Polar Tracks Expeditions



About the Ship

A new build in 2019, m/v Hondius is Oceanwide’s most advanced vessel and is the world’s first-registered Polar Class 6 cruise ship, exceeding all the latest green requirements of the Polar Code. Elegantly designed with mid-century modern decor, she is optimized for exploratory voyages, ensuring you get the most out of your time in the polar regions.

  • Guest Capacity: 170
  • Advanced stabilisers
  • Observation lounge with sectional seating
  • Theater-style presentation room
  • Flatscreen TVs in cabins
  • Interactive workshops and performances
  • Ice Class: 1AS

Why We Like Hondius


    You’ll enjoy fresh cuisine, elegant surroundings, and impeccable service that starkly contrast the rugged world just outside your window.


    With a stylish, luxury offering for everyone, m/v Hondius offers 9 categories of cabins including, but not limited to grand suites with balconies, superior cabins, twin deluxe cabins and quadruple porthole cabins.


    "Basecamp" itineraries include all adventure activities for free, including hiking, mountaineering, snowshoeing, camping, kayaking & more!


    With a median age of 45-65, Oceanwide attracts independent travelLers from around the globe and the on-board team encourages an informal atmosphere and the resulting camaraderie.

Photos of Hondius

Cabin Categories

Insider Advice

We’re a different kind of agency. We work on the ships, with the teams, and are currently active in the polar regions. Our insider advice is truly that – straight from the field – and it’s updated in real time if things change.