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For 25 years, Quark Expeditions® has been the leading provider of polar adventure travel. With its diverse fleet of specially equipped vessels, unique land-based adventures and seasoned expedition leaders, it offers travelers unparalleled access to the most remote regions on earth: the Arctic and Antarctica. In 2013, Quark Expeditions® was voted “World’s Leading Polar Expedition Operator” by the World Travel Awards™, received the “Blow the Budget” award from the Amadeus & World Travel Awards™ Travel Experience Awards and was named one of National Geographic Traveler’s 50 Tours of a Lifetime for its “Three Arctic Islands” voyage. In 2014 it earned “World’s Leading Specialist Cruise Line” designation by the prestigious World Travel Awards™.

New Endeavours

In true
pioneering spirit, Quark
is delighted to
offer NEW cruise-based expeditions, one-of-a-kind basecamps, authentic
icebreaker adventures, and unique itineraries to some of the most fascinating,
remote regions on earth: the Arctic
 and Antarctic.


- Our Antarctic Express: Fly South, Cruise the Peninsula, South Georgia
and the Falklands
is our newest
Antarctic fly/cruise, an immersive and diverse expedition offering a
comprehensive Antarctic and Southern Ocean experience over a convenient shorter
time period.

- The Ocean Endeavour, is the only polar
adventure ship in Antarctica focused on health and wellness, and features yoga
and stretching/movement classes, spa treatments and services, healthy meal options,
a wellness café with smoothie bar, salt-water pool, gym and saunas.


NEW for the ARCTIC 

- New
cruise-based itineraries offer expeditions to majestic Greenland,
including Greenland to
Canada: Inuit, Icebergs & Wildlife
, and 3 exciting Arctic Express
Fly/Cruises, like Greenland's
Northern Lights Cruise North, Fly South.

- The unparalleled Kapitan Khlebnikov icebreaker, offering 4 spectacular Arctic Icebreaker
Expeditions, and a rare full
arctic circumnavigation

- The one-of-a-kind Barneo
Ice Camp
. This
temporary, fly-in basecamp is ideal for those seeking a short, adventurous
journey to the North Pole. You’ll be one of an exclusive group to land on the
frozen runway on this unequalled floating site on the icy sea of the North
Polar Basin.

- Arctic Watch Wilderness Lodge, an arctic safari and world-class beluga whale observation site
offering all-included, fully-guided adventure options such as wildlife viewing,
hiking, kayaking, rafting, exploring the arctic tundra in all-terrain vehicles
(ATVs), and a Polar Photography program.

- The North Pole: The Ultimate Arctic Adventure expedition on the iconic, mighty 50 Years of Victory icebreaker. Crushing through the ice, the excitement
of helicopter excursions and an optional hot air balloon ride at the North Pole
make this a true once-in-a-lifetime experience.


Explore The World

 is the Leader
in Polar Adventures. Our focus and sole purpose is to deliver the best
polar cruise and land-based expeditions, including cruise
on small adventure ships and mighty icebreakers,
arctic safaris, unique basecamp adventures and fly/cruises. Quark
passengers to Antarctica
and the Arctic witness
incredible wildlife, diverse culture, captivating history, and unique
landscapes like nowhere else – safely and comfortably.

In addition to
outstanding leadership, enriching lectures and unique itineraries, Quark passengers
can enjoy activities,
inclusions and special features
including Zodiac cruising, kayaking,
snowshoeing, hiking, hot-air ballooning, winter camping, mountaineering,
cross-country skiing, polar photography, skiing, and even stand-up

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We specialize in these types of tours

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Cruises / River - Small Ships
Family / Multi-Generational
Holiday Tours and Cruises
Safari / Game Lodges

We offer Deluxe, Luxury & First Class tours

Please check back soon for tour reviews by Quark Expeditions

Quark Expeditions Last Updated March 14, 2016

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