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Diving among the reef and marine life
$3,850
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A Voyage to Belize: Wildlife, Reefs, and Rivers

6 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Quest
  • Cruise through the Belizean jungle
  • Encounter marine life
  • Enjoy a Garifuna performance
  • Snorkel, kayak and scuba dive
Activities: Hiking, Kayaking, Rainforest Exploration, Scuba Diving, Snorkeling, Stand Up Paddle Board, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Easy Active
Discover the tropical wonders of Belize on a voyage along the country’s remote southern coast. Using theNational Geographic Questas your base for exploration, snorkel the colorful corals of the Belize barrier reef, skirt the shores of white-sand islands by kayak and stand-up paddleboard, and …
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Kayaking!
$3,010
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Base Camp Channel Islands

5 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Quest
  • Enjoy strolling through Anacapa
  • Head out on mindfulness hikes
  • Explore plant and bird species
Activities: Biking, Hiking, Kayaking, Scuba Diving, Spa & Relaxing, Stand Up Paddle Board, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Head for three of the five wildlife-rich islands which make up Channel Islands National Park, plus Catalina Island. Here, you'll actively explore unmarred landscapes, revel in pure nature, and rejuvenate mind, body, and soul with award-winning wellbeing programs.Your itinerary is a plan, but …
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Tikal Ruins
$5,760
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Belize to Tikal: Reefs, Rivers & Ruins of the Maya World

Belize to Tikal - 9 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Quest
  • Discover the Belize Barrier Reef
  • Observe incredible Mayan ruins
  • Explore unique Glover’s Reef
  • Hike Half Moon Caye's forest
Activities: Archaeological Sites, Hiking, Kayaking, Land & Sea, Rainforest Exploration, Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Stand Up Paddle Board, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Travel to Belize and Guatemala and discover the reefs, rivers, and ruins of the Maya world. This magical 9-day cruise is the perfect introduction to this historical world. Visit Tikal, a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of the largest and most impressive archaeological sites and urban centers of …
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Fort Clatsop
$4,940
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Columbia & Snake Rivers Journey: Harvests, History & Landscapes

Columbia & Snake Rivers - 7 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Quest
  • Enjoy picturesque Portland
  • Visit the Maritime Museum
  • Explore Palouse Falls
  • Jet boat through Hells Canyon
Activities: Biking, Kayaking, River Cruise, Wildlife Viewing, Wine Tasting
Activity Level: Relaxed
Sailing along the Columbia and Snake Rivers offers you an exclusive panoramic experience of the region's history, harvests, and landscapes. Expect daily discoveries and up-close encounters with the local beauty on this relaxed7-day North America getaway. Explore fantastic wineries, places to …
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Trekking through Corcovado National Park in Costa Rica.
$5,990
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Costa Rica & the Panama Canal

8 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Quest
  • Observe animals in their habitat
  • Kayak through magical mangroves
  • Transit the historical Panama Canal
  • Explore Gulf of Panama beaches
Activities: Horseback Riding, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Stand Up Paddle Board, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Join the National Geographic Quest onthis 8-dayexpedition to Costa Rica and the Panama Canal.Discover diverse wilderness and jungle wildlife coupled with an in-depth crossing of the Panama Canal, a marvel of engineering, and gain special access to the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in the …
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Kayaking Tracy Arm Fjord in Tongass National Forest.
$6,890
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Exploring Alaska's Coastal Wilderness

8 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Quest
  • View unique wildlife such as orcas
  • Visit Tracy or Endicott Arm fjords
  • Explore Alaskan ecosystems
  • Hike & kayak in Icy Strait
Activities: Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Discover a unique, immersive style of travel as you explore Southeast Alaska on this unrivaled expedition. The National Geographic Quest isfully equipped with tools for exploration that enable you to enjoy the magnificent landscapes of coastal Alaska. This voyage brings ample wildlife viewing …
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Crossing a stream on Osa Peninsula
$7,790
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Monteverde + Costa Rica and Panama

11 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Quest
  • Discover incredible wildlife
  • Transit the famous Panama Canal
  • Explore Monteverde's cloud forest
  • Enjoy charming Costa Rica & Panama
Activities: Horseback Riding, Kayaking, Land & Sea, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Stand Up Paddle Board, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Join the National Geographic Quest on this journey sailingthe pristine wilderness of Costa Rica and Panama. Venture to magical, lush rainforests and pristine, deserted beaches.Explore Monteverde’s cloud forest, a rarefied mountain rainforest strung with suspension bridges. Discover jungle …
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Arenal Volcano
$10,410
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Panama to Costa Rica: Monteverde, Arenal, and Tortuguero

