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Adventures Afloat: New York to Bermuda and Back: A Historic Maritime Voyage

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Program #21514RJ
8 Days | 7 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Easy
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 Jul 6 — Jul 13, 2014

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Type: Cruise Ship

Description: As the largest and most innovate ship to ever homeport in New York City, Norwegian Breakaway will sail to the pink sand beaches of Bermuda during the spring and summer. She is uniquely designed to capture the romance of traveling on the water, we've designed an industry-first open-air space to connect you with the ocean on The Waterfront.

Ship Information: - Passenger Capacity: 4,000 (double occupancy) - Gross Register Tonnage: 144,017 - Overall Length: 1,062 feet - Max Beam: 130 feet - Draft: 27 feet - Engines: Diesel Electric - Cruise Speed: 21 knots - Crew: 1,595

Contact info:
7665 Coporate Center Drive
Miami, FL 33126 USA
phone: 866-234-7350
web: www.ncl.com

Room amenities: Cabin amenities will vary by stateroom category. For more information on the various ship categories, please visit Norwegian Cruise Line's website at: http://www.ncl.com/cruise-ship/breakaway/staterooms

Facility amenities: - 9 complimentary dining options, from three-course dining to endless buffets with action stations. - Entertainment day & night. The Broadway shows Rock of Ages & Burn the Floor, The Second City comedy, jazz & blues club, dueling piano bar. - Fitness center, mini golf, sports court, ropes course, rock climbing wall, aqua park, pools, and hot tubs. - Attentive room steward and complementary room service.

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

Elevator: Yes


Day One: Sunday, July 06 - Arrivals in New York City / Embark the Norwegian ...
Note: The Norwegian Breakaway will be docked at the Manhattan Cruise Terminal located at 711 12th Avenue, New York, NY. Arrival transfers are not included.

Afternoon: You may embark the ship between 12:00 noon and 3:00 pm. You will not be allowed to embark the ship after 3:00 pm. If you are arriving by air, we recommend flights that arrive in New York City before 1:00 pm. Please make sure you have registered online with Norwegian Cruise Lines and you have your eDocs accessible when you arrive to the ship.

Dinner: Welcome dinner is at 6:00 pm aboard the ship in the Manhattan Room. The maître d’ will seat you with your fellow Road Scholar participants and study leader.

Evening: Each evening you will be free to enjoy one of the many onboard activities including: live performances, movies and live music.

Lodging: Norwegian Breakaway

Meals Included: Dinner
Type: Cruise Ship

Description: As the largest and most innovate ship to ever homeport in New York City, Norwegian Breakaway will sail to the pink sand beaches of Bermuda during the spring and summer. She is uniquely designed to capture the romance of traveling on the water, we've designed an industry-first open-air space to connect you with the ocean on The Waterfront.

Ship Information: - Passenger Capacity: 4,000 (double occupancy) - Gross Register Tonnage: 144,017 - Overall Length: 1,062 feet - Max Beam: 130 feet - Draft: 27 feet - Engines: Diesel Electric - Cruise Speed: 21 knots - Crew: 1,595

Contact info:
7665 Coporate Center Drive
Miami, FL 33126 USA
phone: 866-234-7350
web: www.ncl.com

Room amenities: Cabin amenities will vary by stateroom category. For more information on the various ship categories, please visit Norwegian Cruise Line's website at: http://www.ncl.com/cruise-ship/breakaway/staterooms

Facility amenities: - 9 complimentary dining options, from three-course dining to endless buffets with action stations. - Entertainment day & night. The Broadway shows Rock of Ages & Burn the Floor, The Second City comedy, jazz & blues club, dueling piano bar. - Fitness center, mini golf, sports court, ropes course, rock climbing wall, aqua park, pools, and hot tubs. - Attentive room steward and complementary room service.

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

Elevator: Yes


Day Two: Monday, July 07 - At Sea / Cruising the Atlantic Ocean
Note: Days at sea will be a mix of independent and group activities. In addition to private lectures by your group leader, you will have the opportunity to enjoy all of the activities, amenities and entertainment options aboard the ship.

Breakfast: Breakfast aboard the ship.

Morning: In the morning, meet with your study leader and fellow participants for the program orientation at 9:00 am. You will be informed of the orientation location during dinner the night before. Learn about the ship, the itinerary and what you will see and do during your program. Following orientation, enjoy a lecture by your study leader, "Bermuda's Oldest Inhabitants." Review the early history, plants and animals of Bermuda.

Lunch: Lunch at leisure aboard the ship. Choose from a variety of complimentary and supplemental dining options aboard the Norwegian Breakaway.

Afternoon: Enjoy an afternoon lecture, "Architecture of Bermuda."

Dinner: Group dinner aboard the ship in the Manhattan Room at 6:00 pm.

Lodging: Norwegian Breakaway

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

Description: As the largest and most innovate ship to ever homeport in New York City, Norwegian Breakaway will sail to the pink sand beaches of Bermuda during the spring and summer. She is uniquely designed to capture the romance of traveling on the water, we've designed an industry-first open-air space to connect you with the ocean on The Waterfront.

