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Norwegian Cruise Line

Information about Norwegian Viva
Year Built
Space Ratio

General Information

The Norwegian Viva started sailing in 2023. Former names: none. The Norwegian Viva is registered in Nassau, Bahamas. The Norwegian Viva has 1646 cabins.

You can expect between 3292 to 3950 passengers on a typical sailing. This means that at the higher number (usually peak and holiday sailings) Norwegian Viva has a space ratio of 36.1. (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 43.3.

The Norwegian Viva has 1388 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.
2022- Norwegian Prima
2023- Norwegian Viva


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

20 Decks

There are 20 on this ship. The highest deck number is 20. The number of decks with passenger cabins is 9.

69% Balconies

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

Other Information

One of six innovative ships created by the world-renowned Italian shipyard, Fincantieri S.p.A. This is the second ship in the Prima-class, built in 2023. Maiden voyage was on August 10th, 2023.

Designed to elevate every experience on board, the Norwegian Prima Class will include six innovative ships created by the world-renowned Italian shipyard, Fincantieri S.p.A. Experiences beyond expectations and wide-open spaces with sweeping ocean views give this new generation of ships a truly distinct and luxurious feel. With an unprecedented staff-to-guest ratio, guests will be prioritized and pampered like never before.

There are 1646 staterooms on board, with the largest being the Haven Premier Owners Suites. There are 18 suite categories, which include the fleets first ever 3-bedroom suites. This ship also offers the biggest ever inside, oceanview, and balcony cabins with 41 handicap accessable.

One of the main goals of this ship was for more and larger public areas, with less passenger capacity as well as plenty of new dining and entertainment options. One main feature of the ship is the Ocean Boulevard which wraps around the entire deck 8, and offers many spaces like 2 infinity pools, glass-bottomed bridges, Indulge Food Hall (NCLs first open-air marketplace that houses 11 eateries), and an outdoor sculpture garden.

Dining options on board include:

The Commodore Room- main dining room, revamped fixed menu
Hudsons Room- main dining room, revamped fixed menu
Los Lobos Cantina- new to NCL, ala carte, indoor/outdoor, traditional mexican cuisine
Onda by Scarpetta- Italian specialty, reservations only, indoor/outdoor
Cocos-artisan sweet treats
Seaside Rotisserie- grilled and spit-roasted meat dishes
Nudls- noodle dishes and global street food
Tamara- Indian, vegetarian options
Tapas Food Truck- spanish inspired street food
Q Texas Smokehouse- Southern USA comfort food
The Local Bar & Grill- beach club experience, American cuisine
Garden Kitchen- customized salads
Palomar- Mediterranean Seafood
Hasuki- Japanese hibachi
Nama- Japanese sushi and sashimi
Le Bistro- Specialty french restaurant
Cagneys Steakhouse- reservations only, extra fee
Food Republic- Asian fusion, lunch and dinner
Surfside Grill- self service casual food

The Haven area on this ship spans 8 decks and has plenty of suites, public areas, and exclusive venues for suite guests. These include an exclusive sundeck (with infinity pool, 2 jacuzzis, outdoor showers), outdoor restaurant, outdoor Lounge & Bar, and outdoor spa. 24-hour butler service is also offered to all Haven guests.

The Wellness Complex on the ship offers the Mandara Spa which features brand new spa treatments as well as a charcoal Sauna Room and a 2-story/2-deck cascading waterfall, Salt Room, Steam Room, Ice Room, Infrared Sauna, Finnish Sauna, Experiential Showers, Vitality Pool, Flotation Salt Pool, Relaxation Lounge (fitted with 22x hot-stone loungers), 20x Treatment Rooms (for massages), and Changing/Locker Rooms. The Pulse Fitness Center (also found in the Wellness Complex) features modern fitness equipment, an Aerobics Studio, and Performance Recovery Room.

Passengers of all ages will enjoy the outdoor AquaPark which offers 2 swimming pools, 5 waterslides, 2 racing slides, 4 jacuzzis, poolside bar, and sundeck/sunbathing area. Another fun area is the Galaxy Pavilion, which is an indoor complex for virtual-world and multi-player gaming including mini-golf, darts, and escape rooms. Prima Speedway is the fleets first go-cart racetrack built on 3 levels, instead of 2.

For a little privacy, adults-only may visit the Vibe Beach Club for an extra fee. Here there are cantilevered whirlpools (2x infinity spa pools/hot tubs), an outdoor pool bar, sunbathing area (with loungers and luxury chaise lounge chairs), and private cabanas.

Nightly entertainment can be found all throughout the ship. The Sensoria Theater Lounge (Prima Theater and Club Bar) spans 3 decks and offers live performances with amazing special effects and in the evenings it transforms into a Vegas-style disco nightclub. There is also a comedy club (Headliners), a rock & roll themed bar lounge with live band music (Syd Normans Pour House), and a casino.

Children and teens will have plenty to do on their own with age-appropriate clubs and activities including a kids splash park, light-up floor, cinema, and arts and crafts.

Norwegian Viva Ship Stats

Item Detail
Year Built 2023
Years Old 1
Tons 142,500
Speed 25.0 knots
Length 965 feet
Beam 133 feet
Total Cabins 1,646
Crew 1,388
Expected Passengers 3,219 to 3,950
Expected Space Ratio 36
Total decks 20
Decks with cabins 9

Norwegian Viva Features


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


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

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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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