Papua New Guinea – Madang to Cairns 12 Nights 2018-2019

Tour Code: 658

Prices From

au$11,290

Prices are AUD, per adult and include all levies fees and taxes.

Child: au$11,290.00
Family: au$45,160.00

Check Prices and Availability Have A Question? Call +61 7 4059 59 59

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Departing on a charter flight in the morning from Cairns you arrive in the ancient mysterious country of Papua New Guinea to meet our small luxury cruise ships to begin a 12 day adventure of exploration, colour and excitement in a land that has the largest tract of rainforest outside the Amazon.

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Highlights

  • Learning all about the World War 11 military history of Papua New Guinea
  • Listen to the mythical and spiritual tales of Dei Dei Hot Springs
  • Trobriand Islands finding out why they are called the Islands of love
  • Exploring Tufi’s spectacular fjords
  • Cruising the mighty Sepik River

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Itinerary

Cruise Ship Itinerary

2018: Charter Flight from Cairns (additional extra): 11am. Embark: Madang at 3pm. Disembark: Cairns at 8am

2019: Charter Flight from Cairns (additional extra): 11am. Embark: Madang at 3pm. Disembark: Cairns at 8am

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Included In Price

  • Cabin accommodation
  • All meals – 24 hour tea and coffee
  • House beer and wine during lunch & dinner service
  • Captain’s welcome and farewell drinks party
  • Guided port tours in expedition tenders
  • Port taxes, Government charges
  • Guest lecturers – Expedition staff
Tour Languages Offered
  • English
Departs From

Cairns

Departure Time

11.00am Cairns

Departure Instructions
  • Charter flight from Cairns (additional extra) to Madang
  • Cruise Ship departs Madang at 3:00pm
Destinations
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Madang
  • Sepik River & Sepik Village
  • Manam Volcano & Bagabag Island
  • Dregerhafen & Tuam Island
  • Lababia & Fly Islands
  • Morobe Harbour
  • Buna & Sanananda
  • Maclaren Harbour & Tufi Fjords
  • Trobriands
  • Dei Dei Springs & Dobu Island
  • Alotau
  • Great Barrier Reef
  • Cairns
Months of Operation

November

Days of Operation

Tuesday

Duration

12 Nights

What to Bring
  • Swimwear
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Smart cool casual clothing for the evening
  • Light Jacket
  • No formal attire required onboard
Available for Purchase / Hire
  • Consumption of bar services outside allocated meal times
  • Laundry services
  • Souvenir purchases
  • Internet communications
Fitness Level Required

Medium, Active

Restrictions

Scuba Diving – minimum age 12

IN-WATER RESTRICTIONS

Scuba Diving Restrictions

  • Certain medical conditions and medications may preclude some people from scuba diving.
  • Participation is subject to a medical questionnaire completed on board with the tour operator
  • Minimum age for scuba diving is 12 years.
  • Flying after scuba diving: A wait of 12 hours is recommended but preferably 24 hours, if doing multiple dives, before ascending to an altitude of 300 metres or greater.

Advanced Dive Medical Intro Dive Medical

Read more about Diving Safety on the Great Barrier Reef.

Child Policy

Children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Coral Expeditions do not provide services of entertainment, supervision or care of children. Our Papua New Guinea itineraries are quite adventurous. We recommend children aged above 12 years of age will enjoy the challenge and experience the most.

Cancellation Policy

All cancellations must be in writing. Please note that all cancellations will incur an administration fee. Please see our terms and conditions  for details prior to booking.

