MV National Geographic Explorer

Lindblad Expeditions Offers Itinerary of Cruises
Former Names:  Lyngen

National Geographic Explorer is a state-of-the-art 1A ice-class expedition ship that is fully stabilized, enabling it to navigate remote passages, and carries the most innovative tools for exploring from polar to tropical regions and the undersea.  National Geographic Explorer passengers tend to be Adventurous older couples and singles and Mainly American. When all cabins have double occupancy, the ship provides a space ratio of 41.2 tons per passenger and a crew to passenger ratio of one for every 2.1 passengers. At full capacity the space ratio is 39.6 tons per passenger and the crew ratio is one to 2.2 passengers.
Size Very Small
Built 1982
Refit 2008
Tonnage 6100
Passengers (Min/Max) 148/154
Crew 71
Officers Scandinavian
Total  81
All ocean-view cabins with windows or portholes, some with Balconies, have a stylish and comfortable ambience. Each cabin has private facilities and climate controls 
Balcony  15
Ocean View  66
Inside  0
Single  14
Cabin Details Cabins Deckplans
Pools Out/In  0/0
There is a Fitness Center and Wellness Spa with two treatment rooms, sauna and relaxation area. Expedition Equipment carried includes Zodiacs and kayaks, hydrophones, HD underwater cameras, video microscopes, and a remotely operated undersea vehicle.
Jacuzzis  0
Fitness Centre  Yes
Sauna  Yes
Steam Room  No
Deck Space  Average
Guests are accommodated in a single seating in the Dining Room and Bistro, with no assigned seats for relaxed and easy mingling. Meals are international with local flair. Main Dining Rooms  1
Sittings  1
Non Smoking  Yes
Alternative Dining  1
No organised entertainment, just talks from knowledgeable guest speakers and expedition staff in the Lounge. An extensive library of wildlife and nature books is provided on board and the Observation Lounge and Chart Room provide great views.  Show Lounges 0
Cinema No
Library Yes
Casino No
Casual and comfortable during the day. In the evening dress may be smarter casual but not too dressy. Proper outdoor clothing must be taken, including wind and waterproof outer layers and watertight boots.
At your discretion but around $12 per day per person is suggested.
Wheelchair cabins 0
Wheelchair access is unsuitable. This is not a ship for disabled passengers.  Hoists are not provided and passengers will need to bring their own.
Lifts 1
The rating for children is Unsuitable. There are no facilities for children. 

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