Cruises to Willis Island

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Top Willis Island Cruises

Northern Explorer - Brisbane to Perth (Fremantle)

Coral Princess 21 Aug 2024 15 nights Fly Cruise Brisbane

Full board cruising*

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Itinerary: Brisbane - Willis Island, Australia - Cairns - Darwin - Kuri Bay - Broome - Geraldton - Perth (Fremantle), Australia
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Inside from £1,629pp

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2024 Sydney, South Pacific & Great Barrier Reef

Crown Princess 19 Nov 2024 26 nights Fly Cruise Flights Included Sydney

Exclusive FREE On Board Spend of up to $600*

Exclusive savings of up to £2,200*

Three night 4★ hotel stay in Sydney included*

Drinks, Unlimited Wi-Fi & Gratuities Included*

Itinerary: Sydney, Australia - Moreton Island, Australia - Airlie Beach - Cairns - Port Douglas - Willis Island, Australia - Sydney, Australia - Noumea - Lifou - Mystery Island - Port Vila -.…
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(full fare £4,849) Inside from £3,999pp

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up to $880 onboard credit
The 2024 Highlights of Australia

Queen Elizabeth 17 Nov 2024 10 nights Fly Cruise Flights Included Sydney

All flights & overseas transfers included*

Book with the Top Partner for Cunard*

Full-board Luxury Cruising*

Complimentary On Board Credit of up to $880*

Itinerary: Sydney, Australia - Brisbane, Australia - Airlie Beach - Cairns, Australia - Port Douglas - Willis Island - Sydney, Australia
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Inside from £4,059pp

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What to see in Willis Island

Willis Island, nestled in the Coral Sea, is a remote coral cay serving as a vital meteorological station. Uninhabited save for meteorological staff, it offers a peek into the pristine yet rugged ecosystem of Australia's tropical waters, highlighting the intersection of scientific research and natural beauty.

Willis Island is primarily known as a meteorological station operated by the Australian Bureau of Meteorology. Visitors have the rare chance to learn about the essential role the island plays in monitoring weather patterns, particularly in the tropical waters of the Coral Sea. Meteorological staff stationed on Willis Island conduct observations, collect data and analyse weather patterns to provide accurate forecasts and warnings to mariners, aviators and communities in the region. Visitors can observe firsthand the various instruments and equipment used for measuring temperature, humidity, wind speed and atmospheric pressure.

Despite its small size, Willis Island is home to a variety of bird species and marine life, making it a haven for birdwatching and wildlife observation enthusiasts. The island's secluded location and pristine environment attract migratory seabirds, shorebirds and marine species seeking refuge in the Coral Sea. Visitors can observe seabirds such as terns, boobies and frigatebirds soaring overhead or nesting along the shoreline. Binoculars are essential for spotting these avian inhabitants, especially during breeding season when the island comes alive with the sights and sounds of nesting seabirds.

For photography enthusiasts, Willis Island offers a wealth of opportunities to capture stunning landscapes, seascapes and wildlife encounters. The island's pristine beaches, crystal-clear waters and dramatic skies provide an ideal backdrop for capturing the beauty of the Coral Sea. Sunrise and sunset are particularly magical times to photograph the island, with the changing light creating breathtaking hues of pink, orange and gold reflecting off the water and surrounding clouds. Visitors can capture stunning panoramic views of the island's coastline, lagoon and surrounding reefs from various vantage points.

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