National Geographic Sea Bird

  • Length: 152 feet (46.3 meters)
  • Cabins: 31
  • Guests: 62
  • Registry: United States
  • Year Built: 1981 (refurbished in 2005)
  • Crew: Approximately 25

Cabins: All cabins have thermostats, below-berth luggage storage and space to hang clothing and hair dryers. En-suite bathrooms include bath and hand towels, wash cloths, natural/biodegradable shampoo, shower gel and lotion.

Category 1 cabins (shown in orange) are 94 square feet, with two lower twin beds that can be converted into a queen-sized bed, a writing desk and a large picture window (cannot open).
Category 2 cabins (shown in green) are 90 square feet, with two twin beds in a fixed L-shape configuration and one picture window that opens.
Category 3 cabins (shown in yellow) on the Upper Deck are 120 square feet, with two twin beds that can be pushed together to form a queen-sized bed and one pull-out single bed. Category 3 cabins on the Bridge Deck are 112 square feet, with two twin beds in a fixed L-shape configuration. All Category 3 cabins have one large window that opens and one small window that does not open, plus a seating area with table.

Dining: Served in single seatings with unassigned tables for an informal atmosphere and easy mingling. Breakfast is a wide selection buffet and lunch is often served family style. Menu emphasizes local flair.

Facilities and Services: On-board facilities include a library, a lounge with full-service bar, facilities for presentations, an observation deck, a partially covered sun deck with chairs and tables, a spa, a fitness center, internet access, a small gift shop, a digital photo kiosk and Zodiacs.

Electricity: Cabins include European style outlet at 220 volts. Cabin bathrooms have American style outlets (two flat prongs) at 110 volts for shavers only.

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.