  • Notification of cancellation must be received in writing. At the time we receive your cancellation the following penalties will apply:
  • More than 90 days prior to departure - forfeit the 20% non-refundable deposit
  • 30 - 89 days prior to departure - forfeit 50% of the relevant fare
  • No-show to 29 days prior to departure - forfeit 100% of the relevant fare
  • Coral Expeditions considers a date and/or name change to be a cancellation of the original booking and will enforce relevant cancellation fees.
  • A $200 per person fee will be charged for any amendments not requiring a date change, name change or cancellation after booking is confirmed.
  • We strongly recommend that all passengers purchase cruise cancellation and interruption insurance as protection against any circumstance which may force you to cancel or leave a cruise while in progress. Given the remote nature of some of the locations visited during the expedition, we recommend that you include Remote Area Evacuation coverage within your policy. Cancellation fees will not be waived for any reason.
  • Passengers do not have the right to transfer their rights and obligations under these Cruise Ticket Conditions. The fare paid shall not be refundable except as permitted in these Cruise Ticket Conditions and the carrier will not be liable to make any refund to the passenger if the passenger fails to embark on the Ship for the Cruise.
Additional Information
  • The carrier will endeavour to follow the Cruise itinerary as described in the brochure and the passenger accepts that the carrier has the right to vary the itinerary or cancel the Cruise if the carrier considers that this is necessary as a result of some Unexpected Event or prevailing inclement weather conditions and the passenger accepts that the passenger will not be entitled to any compensation or a refund of the fare paid should this occur except as is provided for in these Cruise Ticket Conditions.
  • All baggage brought on board the Ship by a passenger remains in the possession and control of the passenger during the Cruise and must be stored and kept in the cabin allocated to the passenger.
  • Please check with your nearest Papua New Guinea consulate or embassy regarding documentation required for travel to these countries. It is the passengers responsibility to ensure they have all necessary paperwork permitting travel to these countries.
  • All purchases onboard will be charged to your room account and will need to be settled prior to disembarking. Payment can be made with Cash, Credit Card or Australian Dollars Travellers cheque. It is recommended guests bring a small supply of PNG Kina, Solomon Island Dollars, Vanuatu Vatu and Pacific Franc for purchases whilst ashore.
  • It is recommended that all passengers purchase appropriate travel insurance prior to departure. Please ensure you are covered for remote area evacuation.
Departing on a charter flight in the morning from Cairns you arrive in the ancient mysterious country of Papua New Guinea to meet our small luxury cruise ships to begin a 12 day adventure of exploration, colour and excitement in a land that has the largest tract of rainforest outside the Amazon.

Read More

Highlights

  • Learning all about the World War 11 military history of Papua New Guinea
  • Listen to the mythical and spiritual tales of Dei Dei Hot Springs
  • Trobriand Islands finding out why they are called the Islands of love
  • Exploring Tufi’s spectacular fjords
  • Cruising the mighty Sepik River

Perfect Selfie

Share your selfie on our Facebook page and tag your best Instagram pics with #barrierreefaustralia for your chance to be featured.

Itinerary

Cruise Ship Itinerary

2018: Charter Flight from Cairns (additional extra): 11am. Embark: Madang at 3pm. Disembark: Cairns at 8am

2019: Charter Flight from Cairns (additional extra): 11am. Embark: Madang at 3pm. Disembark: Cairns at 8am

Read More

Included In Price

  • Cabin accommodation
  • All meals – 24 hour tea and coffee
  • House beer and wine during lunch & dinner service
  • Captain’s welcome and farewell drinks party
  • Guided port tours in expedition tenders
  • Port taxes, Government charges
  • Guest lecturers – Expedition staff
Tour Languages Offered
  • English
Departs From

Cairns

Departure Time

11.00am Cairns

Departure Instructions
  • Charter flight from Cairns (additional extra) to Madang
  • Cruise Ship departs Madang at 3:00pm
Destinations
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Madang
  • Sepik River & Sepik Village
  • Manam Volcano & Bagabag Island
  • Dregerhafen & Tuam Island
  • Lababia & Fly Islands
  • Morobe Harbour
  • Buna & Sanananda
  • Maclaren Harbour & Tufi Fjords
  • Trobriands
  • Dei Dei Springs & Dobu Island
  • Alotau
  • Great Barrier Reef
  • Cairns
Months of Operation

