Category archives: Arctic

The incredible hues of the Arctic

A perfectly framed shot – Quark Expeditions passengers exploring via zodiac are surrounded by colour on our Three Arctic Islands voyage.   Photo by G. Feier, August 2012.

Spitsbergen Reindeer

Two of Santa’s helpers stop to have a meal.     Photo by Quark Expeditions passenger “Robyn” on our Spitsbergen Explorer expedition, July 2012. See them for yourself with us!

Arctic Tern, reflected

An Arctic Tern is photographed reflected here, as it skims the water. Photo taken by passengers M.Boswell on one of Quark Expeditions Three Arctic Islands voyages.

How to dress for polar travel

This helpful info-graphic starring our very own Merchandise Coordinator Jaymie,  will ensure that you are 100% prepared for your polar voyage.  Stay warm, dry and comfortable like a polar pro! Many of these items are available for purchase in our Polar Gear shop.    

Frequently Asked Questions

We asked Polar Travel Adviser Naomi to give us a list of the most commonly asked questions that Quark passengers ask. She’s listed them here with her answers - thanks Naomi!   Q. Is there an age restriction? A. Quark Expeditions welcomes passengers aged 8 years old or above on any Quark vessel. Children under the age of 16 at time of travel require a waiver signed by a parent or guardian prior [...]

Welcome to Our New Blog

  Welcome to Quark Expeditions’ Blog, an exciting online forum designed to share your experiences and hear all about what’s going on in the Polar Regions. Our blog is a place for discovery, insight, and fun! We’ve gathered stories, observations, reflections, and more showcase the remote and pristine destinations we visit and the fascinating people you’ll meet. Visit us often to read notes from the field, browse our photos and [...]

 
 
 

Ice and Adventure with Quark Expeditions

So, what’s it really like to travel with Quark Expeditions anyway? We’ve put together a short highlight reel of Arctic and Antarctic voyages using actual customer and staff footage to help give you an idea of what’s in store for you when you travel with us. Breathtaking scenery, wildlife encounters, icebergs and glaciers and much more – take a quick peek at our reel and start planning your next polar adventure! [...]