Coral Expeditions Christmas Cruise to Wallis and Fortuna - Cairns to Auckland Dec 2022

Board the luxury Coral Adventurer for its augural Cairns to Auckland cruise via remote Wallis and Fortuna Islands, Vanuatu and Niue. Join like-minded intrepid explorers on this voyage of discovery to far away islands.

Deal Details

Travel Dates

16 Dec 2022 - 06 Jan 2023

Sale Ends

Sep 16, 2022

Priced From

$16,590 per person

Expedition Highlights

Coral AdventurerZodiac

This December the luxury Coral Adventurer will cast off from Cairns for an inaugural expeditionary voyage to the remote islands of Wallis and Futuna, located 2,000 nautical miles into the South Pacific.

Follow in the footsteps of ancient Samoan traders, pioneering European explorers and 19th century French missionaries.  Sample kava drink, visit a traditional thatched fale house and marvel at imposing Catholic Cathedrals.  

Celebrate Christmas and New Year at sea before continuing onwards to Niue, one of the world's largest coral atolls.  Cross the International Date Line and reset your watch by 23 hours before disembarking in Auckland.  

With an expert Expedition Team and warm Australian hospitality onboard, Coral Expeditions invites intrepid explorers on this voyage of discovery to faraway islands.


The Itinerary: Key destinations
Embark: Board Cairns 16 Dec 2022
Disembark: Auckland 06 Jan 2023

This itinerary is an indication of the destinations we visit and activities on offer. Throughout the expedition we may make changes to the itinerary as necessary to maximise your expeditionary experience. Allowances may be made for seasonal variations, weather, tidal conditions, and any other event that may affect the operation of the vessel. Coral Expeditions suggests that you do not arrive on the day of embarkation or depart on the day of disembarkation due to any changes that may occur in scheduling.

Visits to outer reefs, islands and atolls will be subject to weather conditions at the time. 

Route: Cairns - Wallis Island - Futuna Island - Niue - Luganville/Espiritu Santo (Vanuatu) - Pentecost Island (Vanuatu) - Auckland

  • Be one of the few to set foot on the remote islands of Wallis and Futuna.
  • Learn about the varied cultural influences and traditions of these remote island communities
  • Enjoy the solitude and freedom of a true blue-water voyage in the company of our Expedition Team, lecturers and like-minded explorers
  • Witness ancient cultural traditions at Pentecost Island
  • Enjoy onboard festivities for a memorable Christmas and New Year at sea
  • Roll back your watch by 23 hours as we cross the International Date Line
  • Step ashore on the remote atoll of Niue, one of the largest coral atolls in the world
  • Disembark in Auckland







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