Aurora Expeditions Blog

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Leopard Seal Fun Facts

At the southernmost point on Earth, you’ll find Antarctica. This is the coldest location you’ll encounter during your worldly travels, as …

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Animals Native To Russia

Sydney Morning Herald reporter, Louise Schwartzkoff, paddles with otters and cruises beneath volcanoes on a dramatic expedition in the Kuril …

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Campaign To Stop The Capture And Import Of Endangered Beluga Whales To The USA

Your Help Is Needed to Stop Import of 18 Wild Belugas by Georgia Aquarium. On June 15, 2012 Georgia Aquarium …

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Celebrating Shackleton’s Centenary: A Truly Heroic Antarctic Voyage

This year, we are celebrating a very important centenary in Antarctic history: Sir Ernest Shackleton’s Endurance Expedition. Though he was …

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10 Fun Facts About Longyearbyen

The capital of the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard, Longyearbyen is the gateway to the Arctic Circle, and one of the …

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Best Swimming Animals In The World

When it comes to the great wonders of the natural world, few are as vast and awe inspiring as the …

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Trekking The Nepal Himalaya – A Travel Guide

Our Marketing Manager, Emma, travelled to Nepal and joined our Classic Everest Trek back in September. Read her account below, …

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Aurora Expeditions In The News

Aurora Expeditions wanted to share a piece of Antarctica with everybody, so we sent Louise Evans on a trip to …

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The History Of Franz Josef Land

For the world’s northernmost archipelago – sitting around 900km from the North Pole –  Franz Josef Land is a long way from any form …

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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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Travel Advice: Exploring The Natural Beauty On The Islands Of Svalbard

One of the challenges of exploring the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard is the prominence of pack ice. Throughout the winter …

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Scotland Legends, Myths And Folklore

Humans love to imagine alternative realities where bizarre creatures interact with society. In fact, dig into Scotland’s past and you’ll soon …

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10 fun facts about Antarctica

Antarctica is truly unlike anywhere else on earth. Find out why with these 10 fun (and a little surprising) facts …

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Antarctica 2017/2018 Photo Competition

Congratulations to our Antarctica Photo Competition winners! The results are in from our 2017/2018 Antarctica Photo Competition! Thank you to …

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Why You Should Be In Patagonia On 26 February, 2017

For any space or science aficionado, a solar eclipse is a riveting experience because it marks a unique and rare …

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Aurora Expeditions Reaches Commonwealth Bay, 100 Years After Sir Douglas Mawson

Aurora Expeditions has become the first expedition ship operator to sail into Commonwealth Bay this Antarctic season, making it within …

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5 Reasons Why Small Cruise Ships Are Best

When it comes to planning your next cruise adventure, one of the most important decisions you’ll make is what type …

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Meet Alaska Expert Alan Burger

We’re very excited to announce that Naturalist and seabird specialist, Dr. Alan Burger, will lead our up-coming small-ship adventure to …

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Glacier Hiking Tours In Alaska

Alaska, the northernmost U.S. State, is one of the most picturesque locations in the country, offering verdant forests, rearing mountains …

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When’s The Best Time To Cruise Alaska?

A voyage through Alaska’s Inside Passage is truly an unparalleled experience. Oceans teeming with wildlife, including breaching humpback whales and …

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2 Interesting Myths From Alaska’s Indigenous People

Modern Alaska is an official state of the US, despite being separated from the rest of the nation. It is …

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Celebrate The 100-Year Anniversary Of US National Parks On An Alaskan Cruise!

The US National Park Service will turn 100 this year on August 25, 2016. Celebrate by exploring these beautiful parks …

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What To Wear On Your Alaska Cruise Adventure

Jump on board a 2016 expedition to Alaska’s Inside Passage and you’ll be weaving your way through mighty fiords, pristine …

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