Aurora Expeditions Blog

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Kimberley, Australia Dreaming

“Having never been to the Kimberley before, I wasn’t really sure what to expect from this expedition. No matter how …

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Sample Excellent Wine In South Africa’s Cape Winelands Region

Love a good glass of vino? Australia, Europe and California aren’t the only regions producing world-class, exquisite wine. Indeed, you …

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Celebrating Sir Douglas Mawson’s Centenary Australasian Antarctic Expedition 1911-14

By Howard Whelan Skeins of spindrift dance over a smattering of huts nearly lost in a landscape of rocky outcrops …

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Top 10 Things To See On A Spitsbergen Cruise

Heading on a voyage to the European Arctic? With Aurora Expeditions, you’ll have the chance to explore some of the …

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Culture On The Napo River In Ecuador

As one of countless tributary waterways to the Amazon River, the Napo River is a vital part of the local …

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Aurora Team Get Their Hands Dirty In The Name Of Conservation

The Aurora Expeditions office team joined Conservation Volunteers Australia at Cronulla last month for a day of ‘Hard Yakka’. Swapping …

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Aurora Expeditions Brings Home The Alexandra Shackleton Boat

Aurora Expeditions is proud to be supporting the recent ‘Shackleton Epic Expedition’ by returning the vessel used in the re-enactment, …

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Antarctica Through The Eyes Of Lauren Bath

I have a strange job. I am a professional Instagrammer, travel influencer, photographer, marketer, freelance social media marketer, traveller, entrepreneur, …

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Why are there no penguins in the Arctic?

The Arctic is a bird-lover’s paradise. The bird cliffs of Iceland and Norway are some of the busiest, most bustling …

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Antarctic Weather Patterns: What will the weather be like on my cruise?

Each year, we take parties of excited people to see the Antarctic Peninsula’s famous tourist attractions. Aboard our purpose-built expedition ships, …

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What Is The Life Cycle Of An Iceberg?

On an Aurora Expeditions cruise around the Antarctic Peninsula, you will see a variety of landscapes. During the warmer months, …

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Top Things To Do In Broome Before Your Kimberley Coast Cruise

Australia offers many unique wildlife attractions for your enjoyment, and even though you can experience a lot of them through …

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Svalbard Reindeer Facts & Information

If you have booked your trip on board one of Aurora Expeditions’ cruises to the Arctic Circle, you may begin …

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3 Famous Antarctic Expeditions From History

Here at Aurora Expeditions and around the world, people are celebrating the centenary of Sir Ernest Shackleton’s famous voyage to …

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Science Expert Joins Aurora Expeditions’ Antarctic Voyage

Renowned scientist and Director of RiAus (the Royal Institution of Australia), Dr Paul Willis, will join Aurora Expeditions on a …

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Arctic Foods: What Do People Eat In The European Arctic?

Crowning the top of the world, the Arctic Circle is known for many things, from breathtaking icy glaciers and untamed …

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Top 5 Reasons To Include South Georgia On Your Antarctic Expedition

Unknown to most, the Antarctic region stretches wider than its mainland and actually includes a number of island chains dotted …

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Our Fearless Leader Checks In From Greenland

Aurora Expeditions founder Greg Mortimer has embarked upon a private rock climbing expedition to the remote coast of Greenland. Along …

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Nature & Wildlife Photography Tips For Snapping Animals In Their Own Habitat

Animal lovers get a kick out of our expeditions to the Antarctic Peninsula and South Georgia because of the many …

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How To Avoid Common Travel Scams In South America

Travelling to South America is an experience in itself, a unique adventure that you won’t find in other continents. However, …

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The Marvels You’ll See On Your Stop At South Georgia

To the east of southern Argentina and the Falkland Islands lies a natural paradise, relatively unknown to world tourism. South …

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Antarctica For New Year – 5 Reasons To Celebrate

Ring in the New Year Antarctica-style! If you’re looking for something different, a cruise to Antarctica is an unforgettable experience …

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Learn More About Halley VI Research Station In Antarctica

On the surface, Antarctica might seem like a frozen, desolate place supporting only a handful of animals among the icy …

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