Lindblad Expeditions Natl Geog Endeavour II Ship Information

OCG Class
Natl Geog Endeavour II
Year Built2005
Year Last Refurbished2016
Capacity96 passengers


The former Via Australis was acquired by Lindblad Expeditions and has been renamed the National Geographic Endeavour II. It replaced the much loved National Geographic Endeavour in December 2016, and offers year-round cruises of the legendary Galapagos islands.

Natl Geog Endeavour II Ship Profile & Stats

  • Cruise Line: Lindblad Expeditions
  • Ship Type: Expedition/Cultural Ship
  • Line Class: Expedition
  • Former Name: Via Australis
  • Registry: Chile
  • Year Built: 2005
  • Year Last Refurbished: 2016
  • Capacity: 96 passengers
  • Decks: 4
  • Gross Tonnage: 2,716
  • Length: 236 ft
  • Beam: 44 ft
  • Average Speed: 12 knots
  • Outside Cabins: 50
  • Number of Crew: 40

Natl Geog Endeavour II On-Board Recreation

  • Spa: No
  • Casino: No

Natl Geog Endeavour II Dining Choices

  • Patagonia Dining Room Cuisine: International, Regional (Capacity: 140)

Natl Geog Endeavour II Entertainment

  • Yamana Lounge: Bar, lectures (Capacity: 140)
  • Sky Lounge: Bar (Capacity: 140)

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