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  • An Unforgettable Snow Hill Island Tour

    An Unforgettable Snow Hill Island Tour

    Snow Hill Island is a rarely visited destination in Antarctica, but the brilliant majesty is unforgettable for voyagers lucky enough to visit and tour the island.

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  • How to Visit Patagonia on a Glacier Cruise

    How to Visit Patagonia on a Glacier Cruise

    The best option for travelers who want to visit Patagonia is to join a Patagonia glacier cruise which will highlight the best part of Patagonia to visit.

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  • Explorer's Guide: How to Get to Svalbard!

    Explorer's Guide: How to Get to Svalbard!

    How can you get to Svalbard and what adventures await in this magical northern archipelago? Follow our guide to book passage on a journey of a lifetime.

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  • Northern Lights Guide: Aurora Hunting in Murmansk

    Northern Lights Guide: Aurora Hunting in Murmansk

    Voyagers travel to northern Russia to witness the beautiful Murmansk Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis) and to explore the remote Russian wilderness.

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  •  Everything you need to know About Kayaking in Antarctica

    Everything you need to know About Kayaking in Antarctica

    Learn everything about kayaking in Antarctica from gear and clothing, required experience, how to book, costs, wildlife to see and more, for beginners too

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  •  What Kind of Plants Grow in the Arctic Tundra?

    What Kind of Plants Grow in the Arctic Tundra?

    The colorful Saxifrage, Bearberry and Mouse-eared Chickweed are among the Arctic tundra plants that have learned to adapt and thrive in the Arctic tundra.

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  • An Unforgettable Nunavut Cruise Adventure

    An Unforgettable Nunavut Cruise Adventure

    Nunavut is home to breathtaking mountains, remote fjords, and islands with some of the most unforgettable adventures for cruise goers on the planet.

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  • Preparing a Svalbard Trekking Adventure

    Preparing a Svalbard Trekking Adventure

    Trekking across a polar destination like Svalbard is an incredible adventure with the right precautions. Here’s a guide to prepare a voyage to remember.

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  • Explorer’s Travel Guide: Hiking in Antarctica

    Explorer’s Travel Guide: Hiking in Antarctica

    Adventurers anticipate hiking in Antarctica by land, sea, and air to immerse themselves in the sheer wonder and awe of an incredibly memorable experience.

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  • Flightseeing The Arctic In a Helicopter Tour

    Quark Expeditions’ newest ship Ultramarine, equipped with two helicopters, is the ideal option for flightseeing the Arctic in a helicopter tour.

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  •  Canadian Arctic Archipelago Facts

    Canadian Arctic Archipelago Facts

    The Canadian Arctic Archipelago is known for ruggedly beautiful landscapes, remote fjords, incredible wildlife, expansive tundra, and historical landmarks.

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  • Meet Laurie Di Vincenzo, the first-ever Expedition Leader on Ultramarine

    Meet Laurie Di Vincenzo, the first-ever Expedition Leader on Ultramarine

    Quark Expeditions announces the first Expedition Leader for Ultramarine, the new game-changing polar ship that changes Antarctic and Arctic travel.

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  • Can you observe the Aurora Borealis on a Northern Lights Cruise?

    Can you observe the Aurora Borealis on a Northern Lights Cruise?

    Choosing an experienced polar expedition operator is important when planning for a Northern Lights cruise. Nothing beats the Aurora Borealis in the Arctic!

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  • Common Arctic Cruise Departure Ports

    Common Arctic Cruise Departure Ports

    Common Arctic cruise departure ports include Reykjavik, Iceland; Longyearbyen, Norway; Murmansk, Russia; and Resolute in Nunavut, Canada, among others.

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  • Arctic Polar Bears: Why They Don’t Appear in Antarctica

    Arctic Polar Bears: Why They Don’t Appear in Antarctica

    Should there be polar bears in Antarctica? Polar bears are native to the Arctic but scientists and ecologists wonder whether they could live in Antarctica.

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  • Fjords Cruise, Where to begin?

    Fjords Cruise, Where to begin?

    Whether in Arctic regions, such as Greenland and Norway, or Patagonia, often visited on an Antarctic cruise, an intimate fjord cruise is not to be missed.

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  • Is The Northeast Passage Open?

    Is The Northeast Passage Open?

    At Quark Expeditions, we invite you to plan your next adventure on one of our unforgettable journeys into the vast and unforgettable regions of the Arctic.

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  • Is the Drake Passage Dangerous?

    Is the Drake Passage Dangerous?

    An iconic component of polar exploration for many. But is the Drake Passage dangerous? How to prepare: Drake shake, lake Drake. Flying VS. cruise options.

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  • Where to See an Arctic Fox in Iceland

    Where to See an Arctic Fox in Iceland

    The Westfjords Peninsula in northwestern Iceland is where to see an Arctic fox in Iceland. It’s home to the Hornstrandir Nature Reserve, which protects foxes.

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  • Best Time to See Emperor Penguins in Antarctica

    Best Time to See Emperor Penguins in Antarctica

    The best time to see Emperor penguins in Antarctica is in October and November when the Snow Hill Island penguin colony is more accessible by polar ships.

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