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Antarctic Explorer: Discovering the 7th Continent

This expedition offers the perfect chance to discover the best of the Antarctic Peninsula, the last continent’s most northern region.

Starting from…AU $10,100

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Days
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Jan 28 – February 7, 2020
11
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Feb 5 – February 15, 2020
11
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Feb 6 – February 16, 2020
11
AU $10,100
Feb 7 – February 17, 2020
11
AU $10,700
Mar 3 – March 13, 2020
11
AU $11,600
Mar 7 – March 17, 2020
11
AU $10,100
Mar 8 – March 18, 2020
11
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Mar 16 – March 26, 2020
11
AU $12,500
Nov 3 – November 14, 2020
12
AU $13,500
Nov 4 – November 14, 2020
11
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Nov 13 – November 24, 2020
12
AU $13,500
Nov 13 – November 23, 2020
11
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Nov 30 – December 10, 2020
11
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Dec 9 – December 19, 2020
11
AU $11,300
Dec 9 – December 19, 2020
11
AU $14,300
Dec 18 – December 28, 2020
11
AU $15,000
Jan 4 – January 14, 2021
11
AU $15,800
Jan 10 – January 20, 2021
11
AU $14,300
Jan 28 – February 7, 2021
11
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Feb 6 – February 16, 2021
11
AU $12,800
Feb 16 – February 26, 2021
11
AU $11,300

Antarctic Express: Crossing the Circle

Enjoy Antarctica in style — by flying and then cruising south of the Antarctic Circle! A short three-hour flight is all it takes to travel between Punta Arenas, Chile and King George Island in Antarctica. Skipping all the extra days at sea, you’ll enjoy only the best scenery and wildlife experiences of the Antarctic. Prepare yourself for a sensory overload, as you’ll be inundated by the sheer beauty and dramatic landscapes of the white continent. Soon after, our team of Polar Experts on the ship will have you searching for penguins and whales in Antarctica.

Starting from…AU $27,000

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Departure
Days
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Jan 26 – February 5, 2021
11
AU $27,000
Feb 18 – February 28, 2021
11
AU $28,500
Mar 3 – March 13, 2021
11
AU $28,500

Antarctic Express: Fly the Drake

You’re ready to explore King George Island and the Antarctic Peninsula—and no Drake Passage crossings are required! With a spectacular aerial view, included charter flights between Punta Arenas and Antarctica have you experiencing the majesty of the 7th continent before transferring you to your ship in no time.

Starting from…AU $15,800

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Departure
Days
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Feb 9 – February 16, 2020
8
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Feb 14 – February 21, 2020
8
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Feb 19 – February 26, 2020
8
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Dec 7 – December 14, 2020
8
AU $15,800
Dec 12 – December 19, 2020
8
AU $15,800
Dec 17 – December 24, 2020
8
AU $15,800
Dec 22 – December 29, 2020
8
AU $16,500
Dec 27 – January 3, 2021
8
AU $16,500
Jan 16 – January 23, 2021
8
AU $16,500
Jan 21 – January 28, 2021
8
AU $16,500
Feb 26 – March 5, 2021
8
AU $18,800

Arctic Express Canada: The Heart of the Northwest Passage

The quest for trade routes to the Far East inspired much of the age of exploration of North America, with the promise of the Northwest Passage its elusive jewel. On Arctic Express Canada, discover the great sea route at the top of the world—that obsessed explorers for centuries—on our game-changing new expedition ship Ultramarine, which allows you a journey no traditional vessel could offer: immersing yourself in the full Arctic experience while getting back home a week and a half later.

Starting from…AU $10,400

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Departure
Days
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Aug 16 – August 24, 2021
9
AU $10,400

Arctic Saga: Exploring Spitsbergen via the Faroes and Jan Mayen

Ideal for first-time guests to the polar regions, Arctic Saga: Exploring Spitsbergen via the Faroes and Jan Mayen allows you to venture to some of the most remote islands on Earth, observe fascinating history and culture, and experience the dreamlike wonder of the midnight sun.

Starting from…AU $7,500

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Departure
Days
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Apr 30 – May 13, 2020
14
AU $7,500
May 1 – May 14, 2021
14
AU $9,600

Best of the Western Arctic: Canada and Greenland

Venture far above the Arctic Circle, in a land where the sun never sets and polar bears roam, with the Best of the Western Arctic: Canada and Greenland itinerary. You’ll be exploring the northerly shores of Canada’s Baffin Island and the western coast of Greenland, searching for the wildlife and visiting the communities that call this mysterious realm home.

