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Antarctic Explorer: Discovering the 7th Continent

Antarctica has been inspiring explorers for centuries. This expedition offers you the chance to discover why, with an unforgettable journey through the spectacular wilderness of the South Shetland Islands and Antarctic Peninsula. Encounter a world where nature creates the rules, her unpredictable temperament making each trip unique, exciting and personal.

Starting from…$6,895

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Mar 3 – Mar 13, 2020
11
$7,895
Mar 7 – Mar 17, 2020
11
$6,895
Mar 16 – Mar 26, 2020
11
$8,495
Nov 3 – Nov 14, 2020
12
$8,995
Nov 4 – Nov 14, 2020
11
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Nov 13 – Nov 24, 2020
12
$8,995
Nov 13 – Nov 23, 2020
11
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Nov 30 – Dec 10, 2020
11
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Dec 9 – Dec 19, 2020
11
$7,495
Dec 9 – Dec 19, 2020
11
$9,495
Dec 18 – Dec 28, 2020
11
$9,995
Jan 4 – Jan 14, 2021
11
$10,495
Jan 10 – Jan 20, 2021
11
$9,495
Jan 28 – Feb 7, 2021
11
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Feb 6 – Feb 16, 2021
11
$8,495
Feb 16 – Feb 26, 2021
11
$7,495

Antarctic Express: Crossing the Circle

Fully immersed in the Antarctic environment, experience a roller coaster of emotions, from excitement to exquisite solitude to incredible gratitude for the wonder of it all. Go in search of whales and find yourself bearing witness to a glacier calving. Antarctica will leave you in awe, but it won’t leave you unchanged.

Starting from…$17,995

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Jan 26 – Feb 5, 2021
11
$17,995
Feb 18 – Feb 28, 2021
11
$18,995
Mar 3 – Mar 13, 2021
11
$18,995

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…$10,495

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Dec 7 – Dec 14, 2020
8
$10,495
Dec 12 – Dec 19, 2020
8
$10,495
Dec 17 – Dec 24, 2020
8
$10,495
Dec 22 – Dec 29, 2020
8
$10,995
Dec 27 – Jan 3, 2021
8
$10,995
Jan 16 – Jan 23, 2021
8
$10,995
Jan 21 – Jan 28, 2021
8
$10,995
Feb 26 – Mar 5, 2021
8
$12,495

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…$6,995

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Aug 16 – Aug 24, 2021
9
$6,995

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…$4,995

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Apr 30 – May 13, 2020
14
$4,995
May 1 – May 14, 2021
14
$6,495

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…$11,995

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Sep 10 – Sep 29, 2020
20
$11,995

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…$9,995

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Aug 22 – Sep 2, 2021
12
$9,995

Crossing the Circle: Southern Expedition

Not only does this expedition include the most in-depth exploration of the Antarctic Peninsula, it also offers the opportunity to venture further south across the Antarctic Circle. As you head towards a milestone few travelers reach, you’ll feel you are in a world without borders, sailing through an endless stretch of sea, snow and ice.

Starting from…$8,995

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Jan 8 – Jan 21, 2021
14
$8,995
Feb 15 – Feb 28, 2021
14
$10,495
Feb 25 – Mar 10, 2021
14
$8,995

Epic Antarctica: Crossing the Circle via Falklands and South Georgia

Embark on a once-in-a-lifetime adventure on this diverse expedition — you’ll experience the spectacular flora and fauna of the Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) before immersing yourself in the unique history and exquisite, rare wildlife of South Georgia.

Starting from…$16,495

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Dec 18 – Jan 9, 2021
23
$16,495

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…$8,495

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Aug 29 – Sep 12, 2020
15
$8,495
Jun 25 – Jul 9, 2021
15
$10,495

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. You’ll enjoy unforgettable encounters with untamed wildlife in a vast, dramatic and spectacular setting.

