Legendary Snow Hill: March to Emperor Penguins

September 27, 2017

Below, please find a transcript of our Legendary Snow Hill webinar.

To learn more about the expedition itself, click here.


SLIDE Legendary Snow Hill: March to the Emperor Penguins

Good Afternoon everyone and welcome to today’s webinar hosted by Quark Expeditions, The Leader in Polar Adventures.

In today’s webinar, we will be exploring a voyage we’ll be taking next year to Snow Hill Island, on the eastern side of the Antarctic Peninsula. This extremely remote spot is home to an Emperor penguin colony, who have managed to thrive in one of the planet’s most extreme environments.

When the award-winning documentary “March of the Penguins” captured the hearts of millions with its tale of polar perseverance, the stars of the show--the Emperor penguins--catapulted to fame. Next fall, for the first time in 8 years, you’ll have the chance to witness these elusive creatures in their natural habitat.

Snow Hill is known for being one of the hardest destinations to reach on Earth as the area is capped in snow and ice almost all year round. The chance to get there is limited and there’s no telling when the trip can be offered again—if ever.

The only way to get through the sea ice on the Weddell Sea is by crushing through it on an icebreaker. Exclusive to Quark, this remarkably rare opportunity to visit the Emperor penguin colony at Snow Hill Island is expedition travel in its truest form.

If you were wowed by March of the Penguins or Frozen Planet, you’re going to want to hear all about this trip!

SLIDE Karl Kannstadter, Product Director, Quark Expeditions, Expedition Experience

But I should start by introducing myself –

My name is Karl Kannstadter, I’m the Product Director here at Quark Expeditions and have worked in the travel industry for over 25 years. I’ve worked for airlines, travel agencies and tour operators and as you can imagine, am extremely passionate about creating unforgettable travel experiences for our customers.

So I’m excited to have the opportunity to spend the next 30 to 45 minutes with you today discussing all the truly incredible experiences that await you on this expedition to Snow Hill Island.

SLIDE Navigating Snow Hill

  • Where is Snow Hill?
  • What can I see and do?
  • When should I go?

First, we’ll share some big-picture insights about what tends to motivate travelers to visit Snow Hill.  Then, we’ll talk through to answer some of the most common Snow Hill-related questions that may come up as you research and plan this trip.

Things like:

  • Where is it?
  • What you can see and do on this expedition.
  • When we recommend traveling there.

We’ll also take a look at the 2018 itineraries we offer. And finally, we’ll go over a few more FAQs (and answers!), so you’re equipped with all the information you need to make a decision.

 So let’s get started.

SLIDE  You might be a Snow Hill explorer if you want to...

  • Venture on an rare journey to an isolated realm
  • Witness one of the most captivating wildlife events on earth
  • Revel in the exclusivity of travelling via Russian icebreaker
  • Experience true polar exploration at it’s finest

We’re going to start with some big-picture insights we’ve observed about what motivates people to travel to Antarctica and specifically Snow Hill Island. Maybe these are some of the reasons you’re sitting here today!

If you’ve attended one of our previous webinars on Antarctica, you’ll have a good understanding of what typically motivates people to travel there. Snow Hill travelers are similar to typical Antarctic travelers, but just a little more niche!

You might be a perfect candidate for a Snow Hill expedition if you...

  • Are a very experienced traveler; a true adventurer who has traveled all over the globe and are looking for your next, big exclusive trip. You’re not deterred by the extreme weather and ice conditions and the geographically inaccessible nature of Snow Hill, but rather these qualities make it an even more appealing travel destination. Maybe your eyes light up when you hear that you’ll get to navigate rough waters (and ice) aboard a Russian icebreaker to get to this remote spot.

SLIDE  You might be a Snow Hill explorer if you want to...

