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Join us aboard a lavish vessel for our most extreme cruises in Antarctica and Greenland.

Out Adventures returns to Antarctica aboard an all-new ship – The Ultramarine – in 2024. In fact, we were so impressed by this vessel that we’ll climb aboard for another, all-new cruise to explore the coast of Greenland at the other end of the world. Whichever frosty foray might warm the cockles of your heart (why not both?!), here’s a preview of the luxurious boat that will get us through the most rugged cruises Out Adventures has ever offered.

We’ve held 22 cabins for up to 44 fellows on these gay-friendly voyages (the boat holds up to 199 guests in total). As the newest boat in Quark Expeditions’ fleet, it offers breathtaking public spaces and more outdoor wildlife viewing opportunities than any other expedition ships its size. It also serves up best-in-class operational range and sustainability features that exceed industry standards.

Onboard helicopters take sightseeing to new heights

One of the two helicopters, coming in for a landing.

Onboard helicopters! This is definitely our favourite feature of the boat. Not one, but two, twin-engine helicopters will open up otherwise inaccessible bays and mountaintop glaciers for our daily adventures. Short “flightseeing” trips of 10-15 minutes are included in the voyages and helicopter landing excursions are also available as an optional add-on (weather permitting).

Even aboard the ship you’ll enjoy immersive views from the wraparound decks.

Six levels of accommodation to choose from

We’ve held rooms in six categories – all impressive – for guests of Out Adventures. All rooms are impressively sized for their category and include one double or two single beds and private bathrooms with showers and heated floors.

Explorer Suites

Located on Deck 3 and about 285 sq. ft. / 26.5 sq. m in size, an impressive picture window lets you soak in the views.

Explorer Suite

Balcony Suites

Located on Decks 4 & 6, and about 226 sq. ft. / 21 sq. m in size. , this suite includes a 52 sq. ft. / 4.8 sq. m balcony, giving you a private place to commune with the vast vistas.

Balcony Suite

Deluxe Balcony Suites

Located on Decks 4 & 6, this suite is about 299 sq. ft. / 28 sq. m large, with an impressive 70 sq. ft. / 6.5 sq. m balcony. Moreover, your private bathroom includes a tub. Perfect if you love to soak after a big day of being adventurous.

Deluxe Balcony Suite
All bathrooms include heated floors with soothing colour palettes.

Penthouse Suite

The only suite category on deck 7, this suite is about 369 sq. ft. / 34 sq. m large, with an impressive 67 sq. ft. / 6.2 sq. m balcony. These suites offer the best of everything—views, spacious interiors, full bathrooms and generous balcony sizes—as well as easy access to the wellness centre.

Penthouse Suite

Owner’s Suite

Located on deck 6, this exclusive suite is about 446 sq. ft. / 41 sq. m large and a 43 sq. ft. / 4.3 sq. m balcony. This suite is perfect for guests who want it all. A large, luxurious suite featuring a private bedroom, full bathroom, powder room, and two separate living spaces.

Owner’s Suite

Ultra Suite

Located on Deck 6, with approximately 563 sq. ft. / 52.3m2 of interior living space, and a 46 sq. ft. / 4.3 m2) balcony. This suite is perfect for guests who want to travel without compromise. The largest and most luxurious suite features the most sleeping, entertainment and storage space onboard the ship.

Ultra Suite

Featured Amenities

Polar cruises don’t entail your typical packing list, so Quark generously provides the following:

  • Expedition parkas
  • Muck boots for duration of voyage
  • Dedicated personal locker in the Ready Room
  • Light Bistro menu between meals
  • Onboard doctor and medical clinic
Personal lockers in the Ready Room mean you can spare your suite from the rugged outdoorsy wear.

Dining & Lounging Spaces

We’ll be far from civilization, but life aboard the Ultramarine is very civilized.

While the days may be rugged and wild, Balena Restaurant serves up exquisite menus and service come dinner.
After dinner or for a lazy moment, the Panorama Lounge is a cozy place to gather.
The Ambassador Theatre is where we’ll gather for informative lectures and more.
For some solitude away from your cabin, the library awaits.

Health & Wellness Amenities

Look after your body and mind while aboard thanks to the Fitness Centre and Tundra, the onboard spa.

The Gym
The Tundra Sauna. A perfect place to warm up (with cool views) after a long day of exploring.
The Tundra Spa…book yourself a treatment to balance out the rugged excursions.

Feeling adventurous? Let us know if you have questions, or if you’re ready to book an Antarctica or Greenland cruise aboard the Ultramarine.

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