Antarctica Cruises & Tours

Take an Antarctica cruise and experience the trip of a lifetime that you’ll remember forever -there’s just something about Antarctica that words cannot convey. You will forget all your worries and experience a clarity of mind you didn’t think possible. 
 
The deafening silence will only be interrupted by the sounds of passing whales or water splashing against the ship. On your Antarctica cruise you will see and perhaps get up close and personal with extraordinary wildlife that many people may never see in their lifetime. A sense of adventure will stir deep down inside of you that you may not have felt before and your perception of the world you know could change forever.
 
This truly unique continent offers the adventure of a lifetime for people of all ages and there are fewer places in the world that offer such a rare and valuable experience.
 

"Best adventure ever! The staff were incredible, so helpful and knowledgeable, they went beyond expectations to make our cruise one in a million..." - Anita

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Antarctica Cruises

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Antarctica cruise aboard the M/S Expedition. A great value option for touring and travelling around Antarctica.

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Explore Antarctica on this 12 day cruise aboard the Sea Spirit & be prepared to see snow capped mountains, carved icebergs & an abundance of wildlife.

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Mawsons' Huts Antarctica Cruise. Get to explore the huts and stand where Mawson stood. A unique Antarctic experience.

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Cruise Antarctica with Sam Johnson, Travel to Antarctica and raise funds for Love Your Sister charity.

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Go further south and cross into the Antarctic Circle. Go beyond the normal Antarctica tour areas.

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Experience vast penguin rookeries & seal colonies on this awe-inspiring voyage to Antarctica, South Georgia & the Falkland Islands on the M/S Expedition.

Places to Visit

The Antarctic Peninsula

The Antarctic Peninsula is in fact Antarctica’s major breeding ground for seabirds, seals and the smaller penguin species. 

East Antarctica & Ross Sea

East Antarctica is probably the least well known to tourists but it is probably the best location for Antarctic history.

The Weddell Sea

The Weddell Sea is abundant with whales and seals and among the fauna characteristic of the area are Weddell seals, killer whales, humpback whales, minke whales, leopard seals and crabeater seals.

South Georgia

South Georgia is the largest island in the territory and one of the wildest and most remote places on earth with dramatic scenery of snow-capped mountains and huge glaciers. 

The Falkland Islands

The islands have much to offer with a wide variety of spectacular wildlife and rugged scenery as well as an interesting history. 

The Polar Circle

As you thread your way through the icy waterways you will witness more breath-taking scenery of mountains and icebergs, maybe encountering orcas and leopard seals patrolling the waters with snow petrels soaring above.

Articles On Antarctica

Explore the Ross Sea: The Last Pristine Marine Ecosystem Left Standing

Posted on Tue, 19 Jul 2016

The most coveted part of our oceans and a world teeming with invaluable marine wildlife, the Ross Sea is both the richest and most vulnerable ecosystem on earth. Explore the Ross Sea on an Antarctica cruise, and discover why this is considered to be the last pristine marine ecosystem left standing. With the menace of industrial fishing threatening its future, …

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The Most Famous Explorers of Antarctica

Posted on Thu, 14 Jul 2016

The Most Famous Explorers of Antarctica are revered for creating a heritage of exploration and scientific study of the most remote and mesmerising continent on our planet. Read all about their missions, their tears, their failures, and their most celebrated achievements. Man’s fascination for the southernmost reaches of our planet has persisted for almost two centuries, ever since British explorer …

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What is the difference between the Arctic and Antarctica

Posted on Sun, 10 Jul 2016

Aside the fact that they are on opposite ends of our planet, the difference between the Arctic and Antarctica is quite substantial. The most fundamental one, by which all others evolved, is that Antarctica is a bona fide continent – it is an ice-covered landmass surrounded by water as far as the eye can see – whereas the Arctic is a …

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Do Polar Bears exist in Antarctica?

Posted on Tue, 28 Jun 2016

Do Polar Bears Exist in Antarctica, a spectacular land of ice, framed by rigid waters and home to a plethora of hardy creatures? Read on to find out! So do Polar Bears Exist in Antarctica?? Antarctica is home to a kaleidoscope of incredibly fascinating creatures, but polar bears are NOT among them. Although, given the harsh climate and abundance of icy …

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Antarctica Facts: What do you call a group of Penguins?

