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Arctic Fox Facts & Information Guide

During your shore excursions in the Arctic, you may want to keep your eye out for a small creature that’s sporting …

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Where to see an Atlantic puffin

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

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Some Fun Facts About Iguanas (Land And Marine)

In the Galápagos islands, you’ll likely find many iguanas during your explorations. There are four main species – three live on land …

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Encountering The Patagonian Wildlife

For nature lovers, the vast landscape of Patagonia is a veritable treat, with the fertile plains (pampas), glistening lakes and …

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Wandering Albatross Facts & Information

Standing on the deck of the Greg Mortimer in Antarctica, there’s a good chance that you’ll experience bracing polar winds …

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Wildlife Fact File: Frigatebirds Of The Galápagos Islands

The Galápagos Islands, scattered in the Pacific Ocean some 1,000 kilometres from the shores of Ecuador, are home to some …

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5 Amazing Animals That Should Be At The Olympics

Here at Aurora Expeditions, we have a huge amount of respect for animals and the role they play in the …

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New Fur Seals And Sea Lions Book Released By Dr Roger Kirkwood

Exciting news from expedition leader and naturalist Dr Roger Kirkwood, who has just had a book published. Roger’s life passion …

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Why are there no penguins in the Arctic?

The Arctic is a bird-lover’s paradise. The bird cliffs of Iceland and Norway are some of the busiest, most bustling …

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Svalbard Reindeer Facts & Information

If you have booked your trip on board one of Aurora Expeditions’ cruises to the Arctic Circle, you may begin …

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Wildlife Photography Tips: How to Snap Animals in their Own Habitat

Animal lovers get a kick out of our expeditions to the Antarctic Peninsula and South Georgia because of the many different species of …

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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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Polar Bear Facts

The mighty polar bear is one of the trademarks of the Arctic, with its powerful build and shaggy white fur. …

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Expeditioners Raise Over $37,000 For The South Georgia Heritage Trust!

Our recently-finished Antarctica and South Georgia season was a particularly fruitful one, with expeditioners helping to raise much-needed funds for …

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Amazing Animal Mother Facts

While human mums are no doubt dedicated, there are countless examples of amazing mothers in the animal kingdom. Often putting …

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Interesting Facts About Lions

The wildlife of Africa is perhaps one of its greatest marvels, sparking imaginations around the globe and igniting the fires …

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Arctic Landscape Photography: Top Things To Photograph

For the avid photographer and amateur alike, the breathtaking wilds of the Arctic Circle present an exhilarating subject matter, from …

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Ecuador Birding Tours In The Mashpi Cloud Forest

The small South American country of Ecuador contains within its borders a patchwork of vastly different landscapes – from the craggy …

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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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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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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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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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Arctic Birds – Pecking Order

The wonderful wildlife we’re lucky to come across on our amazing voyages is one of the major draw cards for …

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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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