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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...

The South Georgia Seven: Hikes, Fjords, Whales, & Penguins

Few places encapsulate such a staggeringly rich assortment of sub-Antarctic scenery, animals, and outing opportunities as South Georgia.

Antarctica and My Old Friend, Ortelius: Passenger Story by Ann Lane

I was on the recent Antarctic trip on Ortelius, 16 Feb - 7 March. This has been my third expedition with Oceanwide, and I continue to be very...

Scenes from St. Andrews Bay: 12 Pics of Penguins, Seals, and More

It’s highly likely that, if you’re ever lucky enough to visit the visually stunning sub-Antarctic island chain of South Georgia, one of your...

Cruise to Falklands, South Georgia and Antarctic Peninsula 3rd – 22nd December 2018

The first day was spent sailing towards the Falkland Islands, and on the second morning I woke to a bright day and was up on deck to see us sail...

Path of Polar Heroes: Hiking Shackleton’s Historic Route

Our voyages touch on much of the same ground the giants of polar history explored, endured, and (to a lesser degree) enjoyed during their historic...

Antarctica, Falklands & South Georgia: A Birding Perspective

Southern Giant Petrels zoomed around, and there were some interesting birds in the bay itself, notably Great Grebes. Three South American Sealions...

Two for the Snow: Polar Cruises for Couples

You know the old saying, “Cold hands, warm heart.” We’re not doctors or anything, but in our opinion that bodes well for couples who visit the...

Antarctica: the Trip of a Lifetime

Edith joined Oceanwide Expeditions for a 21-day polar expedition cruise through the Falklands, South Georgia, and the South Orkneys to Antarctica....

PLA28-20, logbuch, Falkland, Südgeorgien und Antarktis

Die Wanderung wurde auf einem kleinen Pfad um die Bucht herum fortgesetzt, wo wir noch mehr Vogelarten entdeckten. Und als wir schließlich in...

OTL25-20, trip log, Falkland Islands, South Georgia, Antarctic Peninsula

After enjoying the buffet breakfast, many of us wrapped up warm and went outside to watch the seabirds – which are in their element. Specifically...

PLA24-19, Falkland, Südgeorgien und Antarktis

Als Ali gerade dabei war, ihre Präsentation über die Falklandinseln zu beginnen, kam ein Anruf über die Bordlautsprecher, dass eine Gruppe Schwertwale...

HDS21-19, trip log, Falkland Islands, South Georgia, Antarctica

We woke to fairly “lumpy” seas and a brisk wind giving enough motion to upset some of our equilibrium. Some were confined to the berth while...

OTL31-19, trip log, Falkland Islands, South Georgia & Antarctica

In the morning before arrival we spotted some Sei whales in a narrow passage Ortelius passed through close to Westpoint Island. It was a sunny...

PLA25-18, logbuch, Falklandinseln, Südgeorgien & Antarktische Halbinsel

Am Morgen begrüßte uns strahlender Sonnenschein; Katja weckte uns ein bisschen früher als geplant, weil Plancius drauf und dran war, die landschaftlich...

PLA24-18, trip log, Falkland Islands, South Georgia and Antarctic Peninsula

Our first landing of the day, and indeed of the trip, was Carcass Island, owned and operated by Rob and Lorraine McGill. The island sits in the...

PLA23-18, trip log, Falkland Islands, South Georgia, Antarctic Peninsula

We awoke to calm seas and sunshine today, and most of us headed on deck to take in the views of the approaching Falkland Islands! We sailed through...

PLA21-18, trip log, Falklandinseln, Südgeorgien, Antarktische Halbinsel

Nach dem tollen Mittagsmenü von Chefkoch Ralf hielten manche ein kleines Nickerchen; warum auch nicht! Eine effektive Waffe gegen die Seekrankheit.

PLA35-18, trip log, Atlantic Odyssey 2018

As the day wore on, weather conditions deteriorated. The wind piped up to about 35-40 knots, still from the north, and the sea assumed a more...

PLA29-18, trip log, Falkland Islands, South Georgia and Antarctic Peninsula

We returned to the ship for a quick lunch while Plancius sailed to our next landing site at Grave Cove. Commersons dolphins came alongside...

OTL29-18, trip log, Falkland Islands, South Georgia & Antarctica

Almost immediately, we encountered a few curious Cobb´s Wren along with Striated Caracaras, two bird species only found on a handful of islands...

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