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We are thrilled to announce an exciting new partnership between Utopian Adventures and Quark Expeditions, the undisputed leader in polar adventures.

This collaboration promises to deliver unparalleled experiences in the pristine wilderness of the Polar Regions, combining Quark Expeditions’ in-depth polar expertise and Utopian Adventures’ long-standing commitment to providing extraordinary journeys.

Passionate experts on a Quark Expedition - Utopian Adventures

With unique activities ranging from heli-trekking to kayaking and a diverse fleet of polar-optimized ships, we are combining our strengths to offer you the ultimate polar adventure. Join us as we embark on a journey to the Arctic and Antarctic, and explore the untouched beauty of Greenland, Svalbard, the Canadian High Arctic, and more.

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Embrace the spirit of exploration with Utopian Adventures and Quark Expeditions, where every journey is a story yet to be told.





We plunge our passengers into the heart of nature on our luxury expedition cruises. Our passionate experts, secluded destinations, and swift Zodiac boats facilitate unprecedented, immersive wildlife experiences that you could only dream of.

Our diverse array of adventure offerings promise to create unforgettable memories. Activities such as heliskiing, hiking, and Zodiac cruising provide thrilling, unscripted adventures. Conversely, sea kayaking and paddle expeditions offer a tranquil opportunity for guests to interact with polar regions from an entirely novel viewpoint.

Our passionate experts lead our guests on an expedition cruise, immersing them in the heart of nature. Leveraging remote locations and quick-deploy Zodiacs, we enable spontaneous and unimaginable wildlife encounters.

Our luxury expedition cruise is not just a journey but an art of crafting unforgettable moments. With a kaleidoscope of adventurous activities, our highly-qualified experts design experiences that will etch themselves into your memory.

An expedition cruise to the poles is not simply a trip through the wild unknown, it’s a spiritual journey – a passionate quest for inspiration and transformation. 

This luxury cruise is more than just a journey; it’s a spiritual pilgrimage that incites inspiration and cultivates transformative experiences. Guided by passionate experts, every moment becomes an opportunity for transformation and discovery.

Quark Expeditions is an Oceanic Inspiration

Cruise Critic Editor’s’ Picks Awards

Best in Adventure (Expedition) 2022

World Travel Awards

World’s Leading Specialist Cruise Line 2022

World’s Leading Specialist Cruise Line 2021

World’s Leading Specialist Cruise Line 2020

World’s Leading Polar Expedition Operator 2018

USA TODAY 10 Best Readers’ Choice Travel Award

Best Adventure Cruise Line 2018

Signature Luxury Travel & Style Cruise Award

World’s Best Four-Star Expeditions Ships (four-star ship, five-star experience) 2022

Best-of-the-Best Luxury Cruise Awards Winner, Expedition 2018

Best-of-the-Best Luxury Cruise Awards Winner, Expedition 2017

Travel Weekly Gold Magellan Award

Best Expedition Itinerary: 

  • Spitsbergen Explorer 2019
  • Northwest Passage 2018
  • North Pole 2018
  • Best Small Ship Expedition 2019
  • Marketing Promotional Video 2019: Face to Face with Iconic Arctic Wildlife

Travel + Leisure World’s Best Award

Small-Ship Ocean Cruise Line 2016

Don’t let this unique opportunity to explore the breathtaking polar regions with Quark Expeditions and Utopian Adventures pass you by.

Start planning a journey today that will redefine your sense of wonder and ignite your spirit of exploration or book your polar expedition cruise today and dive into the heart of the Arctic and Antarctic like never before.

What is Quark Expeditions?

Quark Expeditions is the world leader in polar adventure travel. With their fleet of ships, they offer unparalleled access to the most remote places on earth. The spirit of exploration runs deep in their polar pedigree and they are passionate about creating transformational experiences for fellow adventurers.

What types of polar expeditions does Quark offer?

Quark Expeditions offers a variety of polar expeditions, including trips to the Arctic and Antarctica. Their expeditions range from wildlife viewing and photography tours to science-based trips with expert guides.

How does Utopian Adventures partner with Quark Expeditions?

Utopian Adventures partners with Quark Expeditions to sell their polar expedition cruises. As a travel agency, we handle all the booking details, ensuring you a seamless experience from the moment you choose your expedition to your return home.

What makes Quark Expeditions unique?

Quark Expeditions’ uniqueness lies in their deep commitment to responsible tourism, their experienced team of polar experts, and their fleet of ice-strengthened ships. They also offer a variety of onboard activities like lectures and workshops to further enhance the expedition experience.

Is it safe to travel to polar regions with Quark Expeditions?

Absolutely. Quark Expeditions prioritize the safety of their passengers above all else. They have experienced team members, robust emergency response plans, and ships equipped with the latest safety technology.

How can I book a Quark Expedition with Utopian Adventures?

You can book a Quark Expedition with Utopian Adventures by visiting our website, calling our customer service, or visiting our office. Our travel consultants will guide you through the process and help you choose the expedition that best suits your interests and preferences.

How much does a Quark Expedition cost?

The cost of a Quark Expedition varies depending on the chosen itinerary, trip length, and cabin type. For specific pricing information, please contact Utopian Adventures or visit our website.

What should I pack for a Quark Expedition?

Quark Expeditions provides a detailed packing list to all passengers. In general, you should be prepared for cold weather conditions and pack accordingly. Essential items include thermal layers, waterproof outerwear, sturdy footwear, and sun protection.

Are Quark Expeditions suitable for families?

Yes, Quark Expeditions are suitable for families. They offer a variety of activities and educational opportunities that can be enjoyed by explorers of all ages. However, due to the adventurous nature of these trips, they may not be suitable for very young children.

What is the cancellation policy for Quark Expeditions booked through Utopian Adventures?

The cancellation policy for Quark Expeditions booked through Utopian Adventures can vary. We recommend you contact your Dream Specialist for specific contractual obligations and rights information and consider purchasing travel insurance for additional protection. It’s NEVER a bad idea.

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