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Accommodating just 62 guests in 31 outside cabins, the National Geographic Sea Bird is large enough to operate in remote environments in comfort, yet small enough to enter ports and narrow inlets inaccessible to bigger ships. It carries sea kayaks and a fleet of expedition landing crafts, providing easy access to coastlines and other places of interest. Each cabin faces outside. All cabins have windows and are attractively and comfortably furnished with lower berths, private bathrooms, reading lights, and individual climate control. The Sea Bird is authorized to operate in the Tongass National Forest under a Forest Service Special Use Permit.
National Geographic Sea Bird
An early-morning stretch class on the ship's teak deck
Setting the table in the intimate dining room
Category 1 cabins are located on the main deck between the lounge and the dining room.
Category 2 cabins, located on the upper and bridge decks, all have doors and windows that open to the outside.
Efficient and well-appointed, your cabin is a quiet space for journaling, reading, or winding down your active day.
A comfortable Category 2 cabin; Twin beds can be pushed together to form a double bed in Category 3 cabins on the Upper Deck.
Enjoy our evening recap and swap stories with new friends over a delicious cocktail.
The dining room with its unassigned seating makes for easy mingling.
Relax in our newly refurbished warm and welcoming lounge with family and friends.