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Wild California Escape: San Francisco to Monterey Bay

The historic California coastline is ready to be explored this fall on your Wild California Escape! The California’s coastal cities are always a must for visitors, but getting out to explore some of the ecosystems of the area should also rank high on your to-do list. Get the best views on your hike up to the summit of Angel Island. Tour Monterey Bay Aquarium. See the kelp forests at the Point Lobos State Natural Reserve. Visit California wine country in Vallejo. So much of California to see and do!

Cruise Details

Clock6 Days & 5 Nights

Double Occupancy from $3,770 pp/do*

Single Occupancyfrom $5,650 pp

CalendarNovember 21, 2019

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*Per person/double occupancy. Special single rates apply where listed. Excludes port fees.
Itineraries may operate in reverse.

Your Itinerary

    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.


Cabin Categories

Cabin Single Price Double Price
Category 1$5,650$3,770 pp
Category 2$6,930$4,600 pp
Category 3$5,280 pp
Category 4$5,960 pp
Category 5$6,640 pp

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Wild California Escape: San Francisco to Monterey Bay

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