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Greg Mortimer

Named after Australian explorer, and co-founder of Aurora Expeditions, Greg Mortimer offers expedition cruisers a wealth of fantastic facilities and amenities. With a true focus on discovering remote destinations and exploring the wild, the vessel has been designed to enhance the passenger experience in every way possible. From the hydraulic, folding viewing platforms, to the team of onboard experts, every day on Greg Mortimer will offer new and exciting opportunities.

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Ship Stats and Features

Year Entered Service 2019
Tonnage 7400
Number Of Decks 8
Number Of Pools 0
Number Of Restaurants 1
Maximum Capacity 160
Crew 56

Ship Facilities


Dining onboard Greg Mortimer is relaxed and comfortable with passengers being treated to a wide variety of flavoursome dishes served in an elegant and social setting. Sit with fellow passengers to discuss your experiences and sightings every day as you dine on delicious dishes at each meal. What's more, at the beginning and end of your cruise, you're invited to drinks and a three-course meal with the captain and crew.


In keeping with a commitment to destination immersion, onboard entertainment comes in the form of informative presentations and lectures. The theme could be local biology, specific wildlife, climate change, or the history and culture of a particular region. All lecturers are renowned experts in their fields, and are well-equipped to explain and answer any questions guests might have.

When the time comes to unwind after a busy day, the bars and lounges onboard are friendly and inviting spaces where you can catch up with other guests over a drink or two from the bar, all topped off with incredible views out over the ocean.

Things to do

Spa and fitness

The Wellness Centre onboard Greg Mortimer offers a variety of gym equipment for those seeking to keep up with their fitness while onboard. Alternatively, when you want to rest and rejuvenate after a rewarding day of exploring, spend some time in the sauna or Jacuzzi, or even treat yourself to a massage.


In addition to attending talks onboard, there are plenty of opportunities to take in the incredible surroundings of the ship from several vantage points. Enjoy a panoramic view from the 360° observation deck, claim your spot at one of the designated viewing areas, or make use of the hydraulic viewing platforms when they are available.

As well as absorbing the sights of beautiful scenery and wildlife, Aurora Expeditions allow their guests to get up close and personal with the landscape in a number of ways. Activities can include:

  • Taking a trip out on one of 15 Zodiacs
  • Exploring surrounding waters on a kayak
  • Diving in the polar regions
  • Hiking across the icy terrain
  • Skiing in and around the icescapes
  • Ice-Climbing
  • Snowshoeing

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