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Scattered across the southern Atlantic Ocean you will find a seldom-visited string of remote, rugged islands, each with its own unique character and rich human history.

Sail the waters made famous by Shackleton and be entranced by his incredible tale of survival against the odds. Set foot on a sandy beach, profoundly outnumbered by dignified king penguins in some of their largest colonies on earth. Be entertained by mischievous fur seals as they luxuriate in lush glacial outwash plains.

Explore the historic town of Stanley in the Falkland Islands~Malvinas, discover relics from South Georgia’s whaling era and possibly even visit a working research station in the South Orkneys.

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Is Antarctica a Country?

While there are no countries in Antarctica, seven nations have laid claim to parts of it: Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, France, Norway, Chile, and Argentina. The Antarctica Treaty, signed in 1959, brought nations together to share the continent in peace and cooperation.

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Where is the Arctic?

The Arctic brings to mind encounters with unique wildlife, fascinating history and living cultures, remote hikes across untracked tundra, and …

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How Much Does A Trip To Antarctica Cost?

International travel trends indicate that travellers want to visit more remote places, seeking a genuine connection with nature and untouched …

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Discover the Legacy of Douglas Mawson at Antarctica’s Mawson’s Hut

Who was Douglas Mawson and why did he go to Antarctica? “Who is Douglas Mawson”, and “why did he go …

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Do puffins live in the Arctic?

Puffins live in the Arctic. They can be found around sea cliffs and tundra-carpeted coastlines from Iceland to Greenland, Norway, …

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Honouring Women Conservationists on International Women’s Day

The Sylvia Earle will be dedicated to leading women conservationists At Aurora Expeditions, we are celebrating International Women’s Day 2021 …

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Why is Antarctica colder than the Arctic?

Antarctica and the Arctic are the two coldest places on earth. The polar regions are known for their vast, glittering …

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A comparison: Arctic vs Antarctica

Antarctica and the Arctic have many things in common: they’re both cold, icy and home to an array of wonderful …

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