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Arctic

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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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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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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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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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Sea Kayaking in Canada

Explore the wildest and most remote parts of Canada from the water by sea kayaking in Canada. Canada’s High Arctic …

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Sea Kayaking in the Arctic

Sea kayaking in the Arctic is one of the best ways to experience this diverse polar region that encompasses the …

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Why do Arctic polar bears need sea ice?

Arctic Sea Ice Day – 15 July Arctic Sea Ice Day is an annual event observed on 15 July, which …

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Bucket-list destinations to suit every traveller

Because Aurora Expeditions visits some of the most unique places in the world, compiling this list of bucket-list destinations wasn’t …

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Arctic Birds: A Bird Watcher’s Guide to Svalbard

The Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard is one of our favourite destinations, with jaw-dropping landscapes and impressive wildlife. However, Svalbard isn’t …

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First look at our 5 new Arctic & Global itineraries to inspire your next adventure

We are excited to announce the release of our Antarctic, the Arctic & Global 2022-2024 Season Brochure, which includes brand new …

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Solo Adventure Vacations: Why You Should Go

Enjoy the company of like-minded people, explore endlessly at your own pace or push your limits with adventure. Whether you’re …

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5 Little Known Facts about Wrangel Island, Russia

Wrangel Island is truly one of the most remote and wild places on earth, discover five little known facts about …

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Download your own Arctic vs Antarctica Infographic

The Polar Difference They are at polar ends of the earth, but how different really is Antarctica to the Arctic? …

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Where is the Arctic?

The Arctic brings to mind encounters with unique wildlife, fascinating history and living cultures, remote hikes across untracked tundra, and …

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Do puffins live in the Arctic?

Puffins live in the Arctic. They can be found around sea cliffs and tundra-carpeted coastlines from Iceland to Greenland, Norway, …

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Why is Antarctica colder than the Arctic?

Antarctica and the Arctic are the two coldest places on earth. The polar regions are known for their vast, glittering …

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A comparison: Arctic vs Antarctica

Antarctica and the Arctic have many things in common: they’re both cold, icy and home to an array of wonderful …

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Aurora Expeditions named World’s Leading Polar Expedition Operator 2020

Aurora Expeditions are absolutely thrilled to have received one of the highest honours in global travel and tourism, named “The …

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Arctic kayaking trips on top of the world

If you’re looking for a different type of travel experience in one of the most remote places on Earth, we …

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Top things to do in Aberdeen before your Arctic Circle Cruise

Perched at the top of Britain, Scotland is characterised by its historic cities, winding roads and rugged terrain. The city …

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Aurora Expeditions’ Makes History On Russia’s North East Passage

Australian expedition-cruise company, Aurora Expeditions, has become one the first companies to ever complete Russia’s North East Passage in an …

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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 …

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