National Geographic Orion

National Geographic Orion Review and Specifications

Specifications of National Geographic Orion

Year built 2003  /  Age : 14
Flag state Bahamas
Builder Cassens Werft (Emden, Germany)
Owner Lindblad Expeditions
Operator National Geographic Lindblad Expeditions
Speed 15 kn / 28 kph / 17 mph
Length (LOA) 102 m / 335 ft
Beam (width) 14 m / 46 ft
Gross Tonnage 3984 gt
Passengers 102 - 106
Crew 75
Passengers-to-space ratio 38
Decks 6
Cabins 53
Decks with cabins 5
Last Refurbishment 2014
Former names MS Orion

Review of National Geographic Orion

National Geographic Orion was built in 2003  for Explorer Maritime, and operated by the US-based Travel Dynamics International. After the March 2014 refurbishment, the ship joined Lindblad's fleet and received its current Nat Geo name.

History - construction & ownership

The 3,984-ton, 106-passenger MS Orion is the newest addition to Nat Geo fleet. It’s a luxurious base camp for trips to the most remote corners of the planet. Fully stabilized and ice-class, the Orion navigates polar ice as well the smallest harbors of South Pacific.Lindblad National Geographic Orion cruise ship

The National Geographic Orion cruise ship is owned and operated by Lindblad Expeditions in cooperation with the National Geographic Society (aka NatGeo - an US non-profit institution for science and education).

The partnership that Nat Geo has with the Lindblad Expeditions line enables passengers to enjoy an expedition style small ship cruise vacation as active explorers. Lindblad cruise ships sail unique destinations to explore out-of-the-way inlets, making Zodiac landings and looking for wildlife.

Cruise itinerary program

National Geographic Orion itinerary program is based on Antarctica expedition voyages in the Southern Ocean, together with adventure travel cruises in the South Pacific and Indian oceans.

Cabins

National Geographic Orion has 6 passenger decks and 53 cabins, all of which Outside with portholes or windows. The cabin grades number is 8.

Dining options - Food & Drinks

Nat Geo Orion has one Main Dining Room with unassigned tables. The restaurant offers international cuisine inspired by ports of call. All meals are served single seating.Lindblad National Geographic Orion cruise ship

Entertainment options - Fun & Sport

National Geographic Orion carries a fleet of Zodiacs and kayaks, as well as video equipment allowing to access the underwater world. Orion is also equipped with diving and snorkeling gear. Nat Geo “open bridge” policy offers the opportunity to meet officers and captain and learn about navigation. A video chronicler, undersea specialist, photography instructor and full-time doctor, are part of the expedition team.Lindblad National Geographic Orion cruise ship

Public areas include the outdoor bar and café, a lounge and bar, sun deck, lecture theater, library and boutique. On board you can also find a mud room, sauna, spa treatment rooms, hot tub/plunge pool and a fitness room.

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  • Accident reports and news CruiseMinus.com
  • Cabin grades number: 8
  • Total number of cabins: 53 (all of which Outside)
  • Dining Rooms: Restaurant (single seating with unassigned tables)
  • Lounges & Bars: Observation Lounge, Outdoor Cafe, lounge with full-service bar, facilities for films and presentations.
  • LEX Spa, whirlpool, fitness center, sauna, theater, library, Global Gallery (gift shop), Wi-Fi, laundry service, mud room.
  • National Geographic Orion ship was originally built for Explorer Maritime, and operated by the US-based company Travel Dynamics International. In March 2014, mv Orion received its current name. The other Nat Geo ("National Geographic") named Lindblad ships are EndeavourEndeavour 2ExplorerIslanderSea BirdSea Lion.
  • As a true expedition cruise ship, National Geographic Orion is staffed a full-time doctor, wellness specialist, photo instructor, video chronicler, undersea specialist. Another feature is the specific expedition equipment on the ship, including kayaks, Zodiacs, wet suits, snorkeling gear, glass-bottom boat and underwater remotely operated vehicle. National Geographic Orion ship's hull is ice-reinforced for cruises in polar regions (Arctic and Antarctica). The ship's ROV (remote operated vehicle) can dive to 1000 ft / 305 m sea depth. The "Open Bridge” policy of Lindblad Expeditions allows the crew to welcome guests to the navigation bridge.
  • (January 20, 2013 accident), MV Orion was cruising in the South Pacific Ocean when rescued from a liferaft the renowned yachtsman Alain Delord. The man's location was 487 nautical miles (560 ml / 900 km) SSW of Hobart, Tasmania. Delord had abandoned his yacht, which hull was damaged in rough weather.

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National Geographic Orion Itineraries 2017

The below listed National Geographic Orion cruise prices on 2017 itineraries are only indicative and Per Person (in US dollars, based on double occupancy). These are the cheapest Lindblad Expeditions fares on the ship’s lowest category cabins available for booking. Cruise fares typically change with departure dates approaching, last minute deals, discounts, promotions, independent travel agency offers.

