Aurora Expeditions Blog

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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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Discovering The Arctic Through The Eyes Of A 14-Year-Old

Voyaging to a frozen wilderness holds a magical allure for many a wide-eyed traveller, but when you’re experiencing it through …

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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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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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Aurora Expeditions’ Everyday Hero

Aurora Expeditions’ Chief Financial Officer, Marcel De Graaf, will be putting his body on the line this June when he’ll …

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What Geological Wonders Will You Find On The Kimberley Coast?

A world of ancient rock carvings, fossilised dinosaur footprints and horizontal waterfalls, the Kimberley Coast is a landscape lover’s paradise. Those …

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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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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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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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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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When Should You Visit The Kimberley Coast?

Australia’s tourism is often overshadowed by its exciting and diverse cities. But a visit to Australia wouldn’t really be complete …

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Back By Popular Demand – Scottish Historian, Carol Knott

Over the years our Scottish historian, Carol Knott, as entertained our passengers with exciting tales of Scotlands rich and colourful history. …

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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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A Birding Guide To Scotland

The Scottish Isles hold a world of delights from stunning natural landscapes to an array of wildlife. From the highlands …

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Some Interesting Facts About The Musk Ox

When you reach the icy, cold tundra of Greenland’s shore during your Arctic excursions, you may spot on the horizon …

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Interesting Facts About Juneau, Alaska – And What To Do There

Depending on which expedition you choose to explore Alaska’s Inside Passage with us, you will begin your cruise in buzzing …

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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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7 Greenland Facts You Might Not Know

Greenland, positioned above the Arctic Circle is a landscape dominated by ice and rugged tundra, subjected to the frigidness of …

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Antarctica Sea Life: What To See

When you sign up for a voyage to the Antarctic with Aurora Expeditions, you aren’t just confined to seeing the …

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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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Arctic Sailing Then And Now: Vikings And You!

Scandinavia is well-known for its Viking history. These ancient people shaped the local area, not just on home soil, but across …

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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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