Up to 40% Savings to the Arctic with Quark Expeditions

Explore the stunning regions of the Arctic with up to 40% Savings + our exclusive bonus!

Book by Feb 29, 2024

Explore the Realm of the Polar Bear and Midnight Sun.
From the thrill of spotting a polar bear roaming the Spitsbergen tundra, to soaring high above the Greenland ice sheet, Quark Expedition's 2024 Arctic season has something for all explorers. This ice-laden region encompasses the Canadian High Arctic; Greenland; the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard, which includes Spitsbergen and, at the very top of the planet, of course, the North Pole. It’s inhabited by polar bears, muskoxen, arctic foxes, beluga whales, reindeer, seals, walruses, and migratory birds, among other wildlife species.

Book now for up to 40% Savings on select Arctic expeditions. 

Our Exclusive Bonus: $250 Onboard Ship Credit per person, on select departures.

The Arctic encompasses several countries and cultures. You can learn about Inuit customs in Nunavut, Canada’s newest territory, or also explore the Indigenous cultures of Greenland. Then there’s the outpost of Longyearbyen in Spitsbergen, the capital of the Svalbard archipelago. Such diversity is part of the appeal of an Arctic expedition.

Why Travel with Quark Expeditions

- Over three decades specializing in taking travelers exclusively to remote parts of the Arctic and Antarctic

- Quark Expeditions has the greatest ships on the frozen seas, with a vessel to fit all travel styles and tastes. Something for everyone! 

- Small ship advantage with anywhere from 128 - 199 passengers only that can take you to remote areas that large ships cannot. 

- Their fleet features ice-strengthened hulls for superior navigation and safety.

- Sail with a team of Polar Specialists, and be immersed in the experience with an industry-leading guide-to-passenger ratio (1 per 5 guests). 

- Quark Expeditions is profoundly committed to environmentally responsible tourism in these fragile environments.


Recommended Arctic Expeditions

Be sure to ask your advisor for other exciting itineraries

Arctic Saga: Exploring Spitsbergen via the Faroes and Jan MayenApr 28, 2024 (14 days)

Aberdeen to Helsinki | Ultramarine | Explorer Suite
Includes: 35% Polar Savings!
Our Bonus: $250 Polar Boutique Credit per person
CAD $10,790 Per Person Incl taxes

Ideal for first-time guests to the polar regions, this expedition allows you to venture to some of the most remote islands on Earth, observe fascinating history and culture, and experience the dreamlike wonder of the midnight sun. Sailing across the North Atlantic, you will be immersed in the Arctic’s rugged beauty, highlighted by visits to the awe-inspiring and unspoiled destinations of Fair Isle, the Faroe Islands, Jan Mayen and Spitsbergen.

Prepare to be amazed by an environment different from anything you’ve ever witnessed, featuring immense fjords, towering glaciers, soaring sea stacks and coastal cliffs teeming with seabirds by the thousands. Observe reindeer, seals and whales in their natural habitat under a sunlit sky in the middle of the night.

Spitsbergen Explorer: Wildlife Capital of the ArcticMay 28, 2024 (12 days)

Roundtrip Helsinki | Ocean Adventurer | Lower Deck Twin
Includes: 40% Polar Savings!
Our Bonus: $250 Polar Boutique Credit per person
CAD $9,920 Per Person Incl taxes

The largest island of the Svalbard archipelago, Spitsbergen is known as the “wildlife capital of the Arctic,” and on this unforgettable 12-day voyage, you will discover why. Building on our Spitsbergen Highlights and Intro to Spitsbergen itineraries, this longer journey has been designed to maximize time on the west and northern/southern tips of the island, providing you optimal chances to witness the remarkable array of creatures who call this spectacular yet forbidding environment home—including whales, walruses, Svalbard reindeer, seabirds by the thousands, and that most iconic of Arctic residents, the polar bear.

Gems of West Greenland: Fjords, Icebergs, and CultureJul 14, 2024 (12 days)

Roundtrip Toronto | Ultramarine | Explorer Suite
Includes: 20% Polar Savings!
Our Bonus: $250 Polar Boutique Credit per person
CAD $13,250 Per Person Incl taxes

Immerse yourself along the dramatic coast of West Greenland, exploring deep into fjords and stunning islands. This trip features the best sites of West Greenland and delivers an in-depth experience in just 12 days. You’ll have opportunities to visit towns such as Sisimiut and Uummannaq, both rich with culture. Find yourself coasting by massive glaciers while enjoying all the comforts Ultramarine has to offer. At the peak of summer months, you’ll enjoy the long sunny days, clear vistas, and longer opportunities to see wildlife.

Greenland Explorer: Sail and Soar the Alpine ArcticSep 14, 2024 (11 days)

Roundtrip Reykjavik | Ultramarine | Explorer Suite
Includes: 20% Polar Savings!
Our Bonus: $250 Polar Boutique Credit per person
CAD $13,390 Per Person Incl taxes

This Greenland Explorer voyage is designed for travellers seeking to explore the majestic fjords, glaciers and mountains of South Greenland. This itinerary offers guests one– of–a–kind excursions exclusive to Quark Expeditions—some of them only made possible by our newest ship, the technologically–advanced Ultramarine, which is equipped with two twin–engine helicopters. On this journey, you can be as active as you like, or you can opt for more relaxing, immersive experiences.

Developed in partnership with local communities—a first of its kind in expedition travel—this itinerary offers unprecedented opportunities to explore the majesty of South Greenland’s diverse fjordlands. Ultramarine’s two helicopters will take you to areas in South Greenland that others can’t reach, especially for off–ship excursions. Some of these, such as Exclusive Heli Landings and the Greenland Ice Sheet Experience, are included for all guests, who can also enjoy hikes, community visits and Zodiac cruises.

Quark Expeditions has spent the last three decades taking travelers on polar expeditions to remote parts of the Arctic and Antarctic where few other humans have ever set foot. The vessels in Quark Expeditions’ fleet accommodate anywhere from 128 to 199 passengers. Smaller ships can take you to remote areas that large ships simply can’t reach. We know we can give guests the best polar experience on a smaller ship. The perfect polar expedition doesn't just happen. It takes a team of talented, knowledgeable and experienced professionals to bring it all together. Our Expedition Team is comprised of seasoned veterans with rich backgrounds in marine biology, history, glaciology, geology, and more. With the highest staff-to-guest ratio in the industry, our Expedition Teams safely deliver your trip-of-a-lifetime to maximize your polar adventure every step of the way.

Terms & Conditions

All fares are cruise only, per person, based on double occupancy and subject to availability at the time of booking. Fares are in US dollars and include taxes and fees. Valid on select departure dates and expeditions only. Discount varies based on the departure booked, and the discount percent offer is in effect at the time this record that was updated. Each passenger's full name is required at time of booking in order to initiate a hold, or to process a confirmed booking. Offer applies to voyage only, not applicable to transfer packages, adventure options, additional hotel accommodations, pre/post tours, insurance, flights, or group bookings. Quark Expeditions® has the right to limit, change or discontinue the promo savings discount offer at any time without notice. If combined with a dollar value discount, this offer will be applied afterwards. Only a hold booking or a confirmed booking can guarantee the offer. No cash value. Brochure Terms & Conditions apply.Virtuoso guests receive a $250 Polar Boutique Credit per-person onboard all voyages. ***Applies only to ship-based expeditions.


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