Celebration Time in
South Greenland

on July 16, our technologically-advanced ship, Ultramarine, pushed off from Narsarsuaq, Greenland, on the inaugural sailing of the innovative new voyage Greenland Adventure: Explore By Land, Sea and Air.Guests on this voyage will be the first to enjoy helicopter-supported adventure options, such as Greenland Ice Sheet Experience, heli-hiking, heli-mountain biking and alpine kayaking, among others. When back on the ship after a day spent exploring the lush landscape of South Greenland, guests will relax and rejuvenate thanks to Ultramarine’s superb onboard amenities, which feature Tundra Spa and our sauna with floor-to-ceiling windows.

Stay tuned to hear more as our guests become the first to explore South Greenland by sea, land and air—all on one voyage.

Why Travel with Quark Expeditions

  • We have the most experienced expedition team in the polar industry
  • We take our customers deeper into the Polar Regions than any other operator
  • With over 30 years of experience as polar specialists, we know the Polar Regions better than anyone!

The newest ship in our fleet, Ultramarine, is designed to go beyond the familiar in polar exploration, to discover new places, and to immerse you in the best the region has to offer.

Equipped with two twin-engine helicopters, Ultramarine offers the most robust portfolio of adventure activities in the industry, the most spacious suites in its category, breathtaking public spaces, and more outdoor wildlife viewing spaces than other expedition ships its size. It also features an innovative mix of sustainability features that exceed all industry standards.

With all this and more, Ultramarine is set to deliver the ultimate polar expedition experience.

Ship Specifications




16.4ft (5.1m)


Marshall Islands




4, fully enclosed


420 ft (128m)


1A+, PC6


16 knots, in open water


Ready Room

Ready Rooms

Designed for efficiency—with wider hallways, plenty of seating, and conveniently located bathrooms—our two ready rooms allow guests to quickly change in and out of their expedition gear.​

Polar Boutique

Polar Boutique

Forgot something at home? Don’t worry. Our Polar Boutique is stocked with the industry’s top cold-weather expedition gear. ​

Ultramarine Ambassadors Theater

Ambassador Theater

A state-of-the-art, high-resolution LED screen wall in the main theater ensures high-definition viewing of presentations from your Expedition Team from any angle. ​

Balena Restaurant

Balena Restaurant

Featuring table tops that accommodate 2 to 10, guests can enjoy a quiet dinner with a loved one or join a larger table of new friends. Guests will also enjoy views from every seat in addition to direct access to the wraparound deck.

Ultramarine's Bridge


During your voyage you may be given access to the Bridge, where you can observe how the Captain and officers sail and navigate the ship.

Bistro 487

Bistro 487

Guests can enjoy a meal in the Bistro which offers an indoor/outdoor dining experience. Perfect for enjoying the polar landscapes.

Tundra Spa

Tundra Spa

Offering a variety of treatments exclusively crafted for our guests, the spa and adjacent steam room allow passengers; to fully relax and unwind before their next off-ship adventure.

Tundra Sauna & Steam Room

Tundra Sauna

Perfectly juxtaposed luxury: guests can rest and relax in the comfort and warmth of the sauna while enjoying the spectacular views outside.​

Fitness Center

Fitness Center

In the fully-equipped fitness center, featuring a separate yoga space with views to the outside.

Panorama Lounge and Bar

Panorama Lounge and Bar

Enclosed in glass and featuring unobstructed views, the Panorama Lounge and Bar allows guests to relax indoors while staying connected to the awe-inspiring landscapes drifting by. ​It serves as a cozy gathering point where guests can sip a glass of wine, engage in great conversation, indulge in a board game, or socialize at the bar—and, later in the evening, bust a move on the dance floor.