Departure
Itinerary ports
Dublin cruise port

02 September 2017 7 nights / 8 days, one-way from Dublin to London Tilbury
Prices starting
from $9219
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02 Sep      Departing from Dublin, Ireland   
04 Sep     Holyhead, Isle of Anglesey, Wales   
05 Sep     Skomer Island, Wales   
05 Sep     Fishguard, Wales   
06 Sep     Tresco Island, Scilly Isles, Wales   
07 Sep     Dartmouth, England   
08 Sep     Alderney, St Anne, Channel Islands   
08 Sep     Sark, Channel Islands   
09 Sep     Portsmouth, England   
10 Sep      Arriving in London Tilbury, England   
Bordeaux cruise port

30 September 2017 7 nights / 8 days, one-way from Bordeaux to Lisbon
Prices starting
from $9219
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30 Sep      Departing from Bordeaux, France   
02 Oct     Bayonne, France   
03 Oct     Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France   
03 Oct     Donostia-San Sebastian, Pasajes, Spain   
04 Oct     Bilbao, Spain   
05 Oct     La Coruna, Spain   
06 Oct     Vilagarcia de Arousa, Spain   
07 Oct     Porto, Portugal   
08 Oct      Arriving in Lisbon, Portugal   
Chilean Fjords cruise port

02 November 2017 7 nights / 8 days, one-way from Puerto Natales to Buenos Aires
fly-cruise (Buenos Aires)
Prices starting
from $16084
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02 Nov      Departing from Puerto Natales, Chile   
04 Nov     Chilean Fjords, Patagonia   
05 Nov     Chilean Fjords, Patagonia   
06 Nov     Beagle Channel, Glacier Alley, Chile Patagonia   
07 Nov     Cape Horn, Chile Antarctica   
08 Nov     Staten Island, Isla de los Estados, Argentina   
09 Nov     Staten Island, Isla de los Estados, Argentina   
10 Nov     Ushuaia, Argentina   
10 Nov      Arriving in Buenos Aires (flight)   
Chilean Fjords cruise port

02 November 2017 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip Patagonia: Chilean Fjords & Staten Island
fly-cruise (Santiago (Ch))
Prices starting
from $10328
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02 Nov      Departing from Santiago (Ch) (flight)   
02 Nov      Departing from Puerto Natales, Chile   
04 Nov     Chilean Fjords, Patagonia   
05 Nov     Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego, Chile Antarctica   
06 Nov     Chilean Fjords, Patagonia   
06 Nov     Beagle Channel, Glacier Alley, Chile Patagonia   
07 Nov - 09 Nov     Cape Horn, Chile Antarctica   
10 Nov     Ushuaia, Argentina   
10 Nov      Arriving in Santiago (Ch) (flight)   
Ushuaia cruise port

09 November 2017 20 nights / 21 days, round-trip Antarctica, South Georgia & Falklands
fly-cruise (Santiago (Ch))
Prices starting
from $27450
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09 Nov      Departing from Santiago (Ch) (flight)   
09 Nov      Departing from Ushuaia, Argentina   
11 Nov     At Sea   
12 Nov     West Point Island, Falkland Islands   
13 Nov     Port Stanley, East Falkland Island   
14 Nov - 15 Nov     At Sea   
16 Nov     South Georgia Island, Grytviken, British Antarctica (Exploring)   
17 Nov     South Georgia Island, Grytviken, British Antarctica (Exploring)   
18 Nov     South Georgia Island, Grytviken, British Antarctica (Exploring)   
19 Nov     South Georgia Island, Grytviken, British Antarctica (Exploring)   
20 Nov     South Georgia Island, Grytviken, British Antarctica (Exploring)   
21 Nov - 22 Nov     At Sea   
23 Nov     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
24 Nov     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
25 Nov     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
26 Nov     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
27 Nov     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
28 Nov - 29 Nov     At Sea   
30 Nov     Ushuaia, Argentina   
30 Nov      Arriving in Santiago (Ch) (flight)   
Ushuaia cruise port

29 November 2017 20 nights / 21 days, round-trip Antarctica, South Georgia & Falklands
fly-cruise (Santiago (Ch))
Prices starting
from $27450
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29 Nov      Departing from Santiago (Ch) (flight)   
29 Nov      Departing from Ushuaia, Argentina   
01 Dec     At Sea   
02 Dec     West Point Island, Falkland Islands   
03 Dec     Port Stanley, East Falkland Island   
04 Dec - 05 Dec     At Sea   
06 Dec     South Georgia Island, Grytviken, British Antarctica (Exploring)   
07 Dec     South Georgia Island, Grytviken, British Antarctica (Exploring)   
08 Dec     South Georgia Island, Grytviken, British Antarctica (Exploring)   
09 Dec     South Georgia Island, Grytviken, British Antarctica (Exploring)   
10 Dec     South Georgia Island, Grytviken, British Antarctica (Exploring)   
11 Dec - 12 Dec     At Sea   
13 Dec     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
14 Dec     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
15 Dec     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
16 Dec     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
17 Dec     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
18 Dec - 19 Dec     At Sea   
20 Dec     Ushuaia, Argentina   
20 Dec      Arriving in Santiago (Ch) (flight)   
Ushuaia cruise port

