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Arctic

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Interview With Skye Marr-Whelan – AEL & Operations Coordinator

Adventure is in the blood of this young expeditioner, whose résumé includes an impressive list of exciting expeditions with the …

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Our 10 Most Popular Instagram Posts Of 2016

It’s been a great year for amazing photos, from Antarctica to the Arctic and to all the places in between. …

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Clean Up Svalbard, By Dr. Roger Kirkwood

Aurora Expeditions’ passengers and staff have excelled in the Clean Up Svalbard campaign this year with consistent collections of plastic …

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Aurora Expeditions’ Makes History On Russia’s North East Passage

Australian expedition-cruise company, Aurora Expeditions, has become one the first companies to ever complete Russia’s North East Passage in an …

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Best Birding Tours – A Birder’s Paradise

Aurora Expeditions’ voyages offer unique opportunities to experience some of our planet’s most extraordinary and rare bird and wildlife. Below …

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Stepping Up Your Smartphone Photography

When you set out on a once in a lifetime voyage with Aurora Expeditions, you’ll want to capture the experience …

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Solo Adventure Vacations: Why You Should Go

It doesn’t matter whether you’re joining us around Antarctica or the European Arctic, undertaking a group holiday as a solo …

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Atlantic Puffin Facts & Information Guide

When you head into the waters of the North Sea on board Aurora Expeditions’ Wild Scotland tour, prepare to have …

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Escape To Norway With Aurora Expeditions

For some of us, the idea of a holiday doesn’t just summon up thoughts of relaxation, but the spirit of …

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Why The Poles Are Perfect For Romantic Trips For 2

Ahh, Valentine’s Day. This celebration of love is upon us once again, when couples across the globe will be dreaming …

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2018 Arctic Photography Competition

Announcing our Arctic photography competition winners! The results are in from our 2018 Arctic Photography Competition! Thank you to all …

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