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 2021 …

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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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5 Little Known Facts about Wrangel Island

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

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Take Off to Antarctica in 2022 with Special Offer

The Time is Now to Travel to Antarctica In celebration of the world re-opening to international travel and our commencement …

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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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Here are John Weir’s Top 3 Sea Kayak Destinations

About Sea Kayaking John Weir, Sea Kayak Guide Explore all the benefits of sea kayaking with Aurora Expeditions. Kayaking is …

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Antarctica’s Top 10 Activities

What activities can you actually do in Antarctica? When you visit Antarctica there is more to do than just looking …

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Aurora Expeditions becomes the newest Global partner of powerhouse luxury travel network Virtuoso®

New global partnership ready to set sail Australia’s award-winning adventure cruise company Aurora Expeditions has joined forces with travel’s leading …

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Download your own Arctic vs Antarctica Infographic

The Polar Difference They are at polar ends of the earth, but how different really is Antarctica to the Arctic? …

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Is Antarctica a Country?

While there are no countries in Antarctica, seven nations have laid claim to parts of it: Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, France, Norway, Chile, and Argentina. The Antarctica Treaty, signed in 1959, brought nations together to share the continent in peace and cooperation.

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What animals live in Antarctica?

    Sub-zero temperatures, months of darkness and some of the strongest winds on Earth. How does life survive in this vast …

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Where is the Arctic?

The Arctic brings to mind encounters with unique wildlife, fascinating history and living cultures, remote hikes across untracked tundra, and …

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How Much Does A Trip To Antarctica Cost?

International travel trends indicate that travellers want to visit more remote places, seeking a genuine connection with nature and untouched …

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Discover the Legacy of Douglas Mawson at Antarctica’s Mawson’s Hut

Who was Douglas Mawson and why did he go to Antarctica? “Who is Douglas Mawson”, and “why did he go …

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Do puffins live in the Arctic?

Puffins live in the Arctic. They can be found around sea cliffs and tundra-carpeted coastlines from Iceland to Greenland, Norway, …

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Why is Antarctica colder than the Arctic?

Antarctica and the Arctic are the two coldest places on earth. The polar regions are known for their vast, glittering …

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A comparison: Arctic vs Antarctica

Antarctica and the Arctic have many things in common: they’re both cold, icy and home to an array of wonderful …

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Who owns Antarctica?

Antarctica doesn’t belong to anyone. There is no single country that owns Antarctica. Instead, Antarctica is governed by a group …

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Why Explore Alaska on a Small ship with Aurora Expeditions?

Escape the Crowds, Challenge Yourself & be Free in Alaska Alaska is a place of bountiful wildlife, spectacular landscapes of …

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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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