Category archives: Antarctica

 
 
 

Director of ‘Chasing Ice,’ Special Guest Aboard Quark Expeditions voyage

Passionate about the polar regions? You aren’t going to want to miss this  voyage!  Quark Expeditions is thrilled to announce that Jeff Orlowski, director of the Oscar-nominated climate change documentary, Chasing Ice, will join our 22-day Antarctic expedition featuring the first-ever Floating Polar Film Festival. Wanderlust magazine has named this expedition one of its ‘”50 Best Trips for 2013.” Orlowski’s Chasing Ice, chronicles environmental photographer James Balog’s, attempts to capture the [...]

Sharing your travel experience with friends and family

You make sure to pack your best camera and a bunch of additional memory cards. You take hundreds, maybe even thousands of incredible photos – perfect icebergs, chubby little penguins, the fluke of a humpback whale disappearing into the water. You arrive back home, maybe you post an album on facebook, maybe you have friends over for drinks and some photo-sharing…and then what? What is the best way to really convey [...]

Top 5 reasons to travel with Quark Expeditions

  1. Polar travel is all we do:  we are the leaders in polar adventure and we have been doing it for over 20 years!    2. Our People:  You’d be hard-pressed to find a group of people more passionate about the Polar Regions than the staff at Quark. From our office support staff and Executive team, to our incredible Expedition Team members and leaders, we are delighted to share everything we know and [...]

Curious Humpback Whale

A curious humpback whale pops up to investigate Quark Expeditions passengers in a zodiac. Photo credit Xavier Battlor Experience Antarctica’s humpbacks for yourself on one of our Antarctic voyages.

Fly-Cruise Confidential: An interview with the President of Quark Expeditions

There is probably no bigger and more passionate fan of all things Quark Expeditions than our CEO Hans Lagerweij.  Fresh from his first experience aboard one of our Antarctic Express voyages, we sat down to chat with Hans about the fly-cruise program and hear him tell the tale of another Quark “first” achievement in Antarctica!    Name: Hans Lagerweij Job title: CEO (Chief “Experience” Officer) Trip Name:  Antarctica Express fly-cruise Pre-post [...]

Picture perfect Iceberg and water

This photo from an incredibly talented Quark Expeditions passenger’s Antarctic Explorer voyage is so perfect it almost looks like a painting. It’s almost impossible to take a bad photo in Antarctica – trust us!   Got an ice photo of your own to share? Post it to twitter and tag with #IcePhoto! Follow Quark Expeditions on twitter @quarkexpedition where we share photos and videos and chat about all things polar!

A view for two

Two king penguins take in the view on a perfect Antarctic Day! Photo taken by a Quark Expeditions passenger on our Falklands, South Georgia and Antarctica voyage.

Into the blue

A minke whale curiously inspects photographer Krystle Wright’s lens in Antarctica. Photo by Krystle Wright, on our Classic Antarctica voyage, December 16, 2012 on the Sea Adventurer. You can see more of Krystle’s fantastic photography at her website.