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National Geographic Sea Lion

National Geographic Sea Lion

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National Geographic Sea Lion is a tried and trued expedition ship that gives guests exclusive access to all corners of the American Pacific coast. Carrying only 62 guests creates a sense of family for all of those aboard. All guests and crew feel like an integral part to the experience on every voyage. All staterooms onboard National Geographic Sea Lion feature windows so guests will never miss an opportunity to view the passing scenery.

The highlight of any cruise on National Geographic Sea Lion is the destinations themselves. At every stop along the route guests will be able to take part in exciting activities. These may include kayaking, snorkeling, bike riding, or even mountain climbing. To help you with these excursions, National Geographic Sea Lion has experts onboard. These experts will ensure that every guest will get the maximum amount of enjoyment out of every second of their National Geographic Sea Lion cruise.

Conservation is one of the founding principles of National Geographic magazine and National Geographic Sea Lion embodies this. All food featured on every cruise is gathered from local and sustainable sources. This reduces the environmental impact of every voyage. Chefs onboard do amazing things with these ingredients and provide for some wonderful culinary excitement.

National Geographic Sea Lion Facts

Inaugural Year: 1982
Refurbished Year: 2005
Country of Registration: USA
Guest Occupancy*: 62
Crew: 24
Crew-to-Passenger Ratio: 1 to 2.6
Length: 152 feet
Passenger Decks: 3

Total: 31
Suites, with balcony: 0
Suites, without balcony: 0
Ocean View, with balcony: 0
Ocean View, without balcony: 31
Inside: 0

Accessible Staterooms: 0

Dining Type: Open

Casino: No

*Based on double occupancy
Ship Highlights

Onboard Experts
Every Lindblad Expeditions cruise features the company of many exploration experts. These experts can range from naturalists and archaeologists to underwater divers and even National Geographic photographers. During the course of every cruise these experts will teach passengers about the surrounding wildlife and even give hands-on demonstration of local techniques. They will even be onboard during evenings for a private talk over cocktails or an impromptu lecture during dinner.

Included Excursions
All excursions and explorations on National Geographic Sea Lion are included in the cruise price. That means guests get to spend more time experiencing and less time worrying. From wildlife viewings to visits with local peoples, all will be provided for you.

National Geographic Sea Lion Deals

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No Booking Fees

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Standard Stateroom Standard Stateroom (Categories 1, 2, and 3)
Category 1 located on: Main Deck
Category 2 and 3 located on: Upper and Bridge Deck

Standard Staterooms are outside facing with one or two windows. Categories 2 and 3 open to the outside deck.

All stateroom descriptions are subject to change. Photos provided are not guaranteed to accurately represent the room listed. Some staterooms in the same category may have different furniture arrangements or be a different size than listed. We reserve the right to correct errors. Please verify all details with the cruise line directly.

National Geographic Sea Lion Deck Plans

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Upper Deck
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Category Legend
Category 1 Category 1
Category 2 Category 2
Category 3 Category 3

The deck plans of National Geographic Sea Lion provided on this page are subject to change. We reserve the right to correct errors. Please verify all information with Lindbland Expeditions directly.
Bridge Deck
National Geographic Sea Bird Deck Plans

National Geographic Sea Lion Photo Gallery

Here's a look at some of the highlights of National Geographic Sea Lion:
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Dining Room
Dining Room
Local Produce
Local Produce
Observation Deck
Observation Deck
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