Board the award-winning True North and cruise the best of Rottnest Island and Western Australia's surrounding coastline on this exclusive departure from Fremantle


This all-inclusive 4 night cruise aboard exclusive True North is a special way to see in the New Year in absolute luxury. Starting in Fremantle board the True North cruise ship and meet your wonderful team of hosts, before setting sail for Rottnest Island. Highlights of your cruise include a day anchored off Thomson's Bay people watching, and exploring the turquoise bays of the north-eastern side of the island. You'll see in the New Year on board True North with champagne in hand, and enjoy all the amenities and experiences that True North are known for including fishing tender excursions and destination drinks. Your final day is spent discovering the marine life at the wild west end of the island before returning to Fremantle the next morning.

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Rottnest Island aerial TWA copy
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2Trip Highlights

Luxury small-ship cruising

View seal colonies, dolphins and vibrant marine life

Heli-winery experience option

Fishing, snorkelling, scuba diving, kayaking & more activities

Rottnest Island's beautiful bays

3Rates & Inclusions
What's Included

From $4995 pp (Ocean Class), $6595 pp (River Class), $7995 pp (Explorer Class)

  • 4 nights onboard True North
  • All meals and non-alcoholic beverages onboard
  • New Year's Eve celebration (on 30 Dec departure)
  • All activities including expedition boat excursions and other surprises
  • All gear for fishing, scuba diving, snorkelling and kayaks/SUPs
BONUS: Complimentary return chauffeur transfer to Fremantle port with Walk into Luxury (conditions apply)
            4Location & Access
            Location & Access

            This journey departs from Fremantle and returns to Fremantle

            Wa MAP fremantle
            5Luxury Accommodation
            Where You'll Sleep
            Day-by-Day Itinerary

            Day 1

            Board True North for your 4 night cruise off WA's magnificent 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 and home to the quokka, you'll commence your Rottnest cruise at Thomson Bay with excursions available to fish for today's catch or discover the turquoise bays. Relaxed snorkelling in waist deep water or scuba diving is on offer with unique swim throughs and hidden caves to discover. Other options today include swimming in the crystal-clear waters or making use of the stand-up paddle boards or kayaks. The ship’s helicopter will provide a different perspective of the island showcasing stunning views of turquoise bays, pink salt lakes and historic lighthouses (cost applies). This evening relax onboard True North and enjoy gourmet dining and the alfresco bar, the perfect spot for sunset drinks.

            Included: B - L - D

            Rottnest Island aerial TWA copy

            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

            True North ASW rottnest

            Day 4

            True North will shift anchorages today and move to the western side of the island. Discover Fish Hook Bay and enjoy fishing in some where the continental shelf drops away a few kilometres off the West End. The tender boats will troll in search of dolphin fish, yellowtail kingfish, mackerel, with pink snapper and dhufish the prize closer to shore. Diving and snorkelling is also on offer today, or simply relax and spot marine life from the boat. You'll fFinish the day with sunset drinks and hors d’oeuvres on the beach, followed by another special dinner onboard.

            Included: B - L - D

            True North ASW seals Cape Nat

            Day 5

            After a relaxing few days, you'll arrive early this morning ready to disembark in Fremantle after breakfast.

            Included: B

            True North ASW Fremantle
            7Season & Departure Dates
            Season & Departure Dates

            Departs 26 December and 30 December 2021

            These special departures are filling quickly - book early.

            From the start to the finish, from the food to the service, from the crew to the activities, you didn’t disappoint. Rotto’s such a great destination and you had it covered.
            2020 – True North guest