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Lindblad Expeditions National Geographic Sea Lion Cruise Reviews

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"I chose this cruise because I have traveled with NG/Lindblad before and wanted to see Costa Rica with this group of naturalists etc. The timing was right for my daughter and I to travel together. we were looking..."Read More
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Whales were amazing

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111belle
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

The whale watching was amazing but we only went out 2 hours a day? We came to see whales, I expected to go out morning and afternoon. We were on a boat which was brought back 30 minutes earlier than the others. Why? There was a lot of down time. I thought we would be going out more than once a day to look at the whales. I was expecting more time out on the water. I would have liked more ...
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Sail Date: February 2020


Misleading

Review for National Geographic Sea Lion to South America

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prileyrn
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

I chose this cruise because I have traveled with NG/Lindblad before and wanted to see Costa Rica with this group of naturalists etc. The timing was right for my daughter and I to travel together. we were looking forward to seeing the wildlife primarily. Unfortunately, the brochure which specifically promotes seeing sloths in the wild was a total misrepresentation. I was told by the naturalists ...
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Sail Date: December 2019


National Geographic/Lindblad Alaska cruise

Review for National Geographic Sea Lion to Alaska

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michaelhfox
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

National Geographic/Lindblad put together an amazing cruise of the Inside Passage of Alaska from Sitka to Juneau. The logistics were well done, and the pre-cruise tour of Sitka was very good, especially the Raptor center and the Totem Trail. By far the best thing about a Nat Geo/Lindblad cruise is the outstanding staff. The naturalists are very knowledgeable and easy to talk to, it is amazing ...
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Sail Date: August 2019


Cruise and Tour the Channel Islands

Review for National Geographic Sea Lion to Pacific Coastal

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ekjay
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

We chose this trip because we always wanted to see the Channel Islands as they are a National Park. This cruise was a great way to see several of the islands. ( Just to let you know, you need to add Channel Islands to your list of choices for where did I go). I like the way they are several choices for your daily excursions, hard, moderate, and easy. I did think the fall was a barren time of ...
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Sail Date: October 2018


Outstanding!

Review for National Geographic Sea Lion to Alaska

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Susan Y
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

The opportunity to see Alaska's natural beauty and wildlife up close is what distinguishes Lindblad/Nat Geo cruises from all others. The naturalists, with their extensive knowledge about Alaskan fauna, flora, and wildlife, as well as the guest speakers that were invited to speak, made the cruise all the more meaningful in so many ways. Having a Nat Geo certified photographer on board was a bonus ...
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Sail Date: August 2018


Wildly Wonderful

Review for National Geographic Sea Lion to Alaska

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muddy mutt
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

We heard nothing but great reviews from people we know who have cruised with Linblad National Geographic. Now we will add to them! We found the Sea Lion ship just the right size (60 guests) with plenty of space to watch for wildlife outside, relax in the lounge with a beverage, edit photos and dine among new friends. Our cabin was perfectly comfortable. The dining experience was ...
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Sail Date: July 2018


Beautiful Baja!

Review for National Geographic Sea Lion to Mexican Riviera

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RMcH
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We chose this cruise because we had heard about it from many previous guests on this trip and because we really wanted to see whales in Baja. After taking this trip, we now understand why people love it and why they return year after year. We have traveled with National Geographic/Lindblad several times in the past, so we knew that this would be a good trip. As is our experience, the captain ...
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Sail Date: March 2018


Disappointing

Review for National Geographic Sea Lion to Mexican Riviera

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maddogmarti
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

We've been on 3 Nat Geo/Lindblad (NGL) trips and this was by far the most disappointing. This was recommended to us from many who were on the Epic Galapagos trip as a "must". So we were looking forward to this. Disappointment starts with the title of the trip. Among the Great Whales really should have been "Among the Gray Whales. The title implied that we would see many types of whales when in ...
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Sail Date: February 2018


Unmatched Interactions with Whales

Review for National Geographic Sea Lion to Mexican Riviera

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Jim Olsen01
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Chosen for great opportunities to see and interact with whales, Lindblad / National Geographic Naturalists to explain what we saw and National Geographic Photographic consultants to learn more about my hobby. The whale watching was unmatched (even compared to two cruises in Alaska). We saw humpbacks, orcas and gray whales close up with new calves. The interactions between the mothers and calves ...
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Sail Date: February 2018


A Lewis and Clark Journey. Great time for the active adults.

Review for National Geographic Sea Lion to Pacific Coastal

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ledaebel
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

A lovely casual cruise for active adults. I did see some people who preferred the museums and other less active activities. Food was good but not French cuisine. You could ask for something not on the menu and they did their best to fill your request. The activities were plentiful, educational and all included in the price of the expedition. There was different levels of activities ...
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Sail Date: October 2017


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