Ocean Explorer


Introduction to the Ocean Explorer

The Ocean Explorer is a purpose built expedition vessel.  Accommodating on average 138 guests for each voyage, those lucky enough to experience an Antarctic journey can be assured of comfort and luxury coinciding with exploration and adventure.


She has the revolutionary Ulstein X BOW hull design and features a distinctive Glass Atrium Lounge at the bow of the ship with a stunning panoramic view on both port and starboard side, Lecture theatre and lounge, a swimming pool and jacuzzi where you can admire impressive scenery while watching the world go by.



Prices are in USD$ per person twin share or triple share.

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Cruise Itinerary Start DateEnd DateDaysStarts / EndsStudio SingleStudio DoubleStudio Veranda StateroomDeluxe Veranda FwdDeluxe Veranda MidDeluxe VerandaGrand Veranda StateroomRoyal Veranda StateroomJunior SuiteStudio Veranda SingleExplorer SuiteOwner's SuiteTransfer Package
Svalbard Explorer 15 May 202524 May 202510Helsinki$13,495$10,495$11,095$11,795$12,395$12,695$13,495$15,695$17,795$16,595$18,395$18,995$995
Svalbard Explorer 23 May 202501 Jun 202510Helsinki$14,095$10,995$11,595$12,295$12,895$13,295$14,095$16,395$18,595$17,295$19,195$19,795$995
Svalbard Explorer 31 May 202509 Jun 202510Helsinki$13,995$10,895$11,495$12,195$12,795$13,195$13,995$16,195$18,395$17,095$19,095$19,695$995
Svalbard Explorer 08 Jun 202517 Jun 202510Helsinki$14,995$11,695$12,395$12,995$13,695$14,095$14,995$17,395$19,695$18,395$20,395$21,095$995
Svalbard Explorer 16 Jun 202525 Jun 202510Helsinki$14,995$11,695$12,395$12,995$13,695$14,095$14,995$17,395$19,695$18,395$20,395$21,095$995
Svalbard Explorer 24 Jun 202503 Jun 202510Helsinki$14,995$11,695$12,395$12,995$13,695$14,095$14,995$17,395$19,695$18,395$20,395$21,095$995
Svalbard Explorer 02 Jul 202511 Jul 202510Helsinki$14,995$11,695$12,395$12,995$13,695$14,095$14,995$17,395$19,695$18,395$20,395$21,095$995
Svalbard Explorer 10 Jul 202519 Jul 202510Helsinki$14,995$11,695$12,395$12,995$13,695$14,095$14,995$17,395$19,695$18,395$20,395$21,095$995
Svalbard Explorer 18 Jul 202527 Jul 202510Helsinki$14,995$11,695$12,395$12,995$13,695$14,095$14,995$17,395$19,695$18,395$20,395$21,095$995
Svalbard Explorer 26 Jul 202504 Aug 202510Helsinki$14,995$11,695$12,395$12,995$13,695$14,095$14,995$17,395$19,695$18,395$20,395$21,095$995
Svalbard Explorer 03 Aug 202514 Aug 202512Helsinki$16,395$12,795$13,495$14,295$14,995$15,495$16,395$19,095$21,595$20,095$22,395$23,095$995
Spitsbergen, Greenland, Iceland 13 Aug 202527 Aug 202515Helsinki / Reykjavik$21,395$16,695$17,595$18,595$19,595$20,195$21,395$24,895$28,195$26,195$29,195$30,095$695
Adventures in Northeast Greenland 26 Aug 202505 Sep 202511Reykjavik$16,195$12,695$13,395$14,095$14,895$15,295$16,195$18,895$21,395$19,895$22,095$22,895
Adventures in Northeast Greenland 04 Sep 202514 Sep 202511Reykjavik$16,195$12,695$13,395$14,095$14,895$15,295$16,195$18,895$21,395$19,895$22,095$22,895
Adventures in Northeast Greenland 13 Sep 202523 Sep 202511Reykjavik$15,695$12,195$12,995$13,695$14,395$14,795$15,695$18,295$20,695$19,295$21,395$22,095
Adventures in Northeast Greenland 22 Sep 202502 oct 202511Reykjavik$14,595$11,395$12,095$12,795$13,395$13,795$14,595$17,095$19,295$17,995$19,995$20,695
Mandatory Transfer Package Details: 


Svalbard Explorer Transfer Package: USD$995 – Includes 1 night’s pre-expedition hotel accommodation in Helsinki, roundtrip group charter air (HEL/LYR/HEL) and hotel to ship, ship to hotel or airport transfers.

Spitsbergen, Greenland and Iceland Transfer Package: US$695 – Includes 1 night’s pre-expedition hotel accommodation in Helsinki, one-way group charter air (HEL-LYR) and airport to ship transfers.

Adventures in Northeast Greenland Transfer Package:  Includes 1 night’s pre-expedition hotel accommodation in Reykjavik and hotel to ship transfer.

Kayaking $795


Ocean Explorer Cabins

Enjoy panoramic ocean views from the Deluxe Veranda Staterooms which are comfortable and peaceful. Featuring small sitting areas, a desk and double bed, you will find everything you need for an unforgettable voyage.

The Royal Veranda Staterooms are classic and spacious, offering plenty of room to stretch your legs at sea. These cabins feature a double bed, desk and private veranda to admire the views. You’ll also enjoy convenient access to all the amenities in the heart of the ship.

The Grand Veranda Staterooms are spacious and comfortable, featuring a private veranda to savour the views, a small sitting area, desk and private bathroom. Their location provides convenient access to the lounge and dining room.

In the Junior Suites, enjoy a private veranda and convenient Deck 6 location, so you’re never far from the lounge, and only a short stroll away from the downstairs dining room. These Suites feature a spacious bedroom, private bathroom and more.

The Owner’s Suite features superlative views from an expansive private veranda on the highest cabin level, plus a large master bedroom, adjacent living room and dining area, two large master bathrooms and more.

Deck Plan

Ship Details

Lounge / lecture theatre


Photography and art room

Gym, sauna and wellness centre

Sun deck

Jacuzzi’s / plunge pool

Observation lounge

Changing room/Mudroom

Viewing platforms

Hydraulic platforms

Zodiac launching platforms

Experienced Expedition Leaders

All Zodiac transfers and cruising as per the daily program

All shore landings as per the daily program

Shipboard accommodation with daily housekeeping

All meals, snacks, soft drinks and juices on board throughout your voyage

Free beer, standard wines, spirits, and cocktails during bar service hours and dinner

Formal and informal presentations by our Expedition Team and guest speakers as scheduled

Quark Expeditions® parka to keep

All miscellaneous service taxes and port charges throughout the itineraries

Complimentary Wi-Fi service on one device permitting basic Internet browsing, email, posting on social media and voice applications

Guests: 134

Dimensions: Length: 104.4m Width: 18.2m Draft: 5.3m

Speed: 15.5 knots maximum

Built: 2021

Operator: Quark Expeditions

We will tailor the perfect holiday to suit your needs.