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Quark Expeditions 2016-17 Antarctic itineraries will offer unprecedented access to this magical destination, with new time-saving fly/cruises, an exciting Penguin Safari, and Ocean Endeavour voyages

For 25 years, Quark has taken thousands of passengers, like yourself, to witness the humbling beauty and astounding wildlife of the Polar Regions. Now, we are delighted to announce the release of our Antarctic expeditions – available to book with an Early Booking Discount – offering unprecedented access to these magical destinations, and including new time-saving fly/cruises, an exciting Penguin Safari, and Ocean Endeavour voyages. Take a sneak peek at our full range of once in a lifetime trips for 2016 and 2017 at

We are also especially excited for the first sailings this year of our newly refrbished Ocean Endeavour. As our premium small ship, it offers a special focus on health and wellness, a new VOYA spa program and contemporary cuisine.

Get To Know Quark’s news ship, The Ocean Endeavour

Ocean Endeavour is a comfortable, well-appointed small expedition ship expertly engineered to explore the Polar Regions. The ship has an ice-strengthened hull, Zodiacs for exploration and remote landings, and advanced navigation equipment. The newly-refurbished vessel offers a superb guest experience with an expansive choice of cabin categories, large cabins and common areas, a sundeck and observation area, plenty of deck space for polar landscape viewing, and lounges for learning and reflection. The ship’s interiors have a contemporary aesthetic that provides a bright and spacious feel throughout.

Endeavour is also the only polar adventure ship in Antarctica focused on health and wellness , and offers a contemporary approach to cuisine and newly-designed health and fitness features. Facilities include a spa serviced by organic spa provider VOYA, His & Hers saunas, a salt water pool, a gym, and a juice and smoothie bar. Complimentary activities include yoga and stretching classes, an exclusive Polar Photography program, the Scientists in Residence program, and more adventure activities than any other Quark vessel. The ship also has a polar library, and a Polar Boutique for gifts and any needed gear.

Life aboard a Quark Expedition

With Quark, there’s no such thing as an average day, whether you’re on a convenient fly/cruise, a new voyage like the Penguin Safari, or one of our comprehensive, epic itineraries. Delectable included meals, breathtaking vistas, diverse culture, captivating history, stimulating inclusions and a non-stop polar education will exceed your expectations day and night.

Glide past icebergs by kayak or rigid inflatable boat, camp under polar stars, climb the White Continent, trek glaciated landscapes on snowshoes or skis, or even try your hand at stand-up paddleboarding on one of various Adventure Options.

Special Savings, new ship, and no single supplement!
Take a look at our Ways to Save page for promotions and savings to Antarctica on a wide range of itineraries.

Those wishing to experience our latest ship, the newly-refurbished Ocean Endeavour, can also take advantage of no single supplement on select cabins. As our premium small ship, Ocean Endeavour offers a special focus on health and wellness, a spa featuring VOYA treatments and beauty products, contemporary cuisine, and the popular Photography and Scientists in Residence programs.

Contact a Polar Travel Adviser who can suggest the perfect expedition for you. We look forward to welcoming you