This sparkling cruise ship is the perfect choice for year-round cruises from New York; taking our guests to the Bahamas & Florida, the Caribbean, up the coast of Canada and New England, and to the cool summer breezes of Bermuda. 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
A hot air balloon theme where the bar itself is styled as a ballooning basket with sandbags, ropes and a rattan front.
A 24-hour food court-style eatery featuring everything from hamburgers to fast-wok dishes.
An upscale traditional American steakhouse of the 1930's.
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.
A grand dining room inspired by the 1st class dining rooms from the Matson Liner ships that sailed from San Francisco to Honolulu. Artwork around the room will be inspired by the exceptional menu covers from the Matson Line.
A spacious outdoor buffet with many choices that will surely keep you coming back for more.
Casual Italian eatery reflecting a village Trattoria or traditional farmhouse kitchen.
Ornate French restaurant inspired by the colors, planting and artwork of the Pacific Islands.
Contemporary inspired artwork (some back lit) with decorative walls subtly changing colors.
As the succulent skewers of barbequed meats are carved tableside, you control how much you want with the Moderno Green and Red Chip. Green for go and the carving continues or red to stop. Also, enjoy a wide selection of perfectly prepared salads, sliced meats and traditional accompanying dishes from the salad bar.
A Japanese/Thai/Chinese restaurant complex including teppanyaki and sushi.
The ocean's very first Pizza Delivery Service is offered 24 hours a day aboard Norwegian Gem. Our Pizza Team is happy to deliver a piping hot, homemade pie with your favorite toppings directly to your table, your stateroom, or your favorite bar or lounge. Just ask your server or call room service to place your order. "Fresh and Freestyle, that's Pizza 24/7."
If you can't come to the restaurant we'll bring the restaurant to you. We offer a menu of items, which can be prepared and brought to your stateroom. Room Service is available 24-hours a day (There will be a delivery charge from Midnight - 5 am).
You can enjoy the very best sushi and sashimi expertly prepared as you watch.
Authentic teppanyaki room.
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.
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***
Norwegian Gem's meeting room area features various individual rooms. They can be used together or separately.
Looking for a quiet place to write postcards, play cards or read a book? Drop by the Life Styles Room.
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.
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.
Full service spa and beauty salon featuring a full array of spa treatments.
The place to check out and purchase all the photos taken during your cruise.
It's showtime! And we've got a really big show for you at the Stardust. Enjoy Broadway and Vegas-style shows.
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.
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.
Full bar within the Gem Club Casino.
Enjoy wine, beer and a fully selection of cocktails at this covered outdoor bar.
Serves frozen coffees, expressos, cappucinos, teas, pastries and cookies and computer, Internet facilities and computer lecture/training area.
Inspired by the Art Nouveau era using Charles Rennie Mackintosh's design elements and colors.
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.
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.
Themed around a gangster called Cagney who lived through and during the roaring 20's in America.
Pool Bar & grill.
Enjoy a fantastic kaleidoscope of music, dance and special effects drawn from the artful blend of color, fabric sculptures and light. Join the Gem Singers & Dancers in the wonderful world of Colorz!
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.
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.
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 has teamed up with best-selling crime novelist Scott Turow to create a hilarious who-done-it called Presumed Murdered. You are immediately brought into the action to find the killer and bring them to justice.
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.
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.