Aurora Expeditions Blog

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Discoveries On A Cruise To The Hebridean Islands

An essential element of our Wild Scotland tour, a Hebridean cruise has plenty to offer for history fanatics and wildlife …

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What Is A Glacier?’ With Glaciologist Heidi Sevestre

Glaciologist and expedition staff member Heidi Sevestre travelled with us on our 2016 European Arctic season, sharing her passion for …

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Santiago Budget Travel On A Shoestring

Our Santiago Consultant Veronica gives you her top 5 places to visit for UNDER $5!! 1. Free Walking Tours of …

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Discover Reykjavik: Best Things To See & Do

Perched at the rim of the Arctic Circle, Iceland is a gateway to the frozen north, steeped in centuries of …

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How To Deal With Seasickness On A Cruise Ship: FAQ

If you’ve just booked your place on board the Polar Pioneer or Greg Mortimer for one of Aurora Expeditions’ Arctic Circle …

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Icecaps, Katabatic Winds, And Vivid Red Tundra

Past passenger Ian Nowak writes of his experiences on a European Arctic voyage with Aurora Expeditions. At the end of …

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Snorkeling In Antarctica!

Aurora Expeditions is delighted to announce they will be offering passengers the chance to snorkel in Antarctica this season. This …

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Share Your Voyage Online With The Best Trip Tracking App

Aurora Expeditions have become the first cruise operator to implement a brand new social media tracking service on our remote …

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What Type Of Antarctic Explorer Are You?

One of the best parts about travelling in a group setting is that you never know who you are bound …

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New Arctic Short Film

Jewels of the Arctic  A short film by Aurora Expeditions Sit back and relax as you are transported into the …

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Ecuador Birding Tours In The Mashpi Cloud Forest

The small South American country of Ecuador contains within its borders a patchwork of vastly different landscapes – from the craggy …

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Best Small Ship Cruises To Antarctica: How To Pick

When you’re heading on a voyage to the frozen continent of Antarctica, you want to be sure you’re choosing the …

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Arctic Landscape Photography: Top Things To Photograph

For the avid photographer and amateur alike, the breathtaking wilds of the Arctic Circle present an exhilarating subject matter, from …

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Children In Antarctica: Can I Take My Children With Me?

If you love sharing your passions with your children and exploring new places together, it is natural to want them to …

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Interesting Facts About Lions

The wildlife of Africa is perhaps one of its greatest marvels, sparking imaginations around the globe and igniting the fires …

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Welcome To The Arctic, Home Of Santa Claus Village

One of the most identifiable characters around the world, the man in the big red suit is known by many …

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Things To Do In Tropical Darwin

Red, rugged and remote are the three words that best describe Australia’s Northern Territory. With a vast population across the …

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2018/2019 Antarctic Landscape Photography Competition

Announcing our 2018/2019 Antarctic photography competition winners! The results are in from our 2018/2019 Antarctic Photography Competition! Thank you so …

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How Was Antarctica Formed?

Antarctica as we know it was formed roughly 34 million years ago, when the continent was enveloped by the massive …

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Aurora Expeditions’ Scott Portelli Is Wildlife Photographer Of The Year!

Congratulations! Scott Portelli has travelled all over the world in search of different opportunities to get up close with nature …

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In Shackleton’s Footsteps: Interview With Gary Lee

Shackleton fan and adventure lover Gary Lee travelled on our latest commemorative voyage to Antarctica – In Shackleton’s Footsteps, in March …

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So, What’s Papua New Guinea Travel Like?

Morning comes quickly in PNG. Like a wave retreating down a beach to reveal glistening shells and tumbled rocks, the …

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Happy New Year….Aurora Style!

At 0900 we were in the zodiacs, never mind sore heads and lack of sleep from the New Year festivities. …

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Aurora Expeditions 2015 Highlights

Only three weeks left before a new year starts! With more than 30 expeditions to some of the most amazing …

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