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Pricey — But Worth It

Review for National Geographic Endeavour to Galapagos

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rlb1950
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

This is not a cruise for those who want to have all the standard facilities of large cruise ships. There are no elevators. No wide choice of dining. No theatre or entertainment. I loved it. The ship (which will be phased out next year) looks like a ship, not a tipped-over skyscrapper. It carries 95 passengers. The rooms are small, but one doesn't take such a cruise to get a suite. The ...
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Sail Date: June 2016


Galapagos, Lindblad Expeditions, 7 Days

Review for National Geographic Endeavour to Galapagos

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audacious2
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

First of all, I am giving the ship a rating of 3, not the entire Galapagos experience. So let me break it down. This ship is going into port now to be refurbished, and no-one is sure what it be like once that is done. So what I'm going to tell you will refer to the ship the way she is before the refurbishment. Frankly, I can't see them making too many changes, but you never know. The ship ...
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Sail Date: May 2016


Not for the independent traveler but the only way to see so much

Review for National Geographic Endeavour to South America

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albatross22
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

If you are an independent traveler who likes to have some control of events, this is not the cruise for you. Unfortunately it is the only way to visit the Galapagos Islands and visit a substantial number of visitor sites. The Endeavour is an Ecuadorean flagged, German built fishing boat equipped for Antarctic conditions that carries 96 of your new best friends each week and a crew of 70 crammed ...
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Sail Date: November 2013


Unique Wildlife but Come Prepared to Overcome Shortcomings

Review for National Geographic Endeavour to South America

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terran_explr
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

The Galapagos Islands are a special place. Located about 600 miles east of continental Ecuador, they contain many species and varieties of species of flora and fauna. The National Geographic/Linblad Expeditions (NG/Linblad) expedition gives you the chance to visit several of the places that Charles Darwin visited on the (second) voyage of the HMS Beagle. The pluses: unique wildlife (blue-footed ...
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Sail Date: July 2013


Illness alert on National Geographic/Lindblad Endeavor

Review for National Geographic Endeavour to South America

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lilmanda
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

I cruised on this ship in November 2011 and am writing this review to give a heads up to anyone planning to use this ship. I believe this ship has Norovirus. Of approximately 70 passengers, at least 20 became ill over the course of the voyage with severe omiting and diarrhea. I believe 20 to be the minimum number as people were still getting sick on the trip home and some did not report to the ...
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Sail Date: November 2011


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