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We went with Linblad/Nat Geo previously (a little over a year ago) on the Galapagos expedition and to Machu Picchu and had an outstanding experience, so we wanted to go with them to Antarctica. We were not disappointed--wow, what a great trip. The captain was great, the expedition leader and naturalists were outstanding and the service was fantastic. I really can't think of anything to complain about. They went the extra mile to ensure we truly had the Antarctica experience. I could watch penguins all day, they are so much fun. We had a team of whale researchers on board and it was very cool to watch them work and report on what they learned. We also had a great guest speaker (Tim Jarvis) who gave some outstanding presentations on Antarctica and other adventures. The naturalists on board were very knowledgeable and we learned a lot from them during Zodiac tours and landings, on-shore expeditions and daily presentations. We are already starting to think about another Linblad/Nat Geo expedition trip. It will be hard to beat this one. Oh, and the polar plunge was a blast!

Wow, Lindblad delivered an incredible experience!

National Geographic Explorer Cruise Review by swayne86

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We went with Linblad/Nat Geo previously (a little over a year ago) on the Galapagos expedition and to Machu Picchu and had an outstanding experience, so we wanted to go with them to Antarctica. We were not disappointed--wow, what a great trip. The captain was great, the expedition leader and naturalists were outstanding and the service was fantastic. I really can't think of anything to complain about. They went the extra mile to ensure we truly had the Antarctica experience.

I could watch penguins all day, they are so much fun. We had a team of whale researchers on board and it was very cool to watch them work and report on what they learned. We also had a great guest speaker (Tim Jarvis) who gave some outstanding presentations on Antarctica and other adventures. The naturalists on board were very knowledgeable and we learned a lot from them during Zodiac tours and landings, on-shore expeditions and daily presentations. We are already starting to think about another Linblad/Nat Geo expedition trip. It will be hard to beat this one. Oh, and the polar plunge was a blast!
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