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Norwegian Gem

This sparkling cruise ship is the perfect choice for cruising the Bahamas & Florida, Caribbean and Bermuda. From a chic, four-lane bowling alley to tons of dining choices and Freestyle Cruising, Norwegian Gem has it all. Chill out by the pool, get lucky in the casino, unwind at the spa, and make the kids happy with our waterslide, Wii™ games and lots more. Accommodations range from luxury multi-room Villas to romantic suites to spacious and affordable staterooms.

Activities

Do everything, or nothing at all. For those who prefer to be active, our new LifeStyle Program features adventurous optional Shore Excursions, art auctions, health and wellness programs, cooking demonstrations and all kinds of activities aimed at challenging your mind as well as your body. Or you can simply relax and enjoy not having a schedule to follow. We pick the ports, but the rest of the day is your call.

Lounges & Bars -

Shakers Martini & Cocktail Bar
Corona Cigar Bar
Great Outdoors Bar
Maltings Beer & Whiskey Bar
Star Bar Pool
Topsider's Bar
Bali Hai Bar & Grill
Gem Club
Magnum's Champagne & Wine Bar
Sake Bar
Java Cafe
Dance Club -Spinnaker Lounge
Bliss Ultra Lounge & Night Club
Las Vegas Style Lounge -Stardust Lounge
Teen Spots -Dance Club
The Leopard Lounge
Video Arcade


Casino & Gambling -
Gem Club Casino
Numerous slot and video poker machines available
Gaming Tables: Blackjack, Craps, Roulette, Let it Ride®, Three Card Poker, Texas Hold 'Em, Ultimate Texas Hold 'Em, Mini Baccarat, Pai Gow Poker, Spanish 21
Tournaments: Blackjack, Slot and Texas Hold 'Em
Please Note: Game and machine variety varies from ship to ship
Free gaming lessons offered for table games and slots
Launch Party
Currencies Accepted: Credit Cards, Cash, and Traveler's Checks in U.S. currency
Please Note: Game and machine variety varies from ship to ship


Spa -
Yin and Yang Spa & Beauty Salon
Offers a wide array of treatments, including massages, hot stone, Bali Press, facials, and body wraps
Salon
Hair, manicures, and pedicures
His and Her thermal suites, saunas, and steam rooms
BOTOX Cosmetic Restylane and Perlane facial aesthetic treatments
Spa and salon treatments are at current menu pricing


Sports & Fitness -
FitnessBody Waves Fitness Center
Exercise and weight training equipment
Televisions
Exercise Classes: Aerobics, stretch, step, Pilates, Yoga, and spinning classes.
Sports DeckJogging Track
Basketball/Tennis Court
Shuffle Board
Giant outdoor chess set
Golf driving nets (2)
Rock climbing wall
PoolsTahitian Pools (2)
Whirlpools (4)
Kids pool
Kids' Waterslide


Shops -
Trade Routes Boutique
Duty free goods, such as fine liquors, jewelry, apparel, and sundries


Leisure -
ShowsBroadway style shows
Vocalist
Dance Shows
Comedians
Magicians
Cinema
Parties and Theme NightsCaptain's Welcome Party
Cruise specific theme nights or parties based on destination of ship or itinerary
Music & DanceLive music every night
DJs
Contests & TournamentsCruise specific contests
Other FeaturesLibrary
Internet Access
Wireless Internet
Onboard Weddings. Must be at port for ceremony
NCL Golf Program
Photo Gallery
Business Centers
Card Rooms
Bowling Alley
Wii Fit
Enrichment
Health and Wellness
Exercise Classes
Golf Lessons
Gaming lessons
Dance Class


Family Friendly Features -


Family Gunk Challenges
Family Pictionary
Family Charades
Family Pizza Making
Family Lego Creations
Family Friendly Face-Off Game Show


