Aurora Expeditions Blog

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Who Was Charles Darwin?

Naturalist. Geologist. Biologist. Author. Father. As far as influential people from the 19th century go, Charles Darwin certainly ranks with the likes …

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Birding In Alaska: A Bird Watcher’s Guide

With the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADFG) reporting there are 500 different species of bird in the northern …

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Facts & Information You Didn’t Know About Ecuador

Situated on the western coast of South America, the country of Ecuador is a place of vibrant culture and history, …

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Arctic Fox Facts & Information Guide

During your shore excursions in the Arctic, via the Polar Pioneer, you may want to keep your eye out for a …

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Papua New Guinea Commemorative Voyage Remembers Australia’s Heroes

Aurora Expeditions has launched a special commemorative voyage to Papua New Guinea next April, to mark the upcoming 70th anniversary …

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What National Parks Could I See On An Aurora Expeditions Voyage?

It is certainly impressive to see the growth of new infrastructure in our cities. From apartment buildings and underground rail …

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2018 Arctic Photography Competition

Announcing our Arctic photography competition winners! The results are in from our 2018 Arctic Photography Competition! Thank you to all …

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Sir Ernest Shackleton’s Endurance Expedition Timeline

Shackleton’s Endurance Expedition Timeline When Sir Ernest Shackleton’s Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition left South Georgia Island on 5 December 1914 to assist …

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Why The Poles Are Perfect For Romantic Trips For 2

Ahh, Valentine’s Day. This celebration of love is upon us once again, when couples across the globe will be dreaming …

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Antarctica Photos – Best Of 16/17

Congratulations to our winners! The results are in from our 2016/17 Antarctic Photo Competition! Thanks to all passengers who entered the photo …

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Mel Flies The Flag For Cystic Fibrosis

Cystic fibrosis, also known as CF, is a hereditary disease affecting the exocrine system. There is no known cure and …

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Escape To Norway With Aurora Expeditions

For some of us, the idea of a holiday doesn’t just summon up thoughts of relaxation, but the spirit of …

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Atlantic Puffin Facts & Information Guide

When you head into the waters of the North Sea on board Aurora Expeditions’ Wild Scotland tour, prepare to have …

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Some Fun Facts About Iguanas (Land And Marine)

In the Galápagos islands, you’ll likely find many iguanas during your explorations. There are four main species – three live on land …

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Encountering The Patagonian Wildlife

For nature lovers, the vast landscape of Patagonia is a veritable treat, with the fertile plains (pampas), glistening lakes and …

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Amazing Mountains In Antarctica

In the world of alpine climbing, there is no destination quite so revered, nor so challenging as Antarctica. This wild …

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Patagonia Adventure Trek & Antarctica Cruise Package

Take the ultimate expedition and experience the spectacular world renowned parks of Patagonia followed by a trip of a lifetime …

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Two Best Books You Should Read For Your Antarctica Adventure

When you first set off on your Antarctic adventure, you’ll be following in the intrepid footsteps of many brave men …

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Interview With Liz Pope – Assistant Expedition Leader

With years of leading groups and travelling up her sleeve, this friendly and patient assistant expedition leader is always happy …

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Chimborazo – The Volcano You’ve Never Heard Of

In geography classes around the world, students are taught about Mount Everest in Nepal being the tallest peak on Earth. …

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Floating Photography Exhibition

We are excited to announce that from November this year, Aurora Expeditions will host a floating exhibition of Frank Hurley’s …

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Chloe Mccardel World Record Swim

BREAKING NEWS Chloe McCardel’s World Record called off due to severe jellyfish sting. We’re terribly sorry to hear of this …

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Can Flora Possibly Survive On The Antarctic Peninsula?

If you turned to an artist and asked them to paint a scene from an Antarctic voyage, you’ll likely be given …

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Charles Lindall’s New Model ~ The Nansen Sledge

Charles’ idea to build a second model came from legendary Antarctic pioneer Syd Kirkby. Syd suggested Charles construct a model …

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