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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

French, Belgian & Spanish City Overnights

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French, Belgian & Spanish City Overnights on Braemar
9 Nights
Departs 24 Nov 2019
from Southampton
  • £533pp
  • £1,066pp
  • £1,454pp

Southampton, Antwerp, Santander, Bordeaux, Cruising Gironde & Garonne Rivers

Spain, Portugal & Morocco

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Spain, Portugal & Morocco on Black Watch
11 Nights
Departs 26 Nov 2019
from Liverpool
  • £1,212pp
  • £1,561pp
  • £1,600pp

Liverpool, Gibraltar, Casablanca, Cádiz, Lisbon, Leixões

Christmas Markets

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Christmas Markets on Balmoral
9 Nights
Departs 29 Nov 2019
from Southampton
  • £1,454pp
  • £1,745pp
  • £1,939pp

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

Voyage to the Islands of the Caribbean

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Voyage to the Islands of the Caribbean on Braemar
16 Nights
Departs 03 Dec 2019
from Southampton
  • £824pp
  • £969pp
  • £2,279pp
  • £1,939pp

Southampton, Ponta Delgada, Azores, Philipsburg, Basseterre, Saint Kitts, Saint John's, Castries, Saint George's, Bridgetown

Transatlantic Crossing & a Caribbean Christmas

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Transatlantic Crossing & a Caribbean Christmas on Braemar
30 Nights
Departs 03 Dec 2019
from Southampton
  • £2,230pp
  • £5,868pp

Southampton, Ponta Delgada, Azores, Philipsburg, Basseterre, Saint Kitts, Saint John's, Castries, Saint George's, Bridgetown, Scarborough, Kralendijk, Oranjestad, Road Town, Tortola, La Romana

Canaries Christmas & Funchal Fireworks

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Canaries Christmas & Funchal Fireworks on Balmoral
15 Nights
Departs 22 Dec 2019
from Southampton
  • £3,006pp
  • £3,297pp
  • £6,789pp

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

Christmas & New Year Canaries Cruise

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Christmas & New Year Canaries Cruise on Black Watch
15 Nights
Departs 22 Dec 2019
from Southampton
  • £3,249pp
  • £3,413pp

Southampton, Funchal, Madeira, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Lisbon

Spain, Portugal & Madeira

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Spain, Portugal & Madeira on Black Watch
11 Nights
Departs 06 Jan 2020
from Southampton
  • £775pp
  • £824pp
  • £1,260pp
  • £1,309pp

Southampton, La Coruña, Leixões, Funchal, Madeira, Lisbon

South American Exploration

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South American Exploration on Balmoral
70 Nights
Departs 06 Jan 2020
from Southampton
  • £7,274pp
  • £13,870pp
  • £15,034pp

Southampton, Lisbon, Funchal, Madeira, Mindelo, São Vicente Island, Salvador de Bahia, Rio de Janeiro, Ilhabela, Montevideo, Buenos Aires, Punta del Este, West Point Island, Port Stanley, Punta Arenas, Cruising Chilean Fjords, Puerto Chacabuco, Valparaiso, Arica, Paracas, Callao, Cruising the Panama Canal, Puerto Limón, Cartagena, Willemstad, Kralendijk, Bridgetown, Saint John's, Basseterre, Saint Kitts, Ponta Delgada, Azores, La Coruña

Brazilian Discovery

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Brazilian Discovery on Balmoral
23 Nights
Departs 06 Jan 2020
from Southampton
  • £1,648pp
  • £2,085pp
  • £5,625pp

Southampton, Lisbon, Funchal, Madeira, Mindelo, São Vicente Island, Salvador de Bahia, Rio de Janeiro, Ilhabela, Montevideo, Buenos Aires

South American Discovery with the Falklands

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South American Discovery with the Falklands on Balmoral
43 Nights
Departs 06 Jan 2020
from Southampton
  • £6,983pp

Southampton, Lisbon, Funchal, Madeira, Mindelo, São Vicente Island, Salvador de Bahia, Rio de Janeiro, Ilhabela, Montevideo, Buenos Aires, Punta del Este, West Point Island, Port Stanley, Punta Arenas, Cruising Chilean Fjords, Puerto Chacabuco, Valparaiso, Arica, Paracas, Callao

Islands of the Canaries

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Islands of the Canaries on Black Watch
14 Nights
Departs 17 Jan 2020
from Southampton
  • £1,066pp
  • £1,115pp
  • £1,551pp
  • £1,745pp

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

Northern Norway with Sami National Day

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Northern Norway with Sami National Day on Black Watch
14 Nights
Departs 31 Jan 2020
from Southampton
  • £1,842pp
  • £1,988pp
  • £3,006pp
  • £3,540pp

Southampton, Ålesund, Trondheim, Tromsø, Alta, Kristiansund

City Break in the Netherlands & Belgium

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City Break in the Netherlands & Belgium on Black Watch
5 Nights
Departs 14 Feb 2020
from Southampton
  • £610pp
  • £824pp
  • £824pp

Southampton, Cruising North Sea Canal, Amsterdam, Antwerp

Authentic Andalusia with the Cádiz Carnival

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Authentic Andalusia with the Cádiz Carnival on Black Watch
13 Nights
Departs 19 Feb 2020
from Southampton
  • £1,503pp
  • £1,648pp
  • £2,279pp
  • £2,327pp

Southampton, Cádiz, Málaga, Almería, Lisbon, Vigo

Fred. Olsen’s Canary Island History

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Fred. Olsen’s Canary Island History on Black Watch
14 Nights
Departs 03 Mar 2020
from Southampton
  • £1,794pp
  • £2,424pp
  • £2,521pp

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

Highlights of the Low Countries

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Highlights of the Low Countries on Black Watch
7 Nights
Departs 17 Mar 2020
from Southampton
  • £969pp
  • £1,134pp
  • £1,163pp

Southampton, Cruising Western Scheldt River, Antwerp, Gent (Ghent), Rotterdam, Amsterdam, Cruising North Sea Canal

Wintertime Norway

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Wintertime Norway on Balmoral
11 Nights
Departs 18 Mar 2020
from Newcastle upon Tyne
  • £1,357pp
  • £1,600pp
  • £3,103pp
  • £3,200pp

Newcastle upon Tyne, Narvik, Alta, 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