Aurora Expeditions Blog

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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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Galapagos Birding Tours – A Guide

Officially part of Ecuador, the Galápagos Islands lie more than 900 kilometres off its western coast. The archipelago includes 18 …

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The History Of Franz Josef Land

For the world’s northernmost archipelago – sitting around 900km from the North Pole –  Franz Josef Land is a long way from any form …

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Aurora Expeditions In The News

Aurora Expeditions wanted to share a piece of Antarctica with everybody, so we sent Louise Evans on a trip to …

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Trekking The Nepal Himalaya – A Travel Guide

Our Marketing Manager, Emma, travelled to Nepal and joined our Classic Everest Trek back in September. Read her account below, …

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Best Swimming Animals In The World

When it comes to the great wonders of the natural world, few are as vast and awe inspiring as the …

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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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