The Bridge - let's keep connected
The Bridge - let's keep connected

Welcome to The Bridge

We'd love to be welcoming you on board one of our beautiful ships right now, but the priority is to stay safe.
Therefore we decided to take you on a virtual cruise each week! Keep checking back to this page, or follow us on Facebook for inspirational sailings, as well as links to other videos and articles we think you'll be interested in.

Borealis livery makeover

Finishing Borealis’ Livery

Last week, as we continued getting ready to set sail again in the summer, we applied some finishing touches to our two new ships. Borealis now has her full Fred. Olsen livery, complete with her name and flag, and Bolette will receive hers soon too. We’re sure you’ll agree, Borealis is looking picture perfect…

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Borealis livery makeover
Borealis livery makeover
Borealis livery makeover
Borealis livery makeover
Crew on board Balmoral

We’re getting ready!

 

This time last week, we were excited to welcome aboard the BBC Breakfast team to show them how we are getting ready to set sail again this summer. Our crew gathered in Balmoral’s Neptune Lounge for the cameras, to record a very special message for our guests. It was fantastic to see so many familiar faces back on board with us.

 
 
Warehouse snap

Warehouse Snaps

If you’ve been following us on Facebook over recent months, you’ll have seen plenty of updates from the work we’re putting in to making sure our new ships are ready to set sail this summer. In our latest post, we offer a sneak peek at some of the fittings, fixtures and furnishings we have chosen to add the touch of Fred. Olsen style and comfort to Bolette and Borealis.

 

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Fred. Olsen's warehouse in Rosyth
Fred. Olsen's warehouse in Rosyth
Fred. Olsen's warehouse in Rosyth
Fred. Olsen's warehouse in Rosyth

ORCA Norway

Following our news that wildlife conservation charity ORCA will be joining our Welcome Back programme’s scenic cruises this summer, we caught up with Anna at ORCA to hear about all the incredible marine species our guests can look-out for in the waters of Norway’s fjords and the surrounding North Sea.

Watch the video below to hear from Anna at ORCA
 
 
Braemar cruising the Corinth Canal

This week's virtual cruise

It’s exciting times here at Fred. Olsen. Our new ships are being given the elegant Fred. Olsen design touches, our back in the water sailing aboard Borealis is scheduled for July and we have many more exciting ‘Virtual Cruises’ to share with you before then!

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Fred. Olsen ship Bolette sailing

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Welcome Back Cruises

Our return to the water has arrived — come this July. For this momentous occasion, we have hand-crafted a special suite of itineraries between 3 & 7 nights — the perfect way to dip your toe back in the water.

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New for 2022-2023

We are excited to launch our brand new cruise programme, a diverse selection of expertly planned sailings designed to show you some of the world’s greatest regions, destinations and waterways.

 
Around the World in 80 Days

Around the world in 80 days

Join us as we sail much of the route travelled by Fogg and Passepartout, and experience a voyage of a lifetime.

 

 

Featured Cruises

Borealis
Discovering Spain and the Balearics • S2121
Liverpool
11 Sep 2021
15 nights
Park Guell by architect Antoni Gaudi in Barcelona, Spain

Experience Spain at its quintessential best, as Borealis takes you on a journey to discover the famous sights and cultural delights of coastal cities such as Barcelona and Valencia, and two beautiful Balearic Islands - Mallorca and Menorca.

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    Bolette
    Discovering The Canary Islands • T2128
    Southampton
    20 Nov 2021
    12 nights
    Las Teresitas with yellow sand, umbrellas, loungers and palm trees, Santa Cruz, Tenerife

    Experience a discovery of the Canaries’ many sights and highlights, and simply enjoy some soothing warmth away from the UK’s winter gloom, at five beautiful islands. Soak up the sunshine on sandy beaches, and explore volcanic landscapes.

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    £1,299pp
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    Borealis
    Touring Scenic British Isles • S2131
    Liverpool
    02 Sep 2021
    9 nights
    Aerial view of Falmouth, Cornwall, England

    As Borealis takes you on a journey along England’s south coast, sailing west to east, you’ll get to discover some of Britain’s most scenic and most iconic sights. Explore the Lizard Peninsula, the Jurassic Coast and beautiful East Anglia.

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    £1,399pp
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