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Norwegian Cruise Line

Information about Norwegian Breakaway
Year Built
Space Ratio

General Information

The Norwegian Breakaway started sailing in 2013. Former names: none. The Norwegian Breakaway is registered in Nassau, Bahamas. The Norwegian Breakaway has 2008 cabins.

You can expect between 4016 to 4819 passengers on a typical sailing. This means that at the higher number (usually peak and holiday sailings) Norwegian Breakaway has a space ratio of 30.4. (A space ratio less than 33 means that you may find the ship crowded in areas. A space ratio greater than 39 means that there should be plenty of space for each passenger.) When this ship isn't sailing at capacity the space ratio can be as good as 36.5.

The Norwegian Breakaway has 1595 crew members on board. There are 3 passengers for every crew member on board. There are no self serve laundromats on this cruise ship.

Sister Ships

The following ships share the same class as this ship. This means the basic design and layout of the ship is the same. For the most part the cabins will be identical among these ships, but may be decorated differently.
2013- Norwegian Breakaway
2014- Norwegian Getaway


There are 42 special needs cabins on this ship. These cabins have been modified for accessibility purposes.

18 Decks

There are 18 on this ship. The highest deck number is 18. The number of decks with passenger cabins is 10.

67% Balconies

This is the percent of the staterooms on board have balconies.

Other Information

Maiden voyage was on April 30th, 2013.

This ship has 9 jacuzzis and 3 pools.

Freestyle dining is the norm on this ship, and the quality and cuisine range is very high. There are plenty of unique dining options on board including 3 main dining rooms and 8 other complimentary options that give a wide-range of cuisines. Specialty restaurants require an extra fee and include Cagneys Steakhouse, Le Bistro French Restaurant, Teppanaki Japanese, La Cucina Italian, and Moderno Churrascaria (brazilian steakhouse), and Ocean Blue (Seafood).
Margaritaville at Seas replaced the Uptown Grill beginning on October 9, 2016.

Nightly entertainment can be found at a large selection of theatres, lounges, and bars. The Breakaway Theater features 2 grand shows per night, and the Headliners Comedy Club offers live entertainment by comedians. Spiegel Tent offers grand-style aerial acrobatics (for an additional fee), and the casino and large selection of lounges are available to tour. There is also a library, card room, internet cafe, art gallery, boutiques, and photo gallery.

Children and teens will not run out of things to do with water slides and water park, sports court, rock-climbing wall, zip line, and ropes course. This ship also offers a kids and teens program with separate lounges and play areas.

Norwegian Breakaway Ship Stats

Item Detail
Year Built 2013
Years Old 10
Tons 146,600
Speed 22.0 knots
Length 1,069 feet
Beam 169 feet
Total Cabins 2,008
Crew 1,595
Expected Passengers 3,899 to 4,819
Expected Space Ratio 30
Total decks 18
Decks with cabins 10

Norwegian Breakaway Features


  • 1 Indoor Pools
  • 2 Outdoor Pools swimming
  • 6 Whirlpools (hot tubs)
  • Rock Climbing Wall rockclimbing
  • No Flow Rider
  • No Ice Rink
  • Bowling
  • No Zipline
  • Waterslide
  • Water Park
  • Ropes Course
  • No Mini Golf
  • Sports Court
  • Jogging Track


  • Casino casino
  • Cigar Lounge
  • No Chapel
  • Video Arcade
  • Show Lounge
  • Hair Salon
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center
  • Library library
  • No Bridge Viewing Area
  • Outdoor Movie Screen
  • Teen Lounge
  • Passenger Promenade Deck
  • No Upper Deck Sea Viewing Lounge
  • Adult Only Outside Lounge Area
  • Private pool for suite guests.

Live Cruise Ship Tracking - Norwegian Breakaway

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Smoking Policy

  • Smoking cigarettes, electronic cigarettes, cigars, and pipes is strictly prohibited in all staterooms and on balconies, in or near venues serving food, the jogging track, outdoor sporting venues, The Haven outdoor areas, and children's pool areas
  • Smoking cigarettes, electronic cigarettes, cigars, and pipes is permitted only in designated indoor and outdoor public spaces to include designated smoking lounges and cigar bars, and in the casino for players only.
  • On ships with "The Waterfront", smoking is permitted on the starboard side excluding any food service areas.

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