November

Days of Operation

Tuesday

Duration

12 Nights

What to Bring
  • Swimwear
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Smart cool casual clothing for the evening
  • Light Jacket
  • No formal attire required onboard
Available for Purchase / Hire
  • Consumption of bar services outside allocated meal times
  • Laundry services
  • Souvenir purchases
  • Internet communications
Fitness Level Required

Medium, Active

Restrictions

Scuba Diving – minimum age 12

IN-WATER RESTRICTIONS

Scuba Diving Restrictions

  • Certain medical conditions and medications may preclude some people from scuba diving.
  • Participation is subject to a medical questionnaire completed on board with the tour operator
  • Minimum age for scuba diving is 12 years.
  • Flying after scuba diving: A wait of 12 hours is recommended but preferably 24 hours, if doing multiple dives, before ascending to an altitude of 300 metres or greater.

Advanced Dive Medical Intro Dive Medical

Read more about Diving Safety on the Great Barrier Reef.

Child Policy

Children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Coral Expeditions do not provide services of entertainment, supervision or care of children. Our Papua New Guinea itineraries are quite adventurous. We recommend children aged above 12 years of age will enjoy the challenge and experience the most.

Cancellation Policy

All cancellations must be in writing. Please note that all cancellations will incur an administration fee. Please see our terms and conditions  for details prior to booking.

  • Notification of cancellation must be received in writing. At the time we receive your cancellation the following penalties will apply:
  • More than 90 days prior to departure - forfeit the 20% non-refundable deposit
  • 30 - 89 days prior to departure - forfeit 50% of the relevant fare
  • No-show to 29 days prior to departure - forfeit 100% of the relevant fare
  • Coral Expeditions considers a date and/or name change to be a cancellation of the original booking and will enforce relevant cancellation fees.
  • A $200 per person fee will be charged for any amendments not requiring a date change, name change or cancellation after booking is confirmed.
  • We strongly recommend that all passengers purchase cruise cancellation and interruption insurance as protection against any circumstance which may force you to cancel or leave a cruise while in progress. Given the remote nature of some of the locations visited during the expedition, we recommend that you include Remote Area Evacuation coverage within your policy. Cancellation fees will not be waived for any reason.
  • Passengers do not have the right to transfer their rights and obligations under these Cruise Ticket Conditions. The fare paid shall not be refundable except as permitted in these Cruise Ticket Conditions and the carrier will not be liable to make any refund to the passenger if the passenger fails to embark on the Ship for the Cruise.
Additional Information
  • The carrier will endeavour to follow the Cruise itinerary as described in the brochure and the passenger accepts that the carrier has the right to vary the itinerary or cancel the Cruise if the carrier considers that this is necessary as a result of some Unexpected Event or prevailing inclement weather conditions and the passenger accepts that the passenger will not be entitled to any compensation or a refund of the fare paid should this occur except as is provided for in these Cruise Ticket Conditions.
  • All baggage brought on board the Ship by a passenger remains in the possession and control of the passenger during the Cruise and must be stored and kept in the cabin allocated to the passenger.
  • Please check with your nearest Papua New Guinea consulate or embassy regarding documentation required for travel to these countries. It is the passengers responsibility to ensure they have all necessary paperwork permitting travel to these countries.
  • All purchases onboard will be charged to your room account and will need to be settled prior to disembarking. Payment can be made with Cash, Credit Card or Australian Dollars Travellers cheque. It is recommended guests bring a small supply of PNG Kina, Solomon Island Dollars, Vanuatu Vatu and Pacific Franc for purchases whilst ashore.
  • It is recommended that all passengers purchase appropriate travel insurance prior to departure. Please ensure you are covered for remote area evacuation.

Tour Code: 658

Prices From

au$11,290

Prices are AUD, per adult and include all levies fees and taxes.

Child: au$11,290.00
Family: au$45,160.00

Check Prices and Availability Have A Question? Call +61 7 4059 59 59

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