National Geographic Global Explorers Family Program

Developed in conjunction with National Geographic Education, our unique kids' program recently launched in Galápagos and will roll out to Alaska starting in the 2018 season!

Kids and teens choose cool activities—from earning a Zodiac “driver’s license” to recording wildlife sightings in their Field Notebook—all designed to help them develop what National Geographic Education defines as the attitudes, skills an knowledge of an explorer. Guests under 18 will:

Have fun! They’ll take part in daily fun activities, all while making new friends and lifelong memories

Benefit from National Geographic certified field educators: Our naturalists, newly minted as National Geographic certified field educators, optimize daily learning opportunities

Connect with nature: They’ll have direct contact with wildlife above and below the sea, such as snorkeling with sea lions in Galapagos and identifying whale flukes from the ship’s bow in Alaska

Learn to be a storyteller: Through photos, videos, music, drawing and more, kids can use their creativity to tell stories about the unique things they’ll do and see along the way

Develop their observation skills: Daily “In the Field" activities will prompt kids to watch out for a particular item, like a creature with scales or a giant coral head on land, then record their observations in their Field Notebook


Lindblad's fleet consists of nimble, intimately-scaled expedition ships, able to safely venture where larger cruise ships cannot!

Lindblad Expeditions  |  Cruises

Explore your world for yourself! Participate in citizen science and have meaningful, personal encounters with nature.