We are considering a cruise on one of the above lines in early July '07. The options are Capt. Cook 4 nights northbound (cairns - two islands - cooktown -lizard island - ribbon reef # 5 - cairns) on MV Endeavor, vs. Coral Princess 3 nights northbound (Townsville - Palm Group of Islands - Hinchbrook Channel -Dunk Island - Family Group of Islands - Nathan Reef - Thetford Reef - Cairns ) on Coral Princess I or II.
I am a diver, my wife will just hang and perhaps snorkel a little. We are 46 & 52 years old. Any comments regarding (or contrasting) the two lines in terms of food, accommodations, ambiance, itinerary, etc would be greatly appreciated. Many thanks.