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Adventures Afloat: New York to Bermuda: A Historic Roundtrip Voyage

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Program #20119RJ
9 Days | 8 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.

Itinerary for May 31 — Jun 8, 2014

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Type: Hotel

Description: General Room Amenities: Air conditioning Alarm clock Bottled water, for a fee Coffee maker/tea service Crib Electrical adapters Individual climate control Iron and ironing board Luxurious bedding - down comforters, custom duvets, cotton-rich linens Mini fridge in some rooms Pillows: down/feather Pull-out sofa bed

Contact info:
1535 Broadway
New York, NY 10036 USA
phone: 212-398-1900
web: www.marriott.com

Room amenities: Our Broadway hotel's rooms and suites offer the new Marriott Revive bed & spacious marble bathrooms. Enjoy great views of Times Square and the New York City skyline.

Facility amenities: All suites & rooms offer a prime location with Internet access and a 24-hour business center. The prestigious Marriott Concierge Lounge is available for breakfast and evening refreshments. Exercise in style in the 4,000 sq ft state-of-the-art fitness center overlooking Times Square. This Broadway hotel In New York is near the Subway, Penn & Grand Central Stations & area airports.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before:
Please call the hotel directly at 212-398-1900 to book pre or post nights. Road Scholar rate will not apply.

Check in time: 4:00 PM


Day One: Saturday, May 31 - Arrival to NY, Welcome and Orientation
Afternoon: Individual arrivals and check-in at Marriott Marquis. Check-In at 4:00PM. If you arrive earlier you may drop your bags off and explore the area. Stop by the Road Scholar hospitality desk to meet your group leader, Tim Rogers. The hospitality desk will be set up from 4:30-5:30PM on the 3rd floor atrium.

Dinner: Dinner at Crossroads Restaurant at 6:00PM. Meet your group leader and fellow participants. Road Scholar will have reserved seating. Crossroads is located on the 8th floor.

Evening: Orientation in the Harlem Room directly following dinner, 7th floor.

Lodging: New York Marriott Marquis

Meals Included: Dinner
Type: Cruise Ship

Description: Norwegian Cruise Lines new state-of-the-art 4,000 passenger ship, Norwegian Breakaway, is the largest ship to home port year-round in New York and embodies a uniquely Big Apple vibe. It is the newest addition to the NCL fleet that set sail in the spring of 2013. This state-of-the-art ship features the best of what the current fleet has to offer such as the exclusive Haven, a relaxing pampering spa and a plethora of dining options. Guests enjoy all the flexibility that Freestyle Cruising has to offer while sailing to the picturesque island of Bermuda. From award winning cuisine, family fun and daily entertainment as well as a wonderful staff and crew the Norwegian Breakaway is sure to be a destination all on its own.

Ship Information: Name: Norwegian Breakaway Registry: Bahamas Builder: Meyer Werft Country Built In: Germany Capacity: 4000 Gross Tonnage: 144017 Stabilized: Yes Average Speed: 24 knots Length: 1081 feet Beam: 133 feet Number of Passenger Decks: 13 Non-Smoking Dining: Yes Non-Smoking Ship: No

Contact info:
Norwegian Cruise Line
Miami, FL 33126 USA
phone: 800-327-7030
web: www.ncl.com

Room amenities: •Chestnut leather headboard cushioned and tufted to make reading and sitting up in bed more comfortable •Built-in vanity area with shelving and lots of storage space •Convenient lighted recess above the bed to hold books, magazines, tablet computers or electronic reading devices •Energy efficient by utilizing key card access to control lighting in the room •26-inch flat-screen television •Full-size closet •Bathrooms feature a contemporary, clean design, with a private shower •Mini-bar

