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Antarctic Express: Crossing the Circle — Reviews

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LEE B.

Verified Passenger

February 11, 2020

Expedtion to antarctic circle exceeded all expectations(1/24-2/04)

After doing a week of research i decided to travel to Antarctica with Quark Expedtions. It was a wise decision. Very well planned itinerary from start to finish. Got lucky and we flew to King George Island a day early due to weather coming in. Ocean Adventurer was an excellent boat to call home for 11 days. Food on board was always well presented and varied each day for breakfast lunch and dinner. Service was excellent. Housekeeping did a wonderful job keeping my room in order for me. The guides on the expedition were all well trained, friendly and went out of their way to help each passenger. The entire trip was truly a trip of my life and i have seen most of the world at the age of 67. I will likely go on an Arctic cruise in 2021 with Quark due to my positive experience.

DANIEL C.

Verified Passenger

February 10, 2020

Trip of a lifetime!!

Fantastic trip with very competent, friendly, and fun staff and guides. I really enjoyed having such a great time with them and became friends fast. The day trips and seminars were amazing. My Photos are not only many but fantastic. Friends and family are very impressed and full of questions. I had some problems with setting up this trip with documents and thought Quark could have done a better job
earlier to make sure I had all the paperwork done right instead of last minute problems and stress.

ALBERT M.

Verified Passenger

February 09, 2020

Antarctic Express: Crossing the Circle 11 Day 2019-2020

Photos and words can not capture the wonder of the Antarctic - a life changing experience. The expertise of the Expedition Team was truly impressive. The ship's crew and hospitality team provided a safe and welcoming home for our expedition. Every member of the Quark family exceeded all of my expectations. Thank you and I look forward to meeting you again on a future expedition.

CAROL B.

Verified Passenger

March 01, 2019

The Most Amazing Magical Trip Ever!

This was our first cruise and it's going to be hard to beat this one! We certainly lucked out, from the fantastic weather, calm waters and all the penguins, whales and birds we saw. Not to mention the scenery. The guides and crew were very knowledgeable and friendly and it felt like we were a large family by the end of the trip! All the staff on the boat were so kind and helpful - and the food was excellent! I just can't say enough about this trip. It was a dream come true for us and Quark Expeditions certainly delivered. Having said this, Antarctica is an adventure frontier, one with many surprises. There were people on our trip who were making a 2nd and 3rd attempt. If the weather is really bad Quark may not be able to fly you out to King George Island. Buy cancellation insurance and be a little flexible so if this happens you are covered and can try again. Quark will do their best to get you out there, but weather is beyond their control. Carol & Rick, Ecuador

STEPHEN C.

Verified Passenger

February 28, 2019

Fly the Drake trip of 2/12/19

I had high expectations but the trip exceeded them all. I wondered what I was going to do on the ship for eight days but it seemed to be over before it started. Wonderful trip!

BRETT C.

Verified Passenger

January 22, 2019

Antarctica Adventure!

Antarctica exceeded our expectations as an experience of a lifetime! We just completed a fly in/fly out trip to Antarctica spentding 9 days and 8 nights on an amazing Quark Expedition vessel (Ocean Adventurer). We were up close and personal with whales, seals, penguins, and sea birds with stunning views of mountains, glaciers, icebergs, ocean, and sea ice. We even saw A-57-A and crossed the Antarctic Circle. We had a phenomenal adventure and would highly recommend Quark Expeditions to anyone looking to have an experience of a lifetime in Antarctica. The Expedition Team and the Ocean Adventurer staff were exceptional!!

ARALDO M.

Verified Passenger

January 17, 2019

Magical, majestic, memorable!

Exceeded our expectations

VIRGINIA S.

Verified Passenger

January 17, 2019

fantastic!

Antarctica is breathtaking; Antarctica with Quark, is the experience of a lifetime. With their knowledgeable guides, we saw so much beauty that i can't even pick a favorite day or place; it was all gorgeous. Christian was an exceptional team leader, and we enjoyed our time with all of the other expedition leaders and other staff tremendously.

LAURA Z.

Verified Passenger

January 09, 2019

Just amzing!

My husband wrote a faboulus letter to Quark

MADHUCHANDA D.

Verified Passenger

January 07, 2019

Antartica with quark - experience of a lifetime

In a phrase, going to Antartica with Quark was "simply amazing". Antartica is gorgeous and the team at Quark made it possible for us to enjoy every bit of it with their impeccable planning and attention to every detail. While the fly and cruise had its share of anxiety with the weather playing spoilsport in the first two days, all was forgotten when we reached Antartica. A highly recommended trip for anyone interested in exploring the beauty of the seventh continent.