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Antarctica

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Happy New Year….Aurora Style!

At 0900 we were in the zodiacs, never mind sore heads and lack of sleep from the New Year festivities. …

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Aurora Expeditions 2015 Highlights

Only three weeks left before a new year starts! With more than 30 expeditions to some of the most amazing …

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New Polar Expedition Jacket

From November 2014 each passenger travelling on our Antarctic or Arctic voyages will receive a complimentary polar expedition jacket to …

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Antarctica Christmas Cruise: 10 Reasons To Join

Experience a Christmas, so unique, different and memorable that you will remember it for the rest of your life, only …

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Aurora Donates To Riaus

Aurora Expeditions has donated over $2,500 to further the valuable work of the science communication organisation. The funds were donated …

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Fun Facts About Elephant Seals

Here at Aurora Expeditions, we like our guests to get as close to the action as possible and when there’s …

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What To Do And See In Stanley, Falkland Islands

What do you associate with the Falkland Islands? For many people, it’s the 1982 war between the United Kingdom and …

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Spring: What’s Happening In Antarctica?

What makes springtime such a special time of the year for you? Whether it’s the blossoming of flowers, the bouncing …

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The Aurora Expeditions Antarctic Landscape Photography Competition

We are delighted to announce Geoff Thomas as the winner of the competition with his stunning photo entitled ‘Elephant Seal …

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Top Packing Tips For A Polar Expedition

It goes without saying that heading off on a polar expedition, either to the Arctic Circle or the mighty Antarctica …

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Naturalist vs Naturist – What’s The Difference?

At Aurora Expeditions we’re asked all kinds of questions. Some are scientific, others are more historical or geographical. If someone …

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Winner Of Antarctic Writing Competition Announced

We are pleased to announce the winners of our Aurora Expeditions Writing Competition. With such a good selection of entries, …

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5 Things Your Dad Will Love About A Trip To Antarctica

For the ultimate trip away with dad, consider a trip to Antarctica. We’re seeing more and more dads (and mums!) …

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How to get to Antarctica

Antarctica is the coldest, highest, driest and most remote continent on earth. Hidden beneath an enormous ice sheet, it was …

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Antarctica Facts By The Numbers

Antarctica is a truly remarkable continent. While it is unlike any other landmass in the world, what is occurring in …

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Antarctic Solo Expedition: Why Joining A Tour On Your Own Is A Great Idea

Travelling solo may seem like a daunting task, especially when you’re planning an expedition to Antarctica – not most people’s traditional …

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True Love In Antarctica: A Valentine’s Day Special

With the day of love just on the horizon, Romeos and Juliets around the world will have romance on the …

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Discover Ski Touring In Antarctica

Ski touring is one of our newest, and most exciting, Antarctic activities! We had a chat with our alpine expert, …

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When is the best time to go to Antarctica?

When you decide to go on a voyage to Antarctica, one of the first decisions you need to make is …

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What New Apps Do You Need For Your Next Overseas Adventure?

What’s your favourite smartphone app? Whether it’s Facebook, YouTube or The Age, these simple programs enable us to continuously connect …

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A Brief History Of South Georgia

In the midst of the Atlantic Ocean lies an isolated island, with its mountainous landscape providing a port of call …

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Exploring The Sub-Antarctic Islands Cruise With Aurora Expeditions

Do you have a passion for history, wildlife and remote locations, but have already experienced the wonder of Antarctica? If …

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Interview With An Antarctic Snowshoeing Guide

Want to know more about one of our newest Antarctic activities, snowshoeing? We’ve had a chat with our onboard guide, …

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Exploring The History And Future Of Antarctica With Dr Paul Willis

What makes a journey with Aurora Expeditions so unique is that you share your experience with our on-board team of …

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