Destinations

Welcome to our world of expedition travel. Unlike ‘standard’ travel companies, Aurora Expeditions specialises in destinations off the beaten track. So far off in fact, that often there is no track!

WHY TRAVEL WITH AURORA

Aurora Expeditions pioneered ship-based adventures over 25 years ago and we remain committed to small, low-impact groups keen to not just see, but experience our range of remote destinations.

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    Small ships

    Our small ships carry a maximum of 60 passengers, allowing you to have a truly intimate experience with the destination you are visiting.

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    Expert Guides

    Our expedition staff are experienced, enthusiastic and among the best in the industry – they are our secret to success.

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    Flexibility & Freedom

    From impromptu wildlife displays to adverse weather, our flexible itineraries allow us to cater for whatever comes our way.

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    Our Experience

    With 25 years’ experience and over 250 voyages to Antarctica alone, our team knows how to deliver a successful expedition.

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    Added Extras

    Whether it’s a polar jacket and photo book, or included flights and tours, our inclusions are what most would consider extras.

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    Spirit of Adventure

    We’ve pioneered new routes, offered exclusive firsts and offer a range of optional activities for the ultimate adventure.

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    Environmental Sensitivity

    Education and conservation are our passion. Our aim is to create lifelong ambassadors for the protection of all wilderness areas.

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    Fully-servicing travel agency

    We can take care of all your travel needs. Flights, accommodation, tours and transfers: we’re a ‘one stop’ shop for your trip of lifetime.

 

Antarctic Expeditions - The Aurora Way

Whether you come face-to-face with a polar bear on an Arctic cruise; meet the local warriors in Papua New Guinea; are one of the first to explore a remote Russian island; or find yourself surrounded by hundreds of nesting penguins on an Antarctica cruise, our versatile itineraries allow all our expeditions, including our onshore Antarctic tours, to be individual and unique. Read More

The choice is easy – when it comes to your next Kimberley, Papua New Guinea, Russian, Arctic or Antarctica tours – expedition-cruising, the Aurora way, will open your eyes to a world of discovery.

Celebrate the 100-year anniversary of US National Parks on an Alaskan cruise!

The US National Park Service will turn 100 this year on August 25, 2016. Celebrate by exploring these beautiful parks on our Alaska cruise.  The US National Park Service (NPS) will complete an impressive 100 years in…

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All About Antarctic Penguins

It's time to refresh your penguin knowledge! Of all Antarctica's resident animals, penguins are some of the most iconic and well-known. Whether it's their signature waddling walk, their tuxedo black and white feathers or…

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How to deal with seasickness: FAQ

If you've just booked your place on board the Polar Pioneer for one of Aurora Expeditions' Arctic Circle or Antarctic tours, you'll no doubt be counting down the days until your departure. As with any journey, a voyage…

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