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Fuzzy little gentoo chick

A curious little gentoo penguin chick stops to investigate visiting Quark Expeditions passengers.   From our 11 day Antarctic Explorer voyage aboard the Ocean Diamond.  [...]

Snow and Ice in Neko Harbour

On a recent Antarctic voyage, we spent a few hours one morning in Neko Harbour, which quickly became my favourite spot on our trip. Between the curious Gentoo penguin chicks, the o[...]

That's a lot of penguins!

An incredible view of the vast amount of king penguins and their chicks in South Georgia. Imagine how noisy this would be!  See this for yourself on one of our South Georgia/Fal[...]

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 wit[...]

A hike at Deception Island

Adventurous Quark Expeditions passengers take on a sloping hike at Deception Island in late February 2013. The Sea Adventurer is anchored below, shrouded in light mist from the wat[...]

Molting penguin

Molting gentoo penguin at Neko Harbour, Antarctica. When penguins molt it takes quite a bit of energy. They do not eat or move. We had to be very careful not to disturb this fel[...]

Iceberg Archway

Icebergs come in all shapes and sizes.  It is hard describe the feeling you get when you see an iceberg up close for the first time and see the beautiful blue colors reflecting bac[...]