Our family program launched in Galápagos in 2017, expanded to Alaska in 2018, and will roll out to Baja in 2020.
National Geographic Global Explorers Program!
Our exclusive, new family friendly cruise program is smart fun for kids and teens
Developed in conjunction with National Geographic Education, our unique kids' program launched in Galápagos in 2017, expanded to Alaska in 2018, and just rolled out in Baja in early 2020!
Kids and teens choose cool activities—from earning a Zodiac “driver’s license” to recording wildlife sightings in their Field Notebook—all designed to help them develop what National Geographic Education defines as the attitudes, skills, and knowledge of an explorer. Guests under 18 will:
Have fun! They’ll take part in daily fun activities, all while making new friends and lifelong memories
Benefit from National Geographic certified field educators: Our naturalists, newly minted as National Geographic certified field educators, optimize daily learning opportunities
Connect with nature: They’ll have direct contact with wildlife above and below the sea, such as snorkeling with sea lions in Galápagos and identifying whale flukes from the ship’s bow in Alaska
Learn to be a storyteller: Through photos, videos, music, drawing and more, kids can use their creativity to tell stories about the unique things they’ll do and see along the way
Develop their observation skills: Daily “In the Field" activities will prompt kids to watch out for a particular item, like a creature with scales or a giant coral head on land, then record their observations in their Field Notebook
See the program in action!
Fun and flexibility for all ages The National Geographic Global Explorers’ bulletin board is headquarters for daily activities and challenges, and kids can choose what they’d like to participate in each day. And schedules and activities both onboard and off ship are designed with families in mind: enjoy kid-friendly menus, movie night with pizza, a choice of hikes, and more.
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