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Lindblad Expeditions South America Cruise Reviews

Lindblad Expeditions
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26 Lindblad Expeditions South America Cruise Reviews


scallop87 avatar

scallop87

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Discordance between goals of passengers and goals of expedition leaders

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After doing substantial research, including talking extensively to a Lindblad employee who had been on this trip, we chose this "expedition" to see as much of the Belize reef as possible. However, we did much less ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Rnelson55

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Disappointing- National Geographic Quest / Lindblad

Day 1: Met at airport for charter to Puerto Barries. Overall pretty easy process. We did have issue with security line timing, and interesting to learn the guide with us didnt know Spanish, so was unable to ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Bjorgensen

1 Review Written

National Geographic and Lindblad.....one word....superior!

We chose this adventure because of the reputation al National Geographic and their photographers. We were not disappointed. We were lucky enough to have Don Johansson on board to educate us on Darwin and the ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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prileyrn

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Misleading

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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rapjjp

4 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Perfect Combo of Adventure and Comfort

We are a retired couple in our active 60’s and needed an expedition that combined moderate activity level in a new to us part of the world with better than average comfort care. This was that trip. One week in ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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cruss9050

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Incredible journey!

It was always a dream of mine to see both Galapagos and Machu Picchu, ever since I started receiving catalogs from Lindblad and NatGeo. If I was going to see these historic places, I wanted National Geographic to be ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Lou Ignarro

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

The most inspiring, educational, and rewarding cruise I've ever taken.

As a scientist and biologist, I wanted to explore the Galapagos Islands for myself to witness the uniqueness of species that motivated Charles Darwin to advance his factual theories on evolution and natural ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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meams

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Information

We choose this cruise due to the nature & places the cruise went. We knew there would be things we'd never see again. The ports were fabulous. There were so many things to see. The service was great & staff very ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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A3prasad

3 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Another outstanding Lindblad/ NatGeo Expedition!

The usual high standards about all aspects of the expedition were quite evident. The ship and the facilities were top class. The food and drink were of high quality and highly varied. The dining room was informal ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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llynch419

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

The experience of a lifetime!

My sister and I chose this cruise because it was someplace we had always wanted to see but never thought we would have that opportunity. Lindblad/National Geo came highly reccommended and we were not disappointed ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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PPollack

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Multi sport

Baja cruise out of La Paz : The opportunity to do a variety of activities - hiking, kayaking, snorkeling, birdwatching, yoga and photography. We especially enjoyed the photography talks and walks - it was an ...
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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


Sheri Weber avatar

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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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


Larry Rap avatar

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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mkasowitz

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Once in a Lifetime Experience

When we arrived on the Endeavor II, we knew this trip was going to be something special. We were oriented to the week's activities and couldn't wait to get started. The naturalists were all excellent, not only in ...
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Sail Date February 2018


ardreen avatar

ardreen

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Nothing Special!

We did not find the itinerary very interesting. There was little effort to explore any activity in the ocean - no whales, dolphins, etc. We saw birds and land animals mostly. The captain was only 6 weeks with the ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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alissaarp

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Not up to Lindblad Standards

I've always wanted to visit he Galapagos and I love Lindblad and their naturalists and expeditions. I have been on four total. Unfortunately this cruise was not up to the usual standards. So many children and ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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cruise cool

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Not The Best Trip

We took this cruise because we heard how beautiful Chilean Patagonia is. This is a land and sea expedition, We had previously taken a Lindblad expedition and was happy with it, so we were sure this one would also ...
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Sail Date October 2016


Dsatnick avatar

Dsatnick

6 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Gallapagos Adventure

This was one of the places on my bucket list and I was really surprised at what we found. Here are a group of islands on the equator 600 miles west of Ecuador and we thought we would be on lush tropical islands. ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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keno1020

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

A great trip

Could not have asked for a better experience. From the moment we were in the hands of Lindblad everything was handled flawlessly. Pre travel questions were handled in a professional timely fashion. All land ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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Extremesightseer

1 Review Written

Ultimate Galapagos + outstanding Inca experience

We wanted to see all the best Peru and Ecuador had to offer in one trip and this exceeded our expectations. The pre trip to the cloud forest of Mashpi was stunning, i will remember our fabulous guide Fernando and ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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res5137

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Lived up to and surpassed all expectations

Go National Geographic/Linblad! While the unique ecosystem of the Galapagos exists for all, the ability to experience it to the fullest is not always the case. Each day we were offered three/four unique expeditions, ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Ktfromlv

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Amazing expedition and beautiful weather too

This was my first Lindblad expedition experience, 2019 Epic Patagonia and everyday from the first day arriving in Santiago, Chile was better than the last. There were some things that Lindblad had no control over, ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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gallantwarrior

1 Review Written

Excellent start to finish

The trip was seamless and excellent from start to finish. There were representatives at every embarkation and disembarkation points to help us on our way. The crew, staff, and guides onboard were friendly, ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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