Posted on Fri, 17 Jun 2016

Antarctica is one of the most famous continents in the world. The mere mention of it’s name conjures up images of giant ice sheets, crisp snow, freezing winds, and of course, cute little Penguins. However, you’ll be surprised to find out a lot of the things you think you know about Antarctica aren’t actually true, and you’ll be even more …

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Antarctic Timeline

Posted on Thu, 16 Jun 2016

Antarctica is known to be one of the most awe-inspiring destinations of the world. With its extraordinary wildlife and icy wilderness, Antarctica will stir a sense of adventure deep down inside of most people who have ever visited this place. But what do we know about its history?  Read below the major events that happened in Antarctica’s history in a comprehensive Antarctic Timeline: Antarctic History …

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McMurdo Station, Antarctica: a Mighty Fine Place to go for a Drink

Posted on Thu, 02 Jun 2016

Often dubbed ‘the final hint of civilization’ on the southernmost end of the world, McMurdo Station is a US-run scientific research station in Antarctica. The largest encampment of its kind is also the last accessible place on the White Continent one can reach by ship. Home to about 1,200 summer residents and 250 hardy folks who brave the winter harshness …

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Unforgettable Antarctica

Posted on Wed, 25 May 2016

Our voyage to Antarctica leads to being overawed by vast penguin colonies, dramatic scenery and beautiful ice formations with the highlight of the voyage being the landing at firstly Danco Island, followed by a visit to Neko Harbour, in the bright sunshine. The departure Starting the voyage to Antarctica, we were firstly arriving into a blizzard in Ushuaia which did …

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7 Items To Pack For Antarctica

Posted on Fri, 20 May 2016

If you’re reading this, chances are you’ve either booked your Antarctic adventure, or you’re in the midst of your research and deciding whether or not to go. If it’s the former, then congratulations, you’re going to have the trip of a lifetime! If not, then read through to check out all the cool things that you totally “need” to pick …

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Captain Robert Falcon Scott – 10 awesome facts you need to know

Posted on Thu, 19 May 2016

Captain Robert Falcon Scott is a legend of Antarctic Exploration. Perhaps more famous for his death and the mistakes that he made leading up to it, rather than his achievements and career. Who was this man? What made his name virtually inseparable from the history of Antarctic Exploration? Captain Robert Falcon Scott – 10 awesome facts you need to know …

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Antarctica Cruise Reviews

All Chimu Adventures' clients are given the opportunity to review their trip once they return home. These reviews are administered by a third party and as such are unfiltered by Chimu Adventures.

