One Ocean Expeditions Welcomes World-class Wildlife Presenter Nick Baker Onboard Their New 2019 Central America Voyages

One Ocean Expeditions Welcomes World-class Wildlife Presenter Nick Baker Onboard Their New 2019 Central America Voyages

London, 27 February – In April 2019, One Ocean Expeditions (OOE) will launch their inaugural warm water voyages to Central America on board RCGS Resolute, the latest small ship to join the OOE fleet. With new destinations teaming with extraordinary wildlife – Costa Rica alone has over 940 identified species of birds – OOE is delighted that TV presenter and naturalist, Nick Baker, will join as a special guest to share his knowledge of the region, wildlife identification skills and in-depth understanding of the rainforest’s ecosystem.

Well-known for presenting on National Geographic, Animal Planet and the Discovery Channel, as well as the popular Autumnwatch and Springwatch Unsprung, Nick Baker has spent his life travelling to the most remote regions of the world in search of rare, intriguing and bizarre wildlife. A specialist in the wild, Nick has presented on natural history, science, the world’s oceans and all manner of extraordinary wildlife, alongside being a committed conservationist supporting multiple charities including RSBP, Bug Life and Save the Rhino.

Constantly intrigued by the world’s ecosystems and their wild inhabitants, Nick enjoys nothing more than chatting about nature’s fascinating peculiarities. Nick notes why he and his family are excited to join OOE onboard these two incredible adventures to Costa Rica, Panama and Central America’s Caribbean coastline:

“My family and I are thrilled to be heading to Central America this Spring with One Ocean Expeditions – it’s one of our favourite parts of the world, a biodiversity hotspot, as rich in natural marvels as it is in culture. Combine all the creatures with the creature comforts provided on the ship and throw in some great family friendly activities and you’ve got the perfect adventure holiday for the whole family… and what’s more you can join us!”

Nick and his family will join:

OOE’s Central America Adventure sailing from Costa Rica and through the bucket-list worthy, Panama Canal (23 April – 2 May 2019). From Puerto Caldera on the Costa Rican coast, this 10-day voyage will visit four spectacular national parks including Curu, Manuel Antonio and Corcovado.  OOE’s small yet supremely comfortable ship provides unprecedented access to the region’s colourful bays, hidden coves and lush rainforests. With zodiac cruising, sea-kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding, hiking and snorkelling activities all available (at no extra charge), there is simply no better way to explore the tropical paradise of Central America.

OOE’s Central America Explorer expedition (2 – 11 May 2019) is an idyllic exploration of the stunning inlets, islands and numerous national parks of the Caribbean coast. Visiting six countries in 10 days, sailing through the tropical waters of Panama, Colombia, Nicaragua, Honduras, Belize and Mexico, while at the same time exploring lush forests, Mayan ruins, bustling markets and colourful coral reefs. Guests on this small group expedition will explore the pristine beaches of Panama’s San Blas Islands; tread the maze of cobbled streets in the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Cartagena’s ‘Old Town’, Columbia, and stand-up paddleboard the marine reserve of Miskito Cays in Nicaragua.

Prices on board each Central America voyage begin at US$5,295 per person sharing a Twin Private cabin. Bookings made before 31 May 2019 benefit from fantastic incentives; no single supplement for solo travellers wanting a private cabin and, if booking two passengers, the second travels at 50% of the published price – a total of US$7,942.50 for two per voyage!

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About One Ocean Expeditions: One Ocean Expeditions is a proudly Canadian world leader in polar exploration. Committed to environmental and social responsibility, One Ocean Expeditions offers passengers personalized polar marine experiences in the most beautiful places on Earth. With a range of innovative expedition cruise itineraries in Antarctica, Arctic and Canada’s East Coast, Greenland, and Norway, One Ocean Expeditions has earned a reputation for exceptional quality, customer service, industry-leading safety standards, and unparalleled value. One Ocean Expeditions is a unique partner to our Polar Regions, committed to supporting environmental awareness and education, world-class scientific research in sensitive ecosystems, historical preservation, and the sustainment of local communities. One Ocean Expeditions maintains ongoing affiliations with an array of scientific and educational institutions and is proud to serve as the exclusive marine travel partner of The Royal Canadian Geographical Society.




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