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
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

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
Arctic

Q&A With Dr. Kathryn Sullivan

Geologist, NOAA scientist, and NASA astronaut, Dr. Kathryn Sullivan has had a storied career that has taken her from the far reaches of outer space to the bottom of the world’s oceans. She was also a catalyst in the creation of Lindblad Expeditions’ unique undersea program, and this summer she’ll Read more…

By Lauren, ago
Arctic

Q&A With Meet the North’s Jennifer Kingsley

National Geographic Explorer and Lindblad Expeditions Field Correspondent Jennifer Kingsley is a naturalist and journalist who has traveled for hundreds of days through some of the planet’s last great wildernesses. In 2015 she founded Meet the North to share stories from some of the four million people who live at the Read more…

By Kim, ago
Arctic

A Sneak Peek Into the Russian Far East

Beginning in 2019 the National Geographic Orion will visit the Russian Far East and the Bering Sea. Our Field Correspondent, Jennifer Kingsley, recently returned from 50 days in this remote region. We asked her to share some stories and a preview of what Orion’s guests will discover here, at the Read more…

By Lauren, ago
Arctic

The Magic of Polar Bears

“You’re hoping for a bear encounter, but nothing is guaranteed. Having this intimacy with an animal that you’ve heard so much about and then to be face-to-face with it, it just felt deeply personal.”  – Anita G., Guest aboard National Geographic Explorer Spotting a polar bear in the wild, a Read more…

By Kim, ago