Expeditionary Cruising

Get to the heart of the action: up close and personal with wildlife, accompanied by expert guides and naturalists.

Welcome aboard our 2019/2020 Luxury Polar & Cultural Expedition Cruises.

Whether plying the Southern Ocean, retracing the Northwest Passage, or exploring the outer reaches of Australia’s last frontier, A&K Luxury Expedition Cruises reveal the far-flung corners of our planet as no one else can. Join us on unparalleled and luxurious voyages to the Antarctic, Arctic, Japan and Greece, as well as aboard exciting new cruises to Italy and Australia’s Kimberley.

Backed by an award-winning, expedition cruising legacy spanning more than 25 years, we stake our reputation on every voyage — insisting on only the finest Expedition Team, vessels, excursions, planning and service. We limit our exclusively chartered vessels to no more than 199 guests, affording a private balcony with every stateroom and a peerless personnel-to-guest ratio of 1 to 1.3. And every voyage is truly all-inclusive, encompassing all excursions, meals, house drinks and onboard gratuities.

Featured Expeditionary Cruising

Group of 15013 days, from AU$18,295
Kimberley Cruise: Australia’s Last Frontier (2019)

Join A&K’s world-renowned Expedition Team aboard ‘Le Laperouse,’ embarking on a shore-hopping exploration of northwestern Australia’s stunning Kimberley region.

Group13 days, from AU$18,295
Group of 19912 days, from US$14,995
Classic Antarctica (2018-2019)

Embark on an award-winning Luxury Expedition Cruise for the centerpiece of the Southern Hemisphere - extraordinary Antarctica - discovering towering icebergs, impressive glaciers and wildlife in abundance.

Group12 days, from US$14,995
Group of 19917 days, from US$21,995
Antarctica, South Georgia & The Falkland Islands (2018-2019)

Set sail with A&K's award-winning Expedition Team on all-balcony 'Le Lyrial,' embarking on a panoramic voyage that includes wildlife-rich South Georgia, the unspoiled Falklands and the wild shores of Antarctica.

Group17 days, from US$21,995
Group of 19915 days, from AU$27,845
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Antarctic Discovery: Palmer’s Bicentennial Expedition (2020)

Cruise on a once-in-a-lifetime voyage commemorating the 200th anniversary of the discovery of Antarctica, featuring a unique itinerary exploring historic areas and wildlife-rich islands, as well as the chance to travel within the Antarctic Circle.

Group15 days, from AU$27,845

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