Sydney Rocks – Blue Water Classic (4 Nights) Sydney to the Hawkesbury River and Return
Sydney Rocks Extravaganza (5 Nights) Sydney to Hawkesbury River to Sydney
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Encounter the magic of PNG!

Discover the breathtaking Raja Ampat Islands and pristine PNG!

The TRUE NORTH’s extended seasons in West Papua and Papua New Guinea are unique opportunity to discover world-class adventure right on Australia’s doorstep!

There are once in a lifetime opportunities to swim with The Whale Sharks of Cenderawasih Bay; to explore West Papua’s world-renowned Raja Ampat Marine Reserve; to see crocodile initiation ceremonies and floating villages on the intriguing Sepik Soiree! To visit only pristine islands and unspoilt villages on our most-refined South Pacific itinerary – the New Adventures in Paradise! Or, the ten night The Mystery Of Melanesia Cruise is a time and budget conscious opportunity to experience the stunning Louisiade Archipelago!

All itineraries include return flights in our chartered jet aircraft and the TRUE NORTH ensures every comfort whilst you are on-expedition.

North Star Cruises has been exploring these areas for more than 10 years and we have developed special relationships with the people that we visit. We experience only overwhelming hospitality and enjoy privileged glimpses into idyllic lifestyles that remain un-ravaged by the modern world.

Click HERE to see how we look for every opportunity to return the kindness that is shown to our guests and crew.

“An unforgettable adventure to visit this remote and beautiful part of the world made possible by the True North professional and caring crew. All superlatives fail us!” – Sandy & Charlie Shuetrim

“We are I believe better for the experience we had, it was nothing short of fantastic, we are so thankful for the way we were treated on-board the ship and thank all of you! Since our return to our hometown I haven’t stopped telling people about our PNG adventure” – Peter Waite and Tammy Mears

“What an amazing & truly unique experience! We loved the volcano heli flight & “warra kalup”: float down the river. Crew are all outstanding, food was spectacular – thanks Andy & Zac! We had a trip of a life time, thanks all!” – Troy & Kerry Smith

Click here to read about more amazing experiences.

If you want to join our 2014 expeditions – it is important to act now. Departures are not scheduled until October-December but cabins are limited! Contact your adventure partners at North Star Cruises or your preferred travel agent today to ensure that you don’t miss any of the adventure.

See you on the TRUE NORTH!

May. 23, 2023 Mega Raft Up

Mega Raft Up

For the first time TRUE NORTH and TRUE NORTH II departed port at the same time. One magical evening both yachts came together adjacent to the majesty of the King George Falls and, all aboard took the opportunit...

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May. 12, 2023 Spending time with the Space Gandalf!

Spending time with the Space Gandalf!

Astronomist and specialist guide Greg Quicke’s recounts an exclusive viewing of the eclipse aboard TRUE NORTH II.

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May. 05, 2023 Luxury Lodges of Australia celebrates the arrival of TRUE NORTH II to the esteemed collection

Luxury Lodges of Australia celebrates the arrival of TRUE NORTH II to the esteemed collection

As freshly refurbished luxury expedition ship TRUE NORTH II readies to embark on her maiden voyage for the 2023 season, Luxury Lodges of Australia has also formally welcomed the 10-cabin adventure yacht to the ...

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Apr. 20, 2023 Exclusive Eclipse viewing for guests on TRUE NORTH II

Exclusive Eclipse viewing for guests on TRUE NORTH II

Guests on the TRUE NORTH II have been treated to an exclusive viewing of a rare hybrid solar eclipse.

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Apr. 12, 2023 True North II Launch

True North II Launch

Friends and past guests recently came together to celebrate the launch of TRUE NORTH II at Blue HQ’s “The View” in Fremantle.

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