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Antarctic Peninsula - Each Day was a Feast Reflecting back, I was so glad Jason Dudson changed our ships. All gear for the snow and ice was included in the new one, so not having to hire gear and being able to make changes onboard ship was a relief. The friendliness of everyone on board made for a great trip. Photos & videos were shared and returned to us as a slide show before we disembarked. So many memories and I've barely touched the surface with the checking out of files.
Date published: 2016-01-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Overwhelmed, emotional and speechless I had 8 flights, along with picks ups, hotels, drop offs, a ship to get to - on time and tours. Every single step of the way went flawlessly, thanks to Chimu and in particular Simon who has infinite patience. I am normally an independent traveller, so found it hard to relinquish control and let Chimu sort everything out. Thanks for indulging my many queries. Perfection!
Date published: 2016-04-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Trip of a lifetime Where do we start reviewing this trip? Antarctica is a special place and is unlike any other destination we have visited, we were not prepared for just how breathtaking the landscape is here. Antarctica is full of amazing wildlife including birds, whales, orcas, seals and penguins. A typical day in the antarctic peninsula could involve cruising giant icebergs, looking for leopard seals, trekking to explore penguin colonies, visiting research stations or whale spotting on a zodiac cruise. The ship (Akademik Ioffe) was run with precision and the staff were always incredibly helpful and knowledgeable in different specialties. Meal-times were excellent with a variety of dishes on offer and importantly the alcohol was very reasonable, especially happy hour! This was our last and 7th continent and we saved the best for last. Chimu's organisation of everything from flights, transfers to hotels was faultless, this allowed us to just enjoy the trip without any hassle. I would highly recommend and no doubt will travel with them in the future. Thanks Gavin & Gail
Date published: 2016-04-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Trip of a Life Time From departure to arriving back home everything Chimu Adventures organised for us ran like clockwork. The Antarctic was fantastic. So quiet! The ship, crew and meals can not be faulted and we managed two landing per day whilst in the area.
Date published: 2016-04-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beyond words The most amazing trip from beginning to end. Chimu did a great job of helping me plan my trip & were available with advice & information. The ship (Akademik Ioffe) was fantastic,the One Ocean expedition team were so helpful & knowledgable as well as fun, the ships crew did a fantastic job, & even the weather was perfect!! Everything went smoothly, & the wildlife & scenery was astonishing, so beautiful.
Date published: 2015-12-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Bucket List Ticked!! My trip to Antarctica was beyond any of my expectations. From the moment we arrived at Sydney Airport, to when we touched down again two weeks later, everything ran so smoothly and very professional. There are no words to describe my experience and there's simply no video's or photographs that capture the pure magic that is Antarctica - you just have to experience it for yourself, and everyones experience is different. I saw whales that swam around our zodiac boat, seals and lots and lots of penguins, but nothing was as breathtaking as the beauty and serenity that is Antarctica. Staff on board the Sea Adventurer are not only incredibly intelligent and knowledgeable, they are also incredibly friendly. It felt as though I had known them for a long time and infact it was really sad to say goodbye. The only negative I have is the food is too good!!!!! Even using my strongest willpower I couldn't say no to the amazing food that was on offer - curse you fresh baked cookies that sit at the coffee and tea station all day every day!!!! I have no problems-and have already done so-in recommending Chimu Adventures to my friends and family. They were absolutely fantastic and I look forward to traveling with them again in the near future
Date published: 2015-12-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A great trip - Amazing destinations - Food like a 5 star restaurant - great service - friendly and helpful staff
Date published: 2016-03-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing Pinktartica Journey Trip of a lifetime is only scratching the surface of what I felt after taking this trip. I was on a 12day trip on the Sea Adventurer that was specially chartered by Chimu for a charity foundation, McGrath Foundation. So not only was it going on a dream trip it was also supporting a great cause. Everything about the trip was amazing, we were lucky enough to have brilliant weather and get to see about everything we possibly could in our 12 day trip. Even when there was a minor issue of communication that originally had me off the list of one of the activities I'd signed up for it was fixed right away and I did not miss out on anything. The expedition crew were all very friendly and knowledgeable and could help answer any questions you had on Antarctica. The crew of the ship were also very friendly and very professional and made the trip easy as could be. The only complaint I can have was it was such a great trip that now it seems hard to be excited about going anywhere else, all I want to do is go on this trip again.
Date published: 2015-12-08
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When to go to Antarctica
The only time to do an Antarctica cruise is during the southern hemisphere’s summer, generally between mid-November and March when the sea ice melts enough to allow access. Early in the season, birds are building their nests and seal pups are being weaned. Penguin chicks start to hatch from December onwards. Later in the season, seals and whales are more common as they return to feed and ships can sail further south as the ice recedes allowing them to cross the Antarctic Circle.
Weather in Antarctica

Temperatures in the summer generally rest around 0°C but can get as high as 5°C near the coast, with long periods of constant sunlight. In winter, mean temperatures are usually between -10°C and -30°C near the coast, falling to below -60°C on the high interior plateau, with long periods of constant darkness.

