Designed and purpose built in
Germany in 2003 specifically for expedition travel, National Geographic
Orion was created from the outset - explore the far corners of the
Earth in complete self-sufficiency.
Engineered for maximum comfort and
safety, Orion is equipped with the latest technology including large
retractable stabilizers, sonar, radar, and an ice-strengthened hull. A
shallow draft plus bow and stern thrusters provide the convenience of
being able - maneuver close - shore. 14 Zodiacs ensure quick
disembarkation and offer the ideal transport for up-close exploration.