• facebook
  • twitter
  • rss
  • pintrest

Featured Posts

Franklin Expedition’s Long-Lost HMS Terror Found in Canadian Arctic

0
replies

Researchers have solved one of the greatest mysteries in polar exploration with their discovery of the second ship abandoned by Sir John Franklin and his crew in 1848. The search that spanned 168 years came to an end in the middle of aptly-named Terror Bay off King William Island in Nunavut, Canada, when the 10-person crew of the Arctic Research Foundation’s Martin Bergmann located the HMS Terror.HMS Terror                                                                                                                                                Photo credit: National Archives of Canada

Read More...

Polar Bird-Watching with Record-Setting Ornithologist Noah Strycker

0
replies

Polar travel presents a variety of spectacular sights and sounds, but if bird-watching is your passion, Quark Expeditions has a variety of adventure travel options to provide unprecedented opportunities to view rare species in their natural habitat.

Read More...

Sisters Are Doin' It For Themselves: Louise Boyd

0
replies

Join us as we revisit some of our most memorable blog posts and celebrate women who have carved out their own journey around the world, including the Polar Regions.

Read More...

Top 10 Most Famous and Intriguing Polar Explorers

0
replies

The names and achievements of famous explorers of the Polar Regions are well known, and the history of polar exploration is filled with stories of courage and endurance, as well as triumph and tragedy. From Sir Ernest Shackleton, whose bravery and devotion to his men was exemplary, to the century-long mystery of the ill-fated Franklin expedition, polar explorers continue to intrigue.

Read More...

Top 5 Expeditions for Adventure Travel Lovers

0
replies

What’s your next travel destination? There are so many choices for adventurous travelers like yourself, it can be difficult to narrow down all your options.

Read More...

Quark Expeditions chooses Canada Goose for Barneo Ice Camp

0
replies

Guest Blog by Danny Pastuck, Merchandise Ecommerce Manager

 With every new arctic expedition comes a new set of operational challenges. Quark Expeditions is no stranger to the North Pole, bringing guests to the geographic North Pole each summer by means of legendary icebreaker 50 Years of Victory. And so we know - what you wear on your North Pole trip is almost as important as how you get there.

 

Read More...

Top 5 Views from an Arctic Expedition

2
replies

Some people dream of seeing a polar bear in the flesh, lumbering across the icy tundra at a safe distance. Others crave that indescribable feeling of standing in such a remote location that its entirely possible no human has ever stood there before. Others are fulfilling a lifelong dream of reliving the adventures of legendary explorers from centuries past, setting off on adventurous wilderness tours, or learning firsthand about the traditions and culture of arctic people.

Read More...

Help Clean Up Svalbard on Your Arctic Adventures

0
replies

Environmental sustainability is a universal concern not only for Quark Expeditions®  staff and crew, but for our passengers, as well. Exploring the pristine Polar Regions calls for the utmost respect, so we can preserve them for generations to come.

Read More...

Chris Hadfield’s Generator Show Goes to the Arctic

1
replies

Quark Expeditions® recently announced that Canadian astronaut Colonel Chris Hadfield will be joining our Arctic Icebreaker Expedition: Best of the Canadian High Arctic in late August / early September . In what he calls a “once-in-a-lifetime” opportunity, Hadfield will bring his science and technology variety show, Chris Hadfield’s Generator, on board the legendary Russian icebreaker Kapitan Khlebnikov.

Read More...

Meet the Narwhal: A Near-Threatened Arctic Animal

0
replies

Spotting a narwhal on an arctic expedition may be a once-in-a-lifetime experience, given that only 75,000 of these legendary creatures still roam the arctic waters around Greenland, Canada and Russia.

Read More...

Posts by Topic

see all

Subscribe to Email Updates