Modern-day polar adventurers draw inspiration from generations of Antarctic explorers
Generations of polar adventurers have relied on the expertise and achievements of earlier explorers. Likewise, Quark Expeditions today draws on three decades of polar exploration to guide them.
Chasing Shackleton, Chasing Polar Dreams
In 2013, modern-day explorer Tim Jarvis re-enacted Sir Ernest Shackleton's 1916 small-boat voyage from Elephant Island to South Georgia —a heroic feat in polar history.
Top Reasons You’ll Love Traveling on Ocean Adventurer
Find out what makes this ship so special that even the Expedition Team insist it’s their favourite polar ship.
Top 5 Reasons to Fly Across the Drake Passage on your Antarctic Expedition
North Pole Dreaming: Journey to the Top of the World
Standing at the North Pole is a dream only a handful of travelers fulfill. Quark Expeditions has been bringing world-travelers to the North Pole for nearly 30 years – longer than anybody else.
Marine Superstitions, Time-Honoured Ship-Building Rituals and the Magic of the Steel-Cutting Ceremony
Learn about marine superstitions that have stood the test of time, fascinating ship-building rituals and secrets of the steel-cutting ritual.
Top 4 Reasons Antarctic Expeditions Make the Best Holiday Voyages
Have you started your holiday list yet? Studies show that most of us are a bit jaded with the commercialized nature of the holiday season. Perhaps it’s time to think outside the proverbial gift...