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Kimberley Waterfalls on True North

2025 True North
Kimberley Waterfalls Cruise
10 Nights Per Person Twin Share
Ocean Class True North II Ocean Class* From $17,995

Limited Cabins on Offer

True North has been setting the bench mark in Kimberley Cruising, for the past 30 years. The Kimberley Waterfalls cruise is a Kimberley adventure with a difference. 

Purpose-built True North provides access to the Kimberley’s many shallow river systems and iconic land marks that the larger vessels can’t access – offering an intimate experience aboard the luxury vessel.

Experience the peaceful beauty that surrounds the end of the wet season on this 10-night voyage. Witness thundering waterfalls and swollen billabongs, ancient rock art and extraordinary wildlife. Take in the renowned King George Falls, the extraordinary Horizontal Falls, Montgomery Reef, the scenic, 30km Hunter River, take in a the Twin Falls by heli-flight for a birds-eye view, visit the turquoise waters of Swift Bay, try Barramundi fishing or hiking in the stunning wilderness and much more.

For those pressed for time, try the Snapshot Kimberley voyage itinerary for a shorter 7-night cruise or the 13-Night Ultimate Kimberley for the full experience of the region.

  • 50829
  • Ocean
  • 31 May 24
  • Broome
  • Wyndham
  • The Kimberley
  • From 15 Mar 25 to 09 Apr 25
  • From 25 Mar 25 to 19 Apr 25
  • 10 nights
  • True North
  • Multiple Cruiseships 5.5 stars
  • Cruise Only

  • Broome, Yampi Sound, Horizontal Falls, Silica Beach, Doubtful Bay, Sale River, Montgomery Reef, Prince Regent River, Hunter River, Jackson Falls, Prince Frederick Harbour, Swift Bay, Mitchell River, Mitchell Falls, Eagle Falls, Koolama Bay, King George River, Twin Falls, Wyndham

Inclusions

  • 10 nights' accommodation in the cabin of your choice
  • All adventure boat excursions & activities
  • Destination-inspired dining and non-alcoholic refreshments throughout the day
  • Complimentary café style coffees & tea are available all day
  • All fishing & snorkelling equipment & cylinders & weight belts (on dive trips)
  • Award-winning Australian cruise; Australia's cruisers choice award for 2020
  • Limited to 36 passengers on True North and 22 passengers on True North II for a truly amazing and intimate experience
  • 6 dedicated luxury adventure boats

Important Terms

  • * Rates quoted are in Australian dollars.
  • Additional costs include - Scenic helicopter flights, visitor pass fee, adventure wear and other purchases made on-board, and alcoholic beverages (except as offered on special excursions)
  • This itinerary is provided as example only – prevailing conditions, local arrangements and indeed, what we discover on the day, may cause variation.
  • Prices shown are fully inclusive of taxes unless otherwise stated.
  • Advertised price includes any bonus nights, special offers or discounts listed in the inclusions.
  • Surcharges may apply due to demand, Christmas & New Year's Eve, school or public holidays, trade shows, special events & other unforeseen circumstances.
  • Prices may be based on Dynamic Rates and as such, may fluctuate at anytime without notice, due to matters outside our control, such as adverse currency fluctuations, fuel surcharges, taxes and airfare increases, or at the property's discretion.
 
Start To End Date Cabin Name/Category From Price/person  
15Mar25 Ocean Class True North II Ocean Class* $17,995 Book Now
19Mar25 Ocean Class True North Ocean Class* $23,995 Book Now
25Mar25 Ocean Class True North II Ocean Class $17,995 Book Now
29Mar25 Ocean Class True North Ocean Class $23,995 Book Now
05Apr25 Ocean Class True North II Ocean Class $17,995 Book Now
09Apr25 Ocean Class True North Ocean Class $23,995 Book Now

2024/2025 Broome to Wyndham / Kununurra or reverse
Duration: 10 Nights
Prices are per person based on two adults sharing


