Travel insurance is compulsory for all travellers and policy details must be provided prior to your final documentation being issued. We strongly recommend you obtain a policy for the level of cover at the time of booking you are comfortable with ensuring it meets our minimum guidelines. For more information on Travel Insurance please refer to the Arctic Travellers Guide below or contact your booking agent.
International Maritime Regulations require that we create a manifest for each expedition. To fulfill our obligation certain information is required. Forms must be returned NO MORE THAN 100 days prior to departure.
ALL passengers must:
✔ Complete Passenger Details Form - this will be emailed to you by your booking agent to be completed online. This must be completed no later than 100 days prior to your voyage departure date. Included in these forms you will need to provide your size for your Quark Expedition Parka, see below for more details.
⬤ EXPEDITION PARKA
All passengers will receive the signature Quark yellow expedition parka on the first day you are onboard the ship. This 3-in-1 hooded parka is specially designed for our Polar voyages and is insulated, waterproof and will serve you well during your voyage. Please submit your parka size when you complete the passenger forms (details above).
Created specifically for Polar travellers, they are handsome garments you will find uses for at home and on other far-flung travels. And its not just the parkas outstanding qualities that will keep you warm; sometimes memories of your past polar experience work even better than the warmth-retaining layers of specialized fabric.
⬤ OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES
The following activities are available on selected voyages. Please see below for more information. Contact your booking agents to check availability and pricing:
Kayaking- Kayaking in the far-flung corners of the world is an experience guaranteed to refresh your soul. Paddling in small groups, you will glide between ice flows, brash ice and icebergs dotted with wildlife. Previous kayaking experience is required. Limited availability. Price dependent on your voyage, please contact your booking agent for price and availability. See below for more information.
Paddling Excursion - Subject to availability and weather conditions.
We have some additional resources to help you prepare for your upcoming trip to the Arctic, please download or view online by clicking the links below.