Why not explore further and relax for longer? Norwegian Cruise Line offer some of the most innovative ships at sea, designed to make any family holiday a truly memorable one!
Norwegian Cruise Line
Norwegian Cruise Line prides itself on the ethos of its ‘Freestyle Cruising’ and offers its guests a more casual approach to cruising, therefore making it a great choice for families with children of any age, more so for those families who don’t want to be held to a set dining time and or restaurant.
The Freestyle Dining concept allows guests to initiate their own choices, from choosing who to sit with, to choosing what to wear. Norwegian Cruise Line’s most recent ships, offer all the facilities and excitement that is normally associated with any mega-ship to ensure that families are well catered for, from the range of on board swimming pools, children’s pools, and relaxing hot tubs to the truly thrilling multi slide Aqua Parks (available on the newest ships within the fleet).
For those who seek the ultimate adrenaline rush, there’s the abseiling and rock climbing walls, whilst for those in search of relaxation can sample the adult – only beach clubs, with stunning ocean views, or take in a treatment in the tranquil Mandara Spa area that features a steam room, sauna and a thalassotherapy pool and available on the newest ships within the fleet, the unique salt and snow rooms, enabling the adults to truly unwind and relax, whilst the younger ones are enjoying the numerous on board children and teen facilities.
Norwegian Cruise Line offers the Splash Academy, and offers individual experiences and activities for children from the age of 3 years to 5, 6 and 9 years old, and for the older children aged 10 to 12 years. Children are offered the opportunity to participate in various arts and crafts, karaoke sessions, and play the on board video games.
Norwegian Epic offers a jungle gym, offering a spacious area for children to let off steam, and a ultra modern dance floor that lights up.
The Splash Academy is spread over two stories, it is Norwegian Cruise Line’s most innovative area for children at sea, featuring various high-tech games, an on board cinema and a circus school. The activities on the lower level, features activities that are segmented for groups aged 3 to 5 years, and 6 to 9 years, whilst children aged 10 to 12 years have the full run of the upper level of the club.
Teenagers within the family are offered Entourage , a space specifically designed for teenagers aged between the ages of 13 and 17 years, and offers activities such as air hockey, theatre workshops, pool parties and a selection of the most up to date video games, large sunken couches and large flat-screen televisions. Entourage becomes a nightclub geared for teenagers in the evening, and gives teenagers the chance to mingle and meet life long friends.
A nursery is also offered on board, Guppies offers up to two hours a day of activities such as nursery rhymes, and features soft play areas specifically designed for babies from the ages of 6 months up to 3 years old, and it offers parents the chance to interact and have some quality time with their children in colourful surroundings. It features an Active Room with sensory-based activities, games and toys based on a daily theme, plus a Quiet Room for babies to sleep and rest, meaning parents can have the holiday they deserve whilst their little ones do too.
Norwegian Cruise Line’s also offers a baby sitting group in the evenings, for a nominal charge, and gives parents the chance to dine as a couple, or enjoy one of the fantastic on board shows.
Port Play, designed for children aged 3 years to 12 years allows parents and the grown up’s within the group to experience the various ports, safe in the knowledge that the younger one’s are occupied on board in Port Play, supervised by experienced and fully qualified staff for a small fee
Featured activities include rock climbing walls, on board bowling alleys, and a spectacular array of on board water-park areas, featuring 5 multi – story water slides and a number of hot tubs (available on Norwegian Getaway and Norwegian Breakaway)
Norwegian Epic offers 3 water slides and a number of hot tubs, and features a 303 foot long corkscrew style tube and the Drainpipe, an impressive 104 foot tube that drops guests into a giant bowl like structure, the only one of it’s kind on a ship.
Norwegian Cruise Line offers a variety of main pools, with the offering of separate children’s pools, whilst Norwegian Breakaway and Norwegian Getaway entice the younger children into a Nickelodeon-themed splash area.
The Nickelodeon theme is extended through to the option of a character breakfast, offering fun and excitement at the breakfast table, with the opportunity for children to enjoy breakfast with their favourite characters such as SpongeBob SquarePants for a small charge. Guests are offered other exciting activities, such as mini golf, table tennis, and basketball.
In the evening families are set to be wowed, with the award-winning entertainment on board Norwegian Cruise Line, every member of the family is truly entertained, from the acrobats that soar high above, a truly memorable experience awaits the family on board Norwegian Breakaway, with the offering of the amazing performance set by Cirque Dreams & Dinner Jungle Fantasy guests are transported from reality with jaw dropping acrobats, who perform magical twists and turns, that transports guests on a journey through the depths of the jungle, a sure hit with all the family!
Broadway inspired shows keep the family entertained, guests are starry eyed with the sheer size and scale of the shows that are produced on board, combined with fantastic special effects and talented dancers, popular and well loved shows are brought directly to the whole family, from Broadway!
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