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— 11 days / 10 nights premium small ship cruise — All meals while on the ship — Beer, house wine, spirits, juices and soft drink during lunch and dinner — Stay on-board the Coral Discoverer, Coral Adventurer or Coral Geographer; providing premium accommodation and a more personalised service compared to larger vessels. — All excursions and sightseeing — Daily lectures and briefings
All inclusiveMeals: All meals are fresh and chef-prepared onboardTea & Coffee: 24-hour barista-style coffee and tea stationBeverages: Selected wines, beers, juices, soft drinks and selected spirits are served complimentary with lunch and dinner. Drinks are available for purchase at other times. Breakfast, lunch & dinner Start your day with a tempting choices from a fresh continental or hot breakfast a la carte daily changing options. Onboard, there will be a daily changing selection of plated and small sharing platter dining options that showcase the best of the region from your voyage. Lunches showcase a selection of hot and cold dishes, from salads and cold cuts to soups, fresh local seafood and seasonal tropical fruits both individual platted and small sharing plates. Evenings are a convivial time to dine with new friends and reflect on an exciting day of discovery over dinner. We welcome you onboard with a Seafood sharing concept dinner on the first night. Other evening meals are served over a three-course table d’Hote dinner menu, when selections are offered as you enjoy table service from the friendly dining room staff. All Coral Expeditions feature a memorable pre-dinner event ashore where sunset drinks and canapes served, often on a beach, and always in a beautiful location with a sunset view. These casual ‘sundowners’ are hosted by the Captain and are the perfect time to kick off your shoes and enjoy a beer, wine or cocktail while mingling with fellow guests in a relaxed atmosphere. Lunch and dinner are accompanied by a curated beverage list featuring boutique Australian and New Zealand wines, beers and ciders. Each voyage, the Captain hosts a Captains Table for invited guests and ship’s Officers will endeavour to host dinner guests on an evening when operational matters allow. Beverages Onboard Lunch and dinner are accompanied by a curated beverage list, and each evening sunset drinks are held on the Vista Deck (weather permitting) where guests relax or socialise before being invited into dinner. Each voyage the ships’ Captain hosts a welcome and farewell event with complimentary canapes and beverages. Drinks are complimentary during Official Captains Welcome & Farewell events; and the offshore sunset drinks. We do invite guests to join in the pre-dinner drinks at other times, but alcoholic beverages during these times will be at your own expense. Sustainability in food and beverage Across the Coral Expedition fleet, they are continually looking for ways to improve sustainability to reduce waste, partner with more Organic and Fairtrade suppliers, and deliver a food and beverage experience inline with expedition roots and beliefs. They have successfully implemented measures to remove P.C plastics and reduce packaging waste in their food and beverage supply chain. Since 2020 Coral Expeditions offer a selection of Eco-Friendly, Fairtrade & Organic beverage products including:Pukka Tea Range: 100% certified organic herbs, ethically-sourced.Veneziano Coffee: 100% fairtrade & Australian certified organic by the Biological Farmers Association.Tablelands Coffee Black Mountain: Grown locally in Mareeba, Cairns Tablelands of Far North Queensland.Just water: Packaged in reusable recycled paper-based containers with a lid made from sugar cane in Far North Queensland. Made in Australia with water from Victoria. Snacks & pre-dinner canapes In between shore adventures, the chefs will welcome you back on board with freshly baked treats or delicious canapes to accompany pre-dinner or sunset drinks. When local regulations allow, there may be the chance for impromptu stops to enjoy sunset drinks and canapés in scenic locations. Special Meal Requirements Vegetarian, vegans, gluten and dairy-free items are included in all menus. The chefs will happily cater to other special dietary requirements with advance notice. Please advise at time of booking.