We always recommend that passengers acquire good travel insurance. Participation on an expedition cruise is at 100% your own risk. In our travel documentation (specifically our personal information form for scuba diving) all passengers need to sign a liability statement in which participants agree that Oceanwide Expeditions and its dive staff are exempt from responsibility for personal injury and property damage including the loss of items. Oceanwide cannot accept any claims.
A proper travel insurance that also includes coverage for (medical) evacuation/repatriation costs by helicopter, plane or ship is obligatory. After the booking process you will be asked to provide us with details of the acquired insurance policy.