Board the award-winning True North and cruise the best of Western Australia's South West coastline on an 7 night cruise from Fremantle

Exclusive departure
True North special departure, 26 Dec - 2 Jan
Western Australia
From AUD$7495 pp
7 Night Adventure Cruise
1Overview
Overview

This all-inclusive 7 night cruise aboard exclusive True North covers the best of Western Australia's South-West coastline. Starting in Fremantle board the luxury True North cruise ship and meet your wonderful team of hosts, before setting sail for Rottnest Island. Highlights of your cruise include swimming with dolphins in the wild, a day of Margaret River wineries, snorkeling the bays off Rottnest Island, and walking sections of the Cape to Cape with Walk into Luxury's expert guides on two days. Pop-up beach picnics in overlooking pristine bays and destination drinks are all part of the experience. There's also time to spot the seals at Cape Naturaliste, and fish off the tender boats as you cruise WA's magnificent South West coast. You'll see in the New Year on board True North with champagne in hand and live music playing.

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2Trip Highlights
Highlights

Luxury small-ship cruising

Leeuwin-Naturaliste National Park

View seal colonies and dolphins at Carnac Island and Cape Naturaliste

Margaret River winery lunch and tastings

Rottnest Island, Eagle Bay and Injidup beach

True North Diamond & Pearl Party

3Rates & Inclusions
What's Included

From AUD$7495 pp (twin share)

  • 7 nights in an Ocean Class cabin
  • All meals and non-alcoholic beverages onboard
  • Guided walks on the Cape to Cape with Walk into Luxury team
  • All activities including expedition boat excursions and other surprises
  • Please note, all helicopter flights are optional and booked onboard at cost
            4Location & Access
            Location & Access

            This journey departs from Fremantle and returns to Fremantle

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            5Luxury Accommodation
            Where You'll Sleep
            6Itinerary
            Day-by-Day Itinerary

            Day 1

            Board True North for your 7 night cruise of WA's magnificent south west coastline. You'll embark in Fremantle at 5pm and enjoy a cocktail with your fellow adventurers before dinner onboard later this evening as you commence your journey to Rottnest Island.

            Included: D

            True north deck

            Day 2

            Awake this morning at WA’s favourite island getaway, Rottnest Island! A protected nature reserve, it’s home to the quokka, a small wallaby-like marsupial often famed for posing in ‘selfies’ with celebrity visitors! There will be plenty of opportunities for beach combing, relaxed snorkelling in waist deep water or perhaps spend some quality time in search of the catch of the day! Explore pristine reefs which feature a variety of corals and fish, and for the Scuba divers onboard there are unique swim throughs and hidden caves to discover. The ship’s helicopter will provide a different perspective of the island showcasing stunning views of turquoise bays, pink salt lakes and historic lighthouses. When you’re not on excursion, relax onboard True North and enjoy gourmet dining and the alfresco bar, the perfect spot for sunset drinks.

            Included: B - L - D

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            Day 3

            Join your fellow guests this morning for a cruise in one of the adventure boats to the north-eastern side of the island. Enjoy a beach swim or wander up to the famous island bakery or perhaps get involved in setting some pots in the water in search of western rock lobster. Your day at Rottnest will be as active or relaxed as you choose. Divers and snorkelers have a chance to discover Parker Point and its swimming pool like conditions and colourful fish and coral this afternoon. There is also a chance to take to the skies for a VIP experience like no other! Board a helicopter and view the Swan River and Perth city from the air before landing amongst the vineyards for a private winery tour and tasting. Finish the day with a cocktail before yet another three course evening meal.

            Included: B - L - D

            Rottnest Island aerial TWA copy

            Day 4

            After an overnight cruise down the coast, enjoy an early morning swim off Geographe Bay before breakfast on the deck. Options this morning include a visit to Busselton Jetty - the longest wooden jetty in the Southern Hemisphere - or a guided walk on the Cape to Cape coastline with Walk into Luxury's expert guides. Join us on a walk at Cape Naturaliste taking in panoramic clifftop views and the impressive, Sugarloaf Rock, before a swim and morning tea at one of our favourite beaches. After a relaxing alfresco style lunch on the outside bar deck; sightseeing, fishing, snorkelling and diving will all be on this afternoon’s agenda. Recognised as one of Australia’s top shore dives, the Busselton Jetty is home to over 300 marine species. For the wine enthusiasts, a helicopter flight to Margaret River and wine tasting at a feature winery is sure to be a highlight today!

            Included: B - L - D

            Picnic on Cape to cape walk into luxury

            Day 5

            Awake to a stunning anchorage at Injidup beach! Begin the day with a leisurely walk along a section of the Cape to Cape track with Walk into Luxury's award-winning local guides. There'll be a chance to swim in pristine secluded bays, only accessible on foot, and of course a visit to Wyadup Natural Spa is a must.

            The keen fishermen will head out in the adventure boats – this morning’s target species are pink snapper and local favourite, dhufish. There is also an opportunity to sample more south-west delights at a nearby
            brewery and cellar door. Helicopter flights are available to take in the Wilyabrup sea cliffs and Cape Leeuwin – where the Southern and the Indian Oceans meet - before returing to the ship flying over Margaret River's many vineyards. As the sun sets join the crew for True North's famous pearl and diamond party! Enjoy a glass of bubbly whilst trying on exquisite pieces created by the talented jewellers at Allure, Jewels of the Kimberley and Kimberley Fine Diamonds.

            Included: B - L - D

            Walk into Luxury on the CTC Track

            Day 6

            The adventure boats will depart for a scenic cruise along the Çape Naturaliste coastline, and there is a chance to join True North's experienced fishing guides on the hunt for some fresh fish for the chef to prepare today. Divers have the opportunity to explore the former Australian Navy Destroyer – HMAS Swan, one of the largest accessible dive wrecks in the Southern Hemisphere. Later guests discover the beautiful Margaret River wine region. You'll follow a south west wine trail including an exceptional lunch with accompanying wines showcasing Margaret River’s finest farm produce and local seafoods. Before rejoining the boat, enjoy a special destination drinks and canapes on the beach as the sunsets on the year. Back on board the party will continue with live music to welcome the New Year in style!

            Included: B - L - D

            Voyager Estate aerial vineyard

            Day 7

            After an evening cruise north, adventure awaits today off the coastline of Shoalwater and Rockingham. Today you'll enjoy a rare opportunity to view the dolphins and seals in the sheltered waters of Rockingham and its islands. A short cruise this afternoon will take guests secluded Carnac Island, home to Australian sea lions, New Zealand fur seals, bottlenose dolphins and an abundance of bird life. Explore the underwater world on a dive or snorkel, enjoy a swim in the crystal-clear waters or try your hand at stand-up paddle boarding or kayaking. The fishing boats will depart in search of herring, tailor and whiting or venture further to target pink snapper and dhufish. Helicopter flights are also on offer today – enjoy a magnificent aerial perspective of Fremantle boat harbour, iconic Cottesloe beach, the Swan River and the Perth City skyline! After another action-packed day, join the crew in the bar lounge and reflect on shared adventures with new friends.

            Included: B - L - D

            True North ASW seals Cape Nat

            Day 8

            After a week of adventure, you'll disembark in Fremantle ready to start 2021 with a spring in your step.

            Included: B

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            7Season & Departure Dates
            Season & Departure Dates

            Departs 26 December 2020, concludes 2 January 2021

            This special departure is strictly limited. Be quick!

            Orcas, Australian Sea Lions, NZ Fur Seals, fresh abalone, squid and prawns on the ‘barby’. Many thanks to a great crew (the best)
            2019 – True North guest
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