Aurora Expeditions Blog

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6 Reasons For Crossing The Arctic Circle

As one of the world’s most remote, fascinating locations, the Arctic Circle is not your ordinary travel destination. Populated by …

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Top Packing Tips For A Polar Expedition

It goes without saying that heading off on a polar expedition, either to the Arctic Circle or the mighty Antarctica …

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What Geological Wonders Will You Find On The Kimberley Coast?

A world of ancient rock carvings, fossilised dinosaur footprints and horizontal waterfalls, the Kimberley Coast is a landscape lover’s paradise. Those …

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Aurora Expeditions’ Everyday Hero

Aurora Expeditions’ Chief Financial Officer, Marcel De Graaf, will be putting his body on the line this June when he’ll …

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The Aurora Expeditions Antarctic Landscape Photography Competition

We are delighted to announce Geoff Thomas as the winner of the competition with his stunning photo entitled ‘Elephant Seal …

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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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Discovering The Arctic Through The Eyes Of A 14-Year-Old

Voyaging to a frozen wilderness holds a magical allure for many a wide-eyed traveller, but when you’re experiencing it through …

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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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Antarctica Sea Life: What To See

When you sign up for a voyage to the Antarctic with Aurora Expeditions, you aren’t just confined to seeing the …

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7 Greenland Facts You Might Not Know

Greenland, positioned above the Arctic Circle is a landscape dominated by ice and rugged tundra, subjected to the frigidness of …

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Expedition Leader Henrik Lovendahl Tells Us Why His Heart Lies In Norway

So Henrik, what is it that you love about the Norwegian coastline? Sailing up the Norwegian coastline is unique; it …

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Antarctic Solo Expedition: Why Joining A Tour On Your Own Is A Great Idea

Travelling solo may seem like a daunting task, especially when you’re planning an expedition to Antarctica – not most people’s traditional …

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Antarctica Facts By The Numbers

Antarctica is a truly remarkable continent. While it is unlike any other landmass in the world, what is occurring in …

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How to get to Antarctica

Antarctica is the coldest, highest, driest and most remote continent on earth. Hidden beneath an enormous ice sheet, it was …

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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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Interview With An Antarctic Snowshoeing Guide

Want to know more about one of our newest Antarctic activities, snowshoeing? We’ve had a chat with our onboard guide, …

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How New Year Rituals Are Celebrated Around The World

Whether it’s singing Auld Lang Syne, watching the ball drop in New York City or witnessing a dazzling fireworks display, …

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Exploring The Sub-Antarctic Islands Cruise With Aurora Expeditions

Do you have a passion for history, wildlife and remote locations, but have already experienced the wonder of Antarctica? If …

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Patagonia Trekking Guide: Top 10 Highlights

Sweeping across the border of Argentina and Chile, it’s easy to mistake the beauty of Patagonia for some B roll …

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A Brief History Of South Georgia

In the midst of the Atlantic Ocean lies an isolated island, with its mountainous landscape providing a port of call …

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What New Apps Do You Need For Your Next Overseas Adventure?

What’s your favourite smartphone app? Whether it’s Facebook, YouTube or The Age, these simple programs enable us to continuously connect …

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Arctic Sailing Then And Now: Vikings And You!

Scandinavia is well-known for its Viking history. These ancient people shaped the local area, not just on home soil, but across …

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When is the best time to go to Antarctica?

When you decide to go on a voyage to Antarctica, one of the first decisions you need to make is …

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Discover Ski Touring In Antarctica

Ski touring is one of our newest, and most exciting, Antarctic activities! We had a chat with our alpine expert, …

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