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Norwegian Cruise Line

Information about Norwegian Epic
Year Built
Space Ratio

General Information

The Norwegian Epic started sailing in 2010. Former names: none. The Norwegian Epic is registered in Nassau, Bahamas. The Norwegian Epic has 2114 cabins.

You can expect between 4228 to 5074 passengers on a typical sailing. This means that at the higher number (usually peak and holiday sailings) Norwegian Epic has a space ratio of 30.7. (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 36.9.

The Norwegian Epic has 1404 crew members on board. There are 4 passengers for every crew member on board. There are no self serve laundromats on this cruise ship.

Sister Ships



There are 41 special needs cabins on this ship. These cabins have been modified for accessibility purposes.

19 Decks

There are 19 on this ship. The highest deck number is 19. The number of decks with passenger cabins is 9.

67% Balconies

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

Other Information

Built in 2010, this is a unique vessel class that has no sisters by design. There are 2114 staterooms total, with the largest being the Haven Deluxe Owner Suites.

During October 2015 drydock, Fats Cats was changed over to the Cavern Club. Splash Golf was added to the Kids Aqua Park. Moderno bar moved to center location. Photo gallery was gutted and new library built. Removed the bowling alley and refurbished Bliss.

During 2020/2021 drydock the Haven complex was thoroughly modernized with new suites, a refreshed pool area and a re-design of the restaurant.

This ship offers the freestyle dining concept, as well as plenty of specialty restaurants:

Taste Restaurant-forward Dining Room, complimentary, with Your Time dining
Le Bistro-French speciality dinner-only restaurant; reservations-only; US$20 cover charge
Teppanyaki-Japanese Hibachi speciality, reservations-only restaurant; US$25; open for Lunch and
Dinner; features live cooking demonstrations
The Manhattan Restaurant-complimentary; Freestyle dining, Dinner only
O’Sheehan’s Neighbourhood Bar & Grill-sports bar, with 24-hour American cuisine - burgers, steaks,
desserts; complimentary
Shanghai’s Noodle Bar-Asian cuisine complimentary restaurant inside O’Sheehan’s Pub area
Wasabi Sushi Bar-25-seat, a la carte charge
Cagney’s Steakhouse-speciality dinner restaurant for prime steaks and gourmet seafood specialities;
reservations-only, US$30 cover charge per person and free Kids Menu
Moderno Churrascaria-Brazilian steakhouse; reservations-only; US$20 per person cover charge; with
outdoor seating waterfront area
La Cucina-Italian speciality restaurant; reservations-only, US$15 cover charge; with outdoor seating
waterfront area
Garden Cafe-complimentary buffet restaurant with various cuisine stations
The Great Outdoors-outdoor buffet restaurant, complimentary
The Haven Restaurant-Haven guests only, complimentary
Courtyard Grill & Bar-more casual area of The Haven, exclusive to Villa-Suite guests, complimentary
for The Haven passengers
Spice H2O-pool grill & bar

Nightly entertainment can be found at one of the many bars and lounges on board. The Epic Theater offers grand productions nightly, the Spiegal tent is a theatrical dining venue which offers aerial acrobatics shows, and Headliners is a comedy club and lounge. There is also a Jazz & Blues club, a Beatles-themed nightclub, and a Casino.

Children and teens will have plenty to do on this ship with the kids venues and lounges offering age-appropriate supervised activities. There is also an outdoor Aqua Park which has 2 swimming pools, 5 whirlpools, kids pool, 3 waterslides, and SplashGolf. Guests of all ages can enjoy this space as well as the Rock climbing wall, jogging track, sports complex, bungee trampoline, and mini golf course.

Adults also have their private spaces including the Spice H20 area and the Spa and Fitness center which offers a Thermal Suite, Snow room, Salt room, MediSpa, treatment rooms, and beauty salon. For guests staying in the Suites and Villas, there is also an adults-only space called The Haven which also has a restaurant, and The Posh Beach Club which has a private sundeck.

Norwegian Epic Ship Stats

Item Detail
Year Built 2010
Years Old 14
Tons 155,873
Speed 22.0 knots
Length 1,068 feet
Beam 133 feet
Total Cabins 2,114
Crew 1,404
Expected Passengers 4,072 to 5,074
Expected Space Ratio 31
Total decks 19
Decks with cabins 9

Norwegian Epic Features


  • 2 Outdoor Pools swimming
  • 5 Whirlpools (hot tubs)
  • Rock Climbing Wall rockclimbing
  • No Flow Rider
  • No Ice Rink
  • Bowling
  • No Zipline
  • Waterslide
  • Water Park
  • No 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
  • 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.

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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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