Solo Travellers Pay No-Single Supplement For New Guinea Circles
Guests enjoy the privacy of their own room as a single traveller without paying the normal single supplement on our New Guinea circle voyages. Rated one of the world’s top destinations for intrepid travellers, New Guinea is best experienced by small ship. Led by experienced guides, our coastal expeditions are safe, immersive and varied.
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Join the Coral Adventurer in 2019 for the inaugural ‘Customs and Craftsmen’ art themed expedition of Papua New Guinea, West Papua and the Maluku Islands. This exciting itinerary will spend a fully immersive 22 nights exploring remote villages and historic towns, focusing on art and culture and interacting with the local communities along the way.
We will be joined by curator and expert on art, history and Pacific and Melanesian culture, Arthur Beau Palmer, who will be offering his expertise as a guest lecturer throughout the voyage. Arthur has been travelling to Papua New Guinea and the Indonesian islands since 1960, with his work as an anthropologist, ethnologist, and art collector. Arthur will be on hand to connect us with the tribal customs and artefacts of the region.
> Be a part of the inaugural Customs and Craftsmen expedition
> Enjoy a private onboard art exhibition in Madang and mingle with the artists
> Interact with local craftsmen and artists at remote villages and markets
> Visit the Sultan’s Palace and enjoy high tea in Ternate with views over the islands
> Enjoy high-spirited cultural performances from villages throughout the voyage
> Snorkel, kayak, and dive pristine coral reefs, rich with tropical marine life
> Encounter Whale Sharks at Cenderawasih Bay
> Experience a Bandanese dinner under the stars at Fort Belgica
Join us aboard Coral Adventurer over 25 unforgettable nights to experience some of the world’s most exotic and untouched regions as they emerge into the 21st century. This remarkable expedition will take you where other travellers have seldom visited, into the most remote corners of Papua New Guinea and Indonesia.
Throughout the expedition you will also discover the very best that New Guinea has to offer, from the vibrant rainforests to the world’s most colourful and diverse coral reefs. Come face to face with villagers who until recently have been shielded from the outside world. This is the most comprehensive experience ever undertaken in this fascinating region.
> Learn how the Trobriand Islands became the ‘Islands of Love’
> Explore Tufi’s spectacular fjords
> Cruise the mighty Sepik River
> Discover the pristine Raja Ampat region; a nature lover’s paradise
> Take in the aromas, colours and characters of the Spice Islands