Life. Changing. Experiences
We invite you to take the plunge into extraordinary travel with Aurora Expeditions as a solo traveller. Our small ships (averaging 132 passengers) and relaxed environment make forming new connections easy while you’re discovering some of the most awe-inspiring places on earth.
Whether exploring a geological marvel, enjoying a guided wildlife walk or immersing yourself in the local culture, enjoy exploring alongside a small group of like-minded travel companions who share a passion for the natural world and a lust for adventure.
Go Solo & Save
For a limited time, book selected voyages across our 2023-24 Antarctica and 2024 Arctic & Global seasons and enjoy no single supplements* for a limited time in addition to savings of up to 20%*.
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More options for solo travellers
We'll find you a like-minded traveller to share with
Save the solo supplement and we’ll pair you with a like-minded traveller based on gender and your selected cabin category. If we’re unable to find you someone to share with, the solo supplement is waived. This option can be combined with other offers and discounts.
Or request a private cabin
If you would rather have a cabin all to yourself, you can pay a 50% surcharge and it’s all yours! This way, you can explore endlessly at your own pace. This option can be combined with other offers and discounts.
Frequently Asked Questions
One of the major barriers for solo travellers are ‘single supplements’, or additional charges because you are travelling alone. When travelling with Aurora Expeditions, you won’t need to worry about these thanks to our cabin-mate finding service. Solo travellers who are happy to share can take advantage of our informal cabin-mate finding service that matches you with a cabin mate (or two) of the same gender. This way you can avoid paying any extra single supplements during your voyage with us.
That is fine. We offer the option to pay a 50% surcharge for a sole occupancy cabin (on top of the twin occupancy rate).
On our expeditions, the average ratio between solo travellers and others (whether couples or friends) is approximately 30:70. However, this varies. If you are keen to know more about the others booked on your specific voyage, talk to one of our Expedition Experts for more details. We are always keen to help ensure you are booked on the most suitable voyage for you.
Generally, the split between women and men travelling solo on our trips is 50:50, however in recent years there has been a slight rise in the number of female solo travellers. If you’d like to know more about the others booked on your specific voyage, talk to our Expedition Experts today.
The age groups of passengers on our voyages vary hugely. Traditionally the majority of passengers have been over 50, however in recent years we have seen an increase in younger guests; particularly with the lure of our adventure activities, photography workshops, adding voyages to a round-the-world trip etc. We would say expect the age range to be diverse & rest assured that a good, mixed range of ages on the expedition makes the experience all the more fun.
We’ll find you a traveler to share with – Save the solo supplement and we’ll pair you with a like-minded traveler based on gender and your selected cabin category. If we’re unable to find you someone to share with, the solo supplement is waived. This option can be combined with other offers and discounts.
Or request a private cabin – Do you prefer to guarantee a cabin all to yourself? Explore endlessly at your own pace. Pay a 50% surcharge and the cabin is all yours. This option can be combined with other offers and discounts.