National Geographic Orion

  • Length: 338 feet (103 meters)
  • Draft: 12.5 feet (3.8 meters)
  • Beam: 47 feet (14.3 meters)
  • Cabins: 53
  • Guests: 106
  • Registry: Bahamas
  • Year Built: 2003
  • Gross Tonnage: 4,000
  • Crew: 75

Cabins: Cabins include ample storage space, complementary 24-hour room service, a flat screen TV, DVD/CD player, internet connectivity, a personal safe, hairdryer and a mini-refrigerator continuously stocked with complimentary bottled water. Choose between queen or twin bed sleeping arrangements.

Category B Stateroom: On deck 3, the Category B Staterooms are approximately 175 square feet and have a sitting area with club chair. Most have a large oval window. (Cabins 322 and 323 have twin portholes instead of a window).
Category A Stateroom: On deck 3, the Category A Staterooms average 180 square feet, have a large oval window and sitting area with club chair.
Junior Suite: On decks 4 and 5, Junior Suites average 218 square feet. Most feature a two-seater sofa in the sitting area and a large rectangular window (Cabins 418 and 419 have a large oval window. Cabin 512 is a twin bed configuration only.)
Deluxe Suite: The Deluxe Suites occupy up to 230 square feet on deck 5 and include an open living room with a two-seater sofa and a large rectangular window.
Balcony Suite: The Balcony Suites are on deck 5, each with a private balcony, open living room and averaging 230 square feet.
Owner’s Suite: On deck 5, the Owners Suites are approximately 345 square feet and include a bedroom, living room and private balcony. (Cabin 509 has two large rectangular windows instead of a balcony. Cabin 502 has the living room space incorporated into the bedroom and features a large bathroom with separate bathtub.)

Dining: Continental Breakfast is served from 6:30 a.m. in the Galaxy Observation Lounge. A buffet breakfast will be served in the Delphinus Outdoor Café (weather permitting) and in the Constellation Restaurant. Each day a buffet lunch will be served in the Delphinus Outdoor Café (weather permitting) and in the Constellation Restaurant. In addition to the buffet selection, an outdoor BBQ and a la carte menu selections will be offered. Outdoor tables can be reserved. 24-hour room service is available at no charge.

Facilities and Services: Facilities on board include a lecture theater, library, gym, infirmary, salon, spa, Jacuzzi and boutique.

Electricity: Cabins include European style outlets at 220 volts. All rooms also include adaptors accommodating Australian 3-prong flat plugs.

Payments: The Australian dollar is the currency used on board. American Express, Diners Club International, MasterCard, VISA, traveler’s checks and cash are accepted. Personal checks are not accepted.

Accessibility: A glass elevator services all stateroom decks and deck 6, which includes the Observation Lounge and Lecture Theater.