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HDS03-24, trip log, North Spitsbergen Explorer - Polar bears, bowhead whales & more

Walruses are super social creatures, huddling together in large groups.

PLA02-24, trip log, North Spitsbergen Explorer - Versatile landscapes, sea ice & wild

We continue enjoying our ship cruise along the ice edge and then all of a sudden, the moment we have all been quietly hoping for… A polar be

PLA01-24, trip log, Arctic Ocean - Aberdeen, Fair Isle, Jan Mayen, Spitsbergen

Sheep and Shetland ponies grazed the cliff tops as we wandered along Foula’s incredible coastline.

Oceanwide Expeditions donates €955 to nature charities

This year we will donate €995 to the following conservation charities based on guest reviews: World Wildlife Fund, BirdLife International, 4

HDS32-24, trip log, Atlantic Odyssey

We awoke to a beautiful tropical morning, anchored just outside the port of Jamestown, St Helena.

PLA32-24, trip log, Antarctica - Polar Circle - Whale Watching

The silence was broken by the distant spouts of water, signaling the presence of humpback whales.

OTL32-24, trip log, Antarctica - Polar Circle - Deep South Discovery Voyage

Diving the iceberg was spectacular in itself and we also had Sea Butterflies and Comb Jellyfish to add to the beauty.

HDS30-24, trip log, Antarctica - Beyond the Polar Circle - Wilkins Ice Shelf

The snow petrels caught the orange glow from the sunrise giving the appearance of the phoenix rising from the ashes, the very epitome of The

OTL31-24, trip log, Antarctica - Basecamp

Campers spent the night in their small dugouts and cozy sleeping bags under starry skies, going to sleep to the sound of penguins, whales br

PLA31-24, trip log, Antarctica - Elephant Island - Weddell Sea - Polar Circle

Off we went and at the narrowest point of the channel, we found a great iceberg with a great arch.

PLA30-24, trip log, Antarctica - Polar Circle

We could look the whales in the eyes and seeing these intelligent and gentle giants from up close is just an incredible experience

HDS29-24, trip log, Falkland Islands - South Georgia - Elephant Island - Antarctica

While at breakfast at 07:30 we sailed through a wide channel with some icebergs in the distance, but not much at first. Where were we and wh

PLA29-24, trip log, Antarctica - Basecamp

The bay was full of ice drifting adding to the experience, an unreal feeling. We were there, paddling in absolute silence, listening to the

OTL29-24, trip log, Falkland Islands - South Georgia - Antarctica

When the angry, growling monster hidden in the grass did reveal itself though it was nearly always a small Fur Seal pup, equal parts angry a

HDS28-24, trip log, Falkland Islands - South Georgia - Antarctica

Once we reached the final lookout point, it was mesmerizing to watch the huge colony of king penguins gathering in one place.

The Acoustics of the Arctic: Interview with Ashleigh Kitchiner

We spent some time talking to Ashleigh about her work as an expedition guide, what got her into biology, and why bowhead whale sounds are so

PLA28-24, trip log, Antarctica - Discovery and learning voyage

A loud blow in the background brought us back to reality: two sleeping humpback whales were slowly travelling through the water.

PLA27-24, trip log, Falkland Islands - South Georgia - Antarctica

The concentration of wildlife here in the bay is incredible. More than 300,000 penguins gather here every year to breed. The scenery was gr

12 Things to Do in Antarctica

There are numerous things to do in Antarctica that might help sharpen your focus, ensuring you get an experience tailored to your personal t

The Seasons of Antarctica: When to Visit and Why

What are Antarctica's travel seasons, and when is the best time to visit? The answer is simpler than you might think.

HDS27-24, trip log, Antarctica

We awoke early this morning as we were excited to see our ship Hondius pass through the famous Lemaire Channel.

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