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Lindblad Expeditions Galapagos Cruise Reviews

Lindblad Expeditions
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Galapagos
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37 Lindblad Expeditions Galapagos Cruise Reviews


mbcorash avatar

mbcorash

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

A $3500/day prison; brochures completely misleading; activities minimal;

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I chose this cruise because the brochure promised extensive activities, lots of options and a lot of time in the water. NONE of these were the case. in seven days, we had a total of 2 and a half hours in which we ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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srross101

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Amazing Galapagos islands & wildlife with Natl Geo

Since Galapagos is a trip of a lifetime and difficult to get to, we wanted to make sure we did it right. The ship, crew & naturalists were EXCELLENT! Each excursion was with a small group and a Naturalist. The ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Flippitti

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Fantastic service, excellent expedition experience

We boarded the National Geographic Islander as the final part of our two week long trip to Lima, Machu Picchu and parts of Ecuador. This was not our first Lindblad expedition - we had previously done one in the Sea ...
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Sail Date May 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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rlsobey

3 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Linblad / Nat Geo Galapagos Cruise

Visiting the Galapagos Islands has been on our travel list. When we were offered an opportunity to do it with friends we immediately agreed. This cruise was hosted by Lindblad / National Geographic. The cruise ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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LSweet

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Our 60th Bday celebrations trip of our lifetimes!!

All I can say is our “expedition” with Nat Geographic far exceeded our expectations. We went with Linblad and National Geographic in the Nat Geo Endeavor 11 because we knew they had been there the longest as far ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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ACLondon

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Top Quality

When it comes to wildlife, outdoor exploration and comfort, Linblad-National Geographic is top of the line. We chose the Galapagos because we wanted to be outside exploring and photographing. The Endeavor II ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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pancjefe

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

National Geographic Islander not worth the price

We booked a cruise to the Galapagos on the National Geographic Endeavor through Lindblad Travel for myself, my wife and three adult children/partners. We paid a small fortune for the trip, and yes, we had a ...
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Sail Date September 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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Flyaxa

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

The Scenery and Wildlife Exceeded Expectation

We were looking for an exploration trip toGalapagos which was on my bucket list. National Geographic has an excellent reputation. A friend had gone on the Endeavor several years ago and described it as the trip of a ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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BettyOhio

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Galapagos on Islander

We thought we would be on the trip of a lifetime with National Geographic and Lindblad Expeditions. The ship and staff onboard were wonderful. The naturalists were a disappointment. They were very ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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wibagoff

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Penguin Mania

My trip highlight was swimming side by side with a Penguin. The adrenalin was rushing as I found myself swimming competitively to keep up with a feeding penguin. It was a bonus to add a pre-trip to Mashpi with ...
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Sail Date April 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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thehop

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Outstanding, Once in a Lifetime trip! A Special Experience in a Magical Place

Going to the Galapagos was a life long dream. Since I learned about it, I've wanted to go there for over 50 years. As we researched options for our trip we found that National Geographic / Linblad offered the ...
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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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Kathleen513

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Fantastic trip on the Islander with Lindblad to the Galapagos

We have traveled with Lindblad before and have always found them excellent and this trip to the Galapagos was no exception. We flew from Miami to Guayaquil, then out to the Galapagos and Lindblad staff members were ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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deboraworth

1 Review Written

15 Helpful Votes

My best trip ever!

We just returned from the trip of a lifetime on the National Geographic Islander (Lindblad), and since there aren’t too many recent reviews of this ship I thought I’d post a detailed one. So please excuse the ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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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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Swillwood1

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Every bit worth the money. A once in a lifetime experience

Wanted to do something very special for our 25 th wedding anniversary . Nature and evolution in front of your eyes, absolutely amazing. All guides were so knowledgeable, in many fields, Geology, Biology ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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jfmpool

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Outstanding Naturalists, Officers and Crew

My husband had been wanting to visit the Galapagos Islands, especially after my positive and wonderful experience 4 years earlier with Lindblad Expeditions, November 2013. We were not disappointed by any means. ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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sallylightfoot

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Amazing Galapagos!

Outstanding learning experience and opportunity to hike, swim & snorkel in a pristine natural environment in the company of fantastic naturalist/guides. The ship was beautifully appointed and service was excellent. ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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gacky

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Best Week's Vacation with my Girls

I visited the Galapagos Islands in Oct. of 2012 and it was and awesome trip. I've always wanted to go back. This year, I decided to take my two adult daughters on a cruise. the stars aligned and the July -Aug cruise ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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marmac1

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Exciting trip to Galapagos

Crew and naturalists were excellent. I was proud of being a woman as Cindy did a great job as the team leader. She Fabian Patricio, Christina and all others were very knowledgeable and answered all my questions ...
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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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