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The BIGGEST BLUES ROCK PARTY AT SEA just got even BIGGER! To celebrate 10 incredible years, Keeping The Blues Alive at Sea will be sailing for FIVE FULL DAYS in 2025 with some of the best live music in the world. Join your fellow blues community and our host, Joe Bonamassa, with an ALL-STAR LINEUP for our 10th-anniversary extravaganza. Sailing March 21-26, 2025, Norwegian Gem will carry us from Miami, Florida, to TWO tropical destinations: Harvest Caye, Belize & Costa Maya, Mexico. Get ready for an adventure of five days & nights packed to the brim with live shows, rare collaborations, and unique activities that can only be experienced on board. With the backdrop of amazing Norwegian amenities like serene spa services, loads of dining options, shopping, and refreshing cocktails, you’ll feel like a legend yourself.

This event benefits the Keeping the Blues Alive Foundation, Joe Bonamassa’s non-profit organization dedicated to providing students, teachers, & musicians with the resources and tools needed to further their music education. While sailing, you’ll have the chance to participate in direct fundraising with exclusively curated experiences, raffle contests for signed memorabilia, and other immersive ways to show your support.

Don’t miss the opportunity to be a part of Blues history as KTBA at Sea hits double digits!

 

  • Friday, March 21
    Port of Miami All Aboard by 3:30pm ET
    (Terminal closes 30 mins prior)
  • Saturday, March 22
    Day at Sea
     
  • Sunday, March 23
    Harvest Cay, Belize
    (Arrive: 11:00am, All Aboard: 5:00pm)
  • Monday, March 24
    Costa Maya, Mexico
    (Arrive: 8:00am, All Aboard: 4:00pm)
  • Tuesday, March 25
    Day at Sea
     
  • Wednesday, March 26
    Arrive Port of Miami
    (Disembarkation begins around 7:30am ET)

Ahoy, Vacation!

Harvest Caye, Belize

Sunday, March 23, 2025

Welcome to our own private island in Southern Belize! As you make your way down the shaded pier, you’ll quickly be immersed in the culture and natural beauty of this premier Caribbean island destination. Looking to chill out? Relax with your fellow cruisers on a 7-acre beach lined with sun loungers, or check out the expansive pool and swim-up bar. Looking to get active? Take advantage of the island’s fun excursions, including zip-lining, water sports in the salt-water lagoon, and snorkeling in the world’s second largest barrier reef. Prefer to get more of the local experience? Mainland Belize is just a short boat ride away.

Shore Excursions in Harvest Caye, Belize

Please note: Shore excursions will not be available until 4-6 weeks prior to sailing. You will be able to book an excursion once you have received your NCL Reservation Number.

Costa Maya, Mexico

Monday, March 24, 2025

This coastal paradise in the Yucatan peninsula of Mexico features stunning beaches with soft sand and blue skies. Whether you're enjoying some fun and sun on the beach, traveling to see ancient Mayan ruins, or enjoying some authentic Mexican cuisine this port is the perfect place to kick your feet up and recharge before the day's shows!

Shore Excursions in Costa Maya, Mexico

Please note: Shore excursions will not be available until 4-6 weeks prior to sailing. You will be able to book an excursion once you have received your NCL Reservation Number.

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