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HDS04-23, trip log, North Spitsbergen, In search of polar bear & pack ice

Half of us attend a lecture with Esther to learn about the history of Svalbard, while the other half of us make a landing on Signehamna, and

PLA03-23, trip log, North Spitsbergen, In search of polar bear & pack ice

After departing Longyearbyen, we sailed overnight in a very calm sea towards the fjord where we would undertake our first activities: St. Jo

HDS01-23, trip log, Arctic Ocean Expedition

As we land, Fair Island’s incredible birdlife welcomes us ashore with Arctic terns, fulmars, kittiwakes and puffins.

PLA02-23, trip log, North Spitsbergen, In search of polar bear & pack ice

Our Expedition Leader Ali announced a polar bear sighting! Excited by the news, everyone rushed to the decks.

Oceanwide Expeditions donates €1060 to nature charities

This year we will donate €1,060 to the following conservation charities based on guest reviews: World Wildlife Fund, BirdLife International,

Ignition Nature Moment: Interview with Hubert Neufeld

Sounds of the South delivers scene after scene of stunning landscapes and exotic wildlife encounters.

HDS34-23, trip log, Atlantic Odyssey

After a few sea days, everyone onboard could not wait to arrive in St. Helena. We could see the island appear from the horizon in early morn

Unearthing the Arctic: Interview with Dr. Louis Beyens

We’re thrilled to have Dr. Louis Beyens join us as a guest lecturer on several trips this summer. We talked to him about what he’ll be discu

PLA32A23, trip log, Antarctica - Polar Circle - Deep South Voyage

After a successful afternoon activity, two whales came to say goodbye right next to the ship as we got back on.

OTL29-23, trip log, Antarctica - Polar Circle - Deep South Discovery Voyage

Just as the program laid out, we got on our weatherproof gear and went out in the Zodiacs.

HDS31-23, trip log, Antarctica - Elephant Island - Weddell Sea - Polar Circle

Today we wake up to the most beautiful sunrise reflecting on the mountains.

Oceanwide Expeditions Partners with the Polar Tourism Guides Association

Oceanwide Expeditions and the Polar Tourism Guiding Association (PTGA) are excited to announce our new status as an Accredited Provider for

Antarctic Endurance: Ultramarathon in Earth’s Largest Desert

Sixty ultramarathoners will join us in Antarctica during the 2024-25 season.

PLA31-23, trip log, Antarctica - Basecamp

The bay was full of glaciers and a few islands with Gentoo penguins and fur seals.

OTL28-23, trip log, Ross Sea

We travelled through rolling swells to the beautiful Campbell Island, around 660 km from our departure in Bluff.

HDS30-23, trip log, Antarctica - Polar Circle

Near the landing site in Dorian Bay the freshly painted Damoy Hut offers a glimpse into living in Antarctica.

OTL27-23, trip log, Ross Sea

We arrived at the iconic Ross Ice Shelf (or Barrier) in the wee hours of the morning.

HDS29-23, trip log, Antarctica - Basecamp

Our zodiac cruise rewarded us with humpback whale and Weddell seal encounters.

HDS28A23, trip log, Falkland Islands - South Georgia - Antarctica

The day has come! We made it to Antarctica! After our breakfast we all go to our cabins and get ready for our very first landing.

PLA29-23, trip log, Antarctica - Weddell Sea Explorer

Our first day in Antarctica! Some of us got up early to see the Antarctic Sound; a stunning landscape as we saw the first icebergs.

Guide’s Choice for Binoculars: Swarovski Optik

Our guests often ask us what they should pack when it comes to the more optional polar travel gear, such as cameras or binoculars.