Norwegian Spirit


What it’s like to sail on the Norwegian Spirit after her sparkling makeover

The oohs and aahs coming from the hundreds of passengers on board the Norwegian Spirit fell silent as the ship sailed under the Harbour Bridge. Couples were embracing, people were waving furiously to yachties and […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Mar 24 2023

Norwegian Spirit arrives Down Under marking the brand’s return to Australia after three years

It was a momentous occasion when the revitalised Norwegian Spirit arrived back in Sydney, the first time the brand has been back Down under in three years. Cruise Passenger was lucky enough to be onboard […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Dec 23 2022

Norwegian Cruise Line heads back Down Under with a brand new Spirit

The return of Norwegian Cruise Line to Australia and New Zealand means plenty of fun. And as the only cruise line to sail Hawaii year-round, the line also offers international options for Aussies looking to […]

WORDS BY Tallis Boerne Marcus . Jul 7 2022

Norwegian Cruise Line celebrates six months till the arrival of Norwegian Spirit

Today marks six months till the arrival of the new Norwegian Spirit, fresh from a $144 million refurbishment making it the most expensive in the line’s history. Norwegian Spirit arrives in Australia on December 22, 2022, […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Jun 22 2022

Norwegian Cruise Line to be back in Australia by early February

Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) president and CEO Harry Sommer has offered Australian and Kiwi cruisers hope promising it would return by February 2022. Mr Sommer has made this estimate off the back of Australia’s Prime […]

WORDS BY Tallis Boerne Marcus . Aug 9 2021

The “Great Cruise Comeback” – Norwegian claims its ships are “the safest place on earth”

Norwegian Cruise Line has come out swinging, announcing a series bullish comeback plans that reinforces international cruise ship operators are no longer prepared to wait for major governments to give the go-ahead to resume sailings. […]

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . Apr 8 2021

Norwegian Spirit’s first season Down Under offers closer-to-home cruises and $800 off

Norwegian Cruise Line chalked up record bookings for Norwegian Spirit’s inaugural summer season Down Under in 2021/22  with more Australians wanting to sail closer to home. “We are seeing an upswing in interest for closer […]

WORDS BY Teresa Ooi . Oct 30 2020

NCLH has extended the suspension of cruise voyages across three brands until 1 December 2020

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings has extended its ongoing pause of global cruise voyages across all three brands – Norwegian, Oceania and Regent Seven Seas – until 1 December 2020. The line cited the “current global […]

WORDS BY Teresa Ooi . Oct 6 2020

NCL’s new Asian voyages in 2021 and 2022

Renewed interest in closer-to-home sailings, has prompted Norwegian Cruise Line to return to Asia and Australia with renewed vigour offering unique itineraries on board the Norwegian Sun and Norwegian Spirit in 2021 and 2022. For […]

WORDS BY Teresa Ooi . Aug 14 2020

Helloworld’s row with Norwegian Cruise Lines over refunds

One of Australia’s leading travel agencies, Helloworld, has changed its trading agreement with Norwegian Cruise Line in a row over its refund policy. Helloworld’s CEO Andrew Burnes claimed the line asked the agency to pay […]

WORDS BY Teresa Ooi . Jun 16 2020

2014/2015 European deployment for Norwegian

Norwegian Jade will offer seven-day voyages to the Greek Islands, Adriatic, Greece and Turkey as well as 10-day voyages to the Eastern Mediterranean, out of Civitavecchia, from 12 November 2014 through to 13 December 2014 […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Jan 31 2013