Thursday, 14 August 2014

Quark Expeditions announces third small expedition ship to join its Antarctic fleet.

Quark Expeditions wil be adding a third small expedition ship to its Antarctic fleet. The 199-passenger Ocean Endeavour will replace the Sea Spirit during the 2015/16 Antarctic season.

Following a million-dollar makeover, Ocean Endeavourwill be ready to set sail for 12 voyages to Antarctica, the Falkland Islands and South Georgia in November 2015. She has an ice-strengthened hull, Zodiacs for exploration and remote landings, generous deck space and advanced navigation equipment. 

The ship will offer the same all-inclusive features as Quark’s other ships, with pre-night hotel, all onboard meals, complimentary hot beverages, transfers to and from the ship, lectures and two shore excursions every day. In addition, Endeavour will feature unlimited non-alcoholic beverages, wine service with dinner as well as a wellness café and juice bar.

With the growing demand of solo travelers, a number of cabins will be priced for single occupancy and will have no single supplement. Overall, Polar travelers will have a choice of 13 different categories of accommodation, from the spacious owner’s suite to a range of twin, triple and single cabins. Prices for an 11-day Antarctic Explorer voyage begin at £3,400 per person for triple accommodation.

Quark will also introduce stand-up paddleboarding in Antarctica as an optional activity on all voyages aboard the Ocean Endeavour. Those looking to explore the more untouched and remote corners of the Antarctic Peninsula will also be able to experience camping, kayaking, mountaineering and cross-country skiing on select trips. This costs £100.

As an early booking incentive, travellers who make a reservation by November 15, 2014, will save up to 25% off premium cabins and up to 15% off non premium cabins on select voyages. Additionally, those who book any voyage on the Endeavour before September 30, 2014, will also receive a free air credit (value of $1200, approx. £800).

How to Book For more information visit   or call 0808 120 2333

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