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National Geographic Islander

Former names: Lord of the Highlands, MV Islander, Rivage Guadeloupe

National Geographic Islander Review and Specifications

Specifications of National Geographic Islander

Year built1995  /  Age : 25
Flag state Ecuador
BuilderChantiers Naval de Marseille (Marseille, France)
OwnerLindblad Expeditions Holdings Inc
OperatorLindblad National Geographic Cruises
Speed14 kn / 26 kph / 16 mph
Length (LOA)49 m / 161 ft
Beam (width)13 m / 43 ft
Gross Tonnage1021 gt
Passengers48 - 50
Crew27
Passengers-to-space ratio25
Decks3
Cabins24
Decks with cabins3
Last Refurbishment2015
Former namesLord of the Highlands, MV Islander, Rivage Guadeloupe

Current itinerary / position of National Geographic Islander

National Geographic Islander current cruise is 7 days, round-trip 9 Night Galapagos Cruise and Land Tour. The itinerary starts on 29 Mar, 2020 and ends on 05 Apr, 2020.

All Itineraries Current Position
Date / TimePort
29 Mar    Departing from Baltra Island, Galapagos hotels
30 Mar - 04 Apr    Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
31 Mar - 04 Apr    Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
01 Apr - 04 Apr    Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
02 Apr - 04 Apr    Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
03 Apr - 04 Apr    Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
05 Apr    Arriving in Baltra Island, Galapagos hotels

Review of National Geographic Islander

National Geographic Islander was built in 1995 as Rivage Guadeloupe (until 2002). Former names of the ship include Lord of the Highlands (until 2004) and Islander (until 2008).

History - construction & ownership

The 1,201-ton, 48-passenger National Geographic Islander is designed for year-round active exploration and provides the ideal mobile platform to experience every aspect of the Galapagos Islands, above and below the sea.Lindblad National Geographic Islander cruise ship

The National Geographic Islander cruise ship is owned and operated by Lindblad Expeditions in cooperation with the National Geographic Society (aka NatGeo - a 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 Islander itinerary program is based on expedition-style Galapagos Islands cruises from Ecuador (round-trip Guayaquil Ecuador port departures).

Cabins

National Geographic Islander has 3 passenger decks and 24 cabins, all of which Outside with portholes or windows. The cabin grades number is 5.

Shipboard dining options - Food and Drinks

Nat Geo Islander has one Main Dining Room with unassigned tables. Meals are served single seating for easy mingling and informal atmosphere. The menu is international and features Ecuadorian flair.Lindblad National Geographic Islander cruise ship

Shipboard entertainment options - Fun and Sport

Nat Geo Islander public areas include an intimate covered deck with chairs, tables, and hammocks; a fitness center and LEX spa; gift shop; library; Internet kiosk; Wi-Fi; doctor’s office; lounge with full-service bar and facilities for slide shows, presentations, and films.Lindblad National Geographic Islander cruise ship

The ship is equipped with kayaks and Zodiacs fleet, snorkeling gear, a video microscope, underwater video cameras, and Internet access. Every voyage is accompanied by a full-time doctor, photo instructor, video chronicler, wellness and undersea specialists. The Ecuadorian officers and captain welcome guests to bridge in accordance with the “Open Bridge” policy of the ship.

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MS National Geographic Islander is an expedition travel cruise ship designed for navigating in remote areas. Ship's former names were MS Islander (until 2008), Lord of the Highlands (until 2004) and Rivage Guadeloupe (until 2002). The other Nat Geo ("National Geographic") named Lindblad ships are EndeavourEndeavour 2ExplorerOrionSea BirdSea Lion.

As a true expedition cruise ship, National Geographic Islander has 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. The partnership between Nat Geo and Lindblad Expeditions (since 2004) enables passengers to become active explorers and enjoy the expedition style travel on small ship cruise vacations. Lindblad ships sail unique destinations and make Zodiac landings to explore out-of-the-way inlets and look for wildlife.

NAT GEO Islander has installed Fleet Xpress - fast Internet connectivity provided by Inmarsat (owner and operator of a global satellite network). Fleet Xpress is fully integrated with the boat's phone system (PABX) and comm platforms.

National Geographic Islander Itineraries

The below listed National Geographic Islander cruise prices on 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.

