Polar Activities

Hiking, History, Kayaking, Culture, Photography in the Polar Regions

  • Greenland Adventure: Mountain Biking by Helicopter0:41

    Greenland Adventure: Mountain Biking by Helicopter

    Feeling like a more active adventure? Our team has worked with local partners to identify world-class mountain biking routes through the stunning scenery of South Greenland. Our twin-engine helicopter

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  • Greenland Adventure: Overnight Camping in Greenland0:47

    Greenland Adventure: Overnight Camping in Greenland

    Join local hosts at one of the most exclusive camps in Greenland. Our local guides will lead you on an immersive experience through the wonders of their homeland. Spend ample time, in intimate groups,

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  • Greenland Adventure: Helicopter-supported Alpine Kayaking0:33

    Greenland Adventure: Helicopter-supported Alpine Kayaking

    Our expert kayak guides will take you beyond to remote glacial lakes high in the upper alpine zones of Southern Greenland. Find yourself in complete tranquility as you pioneer the untouched and raw be

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  • Greenland Adventure: Exploring the Greenland Ice Sheet0:48

    Greenland Adventure: Exploring the Greenland Ice Sheet

    Ascend high above the cascading coastal glaciers onto the immense polar plateau of the Greenland Ice Sheet (the second-largest ice mass in the world) and take in the immensity of this overwhelming lan

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  • Greenland Adventure: Paddling in the Arctic0:28

    Greenland Adventure: Paddling in the Arctic

    Our Paddle Excursion Program provides sit-on-top, two-person, inflatable kayaks that provide guests with an intimate, water-level experience in unforgettable locations in both the Arctic and Antarctic

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  • Greenland Adventure: Hiking and Helicopters0:46

    Greenland Adventure: Hiking and Helicopters

    Our twin-engine helicopters will transfer you to the start of the most scenic hiking routes of Southern Greenland and then pick you up at the endpoint of the route. Each heli-hiking departure will be

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  • Meet Quark Expeditions Photography Guide Acacia Johnson3:51

    Meet Quark Expeditions Photography Guide Acacia Johnson

    What’s the key ingredient to a successful polar expedition? Our incredibly capable and polar-enthused staff, of course! Meet Acacia Johnson, Quark Expeditions guide, photographer, artist and writer. W

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  • Spitsbergen Arctic Exploration History2:17

    Spitsbergen Arctic Exploration History

    Quark Expeditions Guide Federico Gargiulo talks about why Spitsbergen plays such an integral part in Arctic exploration history. Learn more about our Spitsbergen expeditions ⇨ https://bit.ly/36Xre4f

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  • Maximize Your Off-Ship Adventures in the Polar Regions1:52

    Maximize Your Off-Ship Adventures in the Polar Regions

    Quark Expeditions offers the most adventure options to deepen your exploration of the polar regions. Learn more about Quark Expeditions ⇨ https://bit.ly/2VQVCqs Check out current Antarctic offers ⇨

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  • Travel to the Arctic: The Ultimate Wildlife Safari1:01

    Travel to the Arctic: The Ultimate Wildlife Safari

    Africa isn’t the only place for a world-class wildlife safari. Head north to one of the wildest places on the planet— the Arctic—to explore the diverse landscapes that make the vast tundra so wildly u

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  • Following Greenland’s Explorers: The Spirit of Adventure and Discovery1:40

    Following Greenland’s Explorers: The Spirit of Adventure and Discovery

    Quark Expeditions Guide David Burton talks about the spirit of adventure that led early explorers to come to Greenland, and how modern travelers can get a taste of that same spirit of adventure on an

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  • In Search of the True Expedition Spirit in Greenland1:15

    In Search of the True Expedition Spirit in Greenland

    Expedition Leader Laurie Di Vincenzo shares how she works with the weather and ice conditions to create incredible journeys for Quark Expeditions passengers. Learn more about our Greenland expedition

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  • Face to Face with Iconic Arctic Wildlife2:20

    Face to Face with Iconic Arctic Wildlife

    Quark Expeditions Guide Nicky Souness encounters iconic Arctic wildlife. Learn more about our High Canadian Arctic & Greenland expeditions ⇨ https://bit.ly/34ljx6b Learn more about Arctic expedition

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  • Discovering Arctic Expedition History in the Northwest Passage2:08

    Discovering Arctic Expedition History in the Northwest Passage

    Quark Expeditions Guide Phil Wickens shares why travelers want to go to the Northwest Passage. Learn more about our High Canadian Arctic & Greenland expeditions ⇨ https://bit.ly/34ljx6b Learn more

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  • A Photographer's Journey to the Antarctic Peninsula and Falkland Islands1:09

    A Photographer's Journey to the Antarctic Peninsula and Falkland Islands

    Ness from Australia is an avid photographer who shares her delight in photographing iconic Antarctic wildlife. Learn more about Antarctic Peninsula & Falkland Islands expeditions ⇨ https://bit.ly/39

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  • North Pole: Ornithologist Fabrice Genevois talks at Bird Colony on Champ Island (360° VR)2:26

    North Pole: Ornithologist Fabrice Genevois talks at Bird Colony on Champ Island (360° VR)

    Marvel at bird colonies of the Russian High Arctic on Champ Island, Franz Josef Land with Ornithologist Fabrice. If you’re not one already, you might be a budding birder after watching this video. Ho

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  • North Pole: Marine Biologist Liz Teague talks Polar Bears (360° VR)1:54

    North Pole: Marine Biologist Liz Teague talks Polar Bears (360° VR)

    Go on an expedition to observe the world’s wildest polar bears in their natural habitat, Franz Josef Land and the Arctic sea ice. Learn more about these curious creatures that have no fear of massive

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  • North Pole: Helicopter Ride over the Arctic Ocean (360° VR)2:37

    North Pole: Helicopter Ride over the Arctic Ocean (360° VR)

    What’s it like to be at the top of the world in a helicopter? Get a whole new perspective of 90° North from high above! See the pristine landscapes of Franz Josef Land and watch the nuclear icebreaker

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  • Sea Kayaking with Keith Perry in Greenland

    Sea Kayaking with Keith Perry in Greenland

    What's it like to participate in the kayaking program on your Greenland expedition? Passenger Keith Perry shares his experience and photos from his trip.

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  • Chris Hadfield: Desire to explore1:00

    Chris Hadfield: Desire to explore

    Celebrated astronaut Colonel Chris Hadfield is joining our Arctic Icebreaker Kapitan Khlebnikov Expedition: Best of the Canadian Arctic! As the first Canadian to walk in space, he’s flown two space sh

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