Just for Kids -


Kid's Crew® Program (Ages 2-12) It's their vacation too, so let us entertain, inspire and amuse your kids. We've got a top-notch Youth Staff, selected from university education and recreational programs, who know just what kids like. Each staff member is certified in CPR and first aid. Kids can play with friends, siblings, and other cruisers in their own age group and participate in age appropriate activities. And you? You'll have to find your own places to play. This is a kids-only zone.
Juniors (Ages 2-5) - Developmental activities, storytelling, arts and crafts, games, treasure hunts and parades
First Mates (Ages 6-9) - Spy/drama games, Wii, crafts, computer games, dance parties, video arcade, games and specialty classes
Navigators (Ages 10-12) - Wii, sports activities, computer games, arts and crafts, video arcade, scavenger hunts and team-building challenges
Fun for Teens (Age 13-17)Teen's Center: The Teen Center is a space designed for teens to hang out and meet friends their own age. The Teen Center offers air hockey, foosball, a video jukebox, televisions, a dance floor and Wii games. Activities and games vary per ship. The Teen Center is also the primary meeting place for the Teen's Crew.
Teen's Center: We know teens just want to have fun and hang out. Which is why our Teen's Crew program is designed around their interests and is supervised by well-qualified, enthusiastic members of our Youth Staff. There are theme parties, sports events, team building challenges, Wii, dining together, games, karaoke, dances and more.


Group Sitting for Kids -


Group-sitting Options for Kids (Ages 2-12) - Fee BasedThe group-sitting services include Port Play and Late Night Fun Zone. Both services take place in the Kid's Crew facilities and are supervised by the Youth Staff. Port Play is scheduled when the ship is docked in port and Late Night Fun Zone is scheduled nightly. As a courtesy, we ask that you sign up by 8:00 pm the evening prior to the desired group-sitting service.

Dining

The choice is yours. With Freestyle Cruising, you travel a world of dining options all in one week. From elegant French bistros and Italian trattorias to sushi and tapas bars, and more, there's a different dining option for almost every night of your cruise. With up to 10 different restaurants, each featuring a diverse an ever-changing menu, you'll always find exactly what you're in the mood for. And there are no fixed seatings. Imagine restaurants open from 5:30 pm to midnight so that you can choose from an early dinner before the show or a later romantic dinner for the two of you. And of course there's always the option of 24-hour room service. You're free to dine where, when and with whom you choose. Just as it should be on your vacation.

Freestyle Dining -
There's no better way to sum up Freestyle Dining: Eat whatever you want, whenever you want, with whomever you want. No dinner bells. No dress code. And no sitting with strangers - unless you want to. With up to 13 restaurants and dining rooms on every ship, Norwegian has the perfect menu and location for whatever mood you're in. Seating Times: Check onboard for times.
Dress: Resort Casual.
Costs: No cost when dining in the main dining room. Specialty restaurants range $10 - $25 per person. Specialty beverages, beer, wine, and soft drinks are offered at current menu prices.
Reservations are required for the specialty restaurants, but not required for the main dining room.

 

Grand Pacific Main Restaurant-
This grand dining room was inspired by the 1st class dining halls from the Matson Liner ships that sailed from San Francisco to Honolulu. The cuisine is superbly prepared by award-winning chefs.Seating Times: Breakfast: 7 - 9 AM, Lunch: Noon - 2:30 PM, Dinner: 5:30 PM - Midnight.
Dress: We suggest casual dress attire. No shorts or jeans after 6 PM.
Costs: No cost, but specialty drinks and alcoholic beverages are at current menu pricing.
No reservations required.

 

Magenta Main Restaurant -
Enjoy award-winning cuisine at this contemporary art-inspired restaurant.Seating Times: Breakfast: 7 - 9 AM, Lunch: Noon - 2:30 PM, Dinner: 5:30 PM - Midnight.
Dress: We suggest casual dress attire. No shorts or jeans after 6 PM.
Costs: No cost, but specialty drinks and alcoholic beverages are at current menu pricing.
No reservations required.

 

Tequila Latin/Tapas Restaurant -
This contemporary and brightly colored restaurant features hot and spicy Latin/tapas foods.Seating Times: Hours vary by itinerary.
Dress: We suggest casual dress attire. No shorts or jeans after 6 PM.
Costs: $10 charge per person. Specialty drinks and alcoholic beverages are at current menu pricing.
No reservations required.

