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List of NCL (Norwegian Cruise Line) Ships

Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) offers amazing cruises in Alaska, Hawaii, Bahamas, Europe and the Caribbean. Norwegian Star is sailing from Southampton in 2020 and Norwegian Epic sails around the Mediterranean.

NCL ships are sizeable, with plenty of space for families. The facilities onboard include everything from pleasant accommodation to a variety of lounges, bars and casinos. There is the luxury of full spas, as well as gyms (fitness centres), water parks and excellent shopping. There are plenty of activities available or relax at one of their shows. NCL offers Freestyle Dining, which means that you can opt to eat whenever you wish - no fixed time.

NCL

Norwegian Cruise Line Fleet

  • Norwegian Bliss
  • Norwegian Breakaway
  • Norwegian Dawn
  • Norwegian Encore
  • Norwegian Epic
  • Norwegian Escape
  • Norwegian Gem
  • Norwegian Getaway
  • Norwegian Jade
  • Norwegian Jewel
  • Norwegian Joy
  • Norwegian Pearl
  • Norwegian Sky
  • Norwegian Spirit
  • Norwegian Star
  • Norwegian Sun
  • Pride of America

Norwegian Encore

This beauty of a ship offers amazing views with floor-to-ceiling windows in the Horizon Lounge and the District Brew House. Take a stroll along The Waterfront promenade, stopping for a bite to eat or a sundowner cocktail. Kick things up a gear with a race on the Speedway or relax poolside while the kids play in the Aquapark.

Launched

2019

Crew

1,731

Space Ratio

41.9

Occupancy

3,998

Tonnage

167,800

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Norwegian Bliss

One of NCL's newer ships, the Norwegian Bliss was designed for the breathtaking sights of both Alaska and The Caribbean. Take in your slice of heaven in the Observation Lounge at the front of the ship. Choose from two Broadway shows or have a giggle with the comedians in the Social Comedy Club, before dancing the night away with the DJs.

Launched

2018

Crew

1,731

Space Ratio

41.9

Occupancy

4,004

Tonnage

168,028

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Norwegian Joy

Celebrate Alaska aboard the Norwegian Joy, discover the beauty of the Mexican Riviera or marvel at the engineering behind the Panama Canal with this vessel's different itineraries. Indulge in a different dining experience every night with 8 speciality restaurants available - from seafood to French cuisine to Sushi and more.

Launched

2018

Crew

1,731

Space Ratio

41.9

Occupancy

4,004

Tonnage

167,725

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Norwegian Escape

As one of the newer NCL ships, Norwegian Escape was designed to help you escape from the everyday and be immersed in the "on-board" experience. Indulge in Latin-inspired cuisine at Bayamo seafood restaurant or share delicious food with friends and family at Pinchos Tapas Bar, both of these eateries brought to you by Iron Chef Jose Garces.

Launched

2015

Space Ratio

38.7

Crew

1,651

Passenger/Crew Ratio

2.4

Occupancy

4,248

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Norwegian Getaway

With a wide range of staterooms on offer, Norwegian Getaway caters for everyone from the solo traveller to those craving indulgence with spa staterooms, not forgetting families with roomy two-bedroom family suites. Get your adrenaline rushing with five water slides or sweat it out on one of the three levels of activities in the Sports Complex.

Launched

2014

Space Ratio

36.7

Crew

1,595

Occupancy

4,028

Tonnage

146,000

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Norwegian Breakaway

As with all of NCL's ships, Norwegian Breakaway offers everything travellers would expect to have on-board to have a fantastic cruise holiday. There are 9 complimentary dining options and over 16 more speciality restaurants. There are 3 sensational theatre shows to choose from or rock out at Syd Norman's Pour House with live rock 'n' roll performances.

Launched

2012

Space Ratio

36.3

Crew

1,595

Occupancy

4,028

Tonnage

144,017

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Norwegian Epic

There will be no opportunity for boredom with the outstanding entertainment on the Norwegian Epic. There are shows like Priscilla Queen of the Desert, based on the movie of the same name, and Burn the Floor - a ballroom extravaganza. Have an intriguing family night spent solving clues to break the spell at Escape the Big Top.

