Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic announced an additional cruise for its newest ship, National Geographic Endurance. Scheduled for delivery in 2020, the 126-passenger ship is the first new polar build in the history of the cruise line.
Following an inaugural season sailing the Arctic in 2020, Endurance will depart on a unique itinerary exploring the 7th continent with 2 departures only. The cruise will explore where few humans have been and discover 4 wilderness regions, from the Antarctic Peninsula to Ross Sea and Sub-Antarctic Islands of New Zealand.
Lindblad Expedition’s itinerary "Epic Antarctica" is a 34-day expedition from AUD$61,000 departing December 27, 2020 and January 26, 2021 with the 2nd departure date sailing in reverse.
In the company of the renowned expedition team, passengers will witness the big ice of West Antarctica; impressive ice shelf of Ross Sea region; and sub-Antarctic islands of Australia and New Zealand, World Heritage sites for thousands of seals and millions of penguins, including huge king penguins' colonies and the endemic royal penguin.