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This sleek, Finnish built mid-sized ship designed for long distance cruising started life as the Royal Viking Star, entering service on June 26 1972. She was built by Wärtsilä in Helsinki as a six star ...
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77 Fred. Olsen Black Watch Cruise Reviews

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JOHNSEALEY1
1 Review
Member Since 2016
This was our third cruise on Black Watch and we were a little concerned that standards had deteriorated, following a ... Read more
farmer frank
1 Review
Member Since 2016
The cruise was some what spoilt by the need to up date the cabins we could see that the chairs could do with a good ... Read more
NIrn
1 Review
Member Since 2015
Having read some of the reviews on this site about cruising on the Black Watch we were a little concerned about the ... Read more
Dougster48
1 Review
Member Since 2015
The worse cruising experience I have ever had. From beginning to end. My wife and I have cruised with Fred Olsen ... Read more
mojoys
1 Review
Member Since 2015
On board the Black Watch is like stepping back in time. The decor and fittings are very 1970s although clean, there is ... Read more

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wnesbitt
1 Review
Member Since 2015
My mother - mid 70s - and I in my late forties sailed from Belfast, for the Scandanavian capitals cruise, including ... Read more
lynnmar
1 Review
Member Since 2015
Firstly I have to say that our cruise itenary to Ireland and Canada was excellant. However having traveled with Fred ... Read more
firsttimers3
1 Review
Member Since 2015
10 Forum Posts
This was a short 3 night cruise to Dublin & Waterford, and as the embarkation was running late we boarded about ... Read more
wemsie#6
1 Review
Member Since 2015
We are all retired young at heart couples travelling for a birthday celebration with my husbands brother and his wife. ... Read more
bilkno
1 Review
Member Since 2015
My wife and I having celebrated two special birthdays this year decided to culminate the year with a cruise. ... Read more

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YOUNGER TRAVELLER
1 Review
Member Since 2015
We had requested a disabled room with a walk in shower, We could not fault the room, lovely bedding ( quite a few ... Read more
tring
5 Reviews
Member Since 2010
991 Forum Posts
We had chosen this cruise because of the ports of call, and from that point of view the cruise was extremely good. ... Read more
trixmax2000
1 Review
Member Since 2015
7/15
We could not dock at the Faroes as the Braemar was in and no room for us, pilot not able to manage to get us in, rough ... Read more
Jacquelinecarol1960
1 Review
Member Since 2015
I was desperate the see the Norwegian Fjords, which by the way were spectacular, so my sister and I booked a trip with ... Read more
BarkerFinch
2 Reviews
Member Since 2015
This is my experience. Everybody has a different experience so these are my opinions on what i found onboard this ... Read more

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WalkerC
3 Reviews
Member Since 2013
This was our second cruise on Black Watch - she is an old ship but we find her comfortable with a good ambience - no ... Read more
Dewi S
1 Review
Member Since 2015
As seasoned travellers with many years of road tripping under our belts (to most parts of the UK, Europe, Eastern ... Read more
SuccessfulSteve
1 Review
Member Since 2015
We booked last October for a cruise of the fjords. At embarkation, our luggage was delivered to outside our cabin on ... Read more
jonever
1 Review
Member Since 2014
5 Forum Posts
We travelled from Liverpool to Ireland on Friday 8th May 2015 and had cabin number 9912. The room was very clean and ... Read more
Leeho
1 Review
Member Since 2015
Mini cruise to Dublin from Liverpool on Black Watch. Fred.Olsen does not expect passengers on Mini cruises to ... Read more

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Millimoo
1 Review
Member Since 2015
Just returned from a 3 nighter to Dublin booked last minute. Went years ago on Black Prince and found it good, but ... Read more
cazzy caz
1 Review
Member Since 2014
14 Forum Posts
As soon as your car arrived in the drop off area, porters would immediately take your luggage and it was in your cabin ... Read more
evelyn96
1 Review
Member Since 2015
As with other reviewers, we picked the Black Watch cruise to South America for the itinerary. However, we were not ... Read more
tartanexile81
4 Reviews
Member Since 2008
2,345 Forum Posts
REVIEW OF FRED OLSEN'S BLACK WATCH, 6th JAN- 16th MARCH 2015 BACKGROUND This was our first cruise with Fred Olsen and ... Read more
jgw321
1 Review
Member Since 2010
1,123 Forum Posts
Background information: We have seen the Northern Lights on a previous cruise on the Marco Polo but that was in ... Read more

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