  • Venture on an rare journey to an isolated realm
  • Witness one of the most captivating wildlife events on earth
  • Revel in the exclusivity of travelling via Russian icebreaker
  • Experience true polar exploration at it’s finest
  • Second--You understand that it’s truly a once-in-a-lifetime experience to see an Emperor penguin colony in situ and you are really excited about it. Maybe you were transfixed by March of the Penguins, or saw the BBC production of Frozen Planet. Either way, you’re absolutely jumping at the chance to see the penguin colony early in the season and to witness the chicks when they are still young.
  • SIDENOTE: When the BBC and Discovery Channel decided to produce Frozen Planet, the filmmakers joined us aboard the KK in 2009. It was incredible for the passengers on these voyages, because the film crew presented raw footage captured during each day’s filming to their fellow travelers!
  • Back to this slide, though, if you’re truly looking to experience an authentic polar expedition on a legendary ship...this might be just the trip for you. Due to extreme weather and ice conditions, we can only get to this destination aboard the Kapitan Khlebnikov, one of the world’s most powerful icebreakers, purpose-built for arduous journeys like this. We then take a helicopter ride and a final trek on foot to reach the colony...which will give you a real taste of how the first polar explorers must have felt when they braved Snow Hill.
  • This is an extremely rare and exclusive opportunity that you can only experience when the conditions are right, and a tour operator is willing to venture into this territory. Quark Expeditions was the first to bring travelers successfully to Snow Hill in 2006.

SLIDE Which Type of Traveller are You?

Past KK passengers

Adventurers

Birders and wildlife enthusiasts

Photographers

Learners

Checklisters

Next, we’re going to dig deeper and look at 6 types of travellers who are likely to enjoy Snow Hill the most. You might identify with one or several of these types and understanding your own travel style should help you start to narrow down if this is the right experience for you.

SLIDE Past KK Passengers

The first traveler type who might be interested in traveling to Snow Hill are any who have previously traveled on the Kapitan Khlebnikov. This Russian icebreaker offers an exclusive, unparalleled travel experience and is truly the only way to see Snow Hill!

And if you happen to be a past KK passenger and loved your first trip on this ship, we bet there’s a good chance that you’ll want to travel on it again. Believe it or not, we have one client who has traveled with us on the KK eight times!

So, whether it’s your first (or eighth!) time on the KK, you’re sure to enjoy this unique mode of transportation in Antarctica.

SLIDE Adventurers

The next traveler type are those who live for adventurous experiences that take them just a little outside their comfort zone.  If you’re an adventurer you’re probably a bit younger, still working, and may be willing to compromise luxury for adventure and rough it. When you travel, you seek out opportunities to get your pulse pumping through active outdoor adventure-- and you love to bring stories back home to your friends.

If this is you, trekking to Snow Hill will deliver an incredibly memorable experience and is sure to generate lots of stories you can tell for years to come!

SLIDE Birders and Wildlife Enthusiasts (icon)

Another traveler type who is sure to enjoy traveling to Snow Hill Island are birders or wildlife enthusiasts. If seeing an Emperor penguin is on your bucket list, you probably already know that Snow Hill features the northernmost Emperor penguin colony, and is one of the best places on earth to see these incredible creatures.

Emperor penguins are unique, because unlike most other species that breed on land, Emperors place their rookeries on ice. Somehow, they thrive in conditions few species could tolerate, and this colony near the northern tip of Antarctica is even more a mystery than most. The window of opportunity for sighting this geographically inaccessible rookery is so slim that some scientists and researchers will be joining our passengers on select departures. They’re seizing this remarkable opportunity to gather penguin DNA and learn more about this colony’s evolution in the warmer, more northern part of the Antarctic region.

In addition to traveling alongside a world-renowned penguinologist (more on him later), you’ll have the chance to watch the daily lives of the Emperors at close range, from the adult's greeting and courtship displays, to communal crèches of chicks and adults tobogganing on their bellies. You may even see them shoot in and out of the sea at the ice edge.

As you can probably tell this would truly be a dream trip for many birders and wildlife enthusiasts!

SLIDE Photographers (icon)

Now that we’ve started painting a picture of icy Antarctic scenery and the majestic, playful Emperors, I’m sure you’re beginning to see how this voyage holds great appeal for you, if you’re an amateur or professional photographer.

Maybe you want to come home with great shots of penguins (or other wildlife), or would rather capture classic Antarctic vistas like soaring ice-covered mountains and peacefully floating icebergs. Either way, onboard the KK, you’ll have the opportunity to travel alongside and learn from an award-winning wildlife photographer who spent 11 years with the BBC and has agreed to join our Expedition team on this voyage. More about that later too!

SLIDE Learners (icon)

The next group who may really enjoy this trip are Learners. You might be a learner if you seek out quality travel experiences with experts from whom you can absorb knowledge. You may also truly value the connection you feel with nature in the polar regions. And perhaps you look forward to the more intimate environment of a small cruise ship, as it enables connections with like-minded people.

