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Quaint fishing village in Norway
$17,160
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A Voyage to Iceland, East Greenland, and Norway

16 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Endurance
  • Visit the Eldfell volcanic crater
  • Sail across L├ítrabjarg cliffs
  • Explore East Greenland
  • Explore the Norwegian coast
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on National Geographic Endurance for a 16-day exploration from the remote reaches of Iceland to the rugged, ice-sculpted shores of Greenland and the spectacular fjords of Norway. Go ashore in the volcanic Westman Islands, then trace the route of legendary Viking explorer Erik the Red to …
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Elephant seals hanging out with a colony of penguins.
$28,580
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Antarctica, South Georgia and the Falklands

22 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Endurance
  • Marvel at a king penguin colony
  • Experience Antarctic ice
  • See incredible wildlife
  • Travel to three distinct regions
Activities:
Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
The ultimate Southern Ocean experience, this expedition takes you into majestically spectacular wildness. Not even the vast migrations of Africa can rival the awesomeness of seeing a king penguin colony of some tens of thousands individuals stretching as far as the eye can see. Or albatross …
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The breathtaking scenery of Iceland
$17,160
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Coastal Wonders of Norway, the Faroe Islands and Iceland

16 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Endurance
  • Explore secluded inlets by kayak
  • Encounter the Bronze Age ruins
  • Explore the culture of Faroe Island
  • Observe nesting seabirds
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Follow the Viking trail aboard the new National Geographic Endurance on a 16-day voyage from Norway to the far-flung islands and archipelagos of the Arctic. Cruise the famed Norwegian fjords and the magical Lofoten islands, explore Bronze Age sites in Scotland’s Shetland Islands, and delve …
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Hiking in Antarctica is rewarded with spectacular views
$48,800
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Epic Antarctica: From the Peninsula to the Ross Sea & Beyond

34 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Endurance
  • Discpver four different regions
  • Encounter the big tabular icebergs
  • Explore New Zealand & Australia
  • Kayak in pristine bays
  • Observe abundant wildlife
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This extraordinary new voyage is like a blockbuster film—the star is the seventh continent. And the co-stars are the big ice of remote West Antarctica, where we are sure to set foot on ice where no other humans ever have; the prolific wildlife and impressive ice shelf of the Ross Sea region; …
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Northern lights dance across the Arctic landscape
$12,520
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Iceland's Wild West Coast to East Greenland

13 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Endurance
  • Explore Northeast Greenland N. Park
  • Look out for unique widllife
  • Visit Scoresbysund
  • Observe Northern Lights displays
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Sail the route of early Viking explorers and discover a region of epic ice home to the Arctic’s iconic creatures: polar bears, whales, and vast seabird colonies. We will also be on the lookout for the Northern Lights along Greenland and Iceland at this time of year. Actively explore …
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A mother gentoo penguin and her chick
$17,910
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Journey to Antarctica: The White Continent

12 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Endurance
  • See legendary landscapes & habitats
  • Encounter iconic wildlife
  • Kayak, Zodiac cruise, and hike
  • Experience the Antarctic undersea
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Exploring Antarctica in an authentic expedition style, aboard an authentic expedition ship, is an incomparable experience, and your guarantee of an in-depth encounter with all its wonders. Join the National Geographic Endurance for the most exhilarating adventure the planet offers.
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Polar bears in the Arctic
$34,750
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Northeast Passage: An Unforgettable Voyage from Alaska to Norway

26 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Endurance
  • Sail through remote regions
  • Enjoy viewing Arctic wildlife
  • Visit the sites at Mortensnes
  • Stroll around the city of Oslo
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Visit the remote Siberian shores and far northern archipelagos—including Franz Josef Land, New Siberian Islands and Wrangel Island—little changed since the days of Nordenskjold, Amundsen and intrepid explorers of the last century.National Geographic Enduranceroams free at the top of the …
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Polar bear in the Arctic
$34,750
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Northeast Passage: An Unforgettable Voyage from Norway to Alaska

25 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Endurance
  • Stroll around the city of Oslo
  • Visit the sites at Mortensnes
  • Enjoy viewing Arctic wildlife
  • Sail through remote regions
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Leave the fast-paced, modern world behind by joining National Geographic Endurance on its 25-day expedition crossing the Northeast Passage. You will sure to be enchanted by the remote Siberian shores and far northern archipelagos—including Franz Josef Land, New Siberian Islands, and Wrangel …
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Bearded seal in Svalbard, Norway
$19,420
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Norway's Fjords and Arctic Svalbard

