Arkhefield were engaged by the Coral Expeditions Cruise Line to design the interiors of their next cruising vessel Coral Adventurer. 

Coral Expeditions desired an authentic Queensland character to the interiors, and their research revealed much of Arkhefield’s work met this key criterion.  Their overall objective was to design and build the most modern tropical expedition ship afloat – one which was practical, functional and robust, and well suited to the Australian style of cruising.

Demonstrating the ability to deliver their expertise and to collaborate effectively, Arkhefield worked with naval architects and shipbuilders Vard from Norway in designing the interiors for all the suites and staterooms, as well as the various lounge and hospitality areas, over the four main deck levels. On several occasions during the fitting out stages, we also visited Vietnam where the ship was being built to finalise and approve finishes and materials, and to ensure everything came together to the level of finish required by the owners.

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There are sixty spacious suites and staterooms within the vessel, complemented by multiple indoor and outdoor bars, a gymnasium, a passenger elevator and some 1000m2 of open deck, all achieved with a casual elegance. Coral Adventurer was launched in April 2019 and, following successful sea trials, commenced cruising later that year.

Client Coral Expeditions Cruise Line
Scale 120 Passengers and 48 Crew

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