SAVE UP TO 25% ON SELECTED POLAR VOYAGES WITH AE EXPEDITIONS
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AE Expeditions (Part of Aurora Expeditions), established in 1991, has made some big waves in the expedition cruise market. Their expedition cruise ships Greg Mortimer and Sylvia Earle boast some fantastic features for the small number of passengers they carry. Focused on making the most of the expedition, they aim to get you up close to the action, inspire you with the incredible landscapes you are travelling through and be sensitised to the environmental issues they face. With the revolutionary ULSTEIN X-BOW® to cross oceans more comfortably, expansive observation decks, inviting communal areas and unsurpassed environmental credentials, AE's ships offer the perfect base camp for adventures at the outer limits of human exploration.
You'll explore the fascinating polar regions accompanied by highly-acclaimed expert guides, that share their knowledge to make sure your experience is both interesting and educational and will make every effort to make sure that you feel right at home.
Antarctic cruises with AE are truly some of the most incredible voyages on the planet, sailing from the Southern tip of South America and taking in the wondrous sights of the Antarctic Peninsula, the most accessible part of the continent, filled with huge mountains and flanked by huge glaciers. Follow in the footsteps of Ernest Shackleton & Roald Amundsen who led voyages to this pristine wilderness many moons ago, you'll no doubt spot some of the remnants of their travels on your own expedition. Explore the fjords and islands on the western coast, scattered with penguin rookeries. From Elephant Island to South Georgia, where you can visit Ernest Shackleton's final resting place and marvel at some of the largest wildlife spectacles on earth, elephant seals and penguins are all the eye can see!
Travel to remote coastlines with AE Expeditions, where few others have ventured. The Arctic encompassed the northernmost latitudes on earth. From the incredible glaciers of Greenland to the captivating and unique wildlife of Svalbard and the endlessly picturesque volcanic landscape of Iceland, the Arctic offers something for everyone, at its most rugged and wild. With AE Expeditions, you'll sail into the heart of these wonderful lands, exploring marine-rich waters by Zodiac, searching for polar bears on the pack ice, and observing seals and whales in an untouched wilderness.
The Greg Mortimer is named after the Australian polar explorer, mountaineer and Aurora founder, Greg Mortimer. Its the first ship in a series of landmark, purpose-built Polar Expedition ships for Aurora and features a state-of-the-art 'x-bow design', which has a piercing effect on smaller waves, making for a much smoother voyage.
The 104-metre purpose-built Expedition ship featuring a state of the art ‘x-bow design’ which has a piercing effect on smaller waves, making for a smoother voyage. Accommodating on average 132 passengers on all voyages, the Sylvia Earle has one of the smallest capacities in expedition cruising, which makes for a truly intimate experience.
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