Aurora Expeditions

Awe-inspiring adventures

30 Years of Polar Exploration

Aurora Expeditions has a track record for pioneering discovery and adventure – and respectful travel is at the heart of their ethos. Today, their spirit of discovery and adventure remains as strong as ever, as Aurora Expeditions continues to explore the most awe-inspiring destinations on the planet.

These expeditions are all about maximum adventure and getting expeditioners off-ship as much as possible with Zodiac cruises, multiple landings each day and a comprehensive activity program.

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Experience Aurora Expeditions

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Antarctica & Subantarctic Islands

Explore the Great White Continent or venture to the wildlife haven of South Georgia and the Falkland Islands.

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From the incomparable glaciers of Greenland to the captivating sights of Svalbard, Iceland and Canada’s Northwest Passage.

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British Isles

The coastlines of England, Scotland and Ireland offer magical landscapes, remarkable birdlife and sites brimming with history.

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Costa Rica & Cape Verde

Renowned for exceptional biodiversity, striking scenery and engaging local culture.

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Designed for Discovery

Our Ships

With a maximum capacity of 132 passengers and an Ice Class 6 rating, both the Greg Mortimer and Sylvia Earle are especially designed for exploring the great outdoors, from our best-in-the-business mudroom to the Zodiac loading platform and floating dock.

Featured Activity

Sea Kayaking

Led by experienced guides, paddling in small groups allows us to move between ice floes and icebergs of all shapes and offers intimate access to beautiful coastlines.

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Don a drysuit and a mask and swim though crystal clear waters to see sculpted icebergs from below and speedy penguins popping in from ice.

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Camping offers you the unique opportunity to roll out your sleeping mat and wriggle into your thermal sleeping bag for a night out on the ice.

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Exclusive Benefits

  • Enjoy $250 USD shipboard credit per person; limit $500 USD per stateroom on all voyages.
  • Gratuities/tips for crew are included – to the value of USD$15 per person per day

  • Daily breakfast, lunch, dinner, afternoon tea and snacks. House wines, beer and soft drinks included with dinner

  • Complimentary 3-in-1 polar jacket on polar voyages, personal water bottle and coffee mug to use and take home, and use of muck boots throughout your voyage

  • All Antarctic voyages include one night’s pre-voyage accommodation, pre-voyage sightseeing and airport transfers

  • Complimentary Wi-Fi

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