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Founding director of toucanmoon, Debra has many years’ experience in the travel industry and has held director-level positions in several high-profile international companies.

Visit New Zealand’s Subantarctic Islands for A Genuine Wilderness Experience

Christchurch, 9 October 2019:  Small-ship cruise company, Heritage Expeditions, offers a selection of responsible travel options for travellers wishing to explore the Subantarctic islands, including a special partnership voyage with New Zealand’s Department of Conservation, where tourism is restricted to protect the richness and diversity of the flora and fauna and to ensure a genuine wilderness experience for small groups of visitors.

Located in the great Southern Ocean to the south and east of …

  • Posted: October 9, 2019
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Fat Biking In West Greenland Through Pristine Arctic Landscapes

Bristol, 30 September 2019:  Keen cyclists looking for ultimate bragging rights can really step up a gear on Swoop-Arctic’s six-day fat biking adventure across West Greenland in the Arctic Circle.  Relatively few people have taken on the 160km challenge from the icecap of Kangerlussuaq to Sisimiut on the coast.

Comprising five full days traversing Greenland’s wilderness, the expedition takes in rugged tundra and pristine, snow-covered landscapes, as well as the stunning …

  • Posted: September 30, 2019
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Expedition Voyage Demystifies Coastal Chilean Patagonia’s Beauty and Cultural Complexity

London, 11 September 2019: Small ship expedition cruise specialist, One Ocean Expeditions (OOE) celebrates the end of an exceptional cruise season to the Canadian Arctic and a series of new destinations. The new collection of voyages began earlier this year with a March departure of a sensational Chilean Fjords Explorer voyage.

Sailing along the western coast of Chilean Patagonia from Ushuaia, Argentina to the city of Valparaiso, Chile, the 14-day Chilean …

  • Posted: September 11, 2019
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Strong Chance of Seeing Polar Bears During New Russian Arctic Luxury Adventure Cruise

Bristol, 9 September 2019:  Following the news earlier this year of a mass invasion by polar bears in a village on the remote Russian archipelago of Novaya Zemlya, experts are suggesting that these iconic Arctic creatures are likely to spend more time on land as the sea ice, which they usually inhabit, continues to melt, increasing the opportunities to view them in the wild.

Arctic cruise specialist, Swoop (tel:  0117 369 …

  • Posted: September 9, 2019
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Heritage Expeditions Returns to Commonwealth Bay and Mawson’s Hut for Christmas Day

Christchurch, New Zealand 5 September 2019: As a result of East Antarctica’s first ice-free summer in eight years, pioneering adventure cruise company, Heritage Expeditions, will be returning to the region on a 25-day voyage in the footsteps of legendary Australian explorer, Sir Douglas Mawson.

The ‘In The Wake of Mawson’ voyage from 15th December 2019 to 8th January 2020, includes plans to visit historic Mawson’s Hut at Cape Denison, Commonwealth Bay, …

  • Posted: September 5, 2019
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Early Announcement from One Ocean Expeditions for Spring & Summer 2021 Expedition Voyages

London, 5 September  – Expedition cruise specialist, One Ocean Expeditions (OOE) is delighted to announce their cruise schedule for spring and summer 2021. With voyages in Chile, Costa Rica, Panama, Ireland, Scotland, Faroe Islands, Iceland, Spitsbergen, the East Coast of Canada and the Canadian Arctic and Greenland, guests can journey from south to north onboard OOE’s flagship vessel, RCGS Resolute.

The increasingly popular Canadian Signature Experience ‘Fins & Fiddles’ along Canada’s …

  • Posted: September 5, 2019
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Spring Discount on Expeditionary Whale-Watching Safari to West Greenland

Bristol, 4 September 2019: Travellers who book a place on the West Greenland Safari expedition cruise in May 2020 with Arctic specialist tour operator, Swoop, will benefit from a special 20% Spring Discount.

The 11-day voyage, which begins and ends in Nuuk, the capital of Greenland, features whale-watching, hiking, glorious panoramic vistas, spectacular ice fjords, calving glaciers, zodiac cruising, wildlife encounters, Inuit culture, colonial and Viking history. Plus, there are plenty of opportunities …

  • Posted: September 4, 2019
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Discover the Best Golf, Wildlife & Music of Canada’s East Coast with One Ocean Expeditions

London, 29 August 2019 – Canada’s East Coast is a vast and culturally rich part of the world, best experienced from the water to fully appreciate the region’s diversity.  ‘Fiddles and Sticks’, ‘Fins and Fiddles’ and ‘Labrador and Torngats Explorer’ are comfortable expedition cruises operated by One Ocean Expeditions (OOE) taking travellers on immersive journeys to three distinctive Canadian provinces, four National Historic Parks, one Nature Reserve, two UNESCO World …

  • Posted: August 28, 2019
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Join Heritage Expeditions in 2020 for a Russian Arctic Wildlife Bonanza!

Christchurch, 28 August 2019:  If this summer’s season for viewing wildlife in the Russian Far East is anything to go by, 2020 is set to offer an even more impressive array of opportunities for travellers interested in joining an Arctic adventure expedition cruise.

New Zealand-based polar cruise specialist, Heritage Expeditions, has reported an exceptional 2019 season, with multiple polar bear (101 on the latest visit to Wrangel Island!) and brown bear encounters, …

  • Posted: August 28, 2019
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Five Incredible Reasons To Explore Antarctica This Autumn

London, 30 July 2019 – With early season Antarctic voyages just a few months away, leading expedition cruise specialist, One Ocean Expeditions (OOE), is gearing up for another spectacular Antarctic season. Offering an impressive array of exciting adventures, onboard educational programming and special guests, passengers will explore the white continent onboard OOE’s flagship vessel, RCGS Resolute, boasting the highest ice-class rating allowing access to rich wildlife, serene bays and mountainous …

  • Posted: July 30, 2019
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