Antarctica Activities
Shore Excursions
Your expedition team will be sure to make the most of opportunities for on-shore excursions so that you can spend time exploring one of nature’s most spectacular wonderlands! You will even be able to visit scientific research stations and interact with the local communities.
Zodiac Excursions
Your ship is equipped with a fleet of Zodiacs, which provide a safe and efficient way to cruise the Antarctic waters.
Sea Kayaking
Paddle your way through the tranquil waters of the Antarctic with a small group of sea kayakers, no matter your level of fitness. All equipment is provided and an experienced guide leads you the whole way. This optional extra is very popular so be sure to reserve your place.
Cross-Country Skiing
Take in the unbeatable scenery of Antarctica’s inner remote regions while skiing off the beaten track! You don’t have to be a professional but this optional extra requires some previous experience.
Diving
Take the plunge and explore the Antarctic underworld with a scuba dive - these dives allow you to observe the Antarctic shelf below sea level. Please note that this optional extra requires you to hold an advanced diving certificate and suitable dry suit experience. Limited vessels offer diving in Antarctica. 
Camping
Why not spend a night ashore the Antarctic shelf? Camping on the ice is an optional extra available on several voyages, however, places are limited so be sure to reserve your place at the time of booking. All camping gear is provided.
Mountaineering
For the fun and adventurous, why not take an exciting climb to the peak of an Antarctic mountain? Mountaineering is available on selected voyages and requires a basic level of fitness.
Bird and Wildlife Watching
Every direction you look during your Antarctic voyage offers a new opportunity for bird and wildlife watching. The type of wildlife you come across will depend on the voyage you take and the time of year.
Hiking
These tours lead you to amazing vantage points and allow even closer interaction with local wildlife, so don’t forget your camera! This optional extra is available for all levels of fitness and interests.
Photography
Capture the Antarctic wonderland at its most beautiful with a guided photography tour that caters to all levels of photographers. This optional extra includes several workshops, presentations and excursions - please note that this activity requires you to bring your own camera.
Wildlife in Antarctica
The Antarctic abounds with wildlife including 10 species of whales, 7 species of seals, 8 species of penguins and a vast array of seabirds including albatrosses. On an Antarctica cruise you could see:
Penguins
Penguins are the most common birds in the Antarctic, often found living in huge colonies.
The emperor and Adélie penguins are the only 2 species that make the Antarctic continent their true home. Others such as chinstrap, gentoo and macaroni penguins breed on the northern tip of the Antarctic Peninsula whereas king penguins only breed on the more northerly and warmer subantarctic islands. 
Whales
Whale species that you are likely to encounter include orcas (killer whales), minke and humpback whales. 
Seals
The other group of marine mammals found in the Antarctic are the sea-lions and seals that leave the water to breed, rest and moult. Species include Antarctic fur, crabeater, Weddell, leopard, elephant and Ross seals. Weddell seals live further south than any other mammal and were named after the British Antarctic explorer, James Weddell. Leopard seals are the largest Antarctic seals and feed on penguins and other seal species. Antarctic fur and elephant seals breed in dense colonies and are found north of the pack-ice zone.
Birds
There are many species of albatross to be found soaring above the Antarctic waters including the grey-headed, black-browed, light-mantled sooty and of course the wandering albatross, the largest of the seabirds with a wing span that can extend to over 3 metres.
The line-up of other birds is extensive but includes petrels, prions, shearwaters, skuas, sheathbills, terns, gulls, cormorants, pipits and even freshwater ducks found on South Georgia. The snow petrels are one of the most beautiful of the Antarctic birds.
Antarctica History

40 million years ago Antarctica made its final detachment from the Australian continent to settle into its polar position. 

  • Captain James Cook was the first person to navigate across the Antarctic Circle and circumnavigate the Antarctic continent in 1773.
  • The first confirmed landing on Antarctica was at Cape Adair in 1895.
  • Ernest Shackleton’s 1907 expedition saw Douglas Mawson leading the first party to reach the South Magnetic Pole and climb Mount Erebus.
  • Between 1929 and 1931 Sir Douglas Mawson led an expedition to explore and map the coastline of what became the Australian Antarctic Territory in 1936. 
  • The first successful land crossing via the South Pole took place in 1958 led by Vivian Fuchs with Edmund Hillary leading the back-up party.
  • 1959 saw the signing of the Antarctic Treaty by 12 countries.
Antarctica Geography

 



  • Antarctica is the southernmost continent in the world, surrounded by the Southern Ocean. The continent is divided in two by the Transantarctic Mountains - East and West Antarctica. 


  • West Antarctica is the smaller part of the continent and includes the Antarctic Peninsula, Weddell Sea and the Filchner-Ronne and Ross ice shelves. 


  • East Antarctica includes the South Magnetic Pole, the geographic South Pole, the Ross, Scotia and Weddell Seas and the Shackleton ice shelf.


