Chasing Shackleton

Follow a modern expedition recreating Sir Ernest Shackleton's epic sea and land voyage.


  • Episode 2

    Watch as the team battles 800 miles across the roughest ocean on the planet.
  • Episode 1

    Follow Tim Jarvis on his mission to uncover what really happened on Shackleton’s journey.

About Chasing Shackleton

This series follows a modern expedition that re-creates Sir Ernest Shackleton's Trans-Antarctic expedition, which launched in 1914. The series joins a crew of five intrepid explorers, led by renowned adventurer, scientist and author Tim Jarvis, as they duplicate Shackleton's epic sea-and-land voyage in a replica of the original explorer's lifeboat.