Dr Liz Pope

Expedition Leader, Deputy Expedition Leader & Expedition Guide
Dr Liz Pope

With years of leading groups and travelling up her sleeve, Liz is always happy to help make your voyage the best it can possibly be! Having grown up in three different countries (the Philippines, USA and Australia), Liz caught the travel bug at an early age. Since then she has travelled widely throughout Australia, New Zealand, India, Vietnam, Nepal, Mexico, Europe, and Africa.

After finishing her PhD in Microbiology, Liz found herself leading overland safaris throughout Eastern and Southern Africa; and later managing a lodge in Botswana’s Okavango Delta. On returning to Australia, Liz satisfied her interest in conservation education and animals working at Sydney’s Taronga Zoo as an education officer for their ‘Roar & Snore’ program. Liz has also had a parallel career in the areas of medical communications, management and human resources.

Liz has been working with Aurora Expeditions in Antarctica since 2009-2010, as well as completing several seasons in the European Arctic. Liz has also worked on ship-based expeditions in Papua New Guinea, Scotland, the North-West Passage, Alaska’s Inside Passage, Far East Russia and the Kuril Islands.

In her role as an expedition guide and leader, she is particularly thrilled to be able to combine her curiosity of the natural world and her passion for sharing it with others. 

Liz's Expeditions

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    Expedition - South Georgia & Antarctic Odyssey

    South Georgia & Antarctic Odyssey

    21/22 DAYS from US$19,400 per person

    Throughout long summer days, discover wildlife-rich South Georgia, step foot on the magnificent Antarctic Peninsula and retrace Ernest Shackleton's epic journey from Elephant Island.

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    Expedition - Across the Antarctic Circle

    Across the Antarctic Circle

    13 DAYS from US$11,300 per person FLY/SAIL

    Celebrate crossing latitude 66° 33' South in the wake of hallowed explorers and experience a world of powerful whales, shimmering mountain ranges and mesmerising icebergs.

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    Expedition - Antarctic Explorer

    Antarctic Explorer

    11/12 DAYS from US$11,500 per person FLY/SAIL

    Spend more time exploring the Antarctic Peninsula with FLY/SAIL itineraries, including a new FLY/FLY voyage that skips the Drake completely!

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