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Cruise Critic's Review 3.0 out of 5+ star rating
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 ... read more
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Black Watch Cruise Reviews: 47

Cruise Region Date Member Rating
Disappointing by LittleBlackDuck
Nice ship, great waiters, poor cabin attendant, great crew, but not good food ... continue
Panama Canal & Central America 04/12 3.0 out of 5+
FROM LIMA TO SOUTHAMPTON VIA PANAMA CANAL & CARIBBEAN by David Williamson
A great way to experience the Panama Canal ... continue
Panama Canal & Central America 04/12 4.0 out of 5+
Black Watch gave us a memorable month across the Pacific! by Eenrum1944
We sailed on the Sydney to Lima sector on the vessel's 2012 World Cruise ... continue
South Pacific 08/12 5.0 out of 5+
Never Again by notagainforme
A very tired vessel in need of a big makeover ... continue
Australia & New Zealand 07/12 3.0 out of 5+
Excellent by brian
We left from Southampton (not on list of choices).Worth going the extra miles to reach Cape ... continue
Canary Islands 02/12 5.0 out of 5+
Black Watch cruise to Cape Verde Islands, by Alex Kerby
We were booked on Black Watch for her voyage to the Cape Verde islands on November 26th, and were ... continue
Africa 12/11 3.0 out of 5+
Small is beautiful. by Mike Smith
Excellent value for money, the best food yet on a cruise, friendly passengers & staff. ... continue
Canary Islands 11/11 5+ out of 5+
Is it wise to book when the first brochure is released ? by Harvo
Black Watch from Dover to the Red Sea October 2011 ... continue
Middle East 11/11 5.0 out of 5+
Our Friendliest Cruise So Far- East Med, Suez and Red Sea by Poisedmoth
Having cruised before with several different cruise lines we had never sailed before with Fred ... continue
Eastern Mediterranean 11/11 4.0 out of 5+
Viking Awful! by Linda Gray
This was our first (and only) Fred Olsen cruise. Started well - very friendly and efficient bar and ... continue
Transatlantic 04/12 3.0 out of 5+
Baltics with Fred by the english aldy
Cruise to the Baltics of Fred Olsen Black Watch. We had first traveled on this ship a few years ... continue
Baltic & Northern Europe 08/11 5.0 out of 5+
Totally spoilt by Clare Ding
Fred completely spoilt us from start to finish! Lots of new experiences! Discovered many ... continue
Baltic & Northern Europe 08/11 5+ out of 5+
Nervous First Time Cruisers by sandra
Would a cruise suit us at all? ... continue
Baltic & Northern Europe 07/11 5.0 out of 5+
First Time With Fred Olsen -Black Watch- Already Re-booked. by Basil_100
Smaller, friendly and a more personal experience with Fred Olsen Cruises ... continue
Eastern Caribbean 12/10 5+ out of 5+
Mediterranean and Black Sea historic cruise by Parsman
An early Autumn cruise from the UK through the Mediterranean Sea and into the Black Sea. ... continue
Eastern Mediterranean 01/11 5.0 out of 5+
Family cruise aboard Black Watch by Deb Wilson
An Iberian Cruse with three generations ... continue
British Isles & Western Europe 08/10 5.0 out of 5+
Waterfalls Galore and Surprising Towns by Liz Robinson
A journey through the splendour of the Norwegian fjords area and its quaint and original towns. ... continue
Baltic & Northern Europe 09/10 5.0 out of 5+
A Mutually Benefricial Compromise by Kent Sandom
The combination of disparate interests in a wonderful,moving setting, viewing extreme civilisations ... continue
Baltic & Northern Europe 08/10 4.0 out of 5+
South Pacific by C. W. Miller
This was my 22nd cruise with Fred.Olsen Cruise Lines and was a sector of the "Black Watch" 2008 ... continue
South Pacific 04/08 4.0 out of 5+
Black Watch - Eastern Mediterranean by C. W. Miller
The "Black Watch"(28492 tons)is owned by Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines and is an older ship but one ... continue
Eastern Mediterranean 09/04 4.0 out of 5+
Black Watch - Mexican Riviera by Bruce |Tucker
Black Watch is beautiful, and a real 'ship' often described as a Country House Hotel. She's not new ... continue
Mexican Riviera 02/04 5+ out of 5+
Black Watch by daveandzeen
'Easter in Iberia' As a family this was our second cruise and the first on Black Watch. Our ... continue
Blank 07/02 Not Rated
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