This sparkling cruise ship is the perfect choice for year-round cruises from New York. Sail to the Bahamas & Florida, the Caribbean, or up the coast of Canada & New England. From a chic, four-lane bowling alley to tons of dining choices and Freestyle Cruising, Norwegian Gem has it all. Chill out by the pool, get lucky in the casino, unwind at the spa, and make the kids happy with our water slides, Wii™ games and lots more. Accommodations range from the luxurious multi-room or romantic suites to spacious and affordable staterooms.
Norwegian Gem Facts
When's the last time you guffawed? From standup comedy to unicycle-riding jugglers, you're invited for an evening of laughter in the Stardust Theater.
Disc Jockey/Bliss Lounge
Dance like nobody's watching, even though everybody is. With a celebrity DJ spinning tunes till the wee hours, you can tear it up. Take a breather in a Bliss bed to recharge. The party's here and you don't have a curfew.
Get Down Tonight
The Norwegian Gem Production Cast takes you on a trip through time to re-live your favorite memories and music of the 1970s. Rock-out tonight with music from acts like Earth, Wind & Fire, The Who and many more featuring music by the Norwegian Gem Showband.
How'd they do that? We may never know but it sure is fun to witness things appearing and disappearing right before your eyes. Add a dash of comedy and you've got one magical evening.
The Second City
Chicago's legendary comedy theatre, The Second City, celebrates its 50th Anniversary aboard Norwegian Epic with a hilarious revue of sketches, songs and improvisation. Watch the brightest young comic talent in North America puts its comic spin on current events and life on the cruise ship.
White Hot Party
Ice ice baby. Don your white attire and get to the pool deck for the most invigorating, black light glowing, electrifying party beneath the stars. Dance with our white-winged angels and be sure to get a souvenir t-shirt.
A musical voyage around the world! Feel the percussive beats of Irish tap dancing, the soulful cadences of New York City street stomps, the haunting drums of Africa, the dramatic Kodo rhythms of Asia & more.
Stroll through Norwegian Gem's Art Gallery of original works for sale by a wide range of well-known artists.
Shoot hoops, join a pick up game, or play tennis at the enclosed, outdoor Basketball/Volleyball/Tennis Court.
Body Waves Fitness Center
There are numerous ways to stay in shape while on board. The Body Waves Fitness Center is open from 6am to 11pm with a full gym and aerobics/fitness classes daily.
***Additional charges apply***
Business Center & Meeting Rooms
Norwegian Gem's meeting room area features various individual rooms. They can be used together or separately.
Card Room/Life Style Room
Looking for a quiet place to write postcards, play cards or read a book? Drop by the Life Styles Room.
Corona Cigar Club
Step into the world of rolled premium cigars, cognacs and spirits at the Cigar Club. This is one place where it is completely acceptable to light up in public.
Gem Club Casino
Full Casino featuring a circus theme reflecting bold and brash colors of traditional traveling circuses at the turn of the century.
There are six hot tubs conveniently located throughout the ship. Try them all out or pick your favorite and make relaxing and unwinding a part of your daily regimen.
Run circles around the other guests or get in your daily walk while you're at sea. Breakfast always tastes better after a good walk or run, right?
The kid's pool is just right for pint-size splashing, playing and paddling. The pool also has additional fun features.
If being pampered is your idea of a vacation, the Mandara Spa is the place for you. This full service beauty salon and spa offers a wide range of spa treatments to rejuvenate your body and soul.
The place to check out and purchase all the photos taken during your cruise.
Spa Thermal Suite
The Thermal Suite offers a unique experience benefiting the mind and body, from the weightlessness effect of water in the Thalasso Therapy Pool* to the gentle, radiant warmth of heated mosaic lounge chairs. Take a dip in the hot tub and leave the world behind as the power of the warm water improves your circulation and loosen stiff muscles. Then head to the steam room to relax stiff joints, improve your immune system and alleviate pains. If detox is what you crave, sit down at the sauna a little while in the dry heat to sweat out your cares as your heart and sweat glands work together to purify your body.
It's showtime! And we've got a really big show for you at the Stardust. Enjoy Broadway and Vegas-style shows.
The Leopard Lounge
This is a cool place where teens can have fun, too.
You'll find a well-stocked selection of things to read with all the elegant trimmings a good library deserves including a stellar view.
Stop by the video arcade and capture a few aliens, win a car race, play pinball and fly a jet fighter. Anything is possible.
Atrium Cafe & Bar & Internet Cafe
Serves frozen coffees, expressos, cappucinos, teas, pastries and cookies and computer, Internet facilities and computer lecture/training area.
Bliss Ultra Lounge & Night Club
A lounge inspired by all things spherical and out of space. Bubbles, the use of lighting, color and ultraviolet artworks will be throughout this room. Features the industry's 1st bowling alley and also is equipped with plasma TVs.
Gem Club Casino Bar
Full bar within the Gem Club Casino.
Great Outdoors Bar
Enjoy wine, beer and a fully selection of cocktails at this covered outdoor bar.
Magnum's Champagne & Wine Bar
Inspired by the Art Nouveau era using Charles Rennie Mackintosh's design elements and colors.
Maltings Beer & Whiskey Bar
Contemporary bar area with a backdrop reflecting the production of beer.
Sit back and enjoy your favorite drink at the Moderno Bar.
Full Sake Bar within the Orchid Garden Restaurant.
Shakers Martini & Cocktail Bar
Art Deco inspired with a large screen behind the bar depicting James Bond inspired graphic silhouettes of funky images from the 60's & 70's.
Horizontal windows in the floor allow views of the bridge. The stage can also be used as a dance floor.
Topsiders Bar & Grill
Grab a seat at the bar or grab a cold one to go. Topsiders Bar & Grill is always hopping with activity. Swimsuits welcome.
Bali Hai Bar & Grill
A hot air balloon theme where the bar itself is styled as a ballooning basket with sandbags, ropes and a rattan front.
Made-to-order action stations, always-changing menu options, a fresh salad bar and a dessert bar make this way more than a traditional buffet.
Grand Pacific Main Dining Room
A first class dining experience in the grand tradition of the luxury ocean liners of yesteryear, Grand Pacific offers beautifully crafted contemporary and traditional dishes prepared with only the freshest ingredients. Plus, with Chef's Signature Dishes and a Chocoholic Night available once per sailing featuring specialty chocolate-based desserts, this Main Dining Room guarantees an amazing foodie experience.
A spacious outdoor buffet with many choices that will surely keep you coming back for more.
Magenta Main Dining Room
Balancing classic favorites with the hottest new dishes, Magenta is a can't miss culinary experience. With daily changing menus offering even more variety and Chef's Signature Dishes featuring deliciously fresh ingredients, there's always something to look forward to inside this Main Dining Room.
Dine on American classics in a relaxed Irish pub atmosphere. From Chicken Pot Pie to Fish n' Chips to dinner specials such as Prime Rib, Lobster & Shrimp and all-you-can-eat ribs, O'Sheehan's has all your favorite comfort food and beer on tap 24 hours a day. This casual restaurant is a guest favorite - and it's complimentary.
Orchid Garden Asian Restaurant
Enjoy a complimentary Asian Fusion dining venue featuring freshly prepared noodles, delicious wok fried dishes, authentic soups, and more.
Dine in after a day at the pool. Or treat yourself to a continental breakfast in bed. Choose from an extensive menu with complimentary and a la carte items featuring everything from chef-crafted dishes to delicious snacks and treats. All freshly-prepared and delivered to your stateroom – 24-hours a day. Convenience charge of $7.95 may apply.