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13 Short Adventures; 9 Thrilling Destinations

Wild Escapes explore the same exhilarating regions as our classic expeditions. They’re simply shorter—and, as a result, more convenient for travelers without the luxury of time to commit to an extended sojourn. 

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In just five days you can explore a pristine, species-rich U.S. national park, effortlessly traversing the ocean that separates it from California. Or on a weeklong voyage in Galápagos, see the iconic creatures that inspired Darwin, from blue-footed boobies to giant tortoises. Add two days and visit Machu Picchu, too. Go beyond the Blue Lagoon in Iceland to discover far more. Enjoy close-up encounters with gray whales and their calves in Baja’s Magdalena Bay. Or explore French Polynesia by ship instead of (or in addition to) an overwater bungalow stay. All in the company of our naturalists for in-depth insights.

(16) Wild Escapes Itineraries

Alaska

Wild Escapes

Wild Alaska Escape: Juneau to Ketchikan

Special Offers

Length

6 days

  1. Jun
  2. Jul
  3. Aug

From

$4,660

Prices are per person

Special Offers (6)
Highlights

Alaska

Wild Escapes

Wild Alaska Escape: Juneau to Ketchikan

Length

6 days

  1. Jun
  2. Jul
  3. Aug

From

$4,660

Top Highlights

  • Leave the ship every day with active options for exploring Alaska's wildness up close
  • Venture by Zodiac into a fjord choked with blue ice from Leconte or Baird Glacier and walk along the shoreline among the ice sculptures stranded on the beach
  • Sail Behm Canal into Misty Fjords National Monument in search of humpbacks, killer whales and sea lions, then hike the moss-draped cedar and Sitka spruce forest of nearby islands
  • Visit a tribal house and a beach famous for native petroglyphs on remote Wrangell Island, or take a jet boat excursion up the Stikine River
  • Whale-watch daily from the bow, keeping eyes peeled for orcas on the hunt
  • Explore Ketchikan’s local port with its vast fleet and thriving commercial fishery

Special Offers

  • COMBINE AND SAVE

    Combine our 6-day Wild Alaska Escape: Sitka to Juneau and Wild Alaska Escape: Juneau to Ketchikan for an Epic Alaska adventure for 10% savings PLUS an exclusive Taku Lodge Feast & 5 Glacier Seaplane Discovery experience (2022 only—2021 National Geographic Sea Lion departures include a Glacier helicopter tour and hike, please call for details on 2021 National Geographic Sea Bird departures). Valid for new bookings only, subject to availability, and may not be combined with other offers. Call for details.

  • CELEBRATE LIFE'S MILESTONES

    In the spirit of celebration aboard, you and your companions will be entitled to Milestone benefits: 5% off groups of 8 or more; $150 shipboard credit which can be used for gift shop items, or most shipboard items including the LEXspa, the ship’s bar and dining room; complimentary video chronicle; complimentary custom photograph of you and your guests taken by the LEX-NG Photo Instructor to capture the moment; complimentary specially served decorated cake; special welcome gift in your cabin. For new Exploring Alaska's Coastal Wilderness departure bookings only. Milestone celebration needs to be communicated at time of booking, amenity package is one per group and intended for the guest celebrating the Milestone event. Group discount is applicable to cruise portion only, and does not apply towards additional services such as hotels, extensions, etc. Group cancellation terms also apply. Not combinable with certain offers. Valid for groups of 8 or more.

  • Free Airfare ON SELECT DATES

    Book by February 28, 2022, to receive free roundtrip airfare from Seattle to Alaska on select departures on Exploring Alaska’s Coastal Wilderness and Wild Alaska Escapes, or free one-way airfare on select departures on Treasures of the Inside Passage: Alaska & British Columbia and A Remarkable Journey to Alaska, British Columbia & Haida Gwaii. Complimentary air is based on economy group flights and must be ticketed by Lindblad Expeditions. In the case that Lindblad's group flight is not available at time of booking, we reserve the right to issue a credit. Baggage fees may be additional. New bookings only and not combinable with other offers or pre- or post-extensions. Call for details.

  • GET THE GROUP ON BOARD! SAVE 10%

    Book by February 28, 2022, to save 10% when traveling as a group of 6 or more people on select departures. Take advantage of these great savings while enjoying traveling with your friends and family. Valid for new bookings only, subject to availability, not applicable on extensions, and may not be combined with other offers. Call for details.

  • 4TH GUEST TRAVELS FREE

    4th person travels free on select departures. Book by February 28, 2022. Bookings of three full-paying guests may bring a fourth person for free on select departures. Offer applicable only on bookings of two double-occupancy cabins, and second cabin must be in same category or lower as first cabin. Valid for new bookings only, subject to availability, not applicable on airfare or extensions, and is not combinable with other offers. Call for details.

