Europe & UK Travel Agents
Welcome to our Travel Agent Portal
AE Expeditions (part of Aurora Expeditions) is an award-winning, Australian-owned expedition cruise company that has been pioneering polar travel for over 32 years. Founded on the guiding principles of adventure and endless exploration, our world-class Expedition Team facilitates perspective-altering small-ship experiences in Antarctica, the Arctic and beyond, with a range of classic expeditions and discovery voyages as well as treks to choose from.
AE Expeditions is deeply committed to sustainability and environmentally respectful travel to preserve the natural world’s beauty and majesty, by taking real actions for the care of the planet. Through education and enrichment programs, we seek to create lifelong ambassadors for the planet. This has always been our purpose, and it’s what sets us apart.
In our Travel Agent Portal, you will find the latest information, resources and marketing collateral to inform and inspire your clients to take an incredible expedition with AE Expeditions. If you have any training or sales enquiries, please get in touch with one of our BDMs.
NEW 2025 Arctic & Beyond Season: Adventure to the World's Wild Places
Welcome to the future of Arctic exploration! Our brand-new Arctic & Beyond 2025 season unveils a world of wonders across 18 unique itineraries. Encourage your clients to embark on a journey like never before in the pristine realms of Svalbard, Greenland, the Northwest Passage, Iceland, Scotland and Latin America.
There are so many ways for your clients to discover the world’s wild places in 2025, with the introduction of four new itineraries that promise unparalleled adventures. This season also offers our most comprehensive Svalbard and Greenland programs to date, and new Ultimate Adventure voyages, enabling your clients to maximise their time in diverse Arctic destinations.
Encourage your clients to book early for the best fares and availability, and to take advantage of Early Bird rates of up to 25%* across the 2025 Arctic & Global season.
The AE Expeditions Difference
Antarctica, the Arctic & beyond
Choose from a range of destinations that span the globe, each selected for their natural beauty, remarkable biodiversity and fascinating archaeology.
Polar Pioneers for Over 32 Years
It's been more than 32 years since our co-founders Greg and Margaret Mortimer started taking small groups of friends and keen travellers to Antarctica.
Small, Purpose-Built New Ships
Travelling in small groups means that, unlike on larger ships, you can join every excursion, getting into the natural environment to explore more.
Experienced Expedition Team
Our highly acclaimed E-Team are the best in the business. Many are recognised leaders in their fields, keen to share their knowledge with expeditioners.
World Leading Activity Program
We have pioneered more adventure actvities than any other polar cruising company. Dive into our range of activities to nuture your inner adventurer.
We have a commitment to responsible travel and are taking real actions for the planet. As members of IAATO and AECO, we take our responsibility seriously.
Citizen Science Program
A hands-on and immersive experience that will not only fire your imagination but show how you too can help protect the beauty and majesty of our planet.
Access our latest brochures
2025 Arctic & Beyond
With four new itineraries and a mix of more shorter length adventures alongside longer Ultimate Adventure voyages,
it is our most comprehensive exploration of
these wild places to-date.
In addition to our season brochures, we have are constantly evolving our range of mini brochures and in-depth guides. From destination-specific mini brochures to guides on included activities like photography to add-on activities like scuba diving, use these informative resources to educate yourself about our unique offerings and as a sales tool for prospective clients.
New Purpose-Built Small Ships
Our new purpose-built ships, the Greg Mortimer and the Sylvia Earle, were designed for discovery, carrying a maximum of 132 passengers. Travelling in small groups means that, unlike on larger ships, you can join every excursion, with more opportunities to explore the natural world and participate in unique activities including kayaking, snorkelling and diving.
The Greg Mortimer
Capacity: Maximum of 132 Passengers
This vessel pays tribute to our co-founder Greg Mortimer, whose pioneering spirit burns as brightly as it did over 30 years ago. It was the first passenger ship to feature the revolutionary Ulstein X-BOW®, which allows the ship to cross oceans more comfortably, and expansive observation decks to bring you closer to the natural environment.
The Sylvia Earle
Capacity: Maximum of 132 Passengers
Named after marine biologist, oceanographer, ocean advocate and explorer, Dr. Sylvia Earle, our new state-of-the-art vessel is a floating ambassador for the planet. It pays tribute to Dr. Earle and six other pioneering women in conservation, while offering a comfortable base camp for adventures across the globe, with Jacuzzis, a sauna, gym, lecture theatre, fine dining and more.
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Season & Campaign Assets
Below are the latest trip notes, maps, marketing assets and images for each season and current promotions. The trip notes reflect any rescheduled departure dates, so please download and update these on your websites to make sure you have correct voyage and trek details. There is also promotional material to help you inspire your clients to travel with us, including social media tiles and customisable flyers.
Resources & Sales Tools
From the latest Voyage Calendar to information about Fly/Sail & Sail/Fly luggage allowances, we have all the resources you need to inform and inspire your clients. Use our comprehensive collection of sales tools to learn more about AE Expeditions and grow your business.
Logos & Brand
Step by Step Booking Guide
Manage My Booking User Guide
Aurora 101: Cheat Sheet
Frequently Asked Questions
- How long has AE Expeditions (part of Aurora Expeditions) been in business?
AE Expeditions has been in business since 1991. We are pioneers in expedition travel and are experts in small-group travel to the the polar regions.
- What is the average age and nationality of your guests?
The average age of our guests is between 50 and 70, with a quarter of our guests under the age of 50. The majority of guests are Australians. However, we are welcoming more Americans, Canadians and guests from the UK every year.
For training & sales enquiries please contact your Business Development Manager below.
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