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Fred Olsen Cruises

Independently owned and still operated by the same family, Fred Olsen is distinctively different from other cruise lines. Their four ships are relatively intimate in size, relaxed in character and giving a traditional cruise experience for mainly British passengers.

Fred Olsen operates four ships from the UK which are relatively intimate in size, relaxed in character and offer a traditional cruise experience for mainly British passengers. The intimate size of the ships means guests receive a personal service to ensure an unforgettable journey. Flagship Balmoral is a classically styled ship and exudes a welcoming, friendly atmosphere and a warming, home-from-home feel. Braemar’s timeless style and elegance gives the ship the intimate feel of traditional country house hotel. Black Watch provides a traditional cruise experience with friendly and attentive staff. Beautiful Boudicca oozes class, style and elegance and provides an intimate cruise experience.

  • Black Watch
  • Boudicca Cabin
  • Boudicca Cabin
  • Braemar
  • Braemar Cabin

Fred Olsen Cruise Collection

In Search of the Northern Lights

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In Search of the Northern Lights on Balmoral
13 Nights
Departs 18 Nov 2020
from Southampton
  • £1,357pp
  • £1,609pp
  • £2,715pp
  • £2,967pp

Southampton, Molde, Narvik, Alta, Tromsø, Ålesund

European Christmas Markets

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European Christmas Markets on Balmoral
8 Nights
Departs 01 Dec 2020
from Southampton
  • £824pp
  • £950pp
  • £1,473pp
  • £1,648pp

Southampton, Zeebrugge, Cruising Oslofjord, Oslo, Copenhagen, Kiel Canal Transit, Hamburg

Canaries & Portugal with Madeira Meteor Shower

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Canaries & Portugal with Madeira Meteor Shower on Black Watch
14 Nights
Departs 08 Dec 2020
from Liverpool
  • £1,357pp
  • £1,532pp
  • £2,085pp
  • £2,162pp

Liverpool, Vigo, Funchal, Madeira, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Arrecife, Lanzarote, Lisbon, Leixões

Portugal & Spain Discovery

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Portugal & Spain Discovery on Balmoral
8 Nights
Departs 09 Dec 2020
from Southampton
  • £775pp
  • £940pp
  • £1,367pp
  • £1,541pp

Southampton, Lisbon, Leixões, La Coruña

Canaries Christmas & New Year

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Canaries Christmas & New Year on Balmoral
15 Nights
Departs 22 Dec 2020
from Southampton
  • £1,939pp
  • £2,279pp
  • £4,092pp
  • £4,335pp

Southampton, Funchal, Madeira, Santa Cruz de La Palma, San Sebastian de la Gomera, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Lisbon

Canaries Christmas & Funchal Fireworks

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Canaries Christmas & Funchal Fireworks on Black Watch
15 Nights
Departs 22 Dec 2020
from Liverpool
  • £2,249pp
  • £2,376pp
  • £3,627pp
  • £3,666pp

Liverpool, Cádiz, Puerto del Rosario, Fuerteventura, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Funchal, Madeira, Lisbon, Leixões

Canary Islands & Madeira Winter

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Canary Islands & Madeira Winter on Balmoral
14 Nights
Departs 06 Jan 2021
from Southampton
  • £1,349pp
  • £1,518pp
  • £2,573pp
  • £3,020pp

Southampton, Lisbon, Funchal, Madeira, Santa Cruz de La Palma, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Arrecife, Lanzarote, La Coruña

Around the World

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Around the World on Black Watch
109 Nights
Departs 08 Jan 2021
from Southampton
  • £11,833pp
  • £12,609pp
  • £18,914pp
  • £19,593pp

Southampton, Leixões, Funchal, Madeira, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Santa Cruz de La Palma, Bridgetown, Saint John's, Road Town, Tortola, Grand Turk Island, Havana, Colón, Cruising the Panama Canal, Puerto Caldera, Nuku Hiva Island, Fakarava, Papeete, Tahiti, Raiatea, Bora-Bora, Crossing International Date Line, Nuku'alofa, Savusavu, Mazatlán, Nouméa, Sydney, New South Wales, Burnie, Tasmania, Melbourne, Victoria, Albany, Western Australia, Fremantle, Western Australia, Surabaya, Semarang, Singapore, Sabang, Weh Island, Colombo, Cochin, Mormugao, Goa, Mumbai (ex Bombay), 'Aqaba, Cruising the Suez Canal, Haifa, Limassol, Valletta, Málaga

Caribbean & Atlantic Island Discovery

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Caribbean & Atlantic Island Discovery on Black Watch
21 Nights
Departs 08 Jan 2021
from Southampton
  • £2,279pp
  • £2,473pp
  • £3,637pp
  • £3,976pp

Southampton, Leixões, Funchal, Madeira, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Santa Cruz de La Palma, Bridgetown, Saint John's, Road Town, Tortola, Grand Turk Island, Havana

Caribbean, Cuba & the South Pacific

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Caribbean, Cuba & the South Pacific on Black Watch
56 Nights
Departs 08 Jan 2021
from Southampton
  • £6,304pp
  • £6,741pp
  • £10,136pp
  • £12,076pp

