WINNER: World’s Best Expedition Cruise Line | 2023 World Cruise Awards

Explore the world's wildest places

For more than 33 years we have been pioneering exploration and adventure and we are deeply committed to travel with a positive impact.

Join us on our immersive, small-ship expeditions and travel experiences with a maximum of 132 expeditioners, to the world’s wild and most remarkable destinations – Antarctica, the Arctic and beyond.

Founded by legendary adventurer Greg Mortimer, our expert Expedition Teams have always been about sharing their knowledge and understanding of these remote and unspoiled destinations.

Get ready for an exhilarating adventure of a lifetime on our new, purpose-built ships, which are designed for discovery. Because when you disembark, we want you to be richer in your knowledge and understanding of our planet than you were when you stepped aboard.

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Antarctica is one of the last great untamed destinations on planet Earth. From the ethereal to the majestic, the Great White continent promises unearthly icebergs, captivating penguins and tales of heroic endeavours - from Roald Amundsen to Sir Ernest Shackleton.



From the incomparable glaciers of Greenland and the captivating geology of Svalbard, to the otherworldly landscapes of the Canadian High Arctic and the spectacular volcanic island of Iceland, the Arctic offers unparalleled encounters with the natural world at its most rugged and wild.



Explore the more temperate and tropical regions of the world, immersing yourself in local cultures, ancient ruins and unforgettable landscapes. Journey to the British Isles & Ireland, Patagonia & the Chilean Fjords, Costa Rica & Panama and more.

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The Aurora Difference

Sustainability in Action

Positive Impact

Expert Guides

Small Ships
132 Passengers

State of-the-art Ships

New Ships

Education and Enrichment

Education &

Flexibility and Freedom

More Time
Off Ship

World Leading
Activity Program

Smaller Groups


Our Sustainability Commitment

Since the start, we have embraced a responsibility to inspire, educate and advocate for wild places across the globe, in order to inspire a global community of ambassadors for the planet. Aurora was one of the first operators to become members of both IAATO and AECO, and we are honoured to be a Certified B Corporation™. Not only do we care about reducing our footprint environmentally, we are taking real actions for the care of the planet.

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