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WE CAN DO IT, WITH YOUR VOTES!

20.09.2019. To our delight, Oceanwide Expeditions has been nominated as World’s Leading Polar Expedition Operator at the 2019 World Travel Awards.

Oceanwide Expeditions cleanup removes 1,000 kg of plastic from Svalbard

22.08.2019. Thirteen Oceanwide guides and 50 passengers removed roughly 1,000 kg (2,200 pounds) of plastic from the beaches of Svalbard last week, about...

Oceanwide Expeditions’ “Wild, Wild South” video an Adventure in Motion finalist

11.07.2019. Oceanwide’s short video, “Wild, Wild South: Falklands, South Georgia, Antarctica,” has been selected as a finalist in the sixth annual Adventure...

Newbuild Janssonius announced for 2021

21.06.2019. Due to the success of our new Polar Class 6 ship, Hondius, Oceanwide Expeditions has ordered a sister ship built by the same manufacturer: M/v...

Oceanwide guides dedicate beach cleanup to Sarah Auffret

21.06.2019. Last week guides and passengers of an Oceanwide Expeditions voyage to the Arctic cleaned plastic off a Svalbard beach in memory of Sarah Auffret,...

Our New m/v Hondius Makes Its Maiden Arctic Voyage

03.06.2019. Today we celebrate the maiden Arctic voyage of our new ship, m/v Hondius. After more than two years from conception to construction, this newest...

IAATO Votes New Whale Protection Measures Into Effect

17.05.2019. On May 3 the International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators (IAATO) voted measures into effect that will reduce the incidence of tourist...

Oceanwide Expeditions Donates €620 to Charity Based on Passenger Reviews

14.05.2019. Thanks to our passengers, we’re donating €620 to four separate charities: Plastic Oceans International, World Wide Fund for Nature, BirdLife...

Oceanwide Expeditions covers the polar corner at ITB Berlin

11.03.2019. Last week Oceanwide staff attended ITB Berlin, the world’s largest travel trade show, meeting old friends and new in a weeklong spree of tour...

OEX Launches 25th Birthday Free Cruise Contest

16.01.2019. On January 16, Oceanwide Expedition kicked off its first quarter century with an exciting new free polar cruise contest.

Experience the Arctic Polar Night

29.11.2018. As of late November, the polar night began darkening the skies of Northern Norway. Right now there is no sunrise in Tromsø.

Emperors Everywhere: Letter from Snow Hill Island, Antarctica

23.11.2018. Yesterday marks two years in a row that we’ve been able to take our guests to the spectacular but seldom-visited Snow Hill Island emperor penguin...

The First Float of m/v Hondius

09.07.2018. On the morning of Saturday, June 9, a newly constructed polar expedition cruise vessel slid down the timber-and-steel slipway of a sprawling...

Bring out the Bowheads: Our Largest Whale Count in Years

25.06.2018. Researchers aboard Oceanwide Expeditions vessel m/v Plancius spotted between 104—114 bowhead whales during a June 1st cruise along the east Greenland...

A New Flag for a Veteran Vessel, Ortelius

18.05.2018. The quiet seaside town of Vlissingen, located in the far southwestern corner of the Netherlands, has been the home port and headquarters of Oceanwide...

Oceanwide Finalist in Adventure in Motion Film Contest

25.08.2017. The new corporate commercial for Oceanwide Expeditions, “Walk into the Waking Dream,” has just been nominated as a finalist in the Adventure...

Oceanwide Expeditions presents new corporate identity

01.03.2017. Since 1993, Oceanwide Expeditions has been taking passengers deep into the Arctic and Antarctica on voyages that focus on wildlife, nature and...

Oceanwide Expeditions’ 2016 Photo Contest Winners

24.01.2017. It’s pretty difficult to take a bad picture when you’re on an Arctic or Antarctic cruise. You’re going to be surrounded by opportunities to shoot...

Oceanwide Supports Antarctic Protected Areas

16.12.2016. Oceanwide Expeditions applauds the adoption of the Ross Sea region marine protected area recently adopted by the Commission for the Conservation...

Oceanwide on Marine Protected Areas in Antarctica

14.12.2016. Oceanwide Expeditions welcomes the adoption of the Ross Sea region marine protected area adopted by the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic...

Oceanwide Announces New Vessel Hondius

23.11.2016. Due to an increased demand for polar cruises, Oceanwide Expeditions, the leading exploratory Polar cruise company since 1993, has commissioned...

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