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Norwegian Epic

254 Reviews
Norwegian Cruise Line

Regarded as one of the largest and most luxurious cruise liners within the Norwegian Cruise Line fleet, the Norwegian Epic is known by its colorful array of ribbon designs that make up the underside of the front hull. This imposing cruise ship measures in at just under 1,100 total feet in length and is capable of carrying over 4,000 passengers on a single cruise. It is brilliantly designed to feel spacious and offers guests a world-class vacation excursion. 

Travelers aboard this ship will get to visit distant ports such as those found in Africa, the Mediterranean, Bermuda, and the Caribbean, and will have an exciting time learning about different cultures of the world. This ship has received a complete facelift to provide guests with more activities to take part in and an elegant atmosphere to relax and unwind in. With new restaurants to choose from, more Broadway hits to watch, and more stores to shop in, you will be in for a luxury cruise like you have never experienced before. 

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Boasting enticing menu options that will please the most discerning palettes, the Norwegian Epic treats all travelers to over a dozen tantalizing restaurants to choose from. This ship features two main complimentary dining rooms that are adorned in sophisticated decor that will make you forget you are on a cruise liner. Serving up traditional food in a classy setting, the Garden Cafe is one of the three main restaurants of the ship and features a large assortment of buffet foods. Guests can enjoy a more pointed dining experience while eating at The Manhattan Room or Taste Restaurant. Commemorate a special event or give in to your cravings for fine gourmet food at specialty restaurants such as La Cucina, Cagney's Steakhouse, Wasabi, or Atrium Cafe & Bar with The Bake Shop Treats. Nearly all of the restaurants aboard the ship feature large picture windows affording you the opportunity to admire all of the beautiful scenery as you eat.


From Broadway performances to comedy nights, the Norwegian Epic puts on a show that is.... well, epic, for travelers who are young and young at heart. Venture into the world-class Epic Theater for live performances like Burn the Floor, where professional actors will wow you with lively dance moves from all over the world choreographed to music that will leave you begging for more. For an all-encompassing evening where fun meets fantasy, be sure to reserve your seats for Cirque Dreams Epicurean. This larger than life show features dancers, acrobatic acts, and jaw-dropping stunts that are sure to blow your mind. This show is like attending a circus act, but much more thrilling. For a fun and vibrant adults’ night out, check out Priscilla Queen of the Desert the Musical. This exciting music act is witty, fun, and bright enough to light up your night. Epic Theater is a high-end auditorium venue that offers plush seating and excellent views, no matter where you are sitting.

Fitness & Recreation

On the Norwegian Epic, you get to exercise in style with top-of-the-line fitness equipment and trainers. Pulse Fitness Center is your ticket to feeling amazing and working up a serious sweat while you are out at sea. This high-tech gym offers the best workout equipment around so you can meet your cardio and strength training goals. Pulse Fitness Center features floor-to-ceiling windows that allow you to take in the majestic views of the water while you pump some iron. Not only are you able to work out on your own while visiting the fitness center, but you are also able to sign up for everything from yoga to spin classes. If you want to go for a swim and enjoy some fun in the sun, this ship has a large Aquatic Park located on the top deck that includes swimming pools, hot tubs, concessions and the famous 200-foot Epic Plunge! For those who want to take it easy and enjoy some relaxed recreation activities, look for the Bliss Ultra Lounge - Bowling Alley, Click Photo Gallery, Wii Wall, and Spice H2O.


Looking for a day of pampering while you sail onboard the Norwegian Epic? This luxury ship offers the exclusive Mandara Spa & Salon, and it is open to all guests. At Mandara Spa & Salon, you will receive the special VIP treatment and will have access to an entire menu of services and beauty treatments. Whether you are in the mood for a relaxing massage on tables that overlook the ocean, a body scrub, a manicure or pedicure, an acupuncture or Botox treatment, or would like to try a new hairdo, this day spa delivers! The Thermal Spa Suite is another oasis of relaxation in paradise and provides for a relaxing afternoon of ‘me time’. The Thalasso Therapy Pool is an utterly relaxing experience where you will feel the effects of weightlessness while floating in the water. There are also hot tubs, a Vitality Pool, and a detoxifying sauna. Water never felt as good as the experience you will enjoy at the Thermal Suite.


For a sweet dose of retail therapy, be sure to check out all the shopping opportunities available to you on the Norwegian Epic! While shopping at the ports is a treasured activity, the stores available on the ship are top-notch and you will never have to pay taxes or duties on your purchases. Crest provides travelers with an epic shopping experience and they are known for their fine watches, designer jewelry, and high-quality diamonds. Jetties is your go-to place for perfumes and other beauty supplies. The Tides offers designer clothes and accessories that you won't be able to live without. If you are looking for souvenirs to commemorate your cruise or in search of the perfect gift for someone you love, look no further than Tradewinds boutique store. 


Onboard the Norwegian Epic, kids receive their own special royal treatment and will be delighted by all of the activities that are appropriate for their age groups. Whether you are traveling with little ones or older ones, the activities for them onboard the ship are endless. Aqua Park Kid's Pool is a fun tropical play zone where kids can splash and play safely in smaller pools that are designed just for them. Older kids and teens can join their parents at the main Aqua Park and enjoy the waterslides, splash pools, and activities offered on the top deck. Entourage Teens Club is a wild techno fun center that features a disco dance floor, music, sitting areas, and lounge-style games that are geared toward them. This is a great place for them to hang out away from their parents and meet new friends. For the young ‘gamers’ in your life, treat them to an afternoon at the Video Arcade; it is just as fun and magical as the ones you probably remember from childhood.


For a great daytime or evening escape, head over to the Epic Casino run by Casinos at Sea and try your hand at possibly winning some serious cash. This world-class casino rivals some of the most luxurious places you will find in Vegas, and you don't need to travel to get there. The Epic Casino is glamorous and full of friendly gaming attendants who will ensure you have a good time. While at the casino, tempt lady luck at more than 100 slot machines, poker tournaments, blackjack tables, roulette, and many more well-known games. Eat some delicious snacks and sip on a cocktail as you play.



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