Category archives: Arctic

Lunchtime in the Arctic

A polar bear looks up at a passing ship full of Quark passengers. This polar bear has just finished having himself what looks like quite the meal!   Photo by passenger Melissa on our September 4, 2012 “Three Arctic Islands” voyage, named one of National Geographic Traveler’s “Tours of a Lifetime” in 2011.   Got an ice photo of your own to share? Post it to twitter and tag with [...]

Welcome to the North Pole!

A polar bear appears to wave lazily at passing Quark Expeditions passengers: “Welcome to the North Pole!” Photo from the passenger slideshow, “Voyage to the North Pole” 24 June to 6 July 2011. Be one of only 250 people to stand at the top of the world in 2013! Join us on Russian icebreaker 50 Years of Victory as we head to 90 degrees north. Got an ice photo of your own [...]

Future Sled Dog

A future sled dog ready for training, captured by a Quark passenger on one of our Greenland voyages!   Crazy for Greenland? Quark Expeditions offers a variety of Greenland voyages which you can read about right here! Don’t forget to follow our Quark Loves Greenland board on Pinterest, and enter for a chance to win a Greenland voyage for two in our Quark Loves Greenland contest!

Icebergs in the Arctic

Today’s Ice Photo comes from our Three Arctic Islands voyage in September of 2012. Incredible arctic scenery framed Iceby some perfect ice! Photo from the Quark Expeditions passenger slideshow, by “Bob”.   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!

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 [...]

 
 
 

Win a Greenland voyage with Quark Expeditions

We’re giving away a Greenland voyage for two and we want YOU to win! Entering the contest is easy! Watch our special Greenland facts video to brush up on your Greenland knowledge, and then visit our Quark Loves Greenland contest page for your chance to win! Hungry for more? Follow our Quark Loves Greenland Pinterest board for photos of some of the things you  can expect to see on your [...]

Who is that handsome devil?

A polar bear admires his reflection in icy arctic waters – the perfect submission for #IcePhoto Wednesday! Photo from the passenger slideshow on our Spitsbergen Explorer voyage, July 2010.   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!

North Pole bound

Russian Icebreaker The 50 Years of Victory heads north in this incredible photo from our July 2012 North Pole cruise. Be one of only 250 people to stand at the top of the world in 2013 – join us on our unforgettable North Pole voyage this year!  

Little brother of the North

A colourful puffin is spotted on our Spitsbergen Explorer Expedition. It’s name is derived from it’s Latin genus name Fratercula which roughly translates to “Little Brother of the North.”  Aww!  Spitsbergen Explorer Expedition, 23rd July to 2nd August, 2012. Photographer unknown.  

Framed by 'bergs in the Arctic

Quark Expeditions passengers are framed by perfect icebergs in the Arctic. Another great shot from our Three Arctic Islands expedition! Photo by Peter & Heili, August 2012. Got an ice photo of your own to share? Post it to twitter and tag with #IcePhoto!