Norwegian Encore

Norwegian Encore is  the line’s seventeenth  ship and  has been designed for the ultimate cruising experience .Custom-built for the spectacular, Norwegian Encore will follow in the success of her sister ship Norwegian Bliss featuring the largest competitive race track at sea and an enhanced open-air laser tag course. 

The ship’s exciting new features will join Norwegian Cruise Line’s signature elements of freedom including a myriad of mouth-watering dining options and a vibrant onboard atmosphere fuelled . At approximately 167,800 gross tons and accommodating 4,000 guests, Norwegian Encore will boast excitement around every corner and delight guests with thrills, with activities spanning the entirety of the ship’s top deck.

Race Track At Sea:  Put the pedal to the metal f with a two level electric-car race track. The competitive track (at nearly 1,000 feet) will rev up the hearts of all who race around her many twists and turns reaching up to 30 miles per hour -- with a special “turbo boost” available on each lap. The electric cars run silent so not to  disturb those seeking to enjoy the serene environment. But guests will have the full racing experience while they channel their inner Andretti, as the sounds of a race car engine are piped in through speakers located in the car’s headrest.

Laser Tag Course: Perhaps test your agility at the open-air laser tag course. Discover the secrets of the past in the resurrected lost city of Atlantis, where laser tag meets augmented reality. Hide behind ruins and run past the giant tentacles of the monstrous sea creature to complete your mission. With long lost treasures that virtually come to life with cutting-edge technology, this is an epic battle for the whole family to enjoy.

Pool Areas: After working up a sweat, guests aboard Norwegian Encore can cool down at the ship’s expansive pool and sundeck featuring two spacious pools and six infinity hot tubs that scale the side of the ship.

 The ship’s Aqua Park also includes two multi-story waterslides. Not for the faint of heart, the high-speed Ocean Loops free fall slide includes two exhilarating loops, one that extends out over the side of the ship and a second see-through loop that stretches down to the deck below, sure to offer a wet and wild ride. The tandem Aqua Racer slide allows guests to race side-by-side on inner tubes for more than 360 feet, with a translucent section that provides stunning ocean views as guests twist and turn to the finish line.

Dining: With 28 dining choices and 21 bars on-board foodies and cocktail connoisseurs will be able to dine, sip and savour to their heart’s delight with the breadth of dining and bars. New on board will be Texas Smokehouse, Q, where guests will be able to tap their boots to the beat of live contemporary pop country music as they indulge in authentic Texas barbeque. Travel south-of-the-border with Los Lobos, a new restaurant serving elevated Mexican cuisine. In a new complimentary dining concept, The Local will offer guests pub fare in a relaxed neighbourhood atmosphere 24 hours a day.

Signature favourites include Cagney’s Steakhouse, the American-style steakhouse, French cuisine at Le Bistro; the brand new Italian eatery Onda by Scarpetta; the finest fresh seafood at Ocean Blue and global fusion cuisine at Food Republic. New on board is the American Diner -pull up a chair at the casual diner and order from a diverse selection of comfort foods, including burgers, fried chicken, pot pies and more. Experience a slice of Americana, including classic American cars, with every bite.Teppanyaki, the brand’s family-favourite Japanese hibachi steakhouse will also be onboard at cover charge pricing.

Mandara Spa: After a packed day of un ashore or onboard -  revive, refresh and recharge at the ship’s Mandara Spa.

Located on deck 16 aft, the Mandara Spa will offer the ultimate pampering experience with 24 treatment rooms, a full-service salon and barber shop, fitness centre and thermal suite. The ship’s expansive thermal suite is the best at sea. Soothe aching joints in the vitality pool and heated whirlpool; rinse off and clear mind and spirit in special experience showers. Reduce inflammation and improve respiratory functions in the salt room; cleanse the body in the steam room or sauna; you can even cool down in the snow room. Or catch up on their latest reading on one of the 17 heated stone loungers.

Vibe Beach Club : In addition to the luxurious spa, adults will be able to unwind in the  Vibe Beach Club. An exclusive sunbathing enclave to escape the crowds with luxurious loungers, its own bar and hot tubs for a small extra charge.

678 Ocean Place:  Following her sister ships Norwegian Encore will also  feature  this three-deck central hub where the pulse of the ship’s action takes place with restaurants, shops, entertainment and guest services all conveniently located in one area. The Waterfront, which debuted on Norwegian Breakaway in 2013; is the outdoor promenade with al fresco dining, bars and lounge spaces and offer spectacular views of Alaska’s breathtaking scenery and wildlife or the Caribbean’s stunning turquoise waters.

Norwegian Encore will also feature an incredible line up of entertainment offerings including the hit musical - Kinky Boots and  the fabulous Choir of man. There is a huge observation lounge at the front of the ship and the thrilling Virtual reality Pavillion at the rear of the ship. Haven guests will have exclusive access to the Horizon Lounge , perfect for whale watching in Alaska or taking in sunsets in the Caribbean, and more.