DateCruise NameDeparture PortPrice from
2020 Mar 29 7 days, round-trip 9 Night Galapagos Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island
2020 Apr 05 7 days, round-trip 9 Night Galapagos Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island
2020 Apr 12 7 days, round-trip 9 Night Galapagos Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island
2020 Apr 19 7 days, round-trip 9 Night Galapagos Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island
2020 Apr 26 7 days, round-trip 9 Night Galapagos Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island
2020 May 03 7 days, round-trip 9 Night Galapagos Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $7788
2020 May 10 5 days, round-trip 6 Night Wild Galapagos Escape Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $5796
2020 May 15 5 days, round-trip 6 Night Wild Galapagos Escape Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $5807
2020 May 20 4 days, round-trip 8 Night Wild Galapagos and Peru Escape Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $6661
2020 May 24 5 days, round-trip 6 Night Wild Galapagos Escape Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $5799
2020 May 29 5 days, round-trip 6 Night Wild Galapagos Escape Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $5796
2020 Jun 03 4 days, round-trip 8 Night Wild Galapagos and Peru Escape Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $6667
2020 Jun 07 7 days, round-trip 9 Night Galapagos Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island
2020 Jun 14 7 days, round-trip 9 Night Galapagos Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island
2020 Jun 21 7 days, round-trip 9 Night Galapagos Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island
2020 Jun 28 7 days, round-trip 9 Night Galapagos Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $7784
2020 Jul 05 5 days, round-trip 6 Night Wild Galapagos Escape Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $5796
2020 Jul 10 5 days, round-trip 6 Night Wild Galapagos Escape Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $5805
2020 Jul 15 4 days, round-trip 8 Night Wild Galapagos and Peru Escape Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $6655
2020 Jul 19 5 days, round-trip 6 Night Wild Galapagos Escape Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $5800
2020 Jul 24 5 days, round-trip 6 Night Wild Galapagos Escape Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $5804
2020 Jul 29 4 days, round-trip 8 Night Wild Galapagos and Peru Escape Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $6654
2020 Aug 02 5 days, round-trip 6 Night Wild Galapagos Escape Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $5794
2020 Aug 07 5 days, round-trip 6 Night Wild Galapagos Escape Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $5798
2020 Aug 12 4 days, round-trip 8 Night Wild Galapagos and Peru Escape Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $6651
2020 Aug 16 7 days, round-trip 9 Night Galapagos Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island
2020 Aug 23 7 days, round-trip 9 Night Galapagos Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $7776
2020 Aug 30 5 days, round-trip 6 Night Wild Galapagos Escape Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $5794
2020 Sep 04 5 days, round-trip 6 Night Wild Galapagos Escape Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $5794
2020 Sep 09 4 days, round-trip 8 Night Wild Galapagos and Peru Escape Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $6654
2020 Sep 13 7 days, round-trip 15 Night Galapagos Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $13840
2020 Sep 27 7 days, round-trip 9 Night Galapagos Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island
2020 Nov 01 7 days, round-trip 9 Night Galapagos Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $7771
2020 Nov 08 5 days, round-trip 6 Night Wild Galapagos Escape Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $5802
2020 Nov 13 5 days, round-trip 6 Night Wild Galapagos Escape Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $5802
2020 Nov 18 4 days, round-trip 8 Night Wild Galapagos and Peru Escape Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $6664
2020 Nov 22 5 days, round-trip 6 Night Wild Galapagos Escape Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $5800
2020 Dec 02 4 days, round-trip 8 Night Wild Galapagos and Peru Escape Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $6654
2020 Dec 06 7 days, round-trip 9 Night Galapagos Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island
2020 Dec 13 7 days, round-trip 9 Night Galapagos Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island
2020 Dec 20 7 days, round-trip 9 Night Galapagos Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island
2020 Dec 27 7 days, round-trip 9 Night Galapagos Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island
2021 Jan 08 5 days, round-trip 6 Night Wild Galapagos Escape Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $5906
2021 Jan 13 4 days, round-trip 8 Night Wild Galapagos and Peru Escape Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $6796
2021 Jan 17 5 days, round-trip 6 Night Wild Galapagos Escape Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $5908
2021 Jan 22 5 days, round-trip 6 Night Wild Galapagos Escape Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $5901
2021 Jan 27 4 days, round-trip 8 Night Wild Galapagos and Peru Escape Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $6784
2021 Jan 31 5 days, round-trip 6 Night Wild Galapagos Escape Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $5891
2021 Feb 05 5 days, round-trip 6 Night Wild Galapagos Escape Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $5892
2021 Feb 10 4 days, round-trip 8 Night Wild Galapagos and Peru Escape Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $6786
2021 Feb 14 5 days, round-trip 6 Night Wild Galapagos Escape Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $5906
2021 Feb 19 5 days, round-trip 6 Night Wild Galapagos Escape Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $5894
2021 Feb 24 4 days, round-trip 8 Night Wild Galapagos and Peru Escape Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $6782
2021 Feb 28 5 days, round-trip 6 Night Wild Galapagos Escape Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $5897
2021 Mar 05 5 days, round-trip 6 Night Wild Galapagos Escape Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $5905
2021 Mar 10 4 days, round-trip 8 Night Wild Galapagos and Peru Escape Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $6784
2021 Mar 14 5 days, round-trip 6 Night Wild Galapagos Escape Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $5897
2021 Mar 19 5 days, round-trip 6 Night Wild Galapagos Escape Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $5903
