21 February 2020
Snorkel amid schools of rare tropical fish and colourful, reclusive eels along the edges of the Great Barrier Reef
Walk the stone battlements of historic Fort Belgica
Hold a koala on Thursday Island
Appreciate this truly remote expedition cruise
Discover the rare places few people ever visit in Ambon, Pulau Banda, Kokas, Thursday Island and Lizard Island and learn about their cultures
This is small ship cruising at its best – rich in expedition cruising excursions, remote islands teeming with wildlife and small villages with friendly locals. Find yourself on the small port of Kokas to see 35,000-year-old paintings and handprints throughout the caves and cliff walls of Andamata, globally recognised among the oldest human artwork on the planet. Browse unique knit shawls and sample artisan-made nutmeg preserves among tiny shops and Portuguese colonial architecture in Ambon. Observe wombats, koalas, kangaroos, and wallabies in their natural habitats and Komodo dragons at Komodo National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Gain insights on cutting-edge coral reef experiments and the latest conservation efforts from researchers at Australia’s Lizard Island Research Station.
Benoa | Lembar | Loh Liang | Ende | Pulau Banda | Kokas | Triton Bay | Thursday Island | Lizard Island | Cairns
•Snorkel amid schools of rare tropical fish and colourful, reclusive eels along the edges of the Great Barrier Reef
•Walk the stone battlements of historic Fort Belgica
•Hold a koala on Thursday Island
•Appreciate this truly remote expedition cruise
•Discover the rare places few people ever visit in Ambon, Pulau Banda, Kokas, Thursday Island, and Lizard Island and learn about their cultures
*Prices are per person twin share in Australian dollars are correct as at 19 July 2019. Prices are subject to availability, currency fluctuations and seasonal surcharges. Prices are capacity controlled and can change at any time. Cruise itineraries are not guaranteed and can be changed or cancelled at anytime by Windstar Cruises. Change and cancellation conditions apply and will be advised at the time of booking. Return airfares from your capital city, return airport transfers, gratuities, shore excursions, alcoholic beverages, laundry, spa and beauty salon services are not included in cruise fare. Pre and/or post cruise accommodation may be required and will be at the expense of the passenger.
Other conditions apply.