2015. The opulent liveaboard Coral Expeditions II was completely refurbished from interior to exterior in 2016. The renovation was made to exceed the expectations of the travelers to have luxurious stay and utmost facilities on the Coral Expedition I. The powerful engines, which are installed in the liveaboard helps the vessel to cruise with a speed of 12 knots per hour. If you are amongst those travelers who are prone to motion sickness, then this stylish catamaran is a perfect choice. The ride on the glass bottom boat is the perk of the journey, which is hardly offered by any other boat of its kind. You can select your adventurous marine journey from 3, 4 or 7 nights on the exclusive liveaboard Coral Expeditions II.

Boat Interior

The white sailing beauty has a capacity to accommodate 44 guests in 22 well-appointed staterooms, which are located on the upper and lower decks. The room is designed with a traditional maritime style with paneled wooden walls. Each cabin offers intimate facilities like a private bathroom, air-conditioned with a temperature control system, storage area, hairdryer, and complimentary toiletries. Picture windows are also there in every cabin with decent curtains so that you either close the curtains to block the sunrays or open them to have a mesmerizing view of the surrounding. There is a well-stocked bar, restaurant-like dining area, an indoor lounge and an outdoor seating area on the sundeck.

Deck Area

The dive deck of the liveaboard is well-equipped with a dive platform, which makes dives easier and comfortable. There are individual stations with tanks lined-up for the divers on the bench area. the enthusiastic divers can also rent out the equipment but it is suggested to bring equipment of their own according to their choice. The partially covered area of the sundeck spacious enough to lounge and witness the phenomenal view by simply relaxing and getting tan. Or you can just enjoy a drink while chatting with fellow travelers.

Food and Entertainment

The air-conditioned saloon has all the eminent facilities like charging stations, a/v entertainment DVD, Wifi access so that you can spend your leisure time well between dive. breakfast, lunch, and dinner is freshly prepared and served in a buffet in an indoor dining room, which is well-designed and gives a restaurant display. The menu has European fine cuisine as well as the local delicacies with deserts.

When to go

You can visit the majestic country Australia, by land or by water any time of the year. it is a dive and tourist-friendly destination. The stunning vessel Coral Expeditions II offers a year-round trip to the rugged and most diverse coastline of Australia. Make your vacation memorable with the exclusive experience of a lifetime.

  • Editor Rating
  • Rated 4 stars
  • 80%

  • Coral Expeditions II liveaboard
  • Reviewed by:
  • Published on:
  • Last modified: 21-01-2020
Boat features
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Library
  • Air Conditioned saloon
  • Aircon Cabins
  • Sun Deck
  • Indoor Saloon
  • Non-Diver (Snorkeler) Friendly
  • Warm Water Showers
  • Outdoor Dining
  • En-Suite bathrooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Seaview Cabins
  • Kayaks On-Board
  • Snorkeling Equipment
  • Naturalist Guide
  • Leisure Deck
  • Bar
  • Available for Charter
  • Kayaks
  • Naturalist Guide
  • Glass Bottom Boat Excursion

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