The National Geographic Sea Lion, built in 1981 and refurbished in 2005, comfortably accommodates 62 guests in 31 outside cabins. The ship features a library, lounge with full-service bar, observation deck, partially covered sun deck, and LEXspa. "Open Bridge" provides guests an opportunity to meet our officers and Captain and to learn about navigation. Meals are served in a single seating with unassigned tables for easy mingling. Special expedition equipment includes a bow camera, hydrophone, kayaks, Splash-Cam, underwater video camera, and video microscope.
Registry: U.S.; Gross Tonnage: 99; Overall Length: 152 feet; Draft: 9.5 feet; Cruising Speed: 11 knots.