Norwegian Dawn joined the Norwegian Cruise Line's fleet in October 2002. Freedom is very much the theme on board this ship, from the Freestyle Dining concept in the 15 restaurants, to the impressive variety of family entertainment. Choose a contemporary stateroom or enjoy the ultimate comfort of a butler and concierge service in the exclusive enclave of Garden Villas.
After breakfast, spend your day relaxing on the pool deck or unwind in the hot tub. Take a stroll around the jogging track on the top deck, head for a workout in the fitness centre or play volleyball on the sports court. Children can join exciting clubs and activities at T-Rex Kid's Centre, while teenagers can hang out at Teen Club.
Sail on Norwegian Dawn for an unforgettable cruise experience for all the family.
The Venetian and Aqua Dining Rooms are the main restaurants, each offering extensive menus, Chef's signature dishes, and a varied wine list. Garden Cafe boasts floor-to-ceiling windows and a wide choice of traditional buffet-style meals. Asian fusion cuisine, noodles, wok-fried dishes, and soups are served in Bamboo, and the poolside Bimini Grill offers burgers, pizzas and snacks. All-day dining and light meals are served in Blue Lagoon 24-Hour Food Court.
A gourmet dining experience is available in the French-style Le Bistro restaurant. La Cucina offers authentic Italian cuisine and Moderno Churrascaria serves traditional Brazilian steaks. Teppanyaki provides an authentic Japanese dining experience and Sushi Bar offers made-to-order sushi and sashimi. Savour American-style meat dishes and at Cagney's Steakhouse and enjoy a sweet treat from Cafe at the Atrium throughout the day.
From your morning cappuccino to champagne and cocktails at night, the mix of bars and lounges on Norwegian Dawn offers something for everyone. Savour speciality coffees, teas, cookies, and pastries in Java Cafe, or sip cocktails in the sunshine at Bimini Bar, Star Bar and Topsider Bar. If only champagne will do, the Gatsby's Champagne Bar is a sophisticated spot. Play pool, watch big-screen TV and sip real ale in The Pearly Kings Pub. There's also Sugarcane Mojito Bat for traditional cocktails and Sake Bar to enjoy Japan's national drink. Dance until late at Bliss Ultra Lounge and unwind in style at The Cellars - A Michael Mondavi Family Wine Bar.
During days at sea, make the most of the ship's boutiques, swimming pool, hot tubs, spa, fitness centre, jogging track, and basketball and volleyball court. There are even clubs and a modern games arcade for kids and teenagers.
Evenings on Norwegian Dawn cater to your every mood and taste. Discover lively production shows on stage — including comedy, music, dancing, and magic shows — in the Stardust Theatre. Spinnaker Lounge offers a full bar service and a dance floor, while White Hot Party on the pool deck is an experience not to be missed! Feeling lucky? Then head to the slot machines and roulette tables in Dawn Club Casino.
Day 1: UK to New York City (New York), USA
Fly from your chosen UK airport to New York and be transferred to the port to board Norwegian Dawn for your 7-night Canada & New England cruise.
Day 3: Halifax (Nova Scotia), Canada
Found on the Atlantic Ocean coast, Halifax is the provincial capital of Nova Scotia and is home to one of the world's largest natural harbours. The heart of Canada's east coast arts scene, you can explore a variety of galleries and museums to find everything from folk art to relics of the Mi'kmaq people! Visit Fisherman's Cove — a 200-year-old restored village — and stroll around a traditional farmers' market to find tasty, local food and drink. Learn about the city's heritage at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic or stroll the pretty displays at Halifax Public Gardens.
Day 4: St John’s (Bay of Fundy), Canada
St. John's is the capital city of the Newfoundland and Labrador province and sits off Canada's Atlantic coastline. Explore local culture and history at The Rooms - the Provincial Museum, Provincial Archives, and the Art Gallery of Newfoundland and Labrador. Discover Earth's geological makeup using interactive exhibits at Johnson GEO Centre or stroll along Water Street — one of the oldest streets in North America. Admire panoramic views from Signal Hill National Historic Site or visit old Cape Spear Lighthouse at Cape Spear. Explore the unique fishing village of Quidi Vidi Village, home to the Mallard Cottage national historic site and Quidi Vidi Inn of Olde. Journey by boat past Bay Bulls to view the puffins and seabirds on Puffin Island.
Day 5: Bar Harbor (Maine), USA
The quintessential New England coastal town of Bar Harbour is located on Mount Desert Island. Explore the charming and picturesque town streets with their plentiful boutiques and heritage houses; before stopping to admire the Tiffany stained glass windows of St Saviours Church and also the clock and bandstand on the Village Green. Step aboard one of the free Island Explorer buses that travel via the famous Park Loop Road to the magnificent Acadia National Park - where you can admire towering Cadillac Mountain and take a hike or horse-and-carriage ride alongside the park's stunning lakes and coastline. Gaze in awe at the stunning scenery on a relaxing boat trip around Frenchman Bay and the Porcupine Islands.
Day 6: Portland (Maine), USA
The city of Portland sits on a peninsula extending out into Casco Bay in the USA state of Maine. Meander through the working fishing wharves and restaurant and shop-filled converted warehouses at the Old Port waterfront. Walk up to the Western Promenade cliff-top park to enjoy the far-reaching vistas; before exploring the Victorian-style homes and Victoria Museum in the nearby West End district. Admire the flora and fauna at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens or enjoy family-friendly fun at Funtown Splashtown or Palace Playland. Enjoy a spot of culture at Ogunquit Museum of American Art, Museums of Old York, Portland Museum of Art, and Children's Museum of Maine. No visit to Portland would be complete without visiting its most famous lighthouse, Portland Head Light, which still guides ships into Portland Harbour today.
Day 7: Newport, (Rhode Island), USA
Newport in Rhode Island is one of North America's oldest cities. This remarkable place is packed to the brim with attractions — from the National Historic Landmarks District, Brick Market Museum and White Horse Tavern, to the Old Colony House, Quaker Meeting House, Trinity Church, and Touro Synagogue. Explore the life of the Vanderbilts on a tour of The Breakers and Marble House or discover early 20th-century high society at The Elms French-style chateau. Rough Point on opulent Bellevue Avenue and the famous Astor’s Beechwood Mansion are well worth a visit, too! Uncover the history of tennis at Tennis Hall of Fame, then admire historic and modern artworks at Newport Art Museum.
Day 8: New York City (New York) to UK
Today your cruise comes to an end. Disembark and be privately transferred to the airport for your flight home to the UK.