Polar bear specials with expert Rinie van Meurs
Oceanwide Expeditions is delighted to announce to have ‘the expert on Polar Bears’, Rinie van Meurs, on board Ortelius’ Polar Bear trips.
Oceanwide Expeditions’ policy on Ebola
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POLAR DIVING | Visit Oceanwide Expeditions at DEMA 2014!
Polar Diving with Oceanwide Expeditions highlighted at DEMA Show 2014
Oceanwide Expeditions received AECO's Puffin Award 2014
The Puffin Award is given to a member who throughout the year has helped AECO and contributed to the AECO membership.
Plancius and Ortelius recover AWI seaglider in the North Atlantic
Two ships, two itineraries, one mission: With an extraordinary rescue operation the crews of the two expedition ships MV Plancius and MV Ort
Book your brand new cabin aboard Ortelius
During the annual docking in spring 2014 Oceanwide Expeditions upgraded the Polar expedition vessel Ortelius.
Oceanwide’s flag in Metallica’s headquarter
Metallica was given an Oceanwide flag with the signatures of all staff & crew aboard Ortelius
Oceanwide Expeditions rebuilds deck 5 aboard Ortelius
The mv Ortelius will built brand new cabins on deck 5 to complete the refurbishment program.
Oceanwide Expeditions meets Metallica in Antarctica
Metallica’s gives their first concert in Antarctica on the Argentinian base Carlini.
Sensational Emperor Penguin Expedition
Oceanwide Expeditions meets the Emperor Penguins of Snow Hill Island, Antarctica.
Oceanwide Brings Metallica to Antarctica
Oceanwide Expeditions is heading south for rock band Metallica’s first concert on Antarctica.
“All’s Well” in Captain Scott's Hut
“All’s Well” in Captain Scott's Hut. Conditions at the Hut were perfect: sunshine, blue skies, no wind, and a temperature of around -13 degr
Successful South Georgia Ski Crossing with Børge Ousland
The 4th South Georgia Ski Crossing ended successfully. The skiers covered a total distance of 40–50 km retracing the historic Shackleton rou
Oceanwide Expeditions awarded as “Best Activity Provider”
Oceanwide Expeditions was awarded by the prestigious magazine Geo Saison as “Best Activity Provider” in 2013 with The “Goldene Palme 2013”
Ross Sea progress: 50 Orcas and more
Across to the ice-edge, where we had a remarkable spectacle of walking along the ice edge with 50 or more Orca in constant procession, a few
Ross Sea trip | Passengers visit the huts of Scott & Shackleton
Passengers have visited the historic huts of British Polar explorers Robert Falcon Scott and Sir Ernest Shackleton during our Ross Sea trips
Ross Sea trip started | First helicopter landing on Peter I Island
Oceanwide started her first Ross Sea voyage on 16 January and completed a successful landing by helicopter, on one of the most remote places
Oceanwide has completed its first Antarctic helicopter trip
After having offered two full helicopter days in the Antarctic Weddell Sea, Oceanwide Expeditions completed its excursions on Saturday 1 Dec
Oceanwide carries out first Antarctic helicopter landings
Our vessel “Ortelius” was positioned in the Fridtjof Sound from where the first helicopter landings were offered on Wednesday to View Point
First Emperor Penguin trip started
The first helicopter transfer from our vessel m/v Ortelius to Snow Hill Island will take place on Wednesday morning. More details will follo
South Georgia - Ski Traverse 2013
Are you tough enough? Sign up now to become an expedition member on our ski trek across South Georgia retracing sections of the historic Sha