MV True North

MV True North Review and Specifications

Specifications of MV True North

Year built 2005
Flag state Australia
Builder Austal shipyards (Fremantle, Australia)
Class expedition ship
Speed 14 kn / 26 kph / 16 mph
Length (LOA) 50 m / 164 ft
Beam (width) 10 m / 33 ft
Gross Tonnage 776 gt
Passengers 18 - 36
Crew 18
Decks 3
Cabins 18
Decks with cabins 3

Review of MV True North

MV True North is a modern expedition yacht cruise ship operating on exotic itineraries predominantly in the north west of Western Australia. Each year, the ship makes a circumnavigation of Australia and offers luxury cruising expeditions in the WA's Kimberley region, South Australia, Sydney, also Papua New Guinea and Indonesia.

The True North ship was built in Fremantle-Perth, Western Australia at Austal shipyards. The vessel was launched in March 2005. Its owner is the Broome-based company North Star Cruises. The ship boasts some of the newest maritime technology innovations, among which are the computer-controlled motion stabilizers to ensure a most comfortable ride.

Cruise passengers are able to take advantage of lavish vantage points including a forward observation lounge, ship’s lounge, alfresco bar and outdoor sundeck. The naturalist presents interpretative info on plasma screens. An internet cafe enables communication with the outside world. 

A popular venue on any North Star cruise, the dining room on ship's lower deck offers the ultimate in comfort with large panoramic windows that ensure passengers never miss any of the action, even while enjoying the ‘finest in fine dining’.

True North cruise ship cabins feature stylish decor, in-house entertainment, satellite telephones and en-suite facilities. The Explorer and River Class cabins provide king size beds which can be converted to singles. The Ocean Class twins have roomy single beds. 

MV True North cruise ship