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National Geographic Venture

Get up close with gray whales as you learn about and explore their natural breeding grounds in Laguna San Ignacio. Acquaint yourself with the fascinating sea caves of the majestic Channel Islands by kayak. Experience the breathtaking wonders of Alaska on land and sea. Snorkel alongside colorful fish and marine life in the Sea of Cortez’s beautiful blue waters. On voyages to the San Juan Islands, you might even get a change to witness a killer whale for yourself! These are just some of the exclusive experiences you can have when sailing onboard a National Geographic Venture cruise. National Geographic Venture, sister ship to the recently inaugurated National Geographic Quest, debuted in October 2018, will feature two all-new itineraries along the Pacific coast and continue to offer high-quality expedition- The Bow Deck is a phenomenal vantage point from onboard <em>National Geographic Venture</em>.   focused experiences that Lindblad is best known for.

What To Expect

Some of the highlights onboard National Geographic Venture will include 22 spacious step-out balconies in almost half of her staterooms; 6 connecting staterooms to accommodate the comfort of families and groups; a refreshing open-air sun deck bar; a fleet of expedition landing craft and kayaks, and much more! Onboard National Geographic Venture, you’ll discover incredible, once-in-a-lifetime opportunities to explore the unbelievable sights of the Pacific Northwest while accompanied by onboard experts who can transform your voyage into a revolutionary experience.

The intimate National Geographic Venture will carry only 100 guests. Her small capacity will make it easier than ever to interact with the many National Geographic experts onboard, with engaging one-on-one time possible. National Geographic Venture cruises will each feature a knowledgeable Expedition Team. Depending on your itinerary, your Expedition Team will consist of a seasoned expedition leader and an undersea specialist, naturalists, a certified photo instructor and/or National Geographic photographer, a diver, video chronicler, wellness specialist, and/or cultural specialist. The Expedition Team will be available at all time to share their vast knowledge of the regions you visit with you through impromptu lectures, lessons and even over dinner. Each cruise features a nightly recap where you can hear about stories from earlier in the day as well as participate in a Q&A with an expert and learn about the next day’s plan. You’re destined to learn something new and fascinating with every itinerary.

While onboard National Geographic Venture, you will discover a laid-back atmosphere where the plans can shift if it means enhancing your experience. For example, dinner might get pushed back a little bit if the expedition team foresees a rare once-in-a-lifetime animal sighting. Like many of Lindblad’s other phenomenal ships, one very unique feature of National Geographic Venture is its 24-hour open bridge policy, where you can visit any time of the day and interact with the ship’s captains and officers (there may be occasional times where the bridge is closed to the public). A main highlight of National Geographic Venture will be its uniquely-designed bow, which is designed to grant you access to some of the best vantage points onboard. You can access the bow through the spacious lounge and bar, where lectures and recaps are held nightly. You will also be able to enjoy:

  • An expansive sun deck (perfect for morning stretch sessions or afternoon relaxing)
  • Spa
  • Fitness center
  • Shop offering handcrafted goods from the surrounding regions
  • There’s even a dedicated mudroom to easily store your expedition gear!

All accommodations will have a large window, two portholes or a balcony and are stylishly designed for your comfort. 22 of the 50 staterooms aboard National Geographic Venture will have balconies with a floor-to-ceiling sliding glass door so you can privately relax however you choose. Twelve staterooms will be able to connect, making this the perfect ship for large group of travelers. After a long day of adventuring and exploring, you’ll be able to unwind in complete satisfaction, surrounding by soothing tones and excellent décor.

National Geographic Venture Dining

The delightful cuisine found aboard National Geographic Venture is full of flavor and destined to melt in your mouth. The onboard chefs are experts at taking fresh, local and sustainable ingredients and transforming them into delicious dishes that you’re certain to enjoy. The elegant main dining room features open seating dining so you can dine whenever and with whoever you want. Light meals are sometimes served on deck so you can enjoy dining in the fresh open air. Don’t be surprised to find the ship’s officers, naturalists and guest speakers to join in on dining with you.

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Onboard Experts

Every National Geographic  Tender boat onboard <em>National Geographic Venture</em>.   Venture cruise features the company of a knowledgeable Expedition Team consisting of an expedition leader, and a combination of expert naturalists, certified National Geographic photo instructors, undersea specialists, video chroniclers, wellness specialists, and more. During the course of every cruise these experts will teach you about the surrounding wildlife and even give hands-on demonstrations of local techniques. You will be able to find them onboard during the evening, often giving a private talk over cocktails or an impromptu lecture during dinner. Expert photographers will teach you how to use the right setting and techniques to capture perfect wildlife pictures, like those seen in National Geographic magazine. Naturalists and biologists will provide nightly lectures on the sights and sounds of the day’s tours. Professional divers will provide guests with a view of what lies beneath the water’s surface.

Included Excursions

Cruises aboard National Geographic Venture are hassle-free so you can spend less time worrying and more time experiencing the world around you. All excursions and explorations on this ship are included in the cruise price so you can simply enjoy them with no need to fret over their booking or coordination. From wildlife viewings to visits with local peoples, all will be provided for you.

Exploration Made Easy and Safe

When sailing aboard National Geographic Venture, you’re not just a passenger, you’re an explorer! This ship has many onboard resources that make it easy for you to explore the stunning lands that you will visit. Among these tools are a full fleet of expedition landing crafts, kayaks, a remotely operated vehicle that can reach 1,000 feet below the sea, an underwater camera, and complimentary snorkeling gear and wetsuits so that you do not have to worry about traveling with your own gear.

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