NCL's ship Norwegian Epic to homeport at Port Canaveral/Orlando (Florida USA) starting December 2023

   June 3, 2023 ,   Cruise Industry

In response to the increasing demand for Caribbean cruises, NCL-Norwegian Cruise Line has recently announced that they will be relocating the Norwegian Epic to Port Canaveral/Orlando City (Florida USA) this winter.

Starting on December 17th, 2023, the ship will offer 7-day itineraries in the Eastern and Western Caribbean, allowing guests to create unforgettable memories in these highly desired destinations.

Norwegian Epic is among the world's largest passenger ships , with a volume 155873 GT-tons, LOA length 330 m (1081 ft) and height of 61 m (200 ft). The ship has 19 floors/decks, 2114 staterooms, max passenger capacity 5074 (plus 1724 crew/staff).

Onboard the Norwegian Epic, guests can enjoy a variety of unique and captivating features. Among them is the Haven, which is the first ship-within-a-ship enclave, offering exclusive amenities and services. Additionally, the ship boasts a bowling alley, an Ice Bar, and The Epic Plunge, the only bowl slide at sea. These exciting attractions provide ample entertainment for guests, particularly during their extra day at sea.

Capt. John Murray, Port CEO said that thanks to their great partnership and strong collaboration with Norwegian, they were delighted to welcome back Norwegian Epic.

"She’s a terrific addition to our fleet of homeported ships offering a variety of Caribbean sailings to meet the surging demand.

“We’re proud to be the preferred port for millions of cruisse guests, and proud of the confidence in our Port to deliver a high-quality experience.”

In an announcement, an NCL spokesperson said they were "committed to providing exceptional vacation experiences, both aboard our ships and by taking our guests to some of the most sought-out destinations around the world.”