What’s in a cruise?

What’s in a cruise?

Exciting activities for guests of all ages..

On Norwegian’s Breakaway, Getaway & Escape, you can climb a challenging Ropes course or balance on a beam that juts out over the water, 180 feet below.1458480_10152159168466894_613593486_n  Or try FREEFALL- the fastest waterslides at sea in Norwegian vessels’ Aquaparks.

On Breakway class ships the three level  Sports Complex includes five water slides, a rock wall, the largest ropes course at sea, a 9-hole mini golf course and The Plank, which extends 8 feet over the side of the ship!

Guests of all ages will be thrilled by Disney’s  AquaDunk – a waterslide that launches with a trap door and AquaDuck a four-story “water coaster”  with rafts heading out over the side of the ship &  fast dips, turns and climbs in a translucent tube.

Entertainment: On Disney cruises , you can see original musicals, live productions and variety acts every night ,as well as  first-run Disney movies in Disney Digital 3D& fireworks at a Pirate-themed deck party . Norwegian’s Breakway brings you dazzling Broadway performances – Rock of Ages, Burn the Floor, Cirque Dreams & Dinner- Jungle Fantasy,  and ‘Getaway‘  introduces ‘Illusionarium’, a magical experience and Broadway musical “Million Dollar Quartet”.

Princess offers guests the unique opportunity to enjoy blockbuster Hollywood movies against a backdrop of sea and sky, with Movies Under the Stars®.

Family fun Most cruise lines have  a variety of supervised activities for kids.  Norwegian’s Splash Academy, a complimentary day care service, divides kids into different groups according to age . Ship cell phones can be given to the parents upon request, for checking on their kids . Teens age 13-17 can participate in the Entourage program which hosts themed events, sporting activities, and parties in the teen only lounge. Disney’s Kid-friendly excursions include a walking tour of Bratislava, Slovakia, where kids can complete a puzzle of landmarks; a salt mine tour in Salzburg, Austria, with train rides and wooden slides going into the mine; an Austrian park where kids can walk above the treetops on wooden ledges; and a marionette show offering children a chance to go backstage and manipulate the dolls themselves.

Glitter & glamour :  Uniworld’s stunning Super Ship S.S. Antoinette—features fine Brazilian marble on the walls and floors, and the two-story foyer boasts a 10-foot blue Strauss Baccarat chandelier with huge sapphires.  The S.S. Catherine Uniworld river cruiser, is adorned with multicolored glass, Louis XVI–style chairs, and other hallmarks of French opulence . And recent ship Godmothers include Royals & movie stars!

Peace & Tranquility : Many of us want to take a cruise but aren’t willing to mingle with hundreds of fellow passengers most of the time. Fortunately, a few lines now offer ‘ship-within-a-ship’ club areas. Check out ‘The Haven’ on Norwegian’s ships; it’s an enclave of 42 cabins with its own bar, restaurant, and pool.                                                                                And  leisurely-paced river cruises are ideal for anyone in need of rest, relaxation, and rejuvenation.

Fabulous food : You’ll enjoy top international cuisine, because many cruise-ship restaurants offer regional specialties, like these: chargrilled elk on Disney’s Alaskan cruises,  and  freshly caught halibut & salmon when sailing in Alaska.  Uniworld river cruise chefs pick up the freshest ingredients from local  suppliers plus distinctive wines and beers  take you on a mouth-watering culinary journey.. Indulge in more than 25 dining experiences on Norwegian’s Breakaway class ships, including three new seafood venues!

 Music lovers’ experiences : While cruising the high seas, you’ll get to enjoy some of your favourite artists LIVE!  Norwegian cruise lines offers an impressive selection of music-themed cruises, featuring classic rock, country and modern-day pop headlined by some of music’s superstars.

State-of-the-art Spas & Gyms: Pamper yourself with wellness treatments in on-board Spas while sea-gazing while working out in the well equipped fitness centres.

Pampering service: Many cruise lines‘ Luxury service doesn’t end even when you disembark — Windstar and Crystal are two lines that offer exclusive perks off the ship. Uniworld boutique  river cruises promise IMPECCABLE SERVICE with a larger onboard staff than any other river cruise line & extraordinary experiences onshore too.

Outrageous attractions:  Submersible Sub underwater excursions!                              Crystal Cruises launched the Crystal Esprit, a 62-guest yacht that offers excursions such as  a ride in a submersible small glass capsule near the Seychelles islands in winter and on the Adriatic Coast in spring and summer.

Destinations: Explore the world’s most charming destinations – from the white sand beaches of the Caribbean–on year-round 7-day  Caribbean cruises.from Miami –to the cultural treasures of Europe & Asia.

Debark from Norwegian Star on the “Let’s Go Volcano” tour to experience unique lava fields and a lava-tube cave, carved into the side of the peak. Witness one of the world’s most awe-inspiring natural displays — the raw beauty of the thermal fields, bubbling hot springs & glacial peaks.

Climb inside an Active Volcano in Iceland

Scenic beauty:  The Mediterranean, Caribbean  & Alaska are well known for their splendid landscapes…    Cruising through the Nordic landscape of Norway, Finland and Iceland promises breathtaking views of medieval castles and untamed wilderness. The glacial peak of Eyjafjallajökull is an active volcano situated amid thermal springs, black sand beaches and colored ice famous to the region..

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