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Welcome to our Trade Advisor Portal

Aurora Expeditions is an award-winning, Australian-owned expedition cruise company that has been pioneering polar travel for over 33 years. Founded on the guiding principles of adventure and endless exploration, our world-class Expedition Team facilitates perspective-altering small-ship experiences in Antarctica, the Arctic and beyond, with a range of classic expeditions and discovery voyages as well as treks to choose from.

Aurora Expeditions is deeply committed to sustainability and environmentally respectful travel to preserve the natural world’s beauty and majesty, by taking real actions for the care of the planet. Through education and enrichment programs, we seek to create lifelong ambassadors for the planet. This has always been our purpose, and it’s what sets us apart.

In our Travel Advisor Portal, you will find the latest information, resources and marketing collateral to inform and inspire your clients to take an incredible expedition with Aurora. If you have any training or sales enquiries, please get in touch with one of our Sales Directors.

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Introducing our newest small ship, the Douglas Mawson

Adventure has a new name. Setting sail in 2025, our new state-of-the-art ship, the Douglas Mawson, is the last in a line of purpose-built vessels that have redefined small ship expedition cruising.

Named after the legendary Australian geologist and explorer, our new small ship embodies Mawson’s pioneering spirit and is designed for global discovery. Featuring the revolutionary Ulstein X-BOW® and purpose-built with enhanced sustainability features, it takes on average 154 adventurers to the world’s wildest places in smooth, quiet comfort. It boasts our most extensive range of cabins yet, including a range of single cabins.

The Douglas Mawson’s inaugural season will mark Aurora Expeditions’ return to East Antarctica for the first time in 15 years, with new itineraries to include a Mawson’s Antarctica voyage to East Antarctica in honour of the ship’s namesake, departing from Hobart, a semi-circumnavigation of Antarctica, and immersive explorations of the Subantarctic Islands.

The Aurora Difference

Antarctica, the Arctic & Beyond

Choose from a range of destinations that span the globe, each selected for their natural beauty, remarkable biodiversity and fascinating archaeology.

Polar Pioneers for Over 33 Years

It's been more than 33 years since our co-founders Greg and Margaret Mortimer started taking small groups of friends and keen travelers to Antarctica.

Small, Purpose-Built New Ships

Traveling in small groups means that, unlike on larger ships, you can join every excursion, getting into the natural environment to explore more.

Experienced Expedition Team

Our highly acclaimed E-Team are the best in the business. Many are recognized leaders in their fields, keen to share their knowledge with expeditioners.

World Leading Activity Program

We have pioneered more adventure activities than any other polar cruising company. Dive into our range of activities to nurture your inner adventurer.

Positive Impact
Travel

We have a commitment to responsible travel and are taking real actions for the planet. As members of IAATO and AECO, we take our responsibility seriously.

Citizen Science Program

A hands-on and immersive experience that will not only fire your imagination but show how you too can help protect the beauty and majesty of our planet.

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2025 Arctic & Beyond

Explore our brand-new 2025 Arctic & Beyond season, which features 18 unique itineraries across Svalbard, Greenland, the Northwest Passage, Iceland, Scotland and Latin America.
With four new itineraries and a mix of more shorter length adventures alongside longer Ultimate Adventure voyages, it is our most comprehensive exploration of
these wild places to-date.

2024-25 Antarctica

Dive into life changing Antarctic adventures in our comprehensive brochure. Choose from 25 expeditions ranging from 9 to 23 days, including classic itineraries and three brand-new itineraries onboard the Greg Mortimer and our newest ship, the Sylvia Earle
Encourage your clients to stop daydreaming and start planning their next big adventure with this inspiring 100-page brochure.
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Mini Brochures

In addition to our season brochures, we have are constantly evolving our range of mini brochures and in-depth guides. From destination-specific mini brochures to guides on included activities like photography to add-on activities like scuba diving, use these informative resources to educate yourself about our unique offerings and as a sales tool for prospective clients.

New Purpose-Built Small Ships

Our new purpose-built ships, the Greg Mortimer, the Sylvia Earle and the Douglas Mawson, were designed for discovery. Travelling in small groups means that, unlike on larger ships, you can join every excursion, with more opportunities to explore the natural world and participate in unique activities including kayaking, snorkelling and diving.

The Greg Mortimer

Ice Class 1A
Year: 2019
Capacity: 132 Passengers on Average

This vessel pays tribute to our co-founder Greg Mortimer, whose pioneering spirit burns as brightly as it did over 30 years ago. It was the first passenger ship to feature the revolutionary Ulstein X-BOW®, which allows the ship to cross oceans more comfortably, and expansive observation decks to bring you closer to the natural environment.

The Sylvia Earle

Ice Class 1A
Year: 2022
Capacity: 132 Passengers on Average

Named after marine biologist, oceanographer, ocean advocate and explorer, Dr. Sylvia Earle, our new state-of-the-art vessel is a floating ambassador for the planet. It pays tribute to Dr. Earle and six other pioneering women in conservation, while offering a comfortable base camp for adventures across the globe, with Jacuzzis, a sauna, gym, lecture theatre, fine dining and more.

The Douglas Mawson

Ice Class 1A
Year: 2025
Capacity: 154 Passengers on Average

Named after the legendary Australian geologist and explorer, our newest small ship embodies Mawson’s pioneering spirit and is designed for global discovery. Featuring the revolutionary Ulstein X-BOW® and purpose-built with enhanced sustainability features, it takes on average 154 adventurers to the world’s wildest places in smooth, quiet comfort.

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Season & Campaign Assets

Below are the latest trip notes, maps, marketing assets and images for each season and current promotions. The trip notes reflect any rescheduled departure dates, so please download and update these on your websites to make sure you have correct voyage and trek details. There is also promotional material to help you inspire your clients to travel with us, including social media tiles and customizable flyers. 

 

Introducing New Co-Branded Content Experiences

We are excited to have partnered with Approach Guides, the leading content optimisation platform for travel brands, in a move to provide greater marketing support for our valued travel advisors.

The free platform will host marketing assets such as video, imagery and brochures, in addition to pre-built multimedia ‘content experiences’ that showcase Aurora’s itineraries, destinations, experiences and promotions.

We have created a range of content experiences to kick-off the partnership, which can be co-branded with a single click and shared with your clients via social media, email, quotes or even on your own website!

We encourage you start leveraging these content experiences for co-branding to engage your clients and increase conversions.

Resources & Sales Tools

From the latest Voyage Calendar to information about Fly/Sail & Sail/Fly luggage allowances, we have all the resources you need to inform and inspire your clients. Use our comprehensive collection of sales tools to learn more about Aurora Expeditions and grow your business.

Brand Guidelines

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Calendar

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Travel Advisors

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Greg Mortimer Whale

Booking Portal 

Guide

Antarctica Greg Mortimer Ship

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User Guides

Step by Step Booking Guide

Manage My Booking User Guide

Aurora 101: Cheat Sheet

Frequently Asked Questions

Sales Team

For training & sales inquiries please contact your Business Development Manager or Sales Director below.

For booking inquiries and to register your wholesale business, please email [email protected]

Bonnie Newman - Director of National and Key Accounts

Director of National and Key Accounts

Bonnie Newman

[email protected]

702-373-2102

 

Eric Andrews

Sales Director,
Southeast USA

Eric Andrews

[email protected]

863-777-6926

Danna Walker - BDM Canada Blue

Business Development Manager, Canada

Danna Walker

[email protected]

604-966-8277

 

Kris Endreson VP Sales NA

Vice President of Sales,
North America

Kris Endreson

[email protected]

201-602-9296

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