  • Approximately 98% of Antarctica is covered by the Antarctic ice sheet averaging 2.16km in thickness. The remaining 2% is barren rock with average elevations between 2,000 and 4,000m and mountain ranges up to 5,000m.


 

Antarctica Population
Although there are no indigenous inhabitants on Antarctica and no permanent human residents, anywhere between 1,000 (winter) and 4,500 (summer) people reside throughout the year at both permanent and seasonal (summer) staffed research stations scattered across the continent. These people are involved in either scientific research or with managing and protecting the Antarctic region. 
Tourism & Sustainability
Antarctica tourism has existed since 1957 and is subject to the Antarctic Treaty and Environmental Protocol and self-regulated by the International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators (IAATO). Due to the concern of the potential adverse effect on the environment and ecosystems caused by the influx of tourists, there are now strict landing limits and closed or restricted zones on the more frequently visited sites.
Antarctica Politics
Antarctica has no government and is considered politically neutral - it is governed by a system known as the Antarctic Treaty System and administered through annual meetings. 
The Treaty: 
  • establishes Antarctica as a peaceful and cooperative international research zone
  • prohibits mineral mining, military activities, nuclear explosions, disposal of nuclear waste or other pollutants, the removal of native mammals and birds and the introduction of non-indigenous flora and fauna
  • supports scientific research 
  • protects the continent’s eco-zone
  • forms a legal framework for the activities of the various countries on the continent that have established year-round and seasonal stations for scientific research. 
Further Reading

 


 

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need a visa to travel to Antarctica?

A pre-arranged visa is not required to enter Antarctica. If your Antarctic cruise is departing from an Argentinian port such as Ushuaia, no pre-arranged visa is required to enter Argentina by citizens of the UK, Australia, Ireland, European Union, New Zealand, Canada, South Africa and the USA. Other nationalities should check with your closest Argentinean embassy or consulate. Australian, Canadian and USA citizens must pay a "reciprocity fee" to enter Argentina. This is not a visa, but a fee based on the fees that Argentinean citizens pay for visas to these countries. The fee must be paid online and in advance for arrival at all airports.

Is there a laundry on board the ship?

Yes, a laundry service at a reasonable cost is included on every ship.

What is the food like on the ships that go to Antarctica?

Food on board our cruise ships is excellent. Breakfasts and lunches tend to be buffet style, with dinners generally served to your table and featuring 3 and sometimes 4 courses. The range of food is diverse with professional chefs preparing a wide selection of gourmet dishes.

What language do they speak in Antarctica?

There is no native Antarctic language as there are no indigenous inhabitants. The majority of residents are linked to research stations and so speak the language of their home countries. Scientific research is generally formalized in English, with French where necessary.

What currency is used in Antarctica ?

There is no currency in Antarctica but the unit of currency in Argentina is the Argentinian Peso. The main currency at the Port Lockroy Post Office is the US $ although the UK £ and Euro € are also accepted. On all Antarctic cruises meals are included but drinks and souvenirs need to be purchased separately. Most cruise ships accept Euros € and US $. Major credit cards, in particular Visa and MasterCard are also widely accepted on board. If your Antarctic cruise includes the Falkland Islands, the currency of the islands is the Falkland Islands Pound (FK £), although UK £’s are accepted as well.

What do I need to pack for Antarctica ?

Antarctica is an extreme environment and although Antarctic cruises depart during the spring and summer months, the weather can change dramatically, with no warning and so you need to be prepared for conditions in this harsh region. When packing, avoid weighing yourself down with too many clothes or too much gear. Select informal, practical attire for your trip that can be worn in layers, including: • Parka jacket - lightweight, wind and weather-resistant shell • Warm trousers - ski pants or sturdy trousers • Waterproof trousers - Gore-Tex or similar waterproof and "breathable" fabrics are recommended • Long thermal underwear - silk or polypropylene is highly recommended • Sweaters - wool sweaters or a polar fleece jacket • Turtlenecks • Mittens and gloves - thin polypropylene gloves underneath warm mittens • Woollen cap and a scarf or balaclava • Warm socks - sturdy, long wool socks and thin pairs of silk, polypropylene or cotton/wool socks • A sturdy, lightweight and waterproof daypack for landings or Zodiac excursions • Sunglasses with U.V. filter • Protective sunscreen for lips, hands and face • Swimsuit for hotels, aboard some ships and (maybe) for a polar plunge • Camera with spare batteries and memory cards • Extra pair of prescription glasses • Prescription medicines and other remedies such as seasickness medication • Binoculars • Zip lock plastic bags or dry sacks for carrying camera, batteries, etc. • T-shirts or other casual warm weather clothes • Clothes for gateway cities

How cold does it get in Antarctica?

