Fred Olsen offers travellers the most traditional authentic cruise experience. The friendly and intimate cruise line provides cruises with a typical British ambience to destinations around the world. Whether you are first time cruiser or a seasoned pro, Fred Olsen knows exactly how to treat their customers.
With over 100 years’ experience Fred Olsen has all the ingredients to provide the perfect cruise holiday for visitors of all ages and interests. Voted Cruise Line of the Year by Cruise International magazine in 2011 Fred Olsen offers a unique cruise experience like no-one else.
Fred Olsen operates a fleet of just four ships providing an intimate home from home atmosphere. Each ship offers a uniquely intimate and friendly ambience afforded by their smaller scale giving a more welcoming and personal touch.
The fleet’s newest addition – the Balmoral joined in 2007 and is the largest at 43,000 tons. Offering stylish and modern accommodation to 1,300 guests the Balmoral specialises in taking cruisers to more exotic far off lands.
Each of the other three ships in the fleet Boudicca, Black Watch and Braemar are recently refurbished, home to all the facilities and entertainment you would ever need whilst offering a more elegant and sophisticated interior design. At 24-28000 tons each these smaller ships offer a level of intimacy and personality unmatched by other cruise lines.
Their small size enables them to visit some of the world’s smallest and most remote islands giving a truly unique cruising experience with Fred Olsen. With a capacity of between 800 and 1300 passengers you can be certain to receive a highly welcoming and personal service throughout your journey.
Despite a fleet of just four ships, Fred Olsen offers a multitude of global destinations across Europe, the Mediterranean and Adriatic seas, the Caribbean and Canary Islands as well as world cruise holidays to Africa, Canada, the United States and South America.
Enjoy the convenience of setting sail from right here in the UK. Fred Olsen Cruises offer cruising adventures to destinations around the globe from your choice of 9 British ports throughout England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Avoid the hassle of airports, transfers and overnight accommodation by choosing a Fred Olsen cruise from a local port near you.
So whether you want to marvel at the stunning white landscapes of the Arctic, top up the tan in the Caribbean, explore the history of the Greek and Roman Empires through Mediterranean Europe or venture through the Brazilian rainforest – Fred Olsen Cruises has the perfect choice of cruise itineraries for you.
With a diverse range of categories for accommodation, on board Fred Olsen cruise ships you can be certain that your every requirement will be met. Stylish, spacious and well-furnished cabins are found throughout the fleet offering a choice of inside, outside or balcony cabins giving you the chance to take in the beautiful surrounding views as you sail across the world.
For that little extra touch of luxury upgrade to the 300 sq. ft. Superior Suite and benefit from added extras like champagne on arrival and daily delivery of flowers, fresh fruit and newspapers.
With Fred Olsen cruises, when it comes to dining, it’s all about choice. With a great range of restaurants offering a variety of different cuisines you will be sure to find something to fit with your requirements each and every day. Enjoy exquisite a la carte dining in the Avon, Spey or Ballindalloch restaurants or a more casual approach at the buffet style Palms Café giving you the flexibility to eat as and when you wish.
Facilities on board at Fred Olsen are geared towards giving you the most leisurely and relaxing holiday imaginable. Indulge in the Atlantis Spa and Salon and treat yourself to a range of massages, manicures and other treatments. Take a dip in your choice of on board pools or relax in the Jacuzzi, sauna or steam room. Grab a book and escape in the lavish library. For the artistic types, visit the on board Arts and Crafts room or have a look at the Olsen private art gallery.
Looking for a more active routine? Head for the fitness centre and enjoy state of the art gym equipment, take a yoga class or perfect your swing at the golf nets situated on the top deck.
As night falls grab a drink and head for one of the many bars and lounges to enjoy a night of music, dancing, cabaret or stand-up comedy. No night is the same with Fred Olsen.
Offering the most comfortable and stylish British-themed cruises available; settle for nothing less than the top quality standards of a Fred Olsen cruise.