Antarctica

An Unforgettable Humpback Encounter

“The sea seemed alive with waving flippers, slicing flukes, and gaping maws bursting out of the water. But most remarkable of all, two individuals, clearly replete with food, drifted across to one of our Zodiacs and kept spy-hopping right off the stern.” —Naturalist Ian Bullock One thrilling afternoon in Wilhelmina Read more…

By Lauren, ago
Antarctica

A Museum-Worthy Model

Avid Lindblad guest Ken Greenwood has explored the world with us on 13 expeditions—with two more booked in 2019. Here, he shares the story of how his model ship ended up in a museum. In March 2016, when I returned from my second trip to South Georgia & the Falklands Read more…

By Lauren, ago
Antarctica

Brrr…ing On the Polar Plunge

Only 600 miles or so from the Arctic Circle in an otherworldly landscape of snow-capped mountains, an intrepid group of explorers step out of their robes, one by one, and then 3, 2, 1….make a splash in the icy waters! Whether you’re one of the brave few to jump or Read more…

By Lauren, ago
Antarctica

Q&A With Will Steger

Interviewed by Ford Cochran, NGE Director of Programming & Staffing A formidable voice calling for understanding and the preservation of the polar regions and the Earth, Will Steger is best known for his legendary polar explorations. He has traveled tens of thousands of miles by kayak and dogsled over 50 Read more…

By Jessica, ago
Antarctica

The Lore Behind the Keel Laying

On March 17, 2018, Lindblad Expeditions celebrated the keel laying of the National Geographic Endurance, our brand-new, Polar Class 5 ship, at the shipyard in Gdynia, Poland. This time-honored, seafaring tradition marks the first major milestone in the construction of a new vessel. Since the supportive keel, or spine, allows Read more…

By Lauren, ago