19 December 2017 10 nights / 11 days, round-trip Journey to Antarctica: The White Continent
fly-cruise (Santiago (Ch))
Prices starting
from $17146
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19 Dec      Departing from Santiago (Ch) (flight)   
19 Dec      Departing from Ushuaia, Argentina   
21 Dec     At Sea   
22 Dec     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
23 Dec     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
24 Dec     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
25 Dec     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
26 Dec     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
27 Dec     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
28 Dec - 29 Dec     At Sea   
30 Dec     Ushuaia, Argentina   
30 Dec      Arriving in Santiago (Ch) (flight)   
Ushuaia cruise port

29 December 2017 10 nights / 11 days, round-trip Journey to Antarctica: The White Continent
fly-cruise (Santiago (Ch))
Prices starting
from $17146
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29 Dec      Departing from Santiago (Ch) (flight)   
29 Dec      Departing from Ushuaia, Argentina   
31 Dec     At Sea   
01 Jan     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
02 Jan     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
03 Jan     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
04 Jan     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
05 Jan     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
06 Jan     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
07 Jan - 08 Jan     At Sea   
09 Jan     Ushuaia, Argentina   
09 Jan      Arriving in Santiago (Ch) (flight)   

National Geographic Orion Itineraries 2018

The below listed National Geographic Orion cruise prices on 2018 itineraries are only indicative and Per Person (in US dollars, based on double occupancy). These are the cheapest Lindblad Expeditions fares on the ship’s lowest category cabins available for booking. Cruise fares typically change with departure dates approaching, last minute deals, discounts, promotions, independent travel agency offers.

Departure
Itinerary ports
Ushuaia cruise port

08 January 2018 10 nights / 11 days, round-trip Journey to Antarctica: The White Continent
fly-cruise (Santiago (Ch))
Prices starting
from $15878
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08 Jan      Departing from Santiago (Ch) (flight)   
08 Jan      Departing from Ushuaia, Argentina   
10 Jan     At Sea   
11 Jan     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
12 Jan     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
13 Jan     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
14 Jan     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
15 Jan     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
16 Jan     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
17 Jan - 18 Jan     At Sea   
19 Jan     Ushuaia, Argentina   
19 Jan      Arriving in Santiago (Ch) (flight)   
Ushuaia cruise port

18 January 2018 10 nights / 11 days, round-trip Journey to Antarctica: The White Continent
fly-cruise (Santiago (Ch))
Prices starting
from $15878
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18 Jan      Departing from Santiago (Ch) (flight)   
18 Jan      Departing from Ushuaia, Argentina   
20 Jan     At Sea   
21 Jan     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
22 Jan     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
23 Jan     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
24 Jan     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
25 Jan     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
26 Jan     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
27 Jan - 28 Jan     At Sea   
29 Jan     Ushuaia, Argentina   
29 Jan      Arriving in Santiago (Ch) (flight)   
Ushuaia cruise port

28 January 2018 20 nights / 21 days, round-trip Antarctica, South Georgia & Falklands
fly-cruise (Santiago (Ch))
Prices starting
from $27450
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28 Jan      Departing from Santiago (Ch) (flight)   
28 Jan      Departing from Ushuaia, Argentina   
30 Jan     At Sea   
31 Jan     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
01 Feb     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
02 Feb     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
03 Feb     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
04 Feb     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
05 Feb     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
06 Feb - 07 Feb     At Sea   
08 Feb     South Georgia Island, Grytviken, British Antarctica (Exploring)   
09 Feb     South Georgia Island, Grytviken, British Antarctica (Exploring)   
10 Feb     South Georgia Island, Grytviken, British Antarctica (Exploring)   
11 Feb     South Georgia Island, Grytviken, British Antarctica (Exploring)   
12 Feb     South Georgia Island, Grytviken, British Antarctica (Exploring)   
13 Feb - 14 Feb     At Sea   
15 Feb     Port Stanley, East Falkland Island   
16 Feb     West Point Island, Falkland Islands   
17 Feb     At Sea   
18 Feb     Ushuaia, Argentina   
18 Feb      Arriving in Santiago (Ch) (flight)   
Ushuaia cruise port

17 February 2018 20 nights / 21 days, round-trip Antarctica, South Georgia & Falklands
fly-cruise (Santiago (Ch))
Prices starting
from $27450
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17 Feb      Departing from Santiago (Ch) (flight)   
17 Feb      Departing from Ushuaia, Argentina   
19 Feb     At Sea   
20 Feb     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
21 Feb     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
22 Feb     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
23 Feb     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
24 Feb     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
25 Feb     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
26 Feb - 27 Feb     At Sea   
28 Feb     South Georgia Island, Grytviken, British Antarctica (Exploring)   
01 Mar     South Georgia Island, Grytviken, British Antarctica (Exploring)   
02 Mar     South Georgia Island, Grytviken, British Antarctica (Exploring)   
03 Mar     South Georgia Island, Grytviken, British Antarctica (Exploring)   
04 Mar     South Georgia Island, Grytviken, British Antarctica (Exploring)   
05 Mar - 06 Mar     At Sea   
07 Mar     Port Stanley, East Falkland Island   
08 Mar     West Point Island, Falkland Islands   
09 Mar     At Sea   
10 Mar     Ushuaia, Argentina   
10 Mar      Arriving in Santiago (Ch) (flight)   
Ushuaia cruise port

