Month: September 2016

North Star Sails Into 30 Years!

North Star Cruises Australia has sailed into 30 years of continuous operations. The now revered adventure-cruise operator first cruised Western Australia’s remote Kimberley coast during 1987 when founding director Craig Howson commenced fishing type charters along a coastline that was and still is largely inaccessible from land. Howson discovered that the Kimberley was a haven …

New Platinum Penfolds Grange Dinner Cruise

Captain Cook Cruises has partnered with leading Australian wine producer Penfolds, to launch the Platinum Penfolds Grange Dinner Cruise, a new prestige dining experience on Sydney Harbour for lovers of fine wine. Held onboard flagship vessel, MV Sydney 2000, the Platinum Penfolds Grange Dinner Cruise includes a six course degustation menu and a platinum selection …

Ningaloo Humpback Interaction Tours Exceed Expectations

Tours to swim with humpbacks along the Ningaloo Reef have got off to a better than expected start as Western Australia’s first ever in-water humpback interaction tours began their four-month trial period from August 1st.  Humpback whale interaction tour operators working out of both Exmouth and Coral Bay have reported success rates for up-close underwater …