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New Polar Expedition Jacket

From November 2014 each passenger travelling on our Antarctic or Arctic voyages will receive a complimentary polar expedition jacket to …

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Humpback Whale Facts

Whales are truly fascinating creatures. These majestic mammals are capable of growing to truly magnificent sizes, often far surpassing any …

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Cures For Jet Lag – Fact Or Fiction?

Jet lag is a combination of symptoms, predominantly fatigue, caused by travelling abruptly across different time zones. Travelling to a …

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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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When Should You Visit The Kimberley Coast?

Australia’s tourism is often overshadowed by its exciting and diverse cities. But a visit to Australia wouldn’t really be complete …

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Interesting Facts About Juneau, Alaska – And What To Do There

Depending on which expedition you choose to explore Alaska’s Inside Passage with us, you will begin your cruise in buzzing …

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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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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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Editors Pick: 10 Best Travel Books Of All Time

Are you seeking out that perfect holiday read? Well look no further, we reveal our top 10 travel books to …

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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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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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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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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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The Best Ecuador Travel Tips For Your Expedition

Ecuador is one of the smallest countries in South America, and yet, it’s a must-visit on many people’s bucket lists. …

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Top Gadgets You Need To Pack For An African Adventure

People love our tours of Africa because of the diverse experiences they can give travellers. From the buzzing streets of …

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Aurora Wins Social Media Award!

Aurora Expeditions announced as winner of ‘Best Overall Use of Social Media’ in the Cruise Line category at Smitty Awards! …

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Best Insurance To Get For Your Antarctic Voyage

You’ve done it. You’ve finally booked that once-in-a-lifetime trip, and you’ve already started counting down the days until your departure. …

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Aurora Expeditions’ Christmas Gift List

‘Tis the season of giving! And to help you find the perfect gift for your loved ones this season we’ve …

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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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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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