Aboard True North

Surroundings More Akin To One of the World’s Most Exclusive Hotels!

Welcome Aboard!

The TRUE NORTH allows discerning adventurers to experience wilderness in surroundings more akin to one of the world’s most exclusive hotels! Guests 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. True North Lounge Vista
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 guests never miss any of the action, even when they are enjoying the ‘finest in fine dining’. All cabins feature stylish 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. True North Explorer Class Stateroom
Multiple expedition boats provide guests with greater opportunity to do “what they want, when they want” and, to add yet another dimension to adventure, most cruise options feature an onboard helicopter!The purpose built TRUE NORTH is able to explore the upper reaches of shallow river systems – guests need only step out of their cabins to experience wilderness and, the latest in computer controlled motion stabilizers ensures a comfortable ride. 1L2A4100

The TRUE NORTH – one of the finest adventure-cruise ships in the world!


Commissioned:   February 2005

Crew: 20   Australian

Passengers:   36

Configuration:   Mono-hull adventure cruise ship

Length:   50 metres /164 feet

Draught:   2.2 metres

Cruising   Speed: 14 knots

Motion   Control: Computer controlled stabilizers

Safety:   Full compliance under the International Marine Orders

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

Cabin Power:   240 V and 110 V (normal Australian plugs)

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

Expedition   Vessels: 6 (3x150hp + 3 x 115hp)

Helicopter:   NEW! Eurocopter EC 130  (6 pax all facing forward/air conditioned)

Bed sizing   (cm): Explorer & River = King 183wide 205long OR King Single 106wide   203long / Ocean = 90wide 185long / Camden & Lacepede = 90wide 190long

Stairs: There are exactly 12 steps between each deck