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
Fly from selected UK airports to New York and stay two-nights in a four-star hotel.
Day 2: New York City, New York
New York, New York... so good they named it twice! New York isn't called 'the city that never sleeps' for nothing - day or night this place is alive with amazing things to see and do.
First up there’s the iconic skyline, with its skyscrapers and buildings you’ll recognise from television. Ascend the Empire State Building, Top of the Rock, or the One World Observatory for a bird's eye view of the city's five boroughs. Pay your respects at the National September 11 Memorial and Museum, follow in the footsteps of immigrants at Ellis Island, board the Staten Island ferry to see the Statue of Liberty up-close, or stroll the High Line urban walking trail above the city streets.
The Big Apple has got retail therapy well and truly covered, with everything from huge department stores and designer names to niche boutiques, bustling markets, and thrift store chic. Mouth-watering international culinary experiences, open green spaces, and a plethora of galleries and museums; add those to your must-do list too. Then there’s the non-stop nightlife: from Times Square's bright lights to Broadway musicals, world class clubs, to hip little hangouts.
Day 3: New York City, New York (Embarkation Day)
After check out make your way to the port to board Norwegian Dawn for you seven-night Bahamas cruise.
Day 5: Port Canaveral (Orlando), Florida
Orlando in Florida is home to many famous theme parks and a popular year-round destination. Enjoy exhilarating rides at Universal, Hollywood Studios, Magic Kingdom, and many more. Escape the crowds and admire the natural scenery of Florida as you take a stroll through the quiet Nature Preserve of Tibet-Butler. Hire a paddle boat and row down the waters of Lake Eola Park in Downtown Orlando, or thrill-seekers can go alligator watching on an airboat tour on Lake Tohopekaliga. Delight in some downtime and watch a movie, play mini golf, and enjoy drinks and karaoke at the handful of bars and nightclubs at Universal City Walk. Make the most of the sun and unwind on Tampa Bay beach, the ultimate relaxation spot.
Day 6: Great Stirrup Cay, Bahamas
The 268-acre Great Stirrup Cay in the Bahamas was developed as a private island for Norwegian Cruise Line in 1977. Visit the white sands and turquoise seas of Little Stirrup Cay and try your hand at snorkelling or kayaking. Sail 400 feet above the water as you parasail and enjoy the island views. Encounter stingrays at Stingray Cay or embark on an Eco-Boat tour. Or why not kick back and simply unwind in a private beachfront cabana? During your time ashore, you can also enjoy food from the Beach Buffet, Abaco Taco, and Jumbey Beach Grill, and drinks from Bacardi Bar, Bertram's Bar, and Patron Bar. 2019 will see the arrival of a brand-new exclusive lagoon retreat via the Norwegian Edge Programme for the ultimate island luxury experience; including a secluded beach, exclusive dining options, luxury beach villas, and so much more.
Day 7: Nassau, Bahamas
Here in Nassau you will experience the heart of the Bahamas. The capital of the Bahamas offers the chance to encounter the metropolitan centre with the contrast of paradise being so close. White sandy beaches being a stone throw away from each other. This is the life!
Day 10: New York City, New York to UK
After check out make your way to the airport for your return flight back to the UK.