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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 vessel ...
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Departure Dates:
2014
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29
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2015
JAN
06
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49 Fred. Olsen Black Watch Cruise Reviews

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10/14
We chose this cruise because we were travelling with my 86 year old father, who did not want the hassle of airports or ... Read more
A Good Itinerary Discount lovers
09/14
We are regular cruisers with Mr. Olsen and the itinerary involving France, Guernsey and one Spanish port going down the ... Read more
It was our first time with Fred Olsen. We boarded at Southampton, it was quite slow considering the size of the ship, ... Read more
For us this cruise was absolutely perfect - we feel like we have been on holiday with a few hundred friends both fellow ... Read more
Once again Fred Olsen have pulled out all the stops here. We have been with other companies, but when we compare the ... Read more

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06/14
My partner and I, both mid 60s decided to try Fred because we wanted to go to the Baltic, and this cruise left from ... Read more
05/14
This cruise went to Rouen, Amsterdam and Hamburg. In each port we stayed overnight. It was lovely cruising up the Seine ... Read more
05/14
We embarked in Brisbane instead of Sydney as it was more convenient for us to do so. Embarking the ship was very ... Read more
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04/14
My husband and I had the worst cruise in 25 years of cruising. We were due to leave Southampton on 20th December but ... Read more
04/14
Me and my partner went on the Australasian leg of the Black Watch World cruise 2104. We boarded the ship in Sydney ... Read more

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Fabulous Fred agathachristiefan
12/13
Had the trip of a lifetime on Blackwatch to St. Petersburg, fantastic holiday. I am a great believer in a holiday is ... Read more
12/13
Black Watch Cruise to the Baltic November 2013 to December 2013 Initially I would like to say that I have never ... Read more
Check-in Check-out. Check-in at Forth Ports was simple. Parted from baggage, passengers were then corralled with 700+ ... Read more
We have cruised with Fred Olsen on several occasions on the Boudicca. Having had two cruises this year we only decided ... Read more
09/13
We booked the cruise in Sep 12 having been offered All Inclusive as an incentive. The cabin grade we were after was ... Read more

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09/13
Fjords and Coastal towns of Norway - Sept 2013 My partner and I have been on 4 cruises but this was our first with ... Read more
07/13
We have just returned from an excellent cruise to the Baltic on Fred Olsen's Black Watch. We are veteran cruisers and ... Read more
1ST TIME WITH FRED Bricklayer
06/13
We have just returned from our 1st cruise with Fred Olsen, we have however, cruised 22 times previously ! Having heard ... Read more
Introduction: This was an 8-night cruise visiting four ports, two each in Portugal and Spain, which afforded the ... Read more
We sailed from Southampton in early January and headed South. This ship is the oldest in the Fred. Olsen cruise fleet ... Read more

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It was by pure chance that we booked the cruise. I was scanning the advertisements for a cruise around the British ... Read more
We had two changes to our itinerary prior to embarkation. Firstly, instead of Warnemunde we went to Rostock; secondly ... Read more
09/12
The Black Watch is a small ship with around 800 passengers but this is so much better than the super cruisers with ... Read more
Lastminute.com offered a good fare on Singapore Airlines' new A380, and the long outbound flight was surprisingly ... Read more
We chose Black Watch's Baltics, with Norway, cruise firstly because the ship was small enough to cruise through the ... Read more

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