Antarctic Explorer – Discovering the 7th Continent

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11 days from
pp twin share Explorer Suite

Travelling at the start of the Antarctic season means you’ll experience the reawakening of Antarctica with the icebergs at their greatest mass ranging from snow white to aquamarine. Landscape photography is at its best as the days grow longer and the natural light illuminates’ glaciers and snow scapes not yet marred by animal activity. You might catch Southern elephant seals and Waddell seals emerging onto sea ice, penguins partaking in courtship rituals and beginning to nest or Orcas returning to the waters for summer feeding season.

This itinerary allows you to the opportunity to experience the pioneering new vessel, Ultramarine. This purpose-built vessel is designed to extend the boundaries of polar exploration and offer an unmatched Antarctic experience, including a flightseeing tour you’ll never forget on one of two twin-engine helicopters stationed on the ship and a range of adventure options more extensive than any other ship in its class.  


  • Mandatory transfer package is included free of charge for this trip - 1 pre-trip night in Buenos Aires, private charter flight to Ushuaia and return on last day and select group transfers throughout
  • 9-night Antarctic expedition onboard the brand new Ultramarine ship in an Explorer suite.
  • Flightseeing aboard Ultramarine – take to the skies and enjoy the view while seated in one of the two twin-engine helicopters stationed on Ultramarine.
  • Hiking in the polar regions, zodiac cruising and your opportunity to take a Polar Plunge into the icy Antarctic waters
  • All meals, snacks, soft drinks and juices on board
  • Beer and wine during dinner and coffee, tea and cocoa available around the clock
  • Formal and informal presentations by the Expedition Team and guest speakers
  • A photographic journal documenting the expedition
  • An official Quark Expeditions parka to keep
  • A pair of waterproof expedition boots on loan for landings and Zodiac cruising excursions

Travel dates

Multiple Dates and Ships Available. Pricing based on 31 October 2021 Ultramarine departure.

  • You must book by 30-Sep-2020

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