Australian adventure travel company Aurora Expeditions has announced six experts will join a variety of 2022/23 voyages to offer educational and personal insights into the awe-inspiring and remote destinations on the itineraries.
The Special Guests program matches inspiring and educational guests from around the world with select departures where they can share their particular expertise and firsthand experiences.
Upcoming guests are popular Australian author and science communicator Dr Karl Kruszelnicki; author, presenter and speaker Richard Morecroft; solo adventurer and sailor Lisa Blair; palaeontologist and science communicator Dr Paul Willis, marine biologist and underwater photographer Lucas Handley and Dr Sylvia Earle, namesake of Aurora’s newest purpose-built vessel and a passionate oceanographer and marine conservationist.
Aurora Expeditions CEO Michael Heath said: “Education and enrichment are at the heart of the way we explore, and we are thrilled to share our Special Guests program featuring experts in the fields of exploration, conservation, science, photography, art, culture and more to enrich our expeditions with their unique perspectives, insights and experiences.”
“We want our expeditioners to be inspired and connect more deeply to the places, wildlife and their fellow travellers, and to leave our voyages richer in knowledge and understanding of our planet than when they stepped on board.”
Special Guest itineraries include:
- Lisa Blair on Spirit of Antarctica, 9 – 20 December 2022
- Lucas Handley on Antarctic Explorer 18 – 28 January 2023 and 26 January – 6 February 2023; Antarctic Climate Expedition, Wild Antarctica 4 – 15 February 2023
- Dr Sylvia Earle on Antarctic Climate Expedition 2023 13 –23 February 2023
- Richard Morecroft on the Antarctic Explorer, 19 February – 2 March 2023
- Dr Paul Willis on Wild Antarctica, 28 February – 11 March 2023
- Dr Karl Kruszelnicki on the South Georgia & Antarctic Odyssey, 10 – 30 March 2023
For more details, visit auroraexpeditions.com.au/special-guests
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