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. 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 Wii™ games and lots more. Accommodations range from the luxurious multi-room or romantic suites to spacious and affordable staterooms.
Norwegian Gem Facts
Imagine yourself bellying up to the the best country bar at sea. You are all invited to Blazing Boots - a first class tribute to pop country showcasing songs from the genre’s biggest superstars including Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Florida Georgia Line, Shania Twain, Jason Aldean, Miranda Lambert and many others. This dazzling full scale production show blends eye popping music video visuals, hot vocals and innovative choreography into an evening that is part rock concert and all fun. From tear-your-heart-out country ballads to barn burning up tempo hits, this show is sure to get you fired up and your boots blazing!
Enjoy a fantastic evening of song and dance as the Norwegian Production Cast brings a night of entertainment; showcasing the many talents and styles from our production cast. Featuring the Norwegian Show Band.
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.
Swing! The Musical
The acclaimed Broadway director/choreographer, Lynne Taylor-Corbett, created this six time Tony nominated and international musical hit, SWING! The Gem Production Cast and Show Band brings to life an evening of world-class entertainment with a dazzling display of some of the best music and dance styles from the swing era of jazz (1930s–1940s) while showcasing the exhilarating songs of many well-known artists like Duke Ellington, William "Count" Basie, and Benny Goodman. But this enthralling song-and-dance musical makes it abundantly clear, swing was never a time or place -- it has always been a state of mind!
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.
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.
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.
Colombian Emeralds International Each of our gem stones, whether they be emeralds, diamonds, sapphires or rubies, convey exactly the right sentiment for that special moment. We also carry top brand timepieces at duty free prices. Come visit us and get up to 70% savings. Come in and try on our Signature Million Dollar Diamond ring.
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.
Splash Academy Get into the zone of fun because Splash Academy is just for kids! With lots of open space for active games and an arts and crafts area kids can do what they do best Â– be a kid!
It's showtime! And we've got a really big show for you at the Stardust. Enjoy Broadway and Vegas-style shows.
You'll find a well-stocked selection of things to read with all the elegant trimmings a good library deserves including a stellar view.
The Tides Conveniently located in the Atrium, Tides offers the very best deals of the cruise, our exciting one day specials give you the chance to make savings of up to 70% off US prices what better way to take home a gift for everyone. Make sure you check the Freestyle Daily for day and time of each daily special.
Trade Routes Boutiques Large department store offering a wide selection of branded & choice items.
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.
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. The lounge is also 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.
Sugarcane Mojito Bar
Freshly muddled just the way you like, enjoy a refreshing mojito with friends – day or night.
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. There's also a cute-as-can-be cafe for littler eaters with kid-favorite options.
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.
This place is so inviting, everyone here really may eventually know your name. Dine on American classics as well as your favorite comfort foods, served 24 hours a day.
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 USD may apply.
Topsiders Bar & Grill
Pool Bar & grill.