Norwegian Gem Cruise Ship: Expert Reviews & Passport Information

Norwegian Gem Overview

Length Overall 965 Feet (294 meters)
Under Flag of Bahamas
Built By Meyer Werft
Width (Beam) 105 feet(32 meters)
Tonnage 93530  Gross Ton
Year Built 2007
The cost to Build at Time $700,000,000
Owner and/or Operated by (NCLH) Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd
Speed in Knots/mph 24 knots, 28 mph
Number of Passengers 2394 – 2873
Number of Crew 1010
Decks 15
Decks with Cabins 8
Last Refurbishment 2015

The Norwegian Gem is the final ship in the Jewel class and is the absolute opposite of stuffy. It has one of the most festive, fun-filled atmospheres of any cruise ship on the water. So, this ship is perfect for a fun family vacation.

The Norwegian Gem takes year-round cruises out of New York. With destinations like the Caribbean, Bahamas, Florida, Canada, and New England. Hence, the cruise prices fluctuate throughout the year. So, if you are flexible on when you leave, you might be able to get a steal of a deal.

Departure and Destination Information

Norwegian Gem:

The Norwegian Gem owned by Norwegian Cruise Line Corporation Ltd.

Norwegian Cruise Line Corporation Ltd. is a cruise line company established in Miami and currently based in Florida.

The Norwegian Gem cruises from New York City. This ship typically cruises to the Eastern Caribbean, Bahamas, and Canada.

The ship sails under the flag of Bahamas.

Amenities on Norwegian Gem

Amenities include a massive casino for the gamblers in the group. A fitness center and sports activities. Sports activities like basketball, tennis, and volleyball. The true relaxation-hunters will get more than their fill while lounging in the sun at one of the multiple pools or soaking in a hot tub. All guests also have access to a full-service spa. Expert massage therapists, beauty treatments, saunas, and steam rooms await.

The Norwegian Gem offers accommodations for all. It does not matter if you are on a family cruise or sailing as a couple. Adjoining rooms are a nice option for families and friends. Romantic-theme suites are available for those seeking a little one-on-one time in paradise. All staterooms are reasonably priced and come with helpful concierge staff and 24/7 room service.

Kids will enjoy the thoughtfully designed playrooms. Playrooms are outfitted with Wii video games, arts and crafts, and an assortment of activities to get them socializing and having fun. Older kids can enjoy the exclusive teens-only Leopard Lounge.

The Bliss Ultra Lounge with its 10-pin bowling lanes and intriguing Bollywood thematic is one spot you will want to make sure you check out. The Stardust Theater is another hotspot with its top-notch productions including performances by the Second City comedy troupe.

Book a cruise that will satisfy your every desire. The name of that cruise is Norwegian Gem.