True North Australia

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Why we like it

  • Highly-acclaimed adventure cruise ship and the only 'floating' member of the Luxury Lodges of Australia
  • The majority of cabins feature large panoramic windows
  • Experience adventures in surroundings akin to one of the world's most exclusive hotels
  • Dining is a stylish but casual affair focused on modern Australian cuisine
  • Other facilities include a sundeck, a forward observation lounge, a ship's lounge and an alfresco bar, on board naturalists and an internet cafe
  • Explore the most remote reaches of the rugged Outback

A&K Top Tip

 Take to the on board helicopter for the best views of your surroundings.

Guest Testimonial

First experience with A&K. Intended to ask various travel companies for quotes but Vicky (Hamlin) was so good with her suggestions that we did not seek alternative quotations the suggested itinerary was excellent and helped us decide on a balanced and interesting holiday.

- GD, Windermere



True North is one of Australia's most revered tourism experiences and even the most discerning traveller will appreciate the sleek service and on-board comforts whilst at the same time experiencing some of Australia's most difficult to access grandeur. You can explore spectacular gorges and thundering waterfalls on True North's flagship Kimberley Wilderness Cruise or discover the 'secrets of the south' on the Southern Safari. There are three categories of cabin; both the Explorer Class and River Class staterooms feature king size beds whilst the Ocean Class cabins offer roomy twins. All offer stylish décor and private en suite.

Multiple expedition boats give you the opportunity to do 'what you want,when you want' and most itineraries also feature an on-board helicopter for the opportunity for an exhilarating heli-picnic in a remote corner of the Outback or to head out on an overnight camping adventure. What's more, True North is purpose built for exploring the upper reaches of shallow river systems and the countless secluded beaches, bays, natural harbours and picture-perfect islands that define the Australian coastline. Dining on board is organic and quintessentially Australian with signature dishes including freshly caught reef fish, exquisite Australian lamb and barbecued shrimp.

The vast, exciting Kimberley region is one of the world's last great wildernesses. Situated in the remote far north of Western Australia, it is like nowhere else on earth: wildly beautiful landscapes of rugged mountain ranges, spectacular river gorges and majestic waterfalls.

A typical day might involve exploring a remote estuary, trying to land the evening meal, swimming in rock pools beneath towering cascades, or viewing ancient aboriginal cave paintings. The region is steeped in curious stories of legendary human endeavour - of shipwreck, survival and tragedy.


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Best time to be there

All year round; many parts of the country are perfect, even in the middle of the year. The climate ranges from tropical (Darwin) to semi-desert (Alice Springs), humid temperate (Brisbane and Sydney), cool temperate (Melbourne and Hobart) and Mediterranean (Perth and Adelaide).

Fly to

Sydney/Melbourne/Perth/Darwin (British Airways/Qantas/Emirates/Etihad Airways)

flying time

17-21 hours 30 minutes, one refuelling stop

time difference

GMT +8 - +10 hours

Visas

Visa required for UK passport holders

Health Requirements

Yellow Fever certificate if arriving from an endemic area

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