Selected by Porthole Cruise Magazine as the 2020 Editors’ Pick for Best New Ship, the Norwegian Encore will be the newest and largest ship to join the ranks of Groove Cruise’s 20 year history. Spanning an impressive 20 decks above the ocean, the list of onboard amenities feels endless with the largest race track at sea for over 1100 feet of pedal-to-the-metal action, 10,000 square foot open-air laser tag arena, and virtual reality interactive gaming including a ride simulator at the Galaxy Pavilion. If that wasn’t enough the ship also hosts an aqua park with 2 multi-story waterslides that extend over the edges of the ship, 8 hot tubs and pools, high-tech Pulse fitness center with work out classes, Encore casino, and more.
Cutting-edge technology and daring new thrills take cruising to a whole new level.
Encore Speedway: Watch the ocean blur by as you zoom around curves suspended 13 feet over the side of the ship on Norwegian Speedway, the largest race track at sea. Pricing is $15 per person per session. The minimum height requirement is 55 inches (1.39m) maximum height is 79 inches (2.00m). The maximum weight requirement is 265 lbs. Closed-toe shoes must be worn. Loose clothing is not allowed. Long hair must be tied and hidden inside the helmet. Drug and Alcohol consumption before driving is strictly prohibited.
Laser Tag: Bring the secrets of the past to life in the lost city of Atlantis, where laser tag meets augmented reality. Pricing is $9.95 per person per session. Hours are based on the itinerary and weather is permitting. Bookings can be made through the mobile app, digital touch screens, ITV and at the Laser Tag counter for this activity, so guests can choose the available time slot that suits them best. Fully closed shoes must be worn.
Galaxy Pavilion: Ready for an immersive experience of a whole other level? Step into the high-tech, virtual world of the Galaxy Pavilion. All games are $8 with the exception of Formula 1 Grand Prix Racing and SR3 Radical $20 per play and only available on the Norwegian Encore. Guest will be able to book a reservation via the touch screen TV’s, iTV and with a ship crew member. The minimum height and weight requirements for attractions will be enforced. Minimum height is 36 inches for most games. The maximum weight requirement is 300 lbs.
Escape Room: $15 per person per playOther game packages may be available onboard
Pricing/Packages for Galaxy (rates subject to change):
$8 per play
$20 per play for F1 (no changes)
$20 "4 plays for $20" package (no changes)
$29 Ultimate Galaxy One-Hour Package
$49 Ultimate Galaxy Full-Day Package
$199 Ultimate Galaxy Package
$399 Ultimate Trio Package
SPA: There are plenty of ways to be pampered. Unwind in the Thermal Suite with a steam or a dip in the Vitality Pool. Check out the Salt Room and chill out in our Snow Room. Or simply indulge in a hot-stone massage. Treat yourself. You deserve it.
Fitness Center: Staying fit has never been easier at our state-of-the-art fitness center. Feel the burn in a high-intensity RYDE cycling class. Strenthen and tone during a Pure Form Pilates session. Or seek inner peace with ocean view yoga or guided meditation classes.
Onboard Shopping: From your favorite designer brands to art, jewelry, and electronics, never be without what you need or simply what you want
*All pricing is subject to change without notice
The Manhattan Room: One of three Main Dining Rooms, The Manhattan Room is where guests can enjoy specially curated modern and classic dishes made with the freshest ingredients.
The Local Bar & Grill: The Local offers classic pub fare in a relaxed atmosphere. With popular dishes like the Reuben Sandwich and Fish n’ Chips, The Local has all your favorite comfort foods. So try one of our beers or cocktails on tap and catch a game with us!
Garden Café: Whatever you’re craving, chances are you will find it at the Garden Café. This complimentary, indoor buffet restaurant serves up breakfast, lunch and dinner
Savor: Balancing classic favorites with unique new dishes, dining at Savor is a must. Offering guests an extensive menu of deliciously fresh flavors along with chic and modern decor, visiting this Main Dining Room is always in style.
Taste: Serving a wide variety of cuisine, Taste offers a stylish and contemporary atmosphere. Plus, with a menu that changes daily and carefully selected wine recommendations, you'll experience a different culinary adventure with every visit.
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