Bucket List Antarctica Honeymoon Straight from Hobart

NO INTERNATIONAL FLYING  •  SAVE UP TO 10%  •  BOOK WITH CONFIDENCE
Explore Antarctica directly from Australia on an all-new, once-in-a-lifetime, adventurous, activity-rich expedition cruise. There is no need for international flights as you’ll leave straight from Hobart!

Aurora Expeditions is an award-winning, Australian-owned expedition company, with 23 years of experience operating Australian expeditions, and 30 years of experience operating in the polar regions. Their intimate and friendly small ship experience allows you to access some of the most remote and unique places on earth, with excursions all expertly led by their passionate and highly skilled all-Australian Expedition Team.

Book with Confidence: Aurora Expeditions is offering a Full Refund or Future Travel Credit in the case of government travel restrictions 30 days out from voyage departure. Terms and conditions apply – ask us for more information.

Mawson’s Antarctica 

25 nights from was $40,395, now $36,356pp twin share*
SMALL-SHIP EXPEDITION CRUISE  •  AURORA EXPEDITIONS

​​​​​​Departs 10 December 2021    ​ 25 nights      Hobart, TAS return
ON SALE NOW! Earlybird Savings – 10% Off All Cabin Types. Hurry, cabins selling fast!

Explore Antarctica directly from Australia on this once-in-a-lifetime expedition cruise. There is no need for international flights as you’ll leave straight from Hobart.

Follow in the wake of Australia’s greatest polar pioneer over the Christmas and New Year’s Eve holidays this year. Departing Tasmania’s glorious south coast, sail to New Zealand’s Auckland Islands to encounter sea lion harems and yellow-eyed penguins. On Campbell Island, delight in royal albatross courting amidst mega herb meadows. Sail south into pack ice, skirt the Mertz Glacier Tongue and enjoy the wildlife-rich waters leading to Commonwealth Bay. Ice and katabatic winds allowing, Mawson’s Hut transports you back to the Heroic Age, where the ghosts of Sir Douglas’s team await. Cruise west along the East Antarctic coastline searching for emperor and Adélie penguins, snow petrels, seals and orcas. Sailing north, drop into Macquarie Island, where vast king penguin rookeries, nesting albatross and elephant seal wallows await.

25 Night Expedition Cruise includes:

  • Welcome Reception/Pre-Embarkation Briefing
  • 1 night hotel accommodation with breakfast in Hobart
  • Accommodation during voyage onboard Greg Mortimer including daily cabin service ​​​​​​
  • All meals, snacks, tea and coffee during voyage 
  • Beer, house wine and soft drinks with dinner 
  • Captain’s Welcome and Farewell reception including four-course dinner, house cocktails, house beer and wine, non-alcoholic beverages 
  • All shore excursions and Zodiac cruises 
  • Educational lectures and guiding services from expedition team
  • Hotel/airport transfers, port surcharges, permits and landing fees, gratuities for ship crew 


 And much more – see Trip Notes for all inclusions

Expedition Highlights:

  • Skirt beaches busy with New Zealand sea lion harems, to reach gnarled rata forests where yellow-eyed penguins are found
  • Navigate a maze of pack ice alive with Weddell and leopard seals, Adélie and emperor penguins and hunting orcas to reach Mawson’s Hut, Commonwealth Bay
  • Zodiac-cruise off Lusitania Bay, Macquarie Island, surrounded by thousands of bathing king penguins alert to hungry leopard seals

Book With Confidence:
For your peace of mind, Aurora Expeditions is offering Deposit Protection Program, Booking Flexibility and Full Refund or Future Travel Credit in the case of government travel restrictions 30 days out from voyage departure. Terms and conditions apply^, ask us for more information.

Offer ends 30 June 2021.

*Advertised price is for Balcony Stateroom Category C. Aurora Triple Share and Twin Share Staterooms sold out. Other Balcony Staterooms and Suites available – ask us for more information.

ENQUIRE NOW

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Terms & Conditions: Please note: Aurora Expeditions requires all embarking crew, Expedition Team and our guests to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to embarking on any of its cruises. This expedition is subject to regulatory approval and only open to Australian and New Zealand residents. Offer is only valid on new bookings and on select ship voyages only which must be booked and deposited by 30th June 2021. Promotion is subject to availability at the time of booking and capacity controlled. The promotion is only available in conjunction with the back to back voyage discount or the loyalty program offer, and not available with any other offer. The promotion can be withdrawn at any time and is not redeemable for cash. Prices and offers correct at time of printing and subject to change. Normal booking terms and conditions apply. To confirm your booking, a completed booking form and non-refundable deposit of AUD 2,500  per person is required within 7 days of reserved berth/s. Additional terms and conditions may apply.  In true expedition style we encourage exploration and adventure, offering flexibility in challenging environments in a way that puts you among the action to see and do as much as possible. This itinerary is only a guide and subject to change due to ice and weather conditions. ^The Booking Peace of Mind policy is only applicable to new bookings from 27th October 2020 only on Aurora Expeditions operated voyages until advised otherwise. Future Travel credits will be valid for 3 years post original departure date. Proof of airline reservation required to be eligible. 1Evidence to be provided in writing from the travel insurance provider including a valid reason required to be eligible. This section only applies if there is no travel insurance policy available to purchase that you would normally be eligible for based on your country of residence/nationality. Please note, if your insurer provides a COVID-19 policy extra that you choose not to purchase you would not be eligible for inclusion in our Booking Peace of Mind program. Please contact us for full T&Cs. Supplier: AUR (MAW101221G).

