Luxury Antarctica Cruises
Luxury Antarctic Travel
More than your seventh continent, Antarctica is an extraordinary and deeply inspiring destination filled with unforgettable, once-in-a-lifetime adventures. Our luxury Antarctica Cruises take you comfortably to the edge of this untamed wilderness on voyages across the Southern Ocean, where you join the ranks of legendary explorers like Sir Ernest Shackleton, and enjoy the thrilling company of our own award-winning Expedition Team, each deeply familiar with the wonders of Antarctica.
Once there, find yourself surrounded by gargantuan icebergs, towering mountains that thrust out of the ocean, glaciers that curl over the tops of seaside cliffs, geothermal beaches and beautiful nights under the Midnight Sun. Antarctica’s many magical displays don’t stop there, with all of these landscapes serving as a backdrop for rare and abundant marine and birdlife you simply can’t experience anywhere else on earth.
Celebrating 30 Years of Luxury Expedition Cruises
Watch Our New Video and Join Us in Celebrating Three Decades at Sea
In 1991, A&K embarked on our first voyage to Antarctica, going where few dared to go with the most remarkable experts at sea, bar none. Watch our new feature video and join us in celebrating 30 years of Luxury Expedition Cruises — and an exciting new season of voyages — with a truly one-of-a-kind Expedition Team.
A&K's Cruises to Antarctica
Luxury Expedition Cruises Exclusively chartered, all-inclusive voyages led by A&K’s Expedition Team.13 days from $12,995 per person was $15,995Limited to 199 guests
Luxury Expedition Cruises Exclusively chartered, all-inclusive voyages led by A&K’s Expedition Team.18 days from $19,495 per person was $23,495Limited to 199 guests
Luxury Expedition Cruises Exclusively chartered, all-inclusive voyages led by A&K’s Expedition Team.18 days from $19,995 per person was $23,995Limited to 199 guests
Why Cruise with A&K?
Every A&K voyage is exclusively chartered to bring you the best of everything, and features not just an expertly selected vessel, but also a private balcony with every accommodation, a limited guest count far below capacity and a remarkable personnel-to-guest ratio at 1 to 1.3.
Gratuities, transfers, port charges, Wi-Fi and laundry service are among the many things we include on every A&K cruise. You’ll also enjoy complimentary expedition gear and rental equipment, all Zodiac excursions, and a beautiful, all-inclusive culinary experience with unlimited house drinks.
Get an Expert’s Insight on Our 2021–22 Antarctica Cruises
Watch 10-minute video overviews for these 2021–22 Luxury Expedition Cruises to Antarctica, narrated by the experts who’ve helped design them.
What Our Guests Say
I cannot find enough superlatives to describe this trip. Everything and everyone was above my hopes. A&K staff were incredibly competent and caring.
— Theodore; Portland, OR
I return home a much more learned and calm human, as I have been touched by a land of complete peace and exceptional beauty — a land as it should be.
— Tanya; Abilene, TX
Watch Our Videos to See Us in Action in Antarctica
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 insights into the unique synergy of landscape, wildlife and heroic lore that is Antarctica.
From awarded-winning scientists and habitat conservationists to photographers, historians and cultural experts, A&K’s polar Expedition Team boasts a wealth of unmatched experience and naturalist guides representing the best in their fields.
Step aboard all-balcony 'Le Lyrial' and cruise the world’s most remote Antarctic waters in total comfort. Expect premium accommodations with a private balcony for every guest; top-notch service from an experienced, English-speaking staff; and every unexpected luxury for unequaled exploration across the wild Southern Ocean.
Discover More of the Southern Ocean with A&K
From unique wildlife to incredible scenery not found 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.
Home to a staggering array 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.
Travel writer Eileen Ogintz shares her favorite moments from a special family departure of Antarctica, South Georgia and the Falkland Islands, during which dozens of young explorers and their parents and grandparents embarked on the adventure of a lifetime.
Stories from Antarctica
Dive into firsthand stories, favorite blog posts and the latest trip logs from our Antarctica cruises.
Catch up on the latest action from our most recent voyages to Antarctica with daily trips logs from A&K’s Expedition Team.