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Ruth Zantvoort
by Ruth Zantvoort on Arctic

Our 9-night expedition was a series of high points, from polar bears (single males, mothers with cubs) to blue whale, tundra and arctic fox. The expedition team and ship's crew did their utmost to provide...

Wolf-Dietrich Langhof
by Wolf-Dietrich Langhof on Arctic

Wir waren 10 Tage Anfang Juli unterwegs und haben zwar "nur" den Plan D erfahren, aber wir waren begeistert von der Reise mit sehr freundlichen und erfahrenen Crewmitgliedern, auch die Mannschaft der...

Tullio Bonicelli
by Tullio Bonicelli on Arctic

The trip on the Hondius met all my expectations.. the ship, brand new, was perfect..common areas were ample and the cabin was beyond my expectations... staff was great and the guides very knowledgeable....the...

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Petra Schmidt
by Petra Schmidt on Arctic

We enjoyed very much all the trip. The ship and the staff were great. The cabins were beyond our expectations. The quality of the lectures was amazing. The third officer Mr. Igor Nazarov was always ready to explain...

Teresa Rivas
by Teresa Rivas on Arctic

We loved our week aboard the Hondius: The ship, which had been sailing for less than a month when we boarded, was clean, well appointed, and very stable/smooth sailing. The food was varied and delicious, there...

Chris Lewis
by Chris Lewis on Arctic

Really knowledgeable Guides made for a fantastic trip. Seeing Polar Bears, Whales, Walrus in the flesh all great. Beautiful scenery. Lectures used flexibly and really informative Hinduism was a really well turned...

nel boesaard
by nel boesaard on Arctic

Het was een geweldige reis. Goed georganiseerd. Veel gezien, zowel wild als vogels . De crew was zeer vriendelijk en enthousiast. De landings met de zodiacs prachtig. Dgs werden de weersomstandigheden bekeken...

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Geoffrey (Mike) Waring
by Geoffrey (Mike) Waring on Antarctica

With apologies to penguins, seals and whales, the voyage itself aboard MV Ortelius was the attraction for me; unsailed seas, spectacular geography and experience of Antarctic weather. Being aboard was déjà...

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