South Georgia & Falklands

  • Our Ocean Adventurer Visits the World’s Largest Black Browed Albatross Colony at Steeple Jason, Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)

    Our Ocean Adventurer Visits the World’s Largest Black Browed Albatross Colony at Steeple Jason, Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)

    Expedition team members share their story of a remarkable ‘Ocean Adventurer’ shore landing at seldom-visited Steeple Jason in the Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), home of the world’s largest black b

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  • My Seventh Continent Expedition: Tales from Antarctica

    My Seventh Continent Expedition: Tales from Antarctica

    Pam Perkins AKA Biker Chick Gone Crazy tells us about her experience in the Antarctic while visiting South Georgia, cruising in zodiacs for landings and visiting King penguin rockeries.

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  • Celebrate World Penguin Day by Counting Penguin Chicks with Oxford Researchers

    Celebrate World Penguin Day by Counting Penguin Chicks with Oxford Researchers

    It’s World Penguin Day! Here’s what you can do to help conserve the cutest citizens of Antarctica.

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  • A Year on South Georgia: Sam Crimmin, Quark Expeditions Doctor

    A Year on South Georgia: Sam Crimmin, Quark Expeditions Doctor

    Note: This passenger-favorite guest post -- recounting the first-hand observations and experiences on living in Antarctica, through each of its varied seasons -- was written by one of our very own...

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  • 5 Historic Sites to Visit in Antarctica

    5 Historic Sites to Visit in Antarctica

    Even in Antarctica, one of the least explored places on earth, you’ll find evidence of centuries of human activity. The Antarctic cold preserves everything: abandoned whaling stations, scientific...

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  • Antarctic Small Ship Vacations aboard the Hans Hansson

    Antarctic Small Ship Vacations aboard the Hans Hansson

    Only a century ago, venturing as far south as the 7th continent was an undertaking requiring months of preparation and weeks at sea. You were literally taking your life in your hands, as Antarctic...

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  • Intimate Falklands:  Life aboard the Hans Hansson4:04

    Intimate Falklands: Life aboard the Hans Hansson

    As one of 12 passengers aboard the small exploration boat Hans Hansson, you’ll visit places larger boats don’t venture too. You'll dine family style with the Captain and crew and savor the local know

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  • Intimate Falklands: Bespoke Expedition3:21

    Intimate Falklands: Bespoke Expedition

    The Falkland Islands (Malvinas) are teeming with wildlife and featuring beautiful scenery. Aboard the small exploration boat Hans Hansson, you’ll visit places larger boats can't venture too. For more

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  • Polar Trips That Should Be On Your Bucket List

    Polar Trips That Should Be On Your Bucket List

    Whether it’s something we’ve actually committed to on paper, or merely an informal collection of our wildest dreams shelved away in the furthest recesses of our minds, most people have a travel...

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  • Fantastic Falklands

    Fantastic Falklands

    An update from the Expedition Team on the Sea Adventurer - December 27, 2015 on our Falkands, South Georgia and Antarctica expedition.

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  • Intimate Falklands: Bespoke Expedition0:40

    Intimate Falklands: Bespoke Expedition

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  • The Top Landing Sites in the Falkland Islands

    The Top Landing Sites in the Falkland Islands

    Wildlife and nature are what bring most people to the Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), located 300 miles (483 km) off the coast of Argentina. The archipelago is comprised of 778 islands, and...

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  • Two Species of South Georgia Bird Populations Restored

    Two Species of South Georgia Bird Populations Restored

    In addition to sharing important pieces of Antarctica’s history and folklore and providing amazing adventures on its Antarctic cruises, Quark supports a number of sustainability initiatives. These...

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  • Honoring Sir Ernest Shackleton in South Georgia

    Honoring Sir Ernest Shackleton in South Georgia

    The year was 1914. Sir Ernest Shackleton, along with a crew of 27 men, took to the high seas in hopes of becoming the first group of explorers to traverse the Antarctic continent.

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  • World Penguin Day: Fun Penguin Facts You Need To Know

    World Penguin Day: Fun Penguin Facts You Need To Know

    April 25 is World Penguin Day!  This is one of two dates set aside on the Quark Expeditions calendar to celebrate penguins around the world – the other date is January 20, which is Penguin...

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  • Quark’s Scientists in Residence Program

    Quark’s Scientists in Residence Program

    Embarking on a polar expedition with Quark is as much fun as any other vacation. And, it can also be a fascinating, enriching learning experience. 

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  • Making Polar History - A Landing at Remote Saunders Island

    Making Polar History - A Landing at Remote Saunders Island

    It was an exciting day indeed when 88 Quark Expeditions passengers became part of polar history.

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  • Penguins and ice – the South Sandwich Islands do not disappoint

    Penguins and ice – the South Sandwich Islands do not disappoint

    Dr. Tom Hart runs the Penguin Lifelines project at Oxford University and the Zoological Society of London, through which he monitors Antarctic wildlife using camera trapping, volunteer photos and...

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  • The South Georgia Heritage Trust Habitat Restoration Project

    The South Georgia Heritage Trust Habitat Restoration Project

    As a premier provider of Antarctic expeditions, we consider the Quark team and our passengers stewards of the incredible environments we are privileged to visit. As such, we take great pride in...

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  • South Orkney & South Shetland Islands: Vibrant Scenery, Stunning Wildlife

    South Orkney & South Shetland Islands: Vibrant Scenery, Stunning Wildlife

    They may be remote, but there’s plenty to see on the Antarctic archipelagos of South Orkney and South Shetland Islands.

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