Jan Mayen

Embark on an epic Arctic experience when you explore this remote volcanic island

Cruises to Jan Mayen

Arctic Ocean Expedition, Aberdeen - Fair Isle - Jan Mayen - Ice edge - Spitsbergen - Birding

Sail the East Greenland ice edge north of Spitsbergen in search for whales, and other Arctic wildlife

HDS01a23 Search for whales, and other Arctic wildlife of the land, sea, and air on an adventurous voyage from our home port of Vlissingen to our favorite Arctic island group.

m/v Hondius

m/v Hondius

Cruise date:

3 Jun - 14 Jun, 2023

Price:

3000 USD

Arctic Ocean Expedition, Fair Isle - Jan Mayen - Ice Edge - Spitsbergen - Birding

Sail the East Greenland ice edge north of Spitsbergen in search for whales, and other Arctic wildlife

HDS01b23 Search for whales, and other Arctic wildlife of the land, sea, and air on an adventurous voyage from the Scottish port of Aberdeen to our favorite Arctic island group.

m/v Hondius

m/v Hondius

Cruise date:

5 Jun - 14 Jun, 2023

Price:

2750 USD

Blog

Hondius begins her Arctic season, with other ships to follow

Oceanwide’s Polar Class 6 vessel Hondius set sail from her homeport Vlissingen in the Netherlands on Sunday, delivering

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Jan Mayen wildlife

Map of Jan Mayen

Reviews

Overall rating based on 5 votes

Joachim Botsch
Ich würde sofort wieder fahren, tolles Schiff, tolle Crew.
by Joachim Botsch

Kaum an Bord habe ich mich schon irgendwie wie zu Hause gefühlt. Die komplette Crew hat mir den zehntägigen Aufenthalt sehr angenehm gemacht, und das gilt für alle, egal ob Expeditionsteam, Se

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fabulous trip to the artic
by Charlotte Edwards

My husband and I had a fabulous trip from Aberdeen to the artic circle. Our trip began with more than a little concern when the ship was not in dock, thanks to excellent communication between the ship and pe

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Expected more i guess
by Fatima Almattar

the highlight of the trip was seeing the polar bear although it wasn’t expected at all. This made the trip so much better. Although its a birding focused trip, i still expected more excursions and bett

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ARCTIC EXPEDITION
by paul forbes

FANTASTIC EXPEDITION EXCEEDED ALL EXPECTATIONS. ALL STAFF VERY FRIENDLY AND EXCEPTIONALLY KNOWLEDGEABLE.. THE CAPTAIN AND CREW EXCELLED THEMSELVES TO MAKE OUR TRIP AS MEMORABLE AS POSSIBLE.

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colin barber
Aberdeen to Arctic
by colin barber

A truly wonderful trip on M/V Hondius which is a great ship with an amazing crew. We had a number of exciting encounters with the close view of the Polar bears the stand out experience. Highly recommended tr

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Jan Mayen FAQ

What is the weather on Jan Mayen like?

The weather around Jan Mayen is often not so good: it is said the weather is foul for 362 days of the year. There may be heavy rain, wind and fog but then, soon after, the sun may break through and the air becomes clear. In June, when our ships visit

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What to wear during a trip to Jan Mayen?

Although it is not always cold, warm and waterproof clothing is needed on Jan Mayen. Waterproof trousers and jacket against wind, rain and salt spray coming into the zodiac. Furthermore fleece jackets, gloves and a warm hat. Rubber-boots for the land

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