National Geographic Sea Lion
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5 Night - Wild Belize Escape: Wildlife, Reefs, and Rivers Roundtrip Cruise from Belize City
Starting in Belize City/EMBARK; with stops in Belize Barrier Reef; Mayflower-Bocawina National Park; Monkey River; Belize Barrier Reef; Belize City/DISEMBARK
5 Night - Wild South Carolina Escape: Beaufort and the Barrier Islands Roundtrip from Charleston
Starting in Charleston, South Carolina/EMBARK; with stops in Beaufort and Port Royal Island; St. Phillips Island; Edisto Island; Exploring Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge; Awendaw; Francis Marion National Forest; Charleston/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
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 - Exploring the Bahamas Out Islands: Natural Wonders & Hidden History Roundtrip Cruise from George Town
Starting in George Town, The Exumas, Bahamas/EMBARK; with stops in Crooked Island; Long Cay; Acklins Island; Mayaguana; Long Island; Eleuthera; Conception Island; George Town, Exumas/DISEMBARK
7 Night - Exploring the Low Country: Cumberland Island to Charleston from Jacksonville to Charleston
Starting in Jacksonville, Florida; with stops in Fernandina Beach/EMBARK; Cumberland Island, Georgia; Jekyll Island; Brunswick; Sapelo Island; Ossabaw Island; Savannah; Daufuskie Island, South Carolina; Turtle Island; Charleston/DISEMBARK
8 Night - Belize to Tikal: Reefs, Rivers & Ruins of The Maya World Roundtrip Cruise from Belize City
Starting in Belize City/EMBARK; with stops in Belize Barrier Reef; Mayflower-Bocawina National Park; Monkey River; Belize Barrier Reef; Belize City/DISEMBARK; El Remate; Tikal; Yaxhá; El Remate; Belize City
About National Geographic Sea Lion
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.
Registry: United States
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.
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.