What is an iceberg? How big are icebergs? Is there a difference between Arctic and Antarctic icebergs? Are there different types of icebergs? Find the answer to these and other questions in our latest infographic.
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Quark Expeditions partners with Penguin Watch
Penguin Watch, a project run by Dr. Tom Hart, researches the threats to Antarctic penguins by conducting long-term monitoring of penguin populations. Quark Expeditions supports Penguin Watch by transp
Our Ocean Adventurer Visits the World’s Largest Black Browed Albatross Colony at Steeple Jason
Expedition team members share their story of a remarkable ‘Ocean Adventurer’ shore landing at seldom-visited Steeple Jason in the Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), home of the world’s largest black b
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My Seventh Continent Expedition: Tales from Antarctica
Pam Perkins AKA Biker Chick Gone Crazy tells us about her experience in the Antarctic while visiting South Georgia, cruising in zodiacs for landings and visiting King penguin rockeries.
Celebrate World Penguin Day by Counting Penguin Chicks with Oxford Researchers
It’s World Penguin Day! Here’s what you can do to help conserve the cutest citizens of Antarctica.
Penguins 101: Everything You Need To Know About Penguins
A Year on South Georgia: Sam Crimmin, Quark Expeditions Doctor
Note: This passenger-favorite guest post -- recounting the first-hand observations and experiences on living in Antarctica, through each of its varied seasons -- was written by one of our very own...
Top Historic Sites to Visit in Antarctica
History buffs rejoice! There are plenty of historic sites and monuments to visit on your Antarctic expedition, taking you back to the Heroic Age of Antarctic exploration.
Antarctic Small Ship Vacations aboard the Hans Hansson
Only a century ago, venturing as far south as the 7th continent was an undertaking requiring months of preparation and weeks at sea. You were literally taking your life in your hands, as Antarctic...
Intimate Falklands: Life aboard the Hans Hansson
As one of 12 passengers aboard the small exploration boat Hans Hansson, you’ll visit places larger boats don’t venture too. You'll dine family style with the Captain and crew and savor the local know
Intimate Falklands: Bespoke Expedition
The Falkland Islands (Malvinas) are teeming with wildlife and featuring beautiful scenery. Aboard the small exploration boat Hans Hansson, you’ll visit places larger boats can't venture too. For more
Polar Trips That Should Be On Your Bucket List
Whether it’s something we’ve actually committed to on paper, or merely an informal collection of our wildest dreams shelved away in the furthest recesses of our minds, most people have a travel...
An update from the Expedition Team on the Sea Adventurer - December 27, 2015 on our Falkands, South Georgia and Antarctica expedition.
Intimate Falklands: Bespoke Expedition
Looking for a holiday unlike any other? Travelling aboard our small exploration vessel, Hans Hansson accommodates just 12 passengers, and offers an intimate and flexible experience that includes explo
The Top Landing Sites in the Falkland Islands
Wildlife and nature are what bring most people to the Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), located 300 miles (483 km) off the coast of Argentina. The archipelago is comprised of 778 islands, and...
Two Species of South Georgia Bird Populations Restored
In addition to sharing important pieces of Antarctica’s history and folklore and providing amazing adventures on its Antarctic cruises, Quark supports a number of sustainability initiatives. These...
Honoring Sir Ernest Shackleton in South Georgia
The year was 1914. Sir Ernest Shackleton, along with a crew of 27 men, took to the high seas in hopes of becoming the first group of explorers to traverse the Antarctic continent.
World Penguin Day: Fun Penguin Facts You Need To Know
April 25 is World Penguin Day! This is one of two dates set aside on the Quark Expeditions calendar to celebrate penguins around the world – the other date is January 20, which is Penguin...
Quark’s Scientists in Residence Program