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National Geographic Islander Cruise Review
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A once in a lifetime exhilarating experience

National Geographic Islander Cruise Review by Joseph Cheeran David

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Trip Details
  • Sail Date: Dec 2016
  • Destination: Galapagos

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 voyage must not expect the luxuries of huge cruise liners, the purpose is adventure and fascinating activities. The cabins are self contained, neat, clean and well maintained - everything worked in the cabin. Food is of good quality and more than sufficient, being a diabetic I had informed them earlier, they did cater for it. The activities were par excellence - hiking in the Galapagos mountains, snorkelling, kayaking, teaching photography and zodiac boat rides. The service was more than sufficient, cabins were cleaned at least twice on a daily basis, all the staff were very helpful and courteous. There were a lot of shore excursions everyday, twice daily. There was only one chance to go ashore in a port.

We had a nine year old boy with us, parents have to take care of their children during all activities. He had a fascinating voyage, it was a new experience for him, he took part in all the activities.

I have travelled many times with Lindblad and will positively go again.

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