Exploring Alaska's Coastal Wilderness

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  Interested in a shorter voyage? Check out Lindblad's 6-day Alaska itineraries, Alaska Escape: Juneau to Ketchikan and Alaska Escape: Sitka to Juneau!
We're still in the process of confirming 2021 dates, which we plan to announce soon. Contact an Adventure Specialist for more details: 800-543-8917.
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National Geographic Venture
National Geographic Quest


Trip prices are per person based on double occupancy and are given in U.S. dollars. A deposit of 15% of the cabin fare is required to reserve your space.

Solo Traveler Savings: Book by June 30, 2023 and waive the solo premium on solo cabins on select departures. Valid for new bookings only on select departures, subject to availability, not applicable on extensions, and may not be combined with other offers.

$700 Air Credit: Book by June 30, 2023 to receive a $700 per person air credit on select 2023 departures. Valid for new bookings only, subject to availability, not applicable on extensions, and may not be combined with other offers.

Fourth Guest Travels Free: Book by June 30, 2023 and three full-paying guests may bring a fourth person for free. Offer applicable only on bookings of two double-occupancy cabins, and second cabin must be in same category or lower as first cabin. Valid on select departures, for new bookings only, subject to availability, not applicable on airfare or extensions, and is not combinable with other offers.

Please read Lindblad's Payment & Refund Policy here.
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National Geographic Venture
National Geographic Quest


Trip prices are per person based on double occupancy and are given in U.S. dollars. A deposit of 15% of the cabin fare is required to reserve your space.

Please read Lindblad's Payment & Refund Policy here.
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Group Size
National Geographic Quest: Approximately 100 Travelers
National Geographic VentureApproximately 100 Travelers

An important feature of any Lindblad Expeditions adventure cruise is the small ship size. Smaller ships are able to access more remote areas off limits to large cruise ships, and guests enjoy more intimate nature encounters as well as more personalized interactions with the ship's naturalist staff. Guests are divided into smaller groups for Zodiac excursions, kayak outings and hikes ashore.
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Included
All accommodations aboard ships or in hotels per itinerary or similar, meals from dinner on Day 1 to breakfast on final day, excursions, park and entrance fees, use of kayaks, taxes and service charges, and services of Lindblad Expeditions' leader.
Not Included
Air transportation, voyage DVD, items of a personal nature such as alcoholic beverages, emails, etc., discretionary tips to naturalist staff and crew, optional travel and/or medical evacuation insurance.

Recommended Insurance

Since the areas we travel to are remote and wild (that's why we go there!), we strongly recommend that all guests have, at minimum, medical evacuation insurance for this program. While this is not required, we make this strong suggestion in the interest of our guests' safety. We recommend that your chosen independent insurance plan includes at least $250,000 in medical evacuation coverage.

To protect your investment and to provide peace of mind while you travel, we also strongly recommend purchasing comprehensive travel insurance. Plans may cover everything from medical treatment to trip cancellations and delays and lost luggage. Please contact our office if you would like more information about the medical evacuation and comprehensive travel insurance policies we offer by calling 800-543-8917.
Physical Requirements
Easy to Moderate
This adventure does not require a high degree of physical fitness; however, should you choose to participate in every activity, you will be required to climb into and out of Zodiac-style expedition landing crafts and kayaks from the ship. Please be prepared for water landings and a series of short walks over potentially wet, muddy, uneven terrain. Kayaking will be an option available to guests. It is easy to learn, and we expect that most of our guests have little or no experience. It does, however, take an adventurous spirit.
Important Information About This Trip
National Geographic Sea Bird departures will have a modified itinerary and will not be calling on Glacier Bay National Park. Guests will instead explore the rarely visited outer bays—either Dundas Bay or Fern Harbor—with opportunities for naturalist-led coastal hikes looking for evidence of moose or wolves, kayaking into secluded coves, or cruising around sea stacks via Zodiac.

This Alaskan cruise is a family-friendly journey that offers Lindblad's signature Global Explorer's Program for guests under 18 to enjoy an educational, interactive experience in the field.
Mandatory Insurance
Since the areas we travel to are remote and wild (that's why we go there!), we require that all guests have, at minimum, medical evacuation insurance for this program. This is for the safety of all guests. We recommend that your chosen independent insurance plan includes at least $250,000 in medical evacuation coverage.

To protect your investment and to provide peace of mind while you travel, we also strongly recommend purchasing comprehensive travel insurance. Plans may cover everything from medical treatment to trip cancellations and delays and lost luggage. Please contact our office if you would like more information about the medical evacuation and comprehensive travel insurance policies we offer by calling 800-543-8917.
Getting There & Getting Home
Arrive in Juneau or Sitka early afternoon on Day 1 for an afternoon city tour (some departures travel from Juneau to Sitka and others operate in the reverse direction). Embarkation is at 5:30 pm. Disembarkation is at 8:00 am on the final day, and group transfers usually arrive at the airport about noon.

We can best serve you by having Lindblad Expeditions’ air department book your flights, since Lindblad is most familiar with the special requirements of each trip. Please call Lindblad directly at 800-397-3348. Note that while Lindblad Expeditions’ air department will offer you its best available rates on airfare, you may find better fares online.
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