Refurbished

2015

Space Ratio

38

Crew

1,730

Occupancy

4,100

Tonnage

153,000

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Norwegian Gem

This gem of a ship is the ideal option for cruises to Bermuda, the Caribbean or to discover the beauty of Canada and New England from her decks. Departures are from New York or Boston, as well as the option to cruise one-way between Boston and Quebec (or vice versa).

Refurbished

2015

Space Ratio

39

Crew

1,154

Occupancy

2,466

Tonnage

93,000

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Norwegian Jade

Norwegian Jade has gone through substantial upgrades, meaning new enhancements to make your journey that much more enjoyable. Pull in at the Pit Stop - a great new way to combine fun and food at the side of the pool. Get clubbing in the brand new Bliss Ultra Lounge - the hottest dance spot on the ship!

Refurbished

2017

Space Ratio

37.9

Crew

1,154

Occupancy

2,402

Tonnage

93,502

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Norwegian Pearl

Whether cruising through the Panama Canal, exploring the breezy islands of the Caribbean or discovering parts of Europe, the Norwegian Pearl is the best way to get there. Book a 3 bedroom garden villa for the ultimate luxurious experience.

Refurbished

2017

Space Ratio

39

Crew

1,154

Occupancy

2,846

Tonnage

93,502

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Norwegian Jewel

As the namesake of the Jewel-Class cruise ships, you can bet Norwegian Jewel’s got it all. As well as offering some of the largest Suites & Villas at sea, there are staterooms to accommodate everyone’s need and budget. When it comes to food and entertainment, this ship´s filled with excitement: 18 dining choices, 13 bars and lounges and that`s just the beginning.

Refurbished

2014

Space Ratio

39.3

Crew

1,154

Occupancy

2,466

Tonnage

93,502

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Pride of America

If you are looking for the best way to explore Hawaii year round, then look no further. Pride of America embraces the local cuisine with special dishes such as the Pineapple Beurre Blanc with the freshest seafood. There are ample bars and lounges where you can sit back, sip on a tropical cocktail and soak up views of Kilauea Volcano and the Na Pali Coast.

Refurbished

2016

Space Ratio

36.7

Crew

900

Occupancy

2,440

Tonnage

81,000

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Norwegian Dawn

Having undergone a major overhaul in 2016, Norwegian Dawn has a similar feel to being on a yacht. The sleek lines and quality finishes provide the traveller with a luxury feel, without compromising on comfort. Perfect for a relaxed afternoon wine tasting in The Cellars wine bar or taking your chances with Lady Luck in the Dawn Club casino. Blackjack anyone?

Refurbished

2016

Space Ratio

39.4

Crew

1,032

Occupancy

4,080

Tonnage

91,740

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Norwegian Star

Explore the Mexican Riviera from aboard the Norwegian Star. Refurbished in 2018, she has plenty to keep you occupied, day and night. From 17 different restaurants to opulent theatre productions, hot tubs to a spacious spa, casino to sports court, there are endless options from which to choose.

Refurbished

2018

Space Ratio

39

Crew

1,111

Occupancy

4,080

Tonnage

91,740

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Norwegian Sun

Whether you are cruising to the Bahamas, sipping cocktails in the Caribbean, being awed by the locks of the famous Panama Canal or viewing the jaw-dropping beauty of Alaska, the Norwegian Sun has everything to satisfy the needs of any aspirational world traveller.

Refurbished

2018

Space Ratio

40.4

Crew

968

Occupancy

2,400

Tonnage

71,104

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Norwegian Sky

Offering 3 or 4 days cruises to the Bahamas, the newly renovated Norwegian Sky will transport you in style to your destination. Featuring a full day at NCL's private island idyll, Great Stirrup Cay, you have the option to go snorkelling with turtles and a wide variety of exotic tropical fish in the azure-blue waters. Or perhaps you prefer to catch a tan on the white sand beaches.

Refurbished

2019

Space Ratio

38.4

Crew

950

Occupancy

2,450

Tonnage

71,104

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Norwegian Spirit

Norwegian Spirit has been completely overhauled with brand new designs, all aimed at the adult cruiser! This costly renovation offers a new-look ship with every stateroom modernised, each bar and lounge changed, not forgetting even more high-end dining experiences such as the elegant Italian restaurant Onda by Scarpetta. As of December 2021, the ship will be paying its inaugural visit to Australia and New Zealand.

Refurbished

2020

Space Ratio

38.1

Crew

2,018

Occupancy

2,018

Tonnage

75,904

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