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Aurora Expeditions

A Passion for Adventure.

Since their very first cruise, Aurora Expeditions were set to be a standard bearer for different, more immersive cruises and this remains true today. In fact, their passion for the exploration of our natural world and adventure burns as strongly today as 25 years ago.

Aurora Expeditions firmly believe that small, intimate groups are the best way to see the very best of the world. On their smaller, ice-strengthened ships you have the flexibility to land at the best places allowing you to see the very best of nature.

Each Aurora Expedition is accompanied by a knowledgeable team among the world's best in their field. These remote are specialists will both expand your knowledge and entertain you through the on board lecture and enrichment programme.

The Greg Mortimer:

Making her debut in October 2019, the ground-breaking, state-of-the-art Greg Mortimer will be one of the most advanced expedition vessels in the world.

Named after Aurora's co-founder, the Greg Mortimer will carry just 100 lucky passengers. and is designed for travel and adventure. Her Australian namesake was a renowned adventurer, who successfully scaled Mount Everest in 1984 without oxygen.

Polar Pioneer:

Formerly a research vessel, the Polar Pioneer was fully refurbished in 2000 and is now an ideal companion for Arctic exploration. Nimble and intimate, carrying only 54 passengers, this ensures you will receive a much more personal experience in each destination you visit.

What's Included when you book Aurora Expeditions with The Cruise Specialists:

Fully-serviced accommodation in your chosen stateroom or suite
Daily shore excursions, guided walks, Zodiac cruises and some activities
Entry fees to historic or tourist sites
An experienced team of destination specialists, activity leaders, and local guides
Daily breakfast, lunch, dinner, afternoon tea and snacks. House wines, beer and soft drinks included with dinner
Captain’s Welcome and Farewell drinks including four-course dinner, house cocktail, house beer and wine, non-alcoholic beverages
Complimentary 3-in-1 polar jacket on polar voyages
Complimentary use of Muck boots during the voyage
Complimentary use of fitness centre
Complimentary access to onboard expedition doctor and medical clinic
Comprehensive pre-departure information and Antarctic or Arctic Primer booklet
Personalised voyage photo book (post-voyage)
Port surcharges, permits and landing fees

PLUS on selected voyages:

All Antarctic voyages include one night's pre-voyage accommodation and arrival airport transfer (on selected preferred flights)
Selected voyages include one night’s pre-voyage accommodation
Flights mentioned as per itinerary
Guided town/city tour and activities as per voyage itinerary
Luggage transfers to/from ship

All Aurora Expeditions ships