15 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Endurance
  • Explore the rare northern fjords
  • Paddle in a deep fjord
  • Explore Lofoten Islands
  • Visit the famous building in Tromso
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Take National Geographic Endurance in exploring Norway’s fjord-carved coast, from the charming town of Bergen, past the North Cape to the ice and wildness of the Svalbard archipelago, for a perfect balance between the charmingly scenic and the spectacularly wild. Explore Tromso and Bear …
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Colorful sunset over the Scottish Highlands
$7,970
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Norwegian Fjords and Scottish Isles

8 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Endurance
  • Visit Shetland Islands for wildlife
  • Stroll to see the wooden houses
  • Explore Hardangerfjorden
  • Explore the Stone Age sites
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
On a voyage aboard the new National Geographic Endurance, sail across the North Sea in the wake of legendary explorers and seafarers, traveling from Norway’s breathtaking fjords and snow-dusted mountains to Scotland’s rolling green hills and ancient ruins. Glide beneath the dramatic …
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Colorful houses of Svalbard
$10,290
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Svalbard and the Northern Fjords

9 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Endurance
  • Make for the wilder wilds
  • Discover the islands and fjords
  • Actively explore the scenery
  • Explore the coves and inlets
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
On a 9-day voyage aboard the new National Geographic Endurance, discover the remote islands and fjords of northern Norway, including the high Arctic archipelago of Svalbard. Spend several remarkable days amid the ice floes of Svalbard and follow nature’s rhythms in search of walruses, seals, …
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A mother polar bear and her young relax on the Arctic landscape
$11,600
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Svalbard in Spring

10 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Endurance
  • Visit the Svalbard Museum
  • Search for Svalbard's wildlife
  • View the changing light on Svalbard
  • Visit the Fram Museum in Oslo
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Voyage deep into and around the Svalbard Archipelago where Sven Lindblad and his team, on reconnaissance last March, were stunned by the beauty, the vistas of snow and ice, and the wonder of the changing light as the Spring sun mounts ever higher in the Arctic sky each day. Scan the icescapes for …
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Exploring Greenland
$23,870
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Wild Shores of the High Arctic

19 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Endurance
  • Explore the coastline of Tysfjorden
  • See the Svartisen National Park
  • Walk ashore the coast of Lofoten
  • Enjoy the wilderness in Greenland
  • See different sites on Zodiacs
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join National Geographic Endurance on a 19-day voyage to East Greenland. Venture into the largest national park in the world—Greenland National Park—to spot polar bears, musk oxen, arctic hare and more. In this remote Arctic paradise where animals outnumber humans, go hiking with …
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2020
EmbarksDays 
Apr 0310Svalbard in Spring
Apr 1010Svalbard in Spring
Apr 1710Svalbard in Spring
Apr 2410Svalbard in Spring
May 0115Norway's Fjords and Arctic Svalbard
May 168Norwegian Fjords and Scottish Isles
May 238Norwegian Fjords and Scottish Isles
May 3015Norway's Fjords and Arctic Svalbard
Jun 129Svalbard and the Northern Fjords
Jun 1916Coastal Wonders of Norway, the Faroe Islands and Iceland
Jul 0416A Voyage to Iceland, East Greenland, and Norway
Jul 1725Northeast Passage: An Unforgettable Voyage from Norway to Alaska
Aug 0926Northeast Passage: An Unforgettable Voyage from Alaska to Norway
Sep 0119Wild Shores of the High Arctic
Sep 1913Iceland's Wild West Coast to East Greenland
Oct 1922Antarctica, South Georgia and the Falklands
Nov 0822Antarctica, South Georgia and the Falklands
Dec 1812Journey to Antarctica: The White Continent
Dec 2834Epic Antarctica: From the Peninsula to the Ross Sea & Beyond
2021
EmbarksDays 
Jan 2734Epic Antarctica: From the Peninsula to the Ross Sea & Beyond
Max Passengers: 126
Ship Type: Expedition Cruise Ship

National Geographic Endurance was built to provide comfort and utmost polar experience to its 126 guests on board. A fully stabilized, highly strengthened, ice-class Polar Code PC5 (Category A), this vessel is designed to navigate polar passages year-round, and safely explore unchartered waters.  Its patented X-BOW® is key to its design; its powerful wave-slicing action provides an extremely smooth ride in even adverse conditions, and even reduces spray on deck, for superior observation. She carries a full suite of expedition tools and offers a variety of experience-enhancing amenities.

