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Lindblad Christens New Expedition Cruise Ship, National Geographic Venture
Lindblad's National Geographic Endurance to Sail Remote Cruises in Western Antarctica
National Geographic Endurance

Lindblad's National Geographic Endurance to Sail Remote Cruises in Western Antarctica

Lindblad's National Geographic Endurance to Sail Remote Cruises in Western Antarctica
National Geographic Endurance

November 27, 2018

Brittany Chrusciel
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(2:25 p.m. EST) -- Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic's National Geographic Endurance, the line's first-ever cruise ship designed specifically for polar cruising, will sail a new "Epic Antarctica" itinerary during the winter 2020 season.

The voyage will travel throughout the Antarctic Peninsula, the Ross Sea ice shelf, Macquarie and the sub-Antarctic islands of Australia and New Zealand. The 35-day sailing will emphasize an abundance of unique wildlife -- with a variety of endemic species of penguins -- and, as with all Lindblad sailings, feature an expedition team, including naturalists.

The 126-passenger National Geographic Endurance will have the highest ice class possible. It will also span six decks with 10,000 square feet of glass to view the scenery, and offer off-ship experiences like kayaking or Zodiac cruising through polar waters.

The Epic Antarctica itinerary departs December 27, 2020 and January 26, 2021; double occupancy rates begin at $48,800 per person.

Lindblad Expeditions is christening its newest ship, National Geographic Venture, this week in San Diego. Venture marks the second new-build in the line's history. Stay tuned for coverage.

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