Panama to Costa Rica - 15 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Quest
  • Snorkel Isla Coiba's reefs
  • Walk Arenal Volcano's bridges
  • Hike in mist-shrouded Monteverde
  • Explore remote Tortuguero
  • Taste exclusive handmade chocolate
Activities: Horseback Riding, Kayaking, Land & Sea, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Spa & Relaxing, Stand Up Paddle Board, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Join the National Geographic Quest on this extraordinary, holistic expedition - experience all the wildness and beauty of Costa Rica and Panama on a sweeping 15-day adventure. Transit the historical Panama Canal, with an exclusive visit to the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute at Barro …
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Bald eagles resting
$9,990
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Treasures of the Inside Passage: Alaska and British Columbia

Alaska and British Columbia - 14 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Quest
  • Explore the San Juan Islands
  • Observe a traditional performance
  • Learn about the local cultures
  • Search for humpback whales
  • Kayak Misty Fjord’s waters
Activities: Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Join the National Geographic Queston a 14-day in-depth exploration of the San Juan Islands, British Columbia, and Alaska. Linger in the temperate rain forests and wildlife-rich channels of British Columbia, and enjoy ample time to discover the breathtaking fjords and towering glaciers of Southeast …
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2018
EmbarksDays 
Dec 158Costa Rica & the Panama Canal
Dec 1515Panama to Costa Rica: Monteverde, Arenal, and Tortuguero
Dec 1911Monteverde + Costa Rica and Panama
Dec 228Costa Rica & the Panama Canal
Dec 298Costa Rica & the Panama Canal
Dec 2915Panama to Costa Rica: Monteverde, Arenal, and Tortuguero
2019
EmbarksDays 
Jan 0211Monteverde + Costa Rica and Panama
Jan 058Costa Rica & the Panama Canal
Jan 128Costa Rica & the Panama Canal
Jan 1215Panama to Costa Rica: Monteverde, Arenal, and Tortuguero
Jan 1611Monteverde + Costa Rica and Panama
Jan 198Costa Rica & the Panama Canal
Jan 268Costa Rica & the Panama Canal
Jan 2615Panama to Costa Rica: Monteverde, Arenal, and Tortuguero
Jan 3011Monteverde + Costa Rica and Panama
Feb 028Costa Rica & the Panama Canal
Feb 136A Voyage to Belize: Wildlife, Reefs, and Rivers
Feb 139Belize to Tikal: Reefs, Rivers & Ruins of the Maya World
Feb 186A Voyage to Belize: Wildlife, Reefs, and Rivers
Feb 189Belize to Tikal: Reefs, Rivers & Ruins of the Maya World
Feb 236A Voyage to Belize: Wildlife, Reefs, and Rivers
Feb 239Belize to Tikal: Reefs, Rivers & Ruins of the Maya World
Feb 286A Voyage to Belize: Wildlife, Reefs, and Rivers
Feb 289Belize to Tikal: Reefs, Rivers & Ruins of the Maya World
Mar 056A Voyage to Belize: Wildlife, Reefs, and Rivers
Mar 059Belize to Tikal: Reefs, Rivers & Ruins of the Maya World
Mar 109Belize to Tikal: Reefs, Rivers & Ruins of the Maya World
Mar 159Belize to Tikal: Reefs, Rivers & Ruins of the Maya World
Mar 1911Monteverde + Costa Rica and Panama
Mar 209Belize to Tikal: Reefs, Rivers & Ruins of the Maya World
Mar 298Costa Rica & the Panama Canal
Mar 2915Panama to Costa Rica: Monteverde, Arenal, and Tortuguero
Apr 257Columbia & Snake Rivers Journey: Harvests, History & Landscapes
May 017Columbia & Snake Rivers Journey: Harvests, History & Landscapes
May 1214Treasures of the Inside Passage: Alaska and British Columbia
May 258Exploring Alaska's Coastal Wilderness
Jun 018Exploring Alaska's Coastal Wilderness
Jun 088Exploring Alaska's Coastal Wilderness
Jun 158Exploring Alaska's Coastal Wilderness
Jun 228Exploring Alaska's Coastal Wilderness
Jun 298Exploring Alaska's Coastal Wilderness
Jul 068Exploring Alaska's Coastal Wilderness
Jul 138Exploring Alaska's Coastal Wilderness
Jul 208Exploring Alaska's Coastal Wilderness
Jul 278Exploring Alaska's Coastal Wilderness
Aug 038Exploring Alaska's Coastal Wilderness
Aug 108Exploring Alaska's Coastal Wilderness
Aug 248Exploring Alaska's Coastal Wilderness
Aug 3114Treasures of the Inside Passage: Alaska and British Columbia
Sep 157Columbia & Snake Rivers Journey: Harvests, History & Landscapes
Sep 217Columbia & Snake Rivers Journey: Harvests, History & Landscapes
Sep 277Columbia & Snake Rivers Journey: Harvests, History & Landscapes
Oct 037Columbia & Snake Rivers Journey: Harvests, History & Landscapes
Oct 097Columbia & Snake Rivers Journey: Harvests, History & Landscapes
Oct 157Columbia & Snake Rivers Journey: Harvests, History & Landscapes
Nov 235Base Camp Channel Islands
Nov 275Base Camp Channel Islands
2020
EmbarksDays 
Feb 136A Voyage to Belize: Wildlife, Reefs, and Rivers
Feb 186A Voyage to Belize: Wildlife, Reefs, and Rivers
Feb 236A Voyage to Belize: Wildlife, Reefs, and Rivers
Feb 286A Voyage to Belize: Wildlife, Reefs, and Rivers
Apr 115Base Camp Channel Islands
Apr 155Base Camp Channel Islands
May 1014Treasures of the Inside Passage: Alaska and British Columbia
May 238Exploring Alaska's Coastal Wilderness
May 308Exploring Alaska's Coastal Wilderness
Jun 068Exploring Alaska's Coastal Wilderness
Jun 138Exploring Alaska's Coastal Wilderness
Jun 208Exploring Alaska's Coastal Wilderness
Jun 278Exploring Alaska's Coastal Wilderness
Jul 048Exploring Alaska's Coastal Wilderness
Jul 118Exploring Alaska's Coastal Wilderness
Jul 188Exploring Alaska's Coastal Wilderness
Jul 258Exploring Alaska's Coastal Wilderness
Aug 018Exploring Alaska's Coastal Wilderness
Aug 088Exploring Alaska's Coastal Wilderness
Aug 158Exploring Alaska's Coastal Wilderness
Aug 228Exploring Alaska's Coastal Wilderness
Aug 2914Treasures of the Inside Passage: Alaska and British Columbia
Nov 175Base Camp Channel Islands
Nov 215Base Camp Channel Islands
Passengers: 100
Ship Type: Expedition Cruise Ship

