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Arctic National Geographic Explorer Arctic Cruise Reviews

Lindblad Expeditions
National Geographic Explorer
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12 Arctic National Geographic Explorer Arctic Cruise Reviews

Violinbow avatar


2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

See Iceland from the sea


We were on the Circumnavigation of Iceland, July 23-August 3, 2019 and it was a great way to see Iceland, as promised by the Captain. The ship was very comfortable and functional. Our cabin, 305, only had one ...
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Sail Date July 2019

RMcH avatar


4 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

An Epic Adventure!

We chose Lindblad/National Geographic because we have traveled with them several times in the past and we were quite certain that the adventure would be one we would be glad we had - and we were not disappointed. ...
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Sail Date August 2018

mshrago avatar


1 Review Written

Circumnavigating Iceland

We chose Lindblad/NatGeo expedition because of the destination and the onboard naturalists. We have done two otherLindblad/ NatGeo expeditions before this one and were very happy with the crew, food, onboard ...
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Sail Date July 2018

mcwbooby avatar


2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

One of the best trips we have ever taken.

Although we did complete the evaluation form given to us onboard the Explorer, when we got home from the Epic 80* trip, we wished we had said more. That expedition was absolutely one of the best trips we have ...
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Sail Date August 2017

Nebi avatar


1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

An Introduction

This was my second cruise with Lindblad. The first was to the Galapagos. We chose this trip because we thought it would give us an overall view of both Iceland and Greenland. It did just that. The Iceland ...
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Sail Date August 2017

KenSetzer avatar


1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Spend the money elsewhere

For the money, my recent cruise to Greenland and Canadian Arctic was a bit of a let down. First, we were misdirected at the Reykjavík airport and the bus actually left without us! And did the same to at least one ...
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Sail Date July 2017

SingaporeanGranTurismo avatar


1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Great Cruise But Pre- and Post-Cruise Let-Down...

This is my second time cruising with Lindblad Expeditions on the National Geographic Explorer. The first time was in Antarctica, and this time was in Svalbard. Overall, I would recommend taking these two cruises, as ...
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Sail Date June 2017

rlb37 avatar


1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Sounds pretty corny...but the trip of a lifetime...

We decided to take Lindblad/National Geographic to the arctic because we had gone on a Lindblad cruise to Baja two years ago and loved it - But this was even better. We had one of the least desirable cabins (we ...
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Sail Date June 2017

allcorners avatar


1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Fabulous experience, amazing crew and staff

This was our first cruise and we were not interested in boarding a huge vessel with multiple restaurants, cinemas etc. We were interested in being able to disembark and actually experience the landscape rather than ...
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Sail Date June 2016

mgrenby avatar


8 Reviews Written

62 Helpful Votes

Perfect Combination of Exciting Exploring and Comfortable Cruising

This was an expedition cruise designed for people who wanted (1) to experience the solitary mid-summer cold and snow of endless Arctic mountains and pristine glaciers, (2) to see a polar bear, reindeer and perhaps a ...
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Sail Date May 2015

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Robert Law

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

A wonderful trip for those not prone to seasickness and who have the right cabin

No doubt about it , this is a trip of a life time . The itinerary allows one to have a very in-depth exploration of Iceland----- its history , culture , wild-life and scenery . And the crew and the scientific ...
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Sail Date June 2018

barobi56 avatar


1 Review Written

Iceland Circumnavigation & Heli Hiking Extension

Why Iceland: We did a back-to-back circumnavigation of the Baltic Sea on the Orion and loved the experience so we decided the way to see Iceland was by circumnavigation. This trip was amazing and is at the top ...
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Sail Date July 2018

National Geographic Explorer Ratings

Public Rooms4.04.7
Fitness Recreation3.04.3
Value For Money4.04.4
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