Star Collector: Tales From the Timor Sea: Australia to Indonesia  Singapore 2020
Australia, Singapore
Start your journey in Cairns, wandering the Esplanade, exploring Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park, Daintree National Park, and visiting the quaint fishing community of Cooktown before cruising one of the world’s seven wonders—the Great Barrier Reef. Thursday Island offers a wet landing and an introduction to the indigenous Torres Strait Islanders. Cultural exploration continues in Yirrkala, an Aboriginal artisan community where bark paintings, weavings and Didgeridoos abound. In the cosmopolitan city of Darwin, don’t miss Mindil Beach, Litchfield National Park and Kakadu National Park, and Crocosaurus Cove—home to turtles, water buffalo and saltwater crocodiles. Cross the Timor Sea to Kupan, Indonesia where friendly locals delight in showing their tenun ikat woven cloths.
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Tour Highlights

  • Spend time out on deck observing the amazing wonder of the Great Barrier Reef
  • Visit the giant lizards at Komodo National Park, a UNESCO site
  • See the 132-year-old Grassy Hill Lighthouse in Cooktown
  • Admire the detailed artwork of the Didgeridoos and learn more of Aboriginal culture in Yirrkala
  • Stroll in Litchfield National Park outside Darwin and visit the Crocodylus Park looking for wildlife like crocodiles and water buffalo
  • Overnight in Singapore with more time to see the sites there
  • Appreciate the small hidden harbors you will find in Kupang, Yirrkala, Thursday Island, and Ende Flores
  • Pack light with complimentary daily laundry service
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