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Lindblad Expeditions Family Cruises Cruise Reviews

Lindblad Expeditions
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Family Cruises

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28 Lindblad Expeditions Family Cruises Cruise Reviews


prileyrn avatar

prileyrn

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Misleading

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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 ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Mjtjunior

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

My first cruise leaves me hungry for more, literally and figuratively

I joined this cruise as part of a family reunion and had no hand in picking this particular voyage. I also didn't pay for it! Nice deal! As this is my first cruise, I don't have a point of comparison and so may be ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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dusty4321

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Wonderful staff, ship, and adventure for photographers, families, and others

My wife and I in our 70s, moderately fit, had a terrific time on this new ship. This adventure expedition fully met my expectations from advertising and reviews. Venture was nearly brand new and well designed for ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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Linda Starmer

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Amazing Family Adventure

Our fiftieth wedding anniversary gift to ourselves. My husband and I visited Alaska (on a BIG ship) almost 20 years ago. We wanted to take a small ship cruise to a less traveled “path”. The NatGeo quest was ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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Reunionmama

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Highs and Lows - Watch out for the shorter trip!

We took the 1 week Galapagos trip on the Islander (48 psgr capacity) as a family of 4. This is a relatively new tour for Nat Geo/Lindblad, 2 days shorter than their standard trip to accommodate people with limited ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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Windyledge

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Life changing Expedition

This was a family cruise with 6 of us going. Very interested in seeing the ecology of the Islands. Lindblad/National Geographic did not disappoint. In fact, it was so incredible we will never forget! We saw so ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Alan Cameron

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

A magical experience!

While Lindblad/National Geographic may be a little more expensive than competitors, you really do get what you pay for - excellent ship and crew, expedition leader and staff, food, services, and above all ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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kayaksue

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Fun Combination of Costa Rica Nature and a Panama Canal Crossing

We love the Lindblad / National Geographic Expeditions cruises because of their superb naturalists and their insight into wilderness areas of the world. The Quest is a new ship in the fleet and worked well for ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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lesterbud

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Waited 50 years to make this journey - met all my expectations and more

Wanted to have the best possible experience with the best possible access and best possible tools. The Endeavor II and her crew and staff delivered in all regards. I will remember every exciting moment of this ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Sheri Weber

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Galapagos with grandchildren

We had an excellent experience with our 4 and 5 - year old grandchildren. They were enthralled with the wildlife and geography. The staff on the Endeavor II could not have been more accommodating, and made our ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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johnquackenbush

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

It is a boutique hotel that moves overnight, staffed by the most amazing people.

If you are like me, you imagine a cruise is about the closest thing to hell one could imagine for a vacation. But I must say that this trip was anything but hell. It was an amazing experience. First, the ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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mbarletta

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

They overdelivered on every count

This was the first trip away from our young kids and wanted to do Alaska on a small ship. I found out how new this ship was and chased it down. Here are my notes. Quest Sunday - long day to buy time to get ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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readytogoin2

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

fabulous time

We went on a Nat Geo Alaska cruise and the 6 of us just knew we had to do Galapagos with them again. It is just an over the top experience if you are looking for a very active and tons of info trip, with terrific ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Kathius

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Galapagos with Lindblad/National Geographic

This is our second cruise to the Galapagos with National Geographic in 10 years. The first time it was just my husband and I. This time we brought our six year old daughter. Both times were absolutely perfect in ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Larry Rap

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

You really need to go on this trip!

What can one say. The service, food, tour, people, location and travel were all over the top. Walter - our server at meals was so good to us, we really felt like family. Carlos, our tour Director was very attentive ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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lampardmc54

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Trip of a Lifetime!

For anyone who loves watching birds and animals in their natural habitat this was certainly the cruise to take thanks to Lindblad and National Geographic. The night before boarding our ship we were met by ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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Seabandmember

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Great Expedition!

Whales! Not only did we see blue whales, gray whales and humpback whales, we were also close enough to hear them, and feel the spray of the "blow." The arcs of dolphins, rolls of sea lions, flights of pelicans, and ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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Jim Olsen01

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Unmatched Interactions with Whales

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 ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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Barb Bakun

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Sea Lions, Birds, Iguanas, oh my!

We chose this particular trip because of the educational value and Lindblad Expeditions because we had such a wonderful experience on a previous cruise. The embarkation/ disembarkation went very smoothly. Someone ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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terran_explr

15 Reviews Written

172 Helpful Votes

Petting the whales ... priceless

This was a family affair. Thirteen of us ventured to Baja and the Sea of Cortez in March. Linblad did its typical excellent job of showing us the sights and helping us to appreciate the diversity of wildlife in the ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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Alerion28

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Fantastic Way to Experience the Galapagos

My wife and I took the one week Galapogos excursion on the Linblad National Geographic on the ship Islander in mid-February. It was a fantastic experience, exceeded our admittedly high expectations and a trip we ...
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Sail Date February 2017


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Joseph Cheeran David

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

A once in a lifetime exhilarating experience

We boarded the ship direct from the airport at Baltra. The embarkation went on without any problem, it was done well. The ship ( more like a big catamaran ) is a fit for purpose vessel. Any one joining this ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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Jim Kleewein

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

The difference between good and great is the natural history staff

This was our 4th trip on a Lindblad/National Geographic ship, and the 4th great experience we've had with them. Our journey started with a 3 day shore extension to the cloud forest in Costa Rica with a Lindblad ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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tsungkane

1 Review Written

Excellent Expedition and Crew/Staff!

We picked the NatGeo Explorer/Lindblad cruise to go to Antarctica because we figured we would get more than just a tour of Antarctica and it truly went above and beyond our expectations! The price tag was more than ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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angelarobinson

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Kayaking with icebergs

This small ship, the Lindblad-National Geographic Sea Bird, was able to go into the small bays of the inside passage of Alaska to kayak around icebergs while we got to watch seals swim around us and bears up close ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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