Starting from…AU $18,000

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Departure
Days
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Sep 10 – September 29, 2020
20
AU $18,000

Canada’s Remote Arctic: Northwest Passage to Ellesmere and Axel Heiberg Islands

Here, at the top of the world, nature has created unique wonders in astonishing variety. Our game-changing new expedition vessel Ultramarine, equipped with two twin-engine helicopters and 20 quick-launching Zodiacs, enables you to explore this breathtaking environment from brand new perspectives. You’ll experience the same sense of wonder felt by early explorers as they navigated the region’s formidable bays, inlets and channels.

Starting from…AU $14,800

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Departure
Days
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Aug 22 – September 2, 2021
12
AU $14,800

Crossing the Circle: Southern Expedition

This expedition offers you the most in-depth exploration of the Antarctic Peninsula. Extended time in the region allows you to go beyond the Antarctic Peninsula and venture south of the Antarctic Circle, home to fantastic ice formations and wildlife including the Weddell seal. You’ll enjoy more time for communing with penguins and visits to less-frequented landing sites.

Starting from…AU $13,000

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Departure
Days
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Feb 16 – February 29, 2020
14
AU $13,000
Jan 8 – January 21, 2021
14
AU $13,500
Feb 15 – February 28, 2021
14
AU $15,800
Feb 25 – March 10, 2021
14
AU $13,500

Epic Antarctica: Crossing the Circle via Falklands and South Georgia

If you desire to “do it all” on your Antarctic adventure, then this is the voyage for you. Not only will you cross the Antarctic Circle and travel further south than traditional Antarctic cruises, you’ll also visit the wildlife playgrounds of the Falklands and South Georgia. This journey is for anyone who appreciates a wide variety of landscapes, unprecedented wildlife viewing opportunities and a healthy mix of historic landing sites.

Starting from…AU $21,900

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Days
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Feb 15 – March 8, 2020
23
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Dec 18 – January 9, 2021
23
AU $24,800

Essential Greenland: Southern Coasts and Disko Bay

Enjoy an ultra-immersive exploration of Greenland’s most remote regions, sailing the icy waters of the rarely traveled southeast coast, traveling down to the lush southern tip, and stopping to visit local communities and observe imposing glaciers of the west coast.

Starting from…AU $12,800

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Departure
Days
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Aug 29 – September 12, 2020
15
AU $12,800
Jun 25 – July 9, 2021
15
AU $15,500

Falklands, South Georgia, and Antarctica: Explorers and Kings

This extended expedition encompasses the wildlife paradise of South Georgia, the remote Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), as well as the extraordinary beauty of the Antarctic Peninsula.

Starting from…AU $20,300

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Departure
Days
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Feb 14 – March 4, 2020
20
AU $22,700
Feb 27 – March 17, 2020
20
AU $24,300
Nov 16 – December 5, 2020
20
AU $24,000
Jan 20 – February 8, 2021
20
AU $20,300
Feb 27 – March 18, 2021
20
AU $24,000

Four Arctic Islands: Spitsbergen, Jan Mayen, Greenland and Iceland

Perfect for first-time visitors to the Arctic, this voyage highlights four spectacular destinations near the top of the world and provides an unforgettable taste of the region, featuring giant icebergs, towering mountains, granite cliffs, iconic wildlife, traditional Inuit culture and more.

Starting from…AU $16,500

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Departure
Days
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Aug 13 – August 30, 2020
18
AU $16,500
Aug 19 – September 5, 2021
18
AU $19,200

Greenland Adventure: Explore by Sea, Land and Air

A first in polar adventure travel, Quark Expeditions has teamed up with municipal, regional and national partners to offer you the most extensive array of adventure activities and enable you to curate an authentic Greenland active adventure that best suits you.

Starting from…AU $11,900

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Departure
Days
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Jul 10 – July 18, 2021
9
AU $11,900
Jul 17 – July 25, 2021
9
AU $11,900
Jul 24 – August 1, 2021
9
AU $11,900

High Arctic Odyssey: Remote Russian Archipelagos

On this stirring voyage along Russia’s ice-draped coastlines, we invite you to become one of the first passengers to visit this little-known region and encounter sights rarely seen by even the most intrepid adventurers. From the breathtaking glaciers of Novaya Zemlya and Franz Josef Land to the stark, secluded islands of the icy Kara Sea, the remarkable features of this isolated wilderness will leave you awed and inspired.

