Why cruise with Fred. Olsen Cruise Line?

  • Friendly atmosphere - After your first cruise with Fred. Olsen, you'll realise just how friendly their ships are. Crew will welcome you onboard like a loyal friend, and fellow passengers are as equally friendly with ample lounges perfect for socialising.
  • Perfect for solos - Travelling alone can be daunting, but with Fred. Olsen, their intimate ships are perfectly designed for striking up conversations and meeting new people.
  • Smaller ships - With Fred Olsen's largest ship, Balmoral, carrying less than 1,400 passengers, its fleet is relatively small compared to the mega ships of today.  



Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines set themselves apart from the current trend of 'bigger is better'. For those seeking a 'home away from home' Fred. Olsen is the perfect choice of cruise line due to their smaller ships. The smaller sized ships mean that guests can visit a wider range of destinations across the world. From the shimmering shored of the Mediterranean to their grand voyages in Africa and the Indian Ocean, every itinerary ensures that guests receive the best possible experience in each port of call. 

No matter which ship you choose, you will be sure to find everything you need to enjoy your cruise holiday. There is a variety of traditional entertainment, bars, lounges, salons, gym and swimming pools, not to mention the exceptional range of fine dining venues on board.

Cruises range from overnight party cruises, to Indian Ocean itineraries and even World cruises. With just 4 ships, the Fred Olsen fleet visits an impressive 240 ports in over 75 countries. Fred. Olsen’s rich heritage and traditional cruising principles has made them one of the most popular cruise operators among British passengers today.