Category Archives: Alpaca Pete’s Blog

Chimu select EcoCamp Patagonia as their ‘Sustainable Feature of the Month’ for November.

Chimu select EcoCamp Patagonia as their ‘Sustainable Feature of the Month’ for November.

Sydney. Thursday 7th November 2019. Latin America and Polar Travel Specialists, Chimu Adventures, are showcasing  EcoCamp Patagonia as their ‘Sustainable Feature of the Month’ for November. This recent Chimu initiative, launched in August 2019, highlights the outstanding environmental, socially responsible and cultural credentials of a selected Chimu product. Located in Torres del Paine National Park, […]

Press release: Smaller is better – Chimu wrap up their Small Ship Cruising Roadshow.

Press release: Smaller is better – Chimu wrap up their Small Ship Cruising Roadshow.

Sydney. Wednesday 30th October, 2019. Latin America and Polar specialists, Chimu Adventures, have just wrapped up their Small Ship Cruising Roadshow which took place in five capital cities across five states in Australia between the 15th and 29th October, 2019. Chimu took their passion for this immersive, adventurous and sustainable travel mode on the road […]

South American Food – How to Feast Your Way Through the Continent

South American Food – How to Feast Your Way Through the Continent

We’ve got the top 14 specialties in South America you won’t want to miss and one sensational tip to help make the most of your culinary journey. Traditional food is a huge deal in South America and, by consequence, in all our tours, no matter where in the continent we guide our guests. Thanks to […]

Press release: Jennifer Byrne and Andrew Denton to join Chimu in Antarctica in 2020

Press release: Jennifer Byrne and Andrew Denton to join Chimu in Antarctica in 2020

Sydney. Wednesday 16th October, 2019. Latin America and Polar Travel Specialists, Chimu Adventures, will be hosting Jennifer Byrne and Andrew Denton aboard their Antarctica Untouched voyage. Sailing on Chimu’s brand new vessel, the Ocean Endeavour, the Chimu Exclusive Cruise will depart on the 22nd November 2020 and will be raising funds for the Mawson’s Huts […]

Chimu showcase the Ocean Endeavour as their ‘Sustainable Feature of the Month’ in October.

Chimu showcase the Ocean Endeavour as their ‘Sustainable Feature of the Month’ in October.

October – the Ocean Endeavour, Antarctica. Latin America and Polar Travel Specialists, Chimu Adventures, are showcasing their new Antarctic vessel, the Ocean Endeavour, as their ‘Sustainable Feature of the Month’ for October. This recent Chimu initiative, launched in August, highlights the outstanding environmental, socially responsible and cultural credentials of a selected Chimu product. Antarctica is […]

Press release: Chimu present their Small Ship Cruising Roadshow – register your interest:

Small Ship Cruising – Sustainable, rewarding, incomparable!

Sydney. Wednesday 2nd October, 2019. Latin America and Polar Travel Specialists, Chimu Adventures, are excited to present their Small Ship Cruising Roadshow which will be held in five capital cities across five states in Australia between the 15th and 29th October, 2019. Small ship cruising is a popular choice for Australian travellers and, for Chimu, […]

Is Paul Kelly Playing the Most Unique Gig Ever?

Is Paul Kelly Playing the Most Unique Gig Ever?

Explore Antarctica with Paul Kelly on our ‘Songs in the South’ 2021 Expedition. We’re not embarrassed to admit we cranked ‘Before Too Long‘ on the stereo and did a bit of a dorky dance in the Chimu office when Paul Kelly, Australia’s iconic singer-songwriter, agreed to join us on our fundraising Antarctica expedition that’s set to […]

Spotlight on the Ocean Endeavour – Our Expedition Ship of Choice

Spotlight on the Ocean Endeavour – Our Expedition Ship of Choice

Almost 50 ice-strengthened ships visit Antarctica every year – yet our main love-affair is with only one. Read on to find out why we think the Ocean Endeavour is the ultimate polar vessel. Considering that over four dozen world-class expedition ships travel to Antarctica every cruising season, you may wonder why we’ve decided to charter […]