Cruise from Southampton with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines aboard Balmoral, a mid size ship with a friendly home from home feeling.

Welcome to Balmoral!

Fred. Olsen's ships are of a small to medium size by today's standards and appeal to passengers who don't like the idea of flying as they offer round trip cruises to a growing number of UK ports including Dover, Southampton, Newcastle, Liverpool and Leith.








Ship Stats

Built 1988 Refurbished 2008
Tonnage/Size 43,000 - Medium
Total Passengers 1340/ (min/max)
Total Crew 510
Length 218.8 m (714.7 ft)
Beam 28.2 m (92.5 ft)
Former Names Crown Odyssey, Norwegian Crown
Fellow Passengers? Mainly British, often repeat customers.
Currency £ GBP
Tipping £4 per passenger day is automatically added to your onboard account for cabin and restaurant staff.


All included in the your cruise:

Comfortable air conditioned en suite cabin accommodation

All meals throughout the cruise from a’ la carte dining to casual buffets and in-cabin room service & late night snacks

Tea & coffee throughout the day and evening, including morning coffee with biscuits, afternoon tea with sandwiches & cakes.

Evening entertainment including dancing and cabaret shows

On board leisure facilities including gym, swimming pools and Jacuzzis

Daily on board activities and lectures

Captains cocktail party and gala buffet

Baggage porterage to the cabin

Upgrade to All Inclusive Drinks:
From just £10 per person, per night when you book in advance of your cruise.*

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Discover life aboard Balmoral:


Balmoral is the newest and largest ship in the Fred. Olsen fleet and offers an excellent choice of facilities but is still classed as a small ship compared to most other cruise lines offerings. The ship has a Scottish theme,aptly named after the Royal Family's Scottish residence and restaurants named Ballindalloch, Avon and Spey.

A home from home!
On board you will discover a British atmosphere and a high standard of accommodation with a friendly 'home from home' feel.

The crew will often remember your name and drink preference and this helps to attract a high level of repeat business which they are well known for.

A good range of facilities are available onboard including swimming pool, hot tubs, gym, most ships with golf nets, health and beauty salons, library plus a range of optional activity/themed packages available on certain cruise itinerary's - ArtsClub, a Flagship Golf & Civilisations programme. (extra charges apply and must be pre-booked).

Tea and coffee is available in your cabin, rather than via room service, drinks are very reasonably priced, and now you can buy a daily all-inclusive drinks package for £10 per person, per day. Sterling is the currency used on board.








Highlights aboard Balmoral:

Avon Restaurant

Ballindalloch Restaurant

Marquee Bar

Palms Café

Spey Restaurant

Observatory Lounge

Neptune Lounge

Morning Light Pub

Marquee Bar

Lido Lounge

Lido Bar

Atlantis Spa

Aft Jacuzzis

Aft Pool

Art Gallery

Arts and Crafts room

Braemar Lounge

Card Room

Fitness Centre

Golf Nets


Marquee Deck Pool


Sun Deck


Photo Gallery


Internet Centre


Medical Centre


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