National Geographic Explorer

  • Length: 356 feet (108.5 meters)
  • Draft: 54 feet (16.5 meters)
  • Beam: 54 feet (16.5 meters)
  • Cabins: 81
  • Guests: 148
  • Registry: Bahamas
  • Year Built: 1982
  • Gross Tonnage: 6,471
  • Crew: 87

Cabins: All cabins have thermostats, telephones, below-berth luggage storage and space to hang clothing and hair dryers. Some cabins have balconies; some have windows and others portholes. En-suite bathrooms include bath and hand towels washcloths, natural/biodegradable shampoo, shower gel, soap, lotion and lip balm.

Dining: Meals are served in single seatings with unassigned tables for an informal atmosphere and easy mingling. The menu is international with local flair.

Facilities and Services: Facilities on board include a bistro, chart room, lounge with full-service bar, gift shop, library, facilities for presentations, mud room with lockers, observation lounge, full-time doctor, business center, wired and wireless internet, photo kiosk, laundry service, fitness center, outdoor stretching area, spa and sauna, kayaks, Zodiacs, hydrophones, high-definition underwater cameras and video microscopes.

Electricity: Cabins include American style outlets (two flat prongs) at 110 volts and European style at 220 volts.

Payments: The U.S. dollar is the currency used on board. Personal checks issued by U.S. banks, traveler’s checks, cash, American Express, Discover, MasterCard and Visa are accepted.

Accessibility: An elevator services all guest decks.