  • EARLY BOOKING SAVINGS

    Book 2023 departures and get 2022 rates if booked by February 28, 2022. Valid for new bookings on departures on Lindblad-National Geographic ships, Delfin II, and The Jahan made by Feb. 28, 2022, subject to availability, not applicable on extensions, and may not be combined with other offers. Call for details.

Alaska

Wild Escapes

Wild Alaska Escape: Sitka to Juneau

Special Offers

Length

6 days

  1. Jun
  2. Jul
  3. Aug

From

$4,660

Prices are per person

Special Offers (6)
Highlights

Alaska

Wild Escapes

Wild Alaska Escape: Sitka to Juneau

Length

6 days

  1. Jun
  2. Jul
  3. Aug

From

$4,660

Top Highlights

  • Kayak or paddleboard along rugged coastlines of Chichagof Island which harbors one of the highest concentrations of brown bears in the world
  • Hike through temperate rainforest on Baranof island, listening for bald eagles calling out from the towering spruce and hemlock trees
  • Explore Haines, the “adventure capital of Alaska,” via raft, bicycle, or hiking boot, and opt to soar over Glacier Bay National Park on a flightseeing tour.
  • Cruise by Zodiac and kayak among abundant sea lions and search for whales in the Inian Islands
  • Meet eagles at the Raptor Rehabilitation Center
  • Seamlessly combine the experience with our southern Wild Alaska Escape itinerary and double the sights, sightings, and wildness on this most active of expeditions
  • Whale-watch daily from the bow of our small ship, and witness breaching humpbacks and orcas on the hunt.

Special Offers

  • COMBINE AND SAVE

    Combine our 6-day Wild Alaska Escape: Sitka to Juneau and Wild Alaska Escape: Juneau to Ketchikan for an Epic Alaska adventure for 10% savings PLUS an exclusive Taku Lodge Feast & 5 Glacier Seaplane Discovery experience (2022 only—2021 National Geographic Sea Lion departures include a Glacier helicopter tour and hike, please call for details on 2021 National Geographic Sea Bird departures). Valid for new bookings only, subject to availability, and may not be combined with other offers. Call for details.

  • CELEBRATE LIFE'S MILESTONES

    In the spirit of celebration aboard, you and your companions will be entitled to Milestone benefits: 5% off groups of 8 or more; $150 shipboard credit which can be used for gift shop items, or most shipboard items including the LEXspa, the ship’s bar and dining room; complimentary video chronicle; complimentary custom photograph of you and your guests taken by the LEX-NG Photo Instructor to capture the moment; complimentary specially served decorated cake; special welcome gift in your cabin. For new Exploring Alaska's Coastal Wilderness departure bookings only. Milestone celebration needs to be communicated at time of booking, amenity package is one per group and intended for the guest celebrating the Milestone event. Group discount is applicable to cruise portion only, and does not apply towards additional services such as hotels, extensions, etc. Group cancellation terms also apply. Not combinable with certain offers. Valid for groups of 8 or more.

  • Free Airfare ON SELECT DATES

    Book by February 28, 2022, to receive free roundtrip airfare from Seattle to Alaska on select departures on Exploring Alaska’s Coastal Wilderness and Wild Alaska Escapes, or free one-way airfare on select departures on Treasures of the Inside Passage: Alaska & British Columbia and A Remarkable Journey to Alaska, British Columbia & Haida Gwaii. Complimentary air is based on economy group flights and must be ticketed by Lindblad Expeditions. In the case that Lindblad's group flight is not available at time of booking, we reserve the right to issue a credit. Baggage fees may be additional. New bookings only and not combinable with other offers or pre- or post-extensions. Call for details.

  • GET THE GROUP ON BOARD! SAVE 10%

    Book by February 28, 2022, to save 10% when traveling as a group of 6 or more people on select departures. Take advantage of these great savings while enjoying traveling with your friends and family. Valid for new bookings only, subject to availability, not applicable on extensions, and may not be combined with other offers. Call for details.

  • 4TH GUEST TRAVELS FREE

    4th person travels free on select departures. Book by February 28, 2022. Bookings of three full-paying guests may bring a fourth person for free on select departures. Offer applicable only on bookings of two double-occupancy cabins, and second cabin must be in same category or lower as first cabin. Valid for new bookings only, subject to availability, not applicable on airfare or extensions, and is not combinable with other offers. Call for details.

  • EARLY BOOKING SAVINGS

    Book 2023 departures and get 2022 rates if booked by February 28, 2022. Valid for new bookings on departures on Lindblad-National Geographic ships, Delfin II, and The Jahan made by Feb. 28, 2022, subject to availability, not applicable on extensions, and may not be combined with other offers. Call for details.

