Lindblad Expeditions Names Next Ship National Geographic Venture

Lindblad Expeditions has named its newest addition to its fleet the National Geographic Venture, which is currently being built in Seattle and will make her inaugural voyage in June 2018, according to a statement. 

Sister ship to the National Geographic Quest which is launching in June 2017, they are the first newbuilds in Lindblad’s history and the only purpose-built expedition ships designed and built from scratch in the USA.

The 100-guest National Geographic Venture will launch in June 2018 and will have 50 cabins, 22 with balconies, and six sets of connecting cabins for families and groups; all category 5 cabins can accommodate a third guest.

The ship will be outfitted with a fleet of 24 sea kayaks, paddle boards, snorkeling equipment, and Zodiacs, according to Lindblad.

Her inaugural voyage will be on the June 24, 2018 departure of “Treasures of the Inside Passage: Alaska & British Columbia.” 

 

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