Antarctic Express: Fly the Drake
9 Jan - 16 Jan
7 Nights
4 Ports
Quark Expeditions

Antarctic Express: Fly the Drake

9 January - 16 January 2025
From £22,680 pp

Duration

7 Nights

Journey Type

Cruise only (Please call for flight options)

Ports

4 Ports

9 January

Setting sail from Punta Arenas

The weather-beaten city of Punta Arenas is a laid back and welcoming place, in spite of its inhospitable location on the shores of the Strait of Magellan. Nearby attractions include penguin colonies and the dramatic scenery of Torres del Paine National Park, while beyond the southern horizon lie the frozen wastes of Antarctica.

10 January

Antarctica: King George Island

11-14 January

Antarctica: Antarctic Peninsula

15-16 January

Arriving in Punta Arenas

The Ship

Ocean Explorer

Quark's Ocean Explorer exterior
Quark's Ocean Explorer Solar Bar
Quark's Ocean Explorer Forward Lounge

Ocean Explorer is Quark's latest addition to the fleet, boasting a bright, elegant interior and an innovative X-Bow design for ultimate guest comfort.

What we love

Ocean Explorer joins the Quark fleet in 2024 and is a purpose-built expedition vessel designed for polar waters. Built in 2021, it showcases innovative expedition technology including a striking X-Bow design which improves efficiency and guest comfort when sailing in extreme envirnments. On board, guests will enjoy spacious cabins, almost all with private verandah, multi-height outdoor decks which are perfect for wildlife viewing, and a fleet of 15 Zodiacs for immersive exploration.

capacity 138 Guests
crew 105 Staff
style Bright, spacious and elegant interiors plus expansive observation decks and an expert Quark expedition team offer enriching exploration to the Polar regions.
inclusions
  • All meals, snacks, soft drinks, juices and water
  • Beer and wine with dinner
  • Tea and coffee available all day
  • Library
  • Lectures and talks in the Explorer Lecture lounge
  • Well-equipped gym
  • Zodiac excursions and shore landings
  • Quark Expeditions parka
year built 2021
length 342 feet
cruising speed 16.5 knots
More about Ocean Explorer

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Antarctic Express: Fly the Drake

9 January - 16 January 2025
From £22,680 pp

Duration

7 Nights

Journey Type

Cruise only (Please call for flight options)

Ports

4 Ports

Ship

Ocean Explorer of Quark Expeditions

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Why Mundy?

Who we are

Mundy Adventures is the intrepid little brother of Mundy Cruising plc, the UK's very first cruise specialist, and one of the leading companies in its field.

We specialise in travel by ship and have been doing so for over 50 years. By providing expert, personal service, insightful ideas and fascinating add-ons we aim to make your adventure holiday truly unique and special.

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