North Pole Summit 2017

Join 7 International Thought-Leaders for the Summit of a Lifetime

July 20 - August 2, 2017

Just think of the dinner party stories you’ll be able to tell after traveling to the North Pole aboard the only working Russian nuclear icebreaker in the world. Seeing climate change through the eyes of famed polar photographers like our own Paul Nicklen and Cristina Mittermeier, climate researchers, and Inuit educators.

FEATURED SEALEGACY PHOTOGRAPHER: Paul Nicklen

This July, a limited number of polar-passionate travelers will be breaking ice, pushing barriers and leading change alongside the world’s top Arctic climate change experts. Paul Nicklen will be on board. 

The inaugural Quark Expeditions North Pole Summit 2017, on board one of the world’s most powerful nuclear icebreakers, is a transformative 14-day journey from Murmansk, Russia, to 90°N at the top of the world. As a participant, you’ll learn firsthand about our most pressing environmental challenges and be inspired by the brightest thought leaders in polar conservation to take action.

Your good ship, the icebreaker 50 Years of Victory

Your good ship, the icebreaker 50 Years of Victory

The Cruise of a Lifetime


Experiencing the iconic North Pole, with all of the wildlife and rugged wilderness that it entails, is something few will ever enjoy. And now you have the opportunity to take the voyage of a lifetime with seven modern-day heroes—world-renowned adventurers, photographers, writers, scientists, researchers and educators—who’ll be sharing their unique perspectives on everything from facing environmental challenges to following your dreams.

Crush through multi-year ice on the Arctic Ocean on 50 Years of Victory. Sightsee by helicopter, on the lookout for walruses, seals, whales and polar bears. Stand at 90 °N with a glass of champagne in hand—and everywhere you look is south.

During this exclusive 14-day sailing—an enhanced version of our popular North Pole: The Ultimate Arctic Adventure—you’ll discover first-hand what inspired these modern-day heroes to pursue the passions that have shaped their contributions to society.

Find out how you can translate your passions into positive social change. Book your place at the table today, space is limited. Contact your Polar Travel Adviser for more details at 1.888.979.2061.

Featured SeaLEgacy Photographer: Cristina Mittermeier

Cristina’s inspired photography documents the fascinating places where nature and humanity intersect. She has edited and published 24 books on conservation issues and has had her work featured in publications such as Science and Nature magazine. Currently the co-founder and president of SeaLegacy, Cristina was named one of the world’s top 40 most influential outdoor photographers by Outdoor magazine.