information is a guide only and is subject to change.
Kindly note that it is your responsibility to
ensure you have all the correct documents including visa,
health and passport requirements. Please check with your
local authorities before you depart. For information & details
of passenger responsibilities please refer to the passenger
ACCOMMODATION - Accommodation for up to 44 passengers (Coral Princess
II) or 50 passengers (Coral Princess) in
twin/double staterooms & cabins. Deluxe Staterooms
(1-2 pax) are spacious and are situated on the top deck,
Upper Deck Staterooms (1-2 pax) located on the upper decks,
Staterooms (1-3 pax - some staterooms have an extra divan
or Pullman Berth suitable for a third person/child) and
compact Cabins (1-2 pax) on the main and lower decks (twin/bunk).
Private bathroom ensuites, international power outlets,
hair dryers, shampoo, conditioner & towels serviced
AIR CONDITIONING - All levels of accommodation are air-conditioned
BAGGAGE - Baggage is limited to what you can stow in your
cabins, so you would be advised not to over pack. All bags
must be clearly labelled with your name and cabin number.
Bags have to be handled by crew and we would appreciate
a weight limit of 20kg.
BIRTHDAYS & SPECIAL
OCCASIONS - On booking, please let us know if you wish
to celebrate any special occasion
during your cruise.
BOARDING – Townsville
departures board at 12.30pm for a 1.00pm departure. Cairns
departures board at 10.30am
for an 11.00am departure and at 4.00pm for a 5.00pm departure.
note the following Cairns Port Security requirements: all adult passengers (18 years and over) will be required
to produce Photo ID at check-in and may be asked for this
again by Port Security when boarding. Your checked baggage
will be security sealed on check-in. This seal will identify
to Security staff that the bag has not been tampered with
whilst in our possession. Port security may be present
on boarding and random carry on baggage searches will be
CASH FREE - 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 Travellers cheque. Any shop or bar purchases
made at the Dunk Island Resort must be settled with cash
or credit card.
COFFEE & TEA - Tea and coffee station is open 24
DINING – Provided in your cruise cost are three
meals per day as well as morning and afternoon teas.
All meals provided onboard are buffet style. *The galley
will meet any special dietary requirements, however two
weeks notice must be given.
DISEMBARKATION - Please leave your luggage outside your
cabin prior to breakfast on the final day. It will be
taken ashore by ship's crew. All Cabin Accounts must
be settled prior to disembarkation.
DIVING - A free introductory scuba experience is offered
for first time Divers. First and second dives for uncertified
divers are at a cost of AUD$75.00 per dive, third and
subsequent dives are at a cost of AUD$60.00 per dive.
The cost of diving for Certified Divers who require all
equipment is AUD$60.00 per dive and the cost of dives
for Certified Divers who requiring weight belt & tank
is AUD$50.00 per dive.
DRESS – You will need to ensure you have your swimwear,
hat, sunscreen and smart cool casual clothing for the
evening. A light jacket is handy for cooler nights at
sea. You will not require any formal attire onboard.
Air-conditioned dining room with modern décor,
two comfortable air-conditioned lounges, comprehensive
resource library featuring videos, DVDs and books on the
reef and islands of Tropical North Queensland, large sundeck
and spa, comprehensive dive shop, a range of souvenirs
and personal items available for purchase, telephone and
LIBRARY - A selection of books is available for your reading
pleasure in our comprehensive resource library. Kindly
return the books when you have finished reading them.
ONBOARD CHARGES - All bar and shop charges, scuba diving
and ship to shore phone/fax calls. EMC is also payable
onboard; this is a Government Environmental Management
SPECIAL DIETS - Passengers requiring special meals should
advise the Company in writing at least two weeks prior
to sailing and discuss with Cruise Director on boarding.
STINGERS - Stinger season is traditionally during our
summer months from December to May. As our cruises mostly
operate on the outer Barrier Reef, stingers rarely create
a problem for our guests.As a preventative measure, we
do have stinger suits available for purchase onboard
the ship at an approximate cost of $20 per suit.
TIPPING - Tipping is always a personal matter and depends
on whether you have enjoyed the service you receive. As
a general rule, tipping is not necessary.
TOWELS – Pool
towels are provided, in addition to you cabin towels.
WEATHER - A warm tropical climate, generally drier from
March to November. Daytime temperatures range from 26 to
30 degrees Celsius. The water temperature ranges from 21
to 23 degrees Celsius.