See Antarctica with TV duo

Antarctica cruise a cool assignment for Jennifer Byrne, Andrew Denton

SEASONED EXPEDITIONERS: Andrew Denton and Jennifer Byrne.

SEASONED EXPEDITIONERS: Andrew Denton and Jennifer Byrne.


See glaciers, icebergs and snow-covered mountains, plus penguins, whales and seals.


CHIMU Adventures will host TV personalities Jennifer Byrne and Andrew Denton aboard their Antarctica Untouched voyage late next year.

Sailing on Chimu's brand new vessel, Ocean Endeavour, the Chimu Exclusive Cruise will depart on November 22 and will raise funds for the Mawson's Huts Foundation.

The husband/wife duo share a deep affection for Antarctica. This will be Andrew's sixth visit to the white continent and Jennifer's fifth, the couple having travelled twice with Chimu Adventures.

The November 2020 voyage will see them share their passion for the destination with other passengers through intimate lectures and discussions.

Jennifer describes the ethereal nature of Antarctica this way: "Given that we cannot yet fly into outer space, Antarctica is the closest that you can get."

DEEPEST SOUTH: Ushuaia on the Beagle Channel, beneath the
Martial Mountains

DEEPEST SOUTH: Ushuaia on the Beagle Channel, beneath the Martial Mountains

Antarctica Untouched will depart from the world's southernmost city, Ushuaia in Argentina, and will sail for 11 days across the unpredictable Drake Passage on to the serenity of the Antarctic Peninsula.

November is the beginning of the Antarctic season so passengers can expect to see glaciers, icebergs and snow-covered mountains as well as wildlife such as nesting penguins, migrating whales and seals.

Carrying fewer than 200 passengers, Ocean Endeavour puts a high priority on sustainability: all departures will be double carbon offset, only sustainable seafood will be served and there will be no single-use plastics.

And of course there will food for the mind: lectures from passionate biologists, historians and geologists will outline the delicate nature of the Antarctic environment.


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