Central America, French Polynesia & New Zealand

4th Nov 2021 53 nights Sails from Havana Boudicca D212628
View from above of French Polynesia, Tahiti View from above of French Polynesia, Tahiti

Immerse yourself in the rich cultures of Central America; experience an unforgettable transpacific journey across the world’s largest ocean on board smaller-sized Boudicca; and then discover the best of New Zealand, all on one incredible holiday of a lifetime.[ReadMoreMob]

You’ve an opportunity to absorb indomitable Cuban spirit, learn to dance the rumba and mambo, sip traditional rum cocktails and much more during an extended stay in Havana; explore Colombian history and culture in Cartagena de Indias; and seek-out the legendary Mayan ruins of Cozumel and Belize. There are chances to embrace nature too; in Costa Rica, Puerto Caldera and Puerto Limón are gateways to nature reserves and rainforest teeming with wildlife. Then, after visiting the Mexican beach resorts of Acapulco and Puerto Vallarta, and sailing by the volcanic islands of San Benedicto, Socorro and Clarión, it is time to embark on your Pacific crossing, beginning with five days to simply relax and enjoy every memorable moment of sailing the world’s largest ocean.[ReadMoreDesk]

When the South Pacific Islands finally appear, you’re in for incredible explorations of Nuku Hiva, a wonderland of volcanic scenes; and Fakarava, famed for its rare plant and animal life. Meanwhile, on the islands of Tahiti, Raiatea, Moorea and Bora-Bora, you’ll be immersed in a mix of out-of-this-world beaches and crystal clear waters, set to back-drops of rolling valleys and towering peaks. And, you’ll visit Tonga – the ‘island where time begins’ – before being fully immersed in the diverse culture and beauty of New Zealand. Highlights of your Kiwi discovery included opportunities to learn of ancient Maori traditions at Rotoura on tour from Tauranga and explore the origins of the Haka in Auckland; and visit regions famed for their renowned wines from Picton. Feel the buzz of energetic Wellington, Christchurch and Dunedin too; explore historic Bluff; and admire the gorgeous scenery of the Dusky, Doubtful and Milford sounds.

Bringing the world closer

Our size advantage means we can take you to places that some of the larger cruise vessels simply can’t. We dock close to the heart of some of the world’s most beautiful cities and can take you on scenic cruising adventures showcasing inspirational landscapes. Our itineraries are expertly crafted to make the most of this advantage.

Smaller but spacious

Aboard our smaller, friendlier ships you'll find there's plenty of room to stretch out by the pool, enjoy a drink and great conversation with like-minded guests, and make the most of your time away. Sailing with hundreds, not thousands, of others allows you to get ashore faster too, and make the most of each destination.

Service with a smile
Waitress with drinks and guest on deck, Boudicca

Each member of the Fred. Olsen team has been carefully selected for their warm and welcoming personalities. The quality of our people, supported by training and development, ensures they will give you a great holiday. In fact, 97% of guests rated Fred. Olsen’s friendly, attentive staff ‘Excellent’ or ‘Good’.

Named after the British warrior Queen, Boudicca has built up a loyal following, combining style and space with the renowned personal Fred. Olsen service. Up to 880 guests can sail in comfort on board Boudicca, enjoying the welcoming, home-from-home ambience, ample space and fantastic restaurants, lounges, bars and facilities of a smaller, friendly ocean-going cruise ship.