Monthly Archives: April 2019

Press release: For Earth Day, Chimu highlight their favourite South America sustainability initiatives

Press release: For Earth Day, Chimu highlight their favourite South America sustainability initiatives

Sydney, Wednesday 17th April 2019 To coincide with Earth Day on the 22nd April 2019, South America specialists, Chimu Adventures, highlight their favourite sustainability initiatives in South America which contribute positively both environmentally and culturally. One of Chimu’s unique selling points is that they work with their own DMC’s in South America. This ensures their […]

Sir Douglas Mawson – Why He Should Be More Famous Than Ned Kelly

Mawson and his crew, forced to spend almost a whole year on Antartica

Sir Edmund Hilary called it ‘the greatest survival story in the history of exploration’ – so why do so few Australians know about Sir Douglas Mawson? In the Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration, mighty men with even mightier egos competed for fame and glory to be the first to achieve the seemingly unachievable. They wanted […]

Greetings, Antarctica – How to Meet the People Living At the End of the World

Greetings, Antarctica – How to Meet the People Living At the End of the World

An extraordinary place is bound to attract less-than-ordinary people – read on to discover how you can meet the people living at the end of the world, in Antarctica Renowned for being the only continent on earth with no indigenous population, Antarctica certainly comes across as a breathtaking – yet inhospitable – world. Yet year […]

Extracts from Diary—Journey to Antarctica—February 2019

Extracts from Diary—Journey to Antarctica—February 2019

Wednesday 20 February Went into Ushuaia to post some post cards and bought some thermal gloves to wear under my sheepskin ones.  Caught a taxi back to Altos Hotel, collected my luggage and then continued up the mountain to Las Hayas Hotel where I waited with the people of the Chimu trip.  We loaded onto […]

Spotlight on The Antarctic Treaty – Is It Still Relevant?

Spotlight on The Antarctic Treaty – Is It Still Relevant?

The Antarctic Treaty celebrates its 60th anniversary in 2019 – we explore the past and study the future to see if it is still as relevant and as effective today as it was when first drawn up. Environmental protection is on most people’s minds when they think of Antarctica, the southernmost continent on our planet […]

Chimu Adventures – The Flat Earther’s Top Choice for Antarctica Travel

Chimu Adventures – The Flat Earther’s Top Choice for Antarctica Travel

1 April, 2019 It really shouldn’t surprise ANYONE in the travel industry that the Flat-Earther’s Society has chosen Chimu Adventures to lead them to Antarctica on their upcoming quest to reach the edge of our planet. We are, after all, the Antarctica travel experts, so who more qualified to lead a group of conspiracy theorists […]

Packing for Antarctica – The BEST Items You (SURELY) Need!

Packing for Antarctica – The BEST Items You (SURELY) Need!

Forget waterproof pants, expedition boots and woollen beanies – read on to discover the REAL must-pack items for your expedition to the White Continent. It is often said that the only thing you really need for an unforgettable Antarctic expedition is an adventurous spirit but, let’s be honest here, a pair of top-quality thermals wouldn’t […]

Press release: The early bird catches the penguin! 30% off 2020/2021 Antarctic expeditions with Chimu on sale now.

Press release: The early bird catches the penguin! 30% off 2020/2021 Antarctic expeditions with Chimu on sale now.

Sydney, Monday 1st April 2019 Australia’s Polar specialists, Chimu Adventures, today launched their early bird sale for Antarctic expedition cruises during the 2020/2021 season. They will be offering up to 30% off selected voyages and clients can secure a berth for AU$7,090; the most competitive Antarctic cruise price in the industry. The sale will end […]