TRUE NORTH

LUXURY (36 GUESTS)

ABOUT THE TRUE NORTH

STYLE: LUXURY

SIZE: 36 GUESTS

BUILT: 2005

The True North caters for a maximum of just 36 guests and allows discerning adventurers to experience wilderness in surroundings more akin to one of the world’s most exclusive hotels. This purpose built (2005) ship offers a number of excellent 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 wall mounted screens in the ship’s lounge and, an internet café enables convenient communication with the outside world.

A popular venue on any True North cruise, the lower deck dining room offers the ultimate in comfort and uninterrupted vista with large panoramic windows ensuring that you never miss any of the action, even when they are enjoying the excellent on-board dining. All cabins feature stylish décor, en-suite facilities, in-house entertainment and satellite telephones. The Explorer Class and River Class staterooms offer king size beds that can be converted to singles and the Ocean Class twins feature roomy single beds.

To add yet another dimension to adventure, most cruise options feature an on-board helicopter True North (please note flights are not included in the voyage price) is able to explore the upper reaches of shallow river systems you need only step out of your cabin to experience wilderness and, the latest in computer controlled motion stabilizers ensures a comfortable ride.

CRUISE ITINERARIES DATES AND PRICES BY REGION AND SEASON

Australia – Kimberley

Indonesia & Papua New Guinea

Australia Kimberley 2020 Cruise Itineraries, Dates & Prices

*Prices are in AU$ per person twin share.

*Helicopter flights are not included in price of voyage, please ask for details.

To view the detailed cruise itinerary please click on the Cruise Itinerary name.

Days: 14
From: AU$22,995
DEPARTURES: APR, MAY, JUN, JUL, AUG
Days: 14
From: AU$22,995
DEPARTURES: AUG, SEP
Days: 14
From: AU$22,995
DEPARTURES: AUG
Days: 8
From: AU$15,595
DEPARTURES: MAY, JUN, JUL, AUG
Days: 11
From: AU$18,995
DEPARTURES: MAR, APR

INDONESIA & PAPUA NEW GUINEA 2020 Cruise Itineraries, DATES & PRICES

*Prices are in AU$ per person twin share.

*Helicopter flights are not included in price of voyage, please ask for details.

To view the detailed cruise itinerary please click on the Cruise Itinerary name.

Days: 11
From: AU$23,995
DEPARTURES: OCT
Days: 11
From: AU$23,995
DEPARTURES: SEP
Days: 11
From: AU$29,995
DEPARTURES: NOV, DEC
Days: 11
From: US$
DEPARTURES: NOV, DEC
Days: 8
From: AU$15,595
DEPARTURES: OCT
Days: 11
From: AU$23,995
DEPARTURES: OCT, NOV
Days: 11
From: AU$23,995
DEPARTURES: SEP, OCT

Australia Kimberley 2021 Cruise Itineraries, Dates & Prices

*Prices are in AU$ per person twin share.

*Helicopter flights are not included in price of voyage, please ask for details.

To view the detailed cruise itinerary please click on the Cruise Itinerary name.

Days: 14
From: AU$22,995
DEPARTURES: APR, MAY, JUN, JUL, AUG
Days: 14
From: AU$22,995
DEPARTURES: AUG, SEP
Days: 14
From: AU$22,995
DEPARTURES: AUG
Days: 8
From: AU$15,595
DEPARTURES: MAY, JUN, JUL, AUG
Days: 11
From: AU$18,995
DEPARTURES: MAR, APR

INDONESIA & PAPUA NEW GUINEA 2021 Cruise Itineraries, DATES & PRICES

*Prices are in AU$ per person twin share.

*Helicopter flights are not included in price of voyage, please ask for details.

To view the detailed cruise itinerary please click on the Cruise Itinerary name.

Days: 11
From: AU$29,995
DEPARTURES: NOV, DEC
Days: 11
From: US$
DEPARTURES: NOV, DEC
Days: 8
From: AU$15,595
DEPARTURES: OCT
Days: 11
From: AU$23,995
DEPARTURES: OCT, NOV
Days: 11
From: AU$23,995
DEPARTURES: SEP, OCT

CABINS

Located on the upper deck – Explorer Class staterooms feature a king size double (that can be converted to singles) and a twin basin en-suite. Cabin size is 18 square metres.

Other features include large panoramic windows, amenities fridge, in-cabin entertainment and satellite telephone.

Located on the middle deck – River Class doubles feature a king size double (that can be converted to singles) and en-suite. Cabin size is similar to Explorer Class.

Other features include large panoramic windows, in-cabin entertainment and satellite telephone.

Located on the lower deck – Ocean Class twins feature roomy singles and en-suite. Cabin size is approximately 12 square metres.

Other features include 2 portholes, in-cabin entertainment and satellite telephone.

DECK PLAN

SHIP DETAILS

  • Restaurant
  • Main lounge with full serviced bar
  • Library well stocked with books & DVDs
  • Sun Deck
  • Observation Lounge
  • 6 ‘tenders’ metal, shallow draft adventure boats
  • On-Board Helicopter
  • Group transfer from hotel to ship for Australian cruises
  • Transfers and charter flight for PNG & Indonesia voyages
  • Cabin accommodation aboard cruise as selected
  • All meals aboard ship throughout your voyage
  • Non-alcoholic beverages including soft drinks, coffee, tea, hot chocolate as well as light snacks
  • Services of Expedition leader, naturalist staff and expert guides
  • Presentations on history, wildlife, geography, etc
  • Tender sightseeing trips and shore excursions

 

       NOT INCLUDED

  • Helicopter excursions

Built:   February 2005

Crew:  22

Guests:  36 (18 cabins)

Length:  50 metres

Draught:  2.2 metres

Cruising Speed: 14 knots

Motion Control: Computer controlled stabilizers

Cabin Features:  En-suite, in-cabin entertainment and satellite telephone

Cabin Power:      240 V and 110 V (Australian socket)

Day Areas:           Sun deck, observation lounge, ship’s lounge, alfresco bar, sports deck and dining room

Adventure Vessels: 6 (3x 150hp + 3x 115hp)

Helicopter:          Eurocopter EC 130 (6 clients all facing forward/air conditioned)

Stairs:                   There are exactly 12 steps between each deck

Helicopter flights are not included within the voyage price.  Please ask for details of options and prices. 

The ultra-quiet EC130 B4 incorporates latest technology as defined by EUROCOPTER’s new generation of helicopters. It has a maximum gross weight of 2.4 tonnes and offers a generous cabin that comfortably accommodates a pilot and 6 passengers on individual leather seats.

Featuring air-conditioning and large cabin windows, it is perfectly suited for aerial expeditions.

Heli-ops are supervised by Rob Colbert who is the chief pilot at Skyhook Helicopters. Rob has been working in and flying around the Kimberley for more than 20 years and he has been associated with True North Adventure Cruises for much of that time. He has a keen interest in fishing, local history and indigenous culture. He has developed entertaining commentary for all of the TRUE NORTH heli-flights.

Call us today 1300 987 929

 

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