Fred. Olsen launches new cruises for 2025

Fred.Olsen‘s 2025 collection includes four exciting new sailings aboard its smaller ship Balmoral. These exciting new no-fly itineraries offer range of destinations, from the scenic wonders of the Norwegian fjords in the springtime to the tropical islands and wildlife-rich rainforests of the Caribbean and the Americas. What’s more, guests securing their place on any of these sailings today can enjoy Free On Board Spend or Door-to-Door Transfers.

In Search of the Northern Lights – 15 nights departing Southampton 18 January 2025. This magical journey into the glistening Arctic in wintertime offers you an opportunity to witness the extraordinary Northern Lights, plus expert astronomers from Go Stargazing will be on board to offer fascinating insight into the unique constellations and planets that light up the night sky. There’s a focus on connecting with nature by day too, with your destinations perfectly placed for embracing the Nordic concept of ‘Friluftsliv’ (open-air living) through exhilarating activities such as husky sledding, ice fishing and hiking in the snow. From £2,099pp plus, Free On Board Spend OR Free Door-to-Door Transfers

Winter Warmth in the Canaries – 13 nights departing Southampton 2 February 2025. Escape the UK winter and enjoy the balmy climate of the Canary Islands and Madeira. Explore volcanic wonders such as Lanzarote’s Timanfaya National Park and Tenerife’s Mount Teide, complemented by fragrant botanical gardens, and a collection of golden sands – the desert-like dunes of Maspalomas are a particular highlight. You can also discover cultural traditions and culinary delights, including the famous Portuguese custard tarts – pastéis de nata – and wines produced from Lanzarote’s volcanic ash vineyards. From £1,699pp plus, Free On Board Spend OR Free Door-to-Door Transfers

Islands & rainforests of the Caribbean & Americas – 45 nights departing Southampton 15 February 2025. Immerse yourself in lush, green rainforests and tropical island culture. There are wildlife-spotting opportunities at every turn in the Costa Rican rainforests of Veragua and Cahuita National Park. You might see sloths, raccoons and capuchin monkeys, while the Belize jungle is home to majestic manatees. You’ll also have chances to taste jerk chicken and listen to reggae music in Jamaica, and sample coffee and empanadas in Cartagena de Indias. Meanwhile, Mayan history can be uncovered at sites such as Chichen Itza and Altun Ha. From £4,999pp plus, Free On Board Spend OR Free Door-to-Door Transfers

Springtime Norwegian Fjords – 9 nights departing Southampton 1 April 2025. This cruise has been designed to showcase the wonders of Fred. Olsen’s homeland during springtime, when the waterfalls are at their strongest due to melting mountain ice. Balmoral will sail along picturesque Sognefjord, Norway’s longest and deepest fjord, and Hardangerfjord, lined by quaint villages and orchards. Ashore, you’ll be able to connect with nature by hiking through lush forests and kayaking on glassy waters. There’s also the chance to visit archaeological sites to uncover fascinating Viking history. From £1,199pp plus, Free On Board Spend OR Free Door-to-Door Transfers

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