Travel to Antarctica
More than 25 years since launching our first voyage to Antarctica, Abercrombie & Kent continues to set the standard for modern expedition cruising. Now having operated over 200 successful polar expeditions, we continue to deliver the most inspiring voyages to Antarctica. We control every aspect of our voyages, from the top-notch service to the execution of an expertly crafted itinerary aboard exclusively chartered luxury vessels. We have the highest crew- and guide-to-guest ratios, every Zodiac driver we employ is a qualified field naturalist and our Expedition Team reflects unmatched expertise in every category, from marine biology and ornithology to history and climate change.
A&K's Cruises to Antarctica
Luxury Expedition Cruises17 Days from $16,995 was $20,995Limited to 199 guests
Luxury Expedition Cruises17 Days from $17,995 was $21,995Limited to 199 guests
Why Travel to Antarctica with A&K?
Experience the Advantage of Expertise
More than 25 years and 200 polar expeditions since our first voyage to Antarctica, A&K continues to set the standard for modern expedition cruising. Expect everything from top-notch service to a remarkably orchestrated itinerary, all designed by the experts at A&K.
Cruise remote Antarctic waters in the lap of luxury aboard luxurious, all-balcony 'Le Lyrial.' Limited to just 199 guests and manned by the finest Expedition Team cruising the Southern Ocean today, this luxury expedition cruiser reveals the wonders of the Antarctic at their very best.
Town & Country Awards A&K "Best Overall, Expedition Cruises"
Building on a longstanding tradition of excellence, Town & Country has just honored A&K with Best Overall, Best On-Shore Activities and Best Food awards in its 2016 Expedition Cruise category.
See What Our Guests Are Saying
The lectures were a standout. The knowledge held by the speakers was apparent, but even more impressive was their ability to communicate it to a wide-ranging audience. Great storytelling!
The entire A&K team made this a truly wonderful and spectacular experience. We do not think that we will be able to travel with anyone other than A&K after this amazing experience.
Explore More of Antarctica with A&K
From unique wildlife to landscapes (and seascapes) you won’t find anywhere else, Antarctica is a place that defies explanation. Discover our ten favorite reasons for visiting the Great White Continent and find your inspiration for the adventure of a lifetime.
South Georgia is home to one of the most staggering arrays of birdlife on the planet. While that in itself is deserving of a visit, it's only the tip of the iceberg. See how South Georgia's wildlife, mountains, fjords and epic history culminate for a can’t-miss stop on any Antarctic journey.
Follow along as travel writer Eileen Ogintz shares her favorite moments from a special family departure of Antarctica, South Georgia and the Falkland Islands. Step aboard as she embarks with 34 A&K Young Explorers accompanied by their parents, grandparents and the A&K Expedition Team for the adventure of a lifetime.
Learn who really rules the rookery on the White Continent with our handy guide to penguin species, and see how emperors stack up next to kings and Adélies weigh in against rockhoppers.
Read Our New Stories from Antarctica
A&K is excited to introduce Stories from Antarctica, our new blog series of firsthand stories – dispatches, moments, eye-openers – as told by our guests and Expedition Team about their most unforgettable experiences across the Southern Ocean.
Watch Our Videos
Ride along on an Antarctic shore excursion with the A&K Expedition Team and listen in as our climate ecology expert, Dr. Jim McClintock shares his insights into the unique synergy of landscape, wildlife and heroic lore that is Antarctica.
The award-wining A&K Expedition Team boasts a wealth of experience unmatched by any other in the travel industry. We carefully select naturalist guides who are leaders in their fields, whether as research scientists, wildlife photographers or habitat conservationists.
Step aboard luxurious, all-balcony 'Le Lyrial' and cruise the world’s most remote Antarctic waters in the lap of luxury. Limited to just 199 guests and manned by the finest expedition staff cruising the Southern Ocean today, this luxury expedition cruiser reveals the wonders of the Antarctic at their very best.