National Geographic Sea Bird
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5 Night - Wild Baja Escape: The Whales of Magdalena Bay Roundtrip Cruise from Loreto
Starting in Loreto, Mexico; with stops in San Carlos/EMBARK; Bahía Almejas; Rehusa Channel; Isla Magdalena; Transiting the Hull Canal; Boca de Soledad; Lopez Mateos/DISEMBARK; Loreto, Mexico
5 Night - Wild Alaska Escape: Cruise from Sitka to Juneau
Starting in Sitka/EMBARK; with stops in Exploring Baranof Or Chichagof Islands; Icy Strait & the Inian Islands; Glacier Bay National Park or Surrounding Bays; Tracy Arm - Fords Terror Wilderness; Juneau/DISEMBARK
5 Night - Wild Alaska Escape: Cruise from Juneau to Ketchikan
Starting in Juneau/EMBARK; with stops in LeConte Bay; Thomas Bay; Exploring Sumner Strait; Betton Island Marine Park; Misty Fjords National Monument; Ketchikan/DISEMBARK
5 Night - Wild Alaska Escape: Cruise from Ketchikan to Juneau
Starting in Ketchikan/EMBARK; with stops in Behm Canal; Misty Fjords National Monument; Betton Island Marine Park; Sumner Strait; LeConte Bay; Thomas Bay; Juneau/DISEMBARK
5 Night - Wild Alaska Escape: Cruise from Juneau to Sitka
Starting in Juneau/EMBARK; with stops in Tracy Arm - Fords Terror Wilderness; Glacier Bay National Park or Surrounding Bays; Icy Strait & the Inian Islands; Exploring Baranof Or Chichagof Islands; Sitka/DISEMBARK
7 Night - Columbia & Snake Rivers Journey Cruise from Portland to Clarkston
Starting in Portland, Oregon/EMBARK; with stops in Columbia River Gorge; Hood River; Walla Walla; Exploring the Palouse River; Clarkston, Washington/DISEMBARK
7 Night - Columbia & Snake Rivers Journey Cruise from Clarkston to Portland
Starting in Clarkston, Washington/EMBARK; with stops in Exploring the Palouse River; Walla Walla; Columbia River Gorge; Hood River; Portland, Oregon/DISEMBARK
14 Night - A Remarkable Journey to Alaska, British Columbia & Haida Gwaii Cruise from Seattle to Sitka
Starting in Seattle/EMBARK; with stops in Gulf Islands, British Columbia; Johnstone Strait and Alert Bay, British Columbia; Inside Passage of British Columbia; Haida Gwaii; Alaskas Inside Passage; Glacier Bay National Park; Inian Islands; Chichagof Island; Sitka/DISEMBARK
2022 Sails: May 5
14 Night - A Remarkable Journey to Alaska, British Columbia & Haida Gwaii Cruise from Sitka to Seattle
Starting in Sitka/EMBARK; with stops in Glacier Bay National Park; Inian Islands; Chichagof Island; Alaskas Inside Passage; Haida Gwaii; Inside Passage Of British Columbia; Johnstone Strait and Alert Bay, British Columbia; Gulf Islands, British Columbia; Seattle/DISEMBARK
2022 Sails: Sep 6
About National Geographic Sea Bird
Our twin expedition ships, National Geographic Sea Bird and National Geographic Sea Lion, can reach places inaccessible to larger ships due to their small size, yet each comfortably accommodates 62 guests in 31 outside cabins. The feeling, we're told, is often compared to that of a large private yacht, with everyone integral to the adventure. Accessibility means freedom. Our captains have decades of sailing experience in the regions we explore. They know when and where to navigate so that you feel the places we visit are all ours.
Thanks to our sturdy fleet of Zodiacs and virtually untippable kayaks, you can be off the ship and out exploring within a moment's notice. Launch your kayak from a picturesque beach, hike with our naturalists into the rain forest or walk easily along a sandy dune. During your time with us, our expedition staff likes nothing better than to surprise and delight you by directing the ship toward breaching whales, bow-riding dolphins or into an alluring cove.
Our seasoned crew consists of expert Zodiac drivers and considerate service providers. Their energy, enthusiasm and field expertise are sure to enhance your experience. This is what expedition travel is all about: not just seeing wildness, but being out there, in it. Public Areas: Our twin sister ships feature a Library; Lounge with full-service bar and facilities for films, slide shows and presentations; Observation Deck; partially covered Sun Deck with chairs and tables, and LEXspa. Our "Open Bridge" policy provides guests and opportunity to meet our Officers and Captain and learn about navigation. Meals: Served in single seatings with unassigned tables for an informal atmosphere and easy mingling. Breakfast is a wide selection buffet and lunch is often served family style. Menu emphasizes local flair.
Registry: United States
Cabins: All face outside with windows, private facilities, and climate controls. Expedition Equipment: Bow Camera, hydrophone, kayaks, snorkeling gear, Splash-Cam, underwater video camera, video microscope, Zodiac landing craft and wetsuits in Baja. Special Features: Guest internet access, Wellness Program and LEXmarket. A Video Chronicler onboard all voyages. A ship's doctor and an Undersea Specialist are onboard in Baja.