travel42 Cruise Ship Review: Lindblad Expeditions Natl Geographic Endeavour

Natl Geographic Endeavour travel42 Professional Ship Review

The National Geographic Endeavour is a 3,132-ton, 295-ft Bahamian-registered ship with a 46-ft beam and a 21-ft draft. Formerly the Caledonian Star, it carries a crew of 60 and 96 passengers in 62 outside cabins to the Galapagos.

It entered service in 1966 for a completely different purpose. Originally built for the fishing industry, it was heavily reconstructed for cruise service and received a major refit in 2001 and again in 2005.

Expedition cruises typically attract older...

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