Guest Comments

Comments from our guests arranged alphabetically, from Alaska to Vietnam

Alaska

“This was a fantastic experience that combined informative information, wonderful scenery, and great company.” Danya K.

“Everyone was knowledgeable and well able to explain and share their information with anyone. Their enthusiasm is contagious!” Peter & Ann G.

“Absolutely astounding! We were engaged continuously and learned so much.” Lynne F.

“Extremely positive. There is a great culture of helpfulness and enthusiasm on the ship.” Ron & Mary Ann A.

“Thank you for keeping a focus on safety. The teamwork of the staff, including the naturalist, did not go unnoticed. Good job! Thank you for creating a trip that presented so many memorable moments. Truly the best vacation I have had! AWESOME!” Janice C.

“MORE than lived up to our expectations! SO glad we picked Lindblad!” Rosemary & John M.

“The entire crew, from top to bottom, were very accommodating of our kids. It was unforgettable.” Josh, Lisa & Julian B.

“Excellent all around. They went out of their way to create activities for three young kids.” Josh, Lisa & Julian B.

“Most spectacular trip of our lives. Thank you.” Dennis O.

“The trip included every highlight we could have expected from Southeast Alaska!” Peter & Ann G.

“A well-planned and well-executed experience staffed with people who did everything necessary to ensure every guest had fun.” Tristan & Tom C.

“I don't know how this trip could have been better. Thanks to the crew and Lindblad. We will be back.” Dennis O.

“This is why we came. Expedition team, over the top excellent.” Anne P.

“Range of activities accommodated all of us and our diversity of skills and capabilities.” Betty S.

“Just sensational! Fabulous information, promised experiences and delivered even more, and best of all, always made it fun for us and always seemed like they were having fun, too!” Jacquie R.

“The people really made this trip. From activities to food and local knowledge, everyone was top notch.” Kristen G. & David D.

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Amazon

“The personal interactions among all of us and the naturalists and crew were marvelous. The fact of the cultural focus was a pleasant surprise. We loved this trip. Birds! Monkeys (a surprise)!” Marcia M.

“Excellent staff, educational opportunities, and respect of local culture and environment.” Ann G.

“Praises to the chef and his crew for the best Lindblad foods so far. Wow! I loved the use of local fruits, etc. and special sauces. Keep the chef. He is excellent and we are foodies.” Kay G.

“A great way to experience the Amazon. First class, educational.” Barbara & Terry C.

“Loved the visits to the towns, the night walk, skiff rides. ” Margie & John D.

“Lots of passion and local knowledge.” Carole & Jim M.

“They met every request rapidly. I've never seen a better crew.” Lois M.

“Amazing! The dining staff/chef/sous chef were incredibly talented!” Victor H.

“This was a great trip and very informative about the Amazon basin. The naturalists and skiff drivers spotted birds and monkeys that often looked like just blobs or dark spots to me. They were very helpful in trying to point out where the birds and monkeys” Cheryl B.

“Food was incredible. Swimming with dolphins a MUST! Wilson, cabin crew, made every day and night excellent.” Melina R.

“We have always been impressed with the quality of people Lindblad-National Geographic have on these trips!” Victor H.

“ Loved the Delfin II and its crew. Peru is amazing!” Margie & John Devine

“Staff were lovely, without exception.” Jane & Anna J.

“As always, wonderful. Staff highlights the learning experience.” Judy M.

“All guides were fantastic and went out of their way to ensure a memorable trip.” Cathy P.

“Meals were BEAUTIFULLY presented. Enjoyed the variety of local fruit, vegetables, and fish.” Bette F.

“Delfin II is prefect for river travel.” John & Carol E.

“The entire crew was wonderful and the Delfin II a fabulous floating house for our Amazon adventure!” Peavy & Patti S.

“Many of the dishes used locally available fruits, vegetables and ingredients, environmentally good and provided an opportunity to taste Peruvian cuisine.” James

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Antarctica

“Albatross, emperor penguins, Palmer Station rescues, sea ice, Lemaire Channel, wow. Just wow. And, such a crew to make it all happen safely and seemingly effortlessly. ” Kristi K.

“Incredible journey and experience! Very well organized and absolutely professional. Ship was extremely comfortable and expeditions were full of wonder!” Gregory W.

“An extraordinary team of the highest quality. The presentations were one of the highlights of the trip.” Niel K.

“The officers and crew were very professional and approachable. I felt that they took our safety and happiness very seriously” Donna T.

“Very much enjoyed the presentation by the killer whale researchers and your efforts to support their work are laudable. Photo guidance and inspiration were HELPFUL. I actually learned things I could apply to future trips! Finally, your efforts to locate and maneuver to find wildlife added immensely to the experience.” Lisa P.

“What a fantastic journey! We appreciated the wonderful staff and crew and enjoyed this opportunity to explore such an unusual place.” Carissa W.

“The service throughout the ship was EXCELLENT. Overall, a wonderful trip! Many, many thanks to all.” Di C.

“This trip is going to be very hard to top in our future travels. It has been unbelievable! Thank you!” C. R.

“Incredible trip! Exceeded my expectations! Wonderful feeling on the ship, and the sights were astonishing and beautiful!” Gregory W.

“We enjoyed this trip 120%! The lectures and talks were all very interesting and we learned so much.” Sumiko K.

“Fantastic, once in a lifetime adventure!” Mark T.

“The naturalists really set the trip apart and are in perfect keeping with the National Geographic brand.” Hank M.

“The staff knowledge and experience was outstanding. Loved the humor.” Jim G.

“The entire expedition team is fantastic and a credit to the company.” Russell F.

“Truly fantastic. The healthy food options at lunch were especially great. The staff is top-notch.” Bram A.

“Culture onboard was upbeat, respectful. Fun between each other and guests. ” Donna W.

“Very friendly staff. Excellent food and presentation. Better than expected! Very impressed with the head cook's talents. So many options to choose from.” Todd M.

“It was a charmed trip, and I could not be more convinced that we chose the right ship.” Kristi K.

“The activities and events of this trip were exceptional. We were very lucky, but your staff is remarkable.” Kristi K.

“This was a fantastic, once-in-a-lifetime trip. The options to change where to go next, great.” Leslie H.

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Arctic

“Staff were truly excellent. Knowledgeable and personable, everything you could want.” Kim C.

“The safety considerations and thoughtfulness of this captain and crew, combined with the educational and informative presentations and presenters, are why I choose Lindblad-National Geographic for my expeditions.” Julia H.

“All staff were outstanding. Don't forget the photographers, that's why we come!” Pat W.

“The cultural activities were wonderful and it seemed like we were warmly welcomed each time we stopped.” Bonnie R.

“Excellent resources and crew. Impressive organization.” Cathy R.

“This trip far exceeded my expectations. It was money very well spent. I will never forget it.” Merewyn H.

Baja California

“The whale sightings were fantastic. Touching the gray whales, a once in a lifetime experience.” Connie C.

“What a pleasure this week was. Can't believe how fast it went! Thank you all for providing memories that will be with us always. The interactions with the whales were nothing short of magical.” Dianna & Sarah

“We love to travel with Lindblad/National Geographic. The naturalists and photographers really make the experience exceptional.” Maureen B.

“Much more enjoyable than ordinary "cruise"!” David S.

Caribbean

“The Sea Cloud is fabulous, and being on board and sailing is a real privilege!” Cory S.

“It surpased my greatest expectation!” Mary A.

“We love the Lindblad experience and consider no other group when planning our next trip. Thank you all…for making such a great experience for us” Ellie C. and Al B.

“The trip was priceless! The Sea Cloud is priceless!” Alison S.

“Again, the trip of a lifetime. ” Sharon and Bob F.

Costa Rica & Panama

“The naturalist guides were all truly excellent, which is what makes this trip very special.” Katie T.

“Enjoyed learning about the environment and creatures by taking pictures. The snorkeling and kayaking was a treat.” Barbara W.

“Expedition leader, a real gem, very efficient. Staff, knowledge abounds with lots of passion, humor, and lots of good eyes!” Thomas T.

“This is best trip I have ever taken (I travel 3-4 times a year).” Elisa W.

“The food was outstanding, very healthy and fresh. Great baked goods!” Katie T.

“I was impressed with the knowledge of the expedition staff. They all made the hikes more informative and fun and this is the one aspect that differentiates you from other tours.” David S.

“Great team! We enjoyed them all, and we learned so much from the presentations and nature walks.” Cecily B.

“The wellness yoga mornings were great, thanks Alexis! Also really enjoyed the quality of artisan products in Global Gallery. Very educational too!” Katie T.

“All staff outstanding. Hotel manager extremely efficient. Rooms cleaned perfectly. Restaurant staff charming and good fun too.” David S.

“You all did a great job! We loved our first Lindblad trip and it exceeded all expectations.” Katie T.

“The expedition staff was most professional and caring, especially watchful during water options!” George M.

“I appreciate the availability of food to meet my needs, and the helpfulness of staff.” Ellen D.

“Great guides, information, organization, well planned. ” Gerry & Kathryn S.

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Galápagos

“The staff are top-notch. You have a great crew here who work well together. Several of the guides just exuded a love of this place, this wasn't just a "cruise," it was a profound experience on many levels.” Amy B.

“This is our first Lindblad Expedition. When we knew we wanted to come to the Galápagos, we thought you were best. The naturalists on this trip were awesome! We have thoroughly enjoyed the experience and love the continued efforts to protect this amazing place. We promise to help support the Galápagos, both now, and in the future.” Linda & Keith

“This is the best trip we have ever taken. We have been all over the world and nothing else compares.” Barry Z.

“I have waited so long to take this expedition and it was well worth the wait. All activities were extremely well-planned and so much was able to be enjoyed. My photography skills were enhanced by the wonderful guest photographers. Thank you so much.” Kathy C.

“Very diverse and fascinating places to visit and excellent naturalists! Very knowledgeable.” Molly & Blair E.

“I loved how active we were and how many opportunities we had to experience the islands in different ways.” Laura V.

“Thank you, this was our 50th Anniversary present to ourselves and our family. You provide many memories for all from all 6-71. The best endorsement is that at one lunch our children asked, "Where can we go next?" ” Shelly H.

“Naturalists were all so passionate about educating us regarding Galápagos and protecting the planet globally. ” Linda W.

“Outstanding! The food was like a four-star restaurant. Service was excellent too! ” Barbara S.

“Again, absolutely the best we have ever experienced in our worldwide travels via train, vans, yachts, cruise ships. We certainly "got what we paid for!"” Roy & Robin T.

“The staff were so well-informed and were so eager to share their knowledge. Everyone made this expedition a journey to remember!” Kathy C.

“All reservation processes were simple and straightforward. Transfers were excellent. Questions by email were answered promptly.” Fred B.

“The guides and staff were phenomenal; the trip would not have been the same without them.” Laura V.

“Everyone was so very friendly. We felt like family.” Barry Z.

“Excellent. Comfortable ship. Great staff. Excellent mix of activities.” Greg K.

“Mystical and magical! It exceeded our expectations. What a pleasure!” Kathy & Douglas B.

“This trip was a wonderful mix of educational adventure and luxurious comfort. The staff was both passionate and knowledgeable. The food and accommodations were superb. An added bonus was meeting many interesting fellow travelers. Eco-tourism gives us hope” Kathy & Douglas B.

“The entire experience from booking to airport shuttle to ship onboard living has been top-notch! Very organized, well thought through. The staff of hotel, restaurant, and boats, great. Guides well trained and very knowledgeable.” Janet T.

“Incredibly knowledgeable naturalists. Seemed to be having as much fun as we were. ” Mel & Jody N.

“I can't compliment the naturalists enough. Friendly, knowledgeable, yet caring for the environment. Truly passionate about Galápagos.” Patricia I.

“When people ask me about Lindblad-National Geographic, I can't compliment the travel enough. When they ask why I pay so much, I tell them I receive so much in knowledge and amenities. WORTH EVERY PENNY!” Patricia I.

“Wow, wow, wow. SO exceeded my expectations in every way.” Kelly M.

“Knowledgeable and friendly, passionate about the animals and islands. Couldn't have asked for more.” John K.

“The wellness expert was wonderful. I loved the morning stretches and treatments.” Carolyn G.

“Friendly, attentive, and welcoming. They made what must be a profoundly complex operation run smoothly and seamlessly.” Jennifer W.

“Entire crew was awesome! Beautifully planned, perfectly executed.” Chagim H.

“You could feel the passion from the soul of each individual.” Carol A.

“Really welcoming and knowledgeable staff! From the moment we stepped onto the ship the staff were helpful!” Claire A.

“All great. The care and safety concerns were outstanding. It encouraged us to participate.” Leslie & Joe B.

“Outstanding. Exceeded my high expectations. Staff is A plus. Guides made the experience once in a lifetime!” Fran S.

“Never worried about a thing. Every need was anticipated and met. No stress.” Fran S.

“Naturalists make every day a pleasure. Fun, educational, and authentic.” Fran S.

“A wonderful experience! I am incredibly thankful for the opportunity to learn about the Galápagos, witness fascinating wildlife, and meet such passionate naturalists and crew members. Thank you!” Molly D.

“Expeditions were perfect. Timely/efficient disembarkation—activities were the perfect blend of planned and flexible based on animal behavior, i.e. dolphins.” Erik C.

“Cannot emphasize enough the quality of service and the quality of naturalists. Truly outstanding—to add the social responsibility (Galápagos school) and conservation—I'm hooked.” Erik C.

“This was an amazing expedition. The passion of the naturalists and friendliness of the crew made all the difference.” Lynne K.

“This Lindblad-National Geographic expedition was life-changing; it was an amazing, magical fun journey I will remember for a lifetime. Thank you!” Lynne K.

“Terrific team. Open bridge policy was great. Learned so much about navigation. Great fun watching us go over the Equator.” William N.

“A great balance of water-based and land-based activities.” William N.

“I thought that the naturalists not only were knowledgeable, but their personal concern for the environment and their passion were evident. Bravo!” Christine P.

“Magical and life changing!” Larry A.

“A great, wonderful experience, our first with Lindblad-National Geographic. We will do more!” Larry A.

“A wonderful experience. Incredibly bright and knowledgeable crew. Fantastic guides!” Erica K.

“I truly liked the ethics of recycling and conservation. Great messages of responsible tourism.” Stephanie B.

“My daughter and I will remember this week forever. Great expedition in a very special place.” Bea C.

“Above expectations. Marvel that we could be so close to the animals and birds. Wow! ” Rick & Linda L.

“This was a trip of a lifetime. We will remember it forever. Your program exceeded our expectations.” Kailyn P.

“We were a three-generation party and everyone was accommodated to perfection. Thank you.” Karl & Karen K.

“We really appreciated the extensive support for conservation activities in the Galápagos by Lindblad/NG. We are happy to support these companies!” Gail Cooper

“Loved it! A very good way to get kids engaged, to make friends, and make any ‘downtime’ fun! The staff also did a good job of catering to different ages.” Guest on National Geographic Endeavour II

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Mediterranean

“We had high expectations and the whole experience exceeded them. Majestic boat, friendly/attentive staff, great outings.” Tim & Jody R.

“Opened a new world for me.” Sheila Ann S.

“Everyone was knowledgeable, fun, experienced, and confident. Transitions were seamless.” Tim & Jody R.

“Everyone at every level of crew to expedition team to guides to transport team was excellent. I injured my foot prior to the trip and everyone took my needs into consideration. I can't thank everyone enough for all their kindness.” Paul L. & Kathy T.

“Fabulous! I cannot express my thanks enough for how nice everyone treated me.” Paul L. & Kathy T.

Pacific Northwest

“Doesn't get better, a brilliant staff.” Stephanie O.

Scotland

“Historian was outstanding!” Mary Sue O.

“Everything was done to accommodate our every interest and wish.” Kathleen B.

“The dining room staff was very accommodating. They were charming.” Paula B.

“Outstanding. A "dream come true" trip.” Gabrielle P. and Charles S.

Vietnam & Cambodia

“This trip has been an amazing experience! I'm grateful to the staff and guides for making it so memorable and incredible!” R. S.

“Absolutely terrific! Enjoy unique cultural experience.” Diane & Len Y.

“The ship staff was always very attentive and greeted you by name. Ship staff was always polite and helpful. The Jahan is a beautiful ship. The variety of modes of travel and the variety of excursions were obviously well planned out. I came away from the trip with a greater understanding of Cambodia and Vietnam.” Ellen N.

“Wonderful meals all using locally sourced ingredients and native fruits, etc. Band was great, lots of fun!” Robert & Peg G.

“Excellent staff. Local guides were terrific too.” Robyn K.

“Every Lindblad rep on this trip was great! I enjoyed traveling with them all.” Robyn K.

“This expedition was "super" from beginning to end! An overall excellent experience.” Alan & Connie T.

“There are no words to say how fantastic your trips are. I would not go with anyone else.” Kim T.

“Accommodation of all special needs and requests was above and beyond impressive. Thank you Tom and staff for a fabulous learning vacation.” D.

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