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Antarctic Seasons By Month: A Guide To The Wilderness

In Australia, our seasons are pretty well defined. During the summer, the soaring temperatures make for great beach weather, while …

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Learn More About Halley VI Research Station In Antarctica

On the surface, Antarctica might seem like a frozen, desolate place supporting only a handful of animals among the icy …

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Discovering Svalbard’s Global Seed Vault

On Aurora Expeditions’ Arctic Complete tour, you’ll sail off on the Polar Pioneer for the awe-inspiring vistas of Spitsbergen, Greenland and …

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3 Of Patagonia’s Top Mountain Peaks

“The mountains are calling and I must go.” John Muir Mountains have always captured the imagination of intrepid travellers and …

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What Is A Glacier?’ With Glaciologist Heidi Sevestre

Glaciologist and expedition staff member Heidi Sevestre travelled with us on our 2016 European Arctic season, sharing her passion for …

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Hot And Cold: How Many Active Volcanoes Are There In Antarctica?

Look beyond the ice. Take a deep dive into the geology and geography of Antarctica, and you’ll discover the continent …

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How Was Antarctica Formed?

Antarctica as we know it was formed roughly 34 million years ago, when the continent was enveloped by the massive …

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Humpback Whale Facts

Whales are truly fascinating creatures. These majestic mammals are capable of growing to truly magnificent sizes, often far surpassing any …

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Aurora Sponsors Australian Geographic Society Awards

Aurora Expeditions will again be a main sponsor of the Australian Geographic Society awards next week, presenting the ‘Adventurer of …

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Cruising Norway’s Fjords: A Travel Guide

Tucked away on the fringe of the Arctic Circle, the dramatic landscapes of Norway draw travellers from around the world, …

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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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6 Reasons For Crossing The Arctic Circle

As one of the world’s most remote, fascinating locations, the Arctic Circle is not your ordinary travel destination. Populated by …

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Scoresbysund, Greenland – The World’s Largest Fjord System

Up to 350km long and 600m deep – Scoresbysund isn’t your typical fjord. As a highlight of all our East Greenland voyages, Scoresbysund …

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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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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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Antarctic Tourism Talks In Chile

Aurora Expeditions has been a major contributor during important talks in Chile this month to discuss the country’s tourism development …

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New Tree Frog Dicovered At Mashpi Lodge, Ecuador

A new inhabitant of the Mashpi Reserve in heart of the Equatorial Chocó Bio-Region has been recently added to the already-diverse …

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Celebrate The 100-Year Anniversary Of US National Parks On An Alaskan Cruise!

The US National Park Service will turn 100 this year on August 25, 2016. Celebrate by exploring these beautiful parks …

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