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Antarctica

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In Shackleton’s Footsteps: Interview With Gary Lee

Shackleton fan and adventure lover Gary Lee travelled on our latest commemorative voyage to Antarctica – In Shackleton’s Footsteps, in March …

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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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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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Introducing Our Antarctic Team For 2014/15

Travelling to Antarctica is made so much richer by those who you experience it with. At Aurora Expeditions, we hand-pick …

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Patagonia & Antarctica Tour: Reasons To Combine The Two

Always dreamed of visiting the final frontier of Antarctica, or exploring the heart of Patagonia in South America? Why not …

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Celebrating Ernest Shackleton, By Gary Lee

A dozen passengers who had travelled on Aurora Expeditions’ In Shackleton’s Footsteps adventure in March 2016, gathered in London on 20 of May for …

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What makes spring in Antarctica so special?

What makes springtime such a special time of the year for you? Is it 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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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/snowboard touring is hands down one of our most exciting add-on activities in our Antarctica activity program. We sat down with …

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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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How to get to Antarctica

Antarctica is the coldest, highest, driest (Antarctica is a desert!) and most remote continent on earth. Hidden beneath an enormous …

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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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