True North has 18 cabins accommodating up to 36 guests, featuring:
4 x Explorer Class on the upper deck: 18 sqm (193 sqf), king or two singles, twin basin, panoramic windows,
6 x River Class on the main deck: 18 sqm (193sqf), panoramic windows
8 x Ocean Class on the lower deck: 12 sqm (129 sqf), 2 port holes

2025 Rates
$23,995
$26,595
$29,595
$31,995

True North II has 11 cabins accommodating up to 22 guests, featuring:
2 x Explorer Class on the upper deck: 12 sqm (129 sqf), queen bed, twin basin, panoramic windows
6 x River Class on the main deck: 7 sqm (75 sqf), panoramic windows or two port holes
3 x Ocean Class on the lower deck: 5.6sqm (60 sqf), bunk singles

2025 Rates
$17,995
$20,995
$21,995
$23,995

*Rates are based on per person for two adults sharing. For solo travellers or single person occupancy rates, or other cabin types not listed, please contact our Travel Specialists for a quote.

 


Located on the lower deck – Ocean Class twins feature roomy singles and en-suite. Cabin size is approximately 12 square metres (129 square feet). Other features include 2 portholes, in-cabin entertainment and satellite telephone.



Located on the middle deck – River Class doubles feature a king size double (that can be converted to singles) and en-suite. Cabin size is similar to Explorer Class. Other features include large panoramic windows, in-cabin entertainment and satellite telephone.



Located on the upper deck – Explorer Class staterooms feature a king size double (that can be converted to singles) and a twin basin en-suite. Cabin size is 18 square metres (193 square feet). Other features include large panoramic windows, amenities fridge, in-cabin entertainment and satellite telephone.

 

First Night

 

The grand vessel, TRUE NORTH, extends a warm “welcome aboard” in the pearling town of Broome. Boarding commences at 5:00 PM, granting ample opportunity to mingle with fellow explorers over a delightful cocktail. The ship is expected to set sail at around 6:30 PM, en route to Yampi Sound. Once on board, a delectable dinner will be served shortly after departure, for the overnight voyage.

Day One

Start your day in the spectacular Kimberley with a delicious breakfast onboard TRUE NORTH. Cruise past Cockatoo and Koolan Islands while our attentive crew shares their fascinating histories. Then, get up close and personal with the iconic Horizontal Falls on an exhilarating tender ride and helicopter tour. Enjoy a refreshing swim and walk along the pristine Silica Beach. End the day with a leisurely dinner and wine selection as we set sail towards Doubtful Bay.

Day Two

For early risers, there’s a chance to catch a barra at “Three Ways.” Join crew and guests on a moderate walk to Ruby Falls, where a refreshing swim in a large natural rock pool awaits. Keen anglers can opt for a heli fishing adventure to a secret spot where freshwater meets saltwater. Enjoy lunch as we sail to the unique and breathtaking Montgomery reef, where 140 square miles of coral reef rise from the ocean, exposing a privileged glimpse of another world teeming with marine life. A helicopter tour provides an even more amazing perspective.

Day Three

Prepare to be amazed by the stunning scenery as TRUE NORTH sails through the majestic Prince Regent River. Today’s fishing targets include mouth-watering mangrove jack and fingermark bream. At King Cascade, we’ll position the ship right under the falls for an incredible experience. More adventure awaits as we take a tender ride to hike, swim, and explore the breathtaking Amphitheatre waterfall. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to visit Jurassic Park via helicopter when the first group of explorers return.

Day Four

Start your day off right by joining an early morning fishing excursion, taking in some stunning rock art, or exploring nature with the ship’s naturalist on one of our adventure boats. Then, embark on a breathtaking helicopter tour to a remote location for an unforgettable picnic, complete with TRUE NORTH’s mouth-watering cuisine and crystal-clear billabong.

