New Polar Vessel

The Power of the X-Bow

The first thing you’re sure to notice about our brand-new polar vessel is her distinctive profile, which comes from the patented X-Bow®. Introduced by Ulstein, our Norwegian shipbuilder, this game-changing design literally turns the image of a ship’s bow upside down. But it’s not just a pretty silhouette—the X-Bow ups Read more…

By Lauren, ago
Arctic

Greenland National Park By the Numbers

As a fully-stabilized ice class Polar Code PC-5 vessel, the new National Geographic Endurance will be capable of safely exploring the most adventurous latitudes. And on our East Greenland: Wild Shores of the High Arctic itinerary she’ll venture far north, along the fjord-carved coast of the world’s largest island to Read more…

By Lauren, ago
Alaska

Spruce Root Weaving: Reviving An Ancient Art

“Weaving connects us to the past and teaching passes the weaving art on to the future.” —Delores Churchill For Alaska Natives like the Tlingit, Haida, and Tsimshian, their deep-seated artistic traditions hold a sacred place in their cultural and social lives. But as the older generation passes on, they’re taking with Read more…

By Lauren, ago
Wellness

Q&A with Annbeth Eschbach, CEO of exhale

To Lindblad Expeditions, wildness is a tonic for the human spirit, vital for optimum health and well-being. To exhale, well-being is not a luxury, it’s an everyday experience. Based on these matching missions, we invited exhale to partner with us to create our revitalizing Base Camp getaways in Baja California Read more…

By Lauren, ago
South Pacific

South Pacific Stories: A Sneak Peek

Since 2015 our field correspondent Jenny Kingsley has been sharing stories from the Arctic through her journalism project Meet the North. Now she is turning her attention to warmer locales. Jenny recently joined our 17-day Azure Seas From Tahiti to the Marquesas to begin scouting for powerful, personal stories unfolding on Read more…

By Lauren, ago
Alaska

Q&A with Andy Szabo of Alaska Whale Foundation

As the director of the Alaska Whale Foundation (AWF), Andy Szabo studies the fascinating cultural behaviors of humpbacks in Southeast Alaska—and oversees critical research that’s helping to better understand and protect the health of this very special population. Thanks to a longtime, exclusive partnership between Lindblad Expeditions and AWF, he Read more…

By Lauren, ago