Facility amenities: The ship’s groundbreaking design includes an open-air boardwalk, The Waterfront, and 678 Ocean Place; a wide range of indoor and outdoor venues on three dynamic decks that will create a whole new complex at sea that enhances guests’ connection with the ocean. Norwegian Breakaway’s entertainment includes three Broadway shows. Also, the famed comedy troupe The Second City, Howl at the Moon dueling pianos, and New York’s own Slam Allen also perform on the vessel. Norwegian Breakaway features an exciting fireworks show on every cruise that will dazzle guests on the second to last night at sea each week, and is the grand finale of a decadent 1980s-themed deck party. Celebrity Chef and Food Network star Geoffrey Zakarian has also debuted his first restaurant at sea on Norwegian Breakaway: Ocean Blue by Geoffrey Zakarian, along with two additional venues, The Raw Bar and Ocean Blue on the Waterfront. Buddy Valastro, star of the TLC series “Cake Boss,” opened an extension of his popular bakery, Carlo’s Bake Shop, onbard. The ship features a total of 27 dining options on board and an Ice Bar, which is kept at 17 degrees Fahrenheit and features New York City-inspired specialty cocktails, as well as ice sculptures of the Brooklyn Bridge and Statue of Liberty to pay homage to New York City. The top decks feature the first Aqua Park at sea with five full-size water slides, including twin Free Fall slides, the first ever at sea, and a three-story sports complex that includes the largest ropes course at sea, a nine-hole miniature golf course, basketball court, rock climbing wall and more.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes


Day Two: Sunday, June 01 - NY City Tour & 9/11 Memorial / Embarkation
Breakfast: Breafast buffet in hotel.

Morning: Meet in the lobby at 9:15AM with luggage. Coach will leave at 9:30AM. Tour New York City on a private coach. Sights include Rockefeller Centre, Times Square, the Theatre District, the Empire State Building and St. Patrick's Cathedral. See the Winter Garden and 9/11 Memorial before getting dropped off at the ship for embarkation.

Lunch: Boxed lunch on board coach.

Afternoon: Coach arrives at ship for embarkation. Please have your documents from the Online Check-In. Ship departs at 4:45pm.

Dinner: Dinner on board ship.

Evening: Evening at leisure to enjoy ship's activities.

Lodging: Norwegian Breakaway

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Cruise Ship

Description: Norwegian Cruise Lines new state-of-the-art 4,000 passenger ship, Norwegian Breakaway, is the largest ship to home port year-round in New York and embodies a uniquely Big Apple vibe. It is the newest addition to the NCL fleet that set sail in the spring of 2013. This state-of-the-art ship features the best of what the current fleet has to offer such as the exclusive Haven, a relaxing pampering spa and a plethora of dining options. Guests enjoy all the flexibility that Freestyle Cruising has to offer while sailing to the picturesque island of Bermuda. From award winning cuisine, family fun and daily entertainment as well as a wonderful staff and crew the Norwegian Breakaway is sure to be a destination all on its own.

Ship Information: Name: Norwegian Breakaway Registry: Bahamas Builder: Meyer Werft Country Built In: Germany Capacity: 4000 Gross Tonnage: 144017 Stabilized: Yes Average Speed: 24 knots Length: 1081 feet Beam: 133 feet Number of Passenger Decks: 13 Non-Smoking Dining: Yes Non-Smoking Ship: No

Contact info:
Norwegian Cruise Line
Miami, FL 33126 USA
phone: 800-327-7030
web: www.ncl.com

Room amenities: •Chestnut leather headboard cushioned and tufted to make reading and sitting up in bed more comfortable •Built-in vanity area with shelving and lots of storage space •Convenient lighted recess above the bed to hold books, magazines, tablet computers or electronic reading devices •Energy efficient by utilizing key card access to control lighting in the room •26-inch flat-screen television •Full-size closet •Bathrooms feature a contemporary, clean design, with a private shower •Mini-bar

Facility amenities: The ship’s groundbreaking design includes an open-air boardwalk, The Waterfront, and 678 Ocean Place; a wide range of indoor and outdoor venues on three dynamic decks that will create a whole new complex at sea that enhances guests’ connection with the ocean. Norwegian Breakaway’s entertainment includes three Broadway shows. Also, the famed comedy troupe The Second City, Howl at the Moon dueling pianos, and New York’s own Slam Allen also perform on the vessel. Norwegian Breakaway features an exciting fireworks show on every cruise that will dazzle guests on the second to last night at sea each week, and is the grand finale of a decadent 1980s-themed deck party. Celebrity Chef and Food Network star Geoffrey Zakarian has also debuted his first restaurant at sea on Norwegian Breakaway: Ocean Blue by Geoffrey Zakarian, along with two additional venues, The Raw Bar and Ocean Blue on the Waterfront. Buddy Valastro, star of the TLC series “Cake Boss,” opened an extension of his popular bakery, Carlo’s Bake Shop, onbard. The ship features a total of 27 dining options on board and an Ice Bar, which is kept at 17 degrees Fahrenheit and features New York City-inspired specialty cocktails, as well as ice sculptures of the Brooklyn Bridge and Statue of Liberty to pay homage to New York City. The top decks feature the first Aqua Park at sea with five full-size water slides, including twin Free Fall slides, the first ever at sea, and a three-story sports complex that includes the largest ropes course at sea, a nine-hole miniature golf course, basketball court, rock climbing wall and more.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes


Day Three: Monday, June 02 - At Sea
Breakfast: Breakfast on board ship. There are no reserved tables for Road Scholar during breakfast.

Morning: Enjoy morning lecture on board. "Bermuda's Oldest Inhabitants"- early history of the island and covers plants, animals.

Lunch: Lunch on board ship. There are no reserved tables for Road Scholar at lunch.

Afternoon: Afternoon lecture on board- "Architecture of Bermuda" by Tim Rogers

Dinner: Dinner on board.

Lodging: Norwegian Breakaway

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Cruise Ship

Description: Norwegian Cruise Lines new state-of-the-art 4,000 passenger ship, Norwegian Breakaway, is the largest ship to home port year-round in New York and embodies a uniquely Big Apple vibe. It is the newest addition to the NCL fleet that set sail in the spring of 2013. This state-of-the-art ship features the best of what the current fleet has to offer such as the exclusive Haven, a relaxing pampering spa and a plethora of dining options. Guests enjoy all the flexibility that Freestyle Cruising has to offer while sailing to the picturesque island of Bermuda. From award winning cuisine, family fun and daily entertainment as well as a wonderful staff and crew the Norwegian Breakaway is sure to be a destination all on its own.

Ship Information: Name: Norwegian Breakaway Registry: Bahamas Builder: Meyer Werft Country Built In: Germany Capacity: 4000 Gross Tonnage: 144017 Stabilized: Yes Average Speed: 24 knots Length: 1081 feet Beam: 133 feet Number of Passenger Decks: 13 Non-Smoking Dining: Yes Non-Smoking Ship: No

Contact info:
Norwegian Cruise Line
Miami, FL 33126 USA
phone: 800-327-7030
web: www.ncl.com

Room amenities: •Chestnut leather headboard cushioned and tufted to make reading and sitting up in bed more comfortable •Built-in vanity area with shelving and lots of storage space •Convenient lighted recess above the bed to hold books, magazines, tablet computers or electronic reading devices •Energy efficient by utilizing key card access to control lighting in the room •26-inch flat-screen television •Full-size closet •Bathrooms feature a contemporary, clean design, with a private shower •Mini-bar

Facility amenities: The ship’s groundbreaking design includes an open-air boardwalk, The Waterfront, and 678 Ocean Place; a wide range of indoor and outdoor venues on three dynamic decks that will create a whole new complex at sea that enhances guests’ connection with the ocean. Norwegian Breakaway’s entertainment includes three Broadway shows. Also, the famed comedy troupe The Second City, Howl at the Moon dueling pianos, and New York’s own Slam Allen also perform on the vessel. Norwegian Breakaway features an exciting fireworks show on every cruise that will dazzle guests on the second to last night at sea each week, and is the grand finale of a decadent 1980s-themed deck party. Celebrity Chef and Food Network star Geoffrey Zakarian has also debuted his first restaurant at sea on Norwegian Breakaway: Ocean Blue by Geoffrey Zakarian, along with two additional venues, The Raw Bar and Ocean Blue on the Waterfront. Buddy Valastro, star of the TLC series “Cake Boss,” opened an extension of his popular bakery, Carlo’s Bake Shop, onbard. The ship features a total of 27 dining options on board and an Ice Bar, which is kept at 17 degrees Fahrenheit and features New York City-inspired specialty cocktails, as well as ice sculptures of the Brooklyn Bridge and Statue of Liberty to pay homage to New York City. The top decks feature the first Aqua Park at sea with five full-size water slides, including twin Free Fall slides, the first ever at sea, and a three-story sports complex that includes the largest ropes course at sea, a nine-hole miniature golf course, basketball court, rock climbing wall and more.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes


Day Four: Tuesday, June 03 - At Sea
Breakfast: Enjoy breakfast on board.

