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Antarctica

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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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How To Avoid Common Travel Scams In South America

Travelling to South America is an experience in itself, a unique adventure that you won’t find in other continents. However, …

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Expeditioners Raise Over $37,000 For The South Georgia Heritage Trust!

Our recently-finished Antarctica and South Georgia season was a particularly fruitful one, with expeditioners helping to raise much-needed funds for …

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Top Things To Photograph In South Georgia

It’s not every day that you visit a sub-antarctic island like South Georgia. On a voyage with Aurora Expeditions, you’ll …

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Uncovering The ‘Antarctica Bus’

Aurora expeditioner and Antarctica enthusiast, Charles Lindall, has released his brand new ‘Antarctica Bus’ after spending over 12-months preparing the …

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Mawson’s Great-Granddaughter Joins Our Expedition

Aurora is privileged to have Emma McEwin as a special guest lecturer on our Icebergs & Emperors expedition to Commonwealth …

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100 Years Since Shackleton’s Trans-Antarctic Expedition

August 2014 marks the centenary of Sir Ernest Shackleton’s 1914–1917 Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition, an historic occasion that is being commemorated …

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Hot And Cold: How Many Active Volcanoes Are There In Antarctica?

Look beyond the ice. Take a deep dive into the geology and geography of Antarctica, and you’ll discover the continent …

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Top Myths About Travelling To Antarctica

Antarctica is a somewhat unconventional vacation destination, but not everything you’ve heard is true. Let’s clear up some of the …

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How can I prepare for my first trip to Antarctica?

Preparing for a cruise to Antarctica will be unlike any holiday you’ve had before. You’ll be exploring the world’s coldest …

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Snorkeling In Antarctica!

Aurora Expeditions is delighted to announce they will be offering passengers the chance to snorkel in Antarctica this season. This …

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Share Your Voyage Online With The Best Trip Tracking App

Aurora Expeditions have become the first cruise operator to implement a brand new social media tracking service on our remote …

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What Type Of Antarctic Explorer Are You?

One of the best parts about travelling in a group setting is that you never know who you are bound …

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Best Small Ship Cruises To Antarctica: How To Pick

When you’re heading on a voyage to the frozen continent of Antarctica, you want to be sure you’re choosing the …

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Children In Antarctica: Can I Take My Children With Me?

If you love sharing your passions with your children and exploring new places together, it is natural to want them to …

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2018/2019 Antarctic Landscape Photography Competition

Announcing our 2018/2019 Antarctic photography competition winners! The results are in from our 2018/2019 Antarctic Photography Competition! Thank you so …

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How Was Antarctica Formed?

Antarctica as we know it was formed roughly 34 million years ago, when the continent was enveloped by the massive …

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Aurora Expeditions’ Scott Portelli Is Wildlife Photographer Of The Year!

Congratulations! Scott Portelli has travelled all over the world in search of different opportunities to get up close with nature …

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In Shackleton’s Footsteps: Interview With Gary Lee

Shackleton fan and adventure lover Gary Lee travelled on our latest commemorative voyage to Antarctica – In Shackleton’s Footsteps, in March …

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Aurora Donates To Riaus

Aurora Expeditions has donated over $2,500 to further the valuable work of the science communication organisation. The funds were donated …

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Fun Facts About Elephant Seals

Here at Aurora Expeditions, we like our guests to get as close to the action as possible and when there’s …

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What To Do And See In Stanley, Falkland Islands

What do you associate with the Falkland Islands? For many people, it’s the 1982 war between the United Kingdom and …

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Introducing Our Antarctic Team For 2014/15

Travelling to Antarctica is made so much richer by those who you experience it with. At Aurora Expeditions, we hand-pick …

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