Build entirely in the U.S. by the Nichols Brothers Boat Builders, the National Geographic Quest is the perfect ship to explore from the northern reaches of Alaskas's Inside Passage, south to the tropical coasts of Costa Rica, Panama, and through the Canal to Belize.
Designed with decades of expedition experience in the region, this unique vessel also features open decks, generous windows, and an ideal platform for sailing into these unique locations. Her twin expedition craft landing platforms allow you to rapidly get on and off the ship to take advantage of wildlife sightings and to ensure you maximize your time off the ship exploring.

Cabin Accommodations:
The Nat-Geo Quest comfortably accommodates 100 guests in 50 outside-facing cabins. Cabins are efficiently designed, with sizes ranging from the 136-square-foot category 1 to the 185-square-foot category 5 suite. Half of them feature small balconies with floor-to-ceiling sliding doors that bring in the spectacular views and ample natural light. Twelve of them connect via internal doorway access, allowing families to combine their rooms. Plus, all category 5 suite cabins can accommodate a third person on a convertible sofa bed.

Every cabin has two portholes, Wi-Fi access, and temperature controls. Bathrooms are modern and stocked with botanically inspired hair products, soap, shower gel, plus a hairdryer. Every room has USB outlets for charging your electronics, and space to store your luggage.

Social Areas:
- Dining room
- Lounge room
- Sundeck
- Global Gallery featuring local artwork
- Bar with a 24-hour self-service beverage station 
- Bow
- Bridge
- Mud room
- Fitness Center
- Elevator access all decks, and public restrooms are available on every deck
Category 1
Cabins feature two lower single beds that can convert to a Queen, a writing desk, and two portholes. Individual climate controls. Shampoo, lotion, and hair dryer are available in cabin bathrooms, as well as an Expedition Essential Kit.
Category 2
Cabins feature two lower single beds that can convert to a Queen, a writing desk, and two portholes. Individual climate controls. Shampoo, lotion, and hair dryer are available in cabin bathrooms, as well as an Expedition Essential Kit.
National Geographic Quest Cabin
Category 3
Cabins feature two lower single beds that can convert to a Queen, a writing desk, and a large view window. Individual climate controls. Shampoo, lotion, and hair dryer are available in cabin bathrooms, as well as an Expedition Essential Kit.
Category 4
Cabins feature two lower single beds that can convert to a Queen, a writing desk, sliding glass door, and small, private balcony. Individual climate controls. Shampoo, lotion, and hair dryer are all available in cabin bathrooms, as well as an Expedition Essential Kit.
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Category 5
Cabins feature two lower single beds that can convert to a Queen, large view windows, an expanded bathroom, writing desk, ample storage space, and a convertible sofa bed to accommodate a third person. Each cabin has individual climate controls. Shampoo, lotion, and hair dryer are all available, as well as an Expedition Essential Kit.
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