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True North - At a Glance

A cruise on the True North has long been regarded as one of Australia’s outstanding and most revered adventure tourism experiences. All itineraries are activity based and designed for the discerning traveller who truly wants to 'experience the destination' in some of Australia’s most remote and hard to access coastal regions.

The True North offers 'flagship' Kimberley cruises as well as several other Australian cruises

True North Luxury Kimberley Cruises

“Every day, we are exposed to new experiences and rich local history that give our family a renewed appreciation for the beauty of our home country.” - Signature Luxury Travel

The “Kimberley Wilderness Cruise” is a 7 or 13 night panorama of spectacular gorges, majestic waterfalls, islands and rugged coastline. Other cruise options include the “West Coast Explorer” which features the Abrolhos Islands, Ningaloo Reef and the Monte Bello Islands; the “Coral Atoll Cruise” to the magnificent Rowley Shoals; “Sydney Rocks”, an opportunity to discover wilderness on the doorstep of Australia’s largest city and the “Southern Safari”, a safari at sea along the stunning South Australian coast including must-see Kangaroo Island.

The True North has been designed to access wilderness, to go where no other ship can go. Spacious cabins feature modern décor with en-suites. Daily activities can include scenic walks, helicopter flights, fishing, snorkelling, cultural visits, picnics, wildflowers, bird and wildlife watching, diving, exploring and much more…

Multiple expedition vessels take guests in small groups to experience wilderness ‘up close’. The luxury of having numerous tenders also means that everyone on-board has greater opportunity to do “what they want, when they want”. Most cruise options feature a ship’s helicopter opening-up a range of options from scenic flights and heli-picnics to overnight camping adventures. Discover virtually unseen and untouched parts of Australia.


Coral Atoll Cruise 1 

05 Sep - 10 Sep 2020

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Coral Atoll Cruise 2 

10 Sep - 15 Sep 2020 

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Coast and Coral 2 

15 Sep - 25 Sep 2020

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Kimberley Northern Atolls 1 

26 Sep - 03 Oct 2020 

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Kimberley Northern Atolls 2 

04 Oct - 11 Oct 2020 

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Coral Atoll Cruise 3 

13 Oct - 18 Oct 2020 

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Coral Atoll Cruise 4 

18 Oct - 23 Oct 2020 

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Kimberley Barra Bonanza South  

24 Oct - 31 Oct 2020

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Kimberley Barra Bonanza 

24 Oct - 07 Nov 2020 

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Kimberley Barra Bonanza North 

31 Oct - 07 Nov 2020 

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Over The Top 

14 Nov - 27 Nov 2020 

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Great Barrier Reef Ultimate

28 Nov - 11 Dec 2020

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Great Barrier Reef Snapshot 

12 Dec - 19 Dec 2020

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Sydney Rocks - Blue Water Classic 

25 Dec - 29 Dec 2020

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Sydney Rocks - New Year Spectacular 

30 Dec 2020 - 03 Jan 2021

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Southern Safari 

09 Jan - 17 Jan 2021

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Adventure South West 

21 Jan - 29 Jan 2021

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West Coast Explorer 

11 Mar - 21 Mar 2021

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Kimberley Waterfalls 1 

24 Mar - 03 Apr 2021

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To view the full schedule on offer for 2020 and 2021, visit.

"True North - The most fantastic trip I have ever experienced."
Sir Peter Derham, former Chairman, See Australia


The Kimberley Adventure Cruise Difference
The Kimberley region in North Western Australia is a panorama of rugged mountains, spectacular gorges and majestic waterfalls. Watch video »

Adventure based cruising
The True North 'Seven Seas in Seven Seasons' sailing schedule includes some of the world’s most unique wilderness areas and daily activities can include scenic walks, helicopter flights, culture, fishing, snorkelling, picnics, diving, exploring, nature and much more.

Where the big ships can't go...
The True North's purpose built design allows access to wilderness that is well beyond the reach of larger ships. Plus, multiple expedition boats and a ship’s helicopter deliver guests to the very heart of wilderness.


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