The spirit of expedition travel: Arctic and Antarctica

There is no where else on Earth as wild, remote and unchartered as Antarctica and the Arctic. These two polar regions are gradually becoming more accessible to travellers – especially with operators like Quark Expeditions. The wildlife is unforgettable and the experiences unrepeatable. Read on to discover what it's like to explore by expedition ship...

 

You can taste the salty air, feel the wind on your face, the warmth of the sun, hear the icecaps groaning and creaking. There you stand – a modern-day explorer – at the frontier of a wilderness few others have ever encountered. You take a step onto the ice...

All images shot during a Quark Expeditions trip to the Arctic and Antarctica (Miller Hopkins; David Merron; Nicky Souness)

Discover with Quark Expeditions 

Quark Expeditions (quarkexpeditions.com) are the leading polar adventure operator, offering small-ship expedition voyages to the Arctic and Antarctica's remotest reaches. Travelling aboard a small ship, with less than 200 passengers, not only makes the experience richer and more rewarding, but also helps to ensure these wild frontiers remain pristine for generations to come. 

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