We&rsquore proud to provide a worldwide slate of chance Cruises through our partner Lindblad Expeditions. Nat Hab became a member of forces with Lindblad in 2016 to grow our mutual assortment of nature adventures. Founded in 1958 by Lars-Eric Lindblad, the organization pioneered eco-conscious expeditions for “citizen explorers" now may be the world leader in conservation-focused small-ship cruises. Our Adventure Specialists are thoroughly acquainted with the ships and itineraries and therefore are available to reply to any queries you may have. If you select Lindblad within the Galapagos, you will get each one of these advantages:
- Lindblad Leads in Experience and Understanding
Lindblad has brought expeditions towards the Galapagos in excess of half a century, operating its very own ships year-round, each having a core group of naturalists who work solely for Lindblad-National Geographic. Every departure sails having a veteran Expedition Leader and group of passionate experts with specialties like marine biology, transformative biology and ornithology, along with an underwater specialist and licensed photo instructor trained by National Geographic. Throughout the summer time several weeks, when families travel most, yet another naturalist leads kids-only activities for example scavenger hunts, journaling and smartphone photography.
- A variety of Tools for max Exploration
Activities are all around: Decide to go swimming, snorkel, kayak, walk leisurely, hike intensely, cruise inside a Zodiac having a naturalist or savor time aboard ship. Each ship is outfitted with snorkel gear including wetsuits, tandem and single kayaks, and stand-up paddleboards. Explore much deeper with video microscopes, plasma screens, recorded dives by onboard underwater specialists, hydrophones, video chroniclers, splash cams and daily expedition reports. Plus, the nation’s Geographic Endeavour II includes a glass-bottom Zodiac.
- Go Back Home with Photos as Thrilling because the Wildlife
Legendary wildlife within the Galapagos and it is insufficient fear produce a dream setting for nature photographers. Regardless of whether you&rsquore angling for any magical shot of giant tortoises, blue-footed boobies or marine iguanas, our onboard photo instructors have trained at National Geographic headquarters that will help you take full advantage of each wildlife encounter—making sure you decide to go home together with your best photos ever!
- In your area Sourced, Sustainable Dining
Our chefs prepare with fresh, local ingredients whenever you can, including in your area grown produce, sustainably caught fish along with other local and indigenous products. Ecuadorian ingredients and flavors embellish recption menus and provide a far more genuine feeling of the location&rsquos cuisine and culture. Multiple-use water bottles are located in each and every cabin, with chilled freshwater stations round the shipped to make remaining hydrated convenient and refreshing—and assisting to keep plastic containers from the islands.
- Lindblad Supports Galapagos Conservation
Lindblad has performed an energetic role in Galapagos conservation since 1967, working along with Galapagos Park, Charles Darwin Research Station, local nonprofits and community groups. Since 1997, along with its visitors, Lindblad helps raise nearly $seven million to aid conservation, education, research and community development priorities, and established the LEX-NG Fund to handle grants made in the area.
- NHA is Dedicated to the earth
Natural Habitat Adventures is really a standard-setter in eco-conscious travel. I was the planet&rsquos first 100-percent carbon-neutral local travel agency. So we still break innovative ground in adopting practices which help to safeguard our global atmosphere. Due to our concern for that atmosphere, we simply choose cruise travel partners who share our commitment—and Lindblad certainly does.
- Natural Habitat Adventures is WWF’s Travel Partner
Due to our ecological commitment and also the outstanding quality in our adventures, World Wildlife Fund has selected Natural Habitat Adventures since it’s worldwide travel partner, a designation we&rsquore very happy with! Whenever you book your Lindblad Expeditions cruise around, some of the trip fee supports WWF.