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Norwegian Cruise Line Onboard Activities


Go Karts for Norwegian Cruise Line
Go Karts
Exclusively on select ships, take friendly competition to the race track, whipping around turns and gaining boost from the audience. Norwegian Encore, a 2019 debut, features the first ever two-story go-kart track with turns that hang over the edge of the ship!


Laser Tag for Norwegian Cruise Line
Laser Tag
Under the sun and stars, engage in laser tag on the top deck of select Norwegian cruise ships. Courses are up to 10,000 square feet and modeled after the lost city of Atlantis or a galactic battle.


AquaPark for Norwegian Cruise Line
Aqua Park
Aboard Norwegian Cruise Line, stay cool in the hot sun at multi-story Aqua Parks. Features vary by ship, but may include:
  • The Whip - Race your friends side by side in this winding, wet and wild slide reaching up to five stories high.
  • Free Fall - From 50 feet in the air, feel the ground fall from beneath you as you rush through a slippery slide at nearly 128 feet/second.
  • Epic Plunge - 200 feet long, ending with a swirl around an enormous water bowl, grab a tube, or don't, and hop aboard the Norwegian Epic for this once in a lifetime waterslide experience.
  • Kids' Aqua Park - Slow things down for your younger ones at the Kids Aqua Park. Featuring a splash pad and smaller water slides, its great practice for The Whip and Free Fall.


Ropes Course for Norwegian Cruise Line
Ropes Course
On Breakaway and Breakaway Plus ships, a 40 element ropes course allows you to walk high above the ship while balancing on the largest ropes course at sea.


Rock Wall for Norwegian Cruise Line
Rock Wall
More than 20 feet above the ground, enjoy a captivating view of the decks below as you scale the rock wall (available on select ships).


The Plank for Norwegian Cruise Line
The Plank
Voted the "Best Onboard Thrill" by Porthole Magazine, take a chance and walk The Plank. High above the water and 8 feet off the side of the ship, test your sea legs out and experience the thrill!


NCL onboard activities Casinos at Sea
Casinos at Sea
There’s a thrill waiting for you when you head over to the Casinos at Sea on your Norwegian cruise vacation. With over 2,000 slots, nearly 200 table games and even live poker, it’s easy to see why Norwegian has been rated “Best Cruise Line Casino” for ten years in a row (Casino Player magazine). Join the Players Club to earn rewards, and get into some exciting tournament action, and you may find yourself in the “Winners Spotlight” before you know it.BULLET1


NCL onboard activities Shopping
Shop-aholics rejoice on a Norwegian cruise. The options are endless, the prices are superb and there are unbeatable specials. You can do some duty-fee shopping and scoop up some liquor, tobacco products, fragrances and even high-end jewelry and more. Or, visit the art gallery to bring some beauty and art home to be given as a wonderful gift or hung for all to see. You can enjoy Shopping Seminars ashore, just check the Freestyle Daily.


NCL onboard activities Pub Crawl
Pub Crawls / Beer & Wine Tastings
If you’re a 21+ Norwegian cruiser, you can join in on an onboard activity that is quickly becoming one of the most popular during each journey. Educate yourself on beer and wine during the onboard tasting classes as you have the opportunity to try various options and learn the significance behind them. Or, you can join a pub crawl for a perfect chance to make friends, play a few games and interact with other passionate beer and wine drinkers on your ship.


NCL onboard activities Bars and Lounges
Bars & Lounges
With over 22 bars and lounges, each offering a unique feel and styles of drinks, you’ll be able to meet new people, explore your ship and hang out in some fantastic settings on your next Norwegian cruise. If you’re cruising on the Epic, Breakaway or Getaway you’ll even have the opportunity to try out the first-ever ice bar at sea: The Svedka Ice Bar. Hope you’re thirsty.


NCL onboard activities Poolside Fun
Poolside Fun/Family Sports
One of the best parts about cruising with Norwegian Cruise Line is the myriad of poolside sports and fun activities for you and your family to engage in. Race down the waterslides in the Aqua Park, or play games with your toddlers in the pool. Lounge and order some drinks, or play some family basketball. Bring the whole family to the miniature golf course and have a competition, or toss around the Frisbee for some light fun. You’ll be delighted with the options for poolside fun and family sports on your next cruise.


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