Day Five

Begin your day in the magnificent Hunter River, one of the most remote and breathtaking river systems in Australia. With dense mangrove forests and rainforest-covered mountains, the Hunter River offers endless opportunities for fishing, mud-crabbing, bird-watching, and exploration. Take a short hike with one of our adventure boats, or challenge yourself with a hike to Jackson Falls for even more splendour via helicopter. In the afternoon, we’ll sail to Prince Frederick Harbour and enjoy a picturesque sunset on Crystal Beach with delicious hors d’oeuvres, the perfect way to end another adventure-packed day in the Kimberley.

Day Six


Wake up in the beautiful turquoise waters of Swift Bay and join us for an early morning hunt for the famous black-lip oyster, known for their large size and delicious taste. We’ll also explore the nearby Wandjina galleries and fish for light game species like queenfish, giant trevally, and mackerel. End the day with a pearl and diamond party, where you can enjoy a glass of bubbly while trying on exquisite jewelry created by the talented artists at Allure, Jewels of the Kimberley, and Kimberley Fine Diamonds.

Day Seven

The Mitchell River is famous for its large barramundi and crocodiles! Join the adventure boats for a scenic swim at Surveyors Creek or go fishing. Enjoy helicopter flights over ancient land, including the stunning Mitchell Falls. End the day with cocktails and another unique dining experience.

Day Eight


Today, witness the ancient “Bradshaws,” pre-dating other Aboriginal art. Vansittart Bay is known for monstrous mackerels. The Eagle Falls heli-picnic is a favorite. Enjoy a picnic in breathtaking scenery. Meanwhile, the tenders will explore nearby creeks and beaches. At night, we cruise to Koolama Bay.

Day Nine

Experience the stunning King George River, complete with its jewel in the crown – the magnificent King George Falls. After crossing the sand bars at the mouth, explore the falls and take a helicopter to the top for an even more incredible view. Learn about the history of the area, take a stroll at Tranquil Bay, and finish in the frontier port of Wyndham.

Day Ten


Your Kimberley experience has come to an end. At 0800 hours your coach will arrive for transfer to Kununurra.

True North

True North is an Australian luxury cruise company that offers unique and adventurous cruises to some of the most remote and pristine regions of Australia, including the Kimberley, Papua New Guinea, and the Coral Sea. The company operates two custom-built, purpose-built ships – the True North and the newly launched, state-of-the-art yacht, the SY True North.

The True North is a 50-metre, high-tech expedition vessel, specifically designed to navigate the shallow waters and rugged coastline of the Kimberley, while the SY True North offers an intimate and exclusive experience for just six guests. Both ships are staffed by a team of expert guides and crew, who are passionate about sharing their knowledge of the region and ensuring that guests have an unforgettable experience. With luxurious onboard amenities and exciting shore excursions, True North’s cruises are the ultimate way to explore some of the most spectacular and untouched destinations in Australia. 3 levels of spacious cabins and a renowned dining experience.

The TRUE NORTH is known as an adventure platform, delivering their guests into the very heart of wilderness. They offer activity-based itineraries focusing on maximum opportunity to get off the vessel and experience the destination.

True North has a shallow draft, only drawing 2.5 metres which means they can go where large ships can’t. They carry 6x adventure boats enabling small groups to explore even further afield and, catering for different activities at the same time. As well as their signature on-board helicopter – adding another dimension to the adventure!

True North

With over 30 years experience, True North delivers multi award-winning, luxury adventure cruises throughout Australia. Specifically designed to access wilderness regions that larger vessels cannot get to and excluding sea-days to feature instead unparalleled access to stunning coastal environments and, unequalled opportunity to truly experience the destination.

Luxury cruise ships, Purpose Built for Adventure

Explore where no other adventure cruise dares to venture

True North has two cruise ships – True North & True North II

True North

True North has 18 cabins accommodating up to 36 guests

True North II at kimberley waterfall

True North II has 11 cabins accommodating up to 22 guests


 
 

Call a Luxury Cruise Specialist on 1300 308 081 and Quote #50829

(During Business Hours)