Aurora Expeditions Blog

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Stories of the Arctic: Ice paradise

Thinking about travelling to the Arctic? Read Alex’s extraordinary experiences in the icy paradise of our Jewels of the Arctic expedition. …

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Stories from the Arctic: We became a family onboard

Katie Harber,  Aurora Expeditions BDM, details her favourite days onboard our Iceland Circumnavigation expedition. Grundarfjörður Waterfall Day 1: Reykjavik Day …

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Spotted! The Top 7 Wildlife You’ll See in the Arctic

If you’re considering an Arctic vacation and wondering what your wildlife spotting chances are, you’re in luck. Why? Because the …

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A Day in the Life of an Arctic Adventurer (it could be you)

Ever wondered what a day in the life of an Arctic adventure might look like? Is it 24/7 icebergs and …

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Which Arctic Region Should I Visit?

If the chaos of life in the 21st century is making you want to run away to distant lands, you’re …

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5 reasons Sylvia Earle is our Hero for the Planet

Launching in December 2022, our new purpose-built ship the Sylvia Earle is a floating ambassador for the planet. The ship …

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Scuba Diving in Norway

Norway is so much more than lush mountains, postcard-perfect fjords and colourful houses that hug its coastlines – below the …

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Patagonia Trekking Guide: Top 10 Highlights

Sweeping across the border of Argentina and Chile, it’s easy to mistake the beauty of Patagonia for some B roll …

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10 Photography Tips for World Photography Day

This World Photography Day, we want to hero the award-winning professional photographers that join every Aurora Expeditions voyage as part of …

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10 Arctic Facts You Might Not Know

The Arctic is a mesmerising region at the top of the world, quite literally, that incorporates parts of eight countries – …

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Scuba Diving in Cape Verde, the Canary Islands and the Azores

‘The Azores archipelago is a magnet for life. It really is a magical place. Launching the Azores as a Hope …

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Scuba Diving in England

England’s iconic coastlines are brimming with history above and below the water. This endlessly intriguing region always offers something new …

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Scuba Diving in Ireland

There are some who dream of diving deeper. Uncover historic shipwrecks, unforgettable wildlife encounters and reach new depths where few …

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Scuba Diving in Antarctica

Apart from spider crabs, peacock worms, dogfish, crabs, sea squirts, soft corals, sea butterflies, giant kelp walls and many species …

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Scuba Diving in Scotland

Experienced drysuit divers may know that Scotland offers some excellent diving opportunities with waters rich with history and diversity. Hundreds …

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Scuba Diving in Costa Rica

Scuba diving in Costa Rica is one of the best ways to experience this tropical paradise, which is teeming with …

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Scuba Diving in Greenland

For experienced divers, a secret world awaits to be explored below the surface when you go scuba diving in Greenland, …

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Scuba Diving in Iceland

Iceland is home to stunning landscapes, glaciers, mountains, lakes and waterfalls, as well as some of the world’s best cold-water …

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Scuba Diving in the Arctic

Challenge yourself to reach depths that even the midnight sun can’t penetrate when you go scuba diving in the Arctic. …

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5 things not to do on your Antarctic expedition

Antarctica is one of the biggest bucket-list trips that you’ll ever do. While some people start planning their expedition months …

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When is the best time to go to Antarctica?

When you decide to go on a voyage to Antarctica, one of the first decisions you need to make is …

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Passenger Interview: My 50th Birthday Trip to Antarctica

One of our favourite travel trends for 2022 is that ‘celebration travel‘ is on the rise. We’re seeing more passengers …

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Our Top Picks for the Sylvia Earle’s First Season

To celebrate the inaugural season of the Sylvia Earle, we’ve selected our top picks of adventures you could experience to …

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World Nature Conservation Day: 5 ways we’re doing our bit

World Nature Conservation Day is observed every year on 28 July, and aims to raise awareness of the worsening climate …

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