Expeditions

Exploring the Arctic by boot and snowshoe The emphasis of our voyages is always getting you off the ship and into the action as often as possible. Although we travel from site to site on ice-strengthened vessels, our expeditions...
A bucket-list voyage became a quest for safe harbour on board coronavirus-free expedition ship MS Roald Amundsen. Edwina Hart describes how she weathered the at-sea quarantine I’d signed up for an adventure, one that was sure to push my...
Bring home your finest polar pictures and movies There’s no shortage of great things to say about a Hondius expedition cruise, but among the best are the free video and photography workshops offered during some of this ship’s voyages....
Confusingly named, enticingly remote and increasingly popular, the chilly island of Greenland is fast becoming the dark horse of 2020 travel destinations.Before planning their trips, most visitors know little about the Arctic destination beyond vague ideas about its...
A very special day for Polar Bears International It should come as no surprise that we're crazy about polar bears. We've written extensively about where to find polar bears, we offer dozens of polar bear trips, we've even written a short...
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Seven Sublime Antarctic Bays

Antarctica’s seven most scenic bays It’s pretty well known that Antarctica is very well known for its glaciers, icebergs, and panoramic colonies of penguins. But less obvious is the fact that the Great White Continent is positively peppered with...
20 facts about Oceanwide’s original expedition cruise vessel There’s a special place in the heart of most parents for their first child, and you could say we feel something similar for s/v Rembrandt van Rijn - minus all the sleepless...
Why we made a sixteenth-century cartographer our new ship’s namesake We at Oceanwide Expeditions are pretty fond of exploration, explorers, maps, and mapmakers. Maybe you’ve noticed. Combine this penchant with the fact that we’re a Netherlands-based company, and it’s not...
From exploring Canadian isles bristling with bears to swimming with Maldivian creatures of the deep, there are incredible wildlife experiences beyond Africa’s Big Five, says Chloe Cann While David Attenborough’s documentaries often top TV show ratings, nothing can...