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Arctic Senior Cruises Cruise Reviews

4.5 / 5.0
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Kristiansand, Norway
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Officers Breached Maritime Safety Law on RIB Trip?
"My partner booked this cruise for me as a last minute Xmas present to sea the Northern Lights, we could have flown but I have a naval background. Black Watch is a lovely ship in good condition for her age. We..."Read More
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Epic 14 day adventure to Norway and the Arctic, chasing the Northern Lights

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seaventurer
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

FRED. OLSEN CRUISES BLACK WATCH - 14 Nights, Norway & The Arctic Ålesund, Trondheim, Tromsø (overnight), Alta (overnight), Kristiansund I am on a mission. After sailing on over 50 ships, 150+ cruises and crossings, I'm looking for the uncommon out-of-the-ordinary experience with respect to the ship I sail on and where it goes. Price is relative and a key factor. I love small ship cruising. ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Outside Cabin


Officers Breached Maritime Safety Law on RIB Trip?

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DannyYoung
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

My partner booked this cruise for me as a last minute Xmas present to sea the Northern Lights, we could have flown but I have a naval background. Black Watch is a lovely ship in good condition for her age. We had Suite 7002 directly under the Navigation Bridge which if you do not like to feel movement is the last place you wish to accomodate when crossing the North Sea (I loved it but my ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Junior Suite


Stunning scenery

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Artemisgirl
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

Was hoping to see the Northern Lights and we weren't disappointed. The embarkation at Liverpool was seamless. Our cabin was ready for us and within 30 minutes of arriving at the terminal to check in we were outside on the deck with a gin and tonic in hand. The trips through the Scottish islands were a real bonus both ways - plenty to look at as we cruised. The northern Norwegian islands were ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony Suite


Very enjoyable

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csg devizes
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

Chose this cruise because of the itinerary . The fact that it sailed from Liverpool was an added bonus as we have always wanted to visit the city. We were not disappointed with our three night stay before boarding. Embarkation at the cruise terminal was efficient and speedy. The car parking arrangements worked well. We had a balcony suite cabin and were very pleased with its size and the ...
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Sail Date: June 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony Suite


Good itinerary, great crew, premium cabin spoilt by smokers.

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J0nah
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

Interesting itinerary, including Norway, Svalbard and the Faroes. Black Watch is an old boat, but is comfortable. Other clients are self evidently fairly old, and mainly British. Being smaller, embarkation and disembarkation is quick and efficient. We were impressed with the attention given to sanitation/handwashing, with regular reminders and lots of antiseptic liquid available. We ...
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Sail Date: June 2018

Cabin Type: Balcony Cabin


Not for the Faint Hearted

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Paul Lucida
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

Review of Cruise W1610 Black Watch: Arctic Adventure and Exploration July 17th- August 12th “Not again, even with discounts….” PART 1 THE REVIEW: This is at best a mixed reaction and review of a specialist cruise, which was anticipated with great promise, but was compromised by a series of running flaws. Not many ships visit Greenland, certainly not with an itinerary that lasts ...
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Sail Date: July 2016

Cabin Type: Balcony Cabin


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