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At home in the world’s most striking destinations, A&K's programme of Luxury Expedition Cruises delivers an artful combination of passion, experience, dynamism, and unrivalled expertise from start to finish. Expect no less than ultimate luxury as you embark on an exciting adventure to visit remote communities, sample culinary delights and experience the majesty of some of the world’s greatest landmarks. Our state-of-the-art mega-yachts are chosen specifically for each voyage – robust vessels embark on our exciting polar adventures and spacious, sleek boats cruise on our cultural expeditions.
See below for our A&K Luxury Polar Expedition Cruises and Cultural Expedition Cruises or alternatively, visit Antarctica & the Arctic  for other voyages.

2021 cruises

Cruise Departure date Nights Price from
A&K expedition – Classic Antarctica
January 3 12 £10,685pp
A&K expedition – Antarctica, Falklands & South Georgia
January 13 17
£15,300pp

Why travel on an A&K Luxury Expedition Cruise

Experience and heritage

When it comes to expeditions to these wild and wonderful frontiers, you know you’re in safe hands with us because: 

  • The A&K polar team have over thirty years of cruising experience between them and include renowned scientists, geologists, historians as well as expert Zodiac guides
  • We’ve led over 300 expeditions and our robust mega-yachts are equipped with state-of-the-art technology
  • We know the places to stop – from classic highlights to rarely visited locations 
  • Our experience and knowledge ensure we always protect and preserve these fragile areas, working with local scientists to study and prevent the effects of global warming  

Our ships, built for safety and comfort

Our Luxury Expedition Cruises rely on expert preparation and the latest technological equipment. We accept only the highest standard when it comes to your safety and enjoyment. We guarantee: 

  • Ice-class ratings on both Le Lyrial and Le Boreal mean we safely navigate frozen polar regions 
  • First-class stabilisation systems, powered by Rolls-Royce technology, make cruising comfortable 
  • The latest communication, navigation and safety equipment 
  • A maximum guest capacity reduced to either 150 or 199 guests, ensuring an intimate on-board ratio of one staff member to every 1.3 guests
 

A conscientious cultural experience

Our Luxury Cultural Expeditions explore exciting destinations across the globe, bringing you up close to unique cultures and fascinating traditions. This is only possible because: 

  • We work with local communities through A&K Philanthropy (AKP) to support innovative projects and showcase the work of local artisans in AKP art auctions
  • Our on-board enrichment team have a sound knowledge of the region and its history, geography, local communities and wildlife
  • We offer a range of exciting excursions in each new destination – enjoy panoramic walking tours, hands-on cooking classes and private musical performances among other experiences

True Luxury

After longs days exploring glacial wonderlands or vibrant cities, unwind on luxury vessels as you make your way to the next exciting adventure. Our attention to detail ensures a signature luxury you expect only with A&K, including: 

  • Stylish, elegant design and a guaranteed private balcony with every accommodation type
  • Complimentary butler service with every suite  
  • All-inclusive cruising – an exciting range of lectures, events and experiences curated by our award-winning enrichment team 
  • No hidden extras: enjoy complimentary wifi and a laundry service, tips paid by A&K and a choice of included onshore excursions
 

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