Aurora Expeditions

In 2017, we celebrated 25 years of Aurora Expeditions. It’s been an exciting adventure and we look forward to sharing many more with you.

From the start, Aurora Expeditions was destined to be different. Co-founders Greg and Margaret Mortimer had a passion for adventure, exploring wild places and sharing the experience with friends and in 1991, Aurora Expeditions, named in honour of Sir Douglas Mawson’s ship, was born.

Their aim was simple – to take small groups of travellers on voyages of discovery to regions that inspired them, thereby creating lifelong ambassadors for the preservation and protection of these sacred places. More than two decades later, that pioneering spirit burns just as brightly, as does our preference for small-group, personal expeditions.

Less people means more solitude and greater flexibility if tides, currents, ice or weather dictate a schedule change. And because we have fewer people to ferry ashore, we often make more landings.

We make the most of our size advantage to create intimate expeditions varying in length from 10 to 26 days. Simply choose the region you’d like to explore, the amount of time you’ve got and what activities you enjoy. Focus on one destination or combine back-to-back trips for the ultimate adventure.

You’ll be accompanied by expedition staff we believe are the world’s best. Remote area specialists, their onboard lectures entertain and expand your knowledge.

Whether you’re joining us for the first time or returning for another thrilling adventure, our original goals remain unchanged. Explore wild places that stir the soul, offer personal attention on unforgettable expeditions and welcome new friends into the Aurora family.

Aurora Expeditions welcomes solo travellers, providing a No single Supplement option. If your happy to share or an additional 50% surcharge if you prefer your own cabin!



Aurora Expeditions Arctic Solo Promotion

Great solo offers on Arctic Expedition Cruises

Overview: Travelling solo is a fantastic way to tick things off your bucket list, connect with mesmerising destinations and enjoy exciting experiences how you want to –…

Travel Dates: 2nd April 2020 - 17th April 2020, 18th May 2020 - 30th May 2020, 2nd June 2020 - 23rd June 2020, 12th June 2020 - 24th June 2020



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12 Day Aurora Expeditions Spirit of Antarctica Cruise

12 Nights - Based on twin occupancy, single/solo occupancy available

Overview: You have travelled the globe, and now your bucket list destination exploring Antarctica at its most pristine and experience whales, penguins and seals as they find…

Travel Dates: 30th October 2019 - 10th November 2019



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