Explore the Realm of the Polar Bear
Exploring Spitsbergen: Where & When to Visit the Wildlife Capital of the Arctic
What time of year is best for visiting Spitsbergen, and what can you see and do while you’re there? Explore your options for visiting the Wildlife Capital of the Arctic.
Explore the Impact of Arctic Ice Melt with ‘Seabird Watch’ Scientists
Seabird Watch scientists explain the impact of Arctic climate change, its effect on wildlife and how they are working on the preservation of these species. Are you ready to be part of the change?
Navigate the Arctic in 5 Minutes
Not sure where to travel in the Arctic? Our short webinar on Baffin Island, Spitsbergen, and Greenland might be able to help! Learn more about our itineraries: http://www.quarkexpeditions.com/en/arcti
Navigating the Arctic - Greenland, Spitsbergen, Baffin Island
Spitsbergen Destination Guide
Explore Spitsbergen: The Wildlife Capital of the Arctic
Learn all about Spitsbergen, how and when to explore, what activities to choose and how to maximize your adventure!
Arctic 360°: Spitsbergen Zodiac Cruising
Join us on a Spitsbergen Arctic Expedition in 360° VR! Zodiacs take you ocean-level cruising among icebergs, whales and seabirds. During the expedition, you will visit remote and isolated sites that a
Arctic 360°: Spitsbergen Polar Bear Safari
Join us on a Spitsbergen Arctic Expedition in 360° VR! You’ll cruise around this magical island on a constant search for wildlife. Your expedition will cover western Spitsbergen as well as stunning fj
Arctic 360°: Spitsbergen Land Expedition
Join us on a Spitsbergen Arctic Expedition in 360° VR! Some Spitsbergen expeditions offers passengers the opportunity to go on land and walk or hike to explore the region further. Each of our landings
Arctic 360°: Spitsbergen Kayaking
Join us on a Spitsbergen Arctic Expedition in 360° VR! Picture yourself inches above the surface water, silently gliding past icebergs in a sheltered inlet below towering mountains and ice. Our kayak
Arctic 360°: Spitsbergen Highlight Teaser
Join us on a Spitsbergen Arctic Expedition in 360° VR! There is no shortage of beauty in Spitsbergen, the largest island in the Svalbard archipelago and the definitive realm of the polar bear. Get a t
Help Clean Up Svalbard on Your Arctic Adventures
Environmental sustainability is a universal concern not only for Quark Expeditions® staff and crew, but for our passengers, as well. Exploring the pristine Polar Regions calls for the utmost...
Spitsbergen – Home of the Polar Bear
In the Arctic Ocean, midway between Norway and the North Pole, lies the Svalbard archipelago, a collection of four large islands and hundreds of smaller ones. Seven national parks and 23 nature...
Meet the Reindeer
Reindeer, famous in traditional lore for pulling Santa’s sleigh from the North Pole on Christmas Eve, are a special sight to see on an arctic expedition. Capable of survival in even the harshest...
The Top 5 Arctic Landing Sites
Depending on the weather and the particular expedition, your arctic cruise will include landings at a variety of diverse and fascinating landing sites. Some of these landings are best viewed and...
Top 5 Reasons to take an Arctic Circumnavigation Expedition
In summer 2016, iconic icebreaker Kapitan Khlebnikov will depart Anadyr, Russia for an epic 75-day circumnavigation consisting of four back-to-back guided arctic expeditions.
A day in the life: Spitsbergen, Arctic
Ever wonder what it's like to be on an Arctic expedition? This video gives you an intimate snapshot of a day in the life of one of our Spitsbergen voyages. Time spent in Spitsbergen is always...
Voyage Update: Spitsbergen Circumnavigation
Fresh From The Sea! Expedition Leader Woody, currently leading Spitsbergen Circumnavigation, shares his exciting voyage update from the Sea Spirit: "What a morning! Arrived early near Torellneset...
Spitsbergen Explorer: Voyage update from the Sea Spirit
If there is such a thing as a “classic Arctic” expedition cruise, Spitsbergen Explorer is it. You’ll get all the best of Spitsbergen, by exploring the western edge of the island and venturing to...
Snowshoeing Spitsbergen: Old School Arctic Trekking Like a Champ
Early in the Arctic expedition season each year, passengers have a unique opportunity to participate in the age old, traditional activity of snowshoeing in Norway's Arctic paradise, Spitsbergen....