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Save Up To £2,750pp On Antarctica Discovery: Across The Antarctic Circle

Valid for travel 19 January – 2 February 2024

Valid for travel 19 January – 2 February 2024. Offer can be withdrawn at any time. 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 £14,830pp

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 2024

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-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 Zodiac excursions led by A&K expert naturalist driver-guides
  • Traveller’s valet® laundry service
  • All gratuities, port charges and taxes
  • Complimentary expedition parka, backpack and water bottle, and use of waterproof trousers, boots and trekking poles
  • 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 14 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  £17,575  £14,830
 Deluxe Stateroom  £19,145  £16,400
 Premier Stateroom  £19,930  £17,185
 Prestige Suite  £28,175  £25,425
 Premier 2 room suite  £31,315  £28,565
 Privilege 2 room Suite  £32,490  £29,745
 Grand Deluxe 2 room suite  £36,810  £34,060
 Grand Privilege 3 room suite  £40,730  £37,985
 Owner's Suite  £43,480  £40,730


Prices above are based on two people sharing. Single supplement from £12,660

Departure date

The departure date for this Luxury Polar Expedition is:

19 January – 2 February 2024 (15 days)


This departure is aboard Le Lyrial 

View Le Lyrial deck plan (PDF – 1,740 KB)

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

Rob Caskie, Historian

Born in South Africa, Rob became a photographic safari guide and wildlife filmmaker in Botswana's Okavango Delta, launching his own business in 2011 as a professional speaker and tour guide. With a flair for storytelling, Rob has lectured around the world and on numerous expeditions, knowing that there are powerful lessons to be learned from such tales as those told of the Battle of Isandlwana, Rorke's Drift and early Antarctic exploration.

Russ Manning, Naturalist Guide

Born in Sussex, Russ joined the British Royal Marine Commandos on his 17th birthday. Serving for 15 years, he journeyed on to the beautiful South Orkneys, working as boatman, travel guide and winter base commander, earning him the Polar Medal. Since 1990, he has embarked upon expedition vessels as a Zodiac driver and naturalist. When not in the polar latitudes, Russ operates a lifeguard search and rescue patrol boat out of Brighton Marina, England.


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

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