There’s no better way to see the Murray River and a slice of the hauntingly beautiful and dramatic Australian outback, its unique flora and fauna, and the rich legacy of old riverside ports and indigenous culture close up than to drift unhurried and quietly under the power of the paddle-wheeler PS Murray Princess. Our small […]
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Discover myriad of islands, beautiful bays and beaches, active volcanoes, exquisite wine country and calm harbors in these cruises down under.
Orion Expedition Cruises - Founded in early 2004, Australian owned and operated, Orion Expedition Cruises has developed voyages to encourage guests to become a part of the region they are discovering. Orion is a purpose […]
This is still a land of magic and spirits despite the best efforts of colonial missionaries over the centuries. A land of 800 languages, the cultural diversity will take your breath away. Whether it is the mysterious art of the Sepik, the fearsome Mudmen of Asaro and their mud “helmets” or the feathered headdresses of […]
Orion’s Kimberley Expeditions in 2008 will undertake an in-depth exploration of this remote coastline, one way from Darwin to Broome or vice versa. Nothing can fully prepare you for the dramatic contrasts of Australia’s north-west, rich in Aboriginal culture and galleries of ancient artwork. Towards the west, in the historic pearling town of Broome, the […]
From the romantic and spectacularly beautiful Society Islands we sail through pristine cobalt blue waters to the remote Tuamotu and Marquesas Islands. Here we’ll explore the great variety of dramatic volcanic and coral islands, fjord-like bays, and atolls that make these islands a naturalist’s paradise, and meet many of the locals whose rich cultural […]
Far, far away from the modern world, unforgettable encounters with the unknown are waiting for you. One day, it is a whim of nature which has created a floating miracle out of hundreds of islands. Another day, it is tribes who maintain their ancient way of life in dense forests. And over and over again, […]
A sigh of delight may escape your lips when in the morning you look upon the next South Seas island which will sweeten your day. Above the water’s surface, you will be touched by the friendly people, the seclusion, the hours of peace and quiet on snow-white beaches. Under the surface, the eye is thrilled […]
Untamed Papua New Guinea in ultimate luxury! Mighty rivers, impenetrable jungle, unique culture, smouldering volcanoes and classic South Pacific vista! This will be one of the world’s great luxury adventure-cruises! Join the renowned crew of the True North on a voyage of discovery where you will encounter a vast and remarkable coastline featuring sociable marine […]
Experience the wonder of the Great Barrier Reef, the rainforest fringed coastline of Cape York, some of Australia’s most remote island communities and the rugged “Top End’’ – all in a single cruise and all whilst enjoying the ultimate comfort of the True North. Join the renowned crew of the True North on a […]
No dive qualifications required - a Rowley Shoals cruise focussed on snorkelling, fishing and simply relaxing amidst a breathtaking coral habitat. Join the renowned crew of the True North on a voyage of discovery where you will encounter a vast and remarkable coastline featuring sociable marine mammals, mutineers, island paradise and colossal sharks! The True […]