NEW YORK, NY, July 2013 --- Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic is offering families a special opportunity to share a remarkable holiday in the Sea of Cortez with 50% off for children under 18 on the December 21, 2013 “Holiday Journeys in the Sea of Cortez” departure.  Click here to read.

The Sea of Cortez is a rarified pocket of extraordinary wildness and wonder, and a holiday adventure perfect for families.  Jacques Cousteau called it “the world’s aquarium” for its richness. John Steinbeck fell under its enchantment, and extolled it in The Log from The Sea of Cortez.  It is where the windswept dunes and the blooms of the desert meet the sea. And it’s among the best places in the world to see marine mammals—a literal “living sea.”

The eight day “Holiday Journeys in the Sea of Cortez” voyage on the 62-guest National Geographic Sea Bird will depart from La Paz, Mexico on December 21st with an itinerary that has something for everyone’s holiday checklist:

  • Explore a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Snorkel with Sea Lions
  • Leave Footprints on Pristine Beaches
  • Kayak Pure Blue Seas
  • Hike forests of giant cacti in search of desert plant and animal life
  • Visit 18th-century missions and the historic town of Loreto with a sacred art expert
  • Kids-only: Scavenger Hunts, Arts & Crafts
  • Smartphone Photo Sessions
  • Shoot with a Lindblad-National Geographic certified photo instructor


Named by Travel + Leisure as the #1 Family Friendly Small-ship Cruise Line for four consecutive years, Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic offer families more than simply the chance to learn; parents and children get the rare opportunity to genuinely “be” together in a totally natural way—sharing shipboard life, activities, discoveries and creating a genuinely collective family memory.

The 50% off special offer is valid on bookings made by October 31, 2013, and is applicable for children sharing a cabin with a full fare paying adult.  Rates begin at $4,990 (full fare) per person based on double occupancy in a category one cabin.  The offer is subject to availability; new bookings only.

For reservations or additional information on Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic’s voyages to some of the most beautiful and fascinating places on earth call 1-800-EXPEDITION, visit www.expeditions.com or call your travel agent. 

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