- Quark Expeditions is uncompromisingly polar, specializing in expeditions to the Antarctic and the Arctic. We have been the leading provider of polar adventure travel for over 25 years.
- The most rugged, remote, ice-ﬁlled and unexplored regions in the world are waiting to deliver the richest travel experience you will ever have—intimate wildlife encounters, diverse landscapes and exquisite natural beauty. Trailblazer, nature-enthusiast or bucket-lister, we have an Arctic adventure for you.
- We have spent the last three decades taking travelers to remote parts the Arctic and Antarctic. Since the first tourist transit of the Northeast Passage in 1991, we have continued to deliver industry breaking firsts, including the discovery of the Emperor penguin rookery at Snow Hill Island and the launch of our new, game-changing ship Ultramarine designed to go beyond the familiar in polar exploration, to discover new places, and immerse you in the best the regions have to offer.
- Quark Expeditions operates more ships in the polar regions than any other operator. Our vessels, which are optimized for polar travel, range from 128 to 199 passengers and provide an excellent home base for your polar exploration. Our fleet features ice-strengthened hulls for superior navigation in ice-packed polar waters and boast exceptional levels of comfort and services.
EXCLUSIVE LUXE VOYAGER VIP BENEFITS & BEST PRICE
We negotiate rates & benefits for our clients directly with the hotels’ senior management. Our rates match or in many cases are lower than the best online rate for the property. Our clients also enjoy a suite of extra VIP privileges and recognition while staying at a partner hotel.
Join this extraordinary expedition on the first season of flights and be part of history. OceanSky takes you on a pioneering expedition in the first hybrid aircraft to ever land on the North Pole. Svalbard – North Pole – Svalbard. Expedition duration 38 hours. First season planned summer 2023. Horizon Cabin for 2 people. Apply for invitation with authorized travel agent.
“By teaming up with Grafair and using a seaplane that can run on alternative fuel we can deliver something truly unique: customized flights in the Arctic. This wildlife experience has been carefully designed, we have tailored a unique route that includes beautiful wildlife spots in Norway, Sweden, and Finland. “, says Carl-Oscar Lawaczeck, Founder and CEO for OceanSky.
We design routes to suit your preferences and make your dream Arctic adventure come true. Let us show you the hidden gems of the North. The season of the midnight sun stretches from May through July, but this tour is great also in August and September. Our Cessna Caravan can carry a maximum of 8 passengers. Contact us to tailor this route specific to your needs. Give us your preference of guide and activities and we’ll construct an unforgettable experience and at the same time support the use of biofuel and non fossil alternatives.
In 1991, Lars Wikander and Mike McDowell were two adventurers with a dream of visiting one of the few places on Earth they hadn’t explored: The North Pole. Once there, they were struck by its pristine beauty and inspired to share their experience with fellow explorers. Not long after this pioneering journey, Quark Expeditions launched with the first-ever tourist transit of the Northeast Passage. Today, Quark Expeditions is uncompromisingly polar, specializing in expeditions to Antarctica and the Arctic and has been the leading provider of polar adventure travel for over 25 years. With a diverse fleet of specially-equipped small expedition vessels, icebreakers, and unique land-based adventures, we offer travelers unparalleled access to the most remote places on earth.
The spirit of exploration runs deep in our polar pedigree and we are passionate about creating transformational experiences for fellow adventurers visiting these regions. The perfect polar expedition doesn’t just happen. It takes a team of talented, knowledgeable and experienced professionals to bring it all together. From the Polar Travel Advisors who help you plan your trip-of-a-lifetime to the Expedition Teams who safely deliver it, our dedicated staff maximize your polar expedition every step of the way.