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Arctic

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The Arctic’s 7 Most Impressive Natural Wonders

Are you planning a trip to the Arctic? At first glance it can seem easy, it’s just the Arctic, right? …

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Top 10 new Arctic & Global voyages to inspire your future planning

Our new Arctic & Global 2024 season is full of life changing adventures across the wildest and most remote destinations …

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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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Truly Explore the Arctic with Aurora

When you book a journey with Aurora Expeditions, you’re saying yes to a true Arctic exploration. You’ve probably heard that we …

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Stories of the Arctic: 5 Most Memorable Moments in Iceland

Between epic sagas and cascading waterfalls, read Oksana’s 5 most memorable moments on our Iceland Circumnavigation expedition. Iceland completely takes …

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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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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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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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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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