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Antarctica

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Wandering Albatross Facts & Information

Standing on the deck of the Greg Mortimer in Antarctica, there’s a good chance that you’ll experience bracing polar winds …

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Fearless Females: Top Women In Polar Adventure

This International Women’s Day on March 8, Aurora Expeditions is celebrating the indomitable women who inspire us to keep exploring. Men …

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How To Share Your Antarctic Expedition Cruise With The Folks Back Home

Cruising around the Antarctic Peninsula, you’ll see myriad marvels that most people will likely never encounter in their life. Towering …

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Expert Tips For Kayaking In Antarctica & The Polar Regions

Early in the morning you hop in your kayak and push away from the ship. You and your fellow kayakers make …

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$25,000 Raised For The YWCA

On Saturday, 24th May 2014 Aurora Expeditions proudly supported the YWCA charity auction event “La Madre di Tutte le Balli” …

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QC’s Antarctica Trip Provides Food For Thought On Environment

A great story from one of our passengers last season, as he recounts his expedition for the Auckland District Law …

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Is Crossing The Drake Passage Dangerous? Tips For Surviving

As part of your Antarctic expedition, you’ll be crossing the Drake Passage, a stretch of water that has great significance …

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Top 5 Reasons To Include South Georgia On Your Antarctic Expedition

Unknown to most, the Antarctic region stretches wider than its mainland and actually includes a number of island chains dotted …

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Science Expert Joins Aurora Expeditions’ Antarctic Voyage

Renowned scientist and Director of RiAus (the Royal Institution of Australia), Dr Paul Willis, will join Aurora Expeditions on a …

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3 Famous Antarctic Expeditions From History

Here at Aurora Expeditions and around the world, people are celebrating the centenary of Sir Ernest Shackleton’s famous voyage to …

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What Is The Life Cycle Of An Iceberg?

On an Aurora Expeditions cruise around the Antarctic Peninsula, you will see a variety of landscapes. During the warmer months, …

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Antarctic Weather Patterns: What will the weather be like on my cruise?

Each year, we take parties of excited people to see the Antarctic Peninsula’s famous tourist attractions. Aboard our purpose-built expedition ships, …

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Why are there no penguins in the Arctic?

The Arctic is a bird-lover’s paradise. The bird cliffs of Iceland and Norway are some of the busiest, most bustling …

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Antarctica Through The Eyes Of Lauren Bath

I have a strange job. I am a professional Instagrammer, travel influencer, photographer, marketer, freelance social media marketer, traveller, entrepreneur, …

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Aurora Expeditions Brings Home The Alexandra Shackleton Boat

Aurora Expeditions is proud to be supporting the recent ‘Shackleton Epic Expedition’ by returning the vessel used in the re-enactment, …

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Celebrating Sir Douglas Mawson’s Centenary Australasian Antarctic Expedition 1911-14

By Howard Whelan Skeins of spindrift dance over a smattering of huts nearly lost in a landscape of rocky outcrops …

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Should I Sail To Antarctica Or Fly?

Can you hear the call of Antarctica, one of the most extraordinary corners of our planet, where you’ll be in …

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Antarctic Explorers Uncovered

There are few places on earth to have eluded man’s exploration for as long as Antarctica.  During the Heroic Age …

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Amanda’s Antarctic Magic

A midnight cruise down the gullet in search of a penguin rookery in the dying dusk of the day, revealed …

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Antarctic Seasons By Month: A Guide To The Wilderness

In Australia, our seasons are pretty well defined. During the summer, the soaring temperatures make for great beach weather, while …

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A Marketing Manager In Antarctica

Our Marketing Manager, Becky Wood, travelled to the Antarctic Peninsula on our Springtime voyage this year and had the most …

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Learn More About Halley VI Research Station In Antarctica

On the surface, Antarctica might seem like a frozen, desolate place supporting only a handful of animals among the icy …

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Antarctica For New Year – 5 Reasons To Celebrate

Ring in the New Year Antarctica-style! If you’re looking for something different, a cruise to Antarctica is an unforgettable experience …

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The Marvels You’ll See On Your Stop At South Georgia

To the east of southern Argentina and the Falkland Islands lies a natural paradise, relatively unknown to world tourism. South …

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