New Zealand

New Zealand Vessels

Coral Adventurer
Mid range vessel

Coral Adventurer

Built for adventure and comfort, the Coral Adventurer is a purpose-built, medium-sized vessel that has been designed to allow access to remote wilderness shores in Australia and internationally. With excellent public spaces and 60 beautiful staterooms, the ship is spacious, stylish and welcoming. Stand-out features include 1000 sq m of open deck space including a wrap-around promenade deck with panoramic views, and multiple indoor and outdoor bars, including the Explorer bar on the Vista Deck. Quality food can be enjoyed either on deck or in the beautiful dining room which features a communal ‘wine table’, a galley viewing window and a curated wine cellar. Other features include a well-equipped gym, a Barralong room, a lecture lounge and a small library.

The staterooms have all been finished to a very high standard and provide a great level of comfort. Whether you choose a Bridge Deck Balcony Suite with its large private balcony, super-king bed, spacious bathroom and living area, or Coral Deck Stateroom with porthole windows, en-suite shower rooms and king-size beds, you can be assured of the perfect stay. A wide range of accommodation levels are available.

The ship is ideal for shore exploration as it comes equipped with 2 trademark Xplorer tenders which allow for deeper exploration in areas many ships simply cannot reach, as well as 6 Zodiac boats for exciting sea exploration.

Heritage Adventurer
Mid range vessel

Heritage Adventurer

Previously known as the MS Hanseatic, the Heritage Adventurer is a renowned authentic expedition ship. Purpose-built with ice-strengthened hull, the vessel combines the highest passenger ship iceclass rating (1A Super) with an impressive history of Polar exploration. Designed to match Heritage’s signature experiential expedition travel, the ship accommodates up to 140 guests in welcoming and spacious cabins that feature outside views, separate lounge areas, TVs, en-suite bathrooms and double or twin beds.

Communal areas include a lounge, two restaurant areas including an al-fresco bistro, gym and spa, lecture theatre, library, passenger lifts and outdoor swimming pool and jacuzzi.

Heritage Explorer
Adventure vessel

Heritage Explorer

This compact expedition yacht sets a new benchmark for discovery travel in New Zealand, blending comfortable accommodation with a personalised experience in an intimate environment catering to a maximum of 18 passengers. Built in 2004, the Heritage Explorer showcases a modern wood-finished interior, 10 well-appointed cabins in a variety of configurations spread across three decks, a dining room boasting spectacular 180-degree panoramas where delicious meals created by a talented chef can be savoured, and a welcoming lounge and bar featuring a fantastic selection of inclusive regional New Zealand wines and beers.

Outside spaces include a covered Bridge Deck and a Sun Deck for enjoying wildlife spotting, sunrises and sunsets. Kayaking and fishing equipment is carried on board for passengers’ use, and the yacht is also equipped with two tender boats for in-depth shore explorations. Equipped with cutting-edge technology to ensure a comfortable expedition, with high performance dual Scania 653 horsepower engines, bow thrusters, fin stabilisers, full air-conditioning, sound attenuated twin generators and a hydraulic aft ramp, guests can experience a thoroughly enjoyable adventure into the wonders of New Zealand.

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All information and prices shown are subject to change without notice. Also, all itineraries should be considered for guidance only and are dependent on local weather conditions, availability of accommodations etc. Nothing is guaranteed and the final itinerary will be determined closer to trip date. Flexibility is paramount for expedition cruises.

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Our close working partnerships with all the finest cruise operators and adventure trip providers allows us to pass on the best prices, special offers and exceptional value for money. In fact, we are so confident that you will not find the same value anywhere else that we offer a PRICE PROMISE and will refund the difference if you find the same expedition/cruise/trip for less!*

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