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True North

True North
The only Kimberley Adventure cruise ship with a fulltime helicopter!
North Star Cruises Australia is the Kimberley’s longest established adventure-cruise operator and, the winner of both state and national tourism awards. It is an undisputed market leader and offers itineraries especially designed for the most discerning adventurer.
The True North's AUSTRALIAN crew of 20 for a passenger limit of 36 ensures a reputation for attention to detail and excellence in service
The True North is purpose built for accessing shallow river systems. To avoid the crowds, the vessel carries 6 dedicated expedition boats (not zodiacs!) which allows passengers to experience wilderness in comfort and, in small groups. It can also make greater provision for passengers to do ‘what they want, when they want. They can still wash the True North under your favourite Kimberley waterfall!
     
Cabin Comfort
The new 50m True North features three types of cabins, Explorer Class, River Class and Ocean Class. She sleeps a maximum 36 passengers in 18 staterooms and carries an all Australian crew of 20.
All cabins feature enhanced décor, en-suite facilities, in-house entertainment and satellite telephones. The Explorer Class staterooms and the River Class cabins offer king size beds that can be converted to singles and the Ocean Class twins feature roomy single beds.
Three Cabin Styles
  • Ocean Class
  • River Class
  • Explorer Class
     
Welcome aboard the stylish True North!
True North has an outstanding professional Australian crew of 20 offering the discerning traveller the ultimate in comfort and style when exploring the most remote corners of the globe.
  • Sundeck
  • Forward Observation Lounge
  • Internet Café
  • Interpretative Information on plasma screens
  • Lower deck dining room with large panoramic windows for an uninterrupted vista
  • Fulltime helicopter (air-conditioned BEll 407)
  • 6 expedition boats (not zodiacs) to experience wilderness safely, in small groups
  • Vessel equiped with state-of-the-art maritime systems
     
A range of daily activities to experience the destination!
All cruises are adventure orientated. Enjoy daily activities including scenic walks, helicopter flights, culture, fishing, snorkelling, picnics, diving, exploring, nature and much, much more!
  • Scenic walks
  • Helicopter flights (optional)
  • Fishing (The True North is fully licensed for fishing activities)
  • Snorkelling
  • Diving
  • Guided excursions
     
Simply expect the finest in fine dining!
Signature meals include freshly caught barramundi - a revered sport fish possibly caught with your very own hands! Giant black-lip oysters (which you almost certainly helped to collect!) served to your liking.
Our 'heli-picnics' are an unforgettable way to enjoy a wide variety of seafood including shrimp, squid, baked fish, pearl meat and smoked salmon. For those who prefer, there are also plenty of meat dishes including the famous "Kimberley Rib" and exquisite lamb racks. And, fresh vegetables and garden salads are never in short supply!
Passengers are invited to advise of any dietary requirement and, our chef's are always happy to prepare meals of preference.
     
True North
The True North allows discerning adventures to experience wilderness in surroundings more akin to one of the world’s most exclusive hotels!
Passengers are able to take advantage of a number of lavish vantage points including a sundeck, a forward observation lounge, a ship’s lounge and an alfresco bar. The ship’s naturalist presents interpretative information on plasma screens and, an internet café enables convenient communication with the outside world. A popular venue on any North Star cruise, the lower deck dining room offers the ultimate in comfort and uninterrupted vista - large panoramic windows ensure that passengers never miss any of the action, even when they are enjoying the ‘finest in fine dining’.
All cabins feature enhanced décor, en-suite facilities, in-house entertainment and satellite telephones. The Explorer Class staterooms and the River Class cabins offer king size beds that can be converted to singles and the Ocean Class twins feature roomy single beds.
Multiple expedition boats allow passengers to do “what they want, when the want” and, to add yet another dimension to adventure, the True North is the only Kimberley adventure-cruise ship that sails with it’s own helicopter!
The purpose built True North is able to explore the upper reaches of shallow river systems – passengers need only step out of their cabins to experience wilderness and, the latest in computer controlled motion stabilizers ensures a comfortable ride.
The True North – one of the finest adventure-cruise ships in the world!