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Luxury Expedition Cruises

Antarctic Cruise Adventure 2023


Departure date Dec 10 - Dec 22, 2025

13 days from $16,995 per person

Limited to 199 guests

Embark on the Luxury Expedition Cruise of a lifetime to extraordinary Antarctica, where towering icebergs and massive glaciers showcase flawless beauty. Discover the effects of rising global temperatures firsthand with enthralling lectures by climate scientist Dr. James McClintock, enjoy daily Zodiac excursions to the White Continent and witness rare and thrilling wildlife up close — from lively penguin colonies to several species of whales.

A&K Advantages

  • Cruise for 10 nights on an exclusively A&K chartered expedition to Antarctica, timed during the peak of the austral summer
  • Explore the Antarctic Peninsula for five action-packed days of adventure with A&K’s award-winning Expedition Team and daily Zodiac excursions
  • Discover rare yet abundant wildlife, such as Adélie penguins, humpback whales and giant albatrosses
  • Experience a focus on climate change research, joined by special guest and noted Antarctic researcher Dr. James McClintock, who offers a lecture series on the impact of rising global temperatures on this fragile ecosystem
  • Begin your journey with a two-night stay in Buenos Aires and explore this vibrant Latin city with your choice of shore excursion

Your Host

Fernando Barroso de Oliveira
Fernando Barroso de Oliveira, A&K Chairman’s Ambassador

As the Chairman’s Ambassador, Fernando hosts your cruise with his own special brand of joie de vivre. A natural raconteur who’s fluent in seven languages, his instinctive rapport and boundless enthusiasm for exploration and discovery are a delight to experience. Fernando has cruised the world over decades in travel, forging lasting connections with every place he’s gone and every person he’s travelled with — and he looks forward to doing the same with you.

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Itinerary at a Glance

DEC 10
Arrive Buenos Aires, Argentina
DEC 11
Buenos Aires | Vibrant Latin American City
DEC 12
Ushuaia | Gateway to Antarctica
DEC 13–14
Drake Passage | Legendary Waters
DEC 15–19
Antarctica | The White Continent
DEC 20–21
Drake Passage | Memorable Return
DEC 22
Depart Ushuaia

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