exhibition on at the Australian National Maritime Museum until 29 November 2015, 'Shackleton: Escape from Antarctica'

The Alexandra Shackleton on display at the ANMM

The Alexandra Shackleton (our James Caird replica) is now on display at the Australian National Maritime Museum, taking pride of place in the foyer as part of their new exhibition Shackleton: Escape from Antarctica. Launched on 1st April 2015 by The Hon Alexandra Shackleton the exhibition celebrates the survival of the crew of the Endurance, […]


The Alexandra Shackleton to go on tour

Plans are currently under way for the Alexandra Shackleton to be on display in museums and venues across Australia, the United Kingdom, and the United States of America, starting at the Australian National Maritime Museum.  The exhibition at the ANMM ‘Shackleton: Escape from Antarctica‘ will open to the public 2 April 2015. To enquire about exhibiting the […]


Tim Jarvis AM named WWF-Australia Global Ambassador

Congratulations to Tim Jarvis AM, Shackleton Epic expedition leader, for his new role as WWF-Australia Global Ambassador. “Our planet is changing rapidly.  I have been undertaking expeditions to the Arctic and Antarctic for 20 years, so I have seen the effects of climate change.  Glaciers, ice caps, ice sheets and permafrost are melting and sea […]


Film short listed | 1st Explorers Film Festival

The film Shackleton Death or Glory (Chasing Shackleton in the USA) has been shortlisted for the 1st Explorers Film Festival, a joint initiative of the Explorers Museum and the World Explorers Bureau. Congratulations and best of luck to all the other finalists! The winner will be announced on Sunday 7 September.   Haven’t seen the film? […]


August events in Perth, Singapore, Hong Kong | see Tim Jarvis speak

Don’t miss your chance to see Tim Jarvis speak at these events in August! Visit our events page for details about expedition leader Tim Jarvis’ upcoming talks in Perth, Singapore and Hong Kong. Spaces are limited! Dates will soon be announced for September/October talks in the UK so come back soon for more info.   […]


DVD Shackleton Death or Glory OUT NOW

Shackleton Death or Glory, the UK/Aus release of the documentary film that followed the Shackleton Epic, are now available for purchase in the UK/Europe and Australia regions. UK/Europe region – get your copy Australia region – get your copy        


Tim Jarvis named Classic Boat PERSON OF THE YEAR

Congratulations to expedition leader Tim Jarvis for being named Classic Boat Magazine Person of the Year 2014 for leading the Shackleton Epic! Tim Jarvis thanks the expedition team:  Skipper Nick Bubb, Navigator Paul Larsen, Expedition Bosun Petty Officer Seb Coulthard RN, Mountain Leader WO2 Barry Gray Royal Marines RSM, and Climber/Expedition cameraman Ed Wardle – “a better team you’d […]


USA | Chasing Shackleton DVD out NOW

Chasing Shackleton, the USA release of the documentary film that followed the Shackleton Epic, is available on the PBS website from 4th February 2014.

Three young Polar Bear cubs walking on floating pack ice, Svalbard Archipelago, Norway

Tim Jarvis Australian speaking tour with Intrepid Travel

Expedition leader Tim Jarvis will be speaking in cities across Australia in January/February 2014.  He will be talking about the adventure of polar travel and the Intrepid Travel trip to Spitsbergen he will be joining in June. Make sure to book for this FREE talk. Tour dates and cities available from the Intrepid Travel website.


USA – you can now watch Chasing Shackleton on PBS

USA viewers can finally watch Chasing Shackleton on the Public Broadcasting Service. This 3 part Discovery Channel documentary premiered as ‘Shackleton Death or Glory’ at a special advance screening in Dublin on 10th October 2013, the first episode went to air on 24th October at 9pm on Discovery Channel.  Australia followed on 23rd November 2013 on the SBS Television […]

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