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Inspiring Explorers’™ Latest Updates

Read all the latest news from our Inspiring Explorers™

Sharing Stories to Inspire

September 7, 2020/by Comms

Test Your Boundaries

Interview with Sir Edmund Hillary Collegiate Deputy Principal Shauna Eldridge
June 4, 2020/by Comms

Just Do It!

Interview with Inspiring Explorer Team Leader Marcus Waters
May 27, 2020/by Comms

Outside Your Comfort Zone

Interview with Inspiring Explorer Kayaking Mentor Mike Dawson
May 26, 2020/by Comms

Just the Beginning

Interview with Inspiring Explorer A'aifou Potemani
May 21, 2020/by Comms

It Can’t Get Better Than This

Interview with Inspiring Explorer Sadra Sultani
May 14, 2020/by Comms

A Dream Come True

Interview with Inspiring Explorer Jaylee Savage
May 11, 2020/by Comms

Experiencing the Spirit of Exploration

Five impressive young explorers with very different backgrounds and skillsets, were chosen from hundreds of applicants to have the experience of a lifetime on the 2020 Inspiring Explorers’ Expedition to the Antarctic Peninsula.
May 9, 2020/by Comms

Antarctic Expedition Inspires Young Explorers

Sometimes unexpected challenges can have a positive outcome, as discovered by the team on the Trust’s 2020 Inspiring Explorers’ Expedition to the Antarctic Peninsula.
May 9, 2020/by Comms

A Living Laboratory

Interview with Inspiring Explorer Laurette Siemonek
May 4, 2020/by Comms

Creativity Inspired by Antarctica

Interview with Inspiring Explorer Ihlara McIndoe
April 22, 2020/by Comms

Inspiring Explorers’ Haka

Starting as a group of strangers, the 2020 Inspiring Explorers bonded as a team. Here the perform a haka for fellow passengers aboard the Quark Expeditions ship, the Ocean Endeavour.
April 20, 2020/by Comms

As Far Away as Mars

Interview with Inspiring Explorer Anzac Gallate
April 17, 2020/by Comms

Overwhelming in its Vastness

Interview with Inspiring Explorer Owain John
April 10, 2020/by Comms

Calm in the Face of Uncertainty

Marcus and Shauna take time to consider the adventure our group has had over the past three weeks.
March 25, 2020/by Comms

An Alien Environment

Over the course of our adventure, we explored many different locations along the Antarctic Peninsula and witnessed a huge range of different environments and wildlife.
March 25, 2020/by Comms

The Power of Nature

Laurette and Mike reflect on our first and last adventures on and around mainland Antarctica.
March 25, 2020/by Comms

How Little We Are

In this post, Andrew and Jaylee look back on their time in Antarctica.
March 23, 2020/by Comms

Reflections on the Icy Vista

We were lucky to have a beautiful clear day to paddle in the Errera Channel where we had a visit from a Minke whale circling our kayaks!
March 20, 2020/by Comms

COVID-19 Update

Antarctic Heritage Trust is liaising with New Zealand authorities and expedition operator, Quark Expeditions, in an attempt to get our Inspiring Explorers home from South America.
March 20, 2020/by Comms

Silence and Still Waters

We were lucky to have a beautiful clear day to paddle in the Errera Channel where we had a visit from a Minke whale circling our kayaks!
March 18, 2020/by Comms

First Day in Antarctica

This morning we woke up to the Antarctic Peninsula, and perfectly still water.
March 13, 2020/by Comms

Eyes on the Horizon

Yesterday we flew from Buenos Aires to Ushuaia after two nights in BA , and a full day which we spent visiting the famous cemetery where Eva Peron lies, the art gallery, and La Boca. The vibrant colours and warmth of Buenos Aires gave us a newfound energy after twelve hours travelling.
March 13, 2020/by Comms

Introducing the 2020 Inspiring Explorers’ Expeditions™ Team

It is with much excitement that we can now announce the team that will be heading to the Antarctic Peninsula next month on our 2020 Inspiring Explorers' Expedition with Olympic kayaker Mike Dawson!
February 12, 2020/by Comms