Today, Quark Expeditions, the leader in polar adventures, released new renderings of its game-changing polar expedition ship, Ultramarine, which will set sail in the Antarctic 2020-21 season.
The renderings showcase new livery featuring Quark Expeditions’ distinctive yellow “Q” logo spanning the full height of the ship, reflecting Quark’s mission to go beyond the predictable. New interior renderings highlight Ultramarine’s spacious suites as well as a range of striking public spaces, including the ship’s main restaurant, panorama lounge, lecture theater, ready room, polar boutique, spa, sauna and fitness center.
“We are proud and excited to see the vision behind Ultramarine come to life,” says Andrew White, president of Quark Expeditions. “From the bold exterior to the comfortable, contemporary interior, our internal and external teams have come together to create a truly unique ship that will present unprecedented possibilities for our guests. This one-of-a-kind ship will provide passengers from across the globe an ultra-immersive, ultra-inspiring, ultra-exciting polar experience second to none.”
In addition to its unmatched portfolio of off-ship adventure options, which will include activities such as flightseeing, heli-hiking and heli-skiing, Ultramarine will provide guests an exceptional onboard experience, with 102 suites across nine categories, including six solo suites with floor-to-ceiling windows and the largest entry-level twin suites of its class. Each suite has been meticulously designed to keep guests inspired by, and connected to, the breathtaking polar landscapes outside and will include spacious entryways, spa-inspired bathrooms with heated floors throughout and premium sleep zones.
Public spaces on Ultramarine include:
Main Restaurant – Featuring outstanding views from every seat, full access to the 360-degree wraparound deck, a wine-tasting bar, and a variety of seating configurations to comfortably accommodate all guests and expedition staff.
Panorama Lounge and Bar – A relaxed gathering spot featuring unobstructed panoramic views and an outdoor, forward-facing Observation Deck.
Lecture Theater – A comfortable space where passengers