Nice boat--not much (free) stuff for kids to do

Norwegian Bliss Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 16

Overall rating:

4.1 out of 5
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Norwegian Bliss

7 Night Eastern Caribbean (Miami Roundtrip)

Sail date: November 17, 2018

Ship: Norwegian Bliss

Cabin type: Suite

Cabin number: 8122

Traveled as: Family (young children)

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

We do an annual Thanksgiving trip so the cousins (now 9, 10, 13 and 14 y.o.) can all get together and have a good time while the parents relax and enjoy some adult time. On paper, the boat sounds great for kids with go-carts, laser tag and a crazy slide that shoots you over the side of the ship. Problem is the go-carts and laser tag cost extra and the cool slide kids must weigh 99 lbs or more (so our 9 and 10 y.o. couldn't go). And with these other activities taking up so much space, there's no room for the usual basketball/volleyball courts, soccer court, etc... and other kid-centric play areas. But for the adults the ship is great. Good food, GREAT service and some fun shows/activities. Very clean and easy to navigate.


5 out of 5

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5

Onboard Activities

2 out of 5


3 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5

Ship tip

While the go-cart race track and laser tag sound like it would be fun for the kids, note they are NOT included in your package and cost additional. Plus these activities take up a lot of space on the ship so no room for sports courts or other kids areas to entertain themselves.

Ports of call

Miami, Florida

4 out of 5

Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas

4 out of 5

Tortola, British Virgin Islands

3 out of 5

Nassau, Bahamas

4 out of 5


4 out of 5
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