SLIDE Polar Learning at it’s Finest

Dr. Tom Hart, World-renowned Penguinologist, Oxford University

Bob Headland, Senior Research Associate, Scott Polar Research Institute

Fabrice Genevois, Mammal Biologist, French National Museum of Natural History

Sue Flood, Award-winning Wildlife Photographer, formerly with the BBC

If traveling with is polar experts is appealing to you, I should mention that on this trip, you’ll be rubbing shoulders with quite a line-up of academic leaders from many disciplines from history to photography to biology! Stay tuned, because a bit later on I’ll share more information about each expert.

SLIDE Checklisters (icon)

The fifth and final type of travellers is what we call the “Checklist” traveler. If you’re a checklister, as you can probably guess, visiting the polar regions is a life goal. When you travel, you prefer to go sightseeing and experience cultural activities rather than pushing the limits with physical activities. Reaching milestones like “crossing the Drake Passage” or “seeing an Emperor penguin colony in it’s natural habitat” may be especially appealing to you. And you have a real appreciation for private and luxurious accommodations.

SLIDE Where is Snow Hill? What can I see and do in Snow Hill? When should I go? [overview slide]

Well, keep listening because, in the next section, we’ll go deeper into some of the key questions you may be wondering about Snow Hill, like:

-Where is it?

-What can I see and do?

-And when should I go?

SLIDE Where is Snow Hill Island?

Snow Hill Island is truly at the very ends of the earth! At 20 miles long and seven miles wide, it’s an almost entirely snow-capped island just off the east coast of the Antarctic Peninsula. Discovered by British explorer James Ross in 1843, Snow Hill Island was used as a base to explore neighboring islands in the early 20th century. Ice clogs the whole region, which more than doubles the surface area of the continent and extends hundreds of miles out to sea.

This adventure centers on the northern tip of the Antarctic Peninsula. Snow Hill Island gets its name from the snow-covered hills that span across it with, their rocky peaks—some 6,500 feet high—falling steeply into the sea. Expansion and contraction of the sea ice makes visits to Snow Hill Island almost impossible, except for the most powerful ships.

SLIDE What can I see and do in Snow Hill? [section intro slide]

Visit the Emperor penguin colony and other wildlife

Immersive learning with industry experts

Photographer’s paradise

From visiting the Emperor penguin colony exploring a great variety of other islands, this Snow Hill expedition delivers some remarkable experiences for those willing to make the trek to get there. Next, we’ll go through some of these key highlights.

SLIDE What can I see and do in Snow Hill?

Visit the Emperor penguin colony and other wildlife

  • See young penguin chicks
  • Exhilarating aerial views by helicopter
  • Leopard seals, albatross, Cape pigeons and Antarctic petrels

As I mentioned, visiting the Emperor penguin colony is likely to be one of the biggest attractions.

  • And interestingly enough, our team discovered this colony--thousands of pairs of Emperor Penguins--at a previously unknown site near Snow Hill Island in 2006. Our last trip there was in 2010 and we’re one of the only polar travel companies that visits this remote region.
  • The Emperors are the largest of the 17 species of penguins, weighing in at up to 100 pounds. They’re the only one to breed during the winter in Antarctica, with the chick eggs hatching at minus 40º temperatures in a collection of nests called a rookery.
  • We visit these March of the Penguins stars early in the season, while the chicks are still young. And while we stay within 15 feet of the birds at all times, the penguins are a curious lot, and mostly unafraid to walk right up to people to check them out.
  • Led by a Russian crew, the Kapitan Khlebnikov gets passengers as close as possible to the rookery. Ship-to-shore via helicopter transfers get travelers within a mile (2 km) walk from the Emperor penguin colonies. Approaching by foot is an important measure to respect the wildlife and prevent them from being disturbed by noise from the ship/helicopter, etc. 
  • Let me say--the helicopter ride is an experience in itself! The Kapitan Khlebnikov is one the few vessels offering aerial sightseeing flights and landings by expertly-piloted helicopters. With two helicopters aboard, you’ll witness astounding aerial views of pristine polar landscapes and the mighty ship as it crushes through pack ice.
  • Although the penguins will be the main event for many, you may also be very interested to hear that you could encounter leopard seals, albatross, Cape pigeons and Antarctic petrels on this voyage.

SLIDE What can I see and do in Snow Hill?