Ship Information: - Passenger Capacity: 4,000 (double occupancy) - Gross Register Tonnage: 144,017 - Overall Length: 1,062 feet - Max Beam: 130 feet - Draft: 27 feet - Engines: Diesel Electric - Cruise Speed: 21 knots - Crew: 1,595

Contact info:
7665 Coporate Center Drive
Miami, FL 33126 USA
phone: 866-234-7350
web: www.ncl.com

Room amenities: Cabin amenities will vary by stateroom category. For more information on the various ship categories, please visit Norwegian Cruise Line's website at: http://www.ncl.com/cruise-ship/breakaway/staterooms

Facility amenities: - 9 complimentary dining options, from three-course dining to endless buffets with action stations. - Entertainment day & night. The Broadway shows Rock of Ages & Burn the Floor, The Second City comedy, jazz & blues club, dueling piano bar. - Fitness center, mini golf, sports court, ropes course, rock climbing wall, aqua park, pools, and hot tubs. - Attentive room steward and complementary room service.

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

Elevator: Yes


Day Three: Tuesday, July 08 - At Sea / Cruising the Atlantic Ocean
Breakfast: Breakfast at leisure aboard the ship.

Morning: Enjoy a morning lecture by your study leader, "Hamilton and St. George".

Lunch: Lunch at leisure aboard the ship.

Afternoon: At 5:00 pm enjoy an exclusive Road Scholar Cocktail Party!

Dinner: Group dinner aboard the ship in the Manhattan Room at 6:00 pm.

Lodging: Norwegian Breakaway

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

Description: As the largest and most innovate ship to ever homeport in New York City, Norwegian Breakaway will sail to the pink sand beaches of Bermuda during the spring and summer. She is uniquely designed to capture the romance of traveling on the water, we've designed an industry-first open-air space to connect you with the ocean on The Waterfront.

Ship Information: - Passenger Capacity: 4,000 (double occupancy) - Gross Register Tonnage: 144,017 - Overall Length: 1,062 feet - Max Beam: 130 feet - Draft: 27 feet - Engines: Diesel Electric - Cruise Speed: 21 knots - Crew: 1,595

Contact info:
7665 Coporate Center Drive
Miami, FL 33126 USA
phone: 866-234-7350
web: www.ncl.com

Room amenities: Cabin amenities will vary by stateroom category. For more information on the various ship categories, please visit Norwegian Cruise Line's website at: http://www.ncl.com/cruise-ship/breakaway/staterooms

Facility amenities: - 9 complimentary dining options, from three-course dining to endless buffets with action stations. - Entertainment day & night. The Broadway shows Rock of Ages & Burn the Floor, The Second City comedy, jazz & blues club, dueling piano bar. - Fitness center, mini golf, sports court, ropes course, rock climbing wall, aqua park, pools, and hot tubs. - Attentive room steward and complementary room service.

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

Elevator: Yes


Day Four: Wednesday, July 09 - King's Wharf and Hamilton, Bermuda
Note: Some down hill (but not steep) walking is required.

Breakfast: Breakfast at leisure on board the ship.

Morning: Arrive at King's Wharf, Bermuda. Upon disembarkation, join your study leader for a walk around the Royal Navy Dockyard, just steps from where our ship is docked.

Lunch: Return to the ship for lunch.

Afternoon: In the afternoon we'll take a ferry to Hamilton and explore Bermuda's capital. This short walking tour led by your study leader will cover main streets as well as the Bermuda Historical Society Museum, Par-la-ville Park and City Hall. Stop in at the Bermuda National Gallery, which houses Bermuda's national art collection.

Dinner: Group dinner aboard the ship in the Manhattan Room at 6:00 pm.

Lodging: Norwegian Breakaway

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

Description: As the largest and most innovate ship to ever homeport in New York City, Norwegian Breakaway will sail to the pink sand beaches of Bermuda during the spring and summer. She is uniquely designed to capture the romance of traveling on the water, we've designed an industry-first open-air space to connect you with the ocean on The Waterfront.

Ship Information: - Passenger Capacity: 4,000 (double occupancy) - Gross Register Tonnage: 144,017 - Overall Length: 1,062 feet - Max Beam: 130 feet - Draft: 27 feet - Engines: Diesel Electric - Cruise Speed: 21 knots - Crew: 1,595

Contact info:
7665 Coporate Center Drive
Miami, FL 33126 USA
phone: 866-234-7350
web: www.ncl.com

Room amenities: Cabin amenities will vary by stateroom category. For more information on the various ship categories, please visit Norwegian Cruise Line's website at: http://www.ncl.com/cruise-ship/breakaway/staterooms

Facility amenities: - 9 complimentary dining options, from three-course dining to endless buffets with action stations. - Entertainment day & night. The Broadway shows Rock of Ages & Burn the Floor, The Second City comedy, jazz & blues club, dueling piano bar. - Fitness center, mini golf, sports court, ropes course, rock climbing wall, aqua park, pools, and hot tubs. - Attentive room steward and complementary room service.

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

Elevator: Yes


Day Five: Thursday, July 10 - King's Wharf / St. George's / BIOS
Breakfast: Breakfast at leisure aboard the ship.

