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Norwegian Joy

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Norwegian Joy is sister ship to the popular Norwegian Bliss, and with space for almost 4,000 passengers and plenty of choices when it comes to features and facilities onboard, she's almost like a small city holiday destination in herself. From family-fun to a couples retreat packed with adventure, your time onboard will be truly special. And, in addition to enjoying time on the cruise ship, guests will love the fabulous destinations that they get to explore. Whether it's the natural beauty of Alaska, a sunny escape to the Caribbean or a tour of the Mediterranean, Norwegian Cruise Line knows how to provide people with the holiday of their dreams.

Onboard NCL Joy even the fussiest of cruisers will find an eatery to suit them. From the wealth of choice in the three main dining rooms (the Taste Restaurant, Manhattan Room, and Savour Restaurant), to the wonderful range of speciality options, there's enough to find something new every day of your cruise. Included in the cruise fare are the main restaurants, the informal Garden Cafe buffet, and The Local where you'll find great pub grub including fish and chips and prime rib. Guests of the Haven also have the option to dine in The Haven Restaurant and Observation Lounge.

For a special evening, or simply to try something different, Norwegian Joy boasts no less than ten alternative venues:

  • Food Republic- featuring an a la carte menu with dishes from all over the world
  • American Diner- a self-explanatory option serving favourites from the US
  • Teppanyaki- for succulent steak and Japanese seafood creations
  • Le Bistro- more international dishes to suit all different tastes
  • Cagney's Steakhouse- a homely restaurant serving only the best cuts
  • Q Texas Smokehouse- for some tasty and simple barbecue food
  • La Cucina- an Italian place pizza and pasta lovers will adore
  • Ocean Blue- fresh seafood served in an elegant restaurant
  • Atrium Cafe & Bar- for a social drink and something a little lighter to eat
  • Godiva- treat yourself here with a beautiful tasty dessert

If you love live entertainment then there are several venues where you can spend your evening onboard Norwegian Joy.

The Stardust Theatre

For Broadway-style musicals no matter where in the world you are, The Stardust Theatre is on hand with unforgettable entertainment. Sit back, relax and let the show unfold as talented performers take to the stage each night of your cruise.

Comedy Club

Let the laughter flow as side-splitting comedians take to the stage throughout your cruise. Once the show is over, get ready for a lively evening as this venue turns into a night club, complete with live DJs and late nights.

The Cavern Club

If you're a Beatles fan, be sure to check out The Cavern Club at least once during your Norwegian Joy cruise. Inspired by the famous Liverpool venue, the live tribute band is on hand to take you back in time with some of The Beatles' greatest hits.

Once the show is over, head to one of the many bars and lounges so that the night can continue. From laid-back venues to livelier spots, spend the night however you wish on Norwegian Joy.

Observation Lounge

Drink in style with panoramic views at the Observation Lounge. With its ocean vistas, relaxed atmosphere and extensive drinks menu, this is the perfect spot for a pre or post-dinner drink amongst fellow cruisers.

Skyline Bar

Colourfully designed and serving all your favourite cocktails, the lively atmosphere at Skyline Bar is bound to tempt you inside. While you're there, you can even try and hit the jackpot on the slot machines.

Mixx Bar

With its modern décor and tempting cocktails, Mixx Bar is the place to be once evening arrives on Norwegian Joy. Once dinner is finished, head here for live piano music before bed.

Sugarcane Mojito Bar

From classic Mojitos to drinks with a twist, head to the Sugarcane Mojito bar for a refreshing cocktail. There's even outside seating so you can make the most of the fresh sea air.

The District Brew House

Boasting an impressive selection of bottled and draft beer, this is the perfect venue for all the beer lovers onboard. Coupled with live music, sing and dance the night away at this exciting venue.

The Local

Open 24 hours a day, head to The Local for an inviting pub atmosphere that will make you feel at home from the moment you step inside. Grab a snack to eat, order a drink or sit back and watch the game on the big screens.

The Cellars Wine Bar

Sophisticated evenings are easy to come by at The Cellars Wine Bar. FInd a seat and order premium wines and spirits as you relax in this elegant setting.

The A-List Bar

Signature cocktails are on the menu at this bustling bar. Order your favourite drink and soak up the vibes, or get to know fellow guests at the A-List Bar.

Maltings Whiskey Bar

Sample spirits from around the world at Maltings Whiskey Bar. With its impressive selection of drinks, cosy atmosphere and ocean views, be sure to check it out at least once during your Norwegian Joy cruise.

The Humidor Cigar Lounge

With your drink in hand from Maltings Whiskey Bar, head to this cigar lounge. Offering a selection of premium cigars, unwind after a busy day and get to know others onboard.

Those who enjoy keeping up with health and fitness during the holiday can not only make use of the pool facilities, but also the state of the art gym equipment found in the Pulse Fitness Centre.

Or, if you're in need of some relaxing me-time, head to the brilliant Mandara Spa and Salon where you can chill out and even indulge in a treatment during your Norwegian Joy cruise.

Adults and kids alike will appreciate the amount of choice there is when it comes to spending time onboard Norwegian Joy. From relaxing by the pool to exhilarating activities, the choice is yours on this exceptional cruise ship.

Laser Tag

Take on friends, family and fellow sailors at Laser Tag. Duck, dive and run your way around this galactic course as guests of all ages get lost in the fun.

Aqua Park

No matter your age, you'll love taking on the thrilling water slides at the ship's Aqua Park. Even the youngest guests can make a splash onboard thanks to the kid's aqua park, complete with their very own smaller slides.

Galaxy Pavillion

Thanks to the cutting-edge technology at Galaxy Pavillion, guests can immerse themselves in unforgettable experiences. Take your seat as you journey through everything from race course simulators to 3D animations.

Race Track

If you're looking for a unique at-sea activity, head to Norwegian Joy's very own race track. Take a spin and test out your driving skills as you make your way across the ocean.

678 Ocean Place

Head to the heart of the ship to while away the hours, day or night. With bars, restaurants and shops, this central atrium is spread over 3 decks and invites guests inside to explore.

Mini Golf

For a relaxing activity that all the family can enjoy together, head to the mini golf course. With 5 holes to try out, test your putting skills and admire the ocean views while you're waiting your turn.


From luxury jewellery to the latest fashion, you're sure to find the perfect place to indulge in some retail therapy on Norwegian Joy. If you're looking for a souvenir or a duty-free bargain, be sure to check out what's on offer in the duty and tax-free shops.


For those travelling with children, Splash Academy is on hand to make sure that guests of all ages have the time of their lives onboard Norwegian Joy. From arts and crafts to storytelling, themed parties, sports competitions and more, the exciting activities on offer are perfect for toddlers, kids and teens alike.

  • Guppies for 6 months to 3 years old
  • Turtles for 3-5 year olds
  • Seals for 6-9 year olds
  • Dolphins for 10-12 year olds

Older kids have their very own space courtesy of the Entourage Teen Club. Here they can watch films, play video games and hang out with others their age.

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