Temperatures in the summer generally rest around 0°C but can get as high as 5°C near the coast, with long periods of constant sunlight. In winter, mean temperatures are usually between -10°C and -30°C near the coast, falling to below -60°C on the high interior plateau, with long periods of constant darkness.

What is there to do while on the ship?

Whilst some of our Antarctic cruise ships boast a gym, sauna and small pools, this is rare and generally the majority have a lecture theatre, library, bar and restaurant, as well as the main deck. All ships offer a series of lectures focusing on the geology, history and wildlife of Antarctica and the Southern Ocean, to help you prepare for what lies ahead. You can interact with the crew and expedition team as well as your fellow passengers in the common areas and either brave the elements to stand on deck taking in the spectacular scenery and wildlife-watching, scanning the horizon for whales, seals and seabirds, or do so from the comfort of the lounges and observation decks.

Can we go on shore in Antarctica?

Shore landings are a feature of our Antarctic cruises and one or two shore or Zodiac excursions are usually planned per day, weather conditions permitting.

What is there to do on shore?

Shore landings are mainly for wildlife watching of penguins, seals and nesting birds although itineraries often try to include a visit to a scientific base. Certain cruises provide opportunities for activities such as snowshoeing, skiing, hiking, mountaineering and even overnight camping.

How many people will be on the ship?

The number of people on board varies depending on the ship but the majority of our ships carry between 50 and 150 passengers. A few of the mega-yachts and purpose-built cruise ships carry around 250 passengers.

Why should I travel to Antarctica with Chimu Adventures?

Chimu Adventures are the Antarctica specialists and an Associate Member of the International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators. We offer the largest range of vessels, an experienced, expert team of travel enthusiasts, and comprehensive, flexible itineraries, tailoring each cruise to your wishes and making your Antarctic Cruise unique and unforgettable.

Is it safe to go to Antarctica?

All of our tours are 100% tried and tested to ensure that when you travel with us, you’re doing so in a controlled and safe environment with trained experts. We consistently monitor weather conditions and will always provide you with the best possible adventure without risk of injury to you or the vessel. While some activities may need to be rescheduled or cancelled due to weather, every effort is made to have a contingency plan should such conditions become a reality during your expeditions. We’ve been the experts in Antarctic travel for well over 10 years and use our vast experience and knowledge when picking the vessels we sell to provide you with an adventure that’s unforgettable for all the right reasons.

Will I get sea sick?

It is true that at times the Drake Passage can produce turbulent seas, but our vessels are built for maximum stability and comfort to ensure that even in rough conditions, sea and motion sickness are kept to a minimum at all times. We also have a host of services and facilities available should symptoms befall you. It also might be possible to fly over the Drake Passage, so speak to one of our destination specialists for more information about this.

There are so many different trips and itineraries – how do I pick the right one for me?

We pride ourselves on our customisable range of Antarctica tours that allow you to tailor the perfect Antarctic experience for your own goals and wishes. We also offer a wide range of tours to suit a diverse array of budgets, from 6 day express cruises, to 35 day expeditions. Speak to one of our consultants who can help you plan your perfect Antarctica cruise, which includes all of the elements you’re looking for in your trip.

I want to see Antarctica but not give up my creature comforts – is this even possible?

The remoteness of Antarctica can sometimes deter the adventurous heart, but unlike the famous explorers of the past, you can leave the ration packs at home as Chimu can provide all the modern comfort and luxuries you need after a day of adventure, in a safe and comfortable environment. Quiet, relaxing cabins, beautiful food and wine, and spacious common areas allow you to soak in the picturesque landscapes at your own pace. When it’s time to venture off the vessel, our range of itineraries include activities to suit all abilities and fitness levels.