This vessel has an observation Lounge with bar, gym, Wellness area, infinity-style outdoor hot tubs, library, main lounge with full service bar, 24-hour beverage and a photo workshop area for the guests to enjoy for leisure time. There are also expedition tools to enjoy such as Zodiac landing craft, kayaks, snowshoes, cross-country skis, undersea specialist operating a remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) and underwater video camera for unique access to polar marine world, hydrophone, aerial remote-controlled camera and video microscope.

National Geographic Endurance has 69 cabins that varies from seven categories plus 2 sub-categories for solo cabins. Fifty-three out of the sixty-nine cabins will have its own balcony, sofa, private bathroom, tv, Wi-Fi and other neccessities to accommodate the guests' needs. 

Dining :Food served aboard is fresh, local, and delicious, and sourced from suppliers with the shared values of sustainable use whenever possible. Meals aboard are almost always served in the dining room, located aft of the lounge deck. When weather conditions allow, lighter fare may be served on the observation deck. There is no assigned seating and the dining room accommodates the entire expedition community in a single seating. During meals your expedition leader, naturalists, and any guest speakers aboard will join you.

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 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.

Meals: Two restaurants, featuring local, sustainable choices and unassigned seating for flexible, inclusive dining; plus a Chef’s table for intimate, small group dining. Main restaurant has 270º views, and the Observation deck restaurant features lighter, made-to-order fare.
 
Cabins: All cabins face outside with large windows, private facilities and climate controls. 53 cabins have balconies. Cabins are equipped with expedition command centers with tablets and USB/mobile device docking, TVs, Wi-Fi connections, and hair dryers.

Expedition Tools: Zodiac landing craft, kayaks, snowshoes, cross-country skis, undersea specialist operating a remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) and underwater video camera for unique access to polar marine world, hydrophone, aerial remote-controlled camera and video microscope.

Special Features: A full-time doctor, undersea specialist, National Geographic photographer, Lindblad-National Geographic certified photo instructor and 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 and spa relax area, and high- and low-heat saunas with ocean views.

Technical Specifications:
Guests - 126
Cabins - 69 



 
Cabin
Category 1
Located on the Fore Deck. 183 square ft room with two large windows, Alcove seating, Relax chair, private bathroom, tv, Wi-Fi and hair dryers
Cabin
Category 2
Located on the Fore Deck. 205 square ft. room with two large windows, Alcove seating, Relax chair, private bathroom, tv, Wi-Fi and hair dryers.
Cabin
Category 3
Located on the Main Deck. 205 square ft. suite with balcony, sofa, private bathroom, tv, Wi-Fi and hair dryers
Cabin
Category A Solo
Located on the Main Deck. 140 square ft. suite with balcony, sofa, private bathroom, tv, Wi-Fi and hair dryers
Cabin
Category 4
Located on the Lounge Deck. 205 square ft. suite with balcony, sofa, private bathroom, tv, Wi-Fi and hair dryers
Cabin
Category B Solo
Located on the Lounge Deck. 140 square ft. suite with balcony, sofa, private bathroom, tv, Wi-Fi and hair dryers
Cabin
Category 5
Located on the Bridge Deck. 205 square ft. suite with balcony, sofa, private bathroom, tv, Wi-Fi and hair dryers
Cabin
Category 6
Located on the Bridge Deck. 344 square ft suite with large balcony, sofa bed, private bathroom, tv, Wi-Fi and hair dryers
Cabin
Category 7
Located on the Bridge Deck. 430 square ft. suite with large balcony, sofa bed, bathtub, walk-in closet, private bathroom, tv, Wi-Fi and hair dryers
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The trip was terrific with great planning on your part. Most of the adventures were not mainstream and somewhat off the beaten path which made it especially enjoyable!! We felt taken care of and you all were readily available to respond to questions and issues. I would highly recommend your company and friends have already expressed interest based on our pictures and excitement.
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