Itinerary Overview

Experience the wilder side of California


Join CEO Sven Lindblad and Natural Habitat Adventures Ben Bressler on the National Geographic Venture Inaugural Voyage, Dec. 2 - 7, 2018.

Flip the California script as you explore the beauty and the seldom-seen highlights of its coast and islands—on a ‘left coast’ Inaugural voyage of the brand-new National Geographic Venture. Be among the first to experience this beautiful ship as you leave the notions of car, driving and traffic behind, to discover what, other than highways or flight plans, connects Northern and Southern CA.

  • Think San Francisco is dazzling seen from a car or taxi coming in from the airport? See it from National Geographic Venture’s deck as we embark the city for a sunset cocktail cruise around this iconic harbor
  • Enjoy behind-the-scenes access to Northern CA’s acclaimed Monterey Bay Aquarium and Southern CA’s architecturally stellar Catalina Casino
  • See the wildlife and wonders that lie beyond the bright lights of California’s famous cities
  • Actively experience key coastal sites and sights as you voyage aboard an authentic expedition ship, fully equipped for exploring

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