Southampton, Leixões, Funchal, Madeira, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Santa Cruz de La Palma, Bridgetown, Saint John's, Road Town, Tortola, Grand Turk Island, Havana, Colón, Cruising the Panama Canal, Puerto Caldera, Nuku Hiva Island, Fakarava, Papeete, Tahiti, Raiatea, Bora-Bora, Crossing International Date Line, Nuku'alofa, Savusavu, Mazatlán, Nouméa, Sydney, New South Wales

Idyllic & Cultural Island Discovery

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Idyllic & Cultural Island Discovery on Black Watch
80 Nights
Departs 08 Jan 2021
from Southampton
  • £9,457pp
  • £10,087pp
  • £15,762pp
  • £17,799pp

Southampton, Leixões, Funchal, Madeira, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Santa Cruz de La Palma, Bridgetown, Saint John's, Road Town, Tortola, Grand Turk Island, Havana, Colón, Cruising the Panama Canal, Puerto Caldera, Nuku Hiva Island, Fakarava, Papeete, Tahiti, Raiatea, Bora-Bora, Crossing International Date Line, Nuku'alofa, Savusavu, Mazatlán, Nouméa, Sydney, New South Wales, Burnie, Tasmania, Melbourne, Victoria, Albany, Western Australia, Fremantle, Western Australia, Surabaya, Semarang, Singapore, Sabang, Weh Island, Colombo

Wintertime Fjords with Shetlands' Up Helly Aa

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Wintertime Fjords with Shetlands' Up Helly Aa on Balmoral
9 Nights
Departs 20 Jan 2021
from Southampton
  • £1,066pp
  • £1,260pp
  • £2,230pp
  • £2,327pp

Southampton, Stavanger, Flåm, Bergen, Lerwick, Shetland Islands

Exploring Cape Verde & the Canaries

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Exploring Cape Verde & the Canaries on Balmoral
18 Nights
Departs 29 Jan 2021
from Southampton
  • £1,939pp
  • £2,327pp
  • £3,637pp
  • £3,879pp

Southampton, Leixões, Funchal, Madeira, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Praia, Santiago Island, Mindelo, São Vicente Island, Arrecife, Lanzarote, Lisbon

In Search of the Northern Lights

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In Search of the Northern Lights on Balmoral
13 Nights
Departs 16 Feb 2021
from Southampton
  • £1,648pp
  • £1,939pp
  • £3,365pp
  • £3,588pp

Southampton, Molde, Narvik, Alta, Tromsø, Ålesund

Exploring the Canaries & Madeira

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Exploring the Canaries & Madeira on Balmoral
13 Nights
Departs 01 Mar 2021
from Southampton
  • £1,454pp
  • £1,745pp
  • £2,958pp
  • £3,152pp

Southampton, Funchal, Madeira, Santa Cruz de La Palma, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Arrecife, Lanzarote, Lisbon

In Search of the Northern Lights in Eight Nights

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In Search of the Northern Lights in Eight Nights on Balmoral
8 Nights
Departs 16 Mar 2021
from Newcastle upon Tyne
  • £1,066pp
  • £1,260pp
  • £2,424pp
  • £2,473pp

Newcastle upon Tyne, Narvik, Tromsø, Bodø

Authentic Andalusia with Lisbon

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Authentic Andalusia with Lisbon on Braemar
12 Nights
Departs 20 Mar 2021
from Southampton
  • £1,260pp
  • £1,473pp
  • £1,949pp
  • £2,812pp

Southampton, La Coruña, Cádiz, Málaga, Cruising Guadalquivir River, Seville, Lisbon

In Search of the Northern Lights in Eight Nights

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In Search of the Northern Lights in Eight Nights on Balmoral
8 Nights
Departs 24 Mar 2021
from Newcastle upon Tyne
  • £1,066pp
  • £1,260pp
  • £2,230pp
  • £2,424pp

Newcastle upon Tyne, Leknes, Tromsø, Bodø


Fred Olsen Info

Family cruises with Fred Olsen

On peak holiday cruises, the Little Skippers Club provides a variety of daytime and evening entertainment and activities for children between 5 and 11 years old. These activities are run by a qualified, friendly team and include arts and crafts, discos, treasure hunts and much more.

Dining on Fred Olsen ships

One of the highlights of a Fred Olsen cruise is the food, lovingly prepared by expert chefs. There are formal restaurants on board offering quality dining as well as less formal venues if you prefer not to stick to set dinner times, or why not take advantage of the complimentary room service?

Fred Olsen cruise destinations from the UK

Fred Olsen cruise holidays are convenient for UK travellers, with five UK departure ports – Dover, Liverpool, Newcastle, Edinburgh Rosyth and Southampton. The wide range of itineraries includes Norway, the Baltic, Greenland and Arctic, Scandinavia, Mediterranean, Canary Islands, and the Caribbean. As well as cruises around the British Isles there are also mini cruises and unforgettable world cruises to choose from, all departing from convenient UK ports.

Balmoral