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 Norwegian Wind

Norwegian Wind has been retired and is no longer in service

Originally built as the Windward in 1993, this ship was renamed Norwegian Wind in 1998 following a spectacular stretching operation carried out by Lloyd Werft shipyard in Bremerhaven, Germany. The addition of the 131 ft. mid-section significantly improved the exterior appearance of this formerly rather "chubby" vessel.

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 Professional Reviews

Tom Ogg, 2002-05-20Alaska's Inside Passage

Getting to the Ship I found a good airfare on America West (several hundred dollars...read more

8users found this review helpful.
Tom Ogg , 2002-02-14Auckland to Sydney

Freestyling Down Under The setup: I was the group...read more

3users found this review helpful.

 User Reviews

  • Name Age # of Cruises Desitination
  • Luther A. Myrvold 60 4 Sydney to Auckland

    The Norwegian Wind 14 day cruise, February, 2002, from Sydney to Auckland was a wonderful experience. The ports of call were Melbourne, Hobart Tasmania, Duneden, Christchurch, Wellington, Taurunga...read more

  • Don Gartshore 42 2 Singapore to Sydney Australia

    I believe that the only other items that a lot of passengers found very annoying were the high costs of the Internet Cafe ($0.75 US per minute) and the high costs of drinks at the bars. Please...read more

  • Lois Gordon 54 2 Southern Asia

    1. Food was significantly worse than I remembered. Now it reminded me of the college cafeteria. The alternative restaurant, Bistro now was up to $10 pp per meal from $5 previous--and while I...read more

  • Scott Davis 42 First Cruise Alaska

    Scott Davis What a wonderful cruise. It was my first and I was worried about Freestyle cruising. I was hoping for the old movie glamour of a cruise. Not to worry, I dressed...read more

  • Kimber Sterling 38 6 Alaska

    Kimber Sterling My wife and I honeymooned on the Wind’s 8/6/01 Alaska (Glacier Bay) cruise.   We had read every review of the Wind that we could find of the web.  ...read more

  • Jack & Betsie Kaye 57 2 Alaska

    Jack & Betsie Kaye Freestyle dining is the best!!! Never had to wait in line for meals, great service, great food - everything served hot and with style. Fresh...read more

  • Becca Love 45 22 Western Caribbean

    The Ship It has been 6 years since I cruised on the Norwegian Wind, before she was stretched and refurbished. I then cruised on her identical sister ship, the Norwegian Dream. My...read more

  • Greg Smith 41 to 50 2 Western Caribbean

    Greg Smith The horror stories that I read on-line before sailing on December 16, 2000, that trashed the ship which supposedly smelled of sewage and had ripped-up...read more

  • Linda 31 to First Cruise Vancouver - Juneau - Skagway - Haines - Ketchikan

    The food onboard was, for the most part, of average quality, not the 5-star quality the brochures and travel agent had led us to believe it would be.   About 5 minutes into our first...read more

  • Kerry Hoeschen 21 to 35 First Cruise Western Caribbean

    My wife and I just finished our first cruise.   We traveled the Exotic Western Caribbean Itinerary on the Norwegian Wind.   We were very excited about being "treated...read more

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Ship Summary
  • Operator:Norwegian Cruise Line
  • Capacity (double occupancy):1732
  • Builder:Chantiers de l'Atlantique
  • Full Capacity:2156
  • Inaugurated:1993
  • Space Ratio:29.3 / 23.5
  • Gross Tonnage:50,760gt
  • Crew:610
  • Length:754 ft. / 230 m