Tag: Guest Experiences

Guest reviews of our expeditions.




Polar Plunge in the Antarctic – The ultimate Polar experience

July 26th, 2018 by

The Polar Plunge in Antarctica is almost a rite of passage. Guests can sign up to, one by one, plunge safely into the frigid Southern Ocean. Waterproof explorer Carol Warman shared her freezing experience.  A beautiful, golden sunny morning and we were returning onboard after our first landing on a huge, crisp, crunchy white ice floe […]

Expedition diary – To the Antarctic with WATERPROOF

July 26th, 2018 by

It’s early morning. I’m sitting on the dock watching the sun rise over the southernmost crags of the Andes. A great day lies ahead. There are just a few clouds and a sun trail flares across the waters of the bay. Blue-eyed shags dive for fish; dolphin gulls loiter for scraps and, in the far […]

Our trip to the North Pole – The experience of a lifetime

July 26th, 2018 by

Imagine this: A ship so impressive, it can call itself the most powerful nuclear icebreaker in the world. Gary and Patricia travelled aboard the 50 Years of Victory to explore the High Arctic and shared their unforgettable travel experience with us.   The trip was, in a word, extraordinary. Too start with, just being on the 50 Years […]

Expedition diary – Winter Whales of Norway

July 26th, 2018 by

“Got any travel plans?” asked Tony, when I saw him the pub, “You know, get away from the cold British winter?” “Yes”, I replied. “We’re going snorkeling”. “Caribbean? Red Sea? Maldives?” “No, we thought we’d try Norway”. Tony inhaled some of his beer. “Oh yeah?” he spluttered, “Tell me another!” “No really … in the […]