Immersive Learning Opportunities from Polar Leaders

Bob Headland, Senior Research Associate, Scott Polar Research Institute

Fabrice Genevois, Mammal Biologist, French National Museum of Natural History

As I alluded to, we have a few additional industry authorities who will be traveling with us on one or multiple expeditions, with whom you may be interested in rubbing shoulders.

  1. First, we have Fabrice Genevois. Fabrice is a passionate biologist and noted author who has travelled extensively in both polar regions and whose work focused on mammal biology and ecology. He conducts field research on birds with the French National Museum of Natural History.
  2. Next, we have Bob Headland. As a Senior Associate of the Scott Polar Research Institute at the University of Cambridge, Bob’s main interests involve historical geography. He has acted as an advisor to several expeditionary organizations and has spent many years with us, educating travelers on the history of polar exploration.

And for those who are particularly interested in Emperor Penguins and Penguin Conservation….you’ll also have the opportunity to...

SLIDE Travel alongside world-renowned Penguinologist Dr. Tom Hart

Oxford University

www.penguinwatch.org

Travel alongside world-renowned Penguinlogist, Dr. Tom Hart! Here at Quark Expeditions, we care deeply about penguin conservation. And the reality is that climate change has caused a decrease in sea ice, which in turn, has had an adverse effect on penguin populations. So we’re fortunate to have the opportunity to support the research of Tom Hart, who will be traveling with us on the second Snow Hill voyage.

Dr. Hart has a passion for wildlife in extreme environments and his PhD project involved tracking macaroni penguins to understand penguin foraging behavior. He runs the Penguin Watch project at Oxford University, and travels frequently to Antarctica with Quark Expeditions to place time time-lapse cameras that track penguins. These remote cameras take hourly photos of penguin colonies which help Hart and his team to understand the timing and success of breeding.

As you can imagine, his research has uncovered a number of important insights. For example, by tracking the population dynamics of a colony, he can identify early-warning indicators of stress. If Dr. Hart discovers that colonies are being threatened, he can put conservation measures in place to help ensure their survival.  

Pretty fascinating stuff! So if you are a true penguin fan and would appreciate some deeper insight from one of the world’s foremost penguinologists, Tom will be travelling with us on the second voyage only. Upon booking, be sure to find out if you can time your trip to travel with him!

SLIDE  What can I see and do in Snow Hill?

Photographer’s paradise: Penguin courtship, sweeping glaciers, icy aerial views

Workshops with Sue Flood, award-winning wildlife photographer, formerly with the BBC

Although I’m sure it’s becoming more and more evident, Snow Hill Island is absolutely a photographer’s paradise and offers many opportunities to capture that once-in-a-lifetime shot.

  • You’ll have the chance to witness the penguins’ daily lives at close range, observe the courtships and mating rituals, the communal parenting and the zany body surfing!
  • You’ll also want to keep your eyes open during the helicopter ride for majestic aerial shots of the surrounding landscape.
  • And finally--you may be interested to hear that a professional wildlife photographer, author and filmmaker will be on the Expedition team for all four voyages.
  • After graduating with a degree in Zoology, Sue Flood spent 3 years with a wildlife production company before joining world-renowned BBC Natural History Unit in 1993.
  • She spent 11 years at the BBC, fulfilling a lifelong ambition to work with her childhood (and adult!) hero, Sir David Attenborough.
  • Onboard the KK, she’ll be conducting workshops and helping photographers get the most out of their cameras--whether you’re new to the discipline, or have been taking photos for years.

Moving on...the next question you may be wondering about Snow Hill...

SLIDE  When should I go?

October-November

Snow Hill Island is only “open for business” during the few short weeks in October to November, which is Antarctica’s spring.

Why? Well, this is when the penguin chicks begin to molt their downy feathers and start looking more like teenagers, with the growth of their waterproof plumage. The whole colony leaves the island at the end of December. This short period during which penguins are still ashore occurs when the environment is at its most ice-choked—all the more reason the icebreaking capabilities of our icebreaker come in handy.

SLIDE FAQs [section intro]

OK, we’re on the home stretch! In this final section of this webinar, we’re going to talk a bit about what itineraries are available, what it’s like to travel on an icebreaker, plus a few more FAQs you may be wondering about.

SLIDE  What itineraries can I choose from?

We’re running the Snow Hill itinerary four times over, throughout the 2018 season. There is no variation between itineraries, so you can choose whichever coordinates best with your schedule.

