Aurora Expeditions announced it aims to explore the northernmost tip of Greenland, a location not yet frequented by expedition cruise ships.
The company’s purpose-built ship, Greg Mortimer, is scheduled to depart Reykjavik (Iceland) on her 14-day East Greenland Explorer on August 15th, 2023, sailing through unique scenery to Germania Land and Kronprins Christian Land (Northeast Greenland).
Australian-owned expedition company Aurora Expeditions, with 32+ years of history, prides itself on its innovative ways of pushing the boundaries of discovery to provide immersive experiences for its expeditions while maintaining a light footprint.
The region is popular for its amazing icescapes, landscapes, and wildlife delighting travelers on the groundbreaking voyage as it explores the lesser-traveled frontiers.
Chief marketing officer Hayley Peacock Gower said they invited guests to join them and be part of a trailblazing ‘exploratory voyage,’ where the itinerary was driven by nature and Aurora’s genuine spirit of exploration.
“Aurora Expeditions continues to focus on increasing awareness of the thought-provoking and inspiring regions it visits through immersive and educational experiences to create life-long advocates of our planet.”
The journey will depend on the weather/ice conditions, but the goal is heading north towards Kronprins Christian Land, home of the only military dog sled patrol in the world, the Sirius Patrol of Northeast Greenland National Park. The skilled Expedition Team use their expertise to design day-to-day activities, exploring on land/cruising along spectacular fjords, making the best use of the conditions and wildlife opportunities.
The East Greenland Explorer expedition begins at US$13,795 per person with the opportunity to save 10% when booked/deposited before February 28th, 2023.
Expedition fare includes overnight accommodation with ensuite/breakfast before the expedition; Golden Circle & Geothermal Energy tour prior to embarkation; all meals, snacks, coffee and tea during the trip; soft drinks, beer, and wine with dinner; all shore excursions/Zodiac cruises; all lectures; all transfers; port charges, fees, gratuities; 3-in-1 waterproof polar expedition jacket, and Wi-Fi. Optional activity available for the voyage is sea kayaking.