SYDNEY ROCKS – Blue Water Classic Cruise – BONUS OFFER – 25 Dec 2020 – Cruise Traveller

SYDNEY ROCKS – Blue Water Classic Cruise – BONUS OFFER

Cruise Line
True North Adventure Cruises
Ship
True North
Package Departs
25 Dec 2020
Package Duration
4 Nights
Embark Ship
Sydney, NSW, Australia
Disembark Ship
Sydney, NSW, Australia
Ocean Class Twin Cabins River Class Double Cabins Explorer Class Staterooms
AU $3,995
per person
AU $5,995
per person
AU $6,995
per person

Package Duration: 4 nights Cruise Only
Cruise Starts: 25th December 2020
Cruise Ends: 29th December 2020

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Sydney Harbour is an epicentre of excitement during the festive season and being outrageously spoilt on-board the True North is the penultimate option to experience all! After spending the `big day` with family and friends – it`s time for some more intimate indulging! Slip away for a sumptuous Christmas dinner on one of the most beautiful harbours in the world! Then take the `best seat in the harbour` for the start of the Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race – one of Australia`s most spectacular sporting events. And then spend the next 3 days soaking-up the tranquillity of the Hawkesbury – wilderness on the doorstep of Australia`s largest city. No need to call a taxi – you don`t even need a reservation for dinner. A truly very different way to experience Sydney!

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SYDNEY ROCKS – BLUE WATER CLASSIC – BONUS OFFER – Cruise-Stay package includes:
– 4 night small ship adventure cruise round trip from Sydney aboard True North
– All shipboard main meals
– Onboard accommodation in an en-suite cabin
– All port/govt taxes
– BONUS! We`ve included complimentary round trip transfers from your home or hotel (within 40km radius of the port) on embarkation and disembarkation day.

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The TRUE NORTH is an Australian registered ship and is not required to exit territorial waters during Australian voyages – every day on-board the TRUE NORTH is an activity day!

The TRUE NORTH is the ONLY adventure-cruise ship in the southern hemisphere that travels with an on-board helicopter* – an air conditioned Eurocopter.

The TRUE NORTH features enhanced levels of comfort throughout – allowing guests opportunity to experience wilderness in surroundings more akin to one of the world`s most exclusive hotels!

The TRUE NORTH features several lavish vantage points including a sundeck, an observation lounge, a ship’s lounge, an alfresco bar and a sports deck.

Special Conditions

*Conditions Apply: All prices shown here are per person share twin (unless stated as single) in AUD, based on best available cruise fare at time of publication (30Jul20). Some cabins may have obstructed views. All prices based on cash payment - credit card fees may apply. Offer does not include airfares or hotels. Cruise deposit, amendment and cancellation conditions apply. Travel agent service fees may apply. Special conditions apply - please ask for full details at time of enquiry. All passports, vaccinations and visas are the responsibility of the travelling guest to secure prior to departure from Australia. This itinerary is provided as example only – prevailing conditions, local arrangements and indeed, what is discovered on the day, may cause variation. Helicopter flights can be purchased additional to the indicated tariff as a package or individually - they are not included in the cruise fare. Offer subject to availability at time of booking. We reserve the right to correct errors without penalty. Free transfers are within a 40km radius of the port destination in Sydney and may be from a hotel or private residence - only offered on day of embarkation and disembarkation and may not be redeemed as cash if not used or required.

Special Validity Dates

Special is valid from 30 Jul 2020 to 30 Sep 2020 or until sold out/withdrawn.

Cruise Itinerary

DateActivityArriveDepart
25 Dec 2020
Sydney, NSW, Australia
26 Dec 2020
Sydney, NSW, Australia
27 Dec 2020
Hawkesbury River, New South Wales, Australia
28 Dec 2020
Sydney, NSW, Australia
29 Dec 2020
Sydney, NSW, Australia

All itineraries and ports of call at the discretion of the cruise line subject to local weather conditions and may change without notice.

