True North cruising allows discerning travellers to experience wilderness seen by few.  Enjoy lavish vantage points from the vessel, the finest fine-dining, comfortable king-size beds and the opportunity to do whatever you want whenever you want.  Wander the enticing shores of Bedwell Island, sip sunset drinks, see incredible birdlife and fish for big blue-water pelagics such as black marlin, sailfish, wahoo and yellow-fin tuna.


  • ​Cruise with specialist guides with incredible knowledge
  • Enjoy access to parts of the coast that few rarely see
  • Helicopter flights, diving, snorkelling and intimate group experiences
  • Delicious modern Australian cuisine
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Travel Specialist Rachel Cooper


Australasia Specialist


  1. Arrive
  2. Day 1 Embarkation

    Enjoy an early evening cocktail welcome on board the luxurious True North at the Kimberley port of Broome. Dinner is served as the vessel makes it way overnight to the Rowley Shoals.

    Overnight: True North

  3. Day 2 Clerke Reef

    Arrive early at Clerke Reef and enjoy a sumptuous breakfast before exploring the atoll's huge lagoon. The crystal-clear waters team with clouds of fish and colourful corals. There will be plenty of opportunity for beach combing, relaxed snorkelling or lagoon fishing on Bedwell Island,assisted by the excellent crew. At the end of the day relax back on board and indulge in the delicious cuisine whilst witnessing the spectacular Rowley sunset.

    Overnight: True North

  4. Day 3 SCUBA & Overnight at Clarke Lagoon

    Start the day with a visit to the Aquarium for world-class snorkelling in waist deep waters. Underwater you can discover brilliantly coloured corals, giant clams and more than 600 of the world’s most beautiful fish species. After another sumptuous lunch try an introductory SCUBA dive or hand feed Maori wrasse and potato cod from the back steps of the vessel. For a more adrenaline-fuelled activity try high-speed drift snorkelling through the outer reef.  Your anchorage tonight is in the calm waters of Clerke Lagoon, some 300 kilometres off the coast of Australia.

    Overnight: True North

  5. Day 4 Snorkel The Outer Reed

    After breakfast, enjoy an early morning swim and breakfast on the deck before you leave the lagoon. Experience the thrill of snorkelling from a 50-metre cruise boat when you step off the rear steps.  Outer reef snorkelling is a totally different experience and the sheer coral walls will take your breath away. Close encounters with humpback whales, manta rays and sailfish are also on the agenda as you cruise the outer reef. Complete your magnificent day with sunset drinks on the beach before you wander back to the incredible comfort of your cabin. 

    Overnight: True North

  6. Day 5 Residents of The Cod Hole & The Northern Wall

    Begin the day with an early morning stroll on your very own sand cay before a leisurely cruise to Mermaid Reef – the Rowley’s northern-most atoll.  Spend the day exploring the outer reef of this remote and untouched wilderness where highlights will include face to face encounters with the curious residents of the Cod Hole and, the mesmerising depths of the Northern Wall. In the afternoon, begin the overnight journey back to Broome and enjoy an experience of a lifetime as the Rowleys merge into a blazing western sky.

    Overnight: True North

  7. Day 6 Disembark

    Arrive into Broome in the early morning.

  8. Depart


  • International flights
  • Meals not indicated on the inclusions
  • Pre & post accommodation
  • Travel insurance & visas


  • Transfers to/from the port
  • All activities on a shared basis (excluding any helicopter flights)
  • All meals, tea, coffee and soft drinks

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