Aurora Expeditions Blog

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3 Fascinating Patagonian Animals

Covering the southernmost region of South America, Patagonia’s stunning landscapes of desert, plains and mountains attract visitors from around the …

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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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Facts About The Blue-Footed Booby

Although your journey with Aurora Expeditions may show you many unique creatures, it’s likely you’ll not have seen the likes …

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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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Things To Do In Greenland

The natural beauty of Greenland There’s no place like Greenland when it comes to giant icebergs (some of the largest …

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SOS: Save Endangered Shorebirds!

In partnership with our friends at Birdlife Australia The Critically Endangered Eastern Curlew is dying in critical numbers and needs …

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Exploring The History And Future Of Antarctica With Dr Paul Willis

What makes a journey with Aurora Expeditions so unique is that you share your experience with our on-board team of …

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Travelling To And Cruising Alaska With Family Holidays

If you’ve been wondering how you can enjoy some quality family time this year, why not think a little outside …

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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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Rise In Solo Expedition Travellers To Antarctica

Aurora Expeditions have noted a rise in the number of solo travellers making the trip of a lifetime to Antarctica. …

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Scotland Travel Guide – Stories From 2012

PUFFIN POST – Follow our expeditioners through the Scottish Isles as they make their way from Oban to the Faroes. We’ll …

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New Tree Frog Dicovered At Mashpi Lodge, Ecuador

A new inhabitant of the Mashpi Reserve in heart of the Equatorial Chocó Bio-Region has been recently added to the already-diverse …

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Arctic & Scotland Landscape Photography Competition – 2017 Entries

Congratulations to our winners! The results are in from our 2017 Arctic & Scotland Photo Competition! Thanks to all passengers …

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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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What You Need To Know About Scoresby Sund

Not many people on this planet can say they’ve visited Greenland on a cruise adventure, but this fantastic, almost entirely …

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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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Galápagos Penguin Facts & Information

The Galápagos Islands are home to many fascinating creatures, from giant tortoises to the colourful blue-footed booby. However, there is …

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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