Auroras Australian Antarctic Adventures

Expeditions to Australia, the Ross Sea & Commonwealth Bay

Australian owned and operated, Aurora Expeditions has led small ship voyages to the world’s most spectacular and remote wilderness areas for more than 25 years. Co-founded by Australian mountaineer, Greg Mortimer, Aurora Expeditions are pioneering expedition travel to the heart of nature.

Join us in 2021 and 2022 for the most unique expeditions travelling Australia as well as Antarctica's Ross Sea and Commonwealth Bay where you can explore our beautiful island home showcasing the very best of our breathtaking coastlines, unique wildlife, rich indigenous history and spectacular marine life. Or experience the historic significance on an epic expedition to Commonwealth Bay and the Ross Sea.

Auroras Australian Antarctic Adventures

Expeditions to Australia, the Ross Sea & Commonwealth Bay

Australian owned and operated, Aurora Expeditions has led small ship voyages to the world’s most spectacular and remote wilderness areas for more than 25 years. Co-founded by Australian mountaineer, Greg Mortimer, Aurora Expeditions are pioneering expedition travel to the heart of nature.

Join us in 2021 and 2022 for the most unique expeditions travelling Australia as well as Antarctica's Ross Sea and Commonwealth Bay where you can explore our beautiful island home showcasing the very best of our breathtaking coastlines, unique wildlife, rich indigenous history and spectacular marine life. Or experience the historic significance on an epic expedition to Commonwealth Bay and the Ross Sea.

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Auroras Greg Mortimer

ANTARCTIC Ross Sea & Commonwealth Bay voyages will operate round-trip from Hobart aboard Greg Mortimer, the first time an X-BOW passenger ship will sail Australian waters, Aurora Expeditions has announced.


Revealing details of some of its itineraries and activities as part of its inaugural Australian season (Travel Dates 01 March), Aurora’s program for the season includes sea kayaking, clear-bottom kayaking, scuba and shark diving, climbing, helicopter rides, and snorkelling with sea lions in Hopkins Island, & dolphins in Kangaroo Island.

Running from Jun to Mar, the season begins in northern Australia on 08 July before heading to the south coast of the country in October and rounding out with Antarctica in December.