1Embark in San Francisco, CA
Drop off your bags at our hospitality room near Fisherman's Wharf so that you can explore San Francisco unencumbered. Then board the National Geographic Venture this afternoon for cocktails and a welcome dinner as you pass the San Francisco skyline. (D)
2Angel Island, CA
After breakfast, go ashore to Angel Island, the largest natural island in the Bay. This Historic Landmark is perfect for getting out and meeting some local wildlife. Join naturalists on leisurely walks along the shore, or a more rigorous hike to the summit to see the best views of the San Francisco skyline and Mount Tamalpais. Or test the onboard adventure equipment with a kayak trip along the shoreline. (B,L,D)
3Monterey Bay/Point Lobos, CA
Take a behind-the-scenes tour of Monterey Bay Aquarium. They stand at the forefront in research of marine ecosystems, and their exhibits will immerse you in the local wildlife. Afterwards, head to Cannery Rose and Point Lobos State Natural Reserve. (B,L,D)
4Monterey Bay, CA
Ready to participate in preserving an ecosystem? Time to put your boots on and volunteer with local conservation leaders. Learn and understand through action.
5Vallejo/California Wine Country
Dock at Mare Island Naval Shipyard, the first US Navy Base on the Pacific Ocean. After 150 years of use, it is now a National Historic Landmark and museum. From there, head to wine country! In addition to tasty wines, you'll also enjoy a cooking demonstration and lunch at the Culinary Institute of America. (B,L,D)
6Disembark in San Francisco, CA
Have a safe flight home! (B)
Or talk to one of our cruise experts about extending your stay in San Francisco.