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An Antarctica Cruise on board the G Expedition with Polartours

Activities & Add-Ons

Enhace your Polar Expedition Cruise

Included Activities

Zodiac rides

About Zodiacs

Embarking on a polar adventure, Zodiac rides in Antarctica and the Arctic offer unparalleled opportunities to explore these pristine regions. Navigating icy waters, you'll witness towering ice formations, calving icebergs, and pristine beaches. Zodiac rides are an unforgettable adventure, showcasing the breathtaking beauty of the icy wonderland.


Oceanwide Plancius

Hiking in Antarctica and the Arctic presents adventurous opportunities to explore the rugged terrains, witness breathtaking vistas, and connect intimately with these remote and extraordinary environments. Landing excursions take you ashore, offering an immersive experience in this pristine wilderness. Guided by knowledgeable experts, you'll explore the delicate ecosystem, encounter wildlife, and marvel at the vastness of the icy landscape. Our landing excursions provide a rare opportunity to connect with nature, hike in and create memories that will last a lifetime.

Scientific Lectures

Quark Expeditions Lecture

Scientific lectures on board Arctic and Antarctic cruises offer an enriching and educational experience. Renowned experts and researchers provide captivating presentations, sharing their in-depth knowledge about the polar regions' unique ecosystems, climate change, and wildlife conservation. Through these lectures, passengers gain a deeper understanding of the regions.

Additional activities

With additional add-ons, you can personalize your trip and include extraordinary experiences to your itinerary. This allows you to make the most of your trip and see more of your destination to truly appreciate its variety and highlights. Select add-ons during the booking process, by viewing the optional activities suggested on a trip itinerary. If you’re not sure which add-ons to choose, that's no problem. We’re happy to give you recommendations, and can adapt your booking if necessary.

Ski mountaineering in the Arctic Fjords: Three-day island-hopping

Ski mountaineering

Price: upon request

Get up close to the rugged peaks and astonishing natural beauty of the Arctic fjords by mountaineering on skis! This adrenaline extension takes you onto glaciers and into mountains, ascending up to 1,000 meters (3,000 feet) for unbeatable views.

Exclusive heli-landing

Exclusive Heli-Landing

Price: Upon request

Add to your exhilaration by looking down on either the Arctic or Antarctica from a helicopter and then touching down on remote sites where ships can’t navigate. Pure adventure!

Alpine heli-trekking

Alpine Heli-hiking

Price: Upon request

Experience hiking treks only accessible by air. Embark on a helicopter trip over the Antarctic Peninsula, then enjoy the beautiful scenery up close as you hike or snowshoe trek alongside remote ridgelines, glaciers, and snow-topped peaks.

Polar paddling excursion

Paddling Excursion

Price: Upon request

Get out onto the polar waters in a stable, two-person inflatable kayak. Enjoy an intimate look at an unforgettable landscape and see the beauty from an entirely new perspective.

Mountain biking in Greenland

mountain biking

Price: Upon request

Ride some of the world’s best mountain biking routes in this excursion made for active adventurers! Take a helicopter to the start of your route and then explore the stunning topography of southern Greenland.

Stand-up paddleboarding in Antarctica

Stand Up Paddleboarding


Combine surfing and kayaking into one unique Antarctic experience.

Accompanied by a safety zodiac boat, paddle around calm bays and harbors for an unbeatable view of Antarctica on the open water.

Polar diving

polar diving

Price: upon request

Explore the coldest and most extreme underwater world! A diving excursion in either the Arctic or Antarctica allows you to witness the underbellies of icebergs, exotic marine life, and more. Note this add-on is for experienced divers only.

Sea kayaking


Price: Upon request

Embark on an exhilarating sea kayaking adventure in some of the world's most magnificent and biodiverse wilderness areas, including Antarctica and the Arctic. Take in the breathtaking scenery as you navigate through ice and icebergs of all shapes and sizes.

Polar snorkeling

Polar Snorkeling

Price: Upon request

Discover an underwater world unlike any other! Awe at the amazing speed and grace of penguins, marvel at beautiful sculpted icebergs below the water, and swim through marine life such as crustaceans, isopods, starfish, and nudibranchs!

Polar photography workshop

photo workshop

Price: Upon request

Learn tips and tricks from an expert photographer to help you capture your polar experience like a pro. An incredible opportunity for photographers and videographers of all skill levels.

Camping in Antarctica

Camping in Antarctica

Price: Upon request

Take your expedition to the next level with a once-in-a-lifetime overnight camping adventure in Antarctica! Sleep under a sky full of stars with gear provided by your ship operator. This is one of the most popular add-on activities, so we recommend you book early.

Polar snowshoeing

Polar snowshoeing

Price: Upon request

Explore the Arctic or Antarctica in a completely different way. Padding across the soft, powdery snow is easier than hiking in boots, and allows you to visit phenomenal viewpoints to take in all the spectacular scenery.

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