08 March 2018 7 nights / 8 days, one-way from Buenos Aires to Puerto Natales
fly-cruise (Buenos Aires)
Prices starting
from $16084
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08 Mar      Departing from Buenos Aires (flight)   
08 Mar      Departing from Ushuaia, Argentina   
12 Mar     Cape Horn, Chile Antarctica   
13 Mar     Beagle Channel, Glacier Alley, Chile Patagonia   
14 Mar     Chilean Fjords, Patagonia   
15 Mar     Chilean Fjords, Patagonia   
16 Mar      Arriving in Puerto Natales, Chile   
Chilean Fjords cruise port

09 March 2018 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip Patagonia: Chilean Fjords & Staten Island
fly-cruise (Santiago (Ch))
Prices starting
from $10328
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09 Mar      Departing from Santiago (Ch) (flight)   
09 Mar      Departing from Puerto Natales, Chile   
11 Mar     Chilean Fjords, Patagonia   
12 Mar     Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego, Chile Antarctica   
13 Mar     Chilean Fjords, Patagonia   
13 Mar     Beagle Channel, Glacier Alley, Chile Patagonia   
14 Mar - 16 Mar     Cape Horn, Chile Antarctica   
17 Mar     Ushuaia, Argentina   
17 Mar      Arriving in Santiago (Ch) (flight)   
Easter Island cruise port

31 March 2018 13 nights / 14 days, one-way from Easter Island to Papeete
Prices starting
from $20757
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31 Mar      Departing from Easter Island, Hanga Roa, Chile   
02 Apr - 04 Apr     At Sea   
05 Apr     Pitcairn Island, Adamstown   
06 Apr     At Sea   
07 Apr     Gambier Islands, Mangareva, French Polynesia   
08 Apr - 10 Apr     At Sea   
11 Apr     Tuamotus, French Polynesia   
12 Apr     Tuamotus, French Polynesia   
13 Apr     Tuamotus, French Polynesia   
14 Apr      Arriving in Papeete, Tahiti Island, French Polynesia   
Papeete cruise port

13 April 2018 7 nights / 8 days, one-way from Papeete to Rangiroa Atoll
Prices starting
from $8872
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13 Apr      Departing from Papeete, Tahiti Island, French Polynesia   
15 Apr     Bora Bora Island, Society Islands, French Polynesia   
16 Apr     Raiatea Island, French Polynesia   
16 Apr     Tahaa Island, Society Islands, French Polynesia   
17 Apr     Huahine Island, Society Islands, French Polynesia   
18 Apr     Tuamotus, French Polynesia   
19 Apr     Tuamotus, French Polynesia   
20 Apr - 21 Apr     Rangiroa Atoll, Tuamotus, French Polynesia (Overnight)   
21 Apr      Arriving in Rangiroa Atoll, Tuamotus, French Polynesia   
Moorea Island cruise port

20 April 2018 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip Isles, Atolls, and Pristine Corals
fly-cruise (Papeete)
Prices starting
from $8872
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20 Apr      Departing from Papeete (flight)   
20 Apr      Departing from Rangiroa Atoll, Tuamotus, French Polynesia   
22 Apr - 23 Apr     At Sea   
24 Apr     Line Islands, Kiribati   
25 Apr     Line Islands, Kiribati   
26 Apr     Line Islands, Kiribati   
27 Apr     Moorea Island, Society Islands, French Polynesia   
28 Apr      Arriving in Papeete, Tahiti Island, French Polynesia   
Papeete cruise port

27 April 2018 7 nights / 8 days, one-way from Papeete to Rangiroa Atoll
Prices starting
from $8872
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27 Apr      Departing from Papeete, Tahiti Island, French Polynesia   
29 Apr     Bora Bora Island, Society Islands, French Polynesia   
30 Apr     Raiatea Island, French Polynesia   
30 Apr     Tahaa Island, Society Islands, French Polynesia   
01 May     Huahine Island, Society Islands, French Polynesia   
02 May     Tuamotus, French Polynesia   
03 May     Tuamotus, French Polynesia   
04 May - 05 May     Rangiroa Atoll, Tuamotus, French Polynesia (Overnight)   
05 May      Arriving in Rangiroa Atoll, Tuamotus, French Polynesia   
Moorea Island cruise port

04 May 2018 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip Isles, Atolls, and Pristine Corals
fly-cruise (Papeete)
Prices starting
from $8872
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04 May      Departing from Papeete (flight)   
04 May      Departing from Rangiroa Atoll, Tuamotus, French Polynesia   
06 May - 07 May     At Sea   
08 May     Line Islands, Kiribati   
09 May     Line Islands, Kiribati   
10 May     Line Islands, Kiribati   
11 May     Moorea Island, Society Islands, French Polynesia   
12 May      Arriving in Papeete, Tahiti Island, French Polynesia   
Papeete cruise port

