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
11-Night Canada Arctic: Northwest Passage to Ellesmere ...Quark UltramarineAug 21, 2022$9,445$500
15-Night South Georgia and Antarctic Peninsula: Penguin... Quark World ExplorerNov 5, 2022 & Dec 7, 2022$15,205$500
19-Night Falklands, South Georgia & Antarctica Quark World ExplorerDec 21, 2022$20,695$500
11-Night Antarctic Explorer: Discovering the 7th Contin... Quark UltramarineDec 27, 2022$13,765$500
10-Night Antarctic Explorer: Discovering the 7th Contin... Quark World ExplorerNov 19, 2022 - Jan 26, 2023$9,715$500
13-Night Crossing the Circle: Southern Expedition Quark World ExplorerFeb 4, 2023 & Feb 16, 2023$14,305$500
15-Night South Georgia and Antarctic Peninsula: Penguin... Quark UltramarineNov 20, 2022 - Feb 19, 2023$17,905$500
7-Night Antarctic Express: Fly the Drake Quark World ExplorerMar 3, 2023 - Mar 13, 2023$12,415$500
16-Night Northwest Passage: Epic High ArcticQuark UltramarineAug 30, 2022$13,945$500
19-Night Best of the Western Arctic: Canada and Greenla...Quark UltramarineSep 13, 2022$15,745$500
13-Night Crossing the Circle: Southern ExpeditionQuark UltramarineJan 6, 2023$16,105$500
12-Night Antarctic Explorer: Discovering the 7th Contin...Quark UltramarineNov 9, 2022 & Jan 18, 2023$14,305$500
22-Night Epic Antarctica: Crossing the Circle via Falkl...Quark UltramarineJan 29, 2023$27,535
10-Night Antarctic Explorer: Discovering the 7th Contin...Quark UltramarineOct 31, 2022 - Mar 5, 2023$11,515$500
14-Night Essential Patagonia: Chilean Fjords and Torres...Quark UltramarineMar 14, 2023$11,515
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.