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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
  • Jennifer F. 24 1 Bahamas

    This was the best vacation I have been on!! I absolutely loved every second of it. The food was excellent, the shows were great. The private Island was gorgeous, I had a great time. more

    2 users found this review helpful.
  • Sonya 42 1 Bahamas

    Traveling with 3 children, 10, 14 $ 16. Loved the ship, kids had an awesome time. Tip...only buy pop card for each kid, then 1 smoothie package for all kids to share. Embarking more

    2 users found this review helpful.
  • Vicky 46 2 Western Caribbean

    Embarkation was a nightmare in NYC. The ship was late to port due to a medical emergency, and this changed our entire itinerary. We were not able to travel as far south due to more

  • Herb Dolphins 73 24 Southern Caribbean

    BOARDING - Due to a medical emergency enroute to New York, the ship was 4 hours late arriving. While we had to wait hours to board, you had to feel sorry for the passengers getting more

    7 users found this review helpful.
  • Rich Nevius 58 4 Southern Caribbean

    Embarkation: Embarkation in NYC was a minor nightmare because the Dawn was 3 hours late getting into port. We came from Boston by bus and our driver wasted some time for us but still more

    1 users found this review helpful.
  • Stephanie Chang n/a 2 Southern Caribbean

    Pros: • Great kids program! • Clean! • Variety of restaurants, activities Cons: • Not enough time in port • Excursions expensive, not well organized • more

    8 users found this review helpful.
  • Stuart Stevens 30 5 Southern Caribbean

    Embarkation and dis-embarkation is a nightmare when sailing from New York. The terminal is crowded with passengers and porters trying to get on and off the ship. Taxi's are impossible more

    1 users found this review helpful.
  • Herb Dolphins 73 23 Southern Caribbean

    Boarding in New York was a little chaotic until they admitted us to the pier embarkation area at 1PM when it went rather smoothly. After going to our Decl 11 mini-suite, we enjoyed more

    2 users found this review helpful.
  • Ramon R. Rosswaag 73 9 Southern Caribbean

    The Norwegian Dawn is a beautiful ship with outstanding art and graphics throughout. Shortcomings are the free style dining concept and lack of 'class' on formal nights. Good luck more

  • Marion Newton 54 4 Bahamas

    Just finished a 10 Night Cruise to the Souther Caribbean. Having cruised a previous three times with other lines I was most impressed with Norwegian's Freestyle Dining. Something more

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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