Family Friendly Features

Excite your taste buds. And your other four senses.

Freestyle dining is perfect for families. Which means you can eat whenever you like and whatever you like. Grab burgers by the pool or enjoy a meal in one of up to 20 exciting restaurants, all with kids’ menus. On Norwegian Cruise Line, there is no schedule. Then feast on exclusive family entertainment with Nickelodeon and Blue Man Group. With nightly Broadway-style shows, family improv with Second City Comedy Troupe and plenty of activities and games onboard, your whole family will tingle with excitement.

Freestyle Dining

Freestyle Dining provides dining choices that satisfy even the pickiest eater i the family.. Grab a burger hot off the grill or sit down for a four-course meal. Dress up. Dress down. You'll find more dining options than days of your cruise, and you're free to enjoy them all on your own schedule.

Download the Freestyle Dining Guide to see all of the amazing dining options across our fleet or visit the Norwegian Cruise Line website.

Complimentary Dining

Every cruise fare includes beautifully crafted menus in our two main dining rooms including a kids menu, a help-yourself buffet with a dedicated kid's buffet (available on Norwegian Star, Dawn, Spirit, Jewel and Jade) and a variety of casual cafés, grills and on-the-go choices.

When you want an even more memorable experience, our ships' specialty restaurants provide refined choices. Children 3 years old and younger always eat free, and children 4 - 12 can choose from a complimentary kids menu or the restarant's specialty kids menu for a reduced cover charge.

Entertainment & Activities

Our fleet of ships offers the best live entertainment every day and every night. Whether you are looking for something intimate like the singers in our lounges or you want to laugh till you drop with The Second City® comedy troupe, you'll find something perfect for you. Then, there's the award-winning and inventive Blue Man Group, who you can only see aboard Norwegian Epic. And, with special events like the White Hot Party and amazing production shows, you'll be laughing, singing and dancing throughout your cruise.

Blue Man Group

Exclusively aboard Norwegian Epic, the whole family wil enjoy the award-winning hilariously inventive Blue Man Group.


Norwegian Cruise Line has been innovating cruising for over 40 years and Nickelodeon, now in its 30th year, is the number-one entertainment brand for kids. These two innovative companies have teamed up to create one-of-a-kind family cruise vacations.

Poolside Fun

Whether you're plummeting down a waterslide in our Aqua Park, playing with the little ones at the Kids Aqua Park, or just lounging poolside, each of our ships will offer a poolside experience for everyone in the family.

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