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Greenland Adventure Week

Greenland Adventure Week

Join us for a digital journey through the majestic fjords of South Greenland during Greenland Adventure Week, hosted by Alex McNeil in collaboration with the Polar Learning Channel.

Quark Expeditions has introduced an innovative expedition program in South Greenland through a first-ever partnership with local communities and businesses to develop programs exclusive to Quark Expeditions’ guests. Alex McNeil, Director of Expedition Experience and Innovation for Quark Expeditions, hosts six daily webinars featuring guests from South Greenland and the Quark Expeditions team. We invite you to listen to themed presentations and ask questions.

Daily-hosted webinars, Monday, July 27 to Saturday, August 1 @ 12:30 EST

Introducing the Greenland Adventure voyages
“Introducing the Greenland Adventure voyages” with special guest: Ultramarine Expedition Leader, Alison Kirk-Lauritsen
Monday, July 27th @ 12:30 pm EST

Host Alex McNeil speaks to special guest Alison Kirk-Lauritsen, Expedition Leader on Ultramarine, to learn about the ground-breaking Greenland Adventure: Explore by Sea, Land and Air expedition, scheduled for July 2021. Learn about our vision for this extraordinary expedition program and why we are so excited about it. 

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Introducing the Greenland Adventure voyages
South Greenland – Polar Paradise
“South Greenland – Polar Paradise” with special guests: Glaciologists Dr. Michael Hambrey & Dr. Colin Souness
Tuesday, July 28th @ 12:30 pm EST

Host Alex McNeil welcomes two special guests today; glaciologists Dr. Michael Hambrey and Dr. Colin Sousness. Learn everything you’ve ever wanted to know about glaciers, icebergs, ice formations and, of course, the Greenland Ice Sheet.

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South Greenland – Polar Paradise
Tasermiut Fjord Revealed
“Tasermiut Fjord Revealed” with special guest: co-owner of Tasermiut Camp, Salik Frederiksen
Wednesday, July 29th @ 12:30 pm EST

Today, Alex McNeil extends a special welcome to Salik Frederiksen, co-owner of Tasermiut Camp, situated along the 70-km Tasermiut Fjord in South Greenland. Learn about overnight camping and other outdoor experiences along the fjord, as well as the local partnerships that made this adventure program possible.

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Tasermiut Fjord Revealed
“The Vikings”
“The Vikings” with special guest: Polar Historian and Former Expedition Leader, Laurie Dexter
Thursday, July 30th @ 12:30 pm EST

Host Alex McNeil speaks with Polar Historian Laurie Dexter (a former Expedition Leader). This is an ideal opportunity to learn about the history of the Vikings (also known as Norsemen) in the region.

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“The Vikings”
The Kujataa UNESCO World Heritage Site
“The Kujataa UNESCO World Heritage Site” with special guest: UNESCO Site Manager, Alibak Hard
Friday, July 31st @ 12:30 pm EST

Host Alex McNeil welcomes UNESCO Site Manager Alibak Hard, who explains the significance of the Kujataa site, a sub-Arctic farming landscape which is the first known example of agriculture in the Arctic.

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The Kujataa UNESCO World Heritage Site
Ultramarine’s Adventure Activities
“Ultramarine’s Adventure Activities” with special guest: Adventure Guide, Dagny Ivarsdottir
Saturday, August 1st @ 12:30 pm EST

Alex McNeil chats with Adventure Guide Dagny Ivarsdottir about the array of adventure options available in the Greenland Adventure: Explore by Sea, Land and Air expedition scheduled for July 2021. Helicopter-supported activities include camping, heli-hiking, mountain-biking, alpine kayaking, foraging with a local chef and more.

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Ultramarine’s Adventure Activities
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