Antarctica - Resources, Facts, Travel Stories and more...

Welcome to Chimu Adventures’ Antarctica Hub. This Hub is our a central resource point for all things Antarctica, whether you’re wanting to learn more about Antarctic wildlife, plan a trip to the white continent or just read some offbeat articles about Antarctica. You won’t find any hard sales talk here – just helpful information. If you’re into Antarctica please bookmark the page and use it as your reference point for all things Antarctic.

Whether it's a new Antarctic ship being released or new wildlife data from the Australian Antarctic Division, you are sure to find it on our Antarctica News page. Don't miss a single news update from Antarctica with Chimu. 

Who first discovered Antarctica? Who first reached the South Pole? Learn more about the incredible history of Antarctica and it's many explorers including Shackleton, Mawson, Amundsen, Scott and Ross. 

It's not often you get to visit the world's last untouched continent and come back without an awe-inspiring story to tell. If you are looking for reasons to travel to Antarctica, check out out this page for amazing stories that will no doubt inspire you to take the leap. 

From the landing sites you visit such as Deception Island to rarely visited sites such as the Mawson's Huts, no two Antarctic cruises are ever the same due to weather, ice & local conditions. Learn more about the best places to visit in Antarctica. 

We've made it easy to start planning a trip to Antarctica with a range of useful blogs, including travel insurance advice to the top packing tips for Antarctic travellers. Find out our best planning advice if you are thinking of travelling to Antarctica. 

We love talking about Antarctica all day, every day and through our research we've come across some fascinating stories from this great white continent. Find out how aliens, the Nazis and a pile of frozen laundry came about in Antarctica. 

Antarctica is home to an abundance of wildlife, including 17 species of penguins, 35 species of whales, 6 species of seals plus countless other species on the Sub-Antarctic Islands. Learn more about the incredible Antarctic wildlife here.