Aurora Expeditions Blog

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Antarctic Solo Expedition: Why Joining A Tour On Your Own Is A Great Idea

Travelling solo may seem like a daunting task, especially when you’re planning an expedition to Antarctica – not most people’s traditional …

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Expedition Leader Henrik Lovendahl Tells Us Why His Heart Lies In Norway

So Henrik, what is it that you love about the Norwegian coastline? Sailing up the Norwegian coastline is unique; it …

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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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How Many Species Of Whale Are There In Antarctica?

The giants of the ocean, whales are an exceptional species of mammal capable of deep emotional and social connections with their …

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Scotland Travel Guide – Stories From 2012

PUFFIN POST – Follow our expeditioners through the Scottish Isles as they make their way from Oban to the Faroes. We’ll …

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Aurora Expeditions Passenger Wins Australian Antarctic Festival Photo Competition

Aurora Expeditions’ passenger, Peter Wood, has won the 2018 Australian Antarctic Festival Photography Competition in the People’s Choice category for …

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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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The Best Ecuador Travel Tips For Your Expedition

Ecuador is one of the smallest countries in South America, and yet, it’s a must-visit on many people’s bucket lists. …

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Expedition Leader Summarises Kimberley Cruise

One of our expedition leaders Amanda Till is currently on a Kimberley Coast Expedition travelling from Broome to Darwin. Below …

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Onboard Our Galapagos Odyssey

Discover the Galápagos Islands with Aurora Expeditions As seen on Traveller.com.au… Have you ever wondered what it would be like …

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Top Gadgets You Need To Pack For An African Adventure

People love our tours of Africa because of the diverse experiences they can give travellers. From the buzzing streets of …

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Aurora Wins Social Media Award!

Aurora Expeditions announced as winner of ‘Best Overall Use of Social Media’ in the Cruise Line category at Smitty Awards! …

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3 Fascinating Patagonian Animals

Covering the southernmost region of South America, Patagonia’s stunning landscapes of desert, plains and mountains attract visitors from around the …

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Best Insurance To Get For Your Antarctic Voyage

You’ve done it. You’ve finally booked that once-in-a-lifetime trip, and you’ve already started counting down the days until your departure. …

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Facts About The Blue-Footed Booby

Although your journey with Aurora Expeditions may show you many unique creatures, it’s likely you’ll not have seen the likes …

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Aurora Expeditions’ Christmas Gift List

‘Tis the season of giving! And to help you find the perfect gift for your loved ones this season we’ve …

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Things To Do In Greenland

The natural beauty of Greenland There’s no place like Greenland when it comes to giant icebergs (some of the largest …

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SOS: Save Endangered Shorebirds!

In partnership with our friends at Birdlife Australia The Critically Endangered Eastern Curlew is dying in critical numbers and needs …

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Travelling To And Cruising Alaska With Family Holidays

If you’ve been wondering how you can enjoy some quality family time this year, why not think a little outside …

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Rise In Solo Expedition Travellers To Antarctica

Aurora Expeditions have noted a rise in the number of solo travellers making the trip of a lifetime to Antarctica. …

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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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10 Arctic Facts You Might Not Know

Find out some of our favourite Arctic facts! The Arctic Ocean is the smallest of the earth’s five major oceans, …

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Scotland Legends, Myths And Folklore

Humans love to imagine alternative realities where bizarre creatures interact with society. In fact, dig into Scotland’s past and you’ll soon …

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Travel Advice: Exploring The Natural Beauty On The Islands Of Svalbard

One of the challenges of exploring the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard is the prominence of pack ice. Throughout the winter …

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