Around the World Cruises & Grand Voyages

Sydney Opera hours and Harbour, Australia
Sydney harbour at night with bridge, Australia

At Fred. Olsen, we share your passion for travelling the world with our Grand Voyages. Each year, our talented Journey Planners craft a programme of exciting cruises sailing around the world on board our smaller ships, taking you to explore the furthest corners of the globe, and to experience a variety of unique cultures. 

At the start of 2025, join us on a Voyage of Exploration Around the World cruise, where Bolette will follow the course of famous navigators of the past, sailing through the Magellan Strait; taking in Easter Island, idyllic Tahitian islands and iconic Australian cities, before heading on to Africa - where guests can go in search of the Big Five, or visit the vineyards of South Africa.

In 2026, Borealis will sail to South America and the Antarctic on an epic journey of exploration. See penguins in the Falkland Islands, experience the Rio Carnival at the Sambadrome, and discover the awe-inspiring Chilean fjords, flanked by snow-capped peaks. Or, cruise Around the World aboard Bolette, visiting the beautiful islands of Indonesia, Thailand and the Maldives; before taking in the captivating cities of Kuala Lumpur, Sydney and Auckland, and Cairns for experiencing the Great Barrier Reef.

Our extraordinary voyages offer the chance to enjoy rare sailing experiences taking you closer to some of the world's most exciting destinations at the very best time of year, including a call to Canada during the country’s famous Fall Foliage, or crossing the path of the Solar Eclipse.

Our Grand Voyages are cruises that travel dreams are made of, so join us on board one of our smaller ships, we can't wait to welcome you aboard.

 

At Fred. Olsen, we share your passion for travelling the world with our Around the World cruises. Each year, our talented Journey Planners craft a programme to cruise around the world on board our smaller sized ships. One of our longer cruises offers the chance to explore the world’s highlights and rare sailing experiences - including a call to Canada during the country’s famous Fall Foliage.

Our programme of Worldwide Cruises offers guests the chance to visit three Hawaiian islands, discover wildlife in the Arctic, or explore the Eastern Mediterranean.[ReadMore]. New for 2025, join us on a Voyage of Exploration Around the World cruise, where Bolette will follow the course of famous navigators of the past, sailing through the Magellan Strait; taking in Easter Island; and on to Australia before heading on to Africa - where guests can go in search of the Big Five, or visit the vineyards of South Africa.

Also new for 2025, cruise to Asia and experience the Holi Festival in Mumbai, as our visit is perfectly timed to see this fantastic event in all its glory. Balmoral will also take you to see elephants in Sri Lanka, and on to Borneo and Vietnam. 

Our Grand Voyages are cruises that travel dreams are made of, so why not join us and experience our superb on board Signature Experiences programme too?

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Merlion statue at merlion park in Marina bay of Singapore. Merlion statue at merlion park in Marina bay of Singapore. Merlion statue at merlion park in Marina bay of Singapore.
New 2026 Cruise

Discovering the World's Idyllic Islands & Iconic Cities • T260102

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Liverpool
Bolette
05 Jan 2026
97 nights
  • Uncover a treasure trove of picture-perfect islands
  • Explore some of the world's most iconic cities
  • Embark on a cruise packed with diverse wildife
View of Sydney bridge at night, Australia View of Sydney bridge at night, Australia View of Sydney harbour with Opera house, Australia

A Voyage of Exploration Around the World - Liverpool • T250106

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Liverpool
Bolette
04 Jan 2025
110 nights
  • Witness the mysterious Maoi statues on Easter Island
  • Learn about the inspirational life of Nelson Mandela
  • See the iconic Sydney skyline from Bolette's decks
View of Sydney bridge at night, Australia View of Sydney bridge at night, Australia View of Sydney harbour with Opera house, Australia

A Voyage of Exploration Around the World • T250206

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Southampton
Bolette
06 Jan 2025
108 nights
  • Explore the untouched landscapes of Robinson Crusoe Island
  • See the iconic Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge
  • Go in search of the Big Five in Africa 
A tropical view of Iguazu Falls in National Park in Brazil A tropical view of Iguazu Falls in National Park in Brazil A tropical view of Iguazu Falls in National Park in Brazil
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Exploration of South America and the Antarctic • S2603

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Southampton
Borealis
28 Jan 2026
76 nights
  • Witness the dramatic landscapes of Antarctica
  • Experience the electric atmosphere of the Rio Carnival
  • Visit remarkable sites such as Machu Picchu
View of Prins Christiansund from on board View of Prins Christiansund from on board Prins Christian Sound in Greenland
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Scenic Wonders & Wildlife of Canada & Greenland • T2417

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Liverpool
Bolette
19 Jul 2024
27 nights
  • Experience icebergs and glaciers in Greenland
  • Perhaps spot a polar bear in Nunavut
  • Learn about the Olsen family links with L'Anse aux Meadows
Evening view of Sydney Harbor with bridge and opera house, Australia Evening view of Sydney Harbor with bridge and opera house, Australia Evening view of Sydney Harbor with bridge and opera house, Australia
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Discovering the World's Idyllic Islands & Iconic Cities • T2602

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Southampton
Bolette
07 Jan 2026
95 nights
  • Explore some of the world's most idyllic islands
  • Discover iconic cities such as Sydney and Kuala Lumpur
  • Experience native wildlife, flora and fauna
Beautiful beach views in Grenada, Caribbean Beautiful beach views in Grenada, Caribbean Beautiful beach views in Grenada, Caribbean

Island-Hopping in the Caribbean • S2501

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Portsmouth
Borealis
04 Jan 2025
28 nights
  • Enjoy an island-hopping cocktail of winter sun and fascinating culture
  • Learn about the history of St. John's at English Harbour
  • Encounter marine life in Dominica and Barbados
Sydney harbor with Opera house, Australia Sydney harbor with Opera house, Australia Sydney harbor with Opera house, Australia
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Discovering the World's Idyllic Islands & Iconic Cities • T260107

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Liverpool
Bolette
05 Jan 2026
99 nights
  • Discover an abundance of paradise islands
  • Explore some of the world's most awe-inspiring cities
  • Encounter diverse cultures, rich wildlife and marine life
Panorama of Archaeological Site of Carthage, Tunis Panorama of Archaeological Site of Carthage, Tunis Panorama of Archaeological Site of Carthage, Tunis
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Discovering Greece, Turkey & the Dalmatian Coast • T2404

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Southampton
Bolette
25 Feb 2024
32 nights
  • Cruise the scenic Dalmatian coastlines 
  • Experience authentic Greek culture and traditions
  • Uncover the rich history of Split, Dubrovnik and Cartagena
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James Bond island and famous Khao Phing Kan Phi stone in Thailand James Bond island and famous Khao Phing Kan Phi stone in Thailand James Bond island and famous Khao Phing Kan Phi stone in Thailand
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Idyllic Islands & Captivating Cultures of Asia • L2502

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Southampton
Balmoral
18 Jan 2025
82 nights
  • Experience the colourful Holi Festival in Mumbai
  • Visit the outsanding sites of Siem Reap and Angkor Wat 
  • Explore a multitude of idyllic Asian islands 

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