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National Geographic Orion Review

5.0 / 5.0
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Russian Arctic and Wrangel Island

Review for National Geographic Orion to the Arctic
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Davben58
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

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Sail Date: Sep 2019
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This was our 7th adventure cruise with Lindblad and the 4th on the Orion. We chose this trip because it was to a very different part of the world and it was on the Orion which is our favourite Lindblad ship. There are only 100 guests so it is easy to get to know many others

We were not disappointed. We were able to visit some very unique Russian locations and meet some amazing local people who live in very different environment to us.

However the wildlife sightings were out of this world. Our captain and the expedition leader were able to get us very close to amazing sightings of polar bears, walruses and muskox. We went by zodiac very close to cliffs covered in a wide variety of birds. We had whales close to our bow. Wrangel Island has one of the highest concentrations of polar bears in the world.

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Cabin Category 4

Excellent cabin close to the middle of the ship.

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