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Norwegian Star for Families

Norwegian Star
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  • Large ship with plenty of cozy nooks
  • Huge variety of dining options
  • Expanded kids'/teens facilities are great for families
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Norwegian Star for Families

Editor Rating
Families
4.0
This is a ship that is designed for families in mind. On Deck 13, aft, is Planet Kids, with activities for for children ages 3 to 12, including a movie cinema and a large jungle gym. Kids are welcomed from 6 months old, and if they aren't yet potty-trained, the parents will be issued a beeper so they can be called when it's time to change a diaper.

Note: No diapers of any kind, "swim" diapers, are allowed in any of the pools.

NCL's Splash Academy is currently divided into four age groups: Guppies (6 months to 3 years, with parent), Turtles (3 - 5), Seals (6 - 9) and Dolphins (10 - 12). The teen program, called Entourage, accommodates passengers 13 to 17.

On Deck 12 next to the cafe is the teen-only area, complete with a dance floor, jukebox, air hockey table, several computer stations and a "living room" space for mingling. Just across from this space is the Video Zone, with several high-tech (and loud) video games.

Behind the Barong Fitness Center is the hugely popular Splash Down Kid's Pool, with two rocket-shaped slides, a wading pool and a kid-sized hot tub. This area isn't limited to the children in the Kid's Crew program; it's accessible to all, excluding adults.

Since meal times are flexible with Freestyle dining, and there are so many activities on the ship for everyone, children of all ages can be happily accommodated. Mom and dad can have some alone time, too, with Mom and Dad's Night Out, and group babysitting is offered for a small hourly charge (plan on $6 per child, plus $4 per hour for each additional sibling).

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Norwegian Star Ratings

Editor Rating Member Rating
3.0
3.7
4.0
4.1
4.0
4.1
4.0
3.9
4.0
3.9
4.0
3.2
Shore Excursions
4.0
3.9
Enrichment
2.0
3.3
Service
4.0
4.1
Value-for-Money
4.0
3.9
Rates
4.0
4.0

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Ship Stats
Crew:
1,100
Launched:
2001
Decks:
15
Tonnage:
91,000
Passengers:
2,240
Registry:
Panama
CDC Score:
97
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