The Fred Olsen Black Watch Cruise Ship was originally built in 1970 and named 'The Royal Viking Star'. At the time, the ship was considered one of the top 5 cruise ships for luxurious sea travel. Over the years the ship has exchanged owners and names … [Read more...]
Fred Olsen Cruise Lines
Founded in 1848, the Fred Olsen Cruise Line is a Norwegian owned cruise shipping line. Based in Ipswich, UK, the company has 4 luxurious cruise ships with offer intimate yet spacious cruises to many exotic destinations around the world. Presently the ships sail around Northern Europe, Baltic Sea, the Mediterranean, Canary Islands, Africa, Caribbean, Canada and South America. The smaller size of the ships gives them the advantage of been able to dock at harder to reach ports which many larger ships are unable to do.
On-Board Dining With Fred Olsen
Passengers on-board Fred Olsen luxurious cruise ships can expect quality dining and impeccable service with a wide choice of dining options to choose from. Dine in style in one of the elegant dining rooms or opt for al-fresco dining at one of the outdoor buffets, the choice is yours! The award winning chefs on-board Fred Olsen ships are always creating some new exciting specialties, with menu's that change daily for more variety. Guests can choose from traditional British dishes, international cuisine, vegetarian options and delicious Norwegian fish dishes.
On-Board Activities and Features
Day or night, Fred Olsen cruise ships have plenty going on to suit all passengers tastes and interests. Work out in the on-board fitness centre's, practice your golf swing in the on-board golf nets, take a dip in the swimming pool or indulge in some serious pampering at the exclusive Atlantis Spa and Saloon. Other exclusive features include a well stocked library, internet cafe and an a deluxe boutique for passengers to take advantage of the on-board duty free shopping with perfumes, cosmetics, designer clothing, gifts and much more.
On-Board Evening Entertainment
Fred Olsen Cruises are renowned for their first class entertainment with nightly shows, cabarets, live music, dancing and much more, there is always something different to see every night. The main show lounge has a stage and dance floor for cabarets, comedy shows and other dazzling acts. During the day, the lounge is often used for lectures and conferences. All ships offer various bars and lounges for guests to unwind at the end of the day with a refreshing drink. All four P & O Ships also have a small gaming table where guests can try their luck at Black Jack or Poker.
The Balmoral Cruise Ship was originally built in 1988 for Royal Cruise Line and now sails for Fred Olsen Cruise Lines. In 2008 the ship was refurbished and lengthened by 30 metres, consequently the ship can now hold up to 1,300 passengers and 470 … [Read more...]
Built in 1993 for Crown Cruise Line, The Braemar Cruise Ship has exchanged owners and names numerous times. In 2001, Fred Olsen Cruise Lines bought the ship and renamed her Braemar. In 2009, Braemar was extended and refurbished with extra cabins, … [Read more...]
Built in 1973, The Fred Olsen Boudicca Cruise Ship has a long history, sailing under 6 different names for various cruise companies. After the ship was bought by Fred Olsen, a full refurbishment was undertaken in 2005. The medium sized ship now has … [Read more...]