Aurora Expeditions Blog

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5 things not to do on your Antarctic expedition

Antarctica is one of the biggest bucket-list trips that you’ll ever do. While some people start planning their expedition months …

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Passenger Interview: My 50th Birthday Trip to Antarctica

One of our favourite travel trends for 2022 is that ‘celebration travel‘ is on the rise. We’re seeing more passengers …

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Our Top Picks for the Sylvia Earle’s First Season

To celebrate the inaugural season of the Sylvia Earle, we’ve selected our top picks of adventures you could experience to …

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World Nature Conservation Day: 5 ways we’re doing our bit

World Nature Conservation Day is observed every year on 28 July, and aims to raise awareness of the worsening climate …

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Why Sir Ernest Shackleton’s 100 year legacy lives on

Wednesday 5 January 2022 marked the 100th anniversary of the death of one of the greatest polar pioneers, Sir Ernest Shackleton. …

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Which Antarctic expedition is right for me? A Guide to our Antarctic Itineraries

Not sure which Antarctic itinerary is right for you? Here’s our guide to Antarctica’s regions. Ways to Explore Antarctica Whether …

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Why do Arctic polar bears need sea ice?

Arctic Sea Ice Day – 15 July Arctic Sea Ice Day is an annual event observed on 15 July, which …

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We answer your top 5 questions about Camping in Antarctica

Have you ever imagined yourself rolling out your sleeping mat and wriggling into your thermal sleeping bag for a night …

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Celebration Travel

One of the travel trends we’ve been witnessing is that ‘celebration travel’ is on the rise. After being unable to …

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Best places to visit on an Atlantic Islands cruise: a guide for nature lovers

Dotted throughout the north-eastern Atlantic Ocean are islands of volcanic origin that were never connected to continental landmasses. Volcanic activity has …

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Travel Trends for 2022

For the team at Aurora Expeditions, which prides itself on pushing frontiers, one of the many side effects of the …

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6 New Ways to Explore Antarctica in 2023 & 2024

With the release of our new Antarctic, Arctic & Global Season Brochure, we are offering 6 new ways to explore …

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Bucket-list destinations to suit every traveller

Because Aurora Expeditions visits some of the most unique places in the world, compiling this list of bucket-list destinations wasn’t …

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Arctic Birds: A Bird Watcher’s Guide to Svalbard

The Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard is one of our favourite destinations, with jaw-dropping landscapes and impressive wildlife. However, Svalbard isn’t …

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Top Tips for Reducing Plastic

This week, people all over the world have been honouring Sarah Auffret by collecting litter in their communities, as part …

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What to pack for a trip to the polar regions

When packing for your holiday, do you have trouble deciding between what to take versus leave at home? If so, …

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First look at our 5 new Arctic & Global itineraries to inspire your next adventure

We are excited to announce the release of our Antarctic, the Arctic & Global 2022-2024 Season Brochure, which includes brand new …

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World Oceans Day – 8 June & Every Day

World Oceans Day, which takes place annually on 8 June, is a day for humanity to honour the ocean. However, …

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Take 5 with Expedition Leader, Dr. Liz Pope

We’re taking 5 with Expedition Leader, Dr. Liz Pope, on what it’s like working in the most remote regions in …

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How can we help endangered penguins in Antarctica?

As a group, penguins are one of the two most threatened seabird species in the world. According to Birdlife International, …

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Stories from Antarctica: I pinched myself to see that I wasn’t dreaming

Here’s Karen Hollands’ top insights from her recent expedition to Antarctica. This was my first time travelling to Antarctica, and …

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Stories from Antarctica: An expedition like no other

Amelya Grey,  Aurora Expeditions BDM, on why her recent Antarctic Explorer voyage was an expedition like no other. Antarctica – …

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Snorks have more fun… In Antarctica!

Thinking about going snorkelling in Antarctica? Here’s a first-timer’s experience exploring ice-speckled bays on a recent Antarctic Explorer expedition. It …

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Howard’s Top 5 Tips for Antarctic First-Timers

First time travelling to Antarctica? Here’s Howard’s top 5 tips to make the most of your expedition. About Howard Whelan …

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