Aurora Expeditions Blog

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8 Free Events & Activities To Try In Oslo

Norway’s sophisticated capital of Oslo conjures images of stunning architecture, a vibrant culinary scene and Viking museums, but it’s often …

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10 Fun Facts About Longyearbyen

The capital of the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard, Longyearbyen is the gateway to the Arctic Circle, and one of the …

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Celebrating Shackleton’s Centenary: A Truly Heroic Antarctic Voyage

This year, we are celebrating a very important centenary in Antarctic history: Sir Ernest Shackleton’s Endurance Expedition. Though he was …

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Campaign To Stop The Capture And Import Of Endangered Beluga Whales To The USA

Your Help Is Needed to Stop Import of 18 Wild Belugas by Georgia Aquarium. On June 15, 2012 Georgia Aquarium …

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Animals Native To Russia

Sydney Morning Herald reporter, Louise Schwartzkoff, paddles with otters and cruises beneath volcanoes on a dramatic expedition in the Kuril …

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Leopard Seal Fun Facts

At the southernmost point on Earth, you’ll find Antarctica. This is the coldest location you’ll encounter during your worldly travels, as …

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What Animals Migrate? Exposing The Secret Migration Of The World’s Wildlife

Despite everything that we know about the animal world, there are certainly plenty of secrets that continue to astound us. …

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Top 3 Weirdest Wildlife In The Galapagos

Weird Wildlife of the Galapagos Lying some 1,000 kilometres off the coast of South America, the Galapagos Islands are a …

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Arctic & Scotland Landscape Photography Competition – 2017 Entries

Congratulations to our winners! The results are in from our 2017 Arctic & Scotland Photo Competition! Thanks to all passengers …

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What You Need To Know About Scoresby Sund

Not many people on this planet can say they’ve visited Greenland on a cruise adventure, but this fantastic, almost entirely …

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Galápagos Penguin Facts & Information

The Galápagos Islands are home to many fascinating creatures, from giant tortoises to the colourful blue-footed booby. However, there is …

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10 fun facts about Antarctica

Antarctica is truly unlike anywhere else on earth. Find out why with these 10 fun (and a little surprising) facts …

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Why You Should Be In Patagonia On 26 February, 2017

For any space or science aficionado, a solar eclipse is a riveting experience because it marks a unique and rare …

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Antarctica 2017/2018 Photo Competition

Congratulations to our Antarctica Photo Competition winners! The results are in from our 2017/2018 Antarctica Photo Competition! Thank you to …

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5 Reasons Why Small Cruise Ships Are Best

When it comes to planning your next cruise adventure, one of the most important decisions you’ll make is what type …

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Aurora Expeditions Reaches Commonwealth Bay, 100 Years After Sir Douglas Mawson

Aurora Expeditions has become the first expedition ship operator to sail into Commonwealth Bay this Antarctic season, making it within …

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Meet Alaska Expert Alan Burger

We’re very excited to announce that Naturalist and seabird specialist, Dr. Alan Burger, will lead our up-coming small-ship adventure to …

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Glacier Hiking Tours In Alaska

Alaska, the northernmost U.S. State, is one of the most picturesque locations in the country, offering verdant forests, rearing mountains …

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When’s The Best Time To Cruise Alaska?

A voyage through Alaska’s Inside Passage is truly an unparalleled experience. Oceans teeming with wildlife, including breaching humpback whales and …

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2 Interesting Myths From Alaska’s Inuit People

Modern Alaska is an official state of the US, despite being separated from the rest of the nation. It is …

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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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What To Wear On Your Alaska Cruise Adventure

Jump on board a 2016 expedition to Alaska’s Inside Passage and you’ll be weaving your way through mighty fiords, pristine …

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