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Origin: USA Profile: Adventurous 35-65 and singles
Passenger Mix: International Children: Unsuitable

Quark Expeditions is one of the leading operators of expedition cruises, especially in polar regions offering adventurous journeys in reasonable comfort on powerful, Russian polar icebreakers.  They have many firsts to their name including the 1st North Pole voyage, the 1st Circumnavigation of Antarctica, the 1st Northeast Passage. All cruises are accompanied by a dedicated and experienced staff of expedition leaders, naturalists and lecturers.

The fleet comprises powerful, Russian polar icebreakers with a Russian Captain, officers and crew who are considered to be the world's leaders in icebreaker operations. All are experienced in navigation under severe conditions in the Polar Regions. Click the picture or ship name to get more details about the ship and its calendar of cruises.

Island Sky
Size: Very Small
4280 tonnes
Rating: Superior
Built: 1992
Ocean Diamond
Size: Very Small
8282 tonnes
Rating: Standard
Built: 1986
Ocean Endeavour
Size: Very Small
12907 tonnes
Rating: Premier
Built: 1981
Sea Adventurer
Size: Very Small
5750 tonnes
Rating: Budget
Built: 1975


Crossing the Circle: Southern Expedition
01 March 2018
From 6535 cruise only
for 15 nights

Antarctic Explorer
01 March 2018
From 9073 cruise only
for 11 nights

Crossing the Circle via Falklands & South Georgia
16 December 2018
From 10304 cruise only
for 24 nights
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