Aurora Expeditions Blog

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World Wildlife Day – Our Top 5 Polar Animals

Every year on March 3, it’s World Wildlife Day! This is a time when we are all encouraged to celebrate …

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Arctic Travel Guide

Recently in the Arctic on board Polar Pioneer, Sandy Greenwood shares with us her impressions of a colourful land. Tall …

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A Brief Travel Guide To Spitsbergen

Have you ever heard of Spitsbergen? It’s the largest island in the Svalbard archipelago, which can be found north of …

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Exploring Film Locations With Aurora Expeditions

Do you get excited about relaxing in front of your favourite show after a long day? Well, how would you …

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Aurora Expeditions Acknowledge The World’s Endangered Species List

On Friday 20 May 2016, the world takes time to acknowledge the planet’s endangered species of wild animals, and many …

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Mike Cusack Receives Award

Mike and Susan Cusack receive Australian Geographic Society Award Congratulations to our Kimberley Coast expedition leader, Mike Cusack and his …

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Interview With Skye Marr-Whelan – AEL & Operations Coordinator

Adventure is in the blood of this young expeditioner, whose résumé includes an impressive list of exciting expeditions with the …

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Our 10 Most Popular Instagram Posts Of 2016

It’s been a great year for amazing photos, from Antarctica to the Arctic and to all the places in between. …

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Antarctic Penguins

It’s time to refresh your penguin knowledge! Of all Antarctica’s resident animals, penguins are some of the most iconic and …

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Clean Up Svalbard, By Dr. Roger Kirkwood

Aurora Expeditions’ passengers and staff have excelled in the Clean Up Svalbard campaign this year with consistent collections of plastic …

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Aurora Expeditions’ Makes History On Russia’s North East Passage

Australian expedition-cruise company, Aurora Expeditions, has become one the first companies to ever complete Russia’s North East Passage in an …

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Best Birding Tours – A Birder’s Paradise

Aurora Expeditions’ voyages offer unique opportunities to experience some of our planet’s most extraordinary and rare bird and wildlife. Below …

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Stepping Up Your Smartphone Photography

When you set out on a once in a lifetime voyage with Aurora Expeditions, you’ll want to capture the experience …

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When Is The Best Time To Trek Patagonia?

The remote region of Patagonia, which spans Chile and Argentina in the southern part of the South American continent, is a …

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How Were The Galápagos Islands Formed? A History Timeline

The naturally diverse and dazzling islands of the Galápagos Islands are a place of wonder where visitors can witness untouched …

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Who Were The First Australians In Antarctica?

It seems as though Australia and Antarctica are as different as two masses of land can get. While Antarctica is …

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Chimborazo – The Volcano You’ve Never Heard Of

In geography classes around the world, students are taught about Mount Everest in Nepal being the tallest peak on Earth. …

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Interview With Liz Pope – Assistant Expedition Leader

With years of leading groups and travelling up her sleeve, this friendly and patient assistant expedition leader is always happy …

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Two Best Books You Should Read For Your Antarctica Adventure

When you first set off on your Antarctic adventure, you’ll be following in the intrepid footsteps of many brave men …

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Patagonia Adventure Trek & Antarctica Cruise Package

Take the ultimate expedition and experience the spectacular world renowned parks of Patagonia followed by a trip of a lifetime …

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Amazing Mountains In Antarctica

In the world of alpine climbing, there is no destination quite so revered, nor so challenging as Antarctica. This wild …

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Solo Adventure Vacations: Why You Should Go

Enjoy the company of like-minded people, explore endlessly at your own pace or push your limits with adventure. Whether you’re …

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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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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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