A blog on what's out there in the Adventure Cruising world from World of Cruising magazine. www.worldofcruising.co.uk
Saturday, 17 August 2013
A Chance for Truly Unique Adventure!
The travel industry is awash with claims of
But when an operator with the credentials of
North Star Cruises makes the claim – it’s time to take notice! And before the
year is out – it’s theirr claim that there will be some very unique opportunities
to experience adventure aboard the mighty TRUE NORTH!
Everybody is talking about the amazing Raja
Ampats – an archipelago of 1500 islands drenched in stunning beauty!
Heli-flights over the beehive islands of Wayag will take your breath away and
beneath the water you will quickly discover why this area is known as the home
Join Dr. Mark Erdmann, senior advisor to
Conservation International and renowned expert on West Papuan biology, on daily
expeditions. See the rare and beautiful Wilson’s bird of paradise, try your hand
at blue-water mangrove snorkelling or have you ever seen people on TV
snorkelling amidst clouds of harmless jellyfish and thought to yourself “I’d
like to do that one day” – well here’s your chance!
Let the crew introduce you to a fascinating mix
of Indonesian and South Pacific culture. Jump in one of our comfortable
expedition boats for a spot of fishing – you might even catch dinner! The drift
snorkel at Gam Bay is yet another unique snorkelling experience and the
opportunity to swim with 20 manta rays at the same time is hardly an average day
at the office!
Need more convincing - click HERE to
see why this cruise has only a handful of cabins remaining!
On November 12 you could fly out from Cairns to
join the Sepik
Just mention of The Sepik conjures up every
thought of adventure and the longest river in Papua New Guinea does not
disappoint! Our previous guests have been in awe of our ability to access the
river’s infamous crocodile initiation ceremonies and not forgetting visits to
the intriguing floating villages.
The mysterious Sepik also features during the Bismarck
Bonanzawhich sets sail on November 23 and both cruises are dripping in
opportunity to experience the rarely visited and postcard perfect islands of the
Bismarck Sea. On one day you could be black bass fishing in the Pandi River, on
another you might match wits with a monster mackerel on the outer-reef, or find
yourself snorkelling over coral encrusted wrecks from WWII, or dancing to the
beat of the garamut (split drum) dancers and for something completely different
– how about flying over the beautiful Karkar Island volcano in the ship’s
Again, not exactly a ‘run of the mill’ line-up
and, both cruises also feature Dr. Andy Lewis – the True North’s popular marine
Of course, no matter which cruise you choose –
your adventure will also be doused in our revered personal service and the
equally acclaimed comforts of the TRUE NORTH. The mentioned departures also
include return charter flights – no extended periods at sea, every day is an
To make a booking - contact your preferred travel
representative or North Star’s adventure partners on (+61) 8 9192 1829.