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Exclusive Chimu Antarctica Charter

In the Wake of Mawson

Join us on this unique, 26 day adventure cruise and experience history on this journey of a lifetime retracing the footsteps of Sir Douglas Mawson!  
A true Australian hero, Douglas Mawson's initial interest in Antarctica was scientific. Whilst others were racing for polar records, Mawson was studying Antarctica and leading the charge on claiming a large chunk of the continent for Australia.  On his quest Mawson along with Xavier Mertz and Belgrave Ninnis set out to explore and study east of the Mawson's Huts. On what began as a journey of discovery and science ended in Mertz and Ninnis perishing and Mawson surviving extreme conditions against all odds, with next to no food or supplies in the bitter cold of Antarctica. 
Chimu Adventures in collaboration with the Mawsons Huts Foundation have access to berths on the only tourist cruise departing Hobart, Australia, in the 2017/18 season, which is scheduled to visit the historic Commonwealth Bay, where the Mawson story truly began. This exciting adventure cruise will visit Macquarie Island, Campbell Island, the Auckland Islands, the rugged East Antarctic coast, the impressive Commonwealth Bay and if we are really lucky, Mawson's Huts, before making its way back to Bluff, New Zealand. This is truly a cruise for those that love adventure travel and a must tick bucket list item for avid travellers. - See more at:
NO SINGLE SUPPLEMENTS* - Single travellers can be matched with other travellers of the same sex.
In the Wake of Mawson
Departs: 14 December 2017
26 day East Antarctica voyage on board the Akademik Shokalskiy
Hobart to Bluff (NZ)
From US$17,880 per person (twin-share)
For Marketing Pack please contact your Relationship Manager as this voyage has very limited availability
View the In the Wake of Mawson tour page here which includes full details on pricing and ship information

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