SLIDE Can you give me an overview of the itinerary?

  • Explore Ushuaia and prepare for adventure ahead [Day 1}
  • Board the KK and set sail, passing through the Beagle Channel [Day 2]
  • At sea, crossing the notorious Drake Passage Day [3-4]
  • Pass through Weddell Sea and tour Snow Hill Island (as time and weather permit) enjoying wildlife sightings and shore landings [Days 5-11]
  • Spend last few days at-sea sharing photos and stories, relaxing and attending lectures [Days 12-13]
  • Disembark in Ushuaia [Day 14]

SLIDE What can you tell me about this ship?

The Kapitan Khlebnikov:

  • Circumnavigated both Antarctica (twice!) and the Arctic
  • Used to escort tankers through ice to support northern Russian communities
  • Can crush up to 2 meters of solid ice
  • Gets passengers closer to the polar landscape than any other ship
  • Hosted “Chris Hadfield’s Generator” last year!

 

As I’ve alluded to before, traveling aboard our legendary Russian icebreaker--the Kapitan Khlebnikov--is truly a unique experience. Here are a few facts you may find interesting:

  • This ship has circumnavigated both Antarctica (twice!) and the Arctic--which is no small feat.
  • We charter her from the Russian government, and at the moment, she’s being used to escort tankers and other ships through the ice to support northern communities in Russia.
  • While other vessels can carefully push ice aside, this ship can crush up to two meters of solid ice.
  • And the benefit of its ice-crushing ability means that you can get closer to the majestic polar landscape than any other ship can promise.
  • The part of the Weddell Sea we must cross to get to Snow Hill is always covered by ice and is too dangerous for most ships, but the KK is able to break the flat ice to approach the penguin rookery.

So as you can see, the Kapitan Khlebnikov is truly one of the few vessels capable of making this trek!

  • One other interesting fact about this ship, is that last year, Astronaut Chris Hadfield brought his science and technology variety show, Chris Hadfield’s Generator, on board, while traversing the Arctic Ocean.
  • Hadfield and a team of scientists, photographers, writers, musicians, and videographers came together to capture this unique polar expedition from the south of Greenland to northern Resolute.
  • After the trip, artists like Ben Brown and Danny Michel created music scores and released incredible video footage documenting the experience. And all this took place aboard the KK!

SLIDE What is the onboard experience like?

  • Experience the ship breaking real ice
  • Enjoy higher vantage point from the bridge (it’s open)
  • See how it all works in the engine room
  • Absorb polar learning and lectures from industry experts

And I’m sure your next question will be...what’s it like to be a passenger on this mighty vessel?

  • Well, at certain stages of the trip, you’ll experience the ship breaking real ice.
  • You can often hear the chunks of ice bumping into the hull, but also will feel the ship shudder, as she crushes the ice beneath her.
  • The bridge is open, and it’s the favorite place for most of the passengers.
  • Many travelers are also interested in going down into the engine room and getting a sense of the inner workings of an icebreaker.
  • As a passenger, you’ll also have the chance to absorb lots of polar learning through lectures delivered by our onboard experts and special guests whom we mentioned a bit earlier.

SLIDE What is the onboard experience like?

  • Comfortable and utilitarian cabins
  • Relax and appreciate delicious food and drink
  • Don’t forget sunscreen!
  • You may be curious about what the cabins are like. There are four types of cabins: triple, twin, suite, and corner suite. As you can imagine, they increase in size from triple to twin, twin to suite and suite to corner suite. It’s important to bear in mind that the ship wasn't built as a cruise ship by today’s standards, but you can expect that cabins will be comfortable and utilitarian, with ample of space for storage of luggage, camera gear, etc.
  • And let’s not forget to eat! While on the KK, you’ll enjoy chef-prepared meals, snacks, coffee and tea around the clock. There’s a lounge and bar staffed by a bartender, plus wine and beer included with dinner.
  • The ship is serviced by an Austrian chef and catering company and you’ll enjoy a great variety of menus including healthier options and vegetarian meals. We will try to always cater to any mentioned dietary restrictions--but please make sure to notify us during booking.
  • One last thing to note... is that it’s really important to bring (and wear) sunscreen. The sun can be powerful enough that some passengers have gotten sunburnt while traveling in this region.