Morning: Enjoy a morning lecture "Hamilton and St. George" by group leader Tim Rogers.

Lunch: Lunch on board ship.

Afternoon: Road Scholar cocktail party!

Dinner: Dinner on board.

Evening: Evening on own to enjoy ship's activities.

Lodging: Norwegian Breakaway

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Cruise Ship

Description: Norwegian Cruise Lines new state-of-the-art 4,000 passenger ship, Norwegian Breakaway, is the largest ship to home port year-round in New York and embodies a uniquely Big Apple vibe. It is the newest addition to the NCL fleet that set sail in the spring of 2013. This state-of-the-art ship features the best of what the current fleet has to offer such as the exclusive Haven, a relaxing pampering spa and a plethora of dining options. Guests enjoy all the flexibility that Freestyle Cruising has to offer while sailing to the picturesque island of Bermuda. From award winning cuisine, family fun and daily entertainment as well as a wonderful staff and crew the Norwegian Breakaway is sure to be a destination all on its own.

Ship Information: Name: Norwegian Breakaway Registry: Bahamas Builder: Meyer Werft Country Built In: Germany Capacity: 4000 Gross Tonnage: 144017 Stabilized: Yes Average Speed: 24 knots Length: 1081 feet Beam: 133 feet Number of Passenger Decks: 13 Non-Smoking Dining: Yes Non-Smoking Ship: No

Contact info:
Norwegian Cruise Line
Miami, FL 33126 USA
phone: 800-327-7030
web: www.ncl.com

Room amenities: •Chestnut leather headboard cushioned and tufted to make reading and sitting up in bed more comfortable •Built-in vanity area with shelving and lots of storage space •Convenient lighted recess above the bed to hold books, magazines, tablet computers or electronic reading devices •Energy efficient by utilizing key card access to control lighting in the room •26-inch flat-screen television •Full-size closet •Bathrooms feature a contemporary, clean design, with a private shower •Mini-bar

Facility amenities: The ship’s groundbreaking design includes an open-air boardwalk, The Waterfront, and 678 Ocean Place; a wide range of indoor and outdoor venues on three dynamic decks that will create a whole new complex at sea that enhances guests’ connection with the ocean. Norwegian Breakaway’s entertainment includes three Broadway shows. Also, the famed comedy troupe The Second City, Howl at the Moon dueling pianos, and New York’s own Slam Allen also perform on the vessel. Norwegian Breakaway features an exciting fireworks show on every cruise that will dazzle guests on the second to last night at sea each week, and is the grand finale of a decadent 1980s-themed deck party. Celebrity Chef and Food Network star Geoffrey Zakarian has also debuted his first restaurant at sea on Norwegian Breakaway: Ocean Blue by Geoffrey Zakarian, along with two additional venues, The Raw Bar and Ocean Blue on the Waterfront. Buddy Valastro, star of the TLC series “Cake Boss,” opened an extension of his popular bakery, Carlo’s Bake Shop, onbard. The ship features a total of 27 dining options on board and an Ice Bar, which is kept at 17 degrees Fahrenheit and features New York City-inspired specialty cocktails, as well as ice sculptures of the Brooklyn Bridge and Statue of Liberty to pay homage to New York City. The top decks feature the first Aqua Park at sea with five full-size water slides, including twin Free Fall slides, the first ever at sea, and a three-story sports complex that includes the largest ropes course at sea, a nine-hole miniature golf course, basketball court, rock climbing wall and more.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes


Day Five: Wednesday, June 04 - St. George's / BIOS
Breakfast: Enjoy breakfast on board the ship.