2021 Mar 24 4 days, round-trip 8 Night Wild Galapagos and Peru Escape Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $6799
2021 Mar 28 5 days, round-trip 6 Night Wild Galapagos Escape Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $5910
2021 Apr 02 5 days, round-trip 6 Night Wild Galapagos Escape Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $5898
2021 Apr 07 4 days, round-trip 8 Night Wild Galapagos and Peru Escape Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $6791
2021 Apr 11 5 days, round-trip 6 Night Wild Galapagos Escape Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $5903
2021 Apr 16 5 days, round-trip 6 Night Wild Galapagos Escape Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $5910
2021 Apr 21 4 days, round-trip 8 Night Wild Galapagos and Peru Escape Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $6800
2021 Apr 25 5 days, round-trip 6 Night Wild Galapagos Escape Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $5892
2021 Apr 30 5 days, round-trip 6 Night Wild Galapagos Escape Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $5890
2021 May 05 4 days, round-trip 8 Night Wild Galapagos and Peru Escape Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $6790
2021 May 09 5 days, round-trip 6 Night Wild Galapagos Escape Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $5895
2021 May 14 5 days, round-trip 6 Night Wild Galapagos Escape Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $5890
2021 May 19 4 days, round-trip 8 Night Wild Galapagos and Peru Escape Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $6785
2021 May 23 5 days, round-trip 6 Night Wild Galapagos Escape Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $5895
2021 May 28 5 days, round-trip 6 Night Wild Galapagos Escape Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $5897
2021 Jun 02 4 days, round-trip 8 Night Wild Galapagos and Peru Escape Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $6784
2021 Jun 06 5 days, round-trip 6 Night Wild Galapagos Escape Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $5905
2021 Jun 11 5 days, round-trip 6 Night Wild Galapagos Escape Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $5908
2021 Jun 16 4 days, round-trip 8 Night Wild Galapagos and Peru Escape Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $6797
2021 Jun 20 5 days, round-trip 6 Night Wild Galapagos Escape Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $5905
2021 Jun 25 5 days, round-trip 6 Night Wild Galapagos Escape Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $5908
2021 Jun 30 4 days, round-trip 8 Night Wild Galapagos and Peru Escape Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $6795
2021 Jul 04 5 days, round-trip 6 Night Wild Galapagos Escape Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $5907
2021 Jul 09 5 days, round-trip 6 Night Wild Galapagos Escape Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $5908
2021 Jul 14 4 days, round-trip 8 Night Wild Galapagos and Peru Escape Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $6799
2021 Jul 18 5 days, round-trip 6 Night Wild Galapagos Escape Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $5906
2021 Jul 23 5 days, round-trip 6 Night Wild Galapagos Escape Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $5893
2021 Jul 28 4 days, round-trip 8 Night Wild Galapagos and Peru Escape Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $6799
2021 Aug 01 5 days, round-trip 6 Night Wild Galapagos Escape Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $5909
2021 Aug 06 5 days, round-trip 6 Night Wild Galapagos Escape Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $5902
2021 Aug 11 4 days, round-trip 8 Night Wild Galapagos and Peru Escape Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $6791
2021 Aug 15 5 days, round-trip 6 Night Wild Galapagos Escape Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $5895
2021 Aug 20 5 days, round-trip 6 Night Wild Galapagos Escape Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $5891
2021 Aug 25 4 days, round-trip 8 Night Wild Galapagos and Peru Escape Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $6798
2021 Aug 29 5 days, round-trip 6 Night Wild Galapagos Escape Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $5890
2021 Sep 03 5 days, round-trip 6 Night Wild Galapagos Escape Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $5905
2021 Sep 08 4 days, round-trip 8 Night Wild Galapagos and Peru Escape Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $6790
2021 Sep 12 5 days, round-trip 6 Night Wild Galapagos Escape Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $5892
2021 Sep 17 5 days, round-trip 6 Night Wild Galapagos Escape Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $5890
2021 Sep 22 4 days, round-trip 8 Night Wild Galapagos and Peru Escape Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $6797
2021 Sep 26 5 days, round-trip 6 Night Wild Galapagos Escape Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $5893
2021 Oct 01 5 days, round-trip 6 Night Wild Galapagos Escape Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $5907
2021 Oct 06 4 days, round-trip 8 Night Wild Galapagos and Peru Escape Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $6789
2021 Oct 29 5 days, round-trip 6 Night Wild Galapagos Escape Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island
2021 Nov 07 5 days, round-trip 6 Night Wild Galapagos Escape Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $5901
2021 Nov 12 5 days, round-trip 6 Night Wild Galapagos Escape Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $5890
2021 Nov 17 4 days, round-trip 8 Night Wild Galapagos and Peru Escape Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $6799
2021 Nov 21 5 days, round-trip 6 Night Wild Galapagos Escape Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $5910
2021 Nov 26 5 days, round-trip 6 Night Wild Galapagos Escape Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $5893
2021 Dec 01 4 days, round-trip 8 Night Wild Galapagos and Peru Escape Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $6796
2021 Dec 05 5 days, round-trip 6 Night Wild Galapagos Escape Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $5905
2021 Dec 10 5 days, round-trip 6 Night Wild Galapagos Escape Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $5902
2021 Dec 15 4 days, round-trip 8 Night Wild Galapagos and Peru Escape Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $6787
2021 Dec 19 5 days, round-trip 6 Night Wild Galapagos Escape Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $5891
2021 Dec 24 5 days, round-trip 6 Night Wild Galapagos Escape Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $6406
2021 Dec 29 4 days, round-trip 8 Night Wild Galapagos and Peru Escape Cruise and Land Tour Baltra Island $7448

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