Aurora Expeditions Blog

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Honouring Women Conservationists on International Women’s Day

The Sylvia Earle will be dedicated to leading women conservationists At Aurora Expeditions, we are celebrating International Women’s Day 2022 …

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Aurora Expeditions named World’s Leading Polar Expedition Operator 2020

Aurora Expeditions are absolutely thrilled to have received one of the highest honours in global travel and tourism, named “The …

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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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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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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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Castles, Culture and Coastlines: Jewels of Coastal UK

From magical landscapes and iconic coastlines to sites brimming with history, the endlessly intriguing United Kingdom always offers something new …

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The British Isles: A Bird Watcher’s Guide

If you’re a birding enthusiast, the British Isles also holds a special surprise in the range of birdlife that call …

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On the verge of booking your next holiday? Here’s our 5 new itineraries

Arctic & Global Brochure 2022 | 23 We are excited to announce the release of our Arctic & Global 2022 …

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Editors Pick: 10 Best Travel Books Of All Time

Are you seeking out that perfect holiday read? Well look no further, we reveal our top 10 travel books to …

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What to know before travelling to Costa Rica & Panama

Costa Rica & Panama are lands of tropical rainforests teeming with outstanding wildlife, brilliant birds and flamboyant scenery. Here’s the …

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Solo Adventure Vacations: Why You Should Go

Enjoy the company of like-minded people, explore endlessly at your own pace or push your limits with adventure. Whether you’re …

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Why Sir Ernest Shackleton’s 100 year legacy lives on

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

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Here’s why Raja Ampat & West Papua should be your next tropical getaway

Raja Ampat and the nearby islands of the Indonesian archipelago are a melting pot of culture, history and nature. We invite you to …

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The Ultimate 2022 Bucket List: Revival guide for adventurers

Ready for a holiday but not sure where to go? Reignite your sense of adventure each month of the year …

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The Things to Know Before you Go: Travelling with Confidence in 2022

Get back to adventure and travel with confidence in 2022! Here are the answers to your top travel questions and …

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5 Little Known Facts about Wrangel Island, Russia

Wrangel Island is truly one of the most remote and wild places on earth, discover five little known facts about …

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Dr. Sylvia Earle to Host World First Antarctica Climate Expedition

Registrations of Interest now Open for Dr. Sylvia Earle’s World-First Antarctic Climate Expedition “February 2023 will be a moment in …

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We are 100% Carbon Neutral!

100% Carbon Neutral and this is our Positive Impact Plan This month we have been certified 100% Carbon Neutral as …

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New Itineraries Revealed for 2022-23

Brochure Unveils 16 New Itineraries for 2022-23 Get New Brochure Today we have launched our expanded 2022-23 Season Brochure for …

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Born for Adventure – An Australian Father’s Day Story Spanning Three Generations

Howard Whelan & Skye Marr-Whelan Father’s Day gives us the opportunity to recognise our extraordinary dads and their contributions to …

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See Alaska’s Glacial Time Capsule

Aurora Expeditions recognises the Tlingit people, and Lingít Aaní which are their ancestral homelands will be travelling through. Alaska is …

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