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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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sennen
3 Reviews
Member Since 2014
9 Forum Posts
We chose a mini cruise with Fred Olson to Brugge on Black Watch from Tilbury. Check-in is very different from ... Read more
beechtopboy
1 Review
Member Since 2014
12/14
Four of us joined the Black Watch as a surprise for 2 elderly relatives who had already been on board for 2 weeks. We ... Read more
windycr
1 Review
Member Since 2014
We booked the cruise via Saga, and were told that it was All Inclusive. The list included all on board gratuities. ... Read more
Ex Shetlander
1 Review
Member Since 2014
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
Discount lovers
3 Reviews
Member Since 2013
26 Forum Posts
We are regular cruisers with Mr. Olsen and the itinerary involving France, Guernsey and one Spanish port going down the ... Read more

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Carolking67
1 Review
Member Since 2014
It was our first time with Fred Olsen. We boarded at Southampton, it was quite slow considering the size of the ship, ... Read more
WalkerC
3 Reviews
Member Since 2013
For us this cruise was absolutely perfect - we feel like we have been on holiday with a few hundred friends both fellow ... Read more
Docmalc
4 Reviews
Member Since 2012
9 Forum Posts
Once again Fred Olsen have pulled out all the stops here. We have been with other companies, but when we compare the ... Read more
whippet66
1 Review
Member Since 2014
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
jeanlyon
3 Reviews
Member Since 2005
3,578 Forum Posts
This cruise went to Rouen, Amsterdam and Hamburg. In each port we stayed overnight. It was lovely cruising up the Seine ... Read more

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Dejan
1 Review
Member Since 2012
7 Forum Posts
We embarked in Brisbane instead of Sydney as it was more convenient for us to do so. Embarking the ship was very ... Read more
Nicola31
1 Review
Member Since 2014
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
Ingwar
1 Review
Member Since 2014
Me and my partner went on the Australasian leg of the Black Watch World cruise 2104. We boarded the ship in Sydney ... Read more
agathachristiefan
4 Reviews
Member Since 2013
5 Forum Posts
Had the trip of a lifetime on Blackwatch to St. Petersburg, fantastic holiday. I am a great believer in a holiday is ... Read more
Skyemolly
1 Review
Member Since 2013
Black Watch Cruise to the Baltic November 2013 to December 2013 Initially I would like to say that I have never ... Read more

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Fussynemo
1 Review
Member Since 2013
1 Forum Post
Check-in Check-out. Check-in at Forth Ports was simple. Parted from baggage, passengers were then corralled with 700+ ... Read more
chasnunn
1 Review
Member Since 2013
We have cruised with Fred Olsen on several occasions on the Boudicca. Having had two cruises this year we only decided ... Read more
Paradiddler
1 Review
Member Since 2013
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
Oggy466
1 Review
Member Since 2013
We booked the cruise in Sep 12 having been offered All Inclusive as an incentive. The cabin grade we were after was ... Read more
Bollinger_Babe
16 Reviews
Member Since 2007
6 Forum Posts
We have just returned from an excellent cruise to the Baltic on Fred Olsen's Black Watch. We are veteran cruisers and ... Read more

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Bricklayer
4 Reviews
Member Since 2011
We have just returned from our 1st cruise with Fred Olsen, we have however, cruised 22 times previously ! Having heard ... Read more
JakTar
2 Reviews
Member Since 2010
18 Forum Posts
Introduction: This was an 8-night cruise visiting four ports, two each in Portugal and Spain, which afforded the ... Read more
Parsman
12 Reviews
Member Since 2008
714 Forum Posts
We sailed from Southampton in early January and headed South. This ship is the oldest in the Fred. Olsen cruise fleet ... Read more
Vivacious Van
1 Review
Member Since 2012
It was by pure chance that we booked the cruise. I was scanning the advertisements for a cruise around the British ... Read more
aliandy
1 Review
Member Since 2010
26 Forum Posts
We had two changes to our itinerary prior to embarkation. Firstly, instead of Warnemunde we went to Rostock; secondly ... Read more

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