Baja California

Wild Escapes

Wild Baja Escape: Serenity & Sea Life in the Sea of Cortez

Special Offers

Length

5 days

  1. Jan
  2. Dec

From

$2,940

Prices are per person

Special Offers (5)
Highlights

Baja California

Wild Escapes

Wild Baja Escape: Serenity & Sea Life in the Sea of Cortez

Length

5 days

  1. Jan
  2. Dec

From

$2,940

Top Highlights

  • Exult in the pristine beauty of the Sea of Cortez—azure water, bays, beaches, unique flora and fauna— and roam free in wide-open spaces
  • Paddle sea-carved caves by kayak and snorkel with playful sea lions and schools of colorful reef fish
  • Stroll long, white sand beaches in search of pearl oyster shells
  • Enjoy a sunset beach BBQ, a bonfire, and end your day with stargazing
  • Alight in this wild, beautiful place, with options to indulge in fitness classes, yoga sessions, mindful meditations, and more

Special Offers

  • FAMILY SAVINGS

    Families save 25% on guests 22 and under traveling with two full paying adults on select Baja departures. Valid for new bookings only, subject to availability, not applicable on extensions, and may not be combined with other offers. Credit will be deducted from cabin fare, prior to any additional applicable savings. Call for details.

  • SOLO TRAVELER SAVINGS

    Book now and we will waive the solo premium on solo cabins on select departures. Valid for new bookings only, subject to availability, not applicable on extensions, and may not be combined with other offers. Call for details.

  • GET THE GROUP ON BOARD! SAVE 10%

    Book by February 28, 2022, to save 10% when traveling as a group of 6 or more people on select departures. Take advantage of these great savings while enjoying traveling with your friends and family. Valid for new bookings only, subject to availability, not applicable on extensions, and may not be combined with other offers. Call for details.

  • 4TH GUEST TRAVELS FREE

    4th person travels free on select departures. Book by February 28, 2022. Bookings of three full-paying guests may bring a fourth person for free on select departures. Offer applicable only on bookings of two double-occupancy cabins, and second cabin must be in same category or lower as first cabin. Valid for new bookings only, subject to availability, not applicable on airfare or extensions, and is not combinable with other offers. Call for details.

  • EARLY BOOKING SAVINGS

    Book 2023 departures and get 2022 rates if booked by February 28, 2022. Valid for new bookings on departures on Lindblad-National Geographic ships, Delfin II, and The Jahan made by Feb. 28, 2022, subject to availability, not applicable on extensions, and may not be combined with other offers. Call for details.

Baja California

Wild Escapes

Wild Baja Escape: The Whales of Magdalena Bay

Special Offers

Length

6 days

  1. Jan
  2. Feb
  3. Mar

From

$3,810

Prices are per person

Special Offers (4)
Highlights

Baja California

Wild Escapes

Wild Baja Escape: The Whales of Magdalena Bay

Length

6 days

  1. Jan
  2. Feb
  3. Mar

From

$3,810

Top Highlights

  • Live among gigantic gray whale mothers and their calves in the nursery waters of Bahía Magdalena. See them from the ship and local pangas, delighting in up-close encounters
  • Kayak and paddleboard stunning mangroves, or beachcomb along endless beaches
  • Explore diverse landscapes; fat-tire bike along desert island terrain
  • Scan the skies for bird species, from diving pelicans to magnificent frigatebirds

Special Offers

  • FAMILY SAVINGS

    Families save 25% on guests 22 and under traveling with two full paying adults on select Baja departures. Valid for new bookings only, subject to availability, not applicable on extensions, and may not be combined with other offers. Credit will be deducted from cabin fare, prior to any additional applicable savings. Call for details.

  • SOLO TRAVELER SAVINGS

    Book now and we will waive the solo premium on solo cabins on select departures. Valid for new bookings only, subject to availability, not applicable on extensions, and may not be combined with other offers. Call for details.

  • GET THE GROUP ON BOARD! SAVE 10%

    Book by February 28, 2022, to save 10% when traveling as a group of 6 or more people on select departures. Take advantage of these great savings while enjoying traveling with your friends and family. Valid for new bookings only, subject to availability, not applicable on extensions, and may not be combined with other offers. Call for details.

  • EARLY BOOKING SAVINGS

    Book 2023 departures and get 2022 rates if booked by February 28, 2022. Valid for new bookings on departures on Lindblad-National Geographic ships, Delfin II, and The Jahan made by Feb. 28, 2022, subject to availability, not applicable on extensions, and may not be combined with other offers. Call for details.

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Highlights

Our ship-based expeditions get you into the wildness beyond the highway, the airport, or even the local lodge or resort. We get you up-close to wildlife, for example, from grey whale mothers & calves in Baja, and the endemic Channel Islands fox, to calving glaciers in Alaska or Alaska. Our Wild Escapes are for people who don’t normally do group travel, but want to make the most of every single precious day ‘away.’

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