Starting from…AU $22,200

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Departure
Days
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Jul 22 – August 12, 2020
22
AU $23,300
Jul 28 – August 18, 2021
22
AU $22,200

Intro to Spitsbergen: Fjords, Glaciers and Wildlife of Svalbard

This fascinating expedition provides a taste of everything Spitsbergen has to offer, starting with its largest settlement, Longyearbyen. The largest island of the Svalbard archipelago is known as the “wildlife capital of the Arctic,” and on this stirring voyage, we show you why.

Starting from…AU $9,600

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Departure
Days
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Jun 11 – June 20, 2020
10
AU $9,800
Jun 19 – June 28, 2020
10
AU $9,800
Jul 9 – July 18, 2020
10
AU $9,800
Jul 17 – July 26, 2020
10
AU $9,800
May 8 – May 17, 2021
10
AU $11,100
Jun 2 – June 11, 2021
10
AU $9,600
Jun 12 – June 21, 2021
10
AU $11,100

Jewels of the Russian Arctic: Franz Josef Land and Novaya Zemlya

From the ancient mountains of Novaya Zemlya to the wildlife sanctuary of Franz Josef Land, these secluded lands offer an exhilarating mix of unique sights and adventures. Marvel at ice-capped peaks soaring majestically out of the Arctic sea. Watch in hushed wonder at the unforgettable sight of a polar bear roaming its natural environment. Immerse yourself in a corner of our planet few humans ever to, with the operator that knows polar adventure better than anyone.

Starting from…AU $15,000

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Jul 9 – July 24, 2020
16
AU $15,000
Jul 15 – July 30, 2021
16
AU $15,500

North Pole: The Ultimate Arctic Adventure

To reach the North Pole is the pinnacle of Arctic expedition endeavors. Few people can say they stood at the one earthly spot where every direction is south. Crushing through the ice, admiring soaring seabirds and visiting Franz Josef Land, your voyage will be one that you won’t soon forget. The added excitement of helicopter excursions and an optional hot air balloon ride at the top of the world make this Quark Expeditions adventure a true once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Starting from…AU $46,500

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Departure
Days
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Jun 17 – June 30, 2020
14
AU $46,500
Jun 28 – July 11, 2020
14
AU $46,500

Northwest Passage: Epic High Arctic

The fabled sea route connecting the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, the Northwest Passage continues to grip our collective imagination. On this captivating 17-day voyage, we invite you aboard our game-changing new vessel, Ultramarine, to explore this fascinating waterway with an incredible range of on-board comforts and off-ship adventures no other vessel can offer.

Starting from…AU $21,500

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Departure
Days
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Aug 31 – September 16, 2021
17
AU $21,500

Northwest Passage: In the Footsteps of Franklin

Winding your way through the icy channels of the legendary Northwest Passage is history brought to life. On this compelling 17-day journey aboard our game-changing new vessel Ultramarine, passengers retrace the steps of the intrepid Franklin Expedition, which left the shores of England in 1845 in search of the last unexplored section of the Northwest Passage—only to become permanently icebound. Its discovery more than a century and a half later was a much-celebrated moment in polar history.

Starting from…AU $21,500

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Days
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Aug 2 – August 18, 2021
17
AU $21,500

Solar Eclipse 2021: Totality in Antarctica, with South Georgia

This voyage will be the perfect opportunity to be rendered awestruck by the overwhelming enormity of Antarctica. From there, you’ll sail north and become part of a select few to experience a Total Solar Eclipse in the Antarctic before exploring the island of South Georgia.

Starting from…AU $25,100

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Departure
Days
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Nov 26 – December 12, 2021
17
AU $25,100

Solar Eclipse 2021: Totality in Antarctica, with South Georgia and Falkland Islands

Designed for eclipse chasers, this itinerary offers the rare opportunity to witness the total eclipse of the sun while also setting foot in Antarctica, as well as a chance to explore the rarely visited sub-Antarctic Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) and South Georgia.

