Award Winning Adventure

A holiday with True North Adventure Cruises is revered as one of Australia’s most iconic and awarded tourism experiences.

2017

Best Australian Luxury Adventure Experience

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Luxury Travel Magazine
Gold List 2017

Best Luxury Expedition Cruise Brand

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Luxury Travel Magazine
Gold List 2017

TRUE NORTH Listed in the Chad Clark Certified 25

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2016

Best Luxury Cruise Ship: Small

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Gold List 2016

Best Luxury Cruise Company

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Gold List 2016

Best Australian Adventure Experience

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Gold List 2016

Best for Adventure Award: TRUE NORTH

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Cruise Critic Editors Picks Award 2016

2015

Best Luxury Cruise Ship: Small

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Gold List 2015

Best Australian Adventure Experience

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Gold List 2015

2014

Best Luxury Cruise Ship: Small

Gold List Winner Best Cruise Ship Small 2014-web

Luxury Travel Magazine
Gold List 2014

Best Luxury Cruise Company

Gold List Winner Best Cruise Company 2014-web

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Gold List 2014

Best Australian Adventure Experience

Gold List Winner Best Australian Adventure Experience 2014-web

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Gold List 2014

2013

Best Luxury Cruise Ship: Small

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Gold List 2013

Best Luxury Cruise Company

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Gold List 2013

Best Australian Adventure Experience

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Gold List 2013

Gourmet Traveller Awards 2013,
Winner; Best Expedition or Adventure Cruise

Cruise Passenger Magazine Readers Awards 2013
Winner; Best Adventure Cruise Ship

West Australian Tourism Awards 2008
Inducted into Hall of Fame

Western Australian Tourism Awards 2007
Winner; Adventure Tourism

Australian Tourism Awards 2007
Winner; Adventure Tourism

Australian Tourism Awards 2006
Winner; Adventure Tourism

Western Australian Tourism Awards 2006
Winner; Adventure Tourism

Western Australian Industry and Export Awards 2006
Winner; Sports, Events and Tourism Exports

Western Australian Tourism Awards 2005
Winner; New Tourism Development

Western Australian Tourism Awards 2005
Winner; Significant Tour and Transport Operator

Western Australian Tourism Awards 2005
Winner; Adventure Tourism

True North Recognised Among World’s Top Travel Experiences

14th August 2017 / Media Release from TRUE NORTH ADVENTURE CRUISES / True North Recognised Among World’s Top Travel Experiences. Revered Adventure-Cruise Ship Listed in the Chad Clark Certified 25! The adventure-cruise ship TRUE NORTH has been recognized as one of the world’s top experiential travel offerings at the inaugural CHAD CLARK CERTIFIED 25, a first-of-its-kind travel initiative that lists the world’s top 25 travel experiences.

More Gold List Wins for True North Adventure Cruises!

True North Adventure Cruises has been declared Best Australian Adventure Experience and Best Luxury Expedition Cruise at Luxury Travel’s annual Gold List Awards. True North has now won multiple Gold List awards every year since 2013 including 5 consecutive wins as Best Australian Adventure Experience. The total number of Gold List Awards won during the same period has reached a hard to ignore 13 wins! Brand director Peter Trembath said “The high number of wins demonstrates the outstanding levels of customer satisfaction associated with an adventure-cruise on the TRUE NORTH.”

Cruise Critic Editors’ Picks Award for TRUE NORTH!

8 November 2016 / Best for Adventure Award: TRUE NORTH / Cruise Critic®, the world’s leading cruise review site has announced its first-ever Cruise Critic Editors Picks Awards exclusively for Australian cruise operators. The awards name the best cruise lines in more than 15 categories and are featured on Cruise Critic’s dedicated Australian site.

North Star and the TRUE NORTH Win Another Award Trifecta

True North Adventure Cruises Australia and the company’s revered adventure-cruise ship TRUE NORTH, have again won a trifecta of awards at Luxury Travel’s 2016 Gold List Awards. For the third time in just four years the company (under its prior trading name North Star Cruises Australia) secured wins in three of the Award’s most coveted categories – Best Australian Adventure Experience, Best Luxury Cruise Company and, Best Cruise Ship (Small).

TRUE NORTH Wins Eighth Gold List Award in Three Years

The adventure-cruise ship TRUE NORTH has again won the coveted award for Best Australian Adventure Experience at Luxury Travel magazine’s annual Gold List Awards. The ship was also voted Best Luxury Cruise Ship (Small) and has now won an impressive eight Gold List awards in just 3 years. North Star Cruises Australia’s general manager, Peter Trembath, said the company’s long term loyalty to brand and, a culture of attention to detail and personal service was responsible for North Star’s consistent award-winning performance.