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Category Twin Per Person     Single Per Person
Ocean Class Twin Cabins
   
River Class Double Cabins
   
Explorer Class Staterooms
   

4 Night Cruise sailing from Sydney roundtrip aboard True North.

Sydney Harbour is an epicentre of excitement during the festive season and being outrageously spoilt on-board the True North is the penultimate option to experience all! After spending the ‘big day’ with family and friends – it’s time for some more intimate indulging! Slip away for a sumptuous Christmas dinner on one of the most beautiful harbours in the world! Then take the ‘best seat in the harbour’ for the start of the Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race – one of Australia’s most spectacular sporting events! And then spend the next 3 days soaking-up the tranquillity of the Hawkesbury – wilderness on the doorstep of Australia’s largest city! No need to call a taxi – you don’t even need a reservation for dinner! A truly very different way to experience Sydney!

NOTE: This itinerary is provided as example only – prevailing conditions and local arrangements may cause variation.

Night One
Welcome aboard the TRUE NORTH in magnificent Sydney Harbour. Christmas dinner will be served as the TRUE NORTH reveals one of the finest harbours in the world!

Day One
Start the day with something special – a visit to the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia on starting day! See and experience the pre-race tension as the contenders prepare for one the world’s most famous yacht races! Enjoy a champagne breakfast on the bow and watch the start of the Sydney to Hobart from one of the most enviable platforms in the harbour. Then visit famed Taronga Zoo or the ubiquitous Opera House before we enjoy a leisurely afternoon wander ‘past the heads’ and along Sydney’s revered northern beaches to picturesque Pittwater – more opportunity to dine in style!

Day Two
Enjoy breakfast in the beautiful surrounds of Pittwater. Morning activities will include a walk to the Barrenjoey Lighthouse, perhaps a little beachcombing and, a scenic voyage past the Pittwater yacht clubs before the TRUE NORTH enters the tranquil waters of the Hawkesbury River. There may also be a chance to walk from Longnose Point to Flint and Steel Bay through the Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park – Australia’s second oldest national park.

A helicopter flight to the Hunter Valley and a wine tasting at our feature winery is sure to be a highlight!

Day Three
Wake up to the shrill of the Jerusalem Bay cicadas and then join our local guide as we explore beautiful Cowen Creek. Stand in the very spot the Constitution of Australia was written and see the rock art of those who came before! Enjoy a refreshing swim at one of the Creek’s many sheltered beaches and rinse-off under a waterfall!
Whilst you are enjoying lunch, the TRUE NORTH will make its way to Middle Harbour before slipping through the narrow channel at Split Bridge and into delightful Bantry Bay. As the sun starts to set over mangrove lined waters, join an infamous TRUE NORTH ‘raft-up’ and then it’s back on-board for another highlight – dance the night away with our live band!

Day Four
The TRUE NORTH will return to Sydney Harbour for an early morning disembarkation.

The TRUE NORTH allows discerning adventurers to experience wilderness in surroundings more akin to one of the world’s most exclusive hotels! Guests are able to take advantage of a number of lavish vantage points including a sundeck, a forward observation lounge, a ship’s lounge and an alfresco bar. The ship’s naturalist presents interpretative information on plasma screens and, an internet café enables convenient communication with the outside world.

A popular venue on any True North cruise, the lower deck dining room offers the ultimate in comfort and uninterrupted vista – large panoramic windows ensure that guests never miss any of the action, even when they are enjoying the ‘finest in fine dining’. All cabins feature stylish décor, en-suite facilities, in-house entertainment and satellite telephones. The Explorer Class staterooms and the River Class cabins offer king size beds that can be converted to singles and the Ocean Class twins feature roomy single beds.

Multiple adventure boats provide guests with greater opportunity to do “what they want, when they want” and, to add yet another dimension to adventure, most cruise options feature an onboard helicopter!The purpose built TRUE NORTH is able to explore the upper reaches of shallow river systems – guests need only step out of their cabins to experience wilderness and, the latest in computer controlled motion stabilizers ensures a comfortable ride.