 

Sushi Bar -
You can enjoy the very best sushi and sashimi expertly prepared as you watch.Seating Times: Hours vary by itinerary.
Dress: We suggest casual dress attire. No shorts or jeans after 6 PM.
Costs: $15 charge per person. Specialty drinks, alcoholic beverages, and soft drinks are offered at current menu prices.
Reservations required.

 

Le Bistro French Restaurant -
Le Bistro is an ode to all things French, from the art nouveau décor and artwork to the menu, which is filled with classical and contemporary French gourmet fare.Seating Times: Hours vary by itinerary.
Dress: We suggest casual dress attire. No shorts or jeans after 6 PM.
Costs: $20 charge per person. Specialty drinks, alcoholic beverages, and soft drinks are offered at current menu prices.
Reservations are required.


 
Orchid Garden Asian Restaurant -
This elegant adventure into Pan Asian fare is a world-class experience in the finest Japanese, Thai, and Chinese cuisine, plus many more authentic Asian dishes. Seating Times: Hours vary by itinerary.
Dress: We suggest casual dress attire. No shorts or jeans after 6 PM.
Costs: $15 charge per person. Specialty drinks, alcoholic beverages, and soft drinks are offered at current menu prices.
Reservations required.

 

Teppanyaki Room -
Enjoy an authentic Asian dining experience. Sit at a large table for 10 where the chef entertains while preparing vegetables, beef, chicken, and shrimp right before your eyes on the grill.Seating Times: Hours vary by itinerary.
Dress: We suggest casual dress attire. No shorts or jeans after 6 PM.
Costs: $25 charge per person. Specialty drinks, alcoholic beverages, and soft drinks are offered at current menu prices.
Reservations required.

 

Cagney's Steakhouse -
This upscale and traditional steakhouse is the perfect spot to enjoy choice cuts of meat grilled to perfection and served with all the trimmings. Seating Times: Hours vary by itinerary.
Dress: We suggest casual dress attire. No shorts or jeans after 6 PM.
Costs: $25 charge per person. Specialty drinks, alcoholic beverages, and soft drinks are offered at current menu prices.
Reservations required

 

La Cucina Italian Restaurant -
Enjoy pasta with a choice of seven savory sauces, crispy salads, pizza, authentic Italian desserts, a fine wine list, and espresso drinks to top off the meal. Seating Times: Hours vary by itinerary.
Dress: We suggest casual dress attire. No shorts or jeans after 6 PM.
Costs: $10 per person charge. Specialty drinks and alcoholic beverages are at current menu pricing.
Reservations are required.

 

Garden Café/Kid's Café/Great Outdoors -
Buffet featuring prepared-to-cook omelets, waffles, fruit, soups, ethnic specialties, and pasta. The Café includes a special "kid's only" area with smaller tables and chairs.Seating Times: Hours vary by itinerary.
Dress: We suggest casual dress attire. No shorts or jeans after 6 PM.
Costs: No cost, but specialty drinks and alcoholic beverages are at current menu pricing.
No reservations required.

 

Blue Lagoon -
Whether you're hankering for a burger or a fast-wok dish, you can enjoy a light bite in a family friendly atmosphere, day or night, at the Blue Lagoon.Seating Times: 24 hours a day.
Dress: We suggest casual dress attire.
Costs: No cost, but specialty drinks and alcoholic beverages are at current bar menu pricing.
No reservations required.

 

Bali Hai Bar & Grill -
njoy grilled favorites such as hot dogs, hamburgers, and bratwurst at the casual Bali Hai Bar & Grill. Seating Times: 24 hours a day.
Dress: We suggest casual dress attire.
Costs: No cost, but specialty drinks and alcoholic beverages are at current menu pricing
No reservations required.

 

Topsiders Grill -
 Enjoy grilled favorites such as hot dogs, hamburgers, and bratwurst at the casual Sky High Bar. Seating Times: 24 hours a day.
Dress: We suggest casual dress attire.
Costs: No cost, but specialty drinks and alcoholic beverages are at current bar menu pricing.
No reservations required.

 

Room Service -
Choose from a number of delicious items from the room service menu that will be prepared and brought straight to your stateroom door. Seating Times: 24 hours a day.
Dress: Always Casual.
Costs: No cost. Specialty beverages, beer, wine and soft drinks are offered at current menu prices.
No reservations required.
 

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