Aboard True North
Surroundings More Akin To One of the World’s Most Exclusive Hotels!
|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.
|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.
|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.
The TRUE NORTH – one of the finest adventure-cruise ships in the world!
TRUE NORTH FAST FACTS
Commissioned: February 2005
Crew: 20 Australian
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