Ship Profile & Stats

  • Length: 50 metres
  • Tonnage: 740 tonnes
  • Maiden Voyage: 2005
  • Passenger Capacity (dbl): 36
  • Crew Nationality: Australian
  • Officer Nationality: Australian
  • Dining Staff Nationality: Australian
  • Ship Registration: Australian

Ship Amenities

  • All cabins have private ensuited facilities
  • Air Conditioning
  • In cabin entertainment and satellite telephone
  • 240 V and 110 V (normal Australian plugs)

Ship Facilities

  • Forward Observation Lounge
  • Ships Lounge and Alfresco Bar
  • Sports Deck
  • Lower Deck Dining Room
  • Fully equipped gourmet galley
  • 6 x fully surveyed expedition boats
  • Most cruise options feature an onboard 5 seater helicopter (Eurocopter Squirrel)
  • Internet Cafe

WHY YOU SHOULD CRUISE WITH TRUE NORTH ADVENTURE CRUISES

True North Adventure Cruises is the winner of numerous awards for excellence.

True North Adventure Cruises is an undisputed market leader and offers activity based itineraries especially designed for the most discerning adventurer.

True North Adventure Cruises consistently operates with impeccable customer satisfaction rates.

True North Adventure Cruises pioneered luxury adventure-cruising along the Kimberley coast 30 years previous. Others cannot equal our experience and knowledge!

Explore the magnificent Kimberley coast on either a 7 night, 10 night or 13 night voyage of discovery.

The TRUE NORTH is an Australian registered ship and is not required to exit territorial waters during Australian voyages – every day on-board the TRUE NORTH is an activity day!

The TRUE NORTH is the ONLY adventure-cruise ship in the southern hemisphere that travels with an on-board helicopter – an air conditioned Eurocopter.

The TRUE NORTH features enhanced levels of comfort throughout – allowing guests opportunity to experience wilderness in surroundings more akin to one of the world’s most exclusive hotels.

The TRUE NORTH features several lavish vantage points including a sundeck, an observation lounge, a ship’s lounge, an alfresco bar and a sports deck.

All cabins feature en-suites, in-cabin entertainment and private satellite telephones.

An internet café enables guests to maintain contact with the corporate world.

The TRUE NORTH is purpose built for accessing shallow coastal environs and river systems – bigger ships cannot go where we go!

The TRUE NORTH features computer controlled motion stabilizers.

The TRUE NORTH is fully licensed for fishing activities.

The TRUE NORTH is revered for its on-board dining.

Legendary and authentic service – the TRUE NORTH welcomes just 36 guests and, an AUSTRALIAN crew uniquely chaperones your every experience ensuring our renowned reputation for attention to detail.

Avoid the crowds – we carry 6 dedicated adventure boats (not rubber boats) that provide guests with opportunity to experience wilderness in comfort and, in small groups. We can also make greater provision for guests to do ‘what they want, when they want’!

Experience the destination – our cruises are activity-based and extended periods at sea are specifically avoided. Daily activities include scenic walks, helicopter flights, culture, fishing, snorkelling, picnics, diving, exploring, nature and much, much more! A ship’s naturalist presents entertaining interpretative sessions.

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* Unless otherwise noted all pricing is on a per person twin share basis. All prices based on cash payment - credit card fees may apply. Cruise deposit, amendment and cancellation conditions apply. Special conditions may apply - please ask for full details at time of enquiry. All passports, vaccinations and visas are the responsibility of the travelling guest to secure prior to departure from Australia. Any pricing not in Australian Dollars will be converted on the day of payment into the relevant currency based on our daily rate of exchange. Please note that many of the prices shown on this website are not shown in real time. Whilst we endeavour to keep our pricing as up-to-date as possible, the advertised prices shown here may differ slightly from the live prices in our booking system. All pricing and offers are subject to availability at time of booking. Whilst all information is correct at the time of publication, offers are subject to change. We reserve the right to correct errors without penalty. Please submit any data errors/omissions you may notice on this site.

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