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 Norwegian Dawn

The Norwegian Dawn is a totally unique ship featuring hull artwork that is absolutely stunning. Purpose-built for the company's "Freestyle Cruising" concept, Norwegian Dawn will be cruising the Eastern/Western Caribbean and also Florida and Bahamas from New York year-round.

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 User Reviews

  • Name Age # of Cruises Desitination
  • Chris 40 1 New York to Bermuda

    Since I learned quite a bit by reading reviews here prior to my first cruise experience, I decided I would give back and write my own review, hopefully to help out others. As this was my...read more

    210 users found this review helpful.
  • Joel 36 1 Bermuda

    The overall experience was poor. The buffet food was bland and lacked any sort of healthy selection other than a small salad selection. The rest of the buffet was heavy sauce laden poor cuts of...read more

    21 users found this review helpful.
  • TheStoneCrusher 71 15 Bermuda

    One of the big sells of NCL is 'FreeStyle Cruising.' What is it? NCL describes it as the freedom to eat in any of the restaurants at whatever time you select (during proper hours). Well NCL has...read more

    42 users found this review helpful.
  • Yvette Hayes 49 1 Nowhere

    We just returned from our first cruise experience. The only thing the Norwegian Dawn got right was the "NO" in cruise to "NOWHERE." We traveled with a group of 14. The others were seasoned...read more

    24 users found this review helpful.
  • David Maudlin 61 8 Eastern Caribbean

    If you do not mind being subjected to average service and average food, this ship might be for you. This was our 4th Norwegian Freestyle cruise. The other 3 were wonderful. Unfortunately this...read more

    38 users found this review helpful.
  • Vincent & Mary Finelli 67 71 Eastern Caribbean

    The Norwegian Dawn is a colorful ship with a hull decorated with streamers and leaping dolphins, which has been in service five years, yet it doesn't show its age. This was our fifth...read more

    62 users found this review helpful.
  • Chris 37 1 Bermuda

    This was our first cruise and the Freestyle seemed exactly what we want in a vacation-no schedules!! The food was excellent overall with only a few minor misses, but nothing that wouldn't...read more

    43 users found this review helpful.
  • Vince Piotti 24 1 Bermuda

    Please note that if you are a person who tends to complain about the smallest things that have little or no consequence, then there is no need to read on. This was a fantastic cruise, and I...read more

    64 users found this review helpful.
  • Hank Schleckser 68 4 Bermuda

    Port and Embarkation: We decided to drive to the port of Philadelphia since we live in New Jersey. We were pleasantly surprised by the clear instructions, the large number of friendly guides,...read more

    16 users found this review helpful.
  • MaryBeth 41 3 Western Caribbean

    We were looking forward to our cruise for a long time and I am sorry to say that it was just Ok, not the wonderful experience that we were hoping for. The cruise out of NY harbor and off...read more

    22 users found this review helpful.
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Ship Summary
  • Operator:Norwegian Cruise Line
  • Capacity (double occupancy):2224
  • Builder:Jos. L. Meyer
  • Full Capacity:0
  • Inaugurated:2002
  • Space Ratio:41.7 / N/A
  • Gross Tonnage:91,740
  • Crew:1318
  • Length:965 ft. / 294 m