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Polar adventures to the Arctic

Date Posted: 10/05/2012

Announcing its 2013 Arctic voyages, polar adventure operator Quark Expeditions has unveiled new expedition, Greenland Explorer: Valleys and Fjords.

With 14 and 15-day itineraries for departures in August next year, Greenland Explorer: Valleys and Fjords follows the dramatic coast of Greenland.

Group travellers will visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Illusiat Ice Fjord, one of the largest and fastest moving glaciers. Passengers can also encounter indigenous Greenlandic communities, and enjoy the country’s rich animal life.

For the first time next year, groups voyaging to the Arctic can travel aboard Quark’s luxury adventure ship, the Sea Spirit, on any of its Spitsbergen, Greenland or Iceland itineraries.

Additional itinerary highlights include:

Introduction to Spitsbergen: Polar Bear Safari
Spitsbergen Explorer: Wildlife Capital of the Arctic
Spitsbergen Circumnavigation: Big Island, Big Adventure
Three Arctic Islands: Iceland, Greenland, Spitsbergen
East Greenland: Northern Lights

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Photo credit: Bill Fletcher

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