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Norwegian Cruise Line

Information about Norwegian Sky
Year Built
Space Ratio

General Information

The Norwegian Sky started sailing in 1999. Former names: Pride of Aloha. The Norwegian Sky is registered in Nassau, Bahamas. The Norwegian Sky has 1002 cabins.

You can expect between 2004 to 2405 passengers on a typical sailing. This means that at the higher number (usually peak and holiday sailings) Norwegian Sky has a space ratio of 32.1. (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 38.5.

The Norwegian Sky has 847 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.
1999- Norwegian Sky
2000- Norwegian Sun


There are 7 special needs cabins on this ship. These cabins have been modified for accessibility purposes.

12 Decks

There are 12 on this ship. The highest deck number is 12. The number of decks with passenger cabins is 7.

26% Balconies

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

Other Information

Built in 1999, this is the first ship in the Sky-class. There are 1002 staterooms on board with the largest being the Owners Suites.

In Jan 2016 the ship replaced carpeting in most public areas.

During Jan 22 to Feb 8, 2019 drydock Dazzles Nightclub was renamed Bliss Ultra Lounge. Captains Cooks Bar was changed to Mojito Sugarcane Bar. Starbucks replaced the Coffee Bar on deck 7. Outrigger Lounge became Spinnaker Lounge. Longboards Bar changed to The Local. LaCucina replaced Il Adagio. Topsiders Bar was changed to Breakers Bar. The Fitness Center was renamed to Pulse Fitness Center. Plantation Club on deck 12 became Pinnacle Lounge. All areas received new furnishings and décor.

Feb 2022 drydock was for routine maintenance and technical work. Included work on its stabilizers, rudders, propellers, thrusters and more. Also included hotel side maintenance, with replacement of mattresses, carpets, galley utilities and more.

This ship offers Freestyle Dining which allows for more flexibility for cruisers. There are 2 main dining rooms that allow guests to choose what time they would like to dine, as well as 3 other complimentary options:

Palace Restaurant- main dining room, complimentary
The Crossings Restaurant- main dining room, complimentary
La Cucina- Italian
Great Outdoor Cafe- complimentary lido buffet
The Local Bar & Grill- complimentary poolside bar
Garden Cafe- complimentary buffet

Specialty Restaurants require an additional fee and reservations are recommended:
Le Bistro- French
Il Adagio- Italian
Cagneys Steakhouse

Nightly entertainment can be found at many venues including the Stardust Theater, which has 2 shows nightly. This ship also has 12 bars and lounges that each offer unique offerings throughout the day and night.

Kids can enjoy the kids club and wet and wild water park, and teens have their own Teen Club & Disco, as well as a video games arcade. Adults can enjoy the Spa & Fitness Center, the Sun Club Casino, or one of the various pool or hot tubs. Other activities include a sports court, golf-driving net, table tennis, and baseball-bating cage.

Norwegian Sky Ship Stats

Item Detail
Year Built 1999
Years Old 25
Tons 77,104
Speed 23.0 knots
Length 848 feet
Beam 105 feet
Total Cabins 1,002
Crew 847
Expected Passengers 1,867 to 2,405
Expected Space Ratio 32
Total decks 12
Decks with cabins 7

Norwegian Sky Features


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


  • Casino casino
  • No Cigar Lounge
  • Chapel
  • Video Arcade
  • Show Lounge
  • Hair Salon
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center
  • Library library
  • No Bridge Viewing Area
  • No Outdoor Movie Screen
  • Teen Lounge
  • Passenger Promenade Deck
  • Sea Viewing Lounge on upper deck
  • No Adult Only Outside Lounge Area

Live Cruise Ship Tracking - Norwegian Sky

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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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