11 May 2018 14 nights / 15 days, one-way from Papeete to Lautoka
Prices starting
from $18093
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11 May      Departing from Papeete, Tahiti Island, French Polynesia   
13 May - 14 May     Tahaa Island, Society Islands, French Polynesia (Overnight)   
14 May     Tahaa Island, Society Islands, French Polynesia   
15 May     Raiatea Island, French Polynesia   
16 May - 17 May     Aitutaki Island, Cook Islands (Overnight)   
17 May - 18 May     Aitutaki Island, Cook Islands (Overnight)   
18 May     Aitutaki Island, Cook Islands   
19 May - 20 May     Apia, Upolu Island, Samoa (Overnight)   
20 May     Apia, Upolu Island, Samoa   
21 May     At Sea   
22 May - 23 May     Mata-Utu, Wallis and Futuna Islands (Overnight)   
23 May     Mata-Utu, Wallis and Futuna Islands   
24 May - 25 May     Taveuni Island, Fiji (Overnight)   
25 May     Taveuni Island, Fiji   
26 May      Arriving in Lautoka, Fiji   
Apia cruise port

25 May 2018 14 nights / 15 days, one-way from Lautoka to Papeete
Prices starting
from $18093
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25 May      Departing from Lautoka, Fiji   
27 May - 28 May     Taveuni Island, Fiji (Overnight)   
28 May     Taveuni Island, Fiji   
29 May - 30 May     Mata-Utu, Wallis and Futuna Islands (Overnight)   
30 May     Mata-Utu, Wallis and Futuna Islands   
31 May     At Sea   
01 Jun - 02 Jun     Apia, Upolu Island, Samoa (Overnight)   
02 Jun     Apia, Upolu Island, Samoa   
03 Jun - 04 Jun     Aitutaki Island, Cook Islands (Overnight)   
04 Jun - 05 Jun     Aitutaki Island, Cook Islands (Overnight)   
05 Jun     Aitutaki Island, Cook Islands   
06 Jun     Raiatea Island, French Polynesia   
07 Jun     Tahaa Island, Society Islands, French Polynesia   
08 Jun - 09 Jun     Tahaa Island, Society Islands, French Polynesia (Overnight)   
09 Jun      Arriving in Papeete, Tahiti Island, French Polynesia   
Bear Island cruise port

30 May 2018 14 nights / 15 days, one-way from Oslo to Bergen
fly-cruise (Oslo)
Prices starting
from $19119
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30 May      Departing from Oslo (flight)   
30 May      Departing from Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen, Arctic Norway   
01 Jun     Svalbard, Arctic Norway   
02 Jun     Svalbard, Arctic Norway   
03 Jun     Svalbard, Arctic Norway   
04 Jun     Svalbard, Arctic Norway   
05 Jun     Svalbard, Arctic Norway   
06 Jun     Bear Island, Bjornoya, Norway   
07 Jun     Tromso, Norway   
08 Jun     Tysfjord, Kjopsvik, Norway   
09 Jun     Lofoten Islands, Norway   
10 Jun     Norwegian Fjords   
11 Jun     Norwegian Fjords   
12 Jun     Norwegian Fjords   
13 Jun     Nordfjord, Norway   
14 Jun      Arriving in Bergen, Norway   
Papeete cruise port

08 June 2018 7 nights / 8 days, one-way from Papeete to Rangiroa Atoll
Prices starting
from $8872
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08 Jun      Departing from Papeete, Tahiti Island, French Polynesia   
10 Jun     Bora Bora Island, Society Islands, French Polynesia   
11 Jun     Raiatea Island, French Polynesia   
11 Jun     Tahaa Island, Society Islands, French Polynesia   
12 Jun     Huahine Island, Society Islands, French Polynesia   
13 Jun     Tuamotus, French Polynesia   
14 Jun     Tuamotus, French Polynesia   
15 Jun - 16 Jun     Rangiroa Atoll, Tuamotus, French Polynesia (Overnight)   
16 Jun      Arriving in Rangiroa Atoll, Tuamotus, French Polynesia   
Moorea Island cruise port

15 June 2018 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip Isles, Atolls, and Pristine Corals
fly-cruise (Papeete)
Prices starting
from $8872
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15 Jun      Departing from Papeete (flight)   
15 Jun      Departing from Rangiroa Atoll, Tuamotus, French Polynesia   
17 Jun - 18 Jun     At Sea   
19 Jun     Line Islands, Kiribati   
20 Jun     Line Islands, Kiribati   
21 Jun     Line Islands, Kiribati   
22 Jun     Moorea Island, Society Islands, French Polynesia   
23 Jun      Arriving in Papeete, Tahiti Island, French Polynesia   
Papeete cruise port

22 June 2018 14 nights / 15 days, round-trip Azure Seas from Tahiti to the Marquesas
Prices starting
from $18093
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22 Jun      Departing from Papeete, Tahiti Island, French Polynesia   
24 Jun     Tuamotus, French Polynesia   
25 Jun     Tuamotus, French Polynesia   
26 Jun     Fakarava Atoll, Tuamotus, French Polynesia   
27 Jun - 28 Jun     Nuku Hiva Island, French Polynesia (Overnight)   
28 Jun     Nuku Hiva Island, French Polynesia   
29 Jun     Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia   
30 Jun     Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia   
01 Jul     Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia   
02 Jul     Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia   
03 Jul     Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia   
04 Jul     Tuamotus, French Polynesia   
05 Jul     Tuamotus, French Polynesia   
06 Jul     Tuamotus, French Polynesia   
07 Jul      Arriving in Papeete, Tahiti Island, French Polynesia   
Papeete cruise port

06 July 2018 7 nights / 8 days, one-way from Papeete to Rangiroa Atoll
Prices starting
from $8872
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06 Jul      Departing from Papeete, Tahiti Island, French Polynesia   
08 Jul     Bora Bora Island, Society Islands, French Polynesia   
09 Jul     Raiatea Island, French Polynesia   
09 Jul     Tahaa Island, Society Islands, French Polynesia   
10 Jul     Huahine Island, Society Islands, French Polynesia   
11 Jul     Tuamotus, French Polynesia   
12 Jul     Tuamotus, French Polynesia   
13 Jul - 14 Jul     Rangiroa Atoll, Tuamotus, French Polynesia (Overnight)   
14 Jul      Arriving in Rangiroa Atoll, Tuamotus, French Polynesia   
Moorea Island cruise port

13 July 2018 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip Isles, Atolls, and Pristine Corals
fly-cruise (Papeete)
Prices starting
from $8872
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13 Jul      Departing from Papeete (flight)   
13 Jul      Departing from Rangiroa Atoll, Tuamotus, French Polynesia   
15 Jul - 16 Jul     At Sea   
17 Jul     Line Islands, Kiribati   
18 Jul     Line Islands, Kiribati   
19 Jul     Line Islands, Kiribati   
20 Jul     Moorea Island, Society Islands, French Polynesia   
21 Jul      Arriving in Papeete, Tahiti Island, French Polynesia   
Papeete cruise port

20 July 2018 7 nights / 8 days, one-way from Papeete to Rangiroa Atoll
Prices starting
from $8872
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20 Jul      Departing from Papeete, Tahiti Island, French Polynesia   
22 Jul     Bora Bora Island, Society Islands, French Polynesia   
23 Jul     Raiatea Island, French Polynesia   
23 Jul     Tahaa Island, Society Islands, French Polynesia   
24 Jul     Huahine Island, Society Islands, French Polynesia   
25 Jul     Tuamotus, French Polynesia   
26 Jul     Tuamotus, French Polynesia   
27 Jul - 28 Jul     Rangiroa Atoll, Tuamotus, French Polynesia (Overnight)   
28 Jul      Arriving in Rangiroa Atoll, Tuamotus, French Polynesia   
Moorea Island cruise port

27 July 2018 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip Isles, Atolls, and Pristine Corals
fly-cruise (Papeete)
Prices starting
from $8872
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27 Jul      Departing from Papeete (flight)   
27 Jul      Departing from Rangiroa Atoll, Tuamotus, French Polynesia   
29 Jul - 30 Jul     At Sea   
31 Jul     Line Islands, Kiribati   
01 Aug     Line Islands, Kiribati   
02 Aug     Line Islands, Kiribati   
03 Aug     Moorea Island, Society Islands, French Polynesia   
04 Aug      Arriving in Papeete, Tahiti Island, French Polynesia   
Papeete cruise port

03 August 2018 7 nights / 8 days, one-way from Papeete to Rangiroa Atoll
Prices starting
from $8872
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03 Aug      Departing from Papeete, Tahiti Island, French Polynesia   
05 Aug     Bora Bora Island, Society Islands, French Polynesia   
06 Aug     Raiatea Island, French Polynesia   
06 Aug     Tahaa Island, Society Islands, French Polynesia   
07 Aug     Huahine Island, Society Islands, French Polynesia   
08 Aug     Tuamotus, French Polynesia   
09 Aug     Tuamotus, French Polynesia   
10 Aug - 11 Aug     Rangiroa Atoll, Tuamotus, French Polynesia (Overnight)   
11 Aug      Arriving in Rangiroa Atoll, Tuamotus, French Polynesia   
Moorea Island cruise port

10 August 2018 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip Isles, Atolls, and Pristine Corals
fly-cruise (Papeete)
Prices starting
from $8872
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10 Aug      Departing from Papeete (flight)   
10 Aug      Departing from Rangiroa Atoll, Tuamotus, French Polynesia   
12 Aug - 13 Aug     At Sea   
14 Aug     Line Islands, Kiribati   
15 Aug     Line Islands, Kiribati   
16 Aug     Line Islands, Kiribati   
17 Aug     Moorea Island, Society Islands, French Polynesia   
18 Aug      Arriving in Papeete, Tahiti Island, French Polynesia   
Papeete cruise port

17 August 2018 14 nights / 15 days, round-trip Azure Seas from Tahiti to the Marquesas
Prices starting
from $18093
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17 Aug      Departing from Papeete, Tahiti Island, French Polynesia   
19 Aug     Tuamotus, French Polynesia   
20 Aug     Tuamotus, French Polynesia   
21 Aug     Fakarava Atoll, Tuamotus, French Polynesia   
22 Aug - 23 Aug     Nuku Hiva Island, French Polynesia (Overnight)   
23 Aug     Nuku Hiva Island, French Polynesia   
24 Aug     Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia   
25 Aug     Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia   
26 Aug     Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia   
27 Aug     Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia   
28 Aug     Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia   
29 Aug     Tuamotus, French Polynesia   
30 Aug     Tuamotus, French Polynesia   
31 Aug     Tuamotus, French Polynesia   
01 Sep      Arriving in Papeete, Tahiti Island, French Polynesia   
Papeete cruise port

02 September 2018 13 nights / 14 days, one-way from Papeete to Easter Island
Prices starting
from $20757
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02 Sep      Departing from Papeete, Tahiti Island, French Polynesia   
04 Sep     Tuamotus, French Polynesia   
05 Sep     Tuamotus, French Polynesia   
06 Sep     Tuamotus, French Polynesia   
07 Sep - 09 Sep     At Sea   
10 Sep     Gambier Islands, Mangareva, French Polynesia   
11 Sep     At Sea   
12 Sep     Pitcairn Island, Adamstown   
13 Sep - 15 Sep     At Sea   
16 Sep      Arriving in Easter Island, Hanga Roa, Chile   
Chilean Fjords cruise port

31 October 2018 7 nights / 8 days, one-way from Puerto Natales to Buenos Aires
fly-cruise (Buenos Aires)
Prices starting
from $16084
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31 Oct      Departing from Puerto Natales, Chile   
02 Nov     Chilean Fjords, Patagonia   
03 Nov     Chilean Fjords, Patagonia   
04 Nov     Beagle Channel, Glacier Alley, Chile Patagonia   
05 Nov     Cape Horn, Chile Antarctica   
06 Nov     Staten Island, Isla de los Estados, Argentina   
07 Nov     Staten Island, Isla de los Estados, Argentina   
08 Nov     Ushuaia, Argentina   
08 Nov      Arriving in Buenos Aires (flight)   
Chilean Fjords cruise port

31 October 2018 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip Patagonia: Chilean Fjords & Staten Island
fly-cruise (Santiago (Ch))
Prices starting
from $10328
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31 Oct      Departing from Santiago (Ch) (flight)   
31 Oct      Departing from Puerto Natales, Chile   
02 Nov     Chilean Fjords, Patagonia   
03 Nov     Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego, Chile Antarctica   
04 Nov     Chilean Fjords, Patagonia   
04 Nov     Beagle Channel, Glacier Alley, Chile Patagonia   
05 Nov - 07 Nov     Cape Horn, Chile Antarctica   
08 Nov     Ushuaia, Argentina   
08 Nov      Arriving in Santiago (Ch) (flight)   
Ushuaia cruise port

07 November 2018 20 nights / 21 days, round-trip Antarctica, South Georgia & Falklands
fly-cruise (Santiago (Ch))
Prices starting
from $27450
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07 Nov      Departing from Santiago (Ch) (flight)   
07 Nov      Departing from Ushuaia, Argentina   
09 Nov     At Sea   
10 Nov     West Point Island, Falkland Islands   
11 Nov     Port Stanley, East Falkland Island   
12 Nov - 13 Nov     At Sea   
14 Nov     South Georgia Island, Grytviken, British Antarctica (Exploring)   
15 Nov     South Georgia Island, Grytviken, British Antarctica (Exploring)   
16 Nov     South Georgia Island, Grytviken, British Antarctica (Exploring)   
17 Nov     South Georgia Island, Grytviken, British Antarctica (Exploring)   
18 Nov     South Georgia Island, Grytviken, British Antarctica (Exploring)   
19 Nov - 20 Nov     At Sea   
21 Nov     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
22 Nov     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
23 Nov     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
24 Nov     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
25 Nov     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
26 Nov - 27 Nov     At Sea   
28 Nov     Ushuaia, Argentina   
28 Nov      Arriving in Santiago (Ch) (flight)   
Ushuaia cruise port

27 November 2018 10 nights / 11 days, round-trip Journey to Antarctica: The White Continent
fly-cruise (Santiago (Ch))
Prices starting
from $15878
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27 Nov      Departing from Santiago (Ch) (flight)   
27 Nov      Departing from Ushuaia, Argentina   
29 Nov     At Sea   
30 Nov     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
01 Dec     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
02 Dec     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
03 Dec     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
04 Dec     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
05 Dec     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
06 Dec - 07 Dec     At Sea   
08 Dec     Ushuaia, Argentina   
08 Dec      Arriving in Santiago (Ch) (flight)   
Ushuaia cruise port

07 December 2018 10 nights / 11 days, round-trip Journey to Antarctica: The White Continent
fly-cruise (Santiago (Ch))
Prices starting
from $15878
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07 Dec      Departing from Santiago (Ch) (flight)   
07 Dec      Departing from Ushuaia, Argentina   
09 Dec     At Sea   
10 Dec     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
11 Dec     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
12 Dec     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
13 Dec     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
14 Dec     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
15 Dec     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
16 Dec - 17 Dec     At Sea   
18 Dec     Ushuaia, Argentina   
18 Dec      Arriving in Santiago (Ch) (flight)   
Ushuaia cruise port

17 December 2018 10 nights / 11 days, round-trip Journey to Antarctica: The White Continent
fly-cruise (Santiago (Ch))
Prices starting
from $17146
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17 Dec      Departing from Santiago (Ch) (flight)   
17 Dec      Departing from Ushuaia, Argentina   
19 Dec     At Sea   
20 Dec     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
21 Dec     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
22 Dec     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
23 Dec     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
24 Dec     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
25 Dec     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
26 Dec - 27 Dec     At Sea   
28 Dec     Ushuaia, Argentina   
28 Dec      Arriving in Santiago (Ch) (flight)   
Ushuaia cruise port

27 December 2018 10 nights / 11 days, round-trip Journey to Antarctica: The White Continent
fly-cruise (Santiago (Ch))
Prices starting
from $17146
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27 Dec      Departing from Santiago (Ch) (flight)   
27 Dec      Departing from Ushuaia, Argentina   
29 Dec     At Sea   
30 Dec     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
31 Dec     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
01 Jan     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
02 Jan     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
03 Jan     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
04 Jan     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
05 Jan - 06 Jan     At Sea   
07 Jan     Ushuaia, Argentina   
07 Jan      Arriving in Santiago (Ch) (flight)   

National Geographic Orion Itineraries 2019

The below listed National Geographic Orion cruise prices on 2019 itineraries are only indicative and Per Person (in US dollars, based on double occupancy). These are the cheapest Lindblad Expeditions fares on the ship’s lowest category cabins available for booking. Cruise fares typically change with departure dates approaching, last minute deals, discounts, promotions, independent travel agency offers.

Departure
Itinerary ports
Ushuaia cruise port

06 January 2019 10 nights / 11 days, round-trip Journey to Antarctica: The White Continent
fly-cruise (Santiago (Ch))
Prices starting
from $15878
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06 Jan      Departing from Santiago (Ch) (flight)   
06 Jan      Departing from Ushuaia, Argentina   
08 Jan     At Sea   
09 Jan     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
10 Jan     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
11 Jan     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
12 Jan     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
13 Jan     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
14 Jan     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
15 Jan - 16 Jan     At Sea   
17 Jan     Ushuaia, Argentina   
17 Jan      Arriving in Santiago (Ch) (flight)   
Ushuaia cruise port

26 January 2019 10 nights / 11 days, round-trip Journey to Antarctica: The White Continent
fly-cruise (Santiago (Ch))
Prices starting
from $15878
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26 Jan      Departing from Santiago (Ch) (flight)   
26 Jan      Departing from Ushuaia, Argentina   
28 Jan     At Sea   
29 Jan     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
30 Jan     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
31 Jan     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
01 Feb     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
02 Feb     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
03 Feb     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
04 Feb - 05 Feb     At Sea   
06 Feb     Ushuaia, Argentina   
06 Feb      Arriving in Santiago (Ch) (flight)   
Ushuaia cruise port

05 February 2019 10 nights / 11 days, round-trip Journey to Antarctica: The White Continent
fly-cruise (Santiago (Ch))
Prices starting
from $15878
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05 Feb      Departing from Santiago (Ch) (flight)   
05 Feb      Departing from Ushuaia, Argentina   
07 Feb     At Sea   
08 Feb     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
09 Feb     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
10 Feb     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
11 Feb     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
12 Feb     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
13 Feb     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
14 Feb - 15 Feb     At Sea   
16 Feb     Ushuaia, Argentina   
16 Feb      Arriving in Santiago (Ch) (flight)   
Ushuaia cruise port

15 February 2019 20 nights / 21 days, round-trip Antarctica, South Georgia & Falklands
fly-cruise (Santiago (Ch))
Prices starting
from $27450
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15 Feb      Departing from Santiago (Ch) (flight)   
15 Feb      Departing from Ushuaia, Argentina   
17 Feb     At Sea   
18 Feb     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
19 Feb     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
20 Feb     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
21 Feb     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
22 Feb     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
23 Feb     Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica (Exploring)   
24 Feb - 25 Feb     At Sea   
26 Feb     South Georgia Island, Grytviken, British Antarctica (Exploring)   
27 Feb     South Georgia Island, Grytviken, British Antarctica (Exploring)   
28 Feb     South Georgia Island, Grytviken, British Antarctica (Exploring)   
01 Mar     South Georgia Island, Grytviken, British Antarctica (Exploring)   
02 Mar     South Georgia Island, Grytviken, British Antarctica (Exploring)   
03 Mar - 04 Mar     At Sea   
05 Mar     Port Stanley, East Falkland Island   
06 Mar     West Point Island, Falkland Islands   
07 Mar     At Sea   
08 Mar     Ushuaia, Argentina   
08 Mar      Arriving in Santiago (Ch) (flight)