Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore

André Gide

A lifetime spent exploring

We like to share with you what we do best: Organizing breath-taking expeditions.

Fascinating wildlife and nature moments and everlasting memories to take home. itineraries that go off the beaten track or tailored private expedtiions. We love to share your dream and make it real!

Not just a trip, but a bucket full of long lasting experiences.

Expedition in the Artic

Over the years I have been very fortunate to have many spectacular wildlife encounters. The knowledge we pass on to you is only from days and hours of hands-on experience. While there is still so much to learn about our oceans, I truly feel it is the most fascinating part of our planet.

Göran Ehlmé Co-founder Waterproof Expeditions and Award winning BBC wilfdlife photographer


Our Expeditions

Waterproof Expeditions creates life-enhancing travel experiences which exhilarate and fascinate. We believe that the best experiences have never been based purely on cost. With over 50 years combined experiential travelling in (underwater) cinematography, yacht and cruise expeditions and exploring and diving in remote and extreme places we speak from experience. We like to share this passion with you and feed the mind. By educating and inspiring. By breathless moments, and sometimes by extending your personal boundaries. With scheduled departures or tailor made private expeditions, designed around the element of water. Above and beyond the Ocean’s surface. Tell us about your ultimate itinerary and we make your dream trip come true !

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Submarine Pilot Course

Dive into the deep ocean and explore !

The U-Boat Worx submersibles are the most advanced private submarines ever built which have set the standards for 21st century in underwater exploration. A unique opportunity is now available to operate your U-Boat Worx submersible yourself !

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Galapagos with Cousteau Divers

The most spectacular pelagic diving on the planet! 

This journey is an opportunity to walk in the footsteps of the Captain and to rediscover the unique underwater world in the Galapagos Islands. Our mission is to continue to inspire the future generations with the Cousteau legacy, and hope you join us to make this happen !

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Norway Orca Expedition Live-aboard

A wildlife Phenomenon !

The largest gathering of Orca’s and Humpback whales in the world take place in the winter months in the Norwegian fjords. Join us on board the expedition yacht Malmö for a whale experience of a life time !

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A wilderness adventure you'll never forget!

Puffins flap in with beaks full of fish. A million little auks rise like smoke and darken the sky. Polar bears hunt seals to fatten their cubs and whales swim north to feed.

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