Aurora Expeditions Blog

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How cold is Antarctica?

Antarctica is the coldest place on earth. Colder than the Arctic and the Andes, even colder than the summit of …

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Is Antarctica a desert? YES. Find out why

When most people imagine Antarctica they think of a cold continent covered in ice. And they’re right. In fact, 90% …

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About Sylvia Earle

Our new ship honours Sylvia Earle’s commitment to the planet Dr. Sylvia Earle is a legendary marine biologist, oceanographer, explorer, …

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Our new ship – the Sylvia Earle

Our new ship, the Sylvia Earle Our new ship honours Sylvia Earle, an accomplished marine biologist, oceanographer, conservationist and explorer; …

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Cruise Or Hiking Patagonia – Which Is Right For You?

“I climbed a path and from the top looked up-stream towards Chile. I could see the river, glinting and sliding …

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Webinar: Explore The Natural Beauty Of Greenland

Watch our webinar on Greenland below where local Greenland specialist, Bettina Ovgaard talks about Greenlandic traditions, culture, everyday life, and …

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Do people live in Antarctica?

Antarctica is known for being the highest, driest, coldest and windiest continent on earth. So perhaps it won’t come as …

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Hookpod Launches Kickstarter Campaign

The Hookpod is a new fisheries invention that’s small in size, big in innovation and has huge implications for saving …

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Introducing Aurora Expeditions’ New Sales Team

Our Sydney Sales Team has had a couple of new faces join the team in the last few weeks. Meet …

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Arctic Kayaking Trips On Top Of The World

If you’re looking for a different type of travel experience in one of the most remote places on Earth, we …

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The Good Gift Guide

Get out of your usual gift giving routine and get a truly unique gift from some of our favourite partners …

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The Wonders Of Wild Outdoor Scotland According To Robyn Mundy

When I was first asked to work on Aurora’s ‘Wild Islands of Scotland’ voyages, I confess to being a tad …

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King Penguin Fun Facts & Information

On an adventure to Antarctica and the Subantarctic islands with Aurora Expeditions, there is one animal that almost everyone wants …

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Discovering Scotland’s Wild Islands

When you first think of Scotland, you’ll likely think of the big cities such as Edinburgh and Glasgow, as well …

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Aurora Expeditions Celebrate World Oceans Day!

Have you ever stopped to think about how amazing our oceans are? From generating the majority of the oxygen we …

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Top Things To Do In Aberdeen Before Your Arctic Circle Cruise

Perched at the top of Britain, Scotland is characterised by its historic cities, winding roads and rugged terrain. The city …

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Spitsbergen Birdlife To Spot On Your Arctic Cruise

The isle of Spitsbergen in the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard is one of our favourite destinations, with jaw-dropping landscapes and …

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Birding In Alaska: A Bird Watcher’s Guide

With the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADFG) reporting there are 500 different species of bird in the northern …

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Who Was Charles Darwin?

Naturalist. Geologist. Biologist. Author. Father. As far as influential people from the 19th century go, Charles Darwin certainly ranks with the likes …

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World Wildlife Day – Our Top 5 Polar Animals

Every year on March 3, it’s World Wildlife Day! This is a time when we are all encouraged to celebrate …

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Arctic Travel Guide

Recently in the Arctic on board Polar Pioneer, Sandy Greenwood shares with us her impressions of a colourful land. Tall …

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A Brief Travel Guide To Spitsbergen

Have you ever heard of Spitsbergen? It’s the largest island in the Svalbard archipelago, which can be found north of …

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Exploring Film Locations With Aurora Expeditions

Do you get excited about relaxing in front of your favourite show after a long day? Well, how would you …

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Aurora Expeditions Acknowledge The World’s Endangered Species List

On Friday 20 May 2016, the world takes time to acknowledge the planet’s endangered species of wild animals, and many …

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