Explore with Experience.
Lindblad Expeditions is an expedition travel company providing voyages in the GalÃ¡pagos, Antarctica, Baja California, Alaska, the Arctic, Africa, Europe, Asia and beyond in partnership with National Geographic. For more than 50 years the Lindblad family has defined life-changing adventure travel. From the pioneering Lars-Eric Lindblad, known to many as the father of eco-tourism, to founder Sven-Olof Lindblad, an ardent supporter of conservation and environmental stewardship, Lindblad Expeditions continually sets the industry standard for active exploration and engaged learning.
Lindblad Expeditions â€“ National Geographic, partners in a mission driven alliance, inspire people to explore and care about the planet. As pioneers of global exploration, the organizations work in tandem to produce innovative marine expedition programs and to promote conservation and sustainable tourism around the globe. The LEX/NG partnership develops educationally-oriented voyages which allow guests to interact with world-renowned scientists, researchers, naturalists and photographers, while discovering stunning natural environments, above and below the sea, through the use of state-of-the-art exploration tools.
Philanthropy has always been a core value of Lindblad Expeditions and Sven-Olof Lindblad. The company believes that respectful tourism can sustain and even repair a region. Together with National Geographic they formed the LEX/NG Joint Fund for Exploration and Conservation. Both organizations are committed to working collaboratively through the fund to support initiatives around the world, with a special focus on the regions they explore together; thereby actively impacting the areas they care so deeply about. To date, they have raised more than $9 million dollars to support local efforts in the destinations where it travels.