Aurora Expeditions offers family travelers plenty of thrilling itineraries. Discover which Arctic voyage is best for you and your brood.
For Viewing the Northern Lights
If viewing the Northern Lights is on your bucket list, opt for the 15-day Iceland, Jan Mayen, Svalbard journey or the 22-day Northern Lights Explorer. Both itineraries bring guests to Iceland and Norway for prime views of Aurora Borealis.
For Adventurous Travelers
Enjoy an adventurous journey to Greenland on the 14-day East Greenland Explorer expedition. Highlights of the trip include hiking at Qeqertarsuaq, bird-watching in Disko Bay and cruising through fjords.
For Wildlife Fans
For the animal-loving family, Aurora Expeditions offers the 12-day Svalbard Odyssey or 15-day Svalbard in Depth. On your visit to Svalbard, look out for sea walruses, beluga whales and the elusive polar bears.
For Trekking the Northwest Passage
Become immersed in the Northwest Passage region on the 17-day Northwest Passage or 30-day Complete Northwest Passage itineraries. Travelers visit Devon Island, the world’s largest uninhabited island. The itineraries also include a fjord cruise and visit to Beechey Island.
Aurora Expeditions’ 2023 Arctic season takes place May through September. Visit the website for more information and to book.
What better setting for grandparents and granddaughters to connect and share than a fairy-tale château set beside a fabulous forest? The Gramping Getaway at Chateau Mcely Spa Hotel & Forest Retreat in Mcely, Czech Republic, offers a themed adventure centering around the charming story of the château’s Princess Nely and her magical cheetah friend Pralinka. The character of the princess is based on the children’s book Nely, the Princess of Chateau Mcely written by château owner Inez Cusumano.
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