Camp­out in Antarctica

This item appears on page 91 of the May 2008 issue.

On selected departures of Quark Expeditions’ “Active Adventure” Antarctica itineraries, Nov. 22, 2008-Feb. 26, 2009, travelers can choose from these options: a day of mountaineering or cross-country skiing, kayaking trips through Antarctic Peninsula waters or a night of camping on the Antarctic snow.

The cruise price for the 12-day “Antarctic Adventure” itineraries ranges from $4,400 per person, triple, to $12,500 for a single cabin. The camping option involves no additional charge; kayaking costs $695, and cross-country skiing or mountaineering cost $495. All equipment and instruction are provided.

Quark Expeditions (1019 Boston Post Rd., Darien, CT 06820; 800/356-5699,