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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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Nature & Wildlife Photography Tips For Snapping Animals In Their Own Habitat

Animal lovers get a kick out of our expeditions to the Antarctic Peninsula and South Georgia because of the many …

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Amazing Animal Mother Facts

While human mums are no doubt dedicated, there are countless examples of amazing mothers in the animal kingdom. Often putting …

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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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Polar Bear Facts

The mighty polar bear is one of the trademarks of the Arctic, with its powerful build and shaggy white fur. …

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Ecuador Birding Tours In The Mashpi Cloud Forest

The small South American country of Ecuador contains within its borders a patchwork of vastly different landscapes – from the craggy …

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Arctic Landscape Photography: Top Things To Photograph

For the avid photographer and amateur alike, the breathtaking wilds of the Arctic Circle present an exhilarating subject matter, from …

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Interesting Facts About Lions

The wildlife of Africa is perhaps one of its greatest marvels, sparking imaginations around the globe and igniting the fires …

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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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How You Can Help Save Our Polar Bears

Aurora Expeditions is passionate about conserving the world’s threatened wildlife. That’s why we want to raise awareness about the threats …

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Aurora Sponsors Australian Geographic Society Awards

Aurora Expeditions will again be a main sponsor of the Australian Geographic Society awards next week, presenting the ‘Adventurer of …

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Arctic Birds – Pecking Order

The wonderful wildlife we’re lucky to come across on our amazing voyages is one of the major draw cards for …

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Naturalist vs Naturist – What’s The Difference?

At Aurora Expeditions we’re asked all kinds of questions. Some are scientific, others are more historical or geographical. If someone …

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Scoresbysund, Greenland – The World’s Largest Fjord System

Up to 350km long and 600m deep – Scoresbysund isn’t your typical fjord. As a highlight of all our East Greenland voyages, Scoresbysund …

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A Birding Guide To Scotland

The Scottish Isles hold a world of delights from stunning natural landscapes to an array of wildlife. From the highlands …

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Some Interesting Facts About The Musk Ox

When you reach the icy, cold tundra of Greenland’s shore during your Arctic excursions, you may spot on the horizon …

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Spring: What’s Happening In Antarctica?

What makes springtime such a special time of the year for you? Whether it’s the blossoming of flowers, the bouncing …

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Walrus Pictures, Information & Facts

In the icy depths of the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard resides some of the most unique creatures in the animal kingdom. …

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How Many Species Of Whale Are There In Antarctica?

The giants of the ocean, whales are an exceptional species of mammal capable of deep emotional and social connections with their …

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Facts About The Blue-Footed Booby

Although your journey with Aurora Expeditions may show you many unique creatures, it’s likely you’ll not have seen the likes …

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SOS: Save Endangered Shorebirds!

In partnership with our friends at Birdlife Australia The Critically Endangered Eastern Curlew is dying in critical numbers and needs …

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New Tree Frog Dicovered At Mashpi Lodge, Ecuador

A new inhabitant of the Mashpi Reserve in heart of the Equatorial Chocó Bio-Region has been recently added to the already-diverse …

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Galápagos Penguin Facts & Information

The Galápagos Islands are home to many fascinating creatures, from giant tortoises to the colourful blue-footed booby. However, there is …

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Galapagos Birding Tours – A Guide

Officially part of Ecuador, the Galápagos Islands lie more than 900 kilometres off its western coast. The archipelago includes 18 …

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