Welcome to Oceanwide Expeditions your Polar Diving experts.
Oceanwide Expeditions offers Wildlife Expeditions and Polar diving in the Arctic and Antarctic including nature guides and lectures. We visit the Scottish Isles, Iceland, Greenland, Spitsbergen, North Atlantic Islands, South Georgia, The Falkland Islands, Antarctica, Weddell Sea, and the Ross Sea. Landings are provided daily on zodiacs. Certain voyages include a polar diving program with special dive staff and zodiacs. Diving is provided twice daily on non-sailing days. Must be an advanced open water diver and have a minimum of 30 dives in a dry suit in cold water 4 Celsius or below to qualify for the dive program. Our 2 ships m/v Plancius and m/v Ortelius, 108 passengers each, also offer our "Basecamp" Program including kayaking, camping, mountaineering, photo workshop, snowshoeing & hiking all included in the cruise rate. We also offer special Ski expeditions in Antarctica and Greenland. In June 2019, we launched our new state of the art Polar vessel, the m/v Hondius accommodating 170 passengers and in October 2021, we will launch the m/v Janssonius with 170 passengers capacity. We own and manage our ships. We work with all travel and dive operators.