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Global, Arctic and Antarctic Cruises

Embark on an expedition cruise to some of the most remote coastal regions in the world on a global, Arctic or Antarctic cruise, and experience nature at its most pristine. Get close to the water and gaze into the iridescent blue heart of an iceberg on a Zodiac cruise. Sit quietly on a beach as a waddle of proud king penguins parades right past. Explore the windswept remnants of bygone eras in some of the most inaccessible places on earth. Join the expedition team on the bridge, binoculars in hand, waiting for the unforgettable moment when a polar bear is revealed on the sea ice.

Expedition cruising brings together travellers with a curiosity about the world around them, a keen sense of adventure and a desire to spend time immersed in the natural world. Explore the real world on an Antarctica cruise, Arctic cruise or a voyage to one of our hand-picked biodiversity and historical hotspots, from Costa Rica and Panama to the rugged Irish coast.

Why travel with Aurora Expeditions

Aurora Expeditions pioneered ship-based adventures with Antarctica cruises over 30 years ago and we remain committed to small, low-impact groups keen to not just see, but experience our range of remote destinations.

Flexibility & freedom

30+ years experience

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Our expedition offers

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Spirit of Antarctica

Embrace the spirit of polar exploration on this classic expedition to the coveted white continent. Sail across the famed Drake …

12 Days

From USD $9,916.00/pp

Save up to 25%

Antarctic Explorer

Early Antarctic explorers returned from their voyages to the deep south with tales of a magnificent, ice-covered land teeming with …

10-12 Days

From USD $9,805.50/pp

Save up to 30%

South Georgia & Antarctic Odyssey

This voyage encompasses the best of the Antarctic Peninsula and the enchanting wildlife haven of South Georgia. Discover the historic …

19-21 Days

From USD $17,356.00/pp

Save up to 25%

Across the Antarctic Circle

Venturing below the Antarctic Circle is about more than just earning bragging rights. It is the chance to enter a …

12-13 Days

From USD $11,436.00/pp

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Antarctica Complete

Experience unparalleled adventure and discovery on your ultimate Antarctic voyage. If you want to see it all, this is the …

23 Days

From USD $20,515.50/pp

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Falklands, South Georgia & Antarctic Peninsula

This epic voyage takes you on a journey beyond comparison, visiting enigmatic subantarctic islands and the Antarctic Peninsula. Similar to …

21-22 Days

From USD $19,276.00/pp

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Responsible travel

Aurora Expeditions is committed to travelling respectfully and providing a trip of a lifetime experience, while aiming to create lifelong ambassadors for the protection of our planet and the diverse places we visit around the world.

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