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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

17 nights

Price guide

From £15,300pp

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, South Georgia & the Falkland Islands

Cruise the South Shetlands Islands in search of rare Antarctic wildlife, discover rich history in the Falkland Islands and explore abundant natural phenomena in South Georgia.  Experience the hidden treasures of Antarctica on this voyage, following in the footsteps of explorers such as Sir Ernest Shackleton. Journey through the polar wilderness aboard luxury mega-yacht, Le Lyrial, savouring the glacial beauty from the comfort of your guaranteed balcony accommodation.


  • Cruise for 15 nights (13 January departure) on elegant Le Lyrial, enjoying guaranteed balcony accommodation and a guest capacity limited to just 199, only when exclusively chartered by A&K
  • Begin your journey with two nights at the beautiful Park Hyatt Palacio Duhau on Alvear Avenue in Buenos Aires
  • Sail with an exceptional crew hand-picked by A&K, featuring our award-winning expedition team, an experienced service staff and crew, and an impressive on-board ratio of one staff member to every 1.3 guests
  • Enjoy all-inclusive cruising covering on-board meals and house drinks, Zodiac excursions, expedition gear, port charges, tips, Traveller’s Valet® laundry service, and complimentary wifi
  • Voyage to the Falkland Islands to explore this remote archipelago full of cultural history and myriad wildlife
  • Explore historic, wildlife-rich South Georgia, visiting spectacular king penguin colonies and legendary sites that tell the story of Antarctica’s greatest explorer, Sir Ernest Shackleton
  • Experience the best of Antarctica during excursions led by an expedition team deeply in tune with the local environment


Please download the PDF to view all prices for our Antarctica Luxury Expedition Cruises

See all of our 2020-2021 prices (PDF – 73KB)

A longer, family-friendly departure is available in December 2020.

Departure date

The departure date for this Luxury Polar Expedition is:

1 January 2020 – 18 January 2020 (18 days)

13 January 2021 – 30 January 2021 (18 days)


This departure is aboard Le Lyrial.

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


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Learn more about our luxury tailor-made holidays and unparalleled escorted tours to Antarctica

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