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See More Icebergs Than People On Greenland Kayaking Getaway

Bristol, 6 November 2019:  Despite being the largest island on the planet, Greenland continues to retain a quiet air of serenity, offering the opportunity to enjoy an authentic wilderness escape in the midst of spectacular icy scenery, inhabited by seals, whales, caribou, arctic fox and hare.

For adventure lovers hoping to visit the island’s most scenic waters, specialist tour operator, Swoop Arctic, welcomes both experienced and novice kayakers to join its …

  • Posted: November 5, 2019
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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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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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One Ocean Expeditions Appoints Ocean Conservation Expert as Senior Ocean Science Advisor

London, 24 June 2019 – One Ocean Expeditions (OOE), Canada’s premier expedition cruise operator, has announced the appointment of Dr. John Nightingale as Senior Ocean Science Advisor. Dr. Nightingale, past President and CEO of Ocean Wise, contributes over four decades of experience in ocean sciences and public engagement.

OOE’s commitment to ocean health is evident by the inclusion of 120 days of scientific research per year, whereby OOE hand-selects verified and …

  • Posted: June 24, 2019
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2020-2021 to be Promising Antarctic Cruise Season for Canadian Expedition Cruise Specialist

London, 19 June 2019 – One Ocean Expeditions (OOE) announces new cruise itineraries and engaging programs that promise to take the expedition cruising experience to a whole new level for the 2020/2021 Antarctic season.

Expedition cruise enthusiasts can benefit from attractive early booking offers and unmatched added value while travelling onboard RCGS Resolute. These offerings come ahead of the company’s celebration of the vessel’s one-year anniversary sailing under the OOE banner.

OOE’s Antarctic 2020/2021 season introduces new cruise itineraries that allow more …

  • Posted: June 19, 2019
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Mulit-base Activity Trip on Futaleufu River Offers Rafting, Abseiling, Canyoning & More!

Bristol, 3 June 2019:  The Futaleufu River has long been known as the most famous white-water rafting river in Patagonia.  A trip, newly available in the UK and European market with specialist tour operator Swoop-Patagonia, not only offers participants a variety of activities in addition to rafting, such as hiking, climbing, kayaking, abseiling, zip lining and canyoning, it is also the only trip available in the area that incorporates four …

  • Posted: June 3, 2019
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What’s New in Patagonia for 2019

Bristol, 3 January 2019:  Specialist tour operator, Swoop Patagonia, is adding a raft of brand new treks and accommodation to its offering for 2019.

New Treks

Tierra del Fuego:  Two new, guided three-day treks, both of which start and finish in Ushuaia, provide seasoned hikers with the opportunity to experience technical routes and wild camping in remote areas that, while they are easily accessible from the city, are frequented by very few …

  • Posted: January 2, 2019
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One Ocean Expeditions 2018-2019 Antarctic Expedition Cruise Season – Enhanced Science Programmes, Influencer Led Voyages, New Vessel and Innovative Itineraries

London, November 13th, 2018 – As the Southern Hemisphere springs to life, leading cruise specialist One Ocean Expeditions (OOE) is launching its 11th Antarctic cruise season. Along with the inaugural voyage of the company’s newest vessel, RCGS Resolute, the Antarctic season will introduce a range of new itineraries, as well as OOE’s enhanced science and special guest programs.

The 2018-2019 season begins with a journey to the sub-Antarctic for One Ocean Expeditions’ …

  • Posted: November 13, 2018
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