Greg Mortimer

Polar Tracks Expeditions

Greg Mortimer

Luxury Expedition Cruise Vessel

About the Ship

The Greg Mortimer is Aurora Expeditions’ first purpose-built expedition vessel, boasting state-of-the-art technology and an eye-catching X-BOW design, allowing for more gentle sea crossings, improved comfort and reduced emissions. With a focus on multiple landings, flexible itineraries and a family atmosphere, the Greg Mortimer remains true to Aurora’s proven ethos.

  • Guest Capacity: 120
  • Large fleet of 15 Zodiacs
  • Optional adventure activities including diving and climbing
  • Hydraulic platforms for unobstructed wildlife viewing
  • Rolls Royce stabiliser system
  • Interconnecting staterooms
  • Two jacuzzis/plunge pools
  • Ice Class: 1A
  • Cruising Speed: 12 knots

Why We Like Her


    Across Greg Mortimer itineraries, multiple adventure activities may be offered, including kayaking, camping, snowshoeing, scuba diving, polar snorkelling, stand-up paddleboarding, ski touring, rock climbing, and alpine trekking.


    This best-in-class new build is especially designed to reduce emissions into the air and sea and promises lower energy consumption, high fuel efficiency, reduced light pollution for minimal wildlife disruption and lower on-board plastic use.


    Beyond its impressive hydraulic viewing platforms and unique bow design, the Greg Mortimer will have state-of-the-art virtual anchoring technology, meaning the ship can hold its position using its own propellers and thrusters while launching Zodiacs and kayaks without disturbing the sea floor.


    Another great feature of the accommodation on the Greg Mortimer are the interconnecting staterooms. If you're part of a family or group who want some privacy, but still want to be close to each other, these staterooms are the perfect option.

Photos of the Ship

Insider Advice

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