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Save Up To £2,635pp On Antarctica Discovery: Across The Antarctic Circle

Valid for travel 18 January – 1 February 2023

Valid for travel 18 January – 1 February 2023. Offer can be withdrawn at any time. For Ts&Cs and availability, please speak to one of our travel specialists.

50% off the single supplement for Antarctica Discovery: Beyond the Antarctic Circle 2023

Valid for travel 18 January – 1 February 2023

Offer subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time. Combinable with early booking discount, but not combinable with any other offers. Valid on categories 1-3 only. For Ts&Cs and availability, please speak to one of our travel specialists.



Passenger capacity is 240 but limited to 199 exclusively on A&K charters. This allows us to deliver an authentic small-ship cruising experience, optimised to offer comfortable, uncrowded access to beautiful public spaces.
Holiday Length

14 nights

Price guide

From £13,455pp

The price shown is a guide – based on two people sharing and excluding international flights. Please reference the Departure dates & prices box below for more details and ask your travel specialist for more information.
Holiday type



A&K expedition – Antarctica Discovery: Beyond the Antarctic Circle 2023

Embark on the Luxury Expedition Cruise of a lifetime aboard Le Lyrial. Witness the beauty of Antarctica’s towering icebergs, blue glaciers and spectacular wildlife up close. Enjoy thrilling, expert-led excursions by Zodiac boat. Venture beyond the Antarctic Circle to the historic, rarely explored treasures of the Southern Ocean. Discover wildlife-rich Marguerite Bay, the southernmost region believed to have been visited by Palmer. A full programme of lectures affords you fascinating insights into the ‘White Continent’ throughout your voyage. Follow in the footsteps of the world’s greatest polar explorers, discovering famed islands and thrilling tales of adventure. 


  • Exclusively chartered, all-inclusive voyage led by A&K’s expedition team and local guides
  • Pre- and/or post-cruise stays at stylish, ideally located hotels and A&K-led city tours
  • Airport meet and greet and transfers
  • Private balcony with every on-board accommodation and butler service with every suite
  • Maximum personnel-to-guest ratio of 1 to 1.3
  • Culinary program featuring French-inspired cuisine, including house drinks, afternoon tea and pastries
  • 24-hour room service and breakfast in bed
  • Choice of curated, included shore excursions with expert guides
  • Traveller’s valet® laundry service
  • All gratuities, port charges and taxes
  • Complimentary wi-fi on board and in hotels
  • On-board service from an English-speaking staff, including an accredited physician
  • 24/7 A&K on-call support 
  • Cruise for 12 nights across the Southern Ocean to the White Continent, all from aboard a luxurious mega-yacht exclusively chartered by A&K
  • Join a rare group of explorers who attempt to voyage beyond the Antarctic Circle for further discovery of the fascinating Antarctic Peninsula
  • Search for some of the world’s most astounding wildlife, including gentoo penguins, wandering albatrosses, leopard seals, orcas and humpback whales Experience a thrilling enrichment program of Zodiac excursions, lectures and time on shore with the 18-plus members of A&K’s award-winning Expedition Team
  • Begin your adventure with a two-night stay in Buenos Aires, exploring this fiery Latin city with your choice of shore excursion


 Cabin  Per person from  Special offer price
 Classic Stateroom  £16,085  £13,455
 Deluxe Stateroom  £17,590  £14,955
 Premier Stateroom  £18,340  £15,710
 Prestige Suite  £25,860  £23,230
 Premier 2 room suite  £28,490  £25,860
 Privilege 2 room Suite  £29,620  £26,985
 Grand Deluxe 2 room suite  £33,380  £30,745
 Grand Privilege 3 room suite  £37,140  £34,505
 Owner's Suite  £40,145  £37,515


Prices above are based on two people sharing. Single supplement from £11,565

View 2024 tour details and departure dates >

Departure date

The departure dates for this Luxury Polar Expedition are:

18 January – 1 February 2023 (15 days)


This departure is aboard Le Lyrial  

Journey details

Due to the nature of Luxury Expedition Cruises, itineraries are for guidance purposes only and may be adjusted due to unforeseen circumstances including weather, wildlife, ice, medical emergencies and other conditions beyond A&K’s control at the sole discretion of the Captain onboard.

Featured experts

Dr. T.H. Baughman, Historian and Polar Exploration Expert

A professor emeritus from the University of Central Oklahoma and current teacher at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, T.H. is also the author of numerous books, including four on the polar regions.

Matt Messina, Marine Mammal Expert

A lifelong student of the natural world and the art of illustration, Matt is a graduate of College of the Atlantic and the author and illustrator of The Gulf of Maine: An Illustrated Field Guide.


Proof of COVID-19 full vaccination is required for this programme. See our Frequently Asked Questions.

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