3 wins For TRUE NORTH at the 2014 Gold List Awards

North Star Cruises Australia and the True North have once again been chosen as the best Australian Adventure Experience, Best Cruise Ship (Small) and Best Cruise Company at this year’s Luxury Travel Magazine Gold List Awards. That makes back to back wins in three categories, another unprecedented achievement! North Star’s general manager, Peter Trembath, responded “We are truly humbled that our loyal guests would vote so consistently for our small company … Obviously we couldn’t achieve such success without considerable support from our much appreciated previous guests.”

Triumph at the Australian Gourmet Traveller Readers’ Choice Awards 2013

Australia’s premier luxury adventure-cruise ship, the True North, has scooped the ‘Best Expedition or Adventure Cruising Ship’ prize at the prestigious 2013 Australian Gourmet Traveller Readers’ Choice Awards. Gourmet Traveller praised the ship for being ‘a genuine expedition cruise that bypasses the tourist routes in favour of steering passengers well off the beaten track’. It was also commented that ‘with 25 years of Kimberley exploration under its hull, no cruise line knows the charms of Australia’s wild-west coastline better than North Star.’

Luxury Travel Gold List Awards

The TRUE NORTH is the first ever three category winner at the prestigious Luxury Travel Magazine Gold List Awards. The awards are the result of a survey in which thousands of Luxury Travel Magazine readers and Virtuoso travellers are asked to nominate their favourite hotels, spas, cruise lines, airlines and destinations in over 34 individual categories. Australia’s premier adventure-cruise ship, True North, scooped 2013 Gold Awards in three categories: Best Small Luxury Cruise Ship, Best Luxury Cruise Company, Best Australian Adventure Experience.

2013 Australian Gourmet Traveller Travel Awards

We are very pleased to annouce that we are finalists for the 2013 Australian Gourmet Traveller Travel Awards: ‘Best Expedition or Adventure Cruising’ category. Please ‘VOTE NOW’ to vote for us, thanks for your support!

Cruise Ship Award For TRUE NORTH

True North - Best Soft Adventure Cruise Ship Award

North Star Cruises Australia is pleased to announce more acclaim for the renowned cruise ship TRUE NORTH. The TRUE NORTH was recently voted Best Soft Adventure Cruise Ship in Cruise Passenger Magazine’s annual reader’s awards.

Tourism Honour for Luxury Kimberley Cruiser

North Star Cruises Australia, which operates the luxury adventure cruise ship, True North, has been inducted into the WA Tourism Awards Hall of Fame. North Star has secured three consecutive tourism awards in the category of Adventure Tourism, resulting in entry into the coveted Hall of Fame during a gala ceremony in Perth at the weekend.

West Australia’s Tourism Hall of Fame

Its official – North Star Cruises Australia is headed for the Western Australian tourism Hall of Fame. The company recently secured its third consecutive win at the 2007 WA Tourism Awards and, entry into the coveted Hall of Fame! North Star’s general manger, Mr. Peter Trembath, claimed entry into the Hall of Fame as industry recognition of North Star’s sustained performance at the highest level.

National Award Helps Celebrate Twentieth Anniversary!

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A National Tourism Award has helped kick-off 20th Year Anniversary celebrations for the multi-award winning North Star Cruises Australia. The National Tourism Awards were announced in Sydney on Friday night and for the second consecutive year, Australia’s bench-mark adventure-cruise operator won the coveted award for Adventure-Tourism. The award comes as North Star prepares to celebrate 20 years as the market leader. With a panache for superlative service, North Star has now won no less than 3 national awards for excellence in tourism and, a ‘swag of’ state tourism awards.

North Star Cruises Wins National Tourism Award!

North Star Cruises has won the coveted Adventure Tourism category at the National Tourism Awards. The award follows recent awards for exporting and, a big night at the West Australian Tourism Awards when the company was voted best performer in 3 categories. North Star director Craig Howson said that it was easy to see why the company was so successful. “We have the best adventure-cruise ship in the world, the best crew in the world and, our program includes some of the best wilderness destinations in the world”.

Multiple WA Tourism Awards

North Star Cruises Australia is celebrating three awards at the 2005 Western Australian Tourism Awards: Significant Tour & Transport Operators, Adventure Tourism, New Tourism Development. The awards represented a pinnacle in a year of tremendous success – with the company having already celebrated the launch of the new 50 metre True North in February and, the ship’s recent arrival in Papua New Guinea in preparation for the maiden ‘Adventure in Paradise ‘ cruise.