First Emperor Penguin trip started

by Oceanwide Expeditions News 27.11.2012

The first helicopter transfer from our vessel m/v Ortelius to Snow Hill Island will take place on Wednesday morning. More details will follow shortly.

Ship: m/v Ortelius

Regions: Antarctica

Destinations: Weddell Sea

Vlissingen, 27 November, 2012 14.05 hrs LT

Oceanwide Expeditions is very pleased to announce that the first ship-based voyage to the Weddell Sea started last Saturday.

We expect that the first helicopter transfer from our vessel Ortelius to Snow Hill Island will take place on Wednesday morning. More details will follow shortly.

Our next voyages to the Emperor penguins in the Weddell Sea are scheduled for 23 November – 03 December 2013 (voyage code OTL22) and 03 till 13 December 2013 (voyage code OTL23).

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Weddell Sea – In search of the Emperor Penguin, incl. helicopters

Searching for the Elusive Emperor Penguins

OTL22-24 A true expedition, our Weddell Sea cruise sets out to explore the range of the Emperor Penguins near Snow Hill Island. We will visit the area via helicopter and see a variety of other birds and penguins including Adélies and Gentoos.

m/v Ortelius

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10 Nov - 20 Nov, 2024

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