Polar Pioneer

Aurora Expeditions will mark the 25th anniversary of its first expedition to Antarctica with a special expedition to the continent and South Georgia, according to a statement.

The voyage will last 18 days. The 54-passenger Polar Pioneer will leave Ushuaia, Argentina for the Antarctic Peninsula and offer daily shore landings. Travellers can expect to see massive colonies of king penguins, fur seals and wandering albatross.

Along with the experience, guests will receive an anniversary dinner, a commemorative book of the company’s 25-year history and a polar jacket with a limited edition badge.

The voyage will be led by one of Aurora’s original expedition leaders, Dr. Gary Miller,

And will include a naturalist, an historian and polar specialists.

The trip will depart December 27, 2017, and conclude January 13, 2018.