The Trip of a Lifetime to Antarctica: FAQs

The Trip of a Lifetime to Antarctica: FAQs

The trip of a lifetime with Oceanwide Expeditions takes you on a journey through the expansive Antarctic and Ross Sea. You’ll have the chance to spot fur seals, orcas, Emperor penguins as well as important pieces from the past! With so much interest in Oceanwide Expedition’s contest valued at over $25, 000, we’ve decided to put together … Continued

What’s your Dream Destination?

What’s your Dream Destination? While the summer holiday in the sunshine is something we all look forward to, there are some special destination which we all long to visit; special places that offer so much more than a chance to getaway. We went back to our experts to see if this was the case for … Continued

Antarctica: At Earth’s End

My most awe-inspiring trip was an unlikely voyage. I went to a place of ice and snow, yet I hate winter. I crossed the roughest sea passage in the world, yet I am someone who gets seasick as soon as a boat starts rolling. Perhaps the destination was made more special because of the hardships … Continued

things to do in deception island

Top 5 Things To See and Do in Deception Island, Antarctica

My trip to Antarctica saw me visit a host of different Antarctic islands, as well as landing on mainland Antarctica. Of the outlying islands I visited, Deception Island was the most diverse and the most inspiring. “Deception” is an island which you “sail into”, an island shaped like the letter “C” and an island which … Continued

Antarctica Feature: Part 2 – Will I Be Bored on the Ship?

(through the porthole – onboard the Ocean Diamond en route to Antarctica) If you ask someone what frustrates them most about their daily life, chances are they will respond with “there are not enough hours in the day”.  Ironically, when that same person prepares for an expedition cruise to Antarctica, chances are one of their … Continued

Antarctica Feature: Part 1 – What Wildlife Will I See?

Wildlife spotting in Antarctica is a lottery.  There are no game park enclosures or zoos.  There are no park rangers waiting for a “release the whale for tourists” call.  There are no guarantees. And that’s what makes it so special. We are the visitors, on the outside looking in – we are venturing into their world.  This … Continued

Antarctica: So You’ve Decided to go? Next Steps…

It’s been a lifelong dream, you’ve been inspired by the BBC’s Frozen Planet, you’ve just seen a friend’s photos from their trip or you are a frequent traveller who only has one continent left on their bucket list.  Whatever the reason, the decision has been made: Antarctica will be your next travel destination. Now what? … Continued

We Said Go Travel

We Said Go Travel