Antarctica is among the most beautiful, pristine and least explored places on the planet. Truly exhilarating, mysterious and alluring! For over two centuries, the ‘White Desert’ has attracted scientists and adventurers, drawn by its unmatched natural beauty. Nowadays, this largely untouched wilderness is more accessible to a new generation of intrepid explorers. You can now […]
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The Antarctic Peninsula offers you the most dramatic scenery and biggest variety of wildlife in Antarctica. In the southern summer large ice-free areas provide breeding grounds for very large numbers of seabirds and seals.
From King George Island and Penguin Island we will sail down to the beautiful Paradise Bay, where you can go ashore on […]
The huge Weddell Sea, at its widest it is more than 2000 kilometres (1250 miles) across, is located on the south-east side of the Antarctic Peninsula. The Sea is considered high-Antarctic in contrast to the north-west coast of the Peninsula, which is low-Antarctic. The Sea extents so far south that it is under the direct […]
The Antarctic Peninsula offers you the most dramatic scenery and biggest variety of wildlife in Antarctica. In the southern summer large ice-free areas provide breeding grounds for very large numbers of seabirds and seals. From King George Island and Penguin Island we will sail down to the beautiful Paradise Bay, where you can go ashore […]
Antarctica and the Sub-Antarctic Islands are some of the last truly unspoilt regions of the world. The mysterious White Continent, with its multi-coloured ice caps, glistening glaciers and towering snow-capped mountains, offers unparalleled scenery and photographic opportunities. Enormous numbers of penguins, whales, seals and seabirds congregate in the food-rich waters along the Antarctic and sub-Antarctic […]
This itinerary is delivered at a comfortable pace. Shore landings will be in the Peninsula. There is an in-depth education program, covering all aspects of the biology, politics and history of Antarctica. This expedition is offered on the following Expedition Ships: Akademik Sergey Vavilov, Akademik Loffe, Ocean Nova, Lyubov Orlova and Clipper Adventurer.
Akademik Sergey […]
This 20-day expedition is for people who are always on the move. It offers an average of three activities off the ship per day while in the Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), South Georgia and the Antarctic Peninsula. The education program introduces you to the flora and fauna of each region. Optional adventures are available on […]
When you set foot on the White Continent, you want to benefit from the collective expertise of veterans who know the region inside out. That’s the essence of our Antarctic Adventure. Sailing through iceberg-filled bays beneath snowcapped peaks; spotting seals and whales among the ice floes; exploring vast penguin rookeries and remote research stations - […]
Carrying on a 15-year legacy of polar firsts, in 2004 Quark Expeditions confirmed the existence of 4,000 pairs of Emperor Penguins at a previously unknown site near Snow Hill Island - and we’re still the only company visiting this remote rookery. Our “safari” is an ideal opportunity for photographers and nature lovers to observe Emperors […]
This one-of-a-kind expedition takes you to an Emperor Penguin rookery and a King Penguin rookery. This singular event will be enriched by our special guests, Robert Bateman and Birgit Freybe Bateman. The expedition sails from Ushuaia, Argentina to the Weddell Sea, where you spend 3-days at an Emperor rookery. After 5-days exploring South Georgia, the […]