Norwegian Breakaway: Overview

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Ship Specifications

  • Passenger Capacity: 3,969 (double occupancy)
  • Gross Register Tonnage: 146,600
  • Overall Length: 1068.3 feet
  • Max Beam: 169.7 feet
  • Draft: 27.3 feet
  • Engines: Diesel Electric
  • Cruise Speed: 22.5 knots
  • Crew: 1,651

The Newest & Largest Ship Embarking from NYC

Norwegian Breakaway is ready to whisk you away to the tropics. Take a Bermuda cruise and build a pink sand castle in the spring and summer. Warm up your fall and winter on a Southern Caribbean cruise. Or swim with dolphins in the Bahamas & Florida. Named Best New Ship by Cruise Critic editors, Norwegian Breakaway combines the best of New York City with the most magnificent amenities at sea. Breathe in the fresh ocean air and connect with the sea like never before along The Waterfront, a quarter-mile oceanfront promenade lined with restaurants, bars and spectacular views. Indulge in 29 dining experiences, including three new, dedicated seafood venues by celebrity chef Geoffrey Zakarian. And enjoy dazzling Broadway performances - Rock of Ages, Burn the Floor and Cirque Dreams & Dinner Jungle Fantasy.
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Families Play Better Together

    Experience an unforgettable family vacation that everyone can enjoy together.
  • Only Norwegian offers Nickelodeon, featuring unforgettable memories such as Pajama Jam Character Breakfast and meet & greets with Dora, Diego, or Patrick.
  • Our complimentary youth programs, Splash Academy and Entourage are grouped by age and packed with plenty of creative activities.
  • Entourage Teen program, It's the coolest clubhouse at sea.
  • Our youth staff has a knack for planning great activities, games, contests, and fun the entire family will love.

Norwegian Breakaway Highlights

  • Largest ship to home port in New York City
    Norwegian Breakaway is the largest cruise ship ever to home port year-round in New York City.
  • The Haven by Norwegian Cruise Line
    The Haven By Norwegian™- The private complex returns with a variety of luxurious amenities.
  • Geoffrey Zakarian
    Famed New York City celebrity chef Geoffrey Zakarian brings his restaurant to sea.
  • Award-winning entertainment that showcases three live Broadway shows.

What's Included?

  • 9 complimentary dining options are available on board Norwegian Breakaway, from three-course dining to endless buffets with action stations.
  • Entertainment day & night. Norwegian Breakaway has something for everyone, from the Broadway shows Rock of Ages & Burn the Floor, The Second City comedy, jazz & blues club, dueling piano bar.
  • Fitness center, mini golf, sports court, ropes course, rock climbing wall, aqua park, pools, and hot tubs.
  • Youth programs for children ages 3-17.
  • Attentive room steward and complimentary room service.

Things to Know

  • Nice Hull

    Norwegian Breakaway's hull artist, Peter Max, is larger than life and even our cruise ships. Take an inside look into his lifestyle.
  • Be amazed.

    See the night sky light up with a dazzling fireworks display on every Norwegian Breakaway cruise.
  • Now that’s entertainment.

    From high-energy Broadway performances like Rock of Ages to sidesplitting comedy courtesy of The Second City, Norwegian Breakaway offers the best entertainment at sea.
  • Norwegian iConcierge

    Our mobile app lets you call other guest and keeps you informed about everything going on aboard Norwegian Epic and Norwegian Breakaway.
  • We Bet They'll Surprise You

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  • Inspired Sounds

    Get in the mood for your cruise with our custom playlists, capturing the personality and rhythm of some of our most popular destinations.
  • Celebrity Status

    From Iron Chef to Norwegian Cruise Line. Take an inside look at celebrity chef Geoffrey Zakarian, mastermind behind the Ocean Blue restaurant.
  • Black History in The Bahamas

    Learn about the rich Caribbean African history in the Bahamas.
  • Adventures Ahoy

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  • Live from New York.

    Norwegian Breakaway is the largest ship to homeport year-round in New York City.