A Komodo Dragon
A Komodo Dragon Photo: Nick Rains, courtesy of Lindblad Expeditions

Kimberley Expedition with the Spice Islands

Aug 8 - 24, 2014
Explore the rugged landscapes of northwestern Australia and the traditional cultures of the Spice Islands aboard the National Geographic Orion
Starting at $11,490
Call 855-330-1542 or Ask Us a Question
National Geographic Orion
Aug 8 - 24, 2014

The five-star National Geographic Orion offers 102 guests in 53 spacious outside staterooms.

PUBLIC AREAS: Outdoor café and bar, lounge & cocktail bar perfect for briefings and entertainment, restaurant, sun deck, reception desk, state-of-the-art lecture theater, library, global market, marina platform, mud room, and a centrally located elevator. Guests are welcome on the “open bridge” to meet the captain and officers and learn about navigation.

MEALS: Served in a single seating with unassigned tables for an informal atmosphere and easy mingling. The cuisine is international with local flair, featuring tastes of the regions we explore.

CABINS: All cabins offer ocean views with windows, private facilities, and climate controls. Some cabins have balconies. Cabins offer internet access, a flat screen TV and DVD/CD player. Single cabins in Category 1 and Category 3 include cabins #301, 322, 323 and 512 and are highlighted in bright pink or bright blue.

EXPEDITION EQUIPMENT: Zodiac landing craft, kayaks, snorkeling gear for all guests and scuba gear for 24 guests, bow camera, Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV), hydrophone, underwater video cameras and a video microscope.

SPECIAL FEATURES: Laundry, a full-time doctor and medical center, video chronicler, undersea specialist/ divemaster, LEX-NG certified photo instructor and a National Geographic photographer.

Wellness: Spa features a unisex dry sauna, fitness center with LifeFitness equipment, and massage/spa treatment rooms. Also a Jacuzzi is available on the Observation Deck. And in warmer temperatures it doubles as plunge pool.
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