Starting from…$13,495

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Feb 27 – Mar 17, 2020
20
$16,595
Nov 16 – Dec 5, 2020
20
$15,995
Jan 20 – Feb 8, 2021
20
$13,495
Feb 27 – Mar 18, 2021
20
$15,995

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…$10,995

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Aug 13 – Aug 30, 2020
18
$10,995
Aug 19 – Sep 5, 2021
18
$12,995

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…$7,995

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Jul 10 – Jul 18, 2021
9
$7,995
Jul 17 – Jul 25, 2021
9
$7,995
Jul 24 – Aug 1, 2021
9
$7,995

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…$14,995

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Jul 22 – Aug 12, 2020
22
$15,495
Jul 28 – Aug 18, 2021
22
$14,995

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…$6,495

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Jun 11 – Jun 20, 2020
10
$6,495
Jun 19 – Jun 28, 2020
10
$6,495
Jul 9 – Jul 18, 2020
10
$6,495
Jul 17 – Jul 26, 2020
10
$6,495
May 8 – May 17, 2021
10
$7,495
Jun 2 – Jun 11, 2021
10
$6,495
Jun 12 – Jun 21, 2021
10
$7,495

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…$9,995

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Jul 9 – Jul 24, 2020
16
$9,995
Jul 15 – Jul 30, 2021
16
$10,495

North Pole: The Ultimate Arctic Adventure

Experience the thrill of the most powerful nuclear icebreaker on the planet crushing through thick, multi-year pack ice as it pushes toward 90° North. Enjoy a riveting helicopter tour over the icy Arctic Ocean; discover the remarkable sights of Franz Josef Land; observe the majestic creatures who make their home in this breathtaking yet fragile land; and experience a dreamlike hot air balloon ride over the surreal Arctic landscape, an activity offered by no other polar operator.

Starting from…$30,995

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Jun 17 – Jun 30, 2020
14
$30,995
Jun 28 – Jul 11, 2020
14
$30,995

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…$14,495

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Aug 31 – Sep 16, 2021
17
$14,495

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…$14,495

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Aug 2 – Aug 18, 2021
17
$14,495

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…$16,995

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Nov 26 – Dec 12, 2021
17
$16,995

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…$16,995

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Nov 25 – Dec 14, 2021
20
$16,995

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…$14,995

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Dec 27 – Jan 11, 2021
16
$14,995

Spitsbergen Explorer: Wildlife Capital of the Arctic

This longer itinerary enables more time to explore the vast tundra, appreciate the natural beauty of the surprisingly colorful Arctic wilderness, and benefit from our range of on-board lectures and educational programs. Come aboard with the most knowledgeable, experienced and passionate team in the industry for an extraordinary High Arctic adventure.

Starting from…$6,995

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May 20 – May 31, 2020
12
$6,995
May 30 – Jun 10, 2020
12
$6,995
Jun 14 – Jun 25, 2020
12
$7,495
May 23 – Jun 3, 2021
12
$8,495
Jun 20 – Jul 1, 2021
12
$8,495

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…$3,995

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Jun 6 – Jun 12, 2020
7
$4,495
Jun 9 – Jun 15, 2020
7
$3,995
Jul 25 – Jul 31, 2020
7
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May 3 – May 9, 2021
7
$5,995
May 13 – May 19, 2021
7
$4,995
May 16 – May 22, 2021
7
$5,995
May 18 – May 24, 2021
7
$4,995
May 21 – May 27, 2021
7
$5,995
Jun 7 – Jun 13, 2021
7
$5,995
Jun 10 – Jun 16, 2021
7
$4,995
Jun 15 – Jun 21, 2021
7
$4,995

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…$8,995

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Jun 24 – Jul 7, 2020
14
$8,995
Jun 27 – Jul 10, 2020
14
$8,995
Jul 30 – Aug 12, 2020
14
$8,995
Jun 30 – Jul 13, 2021
14
$9,995

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…$11,495

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May 26 – Jun 8, 2021
14
$11,495

Three Arctic Islands: Iceland, Greenland, Spitsbergen

Named one of National Geographic Traveler’s 50 Tours of a Lifetime, this unforgettable voyage begins above the Arctic Circle at Spitsbergen, the “Wildlife capital of the Arctic,” ventures to the spectacular, remote landscape of East Greenland, and ends in Iceland.

Starting from…$9,995

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Aug 11 – Aug 25, 2020
15
$9,995
Aug 24 – Sep 7, 2020
15
$9,995
Sep 6 – Sep 20, 2020
15
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Sep 4 – Sep 18, 2021
15
$10,495
Sep 17 – Oct 1, 2021
15
$10,495

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…$7,495

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Sep 19 – Oct 2, 2020
14
$7,495

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