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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.

Overall Rating
Family Friendly
Shore Excursions

 User Reviews

  • Name Age # of Cruises Desitination
  • Lisa 24 1 Western Carribean

    This was my first cruise so it is hard to compare it but from the stories and experiences I have heard from others it sounds like I did a poor job of picking NCL for my first time cruise. more

    38 users found this review helpful.
  • Michael 51 5 Western Caribbean

    Pros: Very nice ship, slightly on the tacky side, but good tacky, fun. Very clean, restaurants never crowded despite full cruise. Cabin small but the balcony was cheap and very pleasant. more

    43 users found this review helpful.
  • Margaret 47 5 New York to Bermuda Round Trip

    This was my second time on the Dawn, and I am happy to say that the ship, the amenities and the experience have not deteriorated. My boyfriend and I are both golfers and selected this more

    63 users found this review helpful.
  • Joe 70 23 Bermuda

    Embarkation & Debarkation was a great. The ship is still beautiful in my opinion, the crew was very good. My family and I have been on this ship seven years in a row. This is probably the last more

    95 users found this review helpful.
  • Sara 40 3 Bermuda

    This was our 3rd NCL cruise. Our first with the freestyle format. Overall, we had a wonderful time and had a great time in Bermuda. We loved being on one island for more than 1 day. I more

    42 users found this review helpful.
  • Natalie Dougherty 38 2 Bermuda

    My husband and I had previously sailed on Royal Carribean cruise line and found it to be much better than Norweigan. What we really did not like was the pool area. The pool was so small and more

    38 users found this review helpful.
  • 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 more

    211 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 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 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 more

    24 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