Alastair Rushworth PhD Scholarship – Testimonial

Aurora have been proud to support the Alastair Rushworth PhD Scholarship Fund and the Queensland Brain Institute since 2018 on various fundraising activities to assist their vital work in Dementia Research.  Here, founder of the research scholarship Janice Rushworth tells her story about the power of charity adventures to raise both awareness and funds to change the world.

Save Lives Donate Organs – Testimonial

Organ donation awareness charity Save Lives Donate Organs have worked with Aurora for the past 2 years on numerous charity adventure and fundraising events.  SLDO committee member Taryn Lovegrove talks here about working in this space and the benefits to her organisation of working with Aurora to assist with building awareness of the SLDO mission and to increase fundraising to …

Starlight ANZAC Kokoda 2019 Testimonial

‘I went with a group of colleagues to Kokoda with Aurora Adventures, fundraising for our charity partner and I must say that I cannot imagine doing the trek with any other tour company. The leaders made me feel valued and confident, and they go the extra mile with lots of extra little special things on the trek to make the …

Do you want to Train like an Adventurer?

A new training experience has launched, to give ultimate adventurers a motivating way to keep fit or prepare for their next expedition. Aurora Adventures is challenging past and new explorers to ‘train like an adventurer,’ through the new Team Aurora Adventure Training sessions. A 12-week adventure training program will be available through an app, to ensure participants have instant access …

Join us for Trekkers at The Triffid 2018

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Come join us on December 1st at the Triffid in Newstead for the annual Team Aurora pre-Christmas Trekker catchup! Always a great event, this is an great opportunity to get your trek mates together to relive some great memories and tell some tall trekking tales. Friends and family are most welcome so we …

Registration is Open! Bravehearts’ 777 Marathon 2019

A big shout out to all the 777 National Runners who have already registered to take on the Bravehearts’ 777 Marathon 2019!  Held between 1 July and 7 July 2019 this 7-day fundraising challenge, now moving into its 5th year, will see some extraordinary efforts of courage and endurance by the National runner team as they tackle 7 consecutive marathons, …

Kumano Kodo – The Centre for Women & Co

The ancient Kumano Kodo Trail in Japan has long been a place of pilgrimage. From the 11th century successive emperors and their families made the long and sometimes difficult pilgrimage to Kumano from Kyoto and several trails were established, among them the Nakahechi-do, Kohechi-do and Chechi-do, collectively known as the Kumano Kodo meaning ‘Old Road of Kumano’. Today the this well-maintained …

Larapinta Trek for Prostate Cancer – Prostate Cancer Foundation Australia

Join us for our next Aussie fundraising adventure as we take on the Larapinta Trail with our friends from Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia from 3-8 May 2019. The Larapinta Trail is one of Australia’s most spectacular bushwalking and trekking experiences. It is quickly emerging as one of the most popular trails in Australia and was voted by National Geographic …

Trek Kokoda with MATES – Join us for MATES Kokoda 2019

Now in it’s 6th year, this annual trek has become a pilgrimage in honour of our fallen diggers and our lost friends – it is an opportunity to fundraise to assist suicide prevention programs in the construction industry and make a difference to so many people’s lives. The Kokoda Track stretches 96 kilometres through what is arguably some of the …

Aurora Partnering with Uni Rugby

Aurora HQ are pleased to announce that we are the ‘Presenting Partners’ for the University of Queensland Rugby Football Club 18th Annual Pre-Test Luncheon.  This event is being held at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre on Friday 8 June 2018 in the lead up to the first Test between the Wallabies and Ireland at Suncorp Stadium.  Over the past 18 years, University Rugby …