OR Check out this package:

Antarctica Featuring The Ross Sea 26 nights from
$47,595pp twin share*


SMALL-SHIP EXPEDITION CRUISE  •  AURORA EXPEDITIONS
 

​​​​​​  Departs 04 Jan & 30 Jan 2022    ​ 26 nights      Hobart, TAS return

ON SALE NOW! Earlybird Savings – 10% Off Junior Suites*. Hurry, cabins selling fast!

Explore Antarctica directly from Australia on this once-in-a-lifetime expedition cruise. There is no need for international flights as you’ll leave straight from Hobart.

Step back into the Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration to discover a wildlife wonderland. Departing Tasmania’s glorious south coast, sail to New Zealand’s Auckland and Enderby Islands to encounter sea lion harems and yellow-eyed penguins in the rata forests. While on Campbell Island, magnificent royal albatross court amidst mega herb meadows. Crossing the Antarctic Convergence, enter pack ice alive with orcas, seals and emperor penguins. On Cape Adare, the first documented landing site in Antarctica, be overwhelmed by the world’s largest Adélie penguin colony. Deep in the Ross Sea, the amazingly preserved huts of Scott and Shackleton await. Sail north, aiming for the remote Balleny Islands, then on to the tussocked coast of Macquarie Island, home to half a million king penguins and vast wallows of elephant seals. After a month away, the emerald shores of Tasmania greet you like a warm smile.

26 Night Expedition Cruise includes:

  • Welcome Reception/Pre-Embarkation Briefing
  • 1 night hotel accommodation with breakfast in Hobart
  • Accommodation during voyage onboard Greg Mortimer including daily cabin service ​​​​​​
  • All meals, snacks, tea and coffee during voyage 
  • Beer, house wine and soft drinks with dinner 
  • Captain’s Welcome and Farewell reception including four-course dinner, house cocktails, house beer and wine, non-alcoholic beverages 
  • All shore excursions and Zodiac cruises 
  • Educational lectures and guiding services from expedition team
  • Hotel/airport transfers, port surcharges, permits and landing fees, gratuities for ship crew 


 And much more – see Trip Notes for all inclusions

Expedition Highlights:

  • Delve into NZ’s hobbit world of stunted rata forests on Enderby Island where shy, yellow-eyed penguins shuffle and sea lions roar, and witness Campbell Island’s royal albatross ballet
  • Stand quietly in huts little-changed since Scott, Shackleton, Mawson and others wintered over, then launched desperate journeys that would define the Heroic Age (ice & weather permitting)
  • Gaze in wonder at ethereal, ice-clad summits of the Transantarctic Mountains, in the unique ‘Ross Sea’ ecosystem – part of a “Hope Spot” designated by Sylvia Earle’s Mission Blue team

Book With Confidence:
For your peace of mind, Aurora Expeditions is offering Deposit Protection Program, Booking Flexibility and Full Refund or Future Travel Credit in the case of government travel restrictions 30 days out from voyage departure. Terms and conditions apply^, ask us for more information.

Offer ends 30 June 2021.

*Advertised price is for Balcony Stateroom Category A on 30 Jan 2022 departure. Aurora Triple Share and Twin Share Staterooms & Balcony Stateroom Category B & C now sold out. Other Balcony Staterooms and Suites available – ask us for more information. 10% Off Junior Suites only – sale price from $58,675.50 pp twin share.

ENQUIRE NOW

VIEW TRIP NOTES

VIEW SHIP & CABIN INFO

Terms & Conditions: Please note: Aurora Expeditions requires all embarking crew, Expedition Team and our guests to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to embarking on any of its cruises. This expedition is subject to regulatory approval and only open to Australian and New Zealand residents. Offer is only valid on new bookings and on select ship voyages only which must be booked and deposited by 30th June 2021. Promotion is subject to availability at the time of booking and capacity controlled. The promotion is only available in conjunction with the back to back voyage discount or the loyalty program offer, and not available with any other offer. The promotion can be withdrawn at any time and is not redeemable for cash. Prices and offers correct at time of printing and subject to change. Normal booking terms and conditions apply. To confirm your booking, a completed booking form and non-refundable deposit of AUD 2,500  per person is required within 7 days of reserved berth/s. Additional terms and conditions may apply.  In true expedition style we encourage exploration and adventure, offering flexibility in challenging environments in a way that puts you among the action to see and do as much as possible. This itinerary is only a guide and subject to change due to ice and weather conditions. ^The Booking Peace of Mind policy is only applicable to new bookings from 27th October 2020 only on Aurora Expeditions operated voyages until advised otherwise. Future Travel credits will be valid for 3 years post original departure date. Proof of airline reservation required to be eligible. 1Evidence to be provided in writing from the travel insurance provider including a valid reason required to be eligible. This section only applies if there is no travel insurance policy available to purchase that you would normally be eligible for based on your country of residence/nationality. Please note, if your insurer provides a COVID-19 policy extra that you choose not to purchase you would not be eligible for inclusion in our Booking Peace of Mind program. Please contact us for full T&Cs. Supplier: AUR (ROSS300122G).

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