About Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has defined and refined the cruise experience, and judging by the number of passengers that come back time and again, we seem to have styled it to perfection.  

The company originated in Hvitsten, a small town on Oslofjord in Norway, in 1848 when three Olsen brothers – Fredrik Christian, Petter and Andreas – bought their first ships and began an international shipping company.

Why choose Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines ?


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Enjoy a taste of award-winning food, made the way you like it

Cruising with Fred. Olsen is about making the most of some well-earned time away from it all, and on-board your smaller, friendlier cruise ship you can do as much or as little as you like to ensure your experience is as relaxing and rewarding as you want it to be.  

With a variety of experiences, events, classes and much more to enjoy, each day on board can be as varied as you wish. On all four Fred. Olsen ships you could start your day with a delicious breakfast, followed by an energising early morning workout in the fully equipped fitness centre or refreshing walk on the open decks; try your hand at bridge, shuffle board and deck quoits after lunch, or perhaps indulge with a traditional afternoon tea; then in the evenings, enjoy sumptuous, five-course á la carte dining or a tasty buffet before catching a show and dancing long into the night – the choice is always yours.  

One of the highlights of a Fred. Olsen cruise is the food. Expert chefs produce great dishes night after night. Every day menus are something special, with appetisers like herb-marinated salmon or crab cocktail and indulgent main courses like sirloin steak with a choice of sauces, pan seared red snapper with scallops, slow roast duckling confit or balsamic braised lamb shank.  

Of course there are vegetarian dishes and healthy choices too, with an emphasis on fish dishes inspired by our Norwegian heritage; so even if you’re watching your diet, you’re in for a treat!  

The desserts are every bit as tasty (think white chocolate parfait or mango apple tart) and the sugar free option means no-one has to miss out.

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Mystery Cruise

16 Sep 2019 (11 Nights) Cruise Only from £1302pp
Balmoral

Islands of the Mediterranean

02 Apr 2019 (17 Nights) Cruise Only from £2026pp
Balmoral

Around the World with Sydney at New Year

12 Nov 2018 (108 Nights) Cruise Only from £8684pp
Black Watch

Caribbean Return

14 Mar 2019 (16 Nights) Cruise Only from £1061pp
Braemar

Canary Islands & Madeira

05 Jan 2019 (14 Nights) Cruise Only from £1350pp
Balmoral

Exploring the Far East & Authentic India

23 Jan 2020 (28 Nights) Fly Cruise from £3087pp
Boudicca

Waterways of Holland & Belgium

02 Jun 2019 (7 Nights) Cruise Only from £868pp
Boudicca

Amalfi, Tuscany & the Italian Riviera

25 Apr 2019 (22 Nights) Cruise Only from £2701pp
Boudicca

Scotland & the Edinburgh Military Tattoo

13 Aug 2019 (8 Nights) Cruise Only from £1061pp
Black Watch

The Best of the Fjords in Seven Nights

28 May 2019 (7 Nights) Cruise Only from £1012pp
Balmoral

French River Cruising with Bordeaux

06 Sep 2019 (9 Nights) Cruise Only from £1157pp
Boudicca

Isles of Scotland

20 Jun 2019 (8 Nights) Cruise Only from £1012pp
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