SLIDE KK breaking ice in Antarctica

I know that it’s a bit tough to picture the immensity of this operation, so I wanted to show you a short clip of the KK  breaking ice in Antarctica. It’s a video that was created by one of our passengers: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=36Ige2KYH7U

Isn’t that amazing?

Now, we’re going to wind up with a few final questions you may still be wondering about.

SLIDE  How likely is it that I’ll see Emperor penguins/other wildlife?

Very likely, in fact! We plan to spend seven days near the colony, allowing for weather and ice delays, to ensure that we have time to get to the colony.

SLIDE How long is the flight to the colony, and how long will we stay there?

The flight itself could be anywhere from 5-20 minutes. It all depends on how far the ice stretches from the colony and how far away we can park the ship. As I’ve mentioned, to prevent any disturbances, we try not to park the ship too close to the colony itself.

With 2 helicopters operating at the same time with 7-8 pax each, it should take about an hour to get all passengers to the colony.

And once at the colony--we’ll stay for hours and hours! We will set up a warming station, where passengers can warm up while waiting for the helicopter back to the ship--and also for passengers who are interested in spending more time at the colony, but who would like to warm up before heading out again. We do encourage passengers to come back to the ship for lunch, as we don't serve any food near the colony to prevent any waste left behind.

SLIDE What will the average temperature be?

  • In October to November, the average day will be just around freezing-- averaging around 3 degrees Celsius, or 37 degrees Fahrenheit.  Nights could go down to -10 degrees Celsius, or the mid-twenties Fahrenheit.
  • We do travel to Snow Hill in October, which is earlier in the season than we (or other tour operators) would be inclined to visit Antarctica and will be chillier, but the weather is nothing horrible (by Canadian standards at least!).
  • But don’t worry--we will share some good packing list recommendations in our Snow Hill Destination Guide, which we’ll be sending in a follow-up email after this webinar.

SLIDE What is the youngest age permitted for Snow Hill travellers?
We sometimes get this question from parents or grandparents who are planning the ultimate vacation for their lucky children or grandchildren! We accept childrens 8 and over. But as you can imagine, children between the ages of 8-18 should be accompanied by an adult.

SLIDE How do I Get there?

Ushuaia

The embarkation point for this and most of our Antarctica voyages is Ushuaia, a small but bustling port town at the tip of South America. It’s accessible from Buenos Aires, Argentina. If you are up for some pre or post-expedition travel, this town is an ideal gateway for you to explore the southern extent of Patagonia while preparing for your adventure ahead.

SLIDE Who will be leading this expedition?

Solan Jensen

Shane Evoy

Another question that may come up is “just who will be leading us on this epic adventure?”

Solan Jensen will be your fearless Expedition leader. Born and raised in Alaska, Solan has worked as a wilderness ranger, expedition leader, kayak guide, boat builder and marine mammal emergency responder. He has led numerous trips to both the Arctic and Antarctic regions and his experience building the South Pole station underscores Solan’s distinct polar pedigree.

Shane Evoy will also be part of the expedition team. With 22 years in the industry, Shane is our most seasoned Expedition Leader. He has been exploring Antarctica since the 1990s, semi-circumnavigating it numerous times and leading trips that have taken guests to some of the most remote areas of the continent, including 15 trips to Snow Hill!

Can you imagine spending a week or two exploring the Antarctic with guides of this caliber constantly monitoring conditions and planning the most rewarding excursions? You’ll know you’ll be safe in the best hands and having the trip of a lifetime.

That nearly concludes our webinar today…

SLIDE Account Managers and Polar Travel Advisers 888.892.0073

Don’t forget, our Account Managers and PTAs are always here to support you, whether you have specific questions on itineraries or would like to learn more about a destination. We’ve all been to the polar regions (and we are extremely passionate about them) and can provide tips and advice to help you find the perfect polar expedition.

SLIDE Website

I also have a few tools to share that will help you sell Antarctica.

Our website- is a great resource to understand the itineraries we offer across all the destinations we talked about today. We also have a trip finder accessible from our homepage that makes it even easier to find the right polar expeditions for your clients.

Also, you should check out our blog, where you’ll find great stories, photos, videos and interviews with past passengers who have traveled with us to Antarctica.

That and our blog are accessible from our homepage if you head to our website and hit the “blog” button in the header.

SLIDE Quark Expeditions: The Leader in Polar Adventure

Congratulations! This concludes our webinar making you experts on selling Snow Hill Island. Thank you so much for joining us today! And now we have some time for questions...

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