In times past, an Indian Ocean crossing was a sailor’s rite of passage and a truly daunting task on a wooden sailing vessel. Create your own journey on the new state of the art expedition ship, Coral Geographer as she sails east in a southern arc from the ancient island of Zanzibar off the African coast and arrives on Australian shores in Fremantle. This is a classic 19-night ocean passage that allows you to settle into the rhythm of the sea.
This Indian Ocean crossing voyage offers a rare opportunity to navigate oceans in the wake of famed explorers like Dirk Hartog and Willem de Vlamingh. With an extensive program onboard, sit in on fascinating Celestial Navigation lessons and lectures on maritime history. Enjoy the serenity of the seas and star gaze far away from lights and pollution. Guest presenters and storytellers will be the only diversions as you share the blue ocean horizon with migratory seabirds and marine life.