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  • Ocean Adventurer

  • Ocean Adventurer

  • Ocean Adventurer

  • Ocean Adventurer

  • Ocean Adventurer

  • Ocean Adventurer

Quark Ocean Adventurer: A contemporary new polar expedition ship, one of the top in its class

Days: 8, 11 or 20 | From: $7,895/per person

The new and improved Ocean Adventurer is designed to carry 132 travelers in comfort to the most remote corners of the world. Originally built in Yugoslavia in 1976, this nimble, ice-strengthened ship has become a passenger favorite over the years and underwent refurbishments in 1999 and 2002 with the most significant being in 2017. It is a recipient of the 2017 Travel Weekly Magellan Award for Overall Small Cruise Ship (500 passengers or under).

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Vessel Information

Accommodations

Triple: Averaging 128 sq. ft. (12 sq. m), a Triple Cabin is equipped with two lower berths and one upper berth. Located on the Main Deck, it has private facilities, and a porthole with exterior views.

Lower deck twin: Averaging 133 sq. ft. (12 sq. m), a Lower Deck Twin Cabin is equipped with two lower berths. Located on the Lower Deck, it has private facilities, and a porthole with exterior views.

Main deck twin porthole: Averaging 118 sq. ft. (11 sq. m), a Main Deck Twin Porthole Cabin is equipped with two lower berths. Located on the Main Deck, it has private facilities, and a porthole with exterior views.

Main deck twin window: Averaging 139 sq. ft. (13 sq. m), a Main Deck Twin Window Cabin is equipped with two lower berths. Located on the Main Deck, it has private facilities, and two windows with exterior views.

Superior: Averaging 135 sq. ft. (12.5 sq. m), a Superior Cabin is equipped with two lower berths. Located on the Upper Deck, it has private facilities, and windows with exterior views.

Deluxe: Averaging 160 sq. ft. (15 sq. m), a Deluxe Cabin is equipped with two lower berths. Located on the Upper and Captain’s Decks, it has private facilities, and windows with exterior views.

Suite: Averaging 215 sq. ft. (20 sq. m), a Suite is equipped with one double bed made up of two twin berths. Located on the Captain’s Deck, it has windows with exterior views and private facilities. Cabin 403 has a bathtub; other Suites have shower stalls.

Owner's Suite: Averaging approximately 244 sq. ft. (22 sq. m), an Owner’s Suite Cabin is equipped with one double bed made up of two twin berths. Located on the Bridge Deck, it has private facilities, and windows with exterior views.


Vessel Specifications

Staff & Crew: 87
Guests: 132
Length: 332 feet, 101.1 meters
Breadth: 53 feet, 16.2 meters
Draft: 15 feet, 4.5 meters
Propulsion: Rolls Royce Diesel Twin Engines, 6 cylinder, 5400 horsepower
Ice Class: 1A
Cruising speed: 12 knots in open water
Registered: Bahamas
Lifeboats: 4 partially enclosed

Itineraries & Pricing

Antarctic Explorer: Discovering the 7th Continent (11 or 12 days)*

Day 1
Buenos Aires or Ushuaia, Argentina

Day 2
Ushuaia, Argentina and Embarkation

Days 3 and 4
Crossing the Drake Passage

Days 5 to 8 (or 5 to 9 for 12 day itinerary)
South Shetland Islands and Antarctic Peninsula

Days 9 and 10
Crossing the Drake Passage

Day 11
Disembarkation in Ushuaia

*Enjoy special photography workshops and lectures, and then practice what you’ve learned alongside professional photographers on your shore excursions and Zodiac cruises.

