Quark Expeditions


Quark Expeditions is uncompromisingly polar, specializing in expeditions to Antarctica and the Arctic and has been the leading provider of polar adventure travel for the last three decades. With a diverse fleet of specially-equipped small expedition vessels, icebreakers, and unique land-based adventures, Quark offers travelers unparalleled access to the most remote places on earth. The spirit of exploration runs deep in Quark's polar pedigree and they are passionate about creating transformational experiences for fellow adventurers visiting these regions.


Quark Expeditions has the most professional and passionate team of Expedition Leaders in the world and offers the best passenger to Expedition Leader ratio of 7:1, providing the highest level of education, photography and overall experience for passengers on board.


The vessels in Quark Expeditions' fleet accommodate anywhere from 128 to 199 passengers. Quark believes they can give guests the best polar experience on a smaller ship and go to remote areas that large ships can't reach taking you to remote, tiny villages and settlements, often through narrow fjords and channels. And, smaller groups of passengers often have a lot more time at each landing site.


The Polar Regions are waiting to be explored. Browse all of the expeditions and departures to find your next adventure.From the most remote fjords of Greenland, to the wildlife rich Antarctic Peninsula, Quark Expeditions offers you the chance to experience a complete range of polar adventures, some of them neverbeforeoffered.

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CruisesShip Sort by ShipDate Sort by SaildateFare FromSavings
8-Night Arctic Express Canada: Heart of Northwest Passa... Quark UltramarineSep 2, 2024$7,526$500
10-Night Greenland Explorer: Sail & Soar the Alpine Arc... Quark UltramarineSep 14, 2024 & Sep 22, 2024$7,476$500
14-Night Essential Patagonia: Chilean Fjords & Torres d... Quark UltramarineMar 13, 2025$10,126$500
13-Night Arctic Saga: Exploring Spitsbergen  Quark UltramarineApr 29, 2025$7,306$500
9-Night Svalbard Explorer: Best of High Arctic Norway Quark UltramarineMay 11, 2025 - Jun 17, 2025$7,201$500
12-Night Ultimate Arctic Voyage: From Svalbard to Icela... Quark UltramarineJul 7, 2025$7,306$500
12-Night South Greenland Adventure: The Majestic Alpine... Quark UltramarineJul 29, 2025$9,794$500
11-Night Gems of West Greenland: Fjords, Icebergs & Cul... Quark UltramarineJul 23, 2024 & Aug 17, 2025$7,836$500
11-Night Canada Remote Arctic: Northwest Passage to Ell... Quark UltramarineAug 15, 2024 - Sep 9, 2025$9,740$500
7-Night Antarctic Express: Fly the Drake Quark World ExplorerDec 5, 2024 - Dec 15, 2025$10,459$500
10-Night Antarctic Explorer: Discovering the 7th Contin... Quark World ExplorerNov 5, 2024 - Dec 27, 2025$7,421$500
11-Night Antarctic Explorer: Discovering the 7th Contin... Quark UltramarineNov 16, 2024 - Dec 27, 2025$10,441$500
22-Night Epic Antarctica: Crossing the CircleQuark UltramarineDec 16, 2024$33,031
17-Night South Georgia and Antarctic Peninsula: Penguin...Quark World ExplorerJan 6, 2025$17,209
13-Night Crossing the Circle: Southern ExpeditionQuark UltramarineJan 6, 2025 - Mar 1, 2025$13,816$500
13-Night Spitsbergen Circumnavigation: Rite of PassageQuark UltramarineJun 25, 2025$10,644
12-Night Wild Fjords of South Greenland: Land of the Vi...Quark UltramarineJul 19, 2025$7,576
9-Night West Greenland Ice Odyssey: Glaciers and Iceber...Quark UltramarineAug 10, 2025$6,351$500
16-Night Northwest Passage: Legendary Arctic Sea RouteQuark UltramarineAug 1, 2024 & Aug 26, 2025$13,736
13-Night Emperor Penguin Quest: Expedition to Snow HillQuark UltramarineNov 15, 2025$22,794
9-Night Antarctic Express: Cruise South, Fly NorthQuark World ExplorerDec 3, 2025$10,580
9-Night Antarctic Express: Fly South, Cruise NorthQuark World ExplorerDec 20, 2025$12,146
Fares are per person in US dollars, based on double occupancy. Savings, Onboard Credits and other amenity values are quoted per stateroom/suite. All prices, discounts and special offers are capacity controlled and subject to change without notice. Not all special offers available in all categories and sailings. Availability and pricing is not guaranteed until booking and deposit received.