Jennifer Gregoire Lindblad Expeditions (212) 261-9008 [email protected]


New York, NY, June 20, 2008 – Lindblad Expeditions (, the pioneering expedition travel company with a strong commitment to responsible travel, has announced three new distinctive four-night itineraries with voyages in Baja California, the Pacific Northwest and San Francisco Bay. These new offerings provide the ideal opportunity for travelers to take part in all of the activity and adventure that a Lindblad Expedition is known for, without having to carve out excess time from their calendars. Prices for these new four-night getaways start at $1680 for a category 1 cabin based on double occupancy.

With Expedition Getaways, guests will have the opportunity to snorkel with playful sea lions in Baja California islands; sample some of the best wines in the world in the company of Master Chefs and Sommeliers; walk in the footsteps of history’s great explorers; kayak in quiet waters among remote islands or simply take in their surroundings while relaxing aboard the specially-outfitted expedition ship, National Geographic Sea Bird. With Lindblad’s carefully planned itineraries guests can experience more in four nights, without having to span oceans or dozens of time zones. And, unlike a typical holiday, guests won’t have to worry about time lost in transit when traveling expedition-style. There is no checking into hotels, no rental cars, and no lines. Every minute counts while exploring alongside our passionate Historians and Naturalists aboard the ship or in Zodiacs and kayaks through some of the most captivating scenery in the Americas.

Lindblad Expeditions new Four-Night Getaways begin in the fall and winter of 2008 and will be offered on the 62 passenger National Geographic Sea Bird.Dates and rates for these new voyages are listed below:

Autumn Sojourn in the Pacific Northwest – Voyages departing on September 26th and 30th and October 4th. Prices start at $1680 for a category 1 cabin based on double occupancy.

San Francisco Bay and the Napa Valley – Voyages depart on October 12, 16th, and 20th.Prices start at $1680 for a category 1 cabin based on double occupancy.

Baja Escape: Exploring the Sea of Cortez – Voyages depart on December 2nd, 6th, and 10th.Prices starting at $1680 for a category 1 cabin based on double occupancy.

For more information on Lindblad Expeditions’ new 4-Night Getaways, please see or contact Jennifer Gregoire at [email protected].

About Lindblad Expeditions

Lindblad Expeditions is a pioneering expedition travel company providing voyages in Galápagos, Antarctica, Baja California, Alaska, the Arctic, and beyond. The company works in partnership with the National Geographic Society to inspire people to explore and care about the planet by providing innovative marine expedition programs and by promoting conservation and sustainable tourism around the world. Sven Lindblad has received international recognition including the 2007 Global Tourism Business Award, 2007 Seafood Champion Award, U.N. Programme Global 500 Award and recognition from HRH, Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg for his dedication to the conservation and environmental stewardship of the Galápagos archipelago. The company has also been named #1 Small-Ship Cruise Line (Travel + Leisure's World's Best Value Awards 2006); "The Best Ships in the World" and "The Best Itineraries" (Condé Nast Traveler: Truth in Travel Awards 2006).