Morning: Arrive at King's Wharf, Bermuda. After disembarkation we'll drive along the scenic northern coastline of Bermuda, eastbound to the historic town of St George's. This remarkable shoreline offers photo opportunities along the way of the Governor's Mansion as well as Bermuda's green turtles in Flats Village. Upon entering St George's, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, you will feel as if you have stepped back in time. A stop in the heart of the Town Square allows you to enter the island's First House of Assembly. Across the main street sits the oldest active Anglican church in the western hemisphere-St Peter's Church. Step inside to marvel at its amazing state of preservation. You will enter Fort St Catherine where old swords and pistols are on display. Take in the stunning views from high atop this grand fortress. On adjacent St David's Island, discover the charm of this unique and enchanting community, once a US Air Force Base.

Lunch: Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant.

Afternoon: Continue along to the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences. After a short lecture and tour of the facility, we'll take a short cruise with the BIOS scientist as he demonstrates a plankton tow. Then back at BIOS we'll view our specimens under microscopes.

Dinner: Dinner on board.

Evening: Enjoy activites on board the ship or travel to Hamilton to enjoy Hamilton's festive 'Harbour Night', Bermuda's "biggest block party."

Lodging: Norwegian Breakaway

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Cruise Ship

Description: Norwegian Cruise Lines new state-of-the-art 4,000 passenger ship, Norwegian Breakaway, is the largest ship to home port year-round in New York and embodies a uniquely Big Apple vibe. It is the newest addition to the NCL fleet that set sail in the spring of 2013. This state-of-the-art ship features the best of what the current fleet has to offer such as the exclusive Haven, a relaxing pampering spa and a plethora of dining options. Guests enjoy all the flexibility that Freestyle Cruising has to offer while sailing to the picturesque island of Bermuda. From award winning cuisine, family fun and daily entertainment as well as a wonderful staff and crew the Norwegian Breakaway is sure to be a destination all on its own.

Ship Information: Name: Norwegian Breakaway Registry: Bahamas Builder: Meyer Werft Country Built In: Germany Capacity: 4000 Gross Tonnage: 144017 Stabilized: Yes Average Speed: 24 knots Length: 1081 feet Beam: 133 feet Number of Passenger Decks: 13 Non-Smoking Dining: Yes Non-Smoking Ship: No

Contact info:
Norwegian Cruise Line
Miami, FL 33126 USA
phone: 800-327-7030
web: www.ncl.com

Room amenities: •Chestnut leather headboard cushioned and tufted to make reading and sitting up in bed more comfortable •Built-in vanity area with shelving and lots of storage space •Convenient lighted recess above the bed to hold books, magazines, tablet computers or electronic reading devices •Energy efficient by utilizing key card access to control lighting in the room •26-inch flat-screen television •Full-size closet •Bathrooms feature a contemporary, clean design, with a private shower •Mini-bar

Facility amenities: The ship’s groundbreaking design includes an open-air boardwalk, The Waterfront, and 678 Ocean Place; a wide range of indoor and outdoor venues on three dynamic decks that will create a whole new complex at sea that enhances guests’ connection with the ocean. Norwegian Breakaway’s entertainment includes three Broadway shows. Also, the famed comedy troupe The Second City, Howl at the Moon dueling pianos, and New York’s own Slam Allen also perform on the vessel. Norwegian Breakaway features an exciting fireworks show on every cruise that will dazzle guests on the second to last night at sea each week, and is the grand finale of a decadent 1980s-themed deck party. Celebrity Chef and Food Network star Geoffrey Zakarian has also debuted his first restaurant at sea on Norwegian Breakaway: Ocean Blue by Geoffrey Zakarian, along with two additional venues, The Raw Bar and Ocean Blue on the Waterfront. Buddy Valastro, star of the TLC series “Cake Boss,” opened an extension of his popular bakery, Carlo’s Bake Shop, onbard. The ship features a total of 27 dining options on board and an Ice Bar, which is kept at 17 degrees Fahrenheit and features New York City-inspired specialty cocktails, as well as ice sculptures of the Brooklyn Bridge and Statue of Liberty to pay homage to New York City. The top decks feature the first Aqua Park at sea with five full-size water slides, including twin Free Fall slides, the first ever at sea, and a three-story sports complex that includes the largest ropes course at sea, a nine-hole miniature golf course, basketball court, rock climbing wall and more.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes


Day Six: Thursday, June 05 - Hamilton / Royal Navy Dockyard
Breakfast: Breakfast on board ship.

