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Quark Expeditions Antarctica Cruise Reviews

Penthouse Suite.  Complementary arctic parkas are on the bed.
My cabin.  Very comfortable!
Cozy library in a nook adjacent to Panorama Lounge.
Gym with weights, bike, recumbent bike, rowers and more!
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Amazing Antarctica Expedition

Review for Ultramarine to Antarctica

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Mlmgallant
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

That Quark only does the Arctic regions and that they have a brand new state of the art ship, the Ultramarine, made the choice of expedition cruise line easy. Additionally, the itinerary of following the epic expedition of Sir Ernest Shackleton I knew would be very special. Quark exceeded my expectations in every way. The ship’s physical spaces were well designed and comfortable. My ...
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Sail Date: December 2021


Quark’s Maiden Voyage on Ultramarine

Review for Ultramarine to Antarctica

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Basecamp22
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

The itinerary, the ship and the world class quark expedition team were expectation exceeding in every way. The Covid measures were so well applied and managed that we are one of the few ships returning home with zero positive cases. I can’t say enough about the team. They were always around helping to spot wildlife, answer a question or deliver an enriching talk on such a wide variety ...
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Sail Date: December 2021


Absolutely Loved Everything About This Trip

Review for Ocean Endeavour (Quark Expeditions) to Antarctica

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Jules 4
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

After a lot of google and assessing the information given to me I chose Quark a they appeared to be very experienced in this area and safety conscious. I was not disappointed from the minute I arrived on the ship with a warm welcome of amazing and friendly staff. Guides were efficient and knowledgable and all on our ship were extremely excited about what was about and they didnt appear to take ...
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Sail Date: January 2020


Exceeded expectations! Except maybe for the food.

Review for World Explorer (Quark Expeditions) to Antarctica

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IloveitwhenwereCruisin
2-5 Cruises • Age 20s

This seemed like the best value for the money, with a new, fast ship and luxury cabin accommodations. Everything else in the same category was at least 1-2k more expensive. So I was worried this was going to be bad, but truly loved the experience. The staff was top notch, every single member of the crew and guides so friendly and dedicated to making the ship feel like home. The food was a bit of a ...
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Sail Date: December 2019


5 STAR TREATMENT

Review for Ocean Diamond to Antarctica

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buyersemi
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

A expedition to Antarctica does not have to be Rough, something I learned on my trip on the Ocean Diamond. The Captain and the expedition leader made choices of site landings and lengths of stays based on their knowledge and experience and paying attention to the weather. We experienced 2 weeks of solid good sailing. able to zodiac or make landings every day. The expedition team from Quark truly ...
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Sail Date: February 2019


5 Star Staff and Crew - 3 Star Ship

Review for Ocean Endeavour (Quark Expeditions) to Antarctica

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CookGirl
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

Antarctica is the trip of a lifetime and one that should be on everyones bucket list. Quark is a first rate operator with amazing guides and great crew. This is what makes the trip so incredible. Our cruise included the Falklands/Malvinas, South Georgia and some other smaller islands along the route. Each stop was more impressive than the last, leading up to the incredible Antarctic ...
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Sail Date: December 2018


Better than we ever expected

Review for Ocean Endeavour (Quark Expeditions) to Antarctica

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Kadismom
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

My husband and I dreamed of going to Antarctica. After much research, we chose to go on Quark Expeditions Ocean Endeavor trip to the Falklands, South Georgia and Antarctica. We made our reservations a year in advance so we had a lot of time to plan and dream of our trip. We expected a lot; these trips are expensive. However, I’m happy to say that Quark’s Ocean Endeavor exceeded all of our ...
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Sail Date: December 2018


Rude and lying staff member, skipping multiple ports of call, mold in room

Review for Ocean Endeavour (Quark Expeditions) to Antarctica

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Danistarr
10+ Cruises • Age 40s

1. The staff didn't seem to prioritise our seeing and experiencing as much as possible. We felt that we were treated like sheep rather than sentient clients who had spent a lot of money for a unique and remote experience. While we understand that the places we travel to are highly regulated to preserve their existence, it seemed that the staff were performing a rote exercise in getting us ...
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Sail Date: November 2018


Antarctica is Amazing

Review for Ocean Endeavour (Quark Expeditions) to Antarctica

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Marianne Michele
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

The Quark expedition staff onboard the Ocean Endeavor were all very good with one exception. The exception seemed popular with the other staff members, but she was horrible with the clients. For the rest of the expedition staff, it was amazing how many went beyond merely conscientious and seemed sincerely interested that all clients had a wonderful experience. After many expeditions over many ...
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Sail Date: January 2018


Warning: Know before you go!!!

Review for Ocean Endeavour (Quark Expeditions) to Antarctica

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drlorimom
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

If you plan to visit Antarctica, be aware that no matter which ship you take, YOU MAY GET STUCK IN ICE and NO ONE will be coming to rescue you unless there is a dire emergency…in which case you might be airlifted by helicopter. We encountered ice that neither our ship (with reinforced hull) nor an icebreaker could have handled, and spent ~9 days in the area waiting for wind to move the ice so that ...
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Sail Date: January 2018


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