Polar Tracks Expeditions

MV Hondius

Expedition Cruise Vessel

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
  • Flexible power management systems
  • Observation lounge with sectional seating
  • Theater-style presentation room
  • Flatscreen TVs in cabins
  • Wifi connectivity
  • Interactive workshops and performances
  • Ice Class: 1AS
  • Cruising Speed: 15 knots

Why We Like Her


    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.


    Two separate gangways and a sheltered indoor Zodiac embarkation platform creates operational efficiency and gives you more time on shore.


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

Photos of the Ship

Insider Advice

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