Committed to Our Guests' Peace of Mind

For many of us, the desire to continue to explore the world and experience its wonders remains strong. We know anticipating good things ahead works wonders for us all. So, we can promise you this:

The remote places in the world where our ships explore offer you an epic version of social distancing. Our expedition ships are autonomous, able to go far, stay away, and provide incredible experiences, not reliant on docks, ports, or human communities at all.

Long before the advent of the novel coronavirus we trialed a new onboard cleaning and disinfecting system called Premium Purity™, testing it for a year aboard National Geographic Explorer; it proved so effective, we rolled it out across the Lindblad-National Geographic fleet. You can read more about it at

Reduce your financial risk. Our Good Faith Plan means you can book, confident that should you choose to cancel prior to your 2021 voyage, you can—100% assured.  For those who wish to cancel their 2020 or 2021 expedition, we are providing two options: Our standard cancellation policy is available, should that best suit your needs. Or, for more flexibility:

  • New or Existing Bookings for 2020 Departures: cancel your 2020 expedition at least 24 hours before departure and receive 100% future travel credit for expedition fare paid* to be used on any future 2020 or 2021 expedition. Valid for both new and existing bookings of 2020 departures.

  • New Bookings for 2021 Departures: cancel your 2021 expedition at least 14 days before departure and receive 100% future travel credit for expedition fare paid* to be used on any future 2021 or 2022 expedition. Valid for new bookings of 2021 departures booked between June 10, 2020 and September 12, 2020.

*Note: Good Faith Plan cancellation policy is applicable on Expedition Fare paid, and may not apply to extensions, airfare, insurance and other additional services purchased. Call for details.


Our health and safety protocols have been enhanced to minimize risk for the small community of individuals traveling aboard our ships to discover beauty, wildness, and the seldom-seen.


Our expedition staff and crew are beyond ready and eager to see you, and do whatever it takes to ensure your exhilarating discoveries.


Please call 800-EXPEDITION if you have any concerns or questions.

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