Starting from…AU $25,100

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Nov 25 – December 14, 2021
20
AU $25,100

South Georgia and Antarctic Peninsula: Penguin Safari

This adventure is the fastest way to get to the rarely visited South Georgia Island while also stepping foot on the 7th Continent. As we set sail, photograph massive albatross and pintado petrel as they swoop and soar around the ship, guiding us toward South Georgia.

Starting from…AU $22,500

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Days
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Dec 27 – January 11, 2021
16
AU $22,500

Spitsbergen Explorer: Wildlife Capital of the Arctic

If there is such a thing as a “classic Arctic” expedition cruise, this is it. You’ll get all the best of Spitsbergen, by exploring the western edge of the island and venturing to some northern outlying areas home to polar bears and Walrus. You’ll come across colonies of seabirds numbering into the thousands and watch for whales in the water. Packed with options for snowshoeing and sea-kayaking, this is the perfect expedition for exploring the “wildlife capital of the Arctic.”

Starting from…AU $10,500

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Departure
Days
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May 20 – May 31, 2020
12
AU $10,500
May 30 – June 10, 2020
12
AU $10,500
Jun 14 – June 25, 2020
12
AU $11,300
May 23 – June 3, 2021
12
AU $12,600
Jun 20 – July 1, 2021
12
AU $12,600

Spitsbergen Highlights: Expedition in Brief

On this extraordinary journey, you will pack all the excitement of an epic Arctic cruise into just seven days, cruising through pack ice up to 80° north along the west coast of Spitsbergen, retracing the steps of explorers from centuries past.

Starting from…AU $6,000

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Departure
Days
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Jun 6 – June 12, 2020
7
AU $6,800
Jun 9 – June 15, 2020
7
AU $6,000
Jul 25 – July 31, 2020
7
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May 3 – May 9, 2021
7
AU $12,600
May 13 – May 19, 2021
7
AU $7,400
May 16 – May 22, 2021
7
AU $8,900
May 18 – May 24, 2021
7
AU $7,400
May 21 – May 27, 2021
7
AU $8,900
Jun 7 – June 13, 2021
7
AU $8,900
Jun 10 – June 16, 2021
7
AU $7,400
Jun 15 – June 21, 2021
7
AU $7,400

Spitsbergen In Depth: Big Islands, Big Adventure

This 14-day journey offers the most extensive exploration of Spitsbergen in the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard, including the opportunity to witness iconic Arctic wildlife like walrus, reindeer and polar bears, a glimpse into 16th-century maritime culture at secluded landing sites, and the rare chance to appreciate breathtaking views at the birdwatching utopias 14th of July Glacier and Alkefjellet.

Starting from…AU $13,500

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Departure
Days
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Jun 24 – July 7, 2020
14
AU $13,500
Jun 27 – July 10, 2020
14
AU $13,500
Jul 30 – August 12, 2020
14
AU $13,500
Jun 30 – July 13, 2021
14
AU $14,800

Spitsbergen Photography: In Search of Polar Bears

This unique 13-day voyage invites guests to embrace a true expeditionary spirit: rather than follow a set itinerary, together we’ll allow our search for polar bears and other wildlife to determine our route and shore landings in the pristine Norwegian Arctic. A picture perfect voyage for unprecedented wildlife viewing!

Starting from…AU $17,000

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May 26 – June 8, 2021
14
AU $17,000

Three Arctic Islands: Iceland, Greenland, Spitsbergen

This award-winning expedition cruise takes you to Scorsbysund, on the northeast coast of Greenland, Iceland, and high above the Arctic Circle in Spitsbergen, Norway.

Starting from…AU $14,000

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Departure
Days
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Aug 11 – August 25, 2020
15
AU $15,000
Aug 24 – September 7, 2020
15
AU $15,000
Sep 6 – September 20, 2020
15
Sold Out
Sep 4 – September 18, 2021
15
AU $15,500
Sep 17 – October 1, 2021
15
AU $15,500

Under the Northern Lights: Exploring Iceland & East Greenland

Cruising along Iceland’s mountainous Vestfjords and Greenland’s remote northeast coast, home to the largest fjord system in the world, you’ll discover diverse and dramatically rugged landscapes rich in iconic arctic wildlife.

Starting from…AU $11,300

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Departure
Days
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Sep 19 – October 2, 2020
14
AU $11,300

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