What makes a polar expedition unforgettable?
It’s moments that are unscripted, uncharted, and uncompromisingly polar.
Every corner and every moment of the Arctic & Antarctic bring unique experiences and opportunities; Quark Expeditions offers innovative itineraries that take advantage of them all. Get answers to the questions that fuel your curiosity about expedition travel to the polar regions, as well as advice on how to pick the perfect destination, itinerary and on-ship & off-ship options that will personalize your expedition, ensuring your journey is filled with uncompromisingly polar moments.
Greenland: Majestic Landscapes, Culture and Communities
Discover towering fjords, mammoth icebergs and ice-carved valleys throughout Greenland. The largest island in the world offers spectacular Arctic landscapes and brightly coloured homes dotting remote communities along its East, South and West coasts.
Northwest Passage: Follow in the Footsteps of Legendary Explorers
Journey back to the height of Arctic exploration and retrace the footsteps of legendary explorers determined to find the Northwest Passage—the route of icy channels connecting Europe with Asia.
An Antarctic Overview
Learn about the Antarctic Peninsula and its sub-polar regions, the Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) and South Georgia to understand how these destinations change over the course of the season, and the different, incredible experiences each can offer.
The Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) & South Georgia
Explore the sub-polar regions of the Southern Ocean. Often referred to as the ‘Galapagos of the Poles’, these archipelagos offer astounding wildlife opportunities along the route of Sir Ernest Shackleton’s legendary Endurance expedition.
The Antarctic Peninsula
Embark on an expedition to the 7th Continent, the furthest from home you’ll ever be. From 8-day Fly/Cruise itineraries that skip crossing the infamous Drake Passage to in-depth explorations that venture further south, across the Antarctic Circle, there’s an expedition for you.
The Leader in Polar Adventures
Specializing in expeditions to the Antarctic and the Arctic, Quark Expeditions® has been the leading provider of polar adventure travel for over 27 years. With a diverse fleet of specially-equipped small expedition vessels, icebreakers, and unique land-based adventures, Quark offers travelers unparalleled access to the most remote places on earth. Led by passionate and seasoned expedition teams, including scientists, naturalists and researchers, the onboard program focuses on guest interaction to educate and enrich the passenger experience.