Falklands (Malvinas) and South Georgia: Islands of the Southern Ocean (18 days)

Day 1
Ushuaia, Argentina

Day 2
Ushuaia, Argentina and Embarkation

Day 3
At Sea

Days 4 & 5
Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)

Days 6 & 7
At Sea

Days 8 to 13
South Georgia

Days 14 to 17
At Sea

Day 18
Disembarkation in Ushuaia

Antarctic Express: Crossing the Circle (11 days)

Day 1
Santiago or Punta Arenas, Chile

Day 2
Punta Arenas, Chile and Embarkation

Days 3 to 5
Antarctic Peninsula and South Shetland Islands

Days 6 and 7
The Antarctic Circle

Days 8 and 9
Northbound Along the Peninsula

Day 10
Disembarkation and Fly to Punta Arenas

Day 11
Depart Punta Arenas

Antarctic Express: Fly the Drake (8 days)

Day 1
Santiago or Punta Arenas, Chile

Day 2
Punta Arenas, Chile and Embarkation

Days 3 to 6
Antarctic Peninsula and South Shetland Islands

Day 7
Disembarkation and Fly to Punta Arenas

Day 8
Depart Punta Arenas

Falklands, South Georgia, and Antarctica: Explorers and Kings (20 days)

Day 1
Buenos Aires or Ushuaia, Argentina

Day 2
Ushuaia, Argentina and Embarkation

Day 3
At Sea

Days 4 & 5
Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)

Days 6 & 7
At Sea

Days 8 to 11
South Georgia

Days 12 & 13
At Sea

Days 14 to 17
South Shetland Islands and Antarctic Peninsula

Days 18 and 19
Crossing the Drake Passage

Day 20
Disembarkation in Ushuaia

Questions?

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Displayed itineraries are just summaries. Our travel specialists will help you select the best cruise based on your interests, timing and budget.

Pricing

Pricing varies based on departure date, trip length, and cabin type. Listed pricing is per person, based on double occupancy (unless otherwise noted) and subject to change. Please contact us for current pricing and availability.

Included: One night pre-expedition hotel accommodation with breakfast, all meals on board, guides & activities

Not included: International airfare, domestic airfare, Antarctica airfare (for air-cruises), gratuities, adventure activities such as sea kayaking or camping

2019-2020 Season

DatesItineraryDaysTripleLower DeckMain Deck PortholeMain Deck WindowSuperiorDeluxeSuiteOwner’s Suite
Nov 12 – 22, 2019Antarctic Explorer11$7,895$8,895$9,795$10,795$11,795$12,695$13,995$15,795
Nov 21 – Dec 1, 2019Antarctic Explorer11$7,895$8,895$9,795$10,795$11,795$12,695$13,995$15,795
Dec 3 – 10, 2019Fly the Drake8$10,795$12,395$13,395$14,895$16,395$17,495$19,395$21,595
Dec 8 – 15, 2019Fly the Drake8$10,795$12,395$13,395$14,895$16,395$17,495$19,395$21,595
Dec 13 – 20, 2019Fly the Drake8$10,795$12,395$13,395$14,895$16,395$17,495$19,395$21,595
Dec 18 – 28, 2019Antarctic Express11$17,495$19,895$21,795$24,095$26,295$28,295$31,095$34,795
Dec 29, 2019 – Jan 8, 2020Antarctic Explorer11$8,795$9,895$10,895$11,995$13,095$14,195$15,595$17,495
Jan 10 – 17, 2020Fly the Drake8$10,795$12,395$13,395$14,895$16,395$17,495$19,395$21,595
Jan 15 – 22, 2020Fly the Drake8$10,795$12,395$13,395$14,895$16,395$17,495$19,395$21,595
Jan 25 – Feb 4, 2020Crossing the Circle11$17,495$19,895$21,795$24,095$26,295$28,295$31,095$34,795
Feb 5 – 15, 2020Antarctic Explorer11$8,295$9,295$10,295$11,295$12,295$13,295$14,595$16,395
Feb 14 – Mar 4, 2020Falklands, South Georgia, Antarctica20$15,495$17,595$19,395$21,395$23,495$25,395$27,895$31,095
Mar 3 – 13, 2020Antarctic Explorer11$7,895$8,895$9,795$10,795$11,695$12,595$13,895$15,595

Extras:
Camping – $295 per person (not available on all departures)
Paddling Excursion – $226 per person
Sea Kayaking – $995 per person

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