Morning: Your morning is free to explore King’s Wharf. Your group leader can offer suggestions of sites to visit or popular walking routes.

Lunch: Lunch aboard the ship.

Afternoon: Drive along the scenic northern coastline of Bermuda 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 the adjacent St. David's Island, discover the charm of this unique and enchanting community, once a US Air Force Base.

Dinner: Continue along to the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences (BIOS) for dinner.

Evening: After a short lecture and tour of the facility, we'll take a short cruise with the BIOS scientist to view the Bioluminescence.

Lodging: Norwegian Breakaway

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

Description: As the largest and most innovate ship to ever homeport in New York City, Norwegian Breakaway will sail to the pink sand beaches of Bermuda during the spring and summer. She is uniquely designed to capture the romance of traveling on the water, we've designed an industry-first open-air space to connect you with the ocean on The Waterfront.

Ship Information: - Passenger Capacity: 4,000 (double occupancy) - Gross Register Tonnage: 144,017 - Overall Length: 1,062 feet - Max Beam: 130 feet - Draft: 27 feet - Engines: Diesel Electric - Cruise Speed: 21 knots - Crew: 1,595

Contact info:
7665 Coporate Center Drive
Miami, FL 33126 USA
phone: 866-234-7350
web: www.ncl.com

Room amenities: Cabin amenities will vary by stateroom category. For more information on the various ship categories, please visit Norwegian Cruise Line's website at: http://www.ncl.com/cruise-ship/breakaway/staterooms

Facility amenities: - 9 complimentary dining options, from three-course dining to endless buffets with action stations. - Entertainment day & night. The Broadway shows Rock of Ages & Burn the Floor, The Second City comedy, jazz & blues club, dueling piano bar. - Fitness center, mini golf, sports court, ropes course, rock climbing wall, aqua park, pools, and hot tubs. - Attentive room steward and complementary room service.

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

Elevator: Yes


Day Six: Friday, July 11 - King's Wharf, Bermunda
Breakfast: Breakfast at leisure aboard the 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: Lunch aboard the ship.

Afternoon: Afternoon at leisure to relax or explore King's Wharf before the ship departs at 5:00 pm.

Dinner: Group dinner aboard the ship in the Manhattan Room at 6:00 pm.

Lodging: Norwegian Breakaway

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

Description: As the largest and most innovate ship to ever homeport in New York City, Norwegian Breakaway will sail to the pink sand beaches of Bermuda during the spring and summer. She is uniquely designed to capture the romance of traveling on the water, we've designed an industry-first open-air space to connect you with the ocean on The Waterfront.

Ship Information: - Passenger Capacity: 4,000 (double occupancy) - Gross Register Tonnage: 144,017 - Overall Length: 1,062 feet - Max Beam: 130 feet - Draft: 27 feet - Engines: Diesel Electric - Cruise Speed: 21 knots - Crew: 1,595

Contact info:
7665 Coporate Center Drive
Miami, FL 33126 USA
phone: 866-234-7350
web: www.ncl.com

Room amenities: Cabin amenities will vary by stateroom category. For more information on the various ship categories, please visit Norwegian Cruise Line's website at: http://www.ncl.com/cruise-ship/breakaway/staterooms

Facility amenities: - 9 complimentary dining options, from three-course dining to endless buffets with action stations. - Entertainment day & night. The Broadway shows Rock of Ages & Burn the Floor, The Second City comedy, jazz & blues club, dueling piano bar. - Fitness center, mini golf, sports court, ropes course, rock climbing wall, aqua park, pools, and hot tubs. - Attentive room steward and complementary room service.

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

Elevator: Yes


Day Seven: Saturday, July 12 - At Sea / Cruising the Atlantic Ocean
Breakfast: Breakfast at leisure aboard the ship.

Morning: Morning lecture by your study leader: "Mystery Roses and Exotic Flora of Bermuda."

Lunch: Lunch aboard the ship.

Afternoon: Program Wrap-Up: Meet with your group for an informal discussion about your experience during the program.

Dinner: Farewell dinner aboard the ship in the Manhattan Room at 6:00 pm.

Lodging: Norwegian Breakaway

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day Eight: Sunday, July 13 - New York City / Disembarkation / Departures
Note: Departure transfers are not included. You will be responsible for your own transportation upon disembarking the ship.

Breakfast: Breakfast aboard the ship.

Morning: The ship is scheduled to arrive in New York City at 8:00am. Disembarkation will begin once the ship is docked and has cleared customs, around 9:00 am All guests must be off of the ship by 10:00 am. If you are arranging your own flights out of New York City, we do not recommend flights that depart earlier than 1:00 pm.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Important information about your itinerary:
Please know that while we do everything we can to finalize all aspects of our programs well in advance, there are logistics that occasionally must be altered. Our website will reflect the most recent information, and we are committed to providing you with final program details no later than eight weeks prior to the start of programs outside the U.S. and three weeks prior to the start of programs within the U.S. If you ever have questions about your program, please don't hesitate to contact us and we will be happy to assist you.
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