National Geographic Orion

Cruises on board the National Geographic Orion

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  • Ship length
    103 m
  • Passengers
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Decks and Cabins

National Geographic Orion deck plan

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National Geographic Orion cabins

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Deck Location : Deck Main
Occupancy : 2
  • Location: Main Deck
  • Dinner is served in the dining room, located on this deck.
  • An armchair, reading lamps, a flat screen TV, and climate controls complete the amenities.
  • Comfortable sitting area with a tub chair, and a writing desk.

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Ship Information

Cabins and Suites

National Geographic Orion has the capacity for 102 guests in 53 cabins, many of which contain balconies. The cabins enable you to keep up to date constantly with the view passing by with oversized picture windows.Individual climate control is available in every cabin. Each cabin features generously sized bathrooms stocked with bath and shower products, towels and robes.

Each cabin has a flat panel TV with several channels: for movies; for documentaries; and one for displaying the ship’s electronic chart system with the ship’s current position to keep you up to date with the progression of your journey.A public address system keeps you alerted to the daily activities, including any wildlife sightings such as an early morning whale or dolphin sighting.Abundant storage space for clothing and luggage. Further amenities include a safe, hairdryer, mini-refrigerator as well as internet access inside the cabin.

Dress code

While Orion interiors are elegant, life aboard is always casual, with no need for formal clothing. And you’ll find shipboard services like laundry, in-room cabled internet, and public-area wifi make packing and traveling more convenient.

Dining information:

Fresh bread baked daily, classic cocktails, ice cold beer or chilled champagne after a day of exploring while awaiting an evening of fine dining.Our degustation menus are created by one of Australia’s renowned international chefs, Serge Dansereau, principal of Sydney’s The Bathers’ Pavilion. Serge has created a selection of fantastic menus, while Orion’s executive chef and team have also been busy in the galley creating a delicious companion menu using the best and freshest seasonal produce—a winning combination. Dining is an integral part of your expedition experience, with influences and flavors that reflect the regions we’re exploring. Much of the food prepared aboard is sourced locally whenever possible from sustainable providers and we endeavor to always use seafood that is sustainably caught or raised. Open seating, relaxed and casual, selection of New World Australian, New Zealand, North American, and European wines. Healthy and hearty breakfast is designed to prepare you for a day of physical and mental activitywith a selection of fruit and yogurts, freshly baked breads and pastries, cheeses, cold cuts, and freshly made omelets to order. Continental breakfasts available for early birds. Afternoon tea with cookies cakes or pastries. Outdoor cafe is provides an idyllic and scenic envioronment for breakfast lunch and even dinner.

Entertainment and activities

Theater: We host occasional movies in our theater with surround-sound. Guests are comfortably accommodated in armchair-style seating


Everyone who travels with us discovers what Henry David Thoreau named “the tonic of wildness.” And to complement the inspiring destinations we visit, we’ve designed a Wellness program. From early morning yoga or stretching on deck or in the lounge to massages and face, handy or body treatments inspired by the location, our wellness specialist will help you achieve a more relaxed and revitalized state of being.

Fitness Center:

With sweeping ocean views, the fitness center is equipped with the following LifeFitness equipment: a step machine, a treadmill, a cross trainer, two bicycles, free weights, and exercise mats.

Health spa:

The Health Spa offers a unisex dry sauna, the gymnasium is equipped with cardio vascular exercise machines and a range of massage/spa treatments are available.

Whirlpool Hot Tub:

A whirlpool hot pub is located on the sundeck. In warmer climates you'll find the hot tub affords a cool dip, doubling as a plunge pool.

Ship data

  • Number of decks: 6
  • Passengers:102
  • Languages on board: English