In association with: Aurora Expeditions
Aurora Expeditions takes guests to some of the most incredible places on the planet. Its fleet of state-of-the-art ships harness the latest advancements in naval design and technology, while their small size gives guests access to some of the most untouched spots.
With a professional and experienced expedition team on board, Aurora Expeditions offers an unrivalled activity programme, taking your customers to some of the world’s wildest and most spectacular destinations.
Here are seven stunning places Aurora Expeditions’ ships will visit in 2022:
1. Wrangel Island, Russian Far East
With the highest concentration of polar bear dens in the world and the largest population of Pacific walrus, Wrangel Island abounds with wildlife. Whales can be found in the waters, while migratory birds nest on land.
16 days | July 19 – August 3, 2022; August 1 – 16, 2022
2. Costa Rica and the Panama Canal
Costa Rica is one of the most biodiverse regions on Earth. Discover tropical rainforests teeming with outstanding wildlife, birds and flora. In Panama, meet the indigenous people of the Emberá Mogue community, and learn the history of the Panama Canal.
15 days | April 16 – 30, 2022
3. Aleutian Islands, Alaska
Stretching from Alaska to Japan, this archipelago of islands is home to diverse marine life including orcas, dolphins and sea lions, while birds such as puffins and crested auklets can be spotted along the dramatic cliffs.
17 days | June 22 – July 8, 2022
4. Raja Ampat and West Papua Islands
Sea turtles, manta rays, pygmy seahorses and octopuses live in abundance in the serene waters of Raja Ampat. Schools of fish and swaying sea anemones can all be found surrounding the uninhabited islands of the reef.
14 days | September 21 – October 4, 2022
5. Kuril Islands, Russian Far East
These rugged islands just off Japan’s coast are home to Dall’s porpoises, Stellar sea lions and an array of bird life, which can be spotted on hikes spanning the islands’ lush landscapes and crater lakes.
15 days | August 29 – September 12, 2022
6. Sea of Cortez, Baja California
This is one of the best diving and snorkelling spots in the world, where visitors will find themselves surrounded by hundreds of colourful species of fish. Humpback, grey and blue whales can also be found here.
9 days | May 4 – 12, 2022
7. Northwest Passage, Canada
Get a glimpse into the world that captivated early explorers by exploring a portion of the fabled Northwest Passage. Encounter enigmatic Arctic wildlife, including walrus, beluga whale, polar bear, musk ox and the elusive narwhal.
17 days | August 24 – September 9, 2022; September 7 – 23, 2022
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PICTURES: Alan Burger, Sebastian Pena Lambarri, Kris Mikael Krister