Morning: Join Tim Rogers for a walk around the Royal Navy Dockyard, just steps from where our ship is docked.

Lunch: Lunch on board.

Afternoon: In the afternoon we'll take a ferry to Hamilton and explore Bermuda's capital. This short walking tour led by Tim Rogers will cover main streets as well as the Bermuda Historical Society Museum, Par-la ville Park, City Hall and a stop at Masterworks Museum of Art. Some down hill (but not steep) walking is required.

Dinner: Dinner on board.

Evening: Evening at leisure.

Lodging: Norwegian Breakaway

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Cruise Ship

Description: Norwegian Cruise Lines new state-of-the-art 4,000 passenger ship, Norwegian Breakaway, is the largest ship to home port year-round in New York and embodies a uniquely Big Apple vibe. It is the newest addition to the NCL fleet that set sail in the spring of 2013. This state-of-the-art ship features the best of what the current fleet has to offer such as the exclusive Haven, a relaxing pampering spa and a plethora of dining options. Guests enjoy all the flexibility that Freestyle Cruising has to offer while sailing to the picturesque island of Bermuda. From award winning cuisine, family fun and daily entertainment as well as a wonderful staff and crew the Norwegian Breakaway is sure to be a destination all on its own.

Ship Information: Name: Norwegian Breakaway Registry: Bahamas Builder: Meyer Werft Country Built In: Germany Capacity: 4000 Gross Tonnage: 144017 Stabilized: Yes Average Speed: 24 knots Length: 1081 feet Beam: 133 feet Number of Passenger Decks: 13 Non-Smoking Dining: Yes Non-Smoking Ship: No

Contact info:
Norwegian Cruise Line
Miami, FL 33126 USA
phone: 800-327-7030
web: www.ncl.com

Room amenities: •Chestnut leather headboard cushioned and tufted to make reading and sitting up in bed more comfortable •Built-in vanity area with shelving and lots of storage space •Convenient lighted recess above the bed to hold books, magazines, tablet computers or electronic reading devices •Energy efficient by utilizing key card access to control lighting in the room •26-inch flat-screen television •Full-size closet •Bathrooms feature a contemporary, clean design, with a private shower •Mini-bar

Facility amenities: The ship’s groundbreaking design includes an open-air boardwalk, The Waterfront, and 678 Ocean Place; a wide range of indoor and outdoor venues on three dynamic decks that will create a whole new complex at sea that enhances guests’ connection with the ocean. Norwegian Breakaway’s entertainment includes three Broadway shows. Also, the famed comedy troupe The Second City, Howl at the Moon dueling pianos, and New York’s own Slam Allen also perform on the vessel. Norwegian Breakaway features an exciting fireworks show on every cruise that will dazzle guests on the second to last night at sea each week, and is the grand finale of a decadent 1980s-themed deck party. Celebrity Chef and Food Network star Geoffrey Zakarian has also debuted his first restaurant at sea on Norwegian Breakaway: Ocean Blue by Geoffrey Zakarian, along with two additional venues, The Raw Bar and Ocean Blue on the Waterfront. Buddy Valastro, star of the TLC series “Cake Boss,” opened an extension of his popular bakery, Carlo’s Bake Shop, onbard. The ship features a total of 27 dining options on board and an Ice Bar, which is kept at 17 degrees Fahrenheit and features New York City-inspired specialty cocktails, as well as ice sculptures of the Brooklyn Bridge and Statue of Liberty to pay homage to New York City. The top decks feature the first Aqua Park at sea with five full-size water slides, including twin Free Fall slides, the first ever at sea, and a three-story sports complex that includes the largest ropes course at sea, a nine-hole miniature golf course, basketball court, rock climbing wall and more.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes


Day Seven: Friday, June 06 - Verdmont Museum / Botanical Gardens
Breakfast: Breakfast on board ship.

Morning: Drive along the scenic coast back to the Hamilton area to visit The Verdmont House Museum. This fascinating and beautiful old house is one of Bermuda’s most significant historic buildings. Built c. 1710, Verdmont is a unique example of early Georgian architecture, and has remained virtually unchanged for 300 years. Continue on for a short drive to the Bermuda Botanical Gardens.

Lunch: Enjoy lunch on board the ship.

Afternoon: Ship departs at 5pm.

Dinner: Dinner on board.

Evening: Evening at leisure.

Lodging: Norwegian Breakaway

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Cruise Ship

Description: Norwegian Cruise Lines new state-of-the-art 4,000 passenger ship, Norwegian Breakaway, is the largest ship to home port year-round in New York and embodies a uniquely Big Apple vibe. It is the newest addition to the NCL fleet that set sail in the spring of 2013. This state-of-the-art ship features the best of what the current fleet has to offer such as the exclusive Haven, a relaxing pampering spa and a plethora of dining options. Guests enjoy all the flexibility that Freestyle Cruising has to offer while sailing to the picturesque island of Bermuda. From award winning cuisine, family fun and daily entertainment as well as a wonderful staff and crew the Norwegian Breakaway is sure to be a destination all on its own.

Ship Information: Name: Norwegian Breakaway Registry: Bahamas Builder: Meyer Werft Country Built In: Germany Capacity: 4000 Gross Tonnage: 144017 Stabilized: Yes Average Speed: 24 knots Length: 1081 feet Beam: 133 feet Number of Passenger Decks: 13 Non-Smoking Dining: Yes Non-Smoking Ship: No

Contact info:
Norwegian Cruise Line
Miami, FL 33126 USA
phone: 800-327-7030
web: www.ncl.com

Room amenities: •Chestnut leather headboard cushioned and tufted to make reading and sitting up in bed more comfortable •Built-in vanity area with shelving and lots of storage space •Convenient lighted recess above the bed to hold books, magazines, tablet computers or electronic reading devices •Energy efficient by utilizing key card access to control lighting in the room •26-inch flat-screen television •Full-size closet •Bathrooms feature a contemporary, clean design, with a private shower •Mini-bar

Facility amenities: The ship’s groundbreaking design includes an open-air boardwalk, The Waterfront, and 678 Ocean Place; a wide range of indoor and outdoor venues on three dynamic decks that will create a whole new complex at sea that enhances guests’ connection with the ocean. Norwegian Breakaway’s entertainment includes three Broadway shows. Also, the famed comedy troupe The Second City, Howl at the Moon dueling pianos, and New York’s own Slam Allen also perform on the vessel. Norwegian Breakaway features an exciting fireworks show on every cruise that will dazzle guests on the second to last night at sea each week, and is the grand finale of a decadent 1980s-themed deck party. Celebrity Chef and Food Network star Geoffrey Zakarian has also debuted his first restaurant at sea on Norwegian Breakaway: Ocean Blue by Geoffrey Zakarian, along with two additional venues, The Raw Bar and Ocean Blue on the Waterfront. Buddy Valastro, star of the TLC series “Cake Boss,” opened an extension of his popular bakery, Carlo’s Bake Shop, onbard. The ship features a total of 27 dining options on board and an Ice Bar, which is kept at 17 degrees Fahrenheit and features New York City-inspired specialty cocktails, as well as ice sculptures of the Brooklyn Bridge and Statue of Liberty to pay homage to New York City. The top decks feature the first Aqua Park at sea with five full-size water slides, including twin Free Fall slides, the first ever at sea, and a three-story sports complex that includes the largest ropes course at sea, a nine-hole miniature golf course, basketball court, rock climbing wall and more.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes


Day Eight: Saturday, June 07 - At Sea
Breakfast: Breakfast on board ship.

Morning: Morning lecture by Tim Rogers, "Mystery Roses and Exotic Flora of Bermuda."

Lunch: Lunch on board ship.

Afternoon: Road Scholar Trivia! Meet for a fun way to say farewell.

Dinner: Farewell dinner on board.

Dinner: Enjoy your last evening on the Norwegian Breakaway!

Lodging: Norwegian Breakaway

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day Nine: Sunday, June 08 - Arrive in NY / Disembark / Independent transfers ...
Depart From: We'll arrive in NY around 7am. Disembarkation is 8:00-10:00am. Independent transfers home.

Breakfast: Breakfast on board.

Morning: 8am arrrival in NY and disembarkation.

Meals Included: Breakfast

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