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A special voyage to Melanesia escorted by Tim Flannery

November 9, 2016 Tour Operator No Comments Email Email

Internationally acclaimed scientist, explorer and conservationist, Professor Tim Flannery will be escorting a one-off trip discovering the secrets of Melanesia with World Expeditions in October 2017.

Professor Flannery has been described by renowned naturalist and broadcaster Sir David Attenborough as being “in the league of the world’s all time great explorers”.


A prolific author and prominent climate change activist, Flannery has undertaken many expeditions throughout Papua New Guinea where he’s discovered numerous species and subspecies of mammal and studied the climate change affects on amphibians.

He’ll share his extensive scientific knowledge of Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands, along with his passion for exploration and discovery, on the 14-day Melanesia Discoverer tour regaling the 50 passengers on board the delightful Spirit of Enderby.

Melanesia Discoverer with Tim Flannery (8 – 21 October 2017):

Uncover the hidden gems of Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands. Sail through the turquoise waters of Melanesia where new vistas and unexpected encounters await. Travel at your own pace, with plenty of opportunities for landings, village visits, kayaking and snorkelling. These waters offer some of the greatest marine diversity in the world and for “birders” this itinerary offers sightings of rare species on remote islands where few have been before. The uniqueness of this trip coupled with Tim’s knowledge and passion for this region will ensure this journey will be a once in a lifetime experience. From USD$6,995 per person (triple cabin).

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