Aurora Expeditions Blog
Antarctica

  •  
  •  
How can we help endangered penguins in Antarctica?

As a group, penguins are one of the two most threatened seabird species in the world. According to Birdlife International, …

Read more >
  •  
  •  
Are Seals Endangered In Antarctica?

All six seal species’ found living in Antarctica are classified as ‘least concern’ by the International Union for Conservation of …

Read more >
  •  
  •  
  •  
Are There Polar Bears In Antarctica? No – find out why.

Do polar bears live in Antarctica? Polar bears live in the Arctic, but not Antarctica. Down south in Antarctica you’ll …

Read more >
  •  
  •  
Antarctica in March: Why I like Antarctic trips in March

March is ‘late-season’ for voyages to Antarctica: night times grow out of the endless summer days; the air freshens; dustings …

Read more >
  •  
  •  
How cold is Antarctica?

Antarctica is the coldest place on earth. Colder than the Arctic and the Andes, even colder than the summit of …

Read more >
  •  
Is Antarctica a desert? YES. Find out why

When most people imagine Antarctica they think of a cold continent covered in ice. And they’re right. In fact, 90% …

Read more >
  •  
Do people live in Antarctica?

Antarctica is known for being the highest, driest, coldest and windiest continent on earth. So perhaps it won’t come as …

Read more >
  •  
  •  
King Penguin Fun Facts & Information

On an adventure to Antarctica and the Subantarctic islands with Aurora Expeditions, there is one animal that almost everyone wants …

Read more >
  •  
  •  
  •  
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 …

Read more >
  •  
  •  
  •  
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 …

Read more >
  •  
  •  
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 …

Read more >
  •  
  •  
  •  
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. …

Read more >
  •  
  •  
All About Antarctic Penguins

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

Read more >
  •  
  •  
  •  
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 …

Read more >
  •  
  •  
  •  
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 …

Read more >
  •  
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 …

Read more >
  •  
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 …

Read more >
  •  
  •  
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 …

Read more >
  •  
  •  
Amazing Mountains In Antarctica

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

Read more >
  •  
  •  
  •  
Solo Adventure Vacations: Why You Should Go

It doesn’t matter whether you’re joining us around Antarctica or the European Arctic, undertaking a group holiday as a solo …

Read more >
  •  
Mel Flies The Flag For Cystic Fibrosis

Cystic fibrosis, also known as CF, is a hereditary disease affecting the exocrine system. There is no known cure and …

Read more >
  •  
  •  
Antarctica Photos – Best Of 16/17

Congratulations to our winners! The results are in from our 2016/17 Antarctic Photo Competition! Thanks to all passengers who entered the photo …

Read more >
  •  
  •  
Why The Poles Are Perfect For Romantic Trips For 2

Ahh, Valentine’s Day. This celebration of love is upon us once again, when couples across the globe will be dreaming …

Read more >
  •  
  •  
Sir Ernest Shackleton’s Endurance Expedition Timeline

Shackleton’s Endurance Expedition Timeline When Sir Ernest Shackleton’s Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition left South Georgia Island on 5 December 1914 to assist …

Read more >