I am excited to share with you Oceanic Society's newest Expeditions Catalog. Inside you'll find a collection of outstanding nature travel programs that not only guarantee you an unforgettable experience, they also provide direct support to conservation through our unique nonprofit model.
Following is a preview of some of the many new and updated expeditions, as well as a few of our most popular.
Indonesia: Sulawesi to Komodo by Liveaboard
Snorkel the dramatic coral reefs of eastern Sulawesi, see the dragons of Komodo National Park, and enjoy unique cultural experiences on this exciting liveaboard snorkeling cruise.
Dates: Mar 15–26, 2018 | Mar 12–23, 2019
Cuba: Snorkeling Gardens of the Queen
Snorkel the fabled Gardens of the Queen (Jardines de la Reina), home to Cuba's best snorkeling and the most pristine reefs in the Caribbean, on this unique liveaboard trip.
Dates: Jun 9–16 & Dec 1–8, 2018 | Feb 23 - Mar 2, May 4–11, Nov 30 - Dec 7, 2019
Galapagos Islands Cruises with Pete Oxford Expeditions
Join renowned photographer and Galapagos expert Pete Oxford for a one-of-a-kind Galapagos experience aboard the superb S/S Mary Anne.
Dates: Jul 26 – Aug 3, Aug 2–10, Dec 6–14, and Dec 13–21, 2019
Banda Sea: Reefs, Blue Whales, & Hammerhead Sharks
Travel in luxury as you explore some of the world’s best coral reefs, explore jungle covered islands, look for schooling sharks, watch for whales, and more.
Dates: Sep 10–21, 2019
Borneo: Rainforest & Reef Wilderness Adventure
Explore the incredible and unique jungle of Borneo and snorkel world-class reefs at Sipadan on this exciting expedition.
Dates: Sep 19–30, 2018 | Apr 17–28, 2019
Antarctic Peninsula: Whales & Landscapes
Explore some of the best whale feeding grounds among Antarctica’s stunning landscapes on this special cruise offered in partnership with Cheesemans’ Ecology Safaris and the American Cetacean Society.
Dates: Feb 17–Mar 25, 2019
In addition to the expeditions above, you'll also find:
And much more! See all of our expeditions here.
Wayne Sentman is our director of conservation travel programs and an Oceanic Society naturalist since 1998. He is an experienced guide with a diverse background in marine mammal, seabird, and marine debris research. Wayne also co-teaches undergraduate field programs in Kenya on human-wildlife conflict and on the use of social media and art to raise public participation in conservation. He recently received a Master's in Environmental Management from Harvard University.