Exceeded our expectations
by Denise Heffernan Stearns
Departure in December 2022
Destinations: Antarctic Peninsula
Ship: m/v Hondius
Highlights: Photo Workshop, Snowshoeing, Antarctic Camping, Kayaking, Basecamp, Adelie Penguin, Arctic Tern, Chinstrap Penguin, Gentoo Penguin, Humpback Whale, Killer Whale, Leopard Seal, Weddell Seal, Black-browed Albatross, Shearwater, Blue-eyed shag, Grey-headed Albatross, Antarctic Petrel, Striated Caracara, Hiking, Snowy Sheathbill
Antarctica exceeded our expectations- everything about it was magical. We’d met people over the last few months who’ve been there 3-4 times, and we thought, “it’s Antarctica- once is enough”. But now we get it- an incredible place that needs to be protected. From the wildlife to the incredible scenery to the comfort and spirit of camaraderie on the ship and excursions to the incredible crew and expedition staff, I can’t think of anything that could have been improved. We will definitely return….after a trip to Svalbard with Oceanwide Expeditions. You have us hooked on cold weather!
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