Explore the history of the Mediterranean, feel the balmy breezes of the Bahamas and the Caribbean, or just sit back and relax whilst you cruise across the Atlantic. Whatever you choose to do, Norwegian Epic is sure to dazzle. Awarded Best Cruise Ship Entertainment by Frommer’s, Norwegian Epic keeps the bar high with two new Broadway shows: Ballroom Blitz and Priscilla, Queen of the Desert. Not only is Norwegian Epic offering world-class performers but a new wave of accommodations as well – from Studios, designed and priced for the solo traveller, to the private Haven. Add more than 20 different dining options and you’ll understand why this is Freestyle Cruising on a truly grand scale.
Located near the kids’ area and with room for up to four, these Family Inside Staterooms are great for families that want to bring the kids. They feature a separate bathroom, two lower beds that convert into a queen-size bed and two pull down beds to accommodate two more. Of course guests will have access to all kinds of great amenities, like 24-hour room service and much more.
With two lower beds that convert into a queen-size bed, these Mid-Ship Inside Staterooms can accommodate up to two guests. They also feature a separate bathroom with shower and access to some really great amenities. And because they are mid-ship staterooms, passengers will have easy access to everything onboard.
Cool and hip, right down to the funky lighting and flat screen TV, this completely new exclusive key card access-only category is unlike anything you have ever experienced before. These staterooms have two lower beds with a maximum capacity of two and a window view to the corridor. Studio guests have private key card access to The Living Room, which is a shared private lounge that boasts a bar, two large TV screens and comfy seating for hanging out, reading a book or just enjoying a drink before dinner.
Guests will enjoy every inch of these staterooms, with enough space to sleep up to three guests. The two lower beds can be converted into a queen-size bed and the convertible sofa pulls out to sleep one more. Passengers will also have a sitting area and floor-to-ceiling glass doors that open to a private balcony. Because these are aft-facing, the view from the balcony is amazing and truly unforgettable.
Conveniently located near the kids’ area, some of the Family Balcony Staterooms come with two lower beds that convert to a queen, one upper bed and a sofa bed, for a maximum capacity of four guests. Many are connecting staterooms, making it easier to bring the whole family. Triples feature two lower beds and a sofa bed. All of these staterooms feature curved walls, a unique bathroom treatment where every area is separate, including the shower and a modern vanity sink, plus a private balcony where the whole family can take in the beautiful views.
The Spa Balcony Staterooms can accommodate up to three guests. They include two lower beds that convert into a queen-size bed, a sitting area, a separate shower and additional bedding to accommodate one more guest. Pasengers will also receive entry to the Mandara Spa experience, including complimentary access to the Thermal Spa Suites plus a private balcony from which to enjoy the view.
These Mid-Ship Balcony Staterooms feature floor-to-ceiling glass doors that open to a private balcony. With room for up to three they include a separate bathroom with shower, two lower beds that convert into a queen-size bed, a sitting area and additional bedding to accommodate one more. These Balcony Staterooms are mid-ship, providing easy access to all the delicious dining and exciting activities onboard.
These Balcony Staterooms have room for up to three guests and feature floor-to-ceiling glass doors that open to a private balcony with an incredible view. They include a separate bathroom with shower, two lower beds that convert into a queen-size bed, a sitting area and additional bedding to accommodate one more.
The Spa Mini-Suites with a Balcony can accommodate up to three guests. They feature two lower beds that convert into a queen-size bed, a sitting area, shower or luxury bath with shower, additional bedding to accommodate one more guest and soothing spa décor. This is where stress and muscle aches instantly disappear and you’ll be pampered beyond your wildest dreams. Guests will receive complimentary entry to the Mandara Spa experience, including the thermal suites – the perfect place to unwind either before or after your spa treatments. Here passengers can indulge in heated tile lounge chairs, saunas, hydrotherapy pool, whirlpools and steam rooms.
Note: Guests under 18 are not allowed in the thermal suites.
These Family Mini-Suites with a Balcony are perfect for families that want to bring the kids. With room for up to four they feature two lower beds that convert into a queen-size bed, an upper bed and a sofa bed. In addition to the sitting area, luxury bathroom with shower or tub and a private balcony, where the whole family can hang out and enjoy the view.
The Mini-Suites with a Balcony have room for up to three and feature curved walls, a sitting area, two lower beds that convert to a queen-size bed and a luxury bathroom with shower or tub. They also include additional bedding to accommodate two more guests and a private balcony with an amazing view.
These suites with room for up to four, boast all around floor-to-ceiling windows. They include a separate bedroom with king-size bed, a living room, separate dining area and a private balcony with an amazing view. Passengers will also have a luxurious bathroom with separate shower and whirlpool tub, additional bedding to accommodate two more guests and access to the Courtyard area, Concierge Lounge and private restaurant and bar. Includes butler and concierge service.
With a living room, dining area, separate bedroom with queen-size bed and private balcony, these Villas have a maximum capacity of six and are perfect for the whole family. They feature two bathrooms, additional bedding to accommodate four more guests and exclusive access to the Courtyard area, Concierge Lounge and private restaurant and bar. Includes butler and concierge service.
With a maximum capacity of two, these Penthouses include a queen-size bed and luxury bathroom with shower. In addition to the private balcony with a fantastic view, guests will also have exclusive access to the Courtyard area, Concierge Lounge and private restaurant and bar. Includes butler and concierge service.
These Penthouses with a Balcony have so much to offer. With room for up to two, guests have a separate bedroom with queen-size circular bed and a living area, plus these Aft-Facing Penthouses offer an unforgettable view from the private balcony and include exclusive access to the Courtyard area, Concierge Lounge and private restaurant and bar. Includes butler and concierge service.
The Spa Suites, built for two, are a great way to experience a total spa vacation. These suites feature a queen-size circular bed, in suite hot tub, spa décor and entry to the Mandara Spa experience, including complimentary access to the thermal suites. In addition to the private balcony with incredible views and luxury bathroom, passengers will also have exclusive access to the Courtyard area, Concierge Lounge and private restaurant and bar. Includes butler and concierge service. Note: Guests under 18 are not allowed in the thermal suites.
Enjoy a four-course meal and a great bottle of wine. Or grab a burger hot off the grill. Dress up. Dress down. Sit with your friends or make new ones. Dine inside or oceanside along The Waterfront. Norwegian offers the freedom and flexibility of Freestyle Dining, which means no fixed dining times or pre-assigned seating. With expert chefs cooking with only the freshest and finest ingredients, you can enjoy more delicious dining options than days of your cruise – whenever you like. So follow your mood, not a schedule.
Buddy Valastro, star of "Cake Boss" and "The Next Great Baker" series, from Carlo's Bake Shop.
You are cordially invited to a one of a kind theatrical dining experience. The evening’s special is…an opulent entertainment extravaganza presented with an array of world class talent, Broadway acrobatics, a touch of whimsy and tasteful participation. Enter a world where personality and presentation are served with spectacle and celebration during an unforgettable dining experience…”Cirque Dreams® & Dinner”.
As the succulent skewers of barbequed meats are carved tableside, you control how much you want with the Moderno Green and Red Chip. Green for go and the carving continues or red to stop. Also, enjoy a wide selection of perfectly prepared salads, sliced meats and traditional accompanying dishes from the salad bar.
The ocean’s very first Pizza Delivery Service is offered 24 hours a day aboard Norwegian Epic. The Pizza Team is happy to deliver a piping hot, homemade pizza with your favourite toppings directly to your table, your stateroom, or your favourite bar or lounge. Just ask your server or call room service to place your order. “Fresh and Freestyle, that’s Pizza 24/7.”
Flying shrimp. Onion volcanoes. Twirling knives. The sizzles and surprises never cease at our authentic Japanese Hibachi restaurant. Sit around a lively shared table as a skillful chef slices, chops and grills steak, seafood and chicken on a large steel grill right before your eyes. Our chilled, sake-infused Wasabi Cocktail will have you flipping too.
Steak is the standard at the American-style steakhouse. Select from choice cuts of Black Angus perfectly prepared like our traditional T-bone or tender Prime Rib. Your mouth will water, so sip your favourite cocktail in anticipation. And don’t forget to order made-from-scratch jumbo crab cakes and a side of famous truffle fries.
Choose cool sophistication with flair. The Haven Restaurant offers exclusive private dining for guests staying in Suites and Villas. The haute design is highlighted with pearl drapes, glass sculptures, silk chandeliers and leather. It’s the perfect place for privacy with delicious meals and wine selections from our impressive collection.
You won’t believe your eyes or even your ears. Norgwegian Cruise Lines have brought Broadway to sea with blockbuster shows, music, dancing, cabaret, comedy and more. You can party all night, grab some great casino action and find your favourites among up to 22 bars and lounges, from electrifying nightspots to cosmopolitan bars and easy-going pubs. Every night is a night on the town.
Walk through and purchase beautiful pieces in the Art Gallery, listen and learn in a lecture held by a guest speaker. Norwegian Cruise Line ships have much to offer to enhance your learning and senses.
Feel free to follow your spirit, whether that takes you to a superb fitness centre, a sun lounger by the pool or to the serenity of a luxurious spa. Get the adrenaline soaring by conquering the climbing wall or ropes course high above the ocean. Flex your muscles on the sports court or treat yourself to something special in the boutiques. Catch a fun, informal lecture. Take the plunge in the Aqua Park.
Families play better together on Norwegian. From dodgeball to cupcake decorating, there are lots of activities all over the ships. Plus, with complimentary youth programmes, kids can learn to juggle at Circus School in Splash Academy and teens have the coolest themed parties in Entourage. Add exclusive NickelodeonTM entertainment at sea for kids of all ages – even the grown up ones – and your family holiday gets awesome. While the kids are having fun, so can you, indulging in a spa treatment, enjoying a leisurely meal or just switching off. And when it comes to bedtime, family-friendly accommodation gives everyone the elbow room they need. Night, night.
Guests who have mobility impairments should travel with someone who will take responsibility for any assistance needed during the cruise and in the event of an emergency. A number of staterooms per ship are wheelchair accessible with grab rails in the bathrooms, lower sinks and toilets, shower seats, raised beds, adjustable hanging rods in wardrobes, tilting mirrors and extra wide doors for easy access. If you do use a wheelchair, you must bring your own and it must be collapsible. All guests who require medical equipment to be brought on board must advise Norwegian Cruise Line before sailing. Failure to do so may result in equipment not being cleared before departure.
For hearing-impaired guests, some staterooms with vibrating alarm clocks and an indicating light system alerting guests to fire alarms. For the vision- impaired, a registered guide dogs are allowed on all Norwegian Cruise Line ships. Many Norwegian Cruise Line ships have Braille indicators and audio deck announcements in the lifts, as well as stateroom numbers in Braille and closed captioning TV.
Guests who need oxygen or require oxygen therapy are welcome on all Norwegian Cruise Line ships; however, you must supply your own oxygen.Any physical challenge or medical condition that requires special treatment or attention must be reported to Norwegian Cruise Line at the time of booking.
If you are on a low calorie diet, breakfast, lunch and dinner menus feature low calorie, haute cuisine dishes. Sugar-free and fat-free desserts are also available. Gluten-free, lactose-free, sodium-free, Kosher and dairy-free diets can also be catered for and must be requested at least two months before your cruise.
Guests must be 21 years of age or older to purchase or consume alcohol. Norwegian Cruise Line permits young adults between 18 and 20 years of age to purchase and personally consume wine and beer only while on board and with the consent of an accompanying parent. Guests must be 18 or over to gamble and claim any winnings.
Public areas throughout all ships are smoke-free. If you smoke cigarettes, you can do so on your balcony, in the casino or in the Cigar Bar (where available). If you prefer pipes or cigars, you can smoke in the Cigar Baror designated smoking lounge. Also,you can smoke cigarettes, pipes and cigars in outdoor public guest spaces and open decks where designated by the appropriate signage. Please be aware that electronic cigarettes cannot be used in public areas where there is a no smoking policy in force.
DRESS FOR THE DESTINATION
Whether your destination is warm and sunny or crisp and cool, packing layers will your best bet. Also think about the shore excursions you'll be taking and pack accordingly, including comfy walking shoes. For kids and adults it's good to pack a pair of closed toe shoes for active shore excursions and sports activities on board. And be sure to pack a sweater — the air conditioning can be chilly.
DRESS FOR THE EVENT
The newest event, Norwegian's Night Out, is the perfect opportunity to get dressed up for an evening of cocktails, fine dining and great entertainment. You may also want to pack an all-white ensemble for the iconic White Hot Party.
Dress cruise casual anytime during the day, in the buffet and in most specialty restaurants. For women, it includes summer and casual dresses, skirts, regular or capri pants, shorts, jeans and tops. Khakis, jeans, shorts and casual shirts are fine for men.
Dress smart casual in the more formal dining room or in the more upscale specialty restaurants. For women, it includes slacks or jeans, dresses, skirts and tops. For men, it's jeans or slacks with a collared shirt and closed-toed shoes.
A FEW CONSIDERATIONS
Kids 12 and under are welcome to wear nice shorts in all the restaurants. However, tank tops for men, flip flops, baseball caps, visors and jeans that are overly faded with holes or tears and worn below the hips are not permitted in main dining rooms or specialty restaurants.
For your convenience, we offer laundry and dry-cleaning services. Express, same-day service is also available. Just complete the order form in your stateroom and your stateroom steward will pick up your laundry and return it to you clean and folded.
A fixed service charge of $12 per person per day will be payable, at your discretion. A suggested gratuity of 15% on drink bills and 18% on spa and salon bills will be added automatically and charged to your onboard account.
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