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The Canadian Maritimes and Newfoundland

DEPARTING FROM:St JohnsFINAL DESTINATION:St Johns

DURATION:8 Days/ 7 NightsREGION:North AmericaSHIP:National Geographic Explorer

Embark National Geographic Explorer and sail into eastern Canada's breathtaking natural beauty. Discover Newfoundland's little known, astonishing Viking past. Your journey of pure discovery ventures to the legendary islands of Cape Breton, Saint Pierre, and the Isles de la Madeleine. Venture into the ancient Viking settlement of

L’Anse aux Meadows, and explore World Heritage-listed Gros Morne National Park. Discover sweeping dunes, wind- and wave-carved cliffs, and sandstone hills in a wild land. Keep an eye out for moose, see birds, including charming puffins, and rely on eagle-eyed naturalists to keep an eye on the horizon for whales.

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National Geographic Explorer

National Geographic Explorer

Operated by: Lindblad Expeditions

Originally built for service along Norway’s coast as part of the famed Hurtigruten, or Coastal Express, National Geographic Explorer was completely rebuilt in 2008 upon her acquisition by Lindblad Expeditions. Explorer is uniquely equipped with an ice-strengthened hull and advanced navigation equipment for polar expeditions; a roster of tools for exploration; and a well-appointed interior with vast expanses of glass for an unprecedented connection to the outdoors. Explorer accommodates 148 guests in 81 cabins, including 13 cabins with private balconies, six spacious suites and 14 cabins specifically designed for single travellers. At 112  metres with six decks, she is spacious and modern, with a variety of public rooms that offer startling views of the passing landscape. Friendly and informal, Explorer instantly fosters a welcoming environment where enthused and curious passengers share in exceptional experiences and enrichment. Her public rooms include a dramatic window-lined library and observation lounge perched at the very top of the ship, plentiful observation decks, and the forward facing chart room. The spacious lounge is the heart of the ship and is also used for informative presentations.

Key Facts

Crew
86
Officers
International
Guests
148
Tonnage
6471
Length
367 Feet / 112 Metres
Width
54 Feet
Speed
15 Knots
Passenger Decks
6
Built
1982
Registry
Bahamas
Room Grades
Inclusions

FREE BAR AND CREW TIPS INCLUDED

From 01 April 2017 all fares for travel aboard National Geographic Explorer will include your bar tab and all tips for the crew.

 

Your cruise price includes:

Accommodation aboard National Geographic Explorer for 7 nights
All meals and non-alcoholic beverages
Cappuccinos, lattes and filtered water
24-hour coffee, tea and soda on demand 
Hors d’oeuvres and snacks during daily recap
Use of exercise equipment
Fully stocked library, and other gracious public spaces
The guidance and company of the expedition staff
Sightseeing and entrance fees
Special access permits, park fees, port taxes
Transfers to and from group flights
All excursions as described in the itinerary
Zodiac and kayak explorations
Presentations and guest speakers in the lounge

 

Your cruise price does not include:

Flights and pre- and post- cruise accommodation
Transfers to / from the ship
Travel Insurance (highly recommended - ask us for a quote today)
Gratuities
Alcoholic beverages 
Spa treatments
Items of a personal nature (bar, laundry and communications expenses)