Abercrombie & Kent began 60 years ago on the plains of Africa, where Geoffrey Kent and his parents, Valerie and Colonel John Kent, pioneered a new style of luxury adventure travel. From our first journeys in 1962, A&K grew into a globe-spanning network of companies, opening destinations previously inaccessible to visitors and establishing a new benchmark for experiential travel. Today, we are the world’s premier luxury travel company, with an unrivaled legacy of creating memorable, inspiring adventures in more than 100 countries on all seven continents. Our approach combines singular service, authentic local expertise and beyond-the-guidebook insider access, all of which come together to create a journey of a lifetime, every time you travel with us.
Inspiration on the Water: Cruising with A&K
A&K’s cruising journeys let you experience a world of destinations from a rewarding new perspective. Choose from an expedition to Antarctica or the Arctic on an all-balcony, exclusively chartered vessel; a cruise along the great rivers of Europe on a stylish river ship; or a gentle journey down a quiet canal in the French countryside on an intimate barge. Explore the many options for cruising with A&K.
Luxury Expedition Cruises
Exclusively chartered, expert-led expeditions to exotic locales, with a maximum group size of 199 guests. Backed by more than 25 years' experience, A&K's exclusive chartered journeys to Antarctica, the Arctic, the Northwest Passage, Japan, Greece, Australia and Italy and take place on luxurious all-balcony, exclusively chartered ships.
Connections European River Cruise Journeys
Elegant cruising on Europe's great rivers, with a maximum group size of 24 guests. European river journeys feature A&K-exclusive shore excursions, stays in boutique hotels in the heart of major cities, meals at reserved tables with your group of like-minded travelers — both on board and ashore — and sightseeing in Europe's greatest locales, with the exclusive services of an A&K Resident Tour Director.
European Canal Barge Cruises
Tranquil voyages along Europe's scenic canals and rivers. Experience France and other countries at their most scenic and serene on a barge cruise, enjoying relaxed sightseeing and delicious food and wines. Book a scheduled cruise or charter a vessel for your family or group.
Explore the Heart of a Destination by Land and River on One Amazing Journey
Many of A&K's most popular Luxury Small Group Journeys feature river cruises that take you to out-of-the-way places not easily visited by land. Enjoy all the comforts of luxury travel with A&K while discovering one-of-a-kind destinations along the world's great rivers, from the Mekong to the Yangtze to the Nile.
SHIPS IN FLEET: 49
Amadeus Silver III
Fleur De Lys
L'Art de Vivre
La Bella Vita
La Belle Epoque
La Nouvelle Etoile
Le Dumont D'Urville
Le Jacques Cartier
Sanctuary Nile Adventurer
Sanctuary Sun Boat III
Sanctuary Sun Boat IV
Sanctuary Yangzi Explorer
Sanctuary Zein Nile Chateau
Spirit of Scotland