The dining room is a comfortable space where delicious meals are guaranteed. Guests can enjoy a quiet dinner with a loved one or join a larger table of new friends.
The Ultramarine offers an additional dining venue at the Bistro, where guests can enjoy an indoor/outdoor dining experience with impressive views of the polar landscape.
Various lounges offer views of the polar landscapes while guests engage in conversation, play board games, enjoy a tea or coffee, or indulge in an alcoholic beverage from the bar.
Onboard wellness facilities include a spa, sauna, and fitness centre.
Onboard spas feature L’Occitane spa treatments including massages, facials, and hand and foot treatments.
The World Explorer also offers a large heated outdoor pool flanked by two hot tubs.
An overnight camping experience on the Antarctic Peninsula is one of the most exciting excursions on offer with Quark Expeditions.
State-of-the-art auditorium for presentations from the Expedition Team.
Quark Expeditions’ open bridge policy enables guests to observe how the Captain and officers sail and navigate the ship.
A small library is another facility on board the World Explorer.
With the launch of Quark Academy in 2017, Quark Expeditions became the first polar expedition company to institute its own proprietary polar training program. The underlying goal was to establish standard levels of training and safety that surpassed anything else offered in the industry—for the ultimate benefit of the guests and for the protection of the polar regions visited.
Quark Expeditions is profoundly committed to environmentally responsible tourism. Protecting the places they visit is necessary to ensure that travellers can continue to be introduced to the spectacular beauty of the polar wilderness. Through a comprehensive sustainability strategy framework, Polar Promise, Quark have incorporated existing sustainability initiatives into a cohesive plan for the future, including: