of National Geographic Sea Lion deck 1 (Main)
The Dining Room is single seating, able to accommodate all passengers at 6- and 8-top tables. Regular breakfast is offered buffet-style at 7:30 a.m. Lunch varies, depending on the schedule, but typically featured a soup and family-style or buffet servings of simple fare. Dinner is 3-course, served at 7:00 p.m. and is sit-down with waiter service. Two wines are offered each evening to complement dinner entrees. Once per cruise, a theme dinner is held (crab night on Columbia River, Mexican night in Baja). For these events, the staff dresses up; the dining room is decorated.
The Lounge & Bar is the only indoor gathering spot onboard. An early-riser continental breakfast with fruit, yogurt, juice and pastries, is set out in the lounge at 6:30 a.m. Fruit and salty snacks are laid out here between meals. At 6:00 p.m., complimentary appetizers appear to accompany happy hour and daily "recaps". The Bar offers complimentary specialty coffees as well as alcoholic beverages for an extra fee. A self-service area provides free tea, coffee, hot chocolate, soda, apple cider and fruit.
Cruise cabins from 300 to 305, all of which Oceanview Staterooms (category 01).