Quark Expeditions renames Sea Adventurer to become Ocean Adventurer

Sea Adventurer the small polar expedition ship operated by Quark Expeditions a provider of expeditions to the Polar Regions, is to change her name to Ocean Adventurer. The change follows a multi-million-dollar interior renovation and technical upgrade of the ship.

Originally built in Yugoslavia in 1976, Ocean Adventurer is designed to carry 132 passengers in comfort to the most remote corners of the world.

The significant refurbishment will give the ship a totally new look and feel.

  • A refreshed, contemporary new look and feel throughout the ship.
  • The addition of six new twin cabins and three new suites.
  • All existing cabins will be furnished with all new soft furnishings and brand new bathrooms.
  • Main common areas such as the Lounge and Dining Room will be remodelled as well as the Bar.
  • Major technical enhancements – include two new Rolls Royce engines, which will significantly increase fuel efficiency and minimised carbon footprint.

“We’re incredibly excited to have collaborated with a team of marine architects, engineers, interior designers and our own polar expedition specialists to enhance and revitalize the Ocean Adventurer,” said Andrew White, President of Quark Expeditions. “Passengers and expedition staff love this vessel, and have always enjoyed the intimate atmosphere and authenticity of this true expedition ship. Now everyone will enjoy greater comforts, amenities, and an enhanced on board experience.”

Quark Expeditions continues to offer a wide variety of arctic expeditions tailored for every budget and schedule.

Specialising in expeditions to Antarctic and the Arctic, Quark Expeditions has been the leading provider of polar adventure travel for 25 years. With a diverse fleet of specially-equipped small expedition vessels, icebreakers, and unique land-based adventures, it offers travellers unparalleled access to the most remote places on earth. Led by passionate and seasoned expedition teams, including scientists, naturalists and researchers, the on-board program focuses on guest interaction to educate and enrich the passenger experience.