Adventure South West (8 Nights) Perth/Esperance to Fremantle
Rottnest Escape (4 Nights) Fremantle to Rottnest Island and Return
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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!

Apr. 12, 2011

Artists join Kimberly ultimate cruise

North Star Cruises Australia is pleased to announce that some very special guests are scheduled to embark on the adventure-cruise ship TRUE NORTH during 2011.

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Jun. 07, 2019

Adventure en plein air

West Australian artist Jacob 'Shakey' Butler joined the TRUE NORTH earlier this season and discovered the Kimberley's raw beauty.

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Oct. 25, 2015

Expedition photography with Mark Stothard

Mark Stothard is a ship builder and proud half owner of TRUE NORTH. In this interview Mark talks about how he came to be involved with TRUE NORTH, his passion for expedition photography and the equipment he use...

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Jul. 07, 2016
Jan. 07, 2018

CNN travel says Perth is one of its top destinations to visit this year

Dubbed Australia’s “Capital of Cool” by American travel writer Chris Dwyer in December, Perth is vaulting into must-visit lists from around the world.

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