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Papua New Guinea Sepik Soiree

DEPARTING FROM:CairnsFINAL DESTINATION:Cairns

DURATION:11 Days/ 10 NightsREGION:Australia, New Zealand & PacificSHIP:True North

The 11 day Sepik Soiree aboard True North is a spectacular voyage of contrast, from the freshwater lakes of the mighty Sepik River to the turquoise blues of Hermit Atoll and the towering jungle volcanoes on Bagabag Island. The Bismarck Sea lies in the centre of the famed Coral Triangle and offers extraordinary water clarity and a kaleidoscope of fishes and corals. Sport fishermen will share the excitement with regular hook-ups on sailfish, black marlin and wahoo as well as the opportunity to 

entice the revered Papuan black bass. Then True North embarks on a 100 kilometre journey up the Sepik River to visit the stilt-villages of Kambaramba Lake where whole communities live suspended above the water. Collect sought-after art at the Angoram carvers market, meet the Polynesian seafarers of Ninigo Atoll and listen to the thunder of the split-log drummers from Manus Island. 

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True North

True North

Operated by: True North Adventure Cruises

True North Adventure Cruises conducts adventure­ cruises all around the Australian coastline and, in the stunning waters of Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Sea.

Cruises are activity based and specifically designed for the most discerning adventurer. Guests consistently remark “that’s the best holiday I have ever had”.

Carefully crafted itineraries allow guests opportunity to ‘experience the destination’ – daily activities can include scenic walks, helicopter flights, fishing, snorkelling, culture, picnics, nature, diving, exploring and much more!

The True North features the ultimate in comfort and style! Cabins are spacious and feature modern décor, large en­suites, satellite telephones and in­cabin entertainment.

Passenger numbers are limited (36) and a young Australian crew (20) provides personalised service. Multiple expedition vessels take guests away in small groups to experience wilderness ‘up close’ and, to add yet another dimension to adventure, most cruise options feature an onboard helicopter.

Modern cuisine is also featured onboard the True North. 

Key Facts

Crew
20
Officers
Australian
Guests
36
Tonnage
740
Length
164 Feet / 50 Metres
Width
33 Feet
Speed
14 Knots
Passenger Decks
3
Built
2005
Registry
Australia
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Inclusions

Your cruise price includes:

  • Accommodation in selected room grade
  • Superb fine dining
  • Non-alcoholic refreshments
  • Café-style tea and coffee
  • All excursion boat activities
  • Return charter flight from Cairns

 

Your cruise price does not include:

  • Scenic helicopter flights
  • Pre/post cruise flights or accommodation
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Travel Insurance (highly recommended - SAVE 20% when booked with us)
  • Items of a personal nature (communications and laundry expenses etc)
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Please note: This cruise is sold in AUD

This itinerary is provided as example only. Prevailing weather and sea conditions and local arrangements may cause variation at the discretion of the Captain.

By completing this booking request you acknowledge that you have read and accept both Expedition Cruise Specialists' and True North Adventure Cruises' terms and conditions.

Single travellers are able to request sole use of staterooms at an 80% single surcharge.

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