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  • Written by Angie Kelly



Chimu Adventures, Australia's most diverse Antarctica operator, has launched an exclusive new sail and ski expedition to the icy continent.

Exploring virgin summits and skiing untouched slopes, the new tour is set to be the adventure of a lifetime for thrill-seeking and highly skilled skiiers.

Chimu's Chad Carey said guests will see the dazzling landscapes and unique wildlife at the end of the earth from skis, kayaks and the deck of the expedition yacht, Icebird.

“As Australia's leading Antarctica Travel Specialist we're excited to be launching Ski Antarctica to the Australian market,” said Carey.

“This new tour cements our position as having Australia's most diverse range of Antarctic travel options.

“For the adventurous at heart, climbing a virgin summit is a breathtaking prospect. And to then attach your skis and be the first person to ski down from the summit is just exciting beyond words.”

The 28-day adventure on board the centrally-heated, high-tech expedition yacht, departs from Ushuaia in Argentina on November 19, 2017.

Lead by highly experienced skipper, mate and expedition leader, this epic adventure is priced at $35,205, and includes training, safety gear, use of satellite phones and email, accommodation in Ushuaia, skis, kayaks, sleds, mountaineering equipment and meals.

Click here for full itinerary: http://www.chimuadventures.com/tour/ski-antarctica

About Chimu Adventures

Founded in 2004, we are an Australian owned company offering fully flexible, guaranteed itineraries to Latin America and cruises to Antarctica,

Chimu's Latin American trips have been personally designed by our staff who have lived or travelled extensively there, with operations in Peru, Argentina, Brazil and a new office about to open in Chile.

Our first boutique hotel, Casa Republica, is set to open in November in Lima, becoming the first Australian-owned hotel in Peru.

We run charter voyages to Antarctica – many of which raise money for charity – and in 2017, will be the only operator to offer cruises from Australia with the 26-day In The Wake of Mawson expedition departing Hobart on December 14, 2017.

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