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Win with #AuroraZoneMoments

Written by Mark McFaul
Friday, 30 November 2018

Win with #AuroraZoneMoments

Share your #AuroraZoneMoments with us for your chance to WIN a case of wine

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At The Aurora Zone, we love seeing your photos from your Northern Lights holiday with us.

From dog sledding and snowmobiling to cross-country skiing and witnessing an amazing Aurora display, seeing our clients have incredible experiences is so rewarding. Now, we want to give you something in return.

Share your best moments with us from your time in the Aurora Zone for a chance to win a case of wine.

How to enter: 

1. Share your best holiday pictures with us on our Facebook, Twitter or Instagram pages using the hashtag #AuroraZoneMoments and make sure to follow our social media pages too!

2. Make sure your post is not ‘private’ and you’ll be automatically entered into our competition.

3. We will announce winners online each month, so keep an eye on The Aurora Zone Facebook page.

We look forward to seeing you experience your #AuroraZoneMoments and we wish you a once-in-a-lifetime Northern Lights holiday with The Aurora Zone.

Good luck!

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If you have been keeping up to date with our blogs then you will remember that we recently mentioned why we love Coronal Holes so much (you can find out more here).

The key thing to note about Coronal Holes is that they are one of the causes of solar winds which, in turn, cause the Northern Lights to appear in our skies. Although less violent than Coronal Mass Ejections (the other source of solar wind), they are more stable. So much so, that they often reappear 27 days after their first appearance on the surface of the sun.


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Good news from space!

Written by Mark McFaul
Friday, 16 November 2018

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If you read our blogs regularly then you will remember that we recently discussed why we really love Coronal Holes (if not you can catch up here). Not only do Coronal Holes produce high-speed streams of Solar Wind which often manifest themselves as the Northern Lights but they also help in predicting Auroral activity too.


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If you are like us, then you will probably know the feeling of watching as the excitement builds and builds towards the 25th December before it crashes down again on the 26th- that is of course until the 31st December!

Now, we love a New Year’s party as much as the next person and some of the fireworks displays on offer can be wonderful. However, if you really want to celebrate in style and enjoy a light show like no other then there really is only one thing to do – book yourself a New Year Northern Lights escape!


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It may still only be October but the first snow has already started to fall in Lapland and winter is well on its way! Here at The Aurora Zone, this news fills us with excitement as in our opinion there is something quite special about chasing after the Northern Lights in spectacular snow-covered landscapes.

However, something that has to be even more special than hunting the Aurora in the snowy Arctic wilderness is the opportunity to celebrate Christmas in your very own winter wonderland on your very own festive Northern Lights adventure!


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Tucked away from the city lights but only a short drive from Rovaniemi airport sits our newest Aurora Zone destination, the Apukka Aurora Borealis Resort.


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December 2018

Written by Mark McFaul
Tuesday, 09 October 2018

Plan your Northern Lights holiday for December 2018!

As soon as the first advent calendar door opens on 1st December, the countdown to Christmas is on!

For many of us, the last month of the year can be quite hectic which makes it a great time to get away from all the busyness and enjoy a Northern Lights holiday. What better way to get into the festive spirit, or even celebrate the big day, than in a dream winter landscape watching as green ribbons of light dance in the dark night sky?

Give the ultimate Christmas present this year with a bucket list holiday in prime Northern Lights territory. Our Aurora Experts are on hand to help you plan your December break, simply click here to contact them today or call on 01670 785012.

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You might not be surprised that here at The Aurora Zone, we’re passionate about all things Northern Lights. We want to give our clients the best chance of seeing the Aurora Borealis which is why we’ve dedicated our time to researching the science behind the phenomenon.


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"Haven", art suite created by Jonas Johansson, Jordi Claramunt and, Lukas Petko 

Summer may be drawing to a close but there is plenty to get excited about as winter approaches, not least because Sweden’s world-famous ICEHOTEL® has provided a teaser of what this year’s hotel has to offer for ICEHOTEL® number 29!


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Here at The Aurora Zone, there is nothing we want more than for our clients to have the best possible chance of witnessing the Northern Lights. One of the ways we try to optimise your chances is by learning all we can about the underlying science which causes Auroral displays (you can find out more about this on our website under ‘The Science of the Northern Lights’). 


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