Quark Expeditions’ Ultramarine changes the way travelers experience polar regions.

As the leader in polar travel, explore Antarctica and
the Arctic via unforgettable itineraries with Quark Expeditions. Discover encounters with wildlife and access industry-leading specialists, naturalists, and expert guides.

Quark’s newest ice class, game-changing ship, the Ultramarine is designed to go beyond the familiar in polar exploration. The 420-foot Ultramarine accommodates 199 travelers via the most spacious suites in its category, while two twin-engine helicopters elevate a robust portfolio of adventure. Outdoor wildlife viewing spaces are larger than other expedition ships its size. What’s more, the ship’s innovative mix of sustainability features exceed all industry standards.

Expedition Explorers

Off-Ship Adventures

Ultramarine offers the most robust portfolio of off-ship adventure options in the industry, allowing guests to customize their polar experience. Options include flightseeing, heli-hiking, and helicopter-supported alpine kayaking, among other unique excursions. Additionally, a team of expedition specialists, naturalists, and guides all have rich backgrounds in marine biology, history, glaciology, geology, and more—enriching each off-ship adventure as well as onboard offerings.

Advanced Sustainability

The Ultramarine’s sustainability features include the Micro Auto Gasification System (MAGS), an industry-leading system that converts waste into energy. MAGS eliminate the environmental impact of waste transportation and offers an innovative sustainability feature exceeding all industry standards. No other ship built has this forward-thinking technology.


Introducing the Ultramarine: Designed to go beyond

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