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Max Passengers: 126
Ship Type: Expedition Cruise Ship
Operated by: Lindblad Expeditions

As a Polar Class 5 (PC5) vessel, the expedition ship National Geographic Resolution was designed with polar navigation in mind. In rough weather, the innovative X-bow® with powerful wave-slicing action gives an incredibly smooth ride that also lowers spray on deck for better observation. A twin to the National Geographic Endurance, she carries a full suite of expedition tools and offers a variety of experience-enhancing amenities.

National Geographic Resolution can comfortably seat 126 passengers in 69 cabins with windows that open to the outside. Cabin sizes range from a 140-square-foot solo cabin to a 430-square-foot category 7 suite. A total of 53 of the 69 cabins, including all 12 solo cabins, will have modest balconies with floor-to-ceiling sliding doors, allowing for an abundance of natural light and breathtaking views.

Guests can unwind in the vessel's observation deck, which contains a bar, a gym, a wellness center, an infinity-style hot tub, a library, the main lounge with a full-service bar, and a photo workshop. Zodiacs, kayaks, cross-country skis, and a remote-operated vehicle (ROV) are just some of the expedition tools enabling unique access to the polar marine world, as well as a hydrophone remote-controlled aerial camera and video microscope.

The christening of the National Geographic Resolution ship took place on November 22, 2021, in Antarctica's Duse Bay, Weddell Sea. Captain Heidi Norling, Lindblad Expeditions' first female international fleet captain, christened the brand-new polar vessel.

Plug/ Voltage type Onboard: US Type A

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Solo Adventure Savings 24720
Calling independent travelers! 

Book by June 27, 2024, and save up to 33% on solo cabin prices for trips to destinations like Antarctica, New Zealand, and more. If solo cabins are fully booked, opt to share a double occupancy cabin with another guest, and pay discounted solo cabin rate. Valid for new bookings only, subject to availability, may not be combined with other offers, and is not applicable on airfare or extensions. Additional restrictions may apply. Please contact us for details.
Applicable to select 2024 and 2025 departures.

Available Itineraries


Category 1
Fore Deck with two large windows, Alcove seating, Relax chair 183 square ft. #406, 408, 411, 413, 415.
Standard Cabin Amenities
Category 2
Fore Deck with two large windows, Alcove seating, Relax chair 205 square ft. #410, 412, 414, 416-419, 421-427
Category 3
Main Deck—Suite with balcony and sofa 205 square ft. #512-524
Category 4
Lounge Deck—Suite with balcony and sofa, 205 square ft. #608, 610, 612, 613-623
Standard Cabin Amenities
Category 5
Bridge Deck—Suite with balcony and sofa 205 square ft. #708, 709, 711, 713
Category 6
Bridge Deck—Junior Balcony Suite with large balcony, sofa bed 344 square ft. #710
Category 7
Bridge Deck—Large Balcony Suite with large balcony, sofa bed, bathtub, walk-in closet 430 square ft. #700-707, 712, 714-717
Category A Solo
Main Deck—Suite with balcony and sofa 140 square ft. #504-510, 513
Category B Solo
Lounge Deck—Suite with balcony and sofa 140 square ft. #604, 606, 609, 611


Deck Plan NatGeo


Food served aboard is fresh, local, and delicious and sourced from suppliers with the shared values of sustainable use whenever possible. Restaurant 270º on the Main Deck offers wrap-around panoramas and a glimpse of galley staff preparing meals. The lighter fare may be served on the observation deck when weather conditions allow. There is no assigned seating, and the dining room accommodates the entire expedition community in a single seating. Your expedition leader, naturalists, and any guest speakers aboard may join you during meals.

Amenities Onboard 

Public Areas: Two restaurants, a Chef's Table for small group dining, Observation Lounge with bar, gym, Wellness area, infinity-style outdoor hot tubs, library, main lounge with full-service bar, 24-hour beverage, state-of-the-art facilities for films, slideshows, and presentations, and a photo vessel workshop area; plus, an expedition base with lockers for expedition gear, and an "open bridge" for access to your captain, officers and the art of navigation.
Expedition Tools: Zodiac landing craft, kayaks, snowshoes, cross-country skis, undersea specialist operating a remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV), an underwater video camera for unique access to the polar marine world, hydrophone, remote-controlled aerial camera, and video microscope.

Special Features: A full-time doctor, undersea specialist, National Geographic photographer, Lindblad-National Geographic certified photo instructor, video chronicler, an internet cafe, and laundry.

Wellness: The vessel is staffed by wellness specialists and features a glass-enclosed yoga studio, gym, treatment rooms, spa relax area, and high- and low-heat saunas with ocean views.


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