The True North luxury adventure ship takes to the seas on this ultimate Kimberley cruise, featuring several icons of this wilderness destination. Departing from Broome, explore the majestic Kimberley starting with the Horizontal Falls where you can view this huge tidal range from the comfort of the ship's helicopter. Explore the Sale River where you can take a river expedition with the naturalists and enjoy a swim in your very own billabong, followed by a cruise to the unique eco-system of Montgomery Reef - 140 square miles of coral reef which rises out of the ocean as the tide falls as you spot the marinelife. Visit the Regent and Hunter Rivers, as well as the King George where you can climb or take the helicopter to the top of the King George Falls.
|1||Be welcomed aboard the True North from Broome Port before taking to the Timor Sea. Cruise overnight to the Yampi Sound.||1830|
|2||Admire the Kimberley coastline on your way to be personally introduced to both The Horizontal Falls and Leadline Creek, gliding past Cockatoo and Koolan Islands as you go. Tonight you will head on to Doubtful Bay as you dine.|
|3||This morning you will explore the Sale River on a classic expedition. Take a dip before you lunch as the True North will have you returning to the seas to transport you to the unique eco-system that is Montgomery Reef this afternoon. Turtles, dugong, manta rays and every sea creature imaginable can be traced from the surface or, for a better view, climb aboard the ship's helicopter.|
|4||The scenery will astound and there are some not to be missed fishing spots as the True North graces the majestic Prince Regent River. Hike, swim or take to the skies at Kings Cascade where the ship manoeuvres itself discreetly aside the falls.|
|5||Visit the Hunter River today, another awesome setting for fishing, mud crabbing, bird watching and simply exploring. An exhilarating hike to the hidden Jackson Falls is on the agenda for this afternoon and if time permits, sunset drinks will be served on Naturaliste Island before returning to the True North. Cruise to Vansittart Bay.|
|6||Take this rare opportunity to see the 'Bradshaws' today, a collection of sophisticated paintings found in north west Australia, claimed to be the oldest figurative paintings in the world. If art isn't your thing, depart on a heli-picnic amidst breathtaking scenery at Eagle Falls or explore many a local beach or creek. Cruise overnight to Koolama Bay.|
|7||The last of the mighty Kimberley rivers is visited today - The King George. You will anchor at the base of the Twin Falls to climb or observe the top from the on board helicopter for a cruise highlight. Take a stroll at Tranquil Bay before continuing onto the port of Wyndham.|
|8||End your journey back in Wyndham.||0800|
True North accommodates just 36 guests in 18 cabins. With 20 crew attending to guests, including naturalists and experts, you can be sure of a truly unique experience. Take advantage of a number of vantage points on board, including a sundeck, forward observation lounge, a ships lounge and an alfresco bar.
True North's comfortable accommodations are in three classes. En suite Ocean Class cabins are located on the lower deck and feature two portholes and in-cabin entertainment. River Class cabins are situated on the middle deck and feature a king size bed, and large panoramic windows, whilst Explorer Class Staterooms are larger and feature a twin-vanity en suite. Modern Australian cuisine is served on board, where signature dishes may include barramundi, black-lip oysters or seasonal yellow-fin tuna.
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