Beyond the Caribbean with Norwegian Cruise Line

Tempted to book a Caribbean cruise but keen to widen your horizons? Some of NCL's Caribbean itineraries also take in the Panama Canal and New England and Canada, giving the opportunity to explore vibrant cities, idyllic beaches and lush rainforests teemin

By Norwegian Cruise Line
Published 8 Apr 2019, 23:39 BST
Havana, Cuba
Havana, Cuba
Photograph by NCL

City Tours
Norwegian’s cruises depart from iconic cities such as Los Angeles, Miami, San Diego, San Francisco and New York, with opportunities to explore many more…

Why not…
Drive a classic car in Havana: Take your pick from a Chevrolet, Ford, Buick, Cadillac, Mercury, Dodge, Oldsmobile or Pontiac and drive through Havana’s streets in a vintage car stopping to see some of Cuba’s most iconic sites.
Sail on a catamaran to Cartagena´s old town: Explore the Columbian city from the water and on foot to see ornate mansions, impressive colonial architecture and fortifications and explore iconic sites such as the Palace of the Inquisition, established in 1610 to punish alleged crimes against the Catholic faith.
Do a Boston Duck Tour Experience: Take a trip through town and down the river aboard a unique Second World War amphibious vehicle.

Archeological Excusions
Cruising this part of the world means there’s plenty of opportunities to step back in time to explore some of the many ancient Mayan ruins that can be found throughout Mexico, Belize, Honduras and Guatemala, discovering how these intricate pyramid-like cities of stone were built without any modern tools.

Wildlife Experiences
Take a train, boat and rainforest walk in Puerto Limon, Costa Rica, to spot sloths, howler monkeys and crocodiles or go in search of whales, seals and porpoises in Bar Habor, Maine.

Beach Life
NCL owns its own private island, Great Stirrup Cay, in Belize. Snorkel with sea turtles and colourful fish or glide along the coastline in a kayak before relaxing in your private beachfront cabana.

Departing from New York? Catch the latest Broadway show, or dodge the queues and watch one on board. The blockbuster musical Jersey Boys is a hit on Norwegian Bliss while passengers on the Norwegian Sun can’t help but sing alone as they watch Rock You Tonight, a high-energy tribute to rock icons Queen, Journey and The Who.

Did you know…
Take the journey of a lifetime and cross the Panama Canal, considered one of the seven wonders of the modern world, with Norwegian, with many cruises passing through the 40-mile shortcut during daylight hours.

Snorkeler off the Caribbean coastline
Snorkeler off the Caribbean coastline
Photograph by Getty Images

Four ships at a glance
Built in 2018, this is Norwegian’s newest ship with a vast Observation Lounge to soak up the scenery. Watch a Broadway show, burn rubber on the largest go-cart race track at sea, and, for a special occasion, book the ship’s most luxurious, well-appointed Haven accommodations with 24-hour butler service, concierge service and private sundeck.
SKY: Sailing to the Bahamas and Cuba from Miami, this popular ship offers around 10 dining options, a free open bar, plus an onboard spa and casino.
SUN: Refurbished in the spring of 2018, there’s now over 14 dining options, including an upscale Mexican restaurant, a Mandara spa, plus upgraded staterooms.
DAWN: Recently refurbished, expect high standards throughout the ship, particularly within Garden Villa, an exclusive enclave offering the most spacious suites at sea with separate living and dining areas, luxury baths, private balconies, plus butler and concierge services.

Fancy something closer to home that combines historic cities and beach lifeNorwegian Jade is one of six NCL ships in Europe in 2019, home-porting in Civitavecchia (Rome) and sailing to idyllic islands of Mykonos, Sicily, Crete and Malta, as well as iconic cities such as Athens, the walled city of Dubrovnik and Naples, gateway to Pompeii. Feeling more intrepid? Try Alaska

With a fleet of 17 ships, NCL sails to 123 countries around the world with over 300 ports of call.  

Call NCL now on 0333 336 5192 or visit the website to discover more. 


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