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Lindblad Expeditions National Geographic Endeavour II Cruise Reviews

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34 Lindblad Expeditions National Geographic Endeavour II Cruise Reviews


Bjorgensen avatar

Bjorgensen

1 Review Written

National Geographic and Lindblad.....one word....superior!

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We chose this adventure because of the reputation al National Geographic and their photographers. We were not disappointed. We were lucky enough to have Don Johansson on board to educate us on Darwin and the ...
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Sail Date January 2020


srross101 avatar

srross101

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Amazing Galapagos islands & wildlife with Natl Geo

Since Galapagos is a trip of a lifetime and difficult to get to, we wanted to make sure we did it right. The ship, crew & naturalists were EXCELLENT! Each excursion was with a small group and a Naturalist. The ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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rapjjp

4 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Perfect Combo of Adventure and Comfort

We are a retired couple in our active 60’s and needed an expedition that combined moderate activity level in a new to us part of the world with better than average comfort care. This was that trip. One week in ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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cruss9050

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Incredible journey!

It was always a dream of mine to see both Galapagos and Machu Picchu, ever since I started receiving catalogs from Lindblad and NatGeo. If I was going to see these historic places, I wanted National Geographic to be ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Lou Ignarro

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

The most inspiring, educational, and rewarding cruise I've ever taken.

As a scientist and biologist, I wanted to explore the Galapagos Islands for myself to witness the uniqueness of species that motivated Charles Darwin to advance his factual theories on evolution and natural ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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meams

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Information

We choose this cruise due to the nature & places the cruise went. We knew there would be things we'd never see again. The ports were fabulous. There were so many things to see. The service was great & staff very ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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rlsobey

3 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Linblad / Nat Geo Galapagos Cruise

Visiting the Galapagos Islands has been on our travel list. When we were offered an opportunity to do it with friends we immediately agreed. This cruise was hosted by Lindblad / National Geographic. The cruise ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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A3prasad

3 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Another outstanding Lindblad/ NatGeo Expedition!

The usual high standards about all aspects of the expedition were quite evident. The ship and the facilities were top class. The food and drink were of high quality and highly varied. The dining room was informal ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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llynch419

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

The experience of a lifetime!

My sister and I chose this cruise because it was someplace we had always wanted to see but never thought we would have that opportunity. Lindblad/National Geo came highly reccommended and we were not disappointed ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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LSweet

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Our 60th Bday celebrations trip of our lifetimes!!

All I can say is our “expedition” with Nat Geographic far exceeded our expectations. We went with Linblad and National Geographic in the Nat Geo Endeavor 11 because we knew they had been there the longest as far ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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ACLondon

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Top Quality

When it comes to wildlife, outdoor exploration and comfort, Linblad-National Geographic is top of the line. We chose the Galapagos because we wanted to be outside exploring and photographing. The Endeavor II ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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lesterbud

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Waited 50 years to make this journey - met all my expectations and more

Wanted to have the best possible experience with the best possible access and best possible tools. The Endeavor II and her crew and staff delivered in all regards. I will remember every exciting moment of this ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Sheri Weber

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Galapagos with grandchildren

We had an excellent experience with our 4 and 5 - year old grandchildren. They were enthralled with the wildlife and geography. The staff on the Endeavor II could not have been more accommodating, and made our ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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wibagoff

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Penguin Mania

My trip highlight was swimming side by side with a Penguin. The adrenalin was rushing as I found myself swimming competitively to keep up with a feeding penguin. It was a bonus to add a pre-trip to Mashpi with ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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Larry Rap

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

You really need to go on this trip!

What can one say. The service, food, tour, people, location and travel were all over the top. Walter - our server at meals was so good to us, we really felt like family. Carlos, our tour Director was very attentive ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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thehop

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Outstanding, Once in a Lifetime trip! A Special Experience in a Magical Place

Going to the Galapagos was a life long dream. Since I learned about it, I've wanted to go there for over 50 years. As we researched options for our trip we found that National Geographic / Linblad offered the ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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mkasowitz

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Once in a Lifetime Experience

When we arrived on the Endeavor II, we knew this trip was going to be something special. We were oriented to the week's activities and couldn't wait to get started. The naturalists were all excellent, not only in ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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Swillwood1

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Every bit worth the money. A once in a lifetime experience

Wanted to do something very special for our 25 th wedding anniversary . Nature and evolution in front of your eyes, absolutely amazing. All guides were so knowledgeable, in many fields, Geology, Biology ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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jfmpool

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Outstanding Naturalists, Officers and Crew

My husband had been wanting to visit the Galapagos Islands, especially after my positive and wonderful experience 4 years earlier with Lindblad Expeditions, November 2013. We were not disappointed by any means. ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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sallylightfoot

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Amazing Galapagos!

Outstanding learning experience and opportunity to hike, swim & snorkel in a pristine natural environment in the company of fantastic naturalist/guides. The ship was beautifully appointed and service was excellent. ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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gacky

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Best Week's Vacation with my Girls

I visited the Galapagos Islands in Oct. of 2012 and it was and awesome trip. I've always wanted to go back. This year, I decided to take my two adult daughters on a cruise. the stars aligned and the July -Aug cruise ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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alissaarp

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Not up to Lindblad Standards

I've always wanted to visit he Galapagos and I love Lindblad and their naturalists and expeditions. I have been on four total. Unfortunately this cruise was not up to the usual standards. So many children and ...
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Sail Date June 2017


EllBro avatar

EllBro

1 Review Written

22 Helpful Votes

Perfection

The Galapagos have been on our bucket list for years and it certainly lived up to our expectations. Lindblad handled everything from being met in Miami to being ushered back to the return flight. There was never a ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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sscohen

1 Review Written

Fabulous Experience

Days are filled with hiking, snorkeling, and coastal boat rides to view amazing wildlife. The food is terrific and there is an emphasis on local and sustainable. Our cabin was comfortable (cleaned 3 times a day) ...
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Sail Date February 2017


bellboy52 avatar

bellboy52

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Truly Fabulous Expedition in the Galapagos

The Lindblad/National Geographic team on the boat was superb. The 7 naturalists (all certified by the Galapagos Nationa Park) were incredibly well trained and knowledgeable the wildlife, the ecosystems, and local ...
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Sail Date January 2017


National Geographic Endeavour II Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04.6
Dining4.04.7
Entertainment3.54.3
Public Rooms4.54.6
Fitness Recreation3.04.4
Family4.05
Enrichment5